3 bedroom stone house for sale
Greece - Northern Aegean islands, Lesbos, Polichnitos
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- Detached Stone Town house
- Renovated to high standard
- Three bathrooms
- Ground Floor Utility Extention
- Large first floor verandas - panoramic views over town
- Small office niche
- Sold as seen incl of furniture, light fittings, blinds
- Distance to the airport 45 min
This traditional detached stone property has been recently renovated and extended, located in a quite neighbourhood it is close to the town amenities.
The renovation has been executed in the most sensitive way to preserve the outer traditional character of the house, however internally it presents as the most modern and accommodating house befitting the 21st century. It benefits from a sizeable utility extension that could be put to further good use / third bedroom with bathroom and sizeable first floor verandas on two sides of the house with panoramic views over the town.
It is sold as seen with all the furniture, light fittings, shades, goods and chattels, so it is fit for immediate occupation.
The house is comprised of:
At first floor: Two bedrooms, study niche and shower bathroom. Floors are ceramic tiled.
At ground floor: On entering the house you walk in the spacious lounge (open plan) with energy fireplace, which operates the central heating system installed in the house. To the left there is the modern fitted kitchen / breakfast room with good quality base and wall kitchen units and electrical appliances. Turning to the right you reach the bathroom with the Jacuzzi , where there is plumbing for the washing machine and also the back exit to the courtyard and the entrance to the utility extension which is comprised of a good size room and bathroom. The floors are ceramic tiled. The staircase facing you as you enter the house leads to the first floor.
The house is connected to utilities (Electricity and water) and is currently occupied by the Owner. It is sold with Vacant possession.
About the island
Lesbos is a beautiful, tranquil and unspoilt by mass tourism Greek island . Visitors from all over the world are enchanted by its traditional charm and hospitality. With at least 10 hours of sunshine every day of the year, Lesbos has to be the sunniest place in Europe.
It is the 7th biggest of all Mediterranean and the 3rd biggest of all Greek islands with a stretching coastline of 320 km. The island is 70 km in length, 45 km in width with a geographical mass of 1630 sq. km. Situated on the North East Aegean Sea, 180 miles from Athens and 8-10 miles from Asia Minor it is populated by about 110.000 people. Among this number there are people from all over Greece as well as 4.500 Uni students in the University of the Aegean who keep the capital Mytilini vibrant
It is the perfect destination for any traveller who wants to experience the authentic Greek island life, without being worried if there are enough things to do. People in Lesvos have kept tradition alive in towns and villages despite living thoroughly modern lives. The island of Lesbos is almost self sufficient. The variety of landscape, the award winning sand and pebble beaches of every size and description, the mild climate and long hours of sunshine all year round, the rich historical, cultural and spiritual perspective, make LESBOS an island of many options and all seasons. Lesvos Island attracts artists, nature lovers, fans of alternative/traditional living and pensioners who seek a home away from home.
About the Town
Polichnitos is a small town (3.162 people) and the administrative centre of the region with the houses built in a very impressive architectural style. As you enter Polichnitos you will be welcomed by the resident white stork on top of the tall chimney of the old Olive Press, a permanent resident all year around and the mascot of the town. This building was once an olive press which has now been converted to a Conference Centre. A little further on you will find St George's Church (the patron of the town) and the 200 year old, three tiered belfry. The town has a Town Hall, Magistrates Court, Sports Ground, Police Station, Schools, Museums, Banks, ATM, Chemists, Dentists, Health Centre, Bus Station, Taxi Rank , hardware stores, grocery stores, fishmongers, butchers, bakery, hairdressers, clothing/shoe stores, and of course lots of kafeneia, cafeterias, bars.
For more information see www.lesbos-ecotourism.co.uk The women of Polichnitos have their own Co Operative Workshop & Shop where they prepare and sell traditional sweets, cakes, pasta and alcoholic drinks.
Just as you exiting Polichnitos and heading for Vatera & the beach, there is a left turning that will take you to the Thermal Springs of Polichnitos, one of two thermal springs in Lesvos, which is on of the hottest mineral springs in Europe (60 - 90 Degrees). In fact there are five springs in total but only three are in use. The bath house with the original pools built during the Turkish occupation is retained and used today (one for males & one for females). The facilities have been upgraded and improved for showering and changing. There is a refectory area where drinks and snacks are served and local products are sold. The Baths are open all year round. See www.hotsprings.gr
To the town of Mytilini & the Airport: 46 - 48 km app. Less than 1 hrs drive
To the village of Vrisa : 3.5 km
To Vatera Beach : 8 km
To the Harbour of Agios Focas: 9 km - The Temple of Dionysos, The Chapel of Agios Focas, harbour for fishing boats
To the beaches of Nyfida & Skala Polichnitos: 3.5 km
Travelling to Lesvos
Can you fly directly from the UK? - Yes, there are direct Saturday flights to Lesvos please check with Thomas Cook
In any case Lesbos is very well connected internationally and nationally all year around. If you are traveling to Lesbos via Athens you can book cheap flights with www.easyjet.com to Athens and after that you can take a domestic flight with www.aegeanair.com OR you can catch a ferry from Piraeus with www.nel.gr or www.hellenicseaways.gr OR you can fly with www.aegeanair.com all the way through from Heathrow-Athens-Mytilene ( In the summer months there are Gatwick & Manchester flights)
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