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Muses: panoramic view, close to historical sites

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom, 1 sofa bed, 1 bathroom, outdoor terrace, private parking

A cosy 1 bedroom apartment in a detached property, offering, tranquility and panoramic views of Heraklion, 10 minutes drive from Knossos and Archanes. The living room sofa bed can accommodate a further 2 guests. The private terrace features a wooden patio and a large dining table, the perfect setting for a homemade breakfast. After a busy day sightseeing you can soak up the afternoon sun on the deck chairs. Enjoy unobstructed views of Heraklion and Psiloritis mountain. Cretan cooking lessons can be arranged. The owners live in the property.

You will have full and private access to the apartment and the terrace. You can also access the garden below the terrace for a stroll or to pick fresh fruits and vegetables.

Living room: A spacious living room with an open plan kitchen, a double sofa-bed and a LED TV.

Kitchen: Fully equipped kitchen with water filter, oven, microwave, dishwasher, kettle, filtered coffee maker, Nespresso machine.

Bedroom: Large double bedroom with a comfortable and modern mattress. There is a spacious closet for your clothes and a treadmill for a morning run before breakfast.

Bathroom: modern bathroom with shower head, washing machine and hair drier.

Terrace: The living room and bedroom doors lead to the spacious sunlit terrace with unobstructed views across Heraklion bay and Psiloritis mountain. The covered patio on the right side features a big dining table perfect for breakfast lunch or dinner.

Private parking: You will have access to a covered parking spot next to the apartment entrance. The parking access is through a remote control gate.

We are always available for advice and help on restaurants, beaches, sites etc. If you have any special requests do not hesitate to contact us.

We can arrange optional cooking lessons on the premises from a selection of local dishes and sweets based on your preferences. You will receive detailed printed instructions to replicate them at home.

More Details

About Us

Pantelis Vutirakis
ARRIVATO IKE
Spartis 51, Nikaia
18454 Athens
G.E.MI., 145606209000
VAT Reg No800951194

Property Manager
Pantelis
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Heraklion in Temenos

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
  • Modern bathroom with showerhead, washing machine and hair drier.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Double bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Living room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Large double bedroom with a comfortable and modern matress. There is a spacious closet for your clothes and a tredmill for a morning run before breakfast. A double sofa bed is located in the living room
Entertainment:
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(3 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Relaxing after a busy day.

  • 5 of 5

This is the ground floor apartment in a three storey house. It is spacious, comfortable and well furnished with a mix of modern and old ornaments. The apartment is private, even though the owners live above. It is conveniently located to Heraklion and Knossos. Places like Phaistos are easy day trips by car. Our hosts provided for all our needs, with samples of home made Cretan foods, wines and pastries. These were also available to purchase at very reasonable prices, if you found the samples were not enough. Our hosts provided us with all the information we needed to get around and invited us for a meal. Thank you for your generosity. It was a lovely stay, but too short.

  • Review Submitted: 04-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Relaxation guaranteed

  • 5 of 5

We cannot recommend Pantelis's accommodation enough. It is an oasis of tranquillity, so far away from hordes of tourist and yet so near to Heraklion and to Knossos.

The appartement is very pretty and clean. It has all the amenities that you need. A very beautiful and well maintained garden with beautiful views is a plus.

The cherry on the cake is the host couple who are so welcoming and generous that you will want to stay forever!!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Manisha for your kind words!
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5

Amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing view, amazing appartment, amazing Kate and Kostis.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Stefanie!
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Location

Nearest Airport
11 Kilometres
Heraklion airport
Nearest Barpub
8 Kilometres
Heraklion
Nearest Ferry
9 Kilometres
Heraklion
Nearest Beach
12 Kilometres
Ammoudara
Car: necessary

The apartment is situated 10 kilometers from Heraklion centre and the local airport. The nearest sandy beaches are approximately 12km away while other magnificent beaches are situated 20-40 minutes away.

***A few words about Heraklion region***

Heraklion is Crete’s main entrance hub and is situated at the center of the island (north shore). The Minoan Palace of Knossos lies in the city’s outskirts while the archaeological museum boasts a large collection of Minoan artifacts from all over Crete. Although Heraklion is a bustling city, the calm and picturesque countryside, only a few minutes away by car will take you back in time. In the region's villages you will enjoy authentic Cretan cuisine made with quality local olive oil and other local produce. A winery tour will allow you to experience the island’s wine-making tradition, going back thousands of years. During the day you can enjoy swimming and sunbathing in numerous sandy beaches lying in the north and south of the region. Heraklion is therefore a must stop during a multi-day island tour. It is also a convenient base for a short trip to Crete since one can easily combine visits to historical sites with great swimming opportunities and culinary delights.

***What to do in Heraklion***

For history and archaeology enthusiasts the starting point of the tour is Knossos, the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete, also called Europe's oldest city. Heraklion's archeological museum displays exhibits dating back to the Neolithic era in 3,500 BC while the medieval fortress of Koules ("Castello a Mare"), situated in Heraklion’s port is a reminder of the town's medieval past. Furthermore, the Historical Museum exhibits items from the 4th century AD up to and including the Second World War. The Natural History museum exhibits the diverse flora and fauna of the Eastern Mediterranean region. The Cretan Aquarium will allow you to take a glimpse of the marine life inhabiting the waters surrounding the island.

During the evening you can visit one of the numerous small restaurants ("Rakadika") situated in the town’s old center (near the Morozini fountain), which serve delicious variety plates along with Cretan spirit "Raki". And if you are up to it you can continue your night out until the early morning hours in one of the local bars and clubs.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Heraklion, Crete

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High season
1 Jul 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£217
for 3 nights
From
£72 **
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£190
for 3 nights
From
£63 **
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Card 3.0% of rental total, per person per night

Manager'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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