Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Chania - Fenareti's House
Cottage with 2 bedrooms and 2 independent bathrooms, near the Kalives beach
Fenareti's house is located in a small village of Apokoronas in Chania. The calmness of the village in combination with the beauty of the nature make the accommodation really pleasing. The house has a special architectural style as it is built amphitheatrically on the roots of a mountain and its spaces are shaped in different levels. The main construction materials of the house are wood and stones, offering a unique sense of relaxation and tranquillity.
At its about 130 sqm Fenareti offers a big sitting room with fireplace and two stone sofas, a full comforted kitchen, two bedrooms and two bathrooms. At the lower level of the house is located the second bedroom with beautiful view at the sea and the village's champaign.
Fenareti's house is available all year round. The property is ideal for couples, families and groups of friends who look for something special and want to avoid clamorousness towns and live the traditional way of life at a traditional Crete village.
Apokoronas brief history: Apokoronas is one of the five provinces of Chania Prefecture, in its Northeastern part. During the ancient times the word 'Apokoronas' is not at all mentioned. The only thing names that are mentioned are those of the villages of the province. During the Byzantine Era there is a reference of the name of the region as a village. As a Province it is referred to the Venetian Occupation of Crete, however, without knowing the exact limits of the area at that time. As a toponymy it is mentioned as 'Apikonna' in the Convention between the Byzantine General Vatatzis and the Duke of Crete Ioustiani in 1236.
Neo Horio and nearby: Neo Horio, 24km from the town of Chania, rests comfortably against the side of a hill overlooking a lush valley of olive and orange groves. Its name means 'New village', and that because it was built in the ruins of a village destroyed by invaders of Crete. In the center of the village several 'kafeneia' (coffee shops) are located who serve coffes, refreshments and drinks, and from the evening the bake the most famous souvlaki in Crete!
From the top of Neo Horio, if you look northwards over the valley you can see the azure waters of the Mediterranean, about 4km away, glimmering under the glory of the sun. There lies the coastal village of Kalyves. However, nestled in the valley between Kalyves and Neo Horio lies the village of Armenous with its famous underground springs of water, and its traditional restaurants
Fenareti's House-How to get there: The house's name was taken by the landlady's name, Fenareti. Also, famous Greek philosopher Sokrates' mother name was Fenareti. Fenareti’ s House constructed in 1780, at the centre of Neo Horio. It was built in three levels according to the slope of the ground. In 1993 it was refurbished by the present owners with respect to the landscape and the environment. New owner’s ambition was to create a house that would offer a comfortable accommodation to every demanding visitor.How to get there?
-Fenareti's house is just 27 km from Chania's airport (CHQ) via national road
-Flights available from www.olympicair.com - www.aegeanair.com (for internal flights) / www.cheapflight.co.uk-ryanair.com-www.easyjet.com
-Fenareti's house is just 20 km from Souda's port via national road.
-For boat tickets from www.anek.gr
-Car hire available directly from airport from a variety of big companies
-Fenareti's house is just 2km far from the National Road E75 (leading from Kissamos to Aghios Nikolaos)
- Low Allergen Environment
- wheelchair inaccessible
- pets not allowed
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome