This elegant one floor villa for sale in Chania Crete has spectacular views of the sea, White Mountains and the surrounding countryside. It is situated in the area of Maropathes, on the side of a hill near Gavalochori, in Apokoronas. It has got a total living area of 103sqsms built on a private plot of land of 1800sqms. It had been completed in 2006 and comprises of an open plan living – kitchen area, 2 bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms. There is also a mezzanine floor, which could be made into a third bedroom. To the rear of the house there are the two double bedrooms with floor-to-ceiling fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom is close to the main living room. In addition, there is a spacious en-suite shower room. A very practical utility room is located to the side of the house and can be accessed from both front and rear gardens.
Additionally, an open glass entrance porch and a tiled pergola to the back of the house give excellent outside living space.
There are several suitable spaces on the land for constructing a swimming pool. The side terrace, front porch and the three mountain side terraces, all have lovely, uninterrupted views of the bay. The beautiful garden has been thoughtfully landscaped and it is in keeping with its natural surroundings. There are over 70 trees, including 23 mature olive trees, as well as many native shrubs.
It has been well-maintained by its owner who is a well-known local artist. The villa is situated on the hills between Almyrida and Gavalohori. By car – 5 minutes from the beach at Almyrida, 9 minutes to the lively village of Plaka, 15 minutes to the town of Kalyves, 45 minutes to Chania and also to Chania’s International Airport.
NOTABLE ASPECTS * One level villa of 103sqms * Set on a private land plot of 1800sqms * Beautiful views of the sea and White Mountains * 2 bedrooms * Fitted kitchen with electrical appliances * Oil central heating * Solar panel * Open fireplace * Double glazed windows with shutters & mosquito nets Storage room * Utility room * Double glazed windows * Paved driveway * Extensive garden areas with trees * Private car port area * Water tank * Stone boundary walls * 1,5 km from the sandy beach of Almyrida
Gavalohori is a historical, rural village situated in a valley of immense beauty, in the region of Apokoronas. It is a quiet village with small shops for day to day needs, tavernas and several cafes set around the central square. The views of White Mountains to the south are spectacular and the village is surrounded by olive groves. It is only a five-minute drive to the sandy beach and resort of Almyrida, and ten minutes from the town of Kalyves, which features excellent shopping and administrative amenities. The health centre of Vamos is only 2kms away.
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.