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Luxury Detached Villa with Beautiful Sea View, Private Pool and Parking, Wi Fi

Bedrooms 1
Space 914 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

A perfect well equipped and located villa for a couple to enjoy their holiday.

The unique design of our Villa means that whether you are sitting by your Private Pool or up in bed being served your first cup of coffee of the morning by a doting partner you are never deprived of a beautiful sea view too die for.

We purposely created large open plan living and sleeping spaces with full width glazed walls that in turn open on to very generous terraces on both the ground and first floors.

Our Villa is Fully Detached and stands in its own walled plot of land with private parking and direct access from a tarmac road.

This affords you direct access to Milatos, our home village and beach area featured in the pictures or in the opposite direction the slightly bigger village of Sissi, whichever you chose is a mere 5 min car ride away, ample parking and no charges !

The villa comprises of Two Floors, a Ground Floor having a large open plan Lounge, Dining Area and Kitchen and for convenience it also has a Guest Cloakroom with Shower.

Access to the First Floor is by spiral staircase

( no height restriction ) where you will find the Large Master Bedroom and EnSuite Wet Room.

Both the lounge and bedroom have full width glazed doors opening onto tiled terraces complete with sun loungers and outdoor dining furniture.

Although set in a rural location the villages of Milatos and Sisi and their beaches are within a few minutes drive.

These villages offer all you need to be self sufficient if a relaxing holiday soaking up the sun is your preference. Between them they offer large supermarkets with lots of choice in both Greek and Northern European food.

They are complimented by smaller outlets for Bread, Meat, Pharmacy, laundry, cash points, tourist shops selling a wide range of goods and finally numerous coffee shops for the chocolate croissant and to sit and people watch !

The island of Spinalonga made famous by Victoria Hislops book The Island is just off the coast at Agios Nikolaos.

More Details

Steve Martin
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

About Steve Martin


It's Steve and Barbara Martin here, the owners of the available property. We have been happily married for 34 years and have two grown-up daughters.

After falling in love with Crete we decided to have a holiday home here. We are both now retired so we can spend some of our time, usually early and late season, relaxing in the sun enjoying the peace and quiet and escaping the worse of the UK weather !

Steve Martin purchased this villa in 2008

Why Steve Martin chose Lassithi

The Villa was designed and the build Project Managed by us on a virgin hillside plot with the incredible sea and countryside views you see in the photo's.

The plot was chosen for its view and close proximity to two Greek villages, one more commercialised ( sisi )than the other, that being a more traditional village

( milatos ) but adjacent to a tarmac road for easy and convenient access.

The capital of Crete and the airport a mere 45 min easy drive.

What makes this villa unique

A thoroughly modern design maximises the benefits of the constantly available, ever changing view and the outside life style to be enjoyed in the dry climate and temperatures on the island.

Guestbook comments from the owner

See Guest feedback elsewhere in this listing.
Mar 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Milatos in Agios Nikolaos Municipality

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 914 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Fully tiled wet room to the Master Bedroom with wall hung toilet and soft close seat, a glass hand basin with cabinet and a large shower area with a multiple jet power shower Second Wet Room on Ground Floor serves as a guest cloakroom,
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sofa bed is located in the open plan lounge area
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom Notes on Bedrooms: The First Floor Master Bedroom with en suite wet room, it has a double bed, bedside cabinet, walk-in wardrobe and A/C. Offering an incredible sea view and access to the terrace through full width sliding doors.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
We supply a laptop connected to the flat screen TV to enable you to watch internet based TV programmes. A complimentary pack of essentials and a bottle of wine of your choice awaits your arrival. Full directions and contact numbers are supplied two weeks before your arrival. Heated Towel Rails are fitted in each of the bathrooms At the rear there is a smaller terrace for those guests who wish to follow the sun. Clothes airer and cleaning equipment provided Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen, house and beach towels are provided. A weekly change of the above are also supplied, no cleaning is offered, we respect your privacy for the duration of your stay in the villa


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average rating of 4.8 based on 6 reviews

Great house on a wonderful island

  • 5 of 5

This house w/ private pool was very nice. We were met by the owners when we arrived around 9pm on a Fri night as they live next door. Everything was as promised, and very clean and tidy when we arrived. They came over in a timely fashion for any problems, the water system gave us some very mild grief (fixed now, I imagine) and Steve, one of the owners, was here quickly when we contacted him. The house is a bit small, but has two bathrooms and two decks (the one upstairs very private), along with the pool. The wireless worked faultlessly, which I was surprised about since we were not in the main drag, though there are many retirees in the area. Crete is a wonderful island--the people we met were friendly and honest. I have rented through VRBO all over the world for many years and would say the experience in Crete was one of the best of many good experiences.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great meeting you and we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your month in our villa, especially after having travelled all the way from the USA. We love being here on Crete and it makes us happy that our guests have an enjoyable time and come to love the island as much as we do. With our very best wishes Steve and Barb
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Just Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

A modern villa overlooking the bay. It was eqipped with everything you could possibly need, the welcome package was spot on and the villa was spotlessly clean.

The owners were there to greet us and are so friendly and nice. Very peaceful with beautiful views. It was perfect for us, we'd go back tomorrow if it was possible, the best holiday ever Thanks Steve & Barbs

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Peace & Quiet

  • 4 of 5

We wanted a comfortable, quiet week away from it all. How fortunate then that we chose this lovely modern house up in the hills above Milatos. It's very comfortable and well equipped, but to be honest we never used the flat-screen TV, nor the DVD player; never used the dishwasher, nor the washing machine. We did make good use of the huge patio area however and as a keen birdwatcher I was delighted by Sardinian Warblers, Bee-Eaters and vultures by day and the wierd sound of Nightjars just after dusk.

The owners greeted us on arrival and were enthusiastic, practical people who were only too pleased to help when necessary (the instructions for getting there from the airport were excellent!). The only downside is that due to the design, the upstairs toilet isn't very private, but otherwise the house is clean, bright, airy and practical.

Children and elderly people will need to be careful on the narrow spiral staircase; and you need to be cautious when driving out of the property as it is on a blind bend and bikes especially tend to zoom down the hill towards the coast: a mirror opposite the entrance would alleviate this risk.

This isn't a place with a ton of stuff to do just on the doorstep, so it's worth bearing in mind that kids/teens and people wanting a Malia-type experience could easily get bored (though it does have wi-fi). It is ideal as a base for exploring, however, with Agios Nikolaos, the Lassithi plateau and countless Cretian villages all within easy reach, and I'd recommend visiting Sisi for restaurants, supermarkets, gift shops and seaside stuff. Would I book this accomodation again? Absolutely.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The best accommodation we've ever had!

  • 5 of 5

I believe that this was the best accommodation we've ever had in Europe. Very nice villa, has everything for the nice holiday. The villa was very clean and beautiful, really homey and had all the equipment (most of which brand new) one would need.

The owners are very charming and extremely nice! They were always ready to help and added to our happy holiday.

I would recommend the place for a couple who wants to have a little getaway from the crowds and enjoy quiet evenings overlooking the stunning view! Romantic and relaxing atmosphere guaranteed!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Milatos Bay

  • 5 of 5

A superb villa. Beautifully equiped and very modern design across two floors. Lovely views over Milatos Beach and the bay. Ideal location for visiting sights across central and eastern Crete. The owners were both kind and very friendly. Car transport essential. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Milatos / Sisi
Nearest Ferry
45 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Not applicable
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Milatos / Sisi
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Milatos / Sisi
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

If you have any specific activity or interest you wish to partake in during your visit please let us know and we will be happy to investigate local availability.


The shingle beach of Milatos is approx. 2km, 3 minute drive away but in the opposite direction Sisi is approx. 4km and there are several sandy beaches in that area but you may have to pay for the use of the sun beds.

There is a large public beach near the archaeological site of Malia Palace about 8 minutes drive


Car hire is recommended and available either at the airport or on the internet and should ideally be booked in advance for best prices.

Heraklion Airport is approx. 45km away using the National Road, there are no towns or villages to negotiate making the journey very easy by day or night and take less than 45mins.

Specific directions to the villa with contact numbers will be provided.

Access to the villa is directly off a tarmac road and there is ample parking space

Further Details:

The famous Leper Colony Island of Spinalonga, the subject of a famous book ' The Island ' is well worth a visit as long as you don't mind a very short boat trip !

On the same day trip you can also take in the regions capital Agios Nikolaos, the St Tropez of Crete, shop till you drop and discover the famous inner lake, around which you can sit at the many tavernas, eat, drink and watch the world go by.

There are good un-crowded roads to coastal areas to the east, follow the coast road which climbs a little and offers incredible sea views whilst passing through picturesque unspoilt villages that are now beyond the normal tourist areas of the island.

Alternatively go West back towards the airport and the capital Heraklion to experience the more densely populated and developed tourist areas with the popular resorts of Malia and Hersonissos and for a cultural experience visit the ruins of the Minoan Palace at Knossos.

The final option is to go inland and climb up into mountain villages that are the ' real ' Crete, the region takes its name from the Lasithi Plateau, as the name suggests this is a very fertile flat area high up in the mountains and has the Diktaean Cave rumoured to be the birth place of Zeus, the Greek God of the Sky.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Milatos, Crete

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1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
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1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
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1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
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1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
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1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
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1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
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1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
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1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
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1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
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Fees No additional mandatory fees

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