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Agios Antonio

Villa with 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and swimming pool in Karavados, Kefalonia

From £439 per week

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Villa to rent in Karavados, Kefalonia

  • Villa
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Private pool
  • Near beach
  • Air conditioning
  • Parking
  • Private garden
  • Washing machine

Villa overview - owner's description

Beautiful, air-conditioned villa with good sized private pool in south facing, large paved and grassed garden area. Situated in typical, quiet greek village with views out over Zante.

Agios Antonio is a beautiful, air-conditioned villa with good sized private pool in south facing, large paved and grassed garden area. It has the added benefit of central heating and log fireplace for those cooler winter evenings. Also included is CD, DVD player with many films, Gaggia coffee maker and many games etc. From the villa are stunning coastline and sea views with the island of Zante in the distance. Karavados is a typical, peaceful Kefalonian village with a large Greek Orthodox Church at its centre, two mini stores/bars one with newly opened restaurant serving traditional Kefalonian dishes daily, and lies at the foot of Mount Aenos with its sleepy hamlets, pine and olive groves scattered around the hillside. The hidden bay of St. Thomas lies a 20 min walk or 3 min drive and offers picturesque blue Ionian waters, sandy beaches, and a quaint bar overlooking the top end of the bay. The villa is 15-20 mins from the airport and 10 mins from main town of Argostoli with daily bus service available. It is ideally situated to explore this stunning island.

Notes on accommodation
Air-con throughout. Log fireplace. Oil centrally heated radiators throughout. Flyscreens throughout. Roller shutters throughout.

Outside
35 square metre (above average size) kidney shape pool. Patio all round rear of villa. Poolside sun loungers. 6 seater patio table, chairs and parasol. 2 Seater garden table and chairs. Large lawn area maintained weekly. Olive tree.

Coast/Beach
St. Thomas bay 1.5km. (20 min walk. 3-4 min by car.) This has two sandy beaches with sun-bed /parasol hire. Water is crystal clear making snorkeling a must. The grassy terrace of Johannas bar makes a perfect place to watch the sea. Trapezaki beach 3-4km. Lourdas 3-4km. Avithos (blue-flag) 5km.

Travel
Kefallinia airport approx 8-10km. 15-20 mins. Car hire available at airport. Hertz. Avis. Budget. Sunbird. argoscarhire.com. We will email directions to villa from airport. Daily bus service from Karavados to Argostoli. Bus services from Argostoli throughout the island. Ferryport of Pessada to Zante 5 mins. Ferryport of Sami to mainland Greece and island of Ithaca approx 25 mins.

Distances
Argostoli 11 km/10 mins. St. Georges castle 2km. St Thomas bay 3-4 mins/20 min walk. Skala 25 mins. Myrtos /Assos 30 mins. Fiskardo 45 mins. St. Gerasimos Monastery 20 mins. Robola winery 20 mins. Melisanni underground lake and Drogarati caves 25 mins. Supermarkets (Lidl, Carrefour, AB) 6-7 mins. Restaurant at St.Thomas bay (May-Oct). Restaurants at St. Georges Castle, Lourdata, Trapezaki surrounding villages. (Recommendations can be found in the guide book at the villa).

Further details
The capital Argostoli is a bustling town with many shops. The fresh fruit and vegetable markets are favourites with locals. Also situated nearby are a meat and fish market. Fishermen also sell their daily catch at the quay-side fresh off the boat. The cafe bars in the main square is the 'in' place to meet- you will find the trendy people sipping a frappe here. The ferry to Lixouri can be taken from the port in Argostoli for a few euros. The Drapano bridge spans the water from the quayside and is now pedestrianised. From here you have a view of the inlet and the cruise ships that port in the summer months. Large yachts also moor here (George Clooney and Tom Hanks are visitors). Argostoli and nearby Lassi have many bars and tavernas, many with live greek music. Scuba diving is available in Lassi. Banks with ATM machines are situated in Argostoli. Local village of Peratata has bakery and the adjoining cake shop is open til late. An internet cafe is also here and a bowling alley. Local mini-market open daily 7am - 11pm has adjoining bar. Kafeinon in village also has groceries and outside seating area/bar used by locals.

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Location

This villa is:

2km from the nearest beach 300m from the nearest bar 300m from the nearest restaurant 6km from the nearest supermarket 9.5km from Cephalonia International Airport 9.7km from Argostoli

Local activities

Boat hire 20km Climbing 99km Cycling 15km Fishing 2km Flying 99km Golf 99km Horse riding 25km Mountain biking 10km Sailling 20km Scuba diving 10km Skiing 99km Sports center 9km Tennis 9km Water skiing 99km Wind surfing 30km

Sights and attractions

Historic site 10km Museum 10km Shopping 9.7km Theatre 10km Theme park 99km Zoo 99km Cinema 10km

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Outside this villa in Karavados, Kefalonia
This villa is in a village and in a quiet area near the beach. It has a pool, outside lighting, a garden and a sea view. Car hire is not necessary as the villa is less than a 15 minute walk to a large selection of shops, bars, restaurants; however parking is available if required.

Prices and availability

Updated 1 December 2016

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 1 December 2016 - 28 February 2017: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 1 August - 26 September 2017: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 1 December 2017 - 28 February 2018: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 1 August - 26 September 2018: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 1 December 2018 - 28 February 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 1 August - 26 September 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.

Facilities

Bedrooms

2 bedrooms, Sleeps 6:

  • 1 double bed and en suite
  • 2 single beds

There is also 1 double sofa bed in Lounge, 1 cot

Bathrooms

2 bathrooms, 1 en suite bathroom, 2 Separate WC's

Swimming pool

Private pool

Entertainment

CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Radio, TV Languages in Local

General

Living area seats 6, Dining area seats 6, Air conditioning, Central heating, Open fire, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire optional

Kitchen

Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster

Outside

Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden, Sea view

Suitable for

Infants, Restricted mobility

Extra information

Views out over rolling countryside and across the sea to the island of Zante. Although we do not take a deposit we operate on an honesty policy whereby we ask all renters to advise us of any damages and we can agree on a fair recompense.

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