Boutique Villa " Asteri " in Katsarata, Fiskardo, Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece - Magnificent Location, 5 Minutes From Fiskardo And12 Minutes From Myrtos Beach
Villa “Asteri” (in Greek means Star) is a lovely and luxury newly built villa, which is located at one of the most beautiful places in Kefalonia in the center of Katsarata village in Fiskardo area. The property is set on a fantastic and panoramic hillside, so it offers stunning sea view from all the rooms, view towards the Islands of Lefkada, Ithaka, Meganisi and the main land, offering magical moments. Approaching the Villa from the village of Magganos, just over 1 km away with mini markets and tavernas Villa Asteri is almost hidden by the surrounding scenery. The Villa has private pool, spacious balconies and all the facilities for your convenience. On the ground floor level is the central entry in the residence, on the right is the spacious living room with the fireplace a huge white leather sofa ,a polished wood dining table with beautiful chairs ,hand made paintings on the walls and a feeling of welcome around. Two sets of french doors reveal images of the wonderful surroundings, the pool, the front terrace and the sea. Left of the entry is the kitchen manufactured in Italy and a luxurious bathroom. Through an archway, the classic and well equipped kitchen has a convenient table and an ample run of wooden cupboards housing all the necessities of holiday catering with a freestanding electric cooker, dishwasher, fridge freezer and microwave. Three sets of windows ensure that the cook doesn’t miss out on the views with the two windows overlooking the Legendary Island of Ithaka and the village of Katsarata. On the first floor level, there are three bedrooms and two superb bathrooms and balconies viewing the surrounding islands and the villages around. The master double bedroom has a table and chairs on a sea view balcony which also overlooks the pool ,the village ,the islands ,etc. Both the double bedroom and the single bedroom have french doors to a sizable covered terrace furnished with sofa and chairs and perfectly positioned for enjoying the view and the Greek summer. The roof is made of wood and together with the carved, wooden wardrobes, gives a romantic essence to the rooms. Katsarata is considered by many to be “la crème de la crème” of the region and is an ideal “home feeling” destination, for those who are looking for quite holidays. Fiskardo is nearly 5 minutes by car from the villa and around the area, one can find many beautiful beaches, such as Foki, Alaties, Agia Jerusalem, Emplissi etc. Beyond the hillside where small flocks of sheep wander, making their daily search for herbs and leaves , tended by their shepherds, disappearing into the channel of sparkling blue sea below where ferries and little sailing boats slowly make their way between the islands.
About the Owner
I have lived on Kefalonia with my family for fifteen years now. It is a beautiful island, with unspoilt natural landscapes, the clear blue Ionian sea and perfect beaches. Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands yet has the lowest population so there is plenty of room to explore.
What makes this villa unique
Villa Asteri, built in the traditional Venetian style, is located in the much sought-after north of the island. Enjoy relaxed luxury living with panoramic sea views and sunrises from your private terrace.
When in the mood, you can take a short drive to Fiscardo where local fishing boats mingle in the harbour with celebrity yachts. The perfect place to people watch and eat or drink in style.
Activity and Interests
Special interest holidays:
Scuba diving and boat rentals in Aghia Efimia, Yachting in Fiscardo, Water Sports in Lixouri- Xi beach , Horse riding in Zervata, Sami, Daily trips to Leukada , Ithaka and close islands from Fiscardo port, Sailing, Marine adventures.Kefalonia offers a wide range of water based facilities - there are water sports available on the beach in Lassi, Scuba Diving available in the resorts of Aghia Efigmia, Lassi, Skala and Fiscardo, Sea kayaking in Fiscado, Myrtos and Agia Ierousalim beaches. Motor boats can be hired in Fiscardo and Agia Efimia. There are many cultural sites to see on the island including the Venetian Castles in Assos and St Georges and the Myceanean tombs in Mazarakata. Kefalonia is also famous for its strange under ground phenomena which include the stunning Melissani Lake, the swallow holes at Katavothres and the eerie cave of Drogorati. Kefalonia is also a beach lovers paradise with many award winning beaches.
Five minutes by car to Fiskardo Port, 12 min to Myrtos Bay, 12 min to Assos Peninsula, 20 min to Aghia Ephimia, 30 min to Karavomilos, 35 min to Sami Port, 40 min to Antisamos beach.
The villa is located close to Alaties beach, Aghia Jerusalim beach, Foki bay, Halikeri bay, Evreti bay, Fiskardo beach etc all within driving distance of under 10 min.
Argostoli airport is 60km away and 1 hour, 20 min drive. By car is the best way to fully explore and appreciate the island. We can arrange local car-hire at competitive prices with collection and delivery either from the airport or the villa - just ask when you book.
The distances are with aproximation Magganos 1km from the villa. Antipata 3km. Fiscardo 6km. Assos 13km. Argostoli 48km.
Local shops, restaurants, supermarkets, ATM machines and a post-office can all be found in Fiskardo just a 6 min drive from the villa. A doctors office, petrol station and chemist can be found in Vasilikades also a 10 min drive from the villa.
Argostoli, the capital, an hours drive from the villa, has super-markets, fruit and veg. stalls, butchers and fish mongers as well as the opportunity to buy freshly caught fish from the boats, most mornings, at the harbour front. Restaurants and small mini-markets can be found in Maganos, just 2 minutes drive from the villa.
You can hire cars, quad-bikes and motorboats and book tennis courts and scuba diving lessons in Aghia Ephimia. The municipality of Erissos, in which Villa ASTERI is located offers numerous enchanting walks both in the valley and the surrounding mountains with breathtaking views and wonderful varieties of flora and fauna. Local villages, such as Katsarata and Antypata, offer an insight into unspoilt Greek rural life.
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
1 May 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
26 Jun 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
11 Sep 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Additional pricing information
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£130|
We ask for a (non-refundable) deposit of 30% when booking.The balance to be paid 8 weeks before arrival, through bank transfer to the relevant bank account.
In case of cancellation, the 30% deposit is not refundable. Only direct deposit (bank transfer) is accepted.
A 150 € refundable security deposit is also to be paid when the whole amount is due. The security deposit will be returned after inspection of the houses at departure.
Changeover day is usually Saturday but in some cases can be flexible.
In order to prepare the villa for new arrivals you are requested to vacate the villa by 10:00am on the day of your departure.
For more information please contact us.
Notes on prices:
Please contact us for special offers and discount.
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.
From the Owner
“Villa Asteri, built in the traditional Venetian style, is located in the much sought-after north of the island. Enjoy relaxed luxury living with panoramic sea views and sunrises from your private terrace. When in the mood, you can take a short drive to Fiscardo where local fishing boats mingle in the harbour with celebrity yachts. The perfect place to people watch and eat or drink in style.”
- Air Conditioning
- Iron & Board
- Living Room ...
- Washing Machine
- Kitchen ...
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Satellite / Cable
Pool / Spa
- Private Pool
- paddle boating
- scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
- jet skiing
- mountain biking
- mountain climbing
- bay fishing
- water skiing
- Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
- Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
- Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
- Master bedroom has a comfortable, modern, well-equipped en-suite shower-room. The other two bedrooms are sharing a luxurious bathroom.
- 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
- Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 3 bedrooms. The master bedroom has a king sized bed (2.00mx1.60m). The two other bedrooms both have 2 single beds. All bedrooms have balconies offering fantastic views to the ocean and the surrounding village and forests.
- Notes on accommodation: Air conditioning throughout the property. Welcome pack with many essentials to start holidays. Outside: private sun terrace with loungers and sun umbrellas. Private swimming pool . BBQ. A garden surrounds the villa. Driveway and car parking space. Utility Room: This houses a vacuum cleaner, ironing board and steam iron, mop and bucket and sweeping brush. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included and these are changed during the maids' cleaning visits (usually every Wednesday and Saturday). We provide pool towels. Our maids speak English, Russian and Romanian and are happy to help. Other: Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the villa. There is air-condition to provide comfortable living in every room.