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Villa Dimitra - Traditional Country House

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Villa Dimitra is approved by Greek Tourism Organisation & managed by 'etouri vacation rental management'. Villa Dimitra is a two-story country house of 200 sqm which has been restored and renovated with respect for tradition. The building was originally constructed in 1800. In 1998, the owner renovated the house with respect to its history and transformed it into a traditional villa, where you can relax and enjoy the Cretan country side. Outdoors you can find a 70 sqm large garden with a large wooden table, the 25 sqm swimming pool, a barbecue, a traditional wood oven, a marble sink, facilities for cooking outside, sun beds with tables, plenty of places to sit and enjoy the magnificent view and private parking space for 2 cars. There is also a large fruits garden next to the villa with...Villa Dimitra is approved by Greek Tourism Organisation & managed by 'etouri vacation rental management'. Villa Dimitra is a two-story country house of 200 sqm which has been restored and renovated with respect for tradition. The building was originally constructed in 1800. In 1998, the owner renovated the house with respect to its history and transformed it into a traditional villa, where you can relax and enjoy the Cretan country side. Outdoors you can find a 70 sqm large garden with a large wooden table, the 25 sqm swimming pool, a barbecue, a traditional wood oven, a marble sink, facilities for cooking outside, sun beds with tables, plenty of places to sit and enjoy the magnificent view and private parking space for 2 cars. There is also a large fruits garden next to the villa with many varieties of fruit trees such as orange, fig, lemon, medlar, pear, apple, peach, apricot, and mandarin. Moreover in the yard and garden of the villa you will find 10 to 15 different varieties of organic grapes which are grown from June to October. You can enjoy all of our fruits and vegetables with your meal! Indoor living room area that has furniture with traditional Cretan textiles, offers entertaining equipment such as DVD and CD player, cable TV and wireless internet. It is worth noting that there is even a traditional fireplace in the kitchen and air conditioning in all bedrooms and heating in all rooms, in order for the house to be used as a travel destination during the winter in a transformation of the landscape of nature is particularly enjoyable. Three double bed bedrooms, two bathrooms and a modern fully equipped kitchen which has all the necessary appliances (such as retro-style electric oven, microwave, retro-style fridge and freezer, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, juicer, etc..) Villa Dimitra can accommodate 6 guests in 3 bedrooms which have double beds. Furthermore, there is a possibility to accommodate 2 more people (total 8), as the 2 comfortable couches can easily be converted into beds. There are also 2 bathrooms with shower and laundry for guests' convenience. Entering the house, there is an open-plan area of 33 sqm which includes a dining table for 6 people, a sofa-bed, the living room area with the TV and DVD player, a small room where you can find the washing machine and a bathroom. Right next to the living room area is the fully-equipped separate kitchen. On the ground floor there is also a dining table for 8 people and one more living room area with 3 sofa-beds. Finally the first double-bedded bedroom is located at the end of the ground floor, offering direct access to a veranda its own sitting area and to the garden of the house. Going up the wooden staircase, you will find the remaining 2 double-bedded bedrooms and a beautiful terrace with great view, which also has direct access to the villa's garden. One of the two bedrooms has an en-suite bathroom. The villa was built by John Chaliopoulou monk in 1800, who also renovated the existing main church of the village, Church of the Life Giving Fountain. In 1998 the house was bought by its current owners, who restored it as it is today. Situated in an area of exceptional natural beauty, surrounded by gardens with flowers and trees, not just a cottage or vacation cradle. Located on the highest point of the village inhabited by Venetians who left old Venetian buildings, offering stunning views of the Cretan Sea, Mount Psiloritis and surrounding lush mountains and gorges area. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 1041K91002986201More
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About the Manager
Kostas G. Vasilakis (Property Manager Etouri)
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
Interaction with guests
We will wait for you in the villa for your arrival (despite the arrival time, even after midnight) in order to help you with the house details and give you as much information as you want about the area, taverns, shops, places and beaches that you have to visit. Also we will clean the villa and change towels and linen every 3 days. Finally we will be there for your departure for our last thank you! Kostas will be also reachable on his cell phone and e-mails 24/7!
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

We were met by the charming owners who helped us find this villa in the old village of Amnitos. We were greeted with chilled glasses of water and traditional Greek cakes. After a tour of the extensive facilities, we were left to get on and...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Fowenn
Kostas V, VR Owner at Villa Dimitra - Traditional Country House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

I have to admit that the problems described in the above review really happened during the stay of Mr. Fowenn and all of them are now solved. I do not want to excuse the owner of the villa , and it is true that those...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had a wonderful stay at Villa Dimitra and would happily recommend this lovely house to anyone. The whole experience was great from the contact with the management company to being greeted by the owner as he showed us around his lovely home. The gardens...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

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Date of stay: June 2016
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We were so lucky to find this beautiful place and had the most amazing Easter break. We loved the house itself which is so vividly a place that is cherished by the family that own it and who made us feel so very welcome. It...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank YvetteMahon
Reviewed 6 September 2015

As a family of 5 with a 6,4 and 1 year old, we had a wonderful stay at Villa Dimitra and felt well looked after by the owner and villa management. The house is very nicely decorated and well equipped, the garden is magnificent with...More

Date of stay: July 2015
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Garage
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Fireplace
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
The village of Amnatos is 17km from the centre of Rethymno and it is the last village on the way to the historical Monastery of Arkadi. The village is built on a rocky and high location having superb views across the valley of Rethymno. The village was inhabited by the Venetians and the Turks and testify that the imposing buildings - towers of the village that survived until today. Houses Venetian notables (houses benezi), glass chimney style sebastiano serlio, mansions from the 17th and 18th century, imposing towers (the sanguinazzo) beautiful and lovely squares dominate and create a frame of a bygone era. Due to the location of the village and the terrain in the area, there are many beautiful hiking and biking trails as to the nearby village of Kapsaliana where you can find the Museum ...
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We will provide you detailed road directions using google maps in order to find the house easily. Just inform us from in which airport (Chania or Heraklion) is your arrival!
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