Island View House, originally a fisherman's cottage, is nestled in the quiet and typically Greek Village of Mavrata (Μαυρατα) in Kefalonia, also known as Cephallenia, Cephallonia, Kefallinia, or Kefallonia, Κεφαλληνία , Κεφαλλονιά and Κεφαλονιά !
This pretty little air-conditioned one bedroom house is recently completely redecorated and refurbished. All new equipment and furnishings. Island View House enjoys a covered terrace with views of the beautiful Ionian sea and the island of Zakynthos also known as Zante as well as a front terrace with table and chairs for catching the afternoon sun and sunset. There's an excellent taverna within easy walking distance, Just 100 metres away, Elios and they also do takeaway if you'd prefer to dine with your view.
Island View House:
Ideal for a couple or family of two adults and two children this little house is fully equipped to a high standard and recently redecorated and refurbished. Free Wi-Fi available throughout the property.
The open-plan kitchen and living room also has a dining table and chairs, two full size three seater sofas (also single beds- 90cm x 200cm). Ultra HD 4K Smart TV (includes Netflix and Amazon Movies as well as a digital library of films and music for most tastes) with remote control soundbar with Bluetooth to connect to your phone and Alexa is also installed. The kitchen has ceramic hob cooker, washing machine, fridge, toaster, Microwave, kettle and coffee machine. Hair dryer, iron and mini ironing board also provided.
No need to bring mobile phone chargers, we provide twin USB sockets in the kitchen and the bedroom, so just bring your USB charging cable(s) if you wish.
The bathroom is fully tiled and has a large shower cubicle, sink and W.C.
The Double bedroom leads via double doors directly onto the covered terrace where you will enjoy the views of the valley leading down to the Ionian Sea and the Island of Zakynthos (Zante). All bedding and bathroom towels are provided but please bring your own beach towels for use on the sun loungers and visits to the beaches and local pool bars.
The terrace has two sun loungers and a table and chairs for dining al fresco as well as a two seater garden bench.
The entire garden is enclosed and has a front gate which can be closed.
We operate a live booking calendar for checking availability and making a booking in real time. Minimum stay is 7 nights but your start day can be any day (subject to the availability) to suit flights and prices : https://www.kefalonia-holiday-rentals.com/island-view-house-mavrata-kefalonia/live-booking/
Please note our fair price policy - we do not charge more during school holidays. Our price includes breakage insurance up to £300 and therefore a refundable deposit is not required. Itemised separately.
Many villas make an additional charge for air-conditioning - we do not provided it is not abused. All doors and windows MUST be closed while Air-Con in use.
To enjoy this beautiful island and the many sites, beaches, villages, towns, Tavernas and restaurants and so much to explore we strongly suggest renting a car for all or part of your stay. We recomend Greekstones Rent A Car and CBR Car rental, they have an office directly next to the airport, but pre-booking essential. See our page "Getting around by Car, Bus and Taxi"
Just six minutes drive from Island View house is the fantastic beach at Kateleios , winner of a Tripadvisor certificate of excellence and is essentially two beaches, East and West covered with both sand and pebbles, clear waters and very gentle gradient, also has a selection of beach bars including Waves Bar, Dreams Beach Bar and Alou Yialou Beach Bar which also has sun loungers and shades, but not a "touristy" destination, often used by locals. It is very tranquil and peaceful, ideal for solo travellers as well as couples or families. Also just a 6 minute drive away from Island View House are a selection of excellent pool bars serving food all day for lazy days by the pool and all open to non-residents.
Mavrata is within easy reach of the town of Skala (17 minutes east by car) and the lovely port of Poros (25 minutes north east) and Argostoli, the capital 30 minutes west.
Argostoli is a beautiful capital town with many shops, restaurants and bars, the harbour is very popular where you can enjoy a drink or meal with a view or may also see the famous Loggerhead Turtles, often in the mornings when the fishing boats return.
You'll discover very quickly if you are new to Kefalonia, the famous relaxed, friendly and hospitable local Kefalonians, all very proud of their island and if you have stayed before you'll already have an appreciation for the locals. In our time in Kefalonia we have experienced impeccable friendly service in every restaurant, taverna, bar and shop we have visited.
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