Kathikas Villa Rental Photos and Description
4 Beds, 3 Baths, Private Pool, Large Living Areas, Wi-Fi, Privately Courtyard
Privately set within a walled courtyard, this 19th Century (1883) 4 bedroom stone built property has been renovated to a high standard and offers the most traditional Cypriot village holiday that one will find anywhere on the island. The property is situated just 500m from the village centre which now offers a good selection of restaurants and tavernas to suit all tastes, 2 bars (with sky TV) and a shop or 2 for groceries. Famous for its vineyards, the village is surrounded by vines and is renowned for the quality of its grapes. Many of the vines have been in the same family for generations. Two very famous wineries open their doors to visitors, so you can enjoy the winemaker's craft. The village is also home to a donkey sanctuary and a tourist information centre.
Extending to almost 170 square meters, the villa is characterised by stone archways, original staircases, bamboo and wood beamed ceilings, stone floors and grand double wooden doors to most rooms to name just a few. Modern conveniences include fitted kitchen with appliances, chunky leather sofas, Open fireplace, Satellite TV and DVD player, Wi-Fi, en-suite to most bedrooms, 8m x 4m private swimming pool, BBQ, dining tables and chairs for inside and out, air-conditioning and open fire.
On entering the driveway, you immediately sense the traditional Cypriot atmosphere within the courtyard. Access to the property is gained by double wooden doors in to a very large and open plan Lounge/Kitchen/Dining area which provides all comforts as well as many seating areas for relaxation and dining.
The Master Bedroom has a large king sized bed with double doors opening out on to the courtyard and swimming pool. It also has an En-Suite with shower over bath. Bedroom 2 next door is the smallest but is still most appealing due to the double sized four poster bed and skylight window. Bedroom 3 is also downstairs and features 2 single sized beds, access out to the courtyard and an En-Suite bathroom. Upstairs is the fourth bedroom with 2 single sized beds and en-suite Shower. Doors open out on to the courtyard and the windows give views to the mountain scenery and distant sea. A quaint and original staircase to the outside of the property leads in and out of this room, to and from the courtyard. Outside, the courtyard features the swimming pool, parking, a covered seating area, sun loungers and BBQ. The traditional feel is completed by an old water well which sits in the corner. A supply of fresh drinking water is supplied to the property.
A welcome pack is included in the price. A travel cot and highchair can be provided free of charge upon request. Wi-Fi is included in the rental rate.
- non smoking only
- children welcome
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair accessible
Guestbook comments from the manager
Review submitted by David from London - (Submitted: 13/05/2014)
''The villa was exactly as described and expected. Very traditional, full of charm and well equipped. What was extra special was the welcome pack upon arrival. It is unusual to receive even the basics when renting villa's but we had bacon, fresh eggs, bread, milk, tea, coffee, sugar, soft drinks, water, two cans of beer and a bottle of red (Theo's home made) and white wine and fruits. The location was Perfect for a quiet peaceful holiday. There is a small village square and a few restaurants. It is easy to access Paphos and Polis and other small towns and sights. It is about a 2 hour drive from Larnaca airport but this is mostly on the motorway.
Imogens restaurant is very nice and the owners very friendly. We went there for Easter Sunday lunch which was excellent. Coral bay has a nice beach and we also went to Evrotou dam (about 20 minutes drive away). Absolutely satisfied with your service - always quick to respond and assist in the booking process - thank you. Theo was also fantastic. There were road works near Kathikas village and Theo came to meet us just outside to take us to the villa on the back streets. Also as it was mid April and a stone villa, it wasn't particularly warm in the evenings to start with. Theo organised a gas fire and a stock pile of fire wood for the open fire. PLEASE pass on our thanks to him.''.