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18th century Venetian villa with private pool next to the lake near the beach

Panoramic view of Lake Kournas. Swim, canoe, hike, walk, cycle, relax, enjoy.
5 reviews
Panoramic view of Lake Kournas. Swim, canoe, hike, walk, cycle, relax, enjoy.
House front view with parking.
Swimming pool and lounge area and beach umbrellas.
Relax or play at our private pool
House entrance overseeing the stone layered porch.
House Entrance
Large Venetian Arc reveals Cottage Architecture
Dining room area view from a loft
Living room area with wooden staircase leading to the lofts.
Kitchen area reveals signs of the house architecture
House exit view stone arcs.
Bathroom mirrors.
Make room for our road travelling visitors. They are returning from lunch.
Lake Kournas near the house where you can rent canoes and pedalos.
Walk down the road to Lake Kournas from Exit 2 you can dine, have cold coffee, swim, relax
Sit and relax and near the Lake Kournas streams
Have a cold drink  from the hillside lakeview cafe
Visit old Port of Chania where you can spent a whole day doing a variety of things
Guests often visit the golden sand beaches located near the property.
Boating is available for guests throughout the island. Excursions are also available.
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Villa -
5 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Georgioupolis, Apokoronas, Chania Prefecture, Crete
Villa Christiana by Lake Kournas in Crete is a traditional home originally built sometime during the late seventeen hundreds or early eighteen hundreds and is part of a family inheritance. Fully renovated to accommodate the guests with the comfort of modern living yet leaving the old appearance preserved. The unique Venetian architecture, thick stone walls, arches and traditional furniture, provide the guests with a pleasant experience of a house of such architecture. There is a patio with a cozy private pool and lounge-chair area, for our guests to relax and enjoy. The property is located on a 350 square meter lot near the beautiful ecosystem of Lake Kournas. The main house with the private pool is approximately 140 square meters with three lofts a bedroom and two bathrooms. A large living room area, a television room and a full kitchen... Read more
Listing #FKN6365138
About the Owner
Stratos C
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Key will be delivered to you at the property upon arrival. We will be there to welcome you and sign paperwork. Greek Tourism EOT LICENSED: MHTE
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We loved our week at Villa Christiana. We used it as a base to explore many sites in Western Crete, and every day at the end of the day it was so nice to come back to this comfortable villa. The villa is about 5...More

Thank LMR6478
Stratos C, VR Owner at 18th century Venetian villa with private pool next to the lake near the beach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

It was a great pleasure having you stay at our property. Great guests that took care of our property and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Crete. We do hope to see you in the future.

Reviewed 31 July 2016

Villa Christiana is a lovely, atmospheric period cottage in a quiet and semi-rustic neighbourhood near the stunning Lake Kournas. It is great for kids with lots of rooms, stairs and outside alleys to explore. Plus a fabulous swimming pool and a 'sheep train' that is...More

Thank Arthur N
Stratos C, VR Owner at 18th century Venetian villa with private pool next to the lake near the beach, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2016

Dear Arthur, it was a pleasure to have you stay at Villa Christiana, and extremely glad that you enjoyed your holiday with your wonderful family. We wish you the best and hope that we can accommodate your needs again in a future holiday. Stratos and...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2015

Stratos and his wife were excellent hosts and even though we arrived late at night were there to greet us and provided much needed bottled water and fruit. The villa was emaculate and being open plan was roomy and comfortable for us and our three...More

Thank Mr Mrs J
Stratos C, VR Owner at 18th century Venetian villa with private pool next to the lake near the beach, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2015

Thank you so much for your kind review. We had a pleasure having your family stay at our property. I understand your concern about the staircase steepness however it is within the building code requirement standards and safe for all families. We are looking forward...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Smoking allowed outdoors on the patio and by the pool area.
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    2 Queens
    1 Crib
    3 Twins
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 4 nights
1 Sep 2018 -
16 Sep 2018
Sept 2018
4 nights
15 Jun 2019 -
29 Jun 2019
Mid June 2019
4 nights
30 Jun 2019 -
13 Jul 2019
Mid July Aug 2018
4 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: $43 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $172 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Our property is located on the beautiful Greek island of Crete in the south-east Mediterranean. Travel to Crete and enjoy ideally positioned cottages on the hillside next to Lake Kournas. These traditional stone villa houses have a view of the northern coast of the island, overlooking the Aegean Sea. The surrounding environment is serene and beautiful. Acres of olive trees and green fields blooming with wild flowers lay a picture perfect location for the customer to enjoy the views of the mountains dropping into the lake down the fields into the sea. The towns of Georgioupolis and Kavros are a few minutes away where you can shop dine or go to the beach and much more. The city of Rethymnon is 20 minutes away and Chania.
Getting around
Buses, town train on wheels, taxis
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Chania International Airport: 40.0 km
Ferry: Souda Port of Chania: 29.0 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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