Built in 2008, the villa has been designed so as all rooms have a balcony or terrace that offer panoramic view of the area of Almirida.
Both floors of the building have large balconies with stunning views of sea and ships traveling to and from the island, as well as of the cape at the opposite side. The terrace of the lower deck is roofed in contrast to the balcony at the first floor, which is open providing the option of relaxing either under the Cretan sun or at the coolness of shade. The villa’s colour shade is peach and the doors, the windows and the shutters are aluminum in the shade of dark green, throughout the villa.
The whole interior of the villa is traditional Cretan and has furniture, doors and closets honey-colored wood which gives a warm “local” touch the. All modern amenities are provided in villa Calypso, included a luxurious sofa, satellite TV, DVD and CD players, dish washing machine, laundry and air conditioning units in all bedrooms and in the living room. Air conditioners in all rooms also have the option of heating for the cooler nights in the beginning and the end of the season. The water is heated by a solar water heater, or by an electric heater.
There is a stone wall surrounding the private area around the villa, which despite being close to the village gives the feeling of countryside. Villa Calypso and the separate area of the atrium of the pool are adorned with olive groves, almond trees, a wild cherry and a vineyard. The elevated pool terrace is surrounded by lawn and olive trees and also a low stone wall and wooden railings to ensure the safety of younger family members, while not altering the beautiful view.
Just below the villa and the pool, in the lower level, there are a garden, a barbecue and a covered area that houses a ping pong table, which is an ideal occupation for the more active guests. But children may also be pleased by playing with the wooden seesaw and the slide that are located in the garden. The trees offer shade to the garden, which makes it perfect for relaxing on hot summer days, reading a book.
The large terrace with panoramic sea view and the rest area near the pool are adequately equipped with a wide variety of comfortable outdoor furniture consisting of dinner tables, a coffee table, chairs, loungers and umbrellas.
If you want to try a delicious meal at one of the great taverns of Almirida village, you can easily walk as far as the centre of the village, which is only 8 to 10 minutes walking distance.
On the ground floor there are an open living room, kitchen and dining room, a bedroom with two beds, a shower and a large covered terrace with stunning sea views. In the lounge there is a very comfortable couch that can be opened and turned into a double bed, if needed.
The modern kitchen - dining room is fully equipped and includes a dishwasher, ceramic hotplates and a wall oven, large fridge / freezer, microwave and a traditional wooden dining table with six seats. All appliances are in perfect harmony made of stainless steel. The kitchen window faces south and overlooks the hillside, which is covered with olive trees. The kitchen has a door leading to a bedroom with two single beds. Attached is a shower - WC. The staircase, leading from the lounge on the first floor, is made of very attractive wrought iron railings and wooden stairs.
The first floor includes a bedroom with double bed, a second bedroom with twin beds (bunk beds), a large full bathroom and large terrace with beautiful view at the sea, the pool and the entire surrounding area. If this is not covered porch roof is a great place to put chairs. The large bathroom has a large bathtub. In this bathroom there is also a washing machine.