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main villa (6 pax) separate guesthouse (2 pax) luxurious extension (4 pax)
3 Bedrooms in the main house sleeps 6. Master Bedroom : king size bed, fitted wardrobes and cupboards, double doors opening to balcony with sea views, en-suite bathroom with large walk-inn shower and 2 sinks. 2 further bedrooms with 2 x single comfortable beds and sitting area, fitted wardrobes and cupboards, double doors opening into garden and pool area, sea views There is a separate guesthouse that can be rented to groups larger than 6 people. This house is fully independent and can sleep max. 2 people. It has a futton downstairs and 2 single beds on the split level sleeping floor. This little hide away is very private and has its own large terrace. From spring 2020, the extension of the villa can be rented for groups larger than 6 people. The extension of the villa is located next to the downstairs bedrooms of the villa and consists of a beautiful bedroom/lounge area that sleeps max. 4 people. This area comes with a large bathroom with two separate showers and two toilets.
Pool / Spa
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 7 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 7 days before check-in.
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.
Max guests: 12 (sleeps up to 12 adults) - 6 in house and 2 in guesthouse, 4 in basement. 6 in house and 2 in guesthouse, 4 in basement.
Minimum age of primary renter: 30
- If there are more than 6 adults, either the guesthouse(2 pax) or the extension of the villa(4 pax) needs to be booked for an additional price a night.
- The extra charge to rent the guesthouse (sleeps 2 pax) additionally to the villa is €65 a night, on top of our nightly rate.
- The extra charge to rent the extension of the villa (sleeps 4 pax) additionally to the villa is €130 a night, on top of our nightly rate.
Minimum one-day vacancy between guests’ stays
Property has guest safety measures
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About Joop Lever
Hi folks! It's about time that we tell you a little bit about ourselves. This is actually quite a lovely story about a house in Crete that brought a father and daughter back together again. My name is Anne. I'm the property manager of Villa Meraki and, as it so happens the daughter of the owner of the house.When I was fourteen years old, my father moved to Crete. He bought a piece of land and, in two years time, with the help of a lot of people he loved dearly, he built this house. I spent almost all of my holidays here and and I fell in love with the Cretan way of life, the beautiful surroundings and of course the Aegean. As I grew older, I traveled a lot and lived in quite a few different countries but it was always Crete that I considered to be my home away from home. Sitting on the terrace looking out at sea, I realised that over all these years the mountains, the sea and our shared love for the house was actually what had kept my father and I together. As you might have already guessed from the story so far, we are a family that travels alot and as the stories of our lives unfolded, my dad actually found himself not living in the house all year round anymore. He traveled, mostly during summertime. So it only seemed right to start renting out the house. And when the opportunity presented itself, we decided to work together. We had a shared dream to have people experience the magic of this wonderful place. we wanted to share not only the house with you, but the Cretan way of life. And so, this brings us to now. The fourteen year old girl that went to visit her father in Crete for the first time is now almost 30. I wouldn't even dare mention my father's age but he always says; 'Darling, I'm not sixty-four, I was merely born sixty-four years ago'. And all those years later, we still sit outside in the garden, looking out at sea and discuss how we can continue to have our guests experience what we call, 'the magic of Villa Meraki'.
Joop Lever purchased this Villa in 2008
What makes this Villa unique
It is not often that you find a property with so much privacy that still has a 360 degrees open view out to sea and the surrounding mountains. This is our family home and it was very important to us from the beginning that there was a feeling of freedom without building five meter high walls around the property. Because of the efforts of the architect and the unique lay-out of the plot we managed to create the ideal balance of all these things without, most importantly, interfering with nature.
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