The Niches House

The Niches House
Kalyves, Greece
For Sale €167,000 + Expenses - House
CIKH-2398 50 SQM 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Tucked away in the old neighborhood old Kalives, this newly renovated house with roof terrace retains its traditional external character with typical smooth plastered thick stone walls, but the minute you walk into the property you discover a sleek, modern interior, stylishly designed ready for a luxury holiday rental or ideal as a personal holiday home.

1st Floor: You enter directly into the open plan living space.

To the right of the front door is the lounge with a comfortable corner sofa (converting to a double bed), wall mounted TV and dimmable LED lighting. The first of the niches the house is named for is here.

To the left at the opposite end of this floor is the fully integrated fitted kitchen including dishwasher, fridge freezer, full size oven and hob and all appliances including mircrowave, coffee machine, toaster, kettle, etc

In between the lounge and kitchen is the heart of the house, a custom made steel framed curved staircase encased in oak with safety glass barriers.

A folding dining table is due to be fitted on this floor.

Lower Floor: From the staircase you come down to a small hallway with the second of the niches.

To the left is the boutique hotel style bathroom with some lovely features such as the Italian shower, soft touch lit mirror, rimless WC with bidet attachment, heated towel rail and the 3rd niche!

To the right of the hallway is the bedroom, with 2 meter long box bed (providing extra storage), a fitted wardrobe with full length mirrors and safe, two bedside wall mounted mirrors with 2 lighting options plus USB charge ports. There is also the original front door here, with stable window opening.

Under the stairs is the washing machine and storage for cleaning products etc (due to be boxed in).

Outside: the stairs from road to roof terrace have attractive aluminum rails giving the house a nautical look! The roof terrace houses the solar panel and filter equipment, screened by bamboo fencing. To the front of the terrace area is a seating and dining space with views across the village and to the sea, providing necessary outdoor living space and with room for sun loungers, a BBQ and even a small bar!

The house was completed this year and the owner will still:

Fit a folding dining table on the upper floor
Cupboards for washing machine to be fitted under stairs
Cupboard around the electric meter/under the external staircase for storage plus box seat to the side
Bamboo screening of solar panel.
This is an exceptional property, cleverly designed to make the best use of a small space (50m2) and with thoughtful little touches throughout to give character. With the highest quality fittings and furnishings this house is turn key ready:

Aluminum double glazed doors and windows with integrated fly screens, black out roller blinds, tilt and turn or half door openings.
Inverter units for hot and cold air and dehumidifier on each floor.
Filter system for drinking water.
USB port sockets
High quality linen
Soft lighting options
Fully functional kitchen for longer term living
Roof terrace suite includes sofa, chair, coffee table, plus bistro dining set

Location: in the quiet residential part of the old neighbourhood, you are 3 minutes walk to the village Square and 5 minutes walk to the sea so no car is required.
Air Conditioning
Aluminium Doors
Aluminium Windows
Mosquito Screens
Nearby Beach
Nearby Gym
Nearby MiniMarket
Nearby Taverna
Roof Terrace
Solar Panel Installation
Traditional Stone Features

Price: €167.000
House Size: 50 sqm
Bedroom: 1
Bathroom: 1
Property Type: Houses & Villas, Renovated Homes
View: Village & Sea

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