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Peacefull Villa with Amazing Sea Views and Pool 10 min walk to Kournas

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Space 1,345 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Only 10-15 minutes walk to Kournas with taverns and 7 minutes drive to the beach

Villa Karin is licensed for holiday rentals with the Greek Tourist Authorities (EOT). Licence number MHTE 1042K10002991501.

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Villa Karin is a delightful and comfortable villa where one can retreat and unwind to the sound of crickets and sheep bells.

It is walking distance to the pleasant village of Kournas. Here you'll find several taverns, a bakery and a mini market.

The 9 kms long shallow sandy beach is a short drive away.

The location is also ideal for long and short trips in Crete. It is only an hour's drive to the south coast of the island.

Rethymnon is about 20 kms away, while Chania is about 40 kms away. There is a lovely 3 kms walk through olive groves to the famous lake at Kournas.

The property has only a neighboring house 50 meters away. The rest of the area is agricultural land with sheeps and olive groves.

The villa stands in al large plot with a beautifully tended, colorful, well laid out garden. The private pool is located immediately outside the villa and is surrounded by extensive sun terraces. There is a large stone built BBQ set under a bamboo covered pergola. This is a wonderful place to spend time with family and friends.

The villa includes 3 bedrooms one of which is a studio apartment, on the ground floor, with double bed and daybed to sleep 2, en-suite facilities and a kitchenette.

Bedroom number 2 with en-suite facilities is also on the ground floor. It has a double Super King size bed.

More Details

Randi and Kjell Bragstad
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, We understand some German
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 September, 2018

About Randi and Kjell Bragstad

We are a small family from Bergen in Norway.

Kjell is retired, Randi is working in the public sector. Erlend attend school.

There are also 3 grown up children.

Randi and Kjell Bragstad purchased this villa in 2013

Why Randi and Kjell Bragstad chose Apokoronos

The villa is a perfect choice for a family or for a group of friends wanting to 'get away from it all' but still be close to amenities.

The location is a great starting point for excursions into western Crete and exploring the traditional villages of the Apokoronas area or White Mountains to the south. It's only one hour by car to reach the south coast.

The long sandy beach are only a few minutes away.

What makes this villa unique

Peaceful area with beautiful views. The plot is large,3200 sqm, and gives us a lot of space with only one neighboring house. The garden is planted with a large number of palms, fruit trees and colorful flowers. Our guests appreciate the lawn, and the BBQ in the bamboo covered pergola, and of course the pool.

There are plenty of sun loungers and other items of outdoor furniture allowing you to spend time outside in the beautiful garden whilst soaking up the views with only the occasional sound of the local sheep bells to interrupt the peace and quiet.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the Apokoronos around the Chania Region

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1345 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • 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 ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    - Toilet
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    - Outdoor Shower
  • 1. Ground floor. En-suite tiled bathroom with shower, toilet and wash basin 2. Ground floor. En suite tiled bathroom with shower, toilet and wash basin 3. Ground floor. Cloakroom with wc and wash basin next to the stairs 4. First floor. En-suite tiled bathroom with shower, toilet and sink. The washing machine is also here.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Bedroom 1: ground floor. to the right of the living room has a king size bed that can be split into single beds, ample closet space and en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2: ground floor. to the left of the living room. This bedroom has a double bed and a daybed that can be made for 2 people. It then becomes a 160cm wide double bed. Here is also a small but fully equipped kitchen and en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 3: 1floor. Master bedroom with super king size double bed which can be split into single beds, and en-suite bathroom. Two sets of patio doors at opposite ends of the room lead to terraces with views of the garden, pool, countryside and onwards to the sea.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
Our property manager is English, and the staff is English. It makes it easy to communicate with those who come and maintains the property.


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Peacefull Villa with Amazing Sea Views and Pool 10 min walk to Kournas
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
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Everything about Villa Karin was perfect

  • 5 of 5

This is a perfect villa for a family in a very quiet location but only a short drive to good restaurants and the scenery around this part of Crete. We particularly recommend the very reasonably priced Poseidon Restaurant in Geogioupoli on the coast (only 20 minutes away) who have their own fishing boat and display last nights catch for you to choose from. All the restaurants we visited were excellent.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We are glad that you appreciated the peace Villa Karin provides.
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Beautiful villa, ideally situated between Rethymnon and Chania

  • 5 of 5

Quiet setting on the hills but yet close to the beaches between Georgioupolis and Kavros.

Owners are very kind and attentive. Regularly checking with us if everything was OK.

The house has everything you need for a self catering holiday. and all equipment is functional. Recommend the Terra Cotta shop in the village of Kournas for olive oil and ceramics.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you vert much for for your kind remarks. We are so glad that you appreciated the peace and the great location Villa Karin offers.
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Chania, 50 minutes
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
National road
Nearest Restaurant
600 Metres
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Peaceful, rural location in Apokoronas, which is part of Chania Prefecture. There are many large and small cozy villages in Apokoronas,


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa around the Apokoronos,

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Sep 2018 - 24 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Nightly Rate
25 Sep 2018 - 25 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
26 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
20 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2019 - 21 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
22 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £6 per night, per additional guest
31 Aug 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2019 - 2 Nov 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £88.76

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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