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CLIFFTOP VILLA HIDEAWAY WITH VIEWS OVER CORFU'S BEST BEACHES & PERFECT SUNSETS

Tom / Julie

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

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CLIFFTOP VILLA HIDEAWAY WITH VIEWS OVER CORFU'S BEST BEACHES & PERFECT SUNSETS

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Corfu - 'The Lookout' villa

Exclusive architect designed villa with private infinity pool

• Set in 2 acres

• All rooms have spectacular sea views

• 4 bedrooms all en-suite

• Amazing infinity pool

• Big triple aspect main living room 80sqm

• Wrap around terraces

• Games room with full size table tennis, Superleague pub pool table & Garlando table football

• 30 mins from airport & Corfu town

• Local beauty spot

• Surrounded by olive groves & natural forest

• Views over beaches ranked top 10 in Greece

• Wifi internet included

• Spa treatments available

• Traditional village 1000 meters with taverna & shops

• Choice of blue flag sandy family beaches or picturesque pebble coves within 15 minute drive

• Golf, vineyard tour, diving, boat hire & waterpark close by.

'The Lookout' is set in a landmark position on the cliff edge towering above the bay of Paleokastritsa “one of the best views in the Mediterranean” according to cruise ship itineraries. However from this villa the scenery & wild herb scented air is yours alone to take in and enjoy.Evenings watch the awe inspiring Santorini-like sunset, as the last day tripping boats leave Paradise Beach & the sea caves below. This cliff top retreat is set in two acres of mature olive grove & beyond that is surrounded by swathes of protected forests offering total rest & seclusion. On the doorstep are miles of unmade track ideal for exploring by foot, mountain bike or 4x4 plus easy access to the Corfu Trail. Despite this, Corfu Town is only a 30 minute drive away.

This seaside villa is designed with wide sliding doors on three sides of the big 14m x 5.5m living area. When opened indoors merges with the outside terraces to the north&east plus the pool terrace to the west making one huge space from which to enjoy the Mediterranean lifestyle. In addition to the modern well equipped kitchen a 3 burner grill is provided for your outdoor bbqs. A quality sound system couples up to the TV & DVD plus WIFI broadband means that you stay in touch whilst relaxing by the pool! All in all a great villa for family celebrations & get togethers, entertaining or a romantic break.

The amazing infinity pool perched on the edge of the rugged cliffs means you see some of the best beaches in Corfu without leaving the water. Look down from here upon the blue & turquoise seas sparkling crystal clear inviting snorkelling or diving. Falcons & Hawks can often be observed swooping among the rocky outcrops.

Giannades village, approximately 1.5km away has a bar with free internet access, taverna which serves good locally sourced food, a cafe/creperie, Post Office,a kiosk selling soft drinks, confectionery etc., several small grocery shops, and a local butcher. The village square is a very pleasant place to sit and relax with an iced coffee or beer, admire the views over the valley to the sea beyond and watch the world go by.

Some of the outer village roads around Giannades, including a 1km stretch leading to this property, do not have tarmac surfaces. This is a common feature in many areas of both Corfu and Greece in general and here it probably helps to keep the locality nice and quiet, it certainly adds rural charm. Some guests may prefer to hire a 4x4 vehicle for additional comfort whilst visiting, which would also allow them to explore deeper into the unspoilt countryside around.

This villa stands on towering cliffs 250 meters above the sea. It's a fabulous position, crafted by nature, providing awe inspiring views and great privacy but please be sure to keep everyone safe, especially children, by staying away from the cliff edge which although guarded still needs to be treated with respect.

'The Lookout' has been inspected and certificated by the E.O.T. (Greek Tourism Organisation). Registration number 0829K10000263501.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Guestbook comments from the owner
Thank you so much for providing such an amazing, well equipped and comfortable villa. The furnishings, fittings and equipment are all 1st class and we could not have asked for more. We were expecting a nice villa and view after seeing the photos on the website but when we walked in on the first day we were all completely overwhelmed by the beauty of the place. No photo could ever do justice to what you have on offer up here.

We have had a very comfortable and relaxing stay and hope that we may be able to return sometime soon
Apr 2014
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Tom / Julie

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Speaks German, English
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

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5
based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

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Clifftop villa hideaway with views over Corfu's best beaches & perfect sunsets
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
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Clifftop villa hideaway with views over Corfu's best beaches & perfect sunsets
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p881781
+44 7807289555
Corfu Ionian Islands
5

FANTASTIC VILLA LOCATION!!

  • 5 out of 5
Not enough space for words to describe this villa. Spacious, clean, absolutely stunning views of coast up to Paleokastritsa and uninterrupted views of sunset. Infinity pool is a good size and stunning with the views. Tried lots of Tavernas and all very friendly. All in all a fantastic 2 weeks and fully refreshed. Only note would be to make sure you hire a sturdy vehicle as approach road is unmade but didn't affect enjoyment of holiday (actually made it more exiting for the kids!!!) Would definitely book again without hesitation.
  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words Andrew and we are so pleased that you had a good time and have some special memories to take away with you. Hope to have your family back again one day.
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Clifftop villa hideaway with views over Corfu's best beaches & perfect sunsets
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p881781
+44 7807289555
Corfu Ionian Islands
5

INCREDIBLE VILLA

  • 5 out of 5
This is a truly amazing villa. The views from all the rooms are quite spectacular as they look out over the sea. There were some fantastic sunsets enjoyed whilst dining alfresco with a glass of wine.
The villa is very spacious, modern and very clean. The decor of a very high standard.
The owners, who live on the island, provide very comprehensive customer service and were available if we had any problems.
This villa is in a very secluded position surrounded by olive trees .
We would recommend a 4x4 vehicle as the road/track to the property can be a bit challenging
  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clifftop villa hideaway with views over Corfu's best beaches & perfect sunsets
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p881781
+44 7807289555
Corfu Ionian Islands
5

EXCELLENT VILLA, ACCOMADATING HOSTS

  • 5 out of 5
We had the pleasure of staying at "The Lookout" in June 2012. The villa is beautiful, and set in a very tranquil part of Corfu. The villa is set upon cliffs that overlook the north west parts of Corfu. The villa is clean and spacious. The views are unmatched. We enjoyed beautiful sunsets over the bay.

The villa itself is isolated from the hustle and bustle. We felt like we were the only ones on the Island! The pool is beautiful and is set on the cliff.

Our hosts were wonderful. They arranged a chef for us, to cook dinner on two nights. They also arranged for tours of the local honey factory and winery. Both tours were excellent, with multiple samples. We had 4 free bottles of wine to sample at Theotaky estates, while our guide explained to us the intricacies of wine making in Corfu (you can't bottle wine during a full moon...)

We would reccommend the villa to all who are interested. It is pefect for up to 8 people. It is very spacious, and relaxing. We would suggest an SUV or 4x4 as the Villa is perched on a cliff, and requires a drive up unpaved roads.
  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Corfu International Airport
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Corfu International Port
Nearest Beach
1.4 Kilometres
Giali Beach
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
'Cafe Odeon', Giannades
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Ermones Corfu Championship Golf
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Marangos Grill Room & Tristrato Taverna
Car: necessary

Sea views do not come much better than from this villa. 'The Lookout' is situated perfectly, above the clear azure seas where waves can be heard lapping the shores below. Enjoy extraordinary bird's eye views of the rugged cliffs that make up this coastline, then gaze onwards across unspoilt beaches of silver sand to the turquoise bays of Paleokastritsa. Lying In the waters immediately to the front of the villa is the small, wild uninhabited island of Koliviri above which birds are seen soaring on the warm thermals.

Set on the west coast of Corfu, 'The Lookout' is a villa designed to ensure that the amazing panoramas are never further than a glimpse away. The extensive terraces wrap around this fabulous property to compliment the bay putting you at one with the lovely surroundings, the inviting pool appearing as part of the sea below. Approached through an ancient private olive grove the villa offers total peace and privacy and is both a beautiful and unique location for your holiday or other special occasion.

Looking from the villa towards Paleokasrtrisa the beaches along this part of the Corfu coastline have been voted as being high in the Top 10 Best Beach locations in Greece. The main beaches of Paleokastrisa can be reached by car in around 15 minutes as can the pebbly beach at Liapades. The Blue Flag beach at Ermones is 10 minutes drive and just a few minutes further are the extensive sands of the west coast beaches of Glyfada, Pelekas and Agios Gordios. Because the sand slopes gently into the water here these beaches are considered to be very safe and are therefore popular with families .

Hidden away just south of 'The Lookout' is a beach set in a picture perfect horseshoe bay. The beach is called 'Yali' and is near enough to the villa that it can be reached by foot .The view from above makes 'Yali' an appealing prospect but the track going down towards this beach narrows and becomes very steep making the final descent an adventure that can only be recommended for the most fit and determined.

Liapades is located in a deep-cut bay, its view out to sea fringed by forested hillsides, which focus your gaze along the Paleokastritsa coastline. Few buildings are in sight, so you can hardly tell which century you are in. The big fun of Liapades is hiring an outboard motor boat and heading south along the coastline where 'The Lookout' stands. The land, where it meets the sea, is sheer and precipitous as far as Ermones with fine beaches and caves in between but few of these are accessible even on foot, which makes a sea-bourne exploration an exciting proposition.

The first beach you pass is Rovinia, made famous by Emma Tennant's book 'A House in Corfu' and worth a visit, but since it has an access road we suggest you leave this one to explore by car later and head on in your boat to Limni, a spectacular double-sided beach which links a small promontory with the coast. The strand is pebble, but the sea is crystal-clear. Further along the coastline, beaches of beautiful golden sand, interspersed by sheer hillsides blanketed in a patchwork of green and by twisted rock formations and sea-caves, are tucked under high cliffs.

If you like the idea of a secluded inaccessible beach with glorious sands but prefer someone else to skipper the boat we suggest you book one of the boats from Paleokastrisa that stop off for the day at Paradise beach provide a BBQ and then take you and your party back in the late afternoon. Great fun!

It would be a shame to leave Corfu having not explored the Venetian influenced architecture, cobbled streets, boutiques, restaurants and historical sites of the island's capital, Corfu Town which is now a world heritage site. Alternatively, you may like to play a round of golf at the respected 18 hole Championship course near Ermones or have a splash around at the Aqualand Water Park. All of these attractions are very close-by. To finish the day why not treat yourself to a hearty grill at the friendly taverna in Giannades village square or sit out with the locals enjoying a drink at the Cafe Odeon .

'A day not on Corfu is a day wasted'- from Emma Tennant's book 'A house in Corfu'

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Rental rates for this holiday villa in Corfu, Ionian Islands

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Summer
1 Jul 2014 - 31 Aug 2014
7 night minimum stay
£3,620
for 7 nights
£3,620
 
 
Late summer
1 Sep 2014 - 8 Sep 2014
7 night minimum stay
£2,920
for 7 nights
£2,920
 
 
Special offer (cancellation)
9 Sep 2014 - 15 Sep 2014
7 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 7 nights
£2,200
 
 
Early Autumn
16 Sep 2014 - 30 Sep 2014
6 night minimum stay
£1,989
for 6 nights
£2,320
 
 
Autumn
1 Oct 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
7 night minimum stay
£2,120
for 7 nights
£2,120
 
 
Early/Late season
1 Nov 2014 - 31 Mar 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,920
for 7 nights
£1,920
 
 
Spring
1 Apr 2015 - 31 May 2015
7 night minimum stay
£2,120
for 7 nights
£2,120
 
 
Early summer
1 Jun 2015 - 30 Jun 2015
7 night minimum stay
£2,620
for 7 nights
£2,620
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2015 - 31 Aug 2015
7 night minimum stay
£3,620
for 7 nights
£3,620
 
 
Late Summer
1 Sep 2015 - 14 Sep 2015
7 night minimum stay
£2,920
for 7 nights
£2,920
 
 
Early autumn
15 Sep 2015 - 30 Sep 2015
7 night minimum stay
£2,320
for 7 nights
£2,320
 
 
Autumn
1 Oct 2015 - 31 Oct 2015
7 night minimum stay
£2,120
for 7 nights
£2,120
 
 
Late/Early season
1 Nov 2015 - 31 Mar 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,920
for 7 nights
£1,920
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit £250
Notes DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE FOR GROUPS OF 7 PERSONS OR LESS; PLEASE CONTACT OWNER FOR A QUOTE.

HIRE PERIOD RUNS FROM 3P.M. ON CHECK-IN DAY TO 10A.M ON DEPARTURE DAY.

We can also accept payments in Euros - please ask for details if this is your preference.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Corfu in Ionian Islands

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 360 m²
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • waterfront
  • beach
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Iron & Board
  • Wireless Internet
  • Broadband Access
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Sunbed
  • Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Living Room ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Pantry Items
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The 3 en-suite shower rooms have been designed as wet rooms so access to each shower is completely open with no step, shower tray or door to negotiate, a plain glass side panel defines the showering area.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , En suite shower room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , En suite shower room
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , En suite shower room
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , En suite bathroom
  • Every bedroom is en-suite, has a large sliding patio door to a balcony or veranda and spectaular 180 degree sea views to the west. There is a combined playpen/cot available. Please request this option when booking, you will need to supply your own cot bedding.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Table Football
  • Television ...
  • Game Room ...
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Garden
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • water parks
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • bay
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • paddle boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • diving
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • water tubing
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
Notes:
CONCIERGE - Our aim is to make your holiday as relaxing as possible so that you return home feeling rejuvinated. Upon your arrival at the villa we offer a personal meet and greet service to introduce you to the property and its facilities and a property manager lives close-by throughout your stay to quickly iron out any technical issues which might arise. We are very happy to advise on days out, car hire, where to eat, in fact anything which will help make your holiday special. WELCOME PACK - To get your holiday off to a good start we provide you with a starter pack of coffee, teabags, sugar, UHT milk, toilet rolls, kitchen towels, bottles of water, liquid soap, shower gel/shampoo, cleansing wipes, refuse sacks and olive oil pressed from our very own trees. VILLA CLEANING 8 hours per week included. POOL CLEANING twice a week. LINEN CHANGE once a week
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