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Stunning villa with private pool in Heraklion, Crete.

Michael

Member since: 2011
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Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms2
Property type villa

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Stunning villa with private pool in Heraklion, Crete.

People10
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms2
Property type villa

Overview

Photos and Description of this 6 bedroom holiday villa in Episkopi - Villa Galini

Private pool, 2 double and 4 single bedrooms that can host up to 10 people

The interior area of the villa is 220sqm and consists of two levels with two separate entrances, connected with the pool. At the ground floor there is a large and cozy sitting area, connected with the kitchen. The decoration is simple with antique pieces of furniture combined with modern elements, making the atmosphere very friendly. At the sitting area there is a library with a desk, a satellite TV and Hi-Fi sound system. The kitchen is equipped with all necessary appliances, such as stove, fridge and microwave. The ground floor has two main bedrooms with double beds and separate WCs. In each bedroom there is a TV and A/C, as well as a small dressing room; both rooms exit to the main balcony with the panoramic view. Climbing the wooden stairs, you will find the single bedrooms.

Overall, Villa Galini can accommodate 2-10 people.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Michael (Property Manager)
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Guestbook comments from the manager

''Villa Galini is a gem; comfortable, spacious, tastefully decorated, very clean and in a quiet area that is still close to a variety of amenities. The owners cannot do enough for you and we were spoiled with gifts of home cooking, fruit and vegetables. Cleaning was regular and thorough. The pool had a good depth though out which was great as we enjoy swimming rather than having a 'leisure' or 'fun' pool, however you would need to closely supervise children who might use the pool and pool area. The gardens are lovely and there is a well planned outside area with translucent wind breaks which ensured that you could sit out at any time of the day and evening. You must visit the taverna in the next village (turn right at the T junction just down the road from the villa on the way into Espikopi itself (landmark is a church at the T junction - turn right there). The taverna is on the right not far down the road. The menu does not have fish, however the the meat dishes are superb and the daily 'specials' excellent, plus the owners are really welcoming. The villa is located only a 15 minute drive from Heraklion airport, but without being on any plane route - so no noise. This is a big bonus. We have been visiting Crete for 9 years now and have stayed mostly much further from the airport and had more driving to do. We found the villa to be excellent value for money and more comfortable than some for which we have paid a lot more money. The only suggestion we would make is perhaps to consider the 2 upstairs twin bedrooms as being for adults as well as children and providing wardrobe space (the two doubles downstairs have great walk in wardrobes) and some air conditioning. Although it is very safe to leave the windows open upstairs and there are good fly screens, some nights are very hot and with little air circulating. The owners immediately supplied a large fan when we asked, which was very helpful. The downstairs bedrooms have air conditioning of course. This area is historical and you will have to travel a bit if you want typical tourist attractions such as water parks, nightclubs, etc however the immediate locality has supermarkets, tavernas, an internet cafe, (the villa has wi fi itself) petrol stations etc and it is very close to Heraklion, which is worth a visit for museums, shops and markets and for a variety of boat trips. We would most certainly return to Villa Galini. Love to Demi who made sure that our stay was great - don't forget to put up a villa sig
Jul 2013
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Michael Kipriotakis
Villa Galini
EPISKOPI PEDIADOS
70008 HERAKLION
Maria Kipriotaki, 1039K10000042500
Episkopi 70008 Heraklion Crete Greece
VAT Reg NoEL 070953639
People10
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
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Stunning villa with private pool in Heraklion, Crete.
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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Beautiful, blissful, brilliant!

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Villa Galini exceeded all our expectations - a beautiful and very spacious villa, meticulously maintained by the very welcoming owners. Sitting on the terrace next to our own pool while taking in the amazing view was bliss. The villa is close to the village of Episkopi, up in the hills from Heraklion, a very quiet and 'away-from-it all' location. The village has a couple of small tavernas - one of them also delivers meals to your door which we found very useful - but if you want somewhere more lively then the seaside resorts of Hani Kokkini and Gouves are just a ten minute drive away or you can get into Heraklion in less than half an hour. We were staying with our two children, who loved Water City, just a few minutes' drive away in Anopoli. The Palace of Knossos is about half an hour away and the drive through the villages is very picturesque. The villa is exceptionally well maintained by the owners, who cleaned the pool every other day and cleaned the house and changed the sheets and towels every two to three days. There's enough room for two families if you want to take friends - two double bedrooms, two twin rooms and a single room, plus a large garden and two seating areas on the terrace. We can thoroughly recommend it - you'll love it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway

Location

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nikos Kazantzakis
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Nearest Ferry
17 Kilometres
Heraklion port
Nearest Golf
28 Kilometres
Chersonissos golf
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Heraklion motorway
Nearest Restaurant
600 Metres
800
Nearest Ski
72 Kilometres
Psiloritis Anogeia
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Amnissos,Kokkini Chani
Car: recommended

If you’re really into sightseeing, ancient civilizations and archeological findings then you simply must visit Crete! This large island, also known as centre of the Minoan civilization is very popular among tourists for its museums, as well as archeological sites such as Knossos, Phaistos and Gortys. Breathtaking landscape, rich history and amazingly friendly people definitely make this island of the best places to visit in Greece.

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Prices & Availability

From €80 Nightly

Prices for this holiday villa in Episkopi, Heraklion

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Low Season 1
7 Apr 2015 - 15 May 2015
1 night minimum stay
€80
for 1 night
From
€80
€560
€2,016
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €10 per night, per additional guest
 
Medium Season
16 May 2015 - 30 Jun 2015
1 night minimum stay
€90
for 1 night
From
€90
€630
€2,268
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €10 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
1 Jul 2015 - 15 Sep 2015
1 night minimum stay
€100
for 1 night
From
€100
€700
€2,520
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €10 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season 2
16 Sep 2015 - 15 May 2016
1 night minimum stay
€80
for 1 night
From
€80
€560
€2,016
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €10 per night, per additional guest
 
Medium Season 2016
16 May 2016 - 30 Jun 2016
1 night minimum stay
€100
for 1 night
From
€100
€700
€2,520
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €10 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season 2016
1 Jul 2016 - 15 Sep 2016
1 night minimum stay
€120
for 1 night
From
€120
€840
€3,024
 
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes -Check in 15:00
-Check out 12:00
-Welcome pack,provided on arrival.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Episkopi in Heraklion

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 240 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Pets not allowed

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