Old building for sale in Apokoronas Chania
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Code: KH25

Area: Apokoronas

City: Chania, Crete

Location: Drapanos

Plot size: 370sqms

Price: 40,000€


This is an old building for sale in Apokoronas Chania. It is set in a great corner location, having access by 2 roads within the village of Drapanos in the area of Apokoronas. Tthis property offers the option of a restoration project with potential, or alternatively the option of a new house construction. The land plot is 370sqm in size and features an old stone building of 138sqms, which had been used as an oil factory.

The area surrounding the property has a very traditional ambience and character. Drapanos is a small village just 3 kms from Kokkino Chorio and it is offering its residents the opportunity to taste the true Cretan life. There is a tavern, a mini market and 2 cafes in Drapanos, whereas further amenities can be found in Kokkino Chorio and Plaka a few minutes drive away.


Village: inside

Chania airport: 38

Souda port: 23 kms

Nearest beach: 5 kms

Chania city center: 31 kms

Shops & amenities: 3 kms


  • Beach nearby
  • Mountain View
  • Utilities Nearby
  • Within Residential Area

Area Information

The village of Kokkino Chorio:

Kokkino Chorio is an unspoilt, traditional village in the Apokoronas region of Chania, located high on the mountain and offers breathtaking views over the Bay of Souda. The village was one of the sites used in the 1964 film Zorba the Greek. It is a small, hospitable village with a couple of small shops, kafeneion and tavern. More shops and restaurants can be found in the village of Plaka, 3kms away. Kokkino Chorio features a glass factory which produces hand made glass using traditional glass blowing techniques. The coastline northwest of the village is a very interesting place for a stroll due to the ground formation and the various caves.

The region of Apokoronas:

Apokoronas is situated at the foot of the White Mountains in the north-eastern corner of the Chania prefecture and is one of the greenest regions of Crete. The area features numerous interesting sights, such as Lake Kournas, the island’s only freshwater lake and the archeological site of Aptera with its superb views of Souda Bay. Apokoronas features an abundance of historic and picturesque villages with traditional taverns and thriving seaside resorts with beautiful sandy beaches along the coast like Kalyves, Almyrida and Georgioupolis.

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