The front entrance also makes a perfect morning coffee terrace
The main entrance from the garden
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For Sale in the quaint village of Paleloni: This high quality bungalow is a generous 118sqm, set towards the rear of fully landscaped land of 2,100sqm. The immaculately maintained property offers 3 large double bedrooms plus open plan living room/kitchen, beautifully refurbished shower room and cloakroom.In addition to the internal living area, there are covered verandas on the front and side of the villa which offer extra living space and stunning mountain views. The house comprises:
Stone framed entrance and off-road parking:The boundaries of the land are clearly defined by stone walls with the entrance leading immediately into the gravelled drive and spacious off-road parking area. A gravel walkway leads to the main entrance which is to the rear of the property where a covered porch-way shades the door from the elements. As this is area is very sheltered it is the perfect location for a coffee break or quiet reading corner.
Hallway: The main door opens into a substantial hallway which runs almost the length of the house. This area conveniently provides access to all rooms in the house with the main living room immediately ahead and the bedrooms to both right and left.
Open Plan Living Area: A typical Cretan arch separates the hallway from the living room. The room opens up to a seating area with 2 sets of patio doors opening onto the arched veranda, which is beautifully finished with cream local stone. The beamed vaulted ceiling enhances the space in this light and airy room. A simple but highly efficient feature fireplace draws the eye to the far right of the room and is totally in keeping with the minimalist styling of the room.
Kitchen: Another arch links and also frames the fully fitted kitchen from the seating area. The sleek units run along the rear and side walls to provide plenty of working space. A window over the sink looks out to the side garden but also can act as a serving hatch to the external dining area which is located in the side veranda. Patio doors open onto the front veranda which then flows into the covered side veranda which is fitted with ceiling fans. Units are in antique white with white worktops and cream splash-back tiles. Fitted appliances include a gas hob and electric oven.
Internal dining area: With a table generous enough to comfortably seat 6 people, this is centrally located between lounge and kitchen.
Guest Bedroom: Turning left from the entrance door leads to the guest bedroom. The room is a spacious double with dual aspect windows looking to the front and side gardens. Immediately next to this room is the guest cloakroom with WC and hand-basin.
Shower room: Turning right from the entrance door, leads to 2 further bedrooms plus the fully refurbished shower room. The room has been completely updated with modern chocolate and white floor to ceiling tiles, a glossy white wall-hung vanity unit with mirror above and the beautiful curved shower unit. A classic white WC and chrome accessories complete this room.
Bedroom 3: Next to the shower room is bedroom 3 which is currently in use as an office & design workroom. This room is very similar size and shape to the guest bedroom, again with dual aspect windows to the garden.
Main Bedroom:Bedroom 3 is at the front of the house and has patio doors which open to the open veranda and floods the room with natural light. The mountain views from this room is superb. A further picture window offers views to the garden. All bedrooms have built in wardrobes for seasonal clothes and bedding storage.
Garden and exterior: The grounds are a fantastic display of mature plants, draping vines, flowering shrubs including colourful oleanders, perfumed lavender, conifers and sweetly scented fruit trees including apricot, pear, plum, apple and fig. The owners harvest their own olives from their olive trees and produce the extra virgin oil they use and the productive Kalamata olive tree offers fruit for pickling. There are seating area round the house to accommodate all seasons with full sun, full and dappled shade, shelter from the summer breezes and the winter rain. The garden is managed as carefully as the immaculate house with irrigation fed by one of several water storage tanks. The vegetable beds are boarded and raised for easy access and are shielded from the main garden by the garden shed. Next to the shed is one of the neatest wood-stores in the area which provides the wood for the living room fire.
Key Benefits: The list of extras is endless and includes:
·Full oil fired central heating with 1000lt oil tank
·Working feature fireplace in living room
·Solar panel located on the flat roof with electric over-ride switch for cloudy days
·Multiple water storage tanks for both house and garden
·Air conditioning in master bedroom and kitchen
·Ceiling fans in all main rooms
·Fully insulated house including roof
·Part pitched and part flat roof
·Small basement area for central heating boiler and additional water storage
·Regularly maintained wood throughout the house and verandas
·Beautiful garden with many seating areas
·Extra building density if desired
·Plenty of room for a pool if desired.
Summary: This pristine villa is in a tranquil location but within easy access of both the coast & services required for all year round living, but would equally be attractive as an upmarket holiday home. It is immediately ready to move into and enjoy. Immediate viewing is highly recommended.
€250,000.00 plus agents fees - transfer tax and legal expenses