Pyrgos, Santorini

Sleeps 16 

Vermillion Estate has a very sleek and minimal loft–style design, and has been restored with a deep understanding for its traditional Santorini architecture using the old style of polished cement and eco–friendly materials. The villa is made up of four distinct units, designed and operated in the past for the production of wine and tsipuro. Elements of the factory have been incorporated into the design, and a huge piece of machinery stands like a magnificent sculpture as the centerpiece of one of the numerous living spaces. The restoration project took years of meticulous research, as Vermillion is located just underneath the historically important Castle of Pyrgos. The floors were painstakingly created by a local craftsman, who mixed colors and cement to create the beautiful matte finish throughout. Santorini is famous for her organic Cycladic architecture, but it’s not every day you get to experience one like this. You have to stay here – to live in it and breathe in it – to fully appreciate the splendor of Vermillion’s high ceilings and natural light. The villa boasts generous outdoor space: with two impressive pool terraces and various additional alfresco arrangements, you will be spoiled for choice in finding your perfect spot to lap up the Greek sunshine. Care and attention has been lavished on this home to make sure everything is stylish and luxurious without being fussy. It offers unbeatable comfort and effortless elegance for what is truly a one–of–a–kind luxury villa. Due to its layout, Vermillion Estate can be split into two totally separate and private villas, or hired as a whole – a truly knockout retreat for an unforgettable wedding or a big family reunion.Vaulted spaces of various sizes and uses are organized into two basic building volumes. Some spaces are cave like and hide their form and some are expressed as cubic volumes. The masonry construction determines the form and size of the spaces as well as the way they relate spatially. Domes, arches, thick walls, small windows compose the distinguished vernacular complex geometry and form of the buildings.

The morphology, the overall vernacular architecture of the buildings and the almost unobstructed views of the site creates a challenging place to work on and compose an overall spatial experience for vacation living with a unique combination of vernacular (local) and contemporary characteristics. The whole renovation effort was based on the notion of "inserting" a new use (vacation housing) in the old structure while maintaining the spatial qualities of the original architecture. Emphasis was given in the use of local material and techniques in most of the finishes while creating furniture and architectural details that are informed by the simple and clear forms of the vernacular building methods.

8 bedrooms/ 7 bathrooms


1 master bedroom with double bed with en-suite bathroom and dressing room

1 loft with double bed and shared shower bathroom

Fully equipped kitchen, open plan living area dining area and guests’ WC


1 master bedroom with double bed with en-suite shower bathroom

1 loft with double bed and shared shower bathroom

Fully equipped kitchen, open plan living area, dining area and outdoor dining 


1 master bedroom with double bed with en-suite bathroom

Kitchenette and open plan living area


1 master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and dressing room

1 bedroom with shared shower bathroom

1 bedroom with two single beds

Fully equipped kitchen, open plan living area, dining area, guests’ WC

Courtyard with dining table for 10 and outdoor Jacuzzi

- - Hairdryers- DVD
- Safe- Ipod dock- CD player
- Satellite TV- Fully Air-conditioned- Outdoor Jacuzzi
- Outdoor dining- Fully Equipped Kitchen- Wi-Fi Access
Check-in: 16:00
Check-out: 10:00


Village: Pyrgos
Town: Fira, 5km
Airport: Santorini International Airport, 6km

One manual drive 5 seat car rental
Change of linen twice a week
Daily Cleaning

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