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Country Estate in Doukades, Corfu (olive press)

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Overview
Rental Home -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Corfu, Ionian Islands
You are very welcome in a house which counts more than two centuries! It was built in early 19th century to house a French officer while Corfu was under Napoleon's command. Right after Waterloo, the house was lived by a British officer. Around 1850 it was bought by our family to whom it belongs until today.
The house is a typical sample of the architecture of what in Corfu was known under the French word “mas”. A village house, owned by wealthy families having –mainly- olive yards, in order to survey the agricultural works, was a must. When our ancestors bought this house, they added the olive press and the stable so to make it suitable for this purpose. The olive press was in full function until 1960!
Recently, the olive press and the stable were restored and altered into apartments decorated with the original antique furniture, rea...
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Listing #HL4598712
About the Owner
Alda & Sofia V
Languages spoken:English, French, Hungarian
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2014
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Reviewed September 14, 2014

I always try to spend holidays in appartments or houses to enjoy a little splendid isolation from the noise and society. Also these places give a chance to get a grip on the local atmosphere. The trip to Corfu was a last minute decision and...More

4  Thank DrAtkari
Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    3 Twins
    1 Crib
    1 Full
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: International Airport of Corfu: 13.7 mi
Ferry: Port of Corfu: 11.2 mi
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.5 mi.
Nearby cities
Corfu Villas (1,552)
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