This stunning 4 bedroom stone built villa oozes charm and character. Designed by a well known Corfiot architect, it is has been constructed using many details from Venetian architecture including the use of materials and fittings from old remnants. With its southerly aspect, the views from every part of the property are absolutely stunning - the sea the east coast to Corfu town as well as the local countryside, hidden olive groves and other traditional villages.
Offering peace, quiet and total privacy, the villa is set on a plot of 3.740 sqm which has been fully landscaped. Directly in front of the house there is a huge paved area which takes advantage of the stunning views and has shaded seating areas as well as a lovely stone well. The garden is laid out on different levels and boasts a large variety of beautiful trees including olives and palms as well as shrubs and flowers. There are paved areas, stone pathways and steps, wonderful Venetian arches as well as Corfiot style pergolas with sitting areas – the whole outside area is a piece of paradise.
With 240 sqm of living space, the house is set out on two levels. On the ground floor there is a beautiful open plan living room and dining area with a magnificent feature fireplace constructed with wood from an old olive mill. There are lovely high wooden beamed ceilings which enhance the character of the rooms. An archway and 3 steps down lead to the kitchen area and a small sitting room which could be used as an office. On this level there are also 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, WC, laundry room and a further room that is currently used as a cellar. On the first floor there is the master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and private balcony and a further bedroom. The property also has 2 water tanks, one of 130 cubic metres and the other of 180 cubic metres.
Agios Markos itself is a traditional picturesque village nestled into the foothills of Mount Pantokrator. The village dates back to the 11th Century and is listed as a protected area with its historical mansions and churches. Surrounded by low hills and woodland the village offers peace and tranquillity yet the villa is only a 2 minute drive from the sea and just 15 to 20 minutes from Corfu Town and the airport. .
This is a lovely property with a magnificent garden in a stunning tranquil location offering, privacy and spectacular views. This is an ideal property for all year round living or a peaceful holiday home.