This is an apartment for sale in Chania Crete, located in the city center, in the heart of the commercial district and just a few meters away from the old harbor. It is a first floor apartment of 175sqms, overlooking one of the main commercial streets of the town and the Venetian Walls and Market.
This apartment is in need of a renovation and it can also be divided into 2 separate apartments, offering the opportunity to any prospective buyer to purchase just one of them.
The property is very sunny and airy having a balcony at the front and a large veranda at the back of 25sqms. The high ceilings and the spacious areas can be easily converted into a beautiful loft apartment in the center of Chania.
Chania is very popular for its old town and harbour, which is the heart of the area attracting visitors from all over the world. It is considered to be one of the most beautiful and picturesque cities of Greece due to the fact that it has preserved its historical character. The architecture reflects the different cultures and civilizations that lived on the island such as Venetians, Turks and Egyptians. The narrow alleys are surrounded by Venetian mansions and Turkish houses, villas and palazzos, mosques, small churches and a beautiful restored synagogue. Many of these buildings are being used as residences hotels or museums and others as shops, stores, cafes and restaurants. Chania is one of the nicest towns in Crete, with wonderful houses, parks and squares and a well-designed historical town. The Public Market is an impressive building in the town centre, built at the beginning of the present century (1911) and houses grocery stores, butchers’ shops, a fish market and vegetable shops. The Public Gardens, next to the Market, are ideal for those in search of shade and tranquillity. Northeast of the gardens is the beautiful neighbourhood of Chalepa, where the residences of Prince George and Eleftherios Venizelos were. The old city has preserved to a great extent the distinctive atmosphere and charm of the Venetian and Turkish periods. Entire Venetian, Turkish and Jewish quarters are saved, with well-preserved buildings in the narrow picturesque streets. All modern shops and amenities are within a 10 minute walk from the Venetian harbour as is the sandy beach of Nea Chora.