Penelope I

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Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2

Overview

Pool Ideal for Kids Walk to Beach Walk to Village All Bedrooms En-Suite

Penelope I like its sister Penelope II, is a pristine, modern 2-bedroom villa with a private pool, sitting amidst wide, grassy gardens that provide wonderful privacy and tranquility within the wonderfully diverse Kefalonia countryside.

The villa has numerous spaces that allow you to enjoy your island getaway with absolute comfort and relaxation, whether rustling up lunch on the stone barbeque after a morning by the pool, or spending quality time on the balcony as you watch the sun set over the mountains.

Just a fifteen-minute stroll from the villa lies a wealth of un-spoilt, sandy beaches, and the quaint fishing village of Sami. Here you will find the real Kefalonia, escaping the crowds and enjoying authentic café bars and restaurants.

There is also the unmissable Melissani Cave, a stunning underground lake which can be explored by boat, revealing glorious blue waters that must be seen to be believed.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • The villa is neighboured by 3 other villas but each has plenty of private gardens, and the site is otherwise wonderfully isolated, at the end of a small country lane.
  • Kefalonia is largely unspoilt, natural paradise, but that could make it a little quiet for some guests.

Property Features

Private Pool Internet Air-Con BBQ All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath Cable TV DVD Working Fireplace Heating

Ground Floor
- Bedroom 1 with double Bed, ensuite shower room (access to terrace and garden)
- Kitchen
- Living and Dining Room (access to terrace and Garden)
- Separate WC

First Floor
- Bedroom 2 with twin Beds, ensuite Shower Room and Balcony

Annexe
- Utility Room

Outdoor Grounds
- Off Road Parking
- Private Pool with Roman steps (size: 7x4 m / depth: 1.2 - 1.4 m)
- Pool Side Shower
- Covered Terrace
- Open Terrace
- BBQ area
- Enclosed Garden

Amenities
- Wi-fi
- A/C
- Flat Screen Sat TV with Multiple English Channels
- DVD Player
- Fireplace
- Oven
- Hob
- Microwave
- Dishwasher
- Washing machine
- Fridge / Freezer
- Dining Facilities
- Brick built BBQ
- Outdoor chairs and tables
- Sun Loungers
- Parasol

 

 

Location

About the surrounding area of Penelope I
Walk to Beach Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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A stroll of about fifteen minutes takes you along to the gorgeous beach and lovely waterfront shops, restaurants and café bars in nearby Sami, whilst a drive of less than ten minutes brings you to another delightful village, Aghia Efimia, well known for its eclectic selection of café bars, restaurants and shops. For those who enjoy exploring vast blue flagged beaches, and escaping the crowds, this is the perfect corner of Kefalonia to holiday in, as the nearby beaches of Anti Sami, Myrtos and Poros offer just that, and more.

Also, why not explore the nearby Melissani Lake, once known as the cave of the nymphs, well, until the roof caved in! Re-discovered back in 1951 and with a depth and variety of colours we only thought capable with the use of Photoshop, when the sunlight hits, it reflects every shade of blue you can think of.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Kefalonia International Airport

(35 km)

Nearest Village Sami

(2 km)

Nearest Town/City Karavomylos

(2 km)

Nearest Restaurant Sami

(2 km)

Nearest Beach Sami Beach

(1 km)

Nearest Shop Sami

(2 km)

Getting There

How to reach Kefalonia island

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

By plane:  During the busy months, the airport of Kefalonia (EFL) receives a great number of domestic but also charter flights. The airport is located 7 km outside Argostoli, the capital of the island.

By ferry: Kefalonia has three ports: Sami (SMI), Argostoli (ARM), and Poros (PKE). If you want to arrive in Sami you should depart from Patra (GRA). In case you want to arrive to Poros or Argostoli you can depart from Killini (KIL). The trips last from 1.5 to 3 hours. You can easily book your ferry tickets using the link below or the booking engine.

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

There's plenty to do with children in the area. Most will want to spend every given hour in the water eith of the villas pool or one of Kafalonia's lovely beaches but sometimes you'll want to do other things especially when it gets too hot. With Sacla serving as a local port toddlers will enjoy watching the ferries arriving and departing from a nearby taverna! For different scenery you can take a ferry to the nearby island of Ithaca, there are 7 sailings a day.

There are a few local riding stables or they can go donkey trekking at nearby Grizata. A boat trip is always popular, it's worth taking one that takes in nearby Melissani Cave or you can hire one of the small motor boats and drive yourself.7km away is the Monastery of Agios Gerasimos, the patron saint of the island. Tours are available and it's worth a visit.

A half day out would be to head to Argostoli to see the giant turtles in the harbour around the fishing boats when the fishermen are sorting their catch. A quick return trip to Luxouri and an ice cream would add excitement to the trip. Lixouri also has a water park. There is also a glass bottom boat trip from Argostoli.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • DVD

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters 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 transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services

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.

Linen & towels included? Yes
Arrival time After 4.00 p.m.
Departure time Before 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Energy costs are included in the price of the villa.
Pets welcome? Guests are not permitted to bring pets to the villa.
End of stay cleaning included? The end of stay clean is included in the price.
Smoking Allowed? Guests are requested not to smoke in the villa
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property
Security deposit The property has complimentary Wifi connection. 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 Minimum stay is 7 nights.
Security deposit There is no security deposit however clients should be aware that they will be liable for any loss or damage to the villa during their stay.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 20th 2019 - Aug 25th 2019 £2,935
Aug 25th 2019 - Sep 8th 2019 £2,512
Sep 8th 2019 - Sep 22nd 2019 £2,159
Sep 22nd 2019 - Sep 29th 2019 £1,813
Sep 29th 2019 - Oct 13th 2019 £1,468
Oct 13th 2019 - Oct 20th 2019 £1,256
Oct 20th 2019 - Oct 21st 2019 £785
Oct 21st 2019 - Apr 1st 2020 £785
Apr 1st 2020 - Apr 7th 2020 £644
Apr 7th 2020 - Apr 21st 2020 £1,021
Apr 21st 2020 - May 5th 2020 £1,217
May 5th 2020 - May 26th 2020 £1,492
May 26th 2020 - Jun 16th 2020 £1,774
Jun 16th 2020 - Jul 7th 2020 £2,057
Jul 7th 2020 - Aug 25th 2020 £2,418
Aug 25th 2020 - Sep 8th 2020 £2,057
Sep 8th 2020 - Sep 22nd 2020 £1,774
Sep 22nd 2020 - Sep 29th 2020 £1,492
Sep 29th 2020 - Oct 13th 2020 £1,217
Oct 13th 2020 - Oct 19th 2020 £1,021
Oct 19th 2020 - Oct 20th 2020 £785
Oct 20th 2020 - Jan 20th 2021 £644

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 20th 2019 - Aug 25th 2019 €3,128
Aug 25th 2019 - Sep 8th 2019 €2,676
Sep 8th 2019 - Sep 22nd 2019 €2,300
Sep 22nd 2019 - Sep 29th 2019 €1,932
Sep 29th 2019 - Oct 13th 2019 €1,564
Oct 13th 2019 - Oct 20th 2019 €1,338
Oct 20th 2019 - Oct 21st 2019 €837
Oct 21st 2019 - Apr 1st 2020 €837
Apr 1st 2020 - Apr 7th 2020 €686
Apr 7th 2020 - Apr 21st 2020 €1,087
Apr 21st 2020 - May 5th 2020 €1,296
May 5th 2020 - May 26th 2020 €1,589
May 26th 2020 - Jun 16th 2020 €1,890
Jun 16th 2020 - Jul 7th 2020 €2,191
Jul 7th 2020 - Aug 25th 2020 €2,576
Aug 25th 2020 - Sep 8th 2020 €2,191
Sep 8th 2020 - Sep 22nd 2020 €1,890
Sep 22nd 2020 - Sep 29th 2020 €1,589
Sep 29th 2020 - Oct 13th 2020 €1,296
Oct 13th 2020 - Oct 19th 2020 €1,087
Oct 19th 2020 - Oct 20th 2020 €837
Oct 20th 2020 - Jan 20th 2021 €686

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 20th 2019 - Aug 25th 2019 $3,512
Aug 25th 2019 - Sep 8th 2019 $3,005
Sep 8th 2019 - Sep 22nd 2019 $2,582
Sep 22nd 2019 - Sep 29th 2019 $2,169
Sep 29th 2019 - Oct 13th 2019 $1,756
Oct 13th 2019 - Oct 20th 2019 $1,503
Oct 20th 2019 - Oct 21st 2019 $939
Oct 21st 2019 - Apr 1st 2020 $939
Apr 1st 2020 - Apr 7th 2020 $770
Apr 7th 2020 - Apr 21st 2020 $1,221
Apr 21st 2020 - May 5th 2020 $1,456
May 5th 2020 - May 26th 2020 $1,784
May 26th 2020 - Jun 16th 2020 $2,122
Jun 16th 2020 - Jul 7th 2020 $2,460
Jul 7th 2020 - Aug 25th 2020 $2,892
Aug 25th 2020 - Sep 8th 2020 $2,460
Sep 8th 2020 - Sep 22nd 2020 $2,122
Sep 22nd 2020 - Sep 29th 2020 $1,784
Sep 29th 2020 - Oct 13th 2020 $1,456
Oct 13th 2020 - Oct 19th 2020 $1,221
Oct 19th 2020 - Oct 20th 2020 $939
Oct 20th 2020 - Jan 20th 2021 $770

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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