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Epavli

12 guests · 6 bedrooms · 6.5 baths
Stone steps follow the hillside down to a secret beach cove from this hilltop villa on Crete. Built into the slope of the land, the house seems like it’s floating over the water—a feeling that’s enhanced by glass railings that give uninterrupted sea views. Swim in your own rocky cove or drive 7 minutes to Ligaria, where you’ll find a sheltered bay, a diving school, and a choice of beachfront bars.
Loungers and a daybed will tempt you out onto the terrace around the infinity pool—as will the panoramic views over the Cretan Sea. At the side of the terrace, light pours through latticework to dapple the covered alfresco dining area and built-in barbecue. Work out in the home’s private gym during the day and cozy up to its fireplace in the evenings.
White walls and clean lines present a modern take on Greek-island architecture. Rows of floor-to-ceiling glass doors separate the pool terrace from a sun-splashed open-concept great room with a living and dining area, and high-gloss white cabinets bounce light around in the fully equipped kitchen. There are 5 bedrooms in the main house, as well as a private 1-bedroom apartment with its own entrance and kitchenette.
Take the steps down to the beach just below the villa or take the car 5 minutes to Swallow Beach, a hidden-away cove named for the birds that flock there every year. Dine and drink on the waterfront in Ligaria or in the seaside town of Agia Pelagia.
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BEDROOM & BATHROOM
  • Bedroom 1- Master: Queen size bed, Ensuite bathroom with jetted bathtub, Air conditioning, Television, Safe, Direct access to pool area, Sea view
  • Bedroom 2: Double size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Air conditioning, Television, Safe, Desk, Shared balcony, Sea view
  • Bedroom 3: Double size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Air conditioning, Television, Safe, Shared balcony, Mountain & sea view
  • Bedroom 4: 2 Twin size beds (can be converted into a king), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Air conditioning, Television, Safe, Shared balcony, Sea view
  • Bedroom 5: Double size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Air conditioning, Television, Safe
 Private Apartment:
  • Bedroom 6: Double size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower, Air conditioning, Television, Safe, Kitchenette, Lounge area, Private entrance, Balcony, Sea view 
FEATURES & AMENITIES
  • Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar
  • Nespresso machines
  • Dishwashers
  • Formal dining area with seating for 10
  • Satellite television
  • Smart TV
  • Wi-Fi
  • Exercise room 
  • Exercise equipment 
  • Fireplace
  • Air conditioning 
  • Heated floors
  • Iron/Ironing board
  • Washer
OUTDOOR FEATURES
  • Seafront 
  • Sea views
  • Infinity pool - unheated
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor furniture 
  • Alfresco dining with seating for 10
  • Alfresco shower 
  • Parking - 6 spaces
  • Gated property
  • Security cameras - entrance, terrace, front yard, back yard
STAFF & SERVICES
Included:
  • Housekeeping - 6hrs per day
  • Linen change - 3 times per week
  • Pool maintenance
Extra cost (advance notice may be required):
  • Villa pre-stocking
  • Airport transfer
  • Activities and excursions
  • Chef services
  • Yacht rental
LOCATION
Points of Interest:
  • 7 minute drive to Ligaria
  • 5.8 km to Agia Pelagia
  • 20 km to Heraklion
Beach Access:
  • Direct access to the Cretan Sea
  • 5 minute drive to Swallow Beach
  • 6.3 km to Psaromoura Beach
  • 9.2 km to Mononaftis Beach
Airport:
  • 20 km to Heraklion Airport (HER)
  • 128 km to Chania International Airport (CHQ)
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom
Ensuite bathroom, Queen bed, TV, Terrace, Wi-Fi
Bedroom 2
Balcony, Double bed, Ensuite bathroom, TV, Wi-Fi
Bedroom 3
Balcony, Double bed, Ensuite bathroom, TV, Wi-Fi
Bedroom 4
2 single beds, Balcony, Ensuite bathroom, TV, Wi-Fi
Bedroom 5
Balcony, Double bed, Ensuite bathroom, TV, Wi-Fi
Bedroom 6
Balcony, Double bed, Ensuite bathroom, TV, Wi-Fi
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Amenities
Outdoor
Infinity pool
Alfresco shower
Charcoal barbecue
Indoor
Dining area
TV
Smart TV
Satellite TV
Essentials
Coffee maker
Indoor fireplace
Breakfast bar
Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Heated floors
Washing machine
Exercise equipment
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Rodia, Greece
Airport
Heraklion Airport N. Kazantzakis
16 min drive
Chania International Airport
112 min drive
Beaches
Παραλία Χελιδόνι ''Swallow beach''
4 min drive
beach of Mononaftis
12 min drive
Psaromoura Beach
13 min drive
Points of Interest
Ligaria
7 min drive
Agia Pelagia
11 min drive
Heraklion
20 min drive
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