Rhodes Pink Floyd mansion sale
Dabs Banner: July 2014
Price tag of €1.1 on property near Pefkos holiday resort.
The former Rhodes holiday home of Pink Floyd band member David Gilmour has been put on sale with a price tag of around €1 million by the current owners. The beachfront mansion near the resort of Pefkos and which once hosted many of Gilmour's celebrity friends was sold to an Italian couple some years ago.
The kitsch Art Nouveau pile is still referred to by locals as the 'Pink Floyd Mansion' and lies in extensive grounds overlooking Askeftos Bay with landscaped gardens and six guest houses in the grounds.
The main mansion house is built on two levels with three bedrooms, two large courtyards, lush gardens and a large swimming pool complete with pool bar and ballustraded bridges.
An impressive private drive sweeps up to the secluded property which has extensive views over Pefkos and a mountain backdrop. The sale is being handled by Savvaidis Real Estate and you can get a video tour here.
It's not the only pricey plot on sale in the exclusive holiday region near Lindos. A 17th century mansion in the heart of Lindos on is also on sale at €2 million. The medieval building has been has been rebuilt over various historical periods and is approached through a spectacular stone arcade.
Surrounded by high stone walls and renovated in the 1960s the mansion has hosted many celebrity guests over the years and has featured in prestigious architectural magazines and even a Hollywood movie.
The sales on Rhodes come as prices tumble for real estate across Greece generally with many properties on sale at two thirds of their original value and forecasts that property prices may have fallen by as much as 40% by the end of the year.
Figures from Eurobank Property Services indicate that house prices in Greece will keep dropping until 2016. Until now, prices have fallen 35% on average since the start of the Greek crisis with around 250,000 unsold properties currently on the market.