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Villa Fabrica - The old olives' mill.

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
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The old olive's mill is a 100-year-old stone building, originally used as an olive factory, carefully restored into a traditional rustic style two-storey house suitable for 2-6 persons. It is quietly located in the traditional village of Anopolis / Heraklion about 100 m from the village square. In the village one finds several cafenions, tavernas and a minimarket. Further shops, supermarkets,bars, ATM, can be found in Kokkini Hani some 3 km away,with a selection of local beaches. The gate opens into a small yard from where one enters the house. On the ground floor is a spacious and comfortable furnished living room and dining room with wooden ceiling, TV,stone built fireplace and woodstove, separate WC with washing machine. Next to it is a cosy terrace full of flowerpots and surrounded by ...The old olive's mill is a 100-year-old stone building, originally used as an olive factory, carefully restored into a traditional rustic style two-storey house suitable for 2-6 persons. It is quietly located in the traditional village of Anopolis / Heraklion about 100 m from the village square. In the village one finds several cafenions, tavernas and a minimarket. Further shops, supermarkets,bars, ATM, can be found in Kokkini Hani some 3 km away,with a selection of local beaches. The gate opens into a small yard from where one enters the house. On the ground floor is a spacious and comfortable furnished living room and dining room with wooden ceiling, TV,stone built fireplace and woodstove, separate WC with washing machine. Next to it is a cosy terrace full of flowerpots and surrounded by a small garden,a BBQ and a stone oven.The perfect place to unwind, after a long day's journey. The open plan fully equipped kitchen with dining room too is separated from the living room by a stone archway. From the living room a spiral staircase leads to the first floor into the bedroom with 2 single beds. A large veranda facing the Dikti Mountains and the Monastery of Agios Ioannis can offer an amazing view over the countryside. Next to it there is a separate bedroom with double bed, a bathroom en suite with bath/WC and 2 balconies. All rooms are stone built and keep cool in the summer and warmer during the winter months. A nice place to relax and take part in village life.It offers the unique combination of peace anong with modern comforts and easy access to city life.The location of the village is ideal to explore the island. At Aramnos taverna,try out local cuisine with different dishes every day,or just enjoy a cup of greek coffee, at the village square. For families with children a water amusement park with lots of different slides is situated 1 km away from the village. Crete Aquarium, one of the biggest building complexes in Mediterranean, is only 5 Klms away,for those who adore and want to explore 2500 idividuals of fish and invertebrates,link The local area provides lovely walks down country lanes of vineyards, olive fields, for those who enjoy walking/hiking. The monastery of St.John is situated across the main veranda. Hiring a car is recommended whether to visit the Minoan palaces of Knossos or Gortys or the fascinating old towns of central, eastern or western Crete. It's the character of Cretan tradition in its own enviroment that can offer hospitality in all seasons to anyone who likes to be close to nature and is looking for a life style away from busy rhythms of tourist resorts. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: Ε.Λ.Σ. 1039Κ10002973401More
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About the Owner
Manolis K
Languages spoken:German, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
Interaction with guests
We will welcome you on your arrival day and we will explain everything for the house and the area and we will be available during your stay for whatever you need. We will suggest nice places to visit during your stay, also the best restaurants to visit and enjoy the Cretan gastronomy. Looking forward to welcoming and accommodate you with pleasure.
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Villa Fabrica is a beautiful house: an old olive mill beautifully restored and tastefully furnished. It is in a very peaceful village, and its two balconies provide panoramic views of stunning countryside. It was a pleasure to meet the owners, Evi and Manolis, who are...More

Date of stay: November 2017
1  Thank Alison4727
manolis_13, VR Owner at Villa Fabrica - The old olives' mill., responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for the excellent stay, we are looking forward to meeting you again!!!

Reviewed 4 November 2017

A wonderful villa with great views and a lovely secluded garden, complete with outdoor pizza oven and friendly local cats :) Everything we were looking for - great for couples needing a peaceful break! Anapolis is a great village - close enough to larger town...More

Date of stay: October 2017
1  Thank Evan G
manolis_13, VR Owner at Villa Fabrica - The old olives' mill., responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Thank you for the excellent stay, we are looking forward to meeting you again!!!

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is a verry complete Home. It is comfortable and verry cosy furnished. The house is situated in a mountain village, 10 minutes from the cost. It has a tropical garden and 3 balconies. Shake hands witch the villagepeople and say Calimera. They like it...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank EugeneMan
manolis_13, VR Owner at Villa Fabrica - The old olives' mill., responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you for the excellent stay, looking forward to meeting you and accommodate you again!!!

Reviewed 12 October 2016

A very lovely stay in Villa Fabrica - a beautiful property in a small village about 2 or 3 miles from the sea. The booking process went very smoothly. Manolis met us on his moped to show us the way to the villa. Communication was...More

Date of stay: September 2016
3  Thank Larafro
manolis_13, VR Owner at Villa Fabrica - The old olives' mill., responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Thank you for the excellent stay, looking forward to meeting you again. Kind regards. Manolis and family.

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Reviewed 1 April 2016

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Date of stay: February 2016
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Anopolis traditional village, 15 kilometers from Heraklion town is ideal to explore the island.A nice place to relax and take part in village life.It offers the unique combination of peace anong with modern comforts and easy access to city life. For families with children a water amusement park with lots of different slides is situated 1 km away from the village. Crete Aquarium, one of the biggest building complexes in Mediterranean, is only 5 Klms away,for those who adore and want to explore 2500 idividuals of fish and invertebrates.The local area provides lovely walks down country lanes of vineyards, olive fields, for those who enjoy walking/hiking. The monastery of St.John is situated across the main veranda.
Getting around
Hiring a car is recommended whether to visit the Minoan palaces of Knossos or Gortys or the fascinating old towns of central, eastern or western Crete. It's the character of Cretan tradition in its own enviroment that can offer hospitality in all seasons to anyone who likes to be close to nature and is looking for a life style away from busy rhythms of tourist resorts.
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