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Athena - The perfect holiday

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Overview
2 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
4 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Villa Athena is set in a serene location in central Corfu near the idyllic village of Agios Ioannis. Its position gives access to many of the best amenities on the island, whilst also offering peace, quiet and spectacular view of the surrounding countryside by day and the distant lights of neighbouring villages in the hills at night. This superb villa is set in a small but ancient olive grove, the villa boasts a private pool set in a large outside garden, its now also has a gazebo covered BBQ area which can accommodate AL fresco dining, whilst on the other side of the pool and sun worshipers can enjoy themselves without disturbing anyone. Athena gives you every opportunity to enjoy the views, climate and the local cuisine. This newly built villa has ample room to sleep 4 people comfort...Villa Athena is set in a serene location in central Corfu near the idyllic village of Agios Ioannis. Its position gives access to many of the best amenities on the island, whilst also offering peace, quiet and spectacular view of the surrounding countryside by day and the distant lights of neighbouring villages in the hills at night. This superb villa is set in a small but ancient olive grove, the villa boasts a private pool set in a large outside garden, its now also has a gazebo covered BBQ area which can accommodate AL fresco dining, whilst on the other side of the pool and sun worshipers can enjoy themselves without disturbing anyone. Athena gives you every opportunity to enjoy the views, climate and the local cuisine. This newly built villa has ample room to sleep 4 people comfortably plus one extra on the sofa bed in the living area. The bedrooms are all en-suite and the property has been furnished so that you can relax and enjoy your holiday. Villa Athena also benefits from being only 15 minutes drive from the airport and historic Corfu Town, with its quaint shops, restaurants and historic attractions. Nearby, close to Ermones Beach is Corfu's internationally renowned 18 hole Golf course, which was designed by Donald Harradine. For families with young children the giant water park Aqua-land is very close by to keep young children happy when they have tired of the beach.More
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About the Owner
Helen and lester G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2008
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Reviews (11)

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Reviewed 1 July 2019

We stayed for 10 days and had lovely time. Super villa, clean tidy and everything you need. Great location for beaches and other adventures. Very helpful owners.

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Adrian M
Flyer294851, VR Owner at Athena - The perfect holiday, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2019

Thank you for great review. We are very happy you and your family had a lovely holiday. Best wishes Helen and Lester

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

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Date of stay: August 2018
Management response:Responded 18 August 2018

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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

This home is perfect for a stay in Corfu. The home is right in the middle of the Island. I’ll do a simple pro and con list to make things easy. Pro: 1. Impeccably clean home. The home was absolutely spotless, not a dust spec...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Danielle B
Management response:Responded 15 July 2018

Thank you very much for your review, I am glad you and your family had a good time in Corfu. Best wishes Helen

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: August 2017
Management response:Responded 15 August 2017

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Directions to the villa were excellent and we found it with no trouble at all. Alison kept it clean and tidy, she is a gem! In a really secluded and peaceful spot. Car is essential but its also really easy to get around the island...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank brumgal
Management response:Responded 1 August 2017

Really glad you enjoyed your holiday, hopefully you will return sometime again. Best wishes Helen

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Corporate Bookings
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dryer
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Additional amenities & feature info
Villa Athena is set over two floors: *Ground floor : Lounge with French windows leading out to garden/pool areas, fully fitted kitchen, small W.C. off hallway *Upstairs : a small landing where there is a chair for sitting and two bedrooms : The left hand bedroom has two single beds ideal for teenagers/children and has a en-suite shower room. The master bedroom on the right has a double bed and an en-suite, plus french windows which lead out to the balcony, it also has great all round views of the surrounding country side. *The landing also has french windows leading out to the balcony with its fantastic views of the superb countryside, this balcony can also be accessed through the french windows in the master bedroom. Balcony has chairs and a small table to while away the the hours The pool has a lounging area with a swinging covered 3 seater, plus individual sun loungers there are two areas for just sitting and relaxing, in the first area it boast a view of the local village with mountains in the background, the second is a covered gazebo with built in BBQ and also table and chairs over looking the swimming pool and villa.
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About the neighbourhood
Corfu is steeped in history both the Venetians and the British have occupied Corfu and you will still find much evidence of their architecture and rule here today. The cricket pitch in Corfu town is just one of the many interesting and quirky features. The town of Corfu (Kerkyra) impresses and charms the visitor with its two forts, narrow streets, tall houses, arcades, Venetian-built Town Hall, church to Saint Spyridon, the Corfu island's patron saint, flower-filled gardens, and balconies with their superb wrought-iron fences. Flooded with sights, Corfu is a small paradise on Earth. From Paleokastritsa to Kanoni, from the Achillion to Pontikonissi and the Corfu's northern coast, one will find crystal water scenic coves greenery and vegetation that 'sinks' into the deep blue sea. Sunn...
How to get there
Useful links for flights from the U.K. to Corfu: www.easyjet.co.uk (London Gatwick, Manchester and Bristol) www.jet2.com (Newcastle only) www.skybargains.c.uk www.flythomascook.com www.firstchoice.co.uk www.airflights.co.uk www.monarch.co.uk www.airflights.co.uk www.cheapflights.co.uk www.flightline.co.uk www.charterflightcentre.co.uk Alternative routes available from Athens: www.aegeanair.com www.olympicairlines.com Car hire : Car hire can obtained through the internet whilst booking your flight, this is advisable as booking at the airport can be more expensive. Whilst a car is not a necessity as there are local bus routes to town within easy reach of to the villa, however car hire gives you the freedom to enjoy the delights of Corfu to your own agenda and pace.
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