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Completely private villa with panoramic sea views of the Ionian islands

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
People
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
4 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday villa in Katouna - Villa Katia

2 bedroom-2 bathroom with private pool within walking distance of restaurant

Villa Katia is air conditioned throughout and has been designed with the needs of a family in mind. It is suitable for a family or couples. It is gated and walled with safety rails protecting the front paths. There is a safety path in front of the infinity pool for complete peace of mind. It is child friendly throughout and has DVD TV in both bedrooms and in the lounge plus an Ipod docking station, CD player and radio, games box, many DVD films and CDs and a burglar alarm. The two bedroom villa is stylishly furnished with all the mod cons you would need to enjoy a relaxing and comfortable holiday. Each bedroom has a private bathroom and both bedrooms have A/C and open up to the terrace and swimming pool area. The property is all on one level internally with level access to the outside dining areas. There two steps down to the pool and main pool patio. The doors are wide and there are numerous British adapter plugs for your use plus a hairdryer. The doors open without step thresholds.

Property Exterior and Setting:

The property is set in a former olive grove and there are many olive, Oleander, lavender and other shrubs and trees surrounding it. The area around the house is mainly laid to stone patio using local stone in an attractive crazy paving. There are 4 adjustable sun loungers, shaded areas, a large teak table for outdoor dining with 6 chairs plus smaller tables chairs for enjoying those cold drinks by the pool. There are two outdoor dining areas, one at the front, the other at the rear near the large stone chimney barbecue. There is also a wooden drinks bar. The pool is approx 10m x 5 m and the property is totally private, not being overlooked, or overlooking anyone or anything other than beautiful unspoilt views of both mountains to the interior of the island and to the sea overlooking the beautiful eastern coastline.

Activities locally:

Villa Katia is within a ten minute walk of the village of Katouna where there is a traditional Greek taverna and a lovely little cafe on the square. The locals come out every evening; the old ladies in traditional dress to complete their embroidery and many children to play with their friends on the square. It is very safe and ideal for lounging over an after dinner drink whilst the children play.

Boat hire is available from Ligia - about 5 min drive away. You may hire a small boat with an outboard engine to explore the satellite islands and perhaps stop off on Meganisi for lunch at one of the many beach tavernas. We can prebook this for you if you wish. Watersports are available in Nikiana about 10 mins drive away.

Close to the village in Ligia there are a number of mini markets and bakeries for your daily shopping. There are also a number of very good fish restaurants situated on the beach, a great pizzeria and a couple of cafes and bars. There is also a small cafe on the beach with a bouncy castle area attached for smaller children.

Lefkas Town with its lovely architecture and narrow side streets is about 10 mins drive. The bustling centre is great for a morning out shopping in the small boutique style shops and of course for a visit to one of the small museums. There is a large square lined with cafes and restaurants ideal for an evening out and we will be happy to point you in the right direction of some of the best eating establishments on the island. Supermarket shopping is also available in Lefkas Town.

Ideas for a day at the beach on Lefkas

Agios Giannis – Milos – Gyra - Kastro

(10 mins drive) A length of approximately 12 kms of fine shingle beach beginning as Agios Giannis Beach which is dotted with tavernas and cafes. Further along is Milos Beach with kite surfing facilities, a couple of cafes and a restaurant. On the northern point is Gyra Beach favoured by the locals with a small taverna right on the beach, sunbeds and a cafe. The stretch ends with Kastro Beach, completely virgin without any facilities. This stretch of beach is mostly very fine shingle and in some places sand.

Nidri Beach - Pefkakia

(15 mins drive) A long sandy beach dotted with restaurants and hotels on the outskirts of the town. Very good for children as it is very shallow for a relatively long way in and does not shelve almost at all. There are water-sports facilities and lots of little restaurants where you may have lunch and water sports including paragliding, wakeboarding, water skiing and fun rides.

Milos Beach – Agios Nikitas

(20 mins drive) To get to it you must go to Agios Nikitas and take a sea taxi operating a taxi service to and from Milos departing from the beach at the end of Agios Nikitas Main Street.

Kalamitsi Beach

(approx. 1 hr drive). One of the most beautiful beaches on Lefkas. Fine shingle dotted with rock formations and a long stretch of pure white shingle beach. There are two small cafés down here and not much with regards to sun beds and beach facilities.

Porto Katsiki Beach

(approx. 1hr drive) Porto Katsiki, the best known beach, is today considered one of the most outstanding in the whole of Europe. This is a beach of exceptional beauty at the most southern tip of the island. A gorgeous shingle beach framed by high limestone cliffs and crystal-clear turquoise water. There are cafes and tavernas at the beach and sunbed facilities on the beach.

Engremni Beach

(approx. 1 hr drive). 296 or so, steps lead down to this stunning beach virginal fine shingle beach. One of the top beaches in the Ionian Sea this is a must for visitors to Lefkas island. As with Porto Katsiki it is a gorgeous beach framed by high limestone cliffs and crystal-clear turquoise water.

Arts & Culture

During the third and fourth week of August an international Folklore Festival takes place on Lefkas with art exhibitions, theatrical performances and dance performances happening in Lefkas Town every evening.

There are a couple of small and interesting museums in Lefkas Town; one Archaeological and one Folklore. There is also a very small museum of Music which displays local instruments and traditional dress.

Close to Lefkas you can visit the ancient site of Nicopolis at approximately 40km which can be combined with a day on the sandy beach at Preveza.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Chris Small
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
7 December, 2016
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Reviews

5/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

Completely private villa with panoramic sea views of the Ionian islands
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
5

Villa Katia

  • 5 of 5

Amazing and one of the best villas I've rented. The villa staff are just the best and accommodated all our needs. We spent a fantastic May month in Lefkada. You do need a car. Thanks Lilias, Maria and Lefkada people.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A second great holiday in Villa Katia

  • 5 of 5

As with our first stay at Katia the villa was clean and very well maintained, and Lilias was readily available to help with any queries we had, tips for shopping and eating and beaches. Facilities excellent and as described in the listing. We again enjoyed the fantastic view! Pool very nicely maintained. There is a great little village restaurant within easy walking distance, and a variety of others only a short drive away. We hope to visit again and would definitely recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Godalming
5

Villa Katia

  • 5 of 5

I absolutely adored my week in Villa Katia. It is beautifully positioned with the most amazing views down the coastline and across the hills. Lovely villa laid out on one floor, all very modern and light. Everything very comfortable. Lots of outdoor furniture so you can choose where you want to sit. I knew the minute I arrived that I was going to enjoy it. The pool and pool area was well looked after during the week by Simon, the caretaker for the villa who lived nearby.

Only one taverna in the village (5 minutes walk) but really authentic and good food. 5 minutes drive brings you to a handful of tavernas in the local coastal villages, the nearest being Lygia. Lefkas town is lovely and good to go to in the evening for a drink and dinner. Fabulous beaches too all over the island. A great holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Clare Really glad you enjoyed your stay at Katia. I've just been out to ready it for this season and really enjoyed my short stay. Thanks for your comments Kind regards Chris
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Sheringham, Norfolk
5

Beautiful villa

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely, spacious villa in an excellent location. We loved the fact that you are very private, but only minutes away from the village and a short drive to the town. The view from the terrace is absolutely breathtaking. The bedrooms as well as the bathrooms are very spacious and comfortable. The front bedroom has stunning views through the terrace doors The only downside with this villa is that you won't see much of the island because as soon as you arrive here, you don't want to leave anymore!!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 22, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi David We are really glad you enjoyed your stay. We fell in love with the island and the location a few years ago and love going back to it each time. Thank you for your kind words. Kind Regards Chris and Amanda
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Cheltenham
5

Villa Katia

  • 5 of 5

We would highly recommend Villa Katia and already have to our friends & family. The Villa and pool were immaculate and the setting was sensational. We were made to feel extremely welcome and offered helpful advice on request. We would highly recommend boat hire and island hopping.

Our expectations were surpassed. This was a great place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2010
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Owner's Response: Hi Laura. Really glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Katia. It was our first season and we are really pleased that the house met with your expectations. The island hopping by boat sounds great. Best Regards Chris and Amanda
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Preveza (PVK)
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Katouna
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Nidri
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Katouna
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Limni, Ligia
Car: necessary

Villa Katia is within an easy 10 minute walk from the village of Katouna where there is a very traditional taverna and cafe on the square open every evening. Katouna is a small unspoilt village is under strict conservation rules thus maintaining its beauty with its narrow streets and old stone houses.

Villa Katia is completely secluded and private and not overlooked by any other property. The villa faces south east and the sun shines on the property throughout the day up until the late evening. The views are unobstructed and sitting on the stone paved terrace you enjoy endless Ionian Sea with the beautiful satellite islands of Lefkas including Skorpios, Meganisi, Sparti and Kalamos. Mountain views to the west ensure gorgeous sunsets. We porvide sunbeds and two sitting dining areas on the outside terrace and there is a stone built BBQ for those evenings when you would prefer to cater at home. The villa is built amongst beautiful Olive trees, Oleander, Lavender and typical Greek fir trees.

5minutes drive towards the coast is Ligia where there are plenty of tavernas to choose from plus mini markets, some of the best bakeries on the island, cafes and bars.

There is motorboat hire in Ligia and watersports centre closeby in Nikiana about 10 minutes drive from the property.

Travel

Local Airport Preveza Aktio PVK - 25km (where car rental is available at a relatively low cost).

Athens - 400km to Athens Airport or 4.5 hour drive.

Igoumenitsa Ferry Port - 120 km or 2 hour drive.

Corfu - 1,5 hr ferry journey plus 2 hr drive by car. Car hire is available at Igoumenitsa ferry port and we can help arrange this.

Regular bus routes depart from Lefkas to many destinations in Greece including Athens 4 times daily.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Katouna, Lefkada (Lefkas)

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early Bird
8 Apr 2017 - 20 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£538
for 4 nights
£942
 
 
Low Season
21 May 2017 - 17 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£622
for 4 nights
£1,088
 
 
Mid Season
18 Jun 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£789
for 4 nights
£1,381
 
 
High Season
2 Jul 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,124
for 4 nights
£1,968
 
 
Peak Season
9 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,215
for 4 nights
£2,127
 
 
High Season
27 Aug 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,124
for 4 nights
£1,968
 
 
Mid Season
3 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£789
for 4 nights
£1,381
 
 
Low Season
17 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£622
for 4 nights
£1,088
 
 
End Season
1 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£538
for 4 nights
£942
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0

Discounts
5% early booking taken by the 02/25/2017.
5% family booking for any family bookings in high - peak season.
10% on 3 week bookings.

All local taxes, facilities and services included in the price of the holiday.
Generous welcome pack included in price of holiday.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on Katouna on Ionian Islands

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 90 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 large bathrooms (one en-suite to twin bedroom) with twin wash basins wc's and powerful showers. Main bathroom also has automatic washing machine. Washing Powder and Softener provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 with double bed, dressing table, storage chests and large full length wardrobes. Opens out on to its own patio with full ocean views across the infinity pool. TV with DVD player. Bedroom 2 has two twin beds and one fold up child bed that can be set up on request, full length wardrobes and en-suite bathroom and French windows that open out onto the pool area. Both bedrooms have fully controllable air con units. TV with DVD Player.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeping
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Modern Oak kitchen with granite worktops. Double oven with ceramic hob, grill and extractor, large full height fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher and all equipment for home cooking and barbecues. Glassware, crockery and cutlery for up to 12 persons. Dining table for 6 and French doors opening out onto BBQ area. Living room with two sofas/chair to sit 6 people. Open fire place and full length French window doors opening on to outside dining area patios and pool A/C. Outside dining area has two separate tables and chairs plus relaxing seating below the pergola. There is seating in the sun or the shade throughout the day.

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