Vassilis Gialamarakis

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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CHARISMA

Kastelli (Kissamos) Villa Rental Photos and Description

Brand new stylish property with magnificent views and private pool in NW Crete

Further information about our villas on youphoriavillascrete.com

Details for Charisma 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathrooms

This fine villa has a spacious, natural stone terrace which dominates the front of the property. The private infinity pool, plastered with a characteristic Cimentogonia surface, has full width Roman steps from which you can admire the inspiring views of the Aegean Sea. The outdoor area is a large factor in the design of the villa with much indoor space flowing through to external space through either private balconies or terraces. Cozy yet elegant, the large outdoor dining area hosts a specifically designed pergola that gives you sunshine but also a little shade for hotter parts of the day. The gardens have been thoughtfully planted with endemic shrubs, flowers and trees which are complimented by traditional stone walls that blend into the natural environment. The living space is structured over two distinct floors and throughout the property, there are many large “picture” windows which allow sunlight to flood in and provide panoramic views from any room. Access is via the ground floor which opens to a spacious living room boasting a modern and eco-friendly fireplace and many architectural twists. The kitchen area is open plan with stylish and practical Corian work surfaces with an informal dining area and top of the range appliances. A free standing metal staircase leads to the master bedroom on the first floor which has a spacious en-suite bathroom with a relaxing Jacuzzi bath, and wall to wall windows providing uninterrupted views of the Aegean Sea. There is a large balcony to the front and access to a unique private outdoor seating space to the side with grand sea views. The ground floor double/twin bedroom has a separate entrance with large doors that grant access to the panoramic terrace. It also has an en-suite bathroom with a walk-in Spa shower area. The elegance and comfort of villa Charisma is the ideal choice for two couples looking to share company but yet wanting to respect their own privacy.
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • limited accessibility
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Guestbook comments from the owner
We spent 3 nights at Charisma villa which is situated on a hill above Kissamos overloking the sea and olive tree fields. The standard of the newly built villas is 5 stars. The interior design is flawless, modern but still cozy. Kitchen is fully equipped with toaster, juicer, oven etc. Grocery store is 5 min.

The outside provides a sun shaded pergola with lots of comfortable seating to enjoy breakfast while taking in the 180 degrees panoramic view. Or to relax during the day.

Service is impeccable: house super clean, pool is taken care of daily.

The owner Vassili is very attentive. He sat down 20 minutes with us to explain the villa and surroundings and chat about Greece and the local culture. The guy seems really motivated to ensure the guests are happy.

Although there are several villas the way they are arranged still ensures you have privacy. That was very important for us and is a big plus.

A trip to Chania for dinner and shopping is a nice change to the calm and rural lifestlye around the villa (45 Min.). We tried 2 restaurants within 5 minutes of the villa, both were excellent.

In contrast to popular tourist destinations in the mediterranean we noticed that the people of Crete are really friendly, easygoing and not trying to ripp you off or sell you stuff you dont want. That made the experience even more enjoyable. We plan to come back with our kids next time.
Jun 2014
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Vassilis Gialamarakis

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Vassilis was born in Chania Crete in 1969 and studied Horticulture in the Aristotle Uni of Thesaloniki. In 1994 he got his Masters in Rural Resource Economis & Development/ Management and in 1995 his Maters of Science from Strathclyde Uni in Scotlend in International Hospitality Management. Since then, he runs the small family Mistral hotel in Maleme specialising in Sociable holidays for the independent traveller.

He is maried with 3 children and lives in Galatas outside Chania.

Vassilis Gialamarakis purchased this villa in 2012
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Charisma
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Charisma
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Kastelli (Kissamos) Chania
5

THE BEST PLACE TO BE ON CRETE!

  • 5 of 5
A beautifull house en very, very convenient. The location is excellent, The villa is very clean, good service.I would recommend everyone to stay at Youphoria.
We had a nice boattrip to Balos, We went to sfinari for a good fish restaurant and the mountains are beuatifull. Chania is a very nice place to visit.
  • Submitted: May 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Kastelli (Kissamos) Chania
5

WONDERFUL TIME IN A PERFECT LOCATION

  • 5 of 5
We stayed for 4 nights in this dream location and it was perfect. Waking up and being able to enjoy the sun, the view and the house right away is priceless.
Also, the beaches close by are wonderful and something you would only expect at exotic places.
Hope to come back soon. Thank you for being such a great host and available anytime.
  • Submitted: May 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Kastelli (Kissamos) Chania
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5

LOVELY VILLAS AND FANTASTIC SERVICE - GREAT STAY!!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in Villa Abyss for two weeks. The service was excellent from the moment we arrived and were met by the owner who gave us lots of suggestions for days out and places to eat. The villa was beautifully cleaned all the time, fresh towels and bedding twice a week too.

The villa is lovely and modern, everything in good condition and stylish. There is a dishwasher, full size fridge and freezer, washing machine, cooker and microwave. There is even a juicer and sandwich toaster and we made use of the BBQ. There is an iphone/ipad music dock as well as a TV with just a few channels on. The wifi was reliable, but a bit slow - fine for emails, internet and music streaming but not for big downloads such as films. I did struggle to use the corkscrew, and pair of scissors would be useful to take.

The villa is two separate buildings. In one the sitting room and kitchen, with a toilet/shower in this building. The bedroom building has a safe and another bathroom - a Jacuzzi bath and hand held shower attachment. There is facility to sleep in the sitting room making this a three person villa, but to be honest given the layout and the size of the villa, it is really only suitable for two people for any length of time.

The outside space is lovely. The pool was a good size and regularly cleaned, the place really was kept spotless. There is a lovely seating area overlooking the bay below. You are up on a hillside so take a cardigan for the odd windy evening, even in July!

There are other villas so you do not feel you are totally away from it all, but they are situated so you are not particularly overlooked and all the villas are up a track a few 100m away from the road. It was quiet and quite rural - yet with great access to the main coastal road from where you can drive to anywhere (you do need a car). Just up the road is a mini market and bakery. Kissamos is only a five minute drive away where there is quite a large Carrefour so we didn't struggle to get anything we needed. There are also some nice restaurants where the owners were lovely and welcoming. Try The Cellar on the sea front. Drive towards Falassarna and go to Spilios (10 mins) as well as The Gramboussa in Kaliviani (10 mins). Chania is 40 mins away, ask about the best place to park and recommendations from the owner.

A lovely set of villas, beautifully kept, nothing is too much trouble, location is convenient with plenty to do, yet not in an area that is too touristy. Would highly recommend.
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Kastelli (Kissamos) Chania
5

EIN TRAUMHAFTER URLAUB

  • 5 of 5
Wir haben 2 Wochen in der Villa Charisma verbracht. Das Haus ist sehr schön und modern eingerichtet und verfügt auf beiden Etagen über einen genialen Blick auf Meer und Berge.
Ein perfektes Haus, um einen erholsamen Urlaub in luxuriöser Umgebung zu verbringen.
Der Hauseigentümer Vassilis ist sehr nett und hat uns perfekt betreut.

Wir werden bestimmt wiederkommen.
  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Kastelli (Kissamos) Chania
5

HARD TO LEAVE SUCH A BEAUTIFUL VILLA

  • 5 of 5
Beautifully appointed villas, immaculate inside and out. Plenty of outdoor space and privacy to enjoy the weather and great sea views. We had high expectations and weren't disappointed. Vassilis and his team welcomed you and delivered excellent customer service. Would highly recommend.
  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Kastelli (Kissamos) Chania
Istanbul
5

AWESOME VACATION EXPERIENCE

  • 5 of 5
Youphoria Villas are at a very relaxing environment and there is a great privacy even in between villas. Facilities are more than satisfactory and made us feel like home. Housekeeping was done everyday thoroughly including swimming pool. Vassilis met us with very warm and friendly welcome and gave detailed information about the modern villas. His recommendations about western Crete and the contemporary villa helped us to spend six great days in our honeymoon. I'd definitely recommend Youphoria Villas who is looking for a different vacation experience.
  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
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Map

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Chania Daskalogianis
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Kavonisi
Nearest Motorway
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Kavonisi
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Kaliviani
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Kaliviani
Car: recommended

Situated on the beautiful north-west coast of Crete in the village of Agios Georgios near the small town of Kissamos, the newly built Youphoria villas have been designed with luxury holiday living in mind and have many innovative architectural and environmentally friendly features throughout.

The six, signature architecture, private villas enjoy a privileged hillside position overlooking the stunning Gramvousa peninsular and the turquoise waters of Kissamos Bay and are surrounded by lush olive groves. Three of the villas are built around St Constantine Chapel which dominates the hilltop and three are lower on the foothill.

Each villa has its own unique living space with the emphasis being on outdoor entertaining, dining and relaxing. The award-winning COCO Mat soft furnishing has been carefully chosen to provide the maximum comfort with the use of natural and raw materials. The unique signature of architect Dimitra Nikolaou and her Istos team, as well as the care and attention of local talented interior designer Stavroula Mauromataki, gives you the chance to enjoy a different perspective in holidaying at a Cretan villa. Youphoria villas boast unique aesthetics with an authentic feel.

The entire fenced property has two gated entrances from the bottom and top of the hill. All villas enjoy a state of the art, integrated, eco-friendly under floor cooling/heating system using heat pumps and water in place of refrigerant.

There are many unspoilt beaches within easy reach and in the nearby town of Kissamos, there are numerous shops, cafes and tavernas. Just a short ten minute walk from the villas will take you to the crystal clear waters of Viglia beach, where you can swim and be at one with nature.

The Port of Kissamos is a stone’s throw away from Agios Georgios and from here, you can take a boat ride to the pirate island of Gramvousa and the world famous Balos Lagoon.

The excellent location also means that you are close to many of the highlights of western Crete, just waiting to be discovered. Youphoria villas are five minutes drive away from the impressive golden sands of Falasarna beach (voted one of the top five best beaches in Greece) with its unspoilt turquoise waters and an interesting archaeological site showing the Hellenistic ancient port and city.

Around fifty minutes drive south of Youphoria is the beautiful beach of Elafonissi where one can get lost exploring the island of Elafonissi (Deer Island) which is unique for the cedar sand dunes and unspoilt natural habitat.

Youphoria Villa guests will also have the opportunity to walk the famous Gorge of Samaria which at 17 kilometers long, is granted as the longest in Europe.

Try some exquisite local fresh fish and traditional dishes from the world famous healthy Mediterranean diet at one of the local tavernas or restaurants.

Youphoria villas offer a luxurious solution for the elite traveler with a desire for exceptional style and design.

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Kastelli (Kissamos) Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High
Jul 6 2014 - Sep 6 2014
7 night minimum stay
€3,710
 
 
Rate 5
Sep 7 2014 - Sep 27 2014
3 night minimum stay
€420
€2,940
 
 
Rate 6
Sep 28 2014 - Nov 8 2014
3 night minimum stay
€370
€2,590
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee €0
Refundable damage deposit €300
Notes Payments are in Euros and can be made either by bank transfer, cash or credit/debit card.
Visa and MasterCard are accepted. There is 2% handling fee for all Credit card payments.
A 25% of the amount is required to make a booking.
The balance must be paid 30 days before arrival.
All prices include all taxes and there are no hidden costs.
A Credit card number is required as damage security

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Kastelli (Kissamos) Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Luxury
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Telescope
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Separate washroom - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom - 1 king
    Sofabed - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The ground floor double bedroom has a separate entrance with large terrace doors that grant access to the panoramic terrace. It has an en-suite bathroom with a walk-in Spa shower area. The master bedroom is on the first floor and has a large balcony to the front and access to a unique private outdoor seating space to the side. The wall to wall windows provide uninterrupted views of the Aegean Sea. The spacious en-suite bathroom has a relaxing Jacuzzi bath.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Books
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • limited accessibility
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • Massage
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
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