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Unique sea front stone property, private pool, Fiscardo 500 m, beach 150m

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa sleep 2-8 people

Casa di GIO at il Borgo Fiscardo property

Position:

Il Borgo property is situated in a splendid and unique seafront location in a very secluded and unspoilt environment:

- Panoramic sea view (the shore is only 50m from the property!)

- Fiskardo is only a 5 min drive away, or a 500m walk along a cleared footpath (plenty of restaurants, cafes, shops, yachting hotspot). You can also walk along the regular road (1,2 km quite flat)

- There are 3 beaches less than 1 km away:

1. A tiny charming, wild beach only 130m away (footpath, no road access);

2. The flat white rocks below the ruins of the beautiful Old Venetian Lighthouse at the entrance to Fiskardo harbour which are only 500m away;

3. And 1km from the relatively large and popular, Emblisi Beach, with the most crystal-clear waters in the area.

Emelisse Hotel with (tennis and squash court, fitness, yoga house) is just at 500 m

Privacy:

This is a completely secluded property (like a small, walled, stone village: a ‘’BORGO’’ in Italian) set in an unspoilt Mediterranean landscape with stunning views of the neighbouring islands (Ithaka, Lefkada, Meganissi...), and close enough to the shore to hear the music of the sea.

The large iron gates are electronically operated, and upon entering you will come across 'Casa di CLO', first, followed by, 'Casa di GIO'.

The architect took perfect advantage of the size of the plot (the total area of the property measures 5100 sq metres) and wide aspect, so that each of the two, traditional, Ionian-style villas are comfortably set apart from each other to ensure privacy and their own panoramic sea views. Additional landscaping also ensures perfect privacy for each villa. A superb Mediterranean garden has been created with 150 trees and plants being planted around the beautiful ancient olive trees and their ample shade, and each villa has its own private pool.

In addition, two Gazebo, one for each villa of course, has been added in 2016.

The style:

The Italian owners have used their exquisite taste for detail to magnificent effect in dreaming up this sophisticated and stylish property. Most of the indoor and outdoor furniture and flooring, along with the pool and bathrooms, have been designed and finished in highly polished cement – helping to keep it cool in the heat of the summer.

The colour scheme too, has been kept to cool, calm, minimal whites and light sands, brightened by splashes of ethnic colour (such as rugs and cushions, etc,...), creating a hip, elegant, but laid-back style. These villas are not merely places to stay, they are where you live the lifestyle

LAY OUT: 4 bedrooms sleep 8 people

At 180 m2, ‘Casa di GIO' is a very good sized house which sleeps 8 people in 4 bedrooms

Private pool 9m x 3.5 m.

●Pool level:

Fully-equipped kitchen

Living and dining room + 2 bedrooms lead directly out to the 100 m2 pool terrace equipped with an elegant and comfortable outdoor seating area and sun beds:

-1 bedroom with 2 single beds + ensuite bathroom with shower sea view

-1 double bedroom with a kingsize bed and ensuite bathroom (with shower and bathtub). sea view

●Garden level

(accessible by external staircase from the pool terrace or from the parking

-1 very spacious bedroom with a kingsize bed and a sofa + small kitchen + bathroom in suite, french window leading to private terrace. The terrace has partial sea view

-1 large bedroom 2 single beds + sofa + bathroom in suite. Limited view.

Villas features:

Air co in all bedrooms +  living room

mosquito screen at every window

FREE WIFI INTERNET

2 SMART TV

Music station Bluetooth

DVD player

Pool and beach towels

hairdryer in each bathroom

Bath soap + shampoo in every bathroom.

Dish machine + soap

Wash machine + soap + iron board + iron

Mosquitos machine

Baby cot and high chair provided.

Full  cleaning  of the villa and change linen-towels every 3 / 4 days

il Borgo has a licence from the Greek National Tourist Organisation (EOT Elliniko Organismo Tourismo)

Number MHTE 0458K91000471601

More Details

Property Manager
Catherine (property manager)
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Italian, Greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2018

About Catherine (property manager)

Catherine, property manager

“Born in France, I lived there until I was 35. Visiting on holiday in the early 1990’s, I immediately fell in love with the stunning island of Kefalonia, and Fiscardo in particular. A dream was formed: I longed to stay. Soon, a business opportunity presented itself and I took the risk. The rest is history.

I ran a successful cafe/bar/restaurant business in Fiscardo for 10 years. It was the place to be: St Tropez-style sophistication in the then newly-blossoming resort.

It took me some time to locate the perfect plot to build a home to complete my dream, but I finally found it and finished building Villa Alto-Mare in 2001. After selling my small business, I took a break and spent amazing long summers with family and friends in it’s exceptional setting. I decided to rent the villa in 2008 and it’s success was immediate.

Holidaymakers fell in love with my house and half of those who now rent it are returning guests!

Not long after, with the knowledge I gained, I decided to start up my own boutique business acting as an agent for a selection of holiday villas, whose owners benefit from my personal experience. The limited number of villas I've hand-picked are based on each owner’s personality and the friendship and trust that unite us. Hailing from a range of different countries – Italy, Israel, France, Switzerland, and of course, Greece – they all share the same passion: that of their love for Fiscardo, and the north of the island. Most of them have poured that passion into the holiday homes they have built – all houses with character which are a cut above the usual holiday rental. And that is why we work well together, because they understand what a house with a heart really is.” Casa di Clo and Casa di Gio are one of those.

Catherine Marmet

Your Villa Agent, Catherine Marmet

Catherine (property manager) purchased this villa in 2015

Why Catherine (property manager) chose Fiskardo

Walter the Italian owner:

“When I was young I had a dream: to leave Italy, the land of my birth, and go on adventure. In those days, business opportunities were numerous. It was possible to invest and create something in Greece – where you could also enjoy the excellent weather and beautiful scenery. I did a number of things in this country: I worked, I was productive, I invested, then I returned to Italy where I gained construction and real estate experience. When the crisis hit I sold my businesses and decided that it was time to realise my dream: to live on a Greek island and make the most of the long Summer sun. After a long search, I found my little corner of paradise: Fiscardo – with it’s Venetian-coloured houses, the deep green Cypress trees, and the translucent turquoise sea. However, fishing and pleasure-boating have their limits and it is impossible to live without creating, so I decided to build ‘Il Borgo’.

I poured myself into creating ‘Il Borgo’, and it reflects my personality as well as what I myself look for when choosing a place to stay. It is a place that is natural and serene, yet beautiful and sophisticated: it is the expression of true hospitality and easy living. Here at ‘Il Borgo’, each moment is to be savoured and remembered: the bright, luminescent dawns, a bathe in the sea, searching for starfish, a evening drink on the terrace watching the rocks on neighbouring Ithaka turn to fire as the sun sets, a dinner under the stars… The long, fleeting Summer days, the sun-bright mornings, the dream-like nights, evenings shared in friendship and laughter… Unforgettable moments! La Vita e Bella!”

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Fiskardo in Erisos

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 09:30
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Very large bedroom private terrace
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • The 2 bedrooms pool level have sea view 1 large bedroom garden floor have a private terrace The terrace has partial sea view 1 bedroom garden floor has a small window. No view. May suit children or adolescents
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

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(4 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
5

A little piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

We love Fiscardo and have stayed in some wonderful properties, but this one just tops them all. From the beginning, Catherine the property manager made the whole process so simple, answering any questions and booking taxi transfers quickly - the whole thing ran like clockwork. Then arriving at the villa, the view through the wall of windows is so breath taking you forget to look at the villa itself. But when you get around to that, the furnishings, artwork and outside space are beautifully thought through, just perfect. The 15 minute walk ( I walk slowly ) into the harbour with all it's bars and restaurants is fun, along a track past ruins and through the pine forest - an easy walk but flat shoes required. The icing on the cake is Walter the generous and friendly villa owner who lives next door, leaves you to your holiday, but is there if you ever need him. We have recommended Il Borgo - Casa di Gio - to friends and hope to return ourselves to this perfect spot.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review about this piece of heaven! We are looking to welcome you again at il Borgo It will be a great pleasure! Catherine.
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5

A Fabulous Family Villa in a Stunning Location!

  • 5 of 5

We were lucky enough to enjoy a simply fabulous family (of 7) holiday in Walter's gorgeous villa. Walter was charming and made sure we were happy with all the villa had to offer; he visited us regularly kindly bringing bread and cakes!

We had decided not to rent a car and really enjoyed the daily walk down to the bay of Fiscardo through the rocky pathway, past the Venetian Lighthouse, all very magical! After an evening meal we also had a choice of either getting two taxis back, 5 euros each, or walking back (torches necessary). We also used taxis to bring provisions back to the house, as we were not away in peak season this worked well for us.

There is a fabulous choice of restaurants, cafes and bars in Fiscardo Bay where we enjoyed many relaxing, fun evenings. We walked to Embelisi beach, past the Hotel, easily accessible and has stunning clear blue waters.

All in all a wonderful holiday, thank you Catherine for organising (lafrenchtouchfiscardo.com) and to Walter who was a very kind and caring Owner, we could not have asked for more, everything was perfect.

Vivienne

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Faultless

  • 5 of 5

I loved, loved, loved the house, the location , the garden, the privacy and Fiskardo and am finding it difficult (impossible) to find fault. We (parents, 3 sons and 2 girlfriends) really enjoyed our stay as the house offered us space and flexibility - both indoors and out- and spectacular views with wonderful and empty coves in walking distance as well as more populated beaches and Fiskardo a short stroll away too. Walter, the owner, was very kind and generous and the quick responses of the management team were much appreciated - the house was clean, comfortable and well equipped - just as described.

So if Walter or Catherine read this - thank you for a fantastic week even with the thunderstorms.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mel, for your wonderful words. Expecting your visit next year in both il Borgo and Fiscardo paradise ! Catherine.
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5

The most amazing place, ever.

  • 5 of 5

This villa is in a stunning location, with breath taking views over the sea. It's beautifully designed and decorated. The outdoor space is lovely and really well thought out, with shady areas and comfortable seating / hammock / day bed as well as space to lay in the sun. The gardens around provide privacy, butterflies and beautiful scents.

We stayed here as 2 families, with one family in the upstairs apartment and us downstairs. This worked really well, and both apartments are amazing, although the views from the top one are spectacular.

It's a lovely approx 10 min walk along a path through the countryside to fiskardo (not suitable for buggies, although fine for 4 year old adventurers & us grown ups)

We would highly recommend this place, and were so sad to leave! It's by far the best place we've ever stayed

  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your nice words. You make us very happy. You will not forget this piece of paradise, and we sincerely hope to welcome you again at Casa di Gio at il Borgo property. Catherine, villa agent Walter, villa's owner.
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Location

Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
ARGOSTOLI
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Fiscardo
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Fiscardo
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Fiscardo
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Small wild beach
Car: not necessary

At 1 km from il Borgo by car (500m by foot path) , Fiscardo is a picturesque and beautiful Greek harbour village on the Northern tip of Kefalonia, the largest of the seven Ionian Islands. Fiscardo is unique in that it was left virtually undamaged during the great earthquake of 1953, that ruined most of the historic buildings on Kefalonia. Fiscardo, with its waterfront tavernas and bars, is simply a delight. Strict building regulations, maintained the elegance of the Venetian architecture which lines Fiscardo's horseshoe harbour, have created a magical setting that is one of Kefalonias highlights. Traditionnal Kefalonian fishing boats moor alongside the more extravagant temporary visitors during the summer. If you are early enough you can buy freshly caught fish. Otherwise, a stroll around the harbour will take you on a tour of some of the most luxurious yachts. Many of them are owned by the rich and famous who are attracted to Kefalonia by the tranquillity of Fiscardo. Fiscardo at night takes on an entirely different perspective.The lights, the old buildings, cafes, bars and restaurants all combine to provide a magical Mediterranean atmosphere.Of all the villages of Kefalonia, Fiscardo stands out as having a unique ambiance, especially on a summer evening.

Activities:

Whatever your option, small motor boat (no licence required), old renovated fishing boat, sailing boat, speed RIB boat, luxury motor yacht, do not miss a ride on the beautiful waters of the Ionian Sea. Discover the shore of our area from the sea on its very calm waters, is a must.

An excellent very professional PADI diving club is operating in Fiscardo from many years: great international team.

If you like walking, be prepared for 16 km of footpaths (cleared and post signed by professional hikers) in the cypress forest, uphill downhill, from small cove to lovely crystal bays.

Horse riding is available in Sami (one hour drive): excellent reputation.

For your little kids: play ground in Fiscardo.

fishing boats moor alongside the more extravagant temporary visitors during the summer. If you are early enough you can buy freshly caught fish. Otherwise, a stroll around the harbour will take you on a tour of some of the most luxurious yachts. Many of them are owned by the rich and famous who are attracted to Kefalonia by the tranquillity of Fiscardo.Fiscardo at night takes on an entirely different perspective.The lights, the old buildings, cafes, bars and restaurants all combine to provide a magical Mediterranean atmosphere.Of all the villages of Kefalonia, Fiscardo stands out as having a unique ambiance, especially on a summer evening.

Activities:

Whatever your option, small motor boat (no licence required), old renovated fishing boat, sailing boat, speed RIB boat, luxury motor yacht, do not miss a ride on the beautiful waters of the Ionian Sea. Discover the shore of our area from the sea on its very calm waters, is a must.

An excellent very professional PADI diving club is operating in Fiscardo from many years: great international team.

If you like walking, be prepared for 16 km of footpaths (cleared and post signed by professional hikers) in the cypress forest, uphill downhill, from small cove to lovely crystal bays.

An excellent very professional PADI diving club is operating in Fiscardo from many years: great international team.

Horse riding is available in Sami (one hour drive): excellent reputation.

For your little kids, a play ground in Fiscardo.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Fiskardo, Ionian Islands

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
1-a
1 Apr 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,155
for 7 nights
£1,155
 
 
1
28 Apr 2018 - 4 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,329
for 7 nights
£1,329
 
 
2
5 May 2018 - 18 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,438
for 7 nights
£1,438
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
3
19 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,244
for 7 nights
£2,244
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
4
26 May 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,154
for 3 nights
£2,693
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
5
16 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,277
for 7 nights
£3,277
 
 
6
7 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,987
for 7 nights
£3,987
 
 
7
21 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£4,784
for 7 nights
£4,784
 
 
8
25 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£4,074
for 7 nights
£4,074
 
 
10
8 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,658
for 7 nights
£2,658
 
 
11
15 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,214
for 7 nights
£2,214
 
 
12
22 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,682
for 7 nights
£1,682
 
 
13
29 Sep 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,416
for 7 nights
£1,416
 
 
low
28 Oct 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,155
for 7 nights
£1,155
 
 
1
27 Apr 2019 - 3 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,329
for 7 nights
£1,329
 
 
2
4 May 2019 - 17 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,438
for 7 nights
£1,438
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
3
18 May 2019 - 24 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,244
for 7 nights
£2,244
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
4
25 May 2019 - 14 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,693
for 7 nights
£2,693
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
5
15 Jun 2019 - 5 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
£3,277
for 7 nights
£3,277
 
 
6
6 Jul 2019 - 19 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
£3,987
for 7 nights
£3,987
 
 
7
20 Jul 2019 - 23 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
£4,784
for 7 nights
£4,784
 
 
8
24 Aug 2019 - 6 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
£4,074
for 7 nights
£4,074
 
 
10
7 Sep 2019 - 13 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,658
for 7 nights
£2,658
 
 
11
14 Sep 2019 - 20 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,214
for 7 nights
£2,214
 
 
12
21 Sep 2019 - 27 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,682
for 7 nights
£1,682
 
 
13
28 Sep 2019 - 26 Oct 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,416
for 7 nights
£1,416
 
 
14
27 Oct 2019 - 28 Dec 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,155
for 7 nights
£1,155
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £435.74

Special discount party small party 2/3 people at certain date

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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