Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Villa Dessimi sits above Dessimi Beach on the east coast of the island close to the quaint fishing village of Geni and not far from cosmopolitan Nidri where you can find a wide variety of restaurants, cafes, shops and tourist attractions such as boat trips and watersports. Villa Dessimi is completely private and not overlooked by anyone and at the same time it is a short 5 minute walk to the beach with motorboat hire and three tavernas to choose from. Special care has been taken by the owners when designing the villa to ensure uninterrupted sea views from a variety of stone paved terraces and balconies from where you can enjoy the sun from dawn until late afternoon and total tranquility in the evenings watching the boats sail past. Villa Dessimi is modern and stylishly furnished with all the mod cons you would need to enjoy a relaxing and comfortable holiday home from home. Surrounded by fragrant flowers and herbs villa Dessimi is just perfect for a relaxing holiday in the Ionian.
The villa is a two storey, three bedroomed, spacious family home. It is modern and well insulated with air conditioning in all rooms and mosquito nets on every window. It is exceptionally well equipped.
The villa is in a quiet, secluded spot with glorious views over the beautiful Dessimi Bay and the neighbouring island of Meganissi yet still within a five minute drive of shops and Tavernas and a five minute walk to the beach. It has one of the best views on the island.
The villa has a terrace on three sides with a wooden table and chairs for 4 next to the swimming pool and jacuzzi on one side and another wooden table and chairs seating 6 under the gazebo on the other side of the villa. All around the house are mature flowers and climbers. The front of the villa has a short flight of stairs down to a small garden with a swing and a bench for relaxing and admiring the spectacular views. Sit here to watch sunrise and moon rise (chart provided) both of which are breathtaking.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Dessimi 200 m|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Preveza 40 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, 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 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
The Master Bedroom on the upper level, with king size bed, has four windows allowing the sun to shine in and you to enjoy the gorgeous views! On the same level is the Twin Bedroom. There is another Double Bedroom on the ground floor with double bed.
The Master and the Twin Bedroom share a large bathroom with bath that has a Jacuzzi Spa System plus a separate shower enclosure, WC and bidet. The second bathroom is on the ground floor next to the Double bedroom and has a shower enclosure and WC.
Well equipped with double oven, ceramic hob with extractor fan, full height fridge-freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, coffee maker and juicer and all equipment for home cooking and barbeques. Glassware, crockery and cutlery for up to 8 persons.
Washing machine and sink with drainer. Large cupboard with iron and ironing board, vacuum cleaner, clothes airer, washing basket. Extra pots and pans if required.
Large open plan lounge furnished with comfort in mind. There are two comfy sofas and easy chairs around a wall mounted TV with a comprehensive entertainment system including DVD, Satellite Channels, Wii Console, iPod Docking station and Wi-Fi Internet.
Dining table and chairs on the shaded upstairs terrace.
|Further details outdoors|
The upstairs terrace has a glass topped table with six chairs. Downstairs there is a wooden table and six chairs under the pergola and also another wooden table and four chairs next to the swimming pool. The pool is 7 metres by 3 metres with a jaccuzi at one end. There are six sun loungers. Outside the side door nearest the kitchen is a barbecue.
The Ionian Islands region
Lefkada, with an area of 295 sq km, is the fourth largest of the Ionian Islands and has a coastline of 117 km. The easy access to the island across a floating bridge has made it a favourite with holidaymakers. The floating bridge is an excellent feat of engineering and can raise both ends and swivel round on its axis to allow yachts and fishing boats through the channel to the main harbor and down the East coast. This undiscovered island offers fabulous unspoilt beaches all along its coastline and it is a boater's paradise with its multitude of satellite islands, safe harbours and undiscovered bays. Some of the best known beaches are Porto Katsiki, Egremni, Kathisma, Pefkoulia and the Pringiponisa satellite islands are Scorpios originally owned by the late Aristotle Onassis and recently sold to Ekaterina Rybolovleva, the daughter of Russian billionaire businessman Dmitry Rybolovlev, Meganisi, Sparti and Madouri owned by the family of the late national poet Aristotle Valaoritis.
The island of Lefkas or Lefkada is lesser known as a holiday destination to the wider audience in comparison to the neighbouring Corfu, Paxos and Cephalonia. This of course has ensured that it has maintained much of its character and traditional Greek identity. There are plenty of attractions even for the more discerning traveler. The impressive green landscape offers many beautiful walks and there is a very good book that can be bought locally with routes to follow. The long white beaches of the west coast are perfect for sun worshippers and family days out, and the crystal clear waters of the small coves on the east coast are a snorkeler's paradise. Beautiful old churches dotted around the island, museums in Lefkas Town and archaeological sites closeby are great for those looking for a bit of culture whilst on holiday. Lefkada also hosts a famous International Folklore Festival during the month of August.
Dessimi Beach. Villa Dessimi in 5 mins walk from beautiful Dessimi Beach. There are three tavernas on the beach. Dessimi Beach has motorboat hire facilities if you would like to explore the neighbouring islands or find your very own secluded beach. There is also pedalo hire which is great fun for the kids. Snorkelling is great in this area as the bay is fringed with rocks where there is lots of sealife.
Vlicho, 3 mins drive has some lovely local grocery stores with fresh fruit and vegetables and the essentials for your holiday plus there are a couple of very good bakeries. There are at least three tavernas in Vlicho.
Nidri, 10 mins drive, is the primary holiday resort on Lefkas. There are a variety of tavernas, restaurants and cafes here, also a handful of bars and a couple of nightclubs. The majority of shopping and tourist facilities are on the main street. Boat trips to the neighbouring islands depart daily from Nidri harbour.
Geni, 3 mins drive has some of the best waterfront fish restaurants on the island.
(10 mins drive) A long sandy beach dotted with restaurants and hotels on the outskirts of the town. Very good for children as it is very shallow for a relatively long way in and does not shelve almost at all. There lots of little restaurants where you may have lunch and water sports including paragliding, wakeboarding, water skiing and fun rides.
Porto Katsiki Beach
(approx. 45 mins drive) Porto Katsiki, the best known beach, is today considered one of the most outstanding in the whole of Europe. This is a beach of exceptional beauty at the most southern tip of the island. A gorgeous shingle beach framed by high limestone cliffs and crystal-clear turquoise water.
(approx. 45 mins drive). 296 or so, steps lead down to this stunning beach virginal fine shingle beach. One of the top beaches in the Ionian Sea this is a must for visitors to Lefkas island.
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15 Jan 2014
"amazing and beautiful"
absolutely gorgeous house and surroundings the quiet beach is literally 2 mins walk with lovely little tavernas and a motor boat hire. the main towns of nydri and vlicho 5 mins car drive although can… More
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