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Beautiful luxurious stone Villa Laina, private pool and parking, sea view, WiFi.

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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
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STEP BACK IN TIME Just a few minutes from the modern beach resorts of Maleme and Platanias, step back in time as you turn into the meandering lane that leads to the picturesque hamlet of Metochi, with a history dating back to the 1700’s, when Crete was still under Turkish rule. The tiny hamlet is laced with evocative stone walls surrounding centuries old buildings built in weathered limestone, with vine covered pergolas and lush gardens overflowing with jasmine and roses. It takes little imagination to evoke an atmosphere of yesteryear, whilst enjoying all the comforts of a relaxing luxury holiday. Our villas – Villa 'Laina'and Villa 'Sofas' – are both listed buildings, entirely renovated in 2010-2011 and sympathetically restored to a level of luxury appreciated by the discerning travell...STEP BACK IN TIME Just a few minutes from the modern beach resorts of Maleme and Platanias, step back in time as you turn into the meandering lane that leads to the picturesque hamlet of Metochi, with a history dating back to the 1700’s, when Crete was still under Turkish rule. The tiny hamlet is laced with evocative stone walls surrounding centuries old buildings built in weathered limestone, with vine covered pergolas and lush gardens overflowing with jasmine and roses. It takes little imagination to evoke an atmosphere of yesteryear, whilst enjoying all the comforts of a relaxing luxury holiday. Our villas – Villa 'Laina'and Villa 'Sofas' – are both listed buildings, entirely renovated in 2010-2011 and sympathetically restored to a level of luxury appreciated by the discerning traveller, seeking comfort in an environment which only an ancient building can provide. Each Villa is totally independent, set within its own spacious and private stone walled courtyard garden, private pool, with parking for both villas, guaranteeing a relax staying and a prefect base for discovering Crete’s lovely beaches. Villa LAINA – sleeps 8+ Villa Laina is the perfect place where a large family or group of friends can enjoy a wonderful holiday. Open the wooden picket gate and step into the delightful stone paved courtyard. The picturesque garden is just made for chilling out and soaking up the sun. The ancient courtyard flagstones, the lush foliage and sweet smelling flowers, combine to create a wonderful private area to swim, sun bathe, enjoy a cool drink or relish the mouth watering aroma of food being cooked on the outside barbecue. Step inside Villa Laina and you’ve stepped back in time. See the graceful stone arch leading the eye from the breakfast kitchen into the lounge with its original Cretan ‘banquettes’ set along the stone wall, and the beamed wooden ceiling – yet there are also modern features to provide the level of luxury you expect to find on a holiday such as a satellite 40” LCD flat screen TV – and a luxurious spa bath. Upstairs there is a huge roof terrace furnished with loungers, chairs and table where you can sit, relax and drink in the amazing sea and mountain views. Villa Laina has four bedrooms, perfectly furnished for ultimate comfort, designed to reflect traditional Cretan design. FEATURES Ground Floor Luxury kitchen fully equipped with microwave, cooker, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, and kettle. Living room with two traditional sofas and banquettes HD Satellite TV with blue-ray DVD, wi-fi broadband internet, midi HiFi. Air conditioning, central heating, large fireplace Luxury bathroom with spa bath and shower BEDROOM ONE with double stone bed 1.80m wide. Door to the pool BEDROOM TWO with twin single beds 1m wide (can be perfectly matched to a steady double bed with no gap). Beautiful fireplace Mezzanine Floor. BEDROOM THREE with double traditional wooden bed 1.80m wide. Panoramic breathtaking view from 4 windows BEDROOM FOUR with two extra wide single beds 1.2m wide Luxury bathroom with shower Automatic washing machine, ironing board and iron Roof terrace of 70m2 with astonishing sea view to the Gulf of Chania. Cleaning, Linen and towels are included (twice a week) Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: EOT 1042Κ10002999601More
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About the Owner
Georgia K
Languages spoken:German, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2011
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We booked after reading excellent reviews and were not disappointed. The owners could not be more friendly and attentive. On arrival we were greeted with a kitchen table full of fruit, bottle of wine, chocolate and rakki. An amazing welcoming gift. Acomodation had all the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 7 July 2018

The location is very good, as the house is on a peaceful place, but near (in walking distance) Maleme village services and beach. The area is full of possibilities for sports, beach life and mountain road drives. Bus stop is near, and there are good...More

Date of stay: June 2017
1  Thank Marjam718
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Nothing I can really add to what has already been said. If you want to enjoy the western part of Crete, the beaches, Chania, etc.. then stay here. But we got dibs on the property next door!! We stayed with our 4 girls. We hit...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank Keith W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The place is just perfect and it's difficult to find any disadvantages! The house is really great, very old but nicely refurbished what ensures comfort and along with the fantastic swimmingpool creates unforgettable atmosphere. We went there only for a long weekend in group of...More

Date of stay: April 2017
1  Thank madas19
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We enjoyed a week at Villa Laina - four of us, being two married couples over 50. Georgia and Dionysis were very welcoming and helpful, both in terms of local information, and responding to a request for assistance. The villa is well placed for accessing...More

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank Susieandsimon
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Hot Tub
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
The Metochi Villas are located in the beautiful neighborhood of Metochi at the outskirts of Platanias (just 3 minute away), near the west end of Crete 15 km from of the old medieval stone city of Chania and 25 km from the Chania International Airport. Heraklion International Airport can be reached in less than 2 hours. The sea is only 700m away and the beach resort of Maleme is 1 km, with its large supermarket. Maleme also has an ATM machine, baker, butcher, chemist and many, many tavernas to choose from. The beach resort of Platanias 3km away is the summer center for the youth of west Crete. A large number of bars, beach-bars, clubs, tavernas, restaurants, cafes, shops and recreation facilities of all kind, jewelry shops, super markets, banks, health clinics, pharmacies, nurseries, t...
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