Ktimatoemporiki Crete :: English
Home Sitemap News Search Contact Us Testimonials








EOT Requirements

Information on renting houses in Crete - EOT Requirements

Letting your property in Greece for the short term

The property you want to let has to fulfil below requirements (depending on whether you want to rent out a hotel room, a villa or a house):

Studio (notice that you have to apply the EOT licence for the whole house / complex)

To sleep 2/3 persons - minimum of 40mē with a minimum of 2,80mē bathroom



 
Apartment (notice that you have to apply the EOT licence for the whole house / complex)

Minimum size of 60mē

Minimum 2 rooms

Having living room, kitchen with cooker hood

Minimum 1 bedroom

Minimum 1 bathroom of at least 2,80mē



 
Houses (notice that the house has to come on OWN land or on a shared plot with ALL properties applying for an EOT licence)

Minimum size of 75mē with 3 rooms

Any additional room has to have a minimum size of 15mē

Having living room, kitchen with cooker hood

Minimum 1 bedroom

Minimum 1 bathroom of at least 2,80mē

If the house is bigger than 75mē (e.g. 90mē with 4 rooms) one additional toilet is required.



 
All of above mentioned properties must have:
All living rooms must have settees/ sofas, armchairs and small tables
Dining table and chairs have to be available
If the kitchen is in the living area you need an extractor unit
Kitchens must have a refrigerator, 2 cooking rings (electric or gas)
All sleeping rooms must have wardrobes of 1,50m x 0,60m
All bathroom fittings must be high quality, the room must be tiled to a minimum height of 1,20m and shaver points are available
Toilets must have water cisterns
There must be a minimum of one shower
Hot water must be available in all wet areas


 
Properties for more than 4 people must have too:
Kitchen with an oven
Bedrooms sleep a max of 4 people
Beds for one person 1,00 - 2,00m, beds for two people 1,40 - 2,00m - built in beds are allowed
Bed side cabinets
Toilet with seat
Chairs (depend on size of room)
Terrace furniture must be metal, wood or stone built
Sockets must be provided in every room



 
Properties for more than 10 people must have too:
Minimal 1 room for people with disabilities (Disabled facilities must be provided, toilets, taps etc. bedrooms, floor space etc as in a UK house)
Houses of more than 1 floor must have an internal staircase
Interior doors must have a minimum of 0,80m openings
Dirty linen basket





 
Villa (A villa implies a luxury permanent dwelling)

Maximum of 10 people to sleep (including hired help)

Minimum of 100mē of living space

Any additional room has to have a minimum of 25mē

Minimum 1 living room with settees/ sofas, armchairs and small tables

Minimum 1 kitchen with refrigerator, 2 cooking rings (electric or gas) - Dining table and chairs

1-2 bedrooms (maximum number of people is 2 for each bedroom)




1 bathroom of minimum 4mē

For more than 2 bedrooms you need 2 bath or shower rooms

1 separate toilet

Wet areas tiled to a height of 1,20m and shaver points in bathrooms

Separate storage room

For the hired help you need an additional shower/bath room

Utility/laundry room

One telephone line with 2 telephones minimum

Garage / car port for minimal 1 car

Fully landscaped grounds with exterior lighting and gardens be fenced and planted with a variety of flowers and trees.

Garden furniture for the terraces and/or pergolas

Optional extras: sports room, bath house, central heating, swimming pool (which has to meet extra and strict standards. Example: it must have depth markings and warning signs and if its depth is more than 1,60m a lifeguard has to be on duty)



 
Villas for more than 4 people must have too:
Kitchen with an oven (electric or gas) and fully fitted with all necessary systems, fridge, cooker, toaster, mixer and coffee machine
Bedrooms sleep a max of 4 people
Beds for one person 1,00 - 2,00m, beds for two people 1,4 - 2,00m - built in beds are allowed
Bed side cabinets
Wardrobes of 1,5 x 0,6m with 4 drawers in each room
Toilet with seat
Chairs (depend on size of room)
Terrace furniture must be metal, wood or stone built
Sockets must be provided in every room
1 Colour-TV and music centre










Before you start to build your home in Crete and you want to rent it out in the future, the plot must be inspected for suitability, the building must conform strictly to its building plans. As you will need a lot of documents as mentioned here it would be wise and sensible applying for the EOT licence at the same time as the building permit.





Username
Password
Not a member? Register here



Home :: Privacy Policy :: Sitemap :: News :: Search :: Contact Us

Where your dreams become investments! Real estate Ktimatoemporiki
©2005 Ktimatoemporiki. All rights reserved."It is pointed out that according to Law 2121/1993 and the International Conventions on the protection of copyright that Greece has ratified the republication and generally the reproduction of the content of the present web page in all or in part is prohibited without the previous written authorisation of Ktimatoemporiki Crete".
This site was designed and developed by net-tomorrow design studio