3 bedroom/2 bathroom detached house of 130sqm on 4,000sqm plot with sea views and private swimming pool. The property is located midway (approx 2kms) between the traditional villages of Vamos and Gavalochori. The property has ESL rental license making it a great rental investment opportunity.
The house is designed and furnished in the traditional style with stone highlights on the corner walls, wooden windows and doors plus the wooden vaulted ceiling. All very much in keeping with the Cretan traditions.
A quiet road leads to the private gated driveway with ample space for off road parking.
Ground floor comprises:
Generous open plan living room which is separated by a hand-crafted stone arch. The living room seating area has French windows which open out to the covered terrace and then onward to the 40sqm swimming pool.
Through the arch is a large fully fitted kitchen with dining area. In keeping with the traditional style of the house, the kitchen units are hand crafted in wood. Again French doors open to the front terrace which is perfect for al fresco meals. A wooden door on the opposite wall opens into the rear garden
The guest bedroom on the ground floor is a good sized room with fitted wardrobes in the same hand crafted style as the kitchen units. This room could also be used as a dining room if desired. The room is easily large enough for a double or twin beds.
The guest shower room is immediately next to the bedroom and it would be possible to add a door to make this a private suite if desired.
The space under the stairs has been utilised as a store room for linen and cleaning materials.
A tiled staircase rises to the 1st floor which comprises:
Bedrooms 2 & 3 which are both large doubles are accessed from a wide hallway. Each bedroom offers built in wardrobes and patio doors leading to private balconies. The twin bedroom has a soaring vaulted wooden ceiling.
The family bathroom is finished with blue tiles with décor border and offers classic white ceramic hand-basin and WC plus a full size bath-tub with over-shower. The washing machine is also located here.
A magnificent feature of this property is the large roof terrace above the kitchen which has stunning views of both the White Mountains and Souda Bay. The area is large and with the easy access to the kitchen via the external staircase, this is just a wonderful area for evening meals and relaxing watching the lights and shipping in the bay and the stars over the mountain peaks.
The generous swimming pool is the central feature with its large sun terrace and uninterrupted views of the sea.
The rear garden is a nature lovers’ paradise with natural wild flowers shrubs and herbs plus the wild almond bushes that gave the villa its name. For just 2 weeks of every year the almond trees are a froth of pink heavily perfumed blossom.
There is the original stone wall round 2 sides of the land and newly created stone walls along the road front and bottom border.
The lower garden is filled in Spring with the vivid blue of wild lupins.
93sq. of terraces
Quiet location with sea and mountain views
40sqm tiled pool with sun terraces
Air conditioning plus ceiling fans
Full underfloor central heating
Traditional wooden doors and windows
Traditional style fitted kitchen with appliances
ESL rental license
3 bedroom/2 bathroom traditionally styled property with private pool, sea and mountain views and ESL rental license in the area of Vamos and Gavalochori.
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