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Markakis Estate

The house and its permises

The Estate holds 2 stone segments of housing with a roof terrace and cozy pool overlooking “carpets” of olive groves.

Bigger segment offers a separate bedroom, one bathroom and a living area connected with the kitchen complex. All designed and furnished with ascetic elegance of earthy colors and materials. It can sleep 2 persons and provides extension for another 2 people that could use the living room couch. Balcony doors lead to the intimate veranda with shaded space and natural wall of bay leaf trees.

A smaller studio, right on the side, sharing spacious covered veranda with a bigger part of the house, welcomes 2 people with more of an open space layout including bedroom and a living area as well as a small kitchenette and its separate bathroom.

Right below the house, connected with a short flight of stairs, there is a spacious village style square.

One Bedroom Home

Studio Apartment Photos

The Location at Embrosneros Village in Apokoronas area

Markakis Estate is a distinctive private property and events venue nestled in the picturesquely calm village of Apokoronas area – Embrosneros, built on the land of Markakis family. You will find its organic infrastructure settled below the upper village with a few houses built at the beginning of the 20th century while the downhill village square is 20 min walk away with its mini market, authentic local bakery, old fashioned Greek kafeneio and family run tavern serving best Sfakian pitas, local cheeses and meat delicacies.

Tower of Alidakis built around 16th century and standing for the great part of Cretan history of 18th century together with a stone impressive Amphitheatre dated in the modern times, yet holding traditional way of Cretan constructions, are the closest, walking distance main attractions of the area.

Estate’s perfect location connects you within 40 min drive to the best of Crete: towns of Chania and Rethymnon as well Southern village of Sfakia from where you can take day trips along the Libyan Sea and its hidden gems such as villages of Loutro or Agia Roumeli spread at the exit of Samaria Gorge. The closest seaside village of Georgioupoli and its 18 km sandy beach are located 20 min drive from Markakis Estate. Right at the corner, you will find the comforts of Cretan living, sipping wines at the rustic neighbourhood winery!

Exterior Photos



How many people can stay at the house?

4+2. There are 2 separate bedrooms with a double bed in each room. And a couch that become a double bed in the living room of the main house for +2

Can the double beds become singles?

No unfortunately they can not. They can only be a double bed each. Only the couch that becomes a double bed can be 2 separate singles.

During our stay can we have guests over for parties or events.

Sorry this is not possible. This will have to be requested and charged if agreed extra. The house is also a venue but events are extra.

If we rent the villa will there be events on the premises during our stay.

No we do not double book the villa and event venue. You will enjoy the privacy of the villa and event premises to yourself.

The villa appears to be in two segments. If we are just 2 people will you the owners rent the smaller studio to other clients.
No, you will have the villa and venue premises to yourself enjoying your privacy.

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