Socrates House is a holiday cottage rental in the village of Porta in Sinies, situated in the Northeast of Corfu island. It can accommodate 6 people in two double bedrooms and one twin bedroom.
This is the place to come and let the beauty of nature be your medicine. Its breathtaking views and modern comforts leave nothing wanting for a relaxed and rejuvenating stay.
Privacy, space and plenty of sunshine are the features of Socrates House that have been fitted with contemporary appliances and decorated in an elegant Corfiot countryside style.
From here one can see Corfu Town across the Ionian Sea all the way to the south, the Albanian Alps and Greek mainland across at sunrise and up into the Adriatic Sea towards Italy, to the north
Privacy and quietude blend with an experience of authentic hospitality that are waiting for the seasoned traveler with their family and friends. Socrates House is a home in which to find peace within.
Socrates sits on the hilltops of north east Corfu on 16.000 square meters of land. Sweeping views, an old stone cottage, a yoga deck and a kidney shaped pool are all part of the natural environment.
Located on the eastern slopes of Mount Pantokratoras and yet Socrates House enjoys more sunshine, for longer hours than most houses on this side of the island due to its elevated position.
The atmosphere of Socrates House is one of modern comfort and ease. Light and airy rooms with open views offer a feeling of space while maintaining a cozy warmth.
A beautifully restored wood burner features in the living room both visually as the heart of the house, as well as for additional warmth in winter.
The house entrance and kitchen wall have been paved with traditionally designed tiles to a stylish effect.
Beautifully painted natural landscapes by local artist Georgios Pennas decorate the light colored walls.
All three bedrooms have natural views, with smooth wooden floors and natural linen making up comfortable beds.
Porta is a peaceful village that sits above St Stephanos at an altitude of 350 meters in an area called Sinies, on the north eastern slopes of Mount Pandokratoras.
Away from the coastal tourist hubs nearby, Porta has remained a traditional community with approximately 107 residents.
Socrates House is the place from which to discover the authentic Corfu. A vibrant natural environment that promisses to capture every heart.
This is the land of herbs and wild flowers, of fascinating rock formations, of infinite blues as eagles fly by.