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Oikos 1900 Skalidis House

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The pool, the garden, the house
Excellent
14 reviews
The pool, the garden, the house
The groundfloor sitting-room, the dinnining area , the open-plan kitchen
The double-bed bedroom of the groundfloor with the en-suite bathroom/WC
The en-suite bathroom/WC to the previous bedroom
The second groundfloor bedroom
Another bathromm/WC of the ground floor
The veranda of the upper level; the view is majestic!
From the veranda you enter an independent bedroom with an en-suite bathroom/WC
The bathroom attached to the independet bedroom of the upper level
The veranda with the view again
The spacious main room of the upper level and the mazannine
The sitting under the attic;a wonderful view;the two sofas can accomodate two persons for sleeping
The two beds on the mezannine can be brought together
The bathroom/WC accessible from the main room of the upper level
The sitting corner of the upper level main room and the entrance to kitchen and bathroom/WC
The pool
The inner courtyard, the stairway to the upper level and the veranda
The inner courtyard
It's getting dark...beautiful!
Our village,  Gonia; the Skalidis house at the heyday
The main square , the church, the coffee-shop in the  shade of the huge tree
The old town of Rethymno, 9 km from our village. A public bus runs appr. every hour
An ottoman mosque on the venezian fortress of Rethymnon
The Preveli palm-beach, 28 km
Aghios Pavlos beach 30 km
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Overview
Villa -
4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Rethymnon, Rethymnon Prefecture, Crete
EOT-GNTO registered
The house of the Skalidis family was built in 1900 in the heyday of the traditional settlement of Gonia. Following recent restoration work it now fully caters for modern household needs, while its architectural style remains unspoiled.
The stone-built house is constructed on two levels. Through the courtyard you enter the ground floor, with a fully equipped open-plan kitchen, a spacious dining and sitting room with TV and fireplace, a bathroom/WC and two bedrooms, one of which has a double bed and en-suite bathroom/WC. Both bedrooms are airconditioned.
From the veranda of the upper level, you access a large airconditioned room that includes a cosy mezzanine area with two beds, and a separate study. Two sofas in the sitting area can also accommodate two people for sleeping. Another bathroom/WC connects with the same spa...
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About the Owner, Konstantinos S
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 14 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 14 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Although he began his adult life as a law student at Athens University, Konstantinos' abiding passion has always been travel. He spent his free time visiting neighbouring Mediterranean countries and went on to use his newly acquired knowledge to accompany groups of travelers as a tour-leader. After graduating from law school he decided to turn his hobby into a profession, attending the four-semester Higher Education Institute of Professional Tour Guides in Greece
Konstantinos Skalidis, the owner of "oikos1900", is a highly experienced certified tourist guide. Accordingly, he is happy to offer his guests a variety of guided day-excursions to choose from.
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Excellent - based on 14 reviews
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Riitta T
Mustasaari, Finland
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed June 18, 2017 for a stay in June 2017

We met the owner of the house at the village gas station and drove after him through small lanes to the highest point of the village. We were welcomed also by Konstantinos' wife Fotini, and by nice Cretan snacks and fruit. We were introduced to the nicely restored house with lots and lots of lovely details. The house consists of...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed September 26, 2016 for a stay in September 2016
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We had a really lovely time at the villa. It is spacious, well-equipped and full of character. We had lots of fun in the pool, which is set in a beautiful garden, shaded by orange and pomegranate trees. The villa overlooks the village and the surrounding countryside, and is just a few minutes walk from the village square. Konstantinos and...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
. The equipment of the house „oikos 1900“ is to be used in the house-garden-pool and is not allowed to be taken to the beach or.... Oikos 1900 is a traditional house, it has not...
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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 week Per month
Default 7 nights
$1,194
€1,000
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Sep 4, 2017 -
Sep 30, 2017
Medium
7 nights
$1,552
€1,300
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Oct 1, 2017 -
Oct 31, 2017
Low
7 nights
$1,254
€1,050
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Nov 1, 2017 -
Mar 30, 2018
winter
30 nights --
$1,791
€1,500
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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.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Parties up to 5 persons can ask for a lower price. Please contact us!
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About the neighborhood
Numerous one day excursions are possible from Gonia. The owner, an experienced study-tours guide, can provide you with all details of the region according to your wishes. Excavations, museums, historical sites, hiking routes, gorges, beatifull beaches, can be included in your daily itinerary. You will be always best advised, which are the beaches to enjoy according to the days prevailing wind, how to reach the summit of a mountain, where to park your car in case you want to cross a gorge and find it easily when you are done etc. Just ask!
Getting around
Konstantinos Skalidis, the owner of "oikos1900", is a highly experienced certified tourist guide. Accordingly, he is happy to offer his guests a variety of guided day-excursions to choose from. Walking through the Cretan landscape, hiking through spectacular gorges, ascending mountain summits with breathtaking views, visiting fascinating archaeological sites, museums and historical monasteries has been his profession for over 30 years. As guests at "oikos1900" you can enjoy and gain from his experience at very competitive prices. All you need to do is rent a car (usually our guests rent a 9-seater), choose the excursion you want to go on, and let Konstantinos do the rest. Enjoy your days!
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Herakleion airport 85 km, Chania airport 50 km: 52.8 mi
Ferry: Chania (Suda) 45 km: 28.0 mi
Driving on the E 75, the road along the north coast of the island you come to "Atsipopoulo" junction, just after Rethymno , if you are coming from the east, Heraklion airport ,or just before Rethymno , if you are coming from the west, Chania airport. Follow the direction "Atsipopoulo", drive through the village, through the next village called "Prines" and the next village on this road is Gonia, 6 km from the junction.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.1 mi.
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