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Villa Elena - Family-friendly, Private Villa with Swimming Pool near Rethymno

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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Villa Elena is located 14 kilometres east of Rethymno, on the outskirts of Viran Episkopi, a peaceful village built around the old diocese of 'Agrion' which had been established in the area during the Venetian occupation of Crete. The 180 sq.m. villa can comfortably accommodate up to 8 people, has a 45sq.m. private swimming pool with separate children's pool and is surrounded by a rich, beautiful garden within a 14.000sq.m. private olive grove. Next to the pool a fully equipped roofed BBQ and wood oven is available for you. The villa's premises are enclosed and not overlooked. Villa Elena is ideal for families looking for a relaxing, enjoyable holiday with privacy and tranquillity while at the same time remaining close to a multitude of interesting landmarks, places & activities located ...Villa Elena is located 14 kilometres east of Rethymno, on the outskirts of Viran Episkopi, a peaceful village built around the old diocese of 'Agrion' which had been established in the area during the Venetian occupation of Crete. The 180 sq.m. villa can comfortably accommodate up to 8 people, has a 45sq.m. private swimming pool with separate children's pool and is surrounded by a rich, beautiful garden within a 14.000sq.m. private olive grove. Next to the pool a fully equipped roofed BBQ and wood oven is available for you. The villa's premises are enclosed and not overlooked. Villa Elena is ideal for families looking for a relaxing, enjoyable holiday with privacy and tranquillity while at the same time remaining close to a multitude of interesting landmarks, places & activities located around the island. Nearby you could visit places of archaeological interest such as the monastery of Arkadi and the ruins of ancient Eleftherna, the sandy beaches only 5' away by car in the area of Skaleta and the lively city of Rethymno. The villa's central location also makes it an ideal base for excursions all around the island of Crete. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 1041K122K2739501More
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About the Owner
Yiannis P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2013
Interaction with guests
Understanding our esteemed Guests need to enjoy a holiday which is as care-free, rejuvenating and relaxing as possible, we are always happy to offer personal suggestions about places of interest in Crete that are worth a visit. We always welcome our Guests personally during their check-in at Villa Elena, to offer a quick tour around the premises and hand over the villa's keys. Other arrangements can be made depending on the time of our Guests' arrival. We are always available for contact by our Guests, for the whole duration of their holiday, to assist in cases of emergency or advice needed.
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Loved everything. The Villa is located in a small village, so it's very quite. The location is convinient for daily trips. You can find a supermarket and a butcher within 3 min drive. The Villa is fully equipped with everything you could ever think of....More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank 98perryg
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Yiannis and his family were wonderful hosts! The first day we arrived Yiannis's Mother had prepared a lovely vegtarian meal for us she also later in the week had made a delicious sweet dish wish we all loved. The Villa had more than enough space...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank meerab_13
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Villa Elena is the perfect family villa holiday home! My family and I were looking forward to a holiday together. Ages ranged from 6 to nearly 80! The villa owners Yiannis and his Mum Maria were the perfect hosts and couldn't do enough for us!...More

Date of stay: July 2018
2  Thank 590ninad
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This villa is truly magical. It is exactly as listed, and even more majestic then we thought. The pool is amazing - big enough for 2 adults and 3 grown up children to swim in and have fun. Sun all day around the pool and...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

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Date of stay: June 2017
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Garage
Internet Access
Children's Pool
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Blender
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Rethymno is the nearest city to Villa Elena. It is located in the northern part of Crete, approximately in the middle of the island between Chania and Heraklion, making it an ideal base of explorations. Rethymno combines the conveniences of a large modern city with the beauty of a well preserved charming old town including the castle Fortezza and Venetian port built during the Venetian occupation of the island. Throughout the summer there is a wide variety of interesting cultural activities and happenings, some of them even taking place inside the premises of our castle. The prefecture of Rethymno features some of the most beautiful beaches on the island, spanning across both its northern and southern coastline. Much of the rural inland still follows the same way of life for decades, provi...
Getting around
Our esteemed Guests will better enjoy their vacation in Crete and Villa Elena by using a rental vehicle for their transportation. Crete is one of the largest islands in the Mediterranean, offering a great variety of fantastic places worth a visit during their stay that are comfortably accessible only using private transportation.
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