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Villa Elli - Traditional Villa with Superb Garden

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Villa Elli is approved by Greek Tourism Organisation & managed by 'etouri vacation rental management'. Nestling on a quiet lane in the village of Prines, Villa Elli is a superb rural hideaway, timber-built in traditional style. Set in an area of magnificent natural beauty, surrounded by gardens of pretty flower shrubs and fruit trees. It is more than a country cottage only minutes from the beach... Villa Elli is ideal as a peaceful hideaway and combined with a car a perfect start point for any of your Cretan adventures. Prines village is at the center of Crete making it easy to visit the whole island. It also has easy access to all necessary points of interest like market, banks, hospital etc. Villa Elli consists of a ground and upper ground floors along with a first floor in a form of...Villa Elli is approved by Greek Tourism Organisation & managed by 'etouri vacation rental management'. Nestling on a quiet lane in the village of Prines, Villa Elli is a superb rural hideaway, timber-built in traditional style. Set in an area of magnificent natural beauty, surrounded by gardens of pretty flower shrubs and fruit trees. It is more than a country cottage only minutes from the beach... Villa Elli is ideal as a peaceful hideaway and combined with a car a perfect start point for any of your Cretan adventures. Prines village is at the center of Crete making it easy to visit the whole island. It also has easy access to all necessary points of interest like market, banks, hospital etc. Villa Elli consists of a ground and upper ground floors along with a first floor in a form of an attic or loft. It can accommodate 6 people in beds. - Interior Layout - On the ground floor there is an open plan area with the living room, the dinning area and a fully equipped kitchen. The living room has a piano area and the fireplace. There is also an entertainment set with a flat screen satellite TV and a game console. The ground floor also has a WC with laundry facilities. From the living room and the dining area there is access to the veranda and the pool-garden area. On the upper ground floor there are two double bedrooms both with a double bed, the main bathroom. Both rooms have their own veranda with sitting arrangement. The loft is a third bedroom with two single beds, closet and a private balcony. A small area but with a unique romantic decoration and cosy arrangement. - Outdoor areas - The villa is completely fenced and the large trees, surround's it create a complete private space for all guests. There is a private parking area (not roof covered) that could accommodate up to two cars and is controlled by a garage door. The outdoors contain the 25 square meters swimming pool, the park with dining facilities, the barbecue area, one veranda with a seating area and many flower gardens! Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 1041K91002924801More
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About the Manager
Kostas G. Vasilakis (Property Manager Etouri)
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
Interaction with guests
We will wait for you in the villa for your arrival (despite the arrival time, even after midnight) in order to help you with the house details and give you as much information as you want about the area, taverns, shops, places and beaches that you have to visit. Also we will clean the villa and change towels and linen every 3 days. Finally we will be there for your departure for our last thank you! Kostas will be also reachable on his cell phone and e-mails 24/7!
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

I have booked many holiday houses in the past and have had access to a nice house and perhaps a welcome pack, but little more than that. The Villa Elli was different. The house is owned by Mrs Stella and her family live in the...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank JasperBunny
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We spent two weeks at Villa Elli and recommend it highly. Elli herself lives next door and brought us over several dishes from her garden that we're all excellent! The villa itself is beautiful, with a well-maintained garden & pool, just outside of Prines, a...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Alex W
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a lovely old house just outside the village of Prines. Its most striking feature is the wealth of plants and flowers around the house and pool. Inside it is spacious and cool with air conditioning in every room. The villa is extremely well...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Colin B
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Near Rethimno that is a beautifull city is Pirines village that is full of properties for rent. Villa Elli si a small traditional old house with a magnificient garden and very nice owners. Pretty close to main amnities like backery, supermarket and 2 nice tavernas...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank carmentudose
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Just what we wanted, a peaceful and relaxing holiday in a traditional village without being too far from the town. Lovely villa surrounded by a beautiful garden on the outskirts of the village with beautiful views of the sea and mountains.. We had some beautiful...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank sneilltrooper
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Blender
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Fireplace
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
Villa Elli is situated outside the beautiful city of Rethymno, on the traditional village of Prines. where you can find some excellent taverns and a mini market! Prines is 8 km away from Rethymno centre, only 4 km away from the sea and 2 km away from the village Atsipopoulo, a well known village which has grown up fast in last 10 years and now is actually a small town and a suburb of Rethymno town. There is nothing that you cannot find in Atsipopoulo nowadays, as it has all kinds of shops, supermarkets, bakeries, many restaurants and services. Staying in Prines village you have the advantage of staying in the country side and be only a few minutes away from big markets, shops and the beach! The village itself is beautiful with many vegetations and olive tree forests. It is ideal for tho...
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We will provide you the road direction in detail, please inform us from which airport you will arrive!
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