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Spacious Luxurious Villa Private Pool Breathtaking Sea Views Over Bay And Islets

Overview

Property

Updated: 06-Nov-2016
Villa in Nidri, Lefkas, Greek Islands - Peaceful Location, 5 Minutes Walk To Traditional Coastal Village And Only 15 Mins To Town Amenities

Built on the hillside Villa Elena has breathtaking views over Vlicho Bay, Nidri and the neighbouring islands. In the distance the mountain chains of the mainland are clearly visible. This single storey property features a large open plan lounge area with slightly raised kitchen and dining area, two en-suite king size bedrooms, twin room and family bathroom. All rooms are light and spacious. The property is fully equipped for 8 people and items are available for infants if required. The fully retractable frontage opens out onto the pool and patio area. French windows lead from the two main bedrooms located on each wing. All windows are mirrored to reflect the suns heat and keep the property cool. The bespoke kitchen with granite surfaces is fitted with an American style fridge /freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. The patio has a large stone built barbecue, sun loungers. Dining furniture under the permanent gazebo. The lower patio has comfortable seating for more quiet moments.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I am a retired primary teacher and my husband a company director. We live in the north of England far from the sea so love holidays with a coastal location. After holidays in Greece over a long period of time we decided to build a property for use by ourselves and our three grown-up children. Our 6 grandchildren love holidays there! There is so much to do for all the family. It is the perfect location to relax and get away from everything. We have also made many friends on Lefkada both Greek and English. We enjoy learning about another culture. We let the property when not in use and hope it makes for a perfect home from home holiday.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We all agreed that if we ever won the lottery this is what we would buy as we gazed across the infinity pool and the panoramic views of the Ionian sea punctuated by tiny islands. We never tired of watching the yachts sailinto the harbour or watch the town gradually come alive with twinkling lights as we sipped our evening drinks and fired up the barbecue. Sunday Mirror Homes and Holidays 6. 9. 2009

It is an absolute stunning place and we just could not get over the view. Standing on the steps of the villa looking out across the pool the view actually looks like a picture on a movie screen. It's almost unreal. The house is beautifully designed and furnished. I don't think we saw another place on the whole island we liked better. My family are already trying to work out when we can all go back to Villa Elena!
Mar 2011
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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews

Aberdeen
5

Fantastic getaway break!

  • 5 of 5

Villa Elena provided us with a terrific base to explore the island, located within very easy reach of the busy town of Nidri and the smaller village of Vlicho. We had everything we needed in the villa, lots of space, very welcome air conditioning and, of course, the wonderful infinity swimming pool with breathtaking views over Vlicho Bay. The large gazebo provided lots of shade and a lovely setting for early evening drinks before dinner. Highlights of our holiday included a visit to the nearby waterfalls, a day hire of a putt putt boat to explore neighbouring islands and an outstanding meal at the Seaside restaurant in Geni. Ros provided lots of advice prior to our visit and the booking process couldn't have been easier. We look forward to returning to Villa Elena in the future and would happily recommend the property to friends and family!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such wonderful comments. We are so pleased you had such a wonderful holiday. There is so much to explore around the area and it is fantastic to visit the nearby islands either by your own boat or one of the day trip boats from Nidri. The waterfalls are indeed breathtaking, although less so in the heights of summer. I understand you attended a wedding in Geni and Lefkada is, not suprisingly, proving to be a popular wedding destination. The beautiful scenery and lovely people are what every couple would wish for on their special day. When you do need to relax a little the iniifnity pool and gazebo are indeed ideal. There is always something to watch in the bay below. After visiting the area for over 15 years we do try to provide information to make your stay as easy and pleasant as can be. We look forward to you staying at Villa Elena in the future.
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5

favola meravigliosa

  • 5 of 5

una casa meravigliosa....fantastica..che ti permette di passare un'estate da sogno.

E' il secondo anno che vado in vacanza a Lefkada e ci tornero' anche il prossimo anno....lo scorso anno la casa era bella ma questa estate la casa era meravigliosa..piena di confort...e ideale per una convivenza di 8 persone senza mai darsi fastidio.

Il fantastico barbecue ti permette di fare delle cene meravigliose.

La vicinanza alla cittadina di Nidri e' un altro punto positivo...con dieci minuti si e' a cena al centro di nidri.

Non vedo l'ora di tornare

Alessandra

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

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From the Owner

Having visited Greece for holidays for more than 25 years and Lefkas in particular for the past 12 years or more, we fell in love with the beautiful countryside and the warm, friendly people. Here one can enjoy the unspoilt and traditional charm of the Greek Island of Lefkas all within easy driving access of the mainland. The island boasts 117km of coastline. The central mountain ridge is softened by an array of lush green valleys clad in olive groves and vineyards with tall cypress trees. Women wearing the traditional dresses and fine lace shawls continue cottage industries or help with the unchanging Greek rural life.The property is located down a quiet country lane yet is close to nearby villages and the town of Nidri. Built on the hillside the villa benefits from breathtaking views.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Preveza Aktio airport at 40 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Several bars in Vlicho at 1 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Takis Fish restaurant at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Dessimi at 3 Kilometres Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

The nearby harbour at Vlicho is only 5 minutes walk away. The town of Nidri takes just 20 minutes walk or 5 minutes drive and has a harbour and beach. The beach here has a watersports centre and motorboats and yachts for hire.

The beach at Dessimi Bay is only 30 minutes walk or 10 minutes by car. Beaches have sun loungers for hire and tavernas with facilities.

Travel:

Flights to Preveza airport (40mins away) from Manchester and Gatwick are available May to October. Taxis from the airport to Vlicho can be pre booked and cost roughly 45 euros. There are several major car hire companies available within Preveza airport. Budget airlines fly to Athens, Corfu and Kephalonia.

Distances:

Nidri is just 5 minutes walk away. The village of Haradiatiki is very traditional and lies just a 20 min stroll along the country lane. Lefkada Town the islands main town displays its unique architecture and is only 20 mins drive. It's vibrant pedestrian area, surrounded by exclusive shops, bars, museums and churches contrasts with yet compliments its up to date large marina with all the facilities the yachting fraternity may wish for. On the south coasts Vassiliki is a haven for water sports.

Further Details:

The nearest shops can be found in Vlicho where there are also a few traditional tavernas. From Nidri it is possible to take day trips to nearby islands, including Onassis island Skorpios, or take a ferry to the island of Meganisi. Boats are also available for hire. There are also water sports available including parascending. Here it is also possible to hire cars, bikes etc. The town also has more shops including butchers, greengrocers and fishmarket. There are also small supermarkets and shops selling tourist souvenirs. There are numerous restaurants, coffee houses and cocktail bars.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 6
1 Oct 2016 - 29 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£820
for 7 nights
£820
 
 
mid season
30 Apr 2017 - 17 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 
 
high season
18 Jun 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,400
for 7 nights
£1,400
 
 
peak season
16 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 
 
high season
3 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,400
for 7 nights
£1,400
 
 
mid season
24 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£820
for 7 nights
£820
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Non-refundable 25% deposit required at time of booking. Balance payable 6 weeks prior to departure. We can accept payments by cheque, Paypal credit card (subject to 3% surcharge) or bank transfer in GBP. Booking is not confirmed until funds are cleared. Guests are responsible for their own travel insurance. Villa Elena's proprietors are not liable for any injury or damage to guests or their belongings during your stay. NB Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.

Changeover Day:
Due to flights to Preveza being limited we regret that we only able to offer Sunday changeover days. The villa will be ready for occupation from 15.00 and we would ask that guests vacant the property by 10.00 on the day of departure. Luggage may be left.

Notes on prices:
10% discount on all bookings made for 2014 before the 31st January 2013.

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

From the Owner

This recently built architect designed villa has been furnished and equipped to the highest possible standard to provide the ultimate luxury holiday. All rooms are large, cool and airy. Take in the sun on the fully equipped sun terrace complete with gazebo and barbeque, cool off with a dip in the completely private infinity pool or just relax with a drink on the terrace. Watch the yachts go to and fro in the bay below. Sit on the lower patio and just immerse yourself in a book. Enjoy a stroll down to Nidri for a spot of people watching. In vlicho, just 5 minutes walk away you can experience the authentic flavour of Greece with its charming waterfront, local shops and a few excellent tavernas. Or nearby Nidri just 20 minutes easy walk away is more cosmopolitan with a variety of shops, bars, tavernas and restaurants. It is an ideal place to sit on the waterfront watching the world go by. For the more adventurous there are various water sports on offer. Families are always made most welcome

Property Type

  • villa

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair

Entertainment

  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • bay
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to King size bedroom with shower over bath. En-suite to other King size bedroom with shower, family bathroom with WC and shower. All bathrooms have been individually designed and fitted with Italian tiles and sanitary ware.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Two kingsize bedrooms with fitted wardrobes. Each with French windows to patio area and large opening side windows. Twin bedroom with fitted wardrobe. Double sofa bed in lounge. Single put you up bed and child cot available. All fully air-conditioned.

Outside

  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The property is suitable for children of all ages. Single sex group bookings are by prior arrangement only. We regret no pets allowed. Outside: Externally Villa Elena boasts a 10m x 4 m infinity swimming pool, next to which lies the poolside dining area with tiled roof gazebo. To the side of this is the stone built barbecue with outside lighting. The sun terrace also has six sun loungers There is also a separate secluded sofa area, with sofa,two chairs and coffee table. Parking is available for 3 cars and ample turning space at the top of the drive. There are also small garden areas with Mediterranean style planting. Utility Room: Iron, ironing board and outside drying rack provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen are included with the exception of swim towels. The property has maid service midweek, if frequired, when the property and outside area will be cleaned and all towels and linen changed. Other: Dining area on raised level with kitchen, overlooking lounge and frontage to the pool area. Fitted with an extending dining table and matching sideboard, Shelving unit. Childrens highchair.

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