Our traditional cottage is situated at the foothill of the Asterousia Mountains, offering an astonishing view of the Messara Valley. This is a cozy Cretan house, offering absolute relaxation and is able to accommodate 4 people in 58 sqm of interior space and a large garden of 200 sqm. The modern but with a traditional Cretan character cottage is fully renovated with natural materials like stone, wood, ceramics and many handicrafts.
It has two bedrooms, a living room with a kitchen, a bathroom with real stone and is surrounded by a beautiful private garden with a grapevine and a pomegranate tree. Imagine waking up in the morning and enjoying your breakfast in a paradise of beautiful colours and refreshing smells. Experience the original Mediterranean outdoor living while eating at the outdoor dining table or relaxing on the two comfortable sofas.
It is fully equipped with all the essential appliances and more, such us a TV, a fridge, an electric cooker, an iron, a toaster, a coffee maker, a juicer, a kettle, a clothes washing machine and a hair dryer. The amenities also include a WC with a shower and parking space. We also offer a bottle of wine and a bottle of extra virgin olive oil of our family production.
This peaceful location can become your springboard for exploring historical sites and places of unique beauty in the area. You can choose between hopping off on a few minutes’ drive to the world famous archaeological site of Phaistos (22 Km) and Gortyna (12 km) or enjoying the wonderful golden-sand beaches of Tripiti (12 km), Matala (30 km), Lentas (20 km), and Kalamaki (33 km).
International airport “Nikos Kazantzakis” in Heraklion is 62 km away.
In Stavies you will get to know the renowned Cretan hospitality and the local traditions. Many local events are held throughout the year. You will find traditional “Kafeneia” offering coffee, beverages and food, mini-markets, meat-markets, fruit-markets, a gas station and a pharmacy. In the nearby town of Moires (only 19 km away), there is a traditional open street market every Saturday and also banks, shops and a Health center. Your hostess Doris can inform you about unique routes in area and local festivals also.
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You will be welcomed by Doris, my neighbor and good friend who was born in Germany but has been living in Stavies for the last 20 years now. The owner, Maria, a restless mom with two lovely kids, has showcased all her love for Cretan tradition in this Stavies stone house.