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Great Historic Mansion. Luxury with Style. Mins Away from Greece's Best Beaches

(11 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Spacious stone villa for the trully sophisticated traveller, strategic location

This villa is an ideal getaway for guests yearning for a truly out of the ordinary retreat, just next to Lefkada's breathtaking beaches! Officially recognized as a preserved building, 'Meli' carries with it a history which dates back to the 19th century. It is a unique stone villa featuring 3 spacious bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms (designer matresses & toiletries, hairdryer), spacious sitting areas with Flat screen TV with subscriber program, hifi, dvd player, fireplace, dining area, fully equipped rustic kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle, spices etc).

The attention to detail is evident in all the superbly-decorated interiors which combine rustic authenticity with all-modern amenities. A large courtyard with, a traditional wood burning oven, create exquisite sitting and dining areas with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. The secluded village is next to some of the most famous beaches in the Med (Porto Katsiki, Egremni, Gialos etc)

The experience at Meli combines:

1. Luxurious living with all amenities at hand to ensure your comfort and relaxation

2. Close proximity to the island's wonderful long, sandy beaches with clean, turquoise waters (quite handy, especially when it might take people from the north of the island more than an hour to approach)

3. Traditional Greek village living, with an opportunity to taste local delights & fresh local produce (honey, wine, free range eggs, olive oil etc.)

4. Connection with rich nature's relaxing aura either by sitting at the villa's garden, or by enjoying walking or biking along the fields/olive groves/vineyards/mountain right across the villa etc. (4 mountain bikes provided for free)

5. Calmness and safety as the small village provides the necessary quietness to ensure you enjoy your sleep (away from crowds) and the safety needed for children to feel free to walk & play around (as there are not many cars around)

6. Genuine owner hospitality to make your stay with us carefree.

MHTE No. 0831K9100033800
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Owner

Member since: 2008

Speaks: english, greek
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 250 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

  • Rodia: 1 queen

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  • Levanda: 1 queen

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  • Myrtia: 2 twin/ single

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  • Sitting Room: 4 sleep sofa /futon

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  • All three independent and spacious bedrooms are tastefully decorated with light colors and antique pieces. All bedrooms have air conditioning, hairdryer, make-up mirror, designer mattresses, safe box and toiletries. The 2 sofa beds in the sitting room can comfortably accommodate two people and folding beds could accommodate more, up to 10-12 if children are included. These should be done under prior arrangement and for an extra charge as prices quoted are based on occupancy of 8. Baby cot & high chair are provided for free....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • WC: toilet

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Each bedroom has en-suite bathroom, one of which includes a hydromassage bathtub and another features a large shower for two people....moreless

Other Amenities

  • -WiFi internet access - complimentary use. -Four mountain bikes are provided for free. -Board games, adult and kids' book library, DVD library provided. -Cleaning provided every 3 days approx. -Facilities for babies/young toddlers (baby cot, high chair, toys, stroller, wooden playhouse etc.) We can help with arranging (at extra cost) sailing daily trips with skipper Activities closeby: -Windsurfing -Private Boat Hire -Scuba Diving -Sea Kayaking -Snorkeling -Hiking -Walking in nature ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    Our views offer total serenity and relaxation. Views of a valley with vineyards, fig trees, olive groves and a mountain across, full of greenery....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    We are one of the very few vacation rentals to be so close to the best beaches of Lefkada, some of which have been voted as holding one of top positions in the world!...moreless

  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
 

Reviews

4.9
from 11 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Mar 26 - May 27, 2017
4 night min stay
$174
$1,220

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

Mid
May 28 - Jun 22, 2017
4 night min stay
$218
$1,525

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

High
Jun 23 - Jul 15, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,059

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

Peak
Jul 16 - Aug 26, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,593

Changeover Day: Sunday


Rates are based on 8 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

High
Aug 27 - Sep 16, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,059

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

Mid
Sep 17 - Oct 7, 2017
4 night min stay
$218
$1,525

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

Low
Oct 8 - Mar 31, 2018
7 night min stay

$991

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$2,059

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:


Notes:

- Stay for less than 7 nights possible if fits with other booking

- Changeover day could be either a Saturday or a Sunday. For bookings of over 7 nights please enquire about changeover day, based on your preferred dates. For bookings in low season, again, please enquire about changeover date.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

48 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Aktion/Preveza
12 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Vasiliki
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Gialos

Car: Necessary

Breathtaking sandy beaches are closeby (Gialos, Porto Katsiki, Egremni & Kathisma). With just a few homes, a taverna providing home-made local delicacies and beautiful surroundings of fields and mountains, the village of Dragano offers a private escape to an uncommercialized and unspoiled region of the island. Endless choices exist for communication with nature & countryside exploration (mountain bikes provided) as well as familiarization with local culture & history (festivals, local life activities). The closest minimarket as well as a selection of restaurants are within just 1.5kms at Athani village. All kinds of amenities such as bars, restaurants, ATM, medical center, super market can be found at Vasiliki (12Kms), also known as a windsurfer's paradise.

Excursions to smaller islands around Lefkada such as Onassis's Scorpios, to Kefallonia & Ithaca. Athani, at 1.6kms, is the closest village to Dragano offering minimarket supplies and a selection of tavernas with romantic views to sea & sunset.

Other Activities: Sailing, Scuba diving, Sea Kayaking, Private boat hire

 

Owner info

About the owner: I got a MSc in the UK and lived in London for more than 12 years. My husband has an MBA from the US and lived in NY for more than 20 years. We have traveled around the world a lot, visited more than 60 countries, and as travelers ourselves we have gathered very useful experiences which we believe are a great help in our efforts to provide you with a pleasant stay.

Why the Owner Chose Dragano, Greece:
I inherited it from my father who inherited it from his father and so on....

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The feel of tradition, the smell of the wood beams, the generocity in space, the totally relaxing countryside views, the nature's silent sounds along with those of the birds, the rooster, the donkey...


Contact us

Speaks: english, greek
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

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Photos

  • Spacious dining area

    Spacious dining area

  • Gialos beach 4.5km from the villa

    Gialos beach 4.5km from the villa

  • Wooden beams and antique fittings

    Wooden beams and antique fittings

  • So lucky to be so close to breathtaking beaches!

    So lucky to be so close to breathtaking beaches!

  • Fully equipped rustic kitchen

    Fully equipped rustic kitchen

  • Egremni beach 5km from the villa

    Egremni beach 5km from the villa

  • Exposed beams with earthy colors

    Exposed beams with earthy colors

  • Romantic & stylish bedroom

    Romantic & stylish bedroom

  • Gialos beach 4.5 km from the villa

    Gialos beach 4.5 km from the villa

  • Well-styled and clean bathrooms

    Well-styled and clean bathrooms

  • Ground floor plan

    Ground floor plan

  • Porto Katsiki 12 km from the villa

    Porto Katsiki 12 km from the villa

  • A historic stone building

    A historic stone building

  • Spacious and stylish sitting room

    Spacious and stylish sitting room

  • Comfortable sitting

    Comfortable sitting

  • Enjoy dining outdoors

    Enjoy dining outdoors

  • Take your breakfast under the walnut tree and then shoot off for our beaches!

    Take your breakfast under the walnut tree and then shoot off for our beaches!

  • Master bedroom - may fit up to 4

    Master bedroom - may fit up to 4

  • Bedroom views are of endless greenery

    Bedroom views are of endless greenery

  • Very large single beds

    Very large single beds

  • Enjoy your sleep in calmness

    Enjoy your sleep in calmness

  • A lovely fenced grass garden

    A lovely fenced grass garden

  • First floor plan

    First floor plan

  • Vasiliki town 12 km away, plenty of restaurants by the water, shops, nightlife

    Vasiliki town 12 km away, plenty of restaurants by the water, shops, nightlife

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