Do you wish relaxation and work? The house in Piskopio (Syros) is a perfect choice. Syros dominates the heart of the Aegean and its capital, Hermoupoli, is also the administrative capital of the Cycladic cluster of the Aegean islands. Syros is a small island (25 klm from north to south); yet, it has an airport, a general hospital as well as one of the Departments of the University of the Aegean, that of Industrial Design, which is situated in the island’s town of Hermoupolis. It is also well known for the numerous art festivals (classical music, contemporary dance, the International Animation Festival) which the island hosts every year.
The house (185 sq.m) is located on the hill of Piskopio overlooking the port of Ermoupolis, as well as the islands of Tinos and Mykonos. A comfortable modern house, with a magnificent view, it is surrounded by a garden with olive and fig trees, pistachio and almond trees, as well as oregano and thyme. The house can accommodate comfortably 8 people, it has four bedrooms with high quality mattresses, four bathrooms and three office spaces.
If you prefer to rest and exercise in a natural surrounding there are wonderful walks in the surrounding countryside. Swimming in one of the island’s 20 beaches is of course an excellent option!
If you prefer mainly to rest then you may lay in the lounge chairs, hammocks, sofas or armchairs and enjoy the views over Ermoupolis , Tinos, Mykonos and a bit of Naxos, if the sky is clear. Watching the ferry boats and sailing boats crossing the Aegean at night is a wonderful pastime, especially when the full moon rises behind Mykonos.
Piskopio is one of the four old villages where the well off Syriani ( inhabitants of the island of Syros) used to build their summer residence. Piskopio is situated at the centre of the island, and it is a mere 15-minutes distance from the island’s numerous beaches, and just 5 kilometres from the port of Ermoupolis, the capital of the island which is also the administrative capital of the Cycladic cluster of the Aegean islands.
The living room with sofas and armchairs is designed in an open plan with the kitchen area.
The fully modernized kitchen is equipped with all the necessary electrical appliances (electric cooker, oven, microwave oven, coffee machine, espresso machine, toaster, electric kettle, dishwasher)
Arrivals are scheduled after 16:00
Please do not throw papers or other objects in the toilets
Use water with thrift by closing the tap when not using it. Syros is an island with low levels of rainfall; specifically, in 2017 it amounted to only 65 days of rainfall in total and 240 days of sunshine.
The neighbourhood cats are welcome in the garden but NOT in the house!