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Villa Balsam

- Tradition and Hospitality -

  • Villa Balsam

    Villa Balsam

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Villa BalsamTradition and Hospitality

The unique benefits of villa Balsam according to our opinion are:
- Spacious areas and bedrooms which makes it ideal for big groups who search for comfortable accommodation.
- It has a perfect layout for big groups as it offers two kitchens and living room areas!
- The location is “away from it all” in a totally nature environment but close to everything!
- The Villa has a liability insurance!

The Neighborhood Kato Valsamonero is a small, typical Cretan village. The entrance of the village is 500m away from the villa Balsam.

Villa Balsam is approved by Greek Tourism Organization with license number: 1041K112K0314700.

 


  • Living Room

    Living Room

    On the ground floor there is a spacious dining room, 2 living rooms, fireplace, TV 32', satellite TV, computer with internet access and a fully equipped kitchen.

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

    The kitchen is fully equipped, with 4 ring stove blender, coffee maker, dishwasher, grill, kitchen, microwave, oven, pantry items, refrigerator and toaster.

  • Bedrooms

    Bedrooms

    The villa has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate 10 people in 5 beds. On the upper floor there are 4 bedrooms, which are twin bedrooms.There is the option of 1 extra normal bed and 2 camp beds which can be placed everywhere in the villa.

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

    There are two full bathrooms with toilet, bath with shower, shower enclosure in first floor! And an other full bathroom an the second floor with toilet, bath with shower, shower enclosure, bidet!

  • Garden

    Garden

    A unique area of the house for relaxing under the trees or for playing with your kids. In addition to the pool and the barbecue areas which are next to the garden, you will also find there a dinning table!

  • Pool

    Pool

    An area with views and full privacy from all the angles! You will find private pool with deckchairs and parasols!


Description of Villa Balsam

Villa Balsam is a 172 sq.m. house built in a 850 sq.m. plot near the village Kato Valsamonero.

The villa is suitable for 7-10 persons (4 bedrooms) and has a private pool with deckchairs and parasols.

Ground floor

On the ground floor there is a spacious dining room, 2 living rooms, fireplace, TV 32', satellite TV, computer with internet access and a fully equipped kitchen.

Also there is access with special ramps and a suitable bathroom for the handicapped on the ground floor.

Upper floor

On the upper floor there are 4 bedrooms,which are twin bedrooms.One of the twin rooms has separated beds which can be 2 single beds or a double bed. There is the option of 1 extra normal bed and 2 camp beds which can be placed everywhere in the villa.

Also on the upper floor there two bathrooms.All bedrooms have air-conditioning,TV 22' and bedside tables.

Garden

At the garden there are barbeque, traditional wood oven, outdoor furniture and several aromatic herbs. Moreover the villa Balsam has solar water heater,parking lot and alarm system.

Surroundings

The nearest beach is only 4km away. The town of Rethymno is 14km away and the nearest traditional tavern is 200m away.

Amenities of Villa Balsam

Outdoor
Swimming pool BBQ
Wood Oven Herb Gardens
Aromatic Plants Various Trees
Large Courtyard Parking
Mountain Bikes  
Indoor
Infokiosk Internet Access
PC / Laptop Air Condition
Printer Satelite TV in every room
Ironing Press Safe
Hi Fi System  
Kitchen
Electric Oven Microwave Oven
Washing Machine Dishwasher
Dinning Table Fridge / Freezer
Toaster / Kettle  

 


Distances

Useful distances from the property to places of interest

Places of interest

Rethymno City (14 km)
The renaissance city of Rethymno. A historic location where you may find many museums, food and entertainment.
Rethymno Port (15 km.)
The nearest port to reach us is the Rethymno port.
Chania Airport (65 km.)
The nearest airport to reach us is the Chania airport.
Gerani Beach (4 km.)

Near to village Gerani is a small wonderful beach.There is a beautiful cave which is worth visiting.

Heraklion Airport (95.1 km.)

The Kazantzakis Airport in Heraklion city. The biggest airport in Crete serving domestic and international flights. Easy Jet has flights to this airport as well.

 

Episkopi Beach (15km)

There is Episkopi Beach 15km away from our village.

Traditional Tavern (200 m.)

We suggest you the Traditional Tavern which is 200m away from the villa.

Hospital - Pharmacy Shop (13 km.)
In the city of Rethymno you can find a Hospital.

Location

- Discover the area and the surroundings -

  • The History of the Village

    The History of the Village

The History of the VillageDiscover the Village

Kato Valsamonero is a small traditional village of 200 inhabitants who work mainly with agriculture and stockbreeding. The name of the village (Valsam-onero), according to the tradition, is due to the very good quality water of it's sources, that has pleasant and therapeutic impact (Balsam is an aromatic cretan plant with therapeutic and soothing effects). The village exists since the byzantine era. In the village there are various buildings of the byzantine and venetian era. During the turkish occupation the village was inhabited by turks while during the beginning of the 20th century it was inhabited by Cretans from Sfakia, Asi Gonia and Roumbado areas.

  • Churches and Monasteries

    Churches and Monasteries

Churches and MonasteriesAround the Village

Inside the village there are: the 12th century Saint John Theologos church with two rare fresco layers, the Virgin Mary monastery, that it is on a renovation status by the Greek archaeology service and the Agia Paraskevi church and various other country churches.

  • Caves

    Caves

CavesVasileas cave, Kouroupitos cave and the Tripiti cave

In the rural areas there are three rather big caves, namely Vasileas cave, that is known since antiquity, the Kouroupitos cave and the Tripiti cave.

  • Springs of Kato Valsamoneron

    Springs of Kato Valsamoneron

  • "Ano Vrisi"

  • "Kato Vrisi"

Springs of Kato ValsamoneronTaste the fresh water

Inside the village there are two springs with fresh water (Ano and Kato Vrisi) where in their decorated areas, the visitor can rest and relax.

  • Natural Environment

    Natural Environment

Natural EnvironmentExplore the nature around you

Kato Valsamonero and the surrounding villages are full of various trees, such as olive trees, oak trees, locust trees, walnut trees etc. There are also various bushes, aromatic plants and wild flowers and all these create magnificent surroundings which in combination to the serenity and peace of the area comprise a perfect environment for tranquility and relaxation

  • Rural Occupation

    Rural Occupation

Rural OccupationTaste cretan products

The visitor can be initiated to various secrets of agriculture, because most of the village inhabitants plant vegetables in their yards and he can be a part of the agricultural life. The raki dixie and production, the grape-harvest, the footing of the grapes for wine production, the chese-dairy and cheese production with the traditional cretan way, are unprecedented experiences that bring the citizen close the original traditional occupations. The visitor can also visit the cattle-breeding areas and live cattle-breeding life experience close to the cattle-breeder and his animals.

  • Cretan Nutrition

    Cretan Nutrition

Cretan Nutrition Τaste traditional food

The visitor van be initiated to the secrets of the cretan cookery, to taste traditional food, that he himself has prepared with the local housewives. Bread kneading and baking in the traditional wood oven is an unforgetable experience. Kato Valsamoneron village have three traditional cafes where the locals gathered to drink raki, talk, entertain themselves and eat traditional dishes.

  • Religious and Social Exhibitions

    Religious and Social Exhibitions

Religious and Social Exhibitions Get close to the traditional life

Various social exhibitions are taking place during the year. Local hospitality is unique to both locals and visitors. Traditional marriages, name giving ceremonies, name days festivals, grape-harvesting, sheepshearing are amongst various exhibitions where every visitor can participate and get close to the traditional life of Cretan people.

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