KARYSTOS OLD STONE HOUSE EVIA
OLD BEAMS; TRADITIONAL FEATURES
Karystos old stone house Evia was originally built about 100 years ago. It provides total accommodation of 283 sm, equally divided between ground and first floor. Set in beautiful gardens on a plot of 1,750 sm. it has an additional building allowance of 116. sm.still available.
THE GROUND FLOOR includes the following rooms;
- Large double garage;
- WC & hand basin
- Central heating boiler room
The ground floor is constructed of thick stone walls. Beams vary in size from thick to huge.
THE FIRST FLOOR
The first floor was added as a new extension in 1995 and includes;
- Dining room
- 2 double bedrooms
- Shower and wc
- External iron staircase
- Roof terrace with panoramic sea views.
FIRST FLOOR FACILITIES OF KARYSTOS OLD STONE HOUSE EVIA
- Central heating
- Solar hot water
- Open fireplace
- Wood burning stove
- Beamed ceilings
- Fitted kitchen
- Insect screens
- Shaded balconies
- Terraces and Patios
- Complete privacy
- Sea views
- Mountain views
- Mains water supply
- Free agricultural water supply one day per week for garden irrigation and pond supply
- Sewage disposal.
The extensive gardens are well stocked and colourful, with mature trees and shrubbery. The pond is a central feature and home to many frogs. The patios and terraces are provided with many shady corners. The irrigation system is partially provided with free water both for the garden and the pond
Appliances and Furnishings may be available subject to negotiation.
Evia is the second largest of the Greek islands, an island of majestic mountains and beautiful coastal scenery. It is blessed by not having an airport and has not been spoiled by package tourism.
It remains a very Greek island with traditional villages where life continues virtually without change. It is a paradise for hikers, mountain bikers, birdwatchers, photographers and artists. A haven of peace and quiet
Evia is also one of the most accessible of Greek islands. The ferry terminal at Rafina, is only 30 minutes from Athens International airport The crossing to Marmari takes an hour and it is then a 15 minutes drive to Karystos. Alternatively it is also connected to the mainland by a road bridge at Chalkida in case of inclement weather.
Kalivia In the nearby village of Kalivia there is a bakery and tavernas, within a 10 minute walk
Karystos, is the largest town in southern Evia, with bus services to Maramaa, Styra and Athens. It has a full range of facilities including banks, shops, supermarkets, chemists and a hospital. It offers a wide choice of restaurants and tavernas in its side streets and on its waterfront. Karystos is a pleasant town with a castle and an ancient fort next to the sea. It enjoys an attractive waterfront, lined with tavernas and cafes. It has its own sandy beach next to the castle.
There are further beaches along the bay, both to the north and south of the town, mainly within a 10 minute drive of the house.
- Beamed Ceilings
- Cenral heating
- fitted kitchen
- Fitted Wardrobes
- Mountain Views
- Open fireplace
- Sea Views
- Solar hot water panel
- Wood Burning Stove