VACATION HOMES - CENTRAL GREECE
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.
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.
Contemporary Villa in Amarynthos, Evia
A few steps above the east coast of Evia, this beautiful home of 310m² has been built in a lush garden of 3,500 m² and enjoys an open view to the sea. The main house includes a spacious living room with a fireplace, a separate dining room, a kitchen, a guest WC, two master bedroom suites with bathrooms, and two guest bedrooms with bathrooms. An independent cottage of 32,40 m² offers one more bedroom with bathroom. A swimming pool set on another level of the garden is enhanced with an open-air bar and a guest WC. Numerous storage areas complete the property. Only 120 kilometers from Athens and its international airport and just 4 kilometers from the center of the town of Amarynthos, this villa is an ideal choice either as a vacation home or a permanent residence.
Autumn Sonata in Tsagarada, Pelion
The colors of the surrounding nature and the lush 6,002m² garden form an ideal setting for this traditional home measuring 209m². The main house features a large reception area including a living room with fireplace and dining room, a kitchen, three bedrooms and two bathrooms. An independent apartment for guests or staff is comprised of a living room with fireplace, a kitchen and a bedroom with bathroom. The garden is abundant with mature trees, including cherries, chestnuts, walnuts, apples, pears and figs. The view to the Aegean Sea brings a feeling of tranquility which in combination with the colorful garden creates a small paradise. Only 500 meters from the centre of the village, 5 kilometers from the famous Mylopotamos Beach and 75 kilometers from the international airport of Aghialos, this property is an ideal opportunity for someone who wishes to escape the big city and live a peaceful life surrounded by nature. (Code: 8858709)
Traditional Residence in Makrinitsa, Pelion
Only steps from the main square with its centuries-old oak tree, this atmospheric residence measures 230m² and enjoys open views to the town of Volos and to the Gulf of Pagasitikos. The house was built of stone in 1870 and renovated in 2005 in the architectural style of the region. The main structure features an entrance hall, a comfortable living room with a wood-burning heating stove, three bedrooms (one of which has a fireplace), two bathrooms and a kitchen. An independent building in the garden may be used as an artists studio, a guest house or a study. An outdoor living and dining area is set on the terrace, while a pool could be built in the 267m² garden. Only three hours drive from Athens, this charming villa is a haven of peace surrounded by nature in one of the most beautiful traditional villages in the country. (Code: 8855113)
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)