Euroresales Property iD - 9825193
Enjoy relaxing living in a beautiful 85m2 stone built two-bedroom house, directly above a sweet traditional taverna, in the town of Spili Rethymno Crete.
This property comes with all furniture and kitchen appliances included in the sale.
The front door and windows are UPVC double glazed, also a fly screen door along with the windows, that have shutters and fly screens.
As you enter the front door it leads you straight into the spacious kitchen/diner with double stainless-steel sinks and light-coloured kitchen cabinets, and a huge storage cupboard from floor to ceiling that i use as a larder.
The shower room has a decent sized walk in shower, a pedestal toilet and a wash hand basin, with a mirrored cabinet installed. Above the sink there is plumbing and recess space for a washing machine.
A storage cupboard is directly above the washing machine area. The bathroom was recently renovated in white tiles from floor to ceiling and has terrazzo marble flooring. A window with a fly screen and shutter. Above the shower room is a storage space the whole size of the shower room and approx. 1 metre in height.
Leading out from the kitchen you enter the living room area, which is very large and has beautiful terrazzo flooring. There are two entrance doors to the living area, as it was previously two separate rooms (one of the doorways is used to house the fridge freezer, as it fits in there rather well).
The living area was rebuilt and renovated to make a large living area. The living area is central to the house which actually works very well, as in summer it is very cool during the hottest days, and then very warm in the winter months. it has two ceiling light fittings which serve very bright light and makes for a very comfortable bright living space.
The larger main bedroom has a large fitted wardrobe from ceiling to the floor, for optimal storage space. Also, one large window and beautiful wooden French doors leading out to the balcony; The floor has terrazzo marble tiles.
The second bedroom has traditional handmade tiles from the 1960s on the floor, in a chequered design. Each tile is uniquely handmade, which makes it even more beautiful. Also, in the second bedroom there is a large glass door leading out to the balcony.
The balcony stretches out across the whole length of the front of the house. it has a wonderful view of the little church across the street, and over the buildings towards the mountains at each side and you can even see the Spili Monastery in the distance.
This property is not central to the village (5 minutes' walk into the village) which means this property is in a very pleasant quieter area, just before you leave the village, the property is above the last taverna (Sideradiko) on the left; it take us a few minutes' walk to reach the centre of the village.
There is plenty of street parking available 24/7. The people living within this community are very friendly and welcoming.
Spili is well known for its Lion Fountains and its natural spring mountain water. You can drink the organic fresh water from the taps here (which saves you a fortune and also saves you from carrying bottled water home). Spili is centrally located in Crete and perfect for exploring the island.
The house is located next to the (Kedros mountains) and you can have the pleasure of going in either direction, in order to visit some of the most beautiful beaches on Crete; it is only a 20 minute drive to the north of the island (Rethymno) and 20 minutes to the south of the island.
This property is situated in a great spot to enjoy your holiday, if you want to explore the west of Crete (Chania) or the east (Heraklion and Lasithi) from this perfect central location.
There is also a very dependable and regular bus service which can also be of used. You will find the bus stop directly in front of the taverna.
The walls are 21 inches thick which keeps the house very cool in the summer. There are fly screens on all windows at the front of the house, so you can open the windows without the worry of flying insects.
There is also wifi connection available, portable air conditioning and Solar water heater on the roof.
There is a market every Friday in the huge parking lot, selling clothes, herbs, honey, raki fruits, vegetables and jewellery. There is also Maravel gardens shop, that produces everything from their herb gardens, which are very famous, and they do tours and teach you how to make things from herbs and how to use them for medicinal purposes.
Directly across the street from this house is a large warehouse that sells Calor gas bottles and even delivers them to your door for free. They also sell pet food and dog collars and all sorts of pet products and food for farm animals, and many other things you may need.
A 2 minutes' walk away is the 24-hour medical centre, where they will attend to you