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“Handsome pool Villa in the rural heart of Crete, 1.5km from bustling village and 15 mins drive to the coast”

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Essential Information
Sleeps (Max) 6
Bedrooms 3
Shower Rooms 2
Maid Service Included
Pool Private 10 x 5
A/C Included
Floor Area m² 120
Booking Information
Check-In Any day (after 16:00)
Check-Out Any day (before 10:00)
Minimum stay 5 nights
Local Facilities
Beach 8 km
Tavernas 1,5 km
Mini Market 1,5 km
Distances from Airport/Port
Chania 40 km
Ferry Port Souda 25 km
Heraklion 112 km
Villa Equipment
DVD
Local TV
Satellite TV
Dish Washer
Washing Machine
Hair Dryer
Toaster
Kettle
Sun Lounger
Microwave
WiFi
Table Tennis
BBQ
Juicer
Filter Coffee Machine
Iron & Board
Pool Towels
Fridge
Freezer
Hob
Cooking Utensils
Nespresso* Machine
Working Fireplace
Jacuzzi
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Rental Rate
Per Night From
£119 £89

Villa Faye, Vrisses, Crete                                                                                 

Owned by Manousos and named after his daughter, this lovely old house has been painstakingly renovated and is now a handsome air-conditioned villa, fitted out and equipped to a remarkable high standard furnished with many beautiful pieces. Polished wood floors, high beamed ceilings and exposed stonework all add to the period flavour.

 

Location - Vrisses

Villa Faye provides an exceptionally comfortable base for exploring this green and verdant area in the rural heart of Crete, yet it's still only a 10 to 15 minute drive to the "Blue Flag" sandy beaches of Georgioupolis. 

Being situated in a rural area, you are unlikely to ever see any passing traffic other than the local geese, chickens and sheep who will, in all likelihood, make their presence known. Vrisses, just 1.5kms away has all the necessities of tavernas down by the river, a wonderful baker and well stocked mini markets.

 

 

Outside Villa Faye

Swimming Pool - 10m x 5m private pool with step entry. Depth 1.20m around the outside, sloping to 1.70m  in the middle

Dining TerraceStone paved BBQ terrace - with purpose built BBQ, pergola over dining table and chairs and new for 2018, a table tennis.

Garden - Large area of lawn around the pool, furnished with sun beds and parasols.

First Floor Balcony - Furnished with rattan sofa set. Part covered 

 

 

Ground Floor Villa Faye

Kitchen/diner - wooden fitted cupboards large fridge-freezer, dish washer and full cooker with ceramic hob. Wooden dining table and chairs. Seating area set around an open fireplace, Door to BBQ terrace. Air Con Unit

Sitting Room 1 - comfortable sofa and chair, TV, DVD player, door to pool view terrace. Air Con Unit

Double bedroom 1 - double bed, window and roof light, TV with local channels, bedside tables & lamps, wardrobe,  air con unit

Bathroom - Turbo massage bath with shower over, hand basin, WC, hairdryer,  washing machine & dryer in the hallway.

 

First Floor Villa Faye

Sitting area 2 -  2 comfortable sofas, coffee table, TV with local channels,  fireplace, window with pool view

Double Bedroom 2 -  double bed,  bedside tables and lamps, built-in wardrobes. French doors to balcony. Air con unit.

Twin Bedroom 1 - 2 single beds,  wardrobe and dressing table with mirror, window to rear.  Air con unit.

Bathroom 2  - turbo massage bath with shower over, hand basin, WC.

 

 

Housekeeping

Your Villa will be prepared for you on arrival with fresh bath and hand towels, beds will be made up.  

Essential Grocery Pack - on arrival you will find a few essentials to begin your holiday.

For stays of 7 nights or more - house towels  and bed linen will be changed every 3 - 4 days. The price is inclusive of a light midweek clean.

 

Pool towels are provided.

 

Wifi  - included

 

Parking - There is space for parking within the gardens & there is an electrical gate.

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Villa Faye, Crete Latest review - Villa Faye, Crete
Everything you could wish for
"Translation: A very spacious house with everything you could wish for. Lovely garden with enough seating, swimming pool and table tennis table. Facilities such as shops and tavernas within walking distance."
Astrid Von T - May 2019
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Who at Freelance has visited or stayed at this villa

  • Diane - Greece Operations Director
    Diane
  • Chris - Operations Director
    Chris
  • Paul - Managing Director
    Paul
  • CJ - Finance Director
    CJ
  • Sylvia - Crete Operations Assistant
    Sylvia
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Price is the total accommodation price.
Our price also includes:

24/7 Local Assistance
Free Pool Towels
Free Essentials Grocery Pack
Free Air-Con
Free Cot
Free Highchair
Free WiFi
Bed Linen & Bathroom Towels
Housekeeping (as per description)
Villa Info File (inc. maps & restaurant tips)
Payments required to confirm
  • 30% Required to Confirm your booking
  • Balance Due 8 weeks before Check-In
  • If within 8 weeks, 100% required to confirm
  • 24Hr Hold, No Charge, No Obligation
Villa Faye, Crete Latest review - Villa Faye, Crete
Everything you could wish for
"Translation: A very spacious house with everything you could wish for. Lovely garden with enough seating, swimming pool and table tennis table. Facilities such as shops and tavernas within walking distance."
Astrid Von T - May 2019
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Distances
Beach 8 km
Tavernas 1,5 km
Mini Market 1,5 km
Distances from Airport/Port
Chania 40 km
Ferry Port Souda 25 km
Heraklion 112 km
Location of Villa Faye
Vrisses & Georgioupolis, Crete

Although Georgioupolis with its lovely sandy beaches is now a thriving seaside resort it still retains a pleasing rural ambience. Tavernas and cafes surround the bustling village. In Vrisses, huge Plane trees line the road where you will find mini-markets, a bank and a bakery (do try the cheese pies). In the morning this is a bustling little town, but by mid-day the pace slows and the tavernas spread their tables out towards the banks of the river Voutakis

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We try to get the map location of our Villas as accurate as possible, but sometimes it may not be possible to show the precise location. In addition, Google earth images are not live and may have been captured some months/years previous.
So please only use this map as a guide, please free to call us if you have any questions.

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Astrid Von T
Everything you could wish for
"Translation: A very spacious house with everything you could wish for. Lovely garden with enough seating, swimming pool and table tennis table. Facilities such as shops and tavernas within walking distance."
Astrid Von T
Van alles wat je zou kunnen wensen
"Een zeer ruim huis voorzien van alles wat je zou kunnen wensen. Heerlijke tuin met voldoende zitruimte , zwembad en tafeltennistafel. Voorzieningen als winkels en taverna's op loopafstand."
Michelle
Fab x
"Our stay at Villa Faye was superb, the hospitality of the freelance holiday team was second to non, too the welcome goodies to the additional extras provided for our little baby, we felt truly welcome We had such a relaxing wonderful holiday."
Imogen & family
Above and beyond our expectations
"Villa Faye, in Vryses, turned out to be above and beyond our expectations... and I can be a fairly harsh critic. I really cannot fault it or our two weeks spent there. The location is pretty rural, peaceful and quiet (just what we wanted). The only sounds are those of the sheep, chickens, Cicadas, crickets, the occasional dog from the surrounding countryside etc all things you’d imagine to hear in Crete. Yet the village is a very short drive or an easy walk down the hill. Also the national road is only a short drive away, which connects you to anywhere else worth going. The villa is large, for a family (by European standards anyway). So we all had plenty of room. It is a very traditional, charming and quaint home, fairly basic, renovated around 10 years ago. The owner was happy to tell us some brief history of the place and his families connection to it. It was kept immaculately clean by the friendly cleaners who came at regular intervals (I think it was 3/4 days apart at 10am) the next visit is always written clearly for you to see on the bureau and didn’t interfere with our plans at all. The views of the surrounding countryside are great, the sunrises from the balcony are worth watching, the breeze was forgiving. The pool is clean and easily large enough to accommodate a big family. Everything worked and worked well, from the hairdryer to the air con. The gardeners kept the lawns around the pool perfectly manicured and the gardens in order. We used the limes from the tree. And a few grapes from the vines. Freelance holidays provided an exceptional service. Very professional and easy to deal with. Diane, with whom we dealt, handled our queries/ texts quickly and efficiently. Also the welcome pack, which we were pleased of, was generous. We would use their service again, without a doubt. It was also a real pleasure to meet the owner, Manouso, and his father. The village has all you need (supermarket, tavernas, ATM, fuel etc) and is truly a classic little Cretan village. Famous for its yogurt and honey I believe. We didn’t spend masses of time in the village as we were generally at the villa or on the road to one of the towns or beaches. Chania and Rethymnon are both easy to get to from there. I tried to think of some improvement that the villa or the company could make, so as to give a fair, balanced review. But I can’t. It was an absolutely fantastic holiday for all of us. Five Star. "
Lisa & Family
Amazing Villa
"Amazing setting in the hills between Chania and Rethymno. Great walks to nearby villages. Pool was a huge hit for our family. Very comfortable and well appointed house. Diana of Freelance provides great local tips and was a big help to us in retrieving forgotten items from our previous place. Villa Faye added a lot to an already wonderful stay in Crete."
Alina
Breathtaking views
"A very nice villa in a quiet and picturesque location...peaceful surroundings that include all the rural beauty of Crete. The most deep sleep ever. We heard only the cicadas and the sheep bells-so nice and relaxing. Breathtaking view. Wonderful smell from the abundant mixture of plants. We had a wonderful time in this house! Thank you Diane for responding so promptly and effectively to every need we had during our stay!"
Jerome
Highly recomended!
"We spent 6 days with 3 children at villa Afrati. The villa fully met our expectations : very clean and tidy, a great pool for children and beautiful location with lots of tavernas and restaurant around. I highly recommend the villa and Freelance Holidays."
Stephen Offord
Lovely old traditional house in the countryside
"Lovely restored traditional house in a very peaceful location with spacious rooms, great views from the roof terrace and an excellent pool. The Byzantine chapel and Costa's taverna in Maza are well worth a visit as is the very traditional Cafenieon in Kalamitsi."
Stefan
Just Perfect
"Great location, stunning view, perfect pool, large house! Diane was very flexible as we asked for staying 4h longer on the departure day ... very nice area, very friendly people and great food places around ! Tx a lot! Highly recommended!"
Andrew Shone
Another great place from Freelance
"As usual, a top notch property from Freelance. In fact the photos don't do it justice. Spacious,very well equipped house ,oozing with character and comfortable with it. Private and not overlooked despite a property behind, you would never know that they were there. Pool relatively shallow throughout and gets sun most of the day. The stairs are steep but were fine for us and also keep little fingers away from the electric gate. Thoroughly recommended."
Andy Freeman
A touch of tradition.
"One of the most traditional villas we have ever stayed in on Crete, made all the more special after hearing renovating tales and family history from the owner. We particularly liked the layout. The villa was well equipped and decorated with some lovely old traditional pieces. For good food at a very reasonable price we would recommend a visit to the taverna in Vafes village centre. Highly recommend."
Heiner B
A great Villa
"A nice place in Vrisses and a great villa"
Shane
Brilliant Villa
"Villa Faye was brilliant. Thank you in particular for the gift on arrival and the comprehensive info on Chania etc. Very useful! The house is beautiful and I hope future guests keep it in good order, Overall we had a brilliant stay!"
Monika
Fantastisk !
"“Fantastisk sted, rolig og landlige omgivelser. Perfekt for barnefamilier.” "Wonderful place, quiet and rural setting. Perfect for families. ""
Jay M
Impressive villa
"Good Directions helped us locate the impressive villa without issue. The villa was well equipped with everything you would need and perhaps more. Bath jacuzzis were fab - a nice surprise. Morning views were excellent and the location meant it was a good base from which we could explore the island. Great patisserie in Vrysses along with bakery...put on extra pounds from all the delicious treats. Great recommendations for restaurants and local attractions in the welcome guide - a nice touch"
Laura A
Beautiful Villa
"Very Nice! Beautiful villa, privacy and beautiful views over the mountains. Helpful and friendly owners and good frequent cleaning of the entire Villa. I Would highly recommend! "
J & S
Lovely pretty villa
"We stayed at Villa Faye for a week at the end of June. The Villa is lovely; built in a traditional style, very clean and very well appointed with plenty of room inside. Outside the eating area is great with a lovely traditional BBQ and wood oven and a good pool that is big enough to swim properly in. We went with teenagers but the pool would be great for younger children as the same shallow depth though out. The Villa is in a lovely rural position at the end of a country lane, and surrounded by olive groves with sheep with bells all around. A short drive from Vrisses to the small supermarkets and baker or a nice 20 minute walk to fetch morning bread. "
Eric K
Lovely Villa
"We had a wonderfull stay at Villa Faye. Everything was OK."

"Just to let you know how much we enjoyed our stay at Villa Faye. Thanks especially to Diana for telling us about Easter and the celebrations beforehand. We were able to participate fully with the people of Vrysses and appreciated Manousos's Mother making herself known to us in the village church. We have felt it an honour to be able to stay in such a beautiful Villa and take part in village life the way we were. Very Best Wishes to All Adrienne and Nigel "
David Crossthwaite
Highly Recommended
"Villa Faye was a beautiful surprise. Immaculately kept and we were looked after wonderfully. Glorious views of the surrounding countryside and the beautiful White Mountains. We particularly loved the balcony with table and chairs to sip our evening aperitif overlooking the spectacular scenery. Mainly ate in Georgioupolis. Great value and all the restaurants looked after us very well. Recommend trips to Chania Venetian Harbour, Knossos and Elafonisi especially. "
Paul Tomlinson
Fantastic !
"This is the third villa we've rented from Freelance, our first in Villa in Crete and we were not disappointed! A lovely villa, fantastic views and a decent size pool for those early morning swims! We loved the roof terrace for early morning coffee as the sun came up! We found it a convenient location to explore the south coast beaches but it was close to Georgioupolis for eating out in the evenings. We had chosen Villa Faye so we could walk to the village in the evening but we were disappointed with the tavernas in Vrisses, very limited choice of food, what we did have wasn't that good. It was early June so not high season, maybe that was why? A great week and can't wait to go back!"
Catherine
"The villa which was comfortable and well furnished is in a lovely rural spot in the hills with fantastic views, I would visit again and would highly recommend it."
The Walmesly Family
Exceptionally good
"Exceptionally good cleaning service/pool /garden maintenance by owner"
Simon & family
One week not enough
"We had a lovely week in Crete and thought the that Villa Faye was wonderful. One week was just not enough."
Peter Baxter
Enjoyed our stay
"The owner and his family were very welcoming and keen that we had no problems and "
P.Whitehead
Very well appointed villa
"Very well appointed villa with great views and pool. Secluded but within short distance from amenities. Up to the usual high standard from Freelance."
The Tennant Family
Quality facilities
"Very comfortable house with great quality facilities. Overall an excellent experience with very thorough information provided by yourselves prior to our visit and at the Villa. "
Mrs Miles
"Beautiful, spacious accomodation furnished to a very high standard. Very peacful relaxing location with superb views. Highly recommennded."
Mrs Buggey
"Had a fantastic holiday both here and at Villa Eleni - thanks Freelance."
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Flights to both Chania (CHQ) & Heraklion (HER) Airports

We don't book flights, we prefer to stick to what we love doing ( finding the best villas in the best places) below is  a rather good app showing flight routes, airlines, prices with links to the airlines to book.

** Top Tip **, if you avoid flying at the weekends or in different durations, 5,10 16 nights, flights are often a lot cheaper, and remember with Freelance you can arrive ANY DAY at our villas, good eh ...

If you prefer to talk;

Alan Garner - IAG If you prefer to speak to someone, we have found Alan Garner at VHG  Flights (A fully ATOL bonded company ATOL5889) very helpful (mention our  name when booking), you can call Alan on 01444 225 618 during office hours.

 

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