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Original stone cottage with private pool, ideal for couples and honeymooners.

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Portokali Cottage (Orange Tree Cottage) near Fiscardo, Cephalonia, Kefalonia, Greece - Idyllic location on edge of a small village overlooking an uninhabited, peaceful valley.

Portokali Cottage is a unique building; it is nestled into the hillside with a private swimming pool in a secluded terrace with views stretching down a wooded, rural valley to the sea. The cottage has been carefully restored to preserve its original features; the interior boasts authentic cypress beams and wooden flooring. It is located at the edge of the small village of Agrilias with views stretching down to the sea at Cape Dafnoudi. Wonderful sunsets can be enjoyed from the terraces which surround the building. The cottage provides an ideal holiday setting for those who appreciate rustic charm and an off the tourist track location. It is located in a large, mature, terraced garden which offers both space and privacy in a beautiful setting. However, the picturesque port of Fiscardo with its plethora of quayside restaurants and cafes is only a 10 minute drive away. The village of Manganos is a 5 minute walk away and has a village store and local taverna. The nearest beach, Alaties, is a 5 minute drive away. M.H.T.E. 08 30 K 10 00 08823 01

Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, Greek
Calendar last updated:
11 March, 2017

Why Abigail chose Kefalonia (Cephalonia)

The cottage gives travellers the opportunity to stay in a unique and individual property, unlike so many found in holiday brochures. It is full of character and ideal for those who are searching for a more unusual place to stay.

What makes this cottage unique

Beautiful rural surroundings due to its location at the end of a track on the edge of a small village with views stretching down an uninhabited valley.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Erisos in Ionian Islands

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bathroom with shower, wc and handbasin.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and sea views over the pool down the valley towards Cape Dafnoudi. Bedroom 2 with twin beds and sun terrace with views over the hamlet of Agrilias towards the Assos peninsular.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • caves
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
Outside: The cottage is set in a garden of around a quarter of an acre with some mature trees including walnut, orange, lemon and olive trees. There are three terraces; the largest has a covered tiled roof to provide essential shelter from the summer sun. Surrounding foliage provides privacy and splashes of bright colours. A large wooden table and chairs on this terrace are provided for al fresco dining. A further terrace with a private swimming pool is behind the house and is totally secluded with beautiful views over a wooded valley that descends towards Cape Dafnoudi. A third terrace outside the twin bedroom overlooks the village towards Assos peninsular. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen provided.The cottage is cleaned weekly with a bed linen and towels change. Clean towels are provided mid week. We ask that guests please bring their own beach towels.


5/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)



  • 5 of 5

A perfect escape. We drove from the airport with no problems using Abi's detailed directions and found this beautiful cottage overlooking a wonderful rural landscape surrounded by the sea. We relaxed! We walked, swam, explored little beaches ( one with only us on it!) and wandered around Fiscardo looking at the super yachts. We ate in Manganos and in a little taverna on Aghias Jerusalem beach where the food was all home cooked by the Greek family and absolutely delicious. Abi brought us her home grown new potatoes, courgettes and mange -tout and we picked lemons and oranges from the trees around the cottage. So quiet and relaxing just dipping in and out of the pool and listening to the tinkling of the sheep's bells! We loved it.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Dream Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Portokali Cottage is the ideal place to stay if you want a character cottage in a lovely peaceful rural setting, with outstanding views of the valley and sea. The only sound is that of the birds and the tinkle of the goats bells. The cottage is very clean and has everything you need for a comfortable stay, including a lovely pool on a sunny terrace. Abi and Nick, the owners, are very friendly, and we enjoyed chatting to them about places of interest to visit, and the best walks and beaches nearby. Whilst we were there we hired a boat from nearby Fiskardo, to visit the neighbouring island Ithaki and cruise around looking for little private beaches. The beaches are not sandy, but are ideal for swimming in the clear warm waters, along with the little fish. There is a plethera of lovely harbourside tavernas to enjoy the delicious Greek food, whilst watching the sunset. There is a good local shop a few minutes drive away to buy everyday items. We particularly enjoyed a vist to Asoss.

I would recommend this cottage to anyone looking for a peaceful holiday, who enjoys the outside life.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A slice of heaven

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a two week stay at this idyllic property and have not stopped wishing that we were still there. As a family of four, with two teenagers the property was a perfect place to get away from it all. Scrupulously clean, beautifully decorated and furnished with a traditional greek ambiance, yet all mod cons, it catered for everyone's needs and comfort. Abi was a wonderful, friendly host - always at hand for helpful tips and a chat! Highlights of our stay included waking to the gentle chimes of mountain goats passing each morning, snorkelling in water clear as glass at the local beaches, taking a motorboat out from Fiscardo to find a breathtaking private cove for the day, watching the sunset as we walked to the excellent nearby tavernas. We can't recommend this place enough!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2017
1 May 2017 - 15 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
16 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 22 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
23 Jun 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
16 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 1
24 Sep 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% payable on booking and balance 8 weeks before arrival.

Changeover Day: Flexible
Changeover dates are flexible but we prefer that guests don't arrive on Saturday. Guests are asked to leave the property by around 10am and arrive after 3pm.

Notes on prices:
Prices are per week in UK pounds and based on 4 people sharing the cottage. However, prices can be paid in euros, at the prevailing exchange rate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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