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Villa Eleftherna

from £121 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 5/5 

35 reviews

from £121 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10

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Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Nestling on a quiet lane in the village of Eleftherna, Villa Eleftherna is a superb rural hideaway, stone-built in traditional style. Set in an area of magnificent natural beauty, surrounded by gardens of pretty flower shrubs and fruit trees it is more than a country cottage or a holiday villa. Built on the highest spot of the village, it offers breathtaking views on the Cretan Sea, Mountain 'Psiloritis' and the whole area. Private but not remote, Villa Eleftherna is next to the village square, where you can find traditional taverns, cafes and a mini-market.

The villa consist of two floors!!!

On the ground floor there is an open plan area where you will find the living room, the dinning area and a fully equipped kitchen. From the living room and the kitchen there is access to the veranda and the pool-garden area. Also on the ground floor there is one bedroom with a double bed and one with two single beds. Finally there is a full bathroom with bath between the two bedrooms.

On the first floor there is the main bedroom with a double bed, the main bathroom with the jacuzzi and one more bedroom with two single beds. Also from the first floor you will have access to the enormous veranda which offers panoramic views of the sea!

Outdoors there is a fenced area which contains the 40 square meters swimming pool, the garden park under the tree, the barbecue area, one veranda with a seating area and many flower gardens!

All rooms are fully air conditioned.  

Activities: The convenient location of Villa Eleftherna allows easy access to the sights of the island and offers the opportunity to various activities; relaxing walks in the countryside, hiking, mountain biking or climbing trips can be easily organised. We offer 4 mountain bikes and light hiking equipment (batons) at your disposal for free.

Unique benefits of our villa :

- The villa is built on a hill just outside of the village Eleftherna offering 100% privacy and amazing views!

- It is just a “stones throw” away from one of the most historical areas in Crete, the archaeological site of Ancient Eleftherna. 

- According to our previous guests (you can read the reviews), the villa has a perfect layout and  is equipped with everything you can imagine! 

- Fenced and safe garden park for children! 

- Swimming pool that can be isolated from young children.

- You will love to relax under the natural tree shade!

- Quiet and away from it all!

- Traditional tavern and mini market just a few meters away!

- Free bicycles and light hiking equipment.

- If you enjoy country walks, my father who is an experienced member of Rethymno's climbing club would love to guide you or take you with him on organised excursions for free!

- Finally you will realise what Cretan hospitality means on meeting my family and locals who live in the village nearby!  

Villa Eleftherna Location:

Our villa is located in central Crete in Eleftherna village giving you the advantage to combine mountain and sea. You can make a tour of the villages around or visit some of the most well known beaches on the north coast. The village of Eleftherna is well known because of the archaeological site of Ancient Eleftherna and has about 400 inhabitants today. The surrounding area is quiet, a place where you can relax and feel “away from it all”. The village has one traditional tavern, a few traditional cafes and a mini market!

If you stay in our villa you have to visit Ancient Eleftherna (which is a stone-throw away from the villa).

Ancient Eleftherna is the most interesting archaeological site to visit in the province. The city of Eleftherna was built on a fortified hillock, surrounded by two rivers. We can view its ruins from either 'Ancient Eleftherna' village or from 'Eleftherna' village. The museum and the archaeological site will be ready for visitors in summer 2015, although you can make a walk around and visit the ancient city from a small distance away. We would love to make you a small tour around the area for free!!

Given the location of the village and the landscape, there are numerous attractive hiking and cycling routes. The European path E4 crosses the village and passes through behind the building. The villa provides 4 mountain bicycles and light hiking equipment (batons) for free. Visitors can also easily explore the archaeological site of ancient Eleftherna (which is a stone-throw away), Arkadi (7km away), Margarites (6km) the cave of Melidoni (22km away), Zoniana (32km away), Anogia (37km away).

The owner of the villa, George Vasilakis, is an experienced member of the Climbing Club of Rethymno and he will be glad to help with any relevant information on beautiful scenic routes and paths you can walk, ride on the bikes or drive. If you are lucky enough, your stay may coincide with one of the guided trips the Climbing Club organizes around the island (you can participate after arrangement).

For the adventure-seekers, you will be given the necessary information when you arrive!

Size Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Stavromenos beach 12 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 800 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Heraklion airport 81 km, Nearest railway: -
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, 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 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Single beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Rethymnon Prefecture region

Holidaying in Crete and renting a Crete villa or apartment are a great and unique way to see the largest and most southern of the Greek islands. The island has an enormous wealth of myths, legends and historical sites. There is also incredibly natural beauty on the island, with the stunning mountain ranges running from one end all the way to the other, breaking only for the fertile plateaus of Lasithi, Omalos and Nidha. The landscape is also dotted with caves and gorges, like the famous Gorge of Samaria, the home of the kri-kri, which can now only be found on Crete.

Rethymnon

Our villa is located in central Crete in Eleftherna village giving you the advantage to combine mountain and sea. You can make a tour of the villages around or visit some of the most well known beaches on the north coast. The village of Eleftherna is well known because of the archaeological site of Ancient Eleftherna and has about 400 inhabitants today. The surrounding area is quiet, a place where you can relax and feel “away from it all”. The village has one traditional tavern, a few traditional cafes and a mini market!

Given the location of the village and the landscape, there are numerous attractive hiking and cycling routes. The European path E4 crosses the village and passes through behind the building. The villa provides 4 mountain bicycles and light hiking equipment (batons) for free. Visitors can also easily explore the archaeological site of ancient Eleftherna (which is a stone-throw away), Arkadi (7km away), Margarites (6km) the cave of Melidoni (22km away), Zoniana (32km away), Anogia (37km away).

The owner of the villa, George Vasilakis, is an experienced member of the Climbing Club of Rethymno and he will be glad to help with any relevant information on beautiful scenic routes and paths you can walk, ride on the bikes or drive. If you are lucky enough, your stay may coincide with one of the guided trips the Climbing Club organizes around the island (you can participate after arrangement). For the adventure-seekers, you will be given the necessary information when you arrive!

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    Kostas G. Vasilakis (Property Manager Etouri)


    1041K91002923801

    • 2 Years listed

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    Calendar last updated:28 Jul 2015

    Based in Greece

    Languages spoken
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