This 94sqms stone house for sale in Chania Crete is located in the historical Old Town, a few steps from it’s main square, on a quiet alley but walking distance from all amenities. The alley is large enough to offer car access if necessary. The property is completely renovated with high quality materials and has three floors. At the ground floor, the entrance leads to the kitchen and living area, separated by a beautiful stone arch. The living area has a traditional corner fireplace and a window facing the White Mountains. The view to the mountains and the city of Chania is unobstructed from all floors, as the residence is adjacent to an archaeological site, where nothing can be built in the future. The first floor is very bright and has large windows on both sides. It comprises of a spacious bedroom with office area, an excellent traditional wardrobe and a bathroom with bathtub and quality fittings. On the upper floor there’s another bedroom which can be easily converted in a second bathroom, currently being used as a washing room. There are balconies on both sides of the property, one of them really spacious and offering privacy.
Chania, Crete 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.