Villa Philia is set in the pretty village of Gavalochori and offers beautiful countryside views from the pool and the penthouse. The property is built in traditional style and maintains many original features including stone-arches and beamed ceilings. The villa comprises two separate apartments; the Penthouse on the upper floor and the Cottage on the ground floor below. The friendly owner, Koula, also retains a small apartment downstairs, connected to the cottage and garden, and lives onsite.
Villa Philia is just a short walk uphill (10 mins/400 metres) from the centre of Gavalochori village, a traditional Cretan village with two cafes and two good tavernas. There is also a bakery and a minimarket in the village and sandy beaches are just a 10/15 drive away.
Villa Philia Penthouse is on the upstairs of the property and sleeps up to 4. It features a large outdoor terrace with comfortable seating from which to enjoy the stunning views over the village roof tops to the White Mountains.
A private entrance with external steps leads up to the Penthouse and its terrace. The accommodation comprises of one double bedroom and a second bedroom with two beds on a Cretan gallery above the living room, accessed by a wooden staircase.
Living room with TV, kitchen with dining table and chairs and a bathroom with corner bath and shower. A second set of external steps at the rear of the terrace lead down to the swimming pool. The pool is shared with Phila Cottage,
- Air con in living room
- Free Wifi
- TV, Greek channels DVD
- Washing Machine
- Pool 3 x 5m depth 0.6 – 1m
- Tavernas and minimarket short walk away
- 10 mins drive to Almirida’s sandy beaches, shops, cafes & resturants
- 15 mins drive to Kalyves Beach with all facilities