Located in one of the most beautiful areas of southern Lefkas island, thιs villa stands on a low hill overlooking breath-taking vistas of the Ionian sea near the famous Greek beaches of Egkremnoi and Porto Katsiki. The four villa complex (LEFK1-5) is nestled among oak and olive trees, spaced far enough apart to ensure privacy. Villa Aurora is situated one km away from these, alone on a hill with fantastic southern and western views.
Aurora villa is a 230 m2 stone residence with traditional architecture, and is situated in a privately owned verdant extent of eight acres and at a straight distance of seven hundred meters from the sea. The surrounding region is hilly and free of other residences. It is an ideal spot for relaxation and contact with nature. From the courtyard of the house one can enjoy the splendid colors of sunrise and sunset, the evening star-studded sky, as well as the reflection of the moon in the waters beneath the terrace.
The residence is built with natural materials and local stone, in the traditional manner. It has a tiled roof, a wooden traditional island ceiling, wooden exterior and internal frames and it is built on two levels completely adapted to the natural surroundings. The two levels are connected by an indoor wooden staircase, but both have independent access through the courtyard. All the rooms are surrounded by large stone verandas and all have a view to the sea and the islands of Ithaca and Cephalonia, as well as a number of smaller ones.
It includes five double bedrooms, one large living and dining room, a kitchen fully equipped, a kitchenette with a small dining place and three bathrooms one with Jacuzzi. On the first level there is the living room with a fireplace, lounge and dining room, three double bedrooms, cooking and dining spaces and a bathroom. On the second level there are two double bedrooms, two bathrooms, one is en suite to a bedroom with Jacuzzi, and a kitchenette with a dining area for four persons. The first level has wooden floors and the remaining space has "cotto" tiled floors.The bedrooms are fully equipped with bedside tables, wardrobes, light fixtures and double beds with mattresses made of natural metal-free materials, iron and ironing board. The country style furniture is made of oak and pinewood. The kitchen is completely equipped with range, refrigerator, microwave oven, coffee maker, dishwasher and laundry machine. In the living room there are, fireplace, television, DVD and CD players. By the residence there is a 4 x 10 m rectangular swimming pool, 0.80 to 1.6 m deep with steps, and a 100 m2 lounge area with deck chairs and umbrellas. The villa is surrounded by a 400m2 verandas
In the exterior space, the plants and trees of the region have been preserved. Sage and thyme grow among the olive trees and cypresses, all protected by stone walls that enclose the terraces. There is also a garden with vines, fig trees and small fruit trees.
The excellent microclimatic conditions of the region, the summer breeze and the local winds, in combination with the orientation of the house and the arrangement of the exterior openings ensure natural cooling even during hot summer days and render air conditioning unnecessary.There is air-conditioning in all rooms. All the rooms have large wooden traditional windows with screens.