The SpaceThis traditional property has been restored and extended by the architect owner, retaining the charm of the original 100 year old house and incorporating all modern amenities.
The house sleeps up to ten people, making it an ideal place for holiday gatherings of family and friends. It is available to rent throughout the year.
Four bedrooms (sleeps up to 10):
- Main double bedroom
- Children's bedroom with bunk bed, 1 single and a further pull out single bed (additional cot available).
- Guest double bedroom, accessed from front yard.
- First floor double bedroom, with en-suite, accessed from front yard via external stone steps.
- Shower/wet room and separate WC next to main bedroom.
- Shower/wet room and separate WC between guest room and children’s bedroom.
- En-suite shower room /WC to first floor bedroom.
- Outside shower by the pool.
Kitchen: Electric cooker, gas hobs, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle. Stone work tops and breakfast bar. Fully equipped for serious "cheffy" cooking incl. full selection of spices, fresh herbs in the garden and extensive range of cook books.
Utility room: Cold drinking-water dispensing machine, washing machine, second fridge/freezer.Back door to yard for clothes lines and bins, also charcoal and gas BBQs.
Living room: Comfortable sitting area with log fireplace, 2 large sofas, 2 local wood armchairs, Satellite TV (incl.SKY) DVD player. Large selection of DVDs and books. Writing desk. Dining table for 8 and sideboard.2 A/C units and ceiling fans.
Outside: The secluded, south facing, front yard with gate to the street has stone walls and paving, fruit trees, a large renovated bread oven, kleftiko ovens, the original stone outhouses, a deep entrance porch and seating with a table. Ideal for quiet sunbathing and reading. The pool area, behind the original building, has an outside shower, mature planting with palm trees, 6 sun loungers with mattresses, and a number of sun umbrellas. The deep living room veranda with upholstered seating and ceiling fans overlooks the pool. There is an electrically operated awning for continuous outdoor shade over the seating area. There are two wooden tables outside seating 6 and 10 people. Beyond the pool area is the large lawn with fruit trees, ideal for children's games. The rear entrance from the back lane has a long paved drive up to a double covered carport. There is a charcoal BBQ, a gas BBQ and two outdoor wood-fired ovens for kleftiko.
There is a huge shade over the outdoor dining table beside the pool Guest AccessBarbecue, Private Pool, Parking, Garden. Air Conditioning, Cable, Central Heating, Cot, High Chair, Free Wi-fi in all rooms, Room Fans, Satellite, Telephone, TV and Lap-top computer.
Interaction with GuestsOwners Rachel and Andreas delight in giving their guests the best holiday possible. On arrival, they will welcome you and provide all the information, tips and advice to make the most of the beautiful island. The NeighborhoodAnoyira is a pretty, traditional and unspoiled countryside village around 15 minutes drive inland from the coast. The village is friendly with a healthy mix of locals and British expatriates. There are two shops, a restaurant, a church, a barber shop and a cafe /bar. Anoyira is one of the few places on the island still producing a chocolate-type sweet bar (pastelli) and syrup from local carobs, and there is a carob museum and factory in the village centre. The village is also proud of its organic goat and sheep farm making local halloumi cheese and yogurt as you will never taste anywhere else in the world. The local winery, La Noyerre, prides itself as being the oldest local independent winery in Cyprus. In the summer months there are various festivals and other events in the village square.
From the house you can take wonderful countryside walks through fields of carob and olive trees. The Oleastro olive press, museum and theme park is only 5 minutes drive from the house and provides extra virgin organic olive oil of the best quality, from olives in the region. The famous Cypriot engraver Hambis has a print museum and school in the spectacular village of Plataniskia, only 10 minutes drive away.Visitors can enjoy trips to the Greco/ Roman antiquities in Paphos, the excellent bird park beyond Paphos, and the Kourion ancient settlement and theatre. Omodhos village (15 min drive) is very picturesque with a stunning monastery. The drive to the cool Troodos mountains is rich with ancient churches and resort villages. Fasouri water park, set amongst the orange groves, just outside of Limassol is a fun and enjoyable place to visit. The Aphrodite Hills golf course and tennis center, spa etc is 20 minutes drive away.
- 15 min drive to the quiet sandy Avdemou Beaches (Melanda & Kyrenia) both with popular fish tavernas.
- 15 min drive to the deserted sandy beach of Paramali, popular for kite surfing.
- 20 mins drive to the popular tourist sandy beaches of Pissouri with a 5 star resort and spa hotel, a large variety of restaurants and tavernas, and water sports.
- 30 mins drive to the sandy beach of Curium within the British Sovereign area, with three modern restaurants and complete shower / changing facilities.
Getting AroundCar hire is recommended to explore the local villages and beaches. There are two covered parking spaces at the property.
Paphos airport is a 40 minute drive and Larnaca airport is 70 minutes drive. Driving instructions to the house will be provided.