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Luxury Villa Alex with Private Pool 7km away from the best beach of Corfu

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom luxury villa with mountain views with amazing bbq and unique surrounding music system by the swimming pool

Luxury villa, located in the centre of the island, 7km away from the best beach of Corfu, called Glyfada beach, 6km from Corfu town, with private swimming pool with surround music system, luxury barbecue with fridge, big fire, from gas to cook, 2 meters long grill. Basketball ground, 1000m green grass.it has 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms and 2 living rooms main bathroom with a big Jacuzzi in the size of a double bed ,and another smaller bathroom based on the ground floor

a lovely dinning area is outside under the veranta you may enjoy a very nice dinner table for 8 persons

More Details

Owner
Marios Vlatas
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2017

About Marios Vlatas

Hello! I am Marios Vlatas ,thank you for being interested to my villa,i am 41 years old ,working as a chef in nissaki beach hotel,i rent my villa to tourists for more than 9 years, mainly from the uk ,I am very pleased because all the guests have been amazing .I do the maintance for the villa and Elvira my wife is doing the cleaning according to the demands and needs of every guest..We are happy to provide any kind of help to make sure our guests are having everything they need.

Marios Vlatas purchased this villa in 2005

Why Marios Vlatas chose Corfu

it is a lovely property in a very peaceful area full of green and located in the center of the island so many nice beaches are closed amazing restaurants and the fabulous Corfu town is only 4 miles away

Location

Coast/Beach:

The best beach of Corfu island is 7 kilometers away, and is called Glyfada beach 15 minute drive.

Travel:

The airport 10 minute drive. The port 10 minute drive. Car hire only 40 euros a day!

Distances:

3km from traditional well known village called Pelekas. 2km from the biggest water park in Europe Aqua Land. 6km from traditional village Goovia.

Further Details:

2km away from a big supermarket. 4km away from the banks. 3km away from local shops.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Afra in Parelia

Property Type:
  • villa
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 1 big bathroom with big 2 meters jacuzzi, wc. 1 smaller bathroom with shower wc.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with double bed with big open wardrobe! Bedroom with double bed. Bedroom with twin beds.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Notes:
Outside: Private pool 60 meters 10 x 6m, music surround system by the pool, barbecue with freezer, fridge, big gas fire for cooking, 2 meter long grill! Basketball ground. 1000 meters green grass! Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included, changed as often as the customer wish! The same with the cleaning! Other: Dining room for 8 persons 2 meters away from the pool in the corner of two 4 meters wide French windows!

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Aberdeen, Scotland
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A slice of paradise in the foothills of Corfu town

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Villa Alex in June/July 2017 for 12 days. It was exactly as described below and more ! We were met at the airport by Elvira and were then given a quick walk-round by Marios at the house.

Marios built & designed this place himself and it shows - such as stunning place to stay. Location wise it was perfect. 15 min drive into the Old Port and 5 mins from local

cafes and supermarkets. Nature - in the garden of the villa there trees with apples and nectarines ! I saw a bird of prey overhead one day and it was lovely to see the swifts flying round at night.

I contacted Paul M. below (via Marios) before I went to the villa and got a great feeling about the place. We met Spyros (the old chap over the garden wall) and got on great style. Our kids would go round

and he would give us fresh courgettes, cucumbers, tomatoes and even garlic which he grows in his huge allotment. Such a lovely man

We loved the 6 outdoor speakers which were wired up to an amp in the living space. We left it on 88.8 FM all week and miss the “holiday tunes” already. The pool is fairly large if you compare

with other pools on owners direct. You can wash and dry clothes easily too on the back balcony. There is another balcony off the master bedroom which was nice for reading in the evening. They will clean the villa on demand so we had the the place cleaned 3 times over 12 days. We told Elvira to not bother cleaning the BBQ ( we used almost daily) but she cleaned it anyway as she is so house proud. The BBQ is unreal. A 2 metre long grill for charcoal grilling and 2 hobs for gas. I would collect kindle from across the road. It’s even got an outdoor sink alongside and a shower outside the house. There are 2 LIDL’s within 10 mins drive but we used 2 local butchers also

Aqualand is less than 10 mins away and we liked the fact that the location was very central for exploring the beautiful island. Gylfada beach was unreal with a very sandy beach and water sports. We also visited Nissaki and Kassiopi which were stunning.The loungers were so comfy and the AC is very good inside. There is Sat TV with the likes of Nat Geo and Discovery which is great for some down time. There is terrestrial TV in the master bedroom too.Marios was very easy to contact by phone, email and WhatsApp. He works as a sous-chef in the north of the island so would pass by early morning to sometimes clean the pool.Thanks to Marios and Elvira for being such accommodating hosts !

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

I've never posted a review before ,so I'm going to bullet point it :

Family of 5

2 teenage daughters and my 8 yr old son.

The villa is really clean, and I,m a clean freak !

It's very secure though I don't think it would of bothered us if it wasn't .

Pool - fantastic ,Marios the owner cleaned it every few days I don't know why because it always looked clean to me , but it was a nice touch .

There is plenty air conditioning in the villa ,every bedroom ,so don't worry you will be nice and cool.

The BBQ is amazing ,we used to go to the local butcher( lady) and buy all sorts and then sit out in the evening ,just brilliant , by the way before we went I read that there was an issue with wasps while people ate food ,there isn't ! ( yeah you see one or two but you just swish them away ,trust me I have 2 teenage daughters and they didn't care .

You need a car ,obviously !

The beach at pelekas is the best ,go to Corfu town at night,good luck parking! ,but it is amazing, we went half a dozen times.

In summary the villa is lovely , its in a quite location with amazing views,look out for the old man who has a garden next door, and get some fresh figs off him (free) and chop them in to Greek yogurt for your breakfast,wow.

One of my daughters plays golf so we would drive 10 mins every morning and practice at Corfu Golf Club for just the cost of the balls ,it was too hot by 10:30 to play ! Ta Paul (dad)

  • Review Submitted: Feb 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed in this gorgeous villa for 2 weeks and I didn't want to leave!

The villa is beautiful, the pool is fantastic, the weather was perfect and for us the location and privacy was exactly what we wanted.

The owners are lovely people and nothing is too much trouble, our two boys loved the pool, being able to play football and basketball and the outside music system!

The birds are incredible too!

If you want a holiday for totally relaxation this is the place to come.

15 minutes in the car takes you right to the centre of corfu town, and 10 minutes can take you to breathe taking scenery.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Afra, Ionian Islands

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
LATE SUMMER
2 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,003
for 7 nights
From
£143
 
 
start of the summer
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,068
for 7 nights
£1,068
 
 
Summer time
1 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,504
for 7 nights
£1,504
 
 
High season
21 Jul 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,225
for 7 nights
£2,225
 
 
Summer
4 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,024
for 7 nights
£1,024
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£754
for 7 nights
From
£108
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
30 percent deposit, 1 month before arrival date the rest of the money or at the arrival day.

Changeover Day:
fexible

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in euros.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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