COTTAGE in the heart of Crete
Villa – traditional land house in a super price. You will be astonished by visiting and living in it. The "COTTAGE in the heart of Crete" is ideal for nature lovers and people who love the stillness. It is a traditional stone built house, situated in an ideal location, 280 meters above sea level, in the peaceful village Siva Venerato, 24 km south of Heraklion airport.
The next sandy beach, Amoudara, is 19 km away. Its central location near the principal north-south highway give easy access to the islands sights and rugged beaches on the southern coast as well as the more modern resort beaches on the northern coast.
The beautiful COTTAGE is built in maisonette style, and consists of two comfortable bedrooms and a gallery, a living area with sofa bed and fireplace, a well equipped kitchen with dining area and satellite TV, Wlan and Wi-fi. A large, landscaped courtyard with a barbecue station, stone oven and water wells. There is also an extra - Bathroom with new washing machine, bath, washbasin and toilet.
From the yard over a stone staircase you reach the orchard with 30 different kinds of fruit trees. Lemon, orange, pomegranate, fig, lotus trees etc, all available.
In the surrounding villages Daphnes, Venerato, Asites, in small taverns you can enjoy the traditional Cretan cuisine. Small supermarkets, pharmacy and bakery are just a short drive away.
Also near located one of the oldest monasteries, the monastery Moni Paliani.
In the village itself, there is a Byzantine chapel, Agia Paraskevi, over 1000 years old.
The beautiful old village Siva is in a natural setting surrounded by olive groves, vineyards, springs and canyons that invite for hiking.
The area is known for its good Cretan wine and you will find some family businesses that produce and sell their own wine and raki.