Villa Rental Rethymno
Secluded 2 bedroom villa, private pool, near coast.


Villa ref : P75549
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Robert & Wendy Banbury

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Overview
  • Property Type Villa Rental
  • Location Rethymno
  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Low season price per week£450
  • High season price per week£1200
  • Customer rating 5.0 / 5 ( 12 reviews )
  • Please contact the owner directly to confirm the price and availability
Description

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Villa Erdyma is situated 2km from Rethymnon on the north coast of Crete. It has a good sized pool set within attractive gardens and sunbathing terraces. (the pool is about 1.2mtrs to 1.4mtrs deep, which makes it unsuitable for young children, unless they are competent swimmers, or there is close adult supervision........the pool and sun bathing area is,however, fenced off) There is a large roof terrace with views of sea and mountains. Accommodation comprises:- 2 large A/C bedrooms (1 en-suite ) both with large wardrobes (and plenty of hangers !) 2 bathrooms, both with baths (with shower attachments) sinks and wc, a well equipped kitchen, a laundry/utility room, a large A/C lounge/diner with an open fireplace, 2 x 2 seater settees and a dining table and 4 chairs, and covered terraces from both the lounge and the bedrooms. Good beaches are 15 minutes away by car, and a large s/market 10 minutes walk. Linen and towels are changed weekly.
The garden has many mature plants including Bourgainvilleas, Hibiscus (shrubs and trees), roses, pomegranite tree, Orange and lemon trees, Olive trees, Bottle brush tree, decorative fig tree, Gerananiums, Jasmine plants, stephanotis plant, and many other trees shrubs and flowers. Clever perimeter planting gives the self catering villa a high degree of privacy. There are 6 good quality sun beds and plenty of plastic tables and chairs, along with a couple of parasols. There is also a large BBQ.
We have been renting out our beautiful self catering villa for 17 years. (most of that time through another site which has recently totally changed it's method of operation, which has gained it exceptionally poor reviews, and with which we no longer wish to be associated) Our guests have always been very highly satisfied, and we are very proud of the reviews that we have received.
Car rental: We have found that the best car rental rates can usually be found via 'travel supermarket.com', or 'argus'

Reviews

A Great Place To Stay, Cannot Be Faulted


By Brian H on 30-Aug-2017

A lovely place to stay, ideal for four people. The gardens are delightful, and along with the terraces provide plenty of shady or sunny spots, as required.The pool is of a good size and has plenty of room for the sun beds. The interior of the Villa Rental is well equipped and comfortably furnished. There is a good sized kitchen area with a large fridge freezer. There is plenty of other space inside and the air conditioning is most welcome. The internet worked well, should you need to be on-line! The Villa Rental is in a good area, not at all "touristy" and provides easy access to town. Shops are nearby but a car is essential. It is an ideal base to explore the island. The owner provides lots of pre-visit information and a comprehensive folder for when you are there. This all proved to be both practical and full of recommendations and advice on restaurants, beaches and sight seeing. We stayed at the Villa Rental for two weeks. It proved to be one of our best holiday rentals ever. We would thoroughly recommend a stay there


5 of of 5

Einfach Perfekt


By Rene A on 28-Jul-2017

enau was wir gesucht haben. Ruhe und Erholung, dabei aber zentral gelegen. Ein guter Ausgangspunkt für Ausflüge. Die Villa Rental ist gemütlich und der Pool macht einfach Spaß.


5 of of 5

Cretan Gem, Villa Erdyma


By Doris P on 16-Jul-2017

Villa Erdyma exceeded all our expectations. It is located in very convenient position within a few minutes walk to the local village with its shops and tavernas (try "Manilo's", what a lovely authentic Greek taverna, the food was excellent) and a 5 minutes drive to Rhethymnon, a beautiful Cretan town. The Villa Rental itself is spotlessly clean, has beautiful, well kept gardens, a refreshing swimming pool and magnificent views from the roof top terrace of the surrounding country side and including an amazing sunset every evening. The communication with the owners was very easy. Katerina and Aris, the house keepers, were extremely friendly and helpful. We had three Cretan meals cooked by them! We highly recommend this Villa Rental and certainly try to go back there in the very near future. Doris and Chris P.


5 of of 5

Exactly As Promised


By Gina D on 20-Jun-2016

Lovely villa, beautiful garden, spotlessly clean, very welcoming Villa Rental managers. Very peaceful and private location, yet within walking distance (10 mins) of supermarkets and a few traditional tavernas. A short drive or taxi ride to the buzz of Rithymnon. Everything we needed for a restful holiday! Book this Villa Rental and you won't be disappointed.Response


5 of of 5

Great For Privacy, Peace And Quiet And Lots Of Fun


By Vicki S on 01-Sep-2015

We spent a fantastic two weeks at the villa. It really is a gem; and even better than it looks online. Our children (8 and 12) made many happy memories playing in the spotlessly clean pool from dawn 'til dusk and there is plenty to keep them occupied around the island of Crete. We spent many days snorkelling, diving from rocks and generally having a great time. Robert's amazing organisational skills and the information that he provided made our plans much easier, and the Cretan family that keep the Villa Rental in an immaculate state (Katerina and Yanis) could not have been more helpful. They went beyond the call of duty to help; nothing was too much trouble. We would not hesitate to recommend the Villa Rental to anyone looking for fun, privacy and a very warm welcome. Thank you Robert and Wendy!


5 of of 5

Our Home Away!


By Janet A on 03-Aug-2015

All 4 of us loved the house. Comfortable sitting area inside, soft and comfortable beds, quiet aircondition, fully equipped kitchen, beautiful garden, comfy sunbeds and outdoor sittingarea. Our 2 boys learned to swim in Robert and Wendys clean and warm swimmingpool. Not a touristy area, very quiet and secluded. We would certainly recomend this to friends and family, and we will certainly return. Thank you for a wonderful stay!


5 of of 5

Perfect Retreat For A Fantastic Holiday


By Kate C on 02-Jul-2015

We've just arrived home from a glorious 2 weeks stay at Villa Rental Erdyma, Rethymnon. It's is a perfect Villa Rental for a relaxing stay off the beaten track of the usual tourist circuit. A car is essential to get about and explore this beautiful island. The facilities in the Villa Rental are perfect from the stunning pool (attended to early mornings by local, Yanni) which was so welcome after the day's heat, to the barbecue, sun beds and all the indoor equipment. Nothing has been forgotten when catering for guests. The Villa Rental was cleaned mid stay by Yanni's wife, Katerina, who also provided clean sheets and towels. The local noises - cicadas, goats, chickens, dogs and the locals - would usually have annoyed me at home but I loved waking up to the cacophony of them all and now home, it's just too quiet! We have managed to pack into our two weeks the usual tourist attractions in the local area and beyond plus spent some relaxing times on beautiful beaches and in Rethymnon old town, which itself is stunning. There are thousands of eateries to choose from with a choice of traditional Cretan cuisine to pizzas and pastas. Parking is also relatively easy in the town. The road to Palm Beach near Prevali Monestary was particularly challenging! Only try it if you have a decent vehicle and a bag of nerves! Stunning views however. I would not hesitate to recommend this property to others and have done so already to family and friends. It is perfect for a family with older children (the pool is deep for small children) and secluded enough to never be overlooked by passing locals. Communication from the English owner was first class. I was telephoned by him within an hour of making my enquiry where I was given information about the area and confirmation of booking dates. He was also extremely helpful when looking for hire car companies (we used Firefly, part of Hertz which was hassle free). He sent the key beforehand with details of how to get to the Villa Rental and maps with local information. There is also an extensive folder of information at the villa. All in all we have had a superb relaxing holiday in a beautiful country and gorgeous villa. We come home with batteries fully charged. Thank you so much Bob and Wendy.


5 of of 5

A Perfect Villa


By Richard on 19-Jun-2014

ver the years we have booked many villas from the internet in different countries and many do not live up to either the descriptions given or a number of the reviews. The Villa Rental Erdyma is one that not only lives up to expectation, it exceeds it. It's location is perfect, private but not isolated. The village supermarket is a five minute walk and it takes about 20 minutes by car to be sitting in one of the very many restaurants in the picturesque venetian harbour town of Rethymno. The Villa Rental is well laid out and has shaded areas for outdoor eating and a panoramic roof terrace. The pool is exceptional, kept in perfect condition and is much bigger than it appears in the photographs. The British owner is very helpful in giving lots of detailed information. In summary Erdyma is a Villa Rental that we would definitely recommend. Recommended for: Families with Young Children, Sightseeing, Adventure Seekers, Age 55+, Romantic Getaway.Response


5 of of 5


By David W on 24-Apr-2014

We stayed in the Villa Rental for a week in April 2012. Communication from Robert was excellent and we found the Villa Rental easily. The Villa Rental is in a convenient but peaceful location on the outskirts of a village in the hills above Rethymnon but you will need a rental car. The Villa Rental was clean, well furnished and has a great mix of indoor and outdoor space with a garden, pool and several terraces including a great roof terrace with fantastic views of mountains and sea. It was perfect for our young family (two young children aged 2 and 4). Overall I highly recommend this Villa Rental and we thought it was great value for money.


5 of of 5

Excellent Villa


By Jeff T on 23-Jul-2013

Great villa. Modern, comfortable, thoughtully designed. Nice pool. Set in a beautiful garden, full of colour and scent. Quiet location with good views from the balconies. You can see the sea from the lovely roof terrace. The National Highway is easily accessible and it's a short drive to Rethimno. There are shops and tavernas within walking distance in the nearby village of Atsipopolou, Car parking in the gated drive. The UK owner seems a really genuine guy and he's very helpful and informative. I don't think you'll be disappointed by this villa.


5 of of 5


By Althea E on 04-May-2010

ust returned from 3 glorious weeks at this Villa, which we highly recommend as one of the best villas we have enjoyed renting on Crete in the past 30 years. Providing all the facilities and amenities anyone could wish for, this clean Villa Rental with it's immaculately tended gardens is in a marvellous, tranquil location providing 360 degree views from all the balconies around the Villa Rental and even better views from the glorious tiled upper sun terrace above the accommodation via steps from the ground floor balcony. From this sun terrace (also providing 360 degree panoramic views) you will see the birds calling from the tree tops, overlook the olive groves and wild flowers, observe the sea-faring vessels making their way in and out of Rethymnon harbour and yet still feel in touch with civilisation. Close enough to the National Highway and village of Atsipopolou, everything you need is at your fingertips and yet there is no noise from the road or traffic - only the birds singing! The owners have thought of everything to make your stay enjoyable and comfortable and we felt extremely safe in the surroundings. Plenty of tavernas in close reach by car - and you will need a car, in our opinion, which is easily accommodated inside the villa's grounds where a small driveway behind the double closing gates is tucked away. We found the owners in UK to be extremely helpful, courteous and informative, providing prompt responses to any queries we had during the booking process. We also consider that this Villa Rental represents excellent value for money in terms of rental costs, considering all the facilities and amenities available. So, if you're looking for somewhere centrally located on the island of Crete, self-contained, away from mass tourism and the ex-pat community which is ever-increasing in the West, then this is the place for you and we do not hesitate in recommending this special Villa Rental to other guests. Fabulous


5 of of 5

Defews May 2009


By Triddy on 01-Jun-2009

ust returned from 3 glorious weeks at this Villa, which we highly recommend as one of the best villas we have enjoyed renting on Crete in the past 30 years. Providing all the facilities and amenities anyone could wish for, this clean Villa Rental with it's immaculately tended gardens is in a marvellous, tranquil location providing 360 degree views from all the balconies around the Villa Rental and even better views from the glorious tiled upper sun terrace above the accommodation via steps from the ground floor balcony. From this sun terrace (also providing 360 degree panoramic views) you will see the birds calling from the tree tops, overlook the olive groves and wild flowers, observe the sea-faring vessels making their way in and out of Rethymnon harbour and yet still feel in touch with civilisation. Close enough to the National Highway and village of Atsipopolou, everything you need is at your fingertips and yet there is no noise from the road or traffic - only the birds singing! The owners have thought of everything to make your stay enjoyable and comfortable and we felt extremely safe in the surroundings. Plenty of tavernas in close reach by car - and you will need a car, in our opinion, which is easily accommodated inside the villa's grounds where a small driveway behind the double closing gates is tucked away. We found the owners in UK to be extremely helpful, courteous and informative, providing prompt responses to any queries we had during the booking process. We also consider that this Villa Rental represents excellent value for money in terms of rental costs, considering all the facilities and amenities available. So, if you're looking for somewhere centrally located on the island of Crete, self-contained, away from mass tourism and the ex-pat community which is ever-increasing in the West, then this is the place for you and we do not hesitate in recommending this special Villa Rental to other guests. Fabulous!Recommended for: Sightseeing, Adventure Seekers, Age 55+, Romantic Getaway.Response


5 of of 5
Prices
02-03-19 to 20-04-19 early spring £700
21-04-19 to 21-06-19 early summer £950
22-06-19 to 06-09-19 summer £1200
07-09-19 to 18-10-19 autumn £950
19-10-19 to 19-11-19 late autumn £650
20-11-19 to 01-03-20 winter £450
11-11-18 to 01-03-19 winter £450
Location
Suitability
Children Welcome
Facilities
Refrigerator Hob Microwave
Toaster Dining room Internet
Fireplace Air conditioning Heating
Linens provided Washing machine Parking
Living room Hairdryer Ironing board
Television Satellite/cable Dvds
Video library Music library Books
Balcony Garden
Theme
Adventure Family Sports activities
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