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Xirosterni, a beautiful restored house with garden, in the center of the traditional village.
This exquisitely renovated, 2-bedroom, 148sqm property stands on a 278sqm plot in the centre of the traditional village of Xirosterni. The area outside the house consists of a stone yard, decorated with well-chosen plants and flowers and containing a bbq area, a large garden shed for storage, an outdoor toilet and private parking space. The area has been landscaped in such a way that it also offers many tranquil spots for people to just sit, relax and contemplate the wonders of living in Crete. Outside there is a large space for storage for tools a toilet and space for private parking.
Inside, many of the traditional features of the old house have been kept as part of the renovated house, including the old wooden doors, the stone arch between the living space and the kitchen, the wooden beams across the ceiling, etc.
The house consists of a large, comfortable living cum dining area with an auxiliary room that can be used as a storage space, a small office, or any other function you might think of. The original stone arch separates the living area from the kitchen, which comes equipped with a top class gas-cooker, an American style fridge-freezer and an old style kitchen cabinet.
From the kitchen there is exit on to the northeast porch of a house, which currently being used as an extra sitting area . This porch can easily be converted to an extra room is you so wish.
A rustic wooden staircase leads to the first floor of the house where a short hallway services two very large and comfortable bedrooms and a large, shared bathroom. The bathroom offers a wonderful view out over the mountains. The master bedroom has its own, private balcony, overlooking the quiet Cretan landscape.The house benefits with a brand new system for central heating for the winter +a wooden stove which makes the place really cozy during the winter .
The house is located in Xirosterni, a typical sleepy, quiet and very friendly Cretan village which has the basic necessities e.g a mini-market and a taverna. The larger, bustling town of Vamos is only 3 km from the village while the crystal clear waters and Blue flag beaches of Almyrida and Kalyves are a short 10 minute drive from the house.
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