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Large Two Storey Villa, fabulous Sea Views Private Pool With Jacuzzi Seat, Wfi

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa Fengaraki, Kefalonia - Panoramic Sea Views Over Lixouri/argostoli Bay, 2 Mins Walk From Local Traditional Taverna

Our Villa Fengaraki is a fabulous villa located in the natural Livadi plane only a short stroll from the unspoilt Livadi bay, located in an ideal position for touring Kefalonian island. We are less than 10 minutes drive from the bustling traditional town of Lixouri, where you will find a large selection of restaurants and shops. Down at the harbour every morning, for those fish lovers you can purchase fresh catches from the local fishermen, great for an evening BBQ. When your feeling lazy the local taverna Paliki is only a couple of minutes stroll away from the villa. The grounds of the property are walled with private parking and the whole villa is equiped with broadband Wifi and satellite T.V. The covered veranda offers shade during the hot summer days and the large patio area is ideal for outdoor cooking on the brick built barbecue. The upper patio is great for those who adore basking in the sun, as this is a sun trap almost all day. The pool is kept crystal clear and has a tiled step for easy access. There is also a power jet seating area where you can relax and take in the amazing sea views. The whole property overlooks the Paliki bay and on towards some of the highest mountains on Kefalonia. There is a swing set and trampoline for entertaining the little ones. It's a great family villa. The bay of Livadi is a natural plane which attracts many varieties of birds and wildlife (great for birdwatchers and naturalists). The location of Villa Fengaraki is ideal for visiting many of the areas of Kefalonia island such as Fiscardo, Assos, Agia Efimia and Sami with the caves and lake. The Paliki peninsular is a very traditional area of Kefalonia and is ideal for those looking to capture the old Greek style. You may even be able to still catch a glimpse of the old gentleman riding his donkey into town. In the area there is the fabulous beach of Petani with it's small coves ideal for snorkling, as is the Atheras bay just up the road. Xi beach is perfect for small children with particularly shallow waters and inflatable water trampolines and games. At Vatsa beach you can soak up the atmosphere of Spiros traditional taverna which is located right on the beach and serves fantastic fish and meat dishes. For those easy days try out the four slide water park at Kounopetra to keep the family entertained. There are so many places to visit on this part of the island that you may not even get chance to explore further afield.


Property Manager
Frances Findlay
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Greek
Calendar last updated:
9 December, 2017

About Frances Findlay

We have had a business in Kefalonia for almost 20 years. We had two children and now live both in Kefalonia and the U.K.. It is a family run business, building and managing villas. We manage, clean and maintain all our villas to a very high standard.

Frances Findlay purchased this villa in 2004

Why Frances Findlay chose Paliki

The property is in a great location and with fabulous sea and mountain views. The villa is close to a local taverna serving traditional food and drink, making it perfect when you don't want to travel far. We loved the brightness and airy feeling of the location.

What makes this villa unique

Lixouri town is great for all it's amenities and social life during the summer months. It is still a traditional working town and has a large square in it's centre which is a hive of activity during the evening. Satalite TV channels available including sports and film viewing from OTE TV.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Mr Luned-June2012,What a lovely time we spent at Villa Fengaraki,the location was perfect for catching the ferry to Argostoli(which we did 3 times as was much better than driving), visiting Assos and Fisgardo. The weather of course was hot and sunny, the pool was the just right for a cooling off 'dip'.Suze Swindon May 2010. We had a great holiday staying at this villa for two weeks. The villa is very spacious and very well maintained. The trampoline and swings in the garden were a hit with the children too. We walked down to Lotos restuarant where the people were very welcoming, friendly and cooked us a fantastic meal which was great value.The villa is also in a good position for exploring the island. George North Yorkshire June 2010. We rented this villa in June 2010 and had a fantastic time. Everything that we needed was there and some things we hadn't thought of as well! The car hire included in the price was great and definitely needed for this location. Customer service perfect.
May 2010
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Paliki in Cephalonia

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En-suite
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite
    Shower room 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite
  • Three en-suite bathrooms, one with a large bath and shower and the other have spacious walk-in showers and there is one ground floor WC. Complimentary toiletries and accessories are replenished during you stay.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8/10 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 and bedroom 2 are both with double beds, en-suite bathroom and patio doors leading out to a large upper floor veranda. One has a large bath with shower. Bedroom 3 and 4 are twin bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom. Pool towels are also provided
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Our villa is located in one of the most natural and unspoilt areas of Kefalonia island. Within walking distance of taverna and the local beach, this is the perfect relaxing holiday. It is the ideal choice for families with children, with swing set and trampoline and great for larger groups. Absolutely, amazing breath-taking panoramic views over the bay and on to the mountains beyond. Particularly useful is the local town of Lixouri, with everything you need for an easy relaxing stay. Our guests have commented on how great the location is with regards to beaches and sightseeing. The capital Argostoli is a pleasant 20 minute ferry ride across the bay for those who like the hustle and bustle of a larger town. Outside: Outdoor seating for up to 12, sun loungers, brollies, brick built barbecue, private pool, jacuzzi seating area. Swing set and trampoline. Utility Room: Washing machine fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, juicer, iron and ironing board. Plenty of cupboard and storage space. Complimentary cleaning and washing products provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cleaning and laundry change carried out during your stay.

Reviews

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Large Two Storey Villa, fabulous Sea Views Private Pool With Jacuzzi Seat, Wfi
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Wonderful holiday - again!

  • 5 of 5

Returned for the third year running. Had a great family holiday again. All as we remembered it. Lovely clean villa and pool. Explored even more of the island this year. Had not visited Sami before. Enjoyed cocktails by the harbour. Visited our old favourites - potami beach, Assos, boat hire from Agia Effimia etc. Greeted warmly by tavernas in Lixouri who remembered us from previous years. Ate in the many tavernas in Lixouri and by ferry to Agostoli. You need a car to get around. Had some good days of relaxation around the pool. Villa and pool both regularly cleaned and Frances and Barry were very friendly and helpful as always. Hope to return again next year!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great villa in Kefalonia

  • 4 of 5

Great location. Quiet. Large spacious, Clean and tidy. Aircon throughout. Plenty of seating around good sized clean pool.

Frances was fantastically helpful when we contacted her.

Taverna down the road is perfect. Amazing home grown food and hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Returned for another fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

Returned again this year after such a great holiday in this villa last year. We were not disappointed! Villa was even better than we remembered, had obviously been well maintained over the winter. The welcome flowers when we arrived were a nice touch. Villa was very clean and was cleaned regularly during our fortnight (as was the pool). Had some lovely lazy days by the excellent pool. Explored a bit more of the island this year. Potami and Zola are our favourite beaches (note that the beach tavern on Zola doesn't open until midday). Lovely day in Assos and would thoroughly recommend hiring a small boat from Agia Efirmia and spending a day exploring the beaches inaccessible by road (need to book). Ate in Lixori most evenings or took ferry across and ate in Agostoli (plenty of choice in either). Thank you once again to Frances and family who were always helpful. We hope to return again next year.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

very nice proprety

  • 5 of 5

excellent

  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
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5

Lovely!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely relaxing week at Villa Fengaraki. The house is spacious and well appointed and the pool is fantastic and was adored by the children (and the grown ups come to think of it!). The house was spotlessly clean when we arrived and we were very grateful for the air con in the bedrooms and the welcome pack of drinks and breakfast supplies. The linen was changed part way through the week. Frances was very easy to contact when we had a problem with the electricity and she helped us rectify it straight away. You absolutely need a car if you are going to book this villa as you need to drive into Lixouri (approx 15 mins) for supermarkets and tavernas, and of course if you want to explore the rest of this beautiful island. We found Lepeda and Xi beach to be very child friendly with shallow waters and virtually no waves. Petani was beautiful but the waves meant we weren't able to truly relax with two three year olds in tow so it was a short visit! This side of the island is far less busy than the more well known resorts on the east and south sides which suited us perfectly, although having been to Kefalonian several times It is well worth exploring the other parts, but perhaps not in the height of summer if you don't fancy driving down a steep coastal path to Antisamos beach only to find there are absolutely no sunloungers available! We were relieved that day to return to the peace and tranquility of Villa Fengaraki!

All in all a great holiday!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Highly Recommended!

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a villa for 8 people and fortunately we booked this one!

Very reasonable price; nice facilities (including spacious bedrooms with their own bathrooms, kitchen, washing machine etc); the pool had hydro-massage (!); the booking and payment procedures were easy and the manager/owner is very helpful.

Last but definitely not least, when we arrived the villa was full of complimentary food and drinks. Just to mention a few: beers, wine, ouzo, milk, juice, bottles of water, eggs, bacon, bread, cereal, jam, honey, butter etc.

I want to thank the owners for everything and I want to recommend this place to everyone!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Kefalonia (EFL)
Nearest Barpub
10 Kilometres
Lixouri
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Lixouri
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
Livadi Bay
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Livadi

Special interest holidays:

The Livadi plane is a natural area attracting all types of wildlife including may species of birds. A great spot for the keen birdwatcher.

Coast/Beach:

Sandy beaches at Atheras and Xi (water sports and games), only 15 minutes drive away. Petani rocky bay with rolling waves and water sports only 15 minutes drive away. A stretch of beach is close to the villa. The waterslides at Kounopetra and the inflatables at Xi beach are perferct for the kids and also grown ups. Xi has shallow waters for small children and non-swimmers.

Travel:

Kefalonia airport is around 50 minutes from the villa. Car hire is recommended and can be arranged at an economical price.

Distances:

Lixouri town is only ten minutes drive away, with many shops and tavernas, banks and facilities there. The half hour ferry ride from the town takes you across to Argostoli the capital of the island. Kipouria monastery is worth a visit, built on the edge of a cliff it takes in some amazing views. The local Lotos taverna is only a few minutes stroll from the villa and serves a variety of local dishes.

Further Details:

The main town of Lixouri has all you will require in banks, supermarkets and gift shops. There is also a hospital on the edge of town.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Paliki, Ionian Islands

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low season
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£568
for 5 nights
£795
 
 
Low season
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
£607
for 5 nights
£850
 
 
Mid season
1 Jun 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£636
for 5 nights
£890
 
 
Mid season
16 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£711
for 5 nights
£995
 
 
Mid/high season
1 Jul 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
£964
for 5 nights
£1,350
 
 
High season
16 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,550
for 7 nights
£1,550
 
 
Peak season
1 Aug 2018 - 21 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,890
for 7 nights
£1,890
 
 
High season
22 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,550
for 7 nights
£1,550
 
 
Mid season
1 Sep 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£711
for 5 nights
£995
 
 
Low season
16 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£636
for 5 nights
£890
 
 
Low season
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
£568
for 5 nights
£795
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 15% deposit is required to secure a reservation. Payments accepted by secure credit card service using Paypal or direct bank transfer. 35% of the rental payment is required two months before arrival and 50% one month in advance.


Changeover Day:
No specific changeover days are given. Entrance to the villa is accepted after 2pm and departure must be by 10.00am (unless otherwise agreed).

Notes on prices:
A deposit of 15% will be required to confirm a reservation. 35% is required 1 month before arrival and 50% 2 months before arrival. All rental amount must be paid prior to arrival date.

Discounts are available, please enquire.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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