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Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Peaceful 3 bedroom privately owned villa with pool with exclusive use for guests of Villa Thexia, large private grounds, surrounded by fields & forest with magnificent mountain and sea views from the upper floor balconies.
Situated just outside the small traditional Cretan village of Xirosterni, in a secluded position, 1000' above sea level, the villa has stunning vistas of the Apokoronas countryside, the majestic White Mountains & distant views over Souda Bay & the Akrotiri peninsula. The blue flag sandy beaches of Almiryda and Kalyves & the picturesque villages of Vamos, Kefalas & Gavalohori with a varied selection of traditional tavernas are within a short drive.
Vamos contains a bank (with ATM), post office, bakery, general stores and health centre. There is also a small general stores within a five minute walk of the villa. Central heating & log burning stove are available for the cooler months. For your safety & security the villa is fitted with fire extinguishers,emergency lights, lockable shutters & fly screens. Villa Thexia & grounds are completely non-smoking.
The secluded, private pool (10m x 4m), located at the rear of the property is surrounded by a large tiled area and cultivated borders. It is furnished with 6 sun loungers and 3 parasols, a marble table with seating for 6. There is also a large stone built BBQ for you to use during your holiday. Flower borders surround the pool. There is also outside lighting around the pool,house and garden
The remainder of the outside space is natural, set within an olive grove, with a variety of wild flowers in season. At the front and side of the property there is also a gravelled parking area, large enough to cater for two cars, if required. The nearest house is approximately 30 metres to the side of our property.
The grounds also contains a number of oleander, bouganvillea, orange, lemon & other fruit trees, and numerous native plants including rare orchids (depending on the time of year). There are many shady spots for you to sit and enjoy the peace and quiet.
The villa will be cleaned and beds made for your arrival, mid stay clean 2, 3 week bookings only. Please bring your own beach towels.
A cot and high chair can be provided for a small extra charge. The same also applies to a 'Welcome Pack'
There are a variety of books, DVDs, maps and guides for you to use and enjoy
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Almyrida 5 km|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Chania (30 mins) 25 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
About this location
The Chania Prefecture region
About the owner
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20 Jul 2014
"Fantastic base for a holiday on Crete"
This was our first visit to Villa Thexia but I'm sure it won't be the last. We did a lot of travelling about on the island but it was just great to come back and relax at the poolside after … More
20 May 2013
"It feels like our second home - with beautiful views and sunshine!"
We have stayed at this beautiful villa three times now and have booked again for this year. We absolutely love it. You will be far enough away from the madding crowd but close enough to local amenitie… More
24 Mar 2013
"The most relaxing holiday we've ever had"
Villa Thexia was a real home from home and had everything we wanted. The lounge was comfortable and the kitchen well equipped. There was a large balcony with table and chairs, comfy sofas and a bea… More