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This first floor apartment boasts fantastic views of the sea and will be ideal for not only a romantic break but also family holidays. It is ideally situated 10 mins from the airport but without the noise and also 10mins from Argostoli and Lassi. It is furnished to the high standards that you would expect. This first floor apartment has an indoor dining area for 6 people and also an alfresco dining area for 6 people on the balcony overlooking the pool. The private pool and BBQ area is shared with the apartment below. There is an iron/ironing board, washer and dishwasher along with microwave in the villa. We can cater for larger parties up to 18 people, with the Villa below and the adjacent property. Ideal for weddings or family holidays.
Kalligata: Villa Helios is set in the picturesque village of Kalligata. A focal point is Marina's Bar in the centre of Kourkoumalata. There are fruit and olive trees around the area which give a very Ionian feel to the place. Vineyards are everywhere to be seen as you will discover, as this was the home of the Calliga Winery a favorite for the Robola wines. You will see the white church used by locals and visiting holiday makers and also the children's play area near by, ideal for the younger generation. Within the village there is a well stocked supermarket with a small cafe' bar ideal for a game of pool, Wii and internet access should you need contract with the real world! Just 15 minutes walk away is Avithos beach with its views of Zakynthos and Dhias. Here you will find two lovely bar/restaurant for refreshments. The owner of the 'Preview' makes his own wine which he is extremely proud of, you should find a bottle or two in the Villa for sampling. Again there is internet access should you wish to check emails, etc.
Surrounding area: A car is recommended for your stay in Kefalonia but alternatively there is the local English speaking taxi service: Airport - 10 minutes, Argostoli - 15 minutes. Argostoli is the capital of the island and has the most delightful square with many bars and restaurants to choose from. Around the square there are shops for the ladies (and gentlemen) with an eye for a bargain. Occasionally you will share the port with the many cruise liners that are now visiting Argostoli. Lassi - 10 minutes. Here is one of the most fabulous beaches in the area. There are water sports available for the energetic amongst you should you wish to indulge. Night life here is for all ages and is very relaxed. Mrytos Beach - 50 minutes. Views to treasure and well worth the journey. Fiscardo - 65 minutes. A popular resort at the north of the island. Assos - 60 minutes. A beautiful bay with quaint waters edge restaurants. Agia Efimia - 60 minutes, Scala - 60 minutes.
Bedroom 1: Double bedded room with plenty of built in storage space. Private en-suite with large full width shower. Fully air-conditioned. Safety deposit box fitted. Large private balcony to relax and admire the views to die for of nearby Zakynthos.
Bedroom 2: Two single beds again with plenty of built in storage space. Private balcony. Fully air-conditioned. Access to main bathroom again with full width shower accessible from the hall.
Lounge: Two double leather sofa beds with access to main bathroom from the hall. Fully air-conditioned....moreless
Bathroom 1: Ensuite to the main bedroom. Incudes large full width shower cubical.
Bathroom 2: This is accessible from the hall way and again is fully equipped to the highest standards. Also includes large full width shower cubical....moreless
We have supplied a home entertainment system with flat screen satellite TV, DVD player, CD player and for those young at heart a PS2 together with a selection of discs and games. A mini library is also supplied with a wide ranging selection. Towels and linen are provided and housekeeping service is weekly, should you require a mid week service can be provided if requested. The BBQ area is along side the pool which provides a romantic back drop to the evening when lit with underwater lighting....moreless
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Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: We were so taken with this wonderful island that we choose to buy this property off plan in 2008. Having our very own little piece of Kef is just what is needed when holidays with the family come around!!
The Unique Benefits at this Villa: The unique benefit to staying at Villa Helios is the opportunity to rent the apartment below and the villa next door should you be travelling with family or friends. A party of upto 18 can be catered for giving you personal space to enjoy the holiday!!