This 3 bed, 2 bath bungalow with its own private pool is situated in the quiet and peaceful area of Viran Episkopi with lovely sea and mountain views. Just 12km east from the town of Rethymno and 3km from the larger village of Stavromenos, Viran Episkopi has a friendly family-run taverna, a mini market, café, a local carpenter’s workshop and children’s nursery amongst its amenities.
Just down the road in Stavromenos, there is a large range of shops for most household needs, a petrol station, chemist and schools, from nursery to senior school.
The main entrance to the villa is via the pool terrace leading into an open plan dining/living/kitchen area. The kitchen has built-in appliances with a pantry for extra storage and plumbing for the washing machine. Off the living area a passage leads you to the bedrooms. The master bedroom is en-suite with patio doors leading out onto the covered terrace. There are a further 2 bedrooms and a guest bathroom. The bedrooms have air conditioning and there is plumbing available for central heating. The ceilings throughout are wood-beamed with a storage attic accessed from the passage.
There is a well established garden and stone paving throughout the pool area, with a covered pergola for extra outdoor seating area.
This is an ideal location if you like the traditional Cretan countryside and way of life, but also want easy access to the beaches and towns of the north coast. The surrounding hills and villages are full of interesting places to visit including some of Crete’s most famous historical sites such as the Monastery of Arkardi and the village of Margaritas renowned for it’s ceramics and ‘Pithari’ the large urns, still made by local potters in clay dug from around the village.