Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Camellia is located at the end of a paved walkway. The last villa in the rank, it boasts a peaceful location set away from the road, a lovely spot to spend your week or two relaxing in the sun. Newly completed in September 2007, it is just five minutes walk from the beaches and the centre of St George. The villa comes with great countryside views and its own private swimming pool. The villa is air condtioned and has mosquito blinds fitted to all windows with the exception of the kitchen and bathroom. The villa has tiled floors throughout, lime-washed wooden ceilings complete the light and airy feeling within. Each bedroom has its own patio area..french doors lead you to your own quiet spot furnished with a table and chairs, a great way to start your day and enjoy that early morning coffee before heading for a lazy day of sunbathing at either one of the two golden sandy beaches. If exploring is more your thing the villa has its own parking space great for the hire car.
From the moment you arrive on the beautiful island of Corfu, our aim is to make your holiday one of total relaxation. We can arrange a private airport transfer directly to Camellia a great way to avoid those airport queues. The villa contains everything you need for your stay and we also provide a full baby & toddler pack for young families at no extra charge. This pack contains over 30 items, so please ask for a full list. A quick change out of those good old blighty clothes and you can be lazing on the beach within a few minutes or taking a dip in the cool pool located just outside your front door.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||St George Beach 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Corfu, Kapodistrais Airport 37 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Camellia has a modern light and airy feeling and has been fully furnished to a high standard. Whilst Camellia is a rental property, it is also our holiday home so you too will hopefully feel at 'home'.
Our front door leads you into the kitchen area, complete with oven, hob and extractor. We have supplied two fridges, one for your food items and one for those important cold drinks. The kitchen also has a dishwasher which comes complete with your dishwasher tablets for the length of your stay. We have provided all your basic items along with a microwave, toasted sandwich maker, iron and board. As part of our baby pack the kitchen area contains a sterilizer, blender for baby purees, plastic plates, bowls, cups and cutlery. Your welcome basket will provide, tea, coffee, milk, sugar, a bottle of water and a couple of toilet rolls. We also provide a packet of swim nappies for families travelling with young children. We have also supplied a cool box and ice packets along with a picnic set and beach bag to carry it all in!
The open plan living and dining area is furnished with a huge L-shaped sofa which converts to a sofa bed should you require it, this will sleep two adults. We have provided a Flatscreen TV, Sky TV with extensive range of channels including Sky One, Sky Atlantic, FX and Sky Sports 1-4. A DVD player, CD Player, I pod docking station and a X-Box games system are also provided. Our living area seats six and we have dining seating also for six. We have also provided a baby high chair for use, along with play/activity mat and rocker seat for small babies. In our corner area we have a children's toy chest, this is full of toys, games, books, colouring pencils and pads. A selection of games and books for adults are also provided. All of our selection of DVDs, CDs, games and books range from the very young through to adult age. Leading from our lounge/dining area we have french doors leading to a patio area which gives great countryside views and is furnished with two steamer chairs, a table and chairs and a gas BBQ.
Our main bedroom has a double bed and plenty of storage, a set of french doors lead to a patio area and your bedroom window provides you with great country views. Each bedroom comes complete with a hairdryer, and we have provided a set of ceramic hair straightners.
Our second bedroom is our twin room, again with french doors leading to your own patio area. We can supply bed sides for toddlers along with waterproof sheets. The second bedroom also has a cot. It is a proper cot and not a travel cot, it comes complete with a cot-top changer and all linen inculding a cot-bumper. We have supplied baby monitors, a mosquito net for the cot and a summer weight Grobag, we also provide plug in mosquito repellant units. Night lights are also provided. There are no need for any blackout liners as the bedrooms both have shutters to all windows, great for those afternoon naps....baby, toddler or adult!!
Our bathroom has a bath complete with overhead shower and fitted screen. Hidden behind the bathroom door is your washing machine. The bathroom comes complete with both bath towels and beach towels. As part of our baby pack we have provided a thermometer, a baby bath seat, a step-up, a potty and padded small toilet seat.
On your arrival the villa will have fresh linen and towels, there is also a spare set of sheets left in the villa at all times. Depending on the size of your party and the length of your stay, the villa will be cleaned and fresh linen and towels provided in accordance with your requirements.
As part of our baby pack we can arrange for all of your baby items to be waiting for you on your arrival. Nappies, food and milk can be provided and we are able to offer a range of UK branded products from SMA, Cow & Gate, Aptamil and Hipp Organic Products. There is obviously a charge depending on the items you require but please enquire should you require this service.
We also supply car seats for your use during your stay, we have Maxi-Cosi stage one and two seats and two booster seats. We also use these seats for our own private transfers from/to the airport.
|Further details outdoors|
Our swimming pool is kidney shaped and is approx 8m x 5m. Around the pool we have supplied sun-loungers to enable you to relax while soaking up the sunshine. There is a small table and chair to the front patio area and we have also provided a parasol for shade. We also have an outside shower. Your beach/pool towels are provided. The rear patio area has a larger table and chairs with BBQ area.Our private garden is totally secure with its own lockable gate and is therefore safe for young children, within the garden area we have supplied a children's play area complete with a small trampoline, swing set, see-saw, two small trike bikes, small climbing frame, and a small rocking horse, Our children's play area is fenced off from the swimming pool, this enables you to feel safe in the knowledge that whilst your children are playing they have no access to the pool itself. For use either in the garden or at the beach we have provided a 'sun tent' suitable for toddlers and babies which gives shelter from the sun with a SPF of 50+.
We have provided a chest full of pool toys along with safety swimming aids that range from baby to 6+.
After your enquiry is received and you confirm that you wish to book with us, your booking will be noted but not confirmed until your 25% deposit is received. when your deposit is received at this point only will your days be marked as 'booked' on our calendar, you will then be issued with a confirmation letter.
Your final balance is due 6 weeks prior to your arrival, we will contact you with a reminder a few weeks before. Once your second stage booking is received we will issue you with details of your contact during your stay, and directions to the villa, if you do not require an airport transfer
Our representative will be your contact for your stay. He lives approx 15 minutes from the villa. He is english born but now lives on the island. Great for local knowledge and advice.
The Ionian Islands region
The six Ionian islands down the west coast of the mainland, float on the haze of the Ionian sea. Dangling between the heel of Italy and the west coast of mainland Greece, Corfu is green and mountainous. Much of the island still consists of olive groves, mountain or woodland. Even in developed resorts unspoiled terrain is often just a few minutes walk away. Temperatures range from 25c in May through to 33c in August.
Corfu is one of the most elegant island capitals in the whole of Greece. Corfu town is a must visit, the town has two distinct areas, the historic centre, enclosed by the old port and the old fort area. Both have great spots to enjoy lunch and coffee after a mornings sightseeing. St George South is approx 32km from Corfu town, if you want to say put for your stay, St George offers everything you could wish for, it has a lovely sandy 12km beach, and offers you a choice of spots each day to enjoy the sun, sand and sea. The beautiful blue sea has a shallow water's edge so great for little ones. The beach offers a range of watersports and the tavernas located directly on the beach offer you great lunches and even a free sunbed. Boat trips are available from the harbour area should you wish to experience the many coves and various beaches around the island itself. Both coach trips and the local bus service operate from St George and offer various routes across and around the island , offering a cheaper way to get out and about should you not wish to hire a car. All of the tavernas within St George, of which there are many, offer great local food and lots of fresh fish. St George offers a relaxing holiday best suited for couples and families. There are no nightclubs in St George, but for those wanting a night at the discos, Kavos is a twenty minute taxi ride away.
Lake Korission is a great local attraction, it is home to turtles, tortoises, lizards, numerous indigenous and migratory birds. There are lots of walks around different trails, the lake is over 5km long and 1km wide. A different kind of water is available at Aqualand, europe's 3rd largest water park, a great day out and coach trips run from st George. Golf is available at Corfu Golf Club, approx 45mins away. The course was designed by Donald Harradine and is great for both scratch players and for those with long handicap. St George is great for cycling as its one of the very few area's of Corfu that is fairly flat.
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24 May 2014
"Perfect family holiday"
We have just returned having spent two weeks at this beautiful villa, with our toddler twins. The owner was extremely helpful in arranging for our essential and bulky baby items to be available on our… More
9 Sep 2013
"What a find !"
Staying with my daughter and her 3 children this villa catered for all age groups and needs. We needn't have left the villa. The pool was a dream, and there were enough games, toys inside and out… More
22 Oct 2012
"lovely villa with helpful owners and caretaker."
great property met all expectations. with all you could hope for to cover all ages. plenty of good restaurants nearby, including panorama, balcony and oceana. Keith the caretaker was extremely kind and helpful. when a problem arose it was dealt with immeadiately. as he lives locally he has a vast knowledge of places to go and visit and restaurants further afield especially the excellent 'Archontiko' up in the hills. friendly people lovely food in the area. Corfu town worth a visit.
12 Sep 2012
"Home from home"
We had a fantastic time here. No one wanted to leave. Everything has been very well thought out.
The villa was spotlessly clean, and nice comfy beds.
Pool was lovely and the kids never got out.
Was great peace of mind with our youngest that the pool area is separated from the patio and rear garden, so we could relax when enjoying the views whilst doing a BBQ.
Close to shops, bars, restaurants and the beach, so car not necessary, but worth getting one for a few days to enjoy the island.
We loved it so much, that we booked it straight away for next year when we got home.
A perfect family villa.
9 Jul 2012
"Fantastic! A home from home."
Villa Camellia was a superb villa to have a holiday, either as a couple or a family. I just wish villas like this had been available when my children were young. The villa was spotless and well equipped with everything you need and the assistance of Keith, who looked after the villa made a huge difference. A great pool, not overlooked by anyone and with plenty of space round about and there was always shade if you need it. The pet tortoises were a bonus. The location was perfect - quiet but a couple of minutes walk and you reached shops and restaurants with great sandy beaches a few minutes further on. Walking or driving a little further took you to quiet stretches of sandy beach where you could have the beach almost to yourself.
4 Jul 2012
"Fantastic villa, perfect family holiday!"
We had an amazing holiday and the villa was just perfect for what we needed for our 6 year old, 3 year old and baby of 3 months. The owners had everything that you possibly would need for a baby or young child so it made things completely stress free. We all loved the pool which was totally private with plenty of floats and toys. The town was a quick 5 min walk and had lots of child friendly restaurants and cafes. We went to beach a couple of times which was about a 10 min walk, but didn't feel the need to go much as we had our own private pool. Keith the property caretaker/manager was great, gave us lots of friendly tips and advice and took us wherever we needed to go eg big supermarket, airport. Overall fantastic and would highly recommend it.
12 Jun 2012
"Fab family holiday - pool and villa terrific!"
Had a wonderful holiday experience from start to finish. Booking was easy and villa owners extremely pleasant and helpful. Villa and pool were great and perfect for a family holiday with young children. The added extras provided within the villa such as beach towels, night lights and toys made for stress free packing. Knowing that there was help on hand in Greece should we require it gave great peace of mind. There are many great resturants in the resort which are extremely child friendly - our 4 yr old was tucking into grilled octopus by the end of the week!
12 Jun 2012
If you book Villa Camellia, you could not ask for anything more. The villa is perfect, Kerrie and Paul have indeed thought of everything that you may need, especially if you are holidaying with childr… More
25 Jul 2011
"A wonderful family holiday villa, a home from home with better weather!"
The villa is perfectly situated a few minutes work from the beach and shops and bars. Kerrie and Paul have thought of everything that you need to keep travelling luggage to a minimum and holiday relaxation to the maximum. Our 2 year old son was in his element too with endless indoor and outdoor toys and books.
Kerrie was great with information prior to going and then Keith was great whilst we were at the villa. It was all so good we booked immediately when we returned and I'm sure that visit will not be our last. We never go back to the same place twice but this place was so perfect its broken our rule - an easy holiday with a 2 year old, is definitely a reason for broken rules!!
1 Jul 2011
"Lovely villa - great for kids."
We have just returned from a lovely 2 week stay at Villa Camellia. The villa is perfect for kids as there are loads of toys/dvds and my girls loved feeding the tortoises! The beach takes a good 15 minutes to walk with small children so it was a bit far for us to walk every day but we enjoyed the pool anyway. The villa is well equipped and it was handy to have Keith around almost every day incase we needed anything. There are also numerous tavernas/mini-markets within easy walking distance.
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