Villa Charisma is splendidly situated in a prominent position 40 metres above the sea with a beautiful panoramic view looking southeast over the over the turquoise-blue Ionian sea and famous Pontikonissi, or Mouse Island. This unique 10 acre estate with a pine forest has beach frontage, private swimming pool, pool house with bar, gym, beautifully tended gardens and a splendid terrace “Bella vista” (approx 70 m²). It is also one of the neighbouring estates to “Mon Repos” the former summer house of the King of Greece and the birthplace of the Queen of England's husband Prince Philip. The villa was completely renovated during the last two years to the very highest standards of design and quality. The style of the furnishings and decor is arranged for cool, simple elegant Mediterranean living and consists of a Main House for 12 guests (6 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms), a Guest House for 4 guests (2 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and a "Nest" for 2 guests (1 bedroom and bathroom). The property has resident staff including 1 chef, 2 kitchen assistants and 3 cleaning ladies providing a warm, personal service whilst taking care of your holiday needs and whether you have a large family or a group of friends there is plenty of space, comfort and privacy. The sun drenched terraces, and breathtaking views over the vast blue sea plus the wonderfully calming swishing of the trees fuse together to make this a truly spectacular house, the estate was also featured in the James Bond film “For your eyes only” and “The Executioner” starring George Peppard and Joan Collins. Perfectly located at the apex of Kanoni Villa Charisma is well away from Corfu’s tourist crowds, yet it offers easy access to the restaurants and shops of Corfu town and is only 20 minutes away from the Corfu Golf Club.
This unique estate is one of the neighbouring estates to “Mon Repos” the former summer house of the King of Greece, and the birthplace of Prince Philip of Great Britain and is splendidly situated in a prominent position 40 metres above the sea. The Villa has a beautiful panoramic view looking southeast over the Ionian Sea and famous Pontikonissi, or Mouse Island. Located at the apex of Kanoni the estate is well away from Corfu’s tourist crowds, yet offers easy access to the restaurants and shops of Corfu town, and is only 20 minutes away from the Corfu Golf Club.
Beach: A path winds down to the pebble beach and Plateau with a changing room, outdoor shower, WC, bar and sitting/bathing area, which gives access to the pier (12 x2 meters). This area is a well-protected natural harbour, even for large yachts.
Airport: Corfu International - 3 km
Corfu Town - 7 km
Beach - 1 minute walk
Supermarket - 250 m
Local Taverna - 200 m
Main House - Sleeps 12:
2 master bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms (bath/shower)
4 twin-bedded bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms (shower)
Guest House - Sleeps 4:
1 double bedded with en-suite bathroom (shower)
1 twin bedded both with en-suite bathroom (bath)
The Nest - Sleeps 2:
1 double bedded and bathroom (shower)
Pool House: 2 changing rooms, 2 shower rooms and 2 w/c
A 10 acre estate with beach frontage, sun drenched terraces, breathtaking sea views and beautifully tended gardens filled with shrubs and flowers, and shaded by hundreds of olive and cypresses trees, with bougainvillea, wisteria, plumbago and jasmine.
Terrace: “Bella Vista” (approximately 70 square meters)
Pool House and Pool:
20 x 10 meter seawater swimming pool, located 2 levels below the main house with Moroccan marble and luscious green grass, pergolas, teak poolside furniture and a shower. Large pool house with 2 changing rooms, 2 shower rooms and 2 w/c plus a completely equipped kitchen, outdoor bar and barbecue area.
The Forest and Church:
The pine forest cloaking the property covers 5 acres and scents the air, a Church (built around 1920) sits beautifully and naturally in the forest.This is a wonderful place to appreciate the beauty of the estate, with hundreds of century old olive and cypress trees (plus other indigenous species) providing privacy whilst framing classic vistas of hills, bays and the open sea.
Garage space for 4 cars, large support area for catering and personnel parking,
Rates are now available for 2020 - valid until 30 September 2019 - after this date, rates will be reviewed again
Included in the rates:
Staff: 1 cook, 2 helpers and 3 cleaning ladies providing a warm and personal service. Other staff include the Property manager, gardener and helpers.
Bed linen / towels / pool towels.
In-house laundry service.
WiFi and A/C
Cot/Highchair are available on personal request.
Further staff may be hired at extra cost to meet the needs of the client.
Check-in 15.00 Check-out 11.00 (Flexible on request)
Changeover Day – Flexible
This rental is subject to a Security Deposit of 3000 € - Payable on arrival and refundable on inventory and damage inspection.