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Koukla House - an original Paxiot stone house with pool and stunning view.

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Paxos - Koukla House

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom secluted villa with sea view of Corfu and mainland


Koukla House is all about privacy and peace of mind. Situated in the centre of the island of Paxos in established gardens totally surrounded by stone walls and less than 10mins drive from all of the 3 main villages (Lakka, Loggos & Gaios).

Just a short walk will take you to one of Paxos' stunning sunset tavernas & a little further from here you will find some of Paxos' most amazing walks & cliff top view points to enjoy your very own sunset with a bottle of wine.

Magazia is just 2mins by car (10mins by foot) offering tavernas, mini markets, village bakery & one of the oldest quirkiest Kafenions on the island.

One double bedroom & one twin bedroom (Twin is en suite)

Koukla House is owned by an Italian family so as you would expect there are extensive outdoor al Fresco dining choices & a large spacious terrace which surrounds the large pool.

Stunning views towards the Greek mainland & to the southern tip of Corfu can be enjoyed from the terraces & pool areas

Koukla House has a very romantic story attached. The owners father from Milan bought Kouklas as a ruin along with his main house next door & restored Kouklas & gave it to his daughter as a wedding present.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Cesare (House manager)
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Italian, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 October, 2016

Guestbook comments from the manager

Such a peaceful, romantic spot with a great pool. We have been thinking about it all winter.
Aug 2010
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based on 12 holidaymaker reviews

Koukla House - an original Paxiot stone house with pool and stunning view.
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Simple, Stylish and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed in Kouklas . We absolutely love the stylish but laid back vibe. The outdoor kitchen ( there is an indoor one too!!) and lovely shady seating around the garden all add to the relaxed ambience.

We hired a car but also walked to Lilas Taverna and the little bar in Magazia. We were well looked after by Stuart .

We would definitely recommend the property. The Flinns

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Beautiful quiet house with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to a heavenly holiday house. Set away hidden in the olive groves is this wonderful house, clean, well maintained and well equipped. The gardens are very spacious with many different seating areas. The outdoor kitchen is great for barbequing etc. The Manager was attentive and welcoming.

We would advise taking a car as the local shops are a good 15mins walk away and very limited in what they sell. (The lady who bakes the bread in the bakery was ill so there was none!) There are a few good tavernas within walking distance. We would thoroughly recommend this property and intend returning ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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we will come back !

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time throughout 12 days at this beautiful villa. It was so comfortable and homely and we really felt like we could relax there. The pool was great for having a swim when it got too hot. We loved exploring the island but ended up spending a lot of the time at the villa as it as so nice. Excellent contact with both the owner and the local representative.Thank you, we will come back !

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Robert, thanks a lot for your positive review. We are happy you felt "home" at Koukla House! We look forward to see you in Paxos again next year. Best wishes, C.
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Lovely secluded house

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house and pool - lots of outside eating areas and the gas fired outside bbq was brilliant for cooking. Lovely views, so quiet and peaceful.

Here are a few tips:

1. There's no longer any left luggage in corfu (we were planning to leave stuff at the port and go off and have lunch and do shopping for the house before the boat) instead at least one of you are stuck at the port waiting for the hydrofoil. So unless your flight times fit perfectly with hydrofoil times I'd definitely recommend the water taxi with Nikos which we did on the way back - it was wonderful service, he had a taxi waiting for us the other side and he even pointed out dolphins en route!

2. definitely hire a car, you need one.

3. I didn't think about it but there are mosquitos in the evenings.

4. we hired a boat from friendly Arthur at Julia boat rentals in loggos (45 euros plus fuel) we went right round the island and round the back on the sheer cliffs you can take it under the overhang and all the nesting swallows fly above you - its like being in a wildlife doc. And Antipaxos was beautiful.

5. The bakery in Magazia is no longer operating (or wasn't when we were there)

6. The Vontza restaurant was absolutely lovely and the food so delicious!

One criticism - before the last day Stuart emailed and kindly said although we had to check out at 10am we could stay by the pool till noon. However on check out morning Matilda (the maid) arrived at 08:45 and starting sweeping outside as we sat there and had breakfast then began cleaning the house as I packed, we left before 10 to get away. It seems appropriate to wait to start cleaning on check out.

That aside the stay was wonderful, people on Paxos were really friendly and adore children. The beaches are varied and perfect for children as there's so much to discover. Thank you Cesare, it was a lovely holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Koukla House is a beautiful hideaway

  • 5 of 5

My two daughters and I had the great pleasure of visiting Paxos in July 2014 and our stay at Koukla House was the perfect home from home for us. Koukla House is a beautiful home which is well looked after and we found it very comfortable and clean. We also enjoyed the location as it is perfectly secluded, with lots of lovely outside seating areas. It did not take long before we felt at home and could explore the island. The owner and house manager were most welcoming and helpful. We are planning to return in 2015.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
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Shabby Chic - Italian Style

  • 5 of 5

We had a beautifully relaxed holiday on the lovely island of Paxos. Koukla House was stunning - shabby chic Italian style! For the cook the kitchen contained everything that was needed. The rest of the villa and grounds were as I expected clean, simple and stylish. The views outstanding, pool warm and a ping pong table for the competitive!

Paxos will not disappoint the romantics, the ramblers, the beach lovers, the foodies or just people who need to escape the rat race and wind down in a stunning villa, on a beautiful island.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Owner's Response: Thanks a lot for your review. I'm glad that Koukla House met your expectation and that you had a great time. Be warned paxos gets under your skin! Best wishes, Cesare
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Various beaches
Car: recommended

Koukla House is located right in the middle of the island, so its an easy 10mins drive to practically everything. Very nice 30mins walk into Lakka through some of Paxos' most unknown & beautiful hamlets.

Located on the west coast of Paxos just a short walk from Kastanida is the small peaceful hamlet of Manesatika. Situated in one of the best areas of Paxos for walking & sunsets together with one of Paxos' sunset tavernas, you would be hard pushed to find a better area to stay. Stunning views towards Corfu & the Greek mainland right from the terraces of the house & its large swimming pool.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Paxos, Ionian Islands

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Off-Peak Season 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid season 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Season 2017
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid-Late season 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 17 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low-Late season 2017
18 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0

Check in 16:00
Check out 10:00

20% non refundable deposit to secure booking then balance is due in full at 4wks prior to arrival

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on the Paxos, Greece

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bottled Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Twin ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Ensuite to twin bedroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    Twin bedroom - 2 Single Bed , Ensuite
  • Double bedroom (Air conditioning) with twin aspect looking towards pool & beyond to mainland Greece. Access via hallway to shower room with WC & bidet. Twin bedroom (Air conditioning) with en suite shower room, WC & bidet. We have a baby cot or small camp bed for a 5th person if required
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Normal sleeping capacity 4 persons. Extra camp bed available for 5th person

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