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Rural, stone, 3 bedroom villa with private pool.

Pool-side exterior view.
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Prines, Rethymnon, Rethymnon Prefecture, Crete
Villa Sofia is a 3 bedroom, recently renovated stone villa with a private pool, patio, veranda and adobe oven. Situated in the village of Prines, a traditional village near the city of Rethymno, the villa was built at the end of the 18th Century and was restored carefully in order to include many of the original features as well as modern aesthetic and appliances. The villa can accommodate up to 8 people.

Spatial Layout

The main entrance of the Villa faces north. Upon entering the house one views an open area consisting of a living-room, a fireplace, and a fully equipped kitchen and dining area that is separated by a tall, stone arc. On this ground floor there is also a large bedroom with storage space and a full bath. The rear portion of the ground floor leads to a courtyard which contains a swimming pool, a sitting, relaxation &am...
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Listing #HL1353332
About the Owner
Manolis D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2014
Interaction with guests
Our hosting style really depends on our guests. Either myself (Manolis) or my father (Michalis) will always be available if guests need any type of help. We are happy to interact with you while making any type of reccomendation. We have both grown up in Crete and we try to be as knowledgeable as we can about the area. Please ask us anything that comes to mind! Of course we are aware that not all guests wish to be interactive with hosts. We value our guest's privacy and we respect guests who just want to be left alone.
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Manolis' villa is superb. A beautiful haven in a lovely village removed from the beaten track. The photos do not do the villa full justice. Beautifully rebuilt using traditional materials but keeping the original charm. We had a warm welcome from Manolis and we enjoyed...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 7 June 2018

we stayed here in may 2018 fantastic place big and clean very frendly area . its off the beaten track a bit but there are buses to rethymno and taxis most espensive we paid was 25 euros from there at 2am so not bad ....More

Thank Riley W
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Set back from any busy commercialised area this gorgeous villa really lived up to the spec. Great for families, own pool and great bbq area. We invited family over and entertained. Local supermarket and a couple of tavernas, but car is needed to explore the...More

Thank babydolltaz1
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Please contact us if you are thinking of bringing your pet with you. Pets are only considered on a case to case basis.

Please be respectful of the property.
    2 Full baths
    2 Sofas
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
The check-in & check-out times displayed above are subject to change and flexible adjustment. We are happy to accommodate your needs depending on if we have other clients arriving or departing on the days of your respective departure or arrival. Prices include weekly linen-towel change, weekly clean-up and tax.There are discounts available for stays of over 2 weeks. Make an enquiry and long-stay discounts will be applied.
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About the neighbourhood
In the middle of a cluster of rustic, traditional structures, close to small shops and a lot of nature, Villa Sofia will situate you in a true Cretan village setting.

Located in the village of Prines, Villa Sofia is situated almost at the center of the island, making most sites the island has to offer easy to access.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Chania Airport: 50.0 km
Ferry: Chania (Souda) Port: 40.0 km
More information on how to get directly to the property from both Cretan airports will be provided after booking confirmation.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 km.
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