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LAST MINUTE MAY Charming House with 1000 m2 garden, private pool and excellent view

People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
People
8
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Geropotamos

Luxurious villa, with sea view from elevated position in a quiet location, offering privacy, yet convenient for beaches on the northern coast of Crete. Entrance to the villa is via wrought iron gates with pathway leading up to large terrace and front door with security shutters. The large lounge with high ceilings and open gallery is fully furnished and offers a bed settee for additional sleeping arrangements. The kitchen is beautifully equipped, with many electrical appliances. Bedroom 1 leads off the lounge, has twin beds and fully fitted floor to ceiling wardrobes plus bedside cabinet and doors to the terrace. Next to bedroom 1 are a toilet and shower room. A spiral staircase leads to a large gallery landing with sea views. This landing is equipped with easy chairs and a bed settee and can be converted into a sleeping area. A complete bathroom with W.C. leads off the gallery landing. The master bedroom has a double bed and floor to ceiling wall cupboards. Villa Adonis is available throughout the year. A welcome pack with your first shopping is provided. The outside is a mixture of lawn and paved areas. The pool (35m²) has a children’s pool in one corner. Near the pool is a brick built barbecue. Flowers are automatically watered. All the garden walls have attractive lighting for the evening. The huge parasols offer large shady areas. Full cleaning service with linen and towel changes twice a week. Particular attention has been paid to electrical safety.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Monique Nettenbreijers
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 September, 2016
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

LAST MINUTE MAY Charming House with 1000 m2 garden, private pool and excellent view
average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews
5

Quiet space for an autumn recharge

  • 5 of 5

Staying in October, we were lucky with the weather (at least until the last 24 hours!), but this was a perfect place to relax. An hour to Heraklion, and only a little more to Charnia, we could explore much of the island without too much time in the car. And two teenage boys enjoyed the pool once we returned.

Set in a small development of about ten villas among the olive and citrus groves, this is a peaceful spot. The nearest shops and tavernas are less than 10 minutes away, but it was very helpful that we were met out on the main highway and taken to the villa the first time. The kitchen had what you would need, the beds were comfy and showers up and downstairs prevented any holdups in the morning. The arrival process was smooth, with the local support very friendly and responsive. All in all an easy and relaxing holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Iain for choosing our holiday home as the place you have spent your holidays! Very happy you enjoyed so much and we look forward to see you again in the future!
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5

Villa Adonis is a stylish and beautiful property.

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 4 including 2 teenagers and we have just returned from a 2 week stay at Villa Adonis. The house is very stylish and the grounds are private and wonderful with a great sized pool. Every evening we would sit on the terrace and watch the sun go down over the sea.

Villa Adonis is really well located for travelling around Crete if you have a car. The beautiful towns of Rethymnon and Chania are very accessible as are some of the best beaches that I have ever seen.

We are lucky to have travelled all over the world and have stayed in some amazing places but this ranks as one of the best holidays that we have ever had.

My thanks to Domonique for renting her beautiful home to us. She could not have been more helpful and accommodating in making this holiday special.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you John for your great feedback! I can only say that it was great to have you with us and that it was our pleasure to help you as much as we could to offer you a wonderful holiday. We would love to welcome you again in the future! Warmest regards, Monique
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5

Not only the accommodatio...

  • 5 of 5

Not only the accommodation was superb, but also the extra's the owner provided. Lots of info beforehand via mail,a nice surprice gift when we booked, a welcoming package with the first needed groceries, the fact that someone waited for us half way to guide us to the house and who also informed us how everything worked, where the nearest shops were and more very useful info. And the house, the garden and pool, the view, the amenities... we couldn't wish for anything more. We had a wonderful two weeks! And by the way, we did not smell anything from a factory whatsoever, just perhaps the roses in the garden. When we go to Crete again, we know where we will stay! We can recommend this house to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

"A wonderful surrounding ...

  • 5 of 5

"A wonderful surrounding for this villa where you can relax and admire the countryside! My best memories are the first night in the pool admiring the starry sky and sipping a glass of white wine left in the fridge for us along with greek yoghurt, fresh fruit etc... Other nights were spent star-spotting lying on the sun beds. Days were spent dicovering local markets, beaches,walking in gorges etc... You do need a car for staying in this house but the village of Perama is very near and people there are very friendly. If you go back to the same shops every day you can actually brush up your Greek as people are very good teachers!! Overall an expensive price to pay at least for us since we went in high season but worth it!! Villa Adonis deserves its name too!!"

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Rustig gelegen, comfortabel, mooi uitzicht.

  • 5 of 5

Heel fijne tijd gehad in deze heerlijke wat afgelegen, maar daardoor rustige en privacy biedende villa.Mooi aangelegde ruime tuin en zwembad met comfortabele ligbedden met parasols ,mooie pergola met loungebank en fijn uitzicht richting zee in de verte. Het huis was voorzien van alle gemakken, heel goed met zorg onderhouden en pure luxe is het schoonmaken en de wisseling van beddengoed en de (bad)handdoeken.

Een auto heb je wel nodig om de omgeving te verkennen en voor de dagelijkse boodschappen. Wij waren er vroeg in het seizoen en de meeste Griekse tavernes in het "binnenland" waren nog gesloten. Zoals overal heb je ook hier de 'toeristische hapsnap"-restaurantjes. Bv in Bali, aan de noordkust, herkenbaar aan de geplastificeerde menu-flapovers die "uitnodigend" buiten staan en in Margarites BPYEH soort Kebab. Lekker gegeten hebben wij in Stavromenos bij Kehagias, heel gastvrij, zelfs toen we 's avonds laat nog aankwamen en de eigenaar ons begeleidde naar de villa en daarna nog naar dit restaurant. Thallassographica in Rethymnon heeft een prachtig uitzicht, maar kon ook vanwege het seizoenbegin nog niet alles vd menukaart aanbieden.

Rethymnon is een heel gezellige stad met veel gezellige restaurantjes en winkels, veel sieraden.Wij hebben verschillende wandeltochten ondernomen; oa naar Mili en Argiroupoli (helaas visrestaurantjes nog dicht)en de Samariakloof excursie.. Was een hele lange dag, de heen en terugreis was langer dan de tocht in de kloof die we in 6 uur hebben gelopen. Was mooi en voor een beetje geoefende wandelaars goed te doen als je met enigszins verende tred met kleine passen afdaalt en daarmee je knieeen wat ontziet. Beetje spierpijn hoort er bij! Wij genoten erg van de prachtige, weidse en groene Amarivallei-autotocht waar we raven, gieren, putters en een wielewaal hebben gespot. Ook de drakentonglelie, en prachtige voorjaarsbloemen.Ook zijn we geweest richting Agi Fontini en in Agonia, het handwerkdorp met het kleine idyllische terrasje en de zwart geklede vrouwtjes. Amaridam was ook mooi. Geweldige natuur, de zee, authentieke dorpjes, het weer, voor ons was er veel te ontdekken, een week was eigenlijk te kort.

's avonds was het buiten nog te koud, maar we hebben boven op de vide van het huis genoten van een prachtig romantisch uitzicht over de lichtjes van vermoedelijk Rethymnon.

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wat ontzettend fijn dat jullie zo genoten hebben, Miriam and Frans! We hopen van harte dat we jullie in de toekomst opnieuw mogen begroeten en wederom in de watten mogen leggen.
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5

Hautement recommandable !

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé, avec nos deux jeunes enfants, deux semaines formidables dans la villa Adonis.

Dès le premier contact, Monique a été à la fois professionnelle et vraiment très sympathique. Les informations données sont précises, complètes et fiables. Les propriétaires ont réellement le souci de bien faire. Nous avons même reçu, six mois avant notre séjour, une carte de voeux manuscrite pour les fêtes de fin d'année, ce qui est une attention rare et délicate.

A l'arrivée, rendez-vous est donné avec Adonis ou son frère Vassilis à la station-service située à une dizaine de minutes de la maison, ce qui permet de ne pas se perdre lors du premier trajet car la maison est isolée (il faut absolument une voiture).

La maison est tout à fait conforme à la description. Très propre et fonctionnelle. Du beau mobilier de jardin. La literie est confortable. Chose rare : Vassilis et son épouse, charmants, viennent le mercredi et le samedi entretenir le jardin, changer tout le linge (draps et serviettes) et nettoyer les sols, ce qui est rare et appréciable. Ce service est compris dans le prix de la location.

Le jardin, ombragé, et la piscine sont très agréables. Un petit coin pour les jeunes enfants dans la piscine. Depuis la terrasse, belle vue au loin sur la mer et, le soir, très beau coucher de soleil. Un ravissement.

Tout est réuni pour un séjour reposant !

Sur le plan touristique, la villa est située à une vingtaine de minutes du monastère d'Arkadi. La ville la plus proche est celle de Rethymnon. Chania (plus belle que Rethymnon) est à une heure de route.

Les fruits et légumes vendus sur la route, avant la station-service dans laquelle le rendez-vous est donné, sont délicieux et à un prix défiant toute concurrence.

Merci et bravo à Monique, Adonis, Vassilis et son épouse ! Nous espérons revenir un jour !

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Cécile. It is our pleasure to make sure you have a holiday not to forget, but how great it is too read that you are appreciating our efforts so much. I feel a little red blush on my cheecks coming up!! Hope we meet again in the future. Sending you all my love! Monique x
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Location

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Heraklion
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Rethymno
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
E90
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Car: necessary

The location is 5km from the main highway on the road between Magnisia and Perama. Perama being only 5 minutes drive away is convenient for all your main shopping requirements. The nearest beach at Skaleta is only 7 km away and the attractive town of Rethymno, with its quaint old town, market and harbour, just a 15 minute drive. Heraklion and Chania airports are just 70 km in opposite directions or 60 minute drive. Car hire is recommend while staying at this villa which we can arrange for you free of charge. Many walks are available in the attractive green countryside surrounding the villa, and excursions organized. In the region are such attractions as The Monastery of Arkadi, ancient site of Elefterna, pottery village of Margarites, Melidoni cave etc. This lovely villa will suit those people who wish to stay in a quiet Cretan location but still would like the benefits of the lively coastal areas on their doorstep.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Geropotamos, Rethymnon area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£202
for 3 nights
£471
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £210

Airco/Verwarming is beschikbaar tegen 5 euro per unit per dag.

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100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Geropotamos in Crete

Property Type:
  • house
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 80 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Separate WC's
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Toilet 2 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Garden
  • Parasol
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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