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Spacious luxury villa located "away from it all" - Full privacy, Unique views!

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Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Rethymno - Villa Kleanthi

Luxury private villa located between North and South coast! Explore real Crete!

Villa Kleanthi is approved by Greek Tourism Organization with license number: 1041K10003048501.

Villa Kleanthi is a 265 sqm luxurious residence of superior design and construction quality!

It is located in a private land of 5,000 sqm in a quiet village called Kare, offering full privacy and mountain views.

It is literally a hidden gem around the beauty and tranquility of a uniquely green landscape of olive trees and vineyards only 15 km away from the long sandy beach which lies in front of Rethymno city on the North coast and 30 km away from the famous natural beaches of South Crete.

Totally isolated but close to everything, our villa offers full privacy to our guests and a variety of facilities for the whole family.

Furnished in a combination of traditional and luxury touches, the two-storey villa can accommodate up to 7 people in beds and up to 10 people if it is necessary.

Entering the villa from the first floor there is a hall with an office and a library overlooking the open plan living room area which is on the ground floor.

On the same floor you will find the two main double bed bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms.

One of the en-suite bathroom has a Hydro-massage shower cabin and the other has Jacuzzi bath, Hydro-massage shower cabin and hammam.

In addition, one of the bedroom on the first floor has attic with HDTV and double bed mattress.

Both bedrooms on the first floor have balcony with amazing views!

Reaching the ground floor from the stairs, there is a spacious open plan area which consisting of the living room with a fireplace and a home cinema, the indoor dining area and a separated fully equipped kitchen of top quality fixtures and appliances.

From the living room area and the kitchen there is direct access to the main veranda, the pool area and the garden.

On the same floor there is a laundry room with washing machine, one full bathroom with shower and two bedrooms, one with double bed and the other one with one single bed.

Outdoors there is a 1,000 square meters organised fenced area with many facilities and spots for relaxing, many unique beautifully landscaped aromatic herbs gardens, flower gardens and trees!

More specifically our outdoor facilities include:

- 35 sqm swimming pool with 6 sun-beds and 2 umbrellas

- Fully equipped charcoal barbecue area plus a wood oven and a sink under a pergola.

- An outdoor dining table, in a superb shaded veranda next to the barbecue with views to the pool and the surrounding landscape

- Many organised furnished spots (sun beds, outdoor sofas and beds, hammock) for relaxing in the balconies, the veranda and the gardens around the villa

- Safe areas for children to play

- Fenced parking for many cars

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

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome

Property Manager
Kostas Vasilakis
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Greek
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2016
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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 designgraphic.gr, 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 213 Arkadiou Str. Rethymno, Crete and is approved by the Greek Tourist Organisation with license number: 1041E60610185001

What makes this villa unique

The unique benefits of Villa Kleanthi are:

- Panoramic mountain views.

- The location which is “away from it all” but close to everything! The villa is situated 15 minutes away from the city of Rethymno and the beach and about 30 minutes away from the famous natural beaches of south coast. It is also an ideal base for making excursions around the island as it is close to the national road in the centre of Crete.

- Very close to Armeni village where you can find supermarkets and grocery stores.

- A few minutes away from two well known taverns. One in the nearby village of Goulediana and the other one in Armeni village.

- Quiet Village with no noises from cars or neighbouring houses and full privacy in all outdoor areas.

- Spacious indoor and outdoor areas with high construction quality.

- Huge fenced private area with many spots to relax.

- Many unique beautifully landscaped aromatic herbs and flower gardens.

- Designed for both families or big groups of friends.

- High-speed structured wiring network for Internet covering all areas/rooms.

- Central heating system of combined oil furnace with energy efficient wood burning fireplace.

- The hospitality of the owner and his family who will help you for everything and he will be there whenever you might need him!


based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

Spacious luxury villa located "away from it all" - Full privacy, Unique views!
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Lovely complete villa for relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

On a quiet place, in a little village Kare, you will find this very lovely complete villa. Everything you need is there. We visited the villa with 2 adults and 3 teenagers. All the rooms has nice beds and a bathroom. With the "master" bedroom comes a bathroom with bubblebath and a complete shower... The views are beautiful!.

The swimming pool is (not warmed) nice and in the veranda you will sit and drink your pre-dinner drink or play some cards (we did!)... It's a lovely place.

In the area there is a very lovely restaurant Goules. About 1.5 kilometers from the villa in Goulediana you will find this no nonsense taverna where Kostas, the owner, really makes you feel welcome. We have visited this taverna many times!

In Rethymnon, you will find many shops and taverna's. It is a very various, nice place with a lot of tavernas. We also visited the Beach club BajaBeach in Rethymnon a view times.

The rest of Kreta, you have to explore. For everyone there is something to do!!!

We will come back again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Great Vacation in Crete

  • 5 of 5

The Villa Kleanthi is a great place to live. the Villa is very spacious , built by an architect and you can feel it immediately when you arrive. every détails in the design, in the material used and in the different room dispatch are really well thought .

The villa is also ideally located in Crete allowing you to easily visit the center and the west part of the island . you're never far from the big cities ( Rethymnon and Chania) , but also only 20mn from the beaches from North and South.

if you prefer to stay in the villa , you can enjoy the pool, the Olive trees all around and all the accomodation within the villa like the Sauna shower or the bath with bubbles . you have few taverns close , i especially recommend the Goules one based in Goulediana and owned by Kostas , definetely the best cooker from Crete !

the village of Armenoi , close to the villa is offering a lot of commodities like supermarkets, gas stations, bakery and also several taverns .

i really recommend the villa Kleanthi for your next vacations.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Stunning Villa Kleanthi

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Villa Kleanthi 12 days and loved every second of it. The villa is spectacular and have a beautiful mountain view from its many terraces and balconies. The house was very well maintain, clean and safe. There was plenty of room for 7 of us. The air condition was excellent and that is must as we visited Crete in end of June. Our favorite spot at the villa was definitely the the pool area where we stayed most of our time.

We made several day trips with our rental car to visit the stunning beaches, near by villages and some historic locations around the island. The nearest grocery stores are at Armeni village where we got all the things we needed. The village is located just 4 km from the villa. When we needed to visit bigger city we went to Rethymno. This old town is located 14 km from the villa. We visited there several times doing shopping and enjoying restaurants and bars.

We love to cook and the villa had the perfect kitchen facilities for that. We also used often the grill at the outdoor kitchen area by the pool. When we did not felt like cooking we visited near by tavern called Goules at Goulediana. The food was amazing and the service was excellent.

The location of villa Kleanthi was perfect for our holiday and we are already planing to go back there next year. I really would recommend this villa to all of people who love peace and privacy, beautiful location at the countryside and most of all the beautiful sunsets by the pool. Last but not least I need to thank the owner of the villa and the staff of the Etouri who were all very helpful with everything we needed. Our holiday was perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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The most relaxing, special holiday "home"

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful house is a dream - wonderfully equipped and cared for and offering amazing views from multiple vantage points: breakfast on the bedroom balcony, lunch in the shade of the dining terrace, cocktails on the side terrace, dinner in the barbecue/pool house and of course days by the pool. Its location is perfect for idyllic, restful days or for access to beautiful beaches or places of interest. The owners are most welcoming and provide lots of local insight. We couldn't ask for a better place to enjoy the wonders of Crete.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Sehr großzügiges und sehr gut ausgestattetes Haus! Toplage für Ausflüge an die Nord- und Südküste

  • 5 of 5

Wir hatten eine wunderbare Zeit in der Villa Kleanthi! Super Pool und tolle Liegewiese mit Traumblicken auf die weißen Berge. Der Aussengrill mit überdachter Veranda ist spitze und die Küche und Wohnräume lassen auch nichts zu wünschen übrig.

Die Vermieter sind wahnsinnig bemüht, dass es einem als Gast an nichts fehlt. Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Nearest Airport
78 Kilometres
Chania international Airport
Nearest Barpub
14 Kilometres
Rethymno city
Nearest Ferry
62 Kilometres
Souda (Chania) port
Nearest Motorway
11 Kilometres
National road Chania - Heraklion
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Kare Village
Nearest Beach
14 Kilometres
Long sandy beach of Rethymno
Car: necessary

The villa is located in a totally private area, in the small village of Kare which is 14 km away from Rethymno town and the beach! The whole surrounding area is in a quiet natural environment and even though the small village of Kare is close, you can feel “away from it all”! Close to Kare village and only 4 km away you will find the village of Armeni. There is nothing that you cannot find in Armeni village nowadays, as it has all kinds of shops, supermarkets, bakeries, and many taverns!

Being located in central Crete is giving you the advantage of exploring the real Crete easily! You will be able to explore the North coast with well known tourist areas, the central Crete where you can interact with the locals and you will be able to feel how life is in a small village and the South coast of Crete where you can visit some of the best natural beaches with crystal waters in Crete! Staying in our villa will give you not only the advantage of relaxing in a quiet private area but also be close to everything!

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Prices for this holiday villa in Rethymno, Rethymnon area

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1 Jan 2017 - 31 May 2017
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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 20 days prior to the guest’s arrival.

Cancellation Policy
If a booking is cancelled 4 months prior to the guest’s check-in date, the deposit is refundable. Otherwise, if the reservation is cancelled after the above period, the deposit is non-refundable.
If a booking is cancelled 20 days or less prior to the guest’s check-in date, the balance paid is non-refundable.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on Rethymno, Greece

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 265 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , On the ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , On the first floor, en-suite bathroom (Hydro-massage shower)
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , On the first floor, en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , On the ground floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed , On the ground floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , On the first floor with en-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , First floor with bathroom & attic with double bed mattress
  • All the bedrooms have air condition, closet, orthopaedic mattresses and balcony with mountain views. Baby cot is also available.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • 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
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
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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