A historical 110 year old small "mansion", built in 1895 (!) and just renovated to old splendor, in the heart of the exciting, vibrant capital of Syros, Hermoupolis
Syros, the Lady of the Aegean Sea, the island of the Phoeinicians, the Ionians, the Persians, the Turks, the Venetians, the French. The island of the refugees from Asia Minor, Kasos, Chios, Psara and Crete. The most important trade and financial center of the newly founded Greek state in the 19th century.
The restoration project of a traditional mansion owned by a historical family of captains, seafarers and traders began in 2014. This charming building that counts over 110 years of life has been restored and renovated to modern standards with respect to the local architecture. It blends tradition and contemporary aesthetics always paying homage to the history of the mansion and the family.
Located in the very center of the historical center of Hermoupolis, overlooking the city, offers spectacular views in the deep blue of the Aegean Sea. Rest your eyes in the balcony of Minerva enjoying a light aperitif or a glass of wine. Our aim is to offer unique hospitality and a taste of history of the house and of this unique island with its rich culture.
As you enter the proeprty, it is divided in 2 levels. The upper level features a relaxing living room with a comfortable sofa, armchairs and a bookshelf from which you can select interesting reading material. Further a fully equipped kitchen with all modern appliances including oven, refrigerator, coffee/tea and breakfast appliances and a dining table.
Miranda's highlight, its private balcony with a dining/breakfast table where you can enjoy views of the Aegean Sea and the city. Live in a relaxing and atmospheric setting either during breakfast, at sunset with a glass of wine or at dinner time.
On the upper Level lies one master bedroom queen size bed with LED TV, A/C and window with views to the sea and the city. One second bedroom with 2 single beds, A/C comfortably accommodates a company of 2, children, friends or a couple. Both share a renovated bathroom with attention to detail, black and white tiled floors and retro bathroom furnishings.
On the lower level a fully private floor with a queen size bed, LED TV, en suite bathroom and a kitchenette. Enjoy a private atmosphere in a naturally cool environment.
The apartment is not readily accessible as it lies in the heart of the amphitheatrically build city of Hermoupolis, which is also its charm You can easily reach it though via taxi/car from its closest accessible point only a few minutes’ walk. Alternatively you can ascend to the apartment following the street just behind the city hall.
Within a walking distance from the property there are many options as what to do. Just a few are to stroll through the neighborhood of Vaporia, make a dive from Asteria pier and enjoy a glass of ouzo admiring the breathtaking surrounding setting, visit the city hall, the opera, the cultural club, the church of Kimisi of Theotokos with El Greco’s paintings. Alternatively ascend further up to the medieval city of Ano Syros, enjoy the view from an altitude, and visit the monastery of Saint George of the order of Capuchins as well as the museum of Vamvakaris, the father of Rebetiko and the Greek Blues.