This stunning colonial style home is located on a large 1200 sq.m land and consists of two separate residences on the ground floor and first floor of the property. The mail upstairs residence has two bedrooms and one bathroom with separate shower cubicle, and a large , open plan , fully fitted kitchen/ dining/ living room, with an open fire- place in the living room. There is a small study/office room leading from the kitchen which can also be altered into a nice sized pantry.
French doors open from the living room onto a very spacious covered balcony with views over the garden and driveway to the charming outside bar and pergola-covered seating area.
Both bedrooms have built-in wardrobes and doors leading out onto
The upstairs family bathroom has an enormous ‘Roman’ style bath tub
which is fully tiled and has a built-in step for easy access. There is a separate, fully tiled shower nook.
The ground floor apartment is spacious and airy, with two good sized
double bedrooms, large shower room/w.c., open plan living/dining and
an arched entry into the fully fitted kitchen.
Next to the apartment entrance on the ground floor is also the entry to
a 60’s style ‘den’ which is a great little retreat where one can relax with friends over a drink and a game of cards or ‘tavli’. This room is also
perfect for someone pursuing a hobby or wanting to use it as a home
The side and back garden is planted with lawn 16 olive trees, Lemons, Oranges etc.
A paved path leads to a storage room at the far end, and a
pergola-covered seating area closer to the residence. In the front garden there is a charming ‘cafenion’ style bar and stone-built BBQ, promising
great outdoor get-togethers with friends and family.
There are two large, lock-up basement storage areas on the ground floor, which are accessed from the outside.
The property benefits from central heating and A/C on the 1st floor, and plumbed central heating on the ground floor, solar panels, fitted
wardrobes in all four bedrooms, under-cover parking, garage, storage rooms, olive trees in the garden, and double glazed wood and aluminium doors and windows with shutters.
This home is ideal for permanent all year-round living, but is also
perfectly suited as a holiday home where two individual families would
like to spend their holidays together, yet completely separate.
Your holiday place “Galvalochori”, with an impressing
historical past (12 th century) with folklore museum, grape-decorated
inside courts and Byzantine churches
– a supraregional well-known and well frequented place.
The local culture association maintains the tradition and
handcraft techniques, organizes celebrations at Easter
and in the summer months, arts and crafts exhibition
with work ot the women of the village.
Approx. 250 m far from our holiday house you already
reach the village with its cosy taverns, with Crete and international
cooking, Kafeneos, bar, baker´s shop and mini-markets for daily need,
as well as bus and taxi
The village of Gavalohori is only less than 3,5 km (5 min. by CAR)
from the seaside village of Almirida with its white sandy ‘Blue Flag’
beaches and shopping amenities. Kalives seaside village, with its banks,
post office, chemists, and all shopping amenities and restaurants and
coffee bars, is less than 10 minutes’ drive away. There is also a ‘KEP’ (Community service centre) in this village.