Villa Jasmine stands in a historical location at the highest part of Fira city, the capital of Santorini, with a spectacular view of the famous caldera and the volcano.
This private property combines luxury, privacy and authenticity.
Architecturally the house has a unique neoclassical style, with domes, arches, thick walls and vaulted roofs. It is decorated with elegance and modern mood, while some antique furniture and a significant collection of authentic gravures representing different aspects and old maps of the island of Santorini offer a finishing touch. Some contemporary paintings vary the collection.
The property is located at ten minutes walk from the town center, in the most unspoiled part of the old town, being dissent and calm, perfect in order to enjoy the various terraces of the complex, standing literally in the middle of the caldera bay.
The main house consists of three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a guest WC, the kitchen, a living and a dining-room. The master bedroom suite is on the ground floor, has queen size bed and en suite bathroom with a cyclical bathtub made out of off-white polished cement, combined with sky-blue plaster on the walls. The bedroom has a vaulted ceiling with fan and solar chimney. The second bedroom is on the ground floor as well, with particularly high ceiling, a queen size bed that can be divided in twins, wardrobe and en suite bathroom with shower. It is ventilated with ceiling fan and solar chimney. On the upper floor there is a third bedroom, with an undisturbed view towards the volcano, with queen size bed (that can be separated in twins). It is provided with air-conditioning system.
On the ground floor area you can find a fully equipped kitchen, which is connected with the dining room, with its splendid cross vaulted high ceiling, with a wooden table and chairs of medieval Spanish style, an old gold plated mirror and an original Venetian chandelier.
Next to the dining area is a stylish and comfortable living area with its splendid cross vaulted high ceiling, provided with a marble fireplace and a unique view towards the city, the Caldera bay and the impressive volcano.
From the living and dining area you can exit to the large terraces and outdoor dining areas of the property. Actually the villa features ample outdoor areas: it has spacious lounge areas and two dining areas so as one can easily say that you can lie and enjoy outdoors the whole day long.
The guest studio (the “thyme” studio) is connected with the house terraces and has its own private entrance. It lies on the same level as the main house with its own veranda. It can accommodate two persons in two single or a double bed (the beds are arranged according to need). It is air-conditioned, has a small bathroom with shower and supplied with a kitchenette.
Outdoor the property offers a lot of space and comforts: built-in benches with comfortable sofas around wooden tables, The Morning table with its cool and all-time classic “Kafeneion” chairs –all paint in earthy colors, the relaxing chaises-longue made of teak wood, lying to the front terrace, the open air shaded areas by either cross-vaults, pergolas or sun umbrellas, and the big outdoor Cement table (made of polished cement, where up to ten people can dine in comfort), provide the property with a variety of outdoor possibilities for every time of the day. The whole place is surrounded by islets of gardens, planted with a variety of endemic plant species: pomegranate tree, oleanders, hibiscus and bougainvilleas along with a fan of aromatic plants, such as basil, oregano, thyme, rosemary, lavender and mint.
An outdoors jacuzzi with views of the ocean is also situtaed on the outdoors terrace
All properties are equipped with ecological mattresses by COCOMAT and, depending on the position of the room, with A/C or ceiling fans or/and solar chimneys (natural cooling system through air flows from the ceiling). The inner temperature in all places of the property is reported as comfortable, even without the use of the mechanical cooling systems support. Natural “respiring” lime colors are used to paint the walls indoors and outdoors, while all wooden door and window frames are paint with ecological paints. Most of the floors are covered with polished cement, following the old traditional techniques of the local craftsmen.
The whole complex offers privacy and autonomy to each of the three adjacent residents, while communicating through the outdoor terraces. It is perfectly suitable for a group of friends (up to ten persons plus two extra persons upon request), for special events as weddings or for a big family reunion.
Neighbourhood and surroundings
Santorini is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque islands in the Mediterranean. It is one of the Cycladic islands and it rests on an ancient volcano.
Among the attractions of the island there are its unique, traditional villages perched on the cliffs of the caldera.
Santorini basically offers the opportunity of a tranquil and relaxing holiday, but it also has a vibrant nightlife and it is interesting also from an historical point of view.
The island can be reached by sea and by plane having one of the biggest airport of the Cyclades.
Fira is the capital of Santorini and is a small village with characteristic paved alleys where the colors of the white of the houses, the blue of the doors and windows and of the domes of the churches dominate. Fira is located in the western part of the island, 10 kilometers from the main port.
Fira is the the most lively place of Santorini where you can live the night unlike other villages that are more peaceful.
At Fira Town
8 km to Oia
3 km to Mesa Pigadia beach
6 km to airport
8 km to port