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Ippeos House for Sale Near Gera Gulf

145,000 €


 Ippeos.  For sale, beautiful 1-2 bedroom luxuriously converted, detached, traditional village house, set in a lovingly tended garden near the heart of Ippeos village and the warm waters of Gera gulf.

Ref. Hatzileos.

Located on the outskirts of the charming village of Ippeos, this traditional family house was taken by the current owner and turned into a charming boutique residence. For ease of access, the house lies down a short path leading from the village car park and is no more than 5 minutes walk from the village centre. Most attractive, is the setting of the house, within a model garden, wonderfully sculptured with decorative trees, plants and ornamental features, with the added bonus of yielding the lucky owner a copious supply of fruit and vegetables, the year round. Healthy, fruiting mature trees include lemon, pear, apple, mandarin, orange and apricot.

From the garden terrace and shaded seating area, there is a single step which takes you through the main entrance in to the front hallway.  Here, the generous proportions (5 x 2m) allow for the twin use of the hall to make a supplementary bedroom on the cool side of the house. An archway takes you into the centre of the old stone house, built over 100 years ago. This area is open plan (6 x 5m) and it truly exudes charm and style.  From the chic dining area and hand crafted designer kitchen cabinets to the snug lounge the entire living space has been coordinated to enhance comfort and combine with function. Within the lounge area a fan boosted fireplace heats the main parts of the house and combined with the high specification aluminium frame double glazing, makes for high energy efficiency and low heating costs. Glancing upwards, the original oak beamed roof supports have been superbly restored to complete the wonderful ambience of the old house.

At the far end of the old stone cottage, an opening leads into small corridor and the newer extended part of the house. Off one side, a sumptuous bathroom (4.5 x 3m) seizes the imagination and reaches the high expectations of luxurious living. Mosaic tile flooring and ceramic designs provide the backdrop for a Jacuzzi, bidet and full size vanity top/inbuilt sink, supplemented with bespoke wooden bathroom furniture and cabinets.

Further on, the main bedroom (4.5 x 3m) beckons you in to a spacious, well set out domain with ample light and ventilation. At the far end, a door takes you out to a tranquil stone patio, an ideal place for morning coffee and relaxing. Off one side there is a neat store house (2.7 x 1.8m) and around the side of the house a pathway take you back into the exquisite garden.

Keeping up the green credentials of the house, the hot water is supplied by solar heating, well water is available for irrigation and a water recycling system is in place.

To complete the picture, absolutely all fixtures, fitting and furniture, all of which remain in superb condition, are included in the sale price. This extends to the ornamental features in the garden which include antique storage vessels and a 200 year old weighing machine.

Ippeos is one of Lesvos’ lesser known magical villages. It nests between the lower slopes of Mount Olymbus and the shores of the Gera gulf. The area is fed by mountain streams year round and the surrounding area is probably the most verdant part of the island. Not far away, the Gera gulf offers extensive beaches with numerous fishing ports, villages and eateries dotted along its coast. Opposing this, the slopes of mount Olymbos provide walking, cycling and riding trails which penetrate the age old olive groves and forests, so full of surprises and natural beauty spots.  (https://www.lesvos.com/yera.html).

In terms of travel, Ippeos is central and excellently located for accessing the whole island. Mytiline and the international airport are around 20 minutes drive. Finally, a few kilometers away on the coast, one of the finest thermal hot spring establishments on Lesvos, offers relaxation, therapy and a cool place to pamper oneself. (http://thermaspalesvos.com).

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  • Published: November 16, 2021
  • Last Update: November 16, 2021
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