This house for sale in Chania Old Town is located in the historical center of the city, two minutes away from the Venetian Harbour. Arranged over three floors with a total surface of 124sqms, this is a perfectly restored 18th century historical building with two balconies, overlooking the charming narrow streets. Air conditioning units have been installed in all areas and a solar panel is also in place. At the ground and first floor there are two independent open plan studios, with fitted kitchen, sitting area and bathroom with shower cabins. A storage area with toilet can be also found at the ground floor. At the second floor there’s a two bedroom apartment with attic, providing an extra 14sqms of sleeping space. Beautiful wooden ceilings and stairs are present throughout the building. This quest house can host up to 12 people, being suitable as an investment opportunity, with a high holiday rental income, or can be used as a private residence. Shops, cafes and taverns are nearby, with the central bus station and the sandy beach of Nea Chora only at a 10 minutes walking distance.
Chania is very popular for its old town and harbour, which is the heart of the area attracting visitors from all over the world. It is considered to be one of the most beautiful and picturesque cities of Greece due to the fact that it has preserved its historical character. The architecture reflects the different cultures and civilizations that lived on the island such as Venetians, Turks and Egyptians. The narrow alleys are surrounded by Venetian mansions and Turkish houses, villas and palazzos, mosques, small churches and a beautiful restored synagogue. Many of these buildings are being used as residences hotels or museums and others as shops, stores, cafes and restaurants. Chania is one of the nicest towns in Crete, with wonderful houses, parks and squares and a well-designed historical town. The Public Market is an impressive building in the town centre, built at the beginning of the present century (1911) and houses grocery stores, butchers’ shops, a fish market and vegetable shops. The Public Gardens, next to the Market, are ideal for those in search of shade and tranquillity. Northeast of the gardens is the beautiful neighbourhood of Chalepa, where the residences of Prince George and Eleftherios Venizelos were. The old city has preserved to a great extent the distinctive atmosphere and charm of the Venetian and Turkish periods. Entire Venetian, Turkish and Jewish quarters are saved, with well-preserved buildings in the narrow picturesque streets. All modern shops and amenities are within a 10 minute walk from the Venetian harbour as is the sandy beach of Nea Chora.