For sale close to Souda: The charming property may be of interest to you if you are an artist and would like to live in an artist colony. This loft like house is situated in the handcraft park near Souda. The property comprises:
Ground floor: The main floor is a 50 sqm room with high ceilings, lots of light, a fireplace and an attached toilet. Currently the room is used as a lounge, office and gallery. Next to it on the same level you find a 50 sqm very light and airy workshop, which is equipped with a large work top and a sink.
Mezzanine level: Above the lounge there is a mezzanine floor, which hosts the kitchen and dining area which look down into the lounge. Via the kitchen you get into a spacious bedroom with ensuite bathroom, fitted wardrobe, air condition and fireplace. The overall living area is about 130 sqm.
Options: The workshop could be make smaller in order to create another bedroom if preferred. The property has a flat roof which could easily be turned into a roof garden.
The atmosphere of this home is very artistic, spacious and inspiring. There is no garden, but there is a spacious communal area around the houses, which is sometimes used for art demonstration and exhibitions.
Location – The art village: The thriving handcraft business park is very close to the buoyant town of Souda. Also on site are various artisan craftsmen and women including several ceramic artists who also hold well-attended workshops, sculptors, painters, weavers, a leather workskhop as well as gold, glass and semi-precious stone creative craftsmen. All the products are hand-made at the art village from the artists that sell them, continuing the long tradition of handcrafting industry in the region
Printing museum: In addition to the crafts on display there is a very fine printing museum. The Museum of Typography is dedicated to the art that changed the course of history that presents to all guests the history of printing and typesetting. Through the interactive tour guests come to understand the course of typography from middle ages up to the present days. During the tour all visitors are encouraged to print at printing presses of the 19th century.
Souda town offers a fantastic selection of shops, cafes and taverna’s along with the main ferry port to Athens. There is also an excellent bus service to Chania and the East of Crete. Chania airport is 10 minutes away by car.
Charming traditional features include:
* Bedrooms – 1
* Workshop – 1
* Bathroom – 1
* Guest toilet – 1
* Heating via fire places
Summary: This is a very special property for somebody artistic and creative who wishes to live and work in an artistic community. The art village is a popular tourist destination.
* Air Conditioning
* Fire Place
- Air conditioning
- Fire Place