Historical Mansion in Central Corfu
At a Glance
This stunning and unique mansion is situated on a hillside in a central location no more than 15 minutes’ drive from Corfu Town in a beautiful well known village. It is close to amenities with easy access to both the east and west coast beaches. Set within grounds of 6,000 sqm, the property boasts wonderful natural gardens, with areas laid to lawn, stone paved pathways and a magnificent array of trees, shrubs and flowers. There are 3 main gates into the property – one of which opens onto a foliage covered walkway, lined with beautiful stone columns that leads to the main entrance. The property is surrounded by stone walls which ensures its privacy.
Originally a Catholic Monastery, the property was constructed in 1742. The Venetian architecture is a delight to see and the buildings are uniquely laid out in the shape of the Greek letter ‘P’ ( Π ).
The three wings to the property feature a wraparound covered veranda that boasts magnificent Venetian archways and arched ceilings. This Π shaped design has also created a further garden, laid to lawn, which is directly accessed by the various ground floor living spaces.
The mansion is 780 sqm, 100 sqm of which is used as utility areas and 680 sqm as main living space.
Two wings of the mansion totalling 360 sqm have already been renovated – this renovated area comprises of 2 living rooms, 2 dining areas, 2 kitchens, 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, and offices. There is a further 320 sqm in need of renovation. Other property features include a well and water tanks.
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.