A fully renovated house for sale
in Zarakes on the island of Evia. The single storey house which offers three
bedroom accomodation is conveniently situated near to the centre of the village.
from where there is easy access to beaches on both the east and west coasts of
Built in 1955, the single storey property of 80 s.m. is on a plot of 500 s.m. and includes;
Lounge with open fireplace,
Modern fully fitted kitchen with central island,
Two double bedrooms
The renovations which were completed in 2016 also included new double glazing
throughout, new shutters and fly screens. The property has also been rewired. Externally the rear wall of the house
was carefully restored down to the original stonework. A new staircase to the
roof has been installed allowing the creation of a shaded roof terrace. with
extensive views, as well as the installation of a solar panel for hot water.
Earlier renovations in about 2008 included complete re wiring and the
redesigning and relaying of the attractive courtyard garden, with its flower
beds and fruit trees.
To the rear of the property is a large garden with flower beds and views across
the open countryside.
Subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents, a further house could be
built in part of the rear garden, should an owner so wish
The house is ideal either as a permanent residence or as a holiday home.
Evia is the second largest of the Greek islands and is served by a number of
ferries from the mainland, as well as having a road bridge to the mainland at
Chalkida. The ferry crossing from Agia Marina to Styra takes 45 minutes and
Agia Marina itself is about a 50 minute drive from Athens airport. The ferry
service operates throughout the year with several sailings every day. Evia has
what to many people is a great advantage. it does not have an airport and has
not therefore been overrun and spoilt by package tourism.
Zarakes is a traditional working Greek village with agriculture being the main
occupation. It is situated mid way between the the islands east and west
coasts, on both of which there is a selection of small fishing villages and
sandy beaches for swimming. Half way from Zarakes to the west coast lies the
once deserted valley which was home fpr old Zarakes and which is
ideal for the cyclist and the walker. The village has a range of shops, a mini
market as well as a taverna and coffee bars. There is also a daily bus service
from Zarakes to Athens.