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Spacious family home with all comforts and splendid views on sea and Corfu town.

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Overview

Property

Updated: 21-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Ideally situated close to beaches and Corfu town, with large pool and garden.

This is a real family home, open, warm and welcoming.

Built with precious natural materials (stone, iron, wood, old bricks) there reigns a soft and relaxing atmosphere. The living spaces are very spacious, leaving the possibility to everyone to find its own place without disturbing the others. The house is surrounded by terraces and shady 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.

Totally restored in 2015, it 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.

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.

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.

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Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Jehanne
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 March, 2017

About Jehanne

It was a privilege for me to have been adopted by this magic island and their sweet inhabitants. My children grew up here summer after summer and are still looking forward to come back. Corfu is the island where their father was born. (Unfortunately he passed away last year.) He was a civil engineer and left us beautiful houses.

Jehanne purchased this villa in 1985

Why Jehanne chose Corfu

We were seduced by the magnificent 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 owner

Superbe maison, très confortable, les matériaux utilisés pour la construction sont de très grande qualité, la décoration est parfaite et aucune photo ne peut rendre justice à la vue extraordinaire à 180 degré sur la mer et sur la ville de Corfou de l'autre côté de la baie. Mon commentaire Merci! Quel privilege d'avoir des hôtes qui ont cette sensibilité et qui apprécient la beauté de ce qui les entoure. C'est aussi un formidable encouragement pour continuer à améliorer cette maison que j'aime. Jehanne
Aug 2015
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Superbe maison, très confortable, les matériaux utilisés pour la construction sont de très grande qualité, la décoration est parfaite et aucune photo ne peut rendre justice à la vue extraordinaire à 180 degré sur la mer et sur la ville de Corfou de l'autre côté de la baie. Mon commentaire Merci! Quel privilege d'avoir des hôtes qui ont cette sensibilité et qui apprécient la beauté de ce qui les entoure. C'est aussi un formidable encouragement pour continuer à améliorer cette maison que j'aime. Jehanne
Aug 2015
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1 Reviews

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(1 traveller reviews)

5

The perfect house for a family holiday in Corfu

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's 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
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Location

From the Owner

We were seduced by the magnificent 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.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Corfu International airport at 6 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Viros at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Corfu Port at 8 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Corfu Golf Club at 11 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Castania at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Perama at 4 Kilometres 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.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
WINTER 2017
23 Jan 2017 - 10 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,681
for 7 nights
From
£669
 
 
JUNE1
11 Jun 2017 - 17 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,959
for 7 nights
From
£708
 
 
JUNE2
18 Jun 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,238
for 7 nights
From
£748
 
 
JUNE3
25 Jun 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,613
for 7 nights
From
£802
 
 
JULY 1
2 Jul 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,989
for 7 nights
From
£856
 
 
JULY2
9 Jul 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£6,358
for 7 nights
From
£908
 
 
SUMMER
16 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£6,782
for 7 nights
From
£969
 
 
SEP1
27 Aug 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£6,358
for 7 nights
From
£908
 
 
SEP2
3 Sep 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,989
for 7 nights
From
£856
 
 
SEP3
10 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,613
for 7 nights
From
£802
 
 
SEP 4
17 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,238
for 7 nights
From
£748
 
 
SEP5
24 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,959
for 7 nights
From
£708
 
 
OCT1
1 Oct 2017 - 7 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,681
for 7 nights
From
£669
 
 
OCT2
8 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,681
for 7 nights
From
£669
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £865

There is a charge for the heating of the pool of £15.00 a day payable prior to your stay. The cleaning fee is payable on arrival to Joy our keyholder totalling €75. There is an additional charge of €7.50 for every additional guest above 4, for the linen cleaning.

Ideal for total relax and recharging your batteries.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

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

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • 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 ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • recreation centre
  • 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
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 350 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • The 3 spacious bathrooms and the powder room have been completely renovated during the winter of 2015. The materials used are of very high quality and offer the best comfort.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Large 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.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • The housekeeping and maintenance of the house/garden and pool is ensured during your stay.

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