Fokionos Negri Apartment

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Athens, Greece · Apartment · 4 Bedrooms · 8 - 10 people

This very special apartment for vacation rentals in Athens Greece is full of atmosphere and character, as befits its Art Deco legacy. It is in one of the city’s few remaining authentic Art Deco style buildings, commissioned in the 1930’s by a famous Greek industrialist, and designed by Belgian architects. It is situated in the area of Kypseli, where the Athenian rich and famous resided between the 1930’s and 1980’s, including Maria Callas and many ship-owners. Within a short distance from the Acropolis and the historic centre of Athens, the apartment overlooks the renowned café-filled, tree-lined pedestrian zone of Fokionos Negri ,and is opposite the famous fountain/sculpture “The Bather” by Halepas (1851 to 1930).

The interiors are filled with art, antiques, and Byzantine and post Greek-revolution items collected by its earlier owners. The ceilings are over 4m high and rooms are spacious, and decorated with Anatolian style iron vases, rare Chinese vases, swords from the 1830 revolution and colorful oriental hand-woven rugs. Among the portraits are Lord Byron, Maria Callas, Shelly, the Nobel prize poet, Angelos Sikelianos, and dancer Isadora Duncan. Modern amenities include central heating and wi-fi internet.

What was the chic district of Fokionos Negri, has evolved into a bubbling multicultural area of Athens, no longer as glamorous, but still a rich source of the city’s beautiful authentic architecture. Nearby is the main boulevard of Patission, from with a great choice of buses and other transport. You can take a taxi to Kolonaki, the Acropolis and the historical centre, where most Archaeological sights are in 10 minutes. The National Archeological museum and grand park of ‘Pedion tou Areos’ (newly renovated by famous architect Alexandros Tombazis) is within walking distance. The nearest beach at 'Faliron', which also has a yacht marina, is about 20 minutes away by taxi or by the slower tram. Guests at this apartment have the opportunity to participate for free in the on-going cultural and educational events on various topics such as: Greek Philosophy, Greek Literature, Ancient Greek Culinary Traditions, Ancient Greek Music, Special Archeological Tours around Attica etc. The apartment has a car parking space, although a car is not essential for a stay here.

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All Year 2015 - 2450
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Price shown is for 8 people staying.

Accommodation
General

The accommodation (120m2)  includes an entrance hall, a parlor, 2 large salons, a dining room (seating 14 persons), breakfast room, kitchen (dishwasher, fridge, microwave and oven, maid/laundry room, 2 bathrooms (bath with shower over), 1 guest WC, 4 bedrooms (each 30m2):  1 double bedroom (queen-size bed), 1 double bedroom, 2 twin bedrooms.  Various bed combinations can be created depending on your needs.

 


 

Amenities Internet access
Staff

Maid service on request.  Other services which can be arranged include laundry service, chauffeur service, concierge service and private cultural tours.

Location

Fokionos Negri is 5 minutes taxi ride from the city center of Athens (Parliament Square). It is an old-aristocratic neighbourhood, with many beautiful buildings. The vacastion rental apartment in Athens, Greece 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 centre in 10 minutes. The National Archeological museum is within walking distance. The nearest beach at 'Faliron', which also has a prestigious yacht marina, is about 20 minutes away by taxi.

Important Information

One week minimum stay. Refundable security deposit is €400.

Booking Information

Note: Approximate location only

 

 

 
 
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