Alivia – Mandarina – Orangia villas are part of a complex. Each featuring 3bedrooms/3bathrooms and sleep up to 7 persons. They are open all year round and are located in the small rural village of Kontomari close to Maleme, a quiet historical seaside village in western Crete.
The Mandarina villa, with its iridescent pool, measures 197m² with an outdoor garden/surrounds area of about 230m². It is most comfortable with an atmospheric lounge and a citrus garden with fruit ready to be picked when in season. The trees were taken into consideration in the design of the villa in order to into to maintain the grove within the home. . Meals prepared in the high-tech kitchen can include organic produce picked fresh from the garden. Fittings and fixtures are of excellent quality and to help optimize a comfortable sleep excellent quality bed lined and Coco-mat mattresses are used throughout.
The ground floor with its high ceiling houses the spacious open plan living/dining/kitchen and large glass patio doors and windows separate it from the open partly shaded veranda next to garden and pool area. There is a sofa, coffee table, dining table and chairs, an amplifier with two speakers, air conditioning, 42″ Sat LCD TV (Astra & Hot Bird), Wi-Fi, a wood burning stove and wooden floors with under floor heating.
The semi inset kitchen is open plan and is fully equipped with a coffee maker, toaster, Krups Dolce Gusto espresso coffee maker, citrus juicer & mini chopper, kettle, dishwasher, utensils, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, and a ceramic hob & oven. A utility room houses a vacuum cleaner, first aid kit, iron & ironing board, small ladder, a clothes dryer/airer, safety box (laptop size), and various cleaning tools.
There ground floor also houses two bedrooms and a bathroom. Both bedrooms have twin beds that can be made in to a double bed, a wardrobe, bedside cabinets with lamps, desk with chair, under floor heating, air conditioning, best cotton quality bed linen, bath towels, bathrobes and slippers as well as direct pool access where they share a small furnished patio. These bedrooms share a marble/stone bathroom featuring a spacious hydro-massage shower, underfloor heating, heated towel rail, stool, hairdryer, free standing accessories and luxurious pure Cretan toiletries.
The upper floor master bedroom features a king sized bed, bedside cabinets with lamps, wardrobe, writing desk, 42″ Sat TV, air conditioning and an en suite with a heated towel rail, free standing bathroom accessories, bathrobes, slippers, hairdryer, luxurious toiletries as well as a Jacuzzi bath that sits in front of a stunning marble panel that resembles olive groves. The view from the French patio windows is of the village and citrus groves with the backdrop of the White Mountains. On this floor there is also a private seating area furnished with comfortable lounge chairs and three small tables.
A beautiful garden with flowers, olive and orange trees adorns the outside space. The overflow pool (39m²/depth 50cm-1.30mt) with walk-in steps has a non-slip edge and a Diamond Brilliance with quartz aggregates finish that gives a ray of stunning rainbow like iridescences during different times of the day as well as coloured lighting at night time. A wooden deck extends along the side of the pool and this is furnished with sun loungers and side tables. You can continue to enjoy outdoor summer living by al fresco dining using the BBQ (by Weber) with accessories and outdoor dining table and chairs, or relax on the outdoor lounge seating where there are two lounge armchairs, a sofa, and a wooden bench. Outside also features speakers, a garden shower as well as parking for two cars at the entrance to the property.
The villa is licensed by the Greek Ministry of Tourism. ( MHTE : 1042K91002965601)