Large Stone House for sale in apokoronas with Plunge Pool

Large stone house with plunge pool, self contained apartment and panoramic views.  The main house has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with large mezzanine, and basement area. The 1 bedroom apartment is situated on the ground floor. There are large gardens, with sea and mountain views all the way to Rethymnon.


Traditional wood and stone house with separate apartment is now for sale. The large gardens and fantastic views of both the sea, mountains and local countryside  make this property unique.

There are  two different options for sale with this property depending on how much land the buyer would like to purchase. The main house and a  studio   apartment cover 190m2 of living space  included the basement which has a bedroom and a storage room.

The first option is to purchase the entire property with the house, the studio apartment  in a  plot of land 2100 sqm and has approximately  another 250sqm buildable space left. The second option  is to purchase the entire  property which is 190sqm  with the plot of 1100 sqm.

The prices are:

440.000 EUR for  the House  that comes with 1100m2. without the extra plot.

490.000 EUR for the entire property, the  house and the plot of  2100m2 with an extra  buildable space left,  approximately  another 250sqm.

The property sits on a quiet countryside plot, just outside of the traditional Cretan village of Sellia. From the gated entrance to the property there is a sealed driveway leading to a covered parking area at the side of the main house..

The outside gardens are extensive and include paved areas, olive and citrus trees, vegetable gardens, a chicken coop, multiple grassed areas as well as various storage sheds and an outdoor kitchen and Bbq area with traditional wood oven. There is a plunge pool with natural rock waterfall that looks over the gardens situated at the front of the house.

The gardens are fed from an irrigation system that uses the rain water collected from the gutters transferred into water tanks at the front of the house. If desired the plunge pool can be used as an additional water storage pond to feed the garden. This is a multiple use garden with shaded terrace areas and pathways to stroll around the garden.

The kitchen and large open plan living and dining area are situated on the ground floor level. There is a traditional stone fireplace and 2 story large picture windows overlooking the gardens. This house is also equipped with an underfloor heating system generated by a heat pump.

There is a large dining table with plenty of space to invite family and friends and the fully fitted kitchen offers everything you need. The double glass sliding doors at the front of the lounge/dining area open up onto a large paved, shaded terrace with ample space for an outside lounge area and additional outside dining area. The Bbq and outdoor kitchen are just to the side of this large front facing terrace.

The first double bedroom and bathroom are at the back of the house behind the kitchen area off a small hallway. This room has direct access the the side and rear gardens of the property. All the bedrooms are fitted with built in wardrobes.

The mezzanine level is currently being used as an office space and also has views of the gardens and countryside beyond.

The additional 3 bedrooms and bathroom are on the second floor, each bedroom has access to the spacious wrap around balconies with multiple seating areas and uninterrupted sea and mountain views.

Also there is a 30m2 basement area which is fully lined and currently being used as a storage area and one extra  room that can be used as a normal bedroom. Off the basement area there is a separate pantry/walk in storage cupboard with built in shelving.

The ground floor apartment off the main house is accessed from the side of the property and is laid out maisonette style with 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and an open plan kitchen and living room. There is a shaded terrace area at the front of the apartment for outside seating and dining.

The house is sold fully furnished.

Water is heated with a solar system on sunny days. On winter days the heat pump supplies instant hot water to the bathrooms at the flick of a switch. There is a back up water tank and additional storage area in the loft of the house.

An exterior storage shed offers space for tools and garden equipment.

This traditional Cretan property would make the ideal family home or countryside holiday rental property with the ability to accommodate minimum of 10 guests.


More info about Sellia

The village of Sellia belongs to the municipality of Apokoronas in Chania and sits at an altitude of 320 meters above sea level. It is located midway between Chania and Rethymno and close to several other villages. Vamos, with its tavernas, shops, bank and health centre is only 5 km away. The tourist resort of Georgioupolis, with its widely known beaches, is only 12 minutes down the hill. Here you will find one of the best beaches in the area, Kalivaki, a sandy cove near the harbour, unique for its cold water stream that makes for a refreshing swim on even the hottest days.

photo credit Carole Brown

Sellia is only 2 minutes away from the village of ⁠Litsarda, with its popular family-run kafenon and pizzeria..Also close by, in Likotinara, is the friendly Library taverna, known for its traditional cretan food and fun music events.

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Property code: CAV-25996

Plot size: 2100 m2

Allowed build: 250 m2

House size: 190 m2

Price: 490,000€

Bedrooms: 5

Bathrooms: 3

Availability: For Sale

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