Elleni Villa 2 is located along with another villa on a gentle hillside overlooking the sea, the site is surrounded by handmade stone walls and mature gardens with several olive trees, flowers and other typical Cretan / Mediterranean plants.
The villas are reachable through a stone paved road with plants between lit rocks along the side and a small stone bridge that leads into welcoming stone paved entry courtyards, shaded by olive trees and colored by flowers.
They are immersed in a 13,700 square meters land, which has been meticulously landscaped with terraced gardens rich of olive trees, colorful flowers, and aromatic herbs such as thyme, rosemary, coriander, anise, mint, lavender etc...
Garden pavilions benefit of amazing views, wide terraces with built-in seating areas that surround the pools and the villas, offer breathtaking views.
The gorgeous infinity-edge pools give the impression that the water extends to the Mediterranean.
These two stunning contemporary villas are among the most exclusive properties available in Crete, they offer panoramic views of fantastic sunrises and sunsets against backdrops of the Mediterranean Sea and the Cretan landscape. The architecture, sophisticated furnishings and beauty of the surroundings combine to make these villas unique.
The villas feature sumptuous living areas characterized by large open plan living rooms with high ceilings and fireplaces. There are studies and dining areas opening through French doors to the pool areas, with views to the infinity edge pools and surrounding gardens. Well equipped kitchens open onto outdoor, pergola shaded poolside dining areas and wide patios, creating ideal spaces for alfresco living, dining and relaxing.
Architectural features include exposed stone walls, beautiful natural hardwood floors in the bedrooms, marble and stone floors in the rest of the spaces, framed views, stone paved paths through the vegetation, exterior hideaways and kiosks blended into the surroundings.
Elleni Villa 2 has 8 bedrooms and is characterized by a sophisticated design with an interior space of 352 square meters and features five bedrooms within the house plus an independent guest room.
In detail on the ground floor we find an open plan living room with fireplace and study.
The open plan living area leads into the fully equipped kitchen and dining area with direct access, through French doors, to the outdoor dining area located by the pool.
On this level there are also a bar area in the kitchen with stools overlooking the pool and sea, a guest W.C. and two bedrooms with twin/double beds, en-suite shower rooms with rain shower, walk-in closets and gorgeous views to the Mediterranean Sea.
One of the rooms has a small terrace with direct access to the pool.
On the first floor there is the master bedroom (1.80m four-poster bed) with en-suite bathroom, closets and private terraces with sea views and one double room (1.60m double bed) with separate external entrance, en-suite shower room, walking closet, fireplace, beautiful views to the sea and private terraces with sea views.
Finally, on the ground floor there are two further bedrooms with twin/double beds and en-suite shower rooms with rain shower, closets and views, both with direct access to the garden and pool level, a storage and the laundry room.
Neighborhood and surroundings:
The properties are located in a very convenient setting on a quiet hill side with a few villas, yet they are only three km from the town of Elounda and seven km from the town of Agios Nikolaos, with their traditional taverns, gourmet restaurants, shops and nightlife. These two towns provide also marinas for yacht mooring with all services.
Closest Airport: Heraklion Airport, about 45-minute drive
Closest Port: Agios Nikolaos Port, about 10-minute drive
Closest Beach: Elounda Aquila Hotel beach, about 7-minute walk
Closest market: Town of Elounda, about 5-minute drive
Island of Spinaloga: (10 min drive to Plaka and 10 min by boat)
Byzantine buildings: (about 20 min drive from the villa)
Island of Chrysi (about 30 min drive to Ierapetra and about 35 min by boat)
Water skiing, scuba diving etc.: at the nearby hotels (3 min drive) as well as at the town of Elounda (5 min drive)
Horseback riding service: at the village of Fourni (25 min drive)
Golf course and a spa: about 3 min drive from the villa inside the hotel of Porto Elounda
18-hole Golf Course of international standards: 30 min drive
Clubs: a few in the town of Agios Nikolaos (10 min drive)