This amazing windmill was built in 1800! It has 3 levels and there are three(3) bedrooms, one (1) bathroom one (1) WC and it is fully furnished. This property also has other features such as a Jacuzzi, Autonomous heating, barbeque, A/C, security door, outdoor parking space and a fantastic 360° view wherefrom the one side you see the wonderful blue sea and from the other side the mountains. It is a very good investment opportunity with an income of 400-500€/day.
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Further information about the windmill:
This windmill has a remarkable story; hence it was one of the five unique windmills of Pyrgos. The official name of the windmill was “Pera Mylos”, it was built in the early 1800s and operated for more than two centuries, located at an ideal location on the island which helped to produce goods under all weather conditions. The windmill stopped operating after the strong earthquake of 1956.
In Santorini there were 78 windmills (Dekigalas Joseph 1850, 85). For four centuries Santorini, grind wheat or barley to make a living, with the windmills, which was at that time a heavy industry. Windmills belonged to the nobles and some parish churches, which rented them to experienced millers. The millers had several capacities. They were using manual force, they knew from sailors’ knots to tie ropes and sails. They also had a lot of knowledge of meteorology to predict changes in the weather. Many millers were also bakers.
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