Fully furnished and renovated independent holiday home in Amfilochia, on Amvrakikos bay (west coast Greece), conveniently located both near the sea and town center. Large established garden 500m2. Excellent starting point to explore west Greece and Ionic islands. Live the relaxed local life among friendly people away from the tourist hot spots. Excellent sea food, beaches with easy reach, near a nature marine reserve. A canoe is available for our guests to use in the sea.
The property consists of fully equipped house with large established garden and with easy access to beach and town centre. It includes an A/C unit for the hot and cold days. The house includes two bedrooms with double beds, a livingroom with two sofas, 32'' flat screen TV and open fireplace. One of the sofas opens to a double bed. The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge, oven, kettle, plates, cups, pots and pans.There is also a WC/shower room and a store room with a washing machine.
In the garden there are a number of trees shrubs and bushes. You will find an olive tree (tip:have your breakfast or lunch under the olive tree), lemon tree always full of lemons for you to squeeze and enjoy, almond, tangerine, pear, nectarine, medlar and orange trees.
Nearby there is a NATURA waterland reserve and several lakes.
Amfilochia is a good starting point to explore Ionic islands like Corfu, Ithaca, Kefalonia, Lefkas, as well as the west coast of Greece with its numerous resorts like Paleros, Preveza, Parga, Sivota and Amfipolis. While staying there you must taste the local seafood. All local fisheries are very tasty due to its special phytoplancton. Especially local shrim and seabass are a delicacy.
The bay is mostly calm and with the right equipment is ideal for canoeing and sailing all around it.
In town there are two beaches. One is only 5 min walk from the property and the second is at the monthern entrance of the town. For more privacy there are more beaches a short drive around. The surrounding hills offer a good oportunity for hiking. Guests will be provided with detailed description of the house operation, WiFi security code, a town description, emergency numbers as well tips of where to go and what to do.
Our guests will have access to all kitchen appliances and Air conditioning. The house is kept by professional housekeeprs and will be delivered clean, with bed linen and towels for all the guests. Extra housekeeping is optional and can be available at some extra cost. Generally everything in the house is for your use, unless specified otherwise.
We greet our guests personally
In case of emergency, an english speaking contact will welcomes our guests and makes sure that they settle down in the property. She will be there to help you with any question you may have.
A welcome basket with local produce awaits our guests, including our own organic extra virgin olive oil.
We operate on self catering basis, nevertheless some breakfast food and bottled mineral water will be in the fridge to get you started, so you do not have to run to the supermarket as soon as you arrive.
The town center is no more than 4 nimutes walk. All shops are there. Along the sea promenade you will find many restaurants, cafe, playground or you can go fishing. The town itself is located at the edge of the Amfilochia bay on the west coast of Greece and is built amfitheatrically around the bay giving the feeling of an island. During summertime there are festivals and happenings, like theaters, concerts and dances. Some historians believe this is the real Ithaka, Odeseus homeland.
Pets are allowed unless prohibited by the endangered species laws and any other animal welfare local rules.
No smoking please.
Please preserve the environment by saving energy, i.e switch off air conditioning unit when not necessary.
I am working in the oil industry as business processes manager and my wife is a foreign language teacher. We have lived extensively around europe and the US as an expat. We love travelling and meeting new cultures.
We are now settled back in Greece for its sun, the sea, its history, all its natural beauty and the cultural heritage. We often travel far and wide to mix and mingle with other people and live the local life. We offer our guests the same oportunity.