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Stone Cottage Formerly Old Olive Mill - East Crete

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    Cretan Residences
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  • Price € 72,000
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    Farm/Country House
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A charming renovated single level stone cottage which was originally part of the old olive mill located in the village of Vrouhas, East Crete and within a 5 minute drive of the fishing village of Plaka, Elounda. The property retains a great sense of traditional character and features including exposed internal stonework, stone arch and some of the old olive wood ceiling beams in addition to the more recent wooden vaulted ceiling. Windows and doors are also wood with external shutters; floors are tiled throughout. The accommodation comprises...

Spacious open plan living room/dining and kitchen area.
Shower room with shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.
Wooden steps from the living room lead to a cosy mezzanine area which can be used as a further bedroom, office/study etc. There is a small fitted storage cupboard under the steps.


Private patio to the front of the house.

Road access and parking are adjacent to the property.

The house has a septic tank and is being sold to include furniture, fixtures and fittings.

The total size of the property is approx 65-70m2.

The old village of Vrouchas has a popular local taverna and several traditional kafeneon.

Plaka is a gorgeous little traditional fishing village just 5 kms along the coast road from Elounda. There is a lovely small shingle beach and in addition to the few local bars and shops, there is a good choice of excellent fish tavernas in the village. The former Venetian fortress and leper colony of Spinalonga is a short boat ride away,attracting many visitors from around the world and recently made even more famous through the best selling book The Island. Elounda nearby is a cosmopolitan resort area with a large choice of restaurants, tavernas, bars, shops, banks and some of the best luxury hotels in the world. There is also a pretty beach and delightful harbour area. The international airport at Heraklion is approx a one hour drive.

Please note that all measurements and distances are approximate and intended as a guide only.

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  • Open Fireplaces/s
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Pool
  • Air Con.


  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Lake/River View
  • Mountain View

Local Amenities

  • Airport
  • Ski
  • Golf Course
  • Shops, Bars, Restaurants