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AEOLUS AND STAVLO - A LUXURY GREEK VILLA WITH PRIVATE POOL

SHARON WEBSTER

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Bedrooms 3
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Minimum Stay 7 nights

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AEOLUS AND STAVLO - A LUXURY GREEK VILLA WITH PRIVATE POOL

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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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PRICES REDUCED 2014 A beautiful traditionally built stone house

Aeolus and Stavlo comprise one property nestled on the hillside in the beautiful village of Korythi overlooking the Ionian Sea. The property comprises of the main house with a spacious double bedroom and a mezzanine with a single bed. Stavlo, the adjacent family room/studio to Aeolus has a double and two single beds.The property is set amongst olive and cypress trees with impressive views across the sea and mountains. If you are looking for privacy and tranquility then this is the villa for you. The main bedroom, perfect for the honey mooning couple has french windows onto the verandah overlooking the sea. The pool is set in established gardens with palm trees, the fragrance of jasmine and oleander fill the air. Just simply the most beautiful place to be....

Stavlo is a self contained studio with it's own kitchen and wet room. This is very popular with teenagers.

A feature of this property is it's extensive terraces with a wide range of seating areas to accomodate extensive outside al freso dining. There is also an outside kitchen /eating room, boasting a BBQ, rotisserie and outside oven. Perfect for shade in the heat of the day and romantic candle lit dinners under the stars. All meals are normally taken outside during the summer months either by the barbecue area or on the terrace tables.

The villa posses a charm all of it's own, has all mod cons but keeps it's great greek feel!

St Nikolas Port is approximately 4 min away by car and offers a lovely beach with free sunbeds and excellent tavernas. Long Beach is a large beach approximately 15 min away again with good tavernas. And on the coast road (the road you will journey on from the airport to the Villa) there are a number of other accessible beaches. There are also many isolated coves which can be accessed by boat, boat hire also being available locally. The sea is perfectly clean and most of the beaches are stony rather than sandy in the north of the island (covered with a light shale). There are a large number of tavernas available within 10 to 20 min of the Villa, and especially across the mountain range to Volimes and Anovolimes.

PELIGONI, is an exclusive sailing club located approximately 5 min away from the villa. The club offers a wide range of sailing activities, waterskiing, tennis, table tennis and superb dining. Check out party night on Wednesdays and Saturdays for fun and frolics!

For those searching for a lively night life on the island this can be found at Alikes, Alkanas and further away down south at Lagana (famous for the Loggerhead Turtles). There is something for everyone.

Boats can be hired locally to visit the remote beaches, caves and beachside tavernas, you can also take escorted trips to the Blue Caves, famous Shipwreck Cove and ancient monasteries. There are daily ferries from the nearby port that go to Kefalonia (Captain Correlli's Island) and ferries to the Pelaponese on the mainland and other islands that go from the main Zakynthos town port.

Zakynthos town is approximately 30 minutes by car and is a thriving cosmopolitan town, rich with history and beautiful architecture. It has a wide range of shops, bars and restaurants and is well worth a visit. The port for mainland Greece (about 1 hour away by ferry) is situated adjacent to the town. The town has an outside theatre and busy nightlife.

The villa is set on a hillside in the beautiful village of Korithi. St Nikolas port, which has 2 medium-sized supermarkets is only 4 min away by car. If it is each Friday night in the port there is a great Greek evening at the L'Astoria Taverna on the beach with live music and dancing. On Tuesday evening's Nobelos a lovely Taverna by the sea holds a fine dining and live music evening under the pine trees.

The village of Volimes, is well worth a visit and attracts tourists visiting the locally made beautiful crafts. the village of Katastari is some 30 min from the Villa where there are a number of larger supermarkets selling a larger range of products. The island itself is approximately 25 miles long by 3 miles wide and is covered with a central mountainous spine, olive groves, cypress trees and orange and lemon orchards. The views and around the island and in particular the north of stunning and well worth exploring.

Aeolus is our much loved summer home. We have had the villa for approximately 12 years and spend a lot of our time out there in the summer, letting it out only when we come back to the UK. This means that it is more homely and comfortable than properties that are purely furnished for the letting market and an additional income.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
SHARON WEBSTER (Owner)
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About SHARON WEBSTER

We bought the land with the view to having a small quiet village location for our second (holiday) home. The original house was taken down and many of the original materials were used to build the new house, Aeolus. Stavlo is a renovated stable and has all it's original charm. We did not want to let such a beautiful place stay empty when we could not be there, so sharing it with like minded people led us to the holiday rental of the villa.

SHARON WEBSTER purchased this villa in 2001

Why SHARON WEBSTER chose Volimes

The northern part of the Island is so special. The sea, mountains and the pretty little port of Aghious Nikolas, as well as the Peligoni Sailing Club so close were key reasons for this location. The local greek people are so friendly and helpful and there is always the feeling of being safe.

What makes this villa unique

The unique features of the Villa are the stunning views of both the sea and the mountains, the privacy and the amazing gardens and pool. There are many terraces on different levels and each one so different you couldn't possibly get bored! There is aways somewhere to sit in the sun and shade. Another unique feature is the family room, Stavlo, which can comfortably sleep 4, but is great for adults with small children or for teenagers wanting their own pad, but still easily supervised by adults.

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Reviews

5
based on 38 holidaymaker reviews

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AEOLUS and STAVLO - a luxury Greek villa with private pool
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Volimes Zakynthos (Zante)
5

Fabulous villa

  • 5 out of 5
We spent 10 days here with two of our friends & their boys.
Everything was fabulous. Beautiful accommodation & pool set in its own walled garden in the small hamlet of Korithi.
Outside barbecue area a must.
Toys for the kids to play with inside & out.
Car hire a must for the short drive down into the port to visit Dimitri's for food, wine & hiring boats & for exploring this beautiful island.

Thank You Sharon - a real treat !!!!!

Jacky & Adam Croft.
Sue & Simon Taylor, Keilan & Caiden.
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  • Review Submitted: 26-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you guys for such a good review, it was my pleasure. Sharon.
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AEOLUS and STAVLO - a luxury Greek villa with private pool
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+44 -01476552125
Volimes Zakynthos (Zante)
5

Superb villa in lovely location

  • 5 out of 5
We spent a week here on honeymoon and enjoyed it immensely. A beautiful and very comfortable villa in a huge walled garden, it was as secluded as we could wish, and yet was only a couple of minutes drive from the shops and restaurants of the harbour. The villa and pool were beautifully clean and maintained brilliantly by Barbara, who was also spectacularly helpful with restaurant tips and ideas for sight-seeing trips. We highly recommend this lovely place.
  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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AEOLUS and STAVLO - a luxury Greek villa with private pool
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Volimes Zakynthos (Zante)
5

The picture you see is how it is. Beautiful Villa.

  • 5 out of 5
The Villa is gorgeous with lovely sitting out areas all over the place..In fact you needn't venture out except for food it is so tranquil.
  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Pat I am so pleased you all had a lovely time. Sharon Webster.
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AEOLUS and STAVLO - a luxury Greek villa with private pool
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p93065
+44 -01476552125
Volimes Zakynthos (Zante)
5

Perfect Villa - Breathtaking Views

  • 5 out of 5
The photos are amazing but don't do Aeolus justice. When you arrive and see the setting, the space, the immaculate gardens and pool it takes your breath away. Open the door to find a lovely, cared-for home with everything you need for a relaxing break in a beautiful area and then relax...

Oh, did I mention the balcony? Wow, what a view! Perfect for breakfast, but wait until evening and retire up here to watch the sun go down and the lights come out in the dozens of towns and villages visible down the coast. You can see as far as Zakynthos town but the closer towns of Alykes and Alykanas provide the most twinkling lights in the near distance. We just sat in awe for a couple of evenings enjoying the warmth, the views and the atmosphere up there.

The little port of Agios Nikolaos is 3 minutes away and you can hire boats, go on organised trips, shop, eat, drink, party if you want to...

Sharon was ever so helpful, answering plenty of questions before we even went. We took kids so wanted to know a few details to help us plan our visit, it turned out perfect and they had a wonderful time.

We plan to return with other friends to enjoy this beautiful place as it's not fair to keep it a secret!
  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for giving such a helpful and considerate review. So many clients comment on how helpful the reviews are in helping them decide which Villa is right for them. Thank you. Sharon W. Villa Owner
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Volimes Zakynthos (Zante)
Thurso, Highland
5

Immaculate

  • 5 out of 5
The villa itself gives an immediate impression of space even although there is only one double bedroom on the upper floor (plus a single bed on the landing/mezzanine) and a very large kitchen/dining/sitting room at ground level.
The lowermost level is a utility room.

Another immediate sense is of quality. This is someone's second home, and this shows in furnishings which are high end compared to any holiday property I have rented before.

Through the side gate to the garden and across a narrow lane is 'Stavlo', a completely rebuilt stable which has the high wooden ceilings typical of the local houses, a double and 2 single beds in one open plan room. In addition to its own wet room, there is a small kitchen area so that sleeping here don't need to disturb guests in the main villa. In April, there was no opportunity to test the effectiveness of the air conditioning.

The pool and grounds are spacious and well-kept and there is a covered outdoor kitchen - useful for those who like to avoid too much sun or for keeping the poolside drinks cool and at hand.

The villa is in a tiny hamlet (Korithi) surrounded by olive groves. The roads in April were quiet. Some are narrow, but if you are comfortable with Scottish single track roads you shouldn't have any problem. A hire car is a necessity for getting around here. Many restaurants were not yet open for the season when I stayed here, but those in the local port 2km down the road that were open served the best moussaka and seafood I have ever enjoyed.

Conclusion?
Excellent for exploring Zante from a high quality, spectacular, quiet, and comfortable base.
  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Donald, I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay, thank you for an excellent review.
Sharon.
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Volimes Zakynthos (Zante)
5

Lovely villa for a celebration

  • 5 out of 5
We rented the villas as a surprise for my parent's anniversary and we couldn't have been happier with our choice! In brief, the villas are more spacious and beautifully maintained than the pictures can do justice and the communication with the owner made the whole experience very easy and relaxing.
There are countless outdoor areas to enjoy and we quickly settled into a routine: breakfast on the lounge terrace, mornings by the pool, eating lunch out during our adventures and then returning to the pool for the afternoons. Pre-dinner drinks were on the roof terrace and we all loved cooking together in the outdoor kitchen. After dinner we sat on the roof terrace and watched the lights twinkle and most nights my husband and I would stop for some stargazing by the pool before we returned to the little villa, Stalvo.
The local port was very friendly. Most days the supermarket girls gave us gifts with our shopping and we had several perfect lunches and dinners on the sea front at their families fish taverna – we would return there in a flash. we also enjoyed the boat trip at the end of the road to the blue caves
My parents stayed in Aeolus and they said they felt very spoiled as it is large and luxurious. we stayed in Stavlo and it was nice to have our own space (it would be nice to have a curtain on the door to aid us lazy people having lie ins!).
We all hope to return - thank you for letting us stay in your amazing home
  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for such a great review, I am so please you all enjoyed your stay and the weather was good for you. Sorry about the curtain on Stavlo door there was one! However I will sort for next year, Thank you and best wishes. Sharon Webster, Villa Owner

Location

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Nearest Airport
36 Kilometres
Zakynthos
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Agios Nikolaos
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
St Nikolas Port
Car: necessary

This luxury villa is situated in the beautiful mountain village of Korithi, located at the northern tip of the island overlooking Kefalonia. The bustling little fishing port of Agios Nikolaos is just 2 kilometres away from where the daily ferry to Kephalonia leaves. The villa is also in easy reach of unspoilt beaches, boat trips, tavernas and watersports. The family resort of Alykes is a short drive away and an ideal place to shop, with many restaurants, night life, cash machines, medical centre and sandy beaches. Aeolus and Stavlo are perfectly located to provide quiet relaxation yet be close enough to the action. Taxis are easily available. Aeolus has spectacular views of the sea looking out over the rugged coastline and the Peloponnese in the distance. Set in half an acre of mature olive grove, the walled garden boasts complete privacy. The Villa is the perfect location to explore the island's attractions including the famous Shipwreck Bay & Blue Caves. Direct flights March-November.

Other Activities: painting, an artists paradise.

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Rates & Availability

From £950 Weekly

Rental rates for this holiday villa in Volimes , Zakynthos (Zante)

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Early season
1 May 2015 - 30 May 2015
7 night minimum stay
£950
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£950
 
 
Mid season
31 May 2015 - 27 Jun 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,125
for 7 nights
£1,125
 
 
High season
28 Jun 2015 - 5 Sep 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,950
for 7 nights
£1,950
 
 
low season
6 Sep 2015 - 31 Oct 2015
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 

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Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes *Welcome pack provided. Includes bottles of chilled water, bottle of chilled white wine, bottle of lager type beer. Milk. Bread. Fruit.
I have a 24/7 house manager who is english and very knowledgeable about the local a.
A detailed pack of information will be emailed to you after the final payment has been made. There will be detailed instructions how to get to the villa from the Airport or Ferry.
A deposit of £400 GBP is made on reservation of the Villa, then the balance payment is due 8 weeks before departure.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Volimes in Zakynthos (Zante)

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 190 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor shower by pool
  • Both shower rooms are designed in the traditional greek style, they are spacious, have natural light and are well appointed. Each contains hand wash basin, toilet and shower. A booster switch in the kitchen area will give accelerated hot water to the main house bathroom. Hot water is generated by solar heating to ensure adequate quantities of hot water. are available
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Mezzanine - 1 Single Bed , Fans and mosquito net
    Sitting room area - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
    Blue Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Air Con, cool vaulted ceiling, french windows to terrace.
    Stavlo - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Adjacent to main house, high vaulted ceiling, air condition.
  • The main house (Aeolus) can comfortably sleep three upstairs and there are two comfortable sofa beds in the main open plan living area on the ground floor. Stavlo is a self contained studio adjoining Aeolus and has a large double bed, two single divan beds and a transportable Z bed. Aeolus is designed as a home and the decor reflects this. The blue bedroom is romantic and spacious with a cool high vaulted ceiling, ideal for honeymoon couples. The room has double french windows leading out onto the well furnished terrace overlooking the pool, gardens, and the incredible views of the coastline bays and mountain ranges.The mezzanine area accommodates one single bed suitable for adult or child, and down a short staircase leads out onto the upper terrace. There is ample wardrobe and storage area. Fujitsu Air conditioning system is in the blue bedroom and Stavlo. Electric fans and mosquito nets available. Beach towels not available. A cot is available
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 20 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Aeolus and Stavlo posses the charm and character of a traditional Zakynthian stone built house but with modern amenities. The main house is on three levels, the laundry facilities are located on the lower ground floor. The ground floor has 3 pairs of french windows opening onto vast terraced areas overlooking the gardens and pool. Inside the spacious open plan living/dining/kitchen, there is a large oval table that accommodates up to 8 people. The sitting area has two comfortable sofas (sofabeds) & other seats are available. All windows have the traditional Greek shutters that help to keep the rooms cool in the heat of the summer. The first floor is where the bedrooms and bathroom are located. The villa boasts extensive terraced areas that are perfect for al fresco dining and a superb BBQ and bread oven. Steps lead down to the sun loungers by the pool and there is ample shade provided by the magnificent olive trees. Through an arched wall lies Stavlo. Ample car parking is available.
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