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3 Bedroom Villa w/ Private Pool, Colorful Gardens, Outdoor Space, Stunning Views - Mandarin Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms)

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay nights



Mandarin Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms)

Private Villa with private pool which boasts amazing uninterrupted views in every direction. The villa is spacious inside and out. The location is perfect, just tucked away to offer peace and quiet but within walking distance of local facilities. The villa is ideally located for getting out and about to explore this amazing island, that is if you can manage to drag yourself away from your sunbed and the views! The villa is situated perfect for the maximum hours of sunshine, the pool area enjoys sun from the time it rises from behind the mountain till the time it's sets. You can enjoy the amazing colourful sunsets each evening either from your balcony or from the pool terrace sipping on some delicious chilled Kefalonian wine. We have visitors who have been returning to our villas for over 10 years now to enjoy their slice of this wonderful island from the comfort of our villa.

About the property


The great advantage of the villa is the position. From here you overlook the whole area of Trapezaki. The villa offers plenty of space and comfort inside and out. The position of the villa is south facing so you benefit from the maximum hours of sunshine from the time it rises from behind the mountain until the late evening when you can enjoy the wonderful sunsets. The bedrooms on the first floor enjoy their own balconies, and all of the bedrooms have their own ensuite bathroom. The gardens that surround the villa are filled with colour and you will be fascinated by the varies different species of butterflies and moths that come to feast. The villa is a great base for anyone who drag themselves away from the view, to explore the island. Nowhere is to far away, and you have the advantage of the larger supermarkets being just a 10 minute drive away. On an evening you can enjoy BBQ, whether it the succulent meats from the local butcher or fresh fish from the local fishermen.

Amanda Hopkins
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, greek
Calendar last updated:
May 31, 2017

About Amanda Hopkins

I am English and first came to Kefalonia working for Thomson Holidays in 1999 met my husband that summer, who is from the island, and we had our big fat Greek wedding in 2005. We live on site and have 2 children, Katerina and Leo. We are on hand to answer any questions you may have and to guide you to be sure to get the best out of your holiday. Of course though, we are really in the background but its nice to know we are here if needed.

Amanda Hopkins purchased this villa in 1999

Why Amanda Hopkins chose Kefallonia (Cephalonia)

My husband and his brother, who are born and bred kefalonians, know the island very well and were looking for a plot of land to invest in with the idea of developing it for villas. when we all first saw the land here we knew it was perfect, the lay of land would mean every villa would have a perfect view not only out to sea but far more. views of what makes kefalonia special, the open lush countryside the backdrop of the impressive mountain range which is the island national park, and not far from anywhere either. meaning it offers the perfect spot for a holiday with easy access to everything, but the benefit of returning back to peace and quiet and stunning views.

What makes this villa unique

The views are fantastic are really do have the wow factor.

Available Rentals


Booking Notes:
We have a UK bank account which we ask for all payments to be made into. At the time of booking we ask for a 200 UK pounds non-refundable deposit. The remaining balance we ask to be paid 10 weeks prior to travelling.

Changeover Day:
Villa Mandarin and Lemoni preferred changeover day is Tuesday.

Villa Jasmin changeover day is a Sunday


Moussata Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Toilet 1 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes on accommodation: There is 1 x double bedroom on the ground floor with ensuite bathroom with shower. There is 1 x double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with bath/shower, and 1 x twin bedroom with ensuite bathroom with bath/shower on the first floor of the villa. Outside: Each villa is enclosed by its own private gardens which provides privacy from the neighbouring villa. There is plenty of outdoor space surrounding the villa with 6 sunbeds provided and umbrellas on wheels so you can easily move them to whenever required. There is a built in BBQ at the villa, so you can make the most of your outdoor living. There is a table and 6 chairs also for your comfort out on the terrace where you may choose to enjoy your meals. On the balconies there is also a table and chairs provided.


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Mandarin Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms)
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Relaxation Guaranteed at Villa Mandarin

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a fabulous week at the Villa Mandarin with our friends from Arizona, USA

It was our first villa holiday and it was our friends first visit to Greece. We would like to thank Amanda for the warm and friendly welcome, the excellent advice, the wine, eggs, plums and lemons.

You have some beautiful villas in a stunning location and we all hope to return someday.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for taking the time to review our villas. We look forward to your return.
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Relaxation Guaranteed

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a fabulous week at the Villa Mandarin with our friends from Arizona, USA

It was our first villa holiday and it was our friends first visit to Greece. We would like to thank Amanda for the warm and friendly welcome, the excellent advice, the wine, eggs, plums and lemons.

You have some beautiful villas in a stunning location and we all hope to return someday.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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June holiday 2014

  • 5 of 5

We were early but it was not a problem. Amanda was very helpful nothing was too much trouble, she even gave us a bottle of wine from their own vineyard. The property was spotless and had all mod cons and the pool was a very good size. The Views were fantastic, just breathtaking. There were two restaurants within walking distance and a little supermarket. We will definitely return. It was a wonderful place to have a well needed break.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for you review. We, of course, look forward to your return and be assured there will be another bottle of wine ready for you to enjoy!
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Nearest Airport
12 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

There are locally available the opportunity to organise cookery lessons, whereby you can prepare the meal under the careful guidance of a local expert and then invite your friends to share the meal together.

Sea kayaking is available and can cater for all levels, along with mountain trekking.

Wine tasting tours are available at many of the local wineries of the island.


The beaches of Trapezaki are 2km from the villa, a 5 min drive or 20 min walk. The first beach is a lovely sandy cove with sunbeds and umbrellas available to hire and a beach bar (normally from June - September)The second beach leading off from the taverna is again a sandy cove from which you can walk onto 3 further secluded beaches. The beaches are great for all, the water is crystal clear and very gently shelves out, meaning it is perfect for small children. Ample room for parking too.


The villas are approx 10 km from the airport which will take approx 30 mins by car. Nearest ports are either Sami or Poros which both approx 45 mins from the villas.


Mousatta village is just 1km from the villas here you will find a local bakery. We are 10km from the capital Argostoli, where you will find each morning you can head down and see the freshly caught fish on sale direct from the boats along with the loggerhead turtles who follow the boats each morning into the harbour. Melissani Lake and Drogarati Cave are 20km. Myrtos Beach 30km.

Castle of St. George 5km.

Further Details:

The local mini market is just 5 mins walk from the villa, they have fresh bread and milk delivered daily and are very well stocked with you basic essentials. There are 2 local tavernas within the same distance, family run, one of which they grow their own veg and use local meats. The larger supermarkets on the island are just 10 mins away by car. The main banks are all in Argostoli where you will find at plenty of cash points. Locally you can enjoy renting a boat for the day so you can discover for yourselves some of the more isolated coves which you can only access from the sea.