A family home set on a private land plot of 2800 sqm, in a peaceful and quiet area among olive groves and vineyards. The property is located just 1 km from the traditional village of Horafakia, Akrotiri, and offers beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. Built on two levels, the house is 140sqm with an adjoining garage. The house features three double bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The ground floor consists of a hall area at entrance leading to the dining area, the kitchen featuring a bar bench with stools and overhanging spotlights and the semi-separate living area with a traditional exposed wood beam ceiling. The living room has access to a spacious pergola covered verandah. There is also a bedroom or office room on this level and a bathroom with shower. A staircase leads to the first floor which consists of a gully area, two bedrooms and the master bathroom. One of the bedrooms has a walk-in wardrobe and both have access to a covered veranda. There are ceiling fans in all rooms for cooling and a central heating system with radiators.
The exterior grounds are fully landscaped and feature lawn areas, palm trees and a variety of fruit trees and plants. A footpath leads to the swimming pool with tiled sundeck area. The property is surrounded by stone boundary walls.
NOTABLE ASPECTS * Two-level house of 140sqm * Set on a private land plot of 2800sqm * Private tiled swimming pool * Fully landscaped garden with lawns and trees * Beautiful countryside views * Three bedrooms * Two bathrooms * Fitted kitchen with breakfast bar * Central heating with radiators * Ceiling fans in all rooms * Storage room * Double glazed windows with shutters * Phone and internet connection * Covered terraces * Private off-road parking * Garage * Automatic irrigation system * Stone boundary walls with gate * 1km to village shops * 1.5km to sandy Tersanas beach
Horafakia is a small, quiet village on the peninsular of Akrotiri, situated halfway between Kalathas and Tersanas villages, 15kms northeast of the historic city of Chania. Due to its elevated location it offers outstanding sea views across the Bay of Chania and Mountain views. The village is only 15 mins from the international airport and less than half an hour from the port of Souda. The area is an ideal place to relax and unwind, and has numerous shops, mini markets, tavernas and school, all within walking distance. Additional shopping and general amenities such as large supermarkets, banks, post office, travel agency etc, are available in Kounoupidiana, just five minutes away by car. The beautiful sandy beaches of Kalathas and Tersanas are only a minute drive from Horafakia village.
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