This vacation home rental in Crete comes with a contemporary take on the traditional Country Homes of the Islands.
The subtle charms and cheerful personality of the property makes it easy to unwind from a fast-paced life.
Built in a straightforward geometric lines, the two-story home’s main living spaces are intimate and cozy with a fireplace, dining area and fully equipped kitchen, and lots of privacy and natural light.
The two en suite double bedrooms overlook the gardens, each with separate access. Each of the rooms have an inviting, lived-in quality and are decorated with hand-picked furniture with lots of personal touches and attention to detail.
There are two outdoor dining terraces, a large garden with an expansive lawn, pool, outdoor shower and shady areas under olive trees.
The rooftop terrace is the spot for admiring the gorgeous views.
Welcome package with complimentary wine, olive oil and bottled water. Optional private driver, grocery stocking and weekly housekeeping services available. Wifi throughout, cable TV, kitchen and bath amenities, beach towels and umbrellas, laundry facilities, security system, private parking.
Located in southwestern Crete, at the base of the village of Kamilari, the house is within a fifteen minute drive from the famous seaside village and “Hippie Caves” of Matala. The Neolithic caves were carved by prehistoric people and made famous in the 1960’s as a Bohemian colony and can be toured today.
The area’s Blue Flag beaches of Matala, Kommos and Red Beach are protected by the EU’s Natura 2000, established to insure the survival of its threatened species and habitats.
Most notably, the Minoan palace of Phaistos, dating back to the middle or late Minoan Bronze Age is less than a mile from the house. Set high on a hill overlooking the Messara plains, the palace ruins are framed by the Asterousia mountains with several small villages to the south, and the Lasithi mountains to the East.
The historic old port town of Chania along the northern coast with it’s Venetian harbor, seaside palaces and busy resorts is a two hour drive and the medieval archeological heritage village of Maroulas is situated just a few miles from the Venetian harbor town of Rethymno.
Kalamaki, Crete. Nearest Airport: Heraklion International Airport (48km)
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Spring through Fall
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