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PoolYes - private pool
This unique and prestigious villa is situated on the edge of the highly desirable village of Plaka in the stunning Apokoronas region of Crete. The perfect home for large or multiple families who desire their own private space as the villa is divided in to two wings connected by a large covered poolside terrace laid with beautiful Amoudara stone with steps down to the 60 sqm luxury pool with a glass infinity edge.
This beautiful 6 bedroom / 6 bathroom 520 sqm Tuscan inspired seafront villa is positioned on a very private elevated 8,000 sqm plot with unobstructed views of Almyrida beach and Souda Bay.
The entrance to the North wing is approached by a pathway via the swimming pool and terrace. The fully glazed front door leads to the reception area.
Fully glazed double doors open in to the Dining Room / Snooker Room.
This large spacious room has bi-fold doors that open out to a covered dining area which has a feature stone niche; this area can be canopied for the cooler evenings.
The Guest Shower / Utility room comprises an oversized rainfall shower, sink, and toilet. An under-stairs cupboard houses the clothes washer. This room is fully tiled from floor to ceiling.
Leading from the reception area, three steps take you through a reclaimed antique arch to the Lounge / Dining Room.
The spacious and airy lounge dining room features a reclaimed stone fireplace. French doors lead to the balcony and large covered terrace with stunning views of the swimming pool, Karga Island and Souda Bay.
A large Amoudara stone arch leads to the fully fitted kitchen. The bespoke kitchen features solid wood hand-built cabinetry with built in Bosch combination microwave oven and a second fan-assisted oven, a Neff induction hob with powerful Kapperbusch extractor, a large Siemens fridge freezer and two Whirlpool dishwashers.
To the rear of the kitchen is a full height walk-in pantry.
The first floor with its two ensuite bedrooms is accessed via a stairway from the Snooker Room.
The Master Bedroom has triple aspect windows with beautiful views to the sea, Souda Bay, and Drapanos Mountain. A centre island places the bed in the middle of the bedroom positioned specifically to offer the outstanding sea views. An Amoudara stone arch leads to the fully fitted dressing room and master ensuite bathroom.
The spacious Guest Bedroom has a feature stone wall with an antique wood beam. French doors lead to the broad veranda with stunning views of Karga Island, Souda Bay, and the open sea.
The Master Bath is fully tiled in black and white with highlights of chrome and black granite. It has a four piece bathroom suite, with full sized bath, oversized shower with rainfall shower head, sink and toilet.
The Guest ensuite has a oversized fully tiled shower, designer sink and toilet with with imported German fittings.
Both the master bathroom and guest shower room feature chrome heated towel rails that can be heated by the underfloor heating system or by electricity and a large wall mirrors that conceals the bathroom cabinets.
The West Wing can be entered via dedicated steps leading from the car park area to the solid pine front door. Proceeding through the front door you enter the reception area with a guest cloakroom fitted with a designer toilet and sink and offers ample storage space.
The large ground-floor ensuite guest bedroom is also accessed from the reception area. This light and airy bedroom features a unique stone wall and antique wood-beam lintel. French doors lead out on to the balcony with stunning views across to Karga Island, Souda Bay and the glorious White Mountains.
The guest ensuite bathroom comprises a large rainfall shower, toilet, bidet and a large sink and vanity unit, all with imported German fittings. In addition there is a heated towel rail that can be heated either by the underfloor heating system or electricity. The bathroom is tiled floor to ceiling with Spanish porcelain and mosaic tiles.
The spacious and light open plan living area has French doors leading out on to the balcony with an unobstructed view of Almyrida, Souda Bay and Karga Island.
The lounge has a unique open fireplace constructed from beautiful local Amoudara stone to complement the external stonework on the terrace and the surrounding pool area.
The dining area is separated from the kitchen by an island, housing the ceramic hob, preparation sink and dishwasher. The white Italian custom-made kitchen units house a single oven, double sink and microwave with white Spanish tiled splash backs. To the side of the kitchen is a substantial walk in pantry.
Stairs from the reception area lead to the first floor with three bedrooms (one with en suite facilities), and the large guest bathroom / utility room. One bedroom is currently used as a study/library ... offering a simply stunning view while you work! This could easily be converted to a bedroom.
The master bedroom is of similar generous proportion to the ground floor guest bedroom, and has a feature stone wall with a rustic beam lintel and French doors leading to the veranda which also has stunning elevated views to Karga Island, Souda Bay and the White Mountains. The rear of the room has an exit to stairs leading down to a private courtyard.
The ensuite master bathroom features an oversized rainfall shower, toilet, bidet and sink. This room is tiled floor to ceiling with Spanish porcelain and mosaic tiles.
The guest bedroom is again of generous size with custom-built floor to ceiling wardrobes offering substantial storage.
The separate guest bathroom is also tiled floor to ceiling with Spanish porcelain and mosaic tiles and is fitted with an oversize rainfall shower with built in bench and shelf above and includes a designer toilet, bidet and sink with vanity unit and mirror cabinet above. This room also houses the washing machine.
Pool Terrace and External Features
The entrance driveway to the villa leads to the parking area with ample covered parking. From this area are the dedicated steps to the West Wing front entrance and a path leading to the pool area and the North Wing entrance. There is also access to the basement areas. The West Wing basement is currently used as a fully equipped woodwork shop with storeroom and a WC with a large stainless steel sink. The North Wing basement can also be accessed via a staircase in the snooker room. This area is ideal for equipping as a games room or home cinema and has full bathroom facilities.
The beautiful and inviting 60 sqm luxury pool has a glass infinity edge and dark blue tiles to reflect the colour of the sea and give the feeling of water flowing over the side of the pool into the sea. The covered pool terrace connects the North and West wings. This terrace has plenty of space for dining and entertaining and offers stunning views over Souda Bay, Karga Island and the White Mountains ... and of course the magnificent sunsets to enjoy with a glass of fine Cretan wine or maybe Tsikoudia!
The traditional village of Plaka is situated on a hill overlooking Almyrida. The village plateia is very much the focal point village life, with numerous tavernas, restaurants and and three mini markets. There are delightful walks around the area through olive groves, vineyards, and coastal areas with beautiful rock formations and sea caves where you can collect natural rock salt.
The selling price is exclusive of property transfer tax, legal expenses and agency fees.
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