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Arcadia

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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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'Arcadia' villa has been finished to the highest quality. It is set in grounds of over 2,500 sq. metres and whilst secluded is just 1km from the village of Karavomilos and 2km from the town of Sami. The villa is the ideal location for all types of holidaymakers. Whether you are looking to just relax around the pool, to use as a base for seeing the delightful island or a combination of the two you will find Arcadia the perfect base, comfortable, attractive and perfectly located. The villa, which has its own private pool has extensive gardens to all sides of the property. To the rear (south facing) there is a large paved area surrounding the pool with sun loungers and umbrellas. Steps lead down to an even larger landscaped grassed area perfect for a game of badminton (for the active) or...'Arcadia' villa has been finished to the highest quality. It is set in grounds of over 2,500 sq. metres and whilst secluded is just 1km from the village of Karavomilos and 2km from the town of Sami. The villa is the ideal location for all types of holidaymakers. Whether you are looking to just relax around the pool, to use as a base for seeing the delightful island or a combination of the two you will find Arcadia the perfect base, comfortable, attractive and perfectly located. The villa, which has its own private pool has extensive gardens to all sides of the property. To the rear (south facing) there is a large paved area surrounding the pool with sun loungers and umbrellas. Steps lead down to an even larger landscaped grassed area perfect for a game of badminton (for the active) or for relaxing under the shade of one of the three olive trees (for the less active). At the top of the pool steps lead up to an impressive octagonal pergola and BBQ. The pergola was built in 2011 and is ideal for sitting with a coffee or fresh orange and watching the sun rise in the morning, taking a break from the sun during the middle of the day or having lunch or dinner. The brick built BBQ alongsiide, includes a sink, cabinet with granite worktop and fridge and is the perfect location for preparing and cooking (whilst your family and friends can watch on!) Inside the villa a marble staircase leads to the first floor which has three bedrooms, two double (one of which is ''zip and link' and can be split into twin beds) and one with twin beds. A cot is also available. Each bedroom has its own balcony with views of either Sami Bay and the island of Ithaca beyond or of Mount Enos. The Master bedroom has an en-suite shower room. Each of the bedrooms is fully fitted and has wardrobes, dressing tables and bedside cabinets. A large family bathroom is also on the first floor. On the ground floor there is a large open-plan area comprising of a comfortable lounge with modern Italian leather sofas, coffee and side tables, open fire (not needed but looks attractive!) TV/DVD ,radio/CD and Wi-Fi. Alongside is a dining area with chrome and glass table and six chairs. There is also a superb kitchen complete with fridge-freezer, oven, hob, microwave and dishwasher. Adjoining this area is a Utility room with a washing machine and a Cloakroom with toilet, hand-basin and shower. Outside overlooking the extensive gardens there are balconies/terraces/ to front, side and rear of the property. Two mountain bikes, which guests are free to use are stored in a large shed. As mentioned previously the villa is close to Karavomilos and Sami, both of which are within a 15-20 minute walk. The closest beach, can be found between the two villages and is a leisurely 15 - 20 minute walk through Olive groves. The beach whilst quite small is a perfect location for families with small children as the sea is extremely calm and gently shelving. It also has the benefit of being adjacent to the Melissani Beach Centre and. camp site which has a beautiful setting, large pool and excellent taverna offering a variety of food. Slightly further away is the fantastic AnteSamos beach, possibly one of the best beaches on the island. Unless you are a serious walker a car or taxi is recommended as it would take about an hour to reach on foot! The beach has a couple of bars and tavernas and during the high season offers a variety of water sports. There are many further beaches hugging the coastline from Sami to Aghia Efimia to chose from. However, car hire, which is reasonably priced, is recommended if you are to truly appreciate the beauty of the island, it's numerous beaches and places of interest.More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: August 2017
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 26, 2016

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Date of stay: June 2016
Robert C, VR Owner at Arcadia, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2016

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Reviewed September 15, 2013

We have just returned from a fabulous holiday in Kefalonia and the Villa Arcadia was the Icing on the cake. Villa Arcadia was really the perfect retreat, it's in a wonderful location on what I feel is the best part of the Island. Just 10...More

Date of stay: August 2013
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Reviewed August 14, 2013

My family and I have just returned from a stay at Arcadia villa. It was LOVELY! The area around the villa was so peaceful and quiet, the only noises you could hear were the roosters and the goats, the goats walked past the villa everyday...More

Date of stay: August 2013
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 13, 2013

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Date of stay: July 2012
About the Owner
Robert C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:June 2010
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Sami is the second busiest port on Kefalonia serving ferries to Corfu, Ithaka, Patras and Italy. Sami is a very charming town with a long waterfront, lined with shaded tavernas and bars serving a wide variety of food and drinks. There are sand and shingle beaches hugging the coastline. Kefalonia can be reached by direct flights between April and November. The airport is near the capital, Argostoli, and the journey to Sami will take approximately 40 minutes by taxi. Alternatively fly to Athens and take a ferry from Patras to Sami.
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