Pelion Estate in Greece Minutes From Volos
Pelion is one of the most famous regions in Greece; it is the mountain of the mythical centaurs and the summer residence of the 12 Gods of ancient Greek mythology. The Pelion Peninsula is located in the north of Greece, only 10 kms from the city of Volos, about 320 kms north of Athens and some 215 kms south of Thessaloniki. Volas has a new international airport, so the area will no doubt open up as an excellent tourist destination. It is a spectacular area which offers a combination of mountains and sea. The area is characterised by huge mountains covered in dense vegetation with high trees and long, sandy beaches with crystal waters.
Pelion has much more to offer including a rich history, interesting museums, incredible local products, great food and some of the most beautiful traditional mountainous villages in Greece.
The Pelion Estate consists of 3 blocks of property that are offered for sale separately or as a whole, with a total land area of nearly 96,000 square metres. Existing structures include a stone-built tower and 2 two-storey residences, in Ano Lehonia in Pelion, overlooking the Aegean Sea.
Block A is 50,000 square metre parcel of land with a two-storey residence (300 square metres) and 4 warehouses (150 square metres). This property is suitable for the creation of an equestrian park with luxury villas or a hotel/resort complex (with an estimated annual return on investment of 8-10%). This is the largest plot of land in the wider area. It is 400 metres from the ocean and has sea views, every day amenities within walking distance and has easy access transportation.
Block B is nearly 6,000 square metres with a stone-built tower (400 square metres) and a two-storey residence (300 square metres. It is adjacent to Block A. and planning permission has been granted to create a boutique hotel, for residential development, a supermarket or other commercial amenities to serve the Ano Lehornia region. The tower is the tallest building in the area and a landmark and point of reference for the locals. It is 1 km from the beach and has ocean views, and every day amenities are within walking distance. There is easy access to public transport.
Block C has a total size of 40,000 square metres, so in the future could be a resort or a residential development. It is one of the largest plots of land in the area, it is currently planted with several hundred olive trees, it has had continuous cultivate for many decades and it is within easy walking distance of every day amenities.
The Pelion / Volos region is rapidly becoming an important development area for Greek tourism and relocation of businesses from the hustle and bustle of Athens. The population is around 800,000, with 250,000 residents in Volos - and the number is growing. In recent times there has been built the largest football and Olympic Games Stadium in Thessaly and the new international airport is just 10 kms from the city of Volos. Solar energy parks are currently being planned and the new highway will connect most townships and cities. The 2013 Mediterranean Games will be held in Volos. So there is plenty happening in this part of the world ..... and it's a great time to invest in property right now!