Traditional house in Xirosterni

Xirosterni 730 08, Greece
Recently Sold €159,000 + Expenses - House
VC322 148 Sq M 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
This enchanting property in the heart of Xirosterni is about 120 years old & was the old home of the village Papa (Priest). The house is full of history & character having many original features.From the village square we take the small road to the left side of the church, after a short distance we see the double wraught iron gates to the property on our left. This parking area is covered with a trained mullberry tree a very natural & effective sun shade for the car. A winding path leads to a garden area & a wooden garden shed with water, electricity & toilet. The path continues to the main courtyard with a traditional wood oven & barbecue.The south facing courtyard area has high stone walls & raised flower beds with many traditional plants & flowers.The courtyard is very private & has a magical atmosphere with outdoor lighting setting the mood making it great for entertaining or just relaxing in the sunshine.

There is plenty of room to put a small pool if required.

From the courtyard through the original double wooden doors we enter the large sitting room with a log burner, concrete floor and a beautiful beamed ceiling. To the rear of the sitting room is an interesting flag stone floored room currently used for storage but could eaisily be an office, music room or a bathroom. From the front doors turn right into the kitchen with modern appliances but still having many old features.

A rear door from the kitchen leads to a beautiful private enclosed courtyard with potted plants & herbs, great to relax with a beer & a book. Back to the sitting room we go up the old wooden staircase to a landing area with 3 doors. Bedroom 1 is a large double room having wooden floors & a traditional cretan wooden ceiling. A door off the bedroom leads to a small private outside balcony looking across village rooftops & hills. Bedroom 2 is also a good sized double with tiled floor & storage cupboard also having views to village & hills. The shower room has a spacious shower, toilet & a wash basin with mirror & light above & Storage under.

In Summery. This beautiful traditional Cretan village property must be veiwed to appreciate the homely feeling. The stone construction ensures all year round comfort being cool in the summer & warm in the winter. The property also benefits from a high efficiency gas heating system.

  • Village location with village shop & Kafenion
  • Traditional stone built house
  • Gas central heating
  • 2 large double bedrooms
  • Wooden ceilings
  • Fly screens & shutters
  • Log burner
  • Covered off road parking
  • Storage shed with toilet
  • 160 litre solar panel
  • Telephone line available
  • Front & rear courtyards
  • Lots of storage
  • Big american fridge freezer
  • Neff electric oven
  • Gas 5 ring hob
  • Space for a small pool

Fabulous family home, holiday home or good investment oportunity

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