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Information

Code: AH24


Area: Akrotiri


City: Chania, Crete

Location: Horafakia


Plot size: 2800sqms


Price: 295,000€ (reduced from 360,000€)

Description

A family home set on a private land plot of 2800 sqm, in a peaceful and quiet area among olive groves and vineyards. The property is located just 1 km from the traditional village of Horafakia, Akrotiri, and offers beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. Built on two levels, the house is 140sqm with an adjoining garage. The house features three double bedrooms and two bathrooms.

The ground floor consists of a hall area at entrance leading to the dining area, the kitchen featuring a bar bench with stools and overhanging spotlights and the semi-separate living area with a traditional exposed wood beam ceiling. The living room has access to a spacious pergola covered verandah. There is also a bedroom or office room on this level and a bathroom with shower. A staircase leads to the first floor which consists of a gully area, two bedrooms and the master bathroom. One of the bedrooms has a walk-in wardrobe and both have access to a covered veranda. There are ceiling fans in all rooms for cooling and a central heating system with radiators.

The exterior grounds are fully landscaped and feature lawn areas, palm trees and a variety of fruit trees and plants. A footpath leads to the swimming pool with tiled sundeck area. The property is surrounded by stone boundary walls.

NOTEABLE ASPECTS

* Two-level house of 140sqm * Set on a private land plot of 2800sqm * Private tiled swimming pool * Fully landscaped garden with lawns and trees * Beautiful countryside views * Three bedrooms * Two bathrooms * Fitted kitchen with breakfast bar * Central heating with radiators * Ceiling fans in all rooms * Storage room * Double glazed windows with shutters * Phone and internet connection * Covered terraces * Private off-road parking * Garage * Automatic irrigation system * Stone boundary walls with gate * 1km to village shops * 1.5km to sandy Tersanas beach

Distances

Village: 1 km


Chania airport: 8 kms


Souda port: 16 kms

Nearest beach: 1.5 km


Chania city center: 11 kms


Shops & amenities: 1 km

Features

  • Beach nearby
  • Central radiator heating
  • Covered Parking
  • Fitted bathrooms
  • Fitted designer kitchen
  • Fitted wardrobes in all bedrooms
  • Full insulation in walls, floor, ceiling
  • Fully landscaped gardens
  • Garage
  • Garden irrigation system
  • Grass lawns
  • Internal Light Fixtures
  • Large balcony
  • Mountain View
  • Private parking area
  • Private swimming pool
  • Shopping nearby
  • Stone boundary walls
  • Storage Room
  • Sun terrace
  • Washing machine
  • Wooden pergolas

Area Information

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.

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