At a Glance
Situated in an elevated position in a quiet residential area of Gouvia, this is a wonderful family sized villa that is just 2 km from the beach, Gouvia Marina and all amenities. Corfu Town and the airport are no more than a 15 minute drive and there is easy access to both the east and west coasts of the island. Its position ensures that you have wonderful views, not only of the local countryside, but also views to the sea and Corfu Town.
The main electronic entrance gate opens onto a paved driveway that leads up to the parking area and stone built steps up to the main villa entrance. It is set on a beautiful plot that is finished with a stone wall surround and boasts beautiful landscaped gardens. On different levels, the garden has areas laid to lawn, stone paved pathways and staircases, paved patio areas and flower beds all with a wonderful array of flowers and shrubs as well as 30 fruit trees. There is a stone built covered BBQ area with a traditional oven and a separate storage area of 30 sqm. This whole exterior space is just wonderful – the perfect spot for outside living and alfresco dining. There is plenty of space for a private pool and the current owners will be constructing a 40 sqm pool with outside Jacuzzi that is to be included in the price.
The Villa itself has 152 sqm of living space plus an additional 45 sqm of covered verandas that is spread over 3 levels. The ground floor is the main living space with an open plan arrangement – there is a good sized living room with an energy fireplace, a dining area and a modern, fully equipped kitchen that has been finished with granite surfaces. There are wooden beamed ceilings in the kitchen and dining areas and patio doors from both the living and dining rooms open out to large covered verandas and the garden. This level also has a guest WC.
A lovely oak wood staircase on the ground floor level leads to both the lower level and the first floor. The first floor is where the master bedroom with ensuite bathroom is located. This upper level has a wonderful high wooden beamed roof/ceiling and access out to a large veranda that takes advantage of the lovely views. On the lower level, there is a large family sized bathroom and a further 3 bedrooms – two spacious doubles and a smaller one that is ideal for children.
Other property features include in-floor heating, air conditioning units in all rooms, solar powered water heating, a large 4,000 litre water reservoir tank with pump ,and automatic irrigation system for the garden, a machine that removes salt from the water supply, an alarm system and a home cinema installation.
Location : Central
This wonderful area of contrasts takes in the whole of the central part of Corfu from the east to the west coasts. Sea views, countryside views, mainland views as well as the sunrise or spectacular sunsets – these are all on offer to you from within the area.