It is adjacent to a quiet country road, only 3 minutes walk from the village of Vassiliki and 3 kilometres of asphalt road from the seaside village of Pachia Ammos, known for its spacious sandy beach, fresh fish taverns, where you can find supermarkets and public transportation services at frequent timetables.
The cosmopolitan town of Agios Nikolaos can be reached in 25 minutes drive. The town of Ierapetra, the biggest southernmost town in Europe, located at the southern coast of Crete, can be reached in 15 minutes drive. It is worth mentioning that this area is the narrowest part of Crete. The distance between Pachia Ammos (north coast) and Ierapetra (south coast) is only 14 km! The international airport of Heraklio is only a 50 minutes drive.
The house has a total living area 163,62mÂ², plus a Boiler/Store room of 25mÂ² and consists of the Ground Floor, the 1st floor and the Basement.
The Ground Floor (74,29mÂ²) comprises the kitchen, the living room in 2 levels, a bathroom and staircases to the 1st floor & down to the basement area. Large windows lead to yards covered with pergola, to the swimming pool* and to the garden - with 49 trees (olive trees, pomegranate trees, pear tree, leylands, etc), 45 artichokes, 40 aloe vera plants, 30 wild caper plants etc - where a traditional Cretan oven*, a barbeque* and an open air kitchenette* can be built.
The 1st floor (34,16mÂ²), in a level 2,24m higher than the ground floor, comprises one bedroom, a bathroom, steps to a small mezannine guest bedroom (+11,22mÂ²) and a large terrace (37mÂ²) with 360o views and Jacuzzi* infrastructure .
The Basement (44mÂ²), is 2,35m lower than the ground floor, comprises 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, utility area plus a 25mÂ² state of the art - energy saving, Boiler/Store room.
* The price of the house does not include the cost for: the swimming pool, the Jacuzzi, the traditional Cretan oven, the barbecue the open air kitchenette and in general, the cost of the wider landscape (e.g. stone walls, fences, lawn, flowers etc.).
Agios Nikolaos is the capital of the county Lasithi and is located at the Mirabello Bay, north-east Crete, only 45 mins away from the international airport of Heraklion.
Geographically the town is well protected from strong winds allowing sea sports and swimming nearly all year round.
Although Agios Nikolaos has a population of less than 20,000 it has several banks, supermarkets, shops of every kind, doctors, a modern hospital of high standard, public swimming pool and tennis courts, yacht marina, harbour, cinema, theatre, gyms, a 9-hole golf course, schools ranging from nurseries to 6-level high school and generally all the amenities you would expect to find in a modern European town.
The microclimate is one of the best in Greece and the moderate temperatures rarely exceed 30c in summer or fall below 15c in wintertime. This wonderful dry climate together with the natural beauty of the area has attracted most of the high class hotels of Greece to operate here.