Villa Kapetanakos in Xirokambi/Sparta
Here amoung the olive and citrus groves you will find the perfect home setting to enjoy your holiday surrounded by the same ancient world of Olympic times, as well as the comforts, traditional hospitality, and beautiful nature setting of the present.
Xirokambi, Lakonia, Greece The Home: The home is the upper floor of a large traditional stone house with high ceilings, 2 bedrooms, bathroom,living room with large screen TV, hide a bed couch, kitchen, solar hot water, full porch and 2 verandas. It is newly painted and renovated. A wonderful area surrounded by olive trees, orange orchards and panoramic views of Mount Taygetos which lies adjacent to this village of 2000 people. The house is furnished with 2 bedrooms with 2 double beds and 1 single, and 1 bath, couch, tables, chairs, and fireplace. The kitchen is equiped with a refrigerator, an electric stove/oven, coffee percolator, hand mixer, and all utencils.
There is an iron, ironing-board, color TV, DVD/CD player and stereo.
There is a garden area below for your use as well tables and chairs.
The village lies off a major road halfway between the historic and presently commercial center of Sparta and the beautiful seaport-beach resort of Gythion-approximately 20 km. from each. The weather is usually mild with a nice summer breeze blowing off the mountain which also protects the valley from winter storms. The whole area is lush with much greenery, fresh air and delicious cool spring water. Xirokambi is on a regular bus route with 8 stops a day from Sparta and has many inexpensive taxis, so an auto is not necessary. However, many inexpensive car rental places are available in Sparta aand Gythion. Footpaths and biketrails lead along streams into pine forest, meadows, smells of wildflowers and herbs and very closeby to the midreview town of Komosta. The whole area has many ancient sites, monasteries, forest and natural beauty. Besides all the modern comforts, it also retains the charm of early Greek traditional arts, crafts, cuisine and culture. The local people are very hospitable and most speak English. Sparta and Gythion both have exciting night life activities. The coastline 20 minutes away by car has beautiful beaches private coves, restaurants, castles, caves, museums, shops and ferryboat service to many Greek islands and even North Africa. Xirokambi has many taverns, coffeeshops and a large town square, a 10 minute walk from the house. There are many stores, bakeries, a post office, supermarket and weekly farmer's market. Public telephones, ATM, and faxes are available.