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Quiet and Cozy Villa in Greece with Private Pool

Villa Aeneas

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About The Experience
Rent a Greek villa on the outskirts of Prines, a tiny village on the northern side of Crete. At this Greece villa rental you'll be able to enjoy an authentic vacation, either in the privacy of your own Greek holiday villa with garden and swimming pool, or venturing out to explore the Greek countryside. A variety of beaches are only a short drive away from this private Greece villa, and you'll love trying out the food at local tavernas. If you feel the need for something more exciting than a lazy day on the beach, larger towns are nearby.
Location Description

This two-story traditional stone villa sits on the outskirts of Prines, a small village with a mini-market, a kafenion (cafe), and a couple of tavernas. In the neighboring village of Atsipopoulo, only 500 m away, you will find a bakery, three supermarkets, an internet cafe, and several tavernas with Greek food at local prices. You’ll also want to go into the city of Rethymnon, 7 km away, for shopping and to visit the sixteenth century Venetian Fortezza, the location of the annual Rethymnon Renaissance Festival. If you’re interested in the history of the island you may also want to step into the Historical and Folk Art Museum for a look at traditional Cretan ceramics, textiles, artifacts, jewelry, and clothing from across the centuries.
The local property representative will meet you at your arrival point in Crete and guide you to the villa. At that point (or, if your arrival time is late, the following day), the representative will answer any questions and introduce you to the spectacular island of Crete. A representative will also remain available on a 24-hour help line for any further assistance you might need.

Nearby Attractions: Perama, Margarites, the ruins of Eleftherna, the Monastery of Arkadi, Atsipopoulo, Rethymnon.

Heraklion Airport: 90 km/56 mi
Chania Airport: 80 km/50 mi
Rethymnon: 7 km/4 mi
Nearest Beach: 4 km/2 mi
Atsipopoulo: 500 m/1640 ft
Shopping/Tavernas: 500 m/1640 ft
Exterior Description
(450 m2) Although this villa is located near others, it is situated in a quiet area and offers privacy. Outdoors you will find a barbeque area and a circular private swimming pool (28 m2) surrounded by grass and plants. There is also private parking and a sizeable balcony on the first floor with chairs and a small table, great for sunning with a book or having a glass of wine in the evening. Although newly built in 2001, the villa is traditional in style, with stone walls both inside and out.
Interior Description

(100 m2)
Ground Floor: Enter through stone arched doorways into the living room of this Greek villa, where there are couches around a fireplace and satellite TV. An open-plan kitchen is equipped with refrigerator, oven, and dishwasher next to a small dining table. The ground floor bedroom has a 160 cm queen-sized bed and an adjacent bathroom with toilet, sink, and shower.

First Floor: Upstairs you will find another bedroom with a 180 cm king-sized bed. The bathroom has toilet, sink, and bathtub with handheld shower-head. The bedroom opens out onto a balcony with chairs and a table.

Features Description

Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.

  • Cook Service: Upon request
  • Extra Housekeeping: Upon request
  • Massage Service: Upon request

Please Note:

  • A car is essential for this property.
  • Air conditioning in available in the bedrooms.
  • Housekeeping is provided for 2 days per week. Additional Housekeeping can be arranged for an additional fee.

Features and Amenities

  • Free Parking on Premises
  • Independent Villa
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Outside Area - Private
  • Outside Dining
  • Pool Towels
  • Swimming Pool - Private
  • CD player
  • TV - Local Channels Only
  • Telephone - Incoming Only
  • Telephone - Local Calls Only
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning - Partial House
  • Fireplace - Indoor
  • Heating - Whole House
  • Window Screens - Whole House
  • Housekeeping - Included

Property Seasons & Rates (USD)

Date Range Weekly         Min
Oct-01-2016 - Nov-01-2016 $1,822 1 wk

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Arrival Times

Please note: Official Arrival Times:

  • Sun 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Mon 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Tue 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Wed 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Thu 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Fri 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Sat 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Conditions *

Security Deposit

  • Upon arrival at the property you are required to pay to the property representative a security deposit by credit card authorization (Visa or Mastercard).

Additional Expenses

  • Telephone: According to consumption

Other Notes

  • Cook Services (If Available): must be arranged at least 2 months prior to arrival
  • Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day
  • Extra Services (cook, housekeeping, etc) may be arranged for a non-refundable fee payable to Last minute requests (less than 2 weeks prior to arrival) will be an extra charge. Please inquire for pricing.

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Customer Ratings

  • 4.0 Star Rating Overall
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Based on 2 Reviews

Customer Reviews

Overall, we had an incredible time. We enjoyed the privacy and the neighborhood people very much.
Enjoyed Most:
Private pool.
Enjoyed Least:
The beds were firm.
Surrounding Area:
Even though there was plenty of new construction going on, the "Old World" flavor and attention to detail was still kept, so it didn't look odd beside the older buildings.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Prines. Yes, it was.
Tips or Restaurants:
Both restaurants in Prines are very good, with very friendly owners who wait on you personally, but don't be in a hurry to leave because it takes a while to get your check.
The owner of the property will meet you at an easy-to-find grocery store and lead you to the property and answer any questions you may have.
Check In Out:
Very easy.

Troy, July

Enjoyed Most:
The unit was very attractive - inside and out.
Enjoyed Least:
We had trouble contacting the local property manager while we were there. Barking dogs bothered the couple we were traveling with. My wife and I were in the ground floor bedroom and did not hear the dogs..
Surrounding Area:
Greece was very attractive to us. The historic sights were fantastic. Knossis was a real treat. We had a rental car and made daily tours Chania, Iraklion, Knossis. Very nice.
Nearby Events or Locales:
The town was within walking distance.
Tips or Restaurants:
All the Tavernas were good

Judy, November