The house is located in Castellos, which is 10 km away from the city of Rethymno at an altitude of 480m. The residence is made of stone and is a traditional example of Cretan rural houses of the 19th century, surrounded by a rich wooded environment.
The stone house has the advantage of keeping cool in the summer while there is also an energy function fireplace that keeps it warm during winter. In the one-room house of 57sqm there is a kitchen area with refrigerator, oven and hob kitchen, dining table, equipped with all necessary utensils for cooking meals, and also filter-coffee machine, instant coffee machine and toaster. There is also a fireplace corner and a sofa made of stone, TV with satellite reception of global and nationwide programs, and free wireless internet (Wi-Fi). Additionally there is a sofa - bed for hosting 2 persons.
On another level you will find a washing machine, a wardrobe, an iron, hair dryer and WC - shower. The internal stone staircase leads to the elevated bedroom for two people, "the attic", where there is another wardrobe and a ceiling fan. Moreover, there is a playpen available for kids.
You can relax and enjoy your morning coffee at the terrace in front of the house, which is surrounded by gardens with shrubs, herbs and flowers. In the garden, of total 1800 sqm, which spans on four levels, there are perennial oaks, cypresses, prickly, carob, diverse forest and ornamental trees, olive and fruit trees, ornamental and native shrubs and many aromatic plants of Cretan land. Also large and small sitting benches, stone tables and earthenware jars decorate the surrounding area.
At the lower level of the gardens there is a spacious parking lot where visitors and guests can park their cars.
Accès des voyageurs
Access is allowed to all amenities of the residence.
There is access to free wireless internet connection (Wi-Fi), TV with satellite reception of global and nationwide programs and free parking for cars.
Échanges avec les voyageurs
The cottage is one of the three traditional, made of stone residences in this residential complex. The hospitable owner lives at the adjacent property.
The village Castellos of Rethymno is at a distance of 9km from the National Road Chania - Rethymno - Heraklion. Taking the highway Rethymno - Spili and towards Libyan Sea (north to south) at a distance of 500m before the village Armeni, the visitor turns at the right branch which leads to Castellos at 1.5km.
Food shops, super market, bakery, petrol station, pharmacy, restaurants, cafe, bank machine and hairdresser are located 2km away at Armeni village. At the entrance of Castellos village there is a tavern called “Castello”.
The Monastery of Preveli and its famous beach is located at a distance of 27km while at approximately 20km, the sandy beaches of Amoudi, Ammoudaki, Schinaria, Damnoni and Plakias can be reached. Finally, the residence is 60km from Chania Airport and 70km from Heraklion International Airport.
The Oak Tree Cottage addresses to people of all ages, with main characteristic their love for nature.
Pets are not allowed.
Smoking inside the residence is not allowed for safety reasons.
À partir du 1 novembre 2017 - 30 novembre 2018, la durée minimum de séjour est de 4 nuits.
I am a civil engineer and I love the nature and the traditional houses. My father and I designed and constructed these beautiful traditional made of stone houses in Castellos Rethymno, our place of origin.
My permanent residence is in Athens, but during the summer and whenever I have free time I relax and rest together with my family in this beautiful place.