Villa Elena is a very spacious family-friendly villa, in a private, enclosed and not overlooked land plot. Its interior includes 4 spacious bedrooms that can comfortably sleep up to 8 adults, a very large open plan living-dining-kitchen area with ample sitting for all our guests and two bathrooms. The exterior area's luscious garden, private swimming pool with separate children's pool and adjacent BBQ, will be the perfect surroundings for you to enjoy a rejuvenating holiday in Crete!
Villa Elena is located 14 kilometers east of Rethymno, on the outskirts of Viran Episkopi, a quiet village built around the old diocese of 'Agrion' which had been established in the area during the Venetian occupation of Crete. Its central location along the island and its proximity to the north National Highway (2,5kms away) make it the ideal accommodation for excursions the west, east, north and south parts of Crete!
The villa is 180sq.m. large, has a 45sq.m. private swimming pool with separate children’s pool and is surrounded by a rich, beautiful garden within a 14.000sq.m. private olive grove.
The first floor main entrance leads into a large open plan dining room/lounge furnished with period furniture, an adjacent sitting room with comfortable sitting, followed by a fully equipped built-in kitchen with a large dining table. There is also a spacious bathroom with shower/WC.
A wooden staircase leads to the second floor which has four bedrooms, all of them with air-conditioning and a spacious bathroom with bathtub/WC.
Two of the bedrooms have queen-size double beds and two have twin beds. A baby cot is available on request.
The balconies spanning around both floors offer you breathtaking, panoramic views towards the mountains of Psiloritis and Lefka Ori and the surrounding landscape.
The nearest taverns can be found at 300m distance in Viran Episkopi, whereas the sandy beach and nearest super-markets are in Stavromenos just 2,5 Kms away.
In the small town of Perama 10 Kms away, there are super-markets, banks and ATMs, the post office, taverns and a large variety of shops.
Interesting nearby outings can be made to the traditional village of Margarites, the ancient ruins of old Eleftherna and the historical monastery of Arkadi. The brand new museum of old Eleftherna will be open to the public from 2015. Due to the quiet setting, a car would be considered essential to explore the immediate area and the island in general.
Villa Elena is bonded to the 'Greek National Tourism Organisation', thus ensuring the quality & security of your vacation. G.N.T.O. No: 1041K122K2739501