SARINA’S OLD GROCERY STORE
SARINA’S OLD GROCERY STORE
5 Gäste
2 Schlafzimmer
4 Betten
1 Badezimmer
5 Gäste
2 Schlafzimmer
4 Betten
1 Badezimmer
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It is a stone building, which was built in the 30's and was used as a grocery store by my grandmother after her husband’s death, to keep her and her three children. It was abandoned in the 60’s and was converted into a house by my parents in the late 80’s. It is located in one of the most picturesque villages of the prefecture of Chania, Kefalas, and it overlooks the White Mountains.

Der Wohnraum

The house comprises
- a Sitting room (with a stone coffee burner)
- One bedroom with one double bead
- One bedroom with two single beads
- Kitchen- dining room where you can prepare lunch/dinner/breakfast and enjoy it either at the small veranda admiring the view of the White Mountains in the background or in the dining room. There is also a single sofa bed and a fireplace there.
- One bathroom with Sink and Shower,
It features free parking for two cars
Apartment facilities: Flat-screen TV, DVD Iron, Ironing board, Wardrobe/Closet, Clothes rack, Hairdryer, Refrigerator, Electric kettle , Electric cooker/Stove, Toaster, electric citrus juicer, filter coffee maker , Kitchenware, washing machine, one floor fan and one floor standing fan Free toiletries, Towels, Linen, charcoal grill.
Size: 60 m²
It’s ideal for three to five-member families with children over 7 years of age
The width of the stone walls is 50cm, so they provide natural insulation
The ground floor of the stone building was used mainly as a grocery store in the past. But it was also used as a cafeteria (kafeneion). There is still a stone coffee burner, where coffee was roasted. At the semi basement, which was the storeroom, a stone wine press was built and there was also established a copper alembic for the distillation of the grape marc (the refuse of grapes after they had been pressed for winemaking) so “raki” the traditional Cretan snap was produced there. The same place was also used, for a while, for cheese making, where my grandmother produced traditional Cretan cheese with the milk which the shepherds of the area supplied her.
To emphasize aesthetically the age of the building, the outer walls have remained unpainted for a long time so that the passage of time can be impressed upon them.
The building architecture belongs to the style of the late Neoclassicism and it was renovated by ANTONIS NOUKAKIS ARCHITECTS
It has been decorated traditionally with some modern elements.

Zugang für Gäste

Die Gäste können den Parkplatz nutzen und haben Zugang zum ganzen Gebäude. Natürlich erwarte ich Respekt vor der Unterkunft und der Umgebung unter Berücksichtigung ihres körperlichen und sentimentalen Wertes.
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Guests are free to use the parking place and have access to the whole building . Of course, I expect respect to the accommodation and the surroundings considering their physical and sentimental value.

Interaktion mit Gästen

Ι erwartet Sie im Haus am Tag Ihrer Ankunft, um Ihnen bei den Hausdetails zu helfen. Da ich in Rerthymno lebe, werde ich auf meinem Handy und E-Mail für alles, was Sie brauchen, erreichbar sein.
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Ι will be waiting for you at the house on the date of your arrival in order to help you with the house details. Since I live in Rerthymno I will be reachable on my cell phone and e-mail for everything you may need.


Ausstattung
Waschmaschine
Kostenloser Parkplatz auf dem Grundstück
Küche
WLAN

Schlafgelegenheiten
Schlafzimmer 1
1 Doppelbett
Schlafzimmer 2
2 Einzelbetten
Gemeinsam genutzte Räume
1 Schlafcouch

Hausregeln
Rauchen verboten
Nicht für Haustiere geeignet
Keine Partys oder Veranstaltungen
Nicht sicher oder ungeeignet für Kleinkinder (unter 2 Jahren)
Der Check-in ist jederzeit nach 15:00
Check-out bis 11:00

Smoking is allowed outside but not inside.
No pets allowed.
You can arrive at your accommodation after 13.00 on the Arrival Date of your holiday and you must leave by 11:00 on the Departure Date. But in any case if you wish to arrive earlier or depart later than the mentioned hours feel free to contact us and we will fulfill your request if the house is available at no extra cost.
If your arrival is delayed, please contact us. If you fail to arrive by midday on the day after the Arrival Date and you have not contacted us, we may treat the booking as having been cancelled by you.
Every effort has been made to ensure that you have an enjoyable and memorable holiday. If however, you have any cause for complaint it is important that remedial action be taken as soon as possible. It is essential that you notify us if any problem arises so that it can be speedily resolved. It is often extremely difficult (and sometimes impossible) to resolve difficulties properly unless we are promptly notified. Discussion of any criticisms with us whilst you are in residence will usually enable shortcomings to be rectified straightaway. In particular, complaints of a transient nature (example: electric power issues, warm water is out etc.) cannot possibly be investigated unless registered whilst you are in residence.
Housekeeping: There is no daily housekeeping service. We do have cleaning and linen changed once per week. While linens and bath towels are included in the unit, daily maid service is not included in the rental rate In any case if you wish for the space to be cleaned more often, it's possible at an extra charge. The owner agrees to provide a clean home, cleaned just before the arrival of tenants. We use Hypoallergenic Cleaning products Cleaning is done by us, changing towels and bed linen is included in the price. Toletries supplied once per arrival
I would like you to feel comfortable, feel at home and at the same time we would like you to treat the space, as you would do at your home. I expect respect to the accomodation and the surroundings considering their physical and sentimental value.


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6 Bewertungen

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Nutzerprofil von Felix
Oktober 2017
Our stay in Kefalas was great! Michael is a great host providing a bunch of great tips from good restaurants to beautiful beaches. The appartment was really beautiful providing everything you need. Fully equipped kitchen, barbecue, washing machine, nice roof top, and many more. The traditional style of the house and its furnishing creates a nice atmosphere. We felt completely well! Absolute recommendation!

Nutzerprofil von Thomas
September 2017
Michael is the ultimate AirBnB host. Communcation has been quick, extremely friendly and helpful. And his lovely and charming old house is an absolute gem as well, perfectly and tastefully renovated and very well equipped for a comfy stay in the mountains in the northwestern parts of Crete. We loved every minute of our vacation, the quiet surroundings in the pittoresque little village of Kefalas, far away from all the tourism craziness. By car it is really easy to explore the region, the smaller and sometimes hidden beaches and caves, and even traveling to Chania or the southern coast, with a stopover at for e.g. the breathtakingly gorgeous Imbros gorge, is an easy trip. All in all, we can only wholeheartedly recommend Michael and Sarina's Old Grocery Store to each and everyone who wants to experience the remote parts of Crete, without myriads of other tourists, and a real chance to recharge your batteries just by taking in the landscape, scenerey and local everyday life. Thanks for everything, Michael. Ίσως θα επιστρέψουμε. :-)

Nutzerprofil von Hannah
August 2017
Our visit to Sarina's Old Grocery store was lovely. We especially enjoyed the friendliness of Michael and his taking an interest in our trip to Crete. The view, especially of the sunsets, from the top balcony were incredible. The home had everything we needed in order to have a comfortable stay.
Nutzerprofil von Michael
Antwort von Michael:
You were so brilliant guests. I have to apologise once more for the slow dripping from the pipes and the malfunction of the electric cooker. I want to assure you the the plumber made at last his work properly and that the electric cooker has been already replaced by a brand new one! So if you return sometime at the sunny Crete and wish to host you again you will find everything absolutely functional! :)
August 2017

Nutzerprofil von Laurent
September 2017
Hello Mickael, It was perfect! The house is typical, very clean and very pleasant to live inside and outside ... The terrace offers in the evening, a sumptuous view on the sunset behind the mountains. It is unique after a good day of visit and it is appreciated with the excellent wine! Thank you for your welcome, your advice, we will not forget those moments spent with you

Nutzerprofil von Jean-Pierre
August 2017
A proximité du cœur de Kéfalas (n'hésitez pas à aller manger à la taverne Meterizi), cette grande maison est parfaite pour celles et ceux qui recherchent espace et tranquillité. Nous avons aimé vivre dans cette ancienne épicerie qui, malgré les aménagements de Michael, a conservé des traces de son histoire. Très fonctionnelle (avec notamment une machine à laver et un parking privé), confortable, avec une décoration simple, elle a parfaitement répondu à nos attentes et constitue un pied-à-terre idéal pour découvrir la région. Nous avons particulièrement apprécié profiter des chaises longues, le soir, à la fraîche, à proximité du jardinet où nous avons profité avec bonheur de la visite d'une chatte et de ses trois chatons. Nous avons également été sensibles aux attentions de Michael pour notre arrivée, avec notamment une bouteille de vin blanc de bienvenue, quelques fruits et du raki ! Pour le reste, la description de Michael sur la maison et ses équipements est complète et conforme à la réalité.

Nutzerprofil von Jamie
Juli 2017
Michael is great and super flexible. Clean house, in a cute Greek village with a lot of great swimming spots nearby.

Violi Charaki, GriechenlandMitglied seit Mai 2017
Nutzerprofil von Michael
I like music a lot. Ι am not the best musician ever born, but I muddle through somehow. I like to taste good food and wine and I also enjoy cooking. I am a bloger - my blog is about physics and music - and I am also a 10000m runner. When I travel I like to be close to the nature…
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