New, modern and very well equipped villa for six surrounded by gardens with lawns and a large private swimming pool above Malame Bay.
Villa Tia is a newly built villa that has been well-designed and comfortably decorated. It is situated on the outskirts of a traditional Cretan village set in the hills and surrounded by dense olive groves.
The main entrance to the villa opens out onto a very large open-plan room comprising of a lounge area with comfortable leather sofas set around a fireplace with a separate TV area. A traditional style Venetian archway leads through to an excellently well-equipped fitted kitchen with plenty of space. The kitchen has dishwasher, full sized oven, large fridge/freezer and microwave. There is a very smart dining area for 6 guests adjacent to the kitchen area. Off the ktichen is a guest WC with shower and a utility room with washing machine. At the lounge end of this large room are glass doors leading out to a spacious covererd veranda with outdoor dining overlooking the pool and garden, and a great view of the olive groves right down to the sea.
Upstairs, there are three bedrooms: One double bedroom with a very large veranda and views out over the sea. A twin bedroom with views over the sea that shares the same veranda. Finally there is a third bedroom with double bed and private balcony with views over the olive groves. On this level, there is the second bathroom of the property which is large and has a bath and shower. There is air-conditioning throughout the villa.
Surrounding the villa is a very large garden with lawns which is excellent for families with small children. The pool is an great size (40sqm) and has various loungers set out on the pool terrace. There is also a wonderful outdoor dining area with excellent barbecue, and plenty of space to relax in either sunshine or shade. The entire property looks out over the olive groves and with panoramic sea views over Malame Bay.
The nearest village is a small, traditional hamlet still with a working Raki distillery that dates back to the 19th Century and is run by the same family. This is a rural part of Crete with olive groves as far as the eye can see. The sandy beach at Malame and the local shops, tavernas and cafe-bars are only about a 10 min drive away. This part of Crete has a spectacular coastline with miles and miles of unspoilt sandy beaches. The picturesque town of Chania with its ancient, Byzantine, Venetian and Ottoman influences is about a 25 min drive away. This is an area of Crete steeped in history with many important archaelogical and historical sites to discover. The surrounding villages and mountains are spectacular and are a paradise for walkers and those interested in exploring a part of Greece that is off the beaten track.
Villa Tia is ideal for families with children since the villa is a gated property with large garden and lawns and excellent swimming pool. The modern styling and comfortable well-equipped facilities make it an easy holiday villa for everyone to relax and enjoy.