Villa Rhapsody & private pool
Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Rock Houses' Villa Rhapsody is just a breath away from everything. Two minutes walk from the most beautiful beach of northern Crete, close to every amenity needed such as shops, restaurants, nightlife, playgrounds, mini golf, horseback riding, pharmacy, doctor's office, bus stops, taxi station, historic sites, museums.
Enjoy your relaxation in the private pool of each villa in a beautiful garden full of cretan trees and herbs that give a unique and sensual fragrance of the cretan land, or have a romantic dinner al fresco in the big veranda next to the pool.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Platanias Sandy Beach 8 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Daskalogiannis International Airport 30 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, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Fax machine, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
On the ground floor(55m²) of each villa you will have a fully equipped luxury kitchen with refrigerator, electric oven and ceramic plateau, microwave oven, multi coffee maker, toaster, juicer, dishwasher, air condition and independent heating system for the winter.
In the living room you can enjoy watching the satellite LCD TV. DVD, audio stereo system, as well as the fire place during the cold winter days.
You will have special relaxation moments in the bedroom with its king size bed, the romantic bed cloths and the sensual candle lighting reflecting on the stone walls. Also in the bedroom there is a TV set.
In the sun bright bathroom you can relax in the jacuzzi bathtub and considering your personal needs we have at your disposal hair dryer, a personal treatment kit, towels, bathrobes and slippers.
As you walk up the stairs from the living room, you get to the attic(13m²) of the house with its bedroom, which can be changed from a king size bed to two single beds, according to your needs and always having as a result your comfort. From this beautiful room of the villa, you feel so close to the natural materials with which both villas were built, such as the big logs made of cypress woods that hold the roof. You can also have a wonderful look at the garden the swimming pool and the veranda from the window next to your bed. As you walk out the door you come to the big balcony(25m²) from where you can enjoy the wonderful view from above and also sunbathing.
From the living room walking down the stairs you come to the basement(35m²) of the house, where you can use the washing machine, the drier, the ironing board and iron whenever it’s needed in a little room especially formed.
There is also a luxurious W.C with hydro massage shower, hair dryer and towels.
You will also have the possibility of using an area of 30m2 of the basement according to your needs and after informing us, as:
*A children’s playground with interests of occupation for our little guests.
• House cleaning: 6 times a week
• Bed sheets / towels change: Once a week
• Pool Towels
• Bath Robes
• Baby cot upon request
• Children’s high chair upon request
• Babysitter upon request (with an extra cost)
• Safe deposit box
• Parking area
• Alarm System
Smoking in villas is not allowed
Animals are not allowed.
Special note: The villas are not suitable for guests with mobility impairments.
|Further details outdoors|
The swimming pool(25m²) of each villa is right in front, into its cool tree planted garden(200m²) with comfortable sunbeds. Between the two villas a group of trees has been planted so you can enjoy the natural discreet privacy of the house you have chosen.
Upon arrival a very rich and full tray with homemadegoodies, is provided to you as a warm welcome to our villa.
We are flexible on arrival dates but arrival time is after 15.00hrs and departure must be latest by 11.00hrs
*Some photos are taken by our client and friend Mr. Stephen Nesbitt.
The Crete region
Rock Houses' "Villa Rhapsody" is in the most touristic village of Chania prefecture, Platanias. It is only 3 minutes walking distance away from a sandy beach which is unfolded in an extent of many kilometres and in which the visitor enjoys moments of relaxation in isolated beaches, moments of adventure with water sports in the well-organised beaches or moments of frantic amusement in innumerable beach bars.
The village of Platanias, which in combination with its preferential place in the prefecture and the splendid beaches, is classified as one of the most touristic parts of Greece and you can find all services needed. Here you will find banks and ATM machines, post office doctor’s office, drugstores, super markets, commercial shops and shops with touristic types and souvenirs, a lot of playground areas and mini golf, restaurants, cafeterias, bars, clubs, as well as live music scenes.
There is also regular transportation urban and long distance, taxi and a lot of tourist offices and motorbike and car rental offices.
Also from a lot of points of the village, you can take the graphic mobile trains that make near and distant trips in beautiful locations and traditional villages outside the region of Platanias.
Souda which is the commercial harbour of Chania abstains only 30 minutes and the airport of Chania 45 minutes.
In Chania prefecture there are many choices for daily excursions or near walks, like the city of Chania, which abstains hardly 14 km from the villas. There you can walk in splendid small roads of the old city of Chania with background the famous and beautiful Venetian harbour, with the innumerable tourist shops taverns and restaurants, as well as a lot of bars and cafeterias.
Visit the Venetian fortress of Firka, in which the naval museum of Chania is accommodated. Precisely opposite dominates the famous lighthouse in the entry of the old harbour. Little further is also the archaeological museum of Chania, which has important discoveries of the Minoan years and from the ancient Kydonia. Also a very beautiful and interesting place to visit is the Municipal Market of Chania.
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15 May 2013
The villa was marvellous, lovely pool, private garden, daily maid service, comfortable beds, aircon, helpful owners - all fabulous, we'll be back!… More
Great couple very caring for our rental and we would suggest any home owner to feel secure when renting their property to them. We'd love to welcome them back!
5 Jul 2012
"Special find in Crete"
We searched many places online before our anniversary trip to Greece and the photos of the stone villas captured my appreciation of old world buildings. Our wonderful hosts have put their hearts into … More
8 May 2012
"Best place we have stayed in... private, filled with beautiful touches, well-located for western crete"
Many thanks to our hosts and their staff for the warm welcome, the attention to detail in every way. We highly recommend this oasis for couples, families, or groups of friends.
26 Jul 2011
"A peaceful haven"
Villa Rhapsody is very tastefully furnished, with lots of extras which you would expect in a good quality hotel. The second bedroom is a mezzanine so it is more suited to a family of four than 2 sets of adults. We travelled with out 2 daughters in their early 20's and they were very comfortable. It was very clean and the pool was a pleasant respite from the heat. We spent a lot of time outdoors but the lounge area was very pleasant. Villa Rhapsody is very near to the hustle and bustle of Platanias but once through the gates you wouldn't know. Can recommend Cosmos restaurant which you can see on the hill from the pool. Take a taxi as it is a long walk! The owner Yioulia was very pleasant and spoke excellent English. She was there if we needed her but not intrusive. The owners run a bar near the premises but we never heard it even though it was open until 5.00a.m. It opened at 10.00 but we never made it there! Lovely villa.
We want to have guests just like this family! They were great, very respective of the villa, very polite and wonderful family. We wish to see them again in our of our villas in the future.
26 May 2011
"A little piece of heaven"
We stayed at Villa Rhapsody and did not want to leave, it was peaceful, tasteful,clean,we shall certainly return for a longer stay, highly recommended .
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