Happy Thursday! A beautiful, characterful old Greek tower-home for sale in Mani, Peleponnese, Greece!
I’m off for a long weekend away, but before I go, posting this super charming Greek property in Mani! I love the tower houses that date back to medieval times when fortified houses were built by Greeks to defend their territory during conflicts with Turkish forces. A fascinating history and as a result, fascinating architecture.
From the listing on Right Move:
This lovely old Mani tower is situated in one of the most original and charming villages of the Messinian Mani Peninsula.
The village has tavernas, and cafes, within short walking distance of the property.
The village is only 10 mins from Pantazi beach & the amenities of Ag. Nikolaos and 15 mins from Stoupa making it an idea location for walking and exploring the Mani.
The region’s capital town of Kalamata with its international airport is approx 50 km away.
SIZE AND DESCRIPTION OF HOUSE:
The property comprises a 3 storey -tower house & a separate annex.
You enter the courtyard through an iron gate to the lower level of the property.
On the left is the separate annex, which houses the kitchen and bathroom.
On the right is the main house, constructed on 3 levels.
The ground floor consists of the living room and outside steps lead up to the entrance to the first floor that has a lovely veranda with an amazing grapevine that covers the whole area and offers perfect shade for those hot summer days. The grapevine give you an opportunity to cook a very tasty Greek dish with the leaves, called “dolmadakia”! Recipe to be supplied by the owner.!!
The first floor comprises one large room that could be converted into two small bedrooms or one larger master bedroom.
A small internal staircase leads up to the second floor that consists of another bedroom.
The whole property oozes with charm and character, is in a lovely location, and it could easily be converted into 2 separate units comprising a 2 bed main house & a one bed guest house, workshop ,etc The choice is yours.
DESCRIPTION OF PLOT:
The property also has the added benefit of a beautiful large walled garden directly opposite the property with fruit trees that is ideal for BBQ, growing your own veg, carport etc.
DISTANCE TO THE SEA:
Approx a 10 min drive to the water’s edge and beaches,