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APOSPERITIS, A Refined House Inside The Vineyards & Cretan Myths

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Living Room, Kitchen, 1 Terrace

The house Aposperitis(or Avgerinos), is 57m2. It features a cozy living room with a sofa bed which can accommodate one additional. There is a kitchenette with fridge, freezer, oven, and coffee maker. The bathroom is equipped with a shower and hair dryer. An open staircase in the living room takes you to the upper where there is a bedroom with a double bed. Furthermore, the house is equipped with air conditioning, telephone, complimentary cable internet and satellite TV. From your private patio you will a have view of the garden, the village of Archanes and the Gulf of Heraklion .

*It is offered another similar Loft House, AVGERINOS, with the only difference their interior decoration. The photos that are uploaded in our listing are from both, AVGERINOS & APOSPERITIS.

Surrounded by beautiful Cretan countryside just 500m south of the historic village of Archanes in Heraklion, Avgerinos & Aposperites Studio Houses are situated at 'Eliathos Residence Houses' resort, offering a luxury space with the comforts of home, well-furnished & self-catering,including free wireless internet, free parking, garden, swimming pool, great view to Archanes Village & Giouchtas mountain with the professional services and personal attention of an agro - hotel. In our small tavern you can taste traditional Archanian flavours made by Archanian ladies, with products mostly from our garden & drink Archanian wine & raki with a splendid view to Archanian village and Gioujhtas mountain.

Prepare meals in your fully equipped kitchen or order us to prepare for you a traditional Cretan table. Spend the evening watching the free Sat TV in your comfortable living room. Sit outside on your private veranda and admire the beautiful natural landscape surrounding 'Eliathos Residence Houses'. After a day of exploring the great outdoors, you can try our traditional dishes.

We can organize for you tours and activities according to your personal interests. Join in with seasonal activities including grape gathering, wine making, olive oil producing and raki making.Check the activities in Eliathos official site & let us know if you are interested.

Go horseback riding with the horses from Eliathos’ nearby farm. Enjoy traditional Cretan cooking demonstrations. Visit the monuments and archeological sites of Archanes, Knossos and Heraklion.

'Standard Breakfast' is available upon request at extra Supplement of 10,00 Euros per person.

(Approved by the Greek Board of Tourism, license code: 1039K134K3073501)

More Details

Property Manager
ARTEMIS ORFANOUDAKI
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, italian, greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

About ARTEMIS ORFANOUDAKI

We are a family of Architects, from Greece, Turkish, Italy & Utah, who respects & loves to combine traditional architecture with modern life & nature, always with an anthropocentrical way

ARTEMIS ORFANOUDAKI purchased this house in 2007

Why ARTEMIS ORFANOUDAKI chose Iraklio

Who loves to explore the Cretan nature, traditions, history & gastronomy Eliathos is the suitable place for that.

What makes this house unique

Artemis, our manager, grown up in Arhanes village, will provide you with any information you need.

Guests are kindly requested to let the property know their expected arrival time upon reservation, as the welcoming is flexible.

Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

APOSPERITIS, A Refined House Inside The Vineyards & Cretan Myths
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

A lovely small apartment in the mountains 17 km S of Iraklion

  • 5 of 5

About 1 km S of the village of Archanes (pop. 4000), in the middle of the vines lie a few houses that serve as a fantastic tourist resort, for those looking for a quiet getaway. As we were there in September we hardly saw or heard any other tenants (although a few were there).

As it at nearly 500m altitude the weather is nice, and not too hot. We used it for daily tours to Archaeological sites (Knossos, Phestos, Gortyn) + nature + various beaches. A car is really a must.

The service and hospitality is perfect. I highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Orion House, Eliathos, Archanes, Greece

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Eliathos was such fun. The house was immaculate and comfortable, the private back porch lovely and the swimming pool refreshing.

Argiros, the manager is knowledgeable about the history of the area, places of interest to hike, as well as restaurants and markets in town.

We found the signs posted in town to be helpful in finding the property. I do recommend this for family and friends. A visitor from California

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Très bel endroit au calme dans les collines

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un séjour très agréable à Eliathos. Les appartements sont confortables et décorés avec goût. L'environnement, jardins, piscine sont parfaits. La voiture est en effet nécessaire pour profiter des environs et des bons petits restaurants du village en contrebas! Bel endroit pour se reposer, marcher dans les collines ou découvrir les sites des environs.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Restaurant
Our Restaurant of Eliathos/Kritamos/Soula/Agora
Car: recommended

Around Archanes:

- Knossos archaeological site 6km

- Heraklion 15km

- Hersonissos 28km

At Archanes:

- Minoan summer Palace of Archanes at Turkish neighbourhood

inside Archanes

- Phourni Archanes, necropolis at Archanes

- Anemospilia, minoan sanctuary on the foot of Giouchtas

mountain

- Giouchtas mountain Arhanes Crete

_ more than 14 canyons around(Knossano/Astrakiano

/Kounaviano/Spiliotissa

_ The E4 European Long Distance Path and 5 more other

paths

_Vineyards/Horses/Observation post of Vulture(harrier

eagle) and of course at the gorges one can see hydrophile

species, such as willows, osiers, plane-trees, many

endemic species of Crete and the rest of Greece, as well as

over 44 species of birds and 7 species of mammals.

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Above Rates are in Euros/room/night. All applicable taxes are included.
'Standard Breakfast' is available upon request at extra Supplement of 10,00 Euros per person.
In general,there are 4 different types of housing,all private:
Studio Loft House 1-3 pax(1p/semi double sofa)/
Select House 2-6 pax(2p/double sofa) /
Superior House 2-5 pax(1p/sofa)/
Family Apartment 2-6 pax
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Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Nikos Kazantzakis House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 57 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom with shower Personal hygiene & care toiletries Iron – Ironing board
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , The sofa bed is semidouble& can host with comfort 2 children
  • - Cleaning of rooms -Traditional breakfast in room -Traditional meal (preparation in the room by a cook from Archanes)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • snorkeling
Notes:
HOUSEKEEPING: Includes 2 times per week housecleaning, disposing of rubbish, linen change. RESTAURANT available inside the property with traditional cretan cuisine WEDDINGS & EVENTS can be organized

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