An energy-efficient villa with a large garden in Apokoronas
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Estate of distinction with separate living quarters available for acquisition! This traditional abode boasts of stonework and lumber finishes and offers breathtaking panoramic vistas of both the sea and mountains, as well as the surrounding rural landscape.
For prospective purchasers, there are two options to choose from depending on their desired property size. The main dwelling and separate studio flat occupy 190 square meters of living space, complete with a basement that contains a sleeping chamber and storage room. The first option presents the complete property, encompassing the house, studio flat, and a plot of land measuring 2,110 square meters with an additional buildable area of 210 square meters. The second option is to purchase the complete property of 190 square meters on a 1,100 square meter plot.
Located in a tranquil rural setting, just outside the classic Cretan village of Sellia, this estate is reached by a private drive that leads to a covered parking area at the side of the main house. The expansive gardens, including paved spaces, olive and citrus trees, vegetable gardens, a chicken coop, and multiple grassy areas, offer a tranquil escape.
There are also outdoor dining facilities including a Bbq and kitchen area with a traditional wood oven, a natural rock waterfall plunge pool, and shaded terrace areas to leisurely roam the gardens. The property's irrigation system utilizes rainwater collected from the gutters and stored in tanks at the front of the house, with the plunge pool able to serve as an additional water storage pond for the garden if desired.
The kitchen, dining and living areas are located on the ground floor and are complemented by a traditional stone fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows with stunning views of the gardens. The property also features an underfloor heating system powered by a heat pump. The dining table seats many and the kitchen is fully equipped. Sliding doors from the living and dining areas lead to a large, shaded terrace for outdoor lounging and dining. The first double bedroom and bathroom are located at the back of the house, with access to the side and rear gardens. All bedrooms are equipped with built-in wardrobes. The mezzanine level serves as an office space with views of the gardens and countryside.
The remaining 3 bedrooms and bathroom are on the second floor, each with access to spacious wrap-around balconies with seating areas and uninterrupted sea and mountain views.
The basement area of 30 square meters, fully lined, is currently used as a storage area and includes one extra room that can be utilized as a bedroom. There is also a separate pantry/storage cupboard with built-in shelving. The separate apartment is located on the ground floor and features a maisonette style layout with one bedroom, one bathroom, and an open plan kitchen and living room. The apartment has a shaded terrace for outdoor seating and dining.
The property is sold fully furnished and water is heated by a solar system on sunny days, with a heat pump supplying instant hot water to the bathrooms on winter days. There is a backup water tank and storage area in the loft of the house, as well as an exterior storage shed for tools and garden equipment.
This traditional Cretan property is perfect for use as a family home or as a holiday rental with the capacity to accommodate at least ten guests.
Sellia is a picturesque traditional Cretan village located in the lush region of Apokoronas, in Crete, Greece. This idyllic settlement boasts stunning mountain views, and is surrounded by rolling hills and verdant forests, making it an ideal destination for those who seek peace, tranquility, and natural beauty.
The village center features quaint houses and cobbled streets. The surrounding countryside is dotted with vineyards and olive groves, and there are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities, including hiking, cycling, and horseback riding. The nearby beaches of Almyrida and Georgioupolis offer crystal-clear waters and pristine sands, making them popular spots for swimming and sunbathing. It is also close to several important historical sites, including the castle of Itzedin, the ruins of ancient Aptera, and the caves of Melidoni.
In conclusion, Sellia is a true gem in the heart of Crete, offering visitors the chance to experience the best of both worlds - a rich cultural heritage and a breathtaking natural environment. Whether you're seeking a relaxing holiday or a more active adventure, Sellia has something for everyone.
Property Code: Rca233
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Price 440,000 €
Price / sq metre: €/m² 2,315.79
Agency: Sea & Sun Properties