SOLD renovated traditional village house

If your dream home is a spacious but traditional property with a real history, then perhaps your search is over. In the heart of the popular Apokoronas region in western Crete.


This glorious and immaculate renovated house of 120sqm is set in the heart of the truly Cretan village of Tzitzifes.

If your dream home is a spacious but traditional property with a real history, then perhaps your search is over. In the heart of the popular Apokoronas region in western Crete.

Entry to the property is via a large stone paved courtyard with red and white grapevines, bougainvillea and a mature lemon tree amongst the well maintained garden. A shaded seating area is provided during the summer months by two huge mulberry trees.

The front door leads from the courtyard into an attractive hallway and from there access is gained into the large fully functional kitchen and open plan dining room, through to a generous lounge then finally onto the ground floor air conditioned bedroom. The ground floor bathroom with full sized bath and overhead shower complete this floor. Stairs lead from the main entrance hall up to the magnificent huge first floor air conditioned master bedroom .An en-suite shower wet room with toilet and basin is tucked away off this room. Double aspect windows offering magnificent views make this a truly stunning bedroom. Finally, double doors lead out onto a large grapevine shaded terrace which overlooks the valley down to the sea and Georgioupoli Bay.

This house is one of the finest renovations projects we have seen, finished to a very high standard, yet has been completed with an eye to keeping the character and history of the building.

The house has surprisingly large rooms on all floors for a property of this kind. A spiral staircase from the rear terrace takes you to a roof terrace where there are fantastic 360 degree views down to the Mediterranean sea . Individual touches, pictures and décor enhance this enchanting property but the structure and character is the core of the house. This outstanding property must be viewed to be fully appreciated.
Benefits of the house include a large storage room off the courtyard with power and water supplied. This could be converted into a studio. A Swedish wood burner heats the whole ground floor with vents to heat the upstairs bedroom Solar Panels x 2.
Top quality kitchen appliances, including washing machine, dishwasher, fridge freezer and cooker and has the added bennefit of WiFi ADSL and telephone line . Mains tap water .

Set in a truly ideal village location with sea views. It is suitable for year round living or holiday home as it would be easy to lock up and leave. With roof terrace and  air condition units in both bedrooms. Stunning courtyard garden with many seating areas. Wooden vaulted ceilings, wooden floors, doors and windows Top quality large floor tiles laid throughout the ground floor.

Most large furniture items are included in the sale.

As an additional bonus , this property comes with a small Citroen C1 2 door car, which is in excellent condition , perfect to explore the beautiful island of Crete .

The house is set in the middle of the small village of Tzitzifes. The village boasts two top quality tavernas where traditional food is served and you will be welcomed like a family member. There is also a small kafeneon (bar) and a small shop selling essential items. In addition to the shop, vans stop in the village square daily selling their wares including the bread van, fish van and numerous quality fruit and veg vans. A van even stops, selling fresh chickens (live) there are also 3 small cheese producers in the village which are famous in the area for their Feta, yoghurt and Graviera cheese There is a bus service to the main City of Chania Monday to Friday. The next village from Tzitzifes is Fres, 1 KM away, where there is a fantastic bakery and 3 kafeneons and shops selling local produce. The main town of Vrisses is just 5 minutes’ away which has a bus station, banks, supermarkets, bars and restaurants. There are also doctors, dentists and vets in the village. The area is perfect for walkers of all abilities with wonderful views of the White Mountains and the sea. The beach towns of Kalives and Georgioupoli are easily accessible within 15 minutes. The house is ideally situated for access and exploring the rest of Crete as the Highway (National Road) is only 5 minutes drive . From there Chania and its airport is a 30 minute drive, Rethymnon is a 30 minute drive with Heraklion being just over one and a half hours away.

The property is set in a peaceful and beautiful location but has all the amenities you would require to live a perfect lifestyle and is located within easy reach of the highway to enable you to explore fully this wonderful island.


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More info about Tzitzifes

Tzitzifes typifies a quiet Cretan village, located in a fertile, green area of the Apokoronas. It is set on two adjacent hills which slope down to the ravine.In the village is a kafenion and a mini-market at the old village square.


Property code: CAV-1960

House size: 120m2 m2

Price: 209.000€

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 2

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