65,000 Euro

A Cretan renovation cottage, facing the central square of the small village of Sokaros. The cottage is a traditional village house, now unoccupied and built some 120 years ago. Extensive work was carried out with a new roof in 1965.  Further renovations were completed in 2,000. The most recent improvements were the addition of new windows and doors.

Constructed of brick and stone the cottage is the most centrally located property in the village. It comprises a single storey building of 54.28sm. and is set on a plot of 266.55sm


  • 3 interconnected rooms and wc
  • outhouse
  • garden with fruit trees including oranges, tangerines and lemon trees
  • Electricity connection available
  • Water supply can be reconnected

The property requires re furbishment in the form of painting and plastering. It could also be extended, subject to building regulation approval. With the addition of a bedroom and a bathroom it could be turned into a charming and cosy home.  Both water and electricity were connected whilst the cottage was occupied. Both can be easily reconnected.


Heraklion, is the capital of the Greek island of Crete. Famed for its  huge archaeological site, the Palace of Knossos dates back thousands of years to the Minoan civilization. The Archaeological Museum has a large collection of Minoan art. Situated on the north coast of the island Heraklion has its own airport and a well known university.


Sokaras is in an idyllic location in central Crete 35 kms south of Heraklion. It is only 20 kms from  the stunning beaches of the south coast of Crete. A full range of facilities is available in the nearest large village of Assimi.  Assimi is a working village, not just full of retirement homes and holiday  properties. It is lived in  all year round and offers  a bakery, chemist, tavernas, mini Market,  Medical Facilities


Property Features

  • Electricity connection available
  • garden with fruit trees
  • Water available