This beautiful house for sale in Chania, Crete is located 400 meters away from the famous Stavros beach in the area of Akrotiri.
It is a 5-bedroom house (2 on the ground floor and 2 on the 1st floor) and can actually be used seperate as two different units, as it also features two kitchens and two living rooms. The surface of the house is 140 sqms. The house is air-conditoned, fully equipped, and there is attention to every detail inside of it. The style of it is a combination of traditional stone-floored house with fireplaces and even arches, but at the same time a place for relaxation a few minutes away from the beach.
The outside area is stunning, with big grass-covered gardens with flowers, sunbeds, and a BBQ area, traditionally made, ready for preparing a proper Greek meal.
The balconies of the 1st floor are excellent for enjoying the sun, the breeze and the views of the sea.
The most important part- the view of the unique mountain of Stavros beach, which is actually located exactly where the sea ends.
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.