FOR SALE: A MAGNIFICIENT OLD RIAD ARAB HOUSE (17th century)
DAR ISKANDAR (Arabic: House of Alexander)
This traditional Arabic house has kept its structure and design from the Arab/Tunisian traditions, habits, and culture. It is like other Arab houses introverted with the daily life looking inside into a patio.
The privacy of the family was an integral element that affected the layout of all traditional Arab houses; they are noticeably defined as public, semi-public and private areas.
Enter the Sqifa (entrée) and then proceed into an oasis: the patio filled with plants, trees and surrounded by family rooms: bedrooms, kitchen, living room, veranda…
Lay down and rock in the hammock under the veranda in the patio and enjoy the smoothening sound the water running from the fountain in the middle of the patio.
Let you yourself be bewitched by sight of the Bougainville tree, the smell of the beautiful Jasmin tree and the smell of Musk Ellil tree (honeysuckle).
At the top there are 3 beautiful terraces on different levels, for summer and winter, for day and night, where you can spend warm nights under the stars.
Walk 2 minutes and find yourself in the middle of the Bazar, Casbah, the Souk Market, where you can buy delicious fresh fruit, vegetables, fish, meat, and all kind of fresh organic products that will delight your senses.
Walk only 5 minutes and take a refreshing swim in a white sand beach and a turquoise Mediterranean Sea.
- 1 Hall
- 1 Suite/ Patio
- 3 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- 1 Living-room
- 2 Kitchens
- 1 basement (for hammam, Turkish Bath)
- 1 well
- 1 water reservoir
- Several roof top Terraces
Historical old Arab house in 1001-night atmosphere
On terraces unobstructed view over Sousse, medina, harbor, sea.