Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday cottage in Elia - GKR162
A ten-minute drive from Iraklion city, near Scalani village, this unique villa is situated in a green environment. A luxurious and quite comfortable place, ideal for relaxation. With a wonderful view to the sea and the wild, natural ambience of Crete, such as the island of Dia, it is the right place for an unforgettable stay. It is very well connected by a very good road tissue and perfect for day trips to many of Crete’s archeological and historical sites as well as to the other Cretan villages in the area. The famous Knossos palace and the town of Myrtia, where is located the house of a great Greek writer, Nikos Kazantzakis, and a museum dedicated to his life and work, are both within a ten-minute drive from the house.Within the same distance you will find the village Archanes, a lovely village south of Heraklion which has received several awards. It has won a prize for the second-best restored village in Europe, and a first prize was won in the category Holistic and Fruitful High Quality Development. Authenticity and respect for the environment and the tradition have been the keywords in restoring the village. The preservation and promotion of historical monuments as well as the big effort to preserve the archaeological heritage make Archanes stand out and worth a visit. In case you do not have your own car, you can use the local bus line. The bus passes once every hour, and the bus stop is only a five-minute walk from your house. You can for instance take the bus to the centre of Iraklion city or other near places. In Scalani you can live the unique Cretan hospitality while tasting typical Cretan dishes and products.Your accommodation has a private pool in a green garden. The ground floor includes two spacious living rooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining room and a bathroom. On the first floor you will find a hall and a bathroom as well as four bedrooms, two of them with a double bed and the other two with each two single beds. From the first floor you also have access to an open attic with two single beds. Finally, an intermediate level between the ground floor and first floor holds an office.
- pets considered