Villa Despoina is located on the highest spot of the mountain and can accommodate up to 5 people. Despite its country character doesn't lack any moderm amenities. Indoors or outdoors one can enjoy the astonishing view of the mountain, small villages, the green plain and a bit further the sea.
The villa has a comfortable dinning area and living room with fireplace, viewing to the imposing mountain Zeus (Giouxtas) and the plain of Ayios Sillas. The kitchen is fully equipped with gas and electric cooker, electric oven, fridge and freezer, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, and all the necessary kitchen utensils. There are three bedrooms: a master bedroom with double bed and en suite bathroom with shower booth, a double bedroom with two single beds and a single bedroom. The two bedrooms share a bathroom with bathtub.
Outside the living room and kitchen there is a big terrace where one can enjoy the view and the smell of the herbs and the mountain.
Villa Despoina is surrounded by big terraces, gardens with trees and flowers the swimming pool and a patio. Around the swimming pool there are two gardens with grass and olive trees. Next to the pool there is a stone covered patio with a sitting area ideal for taking breakfast and meals, and reading during summertime.
Private swimming pool
Indoors and outdoors dinning areas
Spacious living room with fireplace
Iron with ironing board
Book collection in different languages
Fridge and freezer
Kitchen utensils and cutlery
Baby cot (if required)
Book collection (Translated in different languages Greek novels, poetry, history etc)
Check in after: 2:00 PM
Check out before: 11:00 AM
The villas are located up on a hill, on the West of the archeological importance mountain Zeus (Giouxtas) that dominates the Heraklion skyline. It offers elevated views of the Ayios Sillas plain, and the imposing mountain that is found on the South-West of Knossos.
The estate offers a countryside which guarantees the harmony and peace of nature but at the same time doesn't lack other options that one can find in a big capital as Heraklion, away only 15 minutes by car. The guest who chooses this kind of holidays can find the quiet and peace that seeks, however in only 15 minutes can change scenery.
The villas's location with exquisite views, and wild natural beauty are combined with luxury and high quality services and make the estate the ideal place for rest, relaxation, contact with nature, sightseeing, and visits at beaches, the cities and villages of the island.
Because of its central position on the island, the villa has easy and fast access to East, West and South. At the area of the villa you can find amenities such as a super-market, pharmacy, taverns, gas station and small villages that you can visit.
Heraklion: 12 km
Chania: 150 km
Rethymno: 70 km
Knossos Palace: 15 km
Agios Nikolaos: 68 km
Elounda: 72 km
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