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Beautiful Luxurious Stone Villas, Private Pools, Peaceful, Near Sea, Internet - Sofas

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Last updated: 09/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Gerani villa description

Just a few minutes from the modern beach resorts of Maleme and Platanias, step back in time as you turn into the meandering lane that leads to the picturesque hamlet of Metochi, with a history dating back to the 1700’s, when Crete was still under Turkish rule. The tiny hamlet is laced with evocative stone walls surrounding centuries old buildings built in weathered limestone, with vine covered pergolas and lush gardens overflowing with jasmine and roses. It takes little imagination to evoke an atmosphere of yesteryear, whilst enjoying all the comforts of a relaxing luxury holiday.
Our villas 'Laina' and 'Sofas' – are both listed buildings, entirely renovated in 2010-2011 and sympathetically restored to a level of luxury appreciated by the discerning traveller, seeking comfort in an environment which only an ancient building can provide. Each villa is totally independent,set within its own spacious and private stone walled courtyard garden, private pool, with parking for both villas.


Villa 'Sofas' - 1 bedroom sleeps 2+
Villa 'Sofas' is the perfect romantic holiday haven. Open the wooden picket gate and step into the delightful stone paved courtyard, set behind the stone wall. The villa Sofa is built in warm honeyed limestone, and the old wooden shutters and ivy combine to create a wonderful building, full of character. Surrounded by mature shrubs, lush foliage and stone patios, it is easy to imagine you have stepped back in time. The swimming pool and outside barbecue area provide the perfect promise of fun filled days and evenings.
Step inside, through the old wooden doors into a delightful room laid with flagstones, old stone walls and a wonderful beamed ceiling. The beautiful stone fireplace has been used over many centuries. Throw open the wooden shutters and venture upstairs to the master bedroom and pinch yourself. What could be better than this?

Villa 'Laina' - 4 Bedrooms sleeps 8+
Villa 'Laina' is the perfect place where a large family or group of friends can enjoy a wonderful holiday. Open the wooden picket gate and step into the delightful stone paved courtyard. The picturesque garden is just made for chilling out and soaking up the sun. The ancient courtyard flagstones, the lush foliage and sweet smelling flowers, combine to create a wonderful private area to swim, sun bathe, enjoy a cool drink or relish the mouth watering aroma of food being cooked on the outside barbecue.
Step inside Villa Laina and you’ve stepped back in time. See the graceful stone arch leading the eye from the breakfast kitchen into the lounge with its original Cretan ‘banquettes’ set along the stone wall, and the beamed wooden ceiling – yet there are also modern features to provide the level of luxury you expect to find on a holiday such as a satellite 40” LCD flat screen TV and a luxurious spa bath.
Upstairs there is a huge furnished roof terrace with amazing sea and mountain views

“Metochi Villas”: “Metochi Villas” are a group of 4 officially declared as traditional preservable old mansions – “Sofas”, “Laina”, “Nembarta”, and “Kamares” - dated back to the 18th century. They have been restored with respect to their history, preserving and setting off their original architecture. Our Villa “Laina” and Villa “Sofas” have been renovated in 2010-2011 to meet our valued customer’s expectations. Each Villa is totally independent, surrounded with a stone wall providing absolute privacy. Fully equipped, with all the amenities guaranteeing a relax staying and a perfect base for discovering Crete’s lovely beaches.

Sofas: Gerani Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 846298ha

Villa 'Sofas' is the perfect romantic holiday haven. Open the wooden picket gate and step into the delightful stone paved courtyard, set behind the stone wall. The villa Sofa is built in warm honeyed limestone, and the old wooden shutters and ivy combine to create a wonderful building, full of character. Surrounded by mature shrubs, lush foliage and stone patios, it is easy to imagine you have stepped back in time. The swimming pool and outside barbecue area provide the perfect promise of fun filled days and evenings. Step inside, through the old wooden doors into a delightful room laid with flagstones, old stone walls and a wonderful beamed ceiling. The beautiful stone fireplace has been used over many centuries. Throw open the wooden shutters and venture upstairs to the master bedroom and pinch yourself. What could be better than this? Villa 'Sofas' - 1 mezzanine bedroom sleeps 2+:

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 70 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Limited Accessibility

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Baby cot on request...moreless

              • The bed is a luxury four poster double bed 160cm wide. All the furniture are made of high quality solid wood with a unique feeling as a result of superb craftsmanship...moreless

              Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: outdoor shower

                ...moreless

              • Luxury bathroom with spa bath and shower. There is also an outdoor shower next to the pool....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • The courtyard – pool area is totally private. Permit Number 1042Κ91002999701...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player

                  Theme

                  • Romantic
                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Churches
                  • Marina
                  • Nude Beach
                  • Water Parks
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Reefs
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Cinemas
                  • Theme Parks

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Walking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Whale Watching

                  local services and businesses

                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Laundromat

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Near The Ocean

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Water Tubing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Swimming
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Surfing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Paragliding
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining Area
                      • Dining
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      General

                      • Washing Machine
                      • Fireplace
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Firewood
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Parking
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Safe
                      • Sunbed
                      • Living Room

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included

                          Kitchen

                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Kitchen
                          • Grill
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Kitchenette
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Blender
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave

                          Outside

                          • Barbecue
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Bicycles
                          • Outdoor Grill

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Spa Whirlpool
                          • Private Pool
                          • Whirlpool
                          • Outdoor Pool

                          property descriptor

                              • Detached
                               

                              Reviews

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Mid
                              Sep 13 - Oct 31, 2014
                              3 night min stay
                              €105
                              €735
                              Low
                              Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                              3 night min stay
                              €95
                              €665
                              Mid
                              Dec 20 - Jan 9, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              €105
                              €735
                              Low
                              Jan 10 - Apr 17, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              €95
                              €665
                              Reg
                              Apr 18 - May 15, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              €105
                              €735
                              Mid
                              May 16 - Jun 19, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              €120
                              €840
                              Offer
                              Jun 20 - Jul 10, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              €130
                              €910
                              High
                              Jul 11 - Aug 21, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              €140
                              €980
                              Offer
                              Aug 22 - Sep 11, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              €125
                              €875
                              Mid
                              Sep 12 - Oct 30, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              €105
                              €735
                              Low
                              Oct 31 - Dec 18, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              €95
                              €665
                              My Standard Rate
                              3 night min stay
                              €125
                              €875

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Pet Fee €0.01
                              • Taxes Not included

                              Notes:

                              Some Q&A

                              - How much of the cost do we have to pay in advance?

                              A 30% deposit is required in order to book and hold the dates.

                              - When do we have to pay the rest of the rent?

                              The rest will be paid to us on arrival.

                              - Is there a cancellation policy?

                              Yes


                              Cancellation policy:

                              Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 09/18/2014
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                              Location

                              25 Kilometres
                              Nearest Airport
                              Chania International Airport
                              21 Kilometres
                              Nearest Ferry
                              Souda Bay
                              2.5 Kilometres
                              Nearest Motorway
                              Platanias highway junction
                              800 Metres
                              Nearest Beach
                              Maleme
                              800 Metres
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Maleme
                              230 Kilometres
                              Nearest Golf
                              Lasithi, East Crete
                              700 Metres
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Maleme

                              Car: Not Necessary

                              The Metochi Villas are located in the beautiful neighbourhood of Metochi at the outskirts of Platanias (just 3 minute away), near the west end of Crete 15km from of the old medieval stone city of Chania and 25km from the Chania International Airport.

                              Heraklion International Airport can be reached in less than 2 hours.

                              The sea is only 700m away and the beach resort of Maleme is 1km, with its large supermarket. Maleme also has an ATM machine, baker, butcher, chemist and many, many tavernas to choose from.

                              The beach resort of Platanias 3km away is the summer centre for the youth on west Crete. A large number of bars, beach-bars, clubs, tavernas, restaurants, cafes, shops and recreation facilities of all kind, jewellery shops, super markets, banks, health clinics, pharmacies, nurseries, the soft sandy beaches nominated with 'blue flags' can guarantee the visitor complete, high class tourist services.

                              The Samaria Gorge, the pink sand beach of Elafonissi & Falassarna are all in 1 hour.

                              Golf: Lasithi, east Crete.

                              Ski: Only water ski available in Crete.

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2009


                              Contact us

                              Speaks: greek, english, Some Italian

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                              Photos

                              • Villa “Sofas” pool view

                                Villa “Sofas” pool view

                              • Villa “Sofas” stone courtyard with lush foliage

                                Villa “Sofas” stone courtyard with lush foliage

                              • Villa “Sofas” living room with old sofa

                                Villa “Sofas” living room with old sofa

                              • Villa “Sofas” master bedroom

                                Villa “Sofas” master bedroom

                              • Villa “Laina” 30m2  pool

                                Villa “Laina” 30m2 pool

                              • Villa “Laina” roof terrace

                                Villa “Laina” roof terrace

                              • Villa “Laina” living room with traditional sofas

                                Villa “Laina” living room with traditional sofas

                              • Villa “Laina” large kitchen fully equipped

                                Villa “Laina” large kitchen fully equipped

                              • Villa “Laina” pool double bedroom N2 1.80m

                                Villa “Laina” pool double bedroom N2 1.80m

                              • Villa “Laina” 2 extra wide single bedroom N4 1.2m

                                Villa “Laina” 2 extra wide single bedroom N4 1.2m

                              • Elafonisi Beach south west Chania

                                Elafonisi Beach south west Chania

                              • Balos Lagoon north west Chania

                                Balos Lagoon north west Chania

                              • Villa “Sofas”

                                Villa “Sofas”

                              • Villa “Sofas”

                                Villa “Sofas”

                              • Villa “Sofas” welcoming treat in kitchen

                                Villa “Sofas” welcoming treat in kitchen

                              • Villa “Sofas” traditional four poster double bed

                                Villa “Sofas” traditional four poster double bed

                              • Villa “Laina” stone courtyard, pool & pergola

                                Villa “Laina” stone courtyard, pool & pergola

                              • Villa “Laina” roof terrace with sea view

                                Villa “Laina” roof terrace with sea view

                              • Villa “Laina” dining room & fire place

                                Villa “Laina” dining room & fire place

                              • Villa “Laina” twin single bedroom N1 1m each

                                Villa “Laina” twin single bedroom N1 1m each

                              • Villa “Laina” double traditional bedroom N3 1.80m

                                Villa “Laina” double traditional bedroom N3 1.80m

                              • Chania Old Harbour

                                Chania Old Harbour

                              • Elafonisi Beach south west Chania

                                Elafonisi Beach south west Chania

                              • Falassarna Beach  west Chania

                                Falassarna Beach west Chania

                              €95 - €140 per night (EUR)
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                              1 Bedroom / 0 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 2

                              View calendar: Updated 09/18/14
                              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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