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Superb waterfront villa with private jetty, sauna and motorboat included

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms5
Space 2,475 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa sleeps up to 8 people, 230 sqm, private pool, waterfront, private jetty

Villa Yalenia is a luxury villa on the island of Lefkada. Built on the water’s edge amongst beautiful trees and lush vegetation its location could not be more magnificent. The spectacular scenery and natural beauty of the villa make it the most exclusive property on the island. The owners are a local family of Civil Engineers and Home Designers with a flair for style and design. The family villa has been renovated to the highest standards while keeping comfort and traditional Greek island design in mind. The villa is discretely hidden by mature trees and glorious wildflowers ensuring that guests have privacy whilst still enjoying the superb views across the water whether from the easy armchairs on the terrace, the sunbeds on the decking of the swimming pool or on the lush lawn right by the water . Villa Yalenia is ideal for both families and couples. Boasting its own private jetty and with a private motorboat included in the price of your holiday, getting around the island, going shopping or finding your own secluded beach couldn’t be easier. Should you prefer to bring your own yacht or hire one during your holiday you can easily drop anchor in the bay and row the short distance to the jetty. Visit Villa Yalenia for an unforgettably luxurious holiday on the undiscovered island of Lefkada.

Upon your arrival we will be waiting to welcome you to the villa. We provide a generous welcome hamper so there’s no need to worry about going out shopping when you arrive – just immediately unwind and relax in the beautiful surroundings. Your Welcome Hamper includes fresh fruit, fresh salad items, locally baked bread, cheese, ham, jams, cakes and biscuits, orange juice, soft drinks, wine and water.

Villa Yalenia has been carefully designed as a spacious and comfortable holiday home leaving guests feeling refreshed by its bright and airy design. The ground floor has the most wonderful garden and sea views through large French windows. With space for all your guests around the large dining table and the huge comfy sofas set around the fireplace it is the perfect place to gather on cooler evenings. The modern kitchen leads directly off the dining area and is fully equipped with everything a comfortable home needs. The junior suite, with bathroom and WC, is also located on the ground floor and has its own access to the terrace and gardens. The wooden staircase makes an interesting centre piece to the ground floor and leads to three further bedrooms on the upper floor. The first two large bedrooms are both doubles with en-suite bathrooms. The impressive 43sq.m master bedroom has a large sitting area with comfy sofas, a king size bed and walk in closet. The Italian tiled en-suite is made complete with its own Jacuzzi. Coco-Mat mattresses will ensure a restful night’s sleep – Coco-Mat is a Greek company committed to the manufacturing of the “best beds in the world in the most sustainable way possible”. The mattresses consist of multiple layers of 100% natural materials and provide the optimal elastic support to the human body, without the use of metal springs. The master bedroom with its large wooden balcony for enjoying the views over the gardens and out to sea will be one of the most popular rooms in the villa.

Renovated with love and care

Villa Yalenia was originally built by the family’s grandfather and has been renovated with loving care in his memory. The design was accomplished with the utmost comfort and quality in mind and then decorated with the greatest care. The owners’ pride and love for their grandfather is evident in every corner. All interior wooden surfaces are handmade of solid oak. The downstairs’ floors are made of aged marble from Crete. The wooden panelled ceiling is in keeping with the traditional Lefkadian ceilings of the island and is a trademark of the local architectural style. The wooden staircase is the masterpiece of the house having been designed to give the feeling of one level flowing into the other and giving the illusion of a single open space. All bathrooms are designed exclusively in Italian style and the floors and walls are lined with Italian tiles or marble. The showers are all walk-in and protected with safety glass. In the kitchen, the cabinets are made of oak and the worktop is solid granite. On the upper floor, the wooden terrace and pergola are made of cherry wood and shaded with a wicker mesh. The house is partially lined with stone and painted using natural pastel colours which is characteristic of the houses in the old town of Lefkada. The terraces are paved in stone and the small covered seating area in the garden has natural stone seating.

The newly built in 2016, sauna room is separate to the main house. Located in a cool room furnished with comfy sofas and flat screen TV, our sauna room is the perfect place to relax.

The swimming pool is 50sq.m with a depth of 1.60m. Set just 3m from the water’s edge, swimming will be a wonderful mix of the lush green of the garden and the brilliant blue of the Mediterranean. The pool area is equipped with sun umbrellas, sun loungers and an outdoor shower. Guests will spend long lazy afternoons lying in the sun, enjoying a refreshing drink and taking in the gorgeous view across the sea to Tranquil Bay and Nidri.

There is a private car park for villa Yalenia, which can hold up to six cars, opposite the gate to the house.

Lefkada, an island full of culture and Greek spirit

Lefkadians, being warm people and ‘full of life’, always welcome their guests in a very hospitable way. Throughout history Lefkada was a crossroads of West and East and the Lefkadians have had the advantage of many cultural influences. Despite these many influences they have still maintained their Greek identity. Principally this is due to the fact that even though Lefkas is an island, the ‘islanders’ were never ‘cut off’ as they are linked to the mainland by a bridge.

Lefkada, with an area of 295 sq km, is the fourth largest of the Ionian Islands and has a coastline of 117 km. The easy access to the island across a floating bridge has made it a favourite with holidaymakers. The floating bridge is an excellent feat of engineering and can raise both ends and swivel round on its axis to allow yachts and fishing boats through the channel to the main harbour and down the East coast. This lovely undiscovered island offers fabulous unspoilt beaches all along its coastline and is a boater’s paradise with its multitude of satellite islands. Some of the best known beaches are Porto Katsiki, Kathisma, Pefkoulia. The Prinigponisa satellite islands are Scorpios, owned by the late Aristotle Onassis, Meganisi, Sparti and Madouri owned by the late national poet Aristotle Valaoritis.

The island of Lefkas or Lefkada is lesser known as a holiday destination to a wider audience in comparison to neighbouring Corfu, Paxos and Cephalonia. This of course has ensured that it has maintained much of its character and traditional Greek identity. There are plenty of attractions even for the more discerning traveller. The impressive green landscape offers many beautiful walks for all levels and there is a very good book that can be bought locally with tracks to follow. The long white beaches of the west coast are perfect for sun worshippers and family days out, and the crystal clear waters of the small coves on the east coast are a snorkeler’s paradise. Beautiful old churches dotted around the island, museums in Lefkas Town and archaeological sites close by are great for those looking for a bit of culture whilst on holiday. Lefkada also hosts one of the most famous International Folklore Festivals in Greece during the month of August.

More Details

Property Manager
Lilias Morgan
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Greek, Greek
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 August, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had such a fantastic time at Villa Yalenia. It was everything we had hoped for. We have never had such a relaxing holiday and a great place to spend our 25th wedding anniversary. Also having the use of the boat was the icing on the cake. We told everyone about the villa and showed them all the pictures that we took. In fact, I’ve attached a picture that I took from the balcony outside our bedroom. I have saved it on my mobile phone so every time I open my mobile, this picture is the first thing I see!
May 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on Geni on Lefkada Regional Unit

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2475 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • 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 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Bath with Shower
    Outdoor Shower - Outdoor Shower
    Sauna Room Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • All bathrooms are designed exclusively in Italian style and the floors and walls are lined with Italian tiles or marble. The showers are all walk-in and protected with safety glass.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Large Balcony with Sea View
    Double Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Double Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Double - Twin Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Double Bed can be made up as a Twin
  • Upper Level: Two large bedrooms, both doubles with en-suite bathrooms. An impressive 43sq.m master bedroom with a large sitting area with comfy sofas, a king size bed and walk in closet plus an Italian tiled en-suite complete with its own Jacuzzi. The master bedroom with its large wooden balcony enjoying views over the gardens and out to sea will be one of the most popular rooms in the villa. One more double/twin bedroom on the ground floor with en suite bathroom and direct access to terrace and garden. Coco-Mat mattresses ensure a restful night’s sleep – Coco-Mat is a Greek company committed to the manufacturing of the “best beds in the world in the most sustainable way possible”. The mattresses consist of multiple layers of 100% natural materials and provide the optimal elastic support to the human body, without the use of metal springs. Flat screen TV in all bedrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Hiring a boat can open up a realm of uninhabited beaches and coves and for this reason we have decided to include a motorboat in the price of Villa Yalenia. The boat will be delivered to the villa for to enjoy days out discovering the surrounding coastline. Whenever we arrange boats for you the price includes the provision of a map of the boating area, buoyancy aids, flares, oars and anchors. Detailed instructions will also be given for operation and mooring and a full local back-up service is provided. There are many small deserted coves on the coast and excellent snorkelling areas where you can enjoy the local marine life such as Sea Urchins, Sea cucumbers, Hermit Crabs, Red Star Fish and when overturning stones or rocks perhaps you will be lucky to find a Brittle Starfish or even an Octopus! The hire of the motorboat is included in the price and you must pay for your fuel consumption locally. Linen Change twice weekly. Pool cleaning every 2 days.

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Superb waterfront villa with private jetty, sauna and motorboat included
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews
Amersham
5

A beautiful oasis to return to after a day on the water

  • 5 of 5

We loved our week in Yalenia. The first thing that strikes you is the beauty of the garden which is extremely well looked after throughout the Summer and looks exactly (better) as it does in the photos. The garden is layered with a terrace at the top which provides lovely comfortable seating perfect for an early evening drink - looking out over the bay to the yachts and Nidri. The swimming pool has been beautifully designed and is also quite private from the bay. This is a family run villa and they quite rightly take a lot of pride in it. The owner showed us around the garden and then the house and went to a lot of trouble to make our stay a success.

The house has a wonderful huge open sitting, dining and kitchen area downstairs with one bedroom / bathroom off it. Sofa very comfortable but we did not use it that much. We were greeted with a very generous welcome pack of food which provided for at least 2 meals and some of what we needed for breakfast. Upstairs, the main bedroom is fabulous - huge balcony from which you can sit and watch the bay, large bathroom. The other two doubles both with ensuites are large.

We elected not to hire a car and provisioned the house by boat - hired from Trident Boats across the bay who were fantastic and highly recommended. Having a private jetty is a real treat. We spent every day on the water exploring coves, caves and finding cliff jumping spots for our teenagers. Dining either in Nidri, which although touristy does have the advantage of providing huge choice or one of the Tavernas in the quieter Geni at the end of the bay.

All in all a fantastic holiday to remember,

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bristol
5

The best villa holiday we've had !

  • 5 of 5

The house itself is pure luxury and the gardens and pool were just gorgeous. We made good use of the boat with frequent trips out .We have stayed in Lefkas a few times before but nothing compares ! Looking forward to returning as soon as we can . Thank you to the owner for looking after us so well .

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
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5

Beautifull villa in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This villa is truly stunning! The house is really beautiful, the gardens are amazing and the location on the water with your own jetty and boat was unbeatable. Everyone was so helpfull and thoughtfull. Thanks to Lilias in particular who was great as she gave us advise and recommendations as well as sorting out transfers and booking tables etc - nothing was too much trouble.

Nidri ( directly opposite) itself was not our favorite place but that did not matter as we could eat out in Geni just a few minutes away and in Vathi over on Meganisi which we loved.We also hired a bigger boat for 2 days to water ski and the boat hire guys were great too.

Could not recommend higher and we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
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Fantastic villa in wonderful local

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of six adults who enjoyed the most amazing week at the gorgeous Villa Yalenia. From the moment we arrived it was clear we were going to have a memorable holiday. Lilias and one of the owners, the delightful Ioanna, and the charming housekeeper were all there to greet us and show us around. The interior of the house is just pure luxury, the welcome pack was generous in quantity and quality, the whole place was spotlessly clean,very well equipped and beautifully maintained with a great sense of attention to detail. It had everything we needed and much more. Outside the stunningly pretty garden on different levels provided a variety of spaces for those who wanted sunbathing, shade, peace and quiet, barbequeing etc. the pool is clean, water warm and looks out onto the clear blue sea. All the garden furniture you could wish for is supplied. The boat moored at the villa's own jetty was an added bonus. We never used the front gate leading onto the road except for arrival and departure; we went everywhere in the boat, Nidri with all its shops, bars and tavernas is a mere 5 minutes across the bay, beautiful islands such as Meganissi 30 minutes away and a few excellent, fairly cheap tavernas a few minutes further up the creek. We had most of our snacky lunches in and went out in the evenings by boat.

Lilias was most helpful, she also arranged a minibus transfer to and from Preveza airport. Several members of the family were there to say goodbye to us and each of us was presented with a little gift - absolutely charming and a wonderful gesture to round off the most blissful, memorable holiday in Lefkada.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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united kingdom
5

Simply perfect in every way.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed a lovely week with friends in a wonderful house with everything

needed for a relaxing break.The best holiday property we have ever experienced.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week with our grown up children and partners. Spacious and well equiped with a stunning garden full of fruit trees and herbs, lovely pool and amazing views. Ioanna presents the villa beautifully and is so friendly and kind. Christina keeps it clean. Lilias was welcoming with lots of good information, got us some good meat for the barbecue and gave us advise on where to go and eat. The motorboat was a fun way to get around, to the shops, tavernas, and to small bays to swim. We also waterskied locally. We visited Meganisi, Vathi is a sweet little town.

I hope we can visit again. Many thanks.

Aileen and Family.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Preveza Airport
Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Geni
Nearest Ferry
4 Kilometres
Nidri
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
Geni
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Dessimi Beach
Car: not necessary

Lefkada is a Greek green island in the Ionian Sea. Some of the most famous sandy beaches with crystal waters of the Mediterranean, such as ‘Porto Katsiki’ and Kathisma, are located in Lefkada. The charm of Lefkada is complemented by the smaller islands which surround it. The gorgeous Skorpios, the famous island of Aristotle Onasis and Madouri, the island of the illustrious poet Aristotle Valaoritis, are great choice attractions especially for foreign visitors. Beautiful natural environment is emphasized through a wonderful blend of the olive green, the golden sand, turquoise waters and the rock grey colors offers the visitor a unique opportunity to feel welcomed to a colour, light and life fiesta. Lefkada is a favorite and easy destination, all you have to do is follow the road. A floating bridge connects Lefkada with the mainland, making it the only Ionian Island, where you won't need a car ferry to reach it.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa on Geni, Ionian Islands

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Peak Season
8 Jul 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£6,763
for 7 nights
£6,763
 
 
High Season
26 Aug 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£5,232
for 7 nights
£5,232
 
 
Mid Season
2 Sep 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,871
for 7 nights
£3,871
 
 
Low Season
9 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,844
for 7 nights
£2,844
 
 
End Season
30 Sep 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,625
for 7 nights
£2,625
 
 
Early Bird
20 Apr 2019 - 18 May 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,875
for 5 nights
£2,625
 
 
Low Season
19 May 2019 - 15 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
£3,795
for 7 nights
£3,795
 
 
Mid Season
16 Jun 2019 - 29 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
£4,554
for 7 nights
£4,554
 
 
High Season
30 Jun 2019 - 6 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
£5,491
for 7 nights
£5,491
 
 
Peak Season
7 Jul 2019 - 24 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
£7,098
for 7 nights
£7,098
 
 
High Season
25 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
£5,491
for 7 nights
£5,491
 
 
Mid Season
1 Sep 2019 - 7 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
£4,554
for 7 nights
£4,554
 
 
Low Season
8 Sep 2019 - 28 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
£3,795
for 7 nights
£3,795
 
 
End Season
29 Sep 2019 - 28 Oct 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,945
for 5 nights
£2,723
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£2,522
for 7 nights
£2,522
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

GNTO Licence No: MHTE 0831K91000433000

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