At a Glance
Set on a total 23,000 sqm of land in Gouvia, this outstanding property offers you total privacy, peace and tranquility yet is no more than a 1 km from the beach and all amenities and 8 km from Corfu Town and the airport. It also has easy access to both the east and west coasts of Corfu. With its elevated position, it boasts some of the most amazing views - the East coast of Corfu, Mount Pantokrator, the sea across to the mainland and majestic Albanian mountains.
The property is made up of two parts of land – a large plot of 18,000 sqm that at present has a large olive grove producing olive oil, a working vineyard of 2,000 sqm that produces a variety of wines (Chardonnay, Moscato and Agiorgitiko) as well a variety of fruit and nut trees there are orange and lemon groves, grapefruit, Clementine and cherry trees and walnuts. This plot also has a legal building license to construct a further property of 400 sqm – perhaps a 2nd villa or perhaps an agro-tourist estate.
With a private gated entrance, the villa is set within 5,000 sqm of beautiful landscaped gardens with areas laid to lawn, 2 huge palm trees, 2 coco trees and a wonderful variety of other trees, flowers and shrubs. There are paved pathways and wonderful exterior areas to sit and relax or dine alfresco. There is a good sized BBQ area within a Gazebo that has a marble dining table and covered seating for 8 people as well as a private pool with crystal clear water that is positioned to take advantage of the stunning views. Within the grounds there is a separate underground cellar, 2 storage buildings for agricultural machinery, plenty of private parking and a garage with space for 1 car.
The villa itself was designed by the Athenian architect Nikos Kanetakis and constructed in 1989. Spread over three levels, it offers spacious and comfortable living with 5 bedrooms that are all finished with beautiful parquet flooring, 4 bathrooms plus a guest WC.
The ground floor level houses the master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and shower and a walk-in closet. Doors from here lead out to a private covered veranda that offers a view to the pool area. There is an office area with library, a guest WC and a laundry room. The large separate country-style kitchen and informal dining area is fully fitted and equipped with Miele units and wooden fitted cupboard doors. The living area is split level with an upper lounge and more formal dining area. 4 steps from here lead down to the lower living room with a beautiful feature stone-surround fireplace. This ground floor level offers access out to the wonderful exterior seating areas and the pool – a large covered veranda, surrounded by flowers offers a great space for alfresco dining and there is a further patio that leads to the pool area.
The upper level features a further 2 double bedrooms with a shared bathroom and a private terrace that boasts the breath-taking views of the island. The lower level has a further 2 bedrooms, one with ensuite bathroom and a further bathroom. This level also has a large area currently used as a playroom/ further sitting room with fireplace and there is also a further kitchen area.
Other property features include beautiful marble flooring in many of the living spaces, central heating which is independent on each level, Solar water heating for the summer, Air conditioning in all bedrooms and the main living room, a laundry room that includes a Miele washing machine and ironing machine for linens, a storage room for olive oil, a further storage of wine and a mechanical room. The property has a borehole for the provision of water and an underground water tank.
This is a true paradise for anyone wishing to be within a wonderful natural environment with privacy, peace and quiet yet it is also close to all amenities, the beach and its position on the island makes it easy accessible to Corfu town, Gouvia Marina as well as all areas on the island. A superb property for all year round living, or for anyone wishing to take advantage of the local holiday rental market, this property is a great investment opportunity.
Location : Central
This wonderful area of contrasts takes in the whole of the central part of Corfu from the east to the west coasts. Sea views, countryside views, mainland views as well as the sunrise or spectacular sunsets – these are all on offer to you from within the area.