Historical Mansion in Central Corfu
At a Glance
This beautiful 5-bedroom mansion is a wonderful example of neoclassical architecture - designed by an Italian architect who had been appointed by the descendants of a noble family, and who also supervised its construction in 1900. Today, the mansion has been lovingly restored and completely renovated by its current owners using high quality materials to combine a mixture of its original timeless classical features with all modern comforts, thereby offering a wonderful elegant and comfortable home.
Located in Alepou, just a 6 minute drive from Corfu Town, the property is also very well located to give easy access to all amenities as well as both the east and west coasts of the island. Set within a beautiful, fully landscaped lush plot of 2,500sqm with a variety of trees, plants and shrubs, the exterior has 4 distinct areas – the upper pool terrace level, with sea views and views of the surrounding countryside and villages, features the recently added infinity pool of 50 sqm. This upper level also has a paved sunbathing area and a peaceful shaded alfresco dining area. The two middle levels are laid to lawn and the lower level is an elegant courtyard with feature black and white cobble stones laid out to form an 8 pointed star. High walls around the plot ensure its privacy, there is a wonderful arched entrance gate with a cobbled path and stairways leading into the property. At the rear, there is plenty of private parking as well as an alternative entrance to the main house directly into the living room.
The property itself is 600 sqm in size, spread over 2 levels. The ground floor level has 2 entrances, the main entrance hall, which is beautifully decorated with murals, leads into a large dining room which features a wonderful hand painted ceiling (painted by a well-known interior designer and byzantine icon painter) There is an extremely spacious living room with fire place which currently incorporates a games room and has the 2nd entrance. There is a further sitting room / office with fireplace, a large separate family kitchen with ample room for a dining table, a utility/ laundry room and a guest cloakroom/WC. This level also features a good sized double bedroom with ensuite bathroom.
A wooden staircase leads to the upper level of the property where there is a large hallway leading to 4 further bedrooms. There is the huge master bedroom with fireplace, dressing room and ensuite bathroom (with shower and bathtub) 3 further bedrooms, a bathroom with shower and a separate WC. All rooms in the building have wonderful high ceilings and the many large windows around the property ensures it is light and airy.
All in all, this is without doubt an exceptionally unique and elegant property, offering you the chance to purchase a wonderful piece of Corfiot history.