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Fres, Chania (west Crete)
€150,000

Crete | Chania (west Crete) | Fres

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Reduced from 175,000 Euros and further offers considered. Looking for something different? 300 year old renovated village house of 130sqm in Vafes, near to the villages of Fres and Vrises and a 10 minute drive from the beach resort of Georgioupolis. Property offers 1 – 2 bedrooms and has many traditional features, including a bread oven, old well, stone arches, veranda with hillside views plus a superb courtyard.

This delightful village house is set in the heart of the typical Cretan village of Vafes and is on a 280sqm plot.


Property comprises:



  • Entrance hall with tiled roof which links 2 of the main ground floor rooms – kitchen and study. This area could also be used as a computer room

  • Study – a charming room with several stone features – arch, niche, bread oven. This room is currently in use as a music and hobbies room and occasional bedroom.

  • Kitchen with huge arch over the dining section and a spectacular random natural wood beamed ceiling and plentiful old features. The kitchen itself is very workable with plentiful floor and wall cupboards plus an island for extra work surfaces. The village style furnishings, accessories and wood burning stove enhance the glorious old features of the room.

  • A small wooden stairway leads to a generously sized upper floor living room with a wooden floor and casement windows leading to the veranda plus stone steps to the courtyard

  • A small hallway leads to the bathroom which has a bathtub, separate tiled shower plus vanity basin style sink unit

  • Utility hall with door to the rear courtyard which currently houses the large fridge/freezer

  • Delightful large bedroom with feature window and white painted ceiling, built in cupboards on 2 walls and plenty of space for a king size bed


Outside:



  • The gardens around the house are charmingly set to terraces and built in traditional style seating with mature planting providing perfume, flowers, vegetables and vine-covered shade.

  • An old stone sink has been converted to an outside shower and the tiny garden pond provides fresh drinking water for the current owners’ animals and local birds.

  • A private sunbathing terrace to the side of the house is also home to a mature bougainvillea and a very practical storage shed.

  • The courtyard is walled with a pedestrian entrance secured by double wooden gates and, if you have ever desired a lemon tree, this is the home of what could be the most prolific fruiting tree in Crete.


1 – 2 bedroom renovated village house with mature garden and hillside views, just a short drive from the beach resort of Georgioupolis.


 


 


 


 


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Fres
Chania (west Crete)
County: Crete
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: CCM0592

Location


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