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Lefkada, Ionian Islands

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A truly unique 3 bedroom /3 bathroom mansion type property of 270sqm on a 470sqm plot within the village of Dragano, approx 5kms from the sea and some of Lefkada’s best beaches, especially on the west coast. Built out of local wood and stone, this traditional villa was fully restored in 2008 and 2016 with respect to local architecture and ambience. It is offered fully furnished and equipped and offers lovely countryside views. Subject to planning/permissions, there may be the possibility to construct a small pool.

The property is located at the edge of a quiet hamlet village renowned for its production of honey. There are just a few homes here, a small mini market/cafe and one taverna within walking distance which provides home-made local delicacies. The next village is approx 1.5kms and this offers a further amenities.

For those looking for property in an area which is commercialised and unspoilt and surrounded by fields and mountains – this is the perfect place to “escape” to!

The location is strategic. Close to the best beaches of the island, some of which are world famous, but just a short drive to the south is Vasiliki with its marina, shops, restaurants etc. The closest beach is called Gialos (5kms), reached through an olive grove and down the mountain that creates extraordinary settings, all the way to a long, sandy beach with turquoise waters. Breathtaking Porto Katsiki is within 12kms and Egremni just 6kms, whereas to the north, there are more amazing beaches either cosmopolitan or less crowded. This location is ideal for those who wish to combine sailing, windsurfing or other water sport interests with walking or cycling or just exploring the wonderful nearby relaxing environment.

This gem of a property carries with it a history which dates back to the 19th century and has been in the same family for over 5 generations.

Great attention to detail is evident in all the superbly-decorated interior rooms which combine rustic authenticity with all modern amenities. Exposed beams, high ceilings, wooden floors, antiques and unique wrought-iron beds give this mansion the character and feel of a genuinely refined and elegant country house.

The accommodation is over two levels.

The main entrance to the housed is on the upper floor, along a courtyard. The courtyard has an old walnut tree and a traditional wood burning oven. It is an exquisite place to sit and dine whilst enjoying the spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.

The upper floor features 3 large bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms.

A wooden staircase leads to the lower floor where there is a fully equipped kitchen along with a dining area, a spacious sitting room with fire place, guest WC and laundry room.

3 large wooden round doors lead outside to the patio and garden gate that leads out of the property to the pedestrianized path running along the side of the house and ultimately to the road at the end of the garden.

The garden also includes a traditional oven and an outdoor shower.

A small car can be parked in the courtyard.

In addition, the property includes an underground storage room of an extra 15sqm.

The property benefits from a central cooling and heating system and has an auxiliary water tank.

Historic, restored unique 3 bedroom/3 bathroom stone mansion property in a beautiful unspoilt village renowned for its honey production.

Ionian Islands
County: The Smaller Islands / Mainland
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: LEFEK


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