Villa To Rent In Crete
Villa with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and private pool in Crete, Greece
From £805 per week
Villa to rent in Crete, Greece
A ten-minute drive from Iraklion city, near Scalani village, this unique villa is situated in a green environment. A luxurious and quite comfortable place, ideal for relaxation.
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Villa overview - owner's description
A ten-minute drive from Iraklion city, near Scalani village, this unique villa is situated in a green environment. A luxurious and quite comfortable place, ideal for relaxation. With a wonderful view to the sea and the wild, natural ambience of Crete, such as the island of Dia, it is the right place for an unforgettable stay. It is very well connected by a very good road tissue and perfect for day trips to many of Crete’s archeological and historical sites as well as to the other Cretan villages in the area. The famous Knossos palace and the town of Myrtia, where is located the house of a great Greek writer, Nikos Kazantzakis, and a museum dedicated to his life and work, are both within a ten-minute drive from the house. Within the same distance you will find the village Archanes, a lovely village south of Heraklion which has received several awards. It has won a prize for the second-best restored village in Europe, and a first prize was won in the category Holistic and Fruitful High Quality Development. Authenticity and respect for the environment and the tradition have been the keywords in restoring the village. The preservation and promotion of historical monuments as well as the big effort to preserve the archaeological heritage make Archanes stand out and worth a visit.In case you do not have your own car, you can use the local bus line. The bus passes once every hour, and the bus stop is only a five-minute walk from your house. You can for instance take the bus to the centre of Iraklion city or other near places. In Scalani you can live the unique Cretan hospitality while tasting typical Cretan dishes and products.Your accommodation has a private pool in a green garden. The ground floor includes two spacious living rooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining room and a bathroom. On the first floor you will find a hall and a bathroom as well as four bedrooms, two of them with a double bed and the other two with each two single beds. From the first floor you also have access to an open attic with two single beds. Finally, an intermediate level between the ground floor and first floor holds an office.
This beautiful villa is made from brick or stone and was originally built in 1997 and refurbished in 2012. The agent has rated it as a five star property so it is one of their best villas - tastefully furnished and fully equipped. It is also great value for money. This villa has a private pool and sea view; it is also located in Crete, only 10km from Heraklio. The nearest airport is only 10km away. It is set in a good location, 5km away from a sandy beach. There's also a restaurant 1.2km away.
The villa has free wireless internet. You can also park on-site at no extra charge. The villa is well equipped: it has a refrigerator, microwave, washing machine and dishwasher. It also has a barbecue, a garden and some garden furniture outside.
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Outside this villa in Crete, GreeceThis villa has a pool, a barbecue and a garden.
Prices and availability
Updated 12 January 2019
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 20 January - 21 June 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 22 June - 6 September 2019: changeover day is Saturday.
- 7 September 2019 - 10 January 2020: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
Throughout 2019: Free of charge
Refundable Breakage Deposit
Throughout 2019: €300.00 per booking, paid locally
Bed linen (including towels)
Throughout 2019: free of charge
Throughout 2019: free of charge
About this villa
- Agent quality rating: five stars
- Year built: 1997
- Year modernised: 2012
- Holiday home (internal area 270 m2)
- Villa constructed from brick or stone
- Sea view
- Panoramic view of mountains
- Pets allowed (up to 2)
- Private, not overlooked pool
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- Outdoor swimming pool (60 m2)
- 1 TV
- CD player
- 1 DVD player
- Wireless internet
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This villa has 4 bedrooms:
- Bedroom no. 1: 1 double bed
- Bedroom no. 2: 1 double bed
- Bedroom no. 3: 1 single bed
- Bedroom no. 4: 1 single bed
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- Bathroom no. 1: bath, toilet with hot and cold water
- Bathroom no. 2: shower, toilet with hot and cold water
- Bathroom no. 3: shower, toilet with hot and cold water
- Living room
- Kitchen / living room
- Utility room
- Kitchen: hot and cold water
- Electric cooker
- Freezer box
- Coffee machine
- Washing machine
- Vacuum cleaner
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- Well insulated for all year round protection
- Central heating
- Terrace or similar
- A garden (external area 1700 m2)
- Some garden furniture outside
- Parking on the site (space for 3 cars)
- A barbecue
- Pool available from April to October
- Some garden furniture outside
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Frequently asked questions
When do I receive directions to the villa and key collection information?
Directions and details on how to collect the keys will be emailed to you after you have paid for the booking in full. You will receive full details about your booking including directions to the property and a booking voucher that you need to hand over to the property manager when you receive the keys. In some instances you may need to collect the keys from the property manager’s office or some other location which is not the actual property you have booked to stay in. Please note that the agent provides us with the GPS co-ordinates in the travel directions and we communicate these to you; you should contact the property manager if these are unclear.
Bed sizes / bedrooms
The exact dimensions will vary from property to property but the agent has specified that bed sizes are as follows:
- A single bed is typically 70cm to 85 cm wide and 180cm to 190cm deep.
- A double bed is typically 140cm to 180cm wide and 180cm to 190cm deep.
- A “grand lit” is a European double bed, suitable for couples, and can be smaller than the usual UK or American doubles. It is typically 130cm wide but in some instances may be wider; it is approximately 180cm to 190cm deep.
A bunk bed is two single beds, one on top of another. Some properties also have pull-out beds, sofa beds and/or bed chairs; in a few properties the bed can be low in a wooden frame on the floor. The beds often have terry cloth sheet mattress protectors to protect the mattresses; please use them with the bed linen.
Some properties may have a loft as a bedroom: this is usually an open room at the top of the house with sloping walls and mattresses on a low bed or on the floor itself. You need to climb a ladder to reach this room. Lofts are very popular with children but may not be suitable for adults or elderly guests.
If a property has an annexe then it will typically be a building attached to the main property or a small self-contained building. Annexes often have no central heating.
Please note that bedrooms in holiday rentals are usually not that large; you should refer to the floor plan to get a sense of size.
Quality rating: five stars. This is the agent’s highest rating and this property should be tastefully furnished and full equipped.
Preferred Partner From Virum, Denmark Member since Dec 2016
This villa is managed by Novasol, an established travel agent that was founded over 40 years ago. We've been working with them since December 2016 and have had 423 bookings with them.
Past bookings: 423 bookings
Response rate: 84%
Response time: within 10 hours
Number of properties: over 1,000
We are a property management company based in Copenhagen, Denmark. We offer self-catering properties throughout Europe including beautiful holiday homes near the sea, rustic country cottages in stunning surroundings, villas with private pools and many apartments close to a number of European cities.