Renovated Stone House in Vafes, Chania - 3 BR

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Vafes, Chania, Crete, Greece, Vafes (Greece)

3 Bedrooms · 3 Bathrooms · 152Floor area




3 Bedrooms

3 Bathrooms


No garden

No pool

Not furnished


Welcome to this charming 3 bedroom detached house nestled in the picturesque village of Vafes in Chania, on the tranquil island of Crete, Greece. This home radiates an air of peace and serenity, embraced by the harmonious blend of traditional architecture and modern conveniences.

This elegantly restored traditional stone house stands proudly as an embodiment of Greek heritage. The residence has been thoughtfully redesigned to create two autonomous homes, each brimming with charm and character. A beautifully landscaped courtyard serves as the common jewel binding both halves, offset by attractive, mature foliage that creates an atmosphere of calm.

Situated on an enviable corner plot of 243 m², it shares an open aspect to the north and west. Additionally, a 68 m² plot across the road has been cleverly utilized to include a covered parking spot and ancillary storage space. The house's strategic layout provides optimal privacy against the road whilst the delightful courtyard, cradled in the backwards, is bathed in the morning's soft light.

The main gateway to this exquisite home is via a quaint alley, leading directly into the traditional 'hayat', a communal central area. Once the parking spot for visitor's transportation, it now forms the core of the property serving as a welcoming entrance for guests, leading directly to the backyard at the rear.

Both homes are spread over two floors. The larger abode underwent renovations in 1993. The ground floor is comprised of a spacious, open-plan living and dining area, coupled with a separate kitchen. The rustic living room boasts a characteristic fireplace, a nod to the property's heritage, while other traditional features like carved columns and niches add an old-world charm. The first floor comprises of a generously proportioned bedroom, bathroom and a wide balcony with breathtaking views of the local scenery.

Amenities include:

- Open-plan living and dining area
- Separate kitchen
- Traditional fireplace
- Air conditioning
- Outdoor kitchen
- Covered parking space
- Storage space

The broader property offers:

- Two independent residences
- Beautifully landscaped enclosed courtyard
- Panoramic views from north and west sides
- Covered pergola over balcony
- Traditional design features
- High-grade renovation works

Living in Vafes gives you a rare glimpse into the slow-paced timeless life in a Greek village, far removed from the hustle and bustle of city life yet within close proximity to the city of Chania and international airport, a mere 36km and 43km away respectively. A whip of coastal air will lead you to splendid beaches of Georgioupolis, Kalyves and Almyrida within a 10-15 minutes' drive. The village itself is home to 2-3 cozy taverns, a café and a mini-market, open all year round ensuring your need are always met. The nearby village of Vryses, a mere 5-minute drive, offers a wealth of shops and diverse services.

With a Mediterranean climate typical of southern Greece, Vafes enjoys mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers. The temperate climate is conducive for almost year-round outdoor living, a key benefit of this beautiful residence with its amiable outdoor dining area and relaxing corners in the sun or shade. Depending on time and preference, you can cozy up by the living area's fireplace during the cooler months.

This ideally situated and renovated property offers a unique opportunity to own a piece of Crete's history, while enjoying a serene country lifestyle in a warm, community-spirited village. Among the included sale items are all existing electrical appliances and nearly all the furniture, sparing a few personal items, making this a convenient choice for overseas buyers. The blend of modern utility and timeless charm makes this traditional Greek house a promising investment and a magical home away from home.


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