Traditionally built Cretan home, high ceilings, panoramic views, the surrounding area. The house is suitable for couples, families (with children) group of friends and pets.
Stone-built in 1870 the building is (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) meters above sea level and 18 kilometers from the centre of Chania town, on the road to Omalos.
This home has been built with love and care and will be appreciated by people who love peace and quiet and nature itself.
This traditional home with thick stone walls is 150m2 is in the village of Askordalos on 240m2 of land, 228 metres above sea level and 18kms form the town of Chania on the road to Omalos and only 1,5kms from the Botanical Gardens of Crete.
The house was built around 1870 and was inhabited continuously until 1960 at which time it was abandoned for 40 years. In 2000 restoration work began on the building, which lasted approximately 1 year. Intentions were to restore the building to its original traditional form. The only alterations made to the old design were the additional bathrooms, one on the ground floor and one on the top floor. These bathrooms, however, were built strictly within the perimeters of the original building.
The house is built on very high ground levels which gives one the impression of “steps” allowing panoramic views from all levels. The house consists of two floors. The ground level is 50m2 and the top floor which is 100m2 is divided into two self-efficient apartments. The top level has a pine plank floor and the ground level has a stone floor. There is a wooden ceiling made from “pencil pine” tree trunks and a tiled roof. There is a independent pantry 6,5m2 on a higher level, two largely built energy-efficient fireplaces and large covered patios and a garden from where one can admire the surrounding region from the foot of Omalos mountain all the way to the ocean. This centrally heated house is fully-furnished. There are air-conditioners in each room, cupboards, dish washer, oven, fridge, washing machine, microwave oven, coffee-making machine, iron and all amenities that one could wish for in a home. There are two double beds, 3 single beds, a sofa bed in the kitchen and built-in seating next to the fireplace large and comfortable enough to be used as beds. Each piece of old furniture has a story of its own and has been perfectly adapted to suit each room. There is also a small wooden barrel of wine which could offer intoxicating pleasures.
Disponible para huéspedes
The guests will have access to all areas of the house and premises.
Atención a los huéspedes
Should our guests require help we will be happy to be of assistance. Contact numbers will be given to the guests on check-in.
Otros aspectos destacables
The house is ideal for a peaceful winter or summer vacation as it is situated 18kms from the closest beach, 8,8kms from Omalos and 1,5kms from the Botanical Gardens of Crete. The whole building which is 150m2 is separated into two self-efficient apartments each with its own entrance. Each apartment has its own bathroom, energy-efficient fireplace, air-conditioner and central heating. The larger of the two apartments has two floors, a kitchen and stairs although the smaller apartment is on one floor and does not comprise of a kitchen.
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