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A glorious 19th-century manor house with a beautiful private pool

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,045 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, Wifi, A/C Sleeps up to 9 persons

Villa Antigoni is an ideal house rental for a large family or a group of friends, ideally with children, that can even spend memorable times in the special tree house or at the protected part of the pool.

The Villa is a masterpiece of style combining rustic charm with interior chic.The garden filled with flowers and various trees and a hippy-deluxe house with dashes of Parisian style. The vegetation all around the villa is like a virgin forest, forming a natural barrier between your poetic world and an all-too-present reality. Life at this house revolves around the terraces and the pool.

This holiday home stands like an ancient fort among the old olive and orange trees. The color of the exterior stucco was taken directly from the land surrounding the house. The extended vine covered pergola on the stone pavement in front of the property is the perfect venue for long lunches after a morning by the infinity pool where there is yet another pergola as well as a traditional wooden oven and barbeque.

This impressive property is situated five-ten minutes from the endless north coastline of the island and the famous retreat of Platanias with all amenities you may need.

Beautifully renovated, stylish and sophisticated, the house has 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms in the main building and an independent guest house that holds one more bedroom one bathroom, living room and kitchen.

This beautiful villa is generously furnished with handsome antiques as well as comfortable and classic modern seating, beautiful paintings, sculpture and decorations throughout. High ceilings with rhythmic wood beams give definition to the large open-plan living spaces, which flow together and the glass facade allows the quests to enjoy the landscape and also enables natural light to flood into the interior. Rooms take on a monastic simplicity, and invite repose and quietness while enjoying magnificent views of the immediate landscape and the sea.

The main house ground floor living, dining, and kitchen areas were combined in a single, long room on the ground floor that takes advantage of the spectacular view of the sea. The wooden beams are a recurring element throughout most of the house, running along the length of the ceiling; they represent an attempt to keep in touch with tradition.

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Calendar last updated:
13 August, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Kontomari in Chania Region

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2045 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Guest house Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 bathrooms in the main building and one more bathroom at the independent guest house.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Guest house - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • 3 bedrooms in the main building and 1 more at the independent guest house.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • mountaineering
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming


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A glorious 19th-century manor house with a beautiful private pool
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews

Just amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of 9 people and we booked this Villa for our holidays in Crete. It;s the second time we visit Crete and we definitely come back to this Villa and this region.The Villa is fantastic! There is everything you need and much more. You can enjoy the pool, which is huge, the sitting options are many and we felt really comfortable, because we had plenty of space. Both Vila and guest house have a high standard classic decoration and you can clearly recognize the quality of the materials this Villa was built. Manolis the manager gave us grate tips of things to do, he organized a grate boat trip in South Crete and he was always available for anything we may needed. The cleaning 2 times per week is also a very good option, the owners offer.

We will come back for sure!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is an excellent, elegant Crete property located in a small village. Although the village, Kontomari, has no services, it is no more than 7 minutes to the nearest grocery stores, beach, taverna,gas station, etcl. The house is secluded and quiet, containing 3 bedrooms and 2 baths in the main house and another bedroom and living room for 3 more visitors in the "pool house".

The owners are meticulous in the upkeep and cleanliness of the property and it is well equipped with kitchen equipment. The house is also air conditioned although Crete is not as hot as we thought it would be.

The pool is huge for a private house and even though we were there for only 12 days, the owners had the cleaning team come twice during out stay.

The owners are very generous hosts; they left us fruit, honey, local oil and raki and almost anything else you could think of on vacation. They also guided us in what to do and see and where to eat out.

We wholeheartedly recommend this place to anyone who wants a large, quiet, elegant house in Western Crete.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bella casa e ottima posizione.

  • 3 of 5

A pochi minuti d’auto dal mare e da supermercati e taverne varie, è in collina in mezzo al verde di agrumeti nella più assoluta tranquillità (se non si considera il gallo....). Giardino esterno bello e curato con spaziosa piscina patio attrezzato con tavolo due zone bbq amaca lettini etc. Interno imponente con ampi spazi zona notte su due livelli : al piano terra grande camera matrimoniale con cabina armadio e bagno adiacente con doccia , al piano superiore a cui si accede con scala e balconata sulla sala due camere da letto una matrimoniale e una a due letti con un bagno senza doccia e senza acqua calda. Al piano terra cucina ben accessoriata e confortevole salotto con TV satellitare. Arredamento un po’ datato con alcune cose pregevoli. Di fianco alla piscina c’è una casetta (guest house) con camera da letto matrimoniale e divano letto in tinello cucina. Cucina con frigo ma con fornelli non funzionanti (solo un fornelletto elettrico per una caffettiera...) bagno con lavatrice e doccino senza box o tenda. Arredamento approssimativo. Due buone pulizie con cambio lenzuoli e asciugamani in 10 giorni.

In sintesi una bella casa con alcune pecche che possono causare fastidio se come noi 5 persone si trovano a condividere un solo box doccia. Per il resto buona accoglienza con welcome frutta vino. Proprietario disponibile e cortese. La zona occidentale di Creta ha alcune belle spiagge raggiungibili con almeno una ora di auto. Sconsigliamo la spiaggia di Balos con annessa laguna a chi ha una certa età e non è allenato a scalate pesanti. La scelta di usare battelli per arrivare via mare è altrettanto sconsigliata e costosa. Consigliamo il pescivendolo di Maleme che ha pesce fresco tutti i giorni e ha pure un buon ristorante a Kolympari che si chiama Argentina. Per la visita a Knossos ci vuole un giorno considerando che dalla villa ci sono due ore e mezzo di auto per arrivarci. Per finire un consiglio per la proprietà: fare una doccia esterna adeguatamente protetta e mettere boiler o similari nel bagno al primo piano. In tal modo Villa Antigoni diventerebbe veramente un soggiorno eccellente

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
36 Kilometres
Chania Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Platanias (minigolf)
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Maleme beach
Car: recommended

Kontomari is a picturesque village with great history, set in a peaceful location, a few minutes’ drive to the endless coastline of northwest Crete. The village itself can be characterized from the beautiful landscape, the old stone houses leaving the impression of another century and the endless blue of the sea at the north. Nature is beautiful here.

Just 1,5 km from the main coastal road, leading to lovely and lonely stretches of beach some small shops and mini markets plus some traditional restaurants. Moving east you are realizing that you are close to Platanias with its golden sand beaches, bars & restaurants.

Platanias is a cosmopolitan beach resort, situated 11 kilometers from Chania town.

Set along the coast and climbing amphitheatrically uphill, creates a scenery which gives the visitor a tropical feeling.

As a holiday destination, Platanias is in a class of its own – a paradise found for the most discerning visitor craving relaxation with a certain lifestyle demand. Chic boutiques, cool eateries, restaurants, bars and disco’s, minigolf-courses and of course the unforgettable for their generous hospitality villagers who, with raki, village pies and a smile, are ready to welcome you.

There is a beautiful 7 kilometer beach with all the standard facilities. The thin golden pink sand of this beach and the trees along the seafront create an exotic setting. Across Platanias there is a small island that is a protected area and where the famous Cretan wild ibexes “kri-kri’’ live on .

The beach in Platanias area is awarded with the Blue Flag award from the E.U. for several years. There are lifeguards in the most busy areas.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Kontomari, Crete

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High season
31 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
1 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
1 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
High season
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
1 Sep 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

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