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Doukades Country Estate, Stable

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Doukades Country Estate, Stable

4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Sofia & Alda is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Indoor fireplace
This is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

The space

You are very welcome in a house, which counts more than two centuries! It was built in early 19th century to house a French officer while Corfu was under Napoleon's command. Right after Waterloo, the house was lived by a British officer. Around 1850 it was bought by our family to whom it belongs until today. The house is a typical sample of the architecture of what was known in Corfu under the French word '' mas''. A village house, owned by wealthy families having, mainly, olive yards, in order to survey the agricultural works was a must. When our ancestors bought this house, they added the olive press and the stable in order to make it suitable for this purpose. Nowadays, our family has moved permanently in Athens for more than half a century. As a consequence, the olive press and the stable were restored and altered into apartments decorated with the original antique furniture, ready to host our friends or anyone who would like to visit this beautiful house!

The stable has been transformed into a lovely house that can accommodate 4 persons, two in the bedroom with one double bed, and two in the living room with sofa-bed, which can be transformed into a double bed or two single beds. Baby cot available on request.


Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Indoor Fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Check out by 12PM (noon)


16 Reviews

Isobel User Profile
August 2017
We had such a lovely stay in this converted stable. Doukades is a charming village in a beautiful location and had a very un-touristy and quiet, traditional feel to it. In particular Betty was an amazing help and made our trip so lovely and easy. Is exactly as it appears on this …
Anita User Profile
July 2017
A beautiful and charming space which had plenty of room for myself and 3 teenagers - walking distance to good shop and 3 lovely tavernas in village.
Simon User Profile
July 2017
We had a lovely relaxing holiday at the Stables, the property is charming and well equipped. Doukades is a pretty, quiet hillside village and a great base for exploring Corfu by car. There are plenty of nice beaches and Tavernas nearby, the monastery at Paleokastritsa and the old…
Philip User Profile
March 2017
We had a lovely short stay at this fantastic converted stable. Betty greeted us from the road outside of the house to make it easier to find and made sure we had everything we needed for our stay in Doukades. There is a village just down the hill with some lovely local restaurant…
Charles User Profile
April 2016
The converted stable clean, comfortable and accurately represented on the website. Situated on the edge of a quiet village, within easy walking distance to a few good local restaurants, it made an excellent base for exploring the local countryside and the rest of the island. Bern…
Helena User Profile
June 2015
My partner and I absolutely loved our stay in the Stables, in fact the photographs don't do it enough justice! It's spacious and tranquil, and nice and cool inside, which was lovely when it was around 30 degrees outside! It's perfect for a nice getaway, especially if you are aft…
Sofia & Alda User Profile
Response from Sofia & Alda:
It is without doubt that guests like you are always very welcome! Thank you for booking with us!
June 2015
Gabriela User Profile
September 2017
Doukades Country Estate was a bliss! Couldn't have picked a better accommodation for our Corfu holiday. Secluded high in the mountains, close to the northern edge of a beautiful venetian style but nontheless greek village, close enough to a lot of nice beaches (not walkable dista…

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Athens, GreeceJoined in June 2014
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65 Reviews
Sofia & Alda is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Sisters, having inherited this beautiful country estate, a family property for more than 150 years! The elder is an economist who worked with a bank and after retirement took her second diploma in interior decoration. The younger holds a diploma in tourism business and now is a p…
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