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Kato Gatzea

Property Information

Type: House Property ID: 4459681
Location: Thessaly, Greece Added on: 23 Aug 2011
Price: £772,237

Short Description

A unique architect-designed family home with swimming pool and spectacular sea views in 2400m2 of land. A smaller cottage below the main house, linked by a tunnel, provides additional accommodation or letting potential.

Key Information

  • Property ID: 4459681
  • Location: Thessaly
  • Property Type: House
  • Prices: £ 772,237 / € 860,000 / $ 1,048,598
  • Fully Furnished
  • Tourist Letting
  • Detatched
  • Swimming Pool
  • Garden

Full Description

Detached House(180 m2) with separate cottage(80 m2) in 2400 m2 of land only 200m from the sea.

Main House (180 m2)

Hardwood front door leading to:

Open plan Living Room (7.5m x 10 m) and dining area with open fireplace with stone surround and high feature beamed ceiling. Built-in seating around fireplace in stone and wood. Floors tiled in cream ceramic flagstones. Main windows facing south and east with dramatic sea views, with smaller windows facing north and west, over-looking the patio and swimming pool.

Double glazed hardwood doors leading to large covered south-facing balcony with stone roof and wooden balustrade (2.5m x10m) and panoramic sea views

From living room:

Kitchen  (2m x 4 m) with antique brick peninsular unit for preparation and serving, and dividing the kitchen from the dining area, with inset wooden drawers and cupboards under, and hardwood work top. Ceramic hob with extractor hood above with integral lighting. Single stainless steel sink with mixer taps and wooden dresser over

Shower Room (1.5m x 3.5m).  Low level WC, wash basin with cupboard under, shower. Marble surfaces and attractive hand-made tiles

Hardwood stairs leading to lower ground floor, tiled throughout.

Bedroom 1 (3.5m x 6m)  Archway framing double windows with panoramic sea views. Built-in wardrobe and drawers.

Bedroom 2 (3.5m x 4m) East-facing window with view of gardens and built-in hardwood benching under. Built in wardrobe and drawers.

Bedroom 3 (3m x 5m max) Borrowed light.

Bathroom (3m x 3m) Sunken bath, low level WC, bidet, wash basin with built in cupboard under.

Bedroom 4 (2.5m x 5m) Double aspect windows facing east and south with panoramic sea views. Curved wooden staircase down to:

Arched tunnel (2m x 15m). Stone paved floor and arcaded storage alcoves, leading to:

Cottage (80 m2)

Lower ground floor:

Bedroom (7m x 7m) Triple aspect, facing east and west, with main windows looking south over the sea with built in day beds/window seats under. A striking arched colonnade separates this seating area from the main room with open fireplace. Tiled floors.

En suite bathroom (1.5m x 4m) with cut marble flooring and surfaces. Bath with shower over, bidet, low level WC, wash hand basin  with cupboard under.

Hardwood stairs leading to triple aspect living room (7m x 5m) with high beamed ceiling. Tiled floors. Built-in wooden units and dresser. Kitchen area with double sink, mixer taps, electric cooker hob with built-in hood and extractor fan.

Double doors leading to covered stone roofed balcony (2 m x 7.5m) with wooden balustrading and with dramatic sea views.

Doors leading to stone paved patio and steps down to lawned gardens and lower barbecue area. From here steps lead down to the lower entrance with off road parking. The beach is less than 200m from this lower entrance.

Both houses benefit from gas-fired central heating and air conditioning. All rooms have TV points and electricity sockets. Mains water and electricity. Septic tank drainage.


Main house: Stone paved patio with outside cooking area and dining area under lean-to stone roof. Gas-fired cooking hob, sink with mixer taps, dish washer and washing machine, spit roast.

Swimming pool (5m x 6m) with filtration system and underwater lighting and stone benches.

Mature gardens extending to 2500 m2 with shrub borders and lawns and spectacular sea views. Irrigation system. Parking areas and various outbuildings and storage rooms.


General area

The property is in an elevated position just outside the village of Kato Gatzea, approximately 17 km from the university town of Volos, reputed to be one of the most beautiful cities in Greece. Kato Gatzea has a school, a good range of shops and restaurants, and a regular bus service to Volos. Moorings are available at the nearby marina.

Uphill from the property is Mount Pelion with hiking and, at the summit, skiing in the winter. The sheltered waters of the Pagasitic Gulf remain warmer than the open sea, allowing year round swimming, and locals boast that you can "ski in the morning, swim in the afternoon".

Volos has an good train and bus connections to Athens, boats and hydrofoil to the Sporades islands, and a small airport.

These details are for guidance only and do not form part of any contract.

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