Andromeda in Syros, featured in the FT article as one of the world’s best homes for sale for outdoor entertaining
This five-bedroom home in Mallorca dates from the 14th century and is thought to be one of the oldest fincas (a traditional farm building) on the island. Built into a mountain, the main house has many dramatic cavelike spaces but the property is also notable for its gardens, which were designed by Stephen Lacey, a Jacuzzi set into an old stone mine and an outdoor cinema area. As well as the terrace of the main house, there is a separate dining area inside an adjacent cave with views of the surrounding landscape. Here, guests can be entertained with wine from the property’s vineyard and tall stories: according to local legend, the finca was the childhood home of Christopher Columbus — the consensus is that Columbus is from Liguria. The property is on the market for €3.975mn.
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