Location of property Pindus mountain , Northen Greece.
The stone cottage is
approximately 100 years old and constructed with walls 70cm
thick. It has a tin roof,
a bedroom, a living room, a simple kitchen, a bathroom and a large
basement (with a trapdoor) that with some effort could be
converted to an additional
The cottage has been renovated or upgraded to some level that could be lived but still requires some work. The 2400m2 garden contains several trees including a large Cherry tree and a large Chestnut tree, as well as several Walnut trees and other fruit trees.
The grounds are bordered by a seasonal stream on one side, and the
neighbouring homes though not far away are distant enough that
one may have total
privacy and solitude if one
In the centre of the village which is a 7 minute walk from the
cottage, there are
are elderly and
involved in agriculture or work with animals. The area is a
paradise for hikers and lovers of nature and the outdoors,
with very little motor
traffic and forests that begin on the boundary of the property and
extend halfway up the surrounding mountain peaks, which are
visible from all
windows and also
from the spacious
The property is located on a hillside within the Achelous River Valley, not far from the famous Seltsou monastery. In the springtime and early summer one can hear birdsong at 2am, and in August the village fills up with younger people who return to their ancestral home to celebrate. The area is blessed with wonderful weather during this period and isn’t as hot or muggy as places closer to the sea.
The winters however are cold and one should be prepared with sufficient wood for use as fuel. The electrical switches, plugs and fuses are all new, and the tap water tastes delicious as it comes from springs under the village which emerge from the mountain.