Modern Classic Villa With Dramatic Sea Views For Sale In Drapanos


A superb, well designed and well-appointed 200m2 villa on two levels with a swimming pool. The villa comprises 3x Double bedrooms and 2x Bathrooms, and a basement of an additional 60m2.


Built in 2005, this spacious and outstanding modern villa has been recently updated to a high standard. The large terrace with a 50 m2 pool, gives amazing sea and mountain views and sits in a 3,446 m2 plot of expertly landscaped garden. Planted as a true Mediterranean garden with plants tolerant of Crete’s hot and dry climate, the beautiful and unrivalled garden perfectly complements the villa.

A very spacious living room looking out to the pool and ocean beyond. A bespoke fitted kitchen/dining room with Bosch appliances leads to a spacious garden room conservatory.

“Pontikorma” Villa can be reached by a country road from the little Cretan village of Drapanos, with tavernas and shop, situated in Northwest Crete.

The property is walled and gated, giving privacy and security.

From the sweeping driveway, you approach the main entrance to the villa through the avli (courtyard in Greek) which is beautifully built with stone arches. This is a special feature of the property. Walking through the arches you come to a fishpond with aquatic plants on the main sun and pool terrace giving spectacular sea and mountain views.

The main entrance to the house is through an antique wood door with brass door knocker and handle. A small hallway contains large storage cupboards.  On the first level you have a lovely boutique designed tiled bathroom with shower, WC, and sink. The double bedroom on the ground floor has bespoken floor to ceiling wardrobes of high-quality wood. The bedroom has lovely mountain views through a large window and glass doors leading out to the terrace.

The very spacious lounge has a wood beam ceiling, a stone-built arch, a modern wood burner for those cosy winter nights and huge windows looking out to the Mediterranean Sea.

The open plan, bespoke fitted kitchen hand-made kitchen includes a Bosch Electric fan assisted oven, Bosch dishwasher, an integrated fridge and a 4-ring gas hob. From the kitchen you have a dining area that leads into a spacious and very pleasant conservatory.  There are floor to ceiling windows on three sides, with access to the outside.

From the main entrance there are steps leading down to the lower ground level where there are two double bedrooms. The main bedroom has large patio doors that open onto terraces. The master bedroom has an adjoining office that can be easily made into an en-suite bathroom. The third bedroom is currently being used as a study.

The large family bathroom has a five-piece suite consisting of a bathtub, walk-in shower, WC,  bidet and  wash basin. There is also a basement storage room on the lower level.

The house is fully tiled throughout with underfloor heating, except in the basement.

The basement has been fitted with a fire-door and consists of a dressing room with huge wooden sweet chestnut wardrobes, a utility room and small gym. A further spacious machine room with a further storeroom and a boiler for oil central heating, 5×1000 liters water tanks to service the house and garden irrigation system.

A separate door in the spacious lower hallway exits on to the lower garden area.

The private pool has a good-sized terrace and can be accessed from both floors. The health enhancing saltwater swimming pool is 50m2 in size, has a heat-pump and a thermal cover to boost and retain heat during cooler days and nights. Thus, allowing for year-round bathing.

The expertly designed and now lush mature garden was carefully planted by the enthusiastic owners in keeping with the landscape. Using drought tolerant and some endemic plant species, they have created a true Mediterranean garden. The garden is a credit to water-wise gardening that requires the minimum of water during the hottest months. The owners have created a garden oasis from a previously barren and rocky landscape.

Tucked away in this rural environment, with its magnificent views of the mountains and sea, the property must be seen to be fully appreciated.


The property and land are fully legalized.

Satellite TV and Internet.

Phone line.

Three Phase Electricity.

Solar panel water heating.

Well maintained and serviced oil-fired heating system for Underfloor heating and hot water. There is also an immersion heater.

Modern living room wood burner.

Aluminum double glazed patio windows and doors, fly screens and Shutters throughout the property.

50 m2 heated saltwater pool and roll back Solar pool cover.

5 x 1000ltr water storage tanks.

Two outdoor showers.

Water irrigation system.

Huge rooftop sun terrace with 360° vista.

Wood structured pergola.

An expertly landscaped and planted garden with a small gorge and a meadow.

Completely walled and gated property for security and privacy.

Stone avli; or courtyard with two Cretan arches.

A very pleasant and comfortable conservatory garden room.

Unique garden sculpture and garden waterfall features.

Basement with dressing room/utility room small gym and Machinery room.

Masses of storage.

Carport parking and paved driveway.

Viewing is highly recommended by appointment only.

Being sold partially furnished (by agreement) for €735,000.

More info about Drapanos

The small village of Drapanos is crisscrossed with many roads and lanes. In this Cretan village you will find fantastic sea views over Souda Bay and mountain views. It is a rural tranquility to be enjoyed sitting at the kafenion and watching the world go by.

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Property code: NC-105776

Plot size: 3446 m2

House size: 200 m2

Price: 735,000€

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2

Availability: Sold

Energy rating: D

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