Traditional villa with respect for the Cretan architecture with stone built walls and wooden ceilings in the mountainous village of Asigonia in Chania. Villa Asigonia can accomodate up to 10 people. The property is 260sq. m, standing
on a 1500sq. m plot surrounded by untamed nature.
A 2-storey villa with 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2 living rooms, 2 kitchens and 2 dining areas, laundry room and a storage room. Additionally, with an outdoor sitting bench pool, an infinity swimming pool and a children's pool.
Entering the villa there is the first, spacious living room with a stone arch separating it from the fully equipped kitchen with all modern appliances, and a dining area with a handmade, wooden dining table.
In the living room there is a cable and satellite TV and a working fireplace. The floor-to-ceiling doors let the glorious, greek sun come in and offer plenty of light in the house. An aisle leads you to the two bedrooms(the first with two singe beds, the second with king-size bed and en-suite bathroom), the main stone-built bathroom and the laundry room. All the rooms on the ground floor lead to the swimming pool area.
An outside staircase guides you to the first floor where you can find a comfortable living room with cable and satellite TV, a fully equipped kitchen and a dining area with a marble fireplace. The numerous windows of the villa let you feel like you are outside and help you get the most out of the abundant, natural surroundings. A hallway drives you to the three bedrooms(the first with a king-size bed, the second with two singles and an en-suite bathroom and the third with two singles) and the main bathroom.
The plot is completely private with an outdoor bench pool for 5 people to sit in, a swimming pool 38sqm and a childrens pool. While sitting outside you can enjoy a panoramic view of the mountains and hills due to the priviliged position of the villa. The swimming pool is infinity, which is designed to give the impression of merging with the horizon. Around the swimming pool area are sunbeds and umbrellas. There is also a barbecue with charcoal and a table for you to dine outside enjoying the spectacular nature. Furthermore there are a lot of sitting spots for you to admire different views. With spacious outdoor area for children to play. A beautiful garden with trees, flowers,herbs, lawn. There is also an organically grown vegetable garden and fruit trees for our guests in the backyard. A stone built water spring matching with the enviroment. WI-FI Internet access. Additionally a private parking area.
When the sunset behind the mountain tops, the sun rays make a magnificent scenary.The villa is surrounded by wild nature with views of the beautiful valley, mountain peaks and nearby villages.
What to do in Asigonia:
*A peaceful and relaxing holiday, enjoying untamed nature. Exploring different places nearby by bicycle or hiking. The lots of water springs, the rich vegetation, the running mountain springs, the ravines, the small creeks, the continuous changes of the landscapes will fascinate you. Enjoy discovering the surrounding areas with green hills, olive groves, goat tracks the amazing local fauna, flora, herbs, wild flowers.
*Participate in local marriages, activities, events, customs and traditions held in Asigonia.You will discover the real Cretan daily life and get to meet the locals.
*Asigonia gorge is at the entrance to the village. Hiking through the gorge you will see many kinds of trees and bushes.
*Outside the villa the road has a hiking route that leads to lots of exchanges of landscapes ending to a amazing sea view and lake Kournas.
*Another hiking trail is high up in the mountains at an altitude of 900m were the shepherds have their sheep and goats, with panoramic views.
There are also lots of other hiking routes enabling you to discover the real Crete.
*Below our villa there are enchanting water springs in an area called Potistiri, meaning "watering can" There are trees called platania,prinus,oak and olive trees which are hundred of years old. A relaxing enviroment with stone built walls and four stone built water springs you will enjoy listening to the water falling. There also is a very old church of St Giorgis Methistis, a peaceful place surrounded by beautiful untamed nature.
*Alternatively , there is a soccer field professional size nearby for you to enjoy.
*Near the village's main square their is a playground for children to enjoy.
Asi Gonia is an unspoiled village with traditions and local customs that have remained unchanged over time.
*If you want to participate in the local events you are more than welcome to join in and experience local events and traditions such as the representation of the traditional Cretan marriage with all the procedure, held every summer.
*The local festival of Saint George held in April a tradition hundred of years old, passed down from generation to generation. All the shepherds bring their sheep and goats to the village square and milk their herds and give the milk away to the people who are participating.
*You are welcome to join in with local wedding celebrations and experience the local Cretan dances and live Cretan music from traditional instruments such as the laouto and the lyra. The village dancers wear the traditional Cretan costumes and dance at all local marriages. Enjoy traditional songs called "risitika" sung by the local group wearing Cretan costumes.
Participating in the celebration of different Saints name day there is a special ceremony held at the churches high up in the mountains as well as in the village.
Villa Asigonia is situated in a convenient location for your daily excursions.
Nearby places of interest are:
Episkopi beach, Plakias beach, Georgioupolis beach, Kalivaki beach, Petres beach, Springs of Argyroupolis, Ancient Lappa, Lake Kournas, Vamos, Vrisses, Askifou plateau, Fragokastello, Sfakia(Chora Sfakion)[With the ferry from Sfakia you go to Loutro or Agia Roumeli to the end of Samaria gorge], Kotsifou gorge, Asigonia gorge, Imbros gorge, Aradeina gorge, Chania city, Rethymno city
Nearby Villa Asigonia:
There is a supermarket and two Taverns. Cafe, Bakeries, Traditional cafes kafeneio, Cheese workshops, Honey workshops, Traditional cretan bakery products workshop and the village center.
All are in walking distance approximately 300-400m from Villa Asigonia.
We look forward to welcoming you to experience true Cretan hospitality, tradition and history as well as pleasurable moments of relaxation and tranquillity!