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2 Bedrooms, Shared Pool, Air-conditioning In Bedrooms

Freelance Holidays

Member since: 1990
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Speaks: english, french, german, greek
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Freelance Holidays

Member since: 1990
Speaks: english, french, german, greek
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Calendar last updated:
May 3, 2015
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2 Bedrooms, Shared Pool, Air-conditioning In Bedrooms

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

Agia Paraskevi House Rental Photos and Description

Emilios House

In traditional Cretan fashion, this semi-detached cottage is built directly onto a rocky buttress that forms the far end of the Village Square giving it a hobbit like ambiance and reducing the building work by a quarter!

Outside the spacious, partially covered terrace is neatly paved in local stone and in summer becomes an extension of the living area. A screen of pink and white oleanders provides privacy from the neighbour's terrace, whilst a lovely old carob tree bestows welcoming shade in the afternoon, providing a great spot to sit with a cool drink and watch the world go by, such that it is!

Agia Paraskevi : Hidden away on the south coast between Agia Galini and Moni Preveli and a good 21/2 hours drive from Chania Airport, the tiny hamlet of Agia Paraskevi, stands high on the hillside looking out over the Lybian Sea. Virtually abandoned for 25 years, the village has over the past decade been slowly restored and brought back to life and now provides the setting for a unique holiday experience and the ultimate place to unwind! Agia Paraskevi has two churches and a dozen houses, dotted haphazardly over a wide area of the hillside demarcated by rocky bluffs and olive groves sloping downwards towards the sea. All the houses are built in traditional style from local stone and wood, with terracotta tiled roofs, but all are different shapes and sizes and have their own particular character, based on the lie of the land and the vision of their individual owners!

Apart from the very occasional passing car, Agia Paraskevi is amazingly peaceful and by day you can clearly hear the tinkling of goat bells on the hillside a kilometre away. By night it's even quieter and the sound of silence is almost tangible, save for the occasional soft hoot of a Skops Owl, or the distant murmur of the sea breaking on Ligres beach, 2km away down the hill. With no large villages let alone towns nearby, the sky at night is a further revelation with a vast and dazzling canopy of stars, seemingly close enough to touch, like baubles on a cosmic Christmas Tree.

Local Information: : The sandy Ligres beach with its' own small taverna, is just 5 minutes drive away and there's an excellent fish taverna on the little harbour in Agia Fotia, a little more than 15 minutes drive, via the village of Kerames, where there's also a taverna and a small mini market. Beyond Ligres beach to the east, are the beaches of Trio Petra and Agios Pavlos, approx. 20 ­ 25 minutes drive, partly on a dirt road. All the beaches on this stretch of the south coast are long and sandy and relatively quiet even in high season but still with a good half dozen strategically placed tavernas. For banks, shops and a little more civilisation, the hill town of Spili, with its' handsome Venetian fountains, is approx. 30 minutes drive. Walking ­ In spring and autumn the area is excellent for walkers and there are footpaths to Ligres and Trio Petra beaches and also to Agia Fontini and even distant Moni Prevelli.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Freelance Holidays (Property Manager)
Call Manager
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Speaks: english, french, german, greek
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
May 3, 2015

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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Map

Nearest Airport
103 Kilometres
Chania Airport
Nearest Ferry
88 Kilometres
Souda
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Vrahos & 2.6km Ligres
Nearest Beach
2.6 Kilometres
Ligres Beach
Car: necessary

Hidden away on the south coast between Agia Galini and Moni Preveli and a good 2 hours drive from Chania Airport, the tiny hamlet of Agia Paraskevi, stands high on the hillside looking out over the Lybian Sea. Virtually abandoned for 25 years, the village has over the past decade been slowly restored and brought back to life and now provides the setting for a unique holiday experience and the ultimate place to unwind!

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Rates & Availability

From £40 Per night

Agia Paraskevi House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 2
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
5 night minimum stay
£44
£308
 
 
Rate 3
Jun 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
5 night minimum stay
£57
£399
 
 
Rate 4
Jul 1 2015 - Jul 17 2015
5 night minimum stay
£69
£483
 
 
Rate 5
Jul 18 2015 - Aug 31 2015
5 night minimum stay
£85
£595
 
 
Rate 6
Sep 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
5 night minimum stay
£58
£406
 
 
Rate 7
Oct 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
5 night minimum stay
£40
£280
 

Additional information about rental rates

Accidental Damage Waiver (ADW) £20
Notes Price is the total accommodation price.
Our Price also Includes:
24/7 Local Assistance
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 Damage Waiver (ADW) will be added to the total price

Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Agia Paraskevi House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
Notes:
On the first floor and sharing a shower room, are one twin and one double bedroom with sloping beamed ceilings and large French windows looking out over the square towards the sea. Downstairs on one side of a small entrance hall, is a neat, well-equipped kitchen with attractive pine cupboards and a pine dining table. Also off the entrance hall is a second shower room, plus the atmospheric and cosy living room built around the natural rock face and complete with a lovely open fireplace, fitted sofas and a pine ceiling.

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