Kanoni / Corfu
Kanoni / Corfu
Villa Scheria featured in the James Bond film “ For your eyes only” and “The Executioner” starring George Peppard and Joan Collins. This unique estate is one of the neighbouring estates to “mon Repos” the summerhouse of the King of Greece, and the birthplace of Prince Philip of Great Britain. Splendidly situated in a prominent position 40 metres above the sea.
The Villa has a beautiful panoramic view looking southeast over the Ionian Sea and famous Pondikonissi, or Mouse Island. Located at the apex of kanoni the Villa is well away from Corfu’s tourist crowds, yet offers easy access to the restaurants and shops of Corfu town, and is only 20 minutes away from the Corfu Golf Club.
The 10 acre estate has beach frontage and beautifully tended gardens filled with shrubs and flowers, and shaded by hundreds of olive and cypresses trees, with bougainvillea, wisteria, plumbago and jasmine. The sun drenched terraces, and breathtaking views over the vast, turquoise-blue sea, and the wonderfully calming swishing of the trees, all fuse together to make this a truly spectacular house.
Enjoy a unique wine tasting experience in the Old Town and discover the most exciting flavors of 6 Greek wine labels from different grape varieties from Corfu and Greece. Our sommelier will reveal all the secrets of these fine wines!
Learn about the cultivation of the most famous Corfiot grape varieties with an expert. Gather fresh vegetables and herbs from the estate’s garden and enjoy a cooking class, followed by a seated lunch with wine tasting.
Take a 25-km cycling tour to catch the major sights of Corfu’s Old Town with an experienced local guide and discover the city’s unknown corners in its charming streets. Enjoy a coffee stop on the way at one of the island’s most beautiful spots.
Visit the two emblematic Old and New fortresses then discover Contra Fossa, Michael & George’s Palace, the Durrell Gardens, Liston, Spianada Square, the Town Hall, the Campiello district and the old town, with a stop for coffee in one of the fine cafes.
We can arrange a choice of walks with expert guides for you to explore the impressive terrain of Corfu. From mountain views to sea vistas, green hills and traditional villages, along paved paths and sandy beaches, there are routes for everyone to enjoy.
A unique cultural and architectural tour of 19th century Corfu, stopping at Mon Repos Palace before visiting the Asian Art Museum (Michael & George’s Palace) and the Social Garden, amongst other sites of the period.