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Unique sea front stone property, private pools, Fiscardo 500 m, beach 150m - Casa di GIO

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Description

Casa di GIO

Casa di GIO: At 180 m2, ‘Casa di Gio’ is a good sized house which sleeps 6 people in 3 bedrooms + 2 more people in an extra basement bedroom

Private pool 9m x 3.5 m.

●Pool level:

-Fully-equipped kitchen

-Living and dining room lead directly out to the 100 m2 pool terrace equipped with an elegant and comfortable outdoor seating area and sun beds.

2 bedrooms with amazing sea view (1 bedroom with 2 single beds bathroom with shower and 1 double bedroom with a kingsize bed and ensuite bathroom with shower and bathtub).

●Garden level

(accessible by external staircase from the pool terrace or from the parking)

2 bedrooms:

-1 very spacious bedroom with a kingsize bed and a sofa + small kitchen + bathroom in suite) french window leading to a private terrace. The terrace has partial sea view

-1 large twin bedroom with a sofa and ensuite bathroom

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About the property

il Borgo Fiscardo

The position:

The property is situated in a splendid and unique sea front location in a very private unspoiled environment:

-Panoramic sea view (shore is at 50 m from the property)

- 5 minutes drive or 500 m walking distance to Fiscardo (plenty of restaurants, cafes, shops, yachting hot spot)

3 beaches at less than 1 km:

- a tiny charming wild beach at 130 meters (''private'' footpath no road access)

- At 1 km from Emblisi Beach with the most crystal-clear waters in the area.

-At 500 meters from the Old Light Venetian Light house and his white flat rocks

The privacy:

A completely private property (like a small fenced stone village: a ‘’BORGO’’ in Italian) embedded  in a natural unspoiled Mediterranean landscape with stunning views of the neighboring island (Itaka, Lefkas, Meganissi, Scorpio…). You can even listen the music of the sea.

After entering the electronic code at the large iron gate, you will firstly discover Casa di CLO, the larger house, then Casa di GIO

The 2 traditional Ionian-style stone houses are spaced sufficiently apart (total area of 5100 sq meters) and the architect perfectly took advantage of the sea front lengthy landscape, to ensure privacy and panoramic sea view for each villa.

Additional landscape work has been performed to improve the surrounding area for perfect privacy at each villa

A superb Mediterranean garden was created with 150 trees and flowers planted, keeping the old olives trees and their natural beauty and shadow.

The style:

The Italian owners, have used their exquisite taste for detail to magnificent effect in dreaming up this sophisticated and stylish property.

Most of the outdoor and indoor furnitures and floor, the pool and the bathrooms are made of  highly polished cement, extremely refreshing in the summer.

Minimal colors white and beige   are dominating. Splash of bright ethnic  color (rugs,  cushions…) create a very hip elegant style.This particular touch turns this property into a concept and not just a place to stay.

For calendar availability, please contact us.

Villas features:

Each villa has its private pool

Air co in all bedrooms +  living room

mosquito screen at every window

FREE WIFI INTERNET

2 SMART TV

Music station Bluetooth

DVD player

Pool and beach towels

hairdryer in each bathroom

Bath soap + shampoo in every bathroom.

Dish machine + soap

Wash machine + soap + iron board + iron

Mosquitos machine

Baby cot and high chair provided.

Full  cleaning  of the villa and change linen-towels every 3 / 4 days

il Borgo has a licence from the Greek National Tourist Organisation (EOT Elliniko Organismo Tourismo)

Number MHTE 0458K91000471601

More Details

Property Manager
Catherine (property manager)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, italian, greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 28, 2017

About Catherine (property manager)

“Born in France, I lived there until I was 35. Visiting on holiday in the early 1990’s, I immediately fell in love with the stunning island of Kefalonia, and Fiscardo in particular. A dream was formed: I longed to stay. Soon, a business opportunity presented itself and I took the risk. The rest is history.

I ran a successful cafe/bar/restaurant business in Fiscardo for 10 years. It was the place to be: St Tropez-style sophistication in the then newly-blossoming resort.

It took me some time to locate the perfect plot to build a home to complete my dream, but I finally found it and finished building Villa Alto-Mare in 2001. After selling my small business, I took a break and spent amazing long summers with family and friends in it’s exceptional setting. I decided to rent the villa in 2008 and it’s success was immediate.

Holidaymakers fell in love with my house and half of those who now rent it are returning guests!

Not long after, with the knowledge I gained, I decided to start up my own boutique business acting as an agent for a selection of holiday villas, whose owners benefit from my personal experience. The limited number of villas I've hand-picked are based on each owner’s personality and the friendship and trust that unite us. Hailing from a range of different countries – Italy, Israel, France, Switzerland, and of course, Greece – they all share the same passion: that of their love for Fiscardo, and the north of the island. Most of them have poured that passion into the holiday homes they have built – all houses with character which are a cut above the usual holiday rental. And that is why we work well together, because they understand what a house with a heart really is.” Casa di Clo and Casa di Gio are one of those.

Catherine Marmet

Your Villa Agent, Catherine Marmet

Why Catherine (property manager) chose Kefallonia (Cephalonia)

Walter the Italian owner:

“When I was young I had a dream: to leave Italy, the land of my birth, and go on adventure. In those days, business opportunities were numerous. It was possible to invest and create something in Greece – where you could also enjoy the excellent weather and beautiful scenery. I did a number of things in this country: I worked, I was productive, I invested, then I returned to Italy where I gained construction and real estate experience. When the crisis hit I sold my businesses and decided that it was time to realise my dream: to live on a Greek island and make the most of the long Summer sun. After a long search, I found my little corner of paradise: Fiscardo – with it’s Venetian-coloured houses, the deep green Cypress trees, and the translucent turquoise sea. However, fishing and pleasure-boating have their limits and it is impossible to live without creating, so I decided to build ‘Il Borgo’.

I poured myself into creating ‘Il Borgo’, and it reflects my personality as well as what I myself look for when choosing a place to stay. It is a place that is natural and serene, yet beautiful and sophisticated: it is the expression of true hospitality and easy living. Here at ‘Il Borgo’, each moment is to be savoured and remembered: the bright, luminescent dawns, a bathe in the sea, searching for starfish, a evening drink on the terrace watching the rocks on neighbouring Ithaka turn to fire as the sun sets, a dinner under the stars… The long, fleeting Summer days, the sun-bright mornings, the dream-like nights, evenings shared in friendship and laughter… Unforgettable moments! La Vita e Bella!”

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Notes

Special discount party small party 2/3 people at certain date


Amenities

Fiskardo Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Very large bedroom private terrace
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • The 2 bedrooms pool level have sea view 1 large bedroom garden floor have a private terrace The terrace has partial sea view 1 bedroom garden floor has a small window. No view. May suit children or adolescents
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

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Casa di GIO
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
5

The most amazing place, ever.

  • 5 of 5

This villa is in a stunning location, with breath taking views over the sea. It's beautifully designed and decorated. The outdoor space is lovely and really well thought out, with shady areas and comfortable seating / hammock / day bed as well as space to lay in the sun. The gardens around provide privacy, butterflies and beautiful scents.

We stayed here as 2 families, with one family in the upstairs apartment and us downstairs. This worked really well, and both apartments are amazing, although the views from the top one are spectacular.

It's a lovely approx 10 min walk along a path through the countryside to fiskardo (not suitable for buggies, although fine for 4 year old adventurers & us grown ups)

We would highly recommend this place, and were so sad to leave! It's by far the best place we've ever stayed

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your nice words. You make us very happy. You will not forget this piece of paradise, and we sincerely hope to welcome you again at Casa di Gio at il Borgo property. Catherine, villa agent Walter, villa's owner.
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
ARGOSTOLI
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Fiscardo
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Fiscardo
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Fiscardo
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Small wild beach
Car: not necessary

At 1 km from il Borgo by car (500m by foot path) , Fiscardo is a picturesque and beautiful Greek harbour village on the Northern tip of Kefalonia, the largest of the seven Ionian Islands. Fiscardo is unique in that it was left virtually undamaged during the great earthquake of 1953, that ruined most of the historic buildings on Kefalonia. Fiscardo, with its waterfront tavernas and bars, is simply a delight. Strict building regulations, maintained the elegance of the Venetian architecture which lines Fiscardo's horseshoe harbour, have created a magical setting that is one of Kefalonias highlights. Traditionnal Kefalonian fishing boats moor alongside the more extravagant temporary visitors during the summer. If you are early enough you can buy freshly caught fish. Otherwise, a stroll around the harbour will take you on a tour of some of the most luxurious yachts. Many of them are owned by the rich and famous who are attracted to Kefalonia by the tranquillity of Fiscardo. Fiscardo at night takes on an entirely different perspective.The lights, the old buildings, cafes, bars and restaurants all combine to provide a magical Mediterranean atmosphere.Of all the villages of Kefalonia, Fiscardo stands out as having a unique ambiance, especially on a summer evening.

Activities:

Whatever your option, small motor boat (no licence required), old renovated fishing boat, sailing boat, speed RIB boat, luxury motor yacht, do not miss a ride on the beautiful waters of the Ionian Sea. Discover the shore of our area from the sea on its very calm waters, is a must.

An excellent very professional PADI diving club is operating in Fiscardo from many years: great international team.

If you like walking, be prepared for 16 km of footpaths (cleared and post signed by professional hikers) in the cypress forest, uphill downhill, from small cove to lovely crystal bays.

Horse riding is available in Sami (one hour drive): excellent reputation.

For your little kids: play ground in Fiscardo.

fishing boats moor alongside the more extravagant temporary visitors during the summer. If you are early enough you can buy freshly caught fish. Otherwise, a stroll around the harbour will take you on a tour of some of the most luxurious yachts. Many of them are owned by the rich and famous who are attracted to Kefalonia by the tranquillity of Fiscardo.Fiscardo at night takes on an entirely different perspective.The lights, the old buildings, cafes, bars and restaurants all combine to provide a magical Mediterranean atmosphere.Of all the villages of Kefalonia, Fiscardo stands out as having a unique ambiance, especially on a summer evening.

Activities:

Whatever your option, small motor boat (no licence required), old renovated fishing boat, sailing boat, speed RIB boat, luxury motor yacht, do not miss a ride on the beautiful waters of the Ionian Sea. Discover the shore of our area from the sea on its very calm waters, is a must.

An excellent very professional PADI diving club is operating in Fiscardo from many years: great international team.

If you like walking, be prepared for 16 km of footpaths (cleared and post signed by professional hikers) in the cypress forest, uphill downhill, from small cove to lovely crystal bays.

An excellent very professional PADI diving club is operating in Fiscardo from many years: great international team.

Horse riding is available in Sami (one hour drive): excellent reputation.

For your little kids, a play ground in Fiscardo.

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