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Historic Venetian Castle 540M2 Classified as a Historical Monument (5812 SQFT)

Overview

Property

Updated: 22-May-2017
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Venetian Castle15th Century with Heated Pool and Jacuzzi Sea View and Cinema Screen Situated near Rethymnon Sandy Beach 3km - 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms (Owner Advert)

---- LAST MINUTE OFFER JUNE 2017 ASK OUR RATES ---

+ House classified as a historical monument by the Greek Archeological authorities.

+ Built in 1426, the villa has got 540m² (5812 sqft), high ceiling (3,6m), very luminous with very large windows, and an 110m² (1184 sqft) open space opening on the courtyard with the private heated (in option) swimming pool. Full of privacy and safety for kids.

+ Well furnished roof terrasse with a splendid sea view, 5 bedrooms, a hot tub jacuzzi (hot spring spas), giant cinema screen (3m X 3.5m), computer, internet wireless, insurance, safety, hygiene, qualified staff and certified by the Greek Tourism Office.

+ Located at 3km (1.8 mile) from one of the longest (17km) sandy beach of Crete, at 8km from the center of Rethymnon, and in the old village of Maroulas (parking in front). local Taverns 100 Meters,

+ Many easy possibilities for meals, ideal location for excursions, ideal for family event.

+ We can propose you plenty of equipment for babies and young children.

+ In case of late arrival or during the stay we can organize a dinner at the villa.

+ Housekeeping at your convenient hours, 6 days a week.

Our experience allows us to propose you many different services and to organize events.. just ask !!!

++++ You will find more information and photos on our official web site ++++

More Details

About the Owner

Yorghy Fokas (OWNER)
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Greek
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2017

About Yorghy Fokas (OWNER)

Our aim is to make your stay in Villa Maroulas an unforgettable moment.

---- We propose services as luxury hotel ----

Fully comprehensive domestic cleaning service at your convenient hours, 6 days a week included personal laundry (no extra charge).

In case of late arrival or during the stay we can organize a dinner at the villa. Full chef service available also on request.

You will find everything to prepare your first continental breakfast.

You would be able to buy the first grocery on your arrival, the closest supermarket is at 1.5 Km, open every day from 8.30 am and close very late ( +- 01 am) or we can buy for you a pre stocking list.

Wine cellar available with local products in the villa.

As the village is not easy to find, we'll be happy to arrange a meeting point on the highway, so that you won't have to bother looking for the villa on arrival.

We can propose airport transfer, car rentals...

We offer a thirty minute car tour to show you the local stores, bank, supermarket, bakery, butcher...

and will suggest you exclusive itineraries to discover the island of Crete. Booking amazing sailing or motor boat trip, diving, tour guide, one day trip to Santorini island...

---- 24hr. Concierge services ----

Yorghy Fokas (OWNER) purchased this villa in 1426

Why Yorghy Fokas (OWNER) chose Rethymnon area

Slightly off of the center of the village, villa Maroulas, combining charm and tranquility full of privacy. Is the ideal starting point to discover the island.

The village, still a secret place, far from the tourist influences, situated on the north coast of Crete is at equal distance of Chania (CHQ) and Heraklion (HER) airports.

Located at 3km (1.8 mile) from one of the longest (17km long) sandy beach of Crete.A lot of water sports, tennis, mini golf, beach bar, clubs, and a water park (free entrance) are available.

In the center of the village, you will find 3 taverns, a cheese factory and a herbal store (walking distance).

The city of Rethymno is situated only 10 minutes by car and is the third city in Crete with about 35000 inhabitants. It is a town full of contrasts where the richness of the past blends with the throbbing student’s life (8000 students).

Rethymno offers its visitors the picturesque charm of the Venetian harbor and the animated narrow streets where you can find traditional shops alongside modern ones.

The market, which takes place three times a week, will really dip you into the heart of the traditional Cretan atmosphere.

Maroulas is a quiet village situated on the heights above Rethymno, facing the sea at an altitude of 150 metres and surrounded by greenery, a spring and several valleys.

In 1980, Maroulas was listed for its historical monuments but also for some of its houses including Villa Maroulas.

Amongst its rich historical heritage, visitors can discover important remains of ancient tombstones dating back to antiquity, two wonderful Venetian towers one of which is 44 metres high, a Byzantine church dedicated to the Ascension, a more recent church dedicated to the Virgin Mary and lastly a small chapel with iconostasis which adorns the small village square.

What makes this villa unique

Built in 1426, the villa is 540m² (5812 sqft) with high ceiling (3,6m), very luminous with large windows and has a 110m² (1184 sqft) open space opening on the courtyard with the heated pool.

Sitting above the village with stunning sea views.

The house has been lovingly and carefully restored highlighting the beautiful architectural characteristics while including some luxurious and sophisticated touches.

This exeptional Venetian construction is considered like a piece of art.

The exposed stone and graceful arches inside and outside pair nicely with local marble floors.

Luxurious and family friendly, this spacious house has a traditional architecture and offers full modern comfort.

A large screen can be rolled down in front of the windows leading to the courtyard, transforming the large lounge into a cinema room with amazing sound system, computer and WIFI.

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Location

From the Owner

Slightly off of the center of the village, villa Maroulas, combining charm and tranquility full of privacy. Is the ideal starting point to discover the island. The village, still a secret place, far from the tourist influences, situated on the north coast of Crete is at equal distance of Chania (CHQ) and Heraklion (HER) airports. Located at 3km (1.8 mile) from one of the longest (17km long) sandy beach of Crete.A lot of water sports, tennis, mini golf, beach bar, clubs, and a water park (free entrance) are available. In the center of the village, you will find 3 taverns, a cheese factory and a herbal store (walking distance). The city of Rethymno is situated only 10 minutes by car and is the third city in Crete with about 35000 inhabitants. It is a town full of contrasts where the richness of the past blends with the throbbing student’s life (8000 students). Rethymno offers its visitors the picturesque charm of the Venetian harbor and the animated narrow streets where you can find traditional shops alongside modern ones. The market, which takes place three times a week, will really dip you into the heart of the traditional Cretan atmosphere. Maroulas is a quiet village situated on the heights above Rethymno, facing the sea at an altitude of 150 metres and surrounded by greenery, a spring and several valleys. In 1980, Maroulas was listed for its historical monuments but also for some of its houses including Villa Maroulas. Amongst its rich historical heritage, visitors can discover important remains of ancient tombstones dating back to antiquity, two wonderful Venetian towers one of which is 44 metres high, a Byzantine church dedicated to the Ascension, a more recent church dedicated to the Virgin Mary and lastly a small chapel with iconostasis which adorns the small village square.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Chania (CHQ) or Heraklion (HER) at 75 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 3 Metres Nearest Ferry : Rethymno port (for Santorini island) at 6 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Elounda at 120 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : On the Village 3 taverns (walking distance) at 100 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Platania sandy beach (17km long) at 3 Kilometres Car: recommended

The village, still a secret place, far from the tourist influences, situated on the north coast of Crete is at equal distance of Chania (CHQ) and Heraklion (HER) airports.

In the center of the village, you will find 3 taverns, a cheese factory and a herbal store (walking distance).

It is the ideal starting point to discover the island.

The city of Rethymno is situated only 10 minutes by car and is the third city in Crete with about 35000 inhabitants. It is a town full of contrasts where the richness of the past blends with the throbbing student’s life (8000 students).

Rethymno offers its visitors the picturesque charm of the Venetian harbor and the animated narrow streets where you can find traditional shops

alongside modern ones.

The market, which takes place three times a week, will really dip you into the heart of the traditional Cretan atmosphere.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
ASK FOR OFFERS
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,516
for 4 nights
From
£379
 
 
ASK SPECIAL OFFERS
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
6 night minimum stay
£4,598
for 6 nights
From
£766
 
 
AMAZING OFFERS FOR 5 NIGHTS
22 Jul 2017 - 27 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
£2,190
for 5 nights
From
£438
 
 
ASK FOR SPECIAL OFFERS
29 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
£4,497
for 6 nights
From
£750
 
 
ASK FOR SPECIAL OFFER
1 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£2,358
for 4 nights
From
£590
 
 
LAST WEEK AVAILABLE
23 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£2,316
for 5 nights
From
£463
 
 
ASK FOR SPECIAL OFFER
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
6 night minimum stay
£2,173
for 6 nights
From
£362
 
 
ASK FOR HEATED POOL AND OFFERS
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,889
for 7 nights
From
£413
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£320
for 1 night
From
£320
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner
30% to book, 70% one month before arrival

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner

Notes on prices:
Our rates can change significantly depending , the date of booking (early or last minute), the number of nights, the number of people and some time we can make special offers for specific dates Just ask !!!

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Facilities

From the Owner

Built in 1426, the villa is 540m² (5812 sqft) with high ceiling (3,6m), very luminous with large windows and has a 110m² (1184 sqft) open space opening on the courtyard with the heated pool. Sitting above the village with stunning sea views. The house has been lovingly and carefully restored highlighting the beautiful architectural characteristics while including some luxurious and sophisticated touches. This exeptional Venetian construction is considered like a piece of art. The exposed stone and graceful arches inside and outside pair nicely with local marble floors. Luxurious and family friendly, this spacious house has a traditional architecture and offers full modern comfort. A large screen can be rolled down in front of the windows leading to the courtyard, transforming the large lounge into a cinema room with amazing sound system, computer and WIFI.

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village

Attractions

  • caves
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 540 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • The villa have 4 bathrooms (3 with bath tub, shower, toilet and 1 with shower and toilet)

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot, independent entrance, ensuite possibility to add 1 baby cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, Master bedrooms (40m2) Ensuite Amazing sea view 40m2
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot, Family bedroom. The double bed is separate by a fix wardrobe
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Child Bed, 1 Cot, possibility to add 1 cot or a small extra bed for child 9
  • The villa have 5 bedrooms (separate in the house for more privacy)

Outside

  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome

Notes:

  • ***** Our rates can change significantly depending , the date of booking (early or last minute), the number of nights, the number of people and some time we can make special offers for specific dates Just ask !!! *****

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