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Delightful Holiday Cottage Finished To A Very High Standard.

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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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

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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:
19 March, 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 Kefallonia (Cephalonia)

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.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Kerameies, Greece

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • 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
  • 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
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • 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. Extra's include: 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 level garden area boast 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

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Delightful Holiday Cottage Finished To A Very High Standard.
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

Villa Hestia Kefalonia 2015

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Kefalonia; and we just wanted something nice and petite for us to stay within an traditional Greek village.

This property is in our opinion exceptional on its presentation along with its owners Mike and Maria.

Mike contacted us direct by telephone to confirm the booking and to state he would pick us up from the airport, he also set the car hire to be delivered to villa on our arrival. To add to this he showed us around the beaches when we arrived. I can honestly say both my and me felt at ease within their company and also to know that there was nothing that they wouldn't do for us.

The villa itself was spotless inside, clean and beautiful with its clean lines and decoration and the; English touches inside. Maria it was dressed lovely. Mike designed and made sure it was built to his requirements. You guys should be very proud of the villa, for us it was perfect.

Wine and glasses was laid out for us, milk and bread in the fridge, all contact information as well at your fingertips, nothing left out.

Mike and Maria we certainly envy your situation and we thank you for allowing us to visit and enjoy the Cottage Hestia. Over the course of the week we dined out together, we even drank a few beers and enjoyed the last night with a BBQ along with some of your friends.

My wife and I look forward to seeing you next year on the dates we've provided.

We feel we've met some lovely people to call friends and maintain a friendship to come within future years. Indeed we hope to buy ourselves at some point with the next few years.

Mike and Maria thank you from the bottom of our hearts. You're lovely people and we hope you get the credit you deserve from other clients who visit your lovely home.

Nigel and Jackie

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Nigel for your lovely comments. As for Maria and I we were very pleased that you chose "cottage Hestia" for your holiday and like wise we feel that we have had the pleasure of meeting two genuine people that we can call our friends, not only for this year but for years to come. We are aware that everyone has their own idea of what they want from their holiday and if we can do anything to help them achieve that goal, then we are more than happy to assist. I have booked your dates for next year and as we get closer to the dates I will be in touch to see if there is anything you require me to do for you. In the mean time all I can say is thank you one again for your outstanding review and both take care until we meet up again. Kind regards Mike and Maria
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5

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

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 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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Fabulous holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic 2 week holiday in kefelonia, the cottage was more than we expected. It was equipped with everything we needed and mick and Marie were only too happy to accommodate anything we needed. They showed us all the local sights and couldn't do enough for us. Mick and Marie were the perfect hosts and helped to make our holiday amazing. The village where the cottage is situated is lovely and the locals were so friendly and made us feel very welcome. The local restaurant in the village served excellent food and great service, and the local shop owner was very friendly. We have booked again for next year and told all our friends about this lovely cottage.

Thank you so much mick and Marie for such fantastic memories.

Jai and Bev xxx

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both very much for your lovely comments it was a pleasure to have you stay at cottage " Hestia ". Maria and I are already looking forward to seeing you both again next year so take care and we will keep in touch. Thank you for choosing Cottage " Hestia " for your holiday. Mick & Maria.
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Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was only short but defiantly sweet. Absolutely beautiful cottage equipt with everything you may need and anything extra you may need Mick and Maria are sure to have. They cannot do enough for you and helped us to sort out a quad for the weekend so we could explore and provided maps and even a cooler bag for our sandwiches that we took with us. They are lovely lovely people and we were really sad that we were only there for the weekend as we would have loved to have stayed longer. Will definitely be going back as soon as they have a free slot for us. Thank you both so much for such an enjoyable stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Very Very much Mellisa It was lovely to have you stay with us even though it was only for five days. You certainly packed a lot into your holiday. We are both touched by your review and we look forward to your return hopefully for a longer period next time. Thank you again for choosing cottage Hestia for your stay. Kind regards Mick & Maria.
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Just what we wanted fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Big Thanks Mick and Marie had a really nice holiday thanks for taking us to and from the airport, ordering my quad and making are stay a warm welcome 1 we got to see all the island it's like a little paradise can't wait to come again 😄 the cottage is fantastic

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Paul for your lovely comment. As you know we try our best to make everyone's holiday special and with guests like you and Mel it makes Maria and I feel very proud of what we are doing. Looking forward to spending more time with you in the future. Thank you for choosing Cottage Hestia for your holiday. Kind regards Mick & Maria.
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Absolute Delight

  • 5 of 5

A lovely apartment newly refurbished with all necessities provided. The owners could not do enough to make our stay a memorable one on this beautiful island. Would definitely stay at Cottage Hestia again, no hesitation and have recommended it to many friends. .

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your lovely comment Charlotte it was a pleasure having you stay at Cottage Hestia. We would welcome any friends of yours and hopefully they would also have a memorable holiday, as with all of our guests. Thank you again from Mick & Maria.
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Map

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 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.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Kerameies, Greece

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 1
1 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$410
 
 
Rate 2
30 May 2017 - 27 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$459
 
 
Rate 3
28 Jun 2017 - 26 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$525
 
 
Rate 4
27 Jul 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$574
 
 
Rate 5
25 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$574
 
 
Rate 6
1 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$377
 
 
Rate 7
30 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$344
 
 
rate1
29 Oct 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$320
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
A$320
 

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

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

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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