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Description of Villa Lamia
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
Villa Lamia OverviewThe stylish Villa Lamia is one of three newly built villas nestled in an enclosed olive grove in the village of Agia Varvara, Plomari. Villa Lamia offers two gorgeous, minimalist bedrooms, two bathrooms and a delightful, bright and beautiful, contemporary living space. It is ideal for two couples or a small family. The villa is located just 250 metres from the sea and only a 5 minute drive from the ever popular, award winning, organised beach of Agios Isidoros. Villa Lamia and its sister villas have been built with sophisticated yet unpretentious design to settle into a natural, tranquil environment. The designers vision was to combine contemporary, modern facilities with traditional Greek values to exude homely warmth, creating villas that completely intertwined with the gorgeous location.
Lesvos is the third largest Greek island and boasts sensational scenery, award-winning beaches, ancient, traditional, picturesque villages, a huge array of wildflowers and birdlife, lush pine forests, medieval castles, olive groves, scenic, colourful harbours, plenty of museums, a gourmet dining experience and some of the warmest, friendliest people in all of Greece. With stunning natural attractions including a petrified forest and hot springs, its wonderful landscapes are waiting to be explored on donkey or horseback, by foot, jeep or cycling. The island hosts numerous festivals which can be enjoyed along with its gorgeous beaches, fascinating archaeology, stunning scenery and a laid-back lifestyle. The island is famous for its ouzo, its monasteries, its castles and its mountains. . Plomari, very close to the villa, is an extremely pretty, colourful town where you can enjoy the authentic Greek countryside life. It is the ouzo capital of Greece as well as enjoying a pretty harbour, stunning beaches, delicious cuisine and a very friendly atmosphere. The pebbly Agios Isidoros Beach is known for its crystal clear waters and beautiful environment. It is one of the longest beaches in Lesvos, perfect for snorkeling. How wonderful that it is only five minutes away!
Villa Lamia boasts exquisite contemporary furnishings and cool decor with minimalist styling. The natural colour hues of greys and whites enjoy dazzling bright yellow splashes of colour with cushions and fabulous dining chairs. The villa’s kitchen offers contemporary cabinetry in anthracite grey with wooden worktops and excellent appliances. Guests enjoy a modern dining table which offers great views out to the terrace. Guests also enjoy a welcome hamper on arrival at Villa Lamia. The master bedroom is located on the ground floor with its superbly comfortable Emperor size bed, a stylish ensuite shower room and doors opening to the terrace and pool. On the terrace you will find luxury loungers and some lounge chairs under a modern sail canopy that offers some shade. The private 25 sqm pool is a real blessing where you can cool off and enjoy the fabulous views. A smart black staircase leads you upstairs to a mezzanine style bedroom with a luxurious kingsize bed and ensuite shower room. The chic furnishings will impress. There are hanging rails and shelves instead of formal wardrobes, all so trendy. Like the downstairs bathroom, the ensuite enjoys the very best of fittings and luxurious toiletries.
Villa Lamia Property Features
The VillaGround Floor
-A spacious open plan living area
-Fully equipped kitchen
-Dining table to seat 4
- Large and airy bedroom, emperor sized bed, en-suite shower room. First Floor
- Master suite with its super king sized bed and en-suite shower room. Outside Area
-A shaded seating area
- Swimming pool 25mx25m
Villa Lamia LocationVilla Lamia is located in the middle of a huge olive grove along with its two sister villas in the tranquil settlement of Agia Varvara in Plomari. The villa is just 250 metres from the sea and only a 5 minute drive from Agios Isidoros Beach. Its elevated position offers delightful views across the olive grove towards the sea. The villa is located close to the picturesque town of Plomari, the ouzo capital of not just Lesvos but the whole of Greece.
The beautiful island of Lesvos is awash with gorgeous scenery, medieval castles, ancient monuments, charming villages and plenty of museums. The most famous museum is The World of Ouzo Museum which is less than a mile from the villa. It is situated in Isidoros Arvanitis in a fabulous olive grove, just a few minutes from Plomari. The distillery has been going for more than 120 years and exports its delicious ouzo to more than 30 countries around the world. Visitors can taste and buy the ouzo. Other fascinating museums include the Archaeological Museum of Mytilene, the Iakovidis Digital Museum and The Museum of the Petrified Forest which was founded in 1994 to research, promote, display, preserve and protect the unique forest. The Petrified Forest, 12 km from Sigri, is a rare natural site which was officially declared a natural monument in 1985. It was petrified because of the intense volcanic activity of the area. The Vranas Olive Press Museum in Kaloni is housed in a beautiful industrial building built by Nikolaos Vranas, the grandfather of the poet Odysseas Elytis.
Lesvos’ hot springs, health inducing spas are dotted around the island. Many have been used for thousands of years for rheumatism, arthritis, gynaecological and dermatological ailments as well as kidney and gallstones, neurological ailments, bronchitis and sciatica. The main locations are Efthalia, Thermes and Gera. The island’s landscape is rugged with mountains and lush forests. If you visit the island in the spring, you will be rewarded with one of the most amazing displays of wildflowers and wild birds you will ever see. Lesvos is a major stop in the migration routes of European birds coming from Africa. Although there are many birdwatching spots around the island, the most famous is the salt lakes close to Kalloni, in the centre of the island. The island is renowned for its high-quality olive oil as well as its ouzo. Lesvos is sprinkled with many picturesque villages. The village of Molyvos is a must visit for its spectacular views of the Aegean Sea. An imposing medieval castle sits above the village where it used to protect the village from invasions. You can take some lovely boat excursions from Molyvos. The ancient walls of Molyvos were once beseiged by Archilles himself. Other pretty villages include Mytilene, Agiossos and Skala Sikamias. The seaside town of Sigri is very popular, a remote outpost of Greek island tourism. Other attractions include the Castle of Mytilene, the Monastery of Saint Raphael, the Ipsilou Monastery, The Ancient Theatre of Lesvos and the Roman Aqueduct which dates from the 3rd century AD. The Castle of Mytilene was originally built in medieval times but has undergone many transformations by the Genovese and the Turks.
The 23 beaches of Lesvos are usually small pebbled bays, some totally secluded even in high season. Villa Ladon is close to the delightful Ammoudeli Beach and Agios Isidoros Beach, less than 10 miles from the fun Vatera Beach, just over 3 miles from Melinda Beach and roughly 7 miles from Tarti Beach. The stunning Vatera Beach is as long as many of the Cyclades islands themselves. Vatera, Petra and Molyvos beaches offer excellent watersports and are organised with plenty of sun loungers and umbrellas. It is good to hire a car or go on a boat trip to discover some of the island’s excellent beaches.
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