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Lemon & Lime Cottage

nearby seaside taverna - chose your fish and put it straight on the charcoal grill!!
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
11 reviews
nearby seaside taverna - chose your fish and put it straight on the charcoal grill!!
Taygetos mountains behind the village taken from out terrace
Spa-pool area to downstairs bedroom
gin & tonic with a slice of lemon - our own lemon.
through bedroom to spa-pool
warm as toast
sitting room
more shady terracing around  the house
dining area and kitchen
bedroom through to courtyard - cool through breezes
upstairs bedroom air conditioned
discrete courtyard oasis with outdoor shower
looking west from terrace
spa-pool at night
a walk around our village
Agios Nicolaos harbour - our local fish shop!
Fabulous sun-set from the terrace
Terrace overlooking the Massinian Gulf
Maybe a glass of Champagne whilst the BBQ warms up!!
Our favourite beach with the most beautiful Taverna right behind
can you believe this is a NEW amphitheatre just 10 mins from L&L- take a look.
this is quiet Greece - you can still find a donkey to talk to!
gone fishing- with the cat !!!
view through our sitting room window - not too shabby!!
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Stoupa, Messenia Region, Peloponnese
This lovely old property has been renovated and styled to preserve the best of Greek tradition, marble kitchen surfaces and original 150 year marble sink whilst its thick stone walls, window shutters and position on a plateau under the towering Taygetos mountains and perched above the crystal Aegean sea ensure cool interiors and shady outside gardens and terraces - perfect for families/couples looking for a get away offering much more than just the nearby beaches, including unlimited walking, cycling or exploring the ancient treasures of this until recently, remote part of Greece.
About the Owner, Keith W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 52 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2010
Overall rating: 4.6 / 5.0
Based on 34 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL112188
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 11 reviews
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English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Adding to previous post..... The house was very well-appointed but the mountain village location does mean that a car is essential and the pool is a plunge pool and unheated. One of our group had some mobility issues and the house has both internal and external steps which may not be ideal for some. The best part was watching the...

Janet N
Bedford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Clean, bright and tastefully furnished, this three bed villa overlooking the coast north of Stoupa enjoys stunning sunsets. Its heart of village location at Pyrgos ensures a genuine Mani feel from which one can make forays down to the coast from Stoupa or uphill to sample good fare and hospitality at mountain restaurants. We appreciated the helpful recommendations of Keith...

Kent, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
42 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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We have just returned from a lovely week staying in Lemon and Lime Cottage along with our Greek friends (4 persons in all). Pyrgos is easy to find from the directions (we flew into Athens, then spent 4 leisurely days in the capital and driving down via Nafplion and Sparti, with plenty of interesting stops along the way - the...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
The cottage is spacious and all three bedrooms are generous. <BR><BR>The ground floor comprises 1 king size double room and 1 super king double room which can also be arranged as twin beds - both rooms have an interconnecting bathroom and both open onto the walled spa- pool area. <BR><BR>Upstairs is bedroom 3 which benefits from air conditioning, the large traditionally Greek styled open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area with log burner for chilly evenings and modern walk-in wet room styled shower room and WC, all opening onto the terracing and garden areas<BR><BR>This is our home and we would like to share it with you, it is furnished, equipped and styled as a home and should not be confused with the basic nature of many holiday accommodations and in... more
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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27 May 2017 -
7 Jul 2017
Early Summer
7 nights
8 Jul 2017 -
1 Sep 2017
High Summer
7 nights
2 Sep 2017 -
27 Oct 2017
Late Summer
7 nights
  • cleaning supplement: £35 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Spend lazy days around the cottage,walking the paths and old donkey tracks amongst the olive groves, head into the mountains and their villages untouched by time or head down the hill and in just a few minutes you can be exploring the coastal villages of :<BR><BR>* Kardamili with its vibrant bars, coffee houses, tavernas and fabulous seaside setting- our favourite beach is here and has olive groves and a brilliant taverna to provide a lazy lunch time break from the sea and sun.<BR><BR>* Stoupa with 2 fabulous safe sandy beaches backed by places to eat drink and relax or just watch the world go by and all in the setting that was the inspiration for "Zorba the Greek"<BR><BR>* Agios Nicolaos, simply the most lovely unspoilt fishing village unchang... more
Car advised
How to get there
Easy direct flights Thurs, Sat or Sun departures from Manchester or Gatwick to Kalamata (KLX) with www.flythomascook.com, www.thomson.co.uk/flights, or www.olympicholidays.com from May to end of October. Direct flights also available from other European cities.<BR><BR>Pyrgos is just a 35km drive by hire car skirting the Taygetos mountains through vast olive groves and quaint villages before dropping down to Kardamili and taking in the breathtaking views and sparkling azure blue of the Aegean Sea.<BR><BR>Alternatively do as we do and take a scheduled easyjet, Olympic or BA flight direct to Athens new and out of town international airport and then take a leisurely and quite straightforward drive through breathtaking scenery via Kalamata or ancient Sparti. Journey time... more
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Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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