At a Glance
Set in an elevated hillside position in the area of Kato Korakiana / Gazatika, this property offers not only stunning panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, hills, valleys and lush vegetation; but also has absolute privacy, peace and tranquillity. With a west – south westerly aspect, it has lots of light and sunshine all day. Centrally located on the island, it offers easy access to all areas – just 5 minutes from all amenities, less than a 10 minute drive to the beaches of Ipsos and Dasia, 10 minutes from Gouvia and its marina and just 14 km from Corfu Town. A fantastic spot for all year round living or as a holiday home.
Set on a superb plot of 4,100 sqm, the land is a natural piece of beauty with a wide variety of flowers, trees (including olives and fruit trees) shrubs and herbs. There are stone walls and paved terraces, and the garden and landscaping are very natural - a reflection of the current owner’s love of the surrounding natural environment. There is also plenty of space to create a pool if desired.
From a quiet asphalted road, there is a private driveway that leads to the parking area and house that offers approximately 200 sqm of living space over 3 levels. A short flight of steps lead up to the main entrance that opens into a hallway where there is a shower room off to the left and the kitchen ahead of you. From the kitchen there is convenient access out to a covered terrace and the gardens - great for alfresco dining. A utility/laundry room off the kitchen also houses the boiler and gives internal access to the garage.
The main hallway has half a flight of stairs leading up, firstly, to a light and airy living room. This lovely room has high wooden beamed ceilings, a chimney in place should an open fireplace be desired and patio doors lead out to a large and wide covered balcony – a wonderful spot to sit, relax and take in the stunning views. A further half flight of stairs continues up to two large bedrooms and a large bathroom with both a shower and separate bath tub. Both bedrooms have access out to covered balconies with views of the garden.
An internal staircase from the ground floor hallway leads down to the lower ground floor where you find a spacious, self-contained apartment. This apartment comprises a small study area, an open-plan living room, dining and kitchen which has access out to the garden. There is a good-sized bedroom and bathroom with shower.
Other property features include solar power for hot water, underfloor piping already laid ready for radiators in the main house, 2 wood-burning stoves and various exterior storage spaces.
This is a great spacious family home – ideally located for all year round living or as a holiday home with good and easy access to all amenities, the sea and all areas on the island. For anyone looking for an investment opportunity, this property is also in a good spot for summer season rentals and the house has been successfully rented during for the past 2 to 3 summers.
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.