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StunningVilla. Big Private Pool.Spectacular Sea Views (EOT/MHTE0428K92000461601)



Updated: 14-Oct-2016
Villa in Agios Nikolaos, Zakynthos - Architect Designed Villa in Secluded Location, Built in Local Stone, Privacy and Comfort

Kapsalia (together with its self contained 'bothy') is situated in a secluded private position on a hillside 250 metres above sea level and 1.5km from the sea with spectacular views over the North Eastern Zakynthos coastline and straits to Kefalonia. The property comprises 2.5 acres (approx 1 hectare) and the nearest other building is some 500 metres away. Surrounded by plants and flowers the house and bothy have a rustic feel having been built with stone and other local materials. Blue shutters, cool tiled floors, fireplaces inside and out, large terraces and stone benches and an outside dining table have all been designed for relaxation and to make the most of the house's location and wonderful all round views.

  • Sleeps 11
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

We are a London and Gloucestershire based family having worked in the City for many years. The house was built in 1999/2000 and the Bothy in 2005/06. We have been visiting the island since 1997 and whilst the children are now adults we all love 'Kapsalia' and the island as much as ever. The house is our home and very much a family house. It is a place which we visit often to recharge our batteries. Our guests seem to enjoy its atmosphere and unique position as much as we do.

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From the Owner

We did not buy the property but built it from scratch to our own design which we would not change even with hindsight. The property has a unique positon and one of the most outstanding situations and views that most people have ever seen. It is private and secluded yet no more than 8-10 minutes from the coast and all that the sea has to offer.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Zakynthos at 35 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Agios Nikolai at 7 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Agios Nikolai at 7 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Agios Nikolai at 7 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

The nearby Peligoni club has excellent sailing and windsurfing facilities.


The Peligoni club, which has extensive sailing, windsurfing and swimming facilities, is 7-8 minutes away by car. Micro Nisi and its adjacent beaches are some 12 minutes by car. There are numerous other small coves and beaches (including at the small port of Agios Nikolaos) that are a similar distance from the house. There are other extensive beaches (including at Aliykes which has most watersports) throughout the east and west coasts of the island.


There are direct charter flights to Zakynthos from the main UK airports throughout the six month summer season. The drive to the house from Zakynthos takes some 45 minutes. Car hire is essential.


The Port of Agios Nikolaos is no more than 10 minutes from the house and the inland town of Volimes is some 15 minutes by car. There are many tavernas in between and at these locations. There is a small supermarket in the Port but the main local supermarkets, shopping and cash machines are in Aliykes which is 25 minutes by car. Katastari (which is just above Aliykes) and, further afield, Zakynthos town itself have extensive other shopping.

Further Details:

Northern Zakynthos is largely unspoilt and as a result it is some distance to the main shops (see above). The bonus is that the scenery, the walks in the hills and olive groves, the beaches and the translucent sea are as beautiful as anywhere in the Mediterranean and perhaps beyond. The further South you go in the island the busier it gets.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Booking Notes:
A non refundable 20% deposit is required to secure a booking and the balance is payable 30 days prior to arrival in either Euros or Sterling. A damage deposit of £500 is also required at the time of the final payment which will be held to cover any breakages or damage and will be returned at the end of the rental subject to any deductions required.

Changeover Day:
Sunday is the preferred changeover day but there is considerable flexibilty on this.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the House per week in UK Pounds and include maid service three times a week. If the Bothy is also required there is an additional rental of between £450 and £600 per week depending on the month of rental. The house may be rented outside the May to October period.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 14-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

The property is easily accessible by road - the last 1km is untarmaced but perfectly usable - and has quick access to the nearby port and Peligoni Club but its privacy and protection by the surrounding forest vegetation make it very private. The nearest other property is over 500 metres away. Its positon on the edge of the central mountain ridge and its views and proximity to the sea (which is less than 1.5 km away) make it a very unique property.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Satellite / Cable

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural


  • forests

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 4 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bedroom 1, 2, 3, and 4 with en-suite, bath and shower, basin and WC. Gallery bed has use of separate WC and basin. Bothy: with en-suite shower, basin & WC.


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 11 (9 beds in House; 2 beds in Bothie) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1:double bed, walk in cupboard & private terrace. Bedroom 2 and 3:twin beds, walk in cupboard and private terrace. Bedroom 4:twin beds, wall cupboard and private terrace. Gallery: single bed. Bothy:twin beds and cupboards and own terrace.


  • Barbecue

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


  • Notes on accommodation: Central heating may be needed at night in May and October and is provided. In summer the house does not need air conditioning due to it being on a hillside and at an elevation of 250 metres. All the bedrooms (including the bothie) have ceiling fans. The beds are all long with good pillows, cotton sheets and large built in cupboards. Outside: There are extensive terraces around the house and bothy with numerous cushion covered stone benches and sun loungers and there is a table tennis table. The terraces are surrounded by vines, olive trees and large flower filled urns. The swimming pool is 10 x 6 metres and has underwater lighting and is cleaned daily. As it is not fenced small children should be supervised at all times. Utility Room: Washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also an extra WC and basin adjacent to the utility room. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels (not beach towels) and bed linen included. The house is cleaned at least 3 times a week. Other: There is a large glass topped table under the front (covered )terrace and a barbecue for outside dining plus a pergola for sheltered sun bathing by the pool. Outside Ping pong/ table tennis table. WiFi also available by arrangement with the owners.

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