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Cool Villa with Sea Views. Swimming Pool and only 10 minutes from the sea

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

Villa near Kissamos/Kastelli, Crete, Greece - Quite Location With Beach 10 mins away

Part of small hamlet in Western Crete, The House has been transformed into a luxury, four bedroom holiday home with swimming pool. The ground floor has many of its traditional features and stone walls whilst upstairs are 4 cool, stylish large bedrooms. The House is just a 40 minute drive from Chania Airport and 30 minutes from the Venetian City of Chania. The local towns of Kissamos and Platenos are a 5 minute drive. The fantastic beaches at Falasarna and it’s ancient ruins are a 10 minute drive, as is the town beach and tavernas at Kissamos. The ferry port, where you can take day trips to the stunning beaches and castle at Gramvousa, is also a 5 minute drive. For your truly outdoor, tree hugging types, fauna and flora abound!

About Us

Anita Howard
Avery House, Bodmin Hill
PL22 0AH Lostwithiel
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Anita Howard
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

About Anita Howard

The Robertson's love design and cool looking spaces. Our lovely homes are created to ensure you feel at home when you arrive on-site. Ken runs a design business and Anita is an event organiser. This combinations provides our properties will a high functionality and a fun space.

Anita Howard purchased this villa in 2003

Why Anita Howard chose Karefiliana

We looked in Spain and France for a property but thought it all looked to busy. The Crete House was chosen for it's looks. The property has it's original beautiful stone work down stairs and upstairs are 4 very slick rooms. We just love the location as it close to one of Crete's most beautiful beeches - Flassarna. Plus has good quality night life in Kasteli.

What makes this villa unique

The main benefits of the property: Great location with it's own swimming pool and close to fantastic beaches. Villa is home friendly and does not have that cold 'rental' feeling. Beautiful beds - 3 of the rooms have amazing 2m x 2m.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Karefiliana in Chania Region

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • 1 wetroom en-suite to Moroccan room. 1 wetroom en-suite to TinTin and Thai room. 1 bathroom/shower and toilet room for The Beech Room. 2 toilet rooms.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The Beech Room, 1 large double (2m x 2m). The Moroccan Room - 1 large double (2m x 2m). Thai Room - 1 large double (2m x 2m). Single room - 2 twin beds.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • museums
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • diving
Outside: This is lovely space. Large black and white tiles with sofa seating around a table which seats 12 people. Utility Room: Honesty store cupboard, crockery, plates, serving dishes. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen included. If you book for more than a week then you will need to pay the cleaners direct. Other: Dining room with 2 sofa and table. Outside patio area with large outside table with 12 chairs.


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Cool Villa with Sea Views. Swimming Pool and only 10 minutes from the sea
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews

Beautifully presented Villa in peaceful location with fantastic views - cool place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Recently returned from 2 weeks in Crete - what a fabulous villa! Very spacious and comfortable and beautiful outdoors space.

The views are very special and The outside terrace is fantastic for entertaining, eating outside, relaxing, reading, or just chilling out.

Everything you need is in the villa, and we found the owners were extremely helpful.

Local beaches are sandy, and sea is clear you can walk out for awhile before it gets too deep - great for kids.

There are some really good local Taverna's/restaurants in Kissamos, and Platenos (about 10 mins drive away) so car hire is essential.

Local bakers and mini market 5 mins away in car.

The Villa is located in an unspoilt area of Crete - we would really love to return here again next year.

It was a wonderful place to stay in a great location and we would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing villa with beautiful views and interior/exterior design.

  • 5 of 5

Me and 5 friends stayed here for a week and it truly was one of the best places we've ever stayed. There are beautiful views of the bay from nearly all the windows, the pool and surrounding area is great for relaxing and is bigger than the pictures convey. The kitchen and the house in general had all the necessities (appliances/towels etc). 10 min drive to a great white sand beach where you can watch the sun set. Our only slight issue was getting the oven to work, and when we inquired about it with the owner he wasn't much help. But apart from that everything worked perfectly.

This is a must if you're looking for a place to stay in West Crete!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: That's great new you had a great time and thank you for the review. I will run off the instructions for the oven so it is easier to understand. Best regards Anita
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stylish villa with amazing outdoor space

  • 5 of 5

Just got back from a very relaxing holiday with friends. Fantastic villa which manages to be spacious but also very cosy (very comfy sofas and throws).Best part was the large covered poolside terrace, perfect for eating, relaxing & listening to music. And great sea views from the balcony and pool area.

The pool was a good size to swim off some of the good food, and was surrounded by comfy sun beds on a spacious terrace. Loved picking lemons for our drinks and pomegranates for our salads.

Spent most of our time at the local sandy beaches which had lovely bars and cafes for lunch. Loved the sunset bar at Falasama beach. Local restaurants very nice and Chania old town well worth a visit. There were ruins and gorges in area but we were too busy enjoying local area to wander very far. We will have to go back!

Would highly recommend to friends.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful luxury property - perfect holiday

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the villa was as wonderful and relaxing as I had hoped. The property has been restored with beautiful attention to detail - it's real luxury without losing any of the charm of the setting or surroundings.

The pool is great to cool off in and the beach is only ten minutes away which was nice when we fancied a change of scenery.

We've already booked to return and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous large and stylish house

  • 5 of 5

I am lucky enough to have the owners as friends so was delighted to be able to stay at their villa for a 4 day break. As Ken is a designer, the house abounds with style; and as an event organiser Anita has made sure that it has everything you need for either a quiet family holiday or a group of friends party pad. The vine covered terrace out side the kitchen provides shady dining for at least 12. Olive trees in the garden. Distant sea views from the private balcony off the master en suite. Beds large and comfy. Looking forward to a return visit in 2016.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wild West Wonder!!

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and i wanted to take our daughters (7 & 5) on a holiday that was not the usual resort disappointment, so we looked into villas. We hit the Jackpot! With lovely beaches either way up or down the road within 10 & 20 minute drives, a great little town, with good restaurants, shops and a couple of bars, and very friendly locals, we could'nt have asked for more. BUT THEN there is the house itself! Beautiful, Stylish, comfortable and just so peaceful when needed! We will be back soon!! Thank you, thank you thank you!!!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Car: necessary


The house is just 10 minutes from some of the loveliest beeches in Crete - Falarsarna. Also a short drive are the beautiful beeches of Elifornisa.


The nearest airport is Chania which is a 40 minute drive from the villa. The cheaper airport is in Herakalion which is approx 3 hours away. The new National road makes the journey very easy to get to the villa


Nearest town is Kasteli which 15 minutes drive. 41 kilometers far from Chania, at the West, Kissamos (Kastelli) is a town with 3821 permanent residents, center of the commercial and agricultural activity of the western part area of the prefecture. Situated in a very fertile plain with vineyards and olive trees, it still keeps its ancient name, as officially it is called Kissamos. However, it is mostly known as Kastelli (“castle”), due to the fortress constructed by the Venetians.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Karefiliana, Crete

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
early summer
1 May 2018 - 21 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
summer 2018
22 Jul 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:
We are flexible on changeover days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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