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villachrysantoscorfu@gmail.com

Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch

Villa with splendid sea views

3 Reviews
People9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Melitiei - Villa Chrysantos

4 Bedrooms: each with airconditioning, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 8 to 9 person

Villa Chrysantos is located on a hill south of the capital Kerkyra (Corfu Town). It overlooks the beach villages and the sea and has a beautiful view as far as the mainland of Greece and Albania. The airport is at about 15 km distance.

The villa is to be found in an olive groove, there is no traffic at all.

Nearby are several villages, that are characteristic for the area and that are habited only by locals. There is a garden of 2000m2: olive trees in front of the house and at the backyard is the swimming pool surrounded by trees, flowers and vine. From the pool the view is as stunning as from the terraces.

Surroundings: Corfu is a very special island. The greenest of all Greek islands due to the heavy rains that fall during the winter. Starting at the house are many possibilities to make long or short walks, through the woods or the mountains or to the seaside. The Corfu-trail, a marked path, offers adventurous walks over the island. In our book case we have detailed information about walks. Especially during spring and in autumn walking is beautiful and quiet. In the summer the early morning is the best hour for strolling around the walking tracks.

Around the house there is a garden of 2000 m2, so you don't really have to leave the property.

Corfu Town is a beautiful old Venetian city, Unesco World Heritage, with a beautiful boulevard, parks, Byzantine churches and Italian coloured houses, wonderful . There is an archaeological museum, a museum of Asian art, 2 Venetian Forts, Prince Philip's family estate, Sissi's Palace and more. Many possibillities for sports, excursions are offered & all sorts of boat trips

Sports/golf: At 15 km, in the Ropavalley is a famous golf club. it has the reputation of being one of Europe's most beautiful courses. The Golf World Magazine wrote: 'The scenery is breathtaking.'

At the seaside, in tourist places you can of course find all sorts of activities: water-ski, sailing, diving, paragliding, biking. And there are many disco's, bars, internet café’s.

In the valley: horse riding, bicycling, quad driving. But the best are the beaches: small rocky beaches, large sandy ones, bays and dunes, always there is a terrace to sit and have a drink or delicious dinner with fresh seafood. In our book case we have detailed information for restaurants, excursions e.a.

Excursions: By boat to the surrounding islands, short trips to Mouse Island and daytrips to Paxos and Antipaxos

To the mainland by ferry: the mainland is beautiful and unspoiled. Ioanina is interesting to visit with its mountain lake, the deep caves, the palace of Ali Pasha and the small island with its fully painted Byzantine monasteries. A bit further you find the Vikos gorge, a very deep and narrow gorge with a river with many rapids, a 25 km walk for the profs.

Topic of the whole of Greece are the Meteora Monasteries (a 2 day trip), magic places high on almost inaccessible rocks. And a visit to the river of Acheiron, to walk and swim in the river through the gorges of the mythological 'river of the dead'. Another interesting excursion is the daytrip to Albania, to visit the UNESCO-site of Butrinth. An archaeological miracle of an old city with Greek, Byzantine and Venetian temples, churches, theaters and fortresses.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
villachrysantoscorfu@gmail.com (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch

About villachrysantoscorfu@gmail.com

We bought the house along time ago. Renewed bathrooms and kitchen but let the Greek character of the house unspoiled. Since we started children and later grandchildren shared our holidays or visited the house with friends.

We did not really plan to buy a house but the magnificent views persuaded us to buy the house,a fantastic accident. We never saw anything so wonderful.

villachrysantoscorfu@gmail.com purchased this villa in 1999

Why villachrysantoscorfu@gmail.com chose Greece

It is so quiet. And in the middle of nature. Green and olive trees everywhere.

And because of the stunning views. At the sea, the mainland and on the beautiful village. A little cooler on the mountain, a breeze during the summer is more than welcome.

And the house is far away from crowded tourist centers. In the village is a bakery and a cafe, that is all, no houses or hotels.

What makes this villa unique

We bought the house because of the views. And the great terraces. Never saw anything like it before.

Reviews

4.7
based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

Villa with splendid sea views
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
5

Magnifique!

  • 5 of 5

Séjour du 30 juin au 14 juillet 2016 – 2 adultes – 3 enfants.

Villa tout confort - 4 chambres avec air conditionné - terrasse vue sur mer - grand séjour avec cuisine équipée lave-vaisselle, four, grand frigo,....piscine magnifique ! Au calme, à 15 min de Benitses, 20 min de l'aéroport et 30 min de Corfou vielle ville. Bien situé pour visiter toute l’île...

Si un jour on revient à Corfou, c'est avec des amis ou autres membres de la famille - on reprendra cette villa sans hésitations. 

Famille Finck - Belgique

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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4

Een oase van rust en privacy

  • 4 of 5

Heerlijk groot huis met tuin ervoor en achter ideaal voor onze groep. Van alle gemakken voorzien om goed te slapen, koken en relaxen ... Vooral het uitzicht over zee is de hele dag prachtig vanaf de grote balkons Leuke langgerekte tuin met achterin mooi zwembad. We hebben er heerlijke tijd gehad en komen graag terug op dit prachtige eiland Ook de aanwijzingen en tips van de aardige NL eigenaren hebben ons goed geholpen.

Evt minpunt is geen airco (fans wel voldoende ) en je hebt echt huurauto nodig want 1e grotere dorpje is

algauw 15 min rijden. ..

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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5

Splendid

  • 5 of 5

Great villa with superb views over the sea and the mainland. Enough space for adults and children. Very quiet in an olive orchard, shade, flowers, pool with much privacy. Great place for children.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Kilometres
Corfu Town (Kerkyra)
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
100 m
Nearest Ferry
12 Kilometres
Corfu Town (Kerkyra)
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
near Ermones in the Ropa Valley12km
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
2 km
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Agios Gordis/ Benitses
Car: recommended

Approximately 15 km south of the capital on the slopes of a hill,

In the community of Achilleon. Very quiet amongst olivegrooves and small vegetable gardens.

Other Activities: Walks, beaches,

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Melitiei, Corfu

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
2 Jul 2016 - 26 Aug 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,199
for 7 nights
£1,199
 
 
Last minute August
19 Aug 2016 - 26 Aug 2016
8 night minimum stay
£1,110
 
 
Last minute August
27 Aug 2016 - 2 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,110
 
 
Autumn
27 Aug 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£896
for 7 nights
£896
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,199
for 7 nights
£1,199
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Your rental period starts on Saturday 12.30 a.m. and you are requested to leave the villa next Saturday 10.00 a.m. No extra costs asked for cleaning or other services. In case your group is in excess of 8 people, we charge Euro 50 exthttps://www.homeaway.co.uk/owners/#ra.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Melitiei in Europe

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The ground floor has a bathroom with bath and toilet. The first floor has 2 bathrooms with showers and toilets. Outside next to the swimming pool is an outdoor shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed
    alcove - 1 Single Bed
  • On the ground floor there is a living room with a fireplace, couches, a sofa & lots of books (Dutch and English literature & thrillers), a dining room & a well equipped kitchen. Next to the living is a half open space with 1 bed & a bathroom with bath & toilet. Every door opens on the terrace (40m2). On the first floor is another living room with a fireplace & 4 bedrooms, all 4 with doors on the terrace (60m2) & a bathroom with washing machine & next to one of the rooms is a shower & toilet. The big marble terraces offer stunning views on the always changing patterns of the sea. Especially at night when it is pitch-dark, it is marvellous to look at the lights of the ferries & the fishing boats. And when the full moon appears above the hills the feeling of magic is complete. In the early morning one can see the sun rise above the mountains of the mainland & a few moments later the sea lightens up. Another wonderful day.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 9 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Very suitable house for two families . Much space around the house, in the front garden to play games at the long table under the trees in the shadow. In the backyard at the terraces of the swimming pool, in the house, the terraces on both floors for reading and looking at the view. The terraces can be closed so children cannot escape to the pool.

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