The Olive Press
Yialiskari, Kalami & Kouloura, Corfu, Greece
- Superb sea views
- Contemporary design
- Private pool and indoor Jacuzzi
About the villa
Set into the hillside overlooking the Kouloura peninsula, this lovely old building has been given a new, and very different, lease of life, transformed from its rustic olive-press origins into a chic and contemporary holiday home. Restored with empathy and imagination, the stone walls are still exposed and high timber ceilings have not been lowered, but air conditioning and underfloor heating are unobtrusive additions, a bathroom and a shower room blend function with form and character, and, with the mill stone now removed to form a feature in the garden, the ground floor is a huge living space with kitchen and dining areas, stylish sofas, a sizeable plasma TV, a wood burning stove and, as a wonderfully quirky extra, an indoor Jacuzzi.Outside, among several spots to wine, dine or unwind, there are loungers and a bistro table for two beside the pool, which is lit for a midnight dip; a hammock hangs between the trees, a big pergola has bench seating piled with cushions, and al fresco dining comes with a built-in barbecue. Just 1km from the coast below, the villa is 3km from shops in Sinies, and just 3km from the nearest beach at Kouloura.
- Open plan living, dining and kitchen area with indoor Jacuzzi
- Double bed on mezzanine
- Shower room
- Built-in barbecue
- Preparation area
- 6m x 4m
- 1.5m deep
- Ladder Access
- Outdoor shower
- Pool towels
- Indoor Jacuzzi
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Underfloor heating included
EOT Tourist Licence number: MHTE 0829K10000494801
- Shops Sinies 3km
- Shops and restaurants & water sports Kalami 3km
- Shops, restaurants and bars St Stephano 7km
- Restaurants, bars, supermarkets and nightlife Kassiopi 7km
- Tavernas and water sports Avlaki 8km
- Tennis Kassiopi 7km
- Golf Ropa Valley 44km
- Koloura 3km
- Kalami 3km
- St Stephano 7km
- Avlaki 8km
- Corfu Airport 41km
Kalami, Kouloura, and Yialiskari are among the prettiest villages on Corfu’s north-east coast. Their collective character attracted writer Lawrence Durrell to the area before World War II. In Kalami you can eat and sleep in the White House, where Durrell and his wife settled, and view memorabilia and cuttings about the man. Kouloura, in the next bay, has a nautical feel, the oldest harbour on that coast, dating from Byzantine times, and is protected by a stone wall. Yialiskari holidays are usually spent on the village’s sandy beach; it is sheltered by impressive rocks that plunge straight into the sea.
Find out more about Yialiskari, Kalami & Kouloura.
Book your seats on our CV charter flight from Gatwick. CV Villas is also delighted to offer our own allocation of scheduled seats on British Airways from London Heathrow to Corfu and on Easyjet from London Gatwick to Corfu. We can also organise charter flights from most regional airports to Corfu to suit your requirements.
Car hire can be pre-booked through CV Villas with collection at the airport or port of arrival, and in some cases the hire car can be delivered to the villa for an additional charge. Please ask for details.