This lovely, character-filled villa is situated in the small village of Kastri, in the foothills of Psiloritis Mountain, 39 kms from Rethymnon. Rich in history, the village was one of the military defence centres of Crete during the Byzantine era and the Venetian occupation. The nearest small town is Perama, 10 kms away, with a shopping centre, banks, post office and pharmacy. Panormo, 15 kms away, has a beach with good swimming. There are many places of archaeological interest and beauty to visit, and a car is essential.
The 150 year old house has been renovated by its architect owner, retaining features of the noble houses of the period, including traditional fireplaces and exposed stone walls. It is surrounded by four acres of terraces and gardens, including an organic vegetable garden and a swimming pool (10 x 4m).
The 50 m2 living room has views of the mountains and over the Koukoumianos Gorge.
Amenities include satellite TV, DVD, CD player, internet connection and air conditioning/central heating.
Living/dining room. Well equipped kitchen with microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and coffee machine. 1 double bedroom. 2 twin bedrooms. Bathroom.
1 double bedroom. Bathroom.
Nearest tavernas 4 kms
Perama (nearest town) 10 kms
Panormo (nearest beach) 15 kms
Rethymnon 39 kms
Heraklion Airport 70 kms
Chania Airport 90 kms