Glyfa | Antiparos
The house on the beach.
When it comes to island homes, location is of utmost importance. There are houses nestled on hilltops that offer panoramic sea views; there are houses that are set just a short walk from the seafront; and then, there are the few privileged ones that can claim the title of a “beach house”. Such is the case for this villa, a home where you can wake up, stretch your arms and walk right into the sea for an early morning swim.
The gorgeous three bedroom house has been renovated without losing its traditional island-home character. The stone-built exterior blends seamlessly into the island's rocky landscape and creates a head-turning contrast with the sea's infinite blue. The house's front terrace, fitted with lounge and dining arrangements and shaded by a wooden pergola, is just a few meters away from the water.
In the same spirit, the interior melds traditional warmth with modern elegance. The living areas are intimate in size, with small windows that were meant to protect the rooms from the forces of nature. The living room is separated from the kitchen-cum-dining area by a stone-made arch to best exploit both the available space and the sunlight that comes in from the windows. The decoration is a fusion of old and new, with modern, comfortable furnishings that are complemented by classic pieces and country-chic art objects. The palette, mostly white or in neutral tones, serves as a backdrop that accentuates the eye-soothing views of the landscape.
Living and dining area
Fully-equipped open-plan kitchen
1 Double bedroom with shower bathroom
1 Double bedroom with en-suite shower bathroom
1 Twin bedroom with en-suite “boat-style” shower bathroom
Shaded dining and sitting area
Direct access to a sandy beachRead more
Change of linen twice a week