1 bedroom village house for sale
Greece - Iraklion, Iraklion, Crete
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The property is situated in the middle of this beautiful village (and therefore could be added to extensively) on a gradually sloping lane leading off from the main village road. Estimated 180m2 on a plot of 1.600m2. It is enclosed by an iron gate, with a long private driveway leading to the house with beautiful coloured trees and flowers either side. It is a stone house perfect for keeping fresh and cool in the summer and warm in winter. There are three rooms downstairs and a small room next to the stair way with a low ceiling that is used for the toilet however there is no sink, shower or bath in the property but these can be easily added. There are two rooms upstairs with a large landing area leading to each room. Both rooms on the second floor have wooden floors and ceramic tiled roofs. There are two veranda's, the smaller one is situated at the end of the landing and the larger veranda off from the front room.
There is an old fashioned kitchen on the ground floor of about 35 sq metres with a marble sink and wooden shelves with a delightful small room at the side for storing food or possible utility room plus a big old fashioned fireplace at the back of the kitchen. Ground floor is aproximatelly 100 m2 in total.
On the first floor is a bedroom with built in wooden wardrobes of about 35 m2 and another room of about 45 m2 that is used for storage this also has built in wooden wardrobes. There is a septic tank, all services connected along with the main drains and water. The property has a huge amount of character with the 50's style tiles on the ground floor hallway and rooms. Parking is available on the driveway. In the garden there is a small well which is still functioning.
The property is surrounded by attractive shrubbery with lemon and orange trees and bougainvillea and tropical trees creating a fresh aroma throughout. It has 5-6 orange trees, 3-4 lemon trees, a fig tree, a quince tree and artichokes. It is especially restful, only being able to hear birds and the local cockerel. It lends itself to being converted to an up market guest house or character hotel. A topography is available.
To the side of the house there are three more old rooms in need of renovation. One on the ground floor and two on a higher level with access via small steps. There is also a room with an oven in it known as the 'cooking room' for bread which is still functioning. The rooms are not connected internally. Also next to these rooms there is an outside toilet. Underneath this is an open sheltered area which at present is used for showering.
There is bus towards Agii Deka and Mires (10km away with all facilities) once or twice every day.
Plora has two kafenions and a mini market open all year round and it is vibrant, open village with fairly wide streets.
- Heraklion (INTERNATIONAL), 2.7 miles
- Sitia (LOCAL), 55.3 miles
- Chania (INTERNATIONAL), 57.9 miles
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