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Villa Callisto .Private Pool and gardens.

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 990 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Peaceful location close to popular resorts.

Set in a stunning hillside location, Villa Callisto is a bungalow style Corfu house set in half an acre. There are breathtaking sea and mountain views from the house front and rea

The house has its own private 9 x 4 metre infinity swimming pool and a huge private sun patio fully equipped with sun beds and umbrellas. Overlooking Corfu famous golf club, and minutes from Aqualand and lovely beaches. Caliisto has been built, furnished and equipped to a very high standard. It has central heating for cooler evenings and part air conditioning.

15 Minutes from Corfu airport.

One of a small group of four properties, which all have their own private gardens and pools.

Central location: Good base for touring the island, being centrally located. Places to visit is surely must include Corfu town with its extensive shopping and dining.

The Archillion Palace, Angelocastra, The Monastery at Paleokastritsa, are just a few of the places to explore.Why not take a drive up North to find endless quiet beaches and bays, take a boat trip, or better still hire your own boat! or Walk in the footsteps of the famous Durrell brothers.

Take a boat trip to Paxos!

Buzzing night-life can be found if you have the energy.

Flights in winter are via Athens only. Some early flights from Gatwick, Bristol, & Manchester and from March onwards. Flights from all areas in Summer.

Children.: For families with young children ( or not so young) the giant water park AQUALAND is very close by.

A games chest, DVDs and books will keep your children happy when they have tired of the pool.

Transport: Car Hire is strongly recommended, and there are many good local car hire companies. These can be booked on the internet to arrive for pick up at the airport, or can be delivered to your villa. Our local car hire company is very reliable, and can be contacted at... info@corfulinastravel.com

Please, remember:

When booking your flights that we cannot receive you at the villa before 2.pm on the day of your arrival unless by prior arrangement. The villa must be vacated by 10 am on your day of departure. Thank you for your co-operation.

Extra guests other than those stated at the time of booking are not permitted unless prior arrangements have been made with the owners.

IMPORTANT IMFORMATION.

Please note that a short term Villa Rental Agreement for the benefit of the Greek Tax Authorities must be filled in and signed by the lessor and lessee. This will be sent to you after your final payment, on a separate e-mail.. Failure to do this would mean that the Rental could not go ahead.

More Details

Property Manager
Mrs M Wright
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 August, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Beautiful villa, complete with everything we could possibly need (including a cocktail shaker) in a stunning location. Local highlights are Paradise Beach. Kaisers Throne, and Bellisimo restaurant inn Corfu town, with excellent homemade food and friendly service. Quite simply our number one holiday! Thanks very much.See our entry in the villa folder for our coctail creation "Corfu Colada"!
Sep 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Achillii in Greece

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 990 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Please remove all rubbish from the premises. Green bins at the end of the Lane.
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Family
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , en-suite
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Travel Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, fitted wardrobes and ample drawer space. Access to pergola through French windows. mountain views. Full length Mirror. Air conditioned. Twin bedroom with fitted wardrobes. Distant sea view. Travel cot provided with linen, baby listening, night light. Mosquito net.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There are six sunbeds and one large sun umbrella around the pool area. There is lighting around the pool and garden for evenings and al fresco dining. Three small steps to enter the pool.

Reviews

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Villa Callisto .Private Pool and gardens.
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 55 reviews
5

This was a real treat, lovely and relaxing in a semi rural location,

  • 5 of 5

The owner Margaret could not have been more helpful with any questions we had. The villa was clean and fresh with everything you need. A lovely touch, some food and bottle of wine on arrival, great when you arrive late in the evening with no time to shop. It is at the top of a hill overlooking Ropa Valley, if you are looking to relax away from it all, Villa Callisto would be highly recommended

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind words. We will look forward to seeing you again in the future! Margaret.
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Die Niederlande
5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful villa to stay in. Clean and a lot of comfort inside and outside.

The swimming pool is for me the best. Well maintained by the pool cleaner. Compliments!

With open windows the wind blows fresh air in the living room. Airco is not needed.

Airco would be nice for the second bedroom. At night it is quite hot. Only the master bedroom has airco.

I can recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. It has been an exceptionally warm summer in Corfu. Welcome anytime. Margaret.
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5

Lovely location, very peaceful and tranquil

  • 5 of 5

Lovely property, nice and spacious. Very private and not overlooked at all. Had everything you needed.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased that you enjoyed a peaceful time at the Villa Callisto. It's a special place. Welcome to return anytime! Margaret.
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Portland, OR
4

Corfu at its best

  • 4 of 5

If you are looking for a place away from Corfu's mass tourism than Villa Callisto is for you. The house comes with everything that one needs to have a comfortable and peaceful vacation. You will need to be the independent traveler type though.The whole island can be easily explored from here. The super market at the bottom of the final hill makes shopping for local groceries really easy. Margaret was a big help to set up the trip and make adjustments to the arrangement from the distance.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this lovely review. It is important to us that our guests have a comfortable stay. Welcome anytime! Margaret.
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5

Private location

  • 5 of 5

The villa is in a peaceful location but does not feel isolated.The views are wonderful and there s even a glimpse of the sea. The pool and the garden are lovely to relax around and both are well tended.Inside the villa, there is everything you need for an enjoyable holiday. It felt more like someone's home than a holiday let. It was great to find plenty of coat hangers and more than the usual four mugs! The Welcome pack was a lovely surprise and I know that many owners supply these at an additional cost.

About a mile down the winding road there is a supermarket which is useful for buying items after a day's sight seeing.The bus stop across the road from the supermarket will take you into Corfu town if you want a rest from driving .

Corfu is a beautiful island and the Villa is in a good location to access many places.

We would not normally consider staying somewhere twice, but we would make an exception with Villa Callsto.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind comments. So pleased that you loved the island and would consider returning to our house on the hill. You would be more than welcome.
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5

Stunning Villa Callisto !!

  • 5 of 5

Husband, son and myself stayed in the villa from 31st August to 12th September 2016 and can honestly say that the moment of arrival, late at night to a tranquil pool area and garden lit up to perfection, was indeed a moment to treasure. Villa Callisto is beautifully appointed and so homely. The pool is sparkly clean and the spacious terraces with colourful surrounding gardens are abundant with interesting wildlife. We were joined by Toad, Lizard and swallows dipping in the pool. The views are amazing. You do feel like you are on the top of the world.We cannot thank Margaret enough for such a wonderful holiday. Julie Ann 'lady that does' is very friendly and so easy to get along with. Incidently, the welcome pack was an absolute feast!! Never had such a healthy one in any other accommodation before. We found lots of good local restaurants frequented by the locals and so reasonable. True Greek dining experiences. To sum up Villa Callisto is definitely our number one.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this lovely review. It really means a great deal to us. We try our very best to make the Villa Callisto a special place, and many guests have taken it to their hearts. It has been a pleasure to have you as guests, and hope that you will return to the hill one day soon. Margaret.
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Location

Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Village
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
15 minutes by car
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Corfu Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
The Paradisos Aghios Ioannis.
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Ermones
Car: necessary

Nr. the village of Aghios Ioannis, the house is set in a lovely hillside location overlooking the Ropa Valley with its abundant wild life, the house is in a central spot with easy access to all resorts and facilities.

Nearest beach at the resort of Ermones, 3 km, and is an easy quiet drive to superb beaches of Glyfada, Paleokastritsa Pelekas, Aghios Gordis and the resorts of Gouvia, Dassia, Ipsos and the North.

Near to the golf course and Aqualand water park. Sea views front and rear.

Local bakery and well stocked mini market nearby.

Local BUS service and TAXI in the nearby village.

Other Activities: Watersports a speciality on the island.

Golf: Villa Callisto overlooks the internationally renowned Corfu golf course. Designed by Donald Harradine, it is a popular regular destination for many visitors.

Praised as one of the best kept in Europe, the greens are among the finest in the Mediterranean. Open 7 days a week, it is as enjoyable for the scratch player as it is for the long handicap one.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Achillii, Europe

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
7 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
June
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
July
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 
 
August
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 
 
September
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
October
1 Oct 2018 - 15 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£495
for 3 nights
From
£165
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

When booking please advise owner of exact number of guests staying. 4 Persons maximum in this villa.

Electricity and heating included. Part air conditioning only

Please be advised that when booking this villa, a Villa Rental Agreement for the benefit of the Greek Tax Authority MUST be filled in and signed and returned to the owner. This will be sent on a separate e-mail after your final payment had been made.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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