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Villa with Private Pool, Sea and Mountain Views

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa in Lapta, Kyrenia, Cyprus - Peaceful Location, 5 mins from the Sea

Villa Serafina is a beautiful contemporary 3 bedroom bungalow, built to a high standard. It is set in over a donum of land in a lovely location, a few minutes from the sea, with beautiful mountain views and lemon and olive groves to the front and rear of the villa. A mature garden full of exotic and beautiful shrubs and trees surrounds the villa, providing shady areas beneath the lemon trees,plus a shaded patio area beneath a bougainvillea covered pergola, with seat. The villa is built around the 8x4m swimming pool. Every room has access to a sun terraced area, either poolside or by the garden. There is also a rooftop terrace with BBQ, table and 6 chairs for alfresco dining with amazing panoramic views of the mountains and the sea. There are 6 loungers and 2 parasols provided. A welcome pack is provided for you upon arrival. Free wifi internet .


Owner
Owner
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, german
Calendar last updated:
April 29, 2017

About The Owner

My name is Lisa and I live in Dorset with my husband Jerry who runs his own small business. I am a housewife as well as running our holiday cottage in Dorset. Our sons David and Matthew are grown up now but share our love of this beautiful island which we all visit as often as we can.

Villa Serafina is our escape from the stresses of modern life, it is our oasis of tranquillity in the sun.

The Owner purchased this villa in 2004

Why The Owner chose Kyrenia Region

Always searching for a holiday somewhere a little bit different, we first visited Northern Cyprus in 1993 when our boys were young.We loved it for its quirkiness, its unspoilt and uncommercialised character and its friendly people. We returned in 2004 to see if we felt the same. We did, and decided to buy a holiday home here. We try to visit two or three times a year, and never grow tired of it. Northern Cyprus gives us the total peace and relaxation we need.

For us, nothing beats an icy cold Efes in Kyrenia Harbour, or meze for lunch at Kybele, in Bellapais.

What makes this villa unique

Serafina is in a really peaceful location but it also just a short stroll from the coast,or if you fancy a night out without the car, you can find lovely bars and restaurants a short walk away. One of our favourite things in the world is sipping a gin and tonic beneath our very own lemon tree.! Highly recommended!

Amenities

Lapta Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Toilet 1 - toilet , With basin
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower , With basin
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , With basin
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5/6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with single bed and Z bed. Bedroom 3 with twin beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Pool toys, DVD's, Books and Guide books/Maps are provided, as well as a Welcome Pack on your arrival. The pool and villa are professionally maintained, and our local gardener visits twice weekly to look after our beautiful garden. We also have a safe for your valuables. A cot and highchair are available to rent upon request. We would kindly ask you not to smoke inside the villa. From June 2015 we will be providing free Wifi Internet access for our guests. We are also now providing beach towels for our guests so you can avoid taking up valuable baggage allowance on your flight! Outside: The large private garden surrounds the villa and has stunning views. There is a patio area with a seat under the bougainvillea covered gazebo, shady spots under the lemon trees, 6 sun loungers and 2 parasols provided, as well as two chairs. The pool is private and very secluded, 8m x 4m, and faces the mountains. The BBQ area upstairs has a large table and 6 chairs, and the covered terrace outside the kitchen also has a table and 6 chairs. Utility Room: Washing machine, ironing board and iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included . We are now providing beach towels for the use of our guests so you can avoid taking up your valuable baggage allowance when packing. The property is cleaned weekly, and linens changed weekly( except beach towels) Other: With access from the kitchen and lounge, there is a covered terrace area, with marble topped table and 6 chairs, ideal for alfresco dining.

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Coast/Beach:

The sea is a 5 min walk away, with beaches in Lapta about a 5 min drive. Beaches such as Pegasos and Escape in Alsancak are about a 10 min drive.

There is a new coastal walkway which is less than a 5 minute drive from the villa, the perfect place to stroll in the balmy evenings!

Travel:

Ercan airport( North Cyprus) is about 1 hour away and Larnaca(South Cyprus) about 1 hour 15 minutes. Car hire is not essential, as Lapta is within walking distance however, it is recommended.

We can recommend car hire companies and a friendly English speaking taxi driver for airport collections.

Distances:

Lapta is less than a 5 min drive away with the beautiful town of Girne about a 20 mins drive. Girne has a beautiful medieval harbour and castle. Bellapais Abbey is about 35 min from the villa and St Hilarion Castle about the same.

Further Details:

As Northern Cyprus uses the Turkish Lira your money goes much further than in the rest of the Mediterranean. Sterling, Euros and US Dollars can also be used, and credit cards are widely accepted, with many ATM machines around.

Restaurants are very inexpensive when compared to the UK, and there is a very good choice of different cuisines. Local wines, spirits and beers are much cheaper than in the UK.

Electrical adaptors are not needed as three pin plugs are standard.

Driving is on the left as in the UK.

People are very friendly and English is widely spoken.

Organised mountain walks particularly in Spring are available, as well as a range of water sports, horse riding and hang-gliding. For children and the more energetic amongst you, there is an Aquapark a few minutes drive away in Lapta.

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Rates & Availability

Lapta Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Mid
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$705
 
 
High
Jul 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$834
 
 
Low
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$576
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Payment is by cheque or bank transfer.
A deposit of 20% is payable on booking, the balance due 8 weeks prior to departure. A returnable deposit of £250( for up to 2 week bookings) for breakages and excess electricity is also due 8 weeks prior to departure, the unused portion will be returned within 2 weeks .of the end of your holiday.
Arrival time is from 4pm, departure by 10am, unless otherwise agreed with owner.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible.

Notes on prices:
Rental includes an allowance of £50.00 /week for electricity.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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