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flip flop traditional Cretan village house

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete
How about something completely different? A renovated stone house in the centre of the traditional village of Pano Gouves offers guests the best of both worlds. Experience village life & meet the wonderful local people, experience the greek culture first hand. Yet the beautiful beaches & livelier resort of Kato Gouves are only 2 kilometers away. The house is approx 140 yrs old, renovated to a high standard & offers all modern conveniences. There is a very private enclosed courtyard with bbq & seating for lazy evening's in, or alternatively a large 75m roof terrace with a pergola & seating for dining or sun chairs for relaxing. The village has 4 restaurant/tavernas so plenty of choices for eating out, there is also a mini market & bakery for supplies. Car hire is advised.
Listing #HL1297154
About the Owner
Jackie h
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2014
Interaction with guests
Guests will be met locally in the village by the lady who cares for house to receive keys & be shown to the property. The lady is living locally & is available by phone throughout your stay if any problems should arise
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

What a find! This lovely renovated house was everything we hoped for and more. Set in the middle of a traditional village, with church, tavernas, a fantastic bakery, small shop we instantly felt our first taste of Crete was perfect. The house is so charming,...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank daisydigger2015
crete46, VR Owner at flip flop traditional Cretan village house, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2016

Thanks so much for the review. I am so glad you enjoyed the house & look forward to your return Kind regards Jackie

Reviewed 25 October 2015

The house has been sympathetically renovated and is well-equipped. It is very convenient for Heraklion airport (less than 20 minutes) and is near to the main road for trips around the island. There are tavernas and a bakery literally around the corner and a couple...More

Date of stay: October 2015
1  Thank jan187062
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Reviewed 9 November 2014

Family holiday ,everything we could have asked for,House has all you could want, a traditional stone house ,so hard to find a treasure like this and all the mod cons in it .Fully equipped with a fab private terrace ,a brick built barbecue and a...More

Date of stay: September 2014
1  Thank 55cazzy
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
Maximum of 4 adults. No parties or anti social behaviour tolerated. Please respect that Gouves is a quiet village community. Smoking allowed in outside areas but please dispose of...
    1 Full bath
    1 Sofa
    2 Fulls
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  • Cleaning fee : £23 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Pano Gouves is a wonderful traditional village to experience the Greek lifestyle. It is also a good base for exploring the island, be it inland to the beautiful lassithi plateau & the cave of Zeus or maybe to visit historical sites like Knossos in Heraklion. There are plenty of beaches & small coastal villages to explore, I would suggest Sissi & a visit to the nearby Milatos caves.
If you wish to explore the south of the island, Matala is approximately 1.5hr drive, Ahgia galini is also worth a visit. Locally you will find Creta aquarium or maybe visit the nearby traditional villages of Pano hersonnosis for Greek dancing every Tuesday, or Piskopiano & Koutoloufari to eat!
Getting around
There is a good bus system on the island.
Push bikes, mopeds & cars can be hired locally in kato Gouves.
Taxis are available also.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: heraklion airport: 18.0 km
Ferry: heraklion: 20.0 km
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Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.0 km.
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