Top floor studio in central Athens (ilisia) with large private sheltered terraces and good views to the city. The apartment features modern design and all mod cons. It is situated in a quiet residential neighbourhood yet it is close the historical city centre, 6 minutes walk from Megaro Mousikis metro station and two minutes walk from all local amenities.
The flat located on the edge of the historic city centre of Athens, within walking distance from major historic landmarks, Athens' business district, the trendy nightlife of Mavili Square and the main campus of the University of Athens.
Both the interior and the exterior were majorly refurbished in 2016 under modern minimalistic and functional architectural principles. It features custom hand-made oak furniture, brand new electric appliances with low noise-level operations, dual solar-electric energy supply, king size bed, air conditioning and free fast wifi.
The interior is 27 sq.m. with additional 40 sq.m. of private sheltered terraces at the front and the back of the flat. The front terrace is south-east facing and features ample external space, vivid Mediterranean sienna colour tones, al-fresco dining area for six, two olive trees and a purple voukamvilia. The back terrace overlooks the green spaces of Mount Lycabettus and central Athens to the north-west.
The flat is ideal for casual visitors, business travellers or short-term university students.
The apartment features a fully equipped custom-designed kitchen, oven with ceramic hobs, no-frost fridge with freezer, manual ice cube maker, dishwasher, toaster and kettle.
Cook to your heart's desire: olive oil, locally sourced oregano, chocolate, tea, coffee and occasionally refreshments are available and free to use. There is an external dining area for six in addition to an internal dining table for two.
Low noise-level air conditioner for cooling and heating.
Vintage audio set with turntable. Built-in wardrobe.
Modern bathroom with bath tub, rebuilt and re-tubed from scratch to high engineering standards.
Towels, soap, shampoo, shower gel, toilet paper, external drying rack, bed linen and high quality duvet all provided.
Plentiful hot water 24/7 from dual solar panels and an electric boiler. Please also see house manual. Near-constant water pressure 24/7. Double-glazed windows with fly/mosquito screens and electric shutters.
Secure and fire-proof entrance to the flat.
Elevator up to the 4th floor, one flight of stairs thereafter.
It is likely that I will be on business travels when you visit. The keys will be handed to you by either the cleaning professional or a member of my family, who will also be happy to provide assistance on the spot may you need it.
I am always online for any information you need regarding the flat, the area and Athens in general. I aim to respond to most daytime & evening messages within 1 hour.
This is my actual residence and holds my books, vinyl records, musical instruments and other personal items. If your lingo skills include Greek, feel free to enjoy my collection of noir, avant-garde and classical international literature; most books are greek translations, but there is a handful of books in english.
The flat is professionally cleaned and maintained. Cleaning personnel visit the flat weekly at no extra cost for longer stays.
Please refrain from smoking inside the flat. Ashtrays are provided at both terraces.
I am a math geek splitting time between London and Athens. Renting my Athens studio flat to fellow airbnb'ers when I am away.
I take particular pleasure when visitors enjoy their stay and have a great time exploring the city. Athens is my birthplace and the place I call home, even if I spend a lot of time abroad these days. It is one of the most fascinating cities in the world.
I am an airbnb fan myself. I have airbnb'ed my way to the US, Spain, Belgium and Greece. I find the immersion in the local lifestyle a compelling experience.
I have a thing about Beat Literature, rooms with a view and Toblerone chocolate. All three are on offer in the premises :-)
Drop me a word if to just say hello.