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Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,444 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Private swimming pool, garden, gym, daily maid service,Cretan delicacies

A luxurious refuge to explore Gramvousa bay!

ARHONTARIKI is a Cretan manor house built in the early 20th Century. It was renovated recently, in an effort to hold on to what is left of the Cretan traditional architectural style. It is constricted with rectangular chiseled stones, it has an interior living space of 240 square meters, and the two floors are connected with an interior wooden stairc.The swimming pool with jacuzzi is located in a well manicured lush garden, providing a comfortable, tranquil, relaxed environment for the guests. Our villa can accommodate up to 8 persons with a large fully equipped kitchen, a play room with gym facilities and a hammam can spoil you. The windows and balconies in each floor give a panoramic view to Kissamou cape and the hills surround the village. It is furnished with aptest and simplicity with Cretan antiques, reflecting the personal taste of its current owner.

Arhontariki takes its name by the special room on a monastery where the monks host their valuable visitors.

More Details

Fotini Xirouchaki
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, german, greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 13, 2017

About Fotini Xirouchaki

We are Fotini and Giannis Xirouchakis and we are delighted to be able to live in this beautiful island CRETE with our two children. Fotini’s family has owned this old house for over 100 years and 14 years ago we made a decision to restore the villa as a rental property.

We wanted the opportunity to be able to meet people from all around the world and thus get to know different cultures and the traditions of many countries.

As we live in Chania no so far from villa ARHONTARIKI, we are available to assist our guests with every aspect of their vacation: sightseeing, tours cruise ,beaches , wine tasting, restaurant taverns recommendations or shopping.

Why Fotini Xirouchaki chose Chania

If someone asked you to list the reasons why you would choose a place to spend your summer vacation what would those be?

Incredible beaches

Beautiful village


The people


Cretan gastronomy


What makes this villa unique

The visitor of Crete will not left to his fate.

He has every opportunity to take in social occasions throughout the year.

Chania is a place where it is nearly impossible to be bored or to miss out on all these forms of entertainment that await you.

Here the festivities never end, lasting for as long your heart desires

We hope relaxed and rejuvenates by its invigorating energy having satisfied all of your hearts desires expect for one ……….the desire to return soon…………

Guestbook comments from the owner

Soggiorno per fortunati.

Scoprite la villa Arhontariki avrete tante cose da ricordare .

Vacanze indimenticabile.

Mille grazie

Fotini -Gianni
Jul 2013
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Kaliviani Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3444 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • smoking allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master bedroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Gym place - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Garden Exterior Shower -
    Garden Exterior WC - toilet
    1st floor bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Main bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Master Bedroom
    Romantic Bedroom - 1 king , Romantic Bedroom
    Bedroom Bay View - 1 double , Bedroom Bay View
    Tradinional Bedroom - 1 king , Tradinional Bedroom
    PLAYROOM - 1 double , Playroom with ping pong
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 2 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Car Optional
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Few words for us from our valuable guests... ...We felt very spoilt... ...Who would excpected that you could find a beautiful home in the middle of a tradinional and charming Cretan village... ...memorable stay... ...Trustful and excellent service... ...In house and yard we had our own space and peace... ...A traditional home away from home... Villa Arhontariki has it all!...


4.8/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews

Beautiful Traditional Greek Villa

  • 5 of 5

Arhontariki is a beautiful traditional Greek villa with loads of character. We had a fantastic two week holiday here with our 5 month old, it had everything we needed to make our holiday stress free.

The villa is very clean and well equipped with a fantastic pool and beautiful gardens. Fotini and John made us very welcome and did everything they could to ensure we felt at home and enjoyed our stay.

There are plenty of lovely beaches nearby and a taverna next door that delivered us traditional Cretan food.

I would recommend this villa to families and groups of friends.

Lucy & Mark UK

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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High Wycombe

Relaxing Holdiay

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in the villa for one week in August and had a wonderful relaxing time there. The facilities are excellent and the service is wonderful. We felt very spoilt.

The owners, Fotini and John are very friendly and helpful, and provide a spotless accomodation with lots of outdoor equipment.

We also walked to the two nearby tavernas, and returned to the Garten bar restaurant twice. Nearby in Kissamos we also liked the Cellar taverna on the sea front.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lahti, Finland

Excellent place for holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a relaxing and wonderful holiday in Villa Arhontariki. We want to thank for trustful and excellent service. The location was very good and there were lots of interesting places to visit nearby. House was very beautiful and nice and we especially liked that cleaning of the house was included to the price. In house and yard we had our own space and peace. Yard and swimming pool was also very nice and suitable for little children. Terrace was a nice place for having dinner and if you didn't want to make dinner you could always go to the Taverna next to the house and have a lovely and tasteful dinner there. Lots of good memories and looking forward to visit this house again. Thank you Fotini, John and Nicky!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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A perfact vacation...

  • 5 of 5

We have been for a week last August and it was one of the best vacation we have enjoyed from. The house is beautiful and you can feel someone thought about every little detail to make you comfortable. The cleaning lady comes every day! which is a real treat.. The house next door is an excellent tavern so whenever we did not feel like cooking, wonderful food was 1 minute walking away, Falacarna beach which is simple & beautiful is 20 minutes drive and is worth the effort, the terrace of the house when we usually had dinner is beautiful & comfortable and i could go on forever..indeed it was a perfect holiday...

  • Submitted: May 3, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Metres
Nearest Beach
800 Metres
Pachia Ammos
Car: recommended


ARHONTARIKI is situated in the picturesque village of KALYVIANI, 35 kilometers from the city of Chania - Crete island, 5 kilometers from the town of Kasteli and 800 meters from the port of Kasteli. It is a lively village with coffee shops and traditional taverns served typical Cretan dishes all by local products. A refreshment stop for those on their way to visit the island of Granvousa with its impressive castle, built by the Venetians in 1579, the Balos Lagoon and the coastal ancient Minoan town of Falasserna and the synonymous near by beach, one of the loveliest in Greece.


Rates & Availability

Kaliviani Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Upon your arrival there will be awaiting for you a welcoming Cretan treat, fruits, cretan oil, wine, raki and fresh eggs.

Our rates include daily cleaning service, parking space, bikes and WiFi internet access.
In winter time woods for the firelace are free of charge.

For winter period get avail from our special rates!
We can accept payment by bank tranfer of GBP, EUROS , USD .

Owner'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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