Villa Socrates in Rhodes (Rodos)

This newly-built three storey house is just 4kms south of Gennadi with a long garden leading from a large patio directly onto a wide, secluded beach with spectacular views. It is divided into two apartments : the studio Aphrodite for 1-2 persons and the larger Poseidon for up to 7 persons. There are sea-view balconies to every room with the studio apartment Aphrodite having 2 very large ones with a 300 degree panorama of the sea and surrounding countryside. A substantial paved area to the front and side of the house will contain several cars. Gennadi can be reached by walking either along a pleasant country road or along the wide, quiet beach. The whole area has retained its Greek identity with subtle tourism. It is perfect for hill-walking, cycling and for those who like the countryside, with tourist facilities close by in Pefkos and Lindos.

Prices and availability.
Please see link below.

Cars (with air-conditioning in high season) can be booked by us if the client wishes. Upgrades are available to whatever category of car required.

Changeover day
The preferred arrival time is 4pm Saturday with apartments vacated by 12 noon on departure day. This is negotiable and we always let you arrive and depart outside these times if this does not inconvenience other renters.
Arrival day may be negotiated if property available. On charter flights the prices are often cheaper in the week. Please contact owners.

Apartment Posiedon (2 Bedroom, Sleeps 4/7)
The two air-conditioned bedrooms with sea views and tiled balconies contain single beds, built-in wardrobes, dressing tables and mirrors. The floors are of cherrywood parquet. Access is gained to the balconies by very large, double-glazed windows which have electrically operated blinds.

The fully tiled bathroom has a bath with shower and a bathroom cabinet.

There is a spacious, tiled, air-conditioned open-plan living unit with sea views on the lower floor leading onto the very large patio with pergola and shed. This includes a lounge, dining area and fully-fitted, cherrywood kitchen with cooker, dishwasher, large fridge-freezer, iron and ironing board, toaster and electric kettle. There is an open fireplace. Two large settees and an armchair provide sleeping accommodation for an adult and 2 children. A coffee table, very large dining table, 6 chairs, hifi system, VCR/DVD and satellite tv complete this area.
To the back of this room, at the bottom of the marble stairs, is a small toilet/washbasin/cloakroom.

Studio Apartment Aphrodite (1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2)
This self-contained air-conditioned upper apartment is reached by a winding marble stairway from the front door. It has 2 very large balconies with stunning sea views, one with a pergola.
It comprises a large double room with twin beds and a cherrywood parquet floor, fitted wardrobe, small cupboard, dressing table and mirror, music system, satellite tv point with tv provided and sink/cooker/fridge/storage unit.
The kitchen area is fully equipped for preparing and eating meals. There is also an ironing board and iron, toaster and electric kettle.

One of the balconies is accessed by a very large, double-glazed window which has electrically operated blinds. The other is accessed by a door.

There is a fully-tiled shower room with cabinet.

Notes on accommodation
Both apartments are accessed through a door at the front of the house and are suitable for children. The marble stairs are wide with handrails. The bedrooms of the Posiedon apartment are directly accessible from the front door which has steps leading up to it. The whole property has electric heating/air-conditioning. There is a tv to both apartments with satellite points in every room.

With protection of the environment in mind, towels and linen are changed once a week on Tuesday for 1 week bookings and twice over 2 weeks. A full clean is done at the same time.

Wheelchair friendly
Wheelchair/pushchair/pram access is directly available through the very large double-glazed patio windows into the lower living unit. These windows have electronically operated blinds. Sleeping accommodation is also provided on this floor with dual-purpose settees. The lower living area is accessible to all.

All rooms have 2 chairs and a table on the balconies. On the patio there are 7 chairs, 2 patio tables and a pergola. There are 6 sunbeds provided together with small tables, 3 small parasols, a barbeque and 2 sets of snorkelling equipment. These can be taken down to the beach if required.
There are 2 large umbrellas on the patio.
2 mountain bikes are provided for the villa.

The beauty of this property is its position next to the beach, which is almost private because access from the road is very limited to passing traffic. It is used mainly by residents. The 10 kilometre sweep of Gennadi Bay is magnificent with views to Kiotari and Pefkos. The beach is sand and pebble. It is ideal for beachcombing. The sea is clean with a Green Flag award and is suitable for swimming for most of the year.

Golf facilities are available on the island.

The only airport is less than an hour by car. Car hire is strongly recommended. There is a regular bus service from Gennadi.
Cheap Airline operators to Athens (e.g. EasyJet)and Domestic flights (Aegean and Olympic) can often be a lot cheaper with a little time added.

Rhodes enjoys 300 days of sun per year. It is an island full of historical and archeological interest. The island narrows at this point to 22kms across to the beautiful west coast. It is about 6kms to Kiotari, 17kms to lively Pefkos and 22kms to the famous tourist centre of Lindos. It is 24kms to Prassonissi in the south where the Mediterranean and the Aegean Seas meet spectacularly.

Further details
Gennadi is well appointed for post office, supermarkets, bakery, cafes, bars, cyber cafe and tavernas. A Bureau de Change is also available in high season. Further facilities are available in Kiotari and the pretty village of Lardos (13kms). All of these are accessible by bus from Gennadi.

Turkey and various Greek islands including Symi and Karpathos are easily accessible on a daily basis. Other sailing activities are available on the island.
There are theme parks and the unique Valley of the Butterflies within 45 mins by car. Rhodes Old Town is a World Heritage Site.

Booking notes
Non-refundable deposit of 15% is required on booking and full payment 8 weeks before arrival date. Full payment must be made when booking less than 8 weeks before. Breakages and excessive cleaning deposit of £100 required by cheque and returned if property vacated in good condition. Discounted rates for stays of more than a month.
No smoking inside apartments. Pets at owners' discretion.

To view the availability calendar and check out prices just CLICK HERE to go straight to a site we advertise on.
Search under Greece and then under number of bedrooms. Our reference is 8002818.

To view availability for the larger apartment, Poseidon, just CLICK HERE to go straight to the calendar.

To view availability for the studio apartment, Aphrodite, just CLICK HERE to go straight to the calendar.

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