160,000 Euro

Mani a 250 year old house nr. Kardamili set in the quiet village of Lakos,backed by the Taygetos mountains and with superb views across the Messinian Bay.

Lakos Cottage, was originally built some 250 years ago and extended in 1985.The previous owners added the first floor rooms and the roof terrace, which still require finishing and could be used either as additional guest accommodation or as an independant apartment for holiday lettings, for which there is substantial demand in the area.

Attractive features, including beamed ceilings and a large open fireplace. The property is well maintained with external rendering carried out in 2007, whilst in 2014 two new water heaters were installed.

The house provides 122 sq.m. of accommodation as follows;

Ground Floor (63 sq.m.)

Lounge living area
Large dining kitchen
Double bedroom

Guest House (8.8 sq.m.)

Double bedroom

House Bathroom (11sq.m.)

First Floor (29 sq.m.)

Two large rooms and a bathroom.

These can be completed to meet the requirements of a buyer. It could be a completely self contained independent one bedroom apartment with a kitchen / living room, large double bedroom and bathroom. Alternately it could be used to create two additional double bedrooms and a bathroom.

Stone steps lead from the garden to a separate entrance to the first floor which has an extensive roof terrace with superb sea views across Messinian Bay and the added pleasure of the brilliant sunsets as the sun sinks into the sea.

Basement storage (10 sq.m.)


To the front of the house is an attractive patio with sea view, fronted by a small colourful cottage garden  There is a further garden to the rear of the house which could be used as an outside sitting area or as a vegetable patch. Just above the house is a small additional plot of land with a well.

The house has the benefit of;

  • Air conditioning in the living room
    Open fireplace
    Beamed ceilings
    Fitted kitchen
    Fitted wardrobes in bedrooms
    Insect screens
    New hot water heaters in the kitchen and the bathroom
    Parking – either on the road above the house or on the access drive.
    Mains water supply
    All furnishings and appliances are included in the sale price, including the cooker and a Bosch fridge freezer.


Lakos is an up and coming village noted for its 13th century church. It is in idealwalking country with the donkey track from Kardamili to Exochori,  passing close by. At the top of the mountain there is a little known forest where one can go camping.


Kardamili with its old harbour, shops, tavernas and small bays is only 10 minutes away by car. Proastio, 1.5 kms away, has a mini market and 3 tavernas, whilst Exochori is only 5 minutes distant..

The nearest airport is at Kalamata, which has flights from many European cities from May to the end of October. A new motorway links Kalamata directly to Athens and the international airport, a journey which now takes about 2.5 hours


Property Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Beamed Ceilings
  • gardens
  • Insect Screens
  • Open fireplace
  • roof terrace
  • well