The traditional village of Istron, with its tavernas, cafes and bars is within 5 minutes driving distance of the villa. Local towns, such as Agios Nikolaos are a short drive away. Agios Nikolaos, in particular, is a bustling all year round town, just a 10 minute scenic drive heading West from Istron. There you will find banks, a hospital, dentists, bus station, an abundance of cafes, bars, restaurants and tourist shops, as well as supermarkets and a marina/port. Heraklion, with its international airport and domestic ferry port is only 50 minutes by car on the main highway heading west from Istron. Ierepetra, the most southerly town in Europe is conveniently situated at the narrowest part of the island taking you from the north to the south of Crete in just 20 minutes.
For those who enjoy scenic walking, there are many attractive places to admire the varied landscape of Crete, or if you just want to relax the nearby beaches in Istron have three of the best and most natural sandy beaches on Crete.
MODERN HILLTOP VILLA WITH POOL AND STUNNING VIEWS – 495,000 Euros NEAR ISTRON NORTH EAST CRETE Set in a peaceful country location yet just 5 minutes from 3 of Crete's most beautiful beaches and just a 10 minute scenic drive to the bustling town of Aghios Nikolaos on the North East coast of Crete.
3 Bedroom Village House. Roof Terrace with Sea Views. Fully Furnished and Equipped. A nicely presented and comfortable village house, situated at the top end of this popular village and enjoying lovely open views across to the mountains and sea. Road access is adjacent to the property for unloading of shopping etc whilst parking is a few metres away. The house is arranged on 3 levels and comprises on the ground floor.. Open plan living room with archway to kitchen.