The Old Mayors House Vacation Home Ermioni
Official Contact Details - The Old Mayors HousePhone: 0030 27540 33047
A fully furnished 19th century authentic Greek village house, suitable for families, with many charming character details. Situated in the heart of the platea in the historical old village of Ermioni.
- Price from 150 EUR / Day
- Capacity up to 6 people
- 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms
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Last updated: 05/19/2008
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The Old Mayors House offers private car parking space at the rear, as well as numerous spaces at the front of the house. It is in a quiet area of the village with bakery, butcher, green grocer, a couple of mini markets, as well as a traditional gyros bar, where the locals sit, talk, eat and drink.
Ermioni is on a peninsular embraced on both sides by the sea, with a woodland area at the end called BISTI. On the north side is the natural harbour with small fishing boats, shops, banks, post office, pharmacies, cafes, buses, taxis, ferries and the colourful weekly market. On the south side is Mandrakia where there are waterside bars, restaurants and tavernas with their octopus hung out in the sun. The Pine covered Bisti is the perfect place to walk and swim. It has spectacular views across to Hydra and Thermissia, a windmill, ancient remains to discover, and rocky coves with crystal clear waters. The old town rises up a hillside with fine views across to the islands and back across the fertile plains of citrus fruit, pomegranates and olive groves to the mountains behind. Within the old village of Ermioni, there are many traditional white/blue/lemon painted houses, besides a museum, 2 churches, the local bakers, Gyros bar and a couple of supermarkets. The sea, restaurants and old village are just a few minutes walk away and the rest of the town's amenities are about 5 minutes walk.
Ermioni is the undiscovered jewel of the Argolida within the Peloponnese, and has plenty of historic traditions and genuine hospitality. The area is undiscovered by mass tourism and is a rare gem, and has been kept a secret by the locals and visiting Athenians. Ermioni is classed as a seaside town of captivating beauty or an island town. It is a working Greek community with a mixture of ages, so it doesn't close down in winter.
Historically, the Argolida within the Peloponnese is one of the most important historical areas and there are a wide selection of various ancient and medieval sites, which one can visit. There are also many beautiful spots around the coast, which makes this area a perfect destination for your holidays.
The Old Mayors House makes an ideal all year round base to many historical sites, including Athens, Nafplio, Epidavros, Mycenae, Tiryns and the Saronic islands of Hydra, Poros and Spetses. Whether you want to explore the great historical and cultural sites, or just relax on the beautiful beaches, walking, especially through the gorge of Katafyki, or exploring the caves, then the choice is yours.
Getting to Athens: Daily flights from most major cities to Athens.
Onwards to Ermioni by car from Athens: Car hire is available from Athens airport. We can provide links to competitively car hire companies. Cars may be collected at the airport and left in Ermioni or vice versa.
Driving time is approximately 2.5 hours. The first hour from the airport to Corinth Canal is on the new motorway. The second part is through very scenic and beautiful mountainous terrain. There are plenty of amenities en-route for refreshments, or to visit other interesting sites, such as Corinth Canal.
Two road toll charges to consider on the motorway, the first is 2.70 euros, the second is 2.00 euros. Depending upon the size of car, petrol costs are approximately 25 euros.
Onwards to Ermioni by bus/sea from Ahtens airport: E96 is the 24-hour airport express bus to Piraeus Port. Costs approximately 3 euros. Hydrofoil to Ermioni daily from Piraeus which takes approximately 2 hours and stops at Poros and Hydra en-route. Cost one way approximately 27 euros. Check out for sailing scedules.
Alternatively we can arrange personal airport pick-ups for you and show you some of the sights on route.
Depending upon your time of arrival at Athens airport, you may wish to combine your stay with a night or two in this cosmopolitan city.
Further information and full comprehensive travel detail will be supplied upon request.
Market suitability for all ages, particularly those with an interest in cultural history, visiting the Saronic islands, or just relaxing on the beautiful beaches. The Old Mayors House is for those who want to experience a traditional Greek holiday off the beaten track within a traditional Greek house.
Check in/out: Plenty of flexibility for checking in
Deposits: Deposit of 25% payable to reserve booking. Final balance to be paid 4 weeks prior to arrival. Cancellation policy in place.
Payments: Owners accept payments in euros by bank transfers only. Payments in sterling may be made using UK personal cheques.
Additional information: Breakages must be paid for, however the owners do understand that accidents do happen. Due to some steps, may not be suitable for very young infants.
The house is strictly non-smoking
Sleeps up to 6 people.
All linen is provided.
A fully comprehensive information pack is available for all guests.
Includes the use of washing machine and all electrical appliances.
Weekly cleaning service available.
Prices & deals
- Lowest Daily Price:
- 150 EUR
- Highest Daily Price:
- 190 EUR
- Lowest Weekly Price:
- 975 EUR
- Highest Weekly Price:
- 1250 EUR
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- Credit Card
- Travellers cheque
- Wire Transfer
Location & area
The Old Mayors House is situated in the heart of the old village of Ermioni, next to the 16th C church of Taxiarchoi.
- The Old Mayors House, Argolida, 21 051, Ermioni, Greece
- Accommodation located in:
- coastal, near cultural interest, near diving spot, near fishing area, near historical interest, near restaurants & bars, near shopping area, near the beach, near water sports, old town, village!
Amenities & services
The house is a traditional Greek two-storey structure with many internal features: thick walls, marble floors, wooden ceilings, arches and wooden shuttered windows. It comprises of 3 bedrooms, where one bedroom leads onto the marble floor terrace, a shower room and a spacious landing which has double patio doors leading onto the same terrace, with wonderful mountain views.
The downstairs comprises of a fully equipped traditional Greek kitchen, spacious living room with aircon and wood stove burner, a formal dining room, which are both equipped with elegant carved upholstered furniture, marble floors and wooden beamed ceilings. The large spacious family bathroom has a Jacuzzi corner bath and a washing machine. The kitchen doors lead to a private Mediterranean style garden, with a gate that leads to the private parking space at the rear.
At the end of the garden there is a gas fired lava rock bar-b-que with motorized rotisserie, which will compliment your Greek souvlaki evenings.
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- Bathrooms: 2
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- Double beds: 2
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Important Notice : Avoiding Fraud
It's rare, but some helpful hints to watch out for with regards to fraud:
- It is important to NEVER wire funds or use/employ other fund transfer mechanisms such as western union: Always use a credit card to protect yourself against fraud. If owners pressure you into providing a deposit or refuse to accept credit cards, there is a high probability that this is a scam.
- If at all suspicious of fraud, ask to see their website, or any other literature they can provide or send to you. Ask them for contact details for guests who have previously stayed on their property insisting on telephone numbers. Be suspicious of emails that originate from free email services (yahoo, hotmail, gmail, etc)
- Research the property thoroughly on the internet to see if there is any history or mention of scams associated with the property.