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Vintage house – Home 6744121 Cottage

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 1 night min stay

Cottage / 3 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Agia Efimia is one of the little villages within Pylaros valley, where you can enjoy a serene and quiet stay with privacy in a peaceful environment. Right next to the sea offering unique sea view.

The villa offers both privacy and easy access to all amenities (traditional taverns, shops, bars/cafes, bakery, supermarkets, a pharmacy, atm machine, car/motorbike rental places). Enjoy a walk along Agia Efimia picturesque fishing port and waterfront. A diving school is located in the village offering guided dives. In the summer time public festivals are held here and in the little villages in honour of the Saints of the Island Kefalonia. Here you can see how locals celebrate with traditional food, local wine and Kefalonian dances.

Those who love nature and hiking will discover numerous walking trails and unspoilt mountain roads leading to the other local villages in the valley.

Local villages, such as Dendrinata and Drakapoulata, offer an insight into unspoilt Greek rural

Agia Efimia is one of the little villages within Pylaros valley, where you can enjoy a serene and quiet stay with privacy in a peaceful environment. Right next to the sea offering unique sea view.

The villa offers both privacy and easy access to all amenities (traditional taverns, shops, bars/cafes, bakery, supermarkets, a pharmacy, atm machine, car/motorbike rental places). Enjoy a walk along Agia Efimia picturesque fishing port and waterfront. A diving school is located in the village offering guided dives. In the summer time public festivals are held here and in the little villages in honour of the Saints of the Island Kefalonia. Here you can see how locals celebrate with traditional food, local wine and Kefalonian dances.

Those who love nature and hiking will discover numerous walking trails and unspoilt mountain roads leading to the other local villages in the valley.

Local villages, such as Dendrinata and Drakapoulata, offer an insight into unspoilt Greek rural life and numerous buildings and sites of historical interest.

For those content to spend their time on the local beaches, car hire is not necessary. For exploring the island, however, car hire is recommended.

Agia Efimia and Vintage Villa is at the heart of Kefalonia island and is thus an ideal base for daily excursions to the villages, sightseeings and beaches of the island, like the famous Melissani Lake (just outside the village of Karavomilos) where a mini tour is done, the Drogarati Caves with stalactites and stalagmites still forming, the unspoiled, picturesque village of Assos with its Venetian Castle, the cosmopolitan harbour of Fiskardo from where you can take a boat to Lefkas, the stunning Myrtos beach, Antisamos beach and more.

A medical centre is located in Sami and from the port of Sami you can take the ferry to visit Ithaca island.

A trip to Mount Aenos, Kefalonias highest mountain with unique protected fauna and flora, is recommended to enjoy spectacular panoramic views. Hiking to its peak is highly recommended for nature lovers and hikers.

Visit the village of Frangata for some local wine-tasting.

In the capital of Kefalonia island, Argostoli, you can visit the Archaeological Museum and Corgialeneion Historical and Folk Art Museums. You will find many shops and in the central square many restaurants, cafes and bars where much of the busy nightlife of the island is mainly been found.

From the port of Argostoli there are daily boats to take you across to Lixouri.

We can provide you with detailed advice and assistance regarding sightseeing and beaches in Kefalonia. We will be glad to assist you in any question regarding your holidays on Kefalonia Island.

Changeover Day:

Preferable changeover day is Tuesday. However depending on season and booking situation, alternative days will be kindly considered. In order to prepare the villa for other guests please kindly vacate the villa by 10:00am on the day of your departure. Your villa will be ready for check-in at 2.00pm. Feel free to contact us timely and subject to availability, alternative checkout or check-in time will be considered.

Notes on accommodation

A complimentary welcome pack will be offered on your arrival. The villa has 1 double bedroom, 1 twin bedroom and 1 assisting room with a single bed, thus sleeping 5 guests in comfort, with the possibility of a further 1 adult or 2 children using a double sofa bed at the living room. A fully-equipped kitchen with oven, hob, fridge/freezer, kettle, microwave, coffee maker and toaster and openings to the back yard. A spacious lounge/dining area with fireplace and large openings to furnished front balcony and veranda as well as to a back yard. Dining area both inside and outside for up to 6 guests. The property has heating for winter time and is air-conditioned for comfortable staying during summer. Wireless internet is provided for free. Private parking space within the property land. The property also includes: Storage room, washing machine, iron & ironing board, hair dryer, and safe-deposit box.

Outside: Beautiful ground area with flower beds. Large furnished balcony and dining area with stunning sea view. Patios, terraces both sunny and shaded offer perfect spots for relaxing in a peaceful environment with lovely views of the sea and natural scenery.

Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels (excluding beach towels) plus all linen are provided and can be changed by the renters whenever they like, without the need of having to clean them. The property is cleaned at the changeover day. Maid service during your stay can be arranged by request and on a convenient day for you.

EOT approved (Greek Tourism Organization)

Location description from owner

The Ionian Islands region

intage Villa is located within the picturesque village of Agia Efimia on a quiet spot right next to the sea, thus offering unique sea view and the opportunity to relax and enjoy the serenity of a peaceful environment. Based 300 m. away from the centre of Agia Efimia, the villa offers both privacy and you can easily walk to all amenities from supermarkets, bars, cafes and tavernas to atm machine, pharmacy, tourist information and car/motorbike/motorboat rental places.

You can enjoy swimming and snorkeling choosing among the numerous beautiful pebble coves with clear crystal water within 300m. or literally open the door and just jump to the sea from the well shaped rocks right in front of the villa. There is a professional diving school based

Agia Efimia

Distances

300 m. to the center of Agia Efimia.

6 km to the underground Lake of Melissani, in Karavomilos.

9 km (12 minute drive) to the port of Sami.

11 km to the Drogarati Cave nearby Sami.

15 km to the quaint little fishing harbour of Assos with its Venetian Castle.*Due to possible roadworks, if you follow another route the distance is 24 km from the villa to Assos but the view along the way will be worth the drive.

32 km to the picturesque yacht harbour of Fiskardo with beautiful scenery and view while driving.

30 km to Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia Island.

40 km to the Airport of Kefalonia.

33 km to Poros (to the northern part of the island).

47 km to Skala (to the northern part of the island).

Nearest Airport : Kefalonia Airport at 40 Kilometres

Nearest Ferry : Sami port at 9 Kilometres

Nearest Beach : Within Agia Efimia & Myrtos Beach at 9 Kilometres

Coast/Beach

In Agia Efimia, you can choose from numerous beautiful pebble coves to enjoy swimming and snorkeling all within 300 m. or literally open the door and just jump to the sea from the well shaped rocks right in front of the villa. Motorboats are available to hire to explore some more idyllic hidden little beaches that can not be reached by car. Within a 15 minute drive you will reach Myrtos beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece and within 23 minute drive along the east coast you will find Antisamos beach (near the port of Sami) with stunning mountain view. As you drive from Agia Efimia to Sami more small white pebble coves can be found along the way, ideal for snorkeling.

Travel

Kefalonia Airport (EFL) is approximately 40 km from the villa with flights from Athens and direct flights from the UK. The easiest way to come to Kefalonia is by direct flight to the airport of Kefalonia. If such a flight is not provided in your country, you can take a flight to Athens and then a connecting flight to Kefalonia. Alternatively, you can rent a car from Athens and drive to the ports of Patras or Kyllini. From those ports there are daily ferries to Kefalonia. Should you need more information or assistance by organizing your travelling, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be glad to assist you.

The port of Sami is 9 km (a 12 minute drive) from where you can take a ferry to Patras, on the mainland of Greece, Italy and the island of Ithaca. A car rental during your stay is recommended in order for you to explore the island. In Agia Efimia you can either hire a taxi or catch the local bus to take you to Myrtos beach and the surrounding villages. Feel free to contact us for any questions. You will also find a tourist office in Agia Efimia for further information.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: Single Bed
    Bedroom 3: King Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Mountain Views
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Central heating
  • Satellite TV
  • Linen provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Policies

Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Elina P.
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated::
23 Mar 2016
Years listed:
1

Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 12 Aug 2015. Located in Cephalonia, the average weekly rate varies from £870 to £1114.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 23 Mar 2016.

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