An opportunity to purchase 2 houses in the centre
of the sought after village of Katohori, Lefkada Island, Ionian. The properties have been newly
renovated and offer superb views . Both houses enjoy all day sunshine /
are situated next to the old Kafe Neon, Church and local taverna. The
village was previously awarded best village in the Ionian islands. It
has remained unchanged, offering a very true traditional Greek village
atmosphere, yet is only a few minutes drive to the coastal beaches & all
main facilities of the nearby town of Nidri .
MAIN HOUSE -
Whitewashed and set out over 2 floors with a secluded south facing rear
garden with stone built plunge pool & private parking.
Ground floor- entrance hallway has a study/office area with open
fireplace & to the rear a master bedroom with en-suite shower room.
Internal wooden stairs leads up to the
First floor - light & airy open plan lounge, diner & kitchen with
wooden floors & picture windows to all sides. Double doors open out onto a spacious
balcony which offers far reaching views & is a lovely place to sit
sipping an evening cocktail whilst watching the locals chit
chatting away in the village square. There is a further bedroom
with ensuite shower room
A rear door opens out onto the stone paved garden area which is very
secluded & has a plunge pool, ideal for cooling off and relaxing.
The house was constructed around 80 years ago & has been renovated using
some of the old original wood for window lintels & main floor supporting
beam to keep its character. It has wooden floors to the first floor &
pitched open wooden beamed roof, The ground floor has a master ensuite
bedroom & an entrance hall with study/office , stone & tiled
floors with wooden beamed ceilings. The roof has been completely replaced .New windows are double glazed & there is underfloor
heating to which can be used for the couple of cooler months during
the winter time. Aircon is fitted & there is wiring for the addition of
roof fans. There is also a further ground floor room which is plumbed for
washing machine & is used as a utility/storage room, The property has
been newly rewired & new plumbing pipework installed. The walls are
stone and 50-70cms thick keeping the house cool in summer and warm in
winter when heated.
In the centre of a
the pretty east coast village of Katohori, just minutes drive to the
waterfront of Vliho & the beautiful beaches at Desimi & Mikros Gialos where there are
pretty beachside tavernas & boat hire. The main town of Nidri with all its facilities is also
just a five minute drive away. Katohori village has an excellent taverna, & cafe neon & regular mobile baker, greengrocer & fishmonger visiting
daily. There is also a large supermarket just a 2 minute drive away.
character stone cottage has been totally rebuilt from the original stone &
wooden lintels of the original house & has one bedroom, shower room with wc
& hand basin, fitted kitchen/dining area & a lounge. Aircon is
fitted in the lounge & there are heaters for the cooler winter months. Other features include
wooden beamed ceilings & large patio windows providing lovely views from the
lounge, out over the patio garden/bbq area, over the church, café neon & the hillsides with their abundant
olive & cypress trees. There is also the possibility of a partial sea view,
with careful design of the patio garden.
The property could sleep 4 for
holiday visits with the addition of pull out sofa bed/s. This property is
ideal as a holiday or retirement home.