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through the years Roula Rouva Real Estate Corfu Leading Agency Corfu town Office: Alykes Potamou 3 rd Klm Paleokastritsa National Road 49100 Corfu Greece T.: +30 26610 23032, +30 26610 86025 M.: +30 6937164766

E-mail: sales@rrcorfurealestate.com Website: www.rrcorfurealestate.com paxos office: T.: +30 26620 33046 M.: Joanna +30 6975770280 || Christiana +30 6942423576


Andy Marshall

Anna Moraiti

Roula Tziliou

Vasso Zarra

Alex Christou

Joanna Panaretou

IOANNA ARONI

VLADIMIR BOJEV

Is a Real Estate Consultant and is responsible for the North-East part of Corfu. He is working successfully as an estate consultant for more than 6 years. He has a master degree in international Relations and has been working in different fields of international trade for more than 25 years. Vladimir speaks German, English, Greek, Russian and Bulgarian

Is a Real Estate Consultant and Construction Developer. Spiros is based, in Karousades with his own construction office since 1985. His dedication and love of property led him to his second specialty- that of a Real Estate Consultant. Spiros can guarantee fast results and guidance through the renovation or construction procedure. Spiros speaks both Greek and English

THANOS PITIS

EFI VOUROU

NATALIA TSIRO ROUVA

Is the agent representing the north of Corfu. Andy has 10 years experience in selling all types of properties, plots of land and commercial ventures to a wide and diverse range of clients and has lived on the island for nearly 30 years. Speaks both English and Greek.

Is a Real Estate consultant and represents the South part of the Island. She has been working in the real estate business since 2010 and is very professional and reliable. Vasso speaks Greek, English, German and French.

Is a Real Estate Consultant and is active in Corfu as well as the island of Paxos. She is an energetic and charismatic person with a lot of experience Ioanna emphasises on satisfying the customer she is flexible and optimistic to the challenges and needs of real estate. Ioanna speaks both Greek and English.

Is the Secretarial Assistant Front office. Thanos is the backbone of the company, handling with success day to day challenges and is responsible for the smooth operation of the company, representing the front office position. He is responsible and very organized due to his past work experience. Thanos speaks both Greek and English.

Is a Real Estate consultant and covers the West coast and central areas of the island. She loves her job and the satisfaction comes from her clients excellent testimonies. Anna speaks both Greek and English.

Is a Real Estate consultant and covers the North West area of the island. He speaks Greek, English and Dutch fluently and can manage quite well in German and Italian. He was born and raised on Corfu but also studied and lived abroad. He is convinced that Corfu is one of the best places in the world!

Is a surveyor engineer Efi has worked for 5 years in technical offices, now she is working for Roula Rouva Real Estate Agency as the engineer of the team. She is experienced and responsible and this is the reason for you to trust her in connection with your property engineering issues. Efi speaks both Greek and English.

IOANNA KAMPI MSc

Tel: +30 26610 45616 Mob: +30 6977 420 478

Email: photostudiostigmes@yahoo.com

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Is a Real Estate Consultant for Corfu town and also covers part of central East and West coast. She has been working in the sales business for 13 years and she considers herself to be experienced friendly, trustworthy and very helpful. Roula speaks both Greek and English.

Is a Real Estate consultant and she covers the areas of central Corfu and the Suburbs. Joanna is an active member of the Hellenic rescue team and her experience in being a rowing champion has trained her to be goal oriented, persistent and faces challenges with a calm mind. She is expecting to fulfil everyone’s needs in the Real Estate business. Joanna speaks Greek, English and Italian.

SPIROS KOURSARIS

Is a Real Estate Consultant. Natalia was born in Russia and graduated as a Historian- Sociologist and Social Worker. Her collaboration with Roula Rouva’s team gives her a great pleasure and satisfaction as everyday meets people who are looking to find their dream home on the island. Natalia speaks Russian, English and Greek.

Ioanna is the Project Manager of RR group of Companies. Ioanna has a Bachelor degree in Economics and a Masters in Computer Science. She is a member of the Economic Chamber of Greece and a member of the Hellenic Institute of Marketing. She teaches Mathematics and Economics, she is a very active business woman, she always brings new fresh ideas to the Company thus being the ideal Project Manager. Ioanna speaks Greek, English and French.


Dear friends

Let me introduce myself! My name is Roula Rouva and I am the Founder and Managing Director of “Roula Rouva Leading Real Estate Agency”. The agency was first established in 2003 on the beautiful island of Corfu and now is the largest estate agency on the island, based on the number of properties and agents. My team of experts consists of 24 real estate agents and contributors and many more who part-take in our extended team of specialists such as internationally trained lawyers, architects and engineers, construction companies, notaries, tax accountants and landscapers. I am very proud as my agency has achieved such a noteworthy growth, especially given the fact that we have expanded within an economic crisis, opening new locations in the North part of Corfu in Karousades, Arillas and Sidari and of course in the island of Paxos. Our diversified portfolio involves properties from different range in value such as village houses in need of complete renovation to multi million euro luxury villas. Also, commercial properties for investment and land suitable for building or agricultural use. There is a property for every request. Along with my team of professionals and well trained agents, I have taken part in a variety of exhibitions abroad such as the “Luxury Property Show”, the “A place in the Sun” in London and the “Buying Properties Abroad” in Stockholm and this is how we have managed to establish an international network of collaborators with various real estate agencies from all over the world and we have welcomed clients from all over the globe.  Our pioneering Marketing campaigns have set us apart from any other real estate agencies in Corfu, making us the leaders of this market. We also publish our own magazine called “ Real Corfu “ which promotes Corfu as a destination and of course our portfolio’s properties.  One of our many accomplishments within our growth, is that we have been

Christiana Rouva

Roula Rouva

awarded as the Best Real Estate Agency in Greece for the year of 2016 from the European Property Awards in London. We are especially proud to have been awarded on our first entry. This award has been an overwhelming honour for our agency because it is not only very prestigious but it is also widely recognisable, highly credible and extremely rewarding. The feature to which we owe our continuing success and has made us unique, is the fact that every time we provide our services, our first intention and aim is to have satisfied clients. So with this in mind, we make a continuous effort and go above and beyond normal requirements by expanding our services, which now entail our RR Concierge as well as our RR Luxury Travel, in order to provide the best for our clients. By doing so, we have created friendly relationships, which in many cases have led to wonderful long lasting friendships.  

Roula Rouva Real Estate Leading Agency Corfu town Office: Alykes Potamou 3rd Klm Paleokastritsa National Road 49100 Corfu Greece T.: +30 26610 23032, +30 26610 86025 M.: +30 6937164766 www.rrcorfurealestate.com sales@rrcorfurealestate.com

Maria Michelle Rouva

MARIA MICHELLE ROUVA

Is the PR & Marketing Manager of RR Group of Companies. Maria-Michelle is the youngest daughter of Roula Rouva and she has been working in Real Estate since 2010, specializing on residential properties in the island of Corfu in Greece. She has been focusing on the North-East part of the island “Kensington by the sea” so called by the British. She has taken a leading role in the RR Luxury Travel Company assisting clients to find their perfect luxury villa for their holidays. Maria is also managing the RR Concierge Company which focuses on satisfying the clients in all aspects of their holidays. Maria’s studies include a Bachelor in Public Relations and Communication and a Masters (MSc) in Real Estate from a university in London. Maria speaks both Greek and English.

CHRISTIANA ROUVA

Christiana is the General Manager of Paxos office, a newly founded branch of Roula Rouva Leading Agency. Christiana is the oldest daughter of Roula Rouva, has a Diploma in Business Administration and has lived in England for five years where she finished her studies. Her studies also include a Diploma in Theatre and Arts which is her passion and has worked in theatre where she held the position of Production Assistant for four years in Athens. Also, she has participated in the British series “Durrells” production as a member of the crew. Christiana is an adrenaline junkie and a huge fan of extreme sports. Her experiences so far include swimming with sharks and sky diving! She is a friendly, communicative person always ready to welcome you at her office and help you find your dream property. Christiana speaks both Greek and English

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RR Dream properties Here are some of our luxury properties available to you and as we have many more, please contact us in order to fulfill your requirements. www.rrcorfurealestate.com

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RR1645

RR2010

RR1615

RRL1317

RR1239

RRL1619

RR2156

Available to make everyone’s dreams come true RR1645 A marvelous villa is for sale in a unique location with a magical view of the sea as well as of the surrounding area. The villa is 178sq.m. Its location, view and comforts can satisfy even the most demanding client. The pool’s position gives the sensation of swimming in the sea, as its blue color blends with that of the sea through a panoramic view. It’s an amazing property for those who adore the serenity of nature as well as the sea. Price: 900.000€ RR2010 For sale, this beautiful villa of 275sqm with an amazing sea view, located only a few km away from Corfu Town. The villa has been built on a plot of 2,319sqm and consists of 3 floors. Large verandas where you can enjoy your meal or coffee and the unobstructed sea view as far as the Gouvia Marina, Vidos island, Lazareto island and to the north as far as the area of Nissaki. Price: 1.400.000€ RRL1615 A Villa that can only be described as a ‘Masterpiece’. Only recently created, its design and finish will satisfy the most demanding of clientele who enjoy the finer things in life. From its chic interior furnishing in cool pastel shades to the high vaulted ceilings of the Master Suite which occupies the whole upper floor with what can only be described as

RR2156 North East Corfu Breathtaking and elegant, this luxurious villa stands on the Northeast corner of Corfu. Uniquely private and surRRL1317 Situated in the bay of Kassiopi, this vil- rounded by large olive groves, all the rooms and la stands just above a tiny cove with rock bathing many terraces overlook the sparkling waters of and a track leading around and under the shade the Ionion Sea and the mountains of the mainof the Byzantine fortress and to other beaches land beyond. Italianate style pervades the villa, with crystal clear waters. Just a few metres away the five bedrooms and the lovely drawing room from the sea and 1km from to the harbor, the villa and study. 10 people are accommodated in the stands on a hillside surrounded by olive groves. It luxurious bedrooms, each with a terrace opening has been attractively furnished and has an unusu- on to the spectacular, enormously breathtaking ally large pool. Price: 1.000.000€ sea view. Mature Mediterranean gardens lead to a large, sparkling infinity swimming pool with RRL1619 A stunning property located on the extensive pool house (44sqm), terraces and covNorth East coastline of Corfu. Built on a hillside. ered dining area. On a small hill above the garThis property has the rare combination of being den is a sunset terrace that overlooks the whole in a rural, secluded and private location, a dream island. In addition to this, we have three large holiday home near the sea, and within walking garages with an 86sqm guest house. distance from a village. It consists of two sepa- There are extensive areas for entertaining and a rate 3-level attached villas with separate private spectacular dining area that adapts both to cool entrances. Price: 5.000.000€ evenings and warm summer days. A winding private track from the villa, leads either by car or RR1239 The villa is located within a well-guard- a brisk walk to a secluded bathing terrace next ed complex of residences with a fencing wall to the clear, glittering sea. The villa nestles on a for maximum security and privacy, in the unique prominent headland of rock outcrops, fragrant area of Komeno, with a breathtaking sea view. wildflowers and olive trees. Walled and secure, It has a total surface of 410sm, built within a it is only a few minute drive from the renowned 2,000sm land, enclosed with a stone wall. The and lively resorts of Kassiopi and San Stephanos villa is of top quality construction, built on three and Acharavi. levels. Price: 2.100.000€ Price on request a view of heaven, this super home really does have it all. Price: 1.700.000€

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Corfu

has been a major

touristic destination through the years Corfu is a wondercul destination for all the reasons below… Greece is “strategically” located at the crossroads of three continents making it very easily accessible from most parts of the world. Corfu’s airport is International, welcoming many charter flights during the summer months from many destinations such as Vienna, Dublin, Berlin, Belgrade, Rome, London, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Paris and many other destinations.

is the most Northwestern one being very close to Italy. How about the weather? Corfu has a Mediterranean climate with more than 300 days of sunshine per year! Yes, this is for real. Do not forget to bring your hat and

As Greece is part of the EU, visitors can enter the country very easily, with just their passport without the hustle of permits or visitor’s visa application. Book your tickets, take your passport, book your luxury villa and visit Corfu! Corfu belongs to the Ionian Island complex which consist of Zakynthos, Ithaca, Kefallonia, Lefkada, Paxi and Kythira. Corfu is the second in size of the Ionian islands and 06 D i s c o v e r C o r f u , D i a p o n t i a I s l a n d s a n d P a x o s

your sunscreen. Corfu’s history sets it apart from other Greek destinations. It has been the birth place of Prince Philip and the destination of residence for many important people such as Princess Sissy (Em-

press of Austria). The Achilleion Palace was built for her, Gerald Durrell (famous British writer) who lived at the White villa, a unique property right on the sea where he wrote his famous book “My family and other animals and the Agnelli family – the owner


Corfu can be characterized as the perfect destination as it can please both families, young couples or a group of teenagers. of Fiat (car brand) who has a prestigious property in Corfu which his family visits every summer in order to enjoy themselves in the beautiful island of Corfu. Many Royalties and celebrities also choose Corfu as their holiday destination where they can enjoy the natural beauty of the island which combines the deep blue of the crystal clear waters and the green of the olive trees. Corfu is surrounded by private luxurious villas which the celebrities and royalties choose as their accommodation in order to keep their privacy.

with high standards as his private luxurious villa on the East coast of Corfu. The Emir and his Royal family will be spending their summer holidays in this exclusive villa. Corfu has it all. You can either spend relaxing family holidays away from the hustle and bustle of the busy center or you can enjoy its busy night life with the bars and clubs where you can spend the whole night dancing !

Corfu is also a very safe destination, having no rate of criminality. In Corfu you can relax and enjoy yourself without having to worry about anything.

Corfu has also been an investment destination for many powerful men such as Lord Rothchild who owns a big portion of land and an exclusive villa right on the sea on the North East part of Corfu. Also the Emir of Qatar who recently purchased two hotels – one has been renovated to operate as a luxurious hotel and the other has been renovated D i s c o v e r C o r f u , D i a p o n t i a I s l a n d s a n d P a x o s 07


Have you ever dreamt

of owning your piece of paradise on Earth Have you imagined living on the island of Corfu where life seems to be magical

Well, who can blame you? Corfu, apart of its history, is well known for its mild climate, the clear blue sky and the hot sun. Whether you are looking to buy a plot of land on the West side of the island where you can enjoy the heavenly sunsets that take your breath away and the sandy beaches - or if you prefer the posh and popular East area with the exclusive villas and the pebble beaches, we can help you find your perfect plot of land. So, you have found the right plot of land and you have successfully agreed on a price. Now, what is next? Well, you do not have to worry about anything ! Let us handle the purchase procedure for you and let us recommend the professionals you will need such as lawyer, civil engineer, architect and builder. Our local knowledge and professionalism will be invaluable to you in your journey to build the home of your dreams in Corfu.

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RR661 LEFKIMI This amazing plot which lies in a tranquil position right on the seashore has breathtaking views across the sea expanding to the sandy beach. Measures 18,000s.qm. This would truly be a magnificent plot to own, either for your dream home, or a business venture. Price: 990.000€

RR969 PARAMONAS Unique sea front plot offering fantastic sunsets, situated in a tranquil area of natural beauty. The land has a very slight elevation with 33mtrs of sea frontage. A truly unique spot to build a villa, which also has access to a private beach. Price: 650.000€

RR1168 VATOS This plot measures 12,465sq.m and most of it is adjacent to the sea. Within the plot of land there is a fresh water spring. The nearby bays have two sandy beaches with rocks and it borders with the beach of Myrtiotissa. Price 700.000€

RR1905 ALMIROS For sale, an amazing, seaside plot of 4078sq.m, with a stunning view to the sea and the magnificent mountain of Pantokratoras. You can build up to 200sqm. The plot is flat with easy access to electricity and water supplies making it an easy built. Price 359.000€

RR1469 BOUKARIS Plot for sale 26.000 sq.m with wonderful sea views, in a nice and quiet area with a lot fish taverns located exactly in front of the sea. The boundaries of the plot are situated 80m from the sea and it is ideal for a hotel. Price 650.000€

RR1698 RODA A waterfront plot of 4,000sq.mtrs situated on the water’s edge as only a road divides the plot from the beach. This would be a fabulous spot to build either your dream home, or a great opportunity for an investment, to create a paradise. Price: 350.000€

RR616 PARAMONAS Unique plot of land ending right on the sea measures 9,970sq.m, has a slight elevation offering magnificent views to the sea and distant mountains, this is a truly great plot where you can access the beach directly from the land. Buildable up to 300sq.m. Price 620.000€

RR998 AGIOS GEORGIOS Unique seafront plot of 5.655 sq.m, facing south-west and has sunlight throughout the day, stunning sunsets, with all amenities within walking distance. The building allowance is 240 sq.m, making it suitable for a wonderful residential or holiday home with great rental potential. Price 320.000€

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aS THE BEST REAL ESTATE AGENCY in Greece visit our updated web site www.rrcorfurealestate.com RRL1594 ASTRAKERI Building plot of 5.133 sq.m facing Astrakeri beach, in an olive grove with 65 trees on Cape Astrakeri at Corfu’s north coast. Possibility to create direct sea access. Buildable up to 223 sq.m., plus basement. The plot lies 10 meters above sea level and has a gentle slope. Price 255.000€

RR2024 KASSIOPI A unique opportunity to own this very special 7.186sqm plot of land in the famous resort of Kassiopi. Simply amazing views facing the deep blue waters of the Ionian Sea and the beautiful mountains. A very sought after area of Corfu. It offers a fantastic investment opportunity. Price 250.00€

RR1941 PALEOKASTRITSA A beautiful plot of 5.600sqm ideal for anyone who wishes to build their dream house or establish their company. It has been planted with olive and fruit trees and has 3 wells. The nearest beach is only a 5 minute drive away. Price 210.000€

RRL1263 BENITSES For sale beautiful plot of 5.000 sq.m slightly sloping, giving it the advantage of an amazing and spectacular view of the beautiful blue sea. It has about 200 olive trees and several fruit trees. It is a great plot to built your dream home. Price 170.000€

RR557 ARILLAS Well positioned plot of land on the northwest of the island. This fenced plot measures 5,900sqm, with beautiful views to the sea and the natural greenery of the countryside. A lovely plot to build your dream home or a great opportunity for a business venture. Price 139.000€

RRL1411 VIGLATOURI Fantastic opportunity to acquire a plot of 5.600 sq.m. buildable up to 230 sq.m. It has spectacular views of the surrounding natural beauty and the sea. This would make a very good investment as it is located in a very popular but exclusive part of the island. Price 135.000€

RR686 ARILLAS Unique plot of land situated right on the coastline, lying directly in front of the Ionian sea offering unobstrusive views and amazing sunsets. It measures approximately 6,000sq.m and allows a build of up to 200sq.m. The plot is accessible via a small road. Price:€290.000

RR1433 KALAMI Plot of 2,169sqm builds 200sqm. offers wonderful sea views and is just a few minutes walk away from the beach. Next to it, is another plot for sale 2,077sqm and it builds 200sqm. Price:200.000€

RR1034 BARBATI Land for sale approx 8,000sq.m is nestled on a hillside offering stunning country views yet only 600m from the sea, easy access. Builds up to 300sq mtrs, making this an ideal opportunity for anyone wishing to build their dream home, or a bed and breakfast. Price 125.000€

RR2048 AGIOS SPIRIDON For sale, 6.414sqm plot of land, only 800m from the beach. It has great view to the Ionian Sea and the Diapontia islands. The distance from the traditional village of Perithia is 1,3km and 7km from the resort of Kassiopi. Price 120.000€

RR1673 Railiatika An amazing plot 1,250sq.m, is gently sloping with olive trees, buildable up to 170 sq.m. has the most spectacular 180 degree views. With breathtaking sunsets were during the winter months the colors change on the snow capped mountains of Albania and are in incomparable to other beautys. Price 47.500€

RR1866 BOUKARIS Plot of land 1.500sq.m buildable up to 400sq.m. The plot is flat with olive trees and really close to the beach, only 100m from the beautiful beaches of Boukari. In the area there are nice fish taverns which also serve delicious Greek food. Price 100.000€

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sales - plots - villas - houses www.corfuconstruction.com Since 1994, our company has specialised in the design and construction of many houses, ranging from charming holiday cottages to grand, luxury villas with swimming pools and many sizes in between. We also build hotels and many different types of tourist accommodation. Our office is situated in the heart of Corfu Town and all our partners and personnel are highly skilled, speaking several European languages including Greek, English, Italian, Russian and French. All our plots have been checked by a solicitor and an engineer to protect potential clients from any possible ‘traps’. Some houses are ready, some are still under construction and most are available off-plan. All enjoy eastern and western aspects, capturing the magical sunrises and sunsets which Corfu offers. Each house is differently designed, so that the prospective buyers can choose something to suit their individual requirements and specific budget. In addition, our company also owns other lovely plots in some of the island’s best areas: Poulades, Kato Korakiana, and Nisaki, with wonderful sea views. Furthermore, we’ve got the best testimonials from our clients in the Corfiot market. Theodoros Karametos, Civil Engineer T. E. Corfu Construction Mitropolitou Methodiou 3, 49100 Corfu, Greece Tel: +30 6973 024 618 (also voicemail) • E-mail: metos-ce@otenet.gr www.corfuconstruction.com

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When someone thinks

of Corfu, they think of the hot sun, the crystal clear water and of course the Greek traditional tasty food. you’ve known him forever. This is the way, warm hearted Corfiots greet each other, they do it from their heart - they mesmerise and capture you making you their friend instantly. If only you could find a place where your soul and body could rest, a place where the endless blue of the Ionian waters appears before your eyes and it looks like a painting, which only God could create. A place where time stops and the only thing you want is to stay like this for ever… You can find all these at the Veranda restaurant, which is situated in the most Historic part of Corfu , on the Venetian walls ,very close to the Old Town ,overlooking the small island of Vidos . In this family run restaurant you will only get what you deserve. Yiannis Grammenos with his two sisters and his two sons are ready to welcome you at their restaurant and offer you Greek traditional food and make you feel so comfortable, just like being at home. Yiannis will welcome you at the restaurant with a big smile and you will immediately feel like

Yianni’s two sons - Spiros and Michalis will be in charge of making you as comfortable as ever, will be ready to answer any questions or give you friendly advice. Yianni’s two sisters - Voula and Katina, are responsible for the tasteful flavours and aromas. Like two traditional house wives, they are in the kitchen making sure that they will create unique, tasteful and unforgettable dishes. For sure , these flavours will get imprinted in your mind and heart and you will carry them with you to eternity.

Yiannis, every morning strolls down to the local fish market where he meets the fisherman

zedes (like Spanish tapas), fresh fish, seafood or Traditional Corfiot food. A cold Corfiot beer or a sip of strong ouzo will remind you of all the reasons why life in Corfu is beautiful. who he trusts for many years and sees what the new catch includes. Then, the fish is handed to the experienced cooks - Voula and Katina. The family pays a lot of attention to the quality of the food as they are dedicated into offering the traveler a once in a lifetime experience. They want to give flavour and aromas to the customers to take with them. One truly unique gift! At the Veranda restaurant you can start off your day with a good breakfast. At 10 am the Grammenos family will be there, with a welcoming Kalimera. While being in Corfu it is a must to try a small cup of strong Greek coffee or a glass of freddo nes caffe -the famous Frappe. In the evening, after your stroll around old corfu town, you can rest and catch your breath at the beautiful Veranda restaurant for a big portion of greek me-

T.: +30 26610 81716 • M.: +30 6944 285864 • E mail: verandagrammenos@gmail.com

In the night, after enjoying your day at one of Corfu’s beautiful beaches, you can enjoy your dinner at the restaurant in a quite atmosphere. Afterwards, if you need a drink or cocktail to say YAMAS (cheers) and end another great day in Corfu, Yiannis, Spiros and Michalis will be happy to serve you. Let yourself go, feel the flavours, aromas, quality, friendship, laughs, joy and authenticity surround you. Enjoy what Veranda restaurant has to offer you.Live the experience.

Veranda Corfu Restaurant


South

The South area of Corfu will mesmerize you and take your breath away as soon as you put your foot on it. The natural beauty, the fresh air, the hot sun, the long sandy beaches and the friendly Corfiots will prove you right for taking the decision to visit Corfu. The South part has remained unspoiled as God’s hand has crafted it so perfectly that no man’s hand could do it any justice.

CHLOMOS A traditional 13th century village, situated in the South Eastern part of Corfu, in the hills near Boukari with an altitude of about 250m. It has been built around a square and most of the houses are in Venetian architecture. An amazing view can be enjoyed both from the eastern side as well as from the western sea side, to as far as the well known Corission lake. This hardly uninfluenced by the many years of tourism, village continues to be one of the typically traditional Corfu villages. BENITSES This is probably one of the most well known sea side villages in Greece.

Chlomos

It is situated on the Eastcoast and only 12 klm to the South of Corfu city. Being one of the first tourist destinations on the island, with hospitable and friendly locals who are familiar with all foreign cultures. An old traditional village which attracted many visitors in the past and still continues to do so. Perhaps this is due to its exceptional position, as it is situated between the beautiful green mountains and the sea, or due to the preference that many famous visitors of the past had shown a preferamce for it. Another possibility for its popularity is the wild night life in the past decades, or its hundreds of years old history and its unspoiled characteristic nature and surroundings.

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KORAKADES An old village situated in the South of Corfu, only a stone’s throw away from the villages of Vasilatika and Petriti, on top of a hill with an all around view of the sea. It is unknown when this village was fist in-

If you are looking for a place where you can truly experience natural beauty then you have to visit at least one of the places below: habited but legend has it that the first residents were Sarakinian pirates who tired of the results of their previous dangerous way of life and decided

to peacefully settle in a place with a view to the sea. So they chose this part of the world, today known as Korakades. They soared the seas doing what they knew best and as they were great fishermen they fished and sold their fish to the nearby villages, where they also anchored their boats at Petriti and Boukari. As fishing was considered a strictly men’s job, their women ploughed and cultivated the land and made an ideal life for them. GARDIKI The Byzantine castle of Gardiki is to be found in the South western coast of Corfu and it is said that it was built in the 13th century by Michael A’ An-

Gardiki


ge a l il v s e d a r y g Walk to Ar

Corfu sea sport

gelo Komnino. Its walls form an octagon, with eight towers and there are signs of some ancient construction which has been embodied in the walls of this castle. The three Byzantine castles of, Angelokastro, Kassiopi and Gardiki to be found in Corfu to date, have played a very important part in Corfu’s defence and history. KYRA DIKAIA- SINARADES Directly opposite (the large baloon of the area of Sinarades with its magnificent view) is the small island of Kyra Dikaia to be found. Its dimensions are 60m long by 30m wide and is about 20m high above sea level. In its centre there is the Panagia Kyra Dikaia church and it can be

Korission lake

reached by climbing over 100 steps. Services are held twice a year, on the 29th of June and on the 8th of September. On this date many visitors from Sinarades and the nearby villages go to this island with their boats from Kontogyalos in order to partake in the service. After the service they buy roasted lamb’s meat on a spit and they sit under the shade of the olive tress eating it and drinking the well known Sinaraditiko red wine. A small siesta in the shade usually follows and after that, a refreshing dip in the crystal clear deep blue sea, before their return trip back home. KORISSION LAKE The largest sea lake on the is-

land, an official nature resort protected by Natura. Situated in the South of the island, near Argyrades, covers an area of about 6000 stremma including the sea side areas around it. This lake attracts 126 different varieties of birds amongst which, are flamingos and ducks and also thousands of butterflies. Something else unique in this area is the Kedrodasos a wood consisting of sedar trees as well as a vast number of sand hills whose hight is over 15 m and there are white lilies with 14 different varieties of orchids on the sand. All this combined and the beauty of the entire scene of this sea lake make an unforgettable picture.

ARKOUDILAS The Arkoudila wood covers an area of approximately 250 stremma with a rich growth. Inside this wood on the top of the hill a 170 a.d Catholic monastery to Panagia of Arkoudila is to be found. The beach of Arkoudila spreads directly below and can be reached by a gravel road from the area of Kavos. The scenery will impress anyone, as numerous clay formations have been sculptured by the elements of nature. Also, many ants, butterflies, tortoises, scorpions, snakes, insects and the protected spices of the careta-careta turtles can be found there.

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Short interview from the ceremony night in London AFTER WINNING THE AWARD AS THE BEST REAL ESTATE AGENCY

“Mrs and Miss Rouva talked about the interest their company is constantly receiving from foreign investors and stressed on that NOW is the best time to buy a property in Greece, as the prices are very low and that there are many very good opportunities available.

in Greece

Mrs and Miss Rouva proudly introduced their company referring to their team of 22 collaborators consisting of civil engineers, constructors, lawyers, notaries etc who provide their professional services in their fields. “We couldn’t be happier to have been awarded as the Best Real Estate Agency for Greece from 14 D i s c o v e r C o r f u , D i a p o n t i a I s l a n d s a n d P a x o s

the European property Awards en our clientele and has also for the year 2016-2017. We are brought us great joy because it especially proud to have been is a reward for all of our efforts awarded this on our first entry. and hard work.” This award has been an overwhelming honor for our agency because it is not only very prestigious but it is also widely recognizable, highly credible and extremely rewarding. The award has helped us broadDiscover Corfu, Diapontia Islands and Paxos


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EUROPE & UK’S BEST 2016-2017 AR CHIT E CT UR E » D E V E LOP ERS AG E NT S » INT E R IO R D ESIGN

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FEW WORDS FROM THE GENERAL MANAGER Dear Traveler Welcome to RRL TRAVEL I will be delighted to meet you in person and show you around the beauties of Corfu. Me and my team of professionals will be by your side anytime you might have question or you are looking for friendly advice. Our mission is to make you feel at home and make your holiday a beautiful memory for you to share with your friends. Contact us today in order to discuss your requirements and create the perfect vacation for you!

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RRL Travel Concierge offers a large variety of extra services and amenities in order to make sure that you are going to have the best vacation of your life. We are here to serve your desires and fulfil your demands providing the finest personal service and facilities to you, so as to enjoy a comfortable, relaxed and refined ambiance.

Even if you are planning a romantic honeymoon, a family trip or a special anniversary holiday package, the team of RRL Travel is here for you to make sure that we will meet your requirements by listening to your needs, desires and dreams and tailoring a journey that will make your dream trip a reality.

why Choose us RRL Travel is a boutique agency priding itself on personalized service. Its main goal is to build a custom tailored travel experience just for you. RRL Travel has many contacts and connections in both Corfu island and Paxos and can organize your holidays whether it be for two days, two weeks or two months, granting you great luxury villas that will totally meet your demands and cover your expectations. Corfu is the place where wonderful experiences never end. There is always something new to explore, to discover, to see, to taste, to feel and we are here to guide you, to inspire you, to tailor a trip to your precise needs and to make sure

your time away is perfect. The RRL Travel portfolio boasts of only top luxury, offering a wide range of stylish villas in Corfu island. Our luxury villas, carefully selected by our team, based on authenticity, charm and unique location, keep their unique design and amenities by meeting strict criteria of luxury and privacy. We’ve selected the very best boutique and luxury accommodations in Corfu to grant you our collection of stylish luxury and romantic retreats. The RRL travel resort collection, offers accommodation of exceptional grace and luxury. Kind regards D i s c o v e r C o r f u , D i a p o n t i a I s l a n d s a n d P a x o s 17


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Corfu

RR1276 Pelekas

RRL1489 Vigla

RR2047 Nissaki

Villa with pool situated in Nissaki. Ground floor has a kitchen, living room and w/c. First floor four air conditioned bedrooms with en suite bathrooms. Each bedroom has a private balcony. Price 699.000€

A unique villa built in an amazing location with panoramic view. It consists of 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, one WC, an office and a large dressing room. The 1.600sqm plot is fenced with a stone wall and decorated with cobblestones. Price 695.000€

RRL1314 Avlaki

RRL1796 Perama

RR306 Arillas

RRL1744 Avlaki

RR619 Peroulades

RR1412 Barbati

RR1914 Agios Georgios South RRL1455 Agni This serene villa is situated in a peaceful location, in one of the most beautiful areas and directly above the beach. It is nestled on a low hilltop and affords sublime views to the Ionian Sea. For sale fully furnished. Price 390.000€

Stone house of 90sqm built between the green and the blue of nature, fully renovated with attention to detail, very tastefully. It is built on three levels and consists of two bedrooms, two kitchens, two bathrooms and a living room. Price 390.000€

RRL1518 Doukades

RR1971 Lefkimi

RRL1819 Sgompou

RR1944 Kinopiastes

RRL1740 Corfu Town

RRL1590 Barbati

RR1299 Arillas

This beautiful and very stylish villa 300 sq.m. is set upon the hillside with breathtaking views. The infinity pool sits in mature landscaped gardens that has to be seen to be appreciated. The property has its own parking and garage. Price 950.000€

This villa is in a lovely spot, if you’re after a beach break with plenty of peace. Consitts: an open-plan kitchen/ dining/lounge, twin bedroom. Upper floor there is a double bedroom, a twin bedroom, all with en suite bathrooms, pool. Price 630.000€

Luxury four bedroom villa with pool for sale in Peroulades.Situated only 150mtrs from the famous sunset beach at Peroulades, this unusually designed villa measures 165sq mtrs with swimming pool and has a fantastic views of the sunset. Price 399.000€

Surrounded with green landscape has a beautiful pool and is a hidden paradise. Located just 15 minute drive from vivid Corfu town this property has sea views and sits on a plot of 4.400 sq.m. Spacious terrace with sea views Price 390.000€

Unique opportunity to buy a beautiful apartment in the historic center measuring 140 sq.m. and consists of three spacious bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom, living room and storage room. Ideal for a permanent residence or a great investment opportunity. Price 320.000€

This beautiful villa is in a very nice location with panoramic and unobstructed views. Ground floor, open space, kitchen, living room, dining room, bathroom, a storeroom. First floor four large bedrooms, a bathroom, there is a garden with fruit trees. Price 700.000€

Have you ever imagined having your own beach? Well, here we offer you this opportunity. This property is taken out of a fairytale. Stunning sea and mountain views and a garden with colorful flowers, olive and fruit trees.Price 585.000€

Sea front complex is on a plot of 1,124.26sq.m. consists of four three-storey buildings each of 150 sq.m. Total sq.m 600, separated into 4 maisonettes 100 sq.m and 4 independent apartments of 50 sq.m. Price 400.000€

This cozy villa is located in the hidden part of the island. The combination of countryside view with the sea just 800 meters away will enchant you for a long time, was designed to serve the most demanding person Price 380.000€

This Maisonette belongs in a housing complex. It is an amphitheatrically built structure facing the open sea with or without private swimming pool, just a few steps away from one of the most beautiful beaches in Corfu. Price 300.000€

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Configured on three levels 200sq.m villa sits of a plot of 2,100 sq.m plus a combined garage and storage. With swimming pool, BBQ and private parking. Situated in a very peaceful location with fantastic views over the sea. Price 550.000€

A beautiful, fully functioning property in excellent condition, consisting of 2 independent apartments First one is 153sq.m with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen living room. Second is 85sq.m with 2 bedrooms, an open space kitchen/living room, bathroom, veranda. Price 350.000€

Beautiful villa 200sqm plus basement of 120sqm on a plot of 1455sqm. It offers amazing sea views and sunsets. It has 4 en-suite bedrooms 2 with full baths. The second floor has a very large open plan kitchen/living/dining area which boasts a cathedral ceiling. Two kilometers to the beautiful beaches. Price 299.000€

RR2086 Kato Korakiana

Luxury villa just a few meters away from an unspoilt beach and with a stunning view of the sea. If a new buyer wishes to expand the existing building or build another, it would be permitted to build up to 110sqm. Price 500.000€

The Villa consists of a spacious living room with a fireplace, kitchen, 4 bedrooms one of which is an attic and 3 bathrooms. It has a 270sq.m veranda, a swimming pool, 2.500sqm plot. Ideal opportunity either for permanent residence or investment. Price 340.000€

RRL1513 Doukades

Luxurious villa of 160sqm with stunning views, on a plot of 700sqm. It consists of 3 bedrooms, one with ensuite facilities. Spacious living room with fireplace and patio doors to overlook the view of the north part of the island. Price 280.000€


the blue paradise

RR1919 Ano Korakiana

RR1857 Agios Ioannis

RR2108 Kavadades

Amazing, free - standing 3-bedroom house on a plot of 2560sqm, with a magical garden, full of mature fruit trees. A perfect house for people who value the peace and want to cultivate their food in a virtual garden of Eden! Price 260.000€

A lovely 3 bedroom, detached house, light and airy, with spacious room sizes, terraces, easily manageable garden and is totally equipped for immediate occupation, either as a permanent residence, holiday home or letting investment, with good rental income. Price 250.000€

RR343 Arillas

RR1879 Viglatouri

RRL1613 Arillas

RR1489 Agios Georgios South

RR2028 Perithia

RR1917 Makrades

RR1869 Kastelani Mesis

For sale this beautiful newly build detached house 223sq.m built on a plot of 900sq.m. It consists of three levels constructed with very high standards with the best materials. The garden is beautifully landscaped and there is a bbq. Price 275.000€

Select quality-built detached 127m2 has stunning sunsets. Living area: kitchen, feature fireplace, guest cloakroom, lower floor: 3 double bedrooms (1 ensuite) a family bathroom. Land of approx 900sqm allowing adequate room for a swimming pool. Price 245.000€

This beautiful villa of 109sqm sits on a plot of 1.000sqm,is on one floor and consists of an open planned lounge/ kitchen, two double bedrooms with a shared bathroom and a master bedroom with en suite and a good sized swimming pool. Price 220.000€

Seeking for tranquility and privacy to relax on your holiday? We offer you the opportunity to make yours a cottage of 87sq.ms, surrounded by a wonderful garden with lots of plants, trees and colorful flowers. Swimming pool and barbeque. Price 265.000€

Α beautiful stone house with character situated in a prime location. Built on a hill, it offers amazing sea view. Fully renovated without losing its traditional character, with wood and stone to be the main characteristics. Ideal investment opportunity. Price 230.000€

A wonderful detached house within the greenery, with amazing view to the mountains and the sea, on a plot of 2.000sq.m full of trees and plants. Built and decorated in a traditional style, offers privacy and it is ideal for investment. Price 219.000€

Just 10 min walk to the beach we have this beautiful detached house of 162 sq.m on three floors and with lovely views of the sea, amazing sunsets and the surrounding valleys, situated on a plot of approximately 750 sq.m. Price 229.000€

RRL1575 Kato Korakiana

Newly 90sq.m maisonette only 50m from the sea, has 70sq.m garden and belongs to an 8 maisonette complex Although the area is touristic it remains unspoiled and maintains its natural beauty. Big advantage of the area is its large sandy beach. Price 225.000€

RR1864 Arillas

The property is situated in a tranquil area at the edge of the village of Kastellani, consists of a spacious living room with stylish decoration, a functional kitchen, two bedrooms. Every room has patio doors which overlook the countryside. Price 215.000€

A beautiful house with three bedrooms and a large garden, is 106 sqm, spreads over two floors. Arillas beach is just a ten-minute walk away, this is the ideal place for whoever wants to spend their summers and winters. Price 210.000€

RR2007 Dasia

RR1932 Kouspades

RR2114 Corfu Town

RR1884 Afionas

RR1980 Pentati

RRL1716 Corfu Town

RRL1389 Vigla

RR2065 Velonades

An amazing apartment in a beautiful apartment complex. It consists of 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, hallway and an open space of kitchen/living room with a fireplace. It has a large veranda and private garden. Distance from the beach 300m. Price 200.000€

This unique property is situated in the west with amazing sunsets. The plot is 2.840sq.m with an old olive press of approx 96sqm which can be converted into a dream house for those who love peace, nature and the sea. Price 180.000€

Beautiful villa 220sq.ms with sea and mountain views, in a plot of 1.132sq.ms, provides unique purchase opportunity as it can be used as a permanent residence or a holiday accommodation with the possibility to rent it out during the holiday season. Price 195.000€

Ground floor apartment of 80sqm located only 10 mins walking distance from the city centre. The apartment has garden and plenty of parking space. It consists of 2 spacious bedrooms, kitchen, living room and bathroom with jacuzzi. Price 179.000€

A unique opportunity to travel back in time by walking in the streets of the old town. This 73sqm modern, fully renovated, furnished apartment which is built with high quality materials, only 50m from the church of Agios. Spiridonas. Price 190.000€

Detached traditional stone house with three small plots, very beautiful, well maintained it is ready to live in. It consists of two bedrooms, a living room, kitchen. You can enjoy the views to the mountain and the sea. Price 170.000€

A beautiful little cottage, nice as a holiday home but also fit for living all year long. It is 74 sq.m of two bedrooms, a bathroom with shower and a big open plan kitchen/living room. The house sits on a plot of 963 sqm an extra 326 sqm can be built. Price 149.000€

This 160sqm (including verandas) property sits on a plot of 2.200sqm. The property is on one floor, has a large lounge/fitted kitchen/diner with high wooden ceilings and beautiful stone wall. We have a bathroom and 3 bedrooms, and a mezzanine floor. Price 159.000€

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RRL1556 Agios Ioannis

Corfu

RR2137 Korakades

RR2071 Kato Korakiana

It is a traditional 2 storey, stone house, fully renovated with respect to the Corfiot tradition with view to the endless crystal clear water. The ground floor consists of 2 bedrooms with large fitted wardrobes and a bathroom. Price 135.000€

A lovely traditional house made of stone, fully renovated. Ground floor consists of an open space kitchen/ living room, a bathroom and a storage room. It also has a spacious yard. First floor consists of 3 bedrooms, beautiful mountain view. Price 135.000€

RR2042 Episkepsi

RR572 Vistonas

RR1830

For sale, this lovely, first floor apartment 58 s.qm approx., in a complex in Gouvia at central Corfu. This property is suitable for those who love both their comfort and the pleasures of a complex. Price 125.000€

Lovely sunny bungalow that could be bought as a small paradise for the holidays but also as a permanent residence, as it is located only a breath away from the golden sandy beaches, tavernas, restaurants, bars, mini market, bakery. Price 117.000€

RR1977 Kavadades

RR999 Peroulades

RR2123 Avliotes

Traditional house, built in the 19th century, in a very good condition. It consists of two floors, about 69 sqm each enjoys amazing sea views it also has a beautiful garden of 240sqm with almond, lemon, fig and quince trees. Price 85.000€

RR1893 Arkadades

Detached house, located in the village, the house measures 105sq mtrs and sits on a plot of 300sq mtrs. Comprising of: lounge, dining and kitchen area, three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Walking distance to the beach of Canal D Amour. Price 99.000€

RR2043 Ano Korakiana

RR2053 Pentati

RRL1400 Antiperni

RRL1479 Pirgi

RR1995 Potamos

RRL1742 Magoulades

RR2064 Velonades

A detached building on a 4.000sq.m plot of 150sq.m consists of 2 houses. One has 3 bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom and living room. The other has 1 bedroom kitchen, bathroom and living room. Price 150.000€

Traditional, stone house of 209sqm in a 143sqm plot with amazing view, consists of a large living room with a fireplace, a separate kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 2 kitchens a large room with a fireplace and an old olive press. Price 135.000€

A single floor detached house of 180 sqm, is built on a plot of 1000 sq.m enjoys a distant sea view. Consists of two parts, the old house which is well-maintained and the new part which is not completely finished. Price 110.000€

Stone house 141sq.m in two levels, is half renovated and needs completion. It consists, of three bedrooms, a living room with fireplace, the kitchen and two bathrooms. Price 80.000€

RR2068 Perivoli

Α 60sqm house built in a plot 950sqm. It consists of a living room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, bathroom. A beautiful veranda at the front side of the house with view to the garden offers moments of peace and relaxation.Price 72.000€

This lovely property measures 165sq.m, the exterior has already been renovated, whilst the interior requires complete renovation. This property would be ideal for those looking for a heavenly place to live and enjoy the magic of the countryside. Price 120.000€

For sale adjoined house with amazing view consists of 2 floors, each with its own entrance. The ground floor of 60sqm consists of a large space, kitchen, bathroom and a living room. The first floor of 30sqm has two bedrooms. Price 75.000€

Bungalow of 65 sq.m is well maintained and ready to live in whilst modernizeing it. It consists of 2 bedrooms, a bathroom and an open plan sitting – dinner. Private garden 300 sq.m. there are various fruit trees. Price 75.000€

A lovely detached house of This delightful little bungalow 90sqm 50sqm with amazing sea view, with a garden to the front and the situated only 4km from town. rear of the property of approx Μade of stone fully renovated. It consists 900sqm with olive, pear, lemon, of an open space kitchen/living room, plum, fig, jasmine trees and a private one bathroom, one bedroom with loft drive. There is enough room for a and a spacious veranda. Price 70.000€ small pool. Price 69.000€

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RRL1815 Vigla

A lovely little house in a privileged spot with panoramic view, two bedrooms, bathroom and a spacious fully equipped kitchen. Its large veranda gives you the opportunity to enjoy the magnificent and unobstructed sea view. Price 135.000€

RRL1636 AGIOS GEORGIOS SOUTH

A very pretty and convenient house, with veranda and back garden, it is 64 sq.m consists hallway, living room, kitchen, bathroom one bedroom. Behind the house is a garden of 200 sqm, partly paved and partly planted with fruit trees. Price 80.000€

Unique purchase opportunity of two apartments with sea views, just 30m from the beach. These apartments measure 55sqm each, they are on the 1st floor and each one consists of two bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom and balcony. Price for each apartment is 75,000€

In the village of Velonades we have this 100sqm two floor town house with 250sqm of land. First floor consists of kitchen/diner, 2 bedrooms and bathroom. Down the spiral staircase are 3 more rooms. A lounge and two bedrooms. Price 59.000€


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RR1207 KAROUSADES This fabulous rebuilt 3 bed roomed house with separate self contained 1 bed apartment, sits on the top of the hill overlooking the whole village and valleys below.The property comes with a small garden and private parking. Price 295.000€ now 154.950€

RR246 DAFNI A newly completed renovated 2 storey house comprising of a newly fitted kitchen, bathroom and 2 bedrooms, with garden approx 150sq.m with flowers and shrubs and private parking space. Close to Dafni village and Agios Georgios beach. Price 135.000€ now 85.000€

RRL1732 MESSONGHI Apartment for sale very close to the beach, shops, restaurants, cafes and plenty of amenities all year round. The apartment is 70sq.ms, on the 1st floor in a very good condition and can be moved into right away. Price 90.000€ now 75.000€

RRL1539 EPISKOPIANA Stone house 70sq.ms in a plot of 200sq.m built in about 1950 and consists of 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, a living room and a kitchen. It has been recently renovated. with a beautiful fenced garden, flowers and a paved yard. Price 89.000€ now 75.000€

RRL1338 BENITSES Two beautiful studios of 20 and 22 sq.m, just 150m from the sea. Each one consists of one room with builtin wardrobes, kitchen, a bathroom. They have a lovely garden of 120sqm with fruit trees and various plants. Price 90.000€ now 75.000€

RR1325 MARMARO Detached house 200sq.m in three levels in a plot 1000sq.m and it comprises of basement, ground floor and first floor with excellent views of the countryside.Corfu town is approx. 18klm and the nearerest beach is 3.5klm.Price 250.000€ now 180.000€

RR1738 KOMPITSI In a plot of 550sq.m is this beautiful 170sq.m. maisonette. It is located just 6.5 km away from Corfu Town and enjoys unobstructed stunning views of the suburbs and Corfiot nature,stunning views to Vido Island and Corfu town. Price 250.000 € now 230.000€

RR1831 SIDARI Only 100m from the centre of Sidari and its lovely beaches is this 78sqm, 3/4 bedroom, first floor apartment with balconies, kitchen, bathroom and lounge/diner. The property is in good condition and is in a prime position for rental potential. Price 89.000€ now 59.000€

RR650 SIDARI Two apartments for sale 50sq.m each on a plot of 1,000sq.m. The apartments require a little updating, and they could generate a good rental income. For anyone looking for something a little larger, it is possible to extend each apartment by 50sq.m. Price 160.000€ now 89.000€

RR1673 RILIATIKA An amazing plot with panoramic views for an unbeatable price! This is an opportunity to purchase 1,250 sq.m, buildable up to 170 sq.m. If you are looking for tranquillity with fabulous views, look no further, has the most spectacular 180 degree view. Price 59.000€ now 42.950€

RRL1697 CORFU TOWN A cozy property in the center of Corfu 60 sq.m, consists of a kitchen, living room and the bathroom and the two bedrooms. There is also a storage room.. The property is also an investment opportunity.. Price 70.000€ now 60.000€

RR1900 ARGIDADES A traditional two storey house recently fully renovated, with every modern facility without losing its traditional character. A little yard in the frontage completes this lovely property. Price 77.000€ now 72.000€

RRL1606 ALIKES A large property with two separate homes. The ground floor of 70sqm of two bedrooms open plan living / kitchen, bathroom.Upstairs there is a maisonette 110 sq.m. On the first level kitchen, living area, wc. On the second level, 3 bedrooms a bathroom. Price 350.000 now 250.000€

RRL1750 VIROS An opportunity to buy a property very close to the town and the sea, 96 sq.m. and sits on a plot of 995 sq.m. The property is in need of renovation but has great potential of becoming an exceptional house. Price 65.000 now 60.000€

RR1765 CHOREPISKOPI The building measures 113 sq. m. Ground floor consists of a large room and a bathroom. On the floor there are 3 spacious rooms with stunning views.Outdoors there is a yard measuring 20 m. that can host family gatherings and party with friends. Price 75.000 now 60.000€

RR1382 KANONI Ground floor flat 37sq.m in a block of flats in the well known Kanoni, central Corfu. The flat consists of a large bedroom, a kitchen and a bathroom. It has got a balcony with frontage on a communal garden. Price 53.000 now 38.000€

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offers RR1867 SINARADES This charming 35sqm little house consists of one bedroom, a small Lshaped open-plan living room/kitchen area, bathroom. An attic does provide for the addition of another room, if required, allowing the readjustment of the lower floor into a larger living room and kitchen. Price 52.000 now 42.000€

RRL1765 DAFNI This little house of 70sqm consists of a galley style kitchen and separate lounge and bathroom, on the first floor has two bedrooms and a small balcony. Countryside views can be enjoyed from this floor. Price 69.000 now 59.000€

RR1923 LOUTSES The house is approx 200years old but has been renovated in the last ten years. It is approx 140 sqm with a very large balcony (over 30sqm) that gives us absolutely amazing sea views. The plot size is 775,13sqm. Price 184.500 now 139.950€

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Why hiring an Attorney...

...when purchasing a property is necessary and what our services really have to offer. Buying a house, an apartment or a plot to build on, in Greece, it is subject to similar legalities to those applying in most EU countries. However, as every case is different , it is wise to appoint an attorney who will carefully revise every detail and guide you throughout the whole process, making sure that you will buy a property legally checked from every aspect. It is necessary to appoint an attorney to check the ownership title and to assure you that the property is free of any legal encumbrances. So, for your piece of mind and convenience Roula Rouva Real Estate collaborates with a team of professional attorneys who will be happy to offer their responsible expert legal advice. Reason No. 1: When you have taken the decision to invest your money in another country like Greece, you need to feel safe and to have the assurance that there is no risk involved. Reason No. 2: Although it is a very good time for investments in Greece, the process of a purchase is not at all automated and typical like in other countries. On the contrary, because of the poor system in most of the land registries, the particular legal status in some special regions in Corfu and also due to the possible and highly probable red tape, an attorney is more precious than ever! Reason No. 3: As no one else can really replace the key –role that we play in a purchase, we do not only offer our services for the contract but also remain your legal representatives for as long as you wish, therefore you can feel safe about any issue which may concern you in the future. Reason No. 4: Beyond our major legal task, we also offer our clients a wide range of other administrative services, acting as their legal representatives in almost every public service required, as well as in any bank. Whereas we simultaneously allow you to take advantage of our legal knowledge

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in order to protect your interests. Reason No. 5: Proudly, we can say that we are the only professionals who have the sufficient knowledge and specialized experience to protect our clients from any possible traps or defaults in purchasing a property as we are familiar with the entire process. So we can deal immediately and effectively with any difficulty, saving you time and money. Even in the most complicated cases, we spend the necessary time and effort for your personal exclusive benefit and advantage.

GEORGIA KOUTSOURI

Georgia is an English speaking lawyer who retains her law office in Corfu town, handling cases in Ionian Islands and Athens. She has been a member of Corfu Bar Association since 2010 and specializes in property transactions, investments and civil law. She has studied law in the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens – Greece and has also been awarded with a Diploma in Negotiations by the Athens University of Economics & Business. She speaks Greek, English and German. T: +30 2661301417 Μ.: +30 6934111648 E-mail: georgia_koutsouri@yahoo.gr & info@corfulegal.gr

Christos Kolionasios

Christos is a German and English speaking lawyer who spends his time between Corfu in Greece and Bielefeld in Germany. He has been practising law since 2005 and he has been concentrating in Real Estate & Tourism law, Gambling law, Civil law, Criminal law and Corporate law. Christos has studied law at the Bielefeld University and he has been recognised by DI.K.A.T.S.A (Inter-University Center for the Recognition of Foreign Degrees) of the First Legal Exam. He is also a member of the Lawyer’s Chamber of Hamm in Germany as well as a member of the Lawyer’s Chamber of Corfu in Greece. Christos speaks Greek, German and English fluently. Iakovou Polyla 24 49100 Corfu, Greece, Τ.: (+30) 2661040495, Μ.: (+30) 6947368888, Ε-mail: ckoliona@otenet.gr


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Alternative Holidays on Corfu, Greece

You can visit Corfu and spend a relaxing holiday on one of its many beaches, but the new trend is alternative holidays, involving activities of different kinds, and getting closer to the real culture of the place. First of all there are great walking holidays available on Corfu. The Corfu Trail is a footpath covering 212 km from the southernmost to the northernmost tip of the island, over hills, Corfu has been a popular travel valleys, beaches and mountains. destination for centuries. Travelers have always been inspired Another popular form of tourism by its breathtaking landscapes, on Corfu is cycling holidays. Tourists lush vegetation, peaceful olive mainly from Germany and the Nethgroves, and great variety of erlands have been coming for years flowers, insects, birds and ani- to Corfu to cycle distances between mals. Gerald Durrell’s “My fam- 20 and 80 kilometers a day. ily and other animals” describes this in a vivid and humorous Sailing is also very popular, as Corfu has the biggest marina of Greece in manner.

Gouvia. Around Corfu and along the nal uses, create your own, natural coastline of mainland Greece there cosmetics and more. are many little harbours and innumerable bays and coves to explore. Another special form of tourism which is rapidly developing, espeIf you like horses, there are several cially around the village of Arillas providers of horse riding lessons and in the north of Corfu, is spiritual excursions, as well as a big equine tourism. There are several meditacentre with excellent amenities and tion centres, offering courses as dispecial programs for children, horse verse as yoga, tai chi, qi gong, kirtan whispering and healing horse riding. and mantra singing, silent retreats, tantra sessions and much more. Agrotourism is also on the rise. These spiritual sessions are often There are organic farms where combined with creative work such the visitor can stay in the farm, as painting, sculpture, music and participate in the agricultural ac- dance. There are also many inditivities, feed the animals and taste vidual session-givers offering many the delicious produce of the farm. different kinds of massage and alSometimes you can combine these ternative therapies. And there are activities with cooking lessons, learn great festivals combining yoga and about the different kinds of wild meditation with music and celebraherbs and their culinary and medici- tion. A perfect holiday to energize body, mind and spirit! This is just a brief introduction, if you want to find out more you can visit the Green Corfu website, showcasing all kinds of alternative ways to spend a holiday on Corfu. The Green Corfu team will be more than happy to help you set up the perfect holiday for you and your family!

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a smell of taste Corfiot Cuisine

Ok, so you have chosen your destination and booked your accommodation which is either an Apartment, B&B or a Luxury villa. Now you just have to organize what to visit in Corfu and of course what to eat… As you probably already know Greek islands are mostly all about seafood, drinks on the beach and ouzo in Tavernas by the sea. to South you will find variations.

Introducing «mezedes»

Greeks are into mezedes as Spanish are into tapas and Italians into aperitif. Oyζo mixes the spirit and opens the journey. Mezedes can be the classical and original melt_in_the_mouth octopus which personally we absolutely recommend, anchovies, (gónos kalamaráki) baby squids or crispy atherína in late spring. Dolmadakia (wine leaves with rice), fresh springtime artichokes are fricasseed in a white sauce with parsley and celery, trigonákia (triangular cheesestuffed turnovers with honey), bekri meze (pork-based and a bit spicy).

Remember! no meze can be tasted without the accompaniment of a serious Oyζο glass.

Meet the «Casserole» dishes

The Corfiot dishes are dominated and inextricably tied in with the history of the island, and this is what makes the Corfiot food so different from the rest of Greece. Italians The Venetian domination influenced the Corfiot kitchen and local cuisine into introducing a more elaborate gastronomy and a traditional one. As Italians are very much into sauces, especially the ones made from tomatoes, you will find many Corfiot dishes made with a red sauce base.

Signature mezedes include fluffy three-cheese saganáki, succulent fresh- fried shrimp.

Pastitsada is for sure the most well known pasta dish, cooked with thick pasta and tomato sauce and veal, beef or rooster. Flavoured with garlic, minced onions, white wine and spiced with cloves, cinnamon and bay leaves – some use nutmeg, cumin and allspice.

Every meze has its particularity and from one place to another they may vary on the spices and in the way they are cooked and served, even in Corfu from North

Sofrito another classic dish that gets its name from the Italian word fritto, meaning fried. Thin floured slices, of veal fried incorporated into a sauce of gar-

Some chunky tzαtziki is a must, melitzanosalata (made by eggplant) and taramasalata (can be white or pink) is a must also.

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lic and parsley, cooked in white wine and vinegar. Served over mashed potatoes (Poulenta). Bourdéτo corfu signature spicy fresh stone fish petropsarra or scorpion fish dish. Cooked in a spicy tomato sauce with liberal amounts of hot red pepper and potatoes. Bianko this dish is not so famous, but it’s very tasty and very easy to make. It’s cod fish cooked in a garlic-lemon sauce with boiled potatoes and black pepper. Byzantines: during the byzantine era the local cuisine took a Mediterranean form maintaining fish and vegetables cooked with olive oil, wheat, wine and wild greens.

oil and lemon juice and roasted in the oven or over charcoal. Savouro is fried fish, usually sardines or white bait with a white sauce made from rosemary, vinegar, garlic, and raisins. English during the english protectorate period the corfiot cuisine had already raised it’s culinary dinstiction… all that remained, was … Mpouroubourou this soup is a creative affair made by any vegetables that happen to be on hand with short length pasta, making an adjustment by adding olive oil, salt and hot pepper. Pudding custard-based desserts, often containing currants or raisins.

Tzaletia it’s pancakes of salted cod fish (bakaliaros) with very spicy garlic paste.

Ginger Beer refreshing summer drink blended with ginger and lemon juice.

Tsigarelli a casserole of wild greens with lots of red hot pepper.

Today many of the traditional recipes are served in several Corfu restaurants making it easy for visitors to become acquainted with Corfu’s gastronomic wealth.

Sikomaida special dark brown figs prepared with spiced syrup accompanys meats that benefit from a sweet touch like pork, duck, or lamb. Hordes are the lamb’s innards - liver, lungs, sweetbreads, wrapped in lamb intestine and seasoned with pepper, oregano,

Some dishes though, may have faded into oblivion or may be found, only in a few little local tavernas.

Live your Myth in Corfu!!!


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Paxos

Paxos untouched by time, is the smallest Ionian Island seven miles by two and is located just nine miles off the southern most tip of Corfu and ten from the mainland of Greece. Paxos has no airport and for this reason has thankfully eluded the masses who flock to the neighboring islands. This magical island holds many enchanting surprises of natural beauty and contrasts. The East Coastline is enveloped in a silvery green cloak formed by the olive trees sloping gently to glistering blue waters. Numerous secluded coves and bays offer solitude as some of them are only accessible by boat. The clarity of the sea make snorkeling an excellent pursuit for the more energetic. Tiny harbours with colourful fishing boats complemented by picturesque houses typify the coastline. The West Coast has a dramatic array of the most stunning limestone cliffs, dropping away to bleached white shingle bays, huge caves, blue grottoes and crystal waters of aquamarine are truly worth a visit by boat. Paxos surely must be a walkers paradise with its network of mule tracks and donkey paths breathtaking views and natural geological wonders.

RR2000

Paxos is a one of a kind island. The natural landscape with the olive trees, the stone buildings, the clear blue sky and the crystal clear waters will captivate you. Encircled by stately olive trees, this house is in an ideal position, being only a short drive or twenty five minutes’ walk from the lovely harbor of Loggos and only 1,200m from the beach, it is a four bedroom house, consisting of a lower and a little bit higher level of the ground floor, as the owners kept and renovated the traditional structure of the old house. The ground floor consists of a kitchen, sitting room , bedroom and a bathroom. Price 630.000€

RR1877

RR2049

Luxury Villas in the west part of Paxos. The natural setting, the uninterrupted sea views and the landscape of one of the most beautiful islands in the Ionian Sea together with the modern architecture and decoration create a chic, as well as a romantic atmosphere of times gone by. The villas will offer relaxing moments in the sun or swimming in the stunning cantilevered infinity pool. The lucky owner can enjoy enchanting sunsets as well as walks in the adjacent olive groves. The first house has been completed and consists of a master suite, plus an additional large bedroom, both with en-suite bathrooms, a living room, a modern fitted kitchen with dining area and utility room, and spacious covered exterior areas with steps leading up to the belvedere terrace from which you will enjoy ever-changing vistas and an infinity swimming pool. Built to exact standards and superb craftmanship, the ambience of the villas is light and contemporary and the interior seems to merge with the exterior like a marriage made in Heaven. Price 890.000€

RR1314

Four small maisonettes for sale just 15m away from the sea, on a plot of 1,500 sq.m. The properties measure 50 sq.m each and consist of a living room, kitchen and bathroom on the ground floor with a single room on the second floor. The gardens are landscaped and feature olive trees and native plants. It is just 15m away from the beach. Price 460.000€

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This villa is located in a breathtaking setting on a hilltop with an uninterrupted sea view overlooking the Ionian sea and the Greek mainland. The property is 170sq.m and consists of 3 bedrooms, two of them with ensuite bathrooms. There is extra space on the mezzanine level where it is perfect for either an office or even an additional bedroom. The first floor has the advantage of a balcony all around. The ground floor consists of an autonomous apartment with kitchen and shower room. There is a further self contained cottage which has been recently renovated and is an ideal guest house. Both the ground floor and the cottage can offer a good income as the current owner rents them out throughout the summer.

Price 999.000€


RRL1790

Detached traditional house 90sq.m fully renovated near Gaios, in a plot of 400sq.m, with a second independent house of 26sq.m, fully autonomized with a separate building permit, overlooking the picturesque view. It is situated in a small village in the southern part of the island with a distance of approximately 1.000m away from the sea. These are two very beautiful houses either for residential or tourist exploitation. Price:

195.000€

RR1841 Top end land for sale in a stunning 7.034sq.m unique and exclusive spot, with a spectacular view of the sea. This inclining and amphitheatrical plot of land will allow you to enjoy both the turquoise sea that lies in front of you, as well as the magnificent view of the sunset in Paxos, It has a building license for the construction of a 200sq.m villa, making this land the perfect spot to build the house of your dreams.

RR1999

RRL1763

Price 690.000€ A superb family villa with an outstanding view overlooking the port of Gaios and Agios Nikolaos Island. Three bedroom villa with 3 bathrooms 138 sqr.m Life moves at a leisurely pace on Paxos and why the hurry when there’s a view to be enjoyed, like the one from this Villa? At your feet you have the picturesque harbour of the island’s capital, Gaios, with the comings and goings of the yachts and caiques, the green of Agios Nikolaos Island, the meeting point with sea on the eastern horizon and the darker hills and mountains of Epiros shimmering in the haze of the heat.

RRL 1625

Price 799.000€

Price 480.000€

A piece of jewellery in the island of Paxos. Traditional house by the sea, with an amazing view in a unique area of beauty and peace. The property consists of two historical buildings which were built in 1700 and fully renovated in 2010. The central building has 5 bedrooms, living room, kitchen and 3 bathrooms. The second building consists of two studio apartments and is built in the same architectural design which characterizes the whole island.

RR1848

Price 3.600.000€

For sale a plot of land measuring 6.024 sq.m, located in Paxos island, with a spectacular view of the Ionian Sea. The plot is buildable and offers amazing view. One of its advantages is, that it is situated just 100m distance from the nearest beach, giving a very privileged position.

RRL1668

Price 459.000€

RR1844 A unique opportunity is this rare plot of land measuring 4.047 sq.m, permit to build a 200sq.m villa can be obtained. This plot is suitable for anyone who wants to combine the privacy and peace of a residence along with the cosmopolitan life of the beautiful island of Paxos.

Price 350.000€

A unique opportunity to purchase this special plot in Paxos, with a magnificent view of the crystal clear Ionian sea. The plot is situated in the North area of the island. It is 10.500sq.m, amphitheatrical and buildable. Only 70m away from the sea, with a public path leading to the sea.

At the highest peak of Paxos, is a property of 4.300 sq.m with unique beauty overlooking the Ionian Sea, Corfu and Epirus. It is a magnificent position due to the view makes it ideal to built a dream villa to live in.

RR444 An exclusive opportunity to own this lovely Villa with private access to the sea only 50m away. Built to a high standard, completed in 2008 sitting on a plot of land measuring 2,350sq.m, comprising of: open plan kitchen dining and lounge area with fireplace and guest bathroom. On the first floor there are two bedrooms both with en-suite bathrooms and balconies with a fantastic ocean view all round. The swimming pool has an unobstructed view as far to the right of Corfu Island and the mainland Greece. A building licence for an extra 100sq.m of building is Included in the price. Price 990.000€

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