Exquisite renovation of early 19th century mediterranean style building.
Located in a tranquil village Drapanos of west Crete this house combines traditional features with modern style living.
The house was restored in 2009 and is developed into two separate accommodations. The main building of 130sq.m consists of large living room decorated with an old, well preserved stone arch running across the whole room. Open plan spaces located on the west side of the building offer a cozy dining area , a separate fitted kitchen area as well as an study room and a small library accessed by a wooden staircase and overlooking the central room. The study room can also be easily used as a guest bedroom.
The east side of the building consists of a cloack room combined with a lavatory, stone stairs lead to the master bedroom where a large room features a double bed beside an arched window, fitted floor to ceiling wardrobes and the large french doors provide a direct access to the garden area. From the interior another stone staircase leads to a spacious , floor to ceiling tiled en-suit bathroom with build in shower tray .
The guest house/ studio of 45 sq.m consists of a large open space room combing the fitted plan kitchen with a dining room and a sleeping area with to two single beds, there is also a spacious en-suit shower room. Large patio doors open up to an external seating area that offers a sunny terrace overlooking the White mountains.
There is a large utility room- kitchen attached to the main house. This renovated room has a restored traditional bread oven.
The land of 1500 sq.m offers beautifully landscaped areas featuring stone and wooded elements through out the property.
Stone and pebble laid terraces provide with open and shaded seating areas around the house such as a wooden gazebo gracefully placed in the center of the garden amount the lash greenery and the small paths that lead to the goldfish pond, build in BBQ and the external storage room that can be easily transformed into a separate guest room .
Size of land : 1500 sq.m
Size of the existing buildings: 175 sq.m
Additional building allowance: 225 sq.m
Bedrooms : 2 +
Bathrooms: 2 + WC
Building allowance ready for a private 8×4 swimming pool
Heating: underfloor heating system
Aluminum windows with mosquito screens
Wooden ceilings and floors
Roof terrace with panoramic 360 views
landscaped gardens with many mature fruit trees (Lemons, Grapefruit, Figs, Apricot, Quince, Orange, Pear, Persimmon, Banana, Pomegranate)
Fully automated watering system
Plenty of parking space suitable for 4 cars
Distance to the beach: 5 km