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SPECIAL OFFERS- Luxurious countryside villas -private pool-close to nature - Villa Artemis

Stella Sofoulaki

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english, greek
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights

Stella Sofoulaki

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SPECIAL OFFERS- Luxurious countryside villas -private pool-close to nature - Villa Artemis

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights

Overview

Prines Villa Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom villa Artemis to sleep 6 in Prine, a traditional village near Rethymno

Villa Artemis is a newly built three bedroom country property, situated in some 2 acres of unspoilt natural environment. The lower level of the villa has a table tennis area and an 8m long private pool. A short flight of steps leads up to the main entrance, which in turn opens out into a lovely well furnished lounge/dining room and open plan kitchen. The lounge has a feature fireplace, satellite TV, a DVD and aPlay station 3. The patio doors open out onto the front terrace and pool area. On this level there is also a shower room with hydro massage shower. Next to this is the first air-conditioned bedroom and a shower with WC en-suite. A marble staircase leads up to the first floor and two further bedrooms. Both bedrooms have got terraces overlooking the pool, gardens and the bay of Rethymnon in the distance. On this floor there is also a large bathroom. On the ground floor there is a newly built fitness room where our guests can exercise themselves. Next to the pool and the barbecue there is ample space to dine al-fresco. Local shops are 1km away from the village of Prines. A car is essential.

Changeover day is flexible. The villa must be vacated by 11am on departure day but can be flexible if available. Arrivals at 4pm.

For a more detailed description of our villa visit our website: www.rethymno-villas-prines.com

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Details for Villa Artemis 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 3 Bathrooms

Villa Artemis is a newly built three bedroom country property, situated in some 2 acres of unspoilt natural environment. The lower level of the villa has a table tennis area and an 8m long private pool. A short flight of steps leads up to the main entrance, which in turn opens out into a lovely well furnished lounge/dining room and open plan kitchen. The lounge has a feature fireplace, satellite TV, a DVD and aPlay station 3. The patio doors open out onto the front terrace and pool area. On this level there is also a shower room with hydro massage shower. A marble staircase leads up to the first floor and two further bedrooms. Both bedrooms have got terraces overlooking the pool, gardens and the bay of Rethymnon in the distance.
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Stella Sofoulaki (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english, greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2015

Guestbook comments from the owner

September 2013 werden wir zum 3. Mal in dieser Villa unseren Urlaub verbringen.

Wir lieben Kreta sehr und die Eigentümer dieses Hauses geben uns schon bei der Ankunft

immer wieder das Gefühl willkommen zu sein.

Obst,Brot,Käse und vieles andere mehr sowie Raki und Olivenöl aus eigener Herstellung

stehen bereit,vor allem wenn man spät anreist weiß man diesen Service sehr zu schätzen.

Nicht zu vergessen die wunderbare Moussaka hausgemacht von Frau Sofoulakis , ein

Genuss.

Das Haus ist wirklich fantastisch und sehr geschmackvoll eingerichtet , vor allem aber, hat

es eine ruhige traumhafte Einzellage.

Ein Mietwagen ist Voraussetzung um in die Stadt oder zu einem der herrlichen Strände zu

gelangen.Es gibt sehr viele wirklich schöne Ziele in der näheren Umgebung,nimmt man

sich mehr Zeit kann man natürlich auch die entlegensten Ortschaften erkunden.Wir waren

schon bis nach Ierapetra, der südlichsten Stadt Europas.

Bei der Rückkehr lädt der wunderbare Pool zum Erfrischen ein.

Das Haus ist mit allem ausgestattet was benötigt wird und darüber hinaus.

Alles ist sehr sauber und die Eigentümer kommen zwei Mal in der Woche um alles zu

reinigen und frische Bettwäsche aufzuziehen und Handtücher zu wechseln.

Die Reinigung wird vorher angekündigt , so dass man nicht unbedingt im Haus sein muß.

Die Diskretion wissen wir zu schätzen.

Die Villa hat eine tolle Dachterasse,von der man einen weiten Blick bis zum Meer hat,oder

man genießt herrliche Sonnenuntergänge bei einer Flasche griechischem Wein.

Unten im Haus befindet sich ein kleines ,von der Eigentümerfamilie liebevoll eingerichtetes

Museum,hier bekommt man einen interessanten Einblick in die Vergangenheit .

Wer vom vielen guten griechischen Essen und dem Faulenzen am Pool das Bedürfnis hat

sich ein paar Pfunde abzutrainieren , oder einfach nur Freude an sportlicher Betätigung

hat geht in den Fitnessraum und hat dazu Gelegenheit . Macht echt Spaß und dann ab in

den Pool.

Ein wirklich wunderbares Haus mit einer sehr herzlichen Eigentümerfamilie .

Wir freuen uns im September wieder ihre Gäste zu sein.
Jun 2013
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Reviews

5
based on 11 traveler reviews

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Villa Artemis
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
5

A SUPER stay at 'Villa Artemis'

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderfull stay at 'Villa Artemis'.

When we arrived at the villa after a long trip from holland we were very warmly welcomed by some members of the Sofoulakis family. (The owners of 'Villa Artemis'.)

They showed us arround and make us feel very welcome. In case we needed anything they will be right at the corner and come to help us.

When we opened the refrigerator we saw all kinds of sweets and products from there own garden en the beautifull garden of 'Villa Artemis'.

The view and the pool were amazing and we had so wonderfull weather in may when we were in Crete. The water of the pool was also very warm for the time of te year.

We would definitely go back again to villa Artemis!

We can recommend it to anyone!

With greetz to the lovely Sofoulakis family!

Best regards,

Family Timmer from the Netherlands

  • Submitted: May 17, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
België
5

A perfect vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had 3 wonderfull weeks of vacation in villa Artemis: the weather, the pool, the villa, Stella and her family who made you feel at home and welcome, the environment ...just perfect. We enjoyed the delicious meals of Stella's mother and the vegetables of her father. The villa was very clean and just perfect for our family. The location of the villa is very good to visit Rethymnon, Heraklion and Chania. For your daily shopping you can go to Atsipopoulo, only 2km away and if you want to go to Rethymnon it's only 6km away. In Prines (1,3km away) you have 2 local mini-markets and 2 restaurants.

Thank you Stella and family, we enjoyed our stay in your villa!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Linda, Thank you very much for your wonderful comments concerning our hospitality. It was our pleasure to meet you and your lovely family too . You are so kind and pleasant persons with a smile on your face every time we met you. We hope to meet you again some time in the future. Best wishes to all of you, Stella
5

Perfect accommodation for a relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic private and secluded villa with superb facilities: Very clean and well maintained and perfect for a relaxing holiday: We arrived at the villa to freshly home baked moussaka as well as other home grown produce; once again Stella thanks to your parents for their hospitality.

Within easy reach by car of Rethymnon, which has an abundance of bars and restaurants to suit all tastes. We ventured out on a quad bike safari, 4 hour guided trip through the mountains - well worth it; also if you are feeling fit take a day trip to walk the Samaria Gorge, descending from 2,100 meters over a distance of 16 km down to sea level and a boat trip back to meet the coach before returning back to Rethymnon - fantastic photographic opportunities.

We would definitely recommend Villa Artemis and hope to return again in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
5

A beautifully kept villa in idyllic location.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic holiday and everyone adults to teenagers to our 4 year old all loved it. The pool was used constantly as was the gym. The views are vast and the olive grove at the back was peaceful. We enjoyed the BBQ as well as wandering down to the village for taverna meals. We felt well looked after and the family are incredibly welcoming and hospitable. The only minor issue (mainly for the teenagers) was the unreliable internet. Other than that we absolutely loved it and have mentioned often since coming home that we wish we were still there! Thank you to the whole family for a wonderful holiday.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Very nice villa with a wonderful pool area, calm

  • 5 of 5

A very nice villa in a green landscape with sea view. The owner and the architect who designed and built this house and pool area did a great job. Everything is even better than it looks like on the photos in the description.

The pool is fantastic and it is cleaned every day by the owner in the early morning without disturbing the tenants. Thus, it has very clear and pleasant water. The house is cleaned twice a week after advance notification. The furniture and the equipment inside and outside the house are modern and elegant. In the living room there is a flatscreen TV with international programmes, a DVD player and a Play Station and you can use Wifi. Two of the three bedrooms have got a TV, too. There is even a fitness room in the house!

It is calm there (olive trees, a lot of other green trees and some sheep around), always with a slight north wind which is why it is not too hot in the summer time.

The property is not far from Rethymnon (about 8 km), but you can have good traditional food in the village Prines in the tavern "Giannikos" for example and buy what you need in the super markets and shops in the near villages Prines and Atsipopouli. The road leading to the villa is paved and not too steep.

The owner and his family are really nice, hospitable and discreet. They also speak English and German.

We can only speak positively about the house, the outside area and the landlords, it was the best place we ever rented and we can only recommend it to everyone who looks for peace and quiet and for a house and pool with great comfort.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Kent, England
5

Lovely Villa, Fantastic Hospitality

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic 2 weeks !! We (me, my husband and 2 children aged 18 and 15) have just returned from Villa Artemis having had one of the most relaxing and enjoyable holidays ever. The villa was exactly as described with all of the appliances and facilities fitted to a high a standard and in good working order and the photgraphs don't do it justice. On arrival we found a welcome pack of homegrown fruit as well as jam, honey, biscuits, home produced olive oil, raki and a freshly made moussaka. The villa was spotlessly clean with plenty of towels etc and everywhere you look there are little touches that really make it homely and comfortable.

Outside everything was once more as described with a barbecue, table tennis table and a lovely pool and pool area comprising of 6 sunbeds and 3 umbrellas. There was also a small exercise room at ground level with a good treadmill and weight resistance machine. We all made regular use of it with my son taking a spare pillow down to it so as be able to do his sit-ups more comfortably. Within days of doing this, a sit up machine and exercise mat appeared and it was this level of service from the owners that made this holiday stand out. Stella and her family were fantastic hosts who take a great deal of pride in their villa and they are determined to make your stay trouble free. This really is a family affair with Stella and her parents, sisters and brother all pitching in to provide a really high level of service. They came and cleaned and changed towels and sheets etc twice a week and every time they came bearing gifts !! There is also a little museum under the villa (don't worry - it's not open to the public) which Stellas father will show you if you ask. Nothing was too much trouble for them - even when our hire car broke down one evening Stella was on hand to help out with translations.

You will need a car for this one as it is well off the beaten track and very secluded although you can be in Rethymnon within 15 minutes and the 2 local villages are only 5 minutes away.

If you want a quiet and secluded break in a high quality villa with superb hospitality then look no further than Villa Artemis. We would highly recommend it and will definitely be going back !!

Thank you Stella, Maria, George, Rula and, of course, Dad for a fantastic time.

Alison, Steve, Matthew and Rebecca

Kent

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Chania Airport
Nearest Ferry
6 Kilometres
Rethymno Port
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Chania - Rethymno - Heraklion
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Prines
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Koubes Beach
Car: necessary

The region of Rethymno in Crete offers some of the most interesting and beautiful landscapes in Greece. Our villa Artemis is located in Prines, a picturesque village close to Rethymno. An area of outstanding natural beauty, the countryside lends itself to fascinating walks and mountain biking. The traditional village of Prines is just a few minutes stroll from our villa to find a local tavern and a mini-market. There are also local shops, bakery, butcher, cafes and chemist close to our villa. Within a 10 minute drive from Prines there are sandy beaches which offer good facilities. Situated in the middle of Crete, our villa provides an ideal base to explore Crete. Some interesting sights close to Rethymno are the monasteries of Arkadi and Preveli, Plakias, Lake Kournas, the natural springs of Argiroupolis, Episkopi and Georgioupolis beaches for beach lovers.

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Rates & Availability

From €80 Per night

Prines Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Special offer
Apr 1 2015 - May 31 2015
6 night minimum stay
€100
€700
 
 
Special offer
Jun 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
6 night minimum stay
€120
€840
 
 
High Season
Jul 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
6 night minimum stay
€200
€1,400
 
 
Special offer
Sep 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
6 night minimum stay
€150
€1,050
 
 
Low Season
Oct 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
6 night minimum stay
€135
€945
 
 
Winter rate
Jan 1 2016 - Feb 29 2016
5 night minimum stay
€80
€560
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit €300.00

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Amenities

Prines Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 135 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , en-suite to bedroom 1 on the ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , jetted tub , on the ground floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , on the upper floor
  • Natural Organic Cosmetics made from Olive Oil are provided. ( Shampoo, Hair Conditioner, Shower gel, Body lotion, Exfoliating Soap)
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 (ground floor) - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with a shower and WC
    Bedroom 2 (upper floor) - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 (upper floor) - 1 queen
  • All bedrooms have got wardrobes and air conditioning.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Towels and linen are included and are changed twice a week (once on arrival and once during the week). Pool towels are also available. Natural Organic Cosmetics made from Olive Oil are provided. ( Shampoo, Conditioner, Shower gel, Body lotion, Soap) Air conditioning units all over the villa are available upon request. We offer to all our guests a welcome hamper with home made products (fresh fruit, fresh eggs, olives, olive oil) and our mum's special moussaka! A new fitness room is also available for you with a treadmill and other gym equipment to keep you fit and full of energy during your holidays!

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