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House with character and beautiful garden

Bedrooms 4
Property type house



About the property

Very peaceful near the local town

Villa Maria is an authentic large Greek house built of stone. The house is located around a courtyard with exotic tall trees and has a private swimming pool with a separate childrens pool, a pond and a separate BBQ area in the corner of the garden. This house is 200 years old and was recently very tastefully renovated. The property is walled so that life is lived on the interior of this house.

The house as a staircase on the other side in the garden which takes you to a separate studio.

The garden is beautiful, almost a small paradise. There are lounge chairs and parasols

Food is mostly prepared on the BBQ. The BBQ space has a large covered seating area where you can all enjoy a meal together.

More Details

The Owner Vaggelis
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2017


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

House with character and beautiful garden
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews

I strongly recommend this house for anyone including families

  • 4 of 5

The house is beautiful. Ideally located and the host is very kind. I can only recommend this house for anyone wanting to spend some quality time in Creta.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Super house en very beautiful garden

  • 5 of 5

Everything on this holiday for a week was ok. The owners gave us very good customer service. They were very friendly en did help us on every question. We can recommend this property and his owners to everyone. We had a very nice week on this property.

Broer Vos

  • Submitted: May 11, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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This house suited us perfectly

  • 5 of 5

6 of us (2 families with 6 year olds) stayed here for a week. We found the house and garden excellent. The conversion of this old house into a holiday let has been done extremely well and the garden, where we spent almost our whole week is a real gem. The trees all round the pool provide shade when you need it and the huge table shade meant we didn't eat a meal inside. We were trying to think of ways of improving the house and all we thought of were that the cicadas were a bit noisy sometimes. I would definitely recommend this house to others if you want an attractive house and garden in a very quiet, small village. Thanks for a great stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sans aucun doute, une maison d'accueil confortable

  • 5 of 5

Je ne peux que conseiller fortement cette maison d'exception où tout a été pensé pour que le touriste s'y trouve bien. Grandes pièces aménagées avec goût, chambres avec lits confortables, extérieurs propres et finement décorés. Tout est pensé pour que les vacances soient un moment de repos. Le propriétaire, discret,est à vos petits soins dès que vous le sollicitez. Allez y sans crainte. C'est parfait !

  • Submitted: May 20, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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"Logement très agréable c...

  • 5 of 5

"Logement très agréable comme sur les photos, propriétaire très discrets mais toujours la quand on a besoin de renseignements ou d''un service je recommande vivement cette adresse."

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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"The house + surroundings...

  • 5 of 5

"The house + surroundings are just beautiful. the owner is very helpful. Not much to complain about, except the kitchen equipment was a bit weak (knifes, plates etc...). A place to recommend highly !"

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Car: recommended

In small village 3Km from Rethymno

Beach ,restaurant ,explore the beautiful island


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Giannoudion House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coin Cabine
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Studio - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Canoe
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • disco club
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • walking
  • water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • jet skiing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • tennis

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