Villa with Pool in Otzias, Kea
Kea is a relatively quiet island with beautiful sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. Life and nightlife concentrates around the port and Vourkari as well as Ioulida. Otzias, the next bay after Vourkari, is a well sheltered bay lined with a wonderful sandy beach and a decent choice of taverns and cafés. The area experiences a growing interest of people from Athens who enjoy the presence of the beach, food, drinks and the proximity to Vourkari and Korissia with supermarkets, shops and taverns of higher standard as well as sea-food restaurants.
The villa thrones above Otzias with a wonderful view over the bay and the surrounding countryside, enjoying total serenity and absolute privacy. The beach is a pleasant walk from the villa, but due to the hill we prefer to return to the villa as the sun begins to set.
The enclosed property is accessed through a driveway above the villa with covered parking for two cars. On entering the villa, a sunny and fresh atmosphere with carefully selected decorative items welcomes us. The living area, an open plan arrangement consisting of lounge, formal dining area and kitchen is to the left and various french doors illuminate the house as well as providing access to the terraces and verandas around the house.
To the right hand side are 5 rooms that can actually accommodate up to 10 guests, but normally the constellation is: Master bedroom (double-bed) with en-suite bathroom, 2 bedrooms with 2 single beds as well as one further bedroom with a single bed that has another single bed underneath it (ideal for a nanny). The fifth room is normally used as a play room but it also has a sofa that opens into a double-bed. Two further bathrooms complete this level of the house.
Each bedroom has french doors to access the verandas around the house. To the sea side, the covered veranda outside the living-room extends to the 2 bedrooms where a beautiful hammock invites us to enjoy the view, the gentle breeze and the serenity of nature.
Outside the living-room, the veranda has a beautiful marble table to enjoy our meal "al-fresco" with the mesmerizing view to the sea. Around the corner towards the pool is a second wind sheltered outdoor dining area with stone-built BBQ. It enjoys a wonderful view over the pool with the bay beyond, as well as Vourkari Bay in the distance when looking over the hills to the left of Otzias.
Downstairs is an independent guesthouse consisting of one bedroom (2 single beds), a kitchen, a very spacious living-room that has two single beds apart from the sofa and two bathrooms. The interior of the guesthouse is simple but clean and functional, sleeping up to 4 guests. Both bedroom and living room have access to a covered veranda with a spacious dining table that offers the same wonderful view as the main house.
Next to the guesthouse is the accommodation of the live-in staff (independent access from the other side of the house).
This villa is ideal for 1-2 families with children that are looking for a beautiful and spacious house in a serene location close to the beach. The island is close to Athens which makes it easy to get there, the beaches are beautiful and never crowded since the island has so far managed to escape from mass tourism, thus enjoying a relaxed atmosphere of quality rather than quantity.