This is a beautiful plot of land in Akrotiri Chania Crete for sale, set in a peaceful and quite region of Stavros just a few mtrs away from the area’s sandy beaches. The property has magnificent sea view as well as views of White Mountains and Stavros mountain. The size of the plot is 6045,8sqms and there is a small house of 75sqms built on it, with a remaining density of 166sqsms. The house is used currently as a resident and it fully functional and therefore it can be used as a guest house next to luxury high quality villa, which can be constructed next to it.
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.