KASTRO Estate is a large private Villa, seclude while being only 5 kilometers from Chania center and 10 kilometers to the magnificent Chania beaches. The location of KASTRO Estate is such that guests will enjoy a quiet & peaceful holiday. KASTRO Estate offers guests the freedom to move around freely and comfortably.
The open areas, the vegetable garden, the various areas around and off the pool make the estate your location for an experience of the five senses.
KASTRO Estate as it was built sometime after 1975 by Andreas Arhondakis a prominent Doctor of Chania. Andreas Arhondakis (1926 – 1982) the sixth child born in Kandano, Kissamos, Crete. The nicknamed "KASTRO" was given to Andreas by those who loved and respected him as as much for his appearance as his political convictions. During the dark period in Greece's recent history of the Junta 1967-1974 Andreas was jailed and isolated away from his beloved Crete. After being released he vowed never to be captured again ...... thus building his KASTRO.
Kastro estate today is a 360sq. meter villa, on an estate of over 6,000 sq. meters property, on the tip of Agios Matheos overlooking the beautiful city of Chania. Architecturally the stone building with it's tower is more like what you would find in the area of Mani rather than in Crete as it resembles a castle. The estate itself is surrounded by pines, this is a place that combines pleasure with tranquility, offering guests a unique experience to simply "BE".
Kastro which is open year round is definitely the best choice for a family or a group of friends who want to have a great time in an exclusive, secure and private location away from the traffic and noise of city life!
Kastro is located 5 km. from the center of Chania, & 8 km. from the airport. The villa includes 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a massage room, an open plan kitchen living room, a dining room and an extra room with a sofa bed. It can easily accommodate up to 10 persons.
The location of KASTRO is on the tip of Agios Matheos offering a majestic view of Chania. The KASTRO villa, has two wings, making it very popular for large families or a group of friends, wishing to vacation together. The property offers central heating and is available year round. The main floor has a fully equipped kitchen – plates, cutlery etc. for 12 persons.
Kastro has two wings: the first wing has two large bedrooms; a master bedroom with a Queen Size bed leading off to a privet veranda. Whereas the second bedroom has two Kings size (each made up of two single beds), this bedroom sleeps two - four persons comfortably. This wing has a bathroom with a bathtub shared by both rooms. This wing sleeps 2+2 or 2+4 children comfortably.
The second wing has a master bedroom with a Queen Size bed, a bathroom with a shower and a privet veranda. Particular to the architecture of Crete – this room has an ODA – this is a room directly above the master bedroom which sees into the master bedroom – this is commonly uses as a reading or working area.
The property very large offers great experiences for big city families wishing to cut vegetables from the large garden (zucchini, green peppers, greens, eggplants, tomatoes, etc., the vegetables are always seasonal and bio.
The property is located near the cleanest blue warm water beaches in the greater Chania area; to the east Kalathas, Stavros (setting for ZORBAS the Greek) Loutraki, Marathi, to the west Golden beach, Agios Appostolous, Kalamaki.TripAdvisor property ID 4615704...Read more
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