Front door and Bedroom 3 verandaVilla Dorothea and parking area
Our beautiful Villa Dorothea
Our beautiful Villa Dorothea

Entire home/flat

8 Guests

4 bedrooms

4 beds

Entire home/flat

8 Guests

4 bedrooms

4 beds

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Ages 2 - 12
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About this listing

Villa Dorothea, our home during the winter, is less than 1 kilometre from the beach. Ideal for the perfect summer holiday in privacy and comfort. Enjoy superb facilities in this beautiful villa including pool with jacuzzi, outside cooking and dining.

The space

Come and stay in our beautiful home during the summer months, set in unspoilt countryside but within walking distance of the beach. This stunning property with brand new swimming pool, sleeps eight people. In the main house there are 3 double-bedrooms with 2 bathrooms (one en-suite) a large open-plan living/dining room, fully equipped kitchen and 2 large verandas overlooking the sea and the island of Zakynthos. There is a spacious hall with a beautiful piano and a marble staircase leading to the first floor. The living room has a large flat screen tv, dvd player, music centre with a large selection of cds, three sofas and free wi-fi. The dining area has a large table or alternatively you can eat on the veranda or outside on the patio. Each bedroom, on the lower floor, has a balcony and all the windows in the house (including balcony doors), have fly screens. The new Pool House Annexe is a large self-contained space with double bed and shower room en-suite and kitchen.
If you feel the need to keep fit while you are on holiday, you can use my cross-trainer!
We have a fantastic garden with a brand new swimming pool with built-in jacuzzi, a superb patio area with sun loungers and a 16 hole mini golf course. The new Pool House Annexe comprises a self contained apartment with toilet and shower room, a fully equipped kitchen, a barbeque with large shaded patio area and tables and chairs for outside living/dining. All this is surrounded by beautiful gardens, our own vineyard and olive groves.
The famous Xi Beach is less than one kilometre from the villa, within walking distance, and there are also bars, tavernas and restaurants in the local area. There is a mini market in the nearby village (500 metres) and Lixouri, the island's second town is only 5 kilometres away.
This is an ideal location for a family holiday. Xi beach is a long, sandy beach, safe for children, but with all kinds of watersports and nearby there is a water park with slides and inflatable rings, providing fun for all ages.
Kefalonia is a stunningly beautiful island and it is a must to hire a car and see the island. Car hire can be arranged locally with a pick-up at the airport.

Guest access

The entire property, house, pool, garden, patio bar and kitchen, barbeque and outside dining and sitting area. There are no shared facilities

Interaction with guests

I will be available every day for questions, help or advice. My place of business is less than a kilometre from the house and I will be available in person or by phone.

The space
Bathrooms: 3
Bedrooms: 4
Beds: 4
Room type: Entire home/flat


Extra people: £10 / night after 4 guests
Cleaning Fee: £52
Security Deposit: £361
Weekly Discount: 4%
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House Rules

This is our home where we live in the winter months. We expect guests to respect our personal belongings and not to invade our privacy.
There are a large number of books, games, music cds and dvds which are for guests' use during their stay. They may not be taken at the end of the stay.
Please notify us of any damage or breakages - these may be charged for.
Smoking is permitted only on the balconies, not inside the house.
The house is cleaned upon the departure of our guests but this does not include washing up and we do expect the entire property to be left in a tidy and respectful condition. Please remove perishable items from the fridge at the end of your stay and take all rubbish with you upon your departure.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

Safety features
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

5 nights minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

2 Reviews

Nikki User Profile
August 2015
From the first email Carol was so helpful and nothing seemed too much trouble. The villa had everything we needed as a family of five and is located close enough to the town of Lixouri for larger shops and the ferry but far enough away to give us peace and quiet. Thank you Carol for a fabulous holiday!!
Carol User Profile
Response from Carol:
Thank you Nikki, I hope you will come back one day and stay longer next time!
August 2015

Ирина User Profile
September 2013
Thank you Carol and her husband for their warm welcome and for the hospitality. Carol is very attentive hostess and a very nice person. She met us at a nearby town and helped to get to her house. In her cozy house has a lovely atmosphere and everything you need to feel comfortable. The house is very clean and beautiful. Fully fitted kitchen, comfortable bedroom, a spacious bathroom and lovely terrace. A week in Carol`s house was wonderful. Carol told us a lot about the island, its history, of all the beaches, and gave a lot of good advice. I will return to Kefalonia and Carol`s house with pleasure. Thanks again for everything!

Greece · Joined in December 2012
Carol User Profile

I live on a beautiful Greek island and run my own souvlaki/gyros restaurant in the summer. My (Greek) husband has a fish taverna right on the beach and we also have summer holiday rentals. I have a daughter who lives in Edinburgh with her husband and their young daughter and a son who lives in London and works in the music industry. I usually visit the UK twice a year and my family comes out to Kefalonia as often as they can.
My husband and I love to travel, especially by car and particularly enjoy seeing other countries and experiencing different customs and foods in non-touristy settings. Because of our work, we always take our holidays in the winter, usually in November.

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