• €750,000
Kouses, Mires Municipal Unit, Municipality of Festos, Heraklion Regional Unit, Region of Crete, Greece
For Sale


Kouses, Mires Municipal Unit, Municipality of Festos, Heraklion Regional Unit, Region of Crete, Greece
  • €750,000


This amazing newly modern built villa for sale in Heraklion, is located in the historical village of Kousses. It has a total living space of 280 sqms and sits on a large private plot of 6000 sqms that also features 100 olive trees. The property is arranged over 2 floors and features two small apartments for the guests of the property. In particular, the main villa consists of 195 sqms, including a 70 sqms basement with a garage, a storage room and a seperate laundry room as well.

Walking in the first floor of the property you will find yourself in a very spacious and bright living room with many french windows that provide access to the balcony areas. The kitchen is fully equiped, open plan with the living room and dining area. The style of the furniture and finishing is very modern, while the minimal decoration of these spaces has definitely something to add to the total layout. On this floor there are 2 bedrooms and a bathroom with a shower. The first of the bedrooms, which is the master, has enough space for a large wardrobe that is fitted and also has an en-suite bathroom with a nice size bathtub and a shower. You can`t move on to the rest of the house without intially noticing the views to both the sea and the mountains, whice are quite nice even when you chill at the lounge area or when you dine. The balconies of the property are comfortable enough and have a couple of sitting areas as well. From that point you are 100% able to enjoy the unobstructed views to the sea, as well as the deep views to the landscaped areas that reach up to the mountains.

Moving on, the first of the two apartments has 40 sqms of living space and features a cozy lounge area open plan with a small kitchen, 1 main bedroom and 1 bathroom with a shower. Arranged in a similar manner, the second apartment has 45 sqms of living space that consist of a living room, a kitchenette, one bedroom and the last bathroom.

Going out, surrounding the property there is a nicely landscaped garden planted with olive trees. A terrace with a large wooden pergola which is in place enables you to enjoy extra shades while looking the views of the location to both the mountain and the sea. The swimming pool is situated at the lower outside level of the property, with a sunbathing area, outdoors shower, parasols for shades and sunbeds for comfort. Last but not least, next to the bbq area there is a micro bar with its own kitchen, electrical appliances and bathroom.

The property is fully air-conditioned, with units present in all rooms for both heating and cooling, a pellet stove in the living room and electric window shutters are in place. The apartments share the exact same privileges, while solar panels for hot water are also installed.


Area Description


Kouses is a historical village of the former Kainourio district and of the ancient city in Festos municipality. The village is on the northern foot of the Pirgos hummock of the Asterousia Mountains, 130 meters above the sea level. The view of Mesara from the settlement is magnificent. The settlement is 62 kilometers from Heraklion city. According to the 2011 census a lot of people choose to live in the village and their main occupation is agriculture. Sightseeing is a must, with the Kourmoulides Towers and the church of Agia Pelagia in a catacomb located nearby. Historically, the village is stated for the first time in 1577 and, then, in 1583, with 76 residents, in Kastrofilakas. During the Turkish occupation, the settlement was a fief of the famous Kourmoulis family who were Crypto- Christians. This family punished those who treated Christians badly. After the 1821 Revolution they fought with Christians. According to tradition, there was also a Krifo Scholio in Kouses. A feast takes place on the 25th of July for the celebration of Koimisis of Agia Anna.

  • Address Kouses, Mires Municipal Unit, Municipality of Festos, Heraklion Regional Unit, Region of Crete, Greece
  • City Heraklion
  • Area Pitsidia


Updated on January 29, 2023 at 5:00 am
  • Property ID: EUHH17
  • Price: €750,000
  • Property Size: 280
  • Land Area: 6000
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Property Type: Villa
  • Property Status: For Sale


Property ID: EUHH17
  • Villa
  • Property Type
  • 4
  • Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Bathrooms
  • 280

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