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Traditional house with pool and great view!

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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Skouloufia, Rethymnon Prefecture, Crete
Villa Gaia is built at the edge of a traditional village surrounded by olives, oaks and Cretan herbs. The villa was an old stone built storage place, which was renovated keeping it's traditional character.
On the exterior of the villa, there is a beautiful garden as well as the swimming pool which has a size of 25 sq m, with sunchairs and umbrellas around. There is also a stone made barbeque and a nice veranda covered with a wooden pergola with beautiful views to the countryside .
Ideally suitable for 5 people, there are three bedrooms in the Villa, all with view to the sea – one with double bed and terrace, one with semi-double bed and terrace and one with twin beds. A baby cot is also provided to the guests.The house has a spacious dining and living room, traditionally decorated, with a fireplace and a smart satellite TV with a...
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Listing #HL7207205
About the Owner
Zacharias K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2016
Interaction with guests
As the owner of the house, I would like to help my guests know my place and make my best so that they will have a wonderful experience in Crete, which they will remember forever. As a result, I am available anytime for their questions about the house and I will be happy to help them with suggestions about places worth visiting and activities. A booklet with the region's most famous sightseeings is in the house for the guests. A welcome pack of fruits, juices, soft drinks, water, wine olive oil, coffee, tea and cakes or cookies is also offered to the guests on their arrival's day.
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

Cannot praise this place highly enough!!! Zacharias and his mum were fantastic. When we arrived we were greeted with wine and cookies etc. The house is clean with spectacular facilities! We could not have asked for a more beautiful home to stay in. We made...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Sarah-Lee N
Reviewed January 16, 2017

We had a truly fabulous 10 days at Villa Gaia in Jul 2015 and have felt guilty about not writing review ever since. The house was spotlessly clean and extremely well-equipped and tastefully decorated in a homely style. Beds were very comfy and plenty of...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Chickpeamad
Zacharias K, VR Owner at Traditional house with pool and great view!, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2017

Thank you James! We appreciate your good words for our villa and us very much and we are very happy that you had so nice time here. We are also very happy, because we met such a nice and kind family! We are looking forward...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
1) Pets are allowed only after communication with the owner. 2) Towels and bed linen are changed every 5 days, along with the house cleaning.The cleaning as well as the change of...
    1 Full bath
    3 Twins
    1 Crib
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
Villa Gaia is located in a beautiful rural area, full of trees and herbs, and has a spectacular view to the sea and the city of Rethymno, which is only 18kms away, as well as to the mountain Psiloritis. The guests can enjoy the relaxation and privacy of the village, but they are also very close to the beach (6kms), the city and all kinds of shops, as larger villages are nearby.
The region of the house has two of the most important historical sightseeings of Rethymno, the Arcadi monastery (8kms away) and the Ancient Eleytherna museum and archaeological site (7kms). Furthermore, it is located in the center of the island, which makes nearly all the island's sightseeings accessible.
Getting around
Although there is public transportation from Rethymno to Skouloufia and the opposite, a car is neccessary as the bus passes only once a day from the village.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Heraklion: 76.0 km
Ferry: Heraklion: 76.0 km
The two airports and harbours of Crete are the ones of Chania and Heraklion.
To reach the village, the guests should drive on Crete's modern main road from Chania to Heraklion in both cases. In the village of Stavromenos, 7kms east of Rethymno, they should turn to the old main road from Chania to Heraklion and follow this road. In the village of Viran Episkopi, they should turn right to the direction of Skouloufia and Eleytherna (there are signs there pointing the way). The villa is around 3kms away from the village of Viran Episkopi. I am available to give the guests more precise directions and GPS data to help them find the house easier.
Parking won't be a problem, as the house has it's own private parking place.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 6.0 km.
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