Water-front, stone built villa
A luxurious, water-front, private, stone-built villa on the island of Kea (Tzia), offering accessibility, high standards of living and enjoyment of the outdoors and indoors around the year, built to high technical standards & materials to provide comfort, withstand extreme weather conditions in a depth of time, minimize maintenance and operational costs and with respect to the surrounding environment and local ecology.
The villa sits on its own terrain of 4,027 square meters on the north side of the Kastellakia Bay valley, 22 meters above sea level, facing south-west into the sunset and well sheltered from the NE meltemi winds, 60 meters approx. from the end of the water. The terrain is not shared with any other property and is one of the few of its kind still for sale in Kea, this close to the sea. A network of shared roads with adjoining properties lead either to the main road or to the Kastellakia beach. There is the possibility of building a pool with the use of sea water. At the upper level with total living space of 135 sqm, there is a living room with an impressive stone fireplace, an open-plan kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, storage & laundry room and also a very large terrace with 270-degree sea view. The 35 sqm independent guest studio and the 107 sqm apartment at the garden level offering privacy and comfort. There is also a new modern minimal apartment of 109 sqm with immediate garden access and excellent sea views.
The island of Kea, or Tzia as it is also called, is a verdant island, with forests of Royal Oak, many herbs and other rare plants. It is also a natural habitat for many species of reptiles and birds. Due to the variety of flora and fauna a large part of the island is included in the NATURA 2000 protection network. The capital of the island, the village of Ioylida, has a long and interesting history, starting even at pre-historic years. Kea has exceptional beaches and one of the best system of walking paths and trails of any Greek island. Kea is a hiker's paradise with numbered routes that take you through a variety of landscapes to remote coves and the ruins of ancient cities. Kea is an island that gets popular in summer weekends as a getaway for Athenians but it remains calm during the week. Some beaches in Kea are organized with tourist facilities, such as Gialiskari, Koundouros and Korissia. The rest of Kea beaches are small and secluded, ideal to enjoy privacy and isolation.
- 2 hours boat ride from the Port of Piraeus
- 1 hour boat ride from Lavrio
- 24 km from the port of Korissia
- 13 km from the main village Ioylida
- 3 km from the touristic village of Koundouro
- 60 m from the nearest beach