An agricultural stone complex of the late 19th century, renovated to host today’s demanding explorer and harmoniously surrounded by new, equally appealing, stone structures, captures the architectural spirit, the primordial vibes and the enchanting sociability of the island and presents a captivating, hospitable escape, offering discrete, private moments.
Nestled at the fringe of Hora, within walking distance from its central square, The Haystack Residences, a harmonious blend of the traditional and the new, serenely overlook the city, the Monastery and, further in the horizon, the Aegean.
A complete agricultural stone complex of the late 19th century, with its intact “aloni”, the complex was lovingly renovated with great respect to the original and with the addition of three new stone buildings, to form a contemporary high quality accommodation for the discerning traveler.
Five independent, fully equipped residences, each totally unique in its layout, design and character, as well as a central building, compose a sophisticated setting of carefully crafted luxury and modern comfort. The visitor relaxes, in an atmosphere of “Cycladic Zen”.
The suites and villa deliver unpretentious style and homely comfort, in a context that retains the distinctiveness of the authentic. Their names are inspired from the local dialect, further enhancing their character. Ample in size, all residences feature different orientation, layout and design, thus becoming immediately familiar to the guest. Earthy colors and shades of white, combined with careful touches of linen and cotton fabrics, rare antiques, as well as special objects d’ art, compose a unique living area. The private verandahs or courtyards, furnished with comfortable designer teak furniture, offer unobstructed views of Hora, the Monastery and the Aegean.
Parousstia: 54m2, means in the local dialect the hearth of the house. The suite features one king bedroom, and an open plan sitting and dining area, including a fully equipped kitchenette. The private verandah offers beautiful views of the Aegean and, further in the horizon, Santorini. Suitable for couples or families with at most 2 children.
Thripheri: 39m2, is named after a local variety of white grape. The suite features one open plan queen bedroom and sitting area, as well as a dining area with fully equipped kitchenette. The private verandah offers lofty views of the city beyond and further in the horizon, the Aegean.Suitable for couples or single-child families.
Sage: 46m2. The suite features one king bedroom, and an open plan sitting and dining area, including a fully equipped kitchenette. The spacious private verandah, fringed by the garden, offers unique views of Hora, the Monastery and the Aegean.
Suitable for couples or families with at most 2 children.
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Shepherd’s House: 38m2, used to be the house of the shepherd in the original complex. The suite features one open plan queen bedroom and sitting area, as well as a dining area with fully equipped kitchenette. The shady yard with its herb garden offers wonderful views of Hora and Ano Mera. Suitable for couples or single-child families.
The Villa: of 72m2, is exactly what its name denotes. It features two bedrooms, equipped with king and queen size traditional wooden platforms, large sitting and dining area of 25m2, as well as an independent, fully equipped kitchen, and one bathroom. The 500m2 outdoor areas for exclusive use, with the traditional yard, the outdoor dining area with the scenic view and the intact 19th century “aloni”, inspire quality moments of relaxation and absolute privacy.
• All residences are non-smoking
• Daily housekeeping service included
• High quality hypo-allergenic bed systems: handmade
• mattresses, aloe vera–treated latex-filled toppers
• Down pillows
• Sitting area
• Dining area
• Kitchenette or kitchen
• Private verandah or yard, furnished with designer teak furniture
• Individually controlled air condition / heating
• LCD satellite TV (Astra, Hotbird)
• Laptop size in-room safe
• Direct dial telephone
• Wake up call
• Complimentary internet access
• Bathrobes, slippers
• Eco luxury bath amenities
• Hair dryer
• Beach towels