Villa Stella Scenic views-pool!
Hosted by Eliza
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5 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
5 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
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Villa Stella is located in an ideal position, at the top of a hill planted with olive trees and imposing mountains. Get away from it all by experiencing different kind of holiday in the countryside.

The space

This unique and impressive countryside villa is situated on the hillside , at the top of a hill in the middle of an olive grove and imposing mountains, (the most famous of which is Psiloritis). With its privileged location, perched on a leafy hillside, Villa Stella will undoubtedly appeal to everyone seeking stunning views, high levels of privacy and luxury, not to mention the convenience of being a short drive from the town.
Newly built to a very high specification, it's a contemporary property offering a wealth of superb facilities, including a stunning private pool and spacious garden, from which to enjoy the coastal and mountain views..
Villa Stella stands 7km from the nearest beach, 24 km from the city of Rethymnon and 70km from the airport of Heraklion. It's 800 m south of Perama where you can find supermarkets, banks, health center, bakeries and anything you might need.
OUTDOORS
The spacious exterior of this villa does not disappoint in any way, in fact, the exteriors truly enhance this splendid Villa.
It provides a private swimming pool of 35sqm and a children's pool with a jacuzzi and you will be impressed by the flowers, the trees, the sun and the marvelous view! You can also prepare a delicious meal in the BBQ next to the pool.
INDOORS
Villa Stella is a split level house of 120 m2 and it is for 6 guests.
Downstairs
As you walk in the villa you will meet the living room consisted of two couches. Behind there is a fully equipped kitchen and the dining room with all the necessary home appliances such as oven , cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, a fridge/ freezer, coffee maker, kettle, toaster, mixer, grill/sandwich maker and blender. There is a full set of cutlery, cooking utensils and glassware. In the storage rooms you will also find an iron, ironing board, first aid kit and sewing box.On the ground floor there is also a WC with shower cabin.
Upstairs
There are two bedrooms on the first floor, with a double bed and two single beds. There is also a sofa bed in the middle room. A Full Bathroom is shared. Both bedrooms have air-conditioning and a balcony with spectacular view!
Join your dream holidays in a high class, traditional, relaxing villa in Crete away from hustle touristic areas...A peaceful place you 'd definitely want to experience...Land view, mountain view, and sea view !
Villa Stella is a family property and started accepting guests a few years ago. We feel responsible for our guests, that is why we make our best to please each one of you!

The villa is licensed by the National Tourism Organisation.
House maintenance is provided twice a week.

Guest access

Guests have access to all villa's space indoors and outdoors.

Interaction with guests

I will be in complete contact, in order to satisfy every need of yours, to make suggestions or arrange any kind of activity.

Other things to note

Mythology

At least two areas of the prefecture of Rethymno are directly connected with mythology: The Idaion Andron Cave in the mountain range of Psiloritis and the Talarian Mountains (today's Kouloukounas) in the Milopotamos area. According to mythology, Rhea refuge from her furious husband, who gulped down his children, in the cave of Idaion Andron and here gave birth to Zeus. To hide the baby's cries, the legendary demons of Crete were dancing wildly, hitting their shields and the nymphe Adrastea became its nurse. The golden bees fed him with their honey and the goat Amaltheia offered her milk.

The Talean Mountains are connected with the legendary giant Talos. Talos protected Crete against its enemies and hindered them from getting close. It took the beauty of Medea arriving on the Argous to make him weak and by removing the nail from his foot spilled his blood and made him fall on the Cretan soil.

The History Of Rethymno - (1200 A.D. – TODAY)

In 1204 Crete canie under Venetian rule, a period of domination which lasted until 1669, the last centuries of which are characterised by the phenomenon of Cretan Renaissance. Rethymno was the third largest town of the "Kingdom of Crete" and a considerable number of important monuments of the time have been preserved. The Turkish occupation brought a dark period for Rethymno and the whole of Crete. Economy became thoroughly agricultural, education ceased for centuries and oppression became unbearable. The revolution of Sfakia in 1770 prepared for the uprising of 1821, which in turn sparked off the events of 1866. It was in this revolution that the Arkadi Monastery near became known all over the world after the martyrdom of its defenders. In 1913 Crete was eventually unified with the rest of Greece and since then followed the nation's history.

In May 1941 Rethymno was one of the German parachutists' three fronts. The memorable resistance of the local people led to the execution of hundreds of inhabitants and the levelling of whole villages. Both sides suffered considerable losses.

The Monuments Of Rethymno

The "Fortezza" Fortress was built after 1573 to protect the city's population. It comprises four bastions and three entrances while to the north, its design is typical for the period with three look-out posts (salients). The most significant of the surviving buildings is the Ibrahim ?an Mosque, originally built by the Venetians as a cathedral.

The Venetian Harbour: Since 1300, Rethymno's harbour has constantly been changed and rebuilt to make it safer and hold more boats. Due to the prevailing currents along the coast, this was never entirely successful. It has retained its picturesque character up to today.

The Loggia: It is the most characteristic Renaissance monument of Rethymno and the most important architectural reminder of the Venetian occupation.

The Rimondi Fountain: Rebuilt in 1626 on the foundations of an earlier one, the new fountain is architecturally and sculpturally ornate.

The Saint Franciscus Church: It was the church of a Franciscan monastery. It sports a single-aisled, wooden roofed basilica with an impressively decorated entrance door.

The Neratzes Mosque, the Kara Mousa Mosque, the Great Door Mosque, the Veli Pasa Mosque: The surviving mosques are a reminder of the years of the Turkish occupation. Of these, the first is the only one that can be visited and houses today a music conservatory.

The Prefecture Building (Nomarchia): A Neoclassicistic monument built in 1845.

The Old Town: The old town of Rethymno is well preserved with public and private monuments of the Venetian, Turkish and later periods. ?? the little alleys embraced by the streets Melissinou, Ethnikis Antistaseos, Dimakapoulou and the Iroon Polytechniou Square, the visitor can read the history of the old Rethymno, discovering at the same time a small town with Medieval and Renaissance character, which has kept typical features of all following periods. 1041K123K2630201


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Anne User Profile
September 2017
The villa and especially the outdoor area are amazing. We had a wonderful time outside. Had a BBQ every night and enjoyed the private swimming pool. Elizas uncle welcomed us and showed us around. This was a perfect start into the week. Unfortunately the bathrooms are very old and need to be renovated. Where were mold everywhere and it didn't smell that good. Nevertheless we would recommend the villa to our friends. :)

Ольга User Profile
August 2017
Wonderful Villa with beautiful pool area. The Villa is clean and comfortable. And the area of the garden is even better than the picture. Eliza and Konstantinos very welcoming hosts. We would happily return and would recommend.

Cristian User Profile
June 2017
We had a very nice holiday in late June staying at Eliza's Villa Stella and we appreciated every minute of it. The villa is just like in the photos , the description is accurate. On top of a hill ,quiet place, close to Perama, a car is mandatory to go to the beach or restaurants. Panormo beach is closest 10 min by car , Bali beach 15 min. Rethymno is 25 min away.
Eliza User ProfileEliza is a superhost.
Response from Eliza:
Thanks once more for your kind and nice review!
June 2017

Daria User Profile
June 2017
A magnificent house with all amenities! large territory! Great for relaxing with children! To the sea 10 minutes by car. The photoes are completely correct!

Johan User Profile
May 2017
Splendid place to spend your holiday, we recommend.

Damon User Profile
July 2015
This is a lovely place, and looks just as it does in the pictures. Eliza and her family were also very kind and helpful hosts. We would definitely recommend this as a place to base yourself in Crete.

Thierry User Profile
July 2017
L’accueil était parfait, la communication avec Eliza très bonne. La villa très agréable, propre et conforme à la description. Le centre du village est proche et possède tous les commerces nécessaires. A conseiller sans restriction!

Rethimnon, GreeceJoined in February 2014
Eliza User ProfileEliza is a superhost.

My name is Elisabeth Kardasi and I am 27 years old. After my studies in Economics I decided to manage a family property which is aimed to provide a different type of holiday such as agrotourism and getting to know the local area and its customs. As I have many years of experience in this field and with my parents' help, I'll do my best to provide you the holidays you 've been dreaming of! Free feel to ask any kind of information about the local area during your stay. Moreover, a tablet can be provided for free after a request as well as guides and maps.

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