The property is a unique Mediterranean coastal property situated in the north-west part of Crete, near the village of Marathokefala and minutes away from the town of Kolymbari and its seacoast, nearly halfway between Chania and Kissamos, 25 kilometers away from Chania, 15 kilometers away from Kissamos and near some of the island’s most impressive beaches.
Set on a hill among the olive groves, with easy access, completely fenced and private, the property enjoys an unobstructed sea and mountain view.
Built to the highest standards and impeccably kept, the house and pool house are spacious and stand proudly on an outstanding 2,008 sq. m. lot.
The house is situated on the hillside of Marathokefala thus allowing great views and has easy access to the nearby center of Kolymbari with a great variety of services and to the National Road while being quiet and private.
A large iron gate opens to a large cemented driveway bordered with a spice garden and a variety of shrubs and flowers leading to the entrance of the house shaded by a big cumquat tree with a water feature. The door opens to a hallway and a large marble staircase with an iron banister. The right door leads to the 51 m2 garage used as a utility room by the current owners. It houses a living space, a shower room, a boiler, and washing and drying machines.
To the left, a door leads to the living area consisting of a spacious living/dining room with a kitchenette, a master bedroom, and a bathroom. The living area is light and airy with a large sliding door giving access to a 36m2 covered veranda with breathtaking views and lots of space for outdoor living. The living room is equipped with a marble-covered fireplace; the kitchen corner is fully equipped. The large bathroom (about 12m2) is equipped with a corner bathtub/shower, WC, bidet, and sink.
A beautiful and large interior ironwork marble staircase leads to the 2nd level quarters, consisting of a fully equipped kitchen with adjoining dining and living room, 2 bedrooms, and a washroom. The living room is equipped with a marble-covered fireplace and 2 large sliding doors to the huge covered veranda (36m2) and covered balcony (12m2) ideal for outdoor dining while enjoying panoramic views. The kitchen is nicely separated from the living room with a bar, is fully equipped including a dishwasher, has lots of storage in the white and brown cupboards, and has a beige tiled worktop. A small hallway leads to the 2 double bedrooms and the shower room in the middle. Each bedroom has its balcony with amazing views, air-conditioning, and a 4 door floor to ceiling closet. The large bathroom has a round corner shower with a glass cubicle, a bidet, a WC, and a sink.
More marble steps with beamed ceilings lead to the 3rd level consisting of a huge tiled wrap around balcony which houses the solar panels, the water tank, and the satellite dishes, as well as an additional bedroom with a large floor to ceiling closet, bookshelves, and washroom facilities (15m2), currently used as a storage room. The 145m2 terrace has been secured with a built banister all around, the perfect place to soak up the sun while enjoying the breathtaking views all around.
A stoned tile pathway lined with a variety of fruit trees, flowers, and olive trees leads to the pool area and pool house. The 81m2 tiled rectangular pool has roman steps, is surrounded by a tiled terrace (150m2), and is secured with combined stainless steel and a stoned fence. A majestic old olive tree situated next to the pool surrounded by the tiled terrace provides natural shade during the hot summer days, and an unobstructed view across the sea, the mountains, and the countryside are simply spectacular.
The covered, luxurious pool house built in 2009 is built on 2 levels. It is equipped with automatic electric roller shutters which permit occupancy for most of the year and a separate solar system and water line. It offers complete facilities including a stone bar with shelves and mirrors, a high beamed ceiling, a wooden loft, a fully equipped kitchen with integrated BBQ installation and spacious cupboard space, and a comfortable sitting area equipped with music, stereo, and walled flat-screen TV connections. Besides a door leading directly to the pool is a full bathroom with wall to wall walk-in shower, bidet, vanity unit, and WC.
The lower level of the pool house can be accessed through a stairway with a trap door from the upper level and also has a private entrance from the garden. It is a self-sufficient studio including a kitchen corner, room for 2 single beds or one large bed, a small living area, and a large walking closet with washing machine installation. This studio is ideal for a workshop or separate living quarters in total privacy with its yard where one can find a small garden planted with an impressive 1000-year-old olive tree right at its entrance.
The property is situated in the northwest part of Crete, the most fertile and greenest part of the island. Besides its tourist vocation, the island is known for its agricultural resources. The main agricultural products are the following: olives (olive oil), grapes (wine), citrus fruits, and vegetables are grown all year round.
Finally, the distance to Chania is 25 kilometers, the airport of Chania is 37 kilometers, and the closest beach is just 2 kilometers.
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Property code: CAV-71997
Plot size: 2008 m2
House size: 382 m2
Availability: For Sale