Traditionally living in Kefalas

Code: KH029
Location: Kefalas, Apokoronas, Chania
Size: 267sqms
Price: 249.000€

This is a beautiful renovated traditional Cretan house in Kefalas Apokoronas, Chania for sale. It is a property of 143sqms built on a 267,30sqms plot of land including an externally big yard with beautiful flowers and a ”sterna ”,a traditional Cretan well. The property offers mountains views from all parts of the house. It is very well-constructed and the owners had kept all the features of the real traditional Cretan house.

It consists of a spacious living room, a dining room with beautiful traditional features like wooden ceiling with beams and stone details as well as a lovely traditional fireplace. The house has retained its Cretan identity and the functional kitchen stands behind a stone arch.
There is a bedroom on the same floor with an en-suite bathroom and an exit to the northwest courtyard.

A staircase takes you upstairs to another second large bedroom which also has its own en-suite bathroom with shower. It is also offering access to a beautiful terrace with wonderful views of the mountains and the village. Just opposite you can find the third bedroom with its own small balcony.

The house has a fireplace, solar water heater, 2 a / c and all electrical appliances in the kitchen.

  • Beach nearby
  • Built-in kitchen electrical appliances
  • Fitted bathrooms
  • Fitted wardrobes in all bedrooms
  • Mountain View
  • Stone boundary walls
  • Utilities Nearby
  • Window shutters
  • Within Residential Area
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Dishwasher

Area Description


Kefalas is a tranquil village, the highest on the peninsular of Apokoronas, at just over 340 metres (1,100 feet) above sea level. Due to its location, it boasts spectacular and panoramic views over the Cretan Sea and the mountains. The village has existed there for many centuries, as it can be easily been concluded by the old trees, the traditional architecture and the numerous churches and chapels. It is a large village and amenities include two mini markets, four kafeneon and two tavernas. Additional shopping facilities are available in Vamos, only five kms away, with the area’s largest hub, Kalyves being 12 kms away. The sandy beaches of Almyrida and Georgioupolis are about a fifteen minute drive. The historic city of Chania is at a distance of 30 kms along the coast to the west.


Apokoronas is situated at the feet of White Mountains in the north-eastern corner of the prefecture of Chania 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 archaeological 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.