Montofoli Wine Estate is located in the ancient town of Karystos on the southern coast of Evia, the second largest of the Greek islands.
Discover a hidden Paradise
Montofoli Estate is a remarkable point of reference of South Evia. Situated midway between the port and the Venetian fortress ”Castello Rosso” on top of the homonymous hill, the estate has a panoramic view over the bay and provides a graceful balance between the affluence from its rich land and the dominance over the valley. Roman, Frank, Venetian and Ottoman rulers have highlighted this landmark throughout the long history of Karystos and pointed out its timelessness and exceptional energy.
The Montofoli Estate is famous for its uncommon, effervescent ambience that provides a sense of belonging, which can only be experienced on site. Enjoying a stay in one of the villas within the estate is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that guests treasure for years to come.
Each villa has its own charm and distinct accommodation, combining real comfort with a sense of luxury. Complemented by verandas and quiet spaces for relaxation, all have splendid views of both mountain and sea.
Amfithea is the newest restored villa on Montofoli Wine Estate. It was built on the ruins of a warehouse; It has been reconstructed into a modern house and stresses the estates’ heritage in which the past is linked with the present.
Belvedere is a charming villa at the Montofoli Wine Estate, built on a dominant spot with a contemporary outlook and respect to the local architecture of the middle of the 20th century.
THE RED HOUSE
The Red House is a classical building representative of the Greek architecture of the late 19th century. The restoration has preserved the building, a landmark of the estates’ heritage, combining comfort with a sense of luxury.
The Dovecot at Montofoli Wine Estate is a unique, stone-built villa. On the ruins of an ancient Roman bath, a dovecot was built in the early 19th century; later a baker and auxiliary buildings were added. Today the villa represents a landmark of the estates’ heritage.
In 1987, 4 different grape varieties were planted in Montofoli Wine Estate, all originating in the Aegean islands. These grape varieties have produced the famous sweet Greek wines in the islands of the Aegean since Antiquity.