TR2 THE ROOMS


ΕΝΤREPRENEUR GEORGIOS C. CARABELLAS
AND TR2 THE LIFESTYLE BRAND
ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THEIR NEW PROJECT
TR2 THE ROOMS!
AN ECLECTIC MAISON D’HÔTES IN THE ISLAND OF SKYROS.


TR2 THE LIFESTYLE BRAND, AFTER TR2 THE KOLONAKI EDITION CONCEPT STORE, INTRODUCES YET ANOTHER ASPECT OF ITS LIFESTYLE PORTFOLIO. THAT OF HOTELING/TRAVELLING. TR2 THE ROOMS. AS OF THIS AUGUST, THE MAGICAL, UNSPOILT ISLAND OF SKYROS, AND A UNIQUE GUESTHOUSE THAT OOZES PANACHE AND THE SIGNATURE AESTHETICS OF GEORGIOS C CARABELLAS, BECOME THE ULTIMATE DESTINATION, REVISITING THE NOTION OF ENTERTAINING AND HOSPITALITY, BRINGING JOIE DE VIVRE.



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MASTER HOUSE

MASTER HOUSE

THE 60M2 MASTER HOUSE IS SPREAD OVER TWO LEVELS, WOODEN FLOORS THROUGHOUT. THE GROUND FLOOR/LIVING ROOM, IS ENTERED THROUGH A WIDE ARCHED DOORWAYAND FEATURES A WHITE 3-SEATER CHESTERFIELD SOFA, DESIGN LAMPS BY ZERO AND FLOS AND THE PRISMATIC COFFE TABLE BY VITRA.

GOING UP THROUGH THE WOODEN STAIR, ON THE FIRST FLOOR THE DOMINATING FEATURE IS A 200x200 KING SIZE BED. CLOTHES ARE HANGED FROM CLEVER CEILING HOOKS, THUS CREATING AN AIRY AND FLUID IMAGE. THE EN SUITE BATHROOM IS A WALK-IN WET AREA IDEAL FOR A TOTAL REFRESH DURING THE HOT DAYS OF SUMMER. THE ROOM OPENS ONTO A BIG PRIVATE TERRACE WITH A 17 TH CENTURY WOODEN OPIUM BED FROM AFGHANISTAN STYLED WITH BESPOKE MARC JACOBS PILLOWS, ON WHICH TO ENJOY AN AFTERNOON APERITIVO. A SMALLER BALCONY FROM THE OTHER SIDE ALSO OFFERS WONDERFUL AEGEAN SEA VIEW.


THE EXTRAS

IN THE LIVING ROOM OF THE MASTER HOUSE GUESTS CAN ALSO FIND THE ICONIC 50’2 STYLE ORANGE SMEG FRIDGE STOCKED WITH COMPLIMENTARY REFRESHMENTS-WATER, SAN PELLEGRINO, COKES AND MR. CARABELLA’S FAVORITE CAMPARI SODA. THE TR2 THE ROOMS RECHERCHÉ IPOD PLAYLIST, A MUSIC COMPILATION CREATED BY TR2 EXPERTS ESPECIALLY FOR TR2 THE ROOMS WILL PROVIDE THE IDEAL SUMMER SOUNDTRACK (OR ONE CAN USE THE DOCK STATION FOR THEIR OWN IPOD/IPHONE DEVICE). THERE IS ALSO A CIGAR BOX, COFFEE TABLE BOOKS AND THE TR2 GONE TO THE BEACH KIT, A BEACH BAG DESIGNED BY TR2 FROM VINTAGE TENTS WHICH INCLUDES 2 COTTON SHAWLS FROM TUNISIA THAT THE GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO USE FOR THEIR BEACH COMFORT AND A SPECIAL CARTES POSTALES SELECTION AGAIN DESIGNED BY TR2 FOR THIS SUMMER. ALL WHITE LINEN AND BEDDINGS ARE FROM THE ELEGANT THE WHITE COMPANY LONDON, ALL TOILETRIES ARE LA COMPAGNIE MARSEILLE.

SUITE NU.1
 

SUITE NU.1

THE SUITE NU.1 IS A TYPICAL 30M2 DOUBLE HEIGHT SKYRIAN "SHACK", ALSO KNOWN AS “KANTOUNA”, WHICH IS REDESIGNED BY GEORGIOS C CARABELLAS TO A VERY MINIMAL SUITE TO SUIT TODAY’S MODERN NEEDS, PRESERVING AT THE SAME TIME ALL THE TRADITIONAL ELEMENTS, MAINLY THE SKYRIAN “SFA”, A SMALL ATTIC ON WHICH THE BED IS PLACED WITH AMAZING WOOD CARVED DETAILS. THERE IS A BIG OPEN BUILD-IN CLOSET FOR CLOTHES ETC, AN EN SUITE BATHROOM AND A SMALL PRIVATE SEJOUR OUTSIDE.


THE EXTRAS

LADY GUESTS WILL BE THRILLED WITH THE ULTRA CHIC RATTAN BAGS BROUGHT FROM SOUTH FRANCE, AVAILABLE FOR THEM TO USE FOR COCKTAIL NIGHTS IN THE ISLAND. A QUITE BIG RANGE OF LIFESTYLE COFFEE TABLE BOOKS, POETRY AND LITERATURE, CAREFULLY SELECTED FROM THE OWNER’S PRIVATE LIBRARY, IS ALSO AT EVERYONE’S DISPOSAL. THE PARENTESI LAMP BY A CASTIGLIONI (FLOS) CREATES THE DESIGN STATEMENT IN THE ROOM. AGAIN THE GUESTS’ VERY OWN TR2 GONE TO THE BEACH KIT IS PROVIDED, THE LINEN/BEDDINGS ARE THE WHITE COMPANY LONDON, TOILETRIES FROM LA COMPAGNIE MARSEILLE.

SUITE NU.2
 

SUITE NU.2

THE TRADITIONAL SKYRIAN LAY-OUT OF THE "SFA"/ATTIC IS FEATURED IN SUITE NU.2, AS WELL. IDEAL FOR CHILDREN/ADOLESCENTS BECAUSE OF THE INTIMACY OF THE STRUCTURE. A TINY WINDOW BY THE BED, ESPECIALLY MADE IN THE OLD DAYS FOR VENTILATION, SINCE THE HOUSE FACES THE NORTH, THUS KEEPING COOL EVEN IN THE HOTTEST DAYS, CREATES THE IDEA OF A PRIVATE "CASTLE". EN SUITE BATHROOM, WORKING FIREPLACE, AN ABUNDANCE OF NATURAL LIGHT.


THE EXTRAS

DESIGN TOUCHES SUCH AS THE WALLPAPER DESIGNED BY GEORGIOS C CARABELLAS FOR TR2, AN 18TH CENTURY CHANDELIER, AN OLD FAMILY HEILROOM AND MOROCCAN OVERSIZED SILVER PLATTERS GIVEN THAT CERTAIN "JE NE SAIS QUOI" TO THE PLACE. IN SUITE NU.2 FILM AFICIONADOS CAN ALSO FIND THE TR2 THE ROOMS FILM FESTIVAL, A USB STICK CONNECTED TO THE TV SET FEATURING FAVORITE ALL TIME CLASSIC SUMMERY MOVIES, WHICH THEY CAN ENJOY LYING ON THE BIG SOFA/MATTRESS, COMPLIMENTARY POP CORN INCLUDED! "TAVLI"/BACKGAMMON AND BOARD GAMES FOR IDLE AFTERNOONS AND NATURALLY THE TR2 GONE TO THE BEACH KIT, THE WHITE COMPANY LONDON COLLECTION AND LA COMPAGNIE MARSEILLE ARE A GIVEN

THE KITCHEN

THE KITCHEN

THE KITCHEN IS ONE OF THE MOST INTERESTING ROOMS OF THE HOUSE. IT’S WHERE THE SUMPTUOUS BREAKFAST IS PREPARED BY KIRIA KALI FOR THE GUESTS. FURTHER TO THAT THE KITCHEN IS FULLY STOCKED WITH LOCAL TREATS, EGGS, BREAD, FRUITS AND HOMEMADE ICE CREAM FOR THE GUESTS’ DELIGHT, BUT ALSO FULLY EQUIPPED -WITH FOR ONE TO BE ABLE TO COOK SIMPLE DISHES, LIKE PASTA ETC, SHOULD THE GUESTS WISH TO SPEND A QUIET NIGHT IN. ALTERNATIVELY, A SPECIAL MENU BY A LOCAL COOK WITH A SELECTION OF FOUR TYPICAL GREEK DISHES CAN BE ARRANGED WITH EXTRA CHARGE.


THE EXTRAS

ALL APPLIANCES ARE BY FAMOUS FOR THEIR AMAZING DESIGN ITALIAN COMPANY SMEG. THE CIRCA 1920 CERAMIC COLLECTION, THE TR2 PERSPEX TRAYS AND OTHER TR2 HOMEWARE PRODUCTS CAN BE USED, BUT ALSO BOUGHT IN SITU.

EXTERIOR / GARDEN

THE EXTERIOR / GARDEN

THE 400M2 OUTDOORS SPACE, UNUSUALLY BIG BY ANY ISALND’S STANDARDS, IS SPREAD OUT INTO TWO AREAS. THE MAIN GARDEN FEATURES PERENNIAL FIG TREES AND PALMS WHICH CREATE ALL DAY SHADE, UNDER WHICH A LONG WOODEN TABLE DESIGNED BY GEORGIOS C CARABELLAS, PAIRED WITH ORANGE DRIADE CHAIRS AND A MOROCCAN LANTERNE CREATE THE ABSOLUTE SNUG CORNER. THE SECOND SECTION IS AN INTROVERT YARD, RIGHT OUTSIDE OF THE KITCHEN AND SUITE NU 2, LAYED WITH RECLAIMED OLD TILES AND THE SO RECOGNIZABLE GREEK ‘’KAFENIO’’ ROUND METAL TABLES AND CHAIRS, PAINTED WHITE. NATURALLY! THERE IS ALSO AN OLD BUILT OVEN AND A MOST FRAGRANT LEMON TREE.


THE EXTRAS

ALONG WITH THE PHILLIPE STARCK’S GNOME AND THE BYZANTINE HAND CARVED THRONES OVERLOOKING THE AEGEAN, THERE IS A TOTALLY SECLUDED OUTDOORS SHOWER UNDER THE FIG TREES. AS THE HOUSE FACES THE NORTH SIDE OF SKYROS, THE SUMMER BREEZE WILL ALWAYS SECURE COOLS DAYS AND NIGHTS. UPON ARRIVAL, WELCOMING DRINKS WILL BE SERVED IN THE GARDEN, WITH CHILLED WINE AND A SELECTION OF 3 HOMEMADE PIES.

THE ISLAND

THE ISLAND

AN UNSPOILT ISALND EAGER TO BE EXPLORED. AN IMPECCABLY ORGANIZED ROAD SYSTEM ENCOURAGES ALL TRANSPORTATIONS. A RICH NATURAL HABITAT, VARYING FROM LUSH VEGETATION OF PINE TREES FORESTS TO BARE AND DRY VALLEYS. FROM SECLUDED, NEARLY EMPTY BEACHES, EVEN IN AUGUST TO RAW ROCK FORMATIONS AND EXTRA TERRESTRIAL LIKE DESERTED LAND. A TYPICAL AEGEAN CHORA, CLINGING ON AN IMPRESSIVE HILLTOP, UNDERNEATH THE MEDIEVAL CASTLE AND THE BYZANTINE MONASTERY OF AI GIORGIS. AND A SMALL FRIENDLY LITTLE PORT. ALL CONTINUING THROUGH TIME A LONG STABLE TRADITION. A WORLD CLASS CIVILIZATION, UNRIVALLED BY ANYONE.