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Delightful Holiday Cottage Finished To A Very High Standard.

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Keramies (Cottage Hestia). Nr. Metaxata, Kefalonia, Greek Islands, Greece - The Beauty And Tranquility Of The Whole Village Will Please Even The Most Demanding Visitors

The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.The property is a one bedroom cottage on one level. It has a open plan kitchen, living and dinning area and a bathroom. Outside has a veranda with seating and a landscaped garden with mountain views. The cottage offers ideal accommodation for up to three persons.


Owner
Mr Michael Kinsey
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Mr Michael Kinsey

Mike and Maria have been married for 42 years, and living in the UK. We have been to Kefalonia several times and fell in love with the island and decided to buy a property here. In 2014 we built a new cottage next door and is now available for holiday letting.

Mr Michael Kinsey purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Mr Michael Kinsey chose Kerameies

We decided to buy in this lovely village of Keramies as it is a traditional working village boasting two restaurants and a mini market. Both restaurants offer a choice of menu and serve traditional Greek food. We are a ten minute drive from the airport with the capital Argostoli a further ten minutes drive away.The area has some of the most beautiful sandy beaches and coves the Island has to offer all within a few minutes drive. The port of Pessada where you can take the daily ferry to Zante and the historic st. Georges castle is only a five minute drive. The location is ideal for walks or hiring a car/motor bike and searching out the wonderful sites the Island has to offer.

What makes this cottage unique

With the Cosmopolitan Argostoli only a ten minute drive away,it is the ideal location for visiting the many bars/restaurants, coffee bars and shops the capital has to offer.

As we live next door to the cottage we can offer a personal service while also being available to offer any support or advice you may require.

Maria and I are part of a turtle conservation group covering all aspects of turtle conservation on the Island including daily beach patrols to monitor and protect the turtle population of Kefalonia.

Guestbook comments from the owner

As this is a new build and our first year of letting, we don't have any information to share with you.
Mar 2015
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Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

The cottage is situated in the heart of the village of Keramies and is a ten minute drive to several beautiful sandy beaches. A forty minute drive will take you to the famous Myrtos beach and the towns of Sami and Aghia Efemia where much of the filming of Captain Corelli's mandolin took place is only a 30 minute drive away. A large local pool is available free of charge.

Travel:

The airport of Argostoli is a ten minute drive away. Transfers can be arranged and car hire can be collected at the airport or delivered to your cottage. Meet and greet at the airport is available for a nominal fee if you require. Car hire is recommended in order to view the beautiful Island. Coach and boat trips can be booked in Argostoli.

Distances:

The nearest village of Spatia is a 15 minute walk while the tombs of Masarakata are a five minute drive away.

Further Details:

The village mini market is a meeting point for locals and visitors where you can share a drink and buy your groceries at the same time. Both Restaurants are owned by locals and are within a few minutes walking distance offering an excellent menu of Greek food in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Amenities

Kerameies Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower, hand basin, w/c, mirror with glass shelf and shaver point.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 3 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: 1 bedroom with twin beds and large built in wardrobes.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Cottage will be available from 2.00pm on day of arrival and should be vacated on day of departure by 10.00am. We try to be flexible when possible. There is a reasonable extra charge for the air-conditioning. Hair dryer. Free use of safe. Free WI FI. Free welcome pack, Milk,bread,butter,water,tea,coffee,sugar and a bottle of locally produced wine. Free use of large local pool. There is no smoking in the cottage and no pets. Only the number of persons booked in the cottage will be permitted to stay. Outside: The garden area boasts mountain views, a gazebo with table and chairs, outside shower ideal for showering when returning from the beach or cooling down when sunbathing in the garden that hosts fruit trees and various plant/flowers. Sun loungers and a stoned parking area. A portable BBQ is also available. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen are included. Beach towels are not supplied. Cottage has midweek cleaning, linen and towel change with extra towels available.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
5

Lovely cottage, village and hosts - what more could you want?

  • 5 of 5

Having extensively researched where we would like to stay for our holiday in Kefalonia we came across 'Cottage Hestia''. We decided to go ahead and book as it had all the elements we were looking for to make a good holiday. The owners Mick and Maria were excellent from the very beginning by keeping in touch with us either by email or phone.

Mick organised a scooter for us and took us down to collect it after we had time to check out - what I liked to call the bungalow. Half an hour previous to this he had collected us from the airport. Great service.

Cottage Hestia is exceptionally clean, plenty of towels, constant hot water, plenty of space, lots of storage and coat hangers. Very airy too! The single beds were amazingly comfortable. You also have your own little balcony but are more than welcome to use the sunny back garden. Some lovely little touches there as well.

Mick and Maria are definitely in the right trade as they are both dedicated to 'you' making the most of your time there in the cottage and on the island. Lot's of fascinating stories about the most lovely idyllic village, the history behind it, where to eat etc.

Equally, if you want to do your own thing and just come and go they are not intrusive whatsoever. They just want to know you are happy.

I could go on and on, but in short, I think you would be hard pressed to find such accommodation at such a good price whatever the season.

We knew on the second day that we would be returning, and anyone that knows me, knows that my bucket list is vast...so yes, we will be returning to see the bluest of seas and eat the lovely Greek food, but mostly the lovely couple who are Mick and Maria - great hosts.

Thank you both - you have it spot on. Don''t change a thing.

Wendy and Mick

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Wendy and Mick, Thank you so much for your lovely review. The week went to quickly but we enjoyed meeting you both and you certainly covered some miles around the Island on your little scooter. We present the cottage as if we were holidaying in it ourselves so I am pleased you like what we have created. It will be a pleasure to see you back again in the future and If I can help you in anyway then you only have to ask. Thank you very much for choosing "Cottage Hestia" for your first holiday on Kefalonia. Best wishes Mick and Maria.
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Very pleasant and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

No problems at all, very pleasant comfortable cottage.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Paul and Dot for your comments, It was lovely meeting you both and thank you for choosing cottage Hestia for your holiday home. Kind regards Mick and Maria.
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Charming Cottage and Wonderful Hosts

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Hestia Cottage. The rental is well-equipped, charmingly decorated, and situated in a quiet village away from the crowded touristy spots. It is well-situated near the airport and main roads to the main town of Argostoli and to any of the main excursion destinations on the island. We enjoyed lovely scenic day trips to nearly every spot on the island and had time for daily, refreshing dips in the sea. Mick and Maria are fantastic hosts who welcomed us warmly to the island, provided is with fresh tomatoes from their garden, and offered us an amazing beach tour informing us of their conservation work protecting the nests of the island's sea turtles. We do not hesitate to recommend this rental and its hosts highly for a very comfortable, relaxing stay in Kefalonia!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments and for your interest in our conservation work with the loggerhead turtles of Greece. It was a pleasure to have you and Sheri staying at "Cottage Hestia" and hope that we can meet again whenever you are back in Kefalonia. Kind regards Mick and Maria.
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A perfect apartment for 2 people self catering

  • 5 of 5

Quiet Greek village area but very handy for Argostoli and seeing the rest of the island.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you John and Kate for choosing "Cottage Hestia" for your holiday. It was a pleasure meeting you both and yes it so handy to get to all parts of the Island with it's scenic views and with the Cosmopolitan Argostoli only a ten minute drive away it is ideal for visiting the many shops, trendy bars and restaurants. Once again many thanks. Mick and Maria.
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Brilliant

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time......just brilliant

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Dianne. It was lovely meeting you and Phil and hopefully we will see you again in the future. Thank you for the lovely gift you gave to us, it will always remind us of your stay in cottage Hestia. Mick and Maria.
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A Wonderful Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a fantastic two week holiday in Kefalonia. Cottage Hestia and Mick & Maria's hospitality are 1st class. Kerramies is in a great position for visiting the island while also being only a 10 minute drive into Argostoli.

For those who don't want to travel around there are two great local restaurants only a short walk away and many local beaches and coves where you can safely swim in the Ionian sea.

We fully recommend this as a great way to visit a truly beautiful island.

Many thanks to Mick & Maria for helping to make this a memorable holiday.

Brian & Lyn

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely comment and it was a pleasure meeting you both. We would like our quests to go away feeling that they have had a wonderful holiday and if Maria and I can help in any way, then we will.I hope we will see you both again in Kefalonia and thank you for choosing cottage Hestia for your holiday. Mick & Maria.
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Booking Notes:
Booking by email, mobile number UK 07922239048 or Greek land line +302671069578. Payment is in GBP and a £100 deposit is required at the time of booking with the balance to be paid in full 4 weeks prior to the holiday commence date.

Changeover Day:
Change over days are flexible. The cottage must be vacated by 10.00 am on the departure date. Arrival time is 2.00pm, however there may be some flexibility.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund