Villa Lyric

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Sleeps: 16 Bedrooms: 8 Bathrooms: 8

Overview

Pool Villa/House Modern Self-Catered Ideal for Kids Walk to Beach Walk to Village Parking Space

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Villa Lyric offers sensational beachfront luxury living. It sits in the corner of the wondrous Apraos Beach, a unique location that allows guests to be at one with nature. Sitting in a dreamy spot that is now officially a designated wildlife reserve area, it is a wonderful pick for a spot to switch off and spend precious time with your loved ones. Villa Lyric is a private paradise for your Crete getaway. Its ample living, dining and sleeping spaces and exceptional outdoor entertainment spaces may tempt you to hole up in this fabulous hideaway. The beach house comes with eight wonderful bedrooms, sleeping up to sixteen guests. It is perfect for groups of friends, for bringing the generations together and for special events.  
 
Apraos sits on the northeast coast of Corfu, roughly 40km north of the capital and the airport. It is a charming, tranquil village with a couple of tavernas on the beach. The nearby village of Kassiopi offers excellent tourist amenities and great nightlife. Apraos is sometimes referred to as Kalamaki as the beach is also called Kalamaki Beach.
 
Villa Lyric is comprised of a main house, a cottage and an annexe. The cottage offers a bedroom, kitchenette, bathroom and living space so is ideal for a couple that would enjoy a little private time such as grandparents. There are plenty of extras at the beach house including a tennis court, a phenomenal pool that looks like an extension of the sea, an outdoor gym, a superb outdoor kitchen with a barbecue and wood oven and table tennis and pool tables. Everyone is happy at Villa Lyric, no matter their age! The villa comes with an excellent concierge service, daily maid service and chef service in high season. What wonderful treats to ensure that you experience the holiday of your dreams in this dreamy oasis of calm! There is even a fully-equipped office if you need to catch up on a few work emails.
 
The villa is sprinkled with exquisite modern furnishings throughout. The main living space enjoys a giant open fireplace, a sumptuous corner sofa, various trendy accent chairs and a giant sixty-five-inch television for your entertainment. It is bright and airy with the sparkle of Corfu light streaming through a number of sets of glass sliding doors. These doors also give access to the terrace, pool and beautiful gardens and offer wonderful sea and garden views. There is a gorgeous wooden dining table and chairs and a fabulous kitchen.
 
Six of the bedrooms are located in the main house, all enjoying calm and neutral decor, lavish beds, exquisite linens and beautiful furnishings, many with gorgeous handcrafted beds. Three are located on the first floor, Garbino, Ponente and Scirocco. Garbino and Ponente boast beautifully dressed super kingsize beds while Scirocco offers a kingsize bed adorned with lux linens. They all boast luxury ensuite bathrooms, all with showers and Garbino also enjoys a hydro massage bath. The gorgeous Maistro bedroom is on the ground floor with a super king-size bed and an ensuite with a jacuzzi bath. Lavente offers a kingsize bed and an ensuite shower room and Ostria has two gorgeous single beds and an ensuite shower room. The lovely poolside annexe bedroom boasts a super kingsize bed and an ensuite shower room. It is perfect for those that might enjoy an early morning dip in the pool! The cottage is absolutely charming and very popular with its living space, kitchenette, bedroom, super kingsize bed and ensuite bathroom. It enjoys its own terrace with exquisite outdoor furniture and a hammock.
 
Though the interiors are stunning and beautifully appointed, guests staying at VIlla Lyric spend most of their time outside. It is where the real magic happens. The unique swimming pool is massive with integrated shallow and deep areas. It is surrounded by lush lawns, luxury loungers and a large alfresco dining set ideal for breakfast. There is a sensational shaded alfresco dining area too with a fully equipped summer kitchen right next to it. This comes complete with a Broil King barbecue and a second wood-fired traditional oven for authentic pizzas. For fitness fans, there is an excellent outdoor gym with a captivating view of the sea. Teenagers love the table tennis and football table games or playing tennis in the private court. Just moments away they can snorkel, swim, kayak and ride stand-up paddle boards in the sea. The area is also superb for hiking, mountain biking and horse riding.
 
Villa Lyric is a great pick for hunkering down and spending quality time with your family and favourite friends. You will feel the tranquillity fold around you as you relax in absolute peace and quiet. When you can bring yourselves to leave your very own piece of Corfu paradise, Kassiopi, Perithia, Acharavi, Roda, Sidari and Peroulades are all close by to entertain.
 

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What you should know…

  • Villa Lyric is comprised of three buildings, the main villa, a cottage with wheelchair access and a one-bedroom annexe
  • The outside space is fantastic with two alfresco dining areas, a gorgeous pool, a tennis court, games areas and a wonderful alfresco cooking area
  • Guests enjoy the services of an outstanding concierge team, daily housekeeper and in the high season, a chef service

 

 

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Coffee Machine TV Gym/Fitness Room Table Tennis Pool/Snooker Working Fireplace/Woodburner Heating Parking Space Beachfront Seaview

The Villa

Villa Lyric is a 8 bedroom villa with a detached cottage and annex sleeping up to 16 guests, with private pool and beach access

Main Villa:
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Dining area
- Living room
- 5x Double bedrooms with ensuites
- Twin bedroom with ensuite
- Double bedroom with ensuite in pool side annex

The Cottage:
- Double bedroom with ensuite
- Open plan sitting room
- Kitchenette

Exterior:
- Swimming pool
- Full outdoor kitchen
- BBQ
- Dining area
- Tennis court

Additional facilities

- Office monitor & printer
- Table tennis
- Pool table
- Pool toys
- Broil king gas BBQ
- Traditional wood oven
- Large fridge
- Drinks fridge
- Wine cooler
- 24hr Concierge desk
- Daily maid service
- Daily pool & garden service
- Chef (include July/August)
- Work desk
- Super king size and king size beds
- Sound proof windows
- daylight blocking curtains
- AC & Wifi throughout

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Lyric
Walk to Beach Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Watersports Sailing Tennis Nearby Horse Riding Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites Scuba Diving Boat Trips
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You will enjoy beachfront bliss at Villa Lyric. It enjoys a fabulous location in the corner of Apraos Beach, 40km north of Corfu Town.
 
The island of Corfu boasts over beaches in total, a few hundred charming villages, nearly a thousand churches, a significant mountain range, valleys, waterfalls and forests as well as more than three million olive trees, three lagoons and numerous enchanting caves. The island’s fauna and flora are world-famous, largely due to the Durrell family and the TV series. There is much to discover!
 
It takes about an hour to walk to the picturesque resort of Kassiopi or you can jump in the car. With the dramatic Mount Pantokrator overlooking the resort and with a stunning harbour, this once quiet fishing village is a must visit. Kassiopi boasts traditional narrow streets overlooked by the ruins of an ancient Byzantine castle together with breathtaking views out to sea towards the Albanian coast. There is a good selection of excellent restaurants and some good shops. Visitors enjoy delightful, tranquil walks around the headland.
 
In the centre of the north coast, you will find Acharavi, a delightful resort which enjoys a wonderful variety of shops, bars and restaurants. These are sprinkled along the central street and along the beach promenade. Acharavi’s 3km golden sandy beach stretches the whole length of the town. Visitors enjoy a wonderful selection of beach bars.
 
Avlaki Beach sits on the other side of Kassiopi. It is a tranquil resort with a pretty pebbled beach that enjoys dappled shade from the pine and olive trees that are sprinkled along it. Avlaki Beach enjoys some watersports and a few tavernas that serve delicious food.
 
Paleokastritsa is rumoured to be the mythical island of the Phaeacians and the Bay of Paleokastritsa is the place where Odysseus disembarked and met Nausicaa for the first time. The monastery in Paleokastritsa dates back to 1225 and is home to an interesting museum which houses the holy and precious relics of the monastery. It stands on a sheer hillside brimming with trees and olives facing the deep blue sea. The resort is very hilly and nestles beneath the folds of steep verdant slopes of olive groves and citrus orchards. Agios Spyridon is the most famous beach in Paleokastritsa.
 
The vibrant Corfu Town is one of the most populated towns in the whole of the Ionian Islands. The entire old city is declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. Corfu Town’s unique charm, sophistication, character, atmosphere and fine dining should not be missed. The town’s stunning architecture enjoys many influences including Sicilian, Venetian, French and English. This beautiful town is brimming with elegant mansions, magnificent palaces, beautiful squares, majestic fortresses and the very best selection of gastronomic restaurants.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Corfu International airport

(55 km )

Nearest Beach Kalamaki

(0.6 km )

Nearest Restaurant Tavern Dimakos

(0.5 km )

Nearest Supermarket

(3 km )

The Island/Getting There

One of the largest and greenest of the Ionian Islands, Corfu is far more than its trademark blue-hued seas and sandy coastline. With its UNESCO World Heritage status and unbeatable strolling opportunities, there is no better place to start exploring than the main town and its historic old quarter, where ancient churches, scattered ruins and a handful of museums mean Corfu’s layers of history can be found just about everywhere. And if you’re in need of a cosy abode, take a look at our flawless villas in Corfu. 

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How to reach Corfu island

There are two ways to get to Corfu island: either by flight or by ferry.

By plane: During April to October, several direct flights arrive to "Ioannis Kapodistrias" Airport from Europe as Corfu is one of the most popular travel destinations in Greece. During these months, the airport also receives many domestic flights every day from Athens and Thessaloniki. 

By ferry: Travelling by ferry is the most popular way of transport in Greece. Ferries to Corfu depart from Patra and Igoumenitsa. If you are travelling from Europe, Corfu is easily accessible by ferry from Venice, Bari, Brindisi or Ancona too. You can easily book your tickets using the link below or the search engine - the port you are looking for is "TBC".

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Villa Lyric is excellent for a family holiday and to bring the generations together. There is so much space, you could easily book this property for two families or more. Older children might appreciate having their own space in the cottage and annexe but this will not work for young children. The beachfront setting is amazing, the pool is excellent and the tennis court and table tennis and table football games go down a treat.
 
Families enjoy an excellent array of activities on the island of Corfu. There are many beaches to choose from, from hidden, quiet coves to magnificent, highly organised stretches of sand with water sports and dining facilities everywhere. Apraos Beach is popular for snorkelling and other watersports. Acharavi is an excellent family-friendly beach with several schools teaching children to sail or windsurf. Avlaki is a good spot for equestrian fun at the local Dimitris stables. Children of all ages are welcome and if the riders are proficient they may even get to discover the gorgeous coastline with the guides.
 
For some thrilling fun, children adore the Aqualand water park. The park offers rides, slides and fun for all ages, boasting a lazy river, wave pool, kayaking, rafting and extreme slides such as the Double Twister, Kamikaze and Hurricane Twist.
 
For a totally different day out, you can head to the majestic Mount Pantokrator, the highest peak in Corfu and a popular pilgrim spot. It boasts the most amazing views of the whole of Corfu Island. On a clear day, you can even see Albania and Italy even though Italy is 130km away! There are plenty of hiking trails.
 
In Corfu Town, children love climbing the walls of the Old Fortress, the Venetian fort built in the 15th century and the New Fortress. The fortresses boast fantastic views of the turquoise waters. Also in Corfu Town, you can take a trip in Kalypso Star, the glass-bottomed boat that leaves the harbour to explore the Ionian Sea’s fascinating marine life. A ten-minute boat trip from Corfu Town takes you to the tiny island of Vidos where you can enjoy feeding the rabbits, seeing the peacocks, swimming and having lunch at the charming taverna.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Watersports
  • Sailing
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Horse Riding
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Table Tennis
  • Pool/Snooker
  • Beachfront

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Pre-Stocked Fridge Available
  • Transfers Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available

At Oliver’s Travels, we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to travel services, we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team, who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €3000 charged to client’s credit card before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 15.30
Departure time 11.00
Energy costs included? Yes, included in rental price
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in rental price
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival.
Internet access? Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access included in rental price. It is good to note that the speed is dependent on local provider and technical issues may cause reduced speed or cut of service.
Minimum stay 7 nights
Changeover day Saturday
Pets welcome? Not allowed
Smoking Allowed? Not permitted
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that on occasions, in Greece, extremes in weather can cause water and/ or electric supply to be cut or reduced. Services are normally restored as soon as possible.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 16 people:

Rental period Weekly
Dec 10th 2023 - Apr 27th 2024 £19,660
Apr 27th 2024 - May 30th 2024 £20,889
May 30th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 £27,032
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 30th 2024 £39,319
Jul 30th 2024 - Aug 30th 2024 £39,319
Aug 30th 2024 - Sep 28th 2024 £27,032
Sep 28th 2024 - Apr 26th 2025 £20,889
Apr 26th 2025 - May 29th 2025 £20,889
May 29th 2025 - Jun 12th 2025 £27,032

Prices based on an occupancy of 16 people:

Rental period Weekly
Dec 10th 2023 - Apr 27th 2024 €21,500
Apr 27th 2024 - May 30th 2024 €22,844
May 30th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 €29,563
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 30th 2024 €43,000
Jul 30th 2024 - Aug 30th 2024 €43,000
Aug 30th 2024 - Sep 28th 2024 €29,563
Sep 28th 2024 - Apr 26th 2025 €22,844
Apr 26th 2025 - May 29th 2025 €22,844
May 29th 2025 - Jun 12th 2025 €29,563

Prices based on an occupancy of 16 people:

Rental period Weekly
Dec 10th 2023 - Apr 27th 2024 $23,164
Apr 27th 2024 - May 30th 2024 $24,611
May 30th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 $31,850
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 30th 2024 $46,327
Jul 30th 2024 - Aug 30th 2024 $46,327
Aug 30th 2024 - Sep 28th 2024 $31,850
Sep 28th 2024 - Apr 26th 2025 $24,611
Apr 26th 2025 - May 29th 2025 $24,611
May 29th 2025 - Jun 12th 2025 $31,850

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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