Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Villa 5 Anemoi (translation: 5 Winds) located in Lefkogia village, South Crete, was build 120 years ago. During the complete renovation of the house in 2008, most of the original materials were re-used and the renovation was inspired by traditional building techniques in order to meet the luxury standards without loosing its authentic shape and style.
Lefkogia village is an excellent starting point for numerous excursions, only 2 km away 4 out of numerous amazing beaches that one after the other form the marvelous coastline of South Crete A place you simply can not get bored of!
Villa 5 Anemoi is an authentically old,enchanting and very very spacious house. It breaths out an ambience that is going to make you feel like traveling through time to past century! Its distinctive style, its authenticity (due to its peculiar structure with the stone and the wood as its dominant structural components, the traditional hand made furniture, all its entrances and exits from everywhere) and its inveteracy, all these together give to the house a very special character! There is nothing superfluous or extravagant in it. It is elegant through its simplicity!
Travel through time in it's scenic atmosphere and feel the comfort along with the sense of returning to a simpler way of life! Ideal for families and nature lovers, due to a fabulous gorge nearby and our small farm with horses, pigs, geese, rabbits, ducks, chickens, sheep, and our small artificial pond with the gold fish! Let your kids play freely, climb trees and meet the animals while you enjoy a refreshment! Not only your kids are going to love it, but also you!
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Schoinaria 2 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: CHANIA - HERAKLIO 120 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
With a living area of 170 square meters, divided over two floors accessible by an interior as well as an exterior stairway, the villa offers plenty of space to live. It is accommodated to comfortably host up eight to ten persons.
Due to its massive walls the house will stay at comfortable temperatures even in mid summer.
The kitchen is fully equipped in case you 'd rather stay in sometimes and prepare your own meals or dinners, instead of going out.
There are 3 bedrooms on the upper floor accessable from the exterior but also from the interior stairway (two with a double bed, and one with two single beds (spacious bedrooms where 2 extra beds can be added), 2 bathrooms (with shower room), a living room with a fireplace and a sofa - bed, an atmospheric spacious dining room and generous outdoor space consisted of a private garden and a terrace on the ground floor which is accessing an adjacent 4rth bedroom (with a double bed), the kitchen and the living room, as well as a balcony which is shared by the two bedrooms of the upper floor.
CD-DVD-SAT-Internet (Wi-Fi) are also provided.
|Further details outdoors|
The outside area of the villa equals 125 square meters with an additional 25 square meters private parking area.
The terrace, which is shadowed by plants that creep up a wooden trellis, is accessible from the kitchen and the dining room on ground floor. An exterior stairway (as well as an interior one) is leading to the upper sleeping rooms and another balcony. The villa benefits from a private garden with a small lawn ideal for rest and relax at nightfall.
And keep in mind that in an easy walking distance of 700m a small farm awaits for you any time you feel the need to relax! Enjoy nature at its best!!! Feel the calmness among countless olive trees and a variety of lovely animals as horses, geese, ducks, hens, dogs, kittens, pigs (!) rabbits, chicken, lamps and goats! It's amazing the tranquillity and the peace one feels among them!
If you are open to new experiences then let us arrange for you unique excursions at the depths of the sea, or take you for a horseriding along the tracks of the village!
Bed linen and bath towels are provided. A free maid service is also provided twice a week to clean your villa Bedclothes and towels are being changed twice a week.
Beach towels are NOT provided. Please be kind enough to bring your own!
The Crete region
The village of Lefkogeia is located at the south coast of Crete. It is a quiet picturesque village close to the lively fisherman town of Plakias and within 25 kms south of the city of Rethymno.
Villa Pente Anemoi is surrounded by beautiful and spectacular mountain scenery.
Due to its location, it is an excellent starting point for excursions in the south and also to the northern parts of the island. If you're keen on discovering more secluded scenery there are lots of opportunities for both short rambles and demanding treks.
In about two km distance there are some of Crete's most beautiful beaches with turquoise crystalclear water like Ammoudi, Ammoudaki, Klisidi, Schoinaria, Damnoni and Paligremnos, and even more places waiting to be explored, as well as beaches accessible only by boat.
The gorge of Kourtalioti is renowed for its wild beauty. Discover its enchanting secrets and enjoy the lush nature and the astonishing view down the rocks!!! The Kourtalioti river diverts into five brooklets, forming ponds, dropping down waterfalls, meeting again, passing the palm tree forest of Preveli to finally flow into the Libyan Sea.
Another interesting outing is a visit of the monastery of Preveli, located high above the jagged coastline with great panoramic view.
The monastery of Preveli was founded in the 16th century, since then it played an important role as spiritual, cultural and political centre, well known beyond the natural borders of Crete.
The footpath down to Preveli Beach starts high on a cliff, another path is leading to further beaches towards the east where two tavernas can be found as well.
The unusual folcloristic and historic museum of Papa Michalis in Asomatos brings previous centuries back to live. Learn about cretan history from times of the turkish occupation until today, imagine what live may have been like a hundred years ago in a mountain village.
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2 Sep 2014
"Experience the truly private holidays in a unique environment encompassed with Greek hospitality"
We were looking for a place that would fit expectations all family members. From the first glance at Villa 5 Anemoi photos we were absolutely sure we found one. What came with it exceeded the expectat… More
17 Jun 2014
"Schönes Haus in toller Lage"
Mit viel Liebe zum Detail und gutem Geschmack haben Betty und Ilias das Haus des Grossvater restauriert und eingerichtet.Die sehr herzlichen Gastgeber scheuen keine Mühen, um ihren Gästen die Ferien… More
My dear Dorothy!
Thank you so much for your wonderful review and the kind words!I really appreciate it. It was a pleasure meeting you and it did seem as we had known you for ever! I love this feeling. Give my best regards to your mother and brother and many kisses to you and your lovely family! I hope we get the chance to see you again sometime in the future, so please, do come back!!! :) Love, Betty.
19 May 2014
"A truly special and wonderful place!"
We spent a week at the villa earlier this May. The villa is large enough for two families with four children under 8, clean and well equipped. We arrived late in the evening, Betty was waiting for us.… More
My dear Ognian and Sophia!
Thank you for your review! It means a lot! I particularly loved the part with the kids waking up and getting into ....a fairytale! What a nice way to put it! I do feel the same way when I enter this house. It was great meeting you and your friends and I am so glad you enjoyed your staying! You are always welcome! My best wishes to you.
11 Nov 2013
"ursprüngliches Kretisches Haus mit allem modernen Komfort"
Wir waren Ende Oktober für zwei Wochen in der Villa Pente Anemoi und haben die Zeit dort sehr genossen. Das Haus bietet allen Komfort in einem liebevoll und stilvoll renovierten alten Kretischen Haus… More
It was very nice meeting you! Thank you for choosing our place to spend your holidays and thank you very much for taking the time to write such a nice review! You are so kind and thoughtful! Hope to see you again!
29 May 2013
"A Cretan gem in a friendly, village location close to the sea."
An authentic Cretan family home with a fine, vine-covered terrace at its heart. The villa, in winter, is the family home of local owners Betty and Elias, and it is full of their unique personal touche… More
My dear friends,
Thank you so very much for this excellent review!!! Thank you very much for choosing our property to spend your holidays giving us the chance to meet you. We feel so lucky we did. Each one of you were so very nice and kind and warm, simply adorable, and we really enjoyed the time we spent with you. We will definitely be glad to see you again. Give our love to everybody. Take care of you.
6 Nov 2012
"Schöner Aufenthalt in einem wunderbaren Haus"
Wir waren im Oktober 2012 mit Freunden in der "Villa Pente Anomoi" und haben dort 10 wunderbare Tage verlebt. Das Haus ist wunderbar für mehrere Personen und gut ausgestattet .Die Besitzer … More
Hi there Gabrielle!!!
Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a nice review! Although I was not able to understand a word of it (...) I was sure that you must have written very nice things! And then it hit me...! I went to google translate! :) Thanks a lot! I am really happy when our guests have a good time and enjoy their holidays! I always remember the nice atmosphere that you had in the villa with your nice chill out music and all the candles you lighted in the evenings! So romantic and relaxing... I almost wanted to leave the farm and come to join you!!! ;)It was very nice meeting you and I will be happy to see you again! Give my best regards to your husband and your lovely friends!
4 Sep 2012
"Outstanding accommodation in a beautiful part of Crete with lovely hosts"
The house is beautiful and has everything you need for a very comfortable stay. It is in an unspoilt part of Crete (Southern coast) a few minutes drive away from several beaches. There is a small supe… More
Thank you so very much for taking the time to write such kind and warm words! I am so glad that you enjoyed your staying at the villa, and I am also very glad that I had the opportunity to meet you and your lovely family! We will certainly be very glad to see you again some time in the future! Best regards to you, Karim and your lovely young cowboys!
28 Jul 2011
"Sunny, comfortable and quiet holidays in lefkogia"
The house is very nice and comfortable. Helias and Betty are doing their best to help you find good places such as not crowded beaches and good restaurants. A very nice place to have good holidays wit… More
Thank you for your lovely review! It was really nice to have met you! You are such a wonderful family! Thank you for choosing villa 5 Anemoi to spend your holidays and for being so kind with us. Kisses to you all!
23 May 2011
"wonderfull crete vacation"
last summer we looked for a nice country home to spend our vacation in crete. the pictures of the old home in lefkoya village cought our eyes.well, the vacation was amaizing; betty and her family are … More
My dear friends,
What a wonderful review! So kind and generous and warm just like you!I am so glad that you enjoyed your staying here as much as we enjoyed having you in villa 5 Anemoi! It was a pleasure meeting you and we hope we will see you again sometime ...soon!!! We 've missed you! ;)
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