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Villa with Unique Outdoor Areas, Panoramic views, Indoor & Outdoor Infinity Pool

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,475 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, Indoor and Outdoor pool, Full Privacy, Farm, Gym, Vegetable garden

Villa Chrissi is approved by Greek Tourism Organization with license number: 1041K91002990201.

Set in almost 5,000 sq. m of extensive gardens, Villa Chrissi is a semi-detached house with two private swimming pools both indoor and outdoor. All the facilities are high standard throughout and offering the perfect holiday getaway. The villa is located in Gerani village, 2 km away from one of the nearest beach.

Enjoy tranquillity and comfort in this exquisite and unique villa.

It can accommodate 8 people in beds.

- Indoor Layout -

The villa has two parts. Entering the villa on the ground floor and proceed to the right part of the building, there is a spacious main open plan area consisting of the living room with a large sofa, a fireplace, indoor dining area and the fully equipped kitchen.

Following the kitchen there is a main bedroom with a double bed and en-suite bathroom. The bedroom has a balcony which outstanding views of the sea and mountains can be enjoyed.

On the left part of the house, the ground floor consists of the storeroom, open plan secondary kitchen, dining and living room. Additionally there is a bedroom with double bed and a bathroom.

On the first floor there are 2 more bedrooms that are served by another bathroom. One with a double bed and the other with two single beds.

The villa also has a 35 sq. meters ecological indoor heated swimming pool with view and direct access to the outdoor areas. The pool area has a big glass partition and when opened gives you the impression of being outside next to the outdoor dining area. In this location you can also find gym equipment and a shower.

- Outdoor area -

The beautifully landscaped outdoor area of the villa offers a variety of facilities and spots for relaxation.

More specifically our outdoor facilities include:

- 42 sq. m infinity swimming pool

- Fully equipped barbecue area

- An outdoor kitchen with charcoal barbecue and dining table under a grape vine

- A variety of furnished spots (with sun beds, umbrellas and chairs) for relaxing around the villa

- A small farm with a horse, goats and many species of bird

- Vegetable garden

- Private church

- Parking space

The whole outdoor area is totally private and fenced, offering 100% privacy to our guests.

More Details

Property Manager
Kostas Vasilakis
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018

About Kostas Vasilakis

My name is Kostas Vasilakis and I have studied marketing and business management. Already being an owner of two successful villas and co-owner of, a well known web development company in Greece, I started to manage other villas in 2012.

I have the full management of all the villas that I represent, knowing everything about them and the areas in which they are located.

My aim is to help the homeowners to manage their vacation properties to their full advantage and guests to relax and have the finest holiday experience with 24/7 service providing advice and information for all their concerns throughout their stay.

Let me be your personal advisor for your holidays and let’s start organising your trip in Crete together!

My company which called “etouri” is located in 271 Arkadiou Str. Rethymno, Crete and is approved by the Greek Tourist Organisation with license number: 1041E60610185001

What makes this villa unique

You will be sure to have an exceptional experience at Villa Chrissi:

- Great location! Close to a large village where you can find shops, and taverns and also close to Rethymno city.

- Close to the best sandy beaches on the North coast such as Episkopi and Georgioupoli beach.

- The outside facilities such as the outdoor kitchen next to the dining area, the gardens, the infinity pool and the lounging areas with their panoramic views will remain unforgettable.

- The convenience of having both indoor and outdoor swimming pools! The indoor pool can be heated with additional fee upon request.

- The layout, having two living room and kitchen areas offers more space and privacy among your own families/groups.

- The villa has a fenced farm with a horse, goats, chickens and a variety of birds. A children’s paradise they will love to play there and interact with the animals.

- A large organized vegetable garden at your dispense.

- Full privacy, as there are not any other houses nearby.

- You will love the owner's hospitality and his help during your holidays. During the summer various traditional Cretan events and celebrations take place in the nearby villages. If you are lucky enough to be here for one of them then you can experience these along with the owner. Further events regarding Cretan tradition are also organized by him at his own hotels (he owns two large hotels in the Rethymno and Kavros area).

Guestbook comments from the manager

Copied from TripAdvisor:

The villa is better than you can imagine. It's beautiful, spacy and calm. The view is astonishing.

The owners are lovely and should help you to spend good vacation in Crete.

Please notice that the pool is not really warm but it was not a problem as I like fresh waters...
Sep 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Rethimno in Nikiforos Fokas

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2475 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Baby Gate
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , First floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Ground floor, en-suite bathroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Ground floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , First floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , First floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Ground floor with en-suite bathroom
  • All the bedrooms have air condition, closet and orthopaedic mattresses. Baby cot is also available.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Yard
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The indoor swimming pool can be heated with additional 50€ per day upon request. Our services include: Welcome Basket - Cleaning every 3 days - Linen and towel change every 3 days - Pool towels provided - Gardener twice a week - Cleaning and pool maintenance 2 or 3 times a week (depends on the weather). Services upon request (extra charge): Doctor on call - Massage - Daily cleaning - Baby sitting - Daily excursions - Bicycle rent - Photographer - Delivery of traditional cretan food to your place - Airport transfer - Cook (Chef) in your villa. Please tell us your wish and we will try to make it reality!


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Villa with Unique Outdoor Areas, Panoramic views, Indoor & Outdoor Infinity Pool
average rating of 4.8 based on 13 reviews

Schönes Haus mit beheizbarem Innen-Pool

  • 4 of 5

Es handelt sich um eine Doppelhaushälfte mit einem nicht beheizbaren Außenpool und einen beheizbaren Pool innen. Im Poolbereich gibt es nur ein Laufband (auf den Fotos waren es 2!). So mussten wir halt nacheinander laufen. Das war auch nicht weiter schlimm Punkt teilweise sind Fotos auf der Internetseite gezeigt von der anderen nicht vermieteten Haushälfte Komma welche die Hausherren selber bewohnen. Die vermietete Haushälfte ist auch auf den späteren Fotos zu sehen (aber deutlich weniger schön). Die Vermieterin wohnte zu dem Zeitpunkt als wir dort waren, nicht in dem Haus. So hatten wir das ganze Gelände für uns alleine. Der Geschirrspüler befindet sich in der Außenküche die wir nicht viel genutzt hatten, da tagsüber Wespen kam und das nachts sich mal die eine oder andere Grille hinzu gesellt hat. Wünschenswert wäre für unsere Zwecke ein Geschirrspüler im Haus gewesen. Der beheizbare Pool war 26 Grad warm ( nur von außen zu erreichen) . Der Ankunftstag wurde uns netterweise nicht berechnet und da während unseres Aufenthalts an zwei Tagen ein Fest stattfand in der kleinen Kapelle wurden uns weitere 50 € erlassen. Außerdem begrüßte uns die Besitzerin mit einem gefüllten Kühlschrank: Toast, Marmelade, Käse, Wurst, Milch, Wasser und Obst. Das war sehr nett. Auf dem Foto ist auch ein schön gedeckter Tisch abgebildet ( das hübsche Geschirr insbesondere die Weingläsern haben wir jedoch vermisst). Auf Nachfrage gab es aber zumindest eine Tischdecke. In unserer Haushälfte hat es insbesondere unter der Treppe ein wenig nach Urin gerochen. Die Putzfrau kam alle drei Tage und hat sauber gemacht. Die Matratzen waren sehr bequem ,mittleren Härtegrades. Die Fenster hatten Moskitoschutz. die Lage des Hauses ist ruhig. Es gibt ein Pferd ,dass Kinder aber nur in Begleitung eines Erwachsenen streicheln dürfen. Gefüttert werden darf es gar nicht. Im Garten wachsen Granatäpfel Kiwis Äpfel und Quitten; alles was man findet darf man verzehren. Das Haus ist strategisch gut gelegen die drittgrößte Stadt Rethymno (wunderschöne Altstadt) auf der Insel ist in 12 Minuten Fahrzeit zu erreichen . Es gibt eine kleine Bucht, wenn man aus dem Örtchen raus fährt oder 15 Min. auf der Hauptstraße links Richtung Chania (auch sehenswert), gibt es einen sehr langen Sandstrand, dort kann man für kleines Geld auch ganz gut essen. Ein Muss ist der 2,5 Stunden entfernte Strand Elafonissi...Ein Traum. Auch wenn unsere Haushälfte nicht die Schönste war.Der Urlaub war toll. Blueray Player vorhanden

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
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fantastic villa chrissi

  • 5 of 5

tres bon acceuil des proprietaires.tres bon sejour dans villa chrissi tres bien entretenue.villa tres bien situee.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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A wonderful family villa with animals!

  • 5 of 5

We arrive early October and the weather was perfect everyday. The villa itself 3 bedrooms a small inside kitchen and 2 bathrooms.

We were 3 adults and two kids, ages 3 and 1. A high chair and baby cot were provided and within seconds of our arrival stair gates and a baby toilet seat were produced. This all aided in my ability to relax with a curious 1 year old!

We were given a tour of the villa and were shown to our huge outdoor kitchen and an indoor and outdoor pool. We did use both pools, the water was refreshing, but on the cool side. We didn't make as much use of the outdoor kitchen area as I would have liked. The nature of small children is really nap times and high chairs so we stayed up on the top area where the kids were easier to contain or respond too. It was a great outdoor area. I'm sure if the kids had been older we'd have used it a lot more. Having said that, apart from the last morning we had every meal outside on the terrace with amazing views out to the sea. So, It was hardly a hardship.

The villa owners kept a small number of animals and a fish pond. Every morning and evening we had to take our 3 year old to visit the animals. She just loved it. It was a nice addition especially with kids so young.

The villa was well cleaned a couple of times during our 9 days. We were home one day when the lady that came to clean arrived. She was efficient and very friendly. Making an effort to engage with the kids.

The villa is located near a supermarket and a nice bakery which did fresh bread. A 10 minute drive down the road was a small beach in a protected cove. The water was a good temperature for swimming and we managed to go at low tide each time we went. Perfect for the kids, although we did also manage a bit of swimming ourselves. Right next to the beach is a taverna. The food was good and all local food. Friendly owner.

We did a day trip to Chania, the parking was challenging, but the old town was beautiful. It was about an hour to get home. We also attempted Knossos a different day. It was only 1.5 hours, but too much for the kids. My favourite was Rethymon. The fortress and old town were nice the food was good, lots of shaded places to escape the direct sun.

One evening we managed to get the kids to sleep and left uncle in charge, Sophia booked us a taxi and restaurant. On the water front in rethymon. Just magical.

I would highly recommend to families. Crete is wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice view

  • 4 of 5

The property is well-suited for four persons. The view is great and the town that is close by (Rhetymnon) is a beautiful city. The landlord and the landlady which live in the same house are very, very friendly and give good recommendations.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
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Wonderful !

  • 5 of 5

We spent wonderful time at the Villa Chrissi !

Very quiet, wonderful view, all is very clean (house cleaning 2-3 times/week).

Very friendly welcome by the owners who give us a lot of information to make our stay comfortable.

There are many restaurants (delicious food and not expensive) in the neighbourhood. Little supermarkets, bakeries, butcher’s shop, cheese shop, … : we found all what we needed (car is necessary).

For children : little space into the outside swimming pool, stairs to go down in both swimming pools, the domain is closed by an electric door, some animals (birds, horse, goats).

Excellent administrative follow up.

We recommend this villa without any hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
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Perfect hillside getaway

  • 5 of 5

We travelled to Crete in early May, the group was composed of three adults and a 5year-old.

Villa Chrissi is everything in the description and even more. It is situated in a remote area off the main road (but not too far away from it and well locatable due to carefully positioned signs) and even off the village of Gerani, just 10-15 minutes drive away from Rethymnon. The view is very nice and it is quiet.

The estate itself is very clean, pretty new and well-kept. It is a nicely composed ensemble of inhouse bed rooms and living room/kitchen, indoor pool and gym room, outside terraces and infinity pool, the horse's stable and the parts used by the owners for themselves. Doris and Manolis, the owners, stick to themselves, however; there is bigger or smaller interference for the guests and you will not even realize that they are there on most days unless of course you want to talk to them. They are very kind and helpful and helped us out with a lot of valuable information as well as some groceries.

The setup of Villa Chrissi is very well thought through. At each time of day you will find a place with sun (or shadow) in the wind or protected from it and you will find everything you need in the house; sometimes even twice since there is a fully equipped second kitchen right at the lower terrace. For us, the outside kitchen and bar was the center of of our daily activities from breakfast until dinner - certainly a place to remember. Just like the infinity pool which offered refreshment on the hotter days.

Rethymnon and the villages near Villa Chrissi have a lot of restaurants so there is absolutely no need to cook; if you want to, however, (and we wanted to) there are plenty of shops a short drive away in the village and at the Rethymnon Intersection and a well sorted butcher's shop in Atsipopoulo (try his chicken and lamb!). We never made it to the street markets but were still able to buy fresh food of all kinds at good prices.

I would definitely recommend Villa Chrissi, it is perfect for groups of 4-6 of all ages (despite maybe teenagers and party-seekers).

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Chania Airport (65) or Heraklion (90 km)
Nearest Barpub
9 Kilometres
Rethymno town
Nearest Ferry
48 Kilometres
Chania (Souda) port
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Chania-Heraklion new national road
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Traditional tavernas in Gerani Village
Nearest Beach
1.8 Kilometres
Gerani beach
Car: recommended

Villa Chrissi is located in a quiet area of Gerani village, a big village around 9 km away from the city of Rethymno. The surrounding area is a quiet, natural environment ideal for relaxation but also close to shops, restaurants and various services.

Close to the villa you will find several beaches that you should visit. The most popular one is the long sandy beach of Episkopi (9 km) with various organised spots with sun beds, taverns and beach bars or secluded quiet spots. The beach of Episkopi is 10 km long and goes until the village of Georgioupoli which also has an organised beach. The long sandy beach which lies in front of Rethymno city is around 11 km away. Additionally smaller beaches nearby the villa are the beach of Gerani (2 km) and Petres (7 km).

Gerani village centre (around 1 km away) has some essential shops such as a traditional tavern, a supermarket/mini market, a butcher and a pharmacy.

Bigger supermarkets and more shops are available in the area of Violi Charaki (6 km) and Atsipopoulo village (6.5 km).

The other attractive spots nearby the villa are Argiroupoli village (18 km), Kournas Lake (20 km) and the Georgioupoli waterfront village (17 km), etc and we will be happy to make you suggestions and directions for places which only locals know about them.

The villa’s location is ideal for one more reason, it is only 2 km to the main national road, thus making excursions around Crete a very easy thing to do.

PLEASE be advised that the villa may appear on a different 'location category' on HomeAway affiliate websites, depending on their categorised locations (each affiliate website has its own 'location categories').


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Rethimno, Crete

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Jun 2018 - 12 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
medium season 2018
13 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
high season 2018
21 Jul 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
11 Aug 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
high season 2018
18 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Medium season 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low season 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

**Special Offers 2018 are Now Available!**
The indoor swimming pool can be heated with additional 50€ per day upon request.
Everything else is included in the price! There are no additional charges in the price!

Payment Schedule
The deposit needed in order to secure the booking is the 25% of the total cost of the reservation.
The remaining balance is due to be paid 21 days prior to the guest’s arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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