At a Glance
Agios Markos is well known for its old stone houses and its charm and character, and this wonderful estate of 3 renovated stone propertied lives up to that reputation. Although completely private and offering peace and tranquility, this property is also conveniently located, being less than a 5-minute drive from amenities and shops that are open all-year-round and just 50 metres via a pathway to the village itself. Add the incredible views of the local countryside, the sea, coastline and Corfu Town and its wonderful gardens and pool into this and you have an amazing combination of everything you can wish for in a property.
Set within a plot of 6,000 sqm, the entrance is to the bottom end with a private road throughs the olive grove to the villas. The whole estate is a garden lover’s paradise. There is a wonderful array of trees including palms and a variety of citrus tress as well as the working olive grove that produces organic olive oil. Stone walls, paved pathways and a host of flowers and shrubs make this a little paradise. And then there is the private pool of 9m x 6m that is oval in shape. This is positioned to the front of the main villa and enjoys the stunning views. There is a shower and thatch shaded area next to the pool as well as poolside seating with old mill-stones cleverly used as tables.
The Estate comprises of three beautifully and sympathetically restored stone houses that are full of charm and character and which offer all modern comforts. The main villa /house offers 230 sqm of living space. Below here is the guest house of 95 sqm and a third stone house of 82 sqm to the rear of the main villa.
The main villa/house of 230 sqm has 3 bedrooms and is spread over 3 levels. With beautiful wooden beamed ceilings throughout, the ground floor level features a living room wood-burning stove. Doors from here open out to a covered terrace, gardens a pool. The country-style kitchen is fully fitted and equipped with quality appliances and this level also has a utility room. Two bedrooms are on the first floor, one with a balcony and there is a jacuzzi bathroom. The second floor houses the 3rd bedroom – a master suite with bedroom, study and a further jacuzzi bathroom.
The guest house has 95 sqm of living space over two levels. Downstairs is an open plan living room and kitchen area as well as a wash room. Upstairs, there are two bedrooms, one large master and a smaller double. These both share a bathroom.
The third house is 82sq.m on two levels with an attic. The ground floor features a kitchen, dining room and guest bathroom with the living room on the 1st floor. The attic has been converted to house a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom.
With the property being in such a wonderful area on the island, this is not only ideal for use as a holiday home all all-round-living, but it also perfect as an investment opportunity for anyone wishing to take advantage of the thriving holiday rental market - the current owners successfully rent with a well-known upmarket villa rental company.
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.