Villa with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and private pool in Litsarda, Crete
From £522 per week
Villa to rent in Litsarda, Crete
A delightfully secluded two bedroom, two bathroom villa offering panoramic sea and mountain views. Private pool with easy access to beaches and local amenities.
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Villa overview - owner's description
A delightfully secluded, rural, retreat situated in its own large plot (1400 sq metres) and offering breathtaking sea/mountain views, 8m x 4m swimming pool (1.5m in depth), fantastic roof terrace, stylish accommodation and easy access to beaches and all local amenities.
For your security the villa complies with all relevant Greek legislation we have an EOT licence -reference 1042K91002911801- for both the house and pool.
Villa Anastasia is a beautiful single storey property with two bedrooms, one bathroom, one shower room and spacious open plan kitchen, living and dining area. The house is well equipped and furnished to a high standard in traditional Cretan style.
Sleeps five. There is fifth bed beneath the sofa in the living room.
Five minutes walk to the local pizzeria which also stocks basic provisions.
10 minutes drive to Almerida beach. Three minutes drive to shops and tavernas in Vamos. 25 minutes drive to Chania.
Car is considered essential when renting this property.
Villa Anastasia - Situation
Villa Anastasia is located in unspoilt countryside and offers panoramic views of Souda Bay. the beautiful white mountains and Drapanos Mount. Ideally situated for those seeking peace, quiet and seclusion yet with all amenities close to hand.
The charming hamlet of Litsarda is a five minute stroll from the house and basic supplies can be purchased from the local pizzeria/mini market alongside delicious pizza (eat in or takeaway). Vamos, a wonderful, traditional Greek village, with a bank, bakers, small supermarkets, two excellent tavernas and the local tourist office is three minutes drive by car. Wonderful beaches at Almerida and Kalives are only 10 minutes drive away.
Close to Litsarda there many other beautiful Apokoron villages to explore such as Gavalochori, Douliana, Xirosterni and Kefalas. The local countryside offers many opportunities for peaceful walks following old donkey trails through stunning scenery.
The whole house is light, airy, spacious and beautifully furnished. All furniture is traditional in style and has been made by a local craftsman.
There is a large, open plan, kitchen, dining area with high, wooden, vaulted ceilings for coolness. The villa is situated some way above sea level and receives plenty of through breeze in the summer months. However, fans are provided in the bedrooms for guests to use.
The pale green kitchen is well equipped with dining table, full size oven, fridge/freezer, washing machine, kettle, toaster and an array of pots, pans and cooking implements.
In the living area there is a traditional style sofa (with full size pull out single bed), working fireplace and well stocked bookcase. The sofa itself has also been used to sleep an additional child. Access to the front and pool terraces is through large, glass fronted french doors. A TV, DVD and CD player are provided for guests to use.
The master bedroom has two single beds, which can be pushed together to make a double, bedside tables, large wardrobe, dressing table/mirror and french doors leading to a terrace, again with fantastic views out over the bay. An iron and hairdryer are available for guests to use.
Next to the master bedroom is a large beautifully tiled bathroom, with dark blue mosaic tiles, complete with full size bath, shower and wc.
The second double bedroom is delightfully furnished with two single beds, a bedside table, chest of drawers and mirror all in painted blue wood. There is access to the terrace through french doors.
Next to this bedroom is a shower room, again beautifully tiled with pale blue mosaic tiles, with shower, sink and wc.
There are many terraces and seating areas from which to admire the lovely views. Garden furniture includes tables, chairs, loungers, sun beds and umbrellas. There is also a small bbq.
The 8m x 4m swimming pool has its own beautiful white stone terrace and catches the sun all day. It’s wonderful to sit here in the evenings sipping your wine looking out over the bay and watching as the bats swoop down over the pool. Parents of small children should note that the pool is 1.5m in depth and does not have a shallow end.
The large roof terrace is the perfect place for sun downers as you watch the sun slip behind the white mountains.
There is a white stone terrace which runs all the way round the house offering opportunities to find shady spots during the day.
Villa Anastasia is the ideal retreat for those seeking peace and tranquility amidst beautiful natural surroundings and will appeal to both families and more independent explorers.
This villa has 27 verified reviews.
27 out of 27 people recommend staying here
We had a lovely relaxing holiday. The villa is so nicely furnished with a lot of lovely little features. Pool is an excellent size and it has a large garden area. Loved the different areas around the villa where shade could be sought if need be. The only downside for us was the lack of air conditioning(which we knew about beforehand), the fans just blew hot air around, this was after trying to cool the place down in the evening with shutters open to let a breeze through but the breeze that was present during the day seemed to disappear in the evening!! We liked the location but some may think it a little remote, nearest beach 10 min drive down winding roads. There are a couple of villas within sight of this one but for us this was not a problem. We would recommend this villa to anyone wanting to totally relax and get away from it all.
Villa Anastasia was as described. Set in beautiful countryside with scenic views. The villa was clean and tidy and beds were comfortable. TV and wifi. We feel the villa was good value for money. The outside patio was wonderful for sitting in for breakfast but was definitely not private as neighbouring villas and the few people/traffic on the lane ( very friendly people from neighbouring areas) could clearly see the pool,seating area and actually inside the lounge if the doors were open. That said, we didn't ask Jane before travel about the level of privacy so no complaints. Jane was most helpful and her friendly communications were most welcomed. There was no bbq as stated in the ad ( despite searching). Not sure what happened there. One note, the pool is 1.5 m in depth with no shallow end, probably ideal for most adults but not for paddlers like me or young children. There was a lengthy power cut one day ( 8 til 2 pm) and we hadn't prior warning. The person in charge of the villa said, when we phoned him, that he didn't think it would have effected Litsarda. Maybe a suggestion for him to pass on this information to all tenants just in case it reaches the villa. Villa location was good for travel to Rethymnon, Georgioupoli, Heraklion and back into Chania ( pronounced Hania). Georgioupoli is a sleepy picturesque town you shouldn't leave til the last day to visit! Crete people are friendly, inclusive, outgoing and are good-humoured. We loved our week in Villa Anastasia and would definitely recommend.
The property is comfortable and rustic. When we arrived the pool terrace seemed to be quite public, however we discovered that the property is so remote that you can go all day without seeing another soul, however during our stay it looks like they were letting the new building next door which will sadly take away the privacy.
Watching the sun rise and set from the roof terrace was quite spectacular. Any issues arising whilst we were there were dealt with in hours, great service.
Lovely drives out in the direction of Kalives and Georgiopoli and we went to Lake Varna 3 times. See John the English Butcher in Vamos for your meat and other English products.
This was our second holiday at this villa and once again we had a fabulous time. The accommodation is excellent and provides all the home comforts you could want in a typical Cretan style.
The welcome gifts were superb again. We particularly liked the bowl of cherries.
We also welcomed the addition of a comfortable sofa in the living area.
The swimming pool had recently been newly tiled and was lovely. The people who came to clean it during our stay were very friendly and helpful, giving us tips on places to visit.
The whole area around the villa is magnificent. The views from the windows and the roof terrace are stunning.
We explored the area all around and found the information folder very useful with details of routes to places of interest and times to get there.
Nearby Almirida, Kalives and Georgopolis were our particular favourites but we also enjoyed Chania, Frankocastelloand Souda Bay. All definately worth a visit.
Overall a fantastic holiday again with friendly correspondence from Jane, the owner.
Thank you very much. We wil definately be going again.
The property was set in a lovely location with a distant sea view to the front and mountains behind and to the side. The villa was clean and tidy and well equipped. The welcome pack in the fridge was very helpful. The only small criticism of the kitchen was the very small freezer compartment, but apart from that all was excellent. It was quite hot when we were there in July and we had a few problems with invading ants but nothing a spray or two did not take care of.
We thought the pool was excellent and we gave it plenty of use, along with a number of the beaches nearby and on the south coast.
Whilst the villa is in a lovely quiet area, there are some part finished houses adjacent and we did experience intermittent builder activities while we were there.This did not detract too much from our enjoyment as it was not all day every day.
All in all, we had an excellent time at Villa Anastasia and will consider returning in future.
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Outside this villa in Litsarda, CreteThis villa is in the countryside and in a quiet area near the mountains. It has a pool, a balcony, outside lighting, a garden and a sea view. Car hire is necessary as the renter will need a car to get about for shopping, eating out and the beach; however parking is available if required.
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Updated 18 November 2019
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 28 January 2020 - 31 December 2022: bookings must be for whole weeks only and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
The villa will be thoroughly cleaned prior to your arrival. For a one week stay there are plenty of clean sheets and towels which guests can help themselves to. If you require a mid week maid service, (includes cleaning and changing sheets), during a one week stay this will incur a small extra charge of £25. During a two week stay the sheets will be changed and the villa cleaned at the end of the first week. This is included in the rental cost. Additional maid service will be charged at £25.
£25.00 per week, paid with booking
2 bedrooms, Sleeps 5:
- 2 single beds
- 2 single beds
There is also 1 single sofa bed in Under sofa in living room
2 bathrooms, 2 Separate WC's
Private pool, Size 8m x 4m, Depth 1.4m to 1.4m
CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, TV Languages in Local
Living area seats 5, Dining area seats 5, Open fire, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire essential
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster
Balcony or terrace, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden, Sea view
Children, Infants, Single gender groups
Inside: The house has 2 electric radiators available for guests to use. 2 electric fans are available if guests need to use them to cool the bedrooms at night. There are ample pots, pans, cutlery and crockery. The bookcase is very well stocked with a variety of books. Outside: BBQ, sunbeds (4) and umbrellas (2), steamer chairs (4), directors chairs (5) and 2 tables.
Private Owner From Brighton, United Kingdom Member since Nov 2006
Past bookings: 57 bookings
Last seen: 2 months ago
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