Emilia’s Village House – Crete


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Emilia's Village House - Crete

3 bedroom  traditional Country House, Rethymnon

A charming 400 year old Cretan village house renovated with tender loving care by its owners with respect to family traditions and to the environment. This house belonged to Emilia's great grandfather and she has made sure that the house will retain all its past character although offering modern day comforts and services such as mobile internet connection and air-conditioning in the 3 bedrooms and also having a private swimming pool in the back garden with forced air generating artificial waves.

The villa

The village house is located in the village of Prines and access is via a narrow village road with its frontages overlooking open countryside. The property has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and is suitable for 6/7 persons.

Entrance from a side village road to the splendid enclosed and large courtyard with jasmine plants emitting perfumed fragrances, flowers, shrubs and some antique hand made large flower pots.

From the courtyard there is a stone staircase to the first floor. Up a few steps to the covered patio with stone benches and the swimming pool to the end of the garden where there are loungers and a dining table in a tree shaded area.

A double bedroom is accessed from the courtyard having a double bed, and also from the courtyard is the door to a sitting room with a sofa, table, chairs and the well equipped kitchen at the other end and a spiral staircase to the upper floor where there is 2 bedrooms one double and one twin bedroom. There is a single bed in the spacious lounge/dinning room.
A mini market within walking distance and some cafes in the village, however only 2 Kms away is a larger village which has an abundance of tavernas, cafes, supermarkets and one of the most popular bakeries in Crete.

Rethymnon - Crete

The city of Rethymnon, on the north coast of Crete, lies on the island’s longest sandy beach and is known by visitors as the "hidden jewel" of Crete. Since 1400 BC the Minoans, Venetians, Turks and Cretans have built their ancient cities, minarets, citadels, the hilltop Fortezza, winding narrow streets, fishing harbour and lighthouse which create an old-world charm.

The city of Rethymnon is bustling with life and colours, you will find an abundance of boutiques with designer clothes, shoes, bags and furs. Jewellery shops offering diamonds, gold and silver. There is a lot to see and do for the whole family.

The tavernas serve the best of the Greek and Cretan  cousine at  traditional tavernas to exquisite restaurants all reasonable priced.


Chania Airport / Souda harbour 68/62 km
Heraklion Airport 88 km
Rethymnon Town 6 km
Nearest beach 5 km
Shopping & tavernas 2 km
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MHTE (CRN) 1041K91002986101