Modern family home and guest cottage with panoramic south-facing views of mountains, villages, valley and beyond. This property has been well maintained and upgraded over the recent years with new boiler, pumps, sun shades, solar heating, automated garden watering and aircon throughout. Located above the village of Skripero, the property has unrivalled views yet enjoys privacy and peace in its landscaped garden.
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 2 Receptions 180 m² of buildings
1/4 Acre of gardens
This lovely family home looks over the pretty roof tops of the traditional village of Skripero, conveniently located for easy access to any number of beaches, within 10-30 minutes drive away and a short walk from the local café, grill room and shop.
Spiti Ilios is south-facing and catches the sun from morning till night, with plenty of outdoor space for you to sit and enjoy the stunning views over the village and towards Corfu town and the dramatic West Coast mountains.
The veranda area has a remote-controlled automatic extending sun shade for the summer months, and also a remote controlled fan with integral light for outdoor dining.
Downstairs, there is a stylish open plan kitchen, dining and living area with aircon, with access both to the pretty garden and large veranda, where there is a large table, seating up to eight people and a gas barbeque.
The kitchen is very well equipped with double ovens and farmhouse style sink with a large central island unit for preparation or additional seating. This area is perfect for families and entertaining guests.
Also downstairs, is a bedroom with access to the veranda and an adjacent shower and laundry room.
Upstairs along the well lit staircase, there is a family bathroom with mountain views and two further large bedrooms with aircon and built in wardrobes, both with access through French windows to the large covered balcony, where you can sit and enjoy the endless views on the outdoor furniture and hammock.
One of these bedrooms has a bespoke built-in solid wooden bunk bed, with wide steps to make it safer for small children.
Above the family bathroom is a loft space for storage purposes.
The self contained separate cottage is across the garden, and has a double bed in place, with kitchenette and shower room, plus large veranda - perfect for a visiting guests, staff, teenagers etc. Downstairs from here is a private study with understairs storage. This zone could also be used as a gym or simple additional storage.
The property has parking spaces outside for a handful of cars, a secure lower garden area for pets if desired and a new paved area to the rear that is perfect for young children to play in. There is also space for a pool if so desired.
A good sized garage with up-and-over doors is located underneath the main verandah houses all the heating (diesel/electric or solar) and pump systems silently away from the main house, and also offers lots of secure storage space for gardening items, furniture and beach/sports equipment.
The nearest beaches are Liapades, Paleokastritsa, Agios Georgios, Dassia, Ipsos and Barbati, all about 10-20 minutes drive away at most. Corfu town is 20-25 minutes drive away. There is a bus service that runs from the village into Corfu town, and towards the northern beaches.
There is local horse-riding, a small zoo with taverna and playground only 5 minutes away, lots of country walks and Aqualand is only 25 minutes drive away, as is the airport. Gouvia Marina is a mere 10 mins, with a pool, playground, cafes, bars and restaurants.
There are great village tavernas in nearby Doukades and Troumpeta, 5 minutes away, and Skripero village itself has some smaller coffee shops that serve Mezes, a grill room, and there is also a mini market at the end of the road from the house.