This house for sale in Akrotiri, Chania is located only a few steps away from the beach. The house is of 98 sqms, built on a 588 sqm private plot. It features two spacious bedrooms and one bathroom, big beautiful gardens around, a barbeque and view of the known mountain of Stavros beach, as well as the sea.
The property has also central heating, satelite tv, a private parking spot and wooden pergolas.
It is ideal for either a vacation home or an all year round residence, as it is situated in a quiet neighborhood, has the sea nearby and has all the amenities for a comfortable living.
Distance to the beach is walkable, yet the area is not just tourist. It has the beauty of a pure seaside area of the island.
Stavros, Crete is a seaside village located 17km northeast of Chania, at the northernmost edge of Akrotiri peninsular. One characteristic feature of the area is the very steep camel-shaped mountain Vardies rising opposite the harbour of Stavros. The mountain is famous, because there were filmed scenes for the film “Zorba the Greek”, where Anthony Quinn danced the famous Sirtaki Dance in 1964. Then Stavros was a humble small fishing village. Today the region has become a major tourist resort with many hotels and important tourist infrastructures, as well as a preffered destination to buy property in Crete. The two beautiful beaches of the area have contributed to the development of the area.
If you are looking for property for sale in Akrotiri, Crete, the peninsula features some of the most beautiful and cleanest sandy beaches of Chania. Numerous beaches include, well-known Stavros beach, where Zorbas the Greek was filmed, Kalathas and Tersanas. Kalathas beach is a beautiful sandy beach lined with pine trees in the south and a small islet at swimming distance and features cafes and traditional tavernas. Tersanas, Crete is another fine sandy beach with shallow waters suitable for children. A variety of wild birds and turtles find haven in this peaceful area which is so diverse, offering endless possibilities to the visitor, from birdwatching, horse-riding, hiking or simply relaxing and enjoying the scenery. There are also several churches and historically significant monasteries in the area such as the impressive Agia Triada and Moni Gouvernetou built in the 16th century, a visit to which is highly recommended.