Venetian mansion for sale in Fortezza, Rethymno Old Town



Property ID: RE519

Welcome to this charming property nestled in the heart of the historic Old Town of Rethymno, Crete. This unique building is a restored venetian mansion located on the first floor with a roof top terrace. In 2000 a full restoration of the building was made focusing on retaining original elements such as arched window frames, the gazebo and the fireplace as well as the Turkish stone troughs, the exterior door and ironwork with the original Arabic inscriptions and beautiful frescoes of Galen.

The first floor of this character-filled property features a spacious area with an approximate size of 195m² which is currently utilized for a variety of cultural purposes. With ample room for creativity and adaptation, this floor offers endless possibilities for customization to suit your needs.

Descending to the lower level, you’ll find a convenient bathroom and a storage room with an approximate area of 40m², providing practical amenities for everyday living or business operations.

Ascend to the upper level and discover a true gem of this property, a generously-sized terrace of around 70m² offering panoramic views of Rethymno’s charming Old Town, majestic mountains and the sea beyond. Whether you’re seeking a serene retreat or an enchanting venue for entertaining guests, this rooftop oasis is sure to captivate.

The Old Town of Rethymno is a mix of rich architecture and history, cultural influences and styles ranging from the Venetian to the Ottoman Empire. It is a place characterized by its effortless rhythm with an unparalleled romantic atmosphere. Explore one of Greece’s best-preserved medieval towns and find your fairytale romance in Rethymno. Venetian fortifications are harmoniously combined with Orthodox and Catholic churches, mosques, majestic mansions full of Venetian architecture, arches and cobbled paths that create a magical atmosphere, reminiscent of the city’s turbulent “but glorious” past.


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Fireplace, Storeroom, Roof terrace


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