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It is an amazing house, built with local stones, following the local architecture tradition. It has a breath taking view to the sea, where you can see four (4) Aegean islands and it is placed at a hill with a beautiful mountain behind the house.
The house has only one floor (ground floor). It has 190 sq.meters area, where there is a living room, a dinning room, a kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 small storerooms and a 20 sq.meter area (basement).
All bedrooms have double beds. The master bedroom is 30 sq.meters, and includes a library, an office, a walk-in dressing room and a WC.
The great advantage of the house is that you can live outdoors almost 365 days per year! Especially during summer, the front and rear veranda is your 'living room'. The silence, the smell and the view can be very inspiring for writers or very relaxing for hard working stressful people. The owner of the house is an Architect, and he built the house with special care, choosing the best materials and workers. The Architect, believes that floors and walls are forming the physiognomy of this construction, so selected special materials and used unique methods.
The beach is 500 meters from the house and a lot of taverns (meat or fish) are on that beach (Kini). In Kini village you can find mini-markets, kiosk etc. and a lot of organized beach activities. In front of the house there is a walking path that leads -through the mountain- to a Monastery (20 min. walking) or to the beautiful village of Episkopio (40 min) and even to Hermoupolis (the capital of Syros), were you can see the amazing houses of 19th century.
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Syros is a beautiful Aegean island, with an incredible habitat. It has a unique geological history and a clear clean blue sea with small and big organized beaches. The city of Hermoupolis is the capital city of Cyclades. It is one of the most interesting cities for its architecture style. Most of the houses are more then 150 years old, and all of them are well preserved.
It is an ideal destination for different long weekends during winter, Christmas holiday, Eastern get away and of course for summer vacations. Syros is a special destination for educational trips and an attractive destination for summer relaxation and daydreaming.
There are 5 international festivals during summer (Guitar festival, Opera and Theater Festival, Classical Music Festival, SciFiction Festival, Anima Festival), a lot of exhibitions of well known artists.
The Aegean Festival in Hermoupolis is ranked number one Festival in Aegean (by ministry of culture) and it attracts thousand of visitors.
There are countless choices of entertainment in Syros. You can start with a relaxing coffee or ouzo, shopping and wandering around in the narrow lanes of Hermoupolis, discovering the natural environment, exploring the old town of Upper Syros, mountain walking on organized paths, sports activities, beach activities and at the end amazing seafood on tavernas on the beach.If you want to gamble there is also the Aegean Casino in Hermoupolis. A lot of bars in the city or outside, are waiting for you (some of them with live music) and you can return home after watching the incredible sunrise!
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: We came to Syros Island with my wife on 2001. We moved here searching for a better place to live and grow up kids.
We currently live in this house, but we also rent it for small periods.
Why the Owner Chose Kini: We are both engineers and we designed and built this house in order to be cozy, functional and unique. We love the spot, the mountain behind the house, the sea in front and of course the amazing view.
We live here all year, we still work in Syros and try to make our home more comfortable and sustainable.
We are using solar energy to heat water all day. We recycle garbage, we use composter and we recycle all the waste water of the house in order to water the garden. During winter we also collect rain water.
So, this is a unique, sustainable house built in respect to local architecture and tradition
The Unique Benefits at this House: Location, location, location!
You can be isolated and at the same time near a small fishing village with very good taverns and fresh fish.
The view to the sea will make you daydream, relax and enjoy your vacations.
The veranda is a great factor to choose this house. You can live outdoors all day, you can even sleep in the hammock during night.
This house is ideal for writers and people with stressful lifes who need relaxed vacations with plenty of choices.