Traditional House in Kerasia
- Air conditioning
- Family/child friendly
- Indoor fireplace
- Parking available
|Address||Kerasia, 700 11 Crete, Greece|
This house can accommodate up to 4 adults and 1 child, as it contains a comfortable double bed in a separate room, and sofas that convert into a double and single bed respectively. Moreover, in the house there are two TVs (in the bedroom and living room) and DVD, while still providing free internet, to enjoy moments of relax and fun. For the hot summer days and cold winter nights, the house is equipped with air condition (cooling and heating), and a beautiful fireplace (free wood).
Provided, further, throughout the duration of your stay free shampoo and shower gels, and clean towels and sheets, while you will not need to worry about the cleanliness of your clothes, once in the home exist washing machine, clothes dryer, iron and ironing board. From the terrace of the house, where there are chairs, a couch and table, you can enjoy the wonderful view of the green village. The owner of the house owns another business in the tourism industry, with great success, and always offers maximum satisfaction to his clients.
In Kerasia you can admire landmarks, such as the chapel of Our Lady Revealed landscape of exceptional natural beauty, the chapel of St Silas, a ruined church of early Christian times, and other churches, such as St. George in the village center and the parish church of the Life-Giving Spring, at the highest point of the village. Still, at sightseeing belongs the restored building of the former elementary school, at the grounds of which there is the grave of Captain Charalambos Vlachaki who acted against the Ottomans. From the hills of cypress and Chalepa you can enjoy the view which extends to the island of Dia. You can even visit the Kerassano canyon that stretches north of the village with an EW direction, which the river flows begging. Finally, you can attend the local village festival on July 30, when St. Silas celebrates.
The nearest pharmacy and clinic are located at Venerato, 1 km away from the village center, and the nearest airport and port is in Heraklion (26 and 24 km away respectively), and the nearest beach is in Ammoudara (20 km).
You can find mini market both at the center of the village Kerasia, and the nearest village Venerato (1 km away).
At Venerato there are also traditional taverns where you can taste local wine, no bottled.
Moreover, around the house there is enough space for free parking.
Just opposite the house there is a church.
|Price for > 3 guests||$ 8 CA per guest/night extra|
|Check-in after||On arrangement|
|Check-in before||On arrangement|
|Check-out before||On arrangement|
We stayed at Aspasia’s house for about 2 weeks with our 10 month old daughter. The village Kerasia is located in the centre of Crete, which makes it easy to reach the north and the south of the island. The way to the highway is about 5 Minutes by car.
The house is a beautiful refurnished traditional stone house with a big kitchen. It is absolutely quiet, clean and nice and located on the top of the hill of the village directly next to the church. From there one has a beautiful view over the mountains.
Aspasia was very kind and very helpful not only with recommendations about local spots. She also bought missing household items for us we needed for the baby (e.g. a blender, kitchen scale). This was absolutely great! Also, in advance when we had questions she always responded immediately, which was very helpful for us.
Aspasia’s mother lives upstairs in her own apartment. When we arrived in the evening they welcomed us very kindly. And she had already prepared a traditional meal which was very delicious.
The mother was so nice to us and our daughter –always spreading a very familiar spirit.
To sum it up: We would definitely recommend Aspasia’s house to everyone!
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