A legendary villa with historical significance is for sale by Sotheby’s real estate. Constructed in 1808 by Venetian architects it was the residence of famous Admiral Andreas Miaoulis,one of the most important men of the War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire.
Loaded with history, architecture and decoration that combines past and present, cultures and colors, the the Villa Miaoulis on the island of Hydra in the Argo-Saronic Gulf is tagged for 4.5 million euros.
The majestic villa extends over 748 sq m in a land plot of 1.100 sq m.
The unique location of the property offers breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea from most of its areas. According to a report form a Greek TV, one can see the sea even when laying in bed.
Unique frescoes on the ceilings and beautiful floors.
The mansion is situated on the western slope of Hydra.
The house is reportedly is listed by the Greek Archaeological Society as a monument.
According to STAR TV, the mayor of Hydra has urged the Greek state to buy the mansion.
Andreas Miaoulis (1769-1835) a rich merchant who turned Admiral, commended the Greek Naval Forces against the Ottoman Empire from May 1825 to January 1826