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The Walnut Tree - villa in rural Kefalonia

Villa -
5 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 13
Sami, Cephalonia, Ionian Islands
The Walnut Tree villa's central position on the island ensures easy access from Kefalonia's airport, a half an hour drive from the capital of Argostoli. The villa is set in an acre of gardens and orchards with a large swimming pool - we also have table tennis, badminton and a boule court. Should you want to tear yourself away from the tranquility of The Walnut Tree, there are other major attractions nearby which include the cave/lake of Melissani, famous Myrtos Beach and the beautiful little port of Fiskardo. Activities available locally are sailing, diving, snorkelling, windsurfing, cycling and walking. There is a very good riding stable just outside the town of Sami and Donkey Trekking can be booked in the village of Grizata. There are tennis courts at Karavomolis. At Antisamos beach there are several good beach bars and taver... Read more
Listing #HL6910510
About the Owner
Rees J
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2015
Interaction with guests
Our guests are looked after by our agent Spyros Dorizas their stay (his mobile is on the arrival instructions) and he will help with any information or problems that may occur. We also have an excellent team looking after the garden and pool (Gary and Elaine Roney) and Vjolca Trifi who services the villa once a week or more by arrangement. All of our team live locally and will be able to answer any questions our guests may have. Occasionally we are around (we normally return to UK in the summer months) when we have guests at the villa - and it has been a great pleasure to meet up and in some instances kept in touch over the years.
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

We arrived late at night with little appreciation until the morning of the stunning mountain scenery that surrounds this simple perfect villa. We were renting the ground floor only as its out of school holiday season (thinking in the main season you need to take...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Corinna K
Curious615760, VR Owner at The Walnut Tree - villa in rural Kefalonia, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

We could not have had a more perfect review. Thank you. So pleased that you all had a happy time at The Walnut Tree villa. Come again soon.

Reviewed August 14, 2017

We absolutely loved our week in the Walnut Tree. Unusually, everything - the island, the house, the beautiful surroundings, the crystal clear sea - exceeded our expectations! The house is well equipped and comfortable and genuinely feels like a family home rather than a holiday...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank LucyCuba
Management response:Responded August 16, 2017

Oh Lucy! What a great review. It certainly feels like you absolutely 'got' The Walnut Tree. So very glad you liked it ....and thank you!

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Reviewed August 4, 2017

For a large family group (in our case 2 Grandparents, 4 Parents and 5 Grandchildren) this Villa, combined with the location just outside Sami, was perfect. The Walnut Tree is located in a quiet area of countryside a 5 minute drive from Sami which is...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Graham M
Management response:Responded August 17, 2017

Thank you so much for this lovely review and we are looking forward to welcoming you back to The Walnut Tree very soon. We were interested in your comments about Myrtos Beach. Although as you may know there have been some issues with access and...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(7)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
At booking confirmation, the owners will send the lead guest a copy of our Booking Form to be filled in with names and ages (if 18 or under) to enable the villa to be prepared for...
    2 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    7 Twins
    3 Kings
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  • Damage Deposit: C$341 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Our immediate neighbourhood consists of farmland, olive groves and orchards and we are surrounded by beautiful views .... of the mountains, glimpses of the Ionian Sea and the island of Ithaca. The villages of Karavomolis (with restaurants and shops) and Poulata (with one of the most famous island tavernas - Robilis) are both 2 ks away. Sami (port and regional centre) is 4 ks away. The famous cave lake of Melissani is 2 ks from the villa. Many little coves - so delightful for evening swims - are scattered along the Sami/Aghia Efimia road a short drive away. The beaches of Antisamos and Myrtos are further away (10 mins and 20 mins drive respectively) but so worth it!
Getting around
Kefalonia Airport (EFL) is an 40 minute drive away, with the ferry ports of Sami and Poros respectively 4kms and 18kms away from the villa. The mainland of Greece (Peloponnesus and Patras/Athens) and onward to Italy are easily reached from these ports.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: EFL Keffalinia: 35.0 km
Ferry: Sami: 4.0 km
Directions are sent on payment of balance together with information about contact with our agent and access to the property.
Activities nearby
Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.0 km.
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