This unique house in Chania Crete for sale has got a total living surface of 99sqms, built on a private plot 838sqms. It is located in the most exclusive and panoramic area of Profitis ilias , in Akrotiri, next to the Park of Venizelos, just 4kms from downtown Chania and 500m from the Park of Flora and Fauna of the Technical University of Crete. It lies at a walking distance to various shops and amenities, while offering the feeling of being in the countryside.
The property consists of a cozy lounge, a dining area with stone accents and an energy efficient fireplace with a marble frame, a kitchen, a small study, 2 bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and 2 bathrooms. The master bedroom features a dressing room and an en-suite bathroom, with a luxury shower-hammam (Turkish steam bath). The guest bedroom features a Cretan arch and fitted wardrobes. The lounge area and both bedrooms are equipped with air-condition/heating units. The kitchen features cherry-wood hand-made cabinets, a double fridge, 2 ceramic and 2 gas stoves and a built-in old-fashioned designed oven at the hand level. The top quality white appliances are included in the price, whereas the cherry-wood beamed ceiling has been fully insulated. There are also 2 pergola-covered verandas, one of them is overlooking the garden and it has been graciously framed by an arched wooden lattice work. This veranda can be easily converted into an additional room.
All doors and windows have been double-glazed and include safety aluminum doors & windows with fly screens and shutters. The main entrance of the house is made of a safety wooden door, with an exclusive hand-carved design and a small inbuilt window. A satellite dish is also available.
The beautiful garden consists of mature fruit trees and flowers, a small greenhouse in the backyard and old iron-arched water storage well, restored with a traditional Cretan technique. It has been fully plastered with water-proof material and it is perfectly operating, as a rainwater collector equipped with submerged pump for the automatic garden watering. A beautiful patio with a table and chairs lies in the middle of the garden, next to a pond (4m x 6m) with an islet, a wooden bridge, fish and different kinds of aquatic plants.
NOTABLE ASPECTS * Unique house of 99sqms arranged over 1 level * In one of the most privileged areas of Chania * Private plot of land of 838sqms * 2 bedrooms , one with en-suite bathroom * Fitted kitchen including electrical appliances * Fitted wardrobes * 2 storage areas * Energy efficient fireplace in the sitting area * Air condition units for cooling & heating * Compost bin * Agricultural water * Wooden ceilings * Double glazed windows with shutters and insect screens * Large garden with mature trees and flowers * Well with rain collector pump * Heating pumps * Solar panel * Electric gate * Video door bell with flat digital color screen system with cameras * Automatic watering system * Plenty of space to construct a swimming pool * Parking area for at least 3 cars * Close to the beaches and Chania
Please refer to the features section below for a full list of inclusions.
Profitis Ilias is an exclusive residential area in Akrotiri peninsular, situated on an elevated spot with panoramic views towards the town and the Venetian harbour of Chania. It is set next to the Park of Venizelos, just 4kms from downtown Chania and 500m from the Park of Flora and Fauna of the Technical University of Crete.
The peninsular of Akrotiri features some of the most beautiful and cleanest sandy beaches of Chania offering water sports activities, including well-known Stavros beach, where Zorbas the Greek was filmed, Kalathas and Tersanas. Kalathas beach is a beautiful sandy beach lined with pine trees in the south 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. 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, horse-riding, 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