VACATION HOMES - CENTRAL GREECE
Traditional Home in Zagorochoria,Epirus
Zagorochoria is one of the most beautiful regions of Greece, famous for its dazzling hillside villages in a setting of lush unspoiled nature. Set in one of its smallest settlements, with just a few inhabitants, a square and a cafe, this house of 220 m² was built of local stone in 1900 and completely restored in a traditional way in 2005. The house includes a spacious living room with a fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen, a large dining area with windows overlooking the mountains of Pindos and the gorge of Vikos, and five comfortable bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. The exterior spaces of 494 m² complete the property with patios and a garden. The overall sense of tranquility offering a simpler way of life in touch with nature yet in close contact and harmony with the community makes this property a rare and special choice.
Beachfront Property in Anthidona, Evia
On the coast of the Greek mainland across from the island of Evia, this property of 29,350m2 is abundant with mature trees and fronts on the most beautiful beach in the area. The land includes approximately 150 beautiful olive trees producing excellent quality oil, over 200 citrus trees (orange, lemon, mandarin, grapefruit), as well as a small house totalling 139m2 featuring a living room with fireplace and dining area, a kitchen, two spacious bedrooms witrh two bathrooms and a separate storage area. A permit has been issued for three houses with a total of 783m2 to be built near the sea and for a swimming pool. The beach is sandy, the waters are turquoise blue, and life in this quiet area seems carefree and far from the hustle and bustle of the city. Only one hour from the center of Athens, the property is ideal for use as a permanent residence, a vacation home for one or more families, or a development investment.
A Traditional Captain's Home in Galaxidi
The house is one of the few original Captains' houses in Galaxidi, built in 1840 and belonging to the same family for the past five generations. It has been listed as a landmark property by the Ministry of Culture, being part of the architectural heritage of Galaxidi. Restored carefully with respect to the original architecture, it does not lack in modern comforts. Only a few steps from the sea and the picturesque small harbour, the house of 348 m2 stands out with its simple yet imposing architecture, representative of the historical period when Galaxidi was a nautical power. An oversized room of 120 m2 (originally used as the place to dry and repair the sails of merchant ships) with sea views from numerous windows, features a high ceiling with wooden beams, a fireplace, and authentic 19th century wooden floors. This is one of the highlights of this historic house which was featured several times as a film set. The house also includes two big and comfortable bedrooms, a living and dining area, two kitchens (one on each floor), two bathrooms, and auxiliary spaces which may easily be converted to additional guestrooms with bathrooms.A private courtyard on two levels, ideal for alfresco dining, completes the home. This unique property is immediately available for a buyer who will enjoy its tradition and history.
Sea Breeze, Pelasgia
This graceful stone villa is set directly on the sea in a peaceful area of great natural beauty. Located within easy driving distance of Athens, it is ideal for family holidays throughout the year. The spacious house was completed in 1996 and offers interior space of about 953m² laid out on two levels. Every detail has been carefully considered with features including high ceilings, floors of hardwood or Karystos stone, antique roof tiles from Epidavros, and two 18th-century French fireplaces. The upper floor is introduced via an elegant sea-view entry hall which opens to an expansive salon, a dining room, a fully equipped kitchen, and a cloakroom and double bathroom for guests. A separate wing provides four large bedrooms, each with a private bathroom and terrace. This level is circled by airy verandahs, whose tall overhanging ceilings are made of special wood beams imported from Austria. The ground floor is fitted with a large family room, a spacious library, two additional bedrooms, four bathrooms, generous storage areas and utility rooms, and direct access to an enclosed double garage. On this level, the rooms open to stone patios with views of the flower-filled gardens. An outdoor dining area offers a covered dining table, a traditional bread oven, and a stone barbecue. A broad terrace surrounds a sea-water swimming pool, and panoramic views of the sea and nearby islands abound throughout this seaside haven. The property is adjacent to a small half-moon-shaped bay with a sandy beach. Natural rock formations along the shoreline resemble sculptural art, and there is a secluded cove close to the house for swimming in the crystal-clear sea. The grounds of approximately 20,000m² contain a private water source and are lush with olive and fruit trees including pears, apricots, pomegranates, and lemons. Hand-cut stone pathways wind through the verdant landscape, and a large vegetable garden provides ample fresh produce for the kitchen. A charming guest house set amid the trees offers one bedroom, a bathroom, a sitting room with an open kitchen, and a covered terrace with a lovely view. The fresh country air combines with the sound of birds singing and the gentle lap of waves on the shore to create an atmosphere of total relaxation. (Code: 8861331)