15kms east of the city of Rethymnon within the largest olive grove of the Mediterranean lies the picturesque village of Asteri at the entrance of which you will find Villa Raymond. This charming village offers a fascinating small folk lore museum and a well known tavern which draws visitors from all the surrounding areas for it’s traditional style, excellent food and Cretan atmosphere!
Raymond was the original house of the owners family and it also housed his carpentry workshop until the beginning of 1980. A beautiful property that has been renovated and modernised with great love and care.. and it shows!
Traditional architecture of the village has been retained and the use of natural materials like stone and wood in the renovation, have created a modern house offering all the comforts and facilities a guest can ask.
On the ground floor, is the main living area, living/dining room and well equipped kitchen with all the necessary facilities. There are also two bedrooms and two large bathrooms. From this level patio doors lead out to the secluded courtyard which houses the sunbathing terraces and the lovely pool
Access to the first floor is through an interior iron staircase with wooden steps. On the first floor are two further bedrooms each with their own en-suite bathrooms. One room faces to the east and the other the west. On the west side of the first floor there is also a large veranda with a panoramic view over the village and the sea.
The outside space of this villa has been designed so that it can offer guests complete isolation and peace. The swimming pool is on the west side of the house, exposed to the sun Throughout the day.
There is also a wooden pergola which is shaded by the foliage of a mulberry tree, next to the swimming pool. You can also enjoy a barbecue here or use the traditional wood burning oven
Location: Asteri, Rethymno, Crete, Greece
Check-in / Check-out time: 14:30 / 11:00
from nearest airport (Heraklion): 73kms
from nearest bar (Stavromenos): 2kms
from nearest beach (Stavromenos): 2kms
from nearest city (Rethymno): 15kms
from nearest port (Rethymno): 15kms
from nearest restaurant (Asteri): 0.05kms
from shopping (Rethymno): 15kms
from supermarket (Stavromenos): 2kms
- DVD player
- Satellite TV
- Washing Machine
- A complimentary cot and highchair are available, please request when booking
- Please note the pool is only open from the 15th April to the end of October
- Extra cleaning: 50.00 euros per time