Villa for sale Maza – Krionerida
A unique stone villa in the heart of Apokoronas
This is a very unique stone villa, located in the serene village of Maza, within the region of Apokoronas. This extraordinary creation, of Cretan stone, captures the eye with its simple, beautiful outline and its wide outdoor area with the charming pool, overlooking amazing, lush nature. The whole property is developed on 2 levels with a small olive grove welcoming you at the entrance of the plot. On the upper level, the house with a pool and a wonderfully landscaped garden marvelously emerge before your eyes. The amazing “L” shaped pool along with the lovely pergola which partially cover the façade of the house, forming a dream-like picture that is forever engraved in one’s mind. The house itself is spread out over 2 levels with an overall surface of 147 m2 and has been built on a plot of about 2100 m2. Entering the house one faces an open-plan area comprised of a spacious living room with a fireplace, a dining and kitchen area. An interior stone arch beautifully separates the dining area from the kitchen. The comfortable sitting area with its big sofa faces the fireplace and the glazed door which leads to the beautiful pergola & pool. The adorable kitchen features all the necessary appliances, beautiful wooden cabinets & an island. A nicely matched dinner table with an indoor bench ideally frame this distinctive, open-plan layout. From the living room, a few steps lead you to the elevated ground floor and to the central corridor, where a wooden staircase takes you up to an amazing mezzanine which overlooks the whole living area. The mezzanine features a small but welcoming sitting area, with natural light and ventilation, through 2 windows. Further in, three lovely bedrooms and 2 bathrooms complete the arrangement of rooms. The master bedroom, particularly, is ensuite, all the bedrooms have wooden wardrobes and 2 of them have access to the outdoors through wooden french doors. Beamed wood ceilings and simple but remarkable traditional decorative elements can be detected throughout the interior of the house, maximizing the appeal of the property.
Much of the outdoor area extends to the back of the house where well-manicured lawns cover the entire back garden along with some small plants and trees. On the left side of the property and close to the pool, there is the imposing presence of a long-lived olive tree which offers its shadow to a large part of the poolside area. The villa is also equipped with a storage room, an energy efficient fireplace, an oil central heating system, air-conditioning, hydromassage, a solar water heater, and a small playground.
Maza is a small Cretan village situated at an altitude of 80 meters, on the foot of the mountains, and currently has a small number of permanent residents. It is located on the southeast side of the region of Apokoronas, amid picturesque olive groves and lush Cretan nature. Visitors can also find a small single naved arch-roofed temple dating back to the 13th century, dedicated to St Nicholas, which has several -worn, but impressive- frescoes. There is only one traditional tavern but the larger village of Vrisses is located just 3 km away where all amenities & facilities can be provided.