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Gilly's Place - a Luxury Villa with Pool and Amazing Sea Views

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Last updated: 04/14/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Welcome to Gilly's place in the sun !
'This is something special: A luxury villa in the most sublime surroundings.' GUEST COMMENT.
Don't take our word for it - look at the reviews.

You are invited you to relax and enjoy yourself .....
IN SHORT
Gilly's Place is quite simply, paradise - a holiday 'home from home' on the beautiful Greek island of Kefalonia. The property nestles on the hillside of the pretty village of Lakithra, and enjoys spectacular sea views stretching to the neighbouring island of Zakinthos, Gilly's Place is waiting to welcome you. Completed in 2010 this is my piece of paradise. It was built to a very high specification and designed to offer everything you could want in a holiday 'home from home'. It has an extensively equipped kitchen, 2 living rooms (one of which is poolside & can sleep 2 if required), a relaxing verandah with comfortable seating for those sunset gin and tonics, 3 double bedrooms all with en suite wet rooms, 2 additional cloakrooms, a large pergola-covered terrace with dining table and built in barbecue, plus a second poolside dining area. The property sits in it's own grounds nestled on a ridge and has spectacular views across a verdant valley to the sea and to the neighbouring island of Zakinthos ( Zante).
The villa is located in the delightful village of Lakithra, in the district of Leivathos. Lakithra is an historic Greek village whose most famous resident was the poet Lord Byron. The hillside setting giving panoramic views of the sea to the neighbouring island of Zante, and stretching inland to Mount Ainos has to be seen to be believed, and whilst in a secluded and private location it is still just a very short walk to the local tavernas, bar and amenities in Lakithra village.
Gilly's Place is in the ideal setting for peace and tranquility yet with the convenience of a local village and easy access for touring the island and local Blue Flag beaches which are just a few minutes drive away.

ABOUT THE VILLA: The villa is on three levels with air conditioning throughout.
GROUND FLOOR - contains a family sitting room leading into the kitchen. There is a cloakroom with toilet and hand basin; patio doors lead to a large balcony verandah from the sitting room with comfortable wicker furniture and a breakfast dining table. From the kitchen there is access out to a covered pergola terrace with built in BBQ area and a large dining table seating 8.
FIRST FLOOR - there are two double bedrooms (one large double and one twin) both with en-suite bathrooms, balconies and stunning views.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR- there is a third en suite double bedroom with patio doors opening onto the poolside. The second poolside living room is located here - a generously proportioned lounge and games area with TV, DVD & music system. A large sofa - bed and separate wc are also in this area. Patio Doors again lead out to the poolside and terrace areas with sun loungers, umbrellas and poolside dining.

THAT EXTRA BIT OF CARE.....
Full local management team.
Pool and garden maintained during your stay
Mid Week linen change
Chef available
Masseuse available
Baby sitting available

We can put you in touch with a range of local trusted partners -

We can recommend 2 wonderful chefs ( Rory or Viva ), both of whom are terrific and offer similar services - either will come to the villa and cook you a delicious meal - both will shop and prepare local produce and discuss a menu of your choice. Guests have raved about their food and it is a real treat enabling you to really enjoy the villa in complete seclusion and luxury !

Viva will also offer a 'Learn to cook Greek style' experience in the kitchen of Villa Mac - cook with Viva and enjoy the food you have prepared on the terrace.

Need even more relaxation ? We can recommend a masseuse who will come to the villa - what better way to enjoy the poolside terrace at sunset ?

Need a babysitter ? We can recommend one of those too!

Car hire? Yes - we have a great local contact we can thoroughly recommend.

If there's something I can help you with just ask - I will always try to assist you and if I don't know, I will try and find someone who does !

*** FREE WiFi Access *****

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 170 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Lower Floor Lounge...moreless

  • All bedrooms are en-suite, One King, One Double & One Twin. Large Double Sofa Bed in Lower Floor Lounge Free WiFi Access in all areas...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Gilly's Place is available for larger parties, wedding or special occasions & when hired with it's adjacent sister villa can sleep up to 16. Please enquire for details....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    Sony Giga Juke...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    There are THREE dining areas 1. Verandah semi enclosed 2. Pergola terrace - covered with built in BBQ 3. Covered Poolside table for 8 ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Mid week linen change included...moreless

  • Living Room:

    2 indoor living rooms plus protected verandah sitting area ...moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telescope
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Towels Provided:

    Bathroom towels are provided, but beach towels and pool towels are NOT provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
1.Early
Apr 4 - May 1, 2015
7 night min stay

£995
2.Mid
May 2 - Jun 19, 2015
7 night min stay

£1,495
3.High
Jun 20 - Sep 4, 2015
7 night min stay

£1,795
4.Late
Sep 5 - Oct 2, 2015
7 night min stay

£1,495
5.Low
Oct 3 - Oct 30, 2015
7 night min stay

£995

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

BOOKINGS RUN FROM SATURDAY TO SATURDAY

Rental is for 6 person occupancy. Additional occupancy rates are applied by prior arrangement.

Check in is at 3.30pm. Bags may be dropped off at the villa if you arrive earlier.

Check out is at 10.30 am on the day of your departure

A non returnable deposit of £500 is payable on booking. The balance is due in full 8 weeks prior to departure. If a booking is made less than 8 weeks prior to departure full payment is required at the time of booking. Payment is made in sterling via electronic bank transfer to a designated account.


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Last updated: 04/14/2015
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Location

2 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Kefalonia
250 Metres
Nearest Barpub
George's Bar
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Pessada
150 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Makis' Place
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Avithos

Car: Recommended

Lakithra is an ideal location to explore the beautiful island of Kefalonia. Local amenities include tavernas, bar, mini market, bakery and patisserie with larger supermarkets and Argostoli being just a short drive away. The village was an inspiration to Lord Byron who enthused about the natural beauty of the area. The blue flag beaches of Avithos & Ammes are just a short drive away as is the airport. In short Lakithra and Villa Mac are in the perfect spot on the island for your perfect holiday.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: I had travelled extensively to Greece and her islands for many years with my late husband and we always dreamed of buying a place in the sun; visiting Kefalonia for the first time in early 2013 was a revelation and I totally fell in love with the island and its people. Fate took me by the hand and led me to Lakithra and this beautiful house - the rest was easy !

Why the Owner Chose Lakithra:
The views are stunning.It's tranquil and 'special' - everyone says that about their property but it really IS a happy place and it wrapped itself around my heart. The layout is incredibly practical and there is plenty of space to escape to and get some private downtime if there is a larger group - very important for families who want to relax and don't want to be on top of each other !! In short? It's MAGIC

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Villa Mac has peace, tranquility,serenity,real comfort in a practical layout - not just a holiday villa for rent, but a HOME in a 'real' village ( not a superficial noisy resort ) with a choice of restaurants. Avithos beach is 10 minutes' drive, as is the airport. I arrive and am in the villa having collected luggage within 15 minutes - BLISS!


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

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Photos

  • Gilly's Place - your view from the driveway on arrival !

    Gilly's Place - your view from the driveway on arrival !

  • View across the garden

    View across the garden

  • Shaded pergola for Poolside dining

    Shaded pergola for Poolside dining

  • What a view....

    What a view....

  • Kitchen through to sitting room

    Kitchen through to sitting room

  • Verandah off kitchen family room

    Verandah off kitchen family room

  • Poolside sitting room (sleeps 2 on large sofa bed) with cloakroom

    Poolside sitting room (sleeps 2 on large sofa bed) with cloakroom

  • Twin room (top floor) with en suite wet room & opening onto balcony

    Twin room (top floor) with en suite wet room & opening onto balcony

  • Why not book a massage with our favourite masseuse? ?

    Why not book a massage with our favourite masseuse? ?

  • Garden view

    Garden view

  • Argostoli harbour side

    Argostoli harbour side

  • Argostoli - harbourside Market

    Argostoli - harbourside Market

  • Gilly's Place viewed from the garden

    Gilly's Place viewed from the garden

  • Poolside dining

    Poolside dining

  • Covered BBQ terrace dining with views over the pool

    Covered BBQ terrace dining with views over the pool

  • Kitchen through to the BBQ pergola

    Kitchen through to the BBQ pergola

  • Kitchen Family room

    Kitchen Family room

  • The verandah breakfast table

    The verandah breakfast table

  • Master bedroom (top floor) with ensuite wet room & doors to full width terrace

    Master bedroom (top floor) with ensuite wet room & doors to full width terrace

  • Poolside double room, en suite wet room. Doors opening to pool terrace

    Poolside double room, en suite wet room. Doors opening to pool terrace

  • The pergola BBQ terrace at night

    The pergola BBQ terrace at night

  • Beautiful Avithos beach, 10 minutes' drive with 2 tavernas + elegant beach bar

    Beautiful Avithos beach, 10 minutes' drive with 2 tavernas + elegant beach bar

  • Argostoli - Casa Grec Restaurant

    Argostoli - Casa Grec Restaurant

  • George's Bar, Lakithra. The smallest bar with the BIGGEST welcome

    George's Bar, Lakithra. The smallest bar with the BIGGEST welcome

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Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3.75
  • Property type
    Villa
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
  • Response time Within 2 days
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/14/2015
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