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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.
Review submitted by Anthony from Southport (Submitted: 04/10/2016)
''We all thought the Villa was wonderful. Full of character, clean, quiet and very comfortable. Location also was great for us. Very quiet at night and a couple of good restaurants and a bar a short stroll away. We have visited Cyprus many times and had seen ‘ Constanteras’ on the Web a year or so ago. We holidayed in Cyprus last year and made a point of visiting Kathikas and the Villa for a quick look! This was a departure from our ‘normal’ choice of a good hotel in a popular resort. We have stayed in Paphos, Limassol and the Fig-Tree Bay areas of Cyprus and I think a hire car is essential at the Villa if the intention is to visit different areas and the sights of Cyprus. The beauty of the location is that one can enjoy the peace and quiet of village life, yet the resorts of Paphos, Latsi and Coral Bay etc are all within easy reach - if you have a car. Incidentally, we used ‘Elephant Hire Car’ and found them to be very good and prompt with delivery of the car to the Villa - and, a decent car!
We would recommend a visit to the Kourion Ancient Monument on the Akrotiri Peninsula (again, a car - or taxi is essential), Latsi beach and the harbour for lunch is a must! Troodos is always an interesting drive - love the winding road from the Ski Centre down to Kathikas!! For a good beer, Aphrodite’s Rock Brewery at Tsada, a short drive from the village towards Paphos, was an afternoon well spent. In Kathikas, Yiannis’ Tavern was excellent value and a lively, night on a Monday, with live performers and music. The Farmyard Restaurant just on the outskirts was also very good value with a huge choice (including Thai and Chinese if you want something different). We found a pier in a secluded beach near Polis, which was great for swimming and fishing. If you have an interest in wildlife and the birds of Cyprus, the beach here also contained many Turtle nests which was fascinating and we also saw a Kingfisher here. A visit to the market in the old part of Paphos is also a good trip. We would also recommend a visit to the local, Vasilikon Winery which has an interesting collection of old wine-associated machinery etc - and the wine it produces is very good also !! -
Very satisfied. Thank you very much for your service! Locally I’m certain that, if we did need anything, a telephone call would be all that was required.''.
The villa is located in a charming little village with nice people and Super Market, cafes and taverna. Large villa, equipped clean up beyond all expectations. Theo landlord is a charming man who was happy to help and assist the occupants of villa. It was a heavenly vacation! . If I could Id give the place six stars, such a great place.
Ett hus som verkligen överträffade våra förväntningar. Jättefint. En mysig liten by där det fanns många bra restauranger. Däremot fanns det ingen ordentlig affär att handla mat i så jag rekommenderar att man har en hyrbil. Men för oss löste det sig ändå tack vare Teo, husvärden. Han var så snäll och skjutsade oss till en större affär vid ett par tillfällen. Det funkade jättebra att ta bussen till Coral Bay.
Kan varmt rekommendera Yannis Taverna, där vi var och åt ett par kvällar.
Rekommenderar detta hus till alla.
The property is situated just 300m (few mins walk) from the village centre which offers a great selection of restaurants and tavernas to suit all tastes, 2 bars (with sky TV & Wi-Fi) 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 winemakers craft. The village is also home to a donkey sanctuary and a tourist information centre.
Kathikas has a good climate in summer with very little humidity. If youre a bit of an amateur anthropologist, then Kathikas is an ideal location in which to observe the traditional Cypriot way of life and to live it yourself. Kathikas central location makes it an ideal base from which to explore such areas as Polis and Latchi, the Baths of Aphrodite, the Akamas Peninsula, the turtle hatchery at Lara Bay, to mention but a few.
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