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3 bedroom house for sale

Greece - Filipos, Chania, Crete


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Key features:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Beach close by, Country Views, Mountain View
  • Built in Appliances
  • Extra Storage, Parking area, Quiet Area
  • Furnished
  • Garden
  • Insect screens
  • Telephone Connection
  • White Goods
  • Roof Terrace

Full description:

Located at the very edge of this sleepy village, this charming property with private swimming pool and shady courtyards has been beautifully renovated by the current owners and retains much of its former traditional characteristics. The year-round, administrative town of Vrisses is just a short, 5 minute drive away and offers all possible amenities. Georgioupolis seaside village is less than 8km from the house.

The interior is simple yet functional and very practical with modern, fully-fitted kitchen and bathrooms. Wood-beamed ceilings, white-washed walls, niches and stone-featured windows give an inviting ambiance to this home which exudes old-world charm and appeal. The 50cm thick stone walls ensure the house stays cool in summer and retains heat in winter.

INTERIOR: From this shady courtyard a few steps take one into the kitchen and dining area. A U-shaped work counter set partly on stone separates the kitchen from the dining area. There is a beautiful, handcrafted double door leading from the dining area to the quiet village lane.

From the shady front courtyard, one enters a wide hall leading to the two double bedrooms on the left and right side and the modern shower room located between the two bedrooms.

A futher door opens from the courtyard to a large guest studio with en-suite bathroom and mezzanine seating area. This spacious living space could also serve as master bedroom suite. There is a large dressing/storage room situated under the mezzanine which also serves as the laundry room. From the mezzanine sitting area is a lovely arched window overlooking the courtyard and countryside view.

OUTDOORS: On entering the property via the off-road parking area through a wooden gate, one is struck by the lovely shady courtyards and the long, rectangular, 45m2 tiled pool. A water well, built up with a stone wall, is tucked away in a further corner of the courtyard and has a constant supply of fresh water sourcing from under-ground streams. Various trees planted in the courtyard provide shady seating areas whereas the front entrance terrace leading into the house from the courtyard has a wooden pergola with an extendable canvas screen providing dense shade in summer. The swimming pool is tiled all round with a beautiful stone wall surrounding the pool terrace. At the far end of the pool, the attractive arched niches set in the stone wall currently contain some ancient ceramic urns but could also be fitted with lamps to give a lovely radiance over the pool at night. A staircase takes one up to the roof terrace where stunning, panoramic views of the serene countryside over rolling olive groves to the Kourna Lake mountains can be enjoyed. With some extra building allowance, it will be possible to build a further guest studio on the large roof area.

THE NEIGBOURING VILLAGES: VRISSES, the main nearby village is only 5 minutes' drive away and offers an array of Restaurants, Tavernas, Coffee shops, Pharmacy, School, Bank, Post Office, Gas station, Doctor, Dentist, Gift shops, Clothing & Shoe shops, Super & Mini markets and all further amenities. The seaside fishing village of GEORGIOUPOLIS with its long stretches of sandy beaches is about 10 minutes' drive away (Less than 8km). LAKE KOURNA, the only fresh-water lake on the island with its protected species of Karetta-Karetta turtle and other wild birdlife is less than15minutes' drive away and offers restaurants/tavernas, cafes and gift shops. Pedal-boating on the lake makes it possible to observe some of the bird and turtle species indigenous to the lake.


Air-conditioning throughout
Solar panels
Off-road parking bay for two cars right next to the house
45m2 private tiled swimming pool
Tiled pool terrace
Storage shed
Garden area with non-slip pressed concrete
Roof terrace with superb countryside and mountain views
Domestic drinking water supply
OTE Landline telephone connected with....
Fast Internet connection
Satellite T.V.
Wood-beamed ceilings
Wood-framed doors and windows with...
Insect screens
Nearby amenities in Vrisses- 5 minutes' drive
Nearby sandy beaches in Georgioupolis - 10 minutes' drive
Being nearby to sandy beaches, the Lake and other touristic attractions, this unique property would make the ideal, lock-up-and-go holiday home for a large family, or as a holiday rental business due to the fact that it qualifies for a tourist rental license. With a few modifications, this home would also be perfectly suited for permanent, year-round living.


This pin shows the general area of the property as the exact location was not given

Nearest Airports*

  • Chania (INTERNATIONAL), 13 miles
  • Heraklion (INTERNATIONAL), 54.8 miles

*Distances are straight line measurements. This feature is currently in beta.

To view this property or request more details, contact
Alpha Omega Crete, Crete

Kalives Armeni road, Shop 5, Bioti complex, Kalives 73003 Crete, Greece
About Alpha Omega Crete, Crete

Alpha Omega Crete is an established local family business owned by George Niavradakis, an active member of the local community in the Apokoronou-Chania region.
Alpha Omega Crete, as major building contractors, have international experience extending from Africa to Asia and Europe. The family also has extensive knowledge of the hotel and restaurant industry, and a background in property sales. Consequently we are able to provide excellent services to our clients from the initial contact through to completion.
The Alpha Omega team is fluent in Greek, English, German, Afrikaans-Dutch and Norwegian.
At Alpha Omega we keep your best interests in mind, providing an incomparable service with honesty and integrity.
Have you ever worked with someone who was so busy telling you what you want, that they never stopped to find out what you actually needed?
Have you ever had someone try to “up-sell” you into a price range that you just didn’t feel comfortable with? Not so with Alpha Omega Crete.

At Alpha Omega we have the market knowledge to show you the homes that fit YOUR criteria and we let you make the decision.
Not only will you benefit from our extensive local knowledge, being certain we will introduce you to the magic of Crete, but also from the personal services we offer.
It takes a very detail orientated person to guide you through the procedures, giving you the confidence you need to purchase a home abroad.
Someone who can negotiate on your behalf to get you the best price, who understands the local market and the value of property.
Someone who can juggle the many balls of real estate transaction without dropping any of them. Ensuring that the hand over process, the inspections, surveys, title work and all the other aspects of the transaction get taken care of so you can just relax. You will find such a person in the Alpha Omega team.
Many of our clients have real estate in the UK, the sale proceeds of which are used to purchase property in Crete.
It is essential that the UK sale and the Cretan purchase are synchronised to avoid disappointment.
This is achieved by our associate English lawyers BURROUGH’S SOLICITORS and their consultant solicitor resident in Crete, who will advise on all purchase matters ranging from English inheritance tax, income tax, will making and mortgages. You will find this benefit nowhere else in Western Crete.

Some say the destination is important. For us it is making sure you enjoy the journey and arrive safely.


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This property is marketed by:

Alpha Omega Crete, Crete

Kalives Armeni road, Shop 5, Bioti complex, Kalives 73003 Crete, Greece
or call 00302825031860

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