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Venetian mill villa wth grotto pool

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Venetian mill villa wth grotto pool

9 guests
4 bedrooms
8 beds
3.5 baths
9 guests
4 bedrooms
8 beds
3.5 baths
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean9 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
PoolThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

A fully renovated, stonebuilt compound built on top of three ancient greek grottos. It used to be a Venetian olive press factory. Now it's a contemporary holiday home with two pools (indoor and outdoor) and an organic vegetable and local fruit garden


Cable TV
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
3 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 single bed, 1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events


Well-lit path to entrance


83 Reviews

Lien User Profile
June 2015
Vangos restored GrottoHomes, a stone built olive factory, to its modern version with vision, patience, and love. Every detail in the house is taken care of, I could almost snap a photo in the house and get a painting like picture.. This spacious, beautiful villa has 2 swimming…
Lisa User Profile
September 2018
The photos do not do it justice. This place is so so special. From the cave pool to the well stocked kitchen and Van Gos’ wonderful welcome- everything was perfect! Thank you Van Gos
Claire User Profile
August 2018
The pictures on the website are good but they don't do the house justice. The house is so much better in 'the flesh!' The location is perfect if you want peace and quiet to rest. But also perfectly placed to venture to the beach or nearest town. The nearest village with supermark…
Eirini User Profile
August 2018
Overall an amazing experience. The house is ideal for people who want to avoid the crowds and Goules tavern next door serves some great local food. The house itself has everything in case you want to spent the day there. VanGos offered some great recommendations for short trips a…
Simon User Profile
August 2018
A beautiful house in a hillside village, with a host who is always available to answer any questions and concerns - many thanks VanGos for sharing this great experience! The pictures are a true reflection of what to expect, the wonderful village taverna is only a two minutes walk…
Leila User Profile
July 2018
The house of VanGos is quiet, relaxing, comfortable and the layout and interior has been designed wonderfully. VanGos is a very nice and helpful host. We were a family of 6 (4 teenagers)and stayed for 10 days in the house. Everyone had enough space for themselves. The small poo…
Aris User Profile
June 2018
This was an outstanding home. It was large, roomy, extremely clean and with pleasant outdoor spaces and terraces. My favorite thing about it was enjoying the clean crisp air and beautiful mountain scenery first thing in the morning and last thing at night, while listening to the …

Hosted by VanGos

Rethymno, GreeceJoined in May 2013
VanGos User Profile
131 Reviews
4 References
VanGos is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I love nature and living close to it but at the same time I often travel to big cities to enjoy the cultural events and spaces one can find there. I love food of good quality and I enjoy cooking it. I love seeing but also creating art. One of my listings was awarded with the Uni…
Languages: English, Italiano
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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