Mysterious Mansion of Greek Tycoon, was abandoned in time with a Bentley on the drive way. Reports from THE SUN has it that the Greek tycoon vanished with his family- photos of the mansion have emerged online.
These Pictures emerged on Monday showing the faded glory of the abandoned mansion left to rot after the owners seemingly left in a hurry, maybe even in the middle of the night.
Neighbours have wondered what caused Mr Tachmintzis to flee the house, leaving furniture, ornaments, designers clothes and even a game of chess on the table.
WHAT HAPPENED ?
According to MailOnline, villagers said the dad-of-five lived there for around 18 years before suddenly vanishing.
They said he lived there with his daughters and at least one of his sons.
Mr Tachmintzis’ wife Sharon, who was born in North Wales, died aged 52 in 2004.
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The pair were married for 32 years and had three sons Alexis, 43, Nicholas, 41, and 36-year-old Paul. They had two daughters Kiristiana, 34, and Alicia, 28.
It is believed Mr Tachmintzis was so concerned about security he kept Dobermans as guard dogs and employed staff to stand on his gate.
One neighbour told MailOnline:
“I ride my horse down the road every day and all of a sudden I realized around three years ago that the people there had just disappeared.
“I just thought at first that they had gone away somewhere and would then come back – but nobody did. It is most strange.
“At first the gates were just shut and then a padlock and chain appeared on them. You could just see the grass getting longer and longer and growing around the cars.
“Nobody around here has a clue what happened to them and why they just upped and left. It is a real mystery.
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“They obviously had loads of money because it is a big house. There were always lots of comings and goings with different people going in and out.
“They used to have up to three Dobermans. His two daughters would walk them, and sometimes the cleaner would take them out, but they were too big for her to handle and she had to stop.
“One day around six-years-ago, this guy in his 40s came out and said that his dogs had gone missing and he asked if we had seen them, but we hadn’t.
Another villager said he heard Mr Tachmintzis made a huge deal involving a luxury property on the exclusive Sandbanks resort in Dorset.
They said: “’I believe his wife had cancer and died several years ago.