Enjoy life’s simple pleasures at Villa Castro, near Corfu’s Kassiopi. Moor up your motorboat in the calm of this secluded bay, only ten minutes walk from the buzz of local life in Kassiopi and five minutes walk from restaurants and the beach.
Five bedrooms accommodate ten quite comfortably, as Villa Castro stretches out across three floors over the undulating hills of the surrounding olive groves, allowing three floors of bright, modern and spacious living with views onto this Mediterranean paradise.
On the Lower Ground Floor, find the first and largest bedroom, with ensuite, opening out onto your own private and picturesque balcony. A twin, also with ensuite, completes the accommodation down here, though you will also find an indoor jacuzzi and gym, a TV room with large sofas (perfect for the kids, when the sun gets a little too much in the heat of the day) and an infinity pool, with terrace.
On the Ground Floor, a further two twins with ensuite shower rooms accommodate four, with one further balcony, and both the kitchen and sitting room on this level spill out onto the outdoor terrace, enabling you to enjoy the indoor/outdoor lifestyle that Corfu’s perfect climate affords. With a chef included, you can truly dine at your own leisure.
Marvel at the views of Corfu’s coastline from the terraces and infinity pool, as grey-green olive trees sprawl down to rocky cove and beach beyond. Plan a day in a motorboat, adrift on the crystal clear, cobalt blue Corfu seas, nipping in and out of private coves, taking a dip to cool off and then lazing under that hot Greek sun, your skin dotted with diamond droplets of seawater as you dry off. When the sun reaches its peak, choose one of the many bays with beach-front tavernas, and enjoy some local specialities such as fresh seafood, with a cool glass of white wine, until the scorch has gone out of the sun and you’re ready to spend the afternoon puttering around that secluded coastline.
Find the final bedroom on First Floor, which enjoys the most spectacular views out over the bay. Surrounding this sprawling and stylish modern villa are beautiful gardens, dotted with beauties like white agapanthus. Lie by the pool as the warm air gathers, and smell the perfumed breeze and the purple lavender of the garden scents the air with its heady, calming fragrance.
Olive trees complete the quintessentially Mediterranean scene, their silvered leaves the perfect scenic backdrop to the sympathetic stone of this detached five-bedroom property. The chirrup of cicadas in the heat of the day cements your opinion that this truly is an idyllic, rustic Mediterranean paradise.