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Spacious family home/privacy/sea view/pool/close to corfu town/nature surrounded

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WCs1
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Warm family home close to Corfu town and beaches, with large pool and big garden

This is a Paleopetres property, we like the best of two worlds: Authenticity combined with Comfort.

This is a real family home, open, warm and welcoming. The house is surrounded by terraces and shaded pergolas giving several options for meals or recreation. The large swimming pool in the garden is sufficiently distant to allow to have a quiet siesta while others choose to swim.

Built with natural materials there reigns a soothing and serene atmosphere. The living areas indoors are spacious and welcoming.

The house is located on a hill covered with cypresses and olive trees, in a very quiet corner of the island, away from the crowd. At few km away from the center of Corfu town and from beaches, it's position is ideal.

Totally restored in 2015, the house was designed by an architect constantly in search of harmony and quality but also looking for advanced technology, offering maximum comfort while enabling low power consumption in order to preserve the environment.

Corfu is a small town of 30 000 inhabitants, very lively all year round. The city received a Venetian imprint, with small alleys full of charm, lots of taverns, restaurants, cafes, small shops of every kind. The Corfiots love to meet each other in town, have a chat, sip an ouzo with 'pikilia' (plate with nibbles), read their paper taking the time to enjoy life. There prevails a very mediterranean atmosphere with a friendly, gentle and absolutely non violent attitude.

There are several museums, palaces and fortresses which are worth visiting.

More Details

About Us

J. Legrand
Paleo Petres Ltd
Munro House, Portsmouth Road
KT11 1PP Cobham
Paleo Petres Ltd, 11044214
VAT Reg No289604460

Property Manager
Joanne
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, Italian, Dutch
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 September, 2018

Why Joanne chose Kastania

We were seduced by the magnificent sea views, the soft surroundings of cypresses and olive trees, away from tourism. It became a family home full of wonderful memories that continue to feed our imagination and creativity.

What makes this villa unique

The position, the amazing views, the peace, the trees, the unique atmosphere of an old house with new comfort.

Guestbook comments from the manager

This is a beautifully designed, built and decorated family house near the picturesque village of Castania high above Corfu Town and overlooking the Ionian Sea on the Northeast side of the island with amazing views to the coast of Albania. Conveniently located ten minutes drive from the airport and twenty minutes to stunning beaches, Jehanne is a wonderful host. We were met at the airport and shown the house, provided a very welcoming basket of foods and staples and a perfect list of restaurants and beaches as well as recommendations for boat charters (sail and power.) The house was immaculately clean and spotlessly decorated, fully equipped with everything needed including an outdoor pizza oven! We had housekeeping three times a week and pool and garden service. The house is spectacular and perfect for entertaining with no less than five dining areas and a huge sitting room area. Very private with beautifully landscaped garden filled with delightful flowers as well as fruit trees - limes, figs, plums and oranges. Thank you Jehanne for renting us your perfect holiday home. We are dreaming of our return.

Recommended for: Families with Young Children, Sightseeing, Girls Getaway, Age 55+, Romantic Getaway, Families with Teenagers

My Response

This is so encouraging to me, thank you very much Matthew! I love taking care of my guests and seeing them happy is a wonderful reward. Every time it is a different story, with different personalities, demands and challenges but when you put all your heart in your work, somehow, it reaches the right destination and it makes people feel good. Vacations are unique moments where families or friends have finally some time to rediscover each other. Those moment are very precious and shouldn't be spoiled! Jehanne
Jul 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the Kastania around the Achillii

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • The maximum number guests can not be exceeded (except special agreement) or the contract will be terminated immediately without any refund.
  • Guests are expected to leave the villa tidy & clean upon departure.
  • We expect our guests to respect the house and the environment they are staying, as well as our staff.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • The 3 spacious bathrooms and the powder room have been completely renovated. The materials used are of very high quality and offer the best comfort.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Every bedroom is equipped with brand new beds /mattresses and upper mattresses of top quality. There are extremely comfortable. There are also spacious wardrobes and a safe.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The housekeeping and maintenance of the house/garden and pool is ensured during your stay.

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Spacious family home/privacy/sea view/pool/close to corfu town/nature surrounded
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
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Excellent holiday home in Corfu

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We recently enjoyed a 2 week family holiday in Corfu at this impressive property. The villa is extremely well maintained and well equipped. We have rented many holiday homes in Greece and throughout Europe and have never come across a villa that well equipped to welcome a family. The property is large, with the pool positioned a few steps down from the house. The pool is large, well maintained, and at the perfect temperature. There is a pool house next to it that is also very practical. The house has very good distribution, all rooms are large and comfortable, and the master suite on the top level is very large. It even has an adjacent study that we converted into a room for our 6 year old daughter. The owner is extremely hands on and helpful. Prior to our arrival some groceries we requested were made and placed in the kitchen and we had a cot bed for our 2 year old son as well as a high chair. The bathrooms are well designed and brand new. The kitchen is tasteful and very well equipped. We hired a private chef for the stay and he was able to find everything he needed in the kitchen. There is wifi on the main level of the house and cable tv and an Apple TV is available. The view is peaceful with a lot of greenery. The external parts of the house are also very comfortable. A cleaning lady was provided daily, Nena, who was very friendly, very good at her job, and always willing to help. The access to the house is a bit tricky, but that is standard in Corfu and in the islands in general. You definitely need a car. The house is just 10 minutes from the centre of Corfu which is priceless when you have a family and want to be able to go into town without a long drive. The beaches however are a bit far, with the closest one we visited being a 20 minute drive. Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed our holiday and look forward to our next stay at this property.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. It is so important to me to read your feedback in order to understand where I can improve. I know this house but your experience is so precious and unique, and your eyes catch what I don’t see anymore as I am used to it. For me, it is wonderful to know that your family was able to feel home and comfortable in the same way as I do. I love sharing it with people that have the sensibility to appreciate it. Jehanne
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Location

Nearest Airport
6 Kilometres
CORFU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Virus
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
CORFU PORT
Nearest Golf
11 Kilometres
Corfu Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Castania
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Perama
Car: necessary

The property is situated on a green hillside at 10 minutes distance from the beach and from the center of Corfu town. It overlooks the sea and the city.

It was built with natural materials and has been totally renovated in 2015.

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £1,000

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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