Beautiful penthouse apartment located in a leafy Athenian neighbourhood north of the city centre. The apartment is on the top floor of a private 3-story corner house; it has a floor area of 85 sq.m./ 915 sq.ft. plus a 45 sq.m./ 485 sq.ft. roof terrace with open view -a real luxury in Athens!
It consists of a spacious living/dining room, a fully equipped kitchen, a bedroom with a queen-size bed (160x200cm), a large, luxurious bathroom and a separate w/c. Both the living room and the bedroom have access to the terrace and all rooms have big windows which gives a very airy feel to the space. The apartment is furnished with modern designer classics and decorated in minimal fashion. It has a 32" flat screen TV, DVD/CD player and sound system with iPod/laptop connection.
Being a corner penthouse, it is literally sun drenched with 3 exposures: east, south and west. The terrace looks to the southwest and, as there aren't many tall buildings in the neighbourhood, one can see as far as Mount Parnitha and Mount Hymettus. On a warm summer night, you can wind down from a day out in the city sipping wine under the stars!
The apartment is situated in an upscale residential area called Filothei; it is a quiet, safe area with tree-lined streets and small parks, yet in close proximity to the business, shopping and entertainment districts of northern Athens. There are a few restaurants and cafés within 1-5 minutes on foot from the apartment and countless more choices for wining and dining within a short 5-10 minute ride, in neighbouring Halandri and Maroussi. These are also a shopper's paradise with a plethora of international and local high street shops, along with small, quaint boutiques and two of Athens' most prestigious shopping malls.
Athens is a very spread-out city and distances are not to be underestimated: depending on means of transport, it takes 15-25 minutes to go to the historical centre, 20-25 minutes to the airport and 30-50 minutes to the sea. Taxis are cheap and there are several public transport options within 1-5 minutes on foot from the apartment.
The immediate neighbourhood is also served by a free local bus that goes to the major traffic artery of Kifissias Avenue (less than 1 km/half a mile away) and the metro/suburban railway station "Neratziotissa". This is particularly convenient as it is the only line that goes directly to/from the Athens International Airport, the Port of Piraeus and the Central Train Station, for those who want to explore more of Greece!