Traditional detached stone house in Margarites, Rethymno Crete
The property is situated in the village of Margarites in Rethymno prefecture and sits on a 332m² plot of land surrounded by countryside landscape. The house has been renovated recently on the upper floor preserving traditional Cretan architectural elements such as wooden ceiling, floors, doors and windows along with a traditional wood burning fireplace, whilst combining modern amenities such as an autonomous heating system and solar panels.
The upper floor of this property is accessed via exterior stairs and has a layout of 73m², consisting of two bedrooms, a bathroom, a bright living room with separate fitted kitchen. There is also a veranda with magnificent mountain and countryside views where you can relax and simply be.
The ground floor has an area of 93m², however is currently only being used for storage and has a paved patio with outdoor BBQ/dining area, but has the potential to be converted into either a separate self-contained residence or additional bedrooms/home-office space connected to the upper floor.
In addition, there is a separate building of 41m² which offers extra storage space.
The size of the plot allows for possible installation of a swimming pool.
Margarites village is located 25km from Rethymnon city, and is popular amongst tourists and locals to visit the production houses where they produce traditional handmade pottery. Margarites village and the surrounding region is steeped in ancient history and architecture which is visible throughout and offers a great day trip to the famous Museum of Ancient Eleftherna.