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Fantastic Villa With Private Pool, Sea Mountain & Village Views

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Villa in Gouves, Heraklion, Crete, Greek Islands, Greece - Oasis Villa in Crete, Great for Diving, Golf, Fishing and Snorkelling

The villa stands within its own grounds which is extremely peaceful. It has wonderful views to sea, mountain and village, private swimming pool, garden and car parking area. Villa has two bedrooms with king size beds both with en suite bathrooms, plus each bedroom has a balcony area. Downstairs is a modern kitchen with fridge/freezer, oven, microwave. There is a unity room with washing machine. The lounge has two sofa beds. There is also an additional bathroom downstairs.


Owner
Lisa French
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2017

Amenities

Gouves Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
General:
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 Beds: Extra Lg. Double Bed (1) Bedroom 2 Beds: Extra Lg. Double Bed (1) Master bedroom also has mezzanine level with double sofa bed suitable for older children.
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Clean towels and linen are provided however please bring your own swimming and beach towels. Outside: Private Pool Veranda Garden Utility Room: Washing Machine Clothes Dryer Iron & Board Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linens & Towels provided Other: Fireplace Heating

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Fantastic Villa With Private Pool, Sea Mountain & Village Views
average rating of 4.695652 based on 23 reviews
5

Lovely villa, fabulous holiday

  • 5 of 5

The property was exactly as we expected from the description. Lovely quiet area and great pool. There are a few tavernas in the local village 5 minutes walk away. We hired a car and visited Kakki Hanni ( 5 minutes drive a way) a few nights and had some lovely meals there too as many of the tavernas in the village close to the villa were shut in late October.

Despite the weather being cloudy for 3 days (but is was the last week of October) we thoroughly enjoyed our stay

A car is not essential but useful for sightseeing and shopping at Lidl.

Lisa, the owner, was very very helpful.

We will definitely return to this villa again, thank you so much Kirk and Lisa.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A lovely peaceful break

  • 5 of 5

This villa is perfectly placed for a peaceful break. A 5min walk to the small village with tavernas and a couple of small shops and 20min walk to bustling kato Gouves with buses to everywhere. We got a public bus to and from Heraklion airport costing 10 euros and was SO easy, saving a fortune on hire cars or cabs. The villa itself is very clean and extremely comfortable with all everything you need for a self catering stay and Lisa, the owner, was amazingly helpful with any queries we had before and throughout our stay. Will definitely be returning next year and recommending this property to friends.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great Villa perfect for a relaxing holiday.

  • 5 of 5

We arrived late at the Villa due to flight times and had hired a car so we had an interesting night time drive! The villa is spotless and very well equipped and is in a fantastic location for a peaceful break. The pool and patio area were great with lovely views of the mountain, sea and village. We found a hire car useful for visits to Knossos, Ag Nicholas and Lidl! The Lidl is about 15-20 mins drive away and ideal for stocking up on food and drink for around the villa. We walked to the beach on a couple days, the walk back is a drag but made better by the knowledge of Spiros taverna and a cold beer awaiting you. The village is small but everyone we met were very friendly and Spiros & Debbie are great hosts at their taverna. I would highly recommend this villa for a relaxing holiday in great surroundings and would definitely look to return in the near future. The owners Lisa & Kirk were very helpful during the booking process and also assisting with any issues that arose during our stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful villa in beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We are 2 couples just back from a wonderful holiday in Lisa and Kirk's villa. The villa was the perfect size for us with 2 king size bedrooms, both en-suite and both with balconies. Lisa and Kirk were in Crete when we arrived, we got a taxi from the airport and Kirk met us in the village and took us to the villa, this was a real bonus as we arrived late and it was so nice to be shown round the villa on arrival. The villa was spotless with ample bedding and towels. Lisa and Kirk were really helpful and answered all queries very quickly, before, during and after our stay. We have stayed in villas for a good few years now and I can honestly say this was the best swimming pool we have had. The decking round the pool and sunbeds were great. The covered terrace outside the villa now has a large wooden table with 6 chairs and an umbrella, not the small white table showing in the photos. The kitchen was well equipped for cooking and eating at the villa, which we did most evenings and enjoyed our al fresco dining. Out of the villa to the left and 10 minutes walk up a steep hill takes you to the old village of Pano Gouves with 2 small supermarkets, a bakery and 3 tavernas. We had drinks in them all and had meals in Alvi's and Spiros, both well worth a visit. Out of the villa, turn right and walk down for 1 mile takes you to Valentina's apartments, pool bar, supermarket and gift shop, also to the main road at Kato Gouves where you can get buses or taxis. We took a taxi to Hersonnisis for 15 euros for 4 of us, well worth it. We hired a car for our last 4 days and went to Spinalonga, Elounda and Mirtos beach. A car isn't entirely necessary but worth it for a few days to see more of the island. We would love to come back to Crete in the future and would definitely stay at this villa again.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

lovely villa in perfect location

  • 4 of 5

This is a lovely, spacious villa with a fantastic pool. Very private and well maintained. Only 10 minutes walk to the centre of a beautiful Cretan village where we were made very welcome by the locals, particularly Spyros and Debbie in their taverna. Lisa was very helpful both before and during our stay and we will return.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

2nd Visit

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd visit to the villa and we had a fabulous time yet again.

A perfect place to relax and rewind!

Lisa as always is so helpful if you have any questions etc about the villa.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Map

Special interest holidays:

Near old village of Pano Gouves. 15 minutes by car from Heraklion Airport. 5 minutes by car to Crete Aquarium. 10 minutes by car to Hersonissos. 10 minutes by car to Water city, water park. 10 minutes by car to Hersonissos Golf course. 10 minutes by car to Arion riding stables. 15 minutes to Knossos, archaeological site. 15 minutes to Ferry port where you can get ferry to Santorini. 1 1/2 hours to Lake Kournas. 2 1/2 hours to Chania.

Coast/Beach:

Nearest Beach: Gouves 5 Km

Travel:

Nearest Airport: Heraklion 20 Km

Further Details:

Beach only five minute drive. PGA standard Golf course ten minute drive at Hersonissis. Horse riding centre & Crete Aquarium only five minute drive. Easy location for archaeological sites and tourism spots.

Local village is only five minute WALK with several taverns, crepes and an ice cream bar, supermarket, bakery, hairdressers and a lovely church. There is also a playground area for children with slides, swings etc

Near old village of Pano Gouves. 10 minutes by car from Heraklion Airport. 5 minutes by car to Crete Aquarium. 10 minutes by car to Hersonissos. 10 minutes by car to Water city, water park. 10 minutes by car to Hersonissos Golf course. 10 minutes by car to Arion riding stables. 15 minutes to Knossos, archaeological site. 15 minutes to Ferry port where you can get ferry to Santorini. 1 1/2 hours to Lake Kournas. 2 1/2 hours to Chania.

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Rates & Availability

Gouves Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
April - May
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
$558
 
 
June
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
$620
 
 
July-August
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
$807
 
 
September
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
$620
 
 
October
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
$496
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$745
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of £100 per week or any part of a week is required which non refundable to confirm a booking. The balance is payable 8 weeks prior to departure. £250 refundable breakage/damage deposit is required with final balance. This will be returned approximately 21 days following your return (subject to breakage/damage report). Only exception are bookings less than 8 weeks before arrival. Then all the whole amount must be paid in full when booking. We ask guests not to smoke in the villa.

Changeover Day:
Flexible

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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