Spacious, Quiet, Private Villa in a Rural Area

Palea Ethniki Odos Chanion Rethimnou, Rethymno, Greek Islands 741 00, Greece


Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps 8
Per night £85 - £150
Per week £630 - £756
Type: Villa
Description of the Rethymno vacation villa rental
The villa was built at the end of the 18th Century and was restored recently. It is a stone structure that was carefully renovated to include as many of the original features of the building. It is an authentic representative of traditional Cretan architecture.

The main entrance of the Villa faces north. Upon entering, one views an open area consisting of a living-room, a fireplace, and a fully equipped kitchen and dining area that is separated by a stone arc. On this ground floor there is also a large bedroom and a full bath. The rear portion of the ground floor leads to a courtyard which contains a swimming pool, an adobe oven, and a barbecue space.
A staircase leads you to the second floor area which is furnished as an office space. There are two bedrooms on the second floor and a full bath. On this landing, there is a large veranda overlooking the mountains, the oak forest, and the sea.

Every area of the house has your privacy and quiet insured.

ΜΗΤΕ (Ministry of Tourism Authorized License)
10 41 Κ 12 2Κ 03453 0 0

The villa is suitable for all-year-long bookings: .

For the summer season ( March-October): The thick stone walls, high quality building materials and the careful planning of the house make it heat-resistant during the very hot summer season.

The villa has a paved courtyard area with a private swimming pool facing south and a large veranda area facing north, which means that you can catch sun and shade at all times of the day.

For the winter season (November-February)
The thick stone walls, the underground heating pad system (on the first floor), the heating units (on the second floor) make Villa Sofia a perfect villa for winter bookings.

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Area Info
Villa Sofia is situated in the village of Prines, a traditional village near the city of Rethymno. Prines is a village full of old-rustic houses and villas that date back hundreds of years.

The center of the city of Rethymno is a 15 minute car drive away

The region of Rethymno as a whole is rich with history. The town still maintains its old aristocratic appearance, with its buildings dating from the 16th century, arched doorways, stone staircases, Byzantine and Hellenic-Roman remains, the small Venetian harbor and narrow streets. The city's Venetian-era citadel, the Fortezza, is one of the best-preserved castles in Crete. Lots of other monuments are worth seeing in the area as well.

A 10 minute car drive separates Villa Sofia from the Closest Beach. Crete's beaches are famous worldwide.

Other famous and worthwhile attractions that are close by are: The Samaria gorge, the Preveli monastery, Plakias, the city of Chania, the ancient ruins of Knossos and many more.
Property Rates
Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Mar 01 2015 Apr 30 2015 £100 - - - 2 nights
May 01 2015 Jun 30 2015 £120 - - - 2 nights
Jul 01 2015 Aug 31 2015 £150 - - - 2 nights
Sep 01 2015 Sep 30 2015 £120 - £756 £2,856 2 nights
Oct 01 2015 Oct 31 2015 £100 - £630 - 2 nights
Nov 01 2015 Dec 31 2015 £85 - - £1,876 2 nights
Jan 23 2016 Feb 28 2016 £85 - - £1,876 2 nights
Payment Options: Visa, Mastercard, Discover
Other Fees: Additional information about rental rates Rates include tax, cleaning and linen change fees. An extra fee of 4£ or 5euros, per person, per day applies for groups of more than 6 people. (for example: a group of 8 would have to pay an extra of (8-6)x 4 = 8£ a day. Cancellation Policy: You may receive a refund of up to 100% of your total rental payment if you provide written notice of cancellation at least 30 days prior to your arrival date.
Other Vacation Rental Amenities
There are two sofas that can become double beds if needed. If you have infants or young children in your party, please contact us so we can make arrangements for a cot.

The private swimming pool is equipped with lighting. A large adobe oven is available for baking bread, pizza and traditional meals. Maid service and linen-towel change once a week is included, free of charge. Pool-plant maintenance included free of charge. Some beverages, traditional drinks (produced by the owner s family) and other drinks are provided free of charge.
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