Beautifully renovated two bedroom stone house near Gortyna. 30 minutes to Matala beach, South Crete.
Property No: 3903
|General location:||South Crete|
|Property Type:||Traditional stone house|
|Building area m²:||380,00|
This is a traditional two bedroom stone village house built in 1900 and fully renovated in 2004. Covering two floors of living space approximately 380m2 situated along a quiet lane in a lovely small village.
This is a pretty village on the edge of the archaeological site at Gortyna, the Roman capital of Crete. A new museum, a short drive away, will be completed shortly. In the village there is a traditional taverna and a small shop which opens in the evenings. The popular market town of Mires, with supermarkets and a health centre, is a short drive along the main road. Plans for the opening of the new highway will decrease the travel time to Heraklion and the airport, which at present is a 50 minute drive away. Some of the beautiful beaches in the area including Matala, Kalimaki and Kokkinos Pirgos are 30 minutes away. Zaros with a beautiful lake, tavernas and walks is 20 minutes away.
The property comprises:
kitchen with dining area
tiled bathroom with shower and plumbing point available for a washing machine
one double bedroom with view of garden
large front terrace with traditional oven
private garden with stone house for further renovation
one double bedroom with stone doorway and traditional wooden door that leads to an external stone staircase
terrace providing good views over the garden
The property has a lovely garden with mulberry, orange and pomegranate trees and there is a separate stone house ready for conversion to a guest annexe.
Situated along a quiet village lane there is room for parking at the property.
The upper terrace has non slip tiling and allows for views of the village, the Asterousia mountains and the acropolis at Gortyna. There are also attractive views across the quiet village lane and over the private garden area.
To the front of the property is a large outdoor space with and old bread oven. This could be a useful area for outdoor entertaining and has a pathway that leads to the rear garden and the stone house for renovation.
Stone house for renovation:
To the rear side of the property is a small stone house that requires complete renovation. This could become a separate guest accommodation with three rooms. A quote for renovation is available on request.
the property comes furnished
phone, TV and satellite connection available in main living area
kitchen with fitted units
shower bathroom with point for washing machine
painted wooden doors and shutters
solar water heater new and replaced 2018
|distance from sea, in km||22||nearest town km||6.8||airport||49.6|
|bedrooms: 1||dining room||living room|