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Villa-Gonia – Home 136147 Villa

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 7 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Villa / 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 7

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Villa Gonia is consisted of 2 floors. On the ground floor there is a large living room with TV, kitchen, dining table and a large terrace in front of the house. There is also a bedroom with double bed and a WC / shower. On the first floor, there are 3 double bedrooms, sharing a bathroom with bath. All the bedrooms have their own balcony.

Villa Gonia operates the whole year. It is an ideal place for families with children, friends, honeymooners, who are looking for peace and relaxation in the countryside near the unspoilt Cretan environment and away from noises and crowded places. This villa can comfortably accommodate 7 persons. A car is considered to be essential in order to be able and explore the area and the island of crete.

During the designing and the construction of the villa we applied principles of ecological design to minimise the energy needs of the house and ensuring comfort in passive ways. In this way we have constructed a house which satisfies our guests’ demands and everyday needs by providing: The incorporation of the building in its surroundings. The thermic comfort bath in summer and in winter. The cooling of the villa (with out air-conditioning), heating and hot water. And finally, excellent conditions of natural of artificial lighting.The villa is 186 m²., built with an indoor lift. Upstairs there are three bedrooms with double and single beds, bathrooms and spacious verandas with a view of endless greenery that extends to the peaks of Lefka Ori.(White Mountains). On the ground floor there is a spacious sitting room with satellite TV, a fireplace and a comfortable sofa.Well-organized kitchen, combined with a cosy dining room. All bedrooms are equipped with Coco-mat mattresses and linen.

Location - Excursions: Katikia Gonia is located just 8km from Rethymno, in the village of Gonia. The Green landscape surrounds the house and the view towards the mountains of southern and western Crete is superb. The surroundings are perfect for hiking in gorges of wild beauty, green paths and along charming streams. The fertile olive groves and vineyards provide a great track for your running, your cycling and your short hikes. In the surrounding area, there are hospitable small villages where you will be able to taste the famous Cretan hospitality of the friendly people of this place. A cup of coffee under a mulberry tree together with the people of the village, or reading your book will be images return to you after your holidays. The northern beaches are just a fifteen-minute drive away, and the exotic southern beaches are a thirty-minute drive, so guests are spoilt for choice!


Further details

No Refundable rental fee

Further details indoors

ECOLOGICAL HOUSE

During the designing and the construction of the villa we applied principles of ecological design to minimise the energy needs of the house and ensuring comfort in passive ways.
In this way we have constructed a house which satisfies our guests’demands and everyday needs by providing:
1. The incorporation of the building in its surroundings.
2. The thermic comfort bath in summer and in winter.
3. The cooling of the villa (withour air-conditioning), heating and hot water.
4. And finally, excellent conditios of natural of artificial lighting.

Further details outdoors

Parking for 2 cars

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 1 Sofa Bed, 4 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time: 14:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Nikos - Marianna A.
Average reply time:
1 hour 34 minutes
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
12 Feb 2019
Years listed:
8
Based in:
Greece
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Villa has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 7. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 06 Aug 2010. Located in Rethymnon Prefecture, it has 26 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £1269.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 12 Feb 2019.

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Guest reviews

Excellent – based on 26 reviews Excellent
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“Perfect family holiday”

Reviewed 25 Dec 2012

We are a young family with 3 kids - 6, 8 and 10 years old - and had a wonderful stay at Gonia. The house is newly built, the furniture and design were very tasteful and high quality. The house was always clean and taken care of. We always rent villas for the family in our summer holidays, and this time we were positively surprised. All electronic devices in the house were high-end quality, all kitchen-electronics from Miele, for example. We liked that very much. The pool was perfect, the garden small but big enough. The only little disadvantage was the missing air conditioner. Marianna told us that the villa is somehow ecologically built with special air-circulation. In the nights we opened the windows, it was ok for us. But the really positive thing was the little tavern from Marianna and Pedro, the owner family, 200m away from the villa. The food was perfect, our kids loved it so much. We also loved the owner family who were very guest-friendly and hospitable. Gonia is in the center of Crete and therefore well located. To Rethymno, the most beautiful city beside Chania we had a 10min drive.

“Great hosts & beautiful house”

Reviewed 10 Oct 2011

Thanks Marianna & Nikos for your warm welcome, we felt like being part of your family. Your villa is just amazing, beautiful with all modern equipment, We really enjoy our holidays in Crete, you have been always present & reply to all our questions. It was a real pleasure to eat several times at your taverna where we discover the real traditional cretan food, it was the best place from all the other places we went. The villa is really like the pictures and we haven't been disappointed at all by the villa and the services you provided during our 3 weeks stay. A big THANK YOU for all your hospitality. Karine, Eric, Massimo, Celia, Anne-Laure, Maxime & Valentine

Owner's reply: Thank you for your kind words.Maybe we see you again. Friendly, Nikos+Marianna+Petros+Mery

Review 1-10 of 26

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