The house presents a rare opportunity to acquire a traditional village property which could be lived in whilst the unmodernised parts are updated and renovated. It is suitable either as a permanent residence or as a holiday home.
Situated on the outskirts of Styra the house is within easy walking distance of the village square, where there are small shops, including a bakery, taverna, a bar and a coffee shop.
Built approximately 105 years ago it has been partly modernized and provides 74 sq.m. of accommodation including a modern bathroom and living room on the ground floor and a large bedroom on the first floor. The living room has an open fireplace and at first floor level, outside the bedroom there is a large roof terrace, overlooking the garden.
Outside there is a separate stone built store room, believed to have been built about 50 years ago and which requires renovation. At present this contains a traditional stone sink.
The garden at the rear of the property is partly shaded by a tree and has a paved seating area and a vegetable patch.
Evia is the second largest of the Greek islands and one of the most accessible. Served by several ferry routes from the Greek mainland it is also connected to the mainland by a modern road bridge at Chalkida. It is one of the few islands blessed by not having an airport, and has not been spoiled by mass package tourism. It is a region which attracts walkers and mountain bikers, as well as those who just want rest, relax and soak up the atmosphere. It is also popular with Greek holidaymakers.
Evia is an island where the beauties of nature abound. In springtime it is a carpet of multi coloured flowers. It boasts magnificent coastal scenery with small sandy bays and rocky coves nestling amongst the cliffs and backed by the majesty of the central mountain chain.
Styra is a traditional village in the southern part of the island, with an attractive village square It is a five minute drive from Nea Styra where there is a wider range of shopping facilities and which is also the ferry terminal for the small car ferries from Agia Marina on the mainland. Agia Marina is only a 40 minute drive from Athens International airport and the ferry crossing itself takes 45 minutes. The ferry service operates throughout the year and there are regular daily sailings.
There are a selection of sandy beaches within a few minutes drive.