This attractive detached villa in Apokoronas Chania Crete for sale is located in the village of Aspro, in the area of Gavalochori overlooking Souda Bay and the Cretan countryside. It has got a surface of 84sqms and it is the ideal easy-care property, comprising of a spacious living room, a separate kitchen, 2 good sized bedrooms plus a bathroom and a shower room. There are 2 large terraces with excellent sea and mountain views as well as a large swimming pool shared by just 4 other properties.
The house is accessed by a road into a private off-road parking area and into the stone-clad arched veranda. This is a perfect shaded area for either outside dining or relaxing. The views are across the valley to the sea and the Aptera hillside. Patio doors with security shutters lead into the kitchen. The fully fitted kitchen is separate from the living room. A squared arch links the kitchen and the living room. 2 large windows, one facing the parking area and the other to the pool make this a very light room even if the weather is dull. The side path leads from the side of the house to the front door which opens into this room. The owner’s choice of furnishings and personal touches enhance this generous space. A shower room is conveniently located off the main living room. The washing machine has also been placed there. A tiled staircase rises to the 1st floor hallway which provides access to the 2 double bedrooms plus the family bathroom.
Both bedrooms are currently set out with attractive double beds. Picture windows are in both rooms. Bedroom 1 has views across the pool. Bedroom 2 has good mountain views. Both rooms have patio doors leading out to the open terrace with superb sea views and views across the valley and surrounding countryside. There is a white painted open pergola over the terrace, which could be covered with canvas or bamboo to provide shade if desired.
The garden is attractively laid out with stone walls, stone paved pathways, gravel and easy-care planting. The garden areas have got automatic irrigation system. Next to the house there is a swimming pool, which is shared between 5 co-owners and it is surrounded by spacious sun terraces.
NOTABLE ASPECTS * Villa of 84sqms on 2 levels * Part of a small development of 5 detached properties * Elevated spot with panoramic views of the sea and White Mountains * 2 bedrooms * Fitted kitchen with electrical appliances (appliances & furniture available by negotiation with the owner) * Solar panel * Double glazed windows with shutters * Satellite TV * Air-conditioning/heater units in main rooms * Garden areas with trees * Large shared swimming pool * 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.