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Casa Sanguinazzo, Sea views & absolute privacy in a historical building!

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Villa -
5 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 11
Rethymnon, Rethymnon Prefecture, Crete
Casa Sanguinazzo is a traditional Venetian mansion, originally used as the holiday cottage of Venetian aristocrat Z. Sanguinazzo, hence it’s name. It’s main entrance is made of marble and it’s complemented by a triangular front which bears the the family coat of arms, the eagle and the inscription : Initium sapientiae timor Domini (meaning “beginning of wisdom fear of the Lord”). This doorway has been classified as a preserved and traditional heritage site of great cultural value and it’s considered as one of the most important historic spots in the village. The Villa has also been used as the main treasury of the Cretan churches for 300 years.

Nowadays, the Villa has been carefully restored but still maintains its traditional character and the Venetian stone arches are still visible on the building, both outdoors and indoors. Great care...
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Listing #HL9440343
About the Manager
Kostas G. Vasilakis (Property Manager Etouri)
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We will wait for you in the villa for your arrival (despite the arrival time, even after midnight) in order to help you with the house details and give you as much information as you want about the area, taverns, shops, places and beaches that you have to visit. Also we will clean the villa and change towels and linen every 3 days. Finally we will be there for your departure for our last thank you! Kostas will be also reachable on his cell phone and e-mails 24/7!
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great historical house. We were a family of 5 with teenagers. They loved the house. The right level of privacy. A short ride to many activities and sightseeing. The owner is a fantastic person, great us in person and was very helpful. We even spent...More

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (11)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (11)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Patio
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Payment Schedule: The deposit needed in order to secure the booking is the 25% of the total cost of the reservation. The remaining balance is due to be paid 21 days prior to the...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    3 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Queen
    3 Fulls
    3 Twins
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights
$455
€400
$3,185
€2,800
Aug 1, 2018 -
Aug 31, 2018
August 2018
7 nights
$398
€350
$2,787
€2,450
Sep 1, 2018 -
Sep 30, 2018
September 2018
7 nights
$296
€260
$2,070
€1,820
Oct 1, 2018 -
Nov 30, 2018
September 2018
7 nights
$227
€200
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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About the neighborhood
Casa Sanguinazzo offers full privacy with amazing sea view in its beautiful settings a little 10-15 minutes drive to several beautiful beaches or to the old town of Rethymno where are the main shops and restaurants. It is situated in a private land of 300 square meters overlooking the Aegean sea from its beautiful veranda. The surrounding area is a quiet, natural environment ideal for relaxation but also very close to all kinds of supplies shops, restaurants and various services. You can find many grocery shops in Stavromenos village which is 6 km away but also the closest big living areas where you can find a variety of bakeries, supermarkets, nightlife and restaurants are the well known tourist areas of Platanias and Adelianos Kampos.
Getting around
The villa is on the way to the historical Monastery of Arkadi. The village is built on a rocky and high location having superb views across the valley of Rethymno and was inhabited by the Venetians and the Turks and testify that the imposing buildings, beautiful and lovely squares dominate and create a frame of a bygone era. Finally, the location enables visitors to explore the archaeological site of ancient Eleftherna and caves of Melidoni and Zoniana which are some of the most famous tourist destinations in central Crete. Due to the location of the village and the terrain in the area, there are many beautiful hiking and biking trails as to the nearby village of Kapsaliana where you can find the Museum of Olive.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Heraklion Airport: 48.5 mi
Ferry: Heraklion port: 48.5 mi
We will provide you detailed road directions using google maps in order to find the house easily. Just inform us from in which airport (Chania or Heraklion) is your arrival! Also we will be on alert in case that you face any problem or lost your way to our villa. If your arrival is late in the night, it is possible to arrange a meeting on the highway and go together to the villa! On your arrival we will provide you detailed information of the area and what really worth a visit based on your interests. Also, when you arrive you will find a full guide with everything that you need to know about the house manuals and rules.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.2 mi.
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