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'Phivos Villa'Elegant Villa With Dramatic Mountain & Sea Views, Totally Equipped

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WCs1
Space 3,013 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

'Villa Phivos'. Exquisite New Villa near Famous Myrtos Beach, Agia Efimia, Kefalonia - Peaceful Key Location, Villa Highly Adored, Praised And Recommended By All (Yes All) Previous Guests

Elegant 'Phivos' villa is set in the most key unspoilt location of Kefalonia. Tastefully furnished throughout. Fantastic panoramic views of mountains and the Ionian Sea. Haven of tranquility and peace. Approached from a quiet lane, the villa is set on spacious grounds with a background of slender, old cypress trees and bordered by woods of holm oaks, cypress and olive trees. Paths and quiet lanes perfect for walking and exploring. Living room, kitchen, dining room, TV family room, all lead out to shaded terraces by the large swimming pool(11x4.5m.). On the 1st floor en-suite master double bedroom, 2 further double bedrooms and a separate bathroom. Panoramic sea views from all bedrooms. Vast sun terrace with large pool and huge cypress trees provide shady retreats. Fully equipped BBQ area, large covered terrace with patio furniture, perfect setting for dining alfresco. Free wireless internet. Licensed and approved by the Greek Tourist Organisation (EOT MHTE 0450458K91000339801).

"Please ensure to read my rental agreement and cancellation policy when you intend to book".

More Details

Owner
Phivos Diplas
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

This place really is a little bit of heaven on earth. We have had a wonderful, comfortable and relaxing time here at villa Phivos. Everything you could want and more. The thoughtful attention to details is fantastic. Thank you!!!

We loved every moment!
Jul 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Pilarei in Kefallonia Regional Unit

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3013 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Toilet
  • Ground floor. WC and basin. Finely detailed with hand-painted basin and tiles. Bedroom 1 has en-suite shower and wc with hand-painted tiles. Upstairs master bathroom shower and wc, exclusively designed. All bathrooms are serviced with solar heated water.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) + 2 sofabeds Notes on bedrooms: Bed 1. Queen bed, elegant bed foot bench, antique chandelier & dressing table, en-suite shower and wc, A/C, private panoramic balcony. Bed 2. Double-bed, antique dresser, A/C, panoramic balcony. Bed 3. Twin-bed, venetian mirror, A/C, balcony.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Our hospitality begins with a Complimentary Hamper which contains: 3 bottles of wine, 2 cans of beer, 2 cans of coca-cola, 3 bottles of natural mineral water, 1 bottle of sparkling mineral water, seasonal fruits, honey, eggs, 1 fruit juice, coffee, tea, sugar, milk, fresh bread, butter, biscuits and virgin olive oil. If, however, you wish to order other things to be there upon your arrival, please let us know in due advance. Their cost will be added to your total payment. An English speaking host will welcome you at the villa on the day of your arrival and will be available during all your stay for any information and help. We are sorry but uncaged pets are not allowed. Outside: The villa has spacious ground areas, sun terraces and generous pool and BBQ areas. It is situated amidst old olive and cypress trees, holm oaks and other flora. The villa grounds are surrounded by hiking woods full of cypress and holm oaks trees and olive groves. It has it own large private swimming pool (11x4.5) and sun terraces both sunny and shaded with patio furniture. The villa has outside fully equipped kitchen with BBQ (gas), fridge etc. a shaded dining area which seats at least 8 pax and sofa lounge. The property has air-conditioning provided in each bedroom and is central heated throughout. Travel cots and highchairs available. Utility Room: Washing machine, press-iron, ironing board, vacuum cleaner. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Beach, Bathroom and kitchen towels plus all linen provided. Maid service with linen change twice/weekly. Weekly pool and ground/garden maintenance. To adequately prepare the villa please kindly vacate the premises by 10:00 on day of departure. Other: Spacious BBQ dining area sitting 8 people, under covered-terrace overlooking the swimming pool, ideal for dining alfresco. Outside shaded sofa lounge for relaxing and reading. Benches and hammocks at the spacious grounds (acre) of the villa

Reviews

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'Phivos Villa'Elegant Villa With Dramatic Mountain & Sea Views, Totally Equipped
average rating of 4.967742 based on 37 reviews
5

Wonderful Villa, wonderful location.

  • 5 of 5

This stunning villa is the nicest I have ever stayed in. The owners and all the staff are fantastic. They have thought of everything. I cannot fault it in any way. Perfect for 3 couples or a large family.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review. It is so meaningful to others who are searching to be able to read what someone has said after staying in our villa. We are so pleased that you loved our house. Look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best Wishes, Phivos
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5

An amazing place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth visit to Phivos Villa and it's always like coming home. The villa is beautifully decorated, spotlessly clean and very well equipped. It's in a lovely quiet location amidst the olive trees and convenient for visiting all the gorgeous beauty spots, although you do need transport here. We highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I really appreciate you taking the time to write the nice comments about our villa Phivos. It is meaningful to others who are searching to be able to read what someone has said after staying in our villa for many times. We are so pleased that you enjoy your stay and we look forward to welcoming you to Aghia Efimia in Kefalonia again soon. Best Wishes Phivos
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5

Perfect, didn't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully presented villa of exceptional quality of furnishings for an upmarket yet cosy feel. The views every morning were stunning, village sweet and has everything you need whether you want to eat out or cook at the villa. Amanda visiting the first full day was nice and it was good to have some extra information if we wanted to explore which was our intention but with only a weeks holiday we ended up chilling to the max and having to force ourselves to venture out. The outside kitchen and dining/seating area was a big pull for us when we viewed all villas we liked, this one was great! We would recommend a jeep like car to manage the long rocky track as every time we took our hire car out we winced when we heard a noise in case of sudden damage from rocks to the underside! We did get woken at 7am Sunday morning by a bulldozer close and clearly another villa is going to be built soon so I would consider that build noise if we wanted to book the villa again in 2018. Having all towels and good bed linen provided and changed during our stay was excellent, the robes came in handy after we had jumped into the pool a couple of times- October isn't the best season for unheated pool dipping unless you are very young and don't feel the cold but it was fun nonetheless! Superb laundry area in the cellar which was a reminder that you don't need to pack so much when facilities like this are at your fingertips. A wonderful villa and situated in a fabulous position, we wouldn't hesitate to recommend either of the villas to others. Kefalonia is beautiful and I know we will be back to the island for sure - especially as we didn't visit the caves or get to hire a local boat etc. Do pack good quality mosquito repellent and if you can citronella tea lights as you may not see the blighters but you feel their bites later on! We did buy and leave a fly swat too for persistent wasps but it's just as we have experienced in other Mediterranean countries. Go, enjoy, you won't be disappointed! Colin & Joanna, Hampshire. 17-24 Oct 2017

  • Review Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Villa, fabulous stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time staying in this gorgeous villa in October. The Villa is beautifully kept, with everything you could possibly want. The views are stunning, particularly the sunrise. We will all hopefully be back sometime in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastically well- equipped villa in a wonderful setting

  • 5 of 5

Me and my partner had the most relaxing holiday ever at Villa Phivos. It is situated so that you get hillside and sea views from all of the balconies and seating areas, the view down to the harbour from the top balcony is amazing. There was a welcome hamper on our arrival consisting of wine, honey, jam, biscuits etc plus a loaf of fresh bread and a bowl full of fresh fruit, a truly wonderful gesture. The maid and pool man were very polite and the Villa and grounds were kept tidy and clean. The Villa is only 10 minutes from Myrtos beach, 5 minutes drive to Agia Efimia, 15 from Assos and it only took half an hour back from Fiskardo so is situated in a perfect position for exploring the best (Northern) part of the island. We enjoyed the outside seating area and had BBQs every other night, again everything is supplied along with towels, parasols for the beach even a cool bag so we picnicked for breakfast on Myrtos beach and stayed till the sun set. We enjoyed it so much we have vowed to return, hopefully longer than 2 weeks as it simply wasn't long enough!,

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your nice words. it is very important hearing the opinion of our visitors. I look forward welcoming you again soon. Phivos
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5

FANTASTIC

  • 5 of 5

How much did we like the villa .... well we LOVED IT !!!!!

We stayed for 10 days at the beginning of September and can honestly say it has been one of the nicest villas we have stayed in.

Things that made it so perfect :-

The peace and tranquillity

The location is amazing

Beautifully decorated

Spotlessly clean throughout - inside and out

Fantastic outside kitchen area

Exceptionally stocked

Fantastic music system for the inside and out.

Pool cleaned every day

Phivos the owner was very prompt and helpful in all his emails from the beginning of our enquiry to after the holiday and checking that we had a good time and if there is anything he can improve.

The agent came round to introduce herself on our second day and made sure we were happy and that if we had any problems or just questions in general about anything to please ring her, after that we were left in blissful peace.

Our only concern was the track up to the villa and if there was going to be any damage to the underside of our hire car, or if the car hire company picked up that we had been driving " off road" neither if these things ended up to be a problem. But if the track could be smoothed out so taxis would come up to the villa so one of us didn't have to drive when going out in the evening that would be amazing.

All in all its definatly a 10/10 if the track was improved or a lovely taxi company found that would drive all the way up could be found it would be a 11/10 from us !!!!

Definitely want to return next year.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your nice words. it is very important hearing the opinion of our visitors. I look forward welcoming you again soon. Kind regards,
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Kefalonia airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Agia Efimia
Nearest Ferry
12 Kilometres
Sami Port
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Makryotika
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Agia Efimia beach and famous Myrtos beach
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

A 6 mins drive from the villa is the renowned 'Myrtos' Beach (white sand and pebbles, blue-turquoise waters), best beach in the Mediterranean, voted 1 of the 10 best beaches in the world. There are small beaches and coves around 'Agia Efimia' preferred by the islanders. 'Antisamos' beach, setting of the film 'Captain Correli's Mandolin' (as 'Myrtos' beach) is at a 20 minutes drive, ideal for snorkelling and scuba diving.

Travel:

Kefalonia Island’s airport (EFL) is about 35 km from the villa. There are direct flights from the UK from May to October and four flights daily from Athens. The island's main port is Sami, 10km away, which has several daily connections with Italy and 'Patras'. Car hire is highly recommended since there are numerous places of interest. We can make arrangements to hire a car to be picked up and dropped at airport/port. Available flights from UK on Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Distances:

'Agia Efimia' yacht harbour 4km (Tourist info. Cash-points, post office, pharmacy, supermarkets, bakeries, restaurants, tavernas, cafe, bars). 'Sami' Port 10km (archaeological sites, tavernas, cafes, bars). 'Myrtos' famous Beach 4km (beach facilities). 'Assos' harbour 8km (with its grand Venetian castle, tavernas, cafes, bars). Fiskardo yacht harbour 27km (archaeological sites, picturesque coves, restaurants, tavernas, bars cafes). Argostoli (island's capital) 28km.

Further Details:

Phivos Villa lying in the center of Pylaros valley has easy access to panoramic hiking paths leading to mountains Agia Dynati (1131m) and Kalon Oros (901m) as well as to famous Myrtos beach and Agia Efimia port. The scuba diving facility in Agia Efimia offers a full range of training courses and dive packages for qualified divers and beginners.The areas characteristic rocks, caves, reefs, wall and rich underwater life provide numerous exciting dive sites for divers of all levels.

Basketball and Volleyball yards at 400 m away from the villas are open to visitors.

Pylaros has a number of significant historical monuments, most of them at a distance of less than 1 hour walk (less than 10 min drive): The Roman villa in Agia Efimia. The Mycenean fortifications in Agia Efimia, Karousata and Logarata. The holy monasteries of Panagia Thematon (with unique holm oak forest) and Panagia Anatolikou. The church of Metamorfosi in Feredinata and the old bell tower. The old bell tower in Antypata. The traditional windmill in Potamianata. The restored olive-oil mill in Makriyotika. The statue of Marinos Antypas in Potamianata. The old bridge of Lala in the tableland of Falari. The traditional threshing floors and farmers houses in Kalo Mountain. The ruined old houses in Drakopoulata and Tarkasata.

You can also visit the museums of the island: Korgialeneios Museum (under the Korgialeneios Library) in Argostoli. Kosmetatos Foundation in Argostoli

Archaeological Museum in Argostoli. Iakovatios-Library in Lixouri. Fiscardo museum. Also visit Drogarati Cave and Melissani Cave/Lake (12km from villas): Visitors to Drogarati can take a walk through the winding corridors where stalactites and stalagmites continue to slowly form. Melissani Lake/Cave, 1.5km from Sami consists of two water-filled chambers. A trip into the cave is done on small boats.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Pilarei, Europe

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mid season
16 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,023
for 4 nights
£1,790
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
1 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,269
for 4 nights
£2,220
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
29 Jul 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,446
for 4 nights
£2,530
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid season
26 Aug 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,980
for 7 nights
£1,980
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid season
2 Sep 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,790
for 7 nights
£1,790
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Low season
9 Sep 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£360
for 2 nights
£1,260
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Low season
16 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,190
for 7 nights
£1,190
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Low season
30 Sep 2018 - 30 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£690
for 7 nights
£690
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Low season
21 Apr 2019 - 27 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
£394
for 4 nights
£690
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Low season
28 Apr 2019 - 25 May 2019
5 night minimum stay
£607
for 5 nights
£850
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid season
26 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,093
for 5 nights
£1,530
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid season
1 Jun 2019 - 11 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,106
for 7 nights
From
£158
 
 
Mid season
12 Jun 2019 - 29 Jun 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,314
for 5 nights
£1,840
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
30 Jun 2019 - 27 Jul 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,686
for 5 nights
£2,360
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
28 Jul 2019 - 24 Aug 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,829
for 5 nights
£2,560
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid season
25 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,420
for 5 nights
£1,988
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid season
1 Sep 2019 - 7 Sep 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,280
for 5 nights
£1,792
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Low season
8 Sep 2019 - 28 Sep 2019
5 night minimum stay
£876
for 5 nights
£1,226
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£486
for 5 nights
£680
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking & Payment Notes:
Prices are per week (for 1 to 4 persons -please contact us for rates from 5 to 8 persons) in UK Pounds. Booking is confirmed by a 25% deposit. Deposits are non-refundable and balance is to be paid 8 weeks before arrival. Provisional bookings will be held for 7 days max. - - 6.5% VAT is included.
- We accept payments by bank transfer in GBP or Euros.
- We accept bookings one year in advance.
- Child concessions: No charge for children under 4 years of age on the date of return travel.
- Cot and high chairs for children are provided free of charge.
- NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.

Changeover Day:
The current preferable changeover day is Sunday, however subject to availability alternative days will be considered.

Licensed and approved by the Greek Tourist Organisation (EOT MHTE 0450458K91000339801).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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