House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
In amongst the Cretan countryside, the olive groves and the sweet smelling fragrance of the nearby orchards you will find this beautiful house built in 2007. The house offers everything you need for the perfect home, it is full of traditional Greek character but also has the mod cons.
There are 2 bedrooms in the house, kitchen with all the appliances, bathroom/shower, lounge area with TV set and Wi-Fi hot spot, which consists of a sofa which can be converted into a bed. Here you will find a lot of information about different places of interest, maps of the area and books in English, German and French. Fresh fruits and other local products such as honey, wine, ouzo and olive oil are for free. Bed linen, towels, a cot and high chair are provided. All the windows and doors in the house are double glazed with fly screens. There is spacious stone paved yard with an outdoor Jacuzzi (available from May 1 till September 30). At the bottom of the yard there is a pergola, table and chairs. Outside of the house there is a parking area.
The property is suitable for people of all ages. The area is rather flat so It is easy to walk around and reach all the amenities for elderly persons and small children.
The house is located in quiet and unspoiled from mass tourism village, so you are given the opportunity to experience the local culture, the warm hospitality, and the authentic cretan way of life. The neighbourhood is very pretty with areas to walk and cycle in the middle of the countryside.
It is a short walk to the local baker, local butcher, super market, restaurants, coffee shops, petrol station, chemist and a lot more shops.
It is also a short walk to long sandy beach where you can enjoy peace and tranquility even during the most touristic period. You will find a variety of restaurants and coffee shops close to the beach. Beach of Maleme is the ideal place for sun tanning, relaxing and romantic evenings watching the sunset. It is a part of the continuous beach of 16 kms from Chania city to Kolymbari village. It is one of the beaches of Municipality of Platanias which have been awarded with blue flag (the official certification for clean and safe coasts).
Maleme village is an ideal starting point for excursions and for acquaintance with the rich fauna and flora of island and the innumerable historical and prehistoric monuments:
- The village is only 17 km far from Chania city with the most picturesque old town in Crete and its Venetian harbour.
- It is next to Platanias which is the most touristic village of Chania region;
- Maleme village is an excellent base for daily escapes to the western Crete - Elafonisi beach where the sand is pink and white and the water is clear and shallow, Samaria Gorge (the biggest gorge in Europe), Gramvousa Island and Balos lagoon, Paleochora village, Falassarna beach and ancient city, Aptera ancient city, Kournas Lake;
- It is worth mentioning one particular place of interest which is ideal for visitors of all ages – Botanical park and Gardens of Crete (Fournes, 18th km from Chania ,Fournes,Omalos) the only one of its kind in Europe: on nearly 20 hectares of land you will find fruit trees from all over the world, herbs, medicinal and ornamental plants.
- The distance to the bustling village of Platanias is approximately 5 minutes, to Chania, the port of Souda and Chania airport is 15, 25 and 40 minutes.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||750 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Chania International Airport 37 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
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22 Jun 2014
"Pleasant base for the West of Crete"
We really enjoyed our holiday in Crete and the house we rented from Anton was a major factor. It is an immaculate modern building in a traditional style at the fringe of the village amidst olive grove… More
Dear Hendrik and Gillian
A lot of thanks for your kind words.
We'll be glad to see you again in our house.
Best regards, Anton and Family.
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