HOUSES FOR RESTORATION
A22. €35,000 PROASTEIO
Five minutes from the sea,
this wonderful old house
has collapsed upstairs,
leaving the downstairs
vaults and terraces intact.  
Could have three
bedrooms. The garden
has vines and orange
trees.
A21. €26,500 EXOHORI
Small (about 50 sq m) but
perfectly formed, this two
hundred  year old cottage
has four rooms in total - up
to you to decide which is
used for what.  Roof repair,
plumbing and wiring
needed..
A17.  €35,000 RIGLIA
Three properties on the edge of a most
desirable village - a two roomed stable,
illustrated, which could be extended
upwards; another 2 storey little house
which also has a generous garden
with olive trees for €50,000, and an
olive grove over the road for €16,000.
A19.  €170,000 PLATSA
Half a huge aristocratic
house of 16 rooms. Used
to boast busts of the
builder & his wife over the
balcony. Still has
incredible carved detail &
great ceiling height.
Liveable in upstairs with
lovely views from vine
covered balcony.
A11.  €50,000  PYRGOS
REDUCED TO €35,000!
The Monolithic House with massive
foundation stones, secret passages
to escape from pirates, vaults and a
well - is very romantic but not very big.
Could have 2 double bedrooms with
clever reorganisation of space. A few
minutes above Stoupa
A18.  €50,000  PROSILIO
A 3 storey house with a new roof & 180
degree view of mountains, gorges,
coastal villages and infinite sea. There
is parking space and an enclosed
garden with prickly pears and an outside
loo. A huge stone bread oven in the
kitchen has covered internal walls in
soot thus doing the initial appearance
no favours. Potentially 2/3 bedrooms.
Ten minutes from sea.
A14.   €58,360  SAIDONA
REDUCED TO €49,000!
Gazing down over Stoupa and the
whole Mani coastline, this village has
arguably the best views in the Mani.
This sweet house right at the top of
the village is sound but needs
extending either upwards   or  
forwards (or both!)to make the most
of its incredible views.
A15. €50,000  NEOHORI
Massive potential in a  village  just
above Stoupa. Two enormous old
buildings - the tower at the front is
probably 18th century - create the
possibility of at least four bedrooms
with  spacious living areas inside and
out - once you have removed the
current jungle in the garden!
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THE  REAL  MANI
A24. €150,000 EXOHORI
On the edge of a tiny
mountain gorge village
with a garden & super
sea views. Short stroll
to tavernas and coffee
shops & 10' drive to the
beach - best of all
worlds! This huge
house can be lived in
now, but with a bit of
work could be one of
the best houses in the
Mani
A12. €220,000  TRAHILA
OK it is only a group of ruins but they
have privacy, masses of land and
nothing but olives between them and the
sea. They are  within walking distance of
a little harbour village at the end of the
line with coffee shops and a taverna.
There is now a private road up to the site.
A20. €73,500 NOMITSI
In a totally traditional
village in the south, just
ten minutes from Ag Nik,
this three storey tower
house (click on pic) and
extensions and vaults
round a courtyard, is built
of the wonderful 'pink'
stone unique to the area.
Would cost about the
A16. €50,000  EXOHORI
Gorgeous! (excuse the pun). With
magnificent views up the Dirou Gorge,
this 2 storey  old house is sound and
could be renovated inexpensively. The
temptation however is to build another
storey on the back from which you could
see the sea  - then you would be spoilt
for choice as far as views go! There is
also a garden.
A23. €250,000
THALAMES
UNDER OFFER
In a genuine conservation
village - not a single new
building allowed - this
was the capital of  Outer
Mani in Paussanius' day.
The biggest house on the
sea facing edge, it comes
with masses of land &
gardens, sea views,an
additional  house which  
belonged to his aunt, total
space and peace and a
lot of work!
A7. €65,000  PETROVOUNI
OFFERS ON €50,000!
Industrial space in the Mani! This ex olive
press has huge height & footprint. On top
of Kardamyli, there is potential for
panoramic views of sea & mountains,
mezzanine floors, accomodation, & an
amazing artist's studio . You can of
course ignore the studio bit and just live
in it, but whoever buys it should have an
'eye'!
A13. €160,000  PIGI
This may not seem like a ruin at all, but if
you click on the pic you'll see that one
house is in good condition, the roof of
the other has fallen in! Ten minutes from
the beach, this lovely little village is
flowery bliss in the summer. You could
live in the house while fixing it. A
possible 3 bedrooms, a well, both shady
& sunny courtyards.
A2. €39,000 TSERIA
An historic house with views
to  die for, only 20 minutes
from the beaches of  
Kardamyli and Kitries.
Although not big, there is an
open plan kitchen &
comfortable living room (with
wonderful views) upstairs, +
a bedroom and bathroom
downstairs. A long garden
(with super views) leads to a
large ruin awaiting renovation
A3. €80,000
STAVROPIGIO
Fabulous house in this
lively village equidistant
(20") between Kardamyli
& Kalamata, 12" from the
sea. The previous owners
have done a lot of work &
it could be lived in while
the rest is finished. It will
have 3 bedrooms, 2
bathrooms, living room
with open plan kitchen, an
office,  large verandas &
vine covered courtyard /
garden where you could
also park.
A4. €35,000 TSERIA
Tseria is a collection of
small villages about 20'
above the sea at
Kardamyli - they all have
wonderful views of sea
& sunset yet are that
vital bit cooler in
midsummer. This 2
storey south facing
house needs lots of
work but is spacious
and has some beautiful
stonework including an
18th century date stone.
There is approximately
2,000m of garden.
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A9. €49,000  KALYVES
Literally five minutes drive to Kardamyli,
or a short hike down the dried up river
bed, this beautiful old house used to
have a Mani tower at the side which
could easily be restored. Being on the
edge of the village, there is no fear of  
your view ever being blocked - doubly
true because it comes with 600 m of
land in front which includes an old stone
threshing floor. Possibilities are infinite.
A5. €200,000 TRAHILA
REDUCED TO €150,000!
UNDER OFFER
As far south as you can go
down coastal West Mani in
a much sought after fishing
village with a super taverna
& mooring, is this fabulous
old house, a minute from
the waves. Perfectly OK to
live in, but like a museum
(see pics) Large orchard
garden, fresh water spring
&  old stone tank as well as
mains water.2 bathrooms  
2 kitchens & 3/4 bedrooms.
For those who appreciate
the Real Mani.
A8 €120,000 PYRGOS
One of the original Pyrgos houses, built in
the 18th century and added to until there
are now six bedrooms, plus plenty of other
rooms! Connected to water and electricity,
the house could be lived in while renovation
work goes on. There are 2 vine-covered
courtyards, and an independent cottage,
currently containg a bread oven, but with
bed-sit possibilities. There are views of the
sea and Stoupa's beaches are 8 minutes
drive away.
A1. €120,000 PYRGOS
A Real Mani tower built in
1860, three storeys high
with lovely big living room,
2 bedrooms, 2 large
vaults, a WC, a kitchen &
fireplace, a courtyard, but
above all a fantastic view
over the Messinian Gulf
towards the sunset. The
house needs work, but is
structurally sound.  Pyrgo
is a beautiful unspoilt
village with a bar & coffee
shop, just five minutes
above the beaches of
Stoupa
A6. €35,000 LAKKO
Named after a nearby
underground lake & only
5" above Kardamyli, this  
tiny village is full of lovely
old houses. This one
seems small - just one
living room upstairs & a
kitchen & bedroom down,
but there is a large ruin
plus a garden with it, into
which you could extend
the house if you wish..
The sea views from it are
just wonderful.
A2. €325,000 KARDAMYLI
One of the most important
buildings on the High St of
the capital of West Mani - a
village near impossible to
buy into - this spacious  
building is opposite Mani
Town Hall! (see pic above)
You would be allowed to
raise it another storey &
extend into the large garden
behind - almost twice the
existing 2 storey space.
Easily returned to its original
stone, you'd be contributing
to the beauty of  Kardamyli -  
however you decide to use it .