Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
An ultra luxury maisonette apartment, suitable to sleep up to 6 persons is available. The apartment is located on the top floor of a luxurious newly stone-built apartment block near the square of the village.
The accommodation comprises of open plan reception room with dining area, top of the range fully equipped kitchen, including fridge, freezer, wine cooler, integrated oven, microwave and dishwasher. One master bedroom which sleeps up to 4 persons, 1 guest bedroom which sleeps up to 2 people, with walk-in wardrobe. The bedrooms include luxury bedlinen and towels. Two master bathrooms, 1 on every floor. One terrace includes the swimming pool and BBQ. The other terrace is designed for seasonal usage with luxury garden furniture. Both terraces include outdoors speakers for music. Further amenities include air condition system in all rooms, home cinema, internet connection, integrated laundry and 2 parking spaces on site.
The apartment is conveniently located in a convenient spot, easy to walk to the village square where local amenities include tavernas, cafés, grocery store, bakery, butcher and kiosk with international press, the local beach is less than 10 minutes drive.The Knossos Palace is approximately 30 Km. If needed access to the motorway to Chania, or to Agios Nikolaos and Elounda, is only 2 minutes away by car. The Heraklion airport Nikos Kazantzakis is approx. 25Km from the apartment, the Heraklion port for the ferries to the islands and Athens is 27Km away, as well as the Coach Station.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Chersonissos 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Heraklion Airport Nikos Kazantzakis 25 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
The Crete region
Ano Hersonissos is a small village which retains its traditional character. Ano Hersonissos is also known as “Palia” (Old) Hersonissos, as opposed to “Nea” (New) Hersonissos, the famous tourist resort.
Ano Chersonissos is small, picturesque and quiet. Although affected by tourism, it retains most of its traditional architecture and the pace of life is slower than that of the modern cities on the north coast of Crete. You can wander through the narrow alleys and admire the stone houses with their courtyards full of flowers, the old wells and the outdoor wood-burning ovens. There are two churches in the village, one in the main square and one at the end of the village. Both are typical examples of Byzantine art and are worth a visit.
The best spot in Ano Chersonissos is definitely the round village square, surrounded by little tavernas and with a fountain in the middle. In daytime the square is almost empty, but on summer evenings it is full of life. Locals and tourists fill the tavernas to try tasty Cretan dishes, drink the local wine and have fun with their friends. In recent years the tavern owners have organised a Cretan evening once a week, usually on Mondays, with live music and traditional dances. But things change every year, so ask if they're still on.
Ano Chersonissos is a small village offering only basic facilities. For anything else you'll have to walk down to coastal Hersonissos. It's two kilometres away and the road is downhill, so you'll be there in about 20 minutes. If you don't fancy the idea of coming back on foot, you can easily get a taxi from Chersonissos, costing about €5. Otherwise you can rent a motorbike or a car to visit the local beaches or the nearby towns and villages. Unfortunately there's no bus between Ano and coastal Chersonissos.
In the main square there is a kiosk selling cigarettes, Greek and foreign newspapers and magazines, and lots of other knickknacks. It's usually open from early in the morning to late in the evening.
In the square there is also a mini-market, with a few greengrocers' shops and cheap supermarkets a bit further on. If you can't find what you're looking for here, coastal Chersonissos is full of supermarkets large and small. You can also go there if you need a doctor, a chemist's, a bank or a cashpoint.
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