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LUXURY VILLA, STUNNING VIEWS, 2 BEDROOMS 2 BATHROOMS, SLEEPS 7

John Duncan

Speaks French, English
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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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John Duncan

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LUXURY VILLA, STUNNING VIEWS, 2 BEDROOMS 2 BATHROOMS, SLEEPS 7

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday villa in Elounda - Villa Jolyn, Near Elounda

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Villa Jolyn is a detached villa in a quiet rural location. Unrivaled views of Elounda, Mirabello Bay and the Sitian mountains. Only a few minutes walk to the village of Pines,where you can enjoy a meal & drink. Less than 10 minutes by car to the shops, bars, restaurants and sandy beaches of Elounda and 5 minutes by car to the traditional village of Epano Elounda and the film set of the TV series The Island.. On one level, fully air conditioned accommodation comprises, 2 en-suite bedrooms, one with a separate entrance via the courtyard, lounge/dining room, fully fitted kitchen, all with wonderful sea/mountain views. A shaded outdoor dining area, gas BBQ. Access to the villa is by 5 well spaced steps from the private car park through the courtyard area -suitable for the elderly or infirm. A wide balcony round two sides of the villa offers a choice of seating areas. The property and garden is maintained to a high standard & housekeeping/maintenance are available on site 24 hours a day.

Wi-Fi now available!!!

Massive discounts now available for remainder of 2013 holiday season, contact us for details.

All guests will be met on arrival and settled into their holiday home.

A welcome pack (tea, coffee, sugar, milk, butter, bread, bottled water,cereal, jam, eggs, beer, pop, crisps and wine) is provided free of charge.

Any special requests should be made when booking.

Full travel insurance including medical cover is recommended.

For further information and pictures of this villa please contact the owners John & Lynn via phone or email.

We will always be pleased to offer any advice or assistance to enhance your stay

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome

John Duncan

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2010
Speaks French, English
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We found ourselves able to leave the cold and damp behind and relax after our hectic careers. We found this piece of land and built our villa to our own design.

John Duncan purchased this villa in 2003

Villa Jolyn offers unparalleled quality accommodation and stunning views all year round. We live on site so are able to offer face to face advice and help all day every day to make your holiday everything you could want - and more!

The villa offers stunning views, mature gardens, a fully equipped kitchen, and luxurious rooms. Come and stay at any time of the year, we think that early in the season or even before offers the traveller much greener scenery, fabulous wild flowers and for those who prefer, cooler temperatures than mid summer although still shorts weather!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the number on this listing.
Trust & Security
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Reviews

5
based on 18 holidaymaker reviews

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Luxury villa, Stunning views, 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, sleeps 7
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
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Luxury villa, Stunning views, 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, sleeps 7
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p443683
+30 6950397572
Elounda Lassithi
5

BRILLIANT AND MORE

  • 5 out of 5
We were so looking forward to staying at Villa Jolyn and it met all our expectations and then some. First impression as Lynn showed us round was how clean and homely the villa was ,all needs catered for and what a view. On the days when the temperature hit the 40s it was a haven to relax and read in the shade on the terrace and in the immaculate garden. Lynn and John were very friendly and flexible in making sure our stay was comfortable. Everything that you could want was provided and all of it to the highest possible standard. We have had a brilliant time. Thanks so much to John and Lynn
  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Iain and Rachel. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Jolyn and hope both to see you again and hopefully some of your friends as nothing beats a personal recommendation! Loved having you here.
All the best,
John and Lynn
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Luxury villa, Stunning views, 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, sleeps 7
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p443683
+30 6950397572
Elounda Lassithi
5

FANTASTIC !!!!!!

  • 5 out of 5
Once again we have had the pleasure of staying at VILLA JOLYN ,the cleanest and most helpful hosts nothing you wouldn't have in your own home ,location stunning every thing is so close by fabulous beaches great food ,customer service second to none, we recommend this home to any of our friends many fantastic places to visit . we will see you again next year thanks once again
  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a lovely review, here at Villa Jolyn we welcome all of our guests personally, and do our very best to ensure that your holiday here on Crete is all that you hoped for and more !!
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Luxury villa, Stunning views, 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, sleeps 7
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p443683
+30 6950397572
Elounda Lassithi
Sidcup, Kent, UK
5

TRULY AMAZING

  • 5 out of 5
My husband and I stayed at Villa Jolyn from 18th September to 2nd October. In the 20+ years that we have been visiting Greece, this is most definitely the best holiday rental we have stayed in. The views from the villa are absolutely stunning. Not only is the villa itself fitted out to the highest possible standard, but it is also so comfortable that it doesn't feel like a holiday rental but actually a home - Lynn, I especially loved the big fluffy towels in the bathroom. But more importantly, it is absolutely spotless.

Lynn, your garden is truly amazing and I have lots of close-up pix of the various cacti (small and large). As one of the early reviewers said, it was an effort to make ourselves move and go out and about in and around Elounda - we were just so comfortable at the villa. Lots of lovely little places on the veranda to sit and read or sunbathe. Truly perfect. We loved it so much. Many thanks to you both for providing us with such comfort.
  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2012
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Steve and Philomena, thank you for your comments - we are glad that we are getting it right! If the rest of the world is looking for the ideal place to get away from it all, you must try Villa Jolyn.
You owe it to yourselves! Once you have stayed here you will understand the Scottish saying, "Go slowly, come back quickly!"
We hope to see you all soon, but book early and be sure of a holiday to remember.
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Luxury villa, Stunning views, 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, sleeps 7
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p443683
+30 6950397572
Elounda Lassithi
north lincolnshire
5

ANOTHER FANTASTIC HOLIDAY !!!!!!!!!!!

  • 5 out of 5
Yet another fantastic holiday ! such a clean place ,everything you need is at hand and the owners are so helpfull nothing is too much trouble .A real home from home .
As always pleanty to do in and around elounda or just lazy days around the fantastic gardens at the villa.
Got to make sure they have room for us next year
Will be recommending this place to every one
thank you lynn and john
  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: As always,
a pleasure to welcome Sue and Wayne to Villa Jolyn, Look forward to meeting up with you in the UK this winter, and seeing you back out in the sun next year. Lynn & John
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Luxury villa, Stunning views, 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, sleeps 7
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p443683
+30 6950397572
Elounda Lassithi
5

THE PERFECT PLACE TO RELAX

  • 5 out of 5
My wife and I stayed at Villa Jolyn from the 5th to the 16th of September and had a wonderfully laid back and relaxed holiday. We have stayed in and around Elounda on a number of occasions and quite simply the standard of the accommodation here is up with the very best.

The villa is spacious, spotlessly clean, immaculately furnished and with every possible home comfort you could need. The garden is full of colourful and exotic plants and on top of all that the views from the villa and the balcony are panoramic and exceptionally beautiful.

Having been to the area before we did not need to dash off out sightseeing every day so it fitted the bill perfectly and we made full use of it by spending a large part of the holiday simply loafing about on the balcony or in the garden reading, sunbathing, or simply looking at the view.

John and Lynn are the perfect hosts, making us feel very welcome and supplying lots of useful local information and great recommendations for eating out; Platonas taverna in Fourni being a particular highlight and a real Cretan experience.
Their pet cats were friendly, entertaining, but well behaved and never a nuisance and dear old Gus in particular would have been kidnapped if we could have got him through security.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, we recommend it very highly and we will be back!
  • Review Submitted: 23-Sep-2012
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Richard for your review. We always aim to provide the best we can and it looks like our efforts are paying off! If you want a holiday you will always remember, we will be pleased to welcome you into our home.
See you soon!
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Luxury villa, Stunning views, 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, sleeps 7
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p443683
+30 6950397572
Elounda Lassithi
5

WONDERFUL, RELAXING HOLIDAY!

  • 5 out of 5
Many thanks to John and Lynn for a fabulous holiday! The property is exactly as advertised, spotlessly clean, comfortably furnished, and was perfect for our family. Great for anyone with young children as the balcony is very safe and gated, as is the garden. A car is a must, as the house is up quite a hill, but Elounda proper is only a few minutes drive. The house is just great, with the most spectacular view that never gets old. The balcony was the perfect place to relax with a cup of tea in the morning or a glass of wine in the evening and just soak up the view.

Thanks for the beach and restaurant recommendations - wish we could have tried them all! We hope to return one day to do just that! :-)

All the best,
Jane
  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jane for your kind words. It was a pleasure to make your holiday so memorable and we look forward to welcoming you back to Villa Jolyn to try the rest of the beaches and restaurants. A great place to lie back and relax!
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Location

Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Heraklion
Nearest Ferry
12 Kilometres
Agios Nikolaos
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Elounda
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Kafenion- traditional bar in the village of Pines
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Elounda
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Pines
Car: necessary

Villa Jolyn is a detached villa, situated in it's own grounds of half an acre with spectacular views of Elounda, Mirabello Bay and the Sitian Mountains. Villa Jolyn is only a few minutes walk from the traditional Cretan village of Pines, one of the oldest on the island.

The accommodation in the villa is all on one level - The main accommodation comprising, the kitchen, living / dining room and master bedroom with en-suite shower room. The second bedroom with en-suite shower room is also on the same level. All rooms have wonderful sea and mountain views and have outside areas where you can relax and soak up the sun during the day, and enjoy a relaxing evening meal and a drink, while watching the spectacular sunsets. The villa is maintained to a high standard, and is furnished with comfort in mind, and enjoys a good sized, fully equipped kitchen.

The resort of Elounda is less than 10 minute's drive away, and offers a wide choice of restaurants, bars and beaches. Here you will find boat hire, various water sports and the opportunity to book excursions to places of interest such as the Palace of Knossos, the Samaria Gorge, the island of Spinalonga, (as featured in Victoria Hyslop's book 'The Island' ) and Chrissi Island. The town of Agios Nikolaos is only 12 km away along the coast road and offers a wide selection of shops and night life. For the more adventurous, a 2 hour drive along the spectacular coast road will bring you to Sitia and the only palm forest in Europe on the beach at Vai (where the Bounty Bar adverts were filmed). A 1 hour drive takes you to Ierepetra on the South coast which is the sunniest and most Southerly town in Europe.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday villa in Elounda, Lassithi

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
High Season
1 Jul 2014 - 31 Aug 2014
2 night minimum stay
£194
for 2 nights
£680
 
 
Mid Season
1 Sep 2014 - 30 Sep 2014
2 night minimum stay
£160
for 2 nights
£560
 
 
Low Season
1 Oct 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
2 night minimum stay
£126
for 2 nights
£440
 
 
Winter
1 Nov 2014 - 31 Mar 2015
2 night minimum stay
£97
for 2 nights
£340
 

Additional information about rental rates

A 20% non refundable deposit will be required to confirm your booking. If booked within 4 weeks of your holiday full payment will be required at the time of booking. Final balance to be paid 4 weeks prior to arrival.
Please Note: The owner of this property accepts payment in the original currency specified (British Pound), before use of conversion tool.
Western Union payments by arrangement.
Notes If holiday cancelled by you, deposit is non refundable. If cancelled once the final balance is paid, this will be non refundable. If the owners are unable to re-let the property for the same period. If the holiday is cancelled by us a full refund of monies paid will be made. Rental period commences 14:00 hrs on first day and ends 10:00 hrs on last day unless otherwise agreed on booking.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Elounda in Lassithi

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Luxury
  • Family
General:
  • Living Room
  • Internet ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Fireplace
  • Activities Guide
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Firewood
  • Basic Soaps
  • Thermos Flask
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Broadband Access
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Maker
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • washing machine and tumble drier
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , folding bed on request
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Both bedrooms have air conditioning, ceiling fans, fitted wardrobes, hair driers and balcony/terrace with sea and mountain views. Feather pillows and quilts are standard unless otherwise requested. A double sofa bed is available on request. Single folding bed available. Cot available.
Entertainment:
  • Toys ...
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Large Cooler
  • Barbecue ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Barbecue
  • 15 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • water parks
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • caves
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hunting small game
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • water tubing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • diving
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
Notes:
Internet connection available for your laptop. High chair, cot, (bedding supplied), single folding bed and double sofa bed - can be used as two single beds, (with full depth sprung mattresses) all available on request at no extra charge. Please note that smokers are welcome but we ask that you do not smoke indoors. Ash trays are provided outside and it is essential that you dispose of cigarette ends very carefully due to the risk of brush fires. Sheets and towels, including beach towels, are changed weekly, if staying for more than seven nights a full mid stay clean is included at no extra charge. Further housekeeping services, mid week clean, daily maid service and baby sitting (English qualified nurse) available by arrangement at extra cost.
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