One of the finest 19th century neo-classical mansions on the island of Syros protected by the Greek Ministry of Culture.
Built in 1835 in the village of Poseidonia by one of the leading and most respected families of the island and used as a summer house, it has been constantly lived in since then by direct descendants of the family. The house, set in beautiful and secluded gardens with many trees, is in the centre of this much sought after and charming village on the south west coast of the island, and is well known for its historical houses owned by ship owners, industrialists and politicians; its tranquillity and excellent beaches.
The house has been fully renovated and all original features retained. It has been completely rewired with 3 phase and night saving electricity. Solar heating for water and thermostatically controlled electric wall panels for heating. Mains water and large sterna under the conservatory, main well, 18m depth with pump for watering. All windows, shutters and external doors renewed with security glass and mosquito blinds. Full security system with 6 cameras and alarm, electronic main gates.
The house is set in 12,000 sq.m (3 acres) with many pine, olive, orange, mandarin, lemon, fig, pomegranate, pistachio and kidonia trees. Magnificent paved terrace with flower beds and palm trees. All driveways and paths are paved. Original wrought iron entrance gates, driveway pergola and arbour. 2 car garage with wrought iron gates. Fully renovated basement for storing equipment and large kitchenette with cloakroom (wc and basin).
Swimming pool: pool 10m x 5m with a spa in one corner and electric cover. Large fully paved terraces around the pool (Naxos marble), with many awnings for shade and pool furniture. Small wooden hut for swimming pool electrical equipment with fridge and storage cupboard. Equipment has been installed for heating pool, not connected. There are external lights for the driveways, paths and main terrace and 4 floodlights for the house.
For over a century, Syros Island was the heart beating at the center of the Eastern Mediterranean. The capital of Syros, Ermoupolis famous for its neo-classical architecture, Town Hall and Square and the Apollon Theatre and the 3-month arts and music festival in the summer. Ermoupolis with its thriving shops, restaurants, cafes and arts scene, popular with visiting yachts appeals to all tastes.
Today’s Syros emerges from its glorious past, inviting guests to contemplate, explore and experience it to the full. A place of beautiful vistas, relaxing beaches and exciting nightlife, Syros is one of the most visited Aegean islands.
750 m from the nearest beach in Poseidonia
2 km from Finikas Marina
Ermoupoli 10 km
Syros airport 10 km