This luxurious two bedroom, 1 bathroom, apartment is located in the exclusive area of Kolonaki, a stone's throw from the American Embassy, at the foot of Lycabettus hill which is the highest point in Athens. The apartment is 5 mins away from the metro station named 'Megaro Mousikis'. It is a 5-10 minute walk in any direction from the shopping and business center of the city, as well as being close to all of Athens' major sites (e.g. Akropolis).
The apartment which faces a park is ideally located on a very quiet and safe street and is at a 2 minute walk to the American embassy and a 5 minute walk to the Megaron
Mousikis metro station, which is on a straight line to and from the airport. It is ideal for a couple with 1-3 children - crib provided (plus a cat/dog if you wish), as it also has a large living room and kitchen, along with a spacious veranda balcony where you can enjoy your morning coffee, or dinner while enjoying a view of the park. It is also priviledged for those who love walking or jogging as Lycabettus hill with its grove is the best place to enjoy it in Athens any time of the day or year.
This apartment is 100 square meters big, and can comfortably accommodate four guests, with a double queen-size bed, and a second bedroom with a double guest-bed or two single beds. It comes with linens and towels included, a fully equipped kitchen (microwave, toaster, coffee machine, oven), central heating
and air conditioning, washing machine, satellite HDTV, DVD/CD player, high-speed internet with Wi-fi and a state of the art alarm system.
Please note that a SECURITY DEPOSIT of 200.00 Euros is to be payed directly uppon arrival which is to be REFUNDED to you in person immediately with your check-out after the house has been inspected for possible damage.
A small church of saint George crowns the summit of Lycabettus Hill and slightly lower is an
open-air theatre, where concerts and musicals take place. Further you will find a café and a
restaurant. There is a funicular at the bottom of the hill (on Ploutarchou street) that takes you to the top, but you can also drive up to the theatre. One may also choose to walk up to the top of the hill. Whichever method of transport you choose you are rewarded with a spectacular 360˚ view of the city below plus the sparkling sea, especially on a clear day.
At the same time you are at a 5´ to 10´ walk to Kolonaki square the most fashionable place in Athens and a major meeting place for many Athenians, including the upscale residents, where people-watching is the main pass-time. It also offers you exclusive shops, chic coffee shops and restaurants, the British council library, banks, embassies, museums such as the Benaki Museum, with the most impressive collection of Mycenaean jewellery, Greek costumes and memorabilia from the Greek Revolution as well as the Goulandris Museum of Cycladic and ancient Greek Art which is one of the best museums in the city, and includes objects from the Cycladic civilization, pre-Minoan Bronze Age and collections up to the Classical period. This quiet neighborhood also offers fresh food markets, super markets, bakeries, a pharmacy, parking garage and local restaurants. If you are planning to visit the ancient sites of Athens such as the Acropolis, the ancient Agora, the temple of Olympian Zeus, the Kerameikos (ancient Greek cemetry) the ancient theatre of Dionysos, the new
Acropolis museum, plus the Plaka with its narrow streets and an abundance of shops and restaurants (tavernas), all of which you can reach very easily by taking the metro until Syntagma square and change line to the Acropolis station. The metro in Athens is a very safe and quick means of transportation.
No car is needed to explore Athens, but if you have brought one or rented one, parking is available at a small fee, just one block away from the apartment.
If this sounds like your kind of home, contact me for further details and availability.
Safe and quiet neighborhood with a mini-market close by.
5 min walk to the sub and other transport means.
Air condition, heating, WI-FI, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, separate wc and lots of bright space!Get the full listing »