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This stunning property is set in nearly 10,000 sq.m of land and consists of a magnificent former children's farm (animals rehomed) with bedroom villa and a delightful olive store converted into a studio and a Sawdays award winning house boat!. The property also offers a unique opportunity either for the property as it is now or as an investment property, with the possibility of further development.
Traditional Stone House for Sale:
The Property Unique estate for sale in the centre of Apokoronas region. This farm for sale is located in one of the most impressively scenic and historically rich areas in Chania, Crete. This stunning property is set in nearly 10,000 sq.m of land and consists of a magnificent children’s farm, two bedroom villa, house boat, and a delightful converted olive store. The property also offers a unique opportunity either for the property as it is now, with 100% privacy, or as an investment property, with the possibility of further development. The spacious farmhouse offers a great opportunity for a couple or family to own their own extensive land and house with high return of investment potential.”
This marvellous farm for sale is an exceptional property in Apokoronas hills, only 26 km from the Chania Old Town and easily accessible through 1 km unpaved road in perfect condition. The property is only 20 minutes’ drive from the port of Souda and 33 minutes’ drive from the International Airport of Chania. This is a truly outstanding real estate asset that boasts a central location in Apokoronas region. Because of its isolated location, this property for sale in Neo Chorio provides maximum privacy, an atmosphere of peace in nature while the intimacy of the surroundings is enchanting.
The countryside style of the exterior spaces of the marvellous farm for sale, combined with the wonderful architectural design characteristics of the farmhouse interiors, creates a charming, hospitable blend. Walking its long routes as the Mediterranean sunlight steals through the trees makes one take pause at the absolute beauty man and nature are capable of when harmoniously intertwined. Looking out from the farmhouse’s veranda the land rolls itself out into a sea of olive and orange groves with islands of young grape vines rising along the horizon while the sun plays itself off against the calm time lapse of a distant mountain range overlooking the White Mountains. The sense of tranquillity in this property for sale is surreal.
There are many roads and trails that run throughout this marvellous farm for sale which are ideal for horseback riding, hiking, snowshoeing and all-terrain vehicles.
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About the area:
Distance from Sea: 7 mins
Distance from Airport: 30 mins
Distance from Golf: 30 mins
Distance from Main Attraction: Walking
The business is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Adventuring through the green valley of avocado, orange and olive groves is an experience to be savoured! The luscious orchards lead you to the River Kiliaris; a very important wetland for birds, turtles, amphibians, eels and crabs.
You can follow the cool river through the rich vegetation to the vast and beautiful beaches of Kalyves town. The local villages have many tavernas. The beautiful village of Armenoi is only short walk away and Chania City is only 30 mins drive away.
Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands, the 88th largest island in the world and the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, after Sicily, Sardinia, Cyprus, and Corsica.
Crete and a number of surrounding islands and islets constitute the region of Crete, one of the 13 top-level administrative units of Greece.
The capital and the largest city is Heraklion. As of 2011, the region had a population of 623,065.
The Children's Farm, 2 bedroom villa, house boat, and converted olive store set on 10 000m2 of land in an area of outstanding natural beauty
This spacious farmhouse offers a great opportunity for a couple or family to own their own extensive land and home with future income potential in this beautiful saught after part of Crete.
Words from the current owner:
We have worked hard to create this lovely new 'lifestyle choice' business it works well with family life and provides a good income. It has a licence to operate, insurance and is very popular with tourists and Greeks alike. Although very new, we have had much repeat business already!
We have already hosted several birthday parties, group bookings and have a local hotel visit us once a week. We can advertise once per week on a Greek Facebook page for Chania mums which has over 10 000 members, plus we have our own Facebook page with number of 'likes' increasing daily.
We are visible on Tripadvisor, google maps plus other sites. We have had much interest since opening this season and instinctively know it will be a very successful business however we have a new baby and we are missing being closer to home...Please check out our great reviews on google and our Facebook page by getting in touch for details.
The Farmhouse: 70m2 with extra wrap around under cover veranda. Spacious 2 bed house renovated sympathetically to nestle within the beautiful spot in which it resides. My husband is a creative craftsman/ woodworker and so all works are bespoke including magical high bed in child's room). There is a Bathroom, kitchen/ sitting area and a utility space. Could use as family home or holiday let. Benefits from cheap rate agricultural water (with filtration system) and cheap rate night time electricity supply during the summer and the winter. New white goods and new cooker. New boiler system which can be heated either by the sun, solid fuel wood burner or electric, Satellite, pop up pool 24ft x 12ft and a private garden.
The Studio: () 1 double bed + 1 high magical single bed/ bespoke quirky design includes white goods, cooker, wood burner + own private garden. Provides income opportunities for short/ long term let (will have a lovely tenant from October 2018 for 3-6 months) can provide extra living space or possible art studio. (More Pictures to follow once completed )
The Boat House: (award winner): Can provide accommodation to volunteers or can provide for extra income (Can be hired as a day trip experience on the boat combined with children's farm or rent nightly;
The is set on 10 000m2 of fertile land. It is currently operating as an ethical family run children’s farm with onsite accommodation, set in an area of outstanding natural beauty overlooking the White Mountains 360 panoramic views! There are paddocks, parking areas, seating areas, wood sheds and a workshop. At the children can see, feed and touch an assortment of animals. There are various provisions and packages on offer picnic areas, children’s play spaces (wooden), a play tent, A mini bikes and trikes area.
We currently host birthday parties, school visits, bike hire, pony and donkey rides, workshops, horse loans, accommodation, venue hire and group bookings as well as wholesome and relaxing family days out! We have plans drawn up by an architect for two buildings; A small onsite cafe (wood/ cob) a small accommodation space (wood cob). The land is the correct size and has the correct 'uses of the land' for these to go through planning permission without problems.
The Trees: The land has 75+ Olive trees which provides a bounty of olive oil each year. Also boasts several fruit trees and bushes (including about 30 newly planted orange trees) and a walnut tree, young lemon trees, a young pomegranate tree, blackberry bush, young grape vines and more!
This venture would ideally suit a creative family who would love to address their work life balance and work in harmony with nature or anyone seeking a self sufficient lifestyle. It would also suit a company or business man/ lady who could continue the growth of the company or someone who has alternative ideas for business on the land.
No but plans drawn up for small cafe and another 'eco' studio apartment out of natural materials created by a local architect and confirmed by a structural engineer to be able to achieve planning consent. Can give or sell these plans to potential buyer
As the land is just over 10 strema it means certain businesses are allowed and we believe there is a large building allowance of approx 2000m (A structural engineer will confirm this for you) The land is described as 'irrigated agricultural land
small scale tourist business up to 40 beds as motels , rent rooms
Agrotourism facilities after getting permission from the Directorate for rural development
restaurants ( maximum capacity up to 200 people )
We are selling as a property with business potential Please don't ask for business forecasts or any other business terms as we don't have anything.. We aren't business people just a happy little family... We were busy getting on with creating and running the farm and don't have spreadsheets!
0 Competition! We were regularly congratulated on creating the popular children's farm
We had our second child and wanted to move closer to family for support
Will happily guide anyone if they wish to continue the successful children's farm
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