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Family Villa With Private Pool, Sea And Mountain Views, WiFi

Overview

Property

Updated: 28-Nov-2016
Villa in Lourdas, Kefalonia, Greek Islands - Peaceful Village Location, Facing South, Walking Distance to Beach, Tavernas, Local Shops

Villa Magdalani is a luxury family villa offering a high standard of accommodation in a peaceful setting within the beautiful Greek village, Lourdas. It is a well equipped, family villa facing south to the Ionian sea and the Island of Zante beyond. The villa has air-conditioning and central heating throughout, ideal for a relaxing holiday all year round, or for the more energetic there is table tennis and a 9 x 4m swimming pool. Situated at the bottom of Mount Aenos, it is a wonderful place for walkers and hikers, bird watching or watching the sunsets. Villa Magdalani is ideally situated for exploring the whole of Kefalonia. Argostoli, the capital bustling cosmopolitan town is 10km away. A car is not essential but recommended. The village has some wonderful restaurants and tavernas within walking distance.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

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6 Reviews

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based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

5

Beautiful Villa with a Great View

  • 5 of 5

Lovely villa in a quiet but not isolated position and the view was far better than expected. The villa was very well equipped with more than enough tableware and cooking equipment and everything clean and modern. Villa Magdalani has a beautifully maintained garden that surrounds all sides meaning there is always somewhere to sit in sun or shade. There was a variety of different seating and loungers and the table tennis table is fun to use. Lourdas is a reasonably short walk but quite a steep walk up from the beach, which I imagine would be a struggle for some, particularly in the main summer months. Lots of nice restaurants and small supermarkets within a short drive and some walkable distance. Parking was easy at the beach when we were there in June but don't know what it would be like in high season. After being a little bit apprehensive about booking direct with the owners, I needn't have worried. Jo and Darren made the whole process straightforward and I would thoroughly recommend Villa Magdalani. I would have no hesitation in returning to this property if visiting Kefalonia in the future. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely return to Lourdas

  • 5 of 5

Second stay at Villa Magdalani, still beautifully kept and looks new. Everything you could need from great bbq and wonderfully equipped kitchen. Secluded spot with awesome views of the sea and the mountains. Table tennis was great in the high heat as covered. Will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Superb

  • 5 of 5

A really first class villa that has everything you could need for a great holiday. Less than 30 mins drive from the airport and spotlessly clean with a generous welcome pack.

Loads of excellent bars and restaurants within walking distance and Lourdas beach is great. A car is recommended to cope with the hills in the heat plus to get around the beautiful island.

Owners a pleasure to deal with and have loads of helpful information and tips.

If you are looking for a brilliant villa to enjoy a great holiday you have found it.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Well presented property with amazing sea views.

  • 5 of 5

Great villa with amazing views, short walk to local tavernas. Good sized pool and patio, the table tennis table was a real hit with our children ! Much nicer to stay in a family owned property as it always feels more homely. Would love to visit again had a brilliant family holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Really lovely villa

  • 5 of 5

The villa, it's setting and views, the pool and outside areas are first class. It is also extremely well equipped, clean, bright and the table tennis table is a bonus. Watching the sunset from the balconies is something not to be missed.

There are lots of taverns within walking distance and the mini markets and bakers have everything you might need if you're bar b Q ing or eating in.

A car is useful not just for getting shopping up the hill but to explore this lovely island, but as long as your relatively fit it's not essential.

The neighbours are also very nice, but not at all intrusive and have helpful suggestions about places to visit and how to get there. They also gave us a jar of homemade apricot jam!

The owners are very quick to respond and helpful.

I cannot recommend this villa highly enough.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Villa Magdalani is a delightful home from home. A stunning location with lovely views from every aspect. On arrival it was exactly as described and spotlessly clean. The owners were easy to contact and quick to reply.

I would recommend to others and may even come back myself one day. You do need a car for carrying your shopping back up the steep hills and for exploring the island but for the relatively fit, the walk to the beach and the shops is manageable. My 8 and 5 year old children as well as my 70 year old father included.

Had lovely food in all of the tavernas we visited but especially Lorraines Magic Hill, Olive Lounge, Zorbas and Klimatis. Boat trip to Fiscardo is well worth it as is the drive up to the top of Mount Ainos National Park. Lourdas beach is very clean with plenty of sunbeds at a reasonable daily rate. Mini markets in the town are well stocked and reasonably priced. Fresh bread was delicious as were the enormous tomatoes. Robola wine definitely worth sampling too.

A great holiday and a shame to have to go home.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Famous Lourdas beach is one of the largest bays on the island and is fringed by over 2 miles of sand and pebble beach and 500m down hill. Trapezaki beach with its sandy coves is 1km away and can be easily reached by car in 3 minutes. The village faces south so gets all day sun!

Travel:

The airport is 20 minutes drive away but no aircraft noise is heard from the villa. Car hire is recommended to see this beautiful island but not essential.

Distances:

Argostoli, capital is 10km, St George's castle is 7km towards the town. Sami where captain Corelli's mandolin was filmed is 25km also Drongarati Cave, and Melissani Cave Lake. The Cephalonian Robola wine visitors centre is at Valsamata 20 minutes away. North of the island is Fiscardo with its fine yachts and very Greek village of Assos, all within a days trip.

A ferry can be taken from Sami over to the Island of Ithaca for the day.

Further Details:

There are several local shops/supermarkets in the village. There is information in the villa on tavernas/restaurants and places of interest in the area and on the island. The village has 2 internet cafes and banks are located in the main town of Argostoli.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
25 Sep 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
May
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
June
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
July
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
 
Aug
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
 
September
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
October
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A booking form and terms and conditions can be sent on request. A £250 deposit per week is required to confirm a booking with the balance to be paid 8 weeks prior to departure. A £200 returnable deposit is taken with balance and returned within 14 days of return.
This Villa has been inspected by the EOT Greek licensing association.
The number is M.H.T.E 0830K10000818301 03/02/2010

Changeover Day:
Changeover is preferable Sunday from May - October otherwise flexible, please contact us. Arrival after 3pm and leave by 10am on day of departure.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the villa per week in UK pounds.

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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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • water skiing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Luxury en-suites to all bedrooms. Twin bedroom and ground floor bedroom bathrooms with shower enclosures. Master bedroom has a bath in en-suite. Also cloakroom on ground floor.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms + Infant Beds) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom 1 with king bed, balcony and sea view. Bedroom 2 ground floor with king size bed, doors open to patio with sea view, safety deposit box. Bedroom 3 twin with balcony and sea view. 2 cot beds on request. All bedrooms have hair dryers.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: A complimentary food pack containing a few essential items is provided. A guide/ Map of Kefalonia and information about the villa and surrounding area will be sent out with your balance receipt. There is a selection of books and games and CDs/DVDs to keep all ages entertained. Outside: The villa has a 9 x 4m private pool. The pool patio has 6 sun loungers with a shaded pergola and barbecue. A large round teak table with a Lazy Susan and chairs for 6 is under the covered terrace. Borders and flower beds on both sides with gates leading to a large drive for 2 cars. Utility Room: Washing machine to be found in downstairs cloakroom with iron/ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The villa is cleaned on changeover day and again during the week. The linen/towels are changed on these days. Beach towels are not provided.

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