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Villa Meli, Stunning Modern Sea View Villa

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Last updated: 10/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
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  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Polemarchi villa description

An extravagant and contemporary three bedroom Villa just beyond the parameters of a small village on the west coast of Crete, Villa Meli has stunning sea views, is within walking distance of a choice of excellent tavernas, has air conditioning, wi fi connection and a beautiful infinity pool - you may feel like reading on......

Shining white granite floors and mellow stone walls throughout the villa provide a calming backdrop for the minimalist interior finish. Squashy black leather sofas, a satellite plasma screen TV, a glass topped dining table and run of sleek black kitchen units in the open plan living area do nothing to play down the real star of the show, which is the arresting view through the wide glass doors. A sail cloth shaded dining terrace fronts the 51 sq m infinity pool, with child's pool and plays front of stage to a wide expanse of sparkling sea. Naturally, the kitchen has all the usual requirements of ceramic topped full cooker, dishwasher, microwave and fridge freezer.

On the ground floor, the double bedroom with en suite full bathroom with hydro massage bath shares a shower room with the twin bedroom. Both bedrooms have sliding glass doors to a garden terrace, pool and of course impeccable sea views. The top floor is the indulgent domain of the sea view master bedroom suite. The light and spacious double bedroom comes with an extraordinary en suite bathroom where almost everything comes in duplicate, with two spaces moulded into the double hydro massage bath and there's a duo of recessed and extravagantly sized wash basins but just a single loo, we were relieved to see! The sensational balcony, furnished with comfortable rattan lounging furniture and sun beds is the ultimate viewpoint for phenomenal sunsets.

A 200m stroll through the olive groves brings you to a pretty shingle and sand beach backed by tamarind trees under which six tavernas position their tables and serve the freshest of fish dishes. Walking a similar distance in the opposite direction you will arrive in the tiny village of Sfinari with simple shops and a further 3 tavernas. The long sandy beach of Falassarna is a 15 mins drive away. Boat trips from the harbour town of Kastelli, 20 mins drive away can be taken to the truly beautiful beach at Balos.

Above the coastline and just below the little village of Sfinari on the west coast of Crete, its location is such an antithesis to Villa Meli's cutting edge design that it brings to mind the teddy bears picnic because if you go 'down to the woods', leaving the village and following the track though the olive groves, you'll certainly be in for a big surprise!

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Villa
  • 120 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Wheelchair Accessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Hydro massage...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

                Hydro massage...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Note that the pool can be heated at a cost paid locally. Must be requested in advance to sort this out, as it takes a few days to get the temperature of the water to be warm for your arrival....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Luxury
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Nude Beach
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Near The Ocean

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet:

                    Wifi connection...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Porch / Veranda

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Private Pool

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included

                          Property Descriptor

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Rate october
                              Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                              5 night min stay
                              £196
                              £1,372
                              Rate 1
                              Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                              5 night min stay
                              £196
                              £1,372
                              Rate 2
                              May 1 - May 31, 2015
                              5 night min stay
                              £203
                              £1,421
                              Rate 3
                              Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
                              5 night min stay
                              £277
                              £1,939
                              Rate 4
                              Jul 1 - Jul 17, 2015
                              5 night min stay
                              £348
                              £2,436
                              Rate 5
                              Jul 18 - Aug 31, 2015
                              5 night min stay
                              £361
                              £2,527
                              Rate 6
                              Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                              5 night min stay
                              £277
                              £1,939
                              Rate 7
                              Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                              5 night min stay
                              £196
                              £1,372

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Accidental Damage Waiver (ADW) £20
                              • Taxes Not included

                              Notes:

                              Price is the total accommodation price.

                              Our Price also Includes:

                              24/7 Local Assistance

                              Free Pool Towels

                              Free Essentials Grocery Pack

                              Free Air-Con

                              Free Cot

                              Free Highchair

                              Free WiFi

                              Bed Linen & Bathroom Towels

                              Housekeeping (as per description)

                              Villa Info File (inc. maps & restaurant tips)

                              A non-refundable charge of £20.00 per booking for Accidental Da


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                              Last updated: 10/30/2014
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                              Location

                              73 Kilometres
                              Nearest Airport
                              Chania
                              61 Metres
                              Nearest Ferry
                              Souda
                              500 Metres
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Sfinari
                              500 Metres
                              Nearest Beach
                              Sfinari

                              Car: Recommended

                              Sfinari, 17km from Kastelli, betwixt the rugged mountains and the endless blue sea, on the very far western tip of Crete, Sfinari nestles in the folds of olive green hillsides, a haphazard scattering of little white houses and with a main street somewhat shorter than the braking distance of the local bus from Kastelli, which invariably grinds to a halt beyond the last house.

                              The village economy is based on produce from land and sea rather than tourism, so the few level areas of the village are occupied by greenhouses bursting with tomatoes and cucumbers instead of hotels overflowing with tourists, whilst tucked away on the sunny hillsides are small colonies of blue and white beehives producing wonderful honey from the wild mountain thyme. From the main street a small lane bumps 800 metres down to the sea and a long stretch of beach, where three picture postcard tavernas, serve freshly caught fish in the shade of delicate tamarisk trees and the hustle and bustle of everyday life comes to a virtual standstill. The beach shelves quite gently into the sea and is a mixture of coarse sand and pebbles, however we are reliably informed that there is an even better deserted beach just over the headland which takes between twenty to fifty minutes to reach by the tenuous footpath, depending on which local geographer you speak to. Back up in the village there's a number of other tavernas plus two simple cafenions that also sell a few groceries and where locals gather to drink small cups of Greek coffee from dawn to dusk and lament the low price of tomatoes in Athens.

                               

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                              Photos

                              • Villa Meli with lovely pool & lawn

                                Villa Meli with lovely pool & lawn

                              • Spectacular sea views & sunsets

                                Spectacular sea views & sunsets

                              • The covered patio by the pool

                                The covered patio by the pool

                              • Immaculate kitchen with all modern facilities

                                Immaculate kitchen with all modern facilities

                              • The amazing sea views from all rooms

                                The amazing sea views from all rooms

                              • All modern facilities in the kitchen

                                All modern facilities in the kitchen

                              • The ensuite bath to the double room with airjets

                                The ensuite bath to the double room with airjets

                              • The amazing bathroom of the ensuite double bedroom

                                The amazing bathroom of the ensuite double bedroom

                              • Three tavernas on Sfinari beach

                                Three tavernas on Sfinari beach

                              • The mini market in Sfinari village with basics

                                The mini market in Sfinari village with basics

                              • Views from the villa

                                Views from the villa

                              • Falassarna Sandy beach less than 30mins drive

                                Falassarna Sandy beach less than 30mins drive

                              • Villa Meli

                                Villa Meli

                              • Villa Meli

                                Villa Meli

                              • Open plan living area with DVD, Satellite TV &wifi

                                Open plan living area with DVD, Satellite TV &wifi

                              • The view from the master bedroom

                                The view from the master bedroom

                              • Comfortable leather sofas

                                Comfortable leather sofas

                              • The ground floor twin bedroom leads to the pool

                                The ground floor twin bedroom leads to the pool

                              • Sfinari beach just a few minutes away

                                Sfinari beach just a few minutes away

                              • The pebbly beach of Sfinari

                                The pebbly beach of Sfinari

                              • The coastline enroute to Sfinari

                                The coastline enroute to Sfinari

                              • Elafonissi beach 45mins drive away

                                Elafonissi beach 45mins drive away

                              £196 - £361 per night (GBP)
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                              3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 6

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                              Minimum stay: 5 nights
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                              Member since: 1990
                              Speaks: english, french, german, italian, greek
                              • Calendar last updated 10/30/2014
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