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Keleigh Wood

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english, greek

Deluxe 5* villa with panoramic views. Prime private location in Kassiopi

18 Reviews
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

Kassiopi Villa Rental Photos and Description

Sleeps 8. 4 bedrooms 5 bathrooms. Private Pool, gorgeous views. Secure location.

From the lavish furnishings - made from the highest quality materials worldwide - to the simple convenience of having Kassiopi village centre and its amenities in close proximity, Villa Kristos has it all. The villa profuses elegance and grandeur from every room and outside area to give you the perfect haven to relax and enjoy your holiday in.

The biggest benefit in staying in Villa Kristos is it's location. Set in the exclusive and unpopulated corner of Anatoliko, Kassiopi, the villa is both super private and peaceful yet within easy walking distance from the beaches and Kassiopi's amenities. Via a small, secret path, you can get down to Kassiopi harbour in 3 minutes flat! A super prime location and a rarity for a villa of Kristos' size and luxury. You could be forgiven for thinking that being so close to everything in Kassiopi, the privacy and quietness would be challenged but here it is not. The clever positioning of the villa combined with the acoustic effect from the nearby mountains and the sea ensures your holiday is as peaceful as a 'middle-of-nowhere' retreat.

Another big bonus of stopping in Villa Kristos is the unrivaled view. From anywhere you stand on or around the villa - the private pool area, large top floor veranda, covered balcony on the top and first floor, terraced areas and charming gardens around the property - you profit from incommunicable spectacular views. Whilst relaxing at the villa, take time to enjoy your backdrop over Kassiopi village, azure sea, winding coastline, Byzantium castle and the nearby highest moutain in Corfu- mount Pantokratas.

The private pool area -with that fantastic view- is the ultimate place to relax and enjoy life, day or night. Displays a huge table in which you can envisage morning coffees, ‘al-fresco’ dining (straight from the stone built BBQ barbeque) and late night, night-caps happening at. There is more than enough room for sunbathing and lazing about outside, giving you every opportunity to enjoy the views and climate. For those not so sun-friendly, there are shaded areas, parasols and covered verandas too. Every outside area is ornamented by flowers, grass and greenery. Combining this with the subtle lighting around the villa and it makes a haven of tranquility and pure bliss.

Springtime in Corfu is one of the most beautiful times to visit our island. With the flora and fauna at it's best and bountiful cultural offerings at Easter, there is never anything short to do. At the villa we provide you with a 'what's on' diary providing you with all the important events/precession's/dates in our Greek calendar-religious or otherwise. For those looking to explore, we also provide a nature trail booklet guiding you along one of the most beautiful walks in the Kassiopi area.

Set over 3 levels, the villa easily and very comfortably sleeps 8 people. You enter the villa on the raised ground floor straight onto the spacious and light living area, seperate kitchen and WC. Downstairs on the ground floor are three of the bedrooms, two of which have veranda doors leading to a lovely grassy outside area with steps leading to the pool. All our bedrooms are very generous in size and have ample wardrobe space so you can live clutter free, hiding that suitcase you'll forget it's there! The top floor of the villa boasts an exquisite master bedroom, it's ensuite and huge veranda boasting a comfy seating area. Sleeping in there, leave your curtains open and wake up to the whole of Kassiopi at your feet - truly the king of the castle. The master ensuite is enourmous with his and hers sinks, a 3/4 sized shower enclosure and huge bath. To top of the luxury quality furnishings, the bathroom has a wall to wall mirrored (i.e. one-sided) window. A truly breathtaking feature.

Villa Kristos has been so lovingly designed it matches the aesthetic beauty of the surrounding environment so you can truly live the luxury life. Excellent 5* reviews.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Keleigh Wood (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english, greek

About Keleigh Wood

My family have been enjoying holidays in Kassiopi collectively for around 30 years and it's always been a special place for us. Since meeting my Greek partner whilst on holiday and consequently moving here in 2008 we completed the build of Villa Kristos (my husband's work and love project), furnished the villa to a standard WE would love whilst on holiday and started renting. I'm very happy to call Kassiopi our home and welcome all guests to our little slice of paradise.

Reviews

4.8
based on 18 traveler reviews

Deluxe 5* villa with panoramic views. Prime private location in Kassiopi
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 18 reviews
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Family of 8 holiday in the Villa Kristos

  • 4 of 5

The Villa Kristos was beautiful with stunning 360 degree views albeit situated on a very steep hill.The Villa was very capacious,clean & in good order but certain things are worth a helpful mention some of which have already been said to the owner Keleigh.The main critisism was that the swimming pool had no shallow end - fine for swimmers but hardly ever used by non - swimmers such as myself! A great dissapointment & one that I feel should have been mentioned in the description.The kitchen was reasonably well equipped but lacked a colander & coffee machine - the one that was supplied did not work properly so I had to purchase my own with great difficulty ( now bequeathed to Villa Kristos).There were two problems with the Villa security both of which have been reported to Keleigh but had yet to be rectified before our departure - these were no instructions on how to use the safe box supplied & the front R/H sliding door could not be locked.The Villa had 4 bathrooms but only 2 had fixed shower heads - showering with one hand holding the head & the other washing oneself is not an easy task & consequently resulted in queues for the other fixed shower bathrooms.In my opinion baths are very rarely used so shower cubicles would have been a better option or at least fixed showers in the 2 baths! An easy & useful addition to the Villa would have been a comprehensive information manual with an invitation to guests of a discount when dining at your excellent restaurant Petrinos - helpful to both you & guests.

But all in all a thoroughly enjoyable holiday and we hope the aforementioned comments are of some help in improving your lovely Villa. A big thank you goes out to Keleigh & her husband chef of Petrinos.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous Stay in Kassiopi

  • 5 of 5

Our 3rd holiday in Kassiopi and best yet. The Villa Eleni was perfect for us and Keileigh and her support staff were all so friendly and helpfull. The master bedroom upstairs was was fantastic with excellent views and it's own large patio and gorgeous en-suite. Ground floor has the kitchen (with everything you could need) and a huge living/dining area. Lower ground has the further 3 bedrooms, two of which look onto the pool area. The WiFi was great - good enough to cope with 4 teenagers! The pool itself was excellent. A very good size and always very clean. Location wise the villa is situated a leisurely 10 minute walk from the centre of Kassiopi, or 5 mins if you take the steeper shortcut. We hired a mobility scooter for the OAP in our group which worked out well, especially on the wee hill up to the villa. All in all a wonderful holiday and I can't recommend the villa highly enough.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Villa in a stunning location.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location if you do not wish to drive.Village centre and harbour only a few minutes walk away,nice if you wish to have the'extra' glass of wine or ouzo after your evening out.Cannot fault anything and I mean anything! We had the pool heated and the cost was well worth it as used extensively throughout our week stay.Weather was superb.Local restaurants/tavernas satisfied our palates to the n'th degree but then we have been coming to Greece every year since 1966,so we left no dish untried! Keleigh made us extremely welcome and the cleaning staff were excellent.If you want a 5 star break,then this is THE place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review, it is greatly appreciated and we are very happy you had such a good time. The sheer convenience of the location is hard to convey so thanks also for pointing this out to any future parties whom are interested in Villa Kristos. A pleasure to have met you and hopefully we shall welcome you back to Kassiopi at some point in the future. Best, Keleigh and the villa team.
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5

Fantastic villa

  • 5 of 5

We arrived late in the evening and Keleigh came along to greet us. the welcoming package was ideal including a much needed bottle of wine after our travel and transfer.

We had a party of six adults and there was plenty of room for us all to be comfortable.

The view from the master bedroom is great, even when we had a large electrical storm one evening which took all local power out in the town for a while, it was a fine place to watch the storm from!

Wifi worked perfectly, you may have to reset it sometimes, but had no problems.

Great BBQ area which we used on a few occasions.

The villa was immaculate inside, and this was kept up by the regular maid service.

Although we were near the end of season, apart from the storm theweather was fantastic, we used the pool every day.

It is only a couple of minutes walk to the main town although the hill coming back could be daunting to anybody a bit less mobile.

there is ample parking space for two cars.

I have already recommended to friends and we also hope to come back here next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful villa!

  • 5 of 5

I booked this as an end of uni/birthday celebration for myself and 5 girlfriends.

The villa is absolutely beautiful with amazing views.

Its location is perfect - a short 5/10 minute walk down into Kassiopi harbour - we didn't need a single taxi the whole week.

Keleigh could not have been more helpful - greeting us when we arrived with some 'essentials' from the super market and was always available to answer any questions we had.

The villa was perfect with plenty of room and sun loungers around the lovely pool (which never loses the sun!!). The bedrooms are all good sizes and very comfortable. Cleaners also came in frequently throughout the week which was great.

The only problem was that the wifi barely worked in the villa - but this wasn't an issue for our group.

I would 100% recommend this villa to anyone looking for a relaxing holiday in beautiful Kassiopi.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

SIMPLY STUNNING - BOOK NOW !!!!

  • 5 of 5

I Booked this along with the Eleni villa, as part of a wedding party. This too, was quite simply fantastic value, everyone fell in love with both villas, and the fantastic location . Having walked around kassiopi, I could not find anything to touch these two villas for location/ quality etc. this villa is slightly higher than eleni so has slightly better views accordingly, ( both are great tho) the pool looks out over the bay, Do yourself a favour and book now, you won't be disappointed trust me!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
36 Kilometres
Ioannis Kapodistrias
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Car: not necessary

The lovely village of Kassiopi provides a satisfying array of possibilities to suit everyone. From an offering of both traditional and international cuisine to lively or leisurely bar culture to invigorating walks of castle ruins and coast - the variety of choice makes Kassiopi quite cosmopolitan.

Kassiopi's village centre is an 8 minute walk away from Villa Kristos (but only 5 minutes via a secret path). Kassiopi harbour reachable within 3 minutes walk. Once there, you can find plenty of things you may need or want: shops, restaurants, bars, supermarkets, car-hire, diving centre, excursion/exchange offices, computer access, pharmacy etc.

Kassiopi is ideally situated as a base for those who wish to explore the surrounding villages as boat/coach excursions run straight from the village. Why not enjoy a relaxing east coast cruise or, going west, have fun on the sandy beach BBQ trip? Prefer to explore by yourselves? Hire a boat from the quaint harbour of Kassiopi and be skipper for the day.

Alternatively, for those who wish to kick back and do nothing, Kassiopi's laid-back atmosphere makes the perfect backdrop. The main beach (Kalamionas beach) is just a 7 minute walk away from the villa. A quaint small cove only 4 minutes walk behind the villa.There are a few equally beautiful small coves along the headland that you may wish to explore also - all within easy walking distance. Being on the north east coast of Corfu, the seas here are free from dangerous currents and they flaunt blue-flag status. Go crab fishing in one of several rock coves or try fishing for your tea - with a big variety of restaurants to choose from, a back-up plan is always available!

Corfu’s Golf course is celebrated as one of Greece’s finest and is a 30 minute drive away. All equipment available for hire at the course.

Kassiopi plays host to some beautiful celebrations throughout the year and it is at these times, that you really feel the community spirit and authetic greek culture come alive. Notable festivals include May 8th 'panagia' in celebration and remembrance of the Great Miracle in 1530, May 21st celebrating the unification of the Ionian Islands, August 15th in celebration of the assumption of Mary and October 28th celebrating 'Ochi' - 'No' day. Often these days would be highlighted with Parades, marching bands, live music and greek dancing come evening and lots of merry Greek locals!

In booking Villa Kristos, you are dealing with the owners who live within the village whom therefore are able to offer great tips, advice and contacts for whatever you may wish to do once in Kassiopi. Most important thing: enjoy your holiday in our village because it's a very special, beautiful place.

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Rates & Availability

Kassiopi Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Mid - Low Season
Sep 23 2016 - Sep 29 2016
3 night minimum stay
$331
 
 
Low Season
Sep 30 2016 - Nov 6 2016
1 night minimum stay
$238
 
 
Low Season
Mar 20 2017 - Apr 9 2017
1 night minimum stay
$260
 
 
Greek Easter Week
Apr 10 2017 - Apr 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$303
 
 
Low Season
Apr 17 2017 - May 21 2017
1 night minimum stay
$260
 
 
Mid Season
May 22 2017 - Jun 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$405
 
 
High Season
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$548
 
 
Peak Season
Jul 10 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$648
 
 
Mid Season
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$405
 
 
Mid - Low Season
Sep 25 2017 - Oct 1 2017
1 night minimum stay
$364
 
 
Low Season
Oct 2 2017 - Nov 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
$260
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The deposit is a non-refundable transaction. In the unfortunate event of a cancellation, the 20% deposit is kept. If cancelled with more than 30 days remaining before the holiday dates, no further payment is required. If cancelled with less than 30 days remaining until the holiday dates, full payment is required. An official full receipt of payment can of course be given for insurance purposes.

Rental Rates include all local taxes, utility bills and final cleaning.
• Maid Service, Laundry and Towels included within rental rates.
• No breakage security deposit required.

Direct flights to Corfu start as early as 28th March so why not take advantage of an 'off-season' holiday. With bountiful flora and fauna to see, it's a fabukous time to visit the island. In 2016 the Greek Orthodox Easter Sunday falls on the 1st May - a fantastic opportunity to celebrate and experience authentic Greek culture!

We ask for a 20% deposit on booking. After which is recieved, confirmation of your stay will be given.
The remaining balance is then to be paid on arrival in cash, pounds or euros (latter calculated at that day's exchange rate) or by bank transfer 3 to 4 weeks prior to your arrival. Details on payments given on booking. For any dates outside of given rates, please email for your quote.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Kassiopi Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ground Floor ensuite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ground Floor ensuite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , 1&1/2 shower enclosure. Ground floor ensuite
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower , Master En-suite top floor. Step down bath with THE best view
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , WC just off living area. Upper ground floor
  • Outstanding design features in all bathrooms-the master en-suite displays a staggering wall to wall mirrored window looking out onto the whole of Kassiopi and beyond. Very generously sized rooms - 2 of the ensuites have his and hers sinks.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Ground floor. Has steps leading to pool
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Ground Floor. Has steps leading to pool
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Ground Floor. Lovely en-suite
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Top floor. Has its own large terrace and balcony
  • All bedrooms with extensive wardrobe space. Beds can be turned from twin to double for your convenience on request. Cots and high chairs may be provided when required. Request made prior to arrival. One hairdryer provided for use.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Mosquito guards on all windows and terrace doors. Heating available for the swimming pool (on request - extra cost). On arrival, we will provide you with a complimentary welcome pack i.e. milk, bread, tea bags etc. Extra shopping prior to yor arrival may be available on request. Anything else you may wish or require will be considered on request. WE ARE NOW PROVIDING TOWELS FOR YOUR USE AROUND THE POOL AREA AND BEACH TO SAVE SPACE AND WEIGHT IN YOUR SUITCASE (more room for those all important flip-flops!) ADDITIONAL PROPERTY IMPROVEMENTS FOR 2016: one extra bathroom has been added now making the property 4 bedroom, 5 bathroom. New WiFi connection point made for speedier and easier internet connection.

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