This cute country house is situated at the traditional and historical village of Lakkoi, just a breath away from the White Mountains. Has also panoramic view to the nearby villages of Zourva and the White Mountains' forests. The village offers traditional food as there are three taverns and coffee shops. There are various paths leading to omalos and other locations, ideal for hiking and walking. Omalos and Samaria gorge are 15 minutes away, while the nearest beach, is half an hour away by car.
This house belonged to the family for more than 100 years and was renovated with much affection, so that family tradition is passed on. It is decorated according to the local customs, combining new technology with tradition. It is ideal for isolation and relaxation. Since the owners also visit regularly the village, the house is fully equipped with everything you may need (free wifi, tv, and kitchen tools). The house is very close to the village taverns and coffee shops, in a property surrounded by olive trees .The veranta on the second floor offers a spectacular view to the white mountains and the villages of Meskla and Zourva. The house is a ideal base for your activities in western Crete.100 meters from the house starts a magnificent path, going down the valley and up again to the village, offering the visitor an hour of walking in Crete's special nature. Samaria Gorge is 20 minutes by car, Balos and Falassarna one hour away and you can easily reach the southern beaches through Omalos and Seliniotikos Giros.There are also various other paths,3 nearby gorges to explore, leading to Omalos and places of unique beauty. Ask Alexandra for further information.
The visitors have access to everything in the house except for the owners drawers on the first floor and the closet on the second floor (there are extra drawers and closets for the visitors).
Feel free to ask us for any kind of help and information and keep in mind that Alexandra is willing to offer you a free cooking lesson, on the house, provided that day and time is convenient. Because things do not always turn out the way we want, and since this is a complementary service, please let us know you are interested.
- Please pay extra attention to the paintings and furniture, as most of it are family heirlooms.