Sunny 3BR Penthouse Near Beach, Metro, City Center
Apartment, Entire place - Glifada, Greece
This 135 sqm2 Artistic Penthouse is ideal for the business traveler, a couple or a family to relax, featuring a huge balcony with Stunning views to the sea. Metro stop "Helliniko" is just 1.5km away & just 7 mins by car from the center & the beach.
ABOUT THE APARTMENT
This Designer's floor apartment is decorated by an International Hotel Architect, using a combination of upcycled materials giving them a new life. At 135 sqm2 total, it is located on the 3rd floor of a three-storey building with elevator, featuring 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a huge balcony overlooking stunning views to the sea, the Glifada area & beautiful sunsets.
The apartment is comfortable, stylish and quirky with a fully equipped kitchen to store and cook meals for an entire family, air conditioning in the living room and fans in the rest of the rooms, Wi-Fi internet at 24Mbp, and a balcony that surrounds the entire floor.
Fresh sheets and towels are offered to our guests upon arrival.
Additional Cleaning Service can be arranged upon request.
WHY BOOK WITH US?
The main highlight of the apartment is its huge front Balcony of 70 sqm2 with a sea view. You can relax on the pallet sofa and the soft, comfy pillows while enjoying a hearty breakfast with a view to the sea, or have a candle light dinner under the stars. Everything you need, be it supermarket, restaurants, cafe or a haircut is just 5 minutes walk, yet the apartment is located in a quiet residential area.
Just 7 minutes by car from Glifada center and the crystal clear waters of Glifada, you can soak up the scenic sights of Glyfada, Voula and Vouliagmeni, breeze along the Attica coastline. Relax on the pristine sands of the coastline, where you'll enjoy swimming and sunbathing. Then, make for Vouliagmeni Lake. Choose to dive into its lukewarm, healing waters before sinking your teeth into a savory snack, sweet treat, coffee or cocktail at the lakeside restaurant.
In more detail the house has:
- 3 bedrooms, one master with a double bed and two with a single bed.
- 1 main bathroom with two sinks, and a WC with 1 sink
- A living & dining room with a fireplace.
- Fridge, hob, oven, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, toaster
- Washing machine, iron, TV, DVD, radio
- Full heating in all rooms
- Air-conditioning in the living room and fans in the rest of the rooms
- Sleeps comfortably 4 people
WHERE IS LOCATED?
The apartment is located in the upscale, posh and luxurious Glifada suburb, north of Athens, at a nice, green and a safe neighborhood area close to the Athens metro station "Helliniko", seven minutes by car from a blue flag beach and the main Glifada shopping center, less than 20 min by car from Athens city center where you can visit the Acropolis, the archaeological museum and traditional taverns.
In just two to three minutes walking distance you will find a variety of supermarkets, a traditional bakery, souvlaki and pizza restaurants, bus-stops going to Glyfada and Athens, banks such as Citibank, ATMs, pharmacies, hair/nail beauty shops and a variety of stores.
If you are a golfer, the Glifada Golf Club is just 1.5 km away (you can walk there) where you can practice or play with your friends. It also has a restaurant and a bar.
If you rent a car, the neighbourhood is safe with free parking outside, however we also provide Private Garage at an extra cost.
Wine Tours and Wine Tastings:
Alice is a wine chemist and is involved in the production of wine from start to finish. She can organise a private wine tasting for you, upon request, as well as take you to various vineyards in Attica for sightseeing and participate in wine making (depending on the season). Please email me for further information prior to your booking.
Traditional Home Cooked Meals
Dying to try a traditional moussaka, or something that impressed you? We can organise, upon request, to cook for you a traditional meal/dinner. Just ask!
Access is easy via the main entrance door (one step) or the Private Garage (step-free access). There is a hydraulic 6-person elevator in the building as well as stairs. Feel free to walk in the garden and upon request we can organise a dining experience under the lemon tree, with traditional homemade Greek food prepared with fresh produce from our farm.
Interaction upon Arrival
If you arrive between 6:00 am (that means morning) - 12:00 midnight, we will show you the apartment and explain you the Home Manual, provide you access to the Wi-Fi, and give you a prepaid SIM card or a mobile (cell) phone to use.
In case you arrive in the very early hours, between 1:00 am to 5:00 am, we will text you a key code to unlock a safety box with your keys inside.
We will still greet you the next day :-)
We offer recommendations of nearby shops, cafes, hairdressers/nail/spa and restaurants, and you will be given a map of the area as well as sight seeing information.
Upon request we can organise sightseeing with a local tour guide or transport.
You will have access to the entire apartment, the garden and the garage.
The house is for your own private use.
The neighborhood is urban, with other apartment buildings with small gardens and local shops just two to three minutes away. It is perfectly safe to walk during late hours. The people are very friendly and open, and local store owners are always happy to help. Most speak English as this neighborhood used to serve the American military base and their personnel.
GETTING AROUND GLYFADA:
Glyfada is an upscale, luxurious and posh Athens suburb, located North of the center of Athens. It has a fantastic shopping center with hundreds of shops, including open air cinemas, coffee shops (Starbucks and Paul Bakery), bars and restaurants (including McDonalds, KFC and Subway) and if you are feeling hot, the beach is just 2 minutes walking distance!
If you visit us during summer time, you can enjoy swimming in the crystal blue Mediterranean waters of the Glyfada, Voula & Vouliagmeni coastlines. Summer in Greece, and hot weather in general lasts up to late October, so if you are visiting during this time, do not hesitate to bring your swimsuit.
AT A GLANCE:
- 1.5 km from new Metro Stop Helliniko
- Quick access to the Athens center (20 minutes by bus, 14 minutes by metro/subway), 30- 45 minutes by car to main Piraeus port & Airport.
- Just seven minutes by car to Athens' best beaches, in the coastline of Glyfada, Voula & Vouliagmeni.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT & DISTANCES
GETTING FROM/ GOING TO THE AIRPORT
If you have no car, we can arrange transportation for you at a very reasonable price, or alternatively book a taxi or get the X96 Express bus.
The estimated time to get or come between Glyfada from/to Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" is 35 km or around 40 minutes away by car. If you hire a taxi, it will cost you €40 during the daylight time and it and doubles from midnight to 6:00 am. Public transportation to and from the airport is available by express airport bus connections on a 24 hour basis and ticket costs 5 euro.
Bus Line X96 Piraeus - Airport Express starts from the center of Piraeus port (Karaiskaki Square) and goes via Possidonos Avenue, Varis-Varkizas avenue, and Varis-Koropiou avenue. To get to the bus, you will need to go down to Glyfada center and wait at the Flisvos Bus Stop (full map will be provided). The ticket for Express Line X96 costs €5 and is valid for 24 hours on all public transport means (buses, trolleybus and the metro).
VISITING THE ATHENS CENTER AND THE ACROPOLIS?
There is a Bus stop just around the corner, in front of a small square on Gounari Street, where it takes 15-20 minutes by bus to go to the Athens center, to visit the Acropolis, the old city of Plaka, taverns, shops and museums. If you prefer to go by taxi it will cost you around 12 euros and your trip will last 20-30 minutes.
GOING TO PIRAEUS PORT TO VISIT THE ISLANDS?
Piraeus port can easily be reached by car, taxi, bus or tram (although it is very slow) from Glyfada and takes around 20 minutes.
Feel free to contact us and help you organize your visit to the islands before your arrival.
Other Things to Note
Please do not hesitate to email me for any questions you might have and I will be more than happy to assist and help you make the best of your stay.
I usually respond to all my emails within minutes. In case you see that there is no response, please be patient as I may be at a meeting.
- Pets allowed
- Air conditioning
- Washing machine