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Breathtaking front sea property, beach at 400 m, near Fiscardo

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,583 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa 2/8 people, 4 bedrooms, private pool, 300 m2 of teak decking

Alto Mare is nestled on a hillside surrounded by lush natural Kefalonian vegetation. The sunset views from this villa are quite spectacular. Within 5 minutes walking distance (400 meters) is the small Alaties beach with beautiful clear water, natural sea salt pools and a charming beach bar restaurant taverna. The harbour village of Fiscardo is just 8km away.

The villa has a stylish and chic contemporary interior design with all modern amenities.

Outdoors, relax on the comfortable rattan seating on the 300m2 teak decking and gaze out over the wide blue yonder, lounge under the sun by one of the 2 swimming pools, or sip a glass of wine while enjoying the amazing sunsets – all in total privacy.

MAIN TERRACE POOL 8X4 LEVEL

●Kitchen:

Open American style kitchen fully equipped for family use. Equipped to a very high standard

●Living / Dining Room:

Dining room for 8 people with sofas, The interior is furnished with a tasteful selection of antique balinese and contemporary designer furniture.

1 guest WC

● From here there is direct access to the upper teak terraces and main swimming pool

Outdoors, relax on the comfortable rattan seating on the 300m2 teak decking and gaze out over the wide blue yonder, lounge under the sun by one of the 2 swimming pools, or sip a glass of wine while enjoying the amazing sunsets – all in total privacy.

GARDEN SECON POOL LEVEL

● 4 Bedrooms

From the internal stair, you access to the ground-garden level, where are the office room and the bedrooms, and the second pool (5 X 3 meters)

Outdoor relaxing bed.

There are 4 double bedrooms each with double bed, air conditioning, 3 of them with spectacular sea views, wooden floors and direct access to large teak terrace.

Bathrooms:

2 bathrooms en-suite to bedrooms

2 bedrooms sharing 1 bathroom

1 separate WC for guests

Outdoor relaxing bed.

●Villa features

A/C in all bedrooms and living room

Free wifi internet connection

Sound deck bluetooth

Flat screen TV

Satellite TV

DVD player

DVD library (in English)

4 hairdryer

Safe box

Nespresso machine

Books library (most in french! but many in English)

Pool and beach towels provided

4 folder beach chairs provided to relax on the wild beaches

Gas Barbecue.

Baby cot and high chair provided.

Cleaning and change bedlinens towels every 3/4 days.

Daily maid on request

Private local chef on request.

Full central heating is available to those who visit out of season.

WELCOME AT THE HOUSE:

The owner will welcome you at the villa the day of your arrival to show you around and will be available anytime during all your stay for any information or help.

The villa has a licence of Greek Ministry of Tourism EOT

06/04/2010: MHTE 0830K132K0848101

15/05/2014: MHTE 0458K122K0390601

More Details

Amenities

Fiskardo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2583 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Sea view
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Sea view
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 2 En suite bathrooms to bedrooms, 2 bedrooms sharing a bathroom. 1 separate WC for guest closed to the living room 1 outdoor shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , seaview, terrace
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , seaview, terrace
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , seaview, terrace
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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Breathtaking front sea property, beach at 400 m, near Fiscardo
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
5

Just Perfect Throughout

  • 5 of 5

After nearly a year from booking, Villa Alto Mare turned out to be worth every minute of the wait. We were a group of eight adults, but at no point got under each other's feet in the beautiful and spacious home. Views one could never tire of and a perfect location, so convenient for the beaches and outstanding restaurants at Alaties and Jerusalem and a very short drive to Anti Pata and on to Fiscardo.

Catherine was a pleasure to deal with from the enquiry stage all the way to check out. A real source of local knowledge. We cannot thank her enough for sharing her corner of paradise with us. We'll be back.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic villa!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the villa in May with another couple and our 5 month old baby. The villa is absolutely beautiful. The view is stunning and panoramic. The villa faces the sunset which is magical. The pool was gorgeous and cleaned regularly- we just used the larger but there is another pool too which is a sun trap in the mornings.

Catherine was an exceptional host who welcomed us and helped us with everything we needed. We had a lot of questions beforehand as it was our first trip with our baby but she replied promptly and thoroughly. A cot bed and highchair were provided as was lots of advice about places to go and shops etc that would help us with a stay with a baby.

Inside the villa the furnishings are excellent. The style is one of high design with some beautiful pieces of furniture. The kitchen is well equipt and the BBQ was fantastic and large. There is plenty of space in the villa and on the terraces there are numerous places to sit and relax or to eat.

Fiscardo is a short drive away where you will find many excellent restaurants and cocktail bars. Assos is a short drive in the other direction which is a small village with a lovely bay and some more good restaurants.

At the bottom of the hill the villa is on is an excellent cocktail bar and beautiful secluded beach. It is close enough to walk down there and back easily.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Trudy and Edward, You have been the perfect guest! First holidays with s small baby is always a challenge. You did it very well! Thank you for your extremely precise detailed review. Alto Mare was taking advantage of so many reviews coming from other website. It was the right time to write again some new fresh guest feedback in this great Home Away I will be extremely happy to welcome you again at my house. Very kind regards Catherine
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5

Shangri La

  • 5 of 5

My wife Fiona and I have stayed in many villas around the world but this holiday had everything we wanted AND I MEAN EVERYTHING!!!!

We both wanted peace and tranquility, spectacular views, yet near to local amenities and local life.

Kefalonia is a remarkable island with immense local hospitality and beautiful crystal clear waters, and as a keen diver this is as good as it gets!!!!!!!

Catherine is a tremendous host and everything is done to perfection, the villa is spotless and beyond any of your wildest dreams if you don't believe me, try it!!!!!!!

My only sorrow is the time it has taken me to write this review (call it getting old), that is why a very content couple who know the best are returning again July 1st 2012 for two glorious weeks, and we can't wait.

Many thanks Catherine and we look forward to seeing you again soon

Paul and Fiona

  • Submitted: May 7, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2011
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Shangri La

  • 5 of 5

My wife Fiona and I have stayed in many villas around the world but this holiday had everything we wanted AND I MEAN EVERYTHING!!!!

We both wanted peace and tranquility, spectacular views, yet near to local amenities and local life.

Kefalonia is a remarkable island with immense local hospitality and beautiful crystal clear waters, and as a keen diver this is as good as it gets!!!!!!!

Catherine is a tremendous host and everything is done to perfection, the villa is spotless and beyond any of your wildest dreams if you don't believe me, try it!!!!!!!

My only sorrow is the time it has taken me to write this review (call it getting old), that is why a very content couple who know the best are returning again July 1st 2012 for two glorious weeks, and we can't wait.

Many thanks Catherine and we look forward to seeing you again soon

Paul and Fiona

  • Submitted: May 7, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2011
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5

Amazing villa, amazing situation

  • 5 of 5

A villa with the Wow!

A position with the Wow!

Will be back next year!

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2012
  • Stayed: October 2011
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Heaven On Earth

  • 5 of 5

This has to be the most beautiful place we have ever stayed. 180 degree views, sunsets into the sea, the sound of the waves, the beach in walking distance, the grocery store just a quick drive and beautiful Fiskardo was there when we wanted some life and a break from cooking. Though I might add it was very difficult to actually leave the villa. For us there was nothing more we needed. My husband and I, our 13 year old son and my 69 year old mother were totally happy!

Catherine, the owner, made us feel so welcome from the moment we arrived and she assisted us in every way. A lot of thought has gone into every item in the house and it is all of the highest standard. We left there feeling totally relaxed and spoilt.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2011
  • Stayed: June 2011
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Property Manager

Catherine
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, italian, greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Catherine

I'm French.

I ran a successful restaurant business in Fiscardo from the early 1990s. It took me some time to locate the perfect plot to build my home, but I finally found it and finished building Villa Alto-Mare in 2001.

After selling my small business, I took a break and spent amazing long Summers with family and friends in this exceptional setting. I decided to rent the villa in 2008 and it’s success was immediate. Holidaymakers fell in love with my house and 75% of those who now rent it are returning guests!

I am still able to make the most of my place in the Autumn and early Spring, and in the Summer I live 5 km away on the east coast. I potter around the coves in my little speedboat, and enjoy an excellent quality of life in this magical place. But, to tell you the truth, I do miss my stunning Summer sunsets at Alto Mare…”

Catherine purchased this house in 2001

Map

Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
ARGOSTOLI
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
MAGANOS
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
FISCARDO
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Alaties Beach
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
ALATIES
Car: necessary

At 8 km from the villa, Fiscardo is a picturesque and beautiful Greek harbour village on the Northern tip of Kefalonia, largest of the seven Ionian Islands. Fiscardo is unique in that it was left virtually undamaged during the great earthquake of 1953, that ruined most of the historic buildings on Kefalonia. Fiscardo, with its waterfront tavernas and bars, is simply a delight. Strict building regulations, to maintain the elegance of the Venetian architecture which lines Fiscardo's horseshoe harbour, have created a magical setting that is one of Kefalonias highlights.Traditionnal Kefalonian fishing boats moor alongside the more extravagant temporary visitors during the summer. If you are early enough you can buy freshly caught fish. Otherwise, a stroll around the harbour will take you on a tour of some of the most luxurious yachts. Many of them are owned by the rich and famous who are attracted to Kefalonia by the tranquillity of Fiscardo.Fiscardo at night takes on an entirely different perspective.The lights, the old buildings, cafes, bars and restaurants all combine to provide a magical Mediterranean atmosphere.Of all the villages of Kefalonia, Fiscardo stands out as having a unique ambiance, especially on a summer evening.

Other Activities: Sailing, diving (PADI club), motor boat for rent

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $614.02

The villa has a licence of Greek Ministry of Tourism EOT
06/04/2010: MHTE 0830K132K0848101 - 15/05/2014: MHTE 0458K122K0390601

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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