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    Hydra, Erato
    Hydra, Attica Islands,
    Hydra, Erato Hydra, Attica Islands, Greece

    Hydra, Erato
    Hydra, Attica Islands, Greece

    Maria Goumas
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    Property details

    • Property type

      Single Family Homes

    • Status



    Step inside Erato and feel the traditional warmth and character of this charming property in the heart of the cosmopolitan town of Hydra.

    Built back in the mid 1850’s Erato was respectfully renovated in 2013 to fully comply with the Greek Tourist Board for boutique hotels.

    The property consists of three separate apartments.

    Apartment one is on the ground floor. It’s floor plan covers 31sqm which includes one bedroom, living room and kitchen.

    A few stone steps lead to a veranda and the entrances of the other two apartments.

    Apartment two is the mid-sized apartment and has 60sqm of living space, with two bedrooms, a spacious living room with a kitchen and dining area.

    Apartment three is on the second and third floor and is the largest apartment of the three. 132sqm of living space incorporates three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a lovely sun filled dining area with an open kitchen that leads out to a magnificent veranda.

    Erato is a wonderful property that is rarely offered for sale. It’s location, Hydra, is a great holiday destination, a typically quaint Greek island, known for the beauty of picturesque villages and beaches.

    About The Area

    Rising like an emerald from the blue depths of the Saronic Gulf, Hydra is a slow and sleepy place composed of rocky hilltops and shady pine forests. A preferred summertime destination for well-heeled Athenians and the international arts crowd, the island is a rare gem, having effortlessly retained its authentic character and traditional charms.Perhaps due to its location less than 80km from Athens, Hydra has always been a favoured retreat of jet-setters and artists. Aristotle Onassis, Pablo Picasso, Maria Callas, Patrick Leigh Fermor, The Rolling Stones, Marc Chagall and Henry Miller have all passed time on this shimmering island, although its most faithful lover was undoubtedly Leonard Cohen. The Canadian singer-songwriter was inspired to write ‘Bird on the Wire’ after observing that very same scene from his peaceful, whitewashed house in the main town, and not much has changed since then. Followin his footsteps with a coffee at Roloi Cafe, once known as the famous Kafenion O Katsikas, where Cohen and a generation of free-spirited artists whiled away the long summer months.These days, the summer months transform the island into a miniature St Tropez, filled with glamorous visitors and the popping of champagne corks, although a distinctly bohemian vibe persists, particularly in the winter months. The car-free main town is a compact maze of winding streets and alleyways, quite untouched by the modern world, and forming an imposing amphitheatre over the harbour. Mainland Greece hovers on the horizon, just a few miles away but, at the same time, infinitely untouchable through a lavender evening haze. Hydra boasts a strong maritime culture and is one of the most popular yachting destinations in Greece, home to the prestigious Kamini Yacht Club as well as a number of charter agencies.As Cohen quipped, ‘there is nowhere in the world where you can live like you can in Hydra, and that includes Hydra’.

    Amenities & Features

    • Listing Details
      • Property ID
      • MLS#
      • Property type
        Single Family Homes
      • Marketed By
        Greece Sotheby's International Realty
      • Status
      • Listing Price
    • Utilities & Building
      • Lot Size Unit
      • Lot Size
    • Interior
      • Amenities
        Terrace / Outdoor Space
      • Full Bathrooms
      • Bedrooms
    • Additional Features
      • Features
        Bay View, Deep Water Mooring, Ocean View, Scenic View