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Villa Sofia Bungalow

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Description from owner

Description

Villa Built in 2012 Only 500m from the sandy beach of Sfakaki from , approximately 10 min walk.

with open plan kitchen and living area, two bedrooms.air con in all rooms (no extra cost) ,with Mosquito blinds fitted to the bedroom patio door and windows.

towels and bedlinen provided, and For guests staying longer than 7 nights there is a weekly towel and linen change. the pool is shared with the neighbouring villa only and is filled from June– end of October (earlier by arrangement only), Around the pool area there are 4 sun-beds, umbrella, outside dining table and chairs,Picnic table and hammock on roof terrace.and shower facilities, BBQ and small private garden area. The private roof terrace covers the entire footprint area of the house and is stylishly equipped with low level outdoor lighting. and power points.

From June 2017 free why-fi will be included. This family villa makes the most of its magnificent views to the sea and the mountains from its rooftop

Villa Built in 2012 Only 500m from the sandy beach of Sfakaki from , approximately 10 min walk.

with open plan kitchen and living area, two bedrooms.air con in all rooms (no extra cost) ,with Mosquito blinds fitted to the bedroom patio door and windows.

towels and bedlinen provided, and For guests staying longer than 7 nights there is a weekly towel and linen change. the pool is shared with the neighbouring villa only and is filled from June– end of October (earlier by arrangement only), Around the pool area there are 4 sun-beds, umbrella, outside dining table and chairs,Picnic table and hammock on roof terrace.and shower facilities, BBQ and small private garden area. The private roof terrace covers the entire footprint area of the house and is stylishly equipped with low level outdoor lighting. and power points.

From June 2017 free why-fi will be included. This family villa makes the most of its magnificent views to the sea and the mountains from its rooftop terrace. .

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Close to all local amenities and just 10 minutes drive to Rethymno.

Villa Sofia offers a wonderful rural location with superb views of both the sea and the White Mountains.

A 10min walk will into the heart of Sfakaki, where you will find mini-market,and free Wi-fi available at the local tavernas, walking distance to the pleasant sandy beach. The bus stop is at the local supermarket less than 10min walk from Villa Sofia

The village of Stavromenos is also nearby with its tavernas, shops, and supermarket. There is a regular bus service between Rethymno and Sfafaki

Both Chania and Iraklion airports are approximately 1 hour by car.

Finally we recommend you to have a car but it is not necessary Everything is reachable by foot and also there is a bus stop to Rethymno and a Taxi rank 400 meters away from the villa!

Location description from owner

The Rethymnon Prefecture region

Crete island is the largest of Greece and is located in the south of the Aegean Sea. Crete is one of the most famous Greek islands and often visited with Santorini. It is separated in 4 prefectures: Chania, Heraklion, Lassithi and Rethymno. The island has everything to offer: mountainous landscapes, a coast with many beautiful beaches and rocky coves, beautiful towns and charming villages and harbors, excellent food, ruins like Knossos, of the Minoan Civilization, one of the greatest civilization ever, an exciting nightlif

Sfakaki

The Rethymno / Sfakaki areaThis villa offers a delightful rural location with magnificent views of both the sea and the White Mountains. Between an olive field and a vineyard, this location is ideal for a relaxing and peaceful holiday. A short walk will lead you into the heart of Sfakaki, where you will find mini-markets, taverns and easy access to the nice sandy beach. The village of Stavromenos is also nearby with its tavernas, shops, petrol station and supermarket. There is a regular bus service between Rethymno and Sfafaki.__The town of Rethymno is overflowing with history and amazing Venetian and Turkish architecture. It is built around the charming old harbour with the fishing boats are arriving with the days catch. The new harbour and marina next to it, connects the town with the mainland of Greece._This traditional town is packed with atmosphere, the third largest in Crete, where narrow, alleyways and beautiful old houses mix with modern life._Rethymnon prefecture is situated perfectly in the middle of Crete, between the prefectures of Heraklio and Chania, which make it an ideal base from which to explore the island. The easy access to the National Highway makes moving around the island a smooth process.

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Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Central heating
  • Safe
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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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
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Slater & Jayne W

Tourist Licence
E.O.T. MHTE. 1.0.4.1.K.9.1.0.0

Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
23 Aug 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English


This Bungalow has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 13 Oct 2011. Located in Rethymnon Prefecture, it has 9 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £400 to £550.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 23 Aug 2016.

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“Fab villa- a home from home!”

Reviewed 23 Oct 2014

We stayed here at the very beginning of October. The villa was lovely, really well equipped and clean. The pool was clean and the roof terrace and BBQ well used! It was a lovely and quiet, a bit away from shops/pubs etc so not right in the middle of things , however near enough that you can walk to the nearest pub and shop in about ten minutes... and there were always taxis to get you home if needed! We were very sad to leave.

“What a fantastic family holiday we had at this superb accomodation!!”

Reviewed 11 Oct 2013

We are a family of 4, and we need to book places with 2 separate bedrooms. This had 2 bedrooms, a lovely lounge and kitchen, and although the pool is shared with 1 other property, the other 1 was empty during our stay, so we had exclusive use of the pool, right out side our front door. It was lovely. My wife could swim in the morning on her own, I could swim with my son in the evenings. It was absolutely brilliant. Its fully air conditioned. They had satellite TV, games like cards and chess, a safe box, your own parking space, so everything you could need. The accommodation was clean, modern and in very good condition. The only down sides were, the water stops running to the property for a couple of hours late afternoon to early evening each day, you have to walk the bins down to the skips about 100 yards away, and the bathroom floor gets soaked whenever you take a shower, but these issues were all very trivial and we loved the place!!!!

Thank you glad to hear that you all enjoyed your stay at Sofia sorry about the water supply it only happens from time to time hope it didn't trouble you to much, but its out of our hands. As for the bathroom I have to agree although it was designed as a wet room it can be a small problem, and for that reason we have put it on our to-do list for next year since you stay we have added a hammock and picnic table to the roof terrace , hopefully we will se you again Regards Slater & Jayne

“Great place, great location and would go back”

Reviewed 30 Apr 2013

Lovely place, well kitted out, good directions. If anything the photos don't do it justice as we found it larger than expected and four adults fitted in comfortably. Great 2 hour mountain drive to south of island just by turning rigth out of the car park and just about going straight! The only drawback was the shower. The curtain is ineffectual and with four people showering, occasionally twice a day the floor was always wet but this was a minor problem that would probably solve itself at hotter times of the year.

Thank you glad you all enjoyed your stay at Sofia, we would love to have you back, as for the shower curtain I agree ,it was only put in to protect the wash basin cupboard as it’s a wet room design ,and you are correct not a problem in the hotter weather Regards Jayne & Slater

“Stunning,Immaculate, Beautifully Furnished”

Reviewed 6 Oct 2012

We had a wonderful time. Super communication by the owners. We will go back again and again. The apartment is brand new and luxurious but value for money.

Thank you Hope to see you again Jayne & Slater

“Brilliant, relaxing stay.”

Reviewed 2 Oct 2012

A lovely well equipt villa, facilities excellent, fly screens were a nice touch. We enjoyed a peaceful relaxing holiday. Roof top terrace an added bonus. No extra charges, i.e. for air con. Will be back

Thank you Glad you enjoyed your stay, although mosquitos are not a great problem at the Villa We found it preferable to sleep with the bedroom doors open on very hot nights; I’m a light sleeper and find the hum of an air-con unit even on night setting disturbing.

“Perfect little home from home for those familiar with the area”

Reviewed 25 Sep 2012

We really liked that this apartment was owned by an English couple, as this made it feel like much more of a "home from home" than staying somewhere more Cretan or traditional. Great size for two adults or a couple with one/two children. The villa is a good 10-15 mins outside of Rethymno (the main town) but Adelianos Kampos and Platanes, two suburb-like areas of Rethymno, are only 5 mins away and have a great variety of supermarkets, bakeries, etc to keep the kitchen well stocked. The bathroom drain can be a little aromatic, shall we say - but a regular spot of bleach sorted that out! All in all a great little pad for our two week stay, and we would definitely book again.

Thank you for your comments as you know this was the first season that the Villa has being available for letting your comments are appreciated the drains are connected to a septic tank and occasionally Can be a little aromatic, we will be installing air purifier for 2013. hopefully you will come again in 2013

“we would re-book and recommend Villa Sofia”

Reviewed 7 Sep 2012

Great villa for a relaxing holiday well equipped Home and nicely furnished you immediately feel that this is somebody's home and not just a holiday let, the vila was spotlessly clean, swimming pool also clean and water quality excellent. Car not essential but recommended as the taxi from the airport can be expensive two local supermarkets within five and 15 min walk although for major shop best to drive 15 min to the larger Lidl, a few local restaurants are only a short walk away. beach approx 10 mins walk . we would re-book and recommend.

Thank you for taking good care of the Villa, and hopefully we will see you again

“Excelent”

Reviewed 3 Jul 2012

Very good equipped villa for vacation with kids. A car is necessary.

Thank you hope you had a great a holiday, hopefully we will see you again Slater & Jayne

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