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3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Rethymnon, Rethymnon Prefecture, Crete
Restored Venetian Olive Mill within the Heritage village of Maroulas. 1000ft above sea level and only 3km to the beach and night-life. The Old Olive Mill is a luxurious restored privately owned Venetian villa of 340m2 (3630 sqft) The village is just a few minutes away by car from the town of Rethymno, and 3km (1.8miles) from some of the most outstanding beaches in the area. The villa, built in the 1400s during the Venetian period, has 3 bedrooms all with private en-suite facilities its own swimming pool and Jacuzzi, WIFI internet and giant Dvd library with surround sound system. The villa is extremely well equipped to cater for families with babies and small children. Your stay in Maroulas will provide you with a wonderful location, magnificent views, peace and tranquility for all….
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Listing #HL280111
About the Owner
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2012
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Our stay at the The Olive Mill was excellent- everything that you could want for a relaxing break. All rooms were very spacious and the air con worked perfectly! The pool was a good size for playing in on inflatables ( we had young adults...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Brassnose
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Fantastic accommodation in the heart of the village. The villa has all you need for a luxurious, comfortable and relaxing stay with lots of helpful information about both the village and the island provided by the owners Jill and Mark. Good restaurants within walking distance...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank brongill
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

The old olive mill fitted our bill perfectly . Quiet, peaceful, lovely weather, walking distance to several tavernas with exquisite views , and the mill comfortable and well equipped. Rural yet close to everything ; a perfect base. Nothing beat the relaxation of floating in...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank annie b
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Restored Venetian Mill dating back over 400 years, Exposed stone walls and archways and 20ft high timber ceilings.
Timber Mezzanine level double bedroom with Queensize bed and roof window to stargaze all night !!
Ground floor day bed and two double bedrooms en-suite all with comfort cooling and heating.
All en-suites have WC, washbasin and walk in shower with adjustable head.
Fully equipped kitchen / Dining area including table, 8 chairs, dishwasher, fridge freezer, cooker, hob, Microwave, Toaster, coffee machine, sandwich maker etc etc.Open plan lounge, two three seater settees, armchair, coffee table, desk, day-bed, TV, DVD and surround sound music.
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Twin
    2 Kings
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: R 3 178 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
£200 deposit on confirmation of booking which will be held as a damage bond and returned on your return subject to checking property inventory for damage. Payment to be made by cheque 8 weeks prior to stay.
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About the neighbourhood
The beautiful harbour of Rethymnon, is a Greek treat and a half. You only need to take a stroll around its intricate maze of streets, laced with white-washed cottages, past fine buildings and churches and you'll experience the real Crete. It seems little has changed for decades here. The open air markets are as lively as ever, and the shops, the tavernas and al fresco restaurants fizz with activity. And wherever you wander, you'll notice the influence of previous visitors. The Venetians held Rethymnon in high regard and their architecture can be seen in quiet courtyards and elaborate fountains, as well as the huge fortress which stands above the harbour, presenting a stern face northwards across the Sea of Crete. Yet for all its authentic charm, everything you could need here is to... more
Getting around
Although the village is beautiful you really need to hire a car for part of your stay to explore the special sites of Crete. other options are the twice daily bus from the village or Taxi service €10 to the nearest area for many bars, restraunts and shops.
We also have access to a mini bus service who can tailor make tours during your stay.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Heraklion or Chania: 75.0 km
Ferry: Rethymnon: 5.0 km
We are situated in the center of the island approx 1hr drive from either Heraklion or Chania airports.

Easy Jet, Jet 2 , Monarch and fly Thomascook all offer great deals on flight only trips.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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