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''Traditional house Kefala 1860'' House with character

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,119 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

The ''Traditional house Kefala is built in 1860 and refurbished in 2004 fully equipped . Built of the hill ''Kefala'' Have panoramic views to the ''White mountains'' The house is built of stone and wood and for this reason has ideal temperatures in summer and winter . Traditional house Kefala 1860 has a valid license authorized by the National Organization for Tourism N.4179/2013 (1041K91002985701). It is ideal for families, or groups of friends, who desire a large and aesthetically pleasing traditional house , for a private and pleasurable holiday. Up to 10 individuals can be accommodated comfortably. What makes Traditional House Kefala unique???? Is the ability to breath mountain air, combined with wonderful views over the area, mountains and green foliage decrepit tree carob . The closeness and direct access to the historical town of Rethymno, with its long sandy beaches and vibrant night life, will ensure a holiday that you will never forget The decor is simple and functional, with old hand painted furniture and useful objects of the past ... There are three bedrooms and a attik.... That can accommodate five people...Two sofa in the main part of the house, consisting of three separate single beds and one more single bed in the old fire place side ... The kitchen is fully equipped (refrigerator, freezer,3D CINEMA T.V., dishwasher, coffee maker, mixer, electric kitchen), and generally the house is fully equipped (electric iron, hair dryer, wireless Internet, garden sun loungers, linen) for comfortable and dignified holidays up eight people. We can offer baby items when needed. Access to the

house can be made from two different sides of the village...One entrance is the quiet traditional district of the village and the other from the large central square .On the one hand there is covered parking and a yard with high walls flowers and Cretan herbs.On the other

high walls flowers and Cretan herbs.On the other side large paved parking, leading to the house by the side of the garden There are unless two bathrooms (One bathroom with hydromassage) There are two more outdoor showers for guests' convenience ...

More Details

Property Manager
Maria Paximadi
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2017

About Maria Paximadi

Hi !!! I'm Maria...I am a farmer and painter ... I grow what we are saying super foods for my family and my friends ... I have a workshop in where I edit herbs and olive The ''Traditional houses Kefala 1860'' I like to rent to visitors from abroad, for to know the Hellas and our culture...And also to come to in contact me and my family with new people continually

Why Maria Paximadi chose Rethymnon area

The ''Traditional houses Kefala 1860'' like all traditional houses are alive and warm... Have unusually old-world furniture that travel us ...

What makes this house unique

because The houses are built on highest point of the village, have a unique view of the area, as holidaymakers can being noticed by the looks of around So they can enjoy the garden and sunbathing on the sun loungers, without being noticed by the surrounding area


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Gonia in Nikiforos Fokas

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1119 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • smoking allowed
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coin Cabine
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mezzanine
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Outdoor Shower
    Toilet 1 - Toilet , Toilet with hudomassage
  • There are two more outdoor showers for guests' convenience ...
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Bedroom with king size bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Bedroom with double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , loft with single bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , In the living room is one sofa with two single bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed , Under the loft there is one single bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Single Bed , In the old fire's place side there is one single bed....
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Canoe
  • Courtyard
  • Terrace
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Parasol
  • Veranda ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


4.5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

''Traditional house Kefala 1860'' House with character
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews

We really stay very well ...

  • 5 of 5

We really stay very well in this house...confortable, large, with everything we needed. It is very near to Rethymnon and the National Road. There is also a confortable garden with a fantastic silence. The owner was very very nice with us and gave us many gifts for our confortable permanence.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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La casa è situata nel pae...

  • 4 of 5

La casa è situata nel paesino di Gonia. Un posto tranquillo e rilassante in cui passare le vacanze. Gli abitanti del paese eccezionalmente gentili e ospitali. La padrona di casa (Maria) fantastica. Siamo stati benissimo e mi auguro di riuscire a tornare. Non è vicinissimo al mare, ma la posizione è strategica perchè permette di raggiungere facilmente sia la costa nord che la costa sud.

The house is situated in the village of Gonia. A quiet and relaxing place to spend your holidays. The inhabitants of the country exceptionally friendly and welcoming. The landlady (Maria) fantastic. We had a great time and I hope to make it back. It is close to the sea, but the location is strategic because it allows easy access to both the north and the south coast.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
40 Metres
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
35 Kilometres
New national road Rethymnon-Chania
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
3.5 Kilometres

The traditional village ''Gonia''located in the old higway Rethymnon-Chania 8 k.m.north -west to Rethymno .The village have bus-station and blue -bus every one hour. “Traditional houses Kefala 1860 ”   is  in the middle of the northern coast of Crete, 8 km from Rethymno with its beaches, 28 km from the beautiful beaches of southern Crete, 68 km from Heraklion (Knossos palace) and 62 km from Chania (Samaria gorge) is Gonia - a traditional village, where you have the opportunity to wonder the streets and churches. Village Gonia has interesting elements of traditional architecture. A short walk will take you few centuries back.

 In “Traditional houses Kefala 1860 “ someone come:

From Heraklion: arriving in Rethymno node for Atsipopoulo turn left there is the  third village …Atsipopoulo—Prines-- Gonia.

From Chania: just before arriving in Rethymno turn right for Atsipopoulo there is the third village Atsipopoulo--Prines --Gonia.

From Rethymnon: reaching the junction for Atsipopoulo continue to the first village Atsipopoulo  the second village of Prines and in the third village  Gonia. The distance is 8 km from Rethymno and its port.

Nearby beaches: the  “Traditiona houses Kefala 1860” is located 3,5 km from the beaches of Gerani and Petres, and 8 km from the beach of Rethymno


The traditional village Gonia is located close to the tourist areas but still offers the true Cretan lifestyle with narrow streets and whitwashed houses. Rethymnon is easily reachable (ca. 8km) and from  Gonia  every  hour buses go to this city.

The village has traditional tavern ,super-market , cafes ,pharmacy etc.In the village are ideal locations for nature walks (organized by agency or not ).Old stone bridges(Gonia) ,gorge(Gonia) ,Byzantine churches with old murals (kato Valsamonero)Byzantine castles (Monopari)...The nearest sandy beach (Gerani ,Petres ) is 3,5 k.m.of about 3-4 minutes. Crete is an island with an exquisite 1,000 kilometre-long coastline dotted with numerous coves, bays and peninsulas, which afford a multitude of soft, sandy beaches along the beautifully blue Mediterranean Sea. After all, it's among the finest in the world and has established Crete as one of Europe's most popular holiday destinations. And, of course, the island's historic importance in today's world as the home of the Minoan civilization with important archaeological finds at Knossos, Phaistos and Gortys, is evidenced by the tens of thousands of visitors to these sites each year.However, Crete is the largest island in Greece - the fifth largest in the Mediterranean - and, within its diverse area of more than 8,000 square kilometres, there are many other jewels just waiting to be discovered by the more adventurous explorers of holiday treasures.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Gonia, Crete

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
low season
1 Oct 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning £8.42
Pet Fee £8.42

Downpayment / Deposit requested. Discount depending on length of stay. Owner not present on location. Rate depending on the number of persons

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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