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Traditionl house - away from masses - small village

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights


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About the property

Reservations: 30% deposit, 70% when you arrive on site.

Very peaceful,Tastefully decorated, Real countryside.

The village is surrounded by vineyards, carob trees, orange trees and cypresses. The nearest beach, Kera, is a 2.5 Kms. A 3 km, beaches equipped Almirida or Kalives. You can drive or walk this distance has a small side road, through fields and forest of olive trees, wild plants and flowers.

the House

part 2 adjacent houses with a pool and garden to share.

Type: mittoyene House, 2 Bedrooms - 2 level - 80 sqm.

Composition: 2 level for acoucher room with 1 double bed each, 1 bathroom. Garden: 100 sqm, Kitchen -Dining room, Living room, Terrace, Courtyard, Garden.

Bedding: 2 double beds, bunk with open inputs (no doors), led by inside stairs.

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian, Greek
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
7 September, 2016

Why ANNA POULIASSI chose Rethymnon area

Initially, the place appeared in a dream. I was walking in the beautiful coast of the country in the middle of olive trees near the sea.

Years later, while active doctor in the town's Hospital, I visited to an abandoned village where, among the ruins I discovered the exact location of my dream. At the Venetian small Catholic monastery, passed after to Turks in the 18 century. Then, a portion of ruins have been restored to accommodate goats by a Greek Shepherd.

There, I had a strange obsession a discover the original building, find the real owner and give all my efforts to fully restore the place. Passing through the Greek bureaucracy during years, I found myself making this place a reality that now is open to visitors.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Giannoudion in Crete

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 Double Bed
  • the second bed (double) is on mezzanine (not intermediate doors)
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Courtyard
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Parasol
  • Veranda
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

Traditionl house - away from masses - small village
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews


  • 2 of 5

We've spent 3 weeks in September 2014 in the Studio Lito.

Rethymno and surroundings are a marvelous place to make holidays. We really enjoyed our time there...in spite of the accommodation.

One could say that in many aspects, the apartment was "as described", nevertheless, there are some details that are not mentioned, others that are slightly different from the description (but which make quite a difference) and others that are simply not true.

It's near Rethymno and is nicely decorated with antique furniture. Everything was very clean.

On the other hand, the location is outside a tiny "town" that has absolutely (literally) nothing. You need to take the car even to go for a walk as the surroundings of the Monastery are just roads taking you some other places.

As for the inside of the apartment, it's nice to see but rather unpractical. For example:

* The bed was extremely uncomfortable; we couldn't manage to sleep well during the entire holidays. It was more like lying on a piece of wood.

* The kitchen lacks many basic things. Cooking (even basic things) is not really an option.

* The pump of the little swimming pool in the Monastery (right outside of all apartments) was extremely noisy and woke us up every morning at 7h45.

* The bathroom was simply outrageous. I would say that it is the worst part of the whole "package". There's only a very small sized and very worn out bath-tub with an old, tattered shower curtain, which is very uncomfortable for taking showers. On top of that, the bathroom has neither window nor ventilation and is quite dark (shaving was a challenge). To make matters even worse, the flush mechanism of the toilet was faulty, water kept running for hours sometimes keeping the reservoir empty. We found ourselves many times forced to use a bucket to flush the toilet.

The washing machine is not really available for guests. We had some very restricted times to do your laundry and only the cleaning lady could touch use the washing machine. We had to ask for this "service" one day in advance, then wait for the cleaning lady to arrive around 9h15, give her our laundry and wait there for about 1h30 for it to be ready (blocking the whole morning for this). None of these rules were mentioned beforehand (even if we specifically asked about laundry possibilities).

So, for all the above reason we will not go back to that place and we would not recommend it to our friends.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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un lieu de calme,de repos

  • 5 of 5

Les appréciations données par les vacanciers correspondent à la réalité du lieu,de l'environnement paisible, alors que Rethymnon est très proche.

j'ajouterai que l'autoroute est à 10minutes et permet de trouver des plages de sable fin, sauvages(pas ou peu de locations de parasols!!!!!) dans la direction de HANIA ,après la petite plage de Gérani.

De plus , Anna est accueillante , toujours présente,mais d'une grande discrétion!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

même si nous avons eu un peu de mal à trouver l'endroit, la location était conforme à la description:un lieu de paix et de calme, au milieu des cigales, avec une vue imprenable sur la mer. La propriétaire est d'une gentillesse exceptionnelle, toujours prête à faire plaisir et rendre service. La location est très propre avec tout le nécessaire, même si un peu rudimentaire au niveau vaisselle pour un long séjour. La ville de Réthymnon est à 10min en voiture et le vieux monastère idéalement placé pour de multiples visites. Nous reviendrons avec plaisir.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Cadre et environnement idyllique : havre de paix

  • 5 of 5

Location située dans un endroit merveilleux, non loin de la ville de Rethymnon (seulement à 3 kms).

Le studio Evropi que nous avons loué est très spacieux, confortable. Notre chambre donnait sur une mezzanine, qui donnait sur une grande pièce très agréable (salon).

Nous avons apprécié le charme de cette endroit (vieux monastère), cadre reposant et idyllique. Quel bonheur de pouvoir prendre le petit-déjeuner auprès de la piscine.. Que dire de + : nous gardons un magnifique souvenir de cette location et merci encore à Anna qui est vraiment charmante et surtout d'une discrétion absolue.

Si un jour nous revenons en Crète, nous reviendrons c'est sûr dans cette location que nous recommandons à d'autres personnes, c'est que du bonheur...

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Le studio Danai est très ...

  • 5 of 5

Le studio Danai est très spacieux avec une gigantesque terrasse, le seul reproche que l'on puisse faire est qu'il y ait beaucoup de marches.

Anna et son jardinier sont très attentionnés en vers ses hôtes, toujours de bon conseils pour vous faire découvrir son île.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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"atmosfera magica - stru...

  • 5 of 5

"atmosfera magica - struttura immersa nel silenzio e nella pace - arredamento di ottimo gusto ed estremamente funzionale


  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Car: necessary

car is needed, special rent offers.

Warm ,friendly ambience, really relaxing place, although very close to any city and beach activity


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Giannoudion, Rethymnon area

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acompte/arrhes à la réservation, remise des clés par le propriétaire non présent sur placeriétaire

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