A lovely 2 bedroom house which has been completely renovated inside with wooden floors and traditional features. Walking distance to the village of Gavalochori and only a short drive to the beach of Almyrida.
A beautiful 66m² house which has been lovingly restored by the current owner. Entrance to the property is from the rear of the house and you enter into the open kitchen and living area. The kitchen has been custom built by a local craftsmen and features a double sink, gas stove and a dishwasher. Wooden floorboards and ceilings give a lovely warmth throughout the property. There is a downstairs WC under the built in staircase and the washing machine also fits neatly into this space. The wooden staircase was hand crafted and features built in cupboards for extra storage.
Upstairs leads into the main bedroom with built in wardrobes and views of Gavalochori valley and the White Mountains which are covered in snow in winter. There is also second bedroom which would be great as an office space or guest room. The handmade wooden doors are sliding to create more space. The bathroom features a bathtub and shower with a custom built sink with stunning views over the courtyard and out to the white mountains. At the top of the stairs, french doors open to a proposed balcony. Up here , you can see views of the valley and the mountains. This could be the perfect outdoor space for entertaining guests and watching the sunset in the evening.
Outside, the courtyard has been graveled for low maintenance and garden beds have been planted with various Mediterranean plants. The courtyard allows for a private space for dining in the evening overlooking the stone ruins next door. At the bottom on the garden, the property boundary continues around to the left. Here there is a further 50m² of land surround by a ruin. This would a perfect project for an extra guest room or summer house.
The original, large wooden windows allow plenty of light to create a feeling of spaciousness. All windows and doors are fitted with fly screens through out the property. The traditional stone features around each window and door, add a lovely charm to the house. The house also features solar hot water conveniently located on the roof. When the property was recently restored, a flat roof was installed for a future rood garden/ terrace with views of Souda Bay and the Mediterranean.
This property truly is something unique. Full of traditional features and charm, yet it is very light and airy inside and has all the modern conveniences. It’s low maintenance garden and closeness to the beach, makes this a perfect home for a couple or a ‘lock up and leave’ holiday home.
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Great Properties for sale including houses and villas in the beautiful village of Gavalochori.
Gavalochori is located 35 Km from Chania airport and 118km from Heraklion airport.
Gavalochori is a traditional Cretan village situated in the centre of the scenic Apokoronas Peninsula. It is location is 4 km inland from the coastal village of Almirida and is ideally settled at the end of an olive green and forested valley leading down to the seaMore properties for sale in Gavalochori
Property code: CAV-98899
Plot size: 150 m2
House size: 66 m2
Reception rooms: 1
Availability: For Sale
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