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  • Family villa, sleeps 8, own pool, NOT OVERLOOKED - walk to shops and beach
    Family villa, sleeps 8, own pool, NOT OVERLOOKED - walk to shops and beach
    Family villa, sleeps 8, own pool, NOT OVERLOOKED - walk to shops and beach
    Impressive private gated drive and private parking
    Plenty of space around this villa
    Good place to watch the kids play in the pool
    Outside eating area is fully shaded
    Property description
    Holiday Rental House – 
    4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
    Villa Asteria is designed with comfortable double & twin bedrooms. It has a private swimming pool which is GATED to help with child safety.

    Located in our St Basil Olive Grove, only 3 minutes drive from the beach at Almirida, on the Apokoronas Peninsular in North West Crete (35 minute drive from Chania Airport). Also nearby, only a 12 minute walk away, is the 1000-year old Greek village of Gavalochori with tavernas & shops.

    The villa shares the Olive Grove with only 4 other villas (also owned by us) but is not overlooked by them so your privacy is protected. Unusually for Crete, there is at least 60 metres between each house, and separated by colour full private gardens. The olive grove is huge (4.5 acres, 17,000 sq metres) and is fully fenced and gated. The road to Almyrida ha...
  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Balcony
    • Cooker
    • Cots:(2)
    • Dining Seats (8)
    • Double Beds:(2)
    • DVD Player
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Living Room Seats (8)
    • Microwave
    • Private Garden
    • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
    • Refrigerator
    • Safe
    • Satellite TV
    • Secure Parking
    • Shower Rooms (1)
    • Single Beds:(4)
    • Stereo System
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    Villa Asteria sleeps groups in comfort, with parties of up to 8 people each having their own bed - no need for pull out or camp beds in the living room. When comparing our villas to others you see online you should ask the agent/owner the following questions:

    1) How far away in metres is the nearest neighbouring house? ... What separates us?

    2) Do I have to share a BBQ or pool with another house?

    3) Is there easy access between kitchen and outside dining area? ... Or do I have to climb up and down a flight of stairs?

    4) Will everyone in my party have a proper bedroom? ... Will some have to sleep on camp beds in the living/dining room?

    AND if you are a parent with young children: Is the pool easily visible from the kitchen/living room area? ... Are there any safety gates around the poo...
    Listing #HL38941 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

    Showing rates for up to guests.
      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    Default - - 5 nights
    Winter 2014-2015 2 Nov 2014 27 Mar 2015 7 nights -- --
    Early Season 28 Mar 2015 1 May 2015 5 nights
    Spring 2 May 2015 22 May 2015 5 nights
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    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    We charge based on number of guests. We are showing prices for 4,6 and 8 persons. If you have 2 or 3 persons the price will be reduced by £ 58 per person per week
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car not needed
    How to get there
    Airport: CHANIA: 20.0 km
    Ferry: Chania: 20.0 km
    The nearest airport is Chania (sometimes written as Hania). This is an easy half-hour drive away, depending on traffic.

    Chania airport is your easiest option because there are regular flights on a Tuesday from most UK main & regional airports (except Scotland). Most of the villa rental market in West Crete is geared towards Tuesday - Tuesday bookings because of this. If you can organise your holiday to start on a Tuesday you are more likely to get the availability you prefer.

    The alternative airport is Heraklion. Compared to Chania, flights may be slightly cheaper, and there is a wide choice of arrival dates. However, the drive is longer - just over 2 hours - but it is an easy straight road across the island and gives you the opportunity to see more of Crete.

    Tuesday flights to Ch...
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.0 km.
    Nearby cities
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English first
Leicester, UK
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 November 2014 for a stay in June 2014

A beautiful, well equipped villa set in peaceful surroundings, ideal for a relaxing holiday for couples or families. We were looking for privacy, peace and quiet and that is what we got - almost. We have long since given up hotels, with their noisy activities around the swimming pool, insufficient sunbeds and set meal times. We much prefer the flexibility...


Sue P
Ludlow, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 25 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

This area is outstanding and would definitely return to it as unable to fault the surrounding amenities however the steep uphill distance from these amenities which was not mentioned on the particulars rather spoilt the experience overall. A car was very necessary for this property but not stated. The villa was not ready on arrival at 4 pm the upstairs... more

Management response:

We are sorry to hear about this guest's problems.This is the first negative response we have had about the cleanliness of the villa. On the contrary we normally receive great reviews about the cleaning staff and the cleanliness of the villa. There should have been 2 beds made up and we are sorry that this was not done. The local... more

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Shani B
Uley, null, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 8 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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The villa was lovely, not overlooked at all. Just 10 minutes walk to the nearest village of Gavalochori which had a selection of cafe's with friendly staff. We were made very welcome. The beach at Almirida is safe and clean surrounded by shops and restaurants. I would highly recommend this villa. more

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