- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 8
Description from the owner
Villa Sofia is situated in the village of Prines, a traditional village near the city of Rethymno. The villa was built at the end of the 18th Century and was restored recently. It is a stone structure that was carefully renovated to include as many of the original features of the building. It is an authentic representative of traditional Cretan architecture. The villa can accommodate six people very comfortably and up to 8 people in total. (When 7-8 people are accommodated, 2 sofa beds are available.)
Ground floor: The main entrance of the Villa faces north. Upon entering the house one views an open area consisting of a living-room, a f...Read more
Villa in Traditional Cretan Village of Prines
Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
Additional Location Information
Villa Sofia is situated in the village of Prines, a traditional village near the city of Rethymno. Prines is a village full of old-rustic houses and villas that date back hundreds of years.
The center of the city of Rethymno is a 15 minute car drive away
The region of Rethymno as a whole is rich with history. The town still maintains its old aristocratic appearance, with its buildings dating from the 16th century, arched doorways, stone staircases, Byzantine and Hellenic-Roman remains, the small Venetian harbor and narrow streets. The city's Venetian-era citadel, the Fortezza, is one of the best-preserved castles in Crete. Lots of other monuments are worth seeing in the area as well.
A 10 minute car drive separates Villa Sofia from the Closest Beach. Cretes beaches are famous worldwide.
Other famous and worthwhile attractions that are close by are: The Samaria gorge, the Preveli monastery, Plakias, the city of Chania, the ancient ruins of Knossos and many more.
More About This Location
Away from it all, Rural retreats, Village
Last updated on July 10, 2014
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Additional notes from the owner
Prices include tax, weekly cleaning fees and linen cleaning and changing fees.
There is an extra fee of 2-2.5% for payment processing.
Early bird booking discount (for bookings made 6months prior to booking end date) is 5%
Early bird booking discount (for bookings made 9months prior to booking end date) is 10%
Long stay booking discounts are: 5% for bookings of 14-20 days ----- 10% for bookings of 21-27 days ---- 15% for bookings that are 28 days or more.
Contact the owner to find out about the great discounts available for long stay bookings, especially in the winter months.
If you wish to book Villa Sofia for many months, please contact me to set the price.
- 24 Hour On Call Maintenance
- Washing Machine
- Linens Provided
- Security System
- Central heating
- Housekeeping Included
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
- Wood Stove
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Wireless Internet
Pool / Spa
- Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
- Outdoor Pool
- Private Pool
- Mountain Views
- Paper Towels Provided
- Electric Stove
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- DVD Player
- Standard Definition TV
- Board Games
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Balcony or terrace
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Pet friendly - ask
- Smoking allowed - yes
- Suitable for children - ask
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 200 square meters