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1930's Aristocratic Historic Residence- Central Athens

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,767 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Historic home, characterized as one of Athens most beautiful residences

This 1930's apartment has been characterized as one of Athens's most beautiful heritage apartments. It contains artifacts from various epochs of Greek history. It has an amazing bohemian ambiance in original 1930 architecture.

The apartment building, designed by I.Zolotas was commissioned by an industrialist. It is one of the city’s few remaining authentic Art Deco style buildings. It was built in the area of Kipseli, where the Athenian ‘crème de la crème’ rich and famous resided between the 1930’s until 1980’s, such as Maria Callas and many shipowners.

Within a short distance from the Acropolis and the historic center of Athens, the apartment overlooks the renowned café-filled, pedestrian zone of Fokionos Negri. In the late 1980’s it was bought and renovated by an international banker (and earlier Greek-resistance hero) and his wife artist and collector. After many decades of neglect, the eccentric couple, took on the 360sqm apartment for renovation. Staying true to its original style, they filled it with their collections and transformed it into a unique living environment again. The apartment has very high ceilings and large rooms are large. It still has the original paint on the walls and is very atmospheric. Apartment includes portraits of Maria Callas, Angellos Sikelianos and Orientalist art.

(The apartment is normally inhabited by the owners.)

Location: The apartment is 10 minutes taxi ride from the city center of Athens Sindagma (Parliament Square). It is an old-aristocratic neighborhood, with many beautiful buildings. The apartment is located opposite a fountain, and the whole street is a tree-lined pedestrian area filled with restaurants and coffee shops. The home is located near a main Boulevard of Athens named 'Patission', from where you can hop into a taxi to take you to the Acropolis and the historical center in 15 minutes. The National Archaeological museum is within 15 walking distance. The nearest beach at 'Faliron', which also has a prestigious yacht marina, is about 20 minutes away by taxi.

Also, walking distance from the apartment, are regular buses leaving for Sounion and Rafina portt.

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Tina A.
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, german, greek
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Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2017


Athens Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3767 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Elevator
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Bathrooms were built in the 1930's in elegant, yet simple style.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Each bedroom has a differing style and color. There are 4 bedrooms with double beds (Queen and Double beds) Also, there an additional single bed in the 4th bedroom. Furthermore the second salon has a double sofa bed which can be used for the 9th or 10th persons. The apartment can house 10 persons comfortably and we prefer our guests not to exceed this number.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • limited accessibility
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat


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Nearest Restaurant

On a pedestrian walk, filled with cafes and restaurants, walking distance to National Archaeological museum, 15 min ride to historical center


Rates & Availability

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $38 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $328.24
Cleaning fee $87.53

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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