It is fenced all around the yard and has a gate that will open and close by a remote.
There is a yard of 110 olives trees that feature as a natural way to the main house.
If what you are looking for is a quiet neighborhood, surrounded by nature, you have to grab this chance.
Entering the French main door, there is a very high quality fitted kitchen with a modern design and a high quality specification – including soft closing drawers with sleek stainless handles, ceramic hob, oven, and fridge/freezer.
The delicate round window above the sink offers wonderful views over the sea, the surrounding area and the White Mountains while preparing lunch or dinner, while the central kitchen island offers an easy access with family and friends, or is a great place for kids to feel part of the action and be in close eye view.
Close to the kitchen, there is a small but very functional storage room, where there is a second fridge/freezer.
Vast sliding doors lead from this area to the pool and outdoor terraces, including a BBQ area, the swimming pool with sunbeds and outdoor lounge furniture where you can enjoy the majestic sunshine of Crete!
The master room has a queen size bed and an ensuite bathroom decorated in white and grey hues with double sink countertop and a bathtub with rainfall shower and tempered glass panel, while its vast sliding doors offers fantastic views to the sea and the swimming pool.
A second bedroom has a queen size bed where you can lay down and enjoy the unobstructed sea view and dream big!
The main bathroom has white vanity units, a large bathtub with rainfall shower and tempered glass panel, while the surrounding tiles are of grey and black colors.
There are also a laundry room and a small area that functions as shoe storage.
A marvelous white internal staircase side-decorated with shelves and small transoms, that provide a very neat, trimmed view of the outside, leads to the first floor where there is a bright and airy open plan living room, armed with an air energy fireplace for the cold winter days, while a ceiling fan and an a/c will be your best friends during the hottest days of the Cretan summer.
This area features three vast sliding doors that lead to the roof garden and two picture windows between the fireplace offering a majestic feeling of the surrounding nature and you can enjoy the view to the Souda Bay, the White Mountains, the olive groves and the neighboring villages of Apokoronas region.
The roof garden features lounge furniture that allow you to sunbathe under the Greek Mediterranean weather during the day, or alternatively indulge in a drink during the evening under the stars.
At this floor, there is the third bedroom providing the most amazing sea views even if you lay down at the queen size bed, while a very unique bathroom features white vanity units, a large bathtub with rainfall shower and tempered glass panel, while the surrounding tiles are of beige and blue colors.
Its unique characteristic is the big round window offering unbelievable views of the White Mountains and the wild nature of Crete!
This unique house is fully furnished with elegant decoration and of fine materials, and is armed with air conditioning units in all the rooms, solar panel, central heating, electric window shutters, satellite TV and most importantly a beautiful landscape with trees and olive groves, welcoming you and inviting you to enjoy your cup of coffee and unwind, while it lastly provides you with security and privacy since it is fenced all around.
Last but not least, the house has a closed garage of 14m² and spacious outdoor parking lots.
Due to its proximity to all kind of facilities, the long sandy beaches, and the two picturesque villages of Almyrida and Kalyves this is the perfect base to admire a laid back life in healthy environment and discover the beauty and history of the island.
An idyllic location, boasting extraordinary views out towards the sea which is just moments away that cannot be found again. With outdoor spaces that allow you to sit back and sunbathe under the Cretan Sun while the swimming pool, the sea and the blue sky becoming one! A once in a life time opportunity that could be used for private and business purposes as well.
The Apokoronas region spreads to the east of Chania with its seaside villages enjoying excellent views to the entrance of Souda bay and the Akrotiri peninsula across. It is a very fertile area (olive trees, vines, avocado trees, orange lemon and mandarin trees) with several sandy beaches at Almirida,Plaka, Kalives and Georgioupolis. Apokoronas is one of the most picturesque areas of the province of Chania with many attractive and authentic villages like Armeni, Nio Chorio, Samonas, Ramni etc.
Almirida, 4 kilometers from Kalives, and 32 kms from Chania, originally a small fishing village, remains an unspoilt small resort. There are a variety of water sports available and many tavernas right on the sea front serving locally caught fish and fresh local cuisine.
The beautiful Blue Flag awarded beaches in Almyrida have soft Golden sand, clear water and are very safe for children as they shelve gently to the sea. Sun beds and umbrellas are available.
There is a bakery, several bars, supermarkets and shops. A taxi rank and bus services into Chania town are all within easy walking distance. The Almirida Beach Hotel and the Almirida Residence Hotel are open to non residents and have internet facilities as well as a 10 pin bowling lane and a lovely sun terrace complemented with an infinity pool. There is a limited bus service to Kalives and Chania. At the entrance to Almirida archaeologists discovered an ancient Mosaic which belongs to the 5th century Church. Two kms from Almirida, village Plaka has several coffee shops and a couple of tavernas serving excellent home made food.T
he village has a lovely square dominated by the local church and surrounded by shady trees ,coffee shops and a couple of tavernas serving local specialities. Just a few minutes drive up the hill from Plaka, Kokkino Chorio is famous for its part in the filming of Zorba The Greek; nearly all the village participated. Anthony Quinn is still talked about in the village kafenions!!
The ancient Castle of Aptera and the Roman cisterns are 15 minutes drive away.
From here in addition to the interesting historical and archeological finds, the visitor can enjoy breathtaking views to the White Mountains, Drapanos Peninsula and the entrance to Souda Bay.
The historical village of Gavalochori is situated just a few kms inland from Almirida, on the road to Vamos and was named after the Byzantine family Gavalodon who lived there about 1200AD. The village has many old buildings which are being lovingly restored.
In the centre of the village there is a shop exhibiting traditional arts and crafts of the local women (the famous “copanelli” bobbin lace).
There is also a folklore museum. As in every Cretan village a kafeneion shaded by old mulberry trees and a couple of tavernas at the end of the village square, could not be missing!
Vamos is a working village where life goes on Greek pace all year around. Well situated at the centre of the Apokoronas peninsula has easy access from all the surrounding villages.
Vamos is the capital village of the Apokoronas region. It boasts a Health Clinic with 24 hour medical care, petrol stations, a bank with ATM, a Post Office, 2 bakeries, 2 small well stocked supermarkets, pharmacy, a Greek cheese/deli shop, several kafeneions, kiosk for cigarettes, sweets etc., two hairdressers and a barber and last but not least, some excellent tavernas serving delicious Greek food with a modern twist that are open all year round.
There is an increasing awareness of the conservation status of this area and many old houses are being restored to their former glory; part of this activity includes an art café from which you can enjoy wonderful views of the area and an organic shop selling local produce.
Kalives is a seaside village, retaining the original character and the local lifestyle. There are several small traditional shops, like butcher, grocer and of course bakeries famous for their excellent cheese and spinach pies (tyropita and spanakopita).
There are several tavernas, either by the sea or in the village square, supermarkets, ceramic and jewelry shops and the traditional barrel maker (who also produces wine). In the central square, the dominating Aghia Paraskevi church is open to locals and visitors, whereas opposite, under the shade of the old plane tree, there are two “kafeneion” (coffee shops) and a couple of restaurants: the perfect spot to seat and watch the world go by! Kalives has two excellent sandy beaches, one at each end of the village.
The one near our apartments is very long and sandy with a beach taverna, that rarely gets crowded: the other one, 1 km away, is at the end of the central village and is hosting the small harbor. Here, another great selection of tavernas by the seafront, offer excellent meals.
The White Mountains beyond the village provide a dramatic backdrop that contrasts the sandy beaches. Kalives, without being spoiled by tourism, provides all the necessary amenities for couples and families. Lovely colorful churches, several shops and supermarkets blend-in perfectly with the tourist accommodation that includes from small cottages, to apartment complexes, hotels and luxury villas.