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Superb detached villa with private pool in a quiet location

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,054 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms 2 bathroom sleeps 4-6 furnished to a very high standard

Completed at the end 2008 this superb villa is one of only eight on an exclusive small development positioned just 2 km from Kalathies in a tranquil setting with spectacular views overlooking hills and olive groves. The property boasts a driveway and parking with private gardens a private pool with sun lounging area to the rear, and two balconies to enjoy the extensive views. There is a fully equipped kitchen including full size fridge freezer, oven, hob, microwave, and washing machine. There is a six-seater dining table and chairs, DVD player with 42' flat screen, along with a double sofa bed. Also downstairs is a shower-room. Upstairs comprises of a double bedroom with double bed and built in wardrobes, and a second bedroom with 2 full sized single beds and built in wardrobes. Also upstairs is the main family bathroom. All fittings are to an exceptional standard. The villa benefits from 4 x air conditioning units an open fireplace, and a built-in electronic safe. BBQ outside. Wifi is available in the Villa

Safety: Although children are welcome to use the pool as with all pools supervision is required at all times. We accept no liability for accident or injury during your stay at the villa and guest must provide their own holiday and travel insurance whilst staying at the property. Towels supplied are for use in the villa only, and guests are asked to supply their own beach towels.

Location: The Villa is one of only 5 on the small and exclusive development Laventi Homes just 2 km from Kalathies on the road between the village and another village Psinthos. Full directions and maps are providing on confirmation of rentals.

More Details

Tim & Lesley Gill
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2018

About Tim & Lesley Gill

We are a UK family who live in the South East of England close to the south coast and about 60 miles from London. I run a specialist aviation software business and my wife is a hair dresser. We have 2 children both girls one aged 19 and at University in London and a second aged 9. We all love Rhodes and have many friends on the Island both Greek and English.

Tim & Lesley Gill purchased this villa in 2008

Why Tim & Lesley Gill chose World

Having holidayed on Rhodes for more than 20 years and made many friends over that time, when we were looking for an investment property for our future retirement, there was only one place it was going to be. The beautiful island of Rhodes. Even though Rhodes has benefited massively in terms of investment into infrastructure, roads, hospitals and commerce since Greece joined the EU, the island still manages to keep all of it's charm and relaxed feel. We were excited about the prospect of building from scratch, and when we found our development with permission for just 8 villas, close to amenities and beaches yet set in a fantastic rural position, for us, the location was perfect.

What makes this villa unique

Why we love our villa so much is because of it's location. Set in the rolling hills 2km from the local village with all the amenities you need, its secluded and peaceful away from the hustle and bustle of the main holiday resorts, but still close to the lovely beaches of Afandou, Tsambika and Kolymbia. The views across the hills and olive groves are simply fantastic and a constant breeze through the surrounding hills keeps the temperature down a degree or two especially welcome during the sometimes hot months of high summer.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the World around the

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1054 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure , Wet Room with toilet & Sink
  • Both bathrooms have been finished to a very high standard and include vanity units and mirrors.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Double bed, fitted wardrobes and balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Twin beds fitted wardrobes and balcony,
  • Both bedrooms have balcony's and are air conditioned. They also have full height fitted wardrobes.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(24 traveller reviews)

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Superb detached villa with private pool in a quiet location
average rating of 4.2916665 based on 24 reviews
North Augusta, Ontario, Canada

Great Place to Stay !

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 3 weeks in Sept. and found the villa very much to our liking - new, modern, all conveniences, close to beaches and main roads. Unless you're there at a cool time of year, air conditioning is recommended.

Rural setting with olive groves all around. We enjoyed having breakfast daily on the west-facing balcony. Lovely sunsets in the evening.

Car is required, but you're only about 20 minutes from Rhodes town, and less than 10 minutes from Faliraki or Afandou town and beaches. Many restaurants/cafes within a 10 minute drive. Even closer is the village of Kalithies - within 5 min. drive - has cafes, small grocery stores, post office.

Villa did not have phone or internet access, but many restaurants/cafes in Faliraki do. The pool is relatively small and less than 4 feet deep but good for a refreshing dip after a hot day, and suitable for children.

We have no reservations in recommending this to anyone for a vacation in Rhodes.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2010
  • Date of Stay: September 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

As stated. The villa is in a great location and you can get to all "essential" places to visit/sightsee etc really quickly.

Villa is very clean and well equipped.

Only very minor niggles are finding the villa in the dark at the first visit and lack of wardrobe space.

Pool area very relaxing.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything you need is there

  • 4 of 5

Amazing villa, spacious for 2 couples,great pool also. We had stunning weather also. The location is countryside which has many plus points but unfortunately also a minor point as owners leave their dogs to bark. The villa has everything you need. lovely outside with sunbeds and chairs. The local villages are typically Greek but supermarkets, butchers and cafes are all there. We really enjoyed driving into Rhodes town and had several days out at local islands. Thank you also for the late check out, really appreciated.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you enjoyed our villa and your time on Rhodes thanks for your great review hope to see you again another year! Tim & Lesley
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Mill Hill

Fabulous location but the maintenance and cleaning need attention

  • 3 of 5

This is a lovely villa in a great location in a village superbly positioned for beaches, Rhodes Town, Lindos and general exploring.

However we have reported to the owners a long list of cleaning issues and maintenance problems. Everything is relatively minor but they do need to sort these issues out.

Also they have swapped the bedrooms around so the advertised double room is now a twin room. The double bed has been moved into a smaller room and the result is quite cramped. The photos need updating.

Overall we had a lovely holiday

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and useful feedback on our villa in Rhodes. We are sorry that you experienced a less than usual standard of cleanliness in our villa during your stay, and also the unfortunate technical issue with the pool pump, which was rectified after a couple of days of being made aware of the problem. Hopefully the additional cleans during your stay went some way to mitigate your disappointment. Lesley and I stayed in the villa for a week directly after you vacated and can confirm that some of the issues that you raised were indeed justified. Be sure we have already taken steps to rectify these shortcomings and we do not anticipate sub-standard cleaning of the property in the future. We were both very pleased that overall you had a lovely holiday. Tim & Lesley Gill
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Lovely relaxing family break in Kallithea

  • 4 of 5

Lovely villa with pool, a short drive from Kallithea. Definitely need a car as not within walking distance to anything but a nice rural location just a 5 min drive away from all amenities.

Pool great for the kids and a refreshing dip but not deep enough for any budding divers.

A couple of minor issues were resolved within 24 hours which was great with lovely accommodating owners.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review, it was pleasure to have you stay in our villa and we hope you enjoyed your time on Rhodes!
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Wall-to-wall sunshine

  • 4 of 5

Lovely villa, will fantastic views. Hadn't expected the pool, so that was a nice surprise. Pretty quiet most of the time apart from the yappy dogs but there's not a lot you can do about that.

Lots of lovely kitties in healthy condition, who were pleased to welcome us and entertain around the pool area, without being too pushy.

Nice to have lots of clean towels to use.

Nice to have a washing machine. Doesn't take many minutes to dry outside!

Could dos:

-check the lightbulbs - so many not working, or missing;

-a task light or standard lamp by the table;

-fix the inspection panel on balcony as it clangs in the wind (I put the table against it to stop the noise) Needs a new bolt?;

-get some decent photos of the accommodation on the website - too many smiley faces at the seaside, (why? Don't need to see yours, we'll provide our own) and NONE of the inside of the villa. A couple wanting to share the double bed are going to be in for a grumpy surprise when they find the room is too small for the bed and they will have to climb over each other to go to the loo in the middle of the night :( Fortunately for us we wanted separate rooms anyway. And seriously, no-one is going to use the downstairs shower except for after the pool Second bathroom it ain't! You need to make it very clear what holidaymakers are getting so good photos of each room are essential;

-fix the bathroom shower bracket or get a longer hose;

-a toaster might be useful instead of having to use the grill;

-it could have been cleaner, as the bathroom bin wanted emptying, there was a mouldy loaf (I think) in one of the cupboards, and there was dust in the corners.

I don't want to sound negative, but if I lived there, they'd be on my to-do list. So many positives, and it we had a lovely time there. Pity it can't be bottled, and spaced out over the year! Thanks for the stay :) :)

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review and positive comments and heads up on things you didn't like. They all seem pretty minor maintenance issues mostly and will be easily fixed in time for next season (long busy season finished now) were out in October so can fix all the niggles you didn't like. Glad you had a nice holiday in our villa. Tim & Lesley
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Rhodes Diagoras
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Rhodes TRown
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Mezie Mezie
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Although in a quiet position local amenities are a short drive in Kalathies with bars, tavernas and local shops. Within easy reach by car is Afandou beach which provides quiet areas to relax, and Kolymbia bay has a sandy beach and water sports. Falaraki with its busy tourist centre, shops, bars and nightlife is only 6 km drive away for those requiring a less sedate holiday. A car is highly recommended although there are plenty of local taxis in Kalathies but the convenience of your own transport will allow further exploration of this wonderful Island. Bustling Rhodes Town is to the north with its fascinating historical Old Town and the New Town shopping experience not to mention the vibrant waterfront at Mandraki harbour. Lindos and its famous Acroppolis, and lovely sandy beaches is only 35 minutes away. Anthony Quinn bay made famous in the film The Guns Of Naverone, with the impressively restored Italian ruins at Kalithea Spa where you can try snorkling or scuba diving, are approx 8 km.

Other Activities: Water Park


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa around the World,

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Season
17 Jul 2018 - 17 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
10 Apr 2019 - 22 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 May 2019 - 16 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
17 Jul 2019 - 7 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Sep 2019 - 1 Oct 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 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 £200

Air conditioning is included in the rental charge from the 11th of July - 3rd September. For all other renal periods is air conditioning is required, a daily charge of 6 Euros is payable locally to cover the increased electricity charges in Greece.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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