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Luxury villa; enchanting views, pool

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,800 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights


About the property

Villa, 4 + private sitting room +Den, 3.5 Baths, pool, incredible views.

Our villa is EOT certified # 0208K92000280001. Our guests can be assured that the services and accommodations we provide have been verified by the Greek Tourism organization.

Built on the hilltop of Schinias, overlooking the plain of Marathon Stargazer Villa has the unique advantage of great vistas, seclusion and beauty.

The villa’s architecture, befitting the history of the place, is a blend of neoclassical and modern, with Doric columns draping the villa. The large open living areas with attrium, large windows and balconies allow the guest to enjoy the view from anywhere in the villa.

The numerous private balconies and special nooks provide privacy and peace. Perfect places for a good book, or a drink, or a morning cup of coffee, watching the sunrise.

All bedrooms and baths are built with maximum noise isolation, privacy focus and top of the line bedding. The master suite is a special apartment with its own sitting room, king size bed and luxury bathroom with Jacuzzi and large shower.

Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with the bar and cooking island, perfect for parties or cooking with lots of company.

A large washroom and washing machine and private patio for sun drying the clothes..

Family room equipped with satellite flat panel TV, PS2, Xbox 360 and many games and movies. Library with travel books. It can double as an additional bedroom with queen size convertible couch.

There is 350 sq m of living space in addition to over 250 sq m of balconies and porticos, large enough for dinners al fresco or dancing with the stars  .

The lower floor is an independent apartment with its own entrance and totally private. It is owner occupied when in the area. Else, it can also be made available for larger groups or if more privacy and space is needed.

There is a service elevator for suitcases and heavy groceries only.

The gas grill BBQ area is perched in the corner of the back yard on the top of the hill, with its fruit trees and rose garden.

The swimming pool is private and perfect for an early morning swim, or late night dip.

Plenty of parking on the front of the villa.

Amenities include, soap and beach towels.

Chef, catering, photography, private tours, special events, booking hotels and help with other travel plans in Greece. Just Ask!

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Member since: 2004
Speaks english, french, russian, italian, greek, Italian and Russian translator available
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2018

About Despina

Ok.. This photo is NOT taken in front of my home. However, I wanted to tell you I also love to travel and have done so all my life. Meeting people from all over the world is the highlight of my life, other than my 4 grand children!

I have found out that people who travel on their own, are adventurous, love change and challenge and want to learn about the Greek way of living, our culture and cuisine!

Despina purchased this villa in 2000

Why Despina chose Marathon

This is a luxury villa for folks who love great views, their comfort and privacy. It took us several years to decide whether we preferred being closer to the water, however the view and serenity of the place are unique. We chose to built on the top of the hill, enjoying the great vistas and still being within 3 minutes from the water. The best of both worlds.

What makes this villa unique

We are strategically located with a day's trip to several great archaeological places and the ports of Athens that get you to many islands. The airport is 50 minutes away and the closest city within 20 minutes.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoyed staying in the beautiful home of toe of the mountain. The views were breathtaking! Our group of family that totaled 10 enjoyed al lthe space and decks. Our first trip to Greece and we loved ending our vacation in Marathon.

Thnank you
Jun 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Marathon, Greece

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No additional unexpected guests allowed.
  • Pool safety is parents responsibility
  • Service elevator is used for suitcases only.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • mobile phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , Bidet integrated with toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 5 - shower enclosure , outdoor shower
  • All bathroom toiletries available. Shampoo and conditioner, toilette paper, towels, hair drier. Towels for both home and the beach.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Pillow top mattress, high off the floor.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed , King size bed becomes extra long single beds
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double bed , Pillow top, mattress, en suite bathroom, private veranda
    Den - 1 sofa bed/futon , Sleeper sofa becomes queen size bed.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master suite,private sitting room, en suite master bath
  • King size beds (1) In master bedroom. Top of the line pillow top mattress, soft but orthopedic and high off the floor!, Queen size Beds (3) Top of the line pillow top mattress, soft but orthopedic and high off the floor! 3) Top of the line pillow top mattress, soft but orthopedic and high off the floor!, Twin or Single Beds (2) Two extra long single beds, can be configured as single king size bed., Baby Cribs (1) Two port-a-cribs are available for your baby's use. (1) Queen size sleep sofa in media room, Murphy Beds (2) Two single beds
  • Books ...
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • games - kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • video player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Chef and private tours can be arranged as well as catering.


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Luxury villa; enchanting views, pool
average rating of 4.948718 based on 44 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Very big place with everything you’d want from a holiday and then there’s more.

  • Review Submitted: 04/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Greek Olympian experience

  • 5 of 5

Imagine being on top of the hill, feeling like being on top of the world, with a 360 degrees sea view from many terraces all around the villa watching what is happening down there and having the option to reach within minutes (true by car, as you need a car) most of the spots you can see. Isn't it an Olympian like experience?

We have been there as a large multi families, multi generations group and it felt like being a gang of Gods on top of the Olympus mountains. Lot of space, to socialize and to have privacy. All options opened from spending the whole day there - on the terrace, in/by the swimming pool, evening barbeque and late stargazing to exploring the surroundings.

The beach - almost 3 km by car - is an amazing send beach neighboring a protected pine forest, with few traditional Greek tavernas with basic and very tasty food. Clean water, child friendly. For good swimmers there is the option to go to a more rocky cost, with beautiful, a bit deeper water (even closer)

Organized beach, sports clubs a bit further - 15 min drive.

The villa is very comfortable and well organized , with large, beautiful rooms, fully equipped kitchen, terrace or balconies with see view for all bedrooms. All very clean.

The owners - fluent English speakers - are very nice and helpful. While around and easy reachable if needed, they are very discrete. You can expect nice welcome gesture such as fresh fruits from the real market place and some Greek sweets.

All together a perfect place for a group of friends/large family to enjoy being together without feeling it is a crowded place.

When leaving we all said that we think seriously to come back.

Last, not least - only 1 hour from the Athens airport/Athens downtown and it does not feel being close to the city. It is quite, not very busy, beautiful & clean sea.

Thank you Despina for a great experience!

  • Review Submitted: 21/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow Ecaterina, thank you for your great review.. I never thought of mount Olympus.. Lol! You have all been excellent guests and very easy to get to know.. We would love to have you over again.. My regards to the folks.. Especially Giorgos Alexander. Regards Despina
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Southlake Texas

Week in Schinias

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay. Views to die for, Sandy beach nearby, plenty of small tavernas to dine at. House is fully equipped and everything we needed. Tips on places and restaurants were spot on. Loved the new pool and enjoyed our late afternoons relaxing with that view. All furniture and especially the beds are very comfortable. Suggestions are you must have a car, be prepared for plenty of steps, and if coming from US change your money to euros either before you leave or in Athens. Would definitely recommend Stargazer Villa.

  • Review Submitted: 05/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible views and luxurious accommodations

  • 5 of 5

The house lived up to its description. It is spacious and luxurious and the host and hostess made us feel welcome by stocking the refrigerator and cupboards with basic necessities such as coffee, tea, sugar, milk, water, and Greek delights such as yogurt, feta, and fresh fruits and vegetables.

There is no public transportation available so it is necessary to rent a car or hire a guide. We did both and couldn't have been happier.

Stavros Barbicas, who lives just down the road was the best guide one could have asked for. He is very knowledgeable not only about the sights to see, but about Greece's history, mythology, and also its current situation. Our days with him included not only trips but also enjoyable dinners at delightful tavernas - and usually lasted about 10 hours.

  • Review Submitted: 23/06/2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bellevue, WA, USA

No other place like this one

  • 5 of 5

The view alone was worth 5 stars. It's on the top of the hill with a 360 degree view, and it is absolutely breathtaking. The home is beautiful, comfortable and has all of the amenities you would need. The beach down the road is perfect with gently lapping waves and shallow waters (especially great for little kids and senior citizens) and there is a lovely place to get a coffee, hot feta dip, and hand cut french fries right on the beach. And for the more adventurous, there is also a cove nearby where you can dive off of the rocks and go snorkeling. We left Stargazer Villa with great memories that our family will keep with us for a long time. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 22/01/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful home and a wonderful trip

  • 5 of 5

My week at Stargazer Villa and my time in Schinias Beach was thoroughly relaxing and wonderful. The house has everything you need including a well-equipped kitchen. The views are spectacular, and a trip down the hill to the beach for a daily swim is a must. You do need a car. There you can claim your spot at the local taverna and have a delicious meal of local fish, wine, salad, etc. It's easy to get into Athens for the day either by bus or car and tour the sites, getting back to Schinias by dinnertime. All-in-all, just what I needed to unwind. And Despina and Stavros are the best hosts!

  • Review Submitted: 02/01/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
International airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Several sports clubs in the area
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Agia Marina to Evia.
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Marathonas Ave
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Several tavernas
Nearest Ski
4 Kilometres
Water ski
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Nearest Point of Interest
Stargazer villa
Nearest Point of Interest
Schinias sandy beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Schinias rocky coast
Nearest Point of Interest
This cove is the best kept secret!
Nearest Point of Interest
Very private swimming location
Nearest Point of Interest
Scuba diving anybody?
Nearest Point of Interest
Schinias Ecological Park
Nearest Point of Interest
My favorite tavernas
Nearest Point of Interest
Schinias Rowing center
Car: recommended

The villa is strategically located 30 minutes of the metro of Athens, within 30 minutes from the National Highway and 10-25 minutes to two ports which take you to multiple islands. There are many day trips one can take, eg. Corinth, Delphi, trekking in Evia, Myconos, Andros, Kea and several other islands.

Theme parks, such as the water park, scuba diving, the zoo, wineries, rope tree climbing, museums, night clubs are all within a 1 hour or less reach.

Our community is serene, beautiful, and tourist traps free. It is best suited for lovers of eco friendly environments, beautiful sandy beaches, rocky coast line with deep blue water, little taverns with great healthy Greek food and astounding views, the best kept secret of Attica.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Marathon, Greece

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 1-2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$41 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 20 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$54 per night, per additional guest
Summer 3 2018
21 Aug 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$41 per night, per additional guest
Fall 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2018-19
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
6 night minimum stay
Spring 2019
1 Apr 2019 - 31 May 2019
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$54 per night, per additional guest
Summer 1 2019
1 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$54 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2 2019
30 Jun 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add AU$54 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$41 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection AU$79.95

Prices reflect 4/5 bedroom 3 1/2 baths
Guest house available - 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, inquire about pricing

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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