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The Olive Shed and Olive Grove - total seclusion..

Tiny house hosted by Adam
2 guests1 bedroom0 beds1.5 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the tiny house to yourself.
House rules
This place isn’t suitable for children under 12 and the host doesn’t allow pets, parties, or smoking.
-The Olive Shed, Palio Gerani, Chania-
Relax, recharge & enjoy this well equipped secluded cabin amongst 1000s of olive trees. Staying at the Olive Shed you experience Cretes rural beauty, only 25 minutes you can enjoy beautiful Chania or in 10 minutes secluded beaches.
Enjoy quaint villages, walking trails and country roads (2 bikes included for your own use)
Relax & recharge in your off grid, fully equipped, unique "glamping" stay surrounded by nature the beauty of this part of Crete.

The space
The Space:
The word "glamping" short for glamorised camping - has become a byword and that is a perfect way to describe the uniqueness of the Olive Shed!

Guests have the full use of the Olive Shed and surrounding olive grove to themselves.

This rental is a rustic, beautifully decorated off grid cabin set amongst the olive trees that hug it...All of the interior furniture has been made on site using reclaimed wood.
The Olive Shed is bright and cheery in the daytime; at night there is no better place to enjoy the stars and total silence. No homes around, no streetlights... very peaceful!

Up a secluded track, just up from a wonderful small white church and just a few minutes from Palio Gerani where theres a small local shop at Palio Gerani or more shops a ten minute drive in Gerani.

While this is off grid - The Olive Shed is exceptionally well equipped with what you'll need for a relaxing stay. The kitchen is fully equiped with everything you need - and I'll send you a complete inventory a few weeks before your rental. Don't pack too much, there is no need to, -just keep it simple.

Sleeping:
The large bedroom has a very comfy rustic double bed. Blankets, pillows and all bedding are provided. Love your outdoor relaxing? A rustic double sun lounger with comfy deep cushions await you outside on a totally secluded deck, with a outdoor shower under an olive tree to cool you off if needed.

Bathroom:
Is joined to the bedroom, both shower and wash basin are connected to water supply, with plenty of bottled water also supplied to wash your teeth! The toilet is a self composting system with Bio degradable toilet paper provided.

Kitchen:
Fully equipped with all utensils, wine bottle openers, filter coffee jug., cookware, all dishes & silverware, bowls & mugs, glassware and even sugar, spices, dish soap, paper etc Fridge with a small freezer for ice cubes. Coolers and water jugs for your use. A two ring gas stove to cook breakfasts and simple meals, try some of our favourite simple dished from the Olive Shed Cookbook. Plenty of fresh bottled drinking water is supplied with your rental.

Living area:
A small sofa and table and two chairs are on hand for both eating and relaxing indoors. Table and chairs are also available outside for outdoor eating. A great supply of design magazines (Elle Decor) and books are available. A Bose bluetooth to connect to your music and a large selection of DVDs and TV if catching up with some films missed is a must one evening. Games and cards also available . Plenty of information in our The Olive Shed Book is available covering all our favourite 'of the tourist trail’ tavernas and secluded beaches and much much more..

Outside:
Table Bench and various vintage cane chairs are available on the decking as well as the large rustic double sun lounger with deep comfy cushions....a shower under an olive tree is there just in case you need cooling down while enjoying the sun.

Enjoying the outside:
This is a peaceful location with the joyful sounds of birds and nature around you.
5 minutes walk will take you to the lovely small church and the main village road, which at times has farm traffic. Another 5 minutes drive down to Gerani and its Blue Flag Beach, which hardly gets busy, even in the height of the summer season. Or travel in the opposite direction and onto many lovely small villages.
Further more detailed info is covered in the Olive Shed Book of Favourite Places.

Chania Venetian Turkish Town:
25 minutes from the Olive Shed is famous for its beautiful Venetian harbour and many narrow streets to walk and explore the architecture and wonderful restaurants, cafes and shops.

Ravdoucha Beach and Taverna:
One of two of my favourite places. Ravdoucha beach has several small bays with pebbles and amazing rock foundations. The beach is lined with a few hammocks between the trees in the shade that look out to the lovely clear waters, swimming here is so refreshing and the beach is rarely busy.
After taking in the beach try the only Taverna, where locals frequent throughout the year due to the wonderful food and local wine served here.
The drive down from Ravdoucha village down to the beach is stunning, the road snaking its way down...

Kolymbari and Afrata:
Kolymbari is about 25 minutes away by car, a small lovely fishing village full of well known restaurants that look out over the sea...The beautiful Monestry, also known as Lady of the Angels is 5 minutes away on the road to Afrata and is worth a visit.
From Kolymbari drive upwards towards Afrata, pass through the tiny village and down through a small gorge that leads to the small beach and cafe to sunbath and swim in the clear crystal waters before returning back up the road to Afrata village and one of the best Tavernas, Tis Litsa Ta Kamomata, serving wonderful traditional home cooked Greek food with great cheap local Cretan Wine.

The Olive Shed is the perfect place to reconnect, relax, write, read, poke around the various olive, orange and lemon grooves, hike, bike and explore!
Staying here always feeds my soul -

The Olive Shed Soundtrack:
Singing courtesy of the many birds that sit in the olive trees; percussion... tree branches that sway in the gentle breeze..

Important Note while staying at The Olive Shed:
***All trash you have used in any way (or made) must be disposed on a daily bases in the bags provided into the three rubbish bins outside clearly marked
** Toilet waste (composting toilet waste)
** Plastic Paper Glass
** General waste

Other things to Note: Getting to the Olive Shed
Chania airport is 40 minutes away Souda Bay 40 minutes away.
Although the Olive Shed is well secluded its very well connected, less than 5 minutes away is the "New" national road and then 15 minutes drive to Chania.

Organised Samaria Gorge Day Hike can be organised through our local partner, Note early 6.30 am start...
full details available at The Olive Shed

Eco - Off Grid Living:
As this is a full off grid Cabin I need to point out that the toilet is a composting unit, which is easy to use...The water supply is warmed by gas as is the two burner cooking stove. The solar panels provide all light and power for the fridge freezer . There is no drinking water on tap, but plenty of drinking water is provided.
Breakfast and simple meals are cooked on the two burner propane gas stove.
A welcome pack is provided on arrival and the kitchen has a large supply of tea, coffee, spices, pasta etc

Guest Access:
The Olive Shed is just for couples...
-The Olive Shed, Palio Gerani, Chania-
Relax, recharge & enjoy this well equipped secluded cabin amongst 1000s of olive trees. Staying at the Olive Shed you experience Cretes rural beauty, only 25 minutes you can enjoy beautiful Chania or in 10 minutes secluded beaches.
Enjoy quaint villages, walking trails and country roads (2 bikes included for your own use)
Relax & recharge in your off grid, fully…
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Amenities

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Dedicated workspace
TV
Essentials
Smoke alarm
Carbon monoxide alarm
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

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Chania, Greece

The Olive Shed is truly unique, beautiful seclusion awaits you, the sound of the birds and gentle breeze through the olive trees is truly special..

The Neighbourhood too is very special...Most are covered in the Olive Shed Book of Favourite Places...which is included with your welcome pack...
The Olive Shed is truly unique, beautiful seclusion awaits you, the sound of the birds and gentle breeze through the olive trees is truly special..

The Neighbourhood too is very special...Most are co…

Hosted by Adam

Joined in March 2020
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    Things to know

    House rules
    Check-in: 14:00 - 22:00
    Not suitable for children and infants
    No smoking
    No pets
    No parties or events
    Health & safety
    Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
    Carbon monoxide alarm
    Smoke alarm
    Cancellation policy

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