A private villa holiday situated in the hamlet of Pirgos, 16 km west of Chania approximately1 km from the centre of Maleme, this handsome old family house with 10m x 5m private swimming pool is hidden away amongst the olive groves from which Stefanos produces organic olive oil. Unseen from the small country lane that leads to the village of Xamoudohori it's within an easy walk of shops, tavernas and beaches and a bus stop, if you do want to travel further afield. and will be of appeal to those who would prefer to leave the car at home.
Stefanos, the owner, spent some years renovating his house with perhaps a touch more style and quirkiness than you would normally expect to find in a private villa in crete that for starters, has three bedrooms and four shower rooms.
This is a private villa and is built on two levels and terraced out of the hillside and still contains some of the original vaulted timber ceilings, complimented by newly laid wooden floors and the use of huge slabs of creamy marble in the numerous shower rooms.
The main entrance door on the upper level of this private villa leads into a beautifully fitted kitchen with full cooker, microwave, dishwasher and fridge-freezer, as well as cupboards and ample work surfaces with a marble splash back. To one side there's a large dining table and beyond here an archway leads through to an attractive and comfortably furnished sitting room with a generous sweep of windows on two sides providing wonderful sea views, over the olive groves and the village of Maleme to the distant Rodopou Peninsula. The two comfortable sofas can be converted into beds.
The double-bedded master bedroom is situated off the sitting room, enjoying similar sea views, it has a large fitted wardrobe as well as the unusual benefit of two shower rooms. greek island villasAlso on this level is a recently extended twin bedroom, with its own tiny en-suite shower room. At the lower level of the villa and with its own separate entrance door is a studio with two single beds as well as a shower room and a washing machine. A small sitting area is also furnished with a desk unit and wifi for those who like to swim by day and surf by night.
Outside, apart from the usual patio furniture, sunbeds and umbrellas, Villa Stefanos is set in a sea of green with beautiful terraced lawns sloping down to the deck around the pool. These terraces have barriers making the gardens ideal for young children to enjoy and with plenty of space to play . The pool has a min depth of 1.2m and a max depth of 2.7m.