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Villa Joanna-Spacious and Luxurious near Rethymno!

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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
9 guests
1 night minimum
Villa
This unique and impressive countryside villa is situated on the hillside just 2 km outside the historic town of Rethymno, in Kastelakia, on Crete's picturesque north coast in a 6500 sq. meters field. With its privileged location, perched on a leafy hillside, Joanna will undoubtedly appeal to everyone seeking stunning views, high levels of privacy and luxury, not to mention the convenience of being a short drive from the centre of Rethymno. With its contemporary interior and highly practical and generously proportioned exterior space, Villa Joanna is aesthetically pleasing to the eye from whatever angle you favor your holiday choice from. Newly built to a very high specification, it's a contemporary property offering a wealth of superb facilities, including a stunning private pool and spa...This unique and impressive countryside villa is situated on the hillside just 2 km outside the historic town of Rethymno, in Kastelakia, on Crete's picturesque north coast in a 6500 sq. meters field. With its privileged location, perched on a leafy hillside, Joanna will undoubtedly appeal to everyone seeking stunning views, high levels of privacy and luxury, not to mention the convenience of being a short drive from the centre of Rethymno. With its contemporary interior and highly practical and generously proportioned exterior space, Villa Joanna is aesthetically pleasing to the eye from whatever angle you favor your holiday choice from. Newly built to a very high specification, it's a contemporary property offering a wealth of superb facilities, including a stunning private pool and spacious sun terrace from which to enjoy the coastal and mountain views. INTERIOR The house can accommodate up to 8 guests. This delightful, well maintained and decorated split level house of 216 m2 offers 4 bedrooms, 2 ensuite bathrooms and a WC. As you enter the house on your left, there is a fully equipped kitchen has all the necessary home appliances such as microwave, oven , cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, a big fridge/ freezer with ice maker, coffee maker, kettle, toaster, mixer, grill/sandwich maker and blender. There is a full set of cutlery, cooking utensils and glassware. In the storage rooms you will also find an iron, ironing board, first aid kit and sewing box. Then, on your right there is a spacious living room/dining room with furniture, lighting and decoration of the highest standard and specially selected to create an atmosphere of intimacy and familiarity for moments of warmth and relaxation. There's an LCD HD TV set with satellite , DVD player ,music system and air conditioners in every bedroom (use of a/c is included in the price). Leading through from the living room brings you to the spacious en-suite downstairs double bedroom. Next to this bedroom there is another one which consists of two single beds. On the ground floor there is also a WC next to the bedrooms and the living room. From here a stair brings you into the upstairs en-suite double bedroom and another two single bed bedroom, sharing the same en-suite bathroom. All bedrooms are equipped by brand-new quality mattresses provide maximum comfort. A safe deposit box keeps your valuables secure. All bedrooms are fully air-conditioned and provide WiFi with internet access. Baby cot and high chair are available on request. EXTERIOR The spacious exterior of Joanna does not disappoint in any way, in fact, the exteriors truly enhance this splendid Villa. A spacious lawn garden of 250m2 with local plants and trees and a 51 m2 swimming pool (children's pool is included, depth: 70 cm-190cm) provides one with the perfect opportunity to exercise and work up an appetite for a tasty meal cooked on the BBQ/Grill provided. Next to the pool someone cal also enjoy his meal as there is a shaded dining area of a long wooden table just outside the living room. At one end of the poolside terrace there is a beautifully positioned shaded kiosk with comfortable outdoor furniture, allowing you to relax at any time of the day. The villa is licensed by the National Tourism Organisation. House maintenance is provided twice a week. Furthermore, any kind of arrangement (e.g transfers, car hire, excursions, diving, cruises) can be made so that you will be troubled as less as possible prior or during your stay! Bicycles and a tablet are provided upon request for free! More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Guests are responsible to ensure that the property is left in a reasonable condition of cleanliness and in the same condition of repair as upon arrival. The number of guest should not exceed the number referred at the rental agreement. We do not hold any responsibility for the extra people. While all pools are built to the standards of the Greek Tourism Organization, parents have full responsibility for supervising their children.
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite), 1 Half bath
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Reviewed May 13, 2019

20min walk, 5min taxi ride away from the city this beautiful large apartment is a great place to stay for a family or 2/3 couples. It is spotlessly clean, well equipped and has a fantastic garden and pool area. Outdoor BBQ's and wood oven provide...More

Date of stay: May 2019
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Adventurer599419, VR Owner at Villa Joanna-Spacious and Luxurious near Rethymno!, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2019

Many thanks for such an amazing review! We are all more than pleased you enjoyed your holiday and we are looking forward to having you back again in our island!

Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Very very nice house, nice garden and a place well organised and perfectly equiped... 10/10 !... and what a view!!

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Cosmopolitan816742
Adventurer599419, VR Owner at Villa Joanna-Spacious and Luxurious near Rethymno!, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

So glad you liked our place!!! My best wishes to all of you!

Reviewed September 8, 2018

We've just returned from a week's holiday and wished we had been able to stay longer. Wonderful villa with great facilities inside and around pool. We used the BBQ three times and enjoyed the privacy the villa has. Bedrooms are all very comfortable and spotless....More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Sandra O
Adventurer599419, VR Owner at Villa Joanna-Spacious and Luxurious near Rethymno!, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

Many thanks for such an amazing review! We are all more than pleased you enjoyed your holiday!

Reviewed May 2, 2018

Why look anywhere else just book!!   Villa Joanna is absolutely stunning property with amazing views and a super quiet location which all add to the experience. It is set about 5 mins drive in the hills above Rethymno which itself a really beautiful port...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank brianpjb
Reviewed August 16, 2017

The house is incredible, the location is wonderful. We had many many wonderful hours with the kids in the pool, dinners outside, cool nights in the airconditioned rooms. The two owners who came by twice a week to check on us were reactive, super friendly,...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Hjoerdis S
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Reviewed June 28, 2016

6 adults 1 infant 9 nights at this wonderful villa. A massive thank you to the owner who met us on arrival and ensured everything was fine throughout our stay and also to Elizabeth for help with the transport to and from the airport. The...More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank Kevin H
Management response:Responded June 29, 2016

Thank you Mr Kevin for your nice comments! We are really grateful you spent your holiday with us and you enjoy it too! Hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed October 14, 2015

This ranks as one of our all time favorite villa rentals. Everything was perfect. The villa is beautiful, new, spacious and clean with all the amenities we needed. The views were fabulous and the owner and agent were warm, welcoming and helpful. We look forward...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank lisaf763
Management response:Responded October 15, 2015

Hi Lisa, thanks so much for your nice comments! It was my pleasure to meet you and help you out as much as I could during your stay! Hope to see you again! Regards, Elizabeth from Muses Travel Rethymno

Reviewed August 26, 2015

Stayed at Villa Joanna for 12 days in August. Landed at Chania Airport and collected hire car via a company called Greenways, There was a problem with the hire car but all got sorted and the journey to the villa was easy, some instructions were...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank familymumwith3
Reviewed July 6, 2015

As a family group of six we arrived to find Villa Joanna beautifully finished and maintained. The villa is so comfortable and inviting that we need to return to Crete as there is so much that we didn't get out and about to see. The...More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank Nathan W
Reviewed January 14, 2015

Hi am writing this review to tell you how great my vacations was at the Johanna villa. We stayed there for 8 days with 8 adults. The villa was beautiful as it was in the pictures big enough and comfortable, everyone had its own space...More

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank mixalis2015
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Central Heating
Children's Pool
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Garage
Hairdryer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Playground
Porch
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Yard
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Stove
Swingset
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighborhood
Our villa is located on a hill right outside of Rethymno city center. Alll the amenities guests will need, such as supermarkets, pharmacies, banks and ATM machines, restaurants, cafes and bars, a post office are only 2 kms away! Kastellakia where the villa is located is the most suitable place to totally relax and enjoy the stunning views of the area, as well as the nature! It’s ideal for walking, cycling and revitalising! Take advantage of the bicycles we provide for free upon request and availability! The Historical Old City center of Rethymno is just 5 km away where you can discover the venetian beauty of our town...Do not forget to visit our Fortress Forteza, the Old Port - Light House and walk around in the romantic old town.
Getting around
Distances: Heraklion Airport 82 km away. Chania Airport 73 kms away Rethymno Town (Bars, restaurants, supermarket, sandy beach, hospital, ATM & anything else you might need) 2kms away
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