Luxury Homes

A Fantastical Cliffside Palace on the Enchanting Island of Corfu

Just off the mountainous coastline of central Greece, ensconced in the crystal clear blue waters of the Ionian Sea awaits the greenest of all the storied Greek Islands. From the lush green olive trees and cliff backed white sand beaches to the fine cuisine and world class museums of UNESCO heritage site and party hot spot Corfu Town, Corfu is a quintessential yachting destination. For an estate with the beauty and grandeur befitting the natural splendor of the island, Grand Marine is a cliffside stunner offering sublime views, private seafront access and over 10,000 sqft of ultra-lux Mediterranean excellence.

Soak up the enthralling view to the south of the Corfu Channel or east to the UNESCO world heritage site of ancient Butrint while floating in the freshwater of the distinctive infinity pool; whose dual levels are connected by a gorgeous bespoke water feature. Sip an ice-cold frappé and enjoy lunch alfresco while lounging in the cabana.

From the main veranda follow a cascading series of four lawned terraces to discover secluded sunbathing spots, a pergola dedicated to yoga and the exquisite mosaic tiled hammam outfitted with heated stone seating. Finally, you will arrive at your private dock where the glittering turquoise waters invite you in for a refreshing dip or exploratory paddleboard adventure. The winding stone staircase makes for a romantic architectural touch while a lift in the seafront tower offers easy access to the sea and sunbathing terraces.

Back atop the estate finds a spacious well-appointed sitting room perfect for gathering large groups. Remote controlled curtains open to the breathtaking views that will be comfortably enjoyed by all thanks to the ample lounge seating. A fireplace adds an atmosphere of coziness and warmth long after the brilliant Mediterranean sun has set.

Floor to ceiling windows are carried throughout the house into the stylish and fully equipped kitchen. Preparing a delectable spread of local favorites like refreshing horiatiki, savory sofrito and tangy savuri will be a delight with that bewitching panorama on full display. Outdoor entertaining is a breeze with direct access from the kitchen to the bar area and main pool.

With seven fully furnished and generously appointed guest suites, nine bathrooms and an assortment of private terraces guests will have ample opportunities to retreat for quiet moments of serene relaxation. Not to mention a cornucopia of entertaining and relaxing amenities. Settle in for a movie night in the home theatre. Work up a sweat in the gym then soothe your re-energized muscles with a relaxing Jacuzzi. Two of the suites offer another level of seclusion. Independent from the main house they offer their own shared living areas and a fully equipped kitchen all opening up to the seemingly endless panoramic expanse of sea and mountains.

At the close of each day kick back with a bottle of wine and savor the final blazing orange and pink rays of the setting Mediterranean sun as it finally disappears into the boundless horizon.

For big parties of island hoppers sailing the illustrious Greek islands, this Corfu masterpiece is a truly epic getaway whose impression will last a lifetime. With over 10,000 sqft perched atop two acres of exclusive cliffside realestate there is more than enough room to enjoy the good life together or retreat into privacy for rest and relaxation to one of the 7 spacious bedrooms and 9 luxury spa inspired bathrooms. Grand Marine is an extraordinary dream fit for the gods that you can make come true for $62,290 per week. To rent or for pricing to own this Greek marvel contact Greece Sotheby’s International Realty today.

Christin Anderson

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