In an ideal position located midway between Larnaca/ Limassol and Nicosia, this property was the stopping off point from the 1940's for donkeys, cars and buses. Featuring a restaurant, stables, petrol station and accommodation Half Way House at Skarinou Station was a well known feature of Cypriot life, this continued until the 1980's when the new motorway reduced traffic on the old road back to a slow country pace.
In the 1990's renovations started. now with a large stone 3 bedroom house with pool, 2 bedroom stone bungalow and 2 x 2 bedroom flats ,extensive outbuildings,Orchards and planning for a 9 hole golf course this is a property to spark your imagination.
MAIN HOUSE GROUND FLOOR
KITCHEN - open plan kitchen /diner with stone arch and stone walls featuring, wooden beams, high ceilings, 6x 1940's original wooden french windows opening onto patio area and extensive parking. Craftsman built one of a kind solid wood fitted kitchen with Miele and Smeg appliances.
FORMAL LIVING ROOM
High Ceilings, 5 metre diameter arched window looking out onto patio, Wooden beams, and tiled floors complemented with 4 huge Greek chandeliers.
2 metre wide impressive wooden staircase to mezzanine floor.
90 sq metre dining/ sitting area with large open fireplace and stone arch with oval table that seats 12 very comfortably, french doors out to large swimming pool and second patio area.
with 2 full size snooker tables, arched high ceilings, open fire with impressive carved wooden fireplace and 4 sets of original french doors opening to patios and grapevines.
BLUE ROUND ROOM
Original 8 metre wide semi circular reading room with 180 degree views throughout,
double doors into entrance hall, with laundry room and washroom. entrances to kitchen, dining and snooker room
Stairs down into very large, unfinished basement/ garage with external arched windows /doors out onto lower level
half undercover for shade in the heat of summer and patios
MAIN HOUSE UPSTAIRS
Wooden staircase leading from Mezzanine floor with skylights and library balcony, to wide hallway.
90 sq metres with fitted wardrobes, sloping ceilings, beams and stone arch, kitchenette, library area, balcony and large marble ensuite bathroom with sunken tub and shower this room is a one of a kind retreat.
Large semi- circular bedroom with en suite, and separate living room with kitchen
Sloped ceiling double bedroom with en suite bathroom
attached to the main house but with external stairs access to the first floor flat , this was the original building built in the early 1930's, with thick mud brick walls it is cool in summer and warm in winter. Approx 70 sq m
2 double bedrooms and living room with kitchen and bathroom and large balcony with view over the vines and pool.
Ground floor , used to be the old kitchens for the restaurant, like flat 2 it has original stone and mud brick walls. approx 95 sq m
1 stone Double bedroom with original french doors and built in wardrobe
1 single bedroom
Living room with arch into kitchen and double french doors leading down to large glass conservatory
separate building approx 15 metres from main house, original stone stables turned into 2 bed bungalow.
Large open plan living kitchen with separate toilet and entrance way.
2 stone double bedrooms with en suites, 1 leading to another and each with external doors
300 sq metre tile roofed shed .ideal for large machinery
1 prefabricated storage shed 60 sq m
2 sets of 1 bed prefab living accommodation ( needing repair)
Large glass sided garage , fits 5 large cars
House entrance's choice of 2 large antique arched stone gateways with wooden gates, 1 smaller wooden gate further up the property or open access at the top
all surrounded by stone driveways ,fruit trees and vines, fresh water spring fish pond, stone ovens and 2 working wells.
Orchard with 100 Date Palms, olive trees, Apricots and Pomegranates
ALSO AS A PLUS
we have Golf Course planning.
Planning for 9 hole golf course with club house ( glass garage building) no work done as yet, (waiting for building regulations)
Deeds, plans and golf course plans on request