This old stone house for sale in Chania Crete is set in a great location within the village of Sternes, on the peninsular of Akrotiri offering the option of a restoration project with potential or the construction of a new house. The land plot is 635,35sqms in size and features an old stone house of 75sqms. The total building allowance on this land plot is 400sqms.
The area surrounding the property has a very traditional ambience and character and it is just a few steps away from the village’s small public square.
Village shops are at walking distance and the sandy beaches are a 5min drive away.
Sternes is a charming, traditional village situated on the peninsular of Akrotiri in Chania, with outstanding views towards the Bay of Souda and White Mountains of Crete. Although a peaceful and exclusive area, it is easily accessible being only 12 kilometers from the historic City of Chania, 10 mins from the international airport and twenty minutes from the port of Souda. The area is an ideal place to relax and unwind, and has a school, shops, mini markets and tavernas nearby.
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