Villa Maona is located on the historic island of Chios and within a 14200 square meter orange and tangerine grove located along the northwest fringes of the historic Kambos Valley of Chios. The property lies 5 kilometres from the city and only 2 kilometres from the island’s airport. It stands along the main traffic artery which connects the City with the medieval villages of Chios.
It is worth mentioning that the Kambos Valley which covers several hundred acres of similar orange and tangerine groves is renowned for producing the world’s finest in taste and aroma tangerines and is recognised as one of the most unique sites of Greece. The construction of the two-story house dates back to the 15th century, during the period when the Genovese occupied the island. It has been built with carved stone, 70 cm wide walls, masonry Genovese type cruciform and curved arch room ceilings. The property covers 248 square meters in total.
Today the restored house and the surrounding leisure and recreational areas comprise a notable building complex which combines the history of the buildings architectural form with the current comforts of modern living. The 143 square meter ground floor includes two living rooms, a dining room, kitchen, a small hall, bathroom with shower facilities and an auxiliary room accommodating the stairway to the upper level. The 106 square meter upper level quarters include three bedrooms, a bathroom and an area at the top end of the stairway which may be used as office etc. A 25 square meter veranda is also available from the bedroom’s corridor.
Outside, along the front of the house lies a large Patio (60-70 square meters) with a BBQ facility. Immediately adjacent to the patio and at a lower level extends the 72 square meter swimming pool, surrounded by tiled recreational space as well as a Bar, WC and a utility room.
Finally, the grove is planted mainly with orange and tangerine trees and is irrigated from an in place water well, located in the property, and through autonomous irrigation complex.