Climbed on the top of a hill, this unique villa in Chania Crete for sale can be found in the picturesque village of Kokkino Chorio, in Apokoronas with panoramic, overwhelming views over the infinite Cretan blue. It has been constructed on a private and gradient plot of land of 4080sqms, having a total living space of 266sqms, arranged over 2 levels.
The ground floor of the villa hosts the living, dining and kitchen area as well as the impressive bathroom, a storage area and the closed garage. Key elements of this property are the spacious and bright areas and of course the high quality construction materials and finishes of an incredible rustic style. A wooden impressive staircase leads to the upper level of the villa, which consists of 3 large bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms. There is also a smaller room on this floor used as a study by its current owners.
The villa is surrounded by large verandas and pergola covered areas, which offer endless sea views from every spot of the property. The pool area has been placed at the lower level of the plot, enjoying privacy and amazing views. On this level an external kitchen, a dining area, a BBQ and an extensive sundeck complete the magic scenery.
The plot has been landscaped with beautiful local plants and due to its gradient shape it is divided into different levels. One level has been planted with a wine yard, giving any prospective owner the opportunity to make his own wine!
NOTABLE ASPECTS * Unique villa of 266sqms on 2 levels * Set on private land of 4080sqms * Breathtaking sea views * 3 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and fitted wardrobes * Fitted kitchen including electrical appliances * Underfloor oil heating and air conditioning system * Solar panel water heating system – for free hot water year round * Utility room * Terraces and balconies * Double glazed windows with shutters and insect screens * Fireplace * Closed garage for 2 cars * Open parking space for another 2 cars * Private swimming pool * Pergola covered external siting & dining area * External kitchen, BBQ & dining area by the pool * High quality construction * Rustic style finishes * Decorative stone details * Stone boundary walls * Furniture & equipment included * 2 mins drive to Plaka village, 5 mins drive to Almyrida beach
Kokkino Chorio is an unspoilt, traditional village in the region of Apokoronas in Chania, located high on the mountain and offers breath-taking views over the Bay of Souda. The village was one of the sites used in the 1964 film Zorba the Greek. It is a small, hospitable village with a couple of small shops, kafeneion and tavern. More shops and restaurants can be found in the village of Plaka, 3kms away. Kokkino Chorio features a glass factory which produces handmade glass, using traditional glass blowing techniques. The coastline northwest of the village is a very interesting place for a stroll due to the ground formation and the various caves.
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.