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Hilltop Retreat, Private Idyll, Sea Breezes And Star-Gazing

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Sleeps 8, 4 bedroom villa

Sleeps 8 in 4 en-suite bedrooms. Extra beds can be made up at an agreed price in a fifth bedroom area. villa with private pool, sea views, separate walled jacuzzi area and much more. 5 minute drive from Nidri town, beaches, nightlife, restaurants, shops and tavernas. Lefkas town only 15kms away.

An exclusive retreat nestled amongst the hills offering spectacular panoramic views to the islands of Skorpios and Megannissi. A short 5 mins drive brings you to the local habour town where shops, banks, restaurants and all amenities including mooring are available. The interior designed villa has been styled using rare fabrics and antiques from throughout the world.

With easy access from the ground floor, a 200sq metre patio features: private 45 sq.m. walk in swimming pool (with 10 sunbeds); barbecue area; shaded dining area; open-air lounge with the much loved fire pit and wonderful views of Lefkas's eastern coastline - including the island Scorpios, owned by the Onassis shipping family. The patio area is ideal for barbecues,parties, corporate events, family celebrations- and even wedding receptions! Catering can be arranged on request, as can live music and other entertainment. Steps lead down from the patio to a totally private walled garden featuring four-person Jacuzzi, from where you can enjoy spectacular views of the dramatic high mountains to the west, lying beyond a valley of olive groves. Villa Octavius's garden has been landscaped with a series of stone terraces and surrounding flower beds, specially planted with blooms and herbs that give off delightful scent from dusk onwards. The villa has gated parking for over four cars.

More Details

Steven Clarke-Lens
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Dutch, Greek, South Africa (Afrikaans)
Calendar last updated:
26 December, 2016



Nearest Ferry
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Car: recommended

There are many excellent beaches on the island of Lefkas, the water is clear and clean-and the sea temperatures are perfect for swimming for many months of the year. The closest beaches are less than five minutes' drive away -and to the north, near Lefkas town, Windmill beach is world famous for kite-surfing. To the south, at Vassiliki, the beach is one of the best in Europe for windsurfing and cat sailing. Beaches to the west coast are stunning and easily found by car.

Preveza (PVK) is the nearest airport approx 40 mins drive from Villa Octavius. Flights from many UK airports operate from May till the end of October. Flights from Holland and Scandinavian countries also come to Preveza. UK flight are usually on Sundays, Fridays and Wednesdays. Flights from Holland are on Saturdays.

Steven Clarke-Lens, the English owner of Villa Octavius, is a well known historian and astronomer-and he runs a regular Sunset and Stars evening astronomy and mythology excursion from Nidri to a secluded beach for food and drink, stargazing and stories of ancient Greece. Steve also has a Mead LX200 10" telescope which he'll be happy to set up at the villa, if you'd like to enjoy your own astronomical exploration of crystal-clear night skies free of light pollution and clouds!

The coastal village of Nidri is 1.5km from Villa Octavius. Lefkas town only 15kms away.


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Season 2017
30 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Season 2017
28 May 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Season 2017
2 Jul 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Season 2017
9 Jul 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Season 2017
16 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Season 2017
27 Aug 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Season 2017
3 Sep 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Season 2017
10 Sep 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

20% deposit to secure a booking, balance due six weeks before arrival.

Villa price is for eight persons. Extra beds can be made up in a fifth bedroom area for an agreed price.
Preferred changeover day Sundays. Low season this can be flexible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 290 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Wc and wash basin on ground floor by morning coffee room.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - Four poster room: largest room, mountain views
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , Bird of paradise room: double bed, exquisite sea views
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , Blue room: double bed, sea/mountain views
    Bedroom 4 - Dancing camels: twin, mountain views
  • Bed 5 Twin/double at agreed rate.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • bay
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Each room in Villa Octavius has been individually themed and decorated by Miranda Holland-Cooper to create surroundings of peace, tranquillity and total luxury. Ethnic furniture is complemented by carefully chosen traditional and modern art, wall-hangings and antiques-and lighting throughout the villa is subtle, mood-enhancing and totally controllable. All areas benefit from air-conditioning/heating, and Sonos Music System allows you to play different music in any and all four individual zones-(i) Kitchen, (ii)pool/patio (iii)hammock tower and (iv) Lounge. Music is sourced from the internet (recorded music or internet-available radio stations, including many BBC and UK local radio stations). An iPod sound dock is available, so that you can listen to your own MP3 music and link it to the Sonos system.

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