The house measures 170 m² on two floors. The upper floor of 85 m² consists of an open plan living room with fully equipped kitchen and a bathroom with shower. An internal staircase leads to the lower floor.
The lower floor of 85 m² consists of 2 bedrooms, a spacious storage room that could be used as a studio, a living area or garage, plus a utility room (laundry).
The garden is secluded, planted with fruit trees (oranges, mandarins, lemon) and enjoys natural shade for relaxing, reading and dining.
Solar panel for hot water, wood burner for heating the house, telephone and internet connection are available.
The southern part of the Messinian peninsula, from Petalidi on the eastern shore, down to Finikounda and Methoni at the southern tip, across to Pylos on the eastern shore, provides an endless choice beautiful sandy beaches with crystal clear water, all within easy reach of Harakopio. There are markets selling fresh produce on different days all around the area. There is also a plentiful supply of tavernas serving local Greek cuisine.
Harakopio is a friendly, thriving village which offers lots of amenities such as a pharmacy, supermarket, bakery, post office, tavern, and cafeterias within easy walking distance.
The bus to Koroni /Kalamata goes from the centre of the village.
Koroni is 10 minutes by car or bus; it is a traditional sea front town with a view of the mountains of the Mani and a range of amenities including banks, post office, doctor, dentist, good local shopping, cafeterias, restaurants and fish taverns. The town has a long sandy beach which is a traditional nesting -place for loggerhead turtles. The town is overlooked by the Venetian Castle which is an impressive structure with a monastery in the grounds. Every summer, all summer long, Koroni Festival operates classical and modern music in the grounds.
Agios Andreas is 10 minutes by car in the direction of Kalamata; it has a small picturesque harbour with cafés and tavernas and several beautiful sandy beaches.
The local 24-hour emergency Medical Centre is accessed from here.
Finikounda, to the south, is 20 minutes by car, is built around a sandy bay with a beautiful harbour, served by traditional Greek cafes and cosy restaurants with home-cooked meals.
Methoni, 25 minutes by car, is an old important trade and marine centre. The Venetian castle is the focal point of the charming town which lies at the southernmost point of the west coast of the Peloponnese. Methoni has a doctors’ surgery, dentist, pharmacy, good local shopping, super markets, bank, post office and plenty of places to enjoy a drink or eat in local family run taverns.
Pylos, a 30-minute drive away, is a small picturesque seaside town with the largest natural harbor in the Peloponnese and an extensive marina. It has a good range of shops and cafes built around the beautiful Square of Triis on Navarchon, shaded by impressive Platanus trees. There you will find a rich traditional cuisine and lots of fresh local products. There is a 24-hour emergency Medical Centre. In Pylos there are many historical attractions. Nearby are the signature golf courses of Navarino Bay and Navarino Dunes.
Kalamata, 40 minutes by car from Harakopio, is the capital and central port of Messinia. There is an International airport, and bus station with an excellent bus service to Athens; a hospital and full shopping, eating and commercial facilities. The town is built at the junction of the western peninsula (Messinia) and central peninsula (Mani) of the Peloponnese. It has a large yachting marina, seafront cafes and a spacious central square which offers a wide range of coffee shops, bars and restaurants. There is motorway access to Athens from Kalamata.