Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Villa Anelina is a traditional stone-built house, located in 'Chavdata', a quiet, hospitable village in Kefalonia Island. The villa was built according to the original Kefalonian architecture that prevailed in the 19th century and characterized all the living mansions of the era. It is fully equipped for a top-quality self-catering staying and is surrounded by spacious verandas and a well kept garden.
The villa was built in 2003 and mostly decorated with an authentic, antique-style furniture. It was first used as a holiday house from the owners (Rigas family), who gave all their heart into styling and looking after the villa. Later, it was qualified and licensed by the 'HTO', i.e the Hellenic Tourism Organization, complying with all standards, rules and comforts for a Holiday Rental. Live like a noble from another era, combining all comforts with a traditional, hospitable location. Enjoy your privacy, away from the fuss of the over-crowded touristic areas.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lagadakia 4 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Kefalonia International Airport 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The House is superbly furnished and nicely decorated.
Provided pictures show only a small part of the interior.
Linen and towels are provided and changed once a week (up on request more often).
|Further details outdoors|
VILLA ANELINA IS QUALIFIED AS A HOLIDAY RENTAL BY 'EOT', THE HELLENIC TOURISM ORGANISATION.
THE VILLA COMPLIES WITH ALL STANDARDS, RULES AND COMFORTS.
Built on a green hill, in the outskirts of Chavdata Village, the villa is overlooking 'Lixouri' community and the beautiful olive fields down in the valley. The clima-cool stone built together with the astonishing views will offer you the freshness you need for your great Kefalonian experience.
Within short walking distance from your villa, you will find everything you need for your daily needs (mini-markets, bakery, local taverns). Beautiful beaches and sight-seeings are within a couple of min drive as well.
The Ionian Islands region
How does one do justice to this island in just a few lines? Majestic, green, clean, fascinating and idyllic are only a few words that some to mind. This is an island you can return to again and again, and still discover something new.
It is an island of many miracles: on the day of the Virgin Mary, the 15th of August snakes come into the village Markopoulo, blessing the Church of Our Lady with their presence.There is a flower on the island that only blossoms on this day. The patron saint Gerasimos' well preserved body is sometimes said to have seaweed on his feet - local folklore has it that he visits his friends St. Spyridon and Nectarios on the neighbouring island Zakynthos (Zante) and Corfu. The sea water that disappears under the ground at Katavothres and pours out on the other side of the island.
A paradise for nature lovers, this lush island has a special kind of fir which grows only here and nowhere else in the world. There are wild horses on the mountainside, and goats and rabbits with golden teeth because of the minerals in the ground. In the sea swims the turtle Caretta Caretta, dolphins and the monk seal Monachus Monachus, and the waters of the island are considered amongst the cleanest in the world.
Marvelous beaches, an underground cave and lake, the tomb of Odysseus, the fishing village Fiscardo, the Robola and Calliga wine, Lord Byron's view...Cephalonia is truly an island of much variety, and anyone who enjoyed Louis de Bernier's "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" and wants to see what the island is really like will not be disappointed.
Villa Anelina is located in the village of 'Chavdata', 5 Km west of 'Lixouri' town, the second largest community in Kefalonia. The area where the villa is placed is ideal for a calm and serene vacation.
Chavdata is a lovely rural village with a variety of flora growing wild, as well as adorning the gardens of the local village houses. The surrounding countryside provides interesting walks through the beautiful olive groves and the green valleys. Breathe in the heady herbal scents and listen out for the tinkling of goat bells! Combine a most comfort staying with a traditional, authentic, away from all location.
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