Villa Iris in Kentroma,Northeast Corfu
At a Glance
With a hillside location above the beautiful bays of Kalami, Agni and Yaliskari and their idyllic beachside tavernas, this beautiful earth home is in a lovely spot. It is within easy reach of all amenities, 10 minutes from the sea and around a 40-minute drive from Corfu Town and the airport. South facing, it enjoys the sun all day and its elevated position ensures the views – a stunning panorama of the sea across to the mainland as well as the coastline towards Corfu Town.
Surrounded by a variety of trees including olives and cypresses, the property is in an area that offers total privacy, peace and quiet. The landscaped grounds are at one with its existing environment and designed to fully respect the surrounding flora and fauna.
Stone built retaining walls give the external areas a terraced effect and offers beautiful external living spaces on various levels that are all positioned to take in the stunning uninterrupted views. Facing the sea on the main ground floor ‘entertainment level’, there is a covered dining area with a seating area, and the stunning infinity pool with sun terraces. To the rear is a courtyard with seating area. There are two balconies on the upper level, giving each bedroom a stunning view of the sea.
With a beautiful contemporary design and eco-friendly, modern spacious living spaces, the villa itself is submerged into the steep terrain and offers 198sqm of living space over two levels. Pocket courtyards on both levels create natural ventilation to the building as well as the illusion that the interior is surrounded by the natural environment on either side.
The main entrance is situated a few steps up from a partially covered parking area and leads into the ground floor level which is open plan in style and features a large living room as well as a spacious kitchen and dining area. Floor-to-ceiling glass door along the entire front and also to the rear of this living space gives natural light resulting in a bright and airy environment as well as providing direct access to the external living spaces and pool. A guest WC and storage room completes this level.
On the first floor there are 3 good-sized bedrooms, all with ensuite bathrooms. Two bedrooms have access to a large, shared balcony and the third bedroom has a private balcony. Sea facing, these are great external spaces to to relax and enjoy the stunning sea views.
There is also a small basement which houses the main mechanical room, a reserve water tank for general use and one for the pool.