Located on the exclusive cape of Kommeno, this substantial villa is set within beautiful landscaped gardens. The villa has been designed and built to Venetian style, on three levels, and features a master suite on the top floor with private bathroom (with jacuzzi) and separate dressing room. The first
Set on the edge of a traditional village, this stately mansion retains the atmosphere of a bygone era. From the house, there are lovely open views over tree-filled valleys, while nearby are the beautiful beaches of the west coast with their lovely sunsets. Corfu Town with its cultural attractions, nightlife, and international airport is only twelve kilometers, or approximately 7.5 miles, away. Reflecting the Venetian architecture that influenced old Corfiot homes, the spacious main house of 490 square meters, was built in the 1890’s and was classically restored with high ceilings, French windows, and a soothing palette of pastel colors. It includes seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a fully equipped English country–style kitchen, several fireplaces, central heating, and a large salon with a covered balcony overlooking the gardens. An independent stone guest house of 100 square meters, or approximately offers two bedrooms, two bathrooms, sitting room, and kitchen. This property is ideal for use by a large family, a group of friends, or as an exclusive boutique hotel.
Billionaires are constantly on the lookout for haute properties, better still if they come with a tag of ‘most expensive’. A 54-year-old Russian steel tycoon, Vladimir Lisin, with a net worth of an astounding £15 billion, bought the 300-year-old Park Place mansion for £140 million. Bought by developer Michael Spink in 2007, for about £40 million, the house is set in 300 acres of land in Oxfordshire, with 200 acres of parkland.
Financially troubled Greece has put a ton of state assets up for sale, including some of its famous islands. One interested buyer is Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the ruling Emir of Qatar, who wants to acquire two islands in the Ionian Sea, including Skorpios Island. The private island formerly belonged to famed Greek shipping billionaire Aristotle Onassis and was the site of his wedding to Jackie Kennedy in