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Kastraki

Spartillas, Barbati, Corfu

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Accommodation

At a glance

  1. Sleeps 10
  2. 3 Double Bedrooms
  3. 2 Twin Bedrooms
  4. 6 Bathrooms
  5. Air Conditioning
  6. WiFi
  7. Beach 2.3km
  8. Taverna 1.2km
  9. Supermarket 2.2km
  10. Small Party Rates (up to 6 & 8 people)
  • Lower Floor: Twin bedroom (A/C, TV) with en suite shower room and door to garden. Utility room (washing machine). Games room (A/C) with pool table, bench press and shower room.
  • Ground Floor (upper): Entrance into open plan, split-level living/dining room (A/C, TV, Wi-Fi) with panoramic sliding doors to pool area/garden. Kitchen (oven, dishwasher, microwave) with door to garden.
  • Ground Floor (lower): Double bedroom (A/C, TV) with en suite shower room and balcony. Twin bedroom (A/C, TV) with en suite shower room and door to lawned terrace/garden.
  • First Floor (lower): Double bedroom (A/C, TV) with king size bed, en suite shower room and balcony.
  • First Floor (upper): Principal double bedroom (A/C, TV) with king size bed, sitting area and balcony plus en suite with bath, separate shower and separate cloakroom.
  • Outside: Poolside shower. Sun terrace. In built barbecue and pizza oven. Shaded dining area. Tiered, lawned grounds. Private gated entrance drive. Covered parking.
  • Private swimming pool (12m x 6.5m) with infinity edge overflow into smaller pool (2.5 m x 2.5m) below.

One of our most impressively located properties on Corfu, gorgeous sweeping views from the pool, garden, terraces, balconies and panoramic windows at Kastraki encompass the long, family-friendly beach of Ipsos, leafy Dassia, historic Corfu Town and a vast swathe of unblemished Ionian Sea fringed by a horizon of undulating Greek mainland.

Beautifully proportioned and ideal for effortless summer living, the attractive and well-appointed accommodation, unfolding elegantly over 3-4 levels, offers a great opportunity for larger families or groups of friends to enjoy their individual space while, at the same time, share each other’s company with ease.

Decorated with a simple, tasteful colour scheme, Kastraki enjoys an airy, relaxed and very welcoming ambience. A wall of exposed stone adds character to the open plan living/dining area, while another made almost entirely of glass draws the eye inexorably across to the garden, pool and those beautiful views beyond. 

A more than equitable balance of facilities has each of the five attractive bedrooms complemented by five en suite bath/shower rooms with a further, sixth shower room available off the games room on the lower level.

At 12 metres in length the private swimming pool is much longer than average plus there is an additional infinity edged overflow, directly into a shallow 2.5m² pool below (with and in-water bench providing cool seating for when temperatures are at their height). A part-decked and part-lawned sun terrace sits to one side of the pool while numerous mature olive trees adorn the substantial tiered, lawned grounds. With so many tempting locations to choose from everyone is guaranteed to find their own unique spot in which to relax in the sunshine.

Home to the popular beaches of Ipsos (2.3km) and Barbati (3km), water taxis, water sports, boat trips/hire and an excellent choice of shops, bars and tavernas are all easily found along the nearby coastline. Atmospheric Corfu Town itself is only about a 20 minute drive via the scenic coastal road.

•    Tiered grounds mean that younger children will need supervision.
•    The double bedroom on the first floor (lower) can be prepared as a twin on request (please ask at time of booking).

Pricing & Availability

All Prices are per property, not per person.

Location of Kastraki

Locality

Great Things to Do Near Kastraki

Step back in time and visit Old Perithia

Old Perithia (gr. Palaia Peritheia) is a deserted village located high in the moutains, off the main road between Kassiopi and Acharavi. It is strange coming across this deserted village with just a few sheep and a couple of tavernas in the centre! Take a walk and try to imagine when it was a bustling village of 1,500 people. Now just a handful of people remain, to tend the local livestock.

Sit in the garden at Achilleion

...after having walked around this amazing palace built for Sisi, the empress of Austria, in tribute to Achilles, her spiritual hero. The garden, statues and views here are fabulous – you won't want to leave.

Search for the bat cave in Kaminaki

Difficult to find, but worth it once you get there. Park your car near to the shell petrol station, and walk down the path towards the beach, you’ll find the entrance tucked under an ageing fig tree on one of the bends about halfway down the steep hill!

Visit Mon Repos

A visit to Mon Repos is well worthwhile. A Royal mansion, with huge gardens, fountains, ancient trees and plants. Also famed for being the birthplace of Prince Philip. Mon Repos is only a 20 minute walk from the centre of the old town of Corfu, at the start of the Kanoni peninsula.

The summit of Mount Pantokrator

is a definite must to visit. Choose a clear day and drive to the top (you can cycle but it is so much easier driving!). It may be hot down in the valley but you will definitely feel the difference in temperature at the top! As you drive up, note the amazing changes in landscape.

The Big Red Bus

Drive down to Corfu Town and pick up the Big Red Bus from the port. This relatively new service is an open-topped, 'Hop On / Hop Off' bus that takes you on a guided tour all around Corfu Town and the outlying areas. It’s a great way to see and hear about the Town's history and highlights.

Experience the 'volta'

In any town or large village, especially on a weekend or holiday, the inhabitants of the town will congregate in the main square in the early evening, to have a stroll around, talk to their friends, have an aperitif or ice cream, before dispersing for dinner. It is the perfect time to people watch!

Explore the north-east coast by boat

Hire a boat for the day to explore the beautiful north-east coast, probably the prettiest coastline here on the island. You can stop off in any number of little coves that can only be discovered by sea, go for a swim or try some snorkelling, before heading to one of the bays (Agni, Kalami or San Stefanos) for a spot of lunch.

Enjoy a little retail therapy!

The narrow streets radiating off from the Liston house small shops of every commercial nature. Dominated by the 'gold shops', Corfiot craftsmen excel at designing and making Greek jewellery in gold - this coupled with competitive prices may tempt you. Among the bustle, look out for those shops and stalls selling local items like wild honey, fig cakes and handmade lace.

Theotoki estate

Take a drive over to the Ropa Valley and head for the Theotoki estate, famous on Corfu for its wine making. You can take a tour and see the process from the vine to the bottle.

Sail on a glass bottom boat

Leaving Paleokastritsa daily over the main season, you'll see amazing undersea wonders, visit incredible caves close to Ermones that can only be accessed from the water, and enjoy an afternoon on Paradise Beach - a huge expanse of white sand/shingle beach and aquamarine sea also only accessible by boat.

Visit Pontikinissi (Mouse Island)

What a lovely way to spend a half day, take a trip out to the Kanoni peninsula and enjoy a coffee on the waterfront café there, next to the Vlahernon monastery, which is also an island, but has been connected to the Kanoni peninsula by a small causeway. It's from this small causeway that you take the regular boat crossing over to Pontikinissi about a 5 minute boat trip away. Don’t forget your swimming gear, as you can easily have a lovely swim here.

Play a round of golf

You'll find the island's 18-hole golf course close to Ermones on the Ropa Valley (west of Corfu Town). This excellent course (one of only half a dozen in all of Greece!) was created by the British during their time of occupation.

A fun day out at Aqualand

Corfu Aqualand, near to the village of Agios Ioannis, is one of the largest water parks in Europe and features 51 slides, several pools, a lazy river and a wide variety of other water attractions. There’s something for all ages here and it is a great way to keep the whole family entertained.

Nearby

Towns/Villages

Barbati 5 mins 
Ipsos 5 mins 
Dassia 10 mins 
Kassiopi 35 mins 
Corfu 45 mins 

Beaches

Barbati 5 mins 
Ipsos 5 mins 
Nissaki 15 mins 
Kalami 25 mins 
Kerasia 40 mins 

ports

Corfu 40 mins 

Airports

Corfu 45 mins 
Times are approximate

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