Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 15
As featured in the TV series on Sky Watch 'A Nice Day for a Greek Wedding'
This exclusive luxury villa easily sleeps 10 - 12 people, with a maximum of 15 people. Twenty minutes from the airport and main town of Argostoli, an extraordinary private haven boasting spacious, elegant and luxurious accommodation, decadently styled with genuine antiques, crystal chandeliers, sumptuous Persian rugs and beautiful soft furnishings. The romance continues with a glamorous curved stone staircase leading up to the 5 double bedrooms and a seperate TV lounge. All rooms in the house enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains and sea. This enchanting venue also boasts a large split-level pool with large outdoor entertainment areas, grand balconies and a spacious first floor terrace perfect for weddings or family celebrations. It is set in private gated grounds amid glorious gardens and is a short walk from the delightful St. Thomas beach and various idyllic beach side tavernas or picture postcard perfect village tavernas.
|Size||Sleeps up to 15, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||St Thomas 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Kefalonia Island Airport - 20mins 8 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
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Separate Laundry Room with additional drinks fridge. Champagne fridge for the Honeymoon suite. The villa is an ideal venue for entertaining and is fully equipped for caterers and has extensive parking facilities.
|Further details outdoors|
The large manicured gardens include a specially designed photograph area to create the perfect backdrop to those special moments. Beautiful flower covered pergolas and balconies provide secluded shady areas from the heat of the Mediterranean sun.
The large private pool is split-level with a waterfall cascading down from the children's pool.
Car Hire is recommended and details can be provided on request.
High chair and cot hire for the duration of your stay is charged at £30.00 per item
1) Prices are based on the rental of the villa, pool and grounds
2) Prices include weekly cleaning, linen change and pool and grounds maintenance
3) A non-refundable deposit of 30% is required at the time of booking
4) Refundable security deposit of £300.00 is required to protect against damage or theft
5) Final payment (including security deposit) to be settled 90 days prior to check-in
The Ionian Islands region
Among the 3000 inhabited islands of Greece,there is a small group of seven, known as the Eptianissa or Ionian Islands, located just off the western seaboard.
It is not surprising that one of the world's most enduring and romantic epic stories, Homer's Iliad, is centered on these captivating landscapes of rugged mountains, green hills and the ever present turquoise waters of the Ionian Sea.
Over the centuries these islands have developed their own culture and identity, partly through their periodic occupation by foreign powers such as the Venetians, the Turks and the British, but also as a result of their rich natural environment and the intimate association of their inhabitants to the land and the surrounding sea.
The islands are well known for their beautiful sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, charming villages and stunning scenic countryside
The largest of the seven Ionian islands (700 sq km2 about). It's highest peak is Ancient Mount Aenos, 1628 m (5341feet) on Greece's west coast. Kefalonia has only 32,000 resident islanders. With Lefkas to the north and Zakynthos to the south the island is firmly on a tourist trail but despite the annual influx of visitors, mainly Italians, the island is so big it is still possible to get away to places where you are unlikely to meet a soul for days. Vast tracts of forest cloak the rugged limestone landscape, with ten peaks topping 5,000 feet. Beautiful golden beaches, lofty mountains providing the scenic backdrop to hundreds of secluded white coves , the strange striped cliffs, the cave of St. Gerassimos - the island's patron saint, the Cave of Drongorati, the underground lake at Mellisani, churches and Monasteries perched precariously on cliffs, timeless villages, some eerily deserted since the great earthquake of 1953. The limestone rock results in remarkable caves and caverns, some of which have become major tourist attractions. Geologists once grappled with the problem of the disappearing sea which flowed into swallow holes near Argostoli. No-one knew where it went until a couple of geologists tracked it with radioactive dye to the underground lake at Mellisani on the other side of the island. The coast is breathtakingly steep and sometimes precipitous as are the mountain roads that criss-cross the island. From the traditional fishing village of Fiskardo, the sweeping grandeur of Assos with it's hilltop fortress to the small tourist town of Poros, and the fascinating villages of Livatho which captivated Lord Byron with their beauty for four months, Kefalonia reveals to the visitor a glimpse of paradise at every turn - countless flowers creating a palette of colors and a captivating aroma. It is perhaps the most beautiful of all Greek villages. Lastly, at the top of Aenos live the elusive herds of the famous, exquisite wild horses of Kefalonia. This is an enchanting sight, a picture of strength and freedom, a picture of a rebellious pride which seems to be the very soul of the island...
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