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Traditional house with pool and great view!

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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
5 nights minimum
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Villa Gaia is built at the edge of a traditional village surrounded by olives, oaks and Cretan herbs. The villa was an old stone built storage place, which was renovated keeping it's traditional character. On the exterior of the villa, there is a beautiful garden as well as the swimming pool which has a size of 25 sq m, with sunchairs and umbrellas around. There is also a stone made barbeque and a nice veranda covered with a wooden pergola with beautiful views to the countryside . Ideally suitable for 5 people, there are three bedrooms in the Villa, all with view to the sea – one with double bed and terrace, one with semi-double bed and terrace and one with twin beds. A baby cot is also provided to the guests.The house has a spacious dining and living room, traditionally decorated, wi...Villa Gaia is built at the edge of a traditional village surrounded by olives, oaks and Cretan herbs. The villa was an old stone built storage place, which was renovated keeping it's traditional character. On the exterior of the villa, there is a beautiful garden as well as the swimming pool which has a size of 25 sq m, with sunchairs and umbrellas around. There is also a stone made barbeque and a nice veranda covered with a wooden pergola with beautiful views to the countryside . Ideally suitable for 5 people, there are three bedrooms in the Villa, all with view to the sea – one with double bed and terrace, one with semi-double bed and terrace and one with twin beds. A baby cot is also provided to the guests.The house has a spacious dining and living room, traditionally decorated, with a fireplace and a smart satellite TV with a Blueray player and an open plan fully equipped kitchen. There is also one bathroom with W/C, and hydro massage bath. All of the rooms are fully air conditioned. The combination of the air conditioning, the fireplace and the sun heating makes the house suitable for all the seasons of the year. The location of the villa is ideal as it is built in a quiet rural region, but very close to the beach and the city of Rethymno. It is also very close to some of the most important sightseeings of the region, the Arcadi monastery and the ancient city of Eleytherna. Villa Gaia is ideal for families , couples and individuals who would like to feel the independence and the real Cretan village life. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 1041K122K2768301More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
1) Pets are allowed only after communication with the owner. 2) Towels and bed linen are changed every 5 days, along with the house cleaning.The cleaning as well as the change of the bed linen and the towels are included in the price. 3) The gate of the yard should be closed even when the visitor is in the house.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Zacharias K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2016
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Reviewed February 14, 2020

The house is very comfortable and you have everything you need. It is spotlessly clean and you have a beautiful view. But best of all are the owners. They are simply lovely. There ist even food in the house on your arrival. We have been...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Freedom68634684959
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Cannot praise this place highly enough!!! Zacharias and his mum were fantastic. When we arrived we were greeted with wine and cookies etc. The house is clean with spectacular facilities! We could not have asked for a more beautiful home to stay in. We made...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Sarah-Lee N
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Reviewed January 16, 2017

We had a truly fabulous 10 days at Villa Gaia in Jul 2015 and have felt guilty about not writing review ever since. The house was spotlessly clean and extremely well-equipped and tastefully decorated in a homely style. Beds were very comfy and plenty of...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Chickpeamad
Zacharias K, VR Owner at Traditional house with pool and great view!, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2017

Thank you James! We appreciate your good words for our villa and us very much and we are very happy that you had so nice time here. We are also very happy, because we met such a nice and kind family! We are looking forward...More

Reviewed February 25, 2020
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Date of stay: June 2019
Reviewed February 16, 2020
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Date of stay: August 2019
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Yard
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Stove
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighborhood
Villa Gaia is located in a beautiful rural area, full of trees and herbs, and has a spectacular view to the sea and the city of Rethymno, which is only 18kms away, as well as to the mountain Psiloritis. The guests can enjoy the relaxation and privacy of the village, but they are also very close to the beach (6kms), the city and all kinds of shops, as larger villages are nearby. The region of the house has two of the most important historical sightseeings of Rethymno, the Arcadi monastery (8kms away) and the Ancient Eleytherna museum and archaeological site (7kms). Furthermore, it is located in the center of the island, which makes nearly all the island's sightseeings accessible.
Getting around
Although there is public transportation from Rethymno to Skouloufia and the opposite, a car is neccessary as the bus passes only once a day from the village.
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