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Metoche Farmhouse

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Aptera, Chania Prefecture, Crete
Metoche Farmhouse is a charming dwelling with outstanding views across Souda Bay, in a quiet setting. It is also within easy walking distance of a choice of tavernas in the village square of Aptera and is within easy reach of a choice of sandy beaches.

The property has a spacious and comfortable interior with a log burning stove for the Spring and Autumn evenings and wifi to keep in touch.The thick stone walls and sea breezes help to keep the property naturally cool throughout the summer months.The breath-taking views from the house can also be enjoyed through a romantic archway of Mulberry trees and the property has a separate patio for sunbathing.

Large living/dining room with original arched doorways, beamed ceilings and a cool stone floor, log burning stove and sofa-bed. Fully equipped kitchen with electric cooker with oven, micro...
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Listing #HL8470874
About the Owner
Louise K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2016
Interaction with guests
Villa directions and key instructions will be emailed to you two weeks before your stay. Contact details of your local representative will be left in the villa, to contact during your stay should you have any queries. You will also find an information folder in the villa with lots of information and recommendations of places of interest to visit as well as recommended beaches, tavernas etc. You will receive fresh linen and towels during your stay.
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

We've stayed in this lovely house many times, in spring and autumn; it's always comfortable, clean and welcoming. It was the family home of the Botonakis family and Mihalis, who speaks good English, pops in twice a week to make sure everything is as it...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile
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Louise K, VR Owner at Metoche Farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018


  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
The beautiful terrace has a low wall, so we advise only children over the age of 8 to be permitted to stay at Metoche Farmhouse. Smoking is permitted on the outside areas of the...
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
7 miles along the coast from Chania, the road winds gently up to Aptera (formerly Megala Chorafia) a Cretan village set in the foothills of the White Mountains. The village’s hilltop setting makes for breathtaking panoramic views, over Souda Bay to the North and of the White Mountains, rising over 7,000ft to the South. Megala Chorafia, which literally means “Big Fields”, is a scatter of houses and farms with an ornate orthodox church as its centrepiece.The “Metoche” area on the Eastern side, where you accommodation is located, is on a ridge which extends towards the ancient ruins of Aptera. Wild flowers bloom along the narrow roads on which shepherds move their flocks between fields.The archaeological remains of Aptera are a walk away.
Getting around
You will need car hire to get around.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Chania: 23.0 km
Ferry: Souda: 10.0 km
Directions will be sent to you at least 2 weeks before your stay. Car hire is recommended. Chania airport is approximately a 45 minute drive and Heraklion airport 2 hours. There is no public transport so you will need to hire a car to reach further tavernas, shops, beaches and other facilities and sites.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 4.0 km.
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