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Beautiful Villas with 30m2 Private Pool each! 5 Min To Sandy Beach & shops! - Villa Irene, private pool & garden!

Bedrooms 2
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights



Villa Irene, private pool & garden!

Villa Irene is a wonderful family villa, situated in a tranquil setting close to Rethymno and a lovely beach! It features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a private 30 m2 pool, lawn covered areas, BBQ facilities, outdoor dining area and children's toys!

About the property

Great villas with private pool

Villas Irene & Sylvia are two newly built Villas, constructed in 2014, tastefully decorated and providing travellers with all modern amenities and it’s conveniently located just a short drive away from restaurants, shops and beautiful beaches. These amazing Villas are also close to a number of sightseeing areas, as well as to a number of charming little villages, just waiting to be explored. Villas Irene & Sylvia are a perfect choice for a family holiday, suitable for families or groups of friends! The Villas are located in a private field, next to each other, yet they provide privacy and each one has its own private pool, BBQ facilities and garden!



The relaxing outdoor area of Villa Irene covers 750 sq. m., while the one of Villa Sylvia covers 500 sq. m. and they both feature a spacious terrace, tile covered pool terrace, boosting a private swimming pool (30 sq. m. and 1,40 m deep), as well as an outdoor shower. The terrace is filled by lawn covered areas, trees and beautiful flowers and the stone walls secure your privacy and offer you peace of mind! A lovely garden swing and children’s toys are also available! Guests can also relax in the sun loungers or enjoy a glass of cold orange juice and the shade of umbrellas, surrounding the pool. Additionally, built-in barbecue facilities are also provided, ideal for al fresco dining!


Both Villas expand in 80 sq. m., divided in two levels. On the ground floor guests may find the spacious living room with a beautiful modern fire place and the fully equipped kitchen. Doors from the living room take you out onto a shaded veranda equipped with a dining and sitting area, right beside the garden and pool area. Furthermore, a family bathroom with a shower is also available on the ground floor. The two bedrooms of the Villa are located on the first floor, one master bedroom with a double bed and the second bedroom has two single beds. Doors from both rooms lead out to the covered balcony, equipped with patio furniture, overlooking the pool and garden. Finally, an additional family bathroom can be found on this level.

Property Notes:

- Welcome basket included, courtesy of the owner.

- Towels, linens, covers and blankets provided.

- Housekeeping, towels and linen changes twice per week.

- Pool and garden cleaning twice per week.f

- Baby cot and high chair available.

- Complimentary free Wi-Fi coverage is available throughout the Villa.

- Free parking space at the villa premises.

- Air-conditioning in all bedrooms and living room area is included.

- All in-house electronics are available, including a flat screen TV with satellite reception, large fridge with freezer, electric stove, kettle, toaster, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, food processor, washing machine, hair dryer, safe, CD and DVD players, iron and iron board. Cooking utensils and first aid kit also provided.

- 24h/7days ThinkVilla concierge service included.

EOT (Ellinikos Organismos Tourismou - issued by the Greek tourist board) licence number: 1041Κ91002995201.

More Details

Property Manager
Valia Kokkinou
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018

About Valia Kokkinou

My name is Valia Kokkinou and Ι am a property manager, graduate of Glion Hotel Management School. I feel very fortunate to have joined some of the worlds most luxurious hospitality brands, such as, Leading Hotels of the World and after many years of studies and traveling around the world, to return to my birthplace, the wonderful town of Rethymno.

I have recently created a brand new company, Think Villa, based in 97 Gerakari str, P.C.:74100, Rethymno, Crete, Greece, whose main concept focuses on an authentic form of tourism. Here, me and my colleagues offer a hearty welcoming to all those who wish to escape the city life and have a chance to live locally. We are always at your disposal, in order to provide personalised and professional services to all our guests!

The combination of our passion for our work, our devotion, our wish and will to offer you a great holiday experience and our local expertise background, guarantee that your trip will be as dreamed and planned, leaving you with nothing but memorable moments and pleasant feelings!

Your hosts and me personally, will take care of all the details of your holiday 7 days per week responsible for your day to day needs – from special dietary requirements to making recommendations and reservations!

Prior to your arrival, I will get in touch with you to arrange all details regarding your stay! Your flight details and telephone number would be very much appreciated, in case I need to contact you! Also, please let me know if you have any special requests!

At your arrival day, your hosts will be waiting for you, in order to welcome you and give you all the relevant information about the villa and the area! It goes without saying that I will be on the other end of the line if you need any further information or assistance during your stay!

Don’t hesitate to contact me for additional information or if there is anything else you may want to ask!

Welcome to Crete!

Valia Kokkinou purchased this villa in 2014

Why Valia Kokkinou chose Rethimno

Villas Irene & Sylvia are the perfect luxury villas for a family holiday in Crete. Situated in a tranquil setting close to the popular town of Rethymno in the north side of the island. Just 4 Kms away from the lovely sandy beach of Panormos!

What makes this villa unique

Villas Irene & Sylvia feature two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a private 30 m2 pool, lawn covered areas, BBQ facilities, outdoor dining area and children's toys each! The Villas are located in a private field, next to each other, yet they provide privacy

Available Rentals

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Quoted prices include all taxes and services, housekeeping, free Wi-Fi, A/C and welcome offer. There are no hidden costs. Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Rethimno in Mylopotamos

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , First floor
  • Two bathrooms are available in the Villa. After a long day of exploration, a relaxing shower is a necessity and a pleasure to be reckoned with! Bath towels for all guests, shampoo and shower gel are provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , First floor
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , First floor
  • The Villa features 2 bedrooms, which can accommodate up to 4 guests in real beds. In the second bedroom you will be able to find a sofa bed as well. All bedrooms are air conditioned, tastefully decorated and equipped with comfortable mattresses for a good nigh’t sleep! A baby cot can also be provided upon request. All bedrooms on the first floor offer direct balcony access. The balconies are equipped with patio furniture and enjoy amazing view of the countryside.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Yard
  • 1 bicycles
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Additional Services Upon Request, at extra charge: Babysitting, Private Chef, Massage, Delivery of Personal Shopping, Regional Breakfast, Boat Trips, Car rental, Airport transfer, Yoga private lessons, Personal trainer, Spa treatments, Pastry Cook, Tour guide, Activities and excursions, Additional cleaning and linen changes, Personal Laundry service, Traditional cooked food delivery, Personal driver, Doctor on Call, Security, Organising and planning a special event (wedding, birthday, anniversary, etc.) and anything else that you might think!


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Villa Irene, private pool & garden!
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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Excellent Villa for the family - Had a great stay

  • 5 of 5

We all loved our stay in Crete. The villa was perfect for our family. We were worried about the size of the pool before we arrived but we didn't need to. Our boys played for hours in the pool and thoroughly enjoyed themselves. We also liked the space we had in the garden as they could run around and play football. The privacy was great.

We loved the BBQ area, which was great and enjoyed picking the fresh herbs, tomatoes and peppers .

The location is excellent as you are 3km from the beach (Panourmos is a lovely town) and 3km from Perama, which had everything we needed and had so many shops. The butchers near the Carrefour was particularly good.

The owners of the Villa are so lovely and hospitable. They made us a traditional meal when we arrived, which was delicious, kept bringing us fresh food (tomatoes, figs, eggs) and made us lunch one day, which was so nice. They also introduced us to the local liqueur RAKI, which goes down very nicely. They really look after the pool and cleaned the Villa very well. Nothing was a problem for them. When we had an issue we contacted them and they sorted it really quickly and with a big smile. They were fantastic.

The wifi in the property is very good too.

If we are going to be very critical then we would say that the bathrooms are not very luxurious but this was not a major issue for us because they were spotlessly clean.

We would very much recommend this villa

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Simon, thank you for writing such great things about our Villa and services! We hope to have the chance to host you again in the future! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, and 2 children (aged 5 and 1) have just returned from an 8 day holiday at Villa Irene. The villa was plenty big enough for us, and the aircon was a huge plus, as the daytime temperatures got up to around 34 degrees on some days. There is not much shade at the pool, so the covered veranda was really handy for giving us all a break from the sun. The villa was very clean and well-equipped, and it was lovely to be able to pick our own cherry tomatoes, courgette flowers and herbs from the garden. The owners were extremely accommodating and went out of their way to make us feel welcome. They very kindly made us lunch on the day we arrived, and kept bringing fresh eggs, tomatoes, little cheese filled pastries throughout the week. Amazing hospitality! Very little sound carries over from the villa next door, and you still feel as though you are in the middle of nowhere. We wouldn't hesitate to go back.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Rhiannon, thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing review about our Villa! It was our pleasure having you as guests! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Amazing views and peaceful in the perfect setting

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from 10 nights at this gorgeous villa. The owners are so warm and friendly, they are extremely accompandating and nothing was too much trouble. This villa is setting within beautiful olive groves and surrounded by mountains. Perfect for exploring the surrounding areas with beaches and supermarkets only a 5 minute drive away where you have free parking everywhere. I would recommend a visit to the local winery at the begining of your holiday, the wine is amazing. Bali has better beaches we thought, but days around your private pool are perfect. The BBQ is wonderful and you have everything you need to fully experience a relaxing, Cretan holiday. We will definitely be returning which is always a good sign. Thank you for the perfect holiday

  • Review Submitted: 21-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Matt, we are truly happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we are looking forward to welcome you "home" again! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Absolutely fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Great owners,great villa, couldn't have picked a better place to spend our family holiday,would definitely recommend to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Peter, thank you for the amazing review and we would really love to host you again in our Villa! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Casa estupenda y dueños agradables y muy hospitalarios

  • 5 of 5

Hemos pasado doce días en Creta, teniendo como base ésta estupenda casa, nueva, con jardín y con unas vistas maravillosas de olivares y montañas. Su ubicación es muy buena para hacer recorridos por la isla ya que está geográficamente en el centro, pero si solo quieres playas , las tienes a muy pocos minutos. La casa es cómoda y está bien dotada y estaba limpia.Se atiene a la descripción de su anuncio.

Nosotros hemos pasado ratos muy agradables en su jardín y piscina a la vuelta de nuestros recorridos y excursiones.

Es de agradecer enormemente el recibimiento y la hospitalidad de los dueños (Giorgios, Siivia y Dimitris), su amabilidad y los detalles que tuvieron (nos obsequiaron con cena varias veces) entre otras cosas.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Leoncio, thank you for giving us a perfect rating and we hope to welcome you again! Regards, ThinkVilla Team.
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Nearest Airport
64 Kilometres
Heraklion International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Rethymno Port
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
NR Heraklion/Rethymno/Chania
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Villas Irene and Sylvia are located in the provincial road between Panormo and Perama. In Perama town which is within 5 minutes away by car you will find everything that you might need like shops, bakery, grocery store, butcher’s, taverns, cafes, supermarkets, ATM machines, pharmacies, gas stations and post office.

Also Panormo, is a friendly sea side village, 5 minutes away by car and well know for its sandy beaches. The two main beaches are Limanaki and Limni. Both of them are sandy with clear blue water and ideal for kids, as they are shallow and well protected from winds. The beaches are organised and equipped with sun beds, umbrellas. Water sports are also available.Even further to the east, there is a small cove with a pebbly beach, ideal for seclusion and snorkeling.

The village has all the facilities and amenities one would need : well-stocked mini-markets, post office, pharmacy, a doctor’s office, a butcher's shop, bakery (hot, fresh bread every morning from 9 am), various gift shops and traditional seaside shops at very reasonable prices.

Further, there is a good selection of cafes and excellent traditional tavernas, overlooking the harbour and the sea, which offer a warm welcome and a beautiful setting to enjoy some traditional Cretan food, fish as well as international dishes.

Panormo has regular bus itineraries every 30 minutes that connects Heraklion and Chania cities.