Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Riza Stone Cottage is a maisonette style freestanding villa ideal for lazy nature lovers, families and escapees.
It consists of:
Ground floor with an open plan sitting area combined with fully equipped kitchen/dining and separated WC with basin. Internal wooden staircase leads to the upper floor, which consists of one double bedroom and a small sitting corner with original Corfiot handmade furniture and a second double bedroom and a sofa - which can be converted to two singles or one double bed - a large bathroom with view and a small store room.
Both bedrooms have large windows with an amazing view to the Ropa Valley.
The Villa is constructed in both stones and bricks, has a patio shaded by olive trees and is nestled on a hillock full of oak trees, holm-oaks, lentisks, wild flowers and herbs.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Ermones 800 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Corfu 14 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
Air-conditioning in both bedrooms, separate WC on the ground floor , central heating for the whole house, fireplace, TV sat and CD player in the sitting area, washing machine, dishwasher, hair dryer, iron, hammock, stoned BBQ corner, outdoor stoned oven, outdoor sitting/dining area under the shadow of the trees, parking area and of course, gardens with flowers and seasonal naturally grown vegetables and fruits for the guests to consume and, why not, cultivate if they wish.
Riza stone cottage is a really country retreat place!
|Further details outdoors|
Walking trails (all around)
Tennis in town (14 km)
Water sports on public beaches
Car is recommended
It is great for:
Rural / countryside retreats
Winter sun break
The Ionian Islands region
Corfu was not given the name of the Emerald Island for no reason. The greenest of all the Greek islands, Corfu's natural beauty is hidden under a cloak of emerald green, with a mountainous skyline plunging into the bluest of blue waters.
Elegant architecture, sun blessed beaches, enchanting nightlife and fine cuisine all play their part in attracting visitors from all over the world. With a welcome as warm as the sun, the renowned reputation the Greeks possess for their unique and instinctive hospitality makes any visitor feel more than at home. The island has something to offer everyone. Corfu Town itself is a contrasting combination of old and new existing side by side in perfect harmony.
There is an abundance of sand, shingle and pebble beaches lining the 200 km coastline, leading to clear waters ideal for swimming and water sports.
Take a little time to explore the island and you will be rewarded with some of the most spectacular scenery on offer by any destination. A trip into the heart of the island will give you an insight into Corfiot village life. Time, in some places, seems to have stood still and everyday life carries on pretty much as it must have done for hundreds of years.
Even though the island is constantly developing to cater to the demands of today's tourist, Corfu has still managed to retain its beauty and charm throughout time. The majority of the island remains untouched and as captivating as it has been for centuries.
Whether you are looking for the hustle and bustle of night life or peace and tranquility, everything you could need is here, just waiting to be discovered.
15 km west of Corfu Town you will find Vatos, a small traditional village nestled into the hillside of Ai Giorgis, with a magnificent view to the Ropa valley. The inhabitants, who are simple and warm people occupied mostly with the cultivation of the land and tourism.
Vatos is a place where the directness and gentleness of the traditional old Corfiot can be found.
Myrtiotissa the nudist sandy beach is about 3 km away, Glyfada sandy beach 5 km and Ermones pebble/shingle beach 800m.
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24 Jun 2014
Abseits der Touristenzentren, inmitten eines kleinen Olivenhains und gepflegten Garten, geradezu malerisch gelegen, befindet sich das hübsche Riza Stone Cottage. Tagsüber umtanzen Schmetterlinge die… More
24 Sep 2013
"Mit Herz und Seele - ein wundervoller, romantischer Ort"
Meine Familie und ich hatten dieses Jahr das Glück, an diesem wundervollen Ort eine Woche Urlaub zu machen.Das Haus und der Garten hatten uns schon vorab auf den Bildern verzaubert, aber die Wirklich… More
8 Sep 2013
"Great Place to relax"
We spent six wonderful days in the charming cottage and were very reluctant to leave. The garden offers several quiet and idyllic places to relax. The house is very cosy and comfortable. The very hosp… More
21 Aug 2013
"A month in the Paradise"
We spent our holiday in a most magnificent place on Corfu - in Riza Stone Cottage. For those who prefer quiet country life away from crowdy beaches and shops Riza is the perfect place to spend a vacat… More
18 Apr 2013
"Romantic countryside hide-away"
Riza Stone Cottage is a beautiful stone country house, Corfu style, with a wonderful terrace garden overlooking the Corfu hills. It's a 25 minute walk to the sea, a 25 minute drive to Kerkyra (Co… More
21 Dec 2012
"Ein wundervoller Ort"
Das Cottage hat unsere Erwartungen weit übertroffen. Wir haben uns wie zu Hause gefühlt, was auch der Gastfreundschaft von Vasso & Alekos zu verdanken ist. Unser Urlaub im Riza Stone Cottage war fü… More
4 Oct 2012
"Beautiful stone cottage, great landlords"
This is a beautiful stone cottage in a small village in Corfu, near the western coast. It's not far from several beaches, although we found it better to have a rental car. The house is nicely dec… More
4 Oct 2012
"Glorious location, perfect hosts"
We chose Riza Stone Cottage on the basis of glowing TripAdvisor recommendations and we were not disappointed. From the initial email exchanges, through the warm and friendly welcome even though we wer… More
2 Oct 2012
"The perfect place to rest and from which explore the best of Corfu"
We stayed at Riza for one month and it still wasn't enough!! It is a hidden gem. I am so tempted to keep it a secret but that would be too selfish. From this beautiful tranquil spot we explored t… More
18 Jun 2012
"Stunning house - lovely hosts - great stay"
Just in front of our trip we took four places into closer consideration. Due to fast and really nice reply of our landlady we decided to go for this cottage.
After travelling all over the island we can easily say that the location of the cottage is perfect. It is located in a quiet surrounding, and the lovely Pelekas beaches are just around the corner (5km away) . Corfu town can be easily reached by car within 20min drive. The house and the garden itself offers everything you wish to have a great stay there. My favourites are definetely the grill and the outdoor pizza oven:) Beside the garden offers fresh herbs and veggies for cooking.
Furthermore I would like to point out the never ending engagement of our landlady during but especially before our stay. She even organized a rental car for us and gave us in advance a handmade map which showed us the way from the airport to their place where she was already waiting for us.
Once again thank you for this lovely stay. We highly recommend this place.
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