1 Bedroom Olive Press Cottage in Greece, Ionian Islands, Corfu
- Swimming Pool
- Baby Equipment
- Internet Access
- Beach nearby
- Courses Available
- Golf nearby
- Horse Riding
- Child Friendly
- Ideal for honeymoons
- Other rental properties on site
- Pet Friendly
- Wheelchair Friendly
The Gardener's Cottage is stone-built and set a small distance away from the other buildings. It is light and airy - and especially popular with families who enjoy the extra space in the terrace and garden area. It is also the best space for wheelchair users.
Casa Lucia is an old olive press which has been converted into 8 separate cottages. It is a peaceful and restoring place surrounded by hills and beautiful gardens plus a unique swimming pool decorated with mosaics and a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. There is daily maid service, as well as unobtrusive management to offer help and advice. Beauty treatments, alternative therapies, tai chi,qigong,bodylistening and yoga are available on site.
Sgombou is a small village in the centre of Corfu making it an ideal setting off point to explore the whole island. Lucciola restaurant is 5 minutes walk away and opens early every evening, offering traditional home-cooked Greek food at reasonable prices. 500 m away is Maria’s grillroom which offers daily specials as well as kebabs and grilled meats – they will also deliver, and there are several places that deliver quickly delicious pizzas and spaghetti dishes. We receive a box of organic vegetables, eggs, honey, oil, cakes every week. Sgombou boasts the best ceramic workshop on the island, and next door to Casa Lucia is a glass and wrought-iron workshop making small and large objects from recycled material. Although we recommend car hire for at least some of your stay, the bus stop is 5 mins away with frequent connections to the Northwest and Corfu town.
There are daily charter flights to Corfu from all European countries,scheduled flights via Athens and Easyjet flies daily direct Gatwick/Corfu, and also from Bristol and Manchester. Easyjet and Ryanair now fly direct to Corfu from most European cities. Ferry connections from several Italian ports take from 8 to 24 hours, "slow" luxurious travel: hourly ferry connections to and from the Greek mainland at Igoumenitsa: by sea it is a beautiful entry to Corfu. Taxis from both port and airport charge about 25 euros to Casa Lucia, which they all know: or a hirecar can meet you at your port of entry
Capodistriou, Corfu 12 km
Nearest Bus Stop:
Corfu Harbour 10km
Corfu town, 12km
There is a separate double-bedded bedroom, bathroom, living room with two sofa beds and dining area, fully equipped kitchen and a large terrace and garden area. There is oil-fired central heating for early spring, late autumn and winter lets; while table fans help to keep each room cool in the summer.
The spacious terrace with dining table, chairs, sun loungers, umbrella, leads to the lawn, flower beds, and the shade of a beautiful linden tree.
We ask our guests to smoke outside only
Conditions of Rental
We have no set changeover day. Bookings are confirmed after receipt of a 25% deposit and the balance is payable 6 weeks before arrival date. Cancellation refunds are in accordance with ABTA guidelines.