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Breathtaking front sea property, private pool, beach 400 m, Fiscardo

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,583 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa 2/8 people, 4 bedrooms, 2 private pools, 300 sq metre of teak decking

A really breathtaking luxury front sea 240 square meters villa with 4 bedrooms and 2 private swimming pool at just 400m form the beach.

Alto Mare is nestled on a hillside surrounded by lush natural Kefalonian vegetation. The sunset views from this villa are quite spectacular. Within 5 minutes walking distance (400 meters) is the small Alaties beach with beautiful clear water, natural sea salt pools and a charming beach bar restaurant taverna. The harbour village of Fiscardo is just 8km away.

The name 'Alto Mare' means open sea in Italian. Italy is 200 miles directly in front of the villa, across the open sea.

The villa has a stylish and chic contemporary interior design with all modern amenities. Outside, furnishings are in teak wood and rattan with 300 square meters of teak decking to relax and enjoy the amazing sunsets and offers total privacy to ensure a relaxing experience.

Altomare Villa is the perfect holiday home for those seeking a combination of luxury and seclusion but with amenities that are easily accessible.

Kitchen:

Open American style kitchen fully equipped for family use. Equipped to a very high standard

Living / Dining Room:

Dining room for 8 people with sofas, The interior is furnished with a tasteful selection of antique balinese and contemporary designer furniture.

From here there is direct access to the upper teak terraces and main swimming pool

Bedrooms

There are 4 double bedrooms each with double bed, air conditioning, 3 of them with spectacular sea views, wooden floors and direct access to large teak terrace. Full central heating is available to those who visit out of season.

Bathrooms:

2 bathrooms en-suite to bedrooms

2 bedrooms sharing 1 bathroom

1 separate WC for guests

The owner will welcome you at the villa the day of your arrval and will be available during all your stay for any information or help.

Villa features

Free wifi internet connection

Sound deck bluetooth

Flat screen TV

Satellite TV

DVD player

DVD library (in English)

4 hairdryer

Safe box

Nespresso machine

Books library (most in french! but many in English)

Pool and beach towels provided

4 folder beach chairs provided to relax on the wild beaches

Gas Barbecue.

Baby cot and high chair provided.

The villa has a licence of Greek Ministry of Tourism EOT

More Details

Property Manager
Catherine
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Italian, Greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
28 July, 2017

About Catherine

I have run a successful restaurant business in Fiscardo from the early 90. Looking for the perfect lot to build this house took me a long time. I finally found it and finish to build the house in the 2001. After selling my small business, I took a rest and spent long amazing summer with family and friends in this exceptional setting. I decided to rent the villa in 2008. Success was immediate. Guest followed in love with my house and half of the guest are now returning faithful guest

I still enjoy my place in autumn and early spring.

I live now at 5 km from the villa, at East side, I have my little speed boat, my quality of life is exceptional in this very special Fiscardo area, but to tell you the true, I miss my summer sunset in Alto Mare.

Catherine purchased this villa in 2001

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Fiskardo in Erisos

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2583 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Sea view
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Sea view
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • 2 En suite bathrooms to bedrooms, 2 bedrooms sharing a bathroom. 1 separate WC for guest closed to the living room 1 outdoor shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , seaview, terrace
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , seaview, terrace
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , seaview, terrace
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
  • The entrance of the villa is on the upper level, directly into the living room (80 square metres). Direct access to the large teak terrace and main pool 8 X 4 meters. Living room: Large windows, marble floor, Bauhaus design and old balinese furniture, satellite television, free Wifi High Speed Internet connection. Guest WC. External pool shower. From the internal stair, you access to the ground-garden level, where are the office room and the bedrooms, and the second pool (5 X 3 meters) Same spectacular sea view from the bedrooms. Each has a double bed, bathroom en suite, air conditioning, wooden floors, large windows with direct access to teak terrace. Outdoor relaxing bed. Full central heating is available to those who visit out of season. Parental supervision for small children on the outside terraces and pools.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • bay
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Cleaning/towels/linens/maid service. Full cleaning, bed linen, towels, pool and beach towels changed every 3 or 4 days (for example: arrival on Sunday, cleaning day on Wednesday) Daily cleaning on request Local private chef on request Cleaning of the pools: every 2 days. Satellite television Free WIFI High Speed Internet connection in all the villa. Sound deck (wireless bluetooth) Parental supervision for small children on the outside terraces and pool.

Reviews

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Breathtaking front sea property, private pool, beach 400 m, Fiscardo
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
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Just Perfect Throughout

  • 5 of 5

After nearly a year from booking, Villa Alto Mare turned out to be worth every minute of the wait. We were a group of eight adults, but at no point got under each other's feet in the beautiful and spacious home. Views one could never tire of and a perfect location, so convenient for the beaches and outstanding restaurants at Alaties and Jerusalem and a very short drive to Anti Pata and on to Fiscardo.

Catherine was a pleasure to deal with from the enquiry stage all the way to check out. A real source of local knowledge. We cannot thank her enough for sharing her corner of paradise with us. We'll be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic villa!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the villa in May with another couple and our 5 month old baby. The villa is absolutely beautiful. The view is stunning and panoramic. The villa faces the sunset which is magical. The pool was gorgeous and cleaned regularly- we just used the larger but there is another pool too which is a sun trap in the mornings.

Catherine was an exceptional host who welcomed us and helped us with everything we needed. We had a lot of questions beforehand as it was our first trip with our baby but she replied promptly and thoroughly. A cot bed and highchair were provided as was lots of advice about places to go and shops etc that would help us with a stay with a baby.

Inside the villa the furnishings are excellent. The style is one of high design with some beautiful pieces of furniture. The kitchen is well equipt and the BBQ was fantastic and large. There is plenty of space in the villa and on the terraces there are numerous places to sit and relax or to eat.

Fiscardo is a short drive away where you will find many excellent restaurants and cocktail bars. Assos is a short drive in the other direction which is a small village with a lovely bay and some more good restaurants.

At the bottom of the hill the villa is on is an excellent cocktail bar and beautiful secluded beach. It is close enough to walk down there and back easily.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Trudy and Edward, You have been the perfect guest! First holidays with s small baby is always a challenge. You did it very well! Thank you for your extremely precise detailed review. Alto Mare was taking advantage of so many reviews coming from other website. It was the right time to write again some new fresh guest feedback in this great Home Away I will be extremely happy to welcome you again at my house. Very kind regards Catherine
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Shangri La

  • 5 of 5

My wife Fiona and I have stayed in many villas around the world but this holiday had everything we wanted AND I MEAN EVERYTHING!!!!

We both wanted peace and tranquility, spectacular views, yet near to local amenities and local life.

Kefalonia is a remarkable island with immense local hospitality and beautiful crystal clear waters, and as a keen diver this is as good as it gets!!!!!!!

Catherine is a tremendous host and everything is done to perfection, the villa is spotless and beyond any of your wildest dreams if you don't believe me, try it!!!!!!!

My only sorrow is the time it has taken me to write this review (call it getting old), that is why a very content couple who know the best are returning again July 1st 2012 for two glorious weeks, and we can't wait.

Many thanks Catherine and we look forward to seeing you again soon

Paul and Fiona

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Shangri La

  • 5 of 5

My wife Fiona and I have stayed in many villas around the world but this holiday had everything we wanted AND I MEAN EVERYTHING!!!!

We both wanted peace and tranquility, spectacular views, yet near to local amenities and local life.

Kefalonia is a remarkable island with immense local hospitality and beautiful crystal clear waters, and as a keen diver this is as good as it gets!!!!!!!

Catherine is a tremendous host and everything is done to perfection, the villa is spotless and beyond any of your wildest dreams if you don't believe me, try it!!!!!!!

My only sorrow is the time it has taken me to write this review (call it getting old), that is why a very content couple who know the best are returning again July 1st 2012 for two glorious weeks, and we can't wait.

Many thanks Catherine and we look forward to seeing you again soon

Paul and Fiona

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing villa, amazing situation

  • 5 of 5

A villa with the Wow!

A position with the Wow!

Will be back next year!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 20, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Heaven On Earth

  • 5 of 5

This has to be the most beautiful place we have ever stayed. 180 degree views, sunsets into the sea, the sound of the waves, the beach in walking distance, the grocery store just a quick drive and beautiful Fiskardo was there when we wanted some life and a break from cooking. Though I might add it was very difficult to actually leave the villa. For us there was nothing more we needed. My husband and I, our 13 year old son and my 69 year old mother were totally happy!

Catherine, the owner, made us feel so welcome from the moment we arrived and she assisted us in every way. A lot of thought has gone into every item in the house and it is all of the highest standard. We left there feeling totally relaxed and spoilt.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
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Location

Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
ARGOSTOLI
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
MAGANOS
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
FISCARDO
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Alaties Beach
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
ALATIES
Car: necessary

At 8 km from the villa, Fiscardo is a picturesque and beautiful Greek harbour village on the Northern tip of Kefalonia, largest of the seven Ionian Islands. Fiscardo is unique in that it was left virtually undamaged during the great earthquake of 1953, that ruined most of the historic buildings on Kefalonia. Fiscardo, with its waterfront tavernas and bars, is simply a delight. Strict building regulations, to maintain the elegance of the Venetian architecture which lines Fiscardo's horseshoe harbour, have created a magical setting that is one of Kefalonias highlights.Traditionnal Kefalonian fishing boats moor alongside the more extravagant temporary visitors during the summer. If you are early enough you can buy freshly caught fish. Otherwise, a stroll around the harbour will take you on a tour of some of the most luxurious yachts. Many of them are owned by the rich and famous who are attracted to Kefalonia by the tranquillity of Fiscardo.Fiscardo at night takes on an entirely different perspective.The lights, the old buildings, cafes, bars and restaurants all combine to provide a magical Mediterranean atmosphere.Of all the villages of Kefalonia, Fiscardo stands out as having a unique ambiance, especially on a summer evening.

Other Activities: Sailing, diving (PADI club), motor boat for rent

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Fiskardo, Ionian Islands

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
6
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,654
for 7 nights
£4,654
 
 
7
26 Aug 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,459
for 7 nights
£3,459
 
 
8
9 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,642
for 7 nights
£2,642
 
 
9
16 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,277
for 7 nights
£2,277
 
 
10
23 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,643
for 7 nights
£1,643
 
 
11
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,456
for 7 nights
£1,456
 
 
1
28 Apr 2018 - 4 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,460
for 7 nights
£1,460
 
 
2
5 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,917
for 7 nights
£1,917
 
 
3
26 May 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,012
for 7 nights
£3,012
 
 
4
16 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,377
for 7 nights
£3,377
 
 
5
7 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£4,016
for 7 nights
£4,016
 
 
HIGH
21 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£5,019
for 7 nights
£5,019
 
 
6
25 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,651
for 7 nights
£3,651
 
 
7
8 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,738
for 7 nights
£2,738
 
 
8
15 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,460
for 7 nights
£2,460
 
 
9
22 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,816
for 7 nights
£1,816
 
 
10
29 Sep 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,551
for 7 nights
£1,551
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The villa has a licence of Greek Ministry of Tourism EOT
06/04/2010: MHTE 0830K132K0848101 - 15/05/2014: MHTE 0458K122K0390601

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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