City: Chania, Crete
Plot size: 570sqms
Price: 70,000€ each (reduced from 80,000€)
These are 2 plots of land for sale in Akrotiri Chania. Each plot is 570 sqm with a high building density of 456 sqm. The land plots are located within Horafakia village, at walking distance to all amenities. For the last 15 years Horafakia has become a sought after residential area for both locals and foreigners. The proximity of the village to the well known sandy beaches of Kalathas, Stavros and Tersanas and the wild beauty of the nature with fantastic sunset views have attracted many tourists during the summer.
The utilities of electricity and water are next to the plot, for easy connection.
Horafakia offers a range of amenities such as cafes, tavernas, restaurants and mini-markets. Kounoupidiana which is only a 10min drive offers a wide range of amenities, such as bank, retail shops and large supermarkets.
Chania airport: 7 kms
Souda port: 14 kms
Nearest beach: 2 kms
Chania city center: 12 kms
Shops & amenities: 800 mtrs
- Beach nearby
- Mountain View
- Public transport service
- Utilities Nearby
- Within Residential Area
The village of Horafakia:
Horafakia is a small, quiet village on the peninsular of Akrotiri, situated halfway between Kalathas and Tersanas villages, 15kms northeast of the historic city of Chania. Due to its elevated location it offers outstanding sea views across the Bay of Chania and Mountain views. The village is only 15 mins from the international airport and less than half an hour from the port of Souda. The area is an ideal place to relax and unwind, and has numerous shops, mini markets, tavernas and school, all within walking distance. Additional shopping and general amenities such as large supermarkets, banks, post office, travel agency etc, are available in Kounoupidiana, just five minutes away by car. The beautiful sandy beaches of Kalathas and Tersanas are only a minute drive from Horafakia village.
The area of Akrotiri:
The Akrotiri Peninsula features some of the most beautiful and clean sandy beaches of Chania offering water sports activities, including well-known Stavros, where Zorbas the Greek was filmed, Kalathas and Tersanas beaches, all on the north coast. Kalathas beach is a beautiful sandy beach lined with pine trees and a small islet at swimming distance and features cafes and traditional tavernas. Tersanas is another fine sandy beach with shallow waters suitable for children.
The popular sandy beaches of Marathi and Loutraki are on the south shores of Akrotiri and boast some of the best and most popular fish restaurants in Chania, plus also breathtaking views of the White Mountains. Because they are located in the Bay of Souda, they are almost always protected from the winds.
A variety of wild birds and turtles find haven in this peaceful area which is so diverse, offering endless possibilities to the visitor, from birdwatching, horseriding, hiking or simply relaxing and enjoying the scenery. There are also several churches and historically significant monasteries in the area such as the impressive Agia Triada and Moni Gouvernetou built in the 16th century, a visit to which is highly recommended.