Breathtaking views in Archos
from £116 /night help Price for guests, Nights
from £116 /night help Price for guests, Nights
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Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10
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Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10
This 7000 square foot villa offers breathtaking views of long island sound. A large back yard with access to a private pool makes our villa a dream for families and couples. While villas are fairly close on either side of the property, large privacy hedges keep the house very private. Perfect for those seeking relaxation. 200 square meters built in 2009 and decorated in a classic Greek style which includes 2 levels living/dining room with a sitting corner, fireplace and TV with DVD and a large terrace with beautiful views. The master suite contains its own private bath with a Jacuzzi. Two of the other three bedrooms have twin beds and the third bedroom can accommodate another couple since it has a big double bed.
The nearest beach is in 3,5km distance in Platanias and Adelianos Kambos, which are the most well known seaside villages for the holidaymakers with restaurants, super markets and bars, stores with clothes or souvenirs and with a very good bus and taxi transport for your own service.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: heraklio 77 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The Rethymnon Prefecture region
Rethymnon is a blend of modern and old-time dignity and charm. It has a population of about 20,000 inhabitants and is the administrative and commercial centre of the prefecture, as well as a communications centre. It is well provided with travellers facilities and prides itself on its cultural activity and its significant presence in the general cultural life of the island, much of which is centred around the Faculty of Letters of the University of Crete, established here. Artistic events are regularly organized, as are exhibitions, plays, concerts and lectures.
Agia Triada Village
This villa is also just a short drive east of Rethymnon and only 3 km from the nearest sandy beach, great for swimming and sunbathing. Notable sites in the area include the famous Arkadi Monastery. Built in 1538, the architecture displays a combination of Roman and Baroque styles. Another point of interest in the area is the village of Margarites. This little town is famous for its pottery, which has been its main business since ancient times. In fact, the entire province of Rethymnon is filled with little villages still practicing traditional hand?crafts, such as basket making, loom weaving, carving, and pottery. Then of course there is the city of Rethymnon, the capital of the province, the heart of the island of Crete and is one of the most beautiful places in Greece. There are traces of a civilization that dates back 4,500 years, numerous Byzantine churches and monasteries, enchanting Venetian monuments, the most well-preserved Renaissance city in Greece, with endless beaches.
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12 Aug 2013
"Archos Villa - a peaseful and wonderful place to stay!"
Upon our arrival, I was preparing myself of the house being more worn down and dirty than the pictures. Pictures always lie, and I did not want to be disappointed. So I lovered my expectations, and hoped the house would be at least ok. However, what met us that evening, right after the sun set, was the perfect start to our two weeks holyday in beautiful Krete! The house owner, Gianis, and Manos, was on the balcony waving us welcome. After the emails prior to our holiday, it felt almost like coming home to relatives. The driveway was beautifully lit up. It was clean, and the garden was just so well trimmed! Coming into the house, I could se right away that the pictures lied. This was SO much better than the pictures! In every way! I had expected the house to be a little bigger, but still, this was more than big enough for 4 adults and 4 kids. Everything clean, no signs of worn down furniture. And best of all - you come into a cosy home! Not like som empty, cold hotel room. This was just perfect! And on our way through the livingroom and out on the balkony, we could see the table was set with Gianis' own Raki, som olives, and local cheese. After a welcoming "Yamas!" and a little snack, I just knew that we had chosen the right place to stay for our holiday! So yes, the pictures does lie - the house was much better than the pictures showed! The web page also deserves some evening pictures, because with the outdoor lighting the evening atmosphare is just wonderful! Since we arrived late in the evening, Gianis had filled the fridge with water, bread, ham & cheese, and some juice. So everything was set for breakfast, without having to go out looking for a super market in the dark. We were hungry for some gyros though, so we drove down to the nearest town (10 minutes) where there were plenty of tavernas to choose from. It is a long strip of tavernas, supermarkets, shopping centre, og cart and minigolf - Perfect for a evening out With the kids when you don't want to og the extra 10 minutes to the old town. We also used the BBQ area some evenings. The BBQ area also need more justefying pictures. A great place in the "back" of the house, surrended by a ligted stone wall, lime tree, a little vedgtable garden, and off course the olive trees. A Perfect end of a day at the pool. The pool area also was great when you travel with kids. The down stairs livingroom has a entrence out to the garden and the pool, so the kids could play in the pool, and go inside to draw or play in the livingroom. We found this perfect, because the children could get some rest in the shade without to much hassel. We could still be out in the sun while the kids managed on their own. The pool was also very clean and delicate. I also must thank Gianis and Manos for making sure we had everything we needed, all the time. You really feel taken care of when you stay here. I reckon if you rent from a big rental company or similar, you are forgotten the second you pay and get the key. But in Archos Villa you are Gianis' guest, and he really makes you feel at home! Also, listen to the recomendatons you will get for restaurants. The ones we tried after recomendations from Gianis/Manos was the best places we went! So, if you need a place to stay, stay at Archos Villa.
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