This unique Venetian mansion for sale in Rethymnon Crete is located in the heart of the Old Town , close to Mikrasiaton square. The mansion has got a total surface of 231sqms on 3 levels, built on a plot of land of 134sqms.
On the ground floor, the majestic entrace leads to the internal 27sqms yard and to a stone staircase, which connects the property with the other 2 levels. Next to the impressive entrance, there is a separate smaller one, giving extra access to a space of 60sqms, which can be part of the mansion or it can accomodate a shop or even a restaurant.
On the first floor the spacious terrace offers plenty of light, and leads to the rest of the spaces. The second floor can be accessed by an internal wooden staircase, which ends in the room with the impressive double wooden loggia. On this level an external metal staircase can be found too that ends on the large roof top of the building, with views of Fortezza fortress.
The location of the property is unique, as it is set in on one of the busiest and most beautiful alleys of the Venetian part of Rethymnon, and it can be converted into a guesthouse, a boutique hotel or a residence.
Rethymnon is located on the western side of Crete, between the prefectures of Chania and Heraklion. It is full of magnificent beaches, interesting archaeological sites, Byzantine churches, lovely villages and lively resorts. Rethymnon is the capital of the area and is a town with intense medieval architecture and a lovely Venetian port. Bali, Agia Galini, Plakias Stavromenos and Adelianos Kampos are among the most popular beach resorts in the area, while a drive around will bring you to innumerable secluded coves for total privacy. Interesting sights to visit in the region are the historical Monasteries of Preveli and Arkadi, the Ideon Cave where god Zeus was raised according to mythology and the many other gorges in the inland of Rethymnon.