Old Olive Mill

Travel back in time! Stay in the old olive mill




Pontikiana village, 73100, Chania, Platanias, ,

Villas, 4 bedrooms, Sofa Beds, 5 baths, occupancy 8, sleeps 10

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The Old Olive Mill was originally constructed during the latter part of the Venetian occupation of Crete (1204 - 1669), than later during the Ottoman/Turkish occupation (1669 to 1898) it was used exclusively for olive oil production between. Between 1941 and 1945 The Mill was used as a 'store' by the occupying German forces.
Now it is The Mill was extended during the Ottoman/Turkish occupation (1669 to 1898), and was used exclusively for olive oil production between c.1850 and 1941. Between 1941 and 1945 The Mill was used as a 'store' by the occupying German forces.
Now it is a privately owned 4 Bedroom Villa with 4 bedrooms, can sleep 10 people, and has its own private pool, combining 21st Century comfort with the original olive mill features. Surrounded by stunning sea and mountain views, guests will experience a real feeling of having ‘got away from it all‘

The Living area at The Mill comprises a sitting area, dining area and Kitchen, positioned around the original Venetian millstones. The kitchen is fully equipped kitchen complete with American style fridge/freezer and integral ice making facility and microwave.
For your comfort there are two triple en-suite bedrooms on the rear Ground Floor and twin en-suite bedroom and one more double en-suite bedroom located on the upper level. The Double Bedroom on the upper level has its own private terrace with stunning views of the Bay of Hania. All beds are purpose made, and of traditional Cretan design, to comply with the requirements of the local Archaeological Dept.
All spaces of the Old olive mill have it own history which we will be happy to tell you.
On the north side of The Mill the Pergola covered terrace leads to a beautiful garden.
The garden has a well maintained lawn, with trees and flowers, with its own automatic irrigation system. A second feature stone stair leads down from the garden to the swimming pool area

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DVD Player / VCR / Music : Reading Library  
Internet : Wireless Internet  
Beds : Master Bedroom : double
Second Bedroom : 3 twin beds
Third Bedroom : 3 twin beds
Additional Bedroom : single
Kitchen : Private Kitchen   Cooking/Utensils Provided   Fully Equipped Kitchen   Refrigerator   Fridge/Freezer   Dishwasher
Other Electric Appliances : Washer   Microwave   Coffee-Maker   Juicer   Kettle  
Linens : Linens Provided  
Outside Areas : Deck/Patio   Balconies  
Pools : Private Pool  
Views : Sea/Ocean views   Mountain Views  
Transportation : Car Recommended  
Swimming : 5 km
Sailing : 25 km

The Mill is in an elevated location surrounded by a swathe of olive groves.
Local amenities including mini-markets, a baker, tavernas, pharmacy, garage and the like are available in Tavronitis, less than 10 minutes drive from the Mill.
The Mill is about:
10 minutes from the shops and fishing village of Kolyimbari,
20 minutes from the Blue Flag beaches at Platanias and Agia Marina, and
30 minutes from the beautiful Venetian harbour town of Hania.

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