KORONI HOUSE FOR SALE IN CASTLE GROUNDS
STUNNING SANDY BEACHES
Koroni house for sale in castle grounds of the historic seventh century castle at Koroni, in the southern Peloponnese.
The house, a small cottage is set within the ancient castle grounds amidst gardens of 1,100 sq.m. in which every turn delights with a new vista of colour as one strolls along its paths. The gardens also include fruit trees, vines and olives, while from the castle itself there are stunning sandy bathing beaches.
The cottage provides 38 sq.m. of accommodation which includes a large spacious room for living and sleeping in truly medieval fashion. A feature of this room is the high timbered ceiling created by the present owners.
In addition there is also a kitchen and a bathroom, while outside, a separate laundry room houses the washing machine and a covered, outdoor kitchen means that the marvellous Mediterranean climate can be enjoyed whilst doing the dishes after the evening barbecue. Even in the depths of winter there are many days when it is possible to sunbathe and swim.
The property has the benefit of;
- Air conditioning
Wood burning stove
Sea & mountain views
Mains water supply
Granite work surfaces in kitchen
Parking for 4 cars
The house which was first built some 200 years ago was rebuilt shortly after the end of the war and was rewired in 2005. New plumbing was installed in 2006.
First erected in the 7th century AD, Koroni castle was later strengthened by the Venetians in the 13th century as a stronghold against pirates and other invaders. Its massive ramparts with their breathtaking views still reach down to the sea. Within the walled area, narrow passageways leading to the castle gate, take one back over a thousand years.
Koroni is 50 kms south of Kalamata, the regional capital of Messinia, with an airport serving many European destinations from May to October. Koroni is a small town with a population of some 3,000 people offering a full range of shopping facilities and services.
The Peloponnese is one of Europes most outstanding areas of natural beauty with stunning mountain and coastal scenery, dotted with traditional villages where time seems to have stood still. There is an ample choice of sandy or rocky beaches, with crystal clear waters, many of which are still quiet and uncrowded, even in summer
- 2nd outdoor kitchen
- Air Conditioning
- Beamed Ceilings
- Fitted Wardrobes
- Fruit Trees
- large garden
- vines or orchard
- Wood Burning Stove