Elegant historical mansion in Symi, built in 1880. Original stone built architecture with Symi-typical neoclassical elements.
Great views over the village, the harbor and the sea. Peaceful and quiet setting in the back of Symi. But very easy access with just a few steps and not more than five minutes walking distance from the port. Car parking only 70 meters away.
Living area of the house: 114 sqm, total area 134 sqm.
4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 living rooms (each up and down), 2 kitchens (up and down), large veranda, balcony, patio and 3 outside storage rooms plus separate outside cistern.
Total land 3,957 sqm. Surrounding land plot 1,386 sqm.
All the property is building land (inside the inner circle of Symi). It is possible to build houses with an entire floor space of 50 percent of the area.
The ground floor has an impressive entrance hall leading to two bedrooms with traditional wooden platforms and a spacious bathroom. At the end of hall is a characteristic Hellenic dining room and a small kitchen that overlooks a wall surrounded courtyard/patio with a traditional barbecue. The kitchenette is unique having been built into a former cistern.
On the upper floor are two bedrooms, one bathroom, a kitchen, a traditional balcony overlooking the harbor as well as a large covered-over veranda in the back: It offers a stunning pebble mosaic floor and a special view over the large garden and the surrounding countryside. The second bedroom upstairs is placed just above the bathroom and is of identical size.
The house will be sold with all its furniture dating back to the neoclassical period of its construction (Art Nouveau, Art Deco). Most of the beautiful pieces had been bought at the beginning of the eighties in selected antique shops of Piraeus and Athens.
A small island in the Dodecanese, Symi with its unique neoclassical architecture is mostly known for its former days sea sponge and ship building industries. But behind its seemingly uneventful aspect, this tranquil and charming island is the perfect getaway for those in search of authentic holidays, exploring quiet and beautiful corners.