Find your corner of paradise! At Gorges View you will be in the embrace of the spectacular surroundings of the foothills of the White Mountains in Crete. From your hilltop location you will look down into the two gorges which surround the property so you can never be overlooked!. Savour the peace and tranquility as you wander amidst the lavish and extensive Mediterranean gardens and grounds. Tou will be “on top of the world”, and yet you are only 50 mins from Chania airport, 35 min from Chania. In just a 12km drive you’ll be at the great sandy beaches around Kalyves, where there’s all you need for your weekly shopping.
Experience the design philosophy of “inside out, outside in” – patios and terraces facing every direction for your outdoor living. And vast concertina doors in bedrooms and living spaces to bring in the unrivalled views outside.
You’ll be cool in summer and warm in winter with the high standards of insulation. And its economical and environmentally friendly with energy efficient lighting, zonal controlled heating and airconditioning, solar heated water. A large photovoltaic solar panel array harnesses the abundant sunshine to generate all the electricity you need.
Take in the multitude of different aspects and environments in the gardens spread over the gently sloping rocky hillside. Enjoy the cooling mountain breezes as you sit in one of the shady spots and enjoy the huge range of plants providing a riot of colour all summer long. Cultivate your own salads and vegetables in the raised beds. And have the extensive automated watering systems look after the plants in the dry summer months without wasting water. When you need to cool off there is the swimming pool with its views of the mountains, and its large enough for you to get a good swim, deep enough for diving.
Plenty of opportunity for your creative projects – developing a picturesque ruin, over 150 years old into a studio or additional living space. And if you need more space, there is building permission for a further 240m2 on the plot.