Located in the traditional village of Pendamodi in the Heraklion area, the two-storey villa 2 of the villas complex offers the unique combination of peace along with modern comforts and easy access to the City life. At a distance of just 15kms from Heraklion, the capital of Crete, also the north beaches and the E4 walking path, Pendamodi is an ideal location for excursions to every corner of the island, even though few of the guests usually decide to leave the hospitality and warmth of the villa and of the village.
The villa has an architecture inspired from the local traditional aesthetics. The private pool adds to the characteristics of the discreet luxury and decorates the nights of the veranda. Large open plan lounge with integrated dining area, a fireplace and full equipment, complete the comfort and relaxation that the guests enjoy when they do not choose to gaze and wonder at the mountain view, tapestry of olive groves and vineyards.
The villa II is a 2 bedroom villa of approx. 150 sq. Meters in two levels with 2 bathrooms and the most traditional of the villas, accommodating 4 people with comfort.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, oven, cooking utensils, toaster, dish washer, hob, 4 ring stove and a dining table: if wished, a high chair for babies can be provided. The kitchen shelves are made of wood and have memories of the old Cretan style.
The kitchen is connected to the living room as to the hall and divided by a stone arch, typical feature of the cretan architecture, featuring a/c and fireplace for the colder days or as decoration for a chill out night at the bamboo couches.
The Hall next to the living room is having a door leading to the shaded veranda facing the pool : It features satellite television, DVD player, CD player and radio and finally books in English as also a Playstation 2 if requested.
The downstairs bathroom is also connected to the living room and it features a shower and a toilet as also a traditional furnishing to combine with the mirror.
The wooden stairs lead to the first floor, where the two bedrooms are, both air conditioned, and the main bathroom. The double bedroom has a well positioned veranda with view to mountains and the village. The double bedroom has also a big mirror with the appropiate furnishing. The twin bedroom has view to the pool from the window and has also access to the veranda. Both bedrooms are having plenty of light, lamps for a night reading or atmosphere and are having big wardrobes. A plus is the small safe for personal belongings.
The upstairs main bathroom has the Bath with a washing machine and a toilet.
Outside there is the veranda facing the garden and the pool with bamboo couch and table, as also the bbq. The swimming pool (30-35 sq.m) is surrounded by loan and trees as also from sunbeds and enjoys some privacy.
Towels, linen and maid service twice a week are provided and are included in the price and if required, there can be private chef cooking greek and cretan cuisine and showing also how to cook.
Children are welcome!
Check in after: 3:00 PM
Check out before: 11:00 AM
Pendamodi is one of the oldest villages of Crete and it is not without importance, that Stefanos Sahlikis wrote his poems there beginning this way in the middle of the 14th century, the Renaissance of Cretan and Greek literature. Today there are a few inhabitants who are well known for their hospitality and sociability.
There are two traditional 'kafenions' one of which also serves traditional 'mezes', Giorgos's "Mezedopoleion", a mix of Cretan cafe and taverna, highly recommended by our guests for his hospitality and dishes. Additionally, a selection of brilliant local taverns can be found within a few kilometres in the surrounding villages and the complex modern snack caf? is always an alternative and on site.
The village layout, cobbled roads and stone-built houses maintain the design, architecture and structure of the old days. Conveniently located just 15 kilometers from the island's capital Heraklion, yet a million miles away from its hustle and bustle, some excellent walking country is almost on your doorstep, with the European Hiking Path passingclose to the nearby village of Ano Assites, and encompassing many Byzantine Chapels, ravines, river valleys and holly forests, it is truly a place of outstanding natural beauty.
Closest Airport: Heraklion
Closest Airport Distance: 20km
Closest Beach: Amoudara
Closest Beach Distance: 15km
Closest Restaurant Distance: 0.1km
Closest Shopping Point Distance: 0.1km
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