450,000 €
Great holiday home or permanent residence in Crete!

Property Code



 No pool / Room for a pool

About Property

This amazing home is so much more than what is apparent from viewing it as one walks down the village road ... it is virtually a hidden gem! Little is visible from the road … just the covered veranda with two traditional stone arches. Completed in 2008, the 201 sqm home is situated on a largely maintenance-free plot of about 1077 sqm. What little maintenance there is is limited to occasionally pruning the mature trees and shrubs in the rear garden that actually resembles a botanical park, complete with a separate artist's studio!

Entry to the property from the village tarmac road is via a wide wrought-iron electrically-operated gate with a separate pedestrian gate. The front terrace is stone paved and provides plenty of parking space. The driveway leads on to the right side of the home for shaded parking.
Floor plans of the home are included in the gallery (best to use the full-screen option to view these!) and we would be happy to send you a pdf file with these drawings if you would like to study in more detail. Drone videos of the property are available on YouTube with the following link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWjJ2mWLj3ftG9iUyA7clb1B3UCspZau6
The formal entry to the home is from the right side directly into the reception area with the very spacious sitting room toward the front of the home. [Visitors are welcomed on the beautiful arched front terrace!] The dining area is just past the sitting area and two sets of French doors lead to the front mountain-facing covered terrace. The views from inside and outside are simply excellent! The fireplace in the sitting room has a closed wood-burner installed for highly-efficient winter heating. French doors from the side of the dining area lead to the east terrace and the stairway to the roof terrace.
The large and fully-equipped kitchen is to the rear of the dining area and has a very useful walk-in pantry. A guest toilet is situated off the reception area.
The two very large double bedrooms are situated to the rear of the home. Each bedroom is ensuite with the master bedroom having a full bath and the guest bedroom a shower room. Both bedrooms have plenty of wardrobe space. French doors lead from the master bedroom to the rear terrace overlooking the garden area.
Entry to the guest apartment is from the rear of the home at the garden level. This space is excellent for visiting friends and family as well as offering an excellent rental income possibility. The apartment is very comfortable and spacious with a large kitchen/dining area with a double bed and shower room. The private bedroom is to the left of the main room and has its own ensuite shower room. French doors lead from this bedroom to the garden terrace.
The broad tiled flat roof is accessed by a staircase from the side of the home. Views from this area are superb and can never be obstructed.
The gardens … well, the gardens indeed! This area is very lush, very private, and very peaceful. Photos can not do it justice at all. The best way to appreciate this glorious space is just to sit and relax and enjoy the peace and the colours. The owners have built a separate artist's studio to the rear and have an aviary as well as a garden shed, all unobtrusive and all blending together to make the gardens a magical space indeed! There are many hidden seating areas and meandering paths.
Additional features of this wonderful home include:
  • Excellent location, just a short walk from the village centre and very easy access to tavernas, shops and markets in the nearby villages of Agii Pantes (about 1.5 km) and Vamos (about 3 km)
  • Excellent views to the majestic and ever-changing White Mountains
  • Large private guest apartment
  • Ceiling fans throughout the home for energy-efficient cooling
  • Highly efficient closed wood burner
  • Heat pump for central under-floor heating and cooling in the main home and via radiators in the guest apartment
  • Individual AC units in each of the main rooms
  • Solar panel with electric heating element for cloudy days
  • Gas-powered heater for instant hot water provision
  • High-quality aluminium doors and windows with insect screens and security shutters
  • Just a short drive from the beaches in Kalives and Almerida
Energy class: C
The selling price is exclusive of property transfer tax, legal expenses and agency fees.

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to FindYourMagic.Studio ( https://www.findyourmagic.studio/ ) for the drone videos and photos in the gallery. 



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