One side of the villa is armed with 2 double bedrooms and a bathroom fitted with a shower but also a Jacuzzi, for a more relaxing bath. The other side of the villa with its own separate entrance is also equipped with 2 double bedrooms and a storage room.On this side you will find one out of the two water closets that is fittedwith a full bath and shower.
The impressive, large open plan kitchen is fronted by a breakfast bar with stools. Fully fitted, the kitchen with contemporary appliances, is there waiting to enjoy creating to the fullest. There is ample worktop space, including a specially imported cover over the hob. With built in equipment which includes a hob, oven, microwave an American style fridge/freezer and a dishwasher. The usual items such as a kettle, toaster and steamer are complimented with a full-size American style fridge/freezer.
In the living room, centered on the fireplace and TV comprises 2 white leather sofas with foot rests, and an expanding dining table, suitable for up to 8 people. There is a mixture of modern lighting fixtures. Under-floor conduits also provide for surround sound, without trailing wires. The special stone surround fire place has a glass front which allows radiant heat to enter the room, without the attendant fumes. Designed to draw in fresh air from outside, the air is heated by the fire surrounds entering the lounge via vents above the fireplace.
This hillside perch offers alluring sea views to admire from all the bedrooms and of course the living-room. The bedrooms also have direct access to a broad an really attractive covered terrace with an amazing infinity pool and the outdoor dining area. There is also a big roof-terrace with a large covered pergola, an outdoor bar and its own barbeque barbeque. All bedrooms have wide glass sliding doors to lead you to the external terraces, wardrobes and heat/cool air conditioning.
A metal staircase gives you access to the Lower Terrace. Here the unobstructed views to Souda, and the White mountains but also Drapanos Mountain, are breathtaking. There is a large 6m x 4m waterproof pergola whichprovides provides you with an area for many activities. Suited, with outdoor furniture, a great spot to unwind and enjoy your summer nights has been created, while that could also be the place for family and friends to have cocktails or a barbeque dinner, under the suspended lighting, and for that the built-in barbecue is also there longing for those gatherings. The villa has very high quality finish with its under-floor heating in bathrooms and the living room area.
A well-designed and thought out main wing benefits you with 2 double bedrooms, and 1 single bedroom along with a capacious bathroom.Entering the master bedroom, one can the amazing taste put into it providing extensive wardrobe space with full-length mirrors., while the atmosphere is completed by the extraordinary sea view, with direct access to the lower terrace. The second double bedroom faces is also boasting sublime views of Drapanos Mountain. This room is currently used as an office, but its use can be defined by the owner. The single bedroom is fitted with a free-standing wardrobe, while the views from this room would not be missed The exceptionally well fitted main bathroom has underfloor heating, fitted also with a Jacuzzi and a separate shower unit.
The other wing of the house could easily be used as a visitor’s wing since it enjoys total privacy.It has 2 double bedrooms, both with amazing sea views and direct access to the lower terrace, a bathroom and a broad storage room accessed by a separate front door. The bathroom has underfloor electric heating, a sink with vanity unit and a bath. Currently, there is a washing machine in this bathroom and the drier is placed in the store room.
This wing gives you great flexibility in using the spaces with many different ways. It could be used as 2 double bedrooms or one double bedroom and a sitting room, while, if the large storage room was converted into a kitchen, it would provide a totally self-contained apartment.
Sunset on the upper terrace is a truly magical time, watching the sun go down giving you an experience to always treasure. The main front door leads into the spacious common lounge area, giving you inviting outdoor spaces for dining and lounging.Visitors are immediately struck by the spectacular sea view all along one side, with patio doors providing access to the lower terrace and pool area.
The doors to the magnificent double garage are operated by a remote-control, they can also be opened manually in the event of a power cut.Its walls are plastered, the floor is painted and there is ample lighting and electrical outlets. The garage holds 2 cars and also provides storage for garden, pool equipment, ladders, wheel barrow, sack barrow, hose pipes etc.There is also a sink for the dirtier tasks and an external tap is also provided to facilitate car washing.
The Pool Room is located in a room behind the workshop. This room contains all the controls necessary for pool maintenance but can be a bit daunting, to the inexperienced. Thus, printed instructions have been provided for all pool operations and all the pipes and controls have been labelled for ease of maintenance.The pool pump has recently been serviced.The pool cleaning equipment is top of the range, with some novel additions.
Apokoronas consists of various small and big villages which some are by the sea with an excellent view of the Souda bay and the Akrotiri peninsula. The other villages are located nearly the mountain where you can enjoy the serenity and the unique panoramic view that the region offers. Apokoronas has a rich natural environment with many green hills with fertile land areas full of olive trees, orange and lemon trees and vineyards.
Getting around the region one will find many attractive and authentic villages such as Armeni, Nio Chorio, Paidochori, Samonas, Kalyves, Vrisses, Ramni, Almyrida, Plaka, Gavalochori and Vamos. Apokoronas has many natural sites like Kournas Lake which is the only freshwater lake in Crete. There are many caves around the region of historic and environmental value. The most important cave is located in Samona with rich indoor space and a small indoor lake. In Nio Chorio there is also an important cave which is very beautiful and of historic interest.
Not to mention, the Ancient Aptera which is located on a hill above the Souda bay. Ancient Aptera has an important history since the 8 century B.C. as it was one of the most important cities of the ancient western part of Crete. Close to Ancient Aptera, there is fortress Koules which was built by Turks in 1866. Plaka and Vamos have many traditional buildings and houses.
It is worth going for a walk in the paths of the villages. Vrisses is a well-known village visited mostly for its square which is surrounded by tall trees and a small river flowing along its cafes and restaurants. Enjoy the beautiful landscape tasting it traditional Cretan cuisine. Gavalochori is known for its historical – folklore museum and the well-preserved exhibits.
Apokoronas has also some important gorges. The Diktamos Gorge starts from the village Katochori and ends to the village Faraggi, next to the village Stylos. It is a beautiful green and shady gorge with many pine trees. St. Nicholas is another canyon between Ramni, Macheri and Asi Gonia canyon.
Impressive and beautiful beaches are located in the region of Apokoronas.
Georgioupolis is a village which has an exceptional beautiful sandy beach. It is awarded with the Blue Flag and incudes all the necessary amenities. Koutalas beach with crystal and shallow waters, is located in Nio Chorio. The sandy beach is an ideal choise for sunbathing. The beach has no facilities. Almyrida has many cafes, taverns along the coast. The beach is divided into two main caves in which you can choose between sandy and pebbly spots.
The beach is well-organized and it has all the amenities. Kalives is a big village with sandy and shallow waters and a lifeguard. The area is visited by many tourists so it is well-organized.
Apokoronas is an ideal choice to taste the famous Cretan cuisine and to explore the natural beauty of the area. Do not miss the great experience that Apokoronas offers.