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Stunning sea view villa on a 5-acre olive grove - disCrete Villa Episkopi

Bedrooms 5
Separate WCs1
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

5-bedroom villa offering plenty of wide open spaces for family & friends

Located in the shadows of 1500-year-old olive trees, ‘disCrete Villa Episkopi’ is a 5-bedroom luxury villa featuring a private swimming pool, Jacuzzi, hydro massage shower and a furnished BBQ area! Set amidst a 5-acre olive grove and surrounded by large, fully-lawned private garden, disCrete Villa Episkopi offers plenty of wide open spaces for you to spend some quality time together with your family or friends. Due to its elevated location on a small hilltop, you will be able to enjoy panoramic views of the Cretan Sea as well as the lush green, fertile Mousselas river valley.

Villa interior:

- disCrete Villa Episkopi is a marble-floored, two-storey villa consisting of a living space of about 290 square meters (3000 square feet).

- On the ground floor you will find a large sitting area with access to pergola featuring furnished BBQ area on one side and access to private swimming pool on the other side. The sitting area also includes a double sofa bed. This floor also features a fully-equipped kitchen with latest amenities and a WC.

- On the first floor you will find 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Two of the bedrooms consist of 1 king-size bed each and two other bedrooms feature 2 single beds each. The fifth bedroom includes a bunk bed for kids with 2 mattresses and a baby cot for infants. You will be glad to know that all bedrooms feature access to a private balcony or a large terrace offering panoramic sea or mountain views. First bathroom is equipped with a Jacuzzi and a hydro massage shower while the other bathroom features a bathtub.

Villa exterior:

- disCrete Villa Episkopi is set within an ancient olive grove of Episkopi. A few olive trees of the bygone era (about 1500 years old) are still surviving and the rest of the olive grove consists of more than 500 olive trees. Please feel free to take a stroll around the olive grove and feel the majesty of this eternal Cretan icon.

- In the immediate vicinity of the villa you will find a large, fully-lawned and fenced private garden where you will be able to spend some quality time together with your family and friends.

- Endemic shrubs, flowers, fruits & vegetables plants and trees have been planted in the surrounding gardens to restore the natural environment and create a typical and colourful Cretan landscape.

- Due to its elevated position the villa offers panoramic sea views as well as views of the surrounding rural landscape and mountains from the gardens.

What is included?

- Complimentary Welcome Basket consisting necessities such as milk, water, etc. to get you started.

- Complimentary free Wi-Fi coverage throughout the villa.

- Twice-a-week housekeeping with towels and linen change (Saturday & Tuesday).

- Twice-a-week pool and garden attendance (Saturday & Tuesday)

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

- All latest electronics including a dishwasher, flat-screen TV, large fridge with freezer, electric stove, kettle, toaster, cooking utensils, coffee maker, food processor, juice maker, washing machine, microwave, vacuum cleaner, iron and ironing board.

- Free parking space inside the Villa premises.

The location:

Situated 120 meters above the sea level in the fertile Mousselas river valley, offering panoramic views of the Cretan Sea to its inhabitants, the village of Episkopi (Greek for diocese) lies 16 kilometers west of the town of Rethymno. Being the administrative and religious center of the area, Episkopi has plenty of cafes, tavernas, shops, churches and a beach to keep you occupied. A 5-minute drive further south from Episkopi will lead you to the ancient town of Lappa and picturesque village of Argyroupoli with its rich vegetation and natural water springs. Moreover, the lake Kournas, a beautiful, freshwater lake with mountain backdrop is also within close proximity.

The slow-moving, romantic town of Rethymno that still preserves much of its Venetian and Turkish appearance is only 15-minute drive away. From gourmet to traditional, Rethymno offers more than 200 eateries to choose from and also has a very active nightlife with its sea-front cocktail bars open till late in the evening.

Getting around:

Nearest beach: 3.8 kilometers (‘Episkopi beach’)

Nearest bar/cafe/taverna: 100 meters (‘O kipos tis arkoudainas’)

Nearest supermarket: 500 meters (‘Ariadni’)

Nearest town: 16 kilometers (‘Rethymno’)

Nearest airport: 56 kilometers (‘Chania’)

Nearest port: 40 kilometers (‘Souda, Chania’)

More Details

Property Manager
disCrete Villas
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 August, 2018

About disCrete Villas

We always make sure to receive all our guests personally at the villa. Upon your arrival we will give you a thorough orientation of the villa, the local area and, of course, the best places to visit in Crete. We will also give you our private contact numbers for you to contact us whenever you wish if you need assistance or information. We look forward to welcoming you at our villa!

Why disCrete Villas chose Episkopi

- Plenty of wide open spaces for your kids to play

- Safe & secure as the entire property is fully fenced throughout

- Absolute privacy as there are no immediate neighbours

- Big bedrooms equipped with private balconies

What makes this villa unique

Heart of this property are the ancient olive trees. They are simply awe inspiring. You will believe me when you see them.

- Plenty of wide open spaces for your kids to play

- Safe & secure as the entire property is fully fenced throughout

- Absolute privacy as there are no immediate neighbours


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Episkopi in Lappei

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking is permitted outdoors
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , WC
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Private balcony with panoramic sea views
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Private balcony with panoramic sea views
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Private balcony with pool views
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Private balcony with panoramic sea views
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Bunk bed for 2
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming


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Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Chania International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
O Kipos Tis Arkoudainas
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Rethymno Port
Nearest Golf
80 Kilometres
Crete Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
3.8 Kilometres
National Motorway E75
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
O Kipos Tis Arkoudainas
Nearest Beach
3.9 Kilometres
Car: recommended

- The Venetian town of Rethymno is only 15-minute drive away and from there you can also take a ferry to visit Santorini

- The ancient village of Lappa and the picturesque village of Argyropouli, famous for its waterfalls, are only 5 minute drive away

- 12-km long sandy beach of Episkopi is only 5 minute drive away


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £448.64

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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