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Sokaki Villa II, authentic style!

SuperhostRethimnon, Crete, Greece
Entire villa hosted by Valia
8 guests4 bedrooms7 beds2 bathrooms
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Such a unique holiday home, Sokaki Villa II, sprinkled with lashings of vintage country glamour and offering pure rejuvenation, is ideal for families or creatives wanting a blue-sky thinking retreat, relaxation, fun and time well-spent.

The space
Nestled in the traditional village of Chromonastiri, close to Rethymno town, lies Sokaki Villa II, a unique Villa for those seeking an authentic summer experience in a picturesque village. This amazing Villa keeps alive the Cretan building style and takes you to another era, with its beautifully restored iron beds, wooden furniture and ceilings, while providing all modern comforts at the same time. Within walking distance to tavernas, makes your holiday as easy as it gets and you will only have to leave the village when you wish to visit other villages or go to the beach!

Layout
Outdoor Area
The exterior of Sokaki Villa II boasts a fabulous swimming pool of 4X5 meters and 1.50 m depth, which with the push of a button, operate as a spa whirlpool as well (not heated)! A unique spot for refreshment and loosening up! The private pool terrace is also equipped with sun beds, parasols, outdoor shower, lawn covered area and BBQ facilities.

Additionally, an outdoor, shaded chill-out space featuring patio furniture, ideal for alfresco dining and all day long relaxation, completes the picture of your holiday dream. Share some unforgettable moments with your friends and family and have fun!

Interior
Sokaki Villa II covers 187 sq. m. in its two levels and offers delightful accommodation for up to 8 people in 4 beautifully appointed bedrooms. The design is an inspired fusion of contemporary and rustic style with elements of traditional Cretan architecture.

Ground Floor
Entering the Villa guests will find the open-plan, dining table and living room area, with a comfortable corner sofa and an open fireplace, where you could enjoy watching your favourite movie, or pick a film or a book from the ones available there. Across the dining area, under a lovely stone arch, you’ll find the fully equipped kitchen with an extra dining area. Both living room and kitchen areas open up to the outdoor sitting area and provide direct access to the pool and terrace area. Furthermore, guests will find the first bedroom of the Villa, featuring a double bed. The bedroom is lightened up with natural light from the window. Last but not least, an en-suite bathroom with a shower cabin with hydromassage facilities can also be found on this level.

First Floor
Some stairs above, the remaining three bedrooms are there to welcome you, all of them featuring two single beds (that are joined together to form king sized beds). What's more, all of the bedrooms offer balcony access, to a pergola covered, shaded large veranda with siting area. Finally, a family bathroom with a bathtub with hydromassage facilities is available on this floor.

Property Notes:
Welcome basket included, courtesy of the owner.
Cocomat mattresses.
Bath and pool towels, bed linen, covers and blankets provided.
Housekeeping, towels and linen changes once per week.
Pool and garden cleaning once per week.
A baby cot, a baby crib, a high chair and baby potty & baby step available upon request. Stair gate and outdoor kids toys (such as a children's house, children furniture, ball and other toys) available upon request.
Air-conditioning in all bedrooms and living room area is included.
Complimentary free Wi-Fi coverage is available throughout the villa.
Free public parking space 50 meters from the Villa.
All in-house electronics are available, including a 42'' smart flat-screen TV with USB and satellite reception, 32'' TVs in two of the bedrooms of first floor, large fridge with freezer, dishwasher, electric stove, kettle, toaster, cooking utensils, espresso coffee machine, food processor (multi), juice maker, washing machine, hair dryer, hair straightener, safe, iron and iron board.
Exercise bike available.
Outdoor shower available

Outdoor BBQ facilities (charcoal)

Pre stock service available 

24h/7days ThinkVilla concierge service included.

Pool operates seasonally (end of March - middle of November)

Guest access
Guests have the entire property to their private use! Full access inside and outside the Villa! No shared areas!

Other things to note
Additional Services Upon Request, at extra charge: Baby sitter, Private Chef, Pastry Cook, Massage, Personal trainer, Spa treatments, Yoga private lessons, House pre-stock, Regional Breakfast, Boat Trips, Car rental, Babysitting, Airport transfer, Tour guide, Activities and excursions, Additional cleaning and linen changes, Personal Laundry service, Traditional cooked food delivery, Personal driver, Doctor on Call, Security, Delivery of Personal Shopping, Organising and planning a special event (wedding, birthday, anniversary, etc.) and anything else that you might think!

Licence number
1041K91002975801
Such a unique holiday home, Sokaki Villa II, sprinkled with lashings of vintage country glamour and offering pure rejuvenation, is ideal for families or creatives wanting a blue-sky thinking retreat, relaxation…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 cot
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
2 single beds

Amenities

Kitchen
Wifi
Pool
Washing machine
Indoor fireplace
Air conditioning
Laptop-friendly workspace
Iron
TV
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Rethimnon, Crete, Greece

Sokaki Villa is located in the picturesque village of Chromonastiri and is within walking distance from many taverna’s options, as wells as traditional cafes. It has been classified as a preserved and traditional heritage site of great cultural value and it’s considered as one of the most important historic settlements of Rethymno. Chromonastiri means 'Colour Monastery' after the Byzantine church dating from the 11th century.

Within this pretty village there are numerous stone paths, historic alleys, buildings with Venetian architectural elements are scattered in the village, but the most imposing building is the so-called Villa Claudio, a magnificent mansion, which has been restored and now houses an Army museum.

Furthermore, a 5X5 football field and a children’s playground exist in the village. Additionally, its location and surrounding area makes it a perfect destination for a relaxing holiday close to nature!

Rethymno town, which is 15 minutes away by car, offers all the amenities guests will need, such as supermarkets, pharmacies, banks and ATM machines, restaurants, cafes and bars, a post office.

Chromonastiri is also ideally located 10 minutes away by car from the beautiful sandy beach of Rethymno and it’s offered as a great base for exploring the nearby villages! The Mili Gorge, a wonderful leafy area, can be found 5 minutes away by car, along the Amari Road. There are also a several small ponds and a picnic area. Additionally, Roussospiti village, next to Chromonastiri, also a a preserved and traditional settlement, offers two traditional tavernas, playground, a cafe and mini market.

Furthermore, in the nearby village of Saint Irene (Agia Irini) there is the homonymous old Monastery, which is considered to date back to the 14th century.

Additionally, from the village you can easily reach the highway leading to Chania and Heraklion cities.
Sokaki Villa is located in the picturesque village of Chromonastiri and is within walking distance from many taverna’s options, as wells as traditional cafes. It has been classified as a preserved and tradition…

Hosted by Valia

Joined in December 2012
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My dear guests, my name is Valia Kokkinou and Ι am the founder of ThinkVilla. After many years of studies in Glion Hotel Management school and exploring the world, I feel very fortunate to have joined some of the worlds most luxurious hospitality brands, such as Leading Hotels of the World. When I took the decision to return to my birthplace, the wonderful town of Rethymno in Crete, I decided to start my own vacation rental company. ThinkVilla was launched back in 2009, filled with my love & passion for the hospitality industry & today it proudly counts more than 110 properties in its portfolio, and since our beginning we have welcomed over 20.000 visitors to Crete. We are a team of four “family members” together with Marianna, Despina & Nikki. We have chosen to specialise within the hospitality villa industry by offering only experiences of exceptional quality. WHAT WE BELIEVE : Our Vision is to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality –by delivering exceptional experiences – every villa, every guest, every time. Our Mission, to be the most hospitable Villa company in Greece – by creating engaging experiences from our heart to our Guests, meaningful opportunities for Team Members, high value for Owners and a positive impact in our Communities. HOW WE BEHAVE : We demonstrate our beliefs most meaningfully in the way we treat each other and by the example we set for one another. In all our interactions with our guests, customers, business associates and colleagues, we seek to deal with others as we would have them deal with us. We are available for all our guests 24/7. We wish to offer a hearty welcoming to all those who wish to escape a busy life and have a chance to live locally. Family time & alone time honoured in perfect harmony. Where ancient traditions meet modern philosophies. We wish to take care of all the details of your holiday, to be responsible for your day to day needs – by making recommendations, giving you the most valuable tips, supporting you with reservations and always be available for a call, during your entire stay. Prior to your arrival we will contact you to plan all details, specific requests and provide you with all the driving directions, whilst at your arrival day, your hosts will be waiting for you, and welcome you to the Villa. Looking forward to hosting you soon! Think Villa Valia Kokkinou Location: 97 Gerakari str, P.C.:74131, Rethymno, Crete, Greece
My dear guests, my name is Valia Kokkinou and Ι am the founder of ThinkVilla. After many years of studies in Glion Hotel Management school and exploring the world, I feel very fort…
During your stay
Your hosts and me personally, will take care of all the details of your holiday 7 days per week responsible for your day to day needs – from special dietary requirements to making recommendations and reservations!

Prior to your arrival, I will get in touch with you to arrange all details regarding your stay! Your flight details and telephone number would be very much appreciated, in case I need to contact you! Also, please let me know if you have any special requests!

At your arrival day, your hosts will be waiting for you, in order to welcome you and give you all the relevant information about the villa and the area! It goes without saying that I will be on the other end of the line if you need any further information or assistance during your stay!
Your hosts and me personally, will take care of all the details of your holiday 7 days per week responsible for your day to day needs – from special dietary requirements to making…
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Check-in: 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Check out: 11:00 am
No pets
No parties or events

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