Mansion Sophia

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Santorini, Greece · Villa · 2 Bedrooms · 4 - 6 people

The peaceful little village of Megalochori is a much sought after and appreciated holiday base from which to enjoy the many attractions of this unique island. Only 9 km from the busy town of Fira, it is another world and an ideal holiday base for those who want to relax and enjoy the many attractions of Santorini from a different perspective. Built in the mid-19th century, Mansion Sophia was inhabited by one of the feudal landlords of the island at that time. These merchants and landlords became wealthy, exporting the unique Vinsanto wine, which the island still produces. Megalochori had a particularly strong link with Odessa in Russia and many of the church bells which still toll in the village today are from Russia.

The villa rental in Santorini is situated just a short stroll from the central village square with its pretty churches and picturesque Venetian bell towers. The village, with its winding cobbled pathways, is free of traffic. Access to the house is through imposing large wooden entrance gates into a secluded and very pretty private courtyard, complete with a traditional Moroccan-style swimming pool (3.4 x 5m, depth 1.55m). There is also an outdoor dining table and chairs in the very pretty courtyard off the kitchen, with barbecue, as well as four poolside loungers and an umbrella.

The house has been beautifully renovated to provide all modern amenities, yet retaining the character and style of the original house. Double doors lead directly from the courtyard into a spacious living and dining area with superb high vaulted ceilings and original polished wooden floors. The two bedrooms lead off from either side of the central living room and both have air conditioning. There is a sofa-bed in the living room which can be made up for extra guests on request. The kitchen has an original stone arch which now serves as a washing up and preparation area. Further amenities include heating, satellite TV and DVD, I-pod with docking station and wi-fi internet access.

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Season Date Weekly Rate
From - 2030
To - 4830
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Rates quoted are for 4 people.  There is an extra person charge of €60 per day for up to 5 people staying.

Prices include 13% tax.


Central living/dining room, opening to courtyard. Kitchen with oven, fridge, kettle, filter coffee maker and toaster. Master double bedroom with a majestic 4-poster bed. Smaller double bedroom. Bathroom (shower only). There is also a sofa-bed in the living room for two extra people.

Amenities Maid service included, Balcony and/or terrace, Internet access, A/C and Swimming pool and/or jacuzzi

Services included:

  • Private Transfer - Our local representative will meet clients at the port or airport and transfer them to the villa. One roundtrip transfer is offered per reservation. If some of the members of the group arrive during a different time,  we can arrange for extra transfers which will be paid by the guests.
  • Porter Service- A porter will assist your clients with their luggages upon arrival and departure.
  • Car Rental - One manual car rental is provided for your guests use whilst on the island. The vehicle provided by our agents is usually a 5 seat hatch back, which is very well suited to the narrow roads of the island. Third party insurance & unlimited kilometers are included. CDW (collision damage waiver) insurance is extra.
  • Housekeeper - A housekeeper will refresh the villas daily. Fresh towels daily and linen is changed once a week. 
  • Concierge Service - A concierge is available during your clients' stay to add to their enjoyment of the island with suggestions on what to do, where to eat & other hidden treasures of our lovely island.
  • Free Wifi Access & A/C - the villa is equipped with broadband wireless internet connection and A/C in all bedrooms.

Village centre 30m

Fira: 6 km

Oia: 15 km

Vlychada Beach: 5 Km

Perivolos Beach: 6 Km

Red Beach: 8 Km

Port: 4,5 Km

Airport: 6,5 Km

Important Information

Minimum stay at this villa rental is 3 nights.

Booking Information

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