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Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This beautiful Villa is set in a stunning location with beautiful views of Sami and the nearby island of Ithaca. It sleeps 6 people comfortably set within a secluded garden in a very tranquil enviroment.
Remote control air conditioning is available within all living spaces of the Villa
Villa Pelagia enjoys a central position on the island and ensures easy access to Kefalonia's airport, the capital of Argostoli and other major attractions which include the cave/lake of Melissani, famous Myrtos Beach and the beautiful little port of Fiskardo.
Activities available locally are sailing, diving, snorkelling, windsurfing, cycling, walking and a good deal of lazing about around the pool drinking in the beautiful views! There are plenty of delightful restaurants, bars and cafes within a short drive in Karavomilos, Agia Efimia and Poulata.
Three kilometres away, the bustling port of Sami has banks, post office, medical centre, tourist office, supermarkets and shops. However, the charm of Villa Pelagia is its stunning views of the Ionian Sea, and the port of Sami and its idyllic location...
The Villa was a case study in the November 2009 edition of the Places in the Sun Magazine which ran a feature on Kefalonia and detailed our reasons for building this Villa. " We had our dream home built on Kefalonia"
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Sami 3 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Kefalonia airport 35 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|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Air conditioning, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The open plan living area has been equipped with comfort in mind and all the conveniences you would expect from a high class villa, there is a TV with DVD player and also a docking station for an IPOD within the lounge area. A log burning stove is in this room.
The kitchen is equipped and designed to a very high standard with a table and chairs for six people.
There are three double bedrooms equipped with ample fitted wardrobes and hairdryers in all of the bedrooms.
The main bedroom is en suite and the further two bedrooms share a bathroom between them.
For your convenience there is a further bathroom in the sunny large basement below , which also houses the washing machine and excellent storage space if required.
Our villa was designed by us and the project was managed by our agent Spyros, it was completed in July 2009 and we are extremely pleased with the end result.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a very large terrace overlooking the private swimming pool which houses a table for al fresco dining and is partially sheltered for comfort.
There is a large patio area which houses a 7m x 4m infinity pool which is ideal to cool off after relaxing in the sun. There are also six sun loungers and a barbecue on this level for outside cooking.
The lower garden area has another patio area and various shrubs from which you can still enjoy the stunning views.
Within the secure garden there is adequate parking for two cars.
20% deposit due at time of booking.
Final balance due 8 weeks before departure.
The villa has twice weekly maid service and a welcome pack on arrival. The pool and gardens are fully maintained. Our guests are welcomed by our Agent Spyros Dorizas.
About this location
The Ionian Islands region
This stunning location is the ideal holiday destination for families, friends or couples. The high temperatures are made comfortable by cool breezes particularly in the afternoons (great for sailors and windsurfers). May and September are very lovely months to spend in Kefalonia with warm days and cool nights.
There is a variety of places well worth a visit all over the island. Of course, Argostoli, (where the airport is located) with its shops, museums and vibrant waterfront should not be missed. There is also the lovely harbour of Fiskardo & Assos, a charming little harbour with a castle towering over it. There are the island’s vineyards, the most famous of which is the Robola Vineyard – and close by this is the Monastery of Agios Gerassimos.
Sami is a charming town and port - the main port of the island. There are beautiful walks all around the town, particularly to the lighthouse, the beautiful beach of Antisamos and (if you don't mind a bit of a climb) to the town's own Acropolis, some fascinating ancient ruins which are still undergoing excavations.
There is a very good riding school just outside the town. There are tennis courts at Karavomolis.
At Antisamos beach, there are all the usual beach attractions - windsurfing, pedalos, water-sking, etc.
However, the main attraction of Sami and its surrounding area is its delightful gentle pace, the olive groves, the sound of sheep and goat bells and just enjoying the wonderful views in any direction you care to look.
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1 Nov 2014
"Amazing place for a holiday"
The villa has sunning views and great decor/amenities so you feel relaxed and comfortable as soon as you arrive. Great views from the balcony and pool - ideal for fun and relaxing. Great restaurants i… More
12 Aug 2014
"Beautiful villa with stunning sea views"
A very well maintained and equipped villa with wonderful views across the bay of Sami. No facilities within walking distance but plenty of excellent restaurants in nearby Sami. Extremely helpful and a… More
24 Sep 2013
I cannot say enough positive things about Villa Pelagia! The views are breathtaking, as is the decor of the villa. There are plenty of amenities in the villa to ensure that you can self-cater, or the … More
20 Sep 2013
"Lovely villa, superb view, good location"
This villa has been very well designed, located in Challonata (sp?), approx 10 mins drive to Sami. It has been equipped to a very high standard and is managed by the man (Spyros) who originally proje… More
19 Aug 2012
"A little piece of authentic Greece with everything you could wish for in a villa"
After spending a week in Kefalonia I can't understand why Odysseus took 20 years to return from the Trojan wars because my wife and I want to go straight back! The villa is situated only a 10 minute drive from the town of Sami, where we ate almost every night alongside the harbour watching the sun sink behind the mountains and the yachts sailing in and out. The service at each taverna was friendly and the food was good, as well as reasonably priced. On the way home you can stop in the town square and have a cooling ice cream at Captain Jimmy's. There is a supermarket with everything you could possibly need and the most fantastic bakeries for delicious bread and cakes.
Villa Pelegia, named after the love interest from Captain Corelli's Mandolin, is clean, luxurious, spacious and very well equipped with stunning views. You really couldn't ask for more - the owners have thought of everything. It really is very spoiling and once you have stayed at the villa anywhere else just won't do! This year was our second holiday and it was every bit as good. It's an easy drive from the airport and you can be in the pool within an hour of landing...just about!
You will be met by Spyros who will open up the villa and show you everything you need to know and is always at the end of the telephone should you need him.
Any Captain Corelli fans can find the abandoned film set on the road out of Sami towards the beach Anti Samos - a stunning beach which is great for swimming.
The pool at the villa is a welcome relief from the heat and on a warm evening you can sit on the balcony with a cold beer or a glass of the excellent local white wine watching the comings and goings of the ferries in the distant port of Sami. During the day there are a number of lovely beaches to drive to and places of interest to visit for the more adventurous.
Hiring a car really is essential and it's great to be able to explore this beautiful island and stunning beaches.
You can easily stay and eat in if preferred and again everything you could ask for is there to make a delicious meal or cook on the BBQ.
We cannot recommend the villa highly enough...having sampled many Greek islands and accommodation over the years Villa Pelegia is special and you will want to return again and again as indeed we will to the magical island of Kefalonia.
8 Aug 2012
"Superb villa on gorgeous island"
A superbly equipped villa with stunning views across to Ithaca. Spotlessly clean & well maintained in a quiet village location on the hillside. Own (small) pool.
As advertised, a car is essential for travel but you would want to explore this lovely island anyway & car hire is cheap.
Nearby port of Sami has good amenities & numerous restaurants with friendly staff.
Antisamos beach is a must visit for sun-worshippers with a great beach-side restaurant & free sun beds.
We will definitely return.
1 Dec 2011
"If only this were my home!!"
I have intended for some time now to leave a review for this wonderful property and holioday home but have not got round to it. The owners Paul and Jane made everything very easy and straightforward f… More
26 Sep 2011
"Ideal home from Home...But Better!"
We stayed her in June/July this year. This is ideal if you are looking for a quiet location but that is close enough to enoy dinners/Drinks out!We found the villa extremely well equipped with all tha… More
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