Charming 2 Bedroom Village Cottage with Courtyard Garden in a Peaceful Setting For Sale In Xerosterni


Explore this charming 2-bedroom village cottage, recently renovated, with a courtyard garden. A serene hideaway tucked in a quiet cul-de-sac, the cottage features a custom kitchen, cozy lounge, and en suite bathrooms for both bedrooms. Enjoy outdoor dining in the private courtyard with a lemon tree. Perfect for long-term living or short-term renting, this character-filled gem is a rare find.


Nestled within a charming village, you’ll be captivated by this delightful 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom cottage. Recently renovated, it features a courtyard garden that adds to its appeal.

On the Ground Floor: Accessible through the courtyard garden and covered terrace, you step into a spacious kitchen/dining area. The custom-made kitchen stands on the left, while the dining space comfortably accommodates six people opposite.

A small step down, under an original wooden lintel and a reclaimed stone doorway, leads to the lounge area. It offers a workspace and a cozy seating arrangement surrounding the open fireplace.

On the 1st Floor: Ascend the curved wooden staircase in the lounge to find a corridor leading to two double bedrooms. The master bedroom boasts a double bed and an en suite bathroom with a walk-in Italian-style shower and a sensor touch illuminated mirror. Patio doors open to a covered balcony that overlooks the courtyard garden, village, and mountains—perfect for sunbathing or serene relaxation.

The second bedroom contains two single beds and an en suite bathroom, designed like the master bedroom’s en suite.

Outside: A tall wrought iron gate from the lane reveals a private courtyard garden, enclosed by high walls and featuring the cottage’s namesake lemon tree. A large covered area near the house serves as an outdoor dining space.

This description doesn’t fully capture the meticulous quality and attention to detail poured into the complete renovation. Every element, from curtain rails to lamps, vintage chairs to soft furnishings, has been thoughtfully sourced by the owners. The cottage is brimming with character, showcasing exposed stone door frames, wooden floors, and artisan-crafted hardwood doors and windows. Original materials and furniture have been reused whenever possible, adding to its unique charm.

Location: The cottage is situated in a peaceful residential area with a friendly mix of locals and some foreigners. It’s conveniently close to a taverna and a year-round mini market/cafĂ©. Nearby, a sprawling oak forest offers splendid walks. The larger village of Vamos, with amenities like a bus station, school, bank, and a 24-hour health center, is just a 5-minute drive or an easy bike ride away.

The beaches of Almyrida and Kalives are around a 10-minute drive, as is the enchanting Turquoise Cove. The 12 km sandy expanse of Georgiopoulis beach is roughly 15 minutes away by car.

Chania airport can be reached in about 45 minutes by car.

Ready for immediate use as a long-term residence or a furnished short-term rental, this unique property of exceptional character and quality is a rare find. Viewing is highly recommended.

More info about Xirosterni

One of the most well-preserved villages in our area with many examples of local architecture displayed in the traditional homes. The area is bordered by the impressive White Mountains to the south and the glistening Mediterranean Sea to the north, giving stunning panoramic views.

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Property code: DJF-148055

Plot size: 92 m2

Construction Year: 1900

House size: 100 m2

Price: 229,500€

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 2

Availability: Sold

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