House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Located just a few steps from a beautiful beach, Seashell Maisonette is a delightful choice for a Corfu holiday, with tavernas and the beach on your door step and no need for a car.
Open plan lounge and kitchenette. 2 air conditioned bedrooms (1 double and 1 twin), both en suite. Outside there are 2 patios on the ground floor and an upstairs balcony with sea views.
The pretty lounge, with terracota floors, is brightly lit by large patio windows on either sides. One side opens to a rear terrace and the other to the front shaded patio. A comfy sofa is in prime position to take full advantage of the setting.
The kitchenette, suitable for making light meals, is located under the stairs. There is a small oven with hob, sink,fridge freezer and small preparation area.
There are 2 air conditioned bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin.
The double bedroom, is on the ground floor and has two large patio doors opening onto the main terrace.
The upstairs bedroom is a twin, but the beds can be pushed together if required to make a double.
The upper balcony enjoys sea views over to Corfu Town and olive trees to the side. The balcony faces South, so is always in the sun, but is kept cool by bamboo shade.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Barbati Beach 100 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Corfu (CFU) 19 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||Air conditioning, TV|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
The Ionian Islands region
The island of Corfu is located just off the West coast of Greece. Corfu enjoys a mild Mediterranean climate along with excellent beaches making it a popular destination for holiday makers. Corfu is very green compared to other Greek islands: hot and dry summers along with winter rain creates lush vegetation which is dominated by over 2 million olive trees. These olive trees on Corfu are the main cultivation, although Corfu's tourism now provides the most income.
Many overlook Corfu thinking that it has become spoiled by tourism. Thankfully, this is not the case. There are many quiet areas where you can enjoy a traditional Greek island holiday; little beaches and coves all to yourself, or a visit into the mountain villages where there is no sign of tourism!
A mile long shingle beach is the outstanding asset that Barbati has to offer. A few Tavernas on the beach, a supermarket and the occasional gift shop. The main village of Barbati is located up on the main road - about a ten min walk. The resort of barbati runs either side of the main coastal road from Corfu town. The shops and Tavernas are positioned on the road side and smaller roads run steeply off to your right down to the beach. The beach is long and the views are stunning from here. To the right you look across to Corfu town. Spot the old town and the forts. You can see the cruise ships docked in the port, just to the right of the main town. On the left the view is of the Albanian coast line where it meets with the Greek mainland. On a clear day it is stunning.
Who is the Resort for
Barbati is the ideal family resort, for those looking for some life but also some peace and quiet. The beach front tends to be quieter and more relaxing in the evenings, whereas the bars up on the main road are busier and more lively. The main road is quite a hike up from the beach. The Pantokrator hotel offers a much needed courtesy bus service up and down the hill.