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Lavender villa set in beautiful grounds near the pool

Bedrooms 2
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

A spacious well equipped villa with outside eating’s area that overlooks the pool which is illuminated at night. Lavender is one of three villas sharing the grounds and pool. The bedrooms are air conditioned, and the bathroom has an extra large shower. It has a Kitchen,double bedroom and twin bedroom, dining area with table and chairs for inside eating. the patio decking provides larger outside eating area A barbeque and sun loungers help you to enjoy the experience on outside living. 15 meters from the villa is our extra large pool 15 meters by 10 meters with an entry area of 5 meters by 3 meters giving a total of 165sq meters of swimming area with a depth of 1.8meters are the deep end. The kitchen is fully equipped including washing machine and dishwasher.

Property Manager
Mr Ian Johnson
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
3 July, 2018

About Mr Ian Johnson

Fifteen years ago we finally realized our long held dream and set off from England to our new life on the warm and sunny island of Crete. We had already purchased a plot of land with a house and one acre of orange trees and olive trees.

In the time honoured fashion of the island it took over a year to overcome the paperwork and legalities connected with our purchase but then we were able to start our huge project.

The gardens and villas slowly took shape, each year bringing exciting changes as the trees and plants matured. The result is now three villas set in beautiful gardens. Having been to Greece on previous occasions we wanted to make the accommodation spacious. A large bathroom was a must and raised sun terraces were top priority. We wanted to create individual privacy without being isolated and a pool that you could really swim in.

Mr Ian Johnson purchased this villa in 1999

Why Mr Ian Johnson chose Tsikalaria

Sitting out in the evening, overlooking the pool

What makes this villa unique

4km from the centre of Chania, and easy access to many beaches and places of interest.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We are a family of 5 with children ranging from 9 to 13 years of age. Ian's place was perfect for us, but could imagine it suiting other visitors, too. We had hesitated about booking initially because we didn't want a shared pool, but this was not in fact an issue at all. The pool is very big and an awesome place to spend time. Most of the time we had it to ourselves anyway, but on the odd occasion someone was there, it was actually quite nice. Our villa was super clean, well-equipped and better than in the photos. The showers and air con worked really well, as did the layout of the place. The 3 villas are set in charming grounds, out of the town and in what appears to be an olive grove. Ian 's availability was great - always on hand but not remotely intrusive. He gave us some great local info - the local beaches sheet formed the basis of our stay there and we loved all the beaches, the ruins at Aptera and the local tavern the Rabbit. We ate there twice and although communication was a little tricky, we ended up with delicious inexpensive food and were given some freebies. Ian's place is hidden away from the tourist drag - he kindly met us in Souda and we followed him back. It's so well- situated for lots of day trips. We were so lucky to have found it and wished we'd booked for longer. We plan to come next year and stay for a couple of weeks. Great value for money, super relaxing - a real treasure of a find.”
Jul 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Tsikalaria in Eleftherios Venizelos

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • botanical garden
  • ruins
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming


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(1 traveller review)

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Lavender villa set in beautiful grounds near the pool
average rating of 4.0 based on 2 reviews

Location très bien située et très agréable

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très sympathique logement au sein d'un jardin très bien entretenu avec une immense piscine (notre séjour était en juin et nous avions souvent la piscine pour nous seul : un luxe)

l'accueil est parfait, le propriétaire sur place est très gentil et est à l'écoute pour toute question et vous conseiller

villa très bien située pour visiter la Canée et l'ouest de la Crête

Anne Marie & Michel (séjour du 16 au 23 Juin 2018)

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci pour vos commentaires Je suis heureux que vous ayez passé de bonnes vacances ici Ian
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Nearest Airport
13 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Situated on 42nd St the site of the battle of Crete. The memorial depicts the battle


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Tsikalaria, Crete

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Aug 2018 - 23 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
24 Aug 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning £30

Manager'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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