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Situated at the top edge of the popular village in Mourne this spacious and comfortable three bedroom detached stone property is just 3kms from Spili and 25-40 minutes drive from the many glorious beaches stretching along the south coast, from Agia Galini to Plakias and along the coast to Rodakino. The mountains of Kedros and Psiloritis and the beautiful Amari valley are also nearby.
This is a restored old stone house (250 years old) measuring 154m2 with a large walled and secluded courtyard of approximately 80m2 and upstairs terraces of over 30m2. The plot is 180m2.
The house comes fully furnished and has retained many of the original features, including thick stone walls, some exposed stonework, a stone archway and vaulted ceilings finished with attractive wood and beams. A traditional stone archway leads into a beautiful courtyard, which is paved with the local dark green and grey flagstones and has two large walnut trees as a shady backdrop to this wonderful outdoor living area.
This three bedroom property is in excellent condition and has been fully restored and well maintained with further improvements added in 2017, including a new roof, new guttering and pipework for improved water management, a new 160 litre water tank and solar panel, and a new 1,000 litre oil tanks. The exterior of the house is also newly painted.
The house has been arranged so that the second and third bedrooms (with their ensuite bathroom) can be let as a self-contained suite of rooms with independent access and enables the owners to offer B&B, if desired. Equally, with the relevant permits, the house could be offered in its entirety as a holiday rental or could be a wonderful year-round living home.
The indoor living space on the lower level comprises:
On the upper level:
There are beautiful country and mountain views from the lounge, the bedrooms and the upstairs terrace. There is easy access to the internal courtyard and there is both an internal and external staircase to connect the two levels of the property.
The house has full oil-fired central heating in addition to the open fire and currently has a telephone landline and good broadband service. The village of Mourne is small and popular with a varied International community. It hosts regular open air music festivals and has a pleasant social atmosphere.
Kafenion taverna and pop-up taverna in Mourne very easy walking distance
Spili with health centre, shops and many tavernas 3.3km
Agia Fotini 12.4km
Ligres and many other beautiful beaches 15-30km
Plakias 25 km (half-hour drive)
Rethymno 27km (half-hour drive)
Chania/Heraklion airports both about 1 ½ hours drive