Crete, Magri Gialos, Lassithi, Greece
This luxury villa for sale in Ierapetra Crete is located next to the sea close to the village of Makris Gialos. Ierapetra is 18 km away lying on Crete’s Libyan Sea shoreline. The villa has 304sqms of living space and comprises 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, an open plan sitting and dining area and a private seawater ecological swimming pool of 65sqms. It has its own private rocky beach and natural cave and it is set in a quiet, less developed part of the island, in Lasithi Prefecture. The specific location gives its guests the chance to relax and unwind.
This spacious airy villa has been built on a 1450sqms plot of land and it can accommodate 8 people. It has been thoughtfully designed to maintain privacy for all its guests.
The ground floor has an elegantly furnished open plan living/dining room area with a fireplace, a WC, a fully equipped kitchen, a bedroom and a bathroom as well as a storage area. A wooden staircase leads up to another floor, where two loft areas each with a bedroom and en-suite bathrooms can be found, a kitchen, a WC, an office, a master bedroom with a fireplace, a jacuzzi and a cloakroom. A central heating system is available if required, as are satellite TV and internet.
The external areas offer plenty of opportunities for sunbathing and dining overlooking the sea while the gardens have an abundance of tropical plants, papaya trees and pineapple bushes. This villa is a hidden gem with its numerous patios and terraces. It is an idyllic location to step back from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. There are many beautiful beaches nearby just a few km away.
Makriyialos is 4 km away to the east and it is a traditional village with a lovely beach where boats can be boarded to Koufonissi Island, (or Lefki), where an archaeological site can be found. Ierapetra is lying towards the west side of the villa and it is very famous for its fascinating shallow waters and lagoons of Chrissi Island, ideal for snorkeling. Ierapetra with its many good Cretan traditional tavernas, old town and harbor is a joy to wander around and discover.
Makris Gialos is a small seaside village and it lies 24 km from Ierapetra and 60 km from Agios Nikolaos. It is a traditional village with a lovely beach where boats can be boarded to Koufonissi Island, (or Lefki), where an archaeological site can be found.
Ierapetra is located 30 km south of Agios Nikolaos, at the narrowest point of Crete, and is the southernmost city of Greece. It is a modern city and the locals are mainly engaged in agriculture and tourism. The city is also very well organized, with large and small hotels, lots of food and entertainment options. Most shops are located on the coastal street of the city, bustling with life all summer.