Property in Greece
Search for property in Greece with RealEstate-In-Greece.net - the best place to search for real estate in Greece. From ancient ruins to sparkling seas, Greece is a stunning and diverse country with plenty of property for sale. Whether you're looking for a villa in Paros, a house in Santorini or an apartment in Athens, there is a great range or houses for sale in Greece.
The site of one of the world's oldest civilisations, Greece conjures images of ancient monuments and architectural remains. Along with the iconic Acropolis in Athens, hundreds of ruins and historic sites are dotted throughout Greece - from the palace at Knossos to Akrotiri (the Pompeii of Greece). Of course, Greece is also a lush, modern and vivacious country with the bustling streets of Athens and the perfect beaches of the Cyclades Islands. You can find property in Greece anywhere from the heart of the main cities to villas overlooking the sea. Particularly popular are the many beautiful Greek Islands. From the larger islands such as Rhodes and Crete to the lesser known locations in the Dodecanese and Ionian archipelagos, there is an endless amount to discover. You can find property in Greece on many other these amazing paradise islands. The warm waters of the Aegean and the pristine white beaches make them the perfect places for holiday property or as a place to escape it all and relocate.
Property in Crete
The southern most of all the Greek Islands, Crete is, by far, the largest and most popular of the islands in terms of tourism numbers and international sales of Crete property. The strength of the tourist market has encouraged British buyers to rent their property in Crete whilst not enjoying use of them themselves or purchasing specifically for investment purposes. Much of the property in Crete is representative of the 4,000 years of history the island offers and can be found on beautiful landscapes, stunning beaches and in the unspoilt seaside towns and villages which are, as yet, untouched by mass tourism and overdevelopment. Real Estate in Crete is located in the 4 prefectures of the island: Chania, Lasithi, Rethymno and Heraklion.
For the ultimate tranquil houses for sale in Crete, the north west of the island is an area of outstanding beauty and is the greenest part of Crete. Lush vegetation meets the coast where a scattering of villages and fishing harbours appear untouched by time!
Property in the Cyclades Islands
The Cyclades Islands cluster is a group of Greek Islands situated in the deep blue Aegean Sea. They are considered one of the finest vacation destinations worldwide, providing visitors with a wide range of diverse characteristics. They are composed of 39 islands of which 24 are inhabited. The Cyclades are the most famous of all Greek islands with Amorgos, Anafi, Andros, Antiparos, Delos, Ios, Kea, Kimolos, Folegandros, Milos, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Santorini, Serifos, Sikinos, Sifnos, Syros and Tinos . The islands are peaks of a submerged mountainous terrain, with the exception of two volcanic islands, Milos and Santorini (Thera).
All Cycladic Islands share some distinctive features, such as the renowned Cycladic architecture , narrow cobblestone alleyways, fascinating archaeological, historical, religious and natural sights, quaint seaside and mountain villages and endless beaches. Each island though has several specific characteristics that make it stand out from the rest, making the islands absolutely unique, each in its own way. Here one can find vivid cosmopolitan nightlife and at the same time tranquillity and peace. Real estate and property for sale in Mykonos, Paros and Santorini are very much sought after.
The Dodecanese (Dodekanisa) is complex of over 163 islands and islets, of which only 26 are inhabited, situated at the most eastern part of Greece, at the borders of Europe. You will find here a wonderful blend of architectural styles of eastern and western cultures. Almost every island has its Classical remains, its Crusaders’ Castle, and its traditional villages.
The Dodecanese Islands are composed of twelve major islands: Astipalea, Leros, Simi, Nisyros, Kalimnos, Karpathos, Kastellorizo, Kos, Patmos, Rhodes, Tilos and Kasos. They are in the most oriental area of Greece, in the southeast part of the Aegean Sea, and are located just a couple of kilometers from Turkey. These islands have everything to offer to visitors: whitewashed houses, beautiful beaches with crystal waters, charming villages, exciting nightlife and real estate for sale. In this diverse group of islands you can experience the traditional life without the tourist trappings. Property for sale in Rhodes & Patmos are among the most popular houses for sale amongst foreigners.
Property in the Ionian Islands
The Greek Ionian Islands are scattered off the west coast of mainland Greece, with the exception of Kythira which lies off the southern coast of the Peloponnese. The two most popular places for property on the Ionian Islands are property in Corfu and property in Kefalonia; while property in Zakynthos and property in Lefkada is surrounded by popular holiday resorts and property in Ithaca is great for those seeking a tranquil, unspoilt island untouched by mass tourism. Each Ionian island has a distinct character and appeal and between them they offer everything you could wish for from your property on the Ionian Islands. You can swim with the loggerhead sea turtles should you choose a property in Zakynthos, party the night away before returning to your property in Corfu; leave your property in Kythira to relax on its beautiful unspoilt beaches or follow in the footsteps of Homer's Odysseus to find your perfect property in Ithaca. A property in Lefkada means residing in one of the top windsurfing resorts in Europe whilst property in Kefalonia puts you a stone's throw from the magnificent Myrtos Beach, widely regarded as being the loveliest in the Mediterranean.
Property in the North West Aegean Islands
The NW Aegean Islands; made up of Samos, Chios, Lesvos, Limnos, Ikaria and Thassos are fairly mountainous creating dramatic landscapes perfect for exploration! Property in Limnos is said to be surrounded by the best beaches on the Aegean Islands, but the beaches of Thassos, Samos and Lesvos are also quite spectacular. These islands are not well known on the tourist trail yet so now would be an ideal time to invest in property in Samos, the birthplace of mathematician Pythagoras and wander around the pretty World Heritage-listed town to visit the ruins of Aphrodite and the Eupalinos Tunnel, built in 524 BC; property in Chios, to enjoy the island's tranquillity and authenticity, along with it's varied and verdant landscape, fine villages and idyllic beaches; property in Lesbos, an island famed for its scenic hiking trails which meander around mountain paths in the north and south of the island; property in Limnos, where you don't need to venture far from Myrina, its lively capital, picturesque beaches - there's one on either side! Property in Ikaria, an island owing its name to the mythical Icarus, is ideal for relaxing in the islands natural thermal springs and its famous red wine; or invest in property in Thassos and visit the old Roman market place, the temple of Athena and Acropolis at Agora, wander around the ancient Thassos Town; or simply soak up the sun on Thassos's Golden Beach.