UNIQUE 4-BEDROOM ARCHITECT DESIGNED HOUSE WITH POOL AND FABULOUS VIEWS
Designed by Crete Homes, this unusual stylish house is built in an elevated position and commands wonderful views over the Elounda bay, the villages, the nearby hills and over to the distant mountains.
Completed in 2008 the house is modern but reflect the local history with a tower that not only is representative of the stone windmills that were prolific in the area, but also the towers that were look-out points going back to Minoan times. The stone work around the house is sympathetic with the environment.
The house is 230m2 on a plot of 3307m2, over two levels.
The ground floor has a spacious open plan living/dining room with fireplace and a huge kitchen. This is fully fitted and equipped including with a central island containing electric oven, 5-ring gas hob, extractor fan and dishwasher. There is plenty of work space cupboards plus fridge/freezer with ice maker. The sink taps have water filter facility. Everything is top quality. The full length windows open out to a shaded terrace from which to enjoy the fantastic views. There is a guest WC. Also on this level is the light and airy master bedroom with wooden floors, fitted wardrobes and an internal bathroom that has two showers and two unusual round marble sinks on marble cone shaped bases. The bathroom has a full floor to ceiling window. (The guest WC toilet facility is utilized as there is not one in this internal bathroom).
The lower floor comprises two large bedrooms and share a bathroom with shower and each room has access to a terrace and the garden. At this level is a utility room with washing machine, drier and storage. A huge room, with natural light, originally designed as a playroom, gives extra storage space and is presently divided into three parts. It has connections to water supplies and could become an independent studio as there is also external access. There is a WC.
Spiral steps ascend to the 12.25m2tower where there is presently an office with 360 degree view. This also has an independent external entrance.
A cool basement allows for extra storage and houses the water pump.
Totally independent and at the other side of the pool area, is a guest suite of 20.40m2 which sleeps up to 4 people and comprises a living/sleeping room with sofa bed, kitchenette and bathroom (shower) plus a mezzanine sleeping area.
The garden is fully landscaped and terrace and has trees, colourful plants, shrubs and flowers plus part of the plot left in its natural state. There is a built in BBQ area with built in stone benches and table, perfect for al fresco dining. The swimming pool is 40m2 with a wonderful fish design mosaic base and there is also a children’s pool. There is an outside shower.
The house has a VRV heating/cooling system, air conditioning, double glazing and solar panels. There is satellite TV and full Broadband fast speed Internet is available.
While the area is tranquil and peaceful, it is not remote. There are nearby well constructed and attractive villas and houses. Pano Elounda is within a few minutes drive with its several cafeneions and a taverna. Elounda itself is within 3 kms and Aghios Nikolaos at 15 kms. Heraklion airport is at 75 kms.