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A short distance from the port of Hydra, an autonomous residential building of 233sqm total surface, on a 127sqm plot, consisting of 3 independent residences with the following square meter distribution: The first house, on the ground floor that is of 32sqm has windows facing the facade of the building and an independent entrance from the courtyard. It consists of a living room with a kitchen,1 bedroom and 1 bathroom. The second house that is on the 1st floor is 69sqm and it is only a few steps above the ground floor. This floor consists of a large living room (leading to a private courtyard of 15sqm), a kitchen, 2 bedrooms (one of which opens onto the courtyard) and 1 large bathroom. In the entrance hall you will find the old cistern of the house, a storage space and the wooden staircase that leads to the total area of the third house that is 132sqm and is composed of a large living room with a fireplace and two French windows leading to a 26sqm terrace that has excellent views, an open plan dinning room with kitchen and three bedrooms en suite. The main bedroom in the third house opens onto a terrace of 20sqm that has panoramic sea views of the whole island. The three houses have individual cooling – heating Daikin systems. Furthermore, all three houses are decorated with original antique furniture and lamps that create a warm welcoming feeling like all the traditional houses in Ydra but at the same time it has all the modern comforts. This property was designed with the instructions of the Ministry of Tourism in regarding to the interior design to be used as a Boutique Hotel located in the center of the traditional settlement of Hydra and it is also protected by the Ministry of Culture. The property was built between 1830-1850. It belonged to a wealthy captain who was engaged in the business of hauling and processing sponges which at that time flourished in Hydra and in Kalymnos. Fully renovated in 1989, with the rules of traditional architecture and according to the rules of modern buildings, all the walls inside have been reconstructed with concrete walls that are now waterproof (on the ground floor and first floor) and all the the wooden beams that supported all floors have been replaced with concrete slabs to make the buidling safer. The third floor walls have all been raised and the old roof has been totally replaced. Also replaced are the courtyard floors using period tiles from the 1920’s and also all the window frames have been reconstructed with the best new materials but always following the traditional structure of Hydra (external windows with internal solid wooden shutters and iron bars for security). In 2013 the building was renovated and modernized once again internally and externally.
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