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Children friendly pool,guarded by net screen
Garden
Sea view
Garden (photo by Tony+Hilary guests)   :)
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Well equipped outside kitchen-BBQ
Place in the sun
Shaded lounge by the pool
2 level open plan , sitting-dining-kitchen area...access to pool area.
Sitting area,access to pool,same level
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Kitchen
Master bedroom with en suite bathhroom ,walk in closet...access to pool area
Master bathroom ,shower cabin +steambath
Walk in closet
Twin bedded room (one bed can be converted to bunk bed) sleeps 3 children + large bathroom,dressroom
New built Attic en suite,kitchen,balcony,sea view.
Attic-teenagers favorite
Attic bathroom
enjoy...moonlight-swim... mid June to mid Sept ( water temp.29-31 degrees)
Patio
....A welcome soft  breeze  blows up after sundown.
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Google Earth position......2 mins drive to Agia Efimia
Myrtos beach 15 mins drive..one of the six best beaches in Europe
Myrtos beach
Myrtos beach
Melissani Cave ..15 mins drive
One of the many local coves.
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Agia Efimia scuba
Horse riding..Sami 15 mins drive
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Kefalonia ...it's sunny here !!!
Fiscardo 40 mins drive
Assos 20 mins drive
Agia Efimia bay
Agia Efimia ..2 mins drive
Agia Efimia harbour
Average tempratures and sun hours.
Hectors House key location,easy to explore.
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Agia Efimia, Cephalonia, Ionian Islands

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Hilary W
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Beautiful villa and pool, amazing hospitality”
Reviewed 15 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

This is the second year we have stayed for three weeks at Hectors House, and the sixth consecutive year we have come back. We have been visiting Greek islands and staying in villas for many years, but when we found Hectors House we knew we would keep coming back. Hector's hospitality is second to none, the villa is equipped with everything guests might need (and more), the 11m pool is spotlessly clean, the large marble area surrounding the pool is attractive with lots of space to sit in the sun or shade. There is also a large covered area across almost the full width of the property. We used the outside kitchen every day (except the two days when we had huge thunderstorms!). This kitchen is also fully equipped including dishwasher, and for much of our three weeks we came inside only to shower and sleep. We always make plans to venture far and wide, but each year these plans are largely deferred because we love being at Hectors House so much!

The village of Agia Efimia was more crowded at the end of August than we have known in previous years, but we always managed to get a table at our two favourite Tavernas, Paradise Beach and The Pergola. We now support local business by hiring our car from Nikos at Star Villas, who brings the car to the airport to meet us.

Overall, we cannot recommend a stay at Hectors House highly enough, and we very much look forward to our future visits

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Liked best: The location and the swimming pool
Liked least: Greek toilet system 😉
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
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Chris T
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fabulous villa, fabulous location, just the best”
Reviewed 31 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Second time here, and won't be the last. Hector's attention to detail is superb. This villa never disappoints. Location is just right , with privacy and just a 2 min drive to Agia Efima which improves yearly. The best villa on the Island.

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Liked best: Sound system and outdoor lighting
Liked least: Having to leave
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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bazmusicn...
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best villa we've stayed at.”
Reviewed 17 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Stayed here for a week. Amazing villa. Hector, the owner, is an electronics wizard, who has wired the whole property and garden for sound and and an amazing array of lighting that adds even more to the atmosphere of this wonderful villa. On arriving an fantastic selection of food and drink had been provided to start our holiday in the best possible way. Pool was wonderful with a great view to the mountains on either side, and down to the sea at Agia Efemia. This quite port has a lovely selection of Tavernas to choose from in the evening, or alternatively you can make use of the excellent barbecue at the villa. It should be noted that the villa is in a very peaceful, secluded area and as such a car is essential to get around.

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JSD_E7
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely relaxing holiday”
Reviewed 4 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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We had a great holiday at Hector's House. The villa is first class. Hector and his team were brilliant. I would recommend the welcome pack - it got our holiday off to a great start. Agia Effimia is a good base to explore the island and we ate out every night in the local tavernas. Myrtos Beach is a short drive away but there are plenty of lovely beaches in and around Agia Affimia. Highly recommended.

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Liked best: The pool and hifi system - inside and out.
Liked least: The drive to the property - should have gone via the coast road.
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Josephine...
Worthing, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Perfect in every way!”
Reviewed 27 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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I have just returned from two glorious weeks at Hector's House with my Greek husband and two teenagers. The villa was the perfect location for a family get away in the sunshine - it catered for all our needs. The villa is surrounded by open fields and olive groves and has a distant view of the sea. It is nestled between two mountains in a peaceful valley which leads down to the pretty harbour town of Agia Efimia - a welcome cool breeze blows up in the afternoons. We all enjoyed the lovely garden and beautifully lit outdoor eating areas which lent themselves to many enjoyable evenings cooking on the gas BBQ (excellent butchers in the harbour along with a few well stocked super markets) and listening to music which is connected indoors and out. Hector himself couldn't have been more welcoming! We opted for the luxury welcome pack which contained all sorts of Greek delights; a huge basket of fruits and vegetables, wine, beers, local cheeses, yoghurt, honey, nuts, a wonderful salad platter for our first evening meal, sausages, koftas, meats, breads, biscuits - it kept us going for most of the first week! We all had a wonderful stay at Hector's House and fell in love with Kefelonia - we will definitely be returning!

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Liked best: The pool, gardens, BBQ, peaceful location, views
Liked least: No air con in main living area
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Trousers0...
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“James Bond could of lived here”
Reviewed 15 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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We stayed at Hectors House for 2 weeks and discovered how pleasant Greek living could be. The house is fully equipped with everything you need, bar, music system , fab pool, grass to play football on with the kids and in an ideal location overlooking Agia Efimia bay.
Hector could not do enough for us and when we had a query or problem he was on it straight away.
I highly recommend staying here and will be back

Thanks Hector and Vicky

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Liked best: The outdoor space
Liked least: No air con in front room
Travelling group: Extended Family
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242lins
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Brilliant stay at Hectors House”
Reviewed 31 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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Hectors House was all you could wish for in a villa and more besides.
Upon arrival we were greeted with fresh flowers, a laden fruit bowl, a basket of bread and goodies and cheese, ham, milk etc in the fridge, what a lovely surprise, there was also a large range of dry goods and sauces available for us to use at no extra charge and more kitchen equipment than you could possibly need. The villa itself is very comfortable, really good kitchen and dining area, splendid lounge with large TV, loads of DVD's in English and a brilliant sound system with a huge repertoire of music to choose from, the en-suite bedrooms are very comfortable and have large walk in wardrobes which are a bonus. There is also a fantastic self contained apartment upstairs with all you could wish for provided. The villa is very clean and well -maintained. The outside area of the villa is very picturesque and has a fully equipped outside kitchen, bbq and dining area and another two other really comfortable places for sitting. There are plenty of sunbeds and the pool is lovely and has a shallow walk in area for children and the faint hearted. The garden is very pretty and the views are beautiful as the villa is overlooked by small mountains either side and you can see the sea between them. The owner Hector is a really charming, interesting and friendly man who greeted us on arrival to show us around and also paid a visit during the week to make sure we were happy, he arranged for his English holiday rep Amanda to visit us, who was very helpful and provided useful information about the local area.
I would highly recommend Hectors House although I would really like to keep it a secret. We had a week prior to Hectors at another villa which was very serviceable but I am so glad we choose to go to Hectors's the second week as I may have cried at leaving such a lovely place.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
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