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A unique architect-designed stone villa with a wealth of unusual features sitting in its own grounds with uninterrupted views across the Pagasitic Gulf and its islands. The property makes particular use of natural wood and stone and is in the final stages of construction, to be decorated to the specification of the purchasers.
Upper ground floor
Stone steps up to main entrance leading to circular sitting room (6m diameter) with open fireplace and built-in stone and wood benches on either side. Windows over-looking the gardens to the north and west.
Marble steps leading to main dining area (approx. 7m x 10m) with natural stone walls and high beamed ceiling.. A triple aspect room with double doors leading to the gardens to the north, windows facing east and double doors opening to the south onto a stone balcony with timber ballustrading and pergola (2.5m x 10m) and spectacular sea views.
Kitchen (3 m x 3m) A bright airy room with windows and doors to garden. Wooden beamed ceiling.
WC (1.2 m x 4m)
From the dining area an unusual curved staircase made of heavy blocks of natural lacewood leads to the mezzanine floor (7m x4m), with pine flooring. A beautiful room, high in the roof space with its unusual beamed ceiling, and looking down on the main living area.
From the dining area striking broad semi-circular staircase in stone and lacewood leads to lower ground floor.
Central chamber (5m x 5m) with arched stone fireplace with b uilt-in stone bench to the side. Under stairs storage room (1m x 5m)
From the central chamber :
Bedroom 1 (4m x 4m) with east-facing windows, overlooking the garden.
Bedroom 2 (5m x 4m) An attractive dual aspect room with stone arches and windows overlooking the gardens and towards the sea.
Bathroom (3.5 m x 2m)
Bedroom 3 (5m x 6m) Dramatic stone arches and views across the swimming pool to the sea beyond. En suite bathing room (1.6 m x 2.7m) separated from bedroom by glass panelling, with space for a large bath (1.6m x 1.6m) leading into shower room (1.7m x 2.7 m) through to semi-circular antechamber (for a sauna etc.) ( 5m2)
The villa benefits from natural geothermal heating and air-conditioning.
The grounds (3000m2) are a particularly attractive feature of the house, with walls and paths built of natural local stone. Pleasant shade is provided by old olive trees, and the natural slope of the land gives panoramic sea views.
Striking infinity pool (6m x 8m)to blend seamlessly with the Pagasitic Gulf beyond.
Barbecue area (5m x 5m) with marble fountain under the olive trees.
Shaded parking spaces for 4 cars.
The property is in an elevated position just outside the village of Kato Gatzea, approximately 17 km from the university town of Volos, reputed to be one of the most beautiful cities in Greece. Kato Gatzea has a school, a good range of shops and restaurants, and a regular bus service to Volos. Moorings are available at the nearby marina.
Uphill from the property is Mount Pelion with hiking and, at the summit, skiing in the winter. The sheltered waters of the Pagasitic Gulf remain warmer than the open sea, allowing year round swimming, and locals boast that you can "ski in the morning, swim in the afternoon".
Volos has an good train and bus connections to Athens, boats and hydrofoil to the Sporades islands, and a small airport.
These details are for guidance only and do not form part of any contract.