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More about this property

5 bedrooms

Stone fireplace

Large library/office

Magnificient garden with century old trees

2 garage spaces

65m² glass tiled swimming pool

Uninterrupted, breathtaking views to the Ionian sea

Near the Gouvia Marina

Private setting

Constructed by Kontio

This beautiful and romantic high end country house is nested on a hill in an exclusive position in Kato Korakiana, on the north-east side of Corfu. The property is located near the Gouvia Marina, one of the top yacht harbors in the Mediterranean and is 13 kilometers from Corfu Town. This peaceful heaven offers uninterrupted, breathtaking views to the Ionian sea, Corfu Town, island of Vidos, Dassia, Nissaki, Barbati bay and Gouvia Marina. Its panoramic position allows for 360° views.

Privately set behind wooden gates, this well-designed, family-friendly home, is surrounded by magnificent gardens and native centuries old trees such us olive and cypress trees, holm oaks, judas trees, strawberry trees and myrtles. Built in 2007 on an estate of 4,750 square meters, this residence of timber and stone, spans two stories with a total interior space of 230 square meters, plus a 100 sq.m basement: · The main level includes a salon with a stone fireplace, dining area, large library-office, 2 guest rooms, kitchen, bathroom and utility room. The office, guest-rooms and bathroom can be completely isolated, with a separate entrance, from the rest of the house. · The upper lever comprises three large bedrooms, bathroom and laundry room. All rooms boast a charming view on the beautiful sea and forest. · There are 2 garage spaces in the 100 sq.m. basement; the rest is used as a storage area. A stone staircase leads to the ground floor.

The french doors open to the large veranda and to the beautifully landscaped gardens, lush with colorful flowers, lawn and almost all kind of trees, such us palm trees, oaks, lindens, pomegranates, chestnuts, acers, grevileas, banana trees, lotus, orange trees, apple trees, almond trees, cypress trees, olive trees and plenty of other fruitful trees. The sweet scent of jasmine, roses and lemon cypresses give the sense of everlasting spring house for sale in Corfu. Outside there is also a shimmering 65 square meters glass-tiled swimming pool with a rocky waterfall and led lighting that blends in harmony with the natural setting.

The residence is constructed by Kontio, one of the most reliable and leading log companies worldwide. The house itself is made of laminated, rectangular 135 mm thick log, thus allowing the house to be absolutely resistant to earthquakes and withstand the wet Corfu climate and rainy winters. Log keeps the heating and cooling costs to a minimum (heating costs is 1/3 of an equivalent concrete house). Apart from the pleasant and cozy feeling one gets, it also provides a healthy living, especially for children and people with respiratory problems. The house can be used as a vacation home or as an all-year-round residence; Its proximity to Corfu town and being at the edge of a village inhabited by locals, make it ideal as a permanent residence and provides a sense of community. It’s also very close (7 minutes) to the General Hospital of Corfu and the Medical Care Center of Agios Markos. The area is conveniently close to schools, shops and restaurants. There is also the possibility to build another 400 square meters on the same plot of land. This idyllic log residence is really one of a kind and it’s the only one available in Corfu.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM HAQ OVERSEAS LTD

Descriptions of the property are subjective and are used in good faith as an opinion and NOT as a statement of fact. Please make further specific enquires to ensure that our descriptions are likely to match any expectations you may have of the property. We have not tested any services, systems or appliances at this property. We strongly recommend that all the information we provide be verified by you on inspection, and by your Surveyor and Conveyancer.