Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Oia - Fava Residence - Unique Villa
4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11
An unforgettable experience. Our goal is to make you feel that Fava is your own home and Santorini, your island.
Fava Residence, which opened in 2013, is a splendid and unique captain house of the mid 19th century, located at the highest point of the traditional village of Finikia. The architects and owners of the property, Thomas, Dora and Antonis Gavalas, started the rebuilt in the 1980's with love and care and they transformed it into a spacious and modern, though with respect to the original traditional form, summer house. Today, the building offers its hospitality in a fully furnished self-catering Villa of 174 sq. meters with a sense of 19th century history combined and harmonized with modern amenities and services, located in the heart of the most picturesque and virgin from the tourist development village of the island. Fava is just a stone's throw from the magnificent Oia and away from the crowds and noise.
You will be able to enjoy from your 200 sq. meters private wonderful garden terrace overlooking the village, the famous sunset of the island and the Aegean Sea with the close Ios, Sikinos and Folegandros islands on the horizon.
The house consists of 3 individual spaces (2 ground floor canavas and one on 1st floor) that can be rented either unified as one or as three totally separated apartment, Junior Suite, Master Suite ans Aeolos. All have specially insulated double wooden doors and with each compartment having its own bathroom with large showers and fully equipped Kitchens. The property offers spacious areas for living, dining and sleeping and 2 spacious outdoor sitting areas under the vineyard and white grape leaves. The apartment is furnished with antiques, according to the traditional naval history of the first owners. The internal temperature varies from 21 to 24 Degrees Celsius throughout the summer period due to the bioclimatic vernacular construction of the residence. In the house you will also find 24-7 Wi-Fi access, iron and ironing board, TV, hair dryer, CD player with Classical Music CD's and multilingual Books. You are given the opportunity to live in Santorini like you own your private mansion.
A bottle of the finest Santorini white wine or a traditional homemade quince sweet will welcome you on your house.
- wheelchair inaccessible
- non smoking only
- Events Allowed
- children welcome
- pets considered
- Long-term Renters Welcome
About Mr Antonis Gavalas
I am an Architect Engineer A.U.TH. and Environmental Consultant MA Architectural Association London, based in Athens and Santorini. Fava Residence is the vacation house i spent all my summers since i was born. A place that brings me back memories of the childhood years. A village where people still sleep with their doors open. An island blessed by God and damaged by nature. I will be happy to share this magic and breathtaking place with the prospect visitors.
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Mr Antonis Gavalas purchased this villa in 2013