Villosa

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Variko - Tucked away at the end of the Gulf, Villosa is a special oasis. Stroll down the private path between the villa and the beach and you’ll feel like you’re in a private paradise. It’s the sort of house you wish you could hide away in, paint, write books and only emerge when you’re ready to face the real world again!

 
Stand-alone villa
220m2
Guests 8
Independent Beach Villa
4 bedrooms
5 beds
 

 

About the accommodation

As you turn off the road from Lixouri and down the narrow lane towards the water you’ll feel a sense of anticipation as to what you’ll find. Passing between olive groves you get a glimpse of the sea as you approach the pretty blue-shuttered home that is yours for your holiday.

As you enter the tranquil building, you can see that this is a home that was built with a love of outdoor living, making the very most of the location, the views and the natural breezes that drift through the property.This home, which was the family childhood home of the owner, is peppered with personal artwork, traditional furniture and family touches throughout.

The generous hallway and open-plan living space stretches in front of you, with a large dining table, sunken seating area and French windows leading to the terraces beyond. The kitchen is tucked off to the side of this central living area, with its own door to the terrace that wraps around the back of the house. Fully equipped and furnished with everything you will need, it also has a pantry area containing the washing machine.

The house has 3 generous double bedrooms and another smaller bedroom containing 2 single beds. The first of these doubles is on the ground floor, along with a large family shower room. Up the sweeping staircase you’ll find two further large bedrooms, with high wooden ceilings. The large family bathroom is also on this level. The childrens’ bedroom is tucked into what feels like a lookout at the top of a mast, overlooking the gulf towards the mountains beyond.

Throughout the property, inside merges with out, with various terraces, seating areas and quiet spaces where you can enjoy a morning coffee or evening cocktail.

Outside, the property is surrounded by a wide expanse of gardens, with mature trees, pots of scented geranium and flowerbeds peppered with herbs you can use for your evening meal. Terraces surround the house on all levels, so you can catch the sun, or the shade, as you please. Strolling down from the terrace to a sandy path, you quickly reach the family-friendly beach. The gently-sloping coast and calm waters mean that young children can splash around safely. Please note that due to the gentle slope, deeper water for swimming is quite a distance out from the beach. For those looking for bigger waves and more excitement, the beaches of Petani and the north of the Paliki peninsula are within an easy drive of about 20 minutes.

If you can drag yourself away from your terraces, you can drive the short 5km to Lixouri, where you can enjoy the many restaurants, cafes, ice-cream bars and all the other amenities you would expect.

This is a stunning, spacious, family-focused villa, where you’ll make memories for years to come.

Please note – The owner lives onsite in a separate self-contained apartment tucked away under the main house.

 

  Accommodation   Facilities  
 
  • Bedroom one – one queen-sized bed on the ground floor
  • Bedroom two – one queen-sized bed
  • Bedroom three – one king-sized bed
  • Bedroom four – two single beds
  • Family bathroom with shower, sink, and WC on the ground floor
  • Family bathroom with shower (he said he will renovate it in the winter), shower, sink and WC on the first floor
  • Large open plan living space with comfortable sofas, kitchen and eating area, opening to the wrap-around terraces  
 

DINING OUTDOORS

  • Freestanding BBQ
  • Outside dining area for 8 people
  • Sun loungers and umbrellas
  • Outside shower

TECHNOLOGY & ENTERTAINMENT

  • Smart 42in TV in sitting room
  • WiFi
  • Netflix

KITCHEN EQUIPMENT

  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Hob and oven
  • Nespresso coffee maker, Greek coffee maker, Filter coffee maker  
 

  Further information   Location  
 

VILLA ESSENTIALS

  • Washing machine
  • Clothes drying rack
  • Hairdryer
  • Insect screens
  • Air conditioning in all bedrooms
  • Private parking
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Bathroom and pool towels
  • Cot available on request
  • Smoking outside only
  • Sorry – no pets

OUR SERVICE

  • Welcome pack
  • Cleaning service mid-week
  • Flexible changeover day outside peak season
  • Flexible arrival / departure times on request
 

LOCAL FACILITIES

  • Mini market near by
  • Taverna near by
  • Shops, boutiques, bars, chemist, medical centre, ATM, boat trips, ferry to Argostoli at Lixouri approx. 6km
  • Argostoli 1 hour  

BEACHES

  • Xi 12km
  • MegasLakos 11km
  • Mania 13km
  • Vrahinari 14km
  • Vatsa 14km
  • Lagadakia 15km
  • AgiaElini 10km
  • Petani 10km
  • Atheras 13km
  • Vouti 14km
  • Lepeda 8 km
  • Myrtos 26 km

AIRPORT

  • Kefalonia 37km. 50 minutes transfer time
 
   Prices for 2023  
   based on occupancy of 8 people  
   Low season (31 March - 26 May)  up to 1870€ per week  
   Mid season (27 May - 30 June)   up to 2220€ per week  
   High season (1 July - 16 July)  up to 2550€ per week  
   High season (17July - 29 August)  up to 3160€ per week  
   Mid season (30 August - 10 September)   up to 2220€ per week  
   Low season (11 September - 23 September)  up to 1970€ per week  
   Low season (24 September - 7 November)  up to 1870€ per week  
   Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to enquire and reserve.   
   Full online booking will be live from  December 15th 2022.