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Villa Filalexia

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Private Pool
  • Sleeps 10

A magnificent historic small Estate in the island of Cephalonia, since the 17th c., offers an elegant manor house for discerning travellers. The Estate turned eco-retreat, is an act of faith, which takes us back in time. It blends the ongoing agricultural activity with regional tradition and culture, while it combines the authenticity of the past with the art of good living

This idyllic spot is a refined retreat for visitors who are seeking a hideaway marinated in romance, calm, unspoilt natural surroundings as well as elegant and relaxed accommodation, while an exceptional in house chef ensures every stay is a gourmet experience of fine cooking

The Estate consists of:

  • the 19th century olive mill and its old press
  • villa Filalexia, an elegant, manor style house on a separate plot of land adjacent to the estate with accommodation for up to 10 guests
  • the Tuscan style private pool
  • a 25.000m2 olive grove with trees more than 400 years old
  • the lovely old cottage surrounded by an orchard of organically grown fruit trees

The Villa

This exceptional villa, with its terracotta roof made out of old tiles and decorated with top quality fittings and collector’s items, offers a panoramic vista to an undulating valley of olive groves and to the clear blue Ionian sea

Layout 

Ground Floor

  • Large drawing room/dining area (with TV and music system) leading onto a spacious terrace with shaded dining and lounging areas
  • Fully equipped country-style open plan kitchen adjacent to the indoor dining space
  • Twin bedroom convertible into double bed (with TV) with en-suite bathroom and direct access to the terrace and pool
  • Double bedroom with separate bathroom 

First Floor

  • Master bedroom with king-size bed (with TV) and a large private balcony offering panoramic views of the sea & property
  • Twin bedroom convertible into double bed with smaller balcony
  • Bathroom with mosaic shower

Lower Ground Floor (with its own entrance)

  • Twin bedroom convertible into double bed with en-suite bathroom
  • Small sitting area

Amenities

  • Swimming pool (13 x 5m) with Roman steps
  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Sound system
  • Safe
  • 3 Plasma TVs, Satellite TV
  • DVD player, CD player
  • ADSL Internet
  • iPod docking station
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Helicopter landing possible on the estate
  • Complimentary welcome hamper with superior local wine
  • Folder with tips on excursions, must-see sights, restaurants, etc.
  • Local concierge service assistance
  • Access to the adjacent historical olive tree estate with its early 18th c., completely restored, olive mill, now a museum, exuding authentic flavour of Cephalonia's past

Services

  • Daily maid service. There is additional maid service in the afternoons during July and August.
  • Change of linen and towels twice a week
  • In-house chef (not a live in) who prepares breakfast, snacks and one main meal per day (6 days a week), groceries upon tenant's cost
  • One set of airport transfers included in July and August
  • Garden & pool maintenance

 

Cephalonia Island

Cephalonia's crystal clear waters and mountainous landscapes covered with luscious pine forests make it an extremely sought after summer destination for travellers across the globe. Close to the island's capital, lies a vast olive tree estate, renowned for its restored ancient Olive Mill. Within this estate but on a separate plot of land, the same owners have built a secluded and beautifully furnished villa that strikes the perfect balance between traditional style and modern comfort

Area Moussata, Facing South

Distances 

Villa Filalexia is located at the edge of a village Priarata-Moussata, at almost walking distance to sandy beach Trapezaki (more beaches further down). 2,5kms away is one of the best and most secluded beaches of the island, Lithero (7min drive), which features a small fish tavern. Those seeking a picturesque spot, away from the crowds, should visit Koroni beach (7kms) with its crystal clear waters

  • Nearest restaurant: 1.5km
  • Bakery at 600m
  • Mini market: 600m
  • Nearest supermarket: 8km
  • To Airport: 10 km
  • Capital Argostoli: 12 km
  • Nearest port: 12 km
  • Nearest sandy beach: 1.500m

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