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Skalani,  Heraklion,  Crete,  Crete

€1,200,000  • Villa • 6 Bedrooms • 461 sqm


  • Large Country Villa
  • Very private
  • No neighbours, totally rural unspoilt area, no noise of any kind.
  • Architect built for owner of high quality materials and labour
  • Marble floors in villa and attached Annexe, tiled floors in other rooms.
  • Large Pool extensive patios by pool, and in another area facing East
  • 2 plots of vines approx 800
  • 50 olive trees
  • Mature gardens, solar heating
  • Cameras, security, phone, internet, all mod cons



Free hold villa, very spacious, Architect built for present owner, with best materials, labour, supervised by family. It enjoys breath taking views across the valley. it is very peaceful, private, not overlooked by anyone as 1.5 kilometres away from the nearest house! It has marble floors even in the Verandas.

Situated near the North Coast of the sunny island of Crete, the blue waters of the Aigean Sea offer all kinds of water sports, and the best Golf course in in Hersonissos about 1 hour away.
The area is full of Culture with a Maginificent Museum in Heraklion, and The Palace of Knossos only 7 kilometres away.
The main Port of Heraklion is not far, for island, or main land excursions, and beyond.
The White mountans with snow capped tops, and the wild goat (Kri Kri )can be seen here. Yiouxtas is another mountain only 7 kilomtres away where Egyptian Voltures are seen enjoying the views. The town here is called Epano Archanes and it is very prosperous with fine grapes, wines, oil factory. It is full of tavernas with mouth watering cousine, Banks, Doctors, Chemists, a Museum, and lots of relics.

Airport 20 min. away. Car hire here and in Heraklion, very cheap.

This property is ideal for a family home, searching for a new life in the sun. Alternative it can be developed it into a business involving grapes, wine, olive oil, Holiday bungalows, Spa treatments, therapies, or for seminars, painting School holidays, a relaxing venue of some kind. It certainly can be made to earn a very good income if one is ambitious and willing to invest time.

Local amenities available in the nearest towns of Skalani, Epano Archanes only about 4 kilometres away. There are also 2 villages of Patsides and Kato Archanes near by. Schools, Hospital and doctors readily available. 12 kilom. away from Heraklion, and 18 kilom. away from the airport. The beaches can be reached in 20 min. via the town of Skalani(short cut)

All wooden doors, windows, shutters, fitted wardrobes, kitchen units were hand crafted by a local carpenter..

The propery consists of:
Main Villa with 3 bedrooms, 3 verandas, bathroom / shower, shower room, reception, foyer, dining room, kitchen, lounge with a stone fire place, security with 3 cameras, supervised by a firm in town via phone line. Ceiling fan in the dining room. Lots of light all around it.

Attached Annex with a lounge/ dinning area, small fully fitted kitchen, shower room, double bedroom, corridor leading to back door, and extensive patios with 2 pergolas, wonderful views. Extensive patios.
Covered link corridor outside linking the Villa with Annexe, but autonomous, suitable for a nanny, or grand parents.

Detached Annexe with a large reception fire place, 2 windows, wooden stairs to a galleried bedroom.

Double garage / side door, and up and over door, shelving

Store room

Laundry room with a wood stove to remain

Cespits x 3 self emptying no expense

Large detached room 47m2 (all in one) reception, diner, double bedroom , kitchen, fully tiled shower room, toilet, sink, 4 windows, apex tiled roof, security, camera. This is located outside the perimeter fence. Phone/ internet.

2 plots of vines A grade quality table grapes approx. 800 and 60 olive trees producing virgin olive oil annually

3 turning areas

flood lights, well lit everywhere,

3 cameras, 3 electronic smoke detectors

9 consumer units and more than triphasic electricity due to power required

Water meter for domestic supply

Agricultural water meter, much cheaper rate for watering garden, and pool which takes 100 tones once annually(only clean in the Spring) Must remain full at all times to avoid walls being damaged.

Solar heating panels on the cement roof of villa

Dish arial

Internet connection

High iron gates on villa perimeter., private long drive


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