** NOW TAKING BOOKINGS FOR 2016 **Villa Theia is furnished to create a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere with many personal touches to make your stay even more enjoyable. It's ideally located between the two villages of Arillas and Afionas and has a breathtaking view over the wooded valley towards the sea and the Diapontian Islands. The sunsets in the evenings are absolutely stunning. "Villa Theia immediately stood out to us, for it's combination of reputation and location is nothing short of excellent" June 2014 ReviewThe villa has 3 bedrooms. All have air conditioning and mosquito blinds. The master bedroom located upstairs has it's own private balcony and seperate bathroom. The ground floor has 2 x twin bedded rooms, a family bathroom, living area with a woodburning stove, dining area and a very well equipped kitchen.Outside, the full length verandah is tastefully furnished for dining and relaxing. The fabulous pool is surrounded by sun loungers, parasols, a Corfiot BBQ and well maintained gardens and lawns.Although in a rural location, amenities at Arillas and Afionas are within 1 - 2 km. Agios Georgios and Agios Stefanos are within 5km.There are many nearby sandy beaches and it's location is ideal for those who enjoy walking, exploring or for simply relaxing and unwinding.The villa has many excellent reviews and returning guests and has been awarded with the Tripadvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence.Villa Theia is fully licenced and approved with the Greek NationalTourist Organisation. This is a legal requirement in Greece which ensures that properties reach high standards and comply with Health and Safety regulations to protect guests. MHTE 0829K10000.324001
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Check in time:||14:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||Arillas 1.8 km|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Corfu 35 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Villa Theia Has been furnished to create a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.
The open plan ground floor has a traditional fireplace with a woodburning stove, large opening windows to make the most of the view and a high vaulted, traditional ceiling for a bright, open, spacious feel. All bedrooms have air-conditioning units [which can also provide heating] and mosquito screens to the windows and all the beds have comfortable 'Silentnight' pocket sprung mattresses for comfort. Everything you need is easily accessable on the ground floor, so no carrying packs of water, shopping, crockery and food for alfresco dining etc up and down flights of stairs.
The living area has 2 comfortable sofas, coffee table, a 26" flat screen satellite T.V, DVD with docking station , WI-FI, CD player and a bookcase with a selection of books and DVDs. Family games are provided. The modern kitchen is fitted with a large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, oven and touch ceramic hob and is very well equipped with a microwave/grill, juicer, sandwich press and coffee machine with timer - wake up to fresh coffee. The dining area is furnished for when you choose to eat indoors. The two bedrooms have single beds and fitted wardrobes, one has a sea view and french windows onto the verandah. The family bathroom is modern with a walk-in shower.
From the hallway, a marble staircase leads up to the master bedroom with a kingsize bed, fitted wardrobes and it's own private furnished balcony with sea and sunset views. Next door is the second bathroom which has a full size bath with shower above.
The washing machine is located in the cupboard under the stairs, accessed from outside.
|Further details outdoors|
The full length verandah is comfortably furnished for outdoor dining and relaxation. It provides much welcome shade [for most of the day] when the days are so hot. Sit in the large teak lazy chairs and read or simply gaze at the magnificent view and watch the birds of prey flying over the valley.
A couple of steps lead down to the large 10m X 5m swimming pool with plenty of terrace space for the sun-loungers, parasols and an additional table and chairs to enable you to enjoy your breakfast in the morning sun.
In the evenings, depending on the sunset, the villa is often bathed in a golden or pink light as the sun goes down. A truly, unforgetable experience.
The lawns and gardens are well maintained and planted with shrubs, flowers and fruit trees, Traditional Greeks pots have been planted with colourful, sunloving plants.
Use the traditional Corfiot barbeque for al fresco dining or use the meal delivery service and dine whilst the sun is setting.
Welcome pack [milk, water, fruit juice, bread, butter, ham, cheese, eggs and sachets of tea, coffee, sugar and more]
Everyday essentials. Toilet rolls, washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, washing powder, cling film and foil etc
Bed linen, bathroom and beach towels.
Large selection of books, DVDs and family games.
DVD player with docking station
Wi-fi / internet access.
Sky T.V. Limited channels available but includes Sports & Movies.
Playstation 2, with 2 controllers and some games.
Hairdryers in every bedroom.
Security safe for your personnal belongings.
Cleaning twice a week and pool cleaning three times per week.
Set meal delivery service .. a 3 course meal using fresh, local ingredients delivered free to the villa. Cooked by a qualified chef who is also available to hire as your own private chef. Menu available upon request.
Quote from a previous guest ...." We tried Dawn's menus twice and all agreed that we really missed a trick. Had we have tried her sooner in to the 1st week we would have ordered her food every other night. It was really reasonably priced and delicious. Her portion sizes were more than enough and I'd say her food was better than most of the restaurants we tried"
Travel cot, bedding, highchair and monitors available on request.
Air-conditioning [bedrooms only] at no extra cost.
Guest information book containing useful information about the villa and the surrounding area.
A places to visit folder.
Detailed driving instructions to the property.
English owners are available to contact 7 days a week. A 24hr emergency number will be provided.
Please contact me if you require further information, more photographs or if you wish to see my Term's and Conditions.
I can help arrange car hire and search for flights if required.
BEACHES - Arillas - 1.8km
Agios Georgios - 2km
San Stefanos [north] - 4-5km
Arillas centre is 2km.
Afionas centre is 1.5km.
The nearest supermarket is 1.5km. [car recommended]
The nearest taverna is The Night Owl, Afionas at 0.5km
AVAILABLE FOR A 6 MONTH WINTER LET. OCTOBER - MARCH. Contact me for more details
Corfu, or as it's known locally Kerkyra, is the northernmost island in the Ionian Sea and the westenmost part of Greece.
This beautiful island is densely covered with olive groves and cypruss trees, whilst fringed with idyllic beaches, coves and the crystal clear turquoise sea. Inland you can still find unspoilt, traditional villages where you can still encounter donkeys being used as transport.
Corfu is roughly 40 miles long and 20 miles across at the widest point. The highest peak being Mount Pantokrator.
With a typical Mediterranean climate, summers are hot & sunny and winters are mild & often rainy, so the island remains green all year round. In spring Corfu is well known for its abundance of wild flowers, including many rare orchids.
In the past Corfu has had many rulers and each has left it's legacy of buildings and culture. There are Ancient Greek and Roman archaeological remains, Byzantine Churches, Ventian mansions, French arcades and British Palaces to name just a few.
Corfu cuisine is steeped in history and tradition. It is neither spicy or bland, but rich in the flavours of the Mediterranean. Specialities consists of local ingredients found on the island.
Away from mass tourism, the very friendly resort of Arillas is the perfect place to completely relax & wind down. If you like sandy beaches, crystal clear seas, beautiful countryside, fauna and flora, magnificent sunsets, a good choice of tavernas serving a variety of dishes and the most hospitable friendly people, then Arillas is for you.
Arillas is ideally situated between Agios Georgios and Agios Stefanos bays & close to Afionas, said to be the most beautiful village in Corfu.
A holiday in Arillas is perfect for everyone - families with young children, couples [ young and old ] even if you holiday on your own, you will be made to feel most welcome.
Evenings in Arillas are focused on the many family run tavernas. There are a few cocktail bars which offer some entertainment. Greek evenings are often held, where everyone is encouraged to join in.
Watersports are available for the more energetic and boat hire.
A 30 minute drive away is the Corfu Golf Club. This 18-hole course has been praised by many as one of golf players best kept secrets in Europe, also Aqualand, one of Europe's largest waterparks offers a great day out.
There are several shops in Arillas. Mini-markets, bakeries, pharmacy, gift shops which sell everything from clothes to jewellery and local crafts. There is also a travel agency where excursions and local cruises can be booked and an ATM.
The views from Afionas are some of the most outstanding in Corfu. Views of Arillas and the wonderful sunsets on one side of the headland and the view looking down onto Agios Georgios bay on the other [see 'All photos' above]
From Afionas you can walk to the secluded Porto Timoni beaches.
This beautiful, traditional village has typical Greek white-wash houses decorated with an array of colourful flowers, narrow streets, a small craft shop, a bell tower and some excellent tavernas.