Olive Grove Villa
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Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7
Olive Grove Villa is situated in the idyllic small village of Korianna, Spartia, on the charming Greek island of KEFALONIA. It sits in its own tranquil and private olive grove with landscaped gardens, and faces the turquoise waters of the Ionian Sea with a spectacular unspoiled view. Surrounding the garden and swimming pool are beautiful wild flower meadows and mature trees giving seclusion and privacy on a plot over 5000 SQ Meters and accessible by private road. With rear views to the mountains you can also see the Venetian castle of St. George, which illuminates the romantic Kefalonian skyline by night, often awash with bright stars.
This modern, stylish villa is just the perfect spot to enjoy a relaxing holiday - whilst secluded, local amenities and restaurants are within walking distance, and 3 of Kefalonia's beautiful beaches are just 8 minutes away. With home furnishings & kitchenware from Harrods, John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Sanderson's, and Wedgwood the villa is furnished to the highest standard. There's also a spacious modern kitchen fitted with Bosch appliances, and granite counter tops an open plan living room with real working traditional fireplace and outside is a large tiled terrace, infinity swimming pool and landscaped gardens.
The villa was built and designed by an experienced travel director who ran an award winning travel agency in the UK. With her many years of worldwide travel she chose Kefalonia to build her dream home. Applying her expertise for guest needs, with a minute attention to detail for design she sees happy guests return year upon year.
The villa is perfect for a romantic retreat or a honeymoon but also very well suited to families. At the property we have a book filled with ideas for days out, activities, and a wealth of great feedback from our guests. Our prices have remained fixed for 5 years.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Paliolinos Kleismata 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Kefalonia 7 km, Nearest railway: Argostoli Bus Station from Athens 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, 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, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Single beds (5), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
About this location
The Ionian Islands region
Kefalonia is one of the most beautiful and unspoiled of all of the Greek islands. There is a varied selection of good walks - up in the mountains, and along the coast. The mountains attract many birds - Golden Eagles, hoopoes, Kestrels and warblers. The mountain villages are colourful and sleepy, with excellent views from Mount Aenos through the thick pine forests to the landscape below, with vines, lavender, corn and olive trees and clusters of orange and lemon groves. Kefalonia has a spectacular coastline which is dotted with golden sandy beaches and charming fishing villages. There are ferries and countless boats which sail daily to the neighbouring islands of Zakynthos and Ithaca, and to some of the even smaller islands.
You will find a good selection of guide books, maps and information at Olive Grove, with lots of ideas for days out, and where to dine. The island has an excellent selection of very good taverna's and restaurants, serving fresh local and international dishes, and you will find the islanders very friendly, genuine and hospitable.
Korianna is a tiny unspoiled traditional Greek village. Close to the villa (0.5 KM) are good local restaurants, 2 grocery stores, and 3 beaches are within a 5 - 10 minute drive. The capital Argostoli is 20 minutes away by car. Here you will find bustling fresh fruit and fish markets on the quayside. There are some excellent grocers and bakery shops too. There are plenty of taverna's, cafes and restaurants to choose from, and it's home to an array of bijou boutiques, jewelers and craft shops. Further afield are Venetian fortresses and monasteries, Byzantine churches, underground Mycean tombs, and the remains of a Roman villa, dating back to 1200BC. Visit the under-ground lakes and caves, or take a wine tour up into the beautiful mountains, and sample some of the fruity Robola wines.
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25 Sep 2014
"beautiful villa; beautiful island; a WONDERFUL stay at the Olive Grove Villa!"
We had a perfect vacation at Olive Grove Villa. It's a quiet and secluded spot on the edge of Korianna and Spartia, we were able to relax by the pool and unwind as soon as we got there, the clim… More
13 Jul 2014
"Good holiday - but overpriced"
The villa is nice inside but the grounds are disappointing as they are not as lush as in the pictures advertised. When we arrived it was like barren land. The pool is incredibly slippery around the ed… More
27 Oct 2013
"A lovely stay"
We had a fantastic 2 weeks at the Olive Grove Villa in Spartia. The villa itself is beautiful with all the facilities needed, plus additional things which always help - tea bags, hand soap, cling-film… More
Thank you for taking the trouble to write such a positive and informative review! It was lovely to read your comments and we are delighted you enjoyed your holiday. Thanks for choosing to stay with us and we hope one day to welcome you back to Olive Grove Best Wishes Rosie
13 Aug 2013
"A dream holiday!"
When we arrived at the villa we were greeted by a beautiful sight of the swimming pool and the olive grove. The villa itself is spacious and beautifully decorated. The rooms and bathrooms were comfortable and clean. We especially liked the balconies and the terrace, it was wonderful to just sit there in the evening and enjoy the sight.
The location is great, it is a short drive to the capital city (Argostoli), where you can find a lot of different shops, markets and cafes. Argostoli really comes alive in the evening with different clubs and restaurants.
We liked the pool but also visited many beautiful Kefalonian beaches which are quite near to the villa. The beaches are really quite spectacular.
All in all, we would recommend Olive grove villa to anyone and will definitely come back.
Thank you for taking the trouble to write such a lovely review; we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Olive Grove. We hope to welcome you back before long. Very best wishes Rosie
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