Two traditional houses with a large swimming pool. [902]

Two traditional houses with a large swimming pool for sale in Kounoupitsa – Methana



Originally two ruined stone cottages at the village limit of Kounoupitsa;  therefore no possibility of building in front.

Each was rebuilt and renovated using the original stone, retaining the character while providing modern facilities and interior design;  now including infinity swimming pool, and substantial loggia within secluded grounds, and having small adjoining orchard.

Both houses to be sold fully furnished and equipped either as substantial extended family homes or for holiday business as sufficient high quality linen and equipment was purchased for this purpose and is included in the sale.  All of the property is fully legal  and in the ownership of a British couple.  Easy access of parking and village square which is served by bakery and vegetable vans, also daily bus to Methana town.

The houses are at about 500ft above sea level and are half kilometre from the sea, with spectacular views of 30 miles across the Saronic Gulf/Aegean towards Corinth.  There is land access to mainland Peloponese from Methana a drive of about two and a half hours to Athens. There are ferries from Piraeus during the summer months, and hydrofoils from Poros.  Methana is a haven for yachting with a substantial public quay and protected harbour.


House 1.    

the floor area of the second house is : 119 m2 + 15 m2 (=the small building behind)  = 134 m2



Entered through garden;  the sitting room is 42sq.mts. with high beamed ceiling and polished wood floor,  having  large raised corner fireplace, three downlit alchoves from original house and French windows opening onto a substantial terrace with breathtaking views across the sea to the Pelopones, and Corinth.  From this terrace there is an external stair to the swimming pool terrace but as throughout the houses there are safety features for children.

The sitting room has a double bed/settee and the possibility of another double or two single beds with the existing furniture.  There is a writing desk, large bookcase, reverse cycle air conditioning, satellite TV points and WIFI,


“Winter Room”

Stairs from the sitting room with newel post of the original olive beams gives access to this room used as a dining room.  It has storage or a childs bed under the stairs, a wood burning stove and full height dresser.  All of the ground floor is tiled.

There is access from the winter room to a double shower room and the kitchen and main bedroom.


Shower room/Toilet

This a double shower, double sinks and extra large double mirror.  The walls and floor are completely tiled.  There is an airing cupboard with an immersion heater and washing machine.


Main Bedroom

Approx. 20 sq.mts., tiled floor, wooden beamed ceiling.  French doors to lower terrace, and window. (As throughout both houses all windows have external shutters and are double glazed)  Reverse cycle air conditioning.  Built-in double wardrobe with cupboards over, double free standing wardrobes with interior lighting, large chest of drawers, DVD and screen.




All work surface white marble as are the two custom made round sinks.  Three  ring gas cooker, and one electric ring.  Additional microwave with grill.  Small dishwasher, two full height fridge freezers and one full height freezer,  cupboards above and below worktop level.  There are two windows, and glazed door to the shaded lower terrace.



House 2.  the floor area of the house with the pool is : 164 m2



Seperated from House 1 by infinity pool and loggia.  Entered either by main gate to upper garden or from two gates from lane to upper and lower /secure rear courtyard garden.


Upper hall

Has glazed door to rear courtyard garden, door to Bedroom 1, shower room/toilet.   Full height cupboard with washing machine and immersion heater.  Rising stairs to sitting room/bedroom, and stairs down to garden room.  This house is on four levels.   The bedrooms are named after local islands.


Bedroom 1. “ANGISGTRI”

With large double bed which can be split into two singles.  Double wardrobe with cupboards over, French windows to upper terrace courtyard/garden, original alcove and reverse cycle aircond.


Shower room/toilet

Electric towel rail and washbasin, vanity unit with illuminated mirror,  shower, toilet, obscured window.


Sitting room/double bedroom” MONI”

Accessed from upper hall by four steps.  Rverse cycle aircon. Window to rear.  Glazed door to outside stair to swimming pool terrace and French doors to secluded upper terrace with spectacular views over the Saronic Gulf.    Double bed/settee, two armchairs, occasional tables, book cases, TV and DVD/video points.  Polished wood floor, faux woodburning stove – electric.


From upper hall stairs down to –

Garden room.

Exposed original stone walls, tiled floor.  Full height glazed folding doors on one wall to ” bring outside in”.


Bedroom 3 “DHORUSSA”

Access from Garden Room.  Built-in double bed, and build-in single bed.  Window.  Original alcoves.


From Garden Room step down to:

Lower Hall.Large reverse cycle aircond unit.  Door to bathroom.  Arch to Bedroom 4.  Large floor- to- ceiling cupboards.


Bedroom 4  “KIRA”

Original double platform bed, window, small double wardrobe and dressing table.



Bath with shower over.  Large obscured glazed window.  Marble washbasin on olive wood plinth from original house.  Heated towel rail. W.C.




Electric stove, fridge freezer, dishwasher, original white marble sink and work surfaces, cupboards under, separate cupboard and two dressera  Glazed doors to lower terrace,  and to Juliet balcony.



A lovely approx. 1000 m2 plot



Both houses have bread ovens.  Newly installed automatic garden watering system to both houses and orchard.

OFFICE  with WIFI router and built-in desk.

Storeroom and pool machine room.

Barbque, outside fridge, outside cupboard, with full set of safe/legal cutlery, mugs, “glasses”. Shower.

Bower, shaded seating area under vine and bourganvillea.


Loggia 8mts. x Long  1 1/2mts with box seats fully fitted with cushions;  2 sets cushion and sunbed covers, lights, waterproof cover , Chimera for heating during cooler evenings. Large pink granite coffee table.   Also four large cushioned stools making it possible to achieve two double beds.



6.5m x 6.5m. Steps down (deepest in centre 1.7m)  Salt conversion system, overflow pool ideal for small children.  Can only be accessed by removable steps.  There is also a French safety alarm system for children.  Pool Robot automatic cleaner.



Trees – fig, apple, sweet orange, tangerine, pear, lime, lemon, olive, mousmoula, avocado.


Flower beds fully planted, also 20 ceramic pots, 1m. High, throughout the properties, all planted. External lights.



Smoke alarms,  fire extinguishers.



Some curtains, will be left in-situ, some windows have insect screens, all mattresses, all mattress toppers, duvets and pillows to be left. Considerable quantities of high quality bed linen, house towels an swim towels are included as is crockery, cutlery, saucepans, coffee maker, steamers, liquidisesrs, cushions, throws,  teak garden tables, chairs, garden umbrellas, and sunbeds.


The floor area of the house with the pool is : 164 m2


The floor area of the second house is : 119 m2 + 15 m2 (=the small building behind)  = 134 m2

Price: 390000€
Location: Peloponnese - Messinian County
Code: 902
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