In the private grounds of Archontiko tis Ioanna’s, there are two buildings dating from 1870. The villas have their own unique atmosphere and have played a leading role in the history and culture of the village.
Those who rent the Villas have a perfect solution to a shared family holiday. Each family has its own villa, so while sharing the outdoor facilities, if needed can spend time alone in their own accommodation. Archontiko tis Ioanna’s is rented as a complete complex and the villas are not rented separately. Arxontiko tis Ioannas is suitable for up to 11 people.
The first villa includes two bedrooms, two bathrooms, living room and kitchen. There is a delightful view from the roof terrace across the village and to the countryside beyond. . All the furniture in the Villa has recently been refurbished.
The second villa includes two bedroom, (one of which is in the loft and has access to it via stairs), two bathrooms, living room and kitchen with dining area. The bedrooms in the 2 villas consist of 2 double beds, 4 single beds and a queen size bed. There is also a sofa that makes into a bed. . All the furniture in the Villa has recently been refurbished.
The property has all the characteristics of a traditional Cretan village house, but has been furnished in a modern minimalistic style. This will allow you to have the comfort and convenience of today's lifestyle intermingled with a little taste of Crete's history and culture.
Entry through the front door brings you into the living room which has been tastefully furnished and has a sofa that folds out to provide extra sleeping accommodation. The kitchen/dining area is at the opposite end of the room and a staircase takes you up to the first floor. Here you find the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, fitted wardrobes and a dressing table. The staircase continues into the loft where there is a further bedroom with a double bed, fitted wardrobes and dressing table.
Internally the house has been equipped to a high standard and includes such features as a fully fitted kitchen and for your entertainment a home cinema system, internet and satellite TV (Including Greek TV Channels). There is wifi internet and access to Viber. Guests have the free use of bicycles throughout their stay.
Externally there is a very pleasant court yard filled with mature plants and trees -a perfect place to sit and relax during the long, warm summer evenings. Also situated in the courtyard for your enjoyment is a swimming pool.
Time spent in these villas will give you the perfect opportunity to experience the true Cretan lifestyle. Pigi is a traditional working village where the inhabitants go about their daily business in the same way as they did many years ago. The village has two traditional bakeries, two mini-markets, two tavernas both serving local cuisine and a pharmacy. In fact everything you need to make your time spent there truly memorable. Those who have experienced the friendliness and warm welcome given by the local people know that it is a place that you would like to return to again and again.
Crete Holiday Home is a family run company and are the owners of the Villas. Their aim is to provide a high quality personal service to their guests. They are there for whatever you may need and wish you to feel “At Home” while on holiday. Telephone contact with the owners of the Villas can be made as often as necessary. They are always close at hand and ready to help.
Crete Holiday Home can arrange a rental car for you at very competitive rates. They can also arrange for the rental of bicycles for adults and children.
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The cottage is connected to the central heating system in winter season and provide guests the comfort of a warm home 24 hours a day (Extra cost)
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Our extra services
Dinner and lunch delivery
Daily cleaning/extra cleaning
In-house hair styling,
Babysitting and doctor on call
Local sightseeing trips
Baby bed, high chair
Would you like to play tennis? Book an hour or two
through our representative.
Tennis rackets are available at the tennis court.
Guests have the opportunity to take home farm produce
including wine, raki, olive oil, olives, pickles, thyme and pine honey,
jams, fruit preserves, herbs and teas.
We offer a consistently memorable experience! We organize unique boat trips on Crete a great experience in a great price only for our guests ! On these excursions you have the chance to swim to the most beautiful beaches of Greece , to see the gorges of South Crete , to see the rare Kri Kri (Cretan goats) and the unique wild nature of Crete. Please ask us for more information's!
Rethymno is an ideal town for bicycles because combines rarely united features the old town's charm and history, with proximity to a long sandy beach! With your bicycle you can visit in few minutes the Fortezza (fortress) which was built by the Venetians, the Archaeological museum at the entrance to the fortress, the Venetian Loggia which is dating back to the 16th century , the folklore and history museum , the main minaret (Neratze mosque), the Rimondi fountain and also to buy fresh products from ''Laiki" (the local market)! In the old town of Rethymno you will find everything from traditional bakeries , cafes , taverns and also a variety of shops in the street of Arkadiou , souliou and Ethnikis antistasis. It is a great advantage to rent a bicycle and after roaming in the small streets of Rethymno to be in the long beach in just few minutes! For our guests we rent special bicycles in a special price , please ask us for more information's!
Arrival and departure times.
Check in: After 16:00
Check out: Before 10:00