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3 LUXURY VILLAS with a fantastic pool. EOT 1042K123K2552101 - Villa Irene

Bedrooms 2
Space 721 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights



Villa Irene

Each villa consists of an open plan kitchen/living area. The kitchen is very well equipped with a dishwasher, full cooker, microwave, fridge freezer, juice machine, toaster and plenty of good quality glassware and crockery.

The following items are also in the kitchen/living area:

Dining table & 4 chairs, settee, 2 easy chairs, a large coffee table, lamps, 20' colour TV, DVD player, CD player with radio, books & games.

Bedroom 1 - Double or King-size bed, bed side tables, reading lights, double wardrobe with lots of coat hangers, a full length mirror, iron and ironing board. Doors lead to a small side terrace with a table and 2 chairs - clothes airer.

Bedroom 2 - two single beds, bed side tables, reading lights, chest of drawers, double wardrobe with lots of coat hangers, hairdryer and a full length mirror. Doors lead to a small balcony overlooking the swimming pool.

Bathroom - Power shower with full screen, cabinet & washing machine.

Large covered terrace.

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About the property

Olive Grove Villas

Relax & unwind at the Olive Grove Villas,Chania, Crete in peaceful countryside surroundings with magnificent mountain views. Take a dip in our 8m x 10m swimming pool then bask in the sun on one of our large sun terraces.

We offer a traditional self-catering villa holiday - perfect for families & couples. Our villas are well designed and furnished to a high standard with a real 'home from home' feel.

Although car hire is recommended to get the most out of this wonderful area of Western Crete, the village of Chorafakia, Chania and its amenities are within walking distance. The village has 2 mini-markets, 2 hairdressers and an internet cafe, garage, car rental as well as bus stops and a taxi rank. There are 3 good tavernas close by and 4 of the best beaches in Western Crete.

The wonderful old city of Chania is a 15 minute drive away and boasts a Venetian harbour with a large selection of fish restaurants as well as some interesting shops, restaurants and museums.

Site security: Our site is walled and gated - great for families with children.

We can also supply a child gate to the front entrance of each villa - when fitted - as long as the side door to the villa is closed, there is no exit point for a small child to escape as all other doors open onto closed balconies

Smoking: We have no objection to guests smoking on the terraces but we do not allow smoking in the villas.

Facebook : We now have a Cretanvillas page on Facebook!




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Property Manager
Tom Mein
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 August, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

"Thanks for the excellent holiday - your villas as great, we had wonderful time. (in fairness, being without children probably helped as well).

So much so, that we'd like to book all three villas next year together.

Do you have a week in August when they are all available?"
Jun 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Chorafakia in Chania

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 721 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Gate
  • Bottled Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet Sink Washing machine Hand and bath towels 2 bath mats 3 rolls of toilet paper
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • A crib can be provided. Airconditioned.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
A welcome pack consisting of fresh fruit and drinks is provided Beach towels are provided Good free WiFi and a bluetooth speaker in each property Satellite TV now installed. Car hire can be arranged EOT registered 1354-12-3276


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Villa Irene
average rating of 5.0 based on 33 reviews
Ebersbach / Germany

Super Fewo

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren vom 24.05. bis 31.05. zu Gast bei Tom und Claire. Super Ferienhaus. Tolle Ausstattung. Sehr guter Service von Tom und Claire. Toller Pool, perfekter Grill. Wir haben uns rundum Wohlgefühlt. Eines der besten Ferienhäuser, welches wir in den letzten 10 Jahren gemietet haben.

Tom and Claire - thank you very much. We´ll be back.

Holger and Eva

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2009
  • Date of Stay: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were very pleased to welcome our first guests from Germany and happy that they enjoyed their holiday so much.
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  • 5 of 5

De vakantiewoningen van Tom en Claire zijn een echte aanrader!

- woning en tuin/zwembad zijn perfect onderhouden en super proper

- fijne pergola's: ideale beschutting tegen de zon overdag, en feeëriek verlicht 's avonds

- voldoende privacy

- performante airco!

- goede restauranttips van Tom

- goede uitvalbasis voor de zandstrandjes in de omgeving

( was voor ons en de kinderen een perfecte week rust tijdens onze rondreis op Kreta)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent all round

  • 5 of 5

This property is ideal for a relaxing holiday, or indeed if you are planning something more active. Clean, well-appointed, within walking distance of shops and restaurants, and with a fabulous pool, barbecue facilities, etc. Tom and Claire provide plenty of local intel, and their attention to detail is impressive.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wir waren begeistert

  • 5 of 5

Wir verbrachten eine wundervolle Woche!

Claire und Tom sind bei allem sehr hilfsbereit und boten uns eine schöne und bemerkenswert saubere Unterkunft an. Von den netten Nachbarn haben wir - bis auf angenehme Unterhaltungen - kaum etwas bemerkt.

Der Garten, die Grillplätze und der Pool haben den Entspannungsfaktor noch erhöht und die Geräusche der gelegentlich vorbeifliegenden Jets und Flugzeuge haben uns nicht wirklich beeinträchtigt.

Eigentlich ist die Unterbringung bei Tom und Claire so wunderbar, dass wir diese Bewertung lieber nicht geschrieben hätten, um keine "Buchungskonkurrenz" zu verursachen. ;) Wir haben uns rundherum wohl gefühlt!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect relaxing family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Villa Eleni for 9 nights with our 2 small children and had a fantastic holiday. The villas are so well equipped with everything you could need including beach gear, books and DVDs. Tom and Claire are extremely welcoming and helpful. They went above and beyond, organising our car hire, meeting us at the airport, taking us for a drive around the local area and accommodating us for an extra night when our flight was cancelled. They even provided a welcome hamper of food. The pool is beautiful, a great size and very well maintained as are the pretty gardens. The villa itself was immaculate and homely with a terrace plus additional balcony to the master bedroom. Location wise it's a short drive to the nearest village with half a dozen superb family friendly beaches and many restaurants all within 10-20 minute drive. We especially liked the French Arabic place on Stavros beach. In short, our holiday was perfect and we wouldn't hesitate to go back.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure meeting you and your family and we hope to see you again in the future.
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It's more beautifull than seen in the pictures...

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time. The villa is situated at a convenient location to go to Chania or the several beautiful beaches on the peninsula.

Also the airport is nearby which saves a lot of travelling time.

There are a lot of taverns and restaurants in the area but you do need a car to go there.

We’ve rented a car for the whole holiday which is necessary.

As far as the villa is concerned, everything you need is available in the villa. The kitchen is well equipped. The villas are very very clean and well maintained as wel as the garden and BBQ area.

When we arrived there were already some things in the fridge like wine, few bears and soft drinks to get your holiday started . Things like salt, al kind of herbs, sugar, thee where also there.

Even tablets for the dishwasher and detergent for the laundry (even though we had these thing with us).

There is a bluetooth speaker in the villa that I used with my iPhone to listen to Spotify.

Beach towels are already there which is also nice.

Even though there are 3 villa’s, you have a lot of privacy because of the way the villas are situated and also because of the beautiful garden. The pool area is big enough for the 3 villa’s. The pool also.

As far as Tom and Claire is concerned…..they are such nice people. Always concerned if you need something like clean towels or any information about the area. Tom even offered to drive us around to some nice beaches in the area.

Because we went home late in the evening we still had a whole day but they arranged for us to freshen up at an apartment they had available in the village. Thank you for that, Tom and Claire.

I am sure we will go back there. Maybe even next year.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Sunset Bar
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Souda Bay
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Souda intersection
Nearest Restaurant
0.75 Kilometres
Irene's Taverna
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Car: recommended

The Olive Grove Villas, Akrotiri, Chania, Crete are a perfect family holiday location, offering modern 2 bedroom villa rentals with superb facilities.

Chorafakia is a small traditional village with good Greek tavernas, an internet cafe, garage, two small supermarkets, hairdressing salon and a pharmacy.

The lovely golden sandy beaches of Tersanas, Stavros and Kalathas are a few minutes drive away and the old Venetian town of Chania is a mere 20 minutes away.

Chania has a great selection of restaurants and tavernas and wonderful little shops can be found in the Venetian alleys of the old harbour.

There are many interesting historic sites to visit in Crete, the Ancient City of Aptera is less than 30 minutes drive. The palace of Knossos and the archaeological museum of Crete make for a very interesting day out.

Fabulous beaches, mountain scenery, great food, water park and water sports can be found close by.

Chania, Western Crete is a perfect choice for a fabulous villa holiday

Other Activities: Clay pigeon shooting can be organised

EOT registered 1354-12-3276


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