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ArchonVilla an Affordable Luxury Stay with Outdoor Jacuzzi and Magnificent Views

Overview

Property

Updated: 14-Nov-2016
Absolute Tranquility with Affordable Luxury, Perfect for Couples or Families

Archon villa, a Grand design building, is located in one of the most beautiful and less developed regions of Chania in Crete Island.

If you are looking for a quiet place away from the noise and crowd of a town you have found the right place. It is located in a very small and safe traditional settlement just 12 km away from Paleochora a place with 18 Km of beaches for every taste.

Due to the location 'ArchonVilla' can be used as a base for exploring the wild beauties and the untouched beaches of the southwest, or as a countryside retreat for loosen yourselves in the tranquility and discreet luxury of the house.

Archon villa is a detached house consisted of two independent and at the same time one property. It is designed in such architectural way which can accommodate one or two families.

The Villa is characterized by typical elements of Cretan traditional architecture such as authentic stone, old wood, narrow openings, blend together with modern furniture and equipment providing a very decompressing and pleasurable atmosphere.

It is just 12 km from the village Paleochora a place than except that you can find all the necessities it is also famous for its incomparable beauties and fairly called as 'The bride of the Libyan Sea'.

ON ARRIVAL you will find a complimentary basic pack with no charge including tea, coffee, sugar, fruit, mineral water, milk, crisps, biscuits, cooking olive oil and also wine from our local production.

CLEANING is on arrival day and midweek, for those staying for 7 nights.

For longer stays, cleaning is offered twice weekly.

Fresh bed sheets and towels are also provided twice a week.

KITCHENS are equipped with everything needed for complete meals and feasts.

FOR OUR LITTLE FRIENDS with no charge but on request we can provide safety doors and nets where are necessary, baby cot, high chair, pram, and of course a lot of toys for all ages.

WE GUARANTEE that respecting your privacy the property will be rented to a single family or couple at a time. Only after your own request we will rent the rest to someone known to you.

WE CAN ENSURE quality beyond the average rental standards as because “Archon” it’s also our house and we have taken the greatest care designed it in order to provide a very decompressing and pleasurable atmosphere.

EOT LICENSE : N1042K91002947101

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

This was our country home since we converted into a vacation rental.

I am looking forward to welcoming you at the villa. I wiil be at your disposal during your stay. It makes me really glad to have my visitors happy spending a beautiful time in the Villa and return home really refreshed.

Call Manager
Speaks English, Greek
Manya Kandanoleon
Prodromi, Paleochora
73001 Chania Crete Greece
EOT LICENSE Ν 1042 K 9100 2947 101
VAT Reg No078238270

Guestbook comments from the manager

We came in an architecturally unique House, hardly found it as a holiday home. The House is clean, very tastefully decorated and is located far from any noise (unless it interferes with silent sheep Bell). Already the drive from Paleohora to the House leads through a grandiose landscape (travel time 20 minutes).

The garden and the terrace are a real paradise, the photos speak the truth.

During our one-week stay, we were spoiled by the Nice and pleasant landlady Manya with an excellent, homemade Pasticcio. And don't forget: Manya brought us kilos citrus fruits from their own cultivation, which resulted in a delicious fruit juice.

All in all, it was a holiday of very special kind and we intend to do it again anyway.



· By Fam. Aßmann from Heilbronn on 7/7/2013 for a stay in 5/1/2013 at
Apr 2013
  • 1 of 10

7 Reviews

4.9
based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

4

Authentic, peaceful, sun, hikes, and cuisine

  • 4 of 5

Manya's home is truly that -- a home full of all the personal touches that make a vacation there a true step into the local environment. She is such a gracious host, welcomed us personally and shared a number of tips for local sights and hiking in the area. We travel often, and this turned out to be one of our best holidays in years. Relaxing (the quiet of Prodromi), authentic (the olive tree hills, scenic drives, and charming small villages), perfect little hidden beaches (20-30 min away or explore further along the coast), hiking opportunities all around (direct from your doorstep, or phenomenal gorges just around the corner), and wonderful cuisine. Quiet dinners or outdoor breakfasts at the house topped it all off. The house itself is fully equipped, all the comforts; Manya had left breakfast items for us and even drove over from Chania one night with dinner. Top recommendation.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic property - amazing views, fabulous villa

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful! Our best holiday ever in Europe. Complete tranquility - nothing but fantastic views and the gentle sound of sheep and goat bells ringing within the hills. Amazing villa - spacious, beautifully decorated, excellently equipped. Gorgeous terraces and a welcome outdoor jacuzzi. Manya is a terrific hostess who could not do enough for us. She made us most welcome and left a great hamper and the fridge stocked for us - she even made us a home made meal one night - thank you Manya. We would recommend this villa to anybody who wants a taste of a peaceful oasis with stunning beaches within easy reach.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely lovely, and peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

Four of us have just had a great week at Archon Villa. The property is absolutely spotless, beautiful, and well-equipped. And its in a very peaceful little hamlet in the hills a few miles away from the little beach town of Paleochora. Everything was green and covered with flowers, and there are beautiful walks straight from the house. Evenings were spend on the terrace watching the sun go down and listening to the scops owls, - totally relaxing. And the hospitality from Manya, the wonderful owner, was just amazing. She was so welcoming, and gave us gifts of food and her own olive oil and wine. She really made the holiday, and we were left with such a good impression of Crete. Thanks Manya!

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Superb house in the wilderness, wonderful host

  • 5 of 5

Archon Villa is a really beautiful and luxurious place, very well integrated in the landscape. It stands alone, among just a few houses, churches and lots of goats. As the villa is located in the hills, you feel a difference in temperature compared to the coast.

The villa is perfectly well equiped, beyond your expectations. We enjoyed a maximum of comfort. There is a huge space, inside and outside. The terraces have beautiful views over wide open spaces and the jacuzzi is fun and cooling.

Manya, our host, was just wonderful. She took great care of us. She welcomed us with lots of fresh food and drinks. And each time she came, she brought us delicious, traditional home cooked meals. THANK YOU AGAIN, Manya!

A car is essential as you have to go to Paleochora for shopping, which is about a 20 minutes drive down a scenic route (be careful of the goats!). Paleochora is a small town, touristic but keeping its traditional and authentic atmosphere. There are a lot of nice beaches in the area, and also many walks, with different levels of difficulty.

You can find many taverns in Paleochora, but our prefered tavern was the one located in the old school of the village of Anidri (5 minutes drive before reaching Paleochora).

If you are looking for a quiet, luxurious and secluded holiday, in natural surroundings, with only the sound of the breeze and the bells of the goats, this is the place to go!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful holiday in a wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a fantastic 2 weeks in archon villa this early summer with our 2 girls - age 10 and 6. This was our second visit having come in 2010 AND WE LOVE IT HERE!! The villa is set in the hills and is a beautiful 'Grand Design' which you can see from afar. It is well equipped with everything you might need to enjoy your stay and lots of lovely touches thanks to Mania which make it and you feel special. The girls loved being in the jacuzzi which provided a welcome place to cool down. Although there are no amenities on your doorstep if you don't mind driving the scenic route up and down to Paleohora this does not matter. Mania met us depite not turning up till very late and made us feel welcome from that moment.

Thoroughly enjoyed sampling Mania's home cooking and Jorgo's wine...

A big thankyou! :) We'll be back.......

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Traumvilla mit entzückender Vermieterin

  • 5 of 5

Das Angebot hält, was es verspricht. Villa ist in einem geschmackvoll eingerichtetem Top-Zustand. Wir haben nichts vermisst und uns sehr wohl und willkommen gefühlt. Manya ist sehr fürsorglich, herzlich und eine wunderbare Köchin. Wir bedanken uns - und werden wieder kommen!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Chania Crete at 80 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Paleochora village at 12 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Souda Chania Crete at 80 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : The famous taverna 'The school' in Anidri village at 6 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Paleochora beaches at 10 Kilometres Car: necessary

The Villa situated on a hill just above the settlement of Prodromi, one of the very few truly traditional Cretan village with its own rhythm of life, between the picturesque villages of Paleochora and Sougia in a strategic point for exploring the southwest Crete.

It is just 12 km from the village Paleochora a place than except that you can find all the necessities it is also famous for its incomparable beauties and fairly called as 'The bride of the Libyan Sea'.

The morphological characteristics of the Southwest Crete at Chania prefecture are low, uncrowned with long sandy beaches, breath-taking mountains and deep-blue seas blend with ancient villages full of frescoed churches by Crete’s artists for the year 1000 to the first half of the 15th century.

The marked European path E4 is extremely near the village allowing walkers to have the chance to discover a wonderful and incredible natural world as Elafonisi lagoon, the ancient city of Lissos or the lazy village of Sougia.

Just 6 Km away from the Villa there is a small village called Anidri where you will find a restaurant called Old School Cafe that is located in the old school of the village and serves excellent homemade food.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Period E
27 Mar 2017 - 10 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£333
for 4 nights
From
£83
£580
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Period D
11 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£387
for 4 nights
From
£97
£668
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Period C
27 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£437
for 4 nights
From
£109
£757
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Period B
24 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£488
for 4 nights
From
£122
£841
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Period A
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£656
for 4 nights
From
£164
£1,135
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Period BC
26 Aug 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£471
for 4 nights
From
£118
£807
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
 
Period D
16 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£404
for 4 nights
From
£101
£689
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Period E
14 Oct 2017 - 6 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£333
for 4 nights
From
£83
£580
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£250
for 3 nights
From
£83
£580
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

A refundable break damage deposit is possibly be required depending on the number of guests and the ages.

PLEASE NOTE :
The above prices are for the Upper level of the villa.
During your stay we garantee that we don't rent the Lower Level to anyone else.
For more than 4 people it is additionaly provided the lower level of the Villa

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Luxury
  • Romantic

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 200 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - 1st Floor - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - 1st Floor - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Ground Floor - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • The second bathroom is inside the masterbedroom of first floor

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedromm 1st Floor - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Second Bedroom 1st Floor - 2 Single Bed
  • MasterBedroom - Ground floor - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - Ground Floor - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot
  • Master Bedrooms on both floors are air conditioned

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Gated Community
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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