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    Barbati, Iris
    Corfu, Ionian Islands, 49083
    Greece
    Barbati, Iris Corfu, Ionian Islands, 49083 Greece
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    Barbati, Iris
    Corfu, Ionian Islands, 49083 Greece

    Violetta Sacharidou
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    Property details

    • Property type

      Single Family Homes

    • Status

      Available

    Iris

    Iris, is an extraordinary waterfront home with three private beaches. Surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens and part of a gated estate on the island of Corfu, it enjoys 180° panoramic views across to the bay of Corfu Town and Gouvia. As dusk falls, the lights from the city turn the bay into a distant glow of shimmering golden light.

    Step inside to find gorgeous interiors. Comfortable furnishings fill each and every room with a sense of romance. Neutral tones have been used throughout and thoughtful accessories provide bursts of colour in these soothing spaces.

    A lovingly created fitted kitchen features an island worktop and patio doors lead from both the sitting and dining room out to a portico. Here you can enjoy dinner whilst enjoying looking out over your private infinity pool across the sea all the way to Corfu Town.

    The floor plan incorporates three floors and five double bedrooms. One bedroom is located on the ground floor. Upstairs on the first floor, two double bedrooms have French doors that open out to enjoy views of the grounds of the estate and the top floor, also has two double bedrooms and sitting area.

    Well designed outdoor spaces can really make you love your home. Providing extra space for the whole family can really add to quality of life and here at Iris you will want to spend as much time as possible outside. You can spend hours by the pool, or relax under the pergola, an area furnished with comfortable sofas and day beds.

    Iris, who according to Greek myth was the goddess of the sea and the sky, is simply breathtaking and should be seen to appreciate it in its entirety.

    The private beaches around the house are enchanted, special places. Here you will appreciate moments of total peace and quiet in private, magical surroundings.

    About The Area

    Sitting in the most northwesterly corner of Greece, Corfu is an elegant and cosmopolitan island, wearing the mantle of its colourful Venetian history with style.‘Somewhere between Calabria and Corfu the blue really begins…you are aware of a change in the heart of things: aware of the horizon beginning to stain at the rim of the world: aware of islands coming out of the darkness to meet you’.So begins Lawrence Durrell’s 1945 ode to Corfu, Prospero’s Cell. Even today, visitors to the island often arrive by sea, approaching from Italy in the west, of the Greek mainland in the east.Emerging in the early morning sunshine, the pastel-hued houses above Corfu Town’s old port are a jumble of slim tiers with narrow passages running between them, made brilliant with washing hung out to dry from every balcony like festive bunting. The tall Venetian mansions display ancient coats of coloured paint, blurred by successive winters and giving visitors to the town the feeling of stepping into a watercolour painting.Corfu has rightfully earner the title of the music capital of Greece because of its hundreds of music associations and dozens of orchestras, bands, opera music events a tradition dating back to 400 years of Venetian rule of the island.The town is centred on a wide tree-lined esplanade called the Spianada, whose French arcades echo the Rue de Rivoli. A drop of Britishness is to be found on the noble sweep of this square, which is transformed into a cricket pitch throughout the summer – the world’s only working sports field within a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Meanwhile, the Corfiot countryside boasts elegiac greenery, unrivalled across Greece and contrasting remarkably with the solemn barrenness of the Aegean. Bathed in brilliant white sunlight throughout the summer months, the winter rains ensure a sublime frondescence across the island, with the inland valleys thickly carpeted with wildflowers, studded with gnarled olive trees and dense groves of stiffly swaying cypresses.The sophisticated north-east is known as Kensington-on- Sea and is the site of the finest real estate in Greece with its epicentre the Rothschild family’s imposing summer villa.It is here that the luxury villa lifestyle comes into its own, with the hillsides sprinkled with secluded, high-end properties boasting private infinity pools and awe-inspiring sea views, with the snowcapped Albanian-Epirote mountains rising mysteriously in the east.

    Amenities & Features

    • Listing Details
      • Property ID
        SRE9R4
      • MLS#
        Iris
      • Property type
        Single Family Homes
      • Marketed By
        Greece Sotheby's International Realty
      • Status
        Available
      • Listing Price
        Price Upon Request
        weekly
    • Utilities & Building
      • Style
        Villa
    • Interior
      • Amenities
        Tile Flooring, Gardens, Staff Quarters, Terrace / Outdoor Space, Outdoor Pool, Live Water, Concierge Services, Stone Flooring
      • Full Bathrooms
        6
      • Bedrooms
        5
    • Additional Features
      • Features
        Water View, Waterfront, Bay View, Eco-Friendly (Green), Ocean View, Scenic View