At a Glance
This beautifully renovated 3-bedroom house is located in the lovelytraditional village of Spartillas in the North East of the island. It is withinwalking distance of all the village amenities, a 10 minute drive to the coastalresorts and the beach and within easy reach of Corfu Town and the airport. Thevillage is perched on the side of Mount Pantokrator, which gives the houseamazing views of the sparkling Ionian Sea, the Greek mainland, Albania as wellas views of the village itself.
The house has a lovely garden of 56 sqm with paved pathways, stone rockeriesand an abundance of mature trees, flowers and shrubs β€“ bougainvillea, wisteria,lilies and other Mediterranean flora. There are terraces on the ground floorand first floor level which are positioned to take advantage of the wonderfulviews.
The property has 169 sqm of living space spread over 3 levels. Lovinglyrenovated by its designer owner, it boasts wooden beam ceilings, wooden andtiled floors as well as a working open fireplace β€“ all these features haveensured that it retains its wonderful charm and character.
The ground floor comprises of a cosy winter living room with a large openfireplace and a small room ideal for use as a study of office. There are twodouble bedrooms, both with French doors opening onto a terrace with stepsleading down to the garden. Also on this level there is a utility room and ashower wet room with WC.
Stairs lead up to the first floor which is an open plan kitchen, living roomand dining area. This area boasts wonderful wooden beamed ceilings andvarnished wooden flooring. There are French doors from here leading out to thelarge tiled covered terrace and a useful storage area under the staircase thatleads to the upper level. The master bedroom, a walk-in wardrobe and a furtherbathroom are on this upper level which also features a beautiful wooden beamedceiling and wooden flooring.
Other property features include a large lower storage room accessed viaexternal stone stairs and central heating. White-goods, including thecooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine and microwave are included in the saleand some other furnishings may be negotiated separately. All licences and legalpaperwork are current.
The house is currently the all-year-round home of a British family who havemany visitors throughout the year. The accommodation layout and spacecould however, be easily used for Bed and Breakfast guests β€“ for the manywalkers and cyclists who visit the area in the spring and autumn. It couldequally be enjoyed as a holiday home for those who prefer the real Corfu andall its charms.
Spartillas village has a population of all ages and a variety of Europeannationalities. There is a small family-owned and run supermarket, post officeand bakery, several bars and eateries and a family taverna. There is a primaryschool, hairdresser, doctor's surgery, 3 churches, a local bus service, aflourishing choir and small dance school, plus a fresh fish van which visitsweekly. There is also a working modern olive press, and broadband internetservice within the village. Surrounding the village there are numerous olivegroves, vegetable gardens and vineyards and it is understood that buying orrenting plots nearby is a possibility should this be desired.
This is a great property for anyone looking to be a part of a thriving Greekvillage that observes old traditions and festivals, whilst being convenientlyclose to the beach and other tourist resorts.
Location : North East
With its stunning backdrop of mountains full of olive groves and cypress trees, picturesque bays and inlets, views of the majestic mountains and mainland across the clear emerald waters of the Ionian Sea the North East coast of Corfu is an area that something to offer everyone.