These are 2 adjacent houses for sale in the old town of Chania Crete, on a quiet pedestrian street near the central square of Splantzia. Each house has got its own separate entrance and it has been arranged over 3 levels (ground floor, first and second floor). Both of them have access to a private roof terrace. The rooftops of both houses have insulation, panoramic views of the city and sea views. These houses are very airy and sunny with large windows on the side of the road.
The smaller house has got an total living area of 84sqms and on the ground floor there is an open plan kitchen and dining area and the bathroom. A wooden staircase leads to the first floor that is currently used as a living room. There is also a large built-in wardrobe. The staircase continues on the second floor where we a spacious bedroom can be found. On the south side of the room there is a staircase leading to the rooftop of the house. The house has aluminum double glazed doors/windows.
The adjacent property is really spacious and consists of 140sqms. The central entrance opens into a hallway. On the left there is a room used as a storage room and a bathroom. The wooden staircase leads us to the first floor where we find the spacious kitchen with the dining room and a bedroom. Continuing the stairs we reach the second floor where there is a large space that was used as a living room and a second small bedroom. A door from the bedroom opens onto a small patio, where there is a small storage room and the staircase leading to the terrace. Both houses are in need of a light renovation that will reveal their unique architecture / character and offer the residents the modern comforts.
As these 2 houses have a common wall they could have an alternative use as being converted into one spacious residence or a boutique guest house providing all modern amenities. The potential use of the rooftop offers also added value to the property. The area around the Venetian harbor of Chania is extremely attractive for the development of housing for tourism. The location, the total surface area, the individual characteristics of the dwellings and the combined possibilities of their utilization make these properties a very attractive investment for those who want to invest in Chania’s most well-known but still growing tourist area. An investment opportunity with a high rate of return and low risk.
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.