Price435 000 €
- Access from asphalt
- Built-in Appliances
- Central heating
This stunning 4-bedroom property has been lovingly restored to a very high standard, keeping the original features of a Cretan house. The property includes a heated pool and a beautifully kept garden with many fruit trees to enjoy.
This wonderful stone property is set in the peaceful village of Embrosneros, very close to the town of Vryses. Set back from the road, this house is set over 4 floors. You enter the property through a side gate or alternatively, you can park your car in the undercover carport. Descending down the stone flagged steps, you find your self in a lovely private courtyard with huge olive trees and manicured gardens. The entrance for the property is from this courtyard, and enters into the main living area. There a beautifully restored archway which frames the room and high wooden ceilings.
The layout is in the form of a traditional Cretan home. The place of the old bread oven has been converted into a wood burner for the cooler months of the year. The dining room sits slightly to the left of the main living space in it’s own alcove. The kitchen has been recently renovated to a modern finish with plenty of storage space and all electronic conveniences.
From the kitchen, you go down some steps into the lower floor. Here there is a quaint double bedroom with access outside to the terrace and garden. There is also a large bathroom with bath and shower. Next to the bathroom, features a spacious storage space for washing machine, pantry and extra fridge/ freezer. There is also another small room for the central heating boiler and extra storage. From the main living area, you go up 6 steps to the second bedroom. This is the largest of all the bedrooms, featuring built in storage. It is a light and airy room which could be used as a second living room or office space. There are French doors leading to a private balcony which overlooks the garden and lower courtyard, perfect for a morning coffee. After climbing the remaining wooden stairs, you enter to the top floor. Here there are 2 further bedrooms, each with their own en-suites with showers and French doors leading onto private spaces. The far bedroom, leads out onto the roof terrace which still contains the old bread oven chimney which makes a lovely feature. The views look over the beautiful garden and further into the distance over the valley. The property has been maintained to a high standard.
All bedrooms feature mosquito screens, double glazed windows, air conditioning and central heating. The exteriors windows all have new shutters and lower level windows are framed with aluminum making it a perfect lock and leave second home. The house comes fully furnished. The outside garden is a wonderful place to relax in. The pool is heated and private, surrounded by old olive trees creating natural shade and ambience. There are 12 olive trees on the property which produce between 50-75l of olive oil per year for the current owners. There are a wide selection of fruit trees that are mature and abundantly producing. These include oranges, lemons, mandarins, pomegranates, avocados and plums. The gardens are well established with a mix of Mediterranean plants and easily maintained with an automatic watering system. There is a also a conveniently located terraced garden for growing your own vegetables located closed to the house.
This property is a must see for those wanting to experience life in a traditional village and enjoy the gardens and warmth of a Cretan home.