Mountain Village House Near the Sea
Mountain Village House Near the Sea

Entire home/apt

6 guests

3 bedrooms

3 beds
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A large stylish house set on the border of the traditional village Fourni, located beside the Dikti mountains. The views are stunning from the terraces where one can spend hours gazing.
The 140m2 house has an open plan living/ dining room, a fitted kitchen with a breakfast bar. There are three bedrooms and one large bathroom and a wet-room. The house is located on private land with two stone terraces with seating and a hammock. There are many popular & also wild beaches only 10 min drive away.

The space

The 140m2 house is located on private land with two stone terraces complete with hammock, loungers, dining tables and chairs.

The house has an open-plan living / dining room, a modern fitted kitchen with a breakfast bar.

There are three bedrooms and one large bathroom and one wet room.
All linen and towels are provided.

Guest access

There are many beaches within 10 minutes drive. The fishing village Plaka and the island of Spinalonga are great places to visit. Another fishing village Elounda is just along the coast from Plaka where one can cross over the sea causeway to rocky private coves and family beaches.

In the direction of Vlichadia there are many wild beaches where one can be alone. Swimming with turtles and shoals of fish make excellent company for the nature seekers.

There are many hiking trails and gorges to explore. Also organised walks are available with our Poppy Season sightseeing tours. Find us on f--- book search for Poppy Season (Crete)

Interaction with guests

Hello this is your host Poppy Vassilaki and I welcome you to my home country Crete. I am happy to accompany anyone who would like to join in with my Poppy Season activities.

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Retreat into Crete and escape time, be in the moment, be "Kairos". Join Poppy Season local events. Responsible, reasonable and fabulous tailor-made holidays for the open-hearted.

Our friendly activities include:
Cretan music and dancing, archaeology bird watching, cycling, canoeing/kayaking, hiking in landmark places of beauty, for example a trip to the Venetian fort and old leper colony at Spinalonga Island opposite the local beach of Plaka. Exploring gorges, canyons and caves such as the local Kritsa ravine, church and monastery visits, swimming and snorkelling, cooking, eating and drinking, Greek lessons for useful phrases, museums, spa and health options, wildlife and fauna, wine tour, olive picking and olive oil production for winter visitors.

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The space
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 3
Check In: Flexible
Check Out: 2PM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: 17 / night after 4 guests
Security Deposit: 166
Weekly Discount: 5%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 double bed

House Rules
No parties or events
Check in time is flexible

Keep your pets under control in the house and in the landscape.

Please use BLUE BINS provided in Neapolis Town for your recycling.

Thank you


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
3 nights minimum stay.
From Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017 the minimum stay is 5 nights.

14 Reviews

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Martin User Profile
July 2017
Spacious house with large living room connected to open kitchen and dining room. Three seperate rooms are connected to this room/floor. The house has two bathrooms. Kitchen is fully equipped and has a good selection of additional items you need (spices, salt, detergents for dishwashing and washing maschine etc.) Many options to sit outside e.g. for breakfast or evening with wonderful views. Lots of shadowy places on the terasses. Next supermarket about 10 min to drive. Closest beach about 15 minutes to drive. A variety of beaches in the vicinity of 30 driving minutes. A good spot to explore the eastern part of Crete and to enjoy the island. Many good tips from our host! When we stayed there it was very hot and the cooling by opening all windows and doors and having a lot of wind was helpful.

Angela User Profile
May 2017
We had a super stay at Poppy's beautiful place - both inside and out. What a view!! Better than the pictures! Poppy was very helpful and communicative through out our booking and our stay, no questions too small. When we arrived there were plenty of fruit and drinks too! We really appreciate these little details :) Definitely would come stay again. The surrounding is stunning, dotted with little sleepy villages and tavernas, feels like time stood still in these places. Gorgeous!

Paul User Profile
April 2017
Poppy was a great host. From when I landed in Crete, she was available to answer any questions. I was met in Neapoli, and Poppy then showed me around the area first before going to the Villa. The villa surpassed all my expectations. The location to visit the surrounding sites was excellent. It was lovely and secluded and allowed me to study for my uni exams. The villa is great to visit the famous Spinalonga island - well worth a visit.

Chris User Profile
October 2016
This is a lovely well equipped house on the edge of a traditional Cretan village with tavernas in walking distance. Poppy was a wonderful host and gave us lots of information about places to visit....we even were invited to a church celebration which was a real privilege..... Thank you, Poppy!

Stefan User Profile
August 2016
We, my wife and her children (20, 14) had a very wonderful time . Poppy was very nice (also her son and her Daddy) and helped us when we had any kind of questions. The house was big enough for us and we enjoyed spending time inside and especially outside in the evening and mornig. The house is decorated with a lot of love to wonderful details. The people in Fourni are very friendly and the food in the Kafenions there is very delicate. With our rental car, we made a lot of trips, especially we fall in love with a small hidden bay with aquamarin water (personal tip by Poppy). The Cretan people are so friendly and helpful, we are very sure that this wasn`t the last trip to Creta.

Natascha User Profile
July 2016
We had a wonderful time in Fourni, in this beautiful house and with our host Poppy. We loved the style of the house and the great view from the terrace. The village is authentic an nice. We also enjoyed Poppys recommendation for trips, which we didn`t find in our travel guides. It was also a great pleasure spending time with her, her family and her friend Julienne on a trip. Dear Poppy, thank you so much for a great time. We would definitely like to come back some times.

Joyce User Profile
May 2016
Poppy was a wonderful host and went out of her way to make us feel welcome and comfortable. Our flight arrived quite late and she met us in Neapoli (8km away) well after midnight. She came to check that we had everything we needed again the next day, had suggestions for excursions and was always responsive if we had questions (I rented her place for three weeks). She and her family were warm and helpful and even brought us fresh eggs and homemade goodies (dolmas, cookies). We loved exploring the village of Fourni, eating loquats from the tree in the garden, hearing the bells on the sheep in the surrounding olive groves and just relaxing and enjoying the views (and sounds and smells) from one of the terraces around the house. i would absolutely consider coming back.

Fourni, GreeceJoined in February 2016
Poppy User Profile

I have run my own café/restaurant for eight years. It was situated on the busy Eluonda causeway and was frequented by tourists and Greeks alike. The café is famous for its authentic Greek atmosphere where many local musicians went to play.

I am from Fourni village and I lived in Munich Germany with my German husband for ten years. I consequently speak English and German fluently. I have now passed on my café and wish to work in the tourist industry with the Poppy Season project organising tourist buddy tours with my Airbnb guests.

My life motto is:
Live everyday as if it were your last.

Five things I cannot live without:
My family life.
The countryside and the beauty of nature.
Music, especially reggae, traditional Greek and rock.
Companionship with close friends.
Travelling.

Favourite travel destinations:
India, Peru, Africa.

Favourite Authors:
Nikos Kazantzakis
Tasos Livaditis
Dimitris Apostolakis

Favourite Food:
Traditional country food.

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