Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Mykonos - Villa Mykonos Cavo Psarrou
Lots of privacy and quietness, private pool, many bathrooms, great sea views.
This charming traditional Mykonian house overlooking the Psarou bay is built in its own plot providing lots of privacy and quietness. As you enter into the parking of the property the sea view over the Aegean archipelagos is breathtaking. The sea is all around and as the house is facing south, on a clear day you can count many Cycladic islands. A fly of stone-made stairs will take you to the lower level where a more ‘tamed’ surrounding with pergolas covered with bougambilias and plants in traditional “pitharia” will lead you to the main entrance of the house. As you enter into the house there is the dining room with a table and the open plan kitchen. To your left there is the first en-suite room with a double bed and a bathroom. To your right there is a big door that opens into the cosy livingroom dominated by a very big window with a view to the sea. The mezzanine floor is in this area and it has a large double bed and a small window which brings a nice summer breeze. Underneath the mezzanine is a bookcase and a single bed as well as a bathroom and many cupboards for clothes. There is the second bathroom. From the livingroom another door will take you out where another separate room with double bed and an en-suite bathroom is. There is also the swimming pool area with the bamboos and the wooden deck giving it a very unique feel. Going back to the dining area, there is a door opening to the semi open breakfast area. The marble top table is covered by a bamboo pergola for protection from the sun and the wind. The breakfast area communicates with another third separate room with a double bed and its own bathroom.
There is a fully equipped kitchen and
- children welcome
- pets considered
- smoking allowed
About Elena Mouriki
My name is Elena. I was born in Greece, and after studying social anthropology in London and completed my research in Tanzania, I returned to Athens, Greece where I live with my British partner and our two children. Before I had any kids I was travelling a lot and I always keep in mind how I would like to be welcomed and treated if I visited someone else's house. So far, I consider myself lucky that I had the opportunity to meet so many incredible people who visit Mykonos and stay in our place. They all add their personal touch in a house we love and where we have spent some of the best times ever.
Elena Mouriki purchased this house in 1986
Why Elena Mouriki chose Mykonos
My mother bought that property in 1985, when she was travelling in the Cyclades. When she arrived in Mykonos she instantly loved the place and a friend insisted she should see a property that was for sale. At the moment she wasn't planning to buy a summer house, but she decided to have a look anyway.. the interesting thing is that she confused the directions and found herself in a wrong place...this was not the house that her friend was talking about. She had stroke gold! it was love at first sight. The views over the Aegean sea where breathtaking and the orientation (south) ideal, the house was flooded into light.
She souk hands with the owner there and then, and the rest is history. Over the years we changed many things of the original design; we lowered and widened a window, built the fire place, added a guest-room, paved the verandas, planted the bugambilias, the oleanders, the geraniums, had a swimming pool etc. All this 'add ons' give it a sort of 'vernacular feel to it but at the same time is very functional. We always believed that true summer relaxation needs to be simple yet functional. This is a very simple and very lovable house