Property For Sale Spili,Greece

For sale by owner - Spili

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Historic Stone House in Crete Island

$217,521 | £156,470 | €180,000
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ForSale 600 SqMt Area 0Baths 0Beds
  • Restoration Project

Don't miss this unique opportunity to own a late Venetian architecture old historical house located in the picturesque, and important for its location, Spili village in Crete island, Greece. It’s a “L” shape complex of buildings with two old stone houses, semi-ruined, in a large plot of total size 600 sq. m.

The one stone house is a historic “tower” house, which has been modified over time and retains interesting elements of Venetian and Ottoman architecture. It belongs to the category of narrow-fronted buildings and, based on its other characteristics (prominent external semicircular chimney on the north side, doors with arched frames, stone-framed windows, 2 winepresses, etc.), dates to the period of the early 17th century and has received modifications during the late 19th and early 20th century. The building has a ground floor area of 52 sq. m. and a first floor of 52 sq. m., a total of 104 sq. m. and with additional spaces of 32 sq. m. total area of 136 sq. m.

The second old stone ruin building, without roof, has 66 m2 ground floor. The property is located in the officially city plan. The complex of buildings also includes an additional plot of 460 m2, which is also located within the City plan and outside the Natura zones.

The coverage factor is 70 % with a maximum construction height of 7.50 m+1. 50 m for roof construction.

The folder of the plot includes modern and accurate topographical measurements with the latest conditions and corresponding contracts, a certificate from the municipality of "non-occupation of public space", certificates from archeology and a study with 3D millimeter mapping - 3D point clouds technology, as well as floor plans and engineering sections.

The renovation of the tower house should be carried out according to the guidelines of the office of archeology in Crete since this property is registered as a "historical monument".

Spili-Village is located at a key & strategic point in Rethymnon prefecture, next to the best beaches of south Crete, next to beautiful Amari Valley, next to amazing Kourtaliotiko Gorge which leads to Preveli Beach, on the  European path E4 "Spili - Gerakari" which runs next to the church the Holy Spirit and through the olive groves north of the village, next to rivers and lush vegetation, numerous traditional water mills near the river, it has all the services (banks, post office, telecommunications, health center, police station and even the Church Conference Center) and amenities for a excellent quality stay all year round, making it the ideal location for any investment. In the center of the village square with the two huge plane trees, is Kefalovrisi square, which has a series of 25 fountains with the form of a lion head from the mouths of which 330 cubic meters of water flow every hour, having a constant temperature at 13 °C. Around Kefalovrisi you‘ll meet several taverns with genuine Cretan cuisine, coffee shops and folk art shops.

It is a unique opportunity to acquire a historic property renovating it for any use, either for personal use or for a successful business with significant reference to the historicity of the building and area (marketing strategy).

It has a low price per square meter in relation to other properties in Crete Island and to its location and importance.

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