Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
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Set in Citrus Groves, the Villa is furnished and decorated to a very high standard (furnished as a Home not a Holiday Let), it is Light and Spacious with Sliding Patio doors from the Master Bedroom and Lounge to the spacious terracing which surrounds the Villa and the Private Overflow Swimming Pool area which has Roman Steps at the Shallow end and a Ladder at the deep end, there is also an after swim shower - lots of space to eat "Al Fresco" The pool is well screened by beautiful Oleander Plants so you have a lot of privacy in this area.
There are also ceiling fans as well as air conditioning.
There is also a very large Private Roof Terrace with views to the Besparmak Mountains and the sea. There is also an outside Shower located by the pool.
If staying during the Winter months, the Villa has full Central Heating with Radiators in all rooms.
This property is ideal for the disabled as it is on one level and there are Roman Steps into the swimming Pool.
For your Health and Safety the pool is cleaned regularly and product added when necessary - disruption is minimal, but it does ensure the crystal waters are safe and not just great to look at!! For your enjoyment the gardens are also maintained regularly.
The Villa is 400m from the Beach where there are Water Sport Facilities. Some of the Finest Restaurants on the Island can be found in this area offering Indian, Chinese, Italian, French and Typical Cypriot cuisine and they are very reasonable - a lot less than the UK. There are 2 restaurants within walking distance as well as a bar - to enjoy other restaurants further afield car hire is recommended - which can be arranged for you.
There is a small supermarket within walking distance which offers many products from the UK and larger supermarkets are a bus ride away..
To enjoy everything Northern Cyprus has to offer it is recommended that you hire a car - this can be arranged for you.
If you are Golfer - why not visit the Championship Korineum Golf Resort or relax and enjoy a massage or a spa bath - you can reallt be pampered - approximately 30 minutes drive.
Continue along the road to the Karpaz with its deserted beaches and Turquoise Sea.
Then when it comes to the night time a trip to one of the many Casinos where you do not have to be a member - they offer food and drinks free of charge while you try your hand at Back Jack, Poker, Roulette or the Slots, etc- there is so much to do in Northern Cyprus - day time or night time!!!
We want you, your family and friends to have a fantastic, relaxing holiday and will do our very best to ensure this happens and hopefully you will come back and see us again.
All holidaymakers will be entitled to the following:
• Greeted on arrival at the Property by representatives from Home from Home Holiday Rentals
• Have access to a 24/7 local emergency telephone number
• Welcome Pack on arrival
• Freshly laundered bedding and towels (not beach)
• Professionally cleaned holiday home
• For your Health and Safety the Swimming Pool is cleaned regularly
• Grounds maintained regularly
• Rental of cots, high chairs, stair gates, folding beds and other essential needs (if required)
• Return Transfers arranged (if required) from Larnaca Airport or Ercan Airport
• Car hire arranged (if required)
• Knowledge you are dealing with a UK managed company
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Sunset Beach 400 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: ERCAN or LARNACA|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
The Kyrenia region
The Northern coastline, which borders the Besparmak Mountains, is reputed to be one of the most beautiful areas in the Mediterranean and the Harbour of Kyrenia simply adds to the beauty surrounding you - there is also a castle to explore - it is as if time stood still when you wander along the cobbled streets or take in a beverage at the many Harbour side Cafes and Restaurants - you will find the people so friendly. Northern Cyprus with its beauty, great restaurants, friendly people and superb climate make a great recipe for a relaxing, non-commercialised holiday - it is as if time stood still.
There are lots of places to visit - St. Hilarion Castle at the top of a mountain peak is approx 20 mins by car - this Castle is lit up at night and makes quite a spectacle. in the darkness of the mountains.
You could also take a drive to the Karpaz Penninsula (Pan Handle) in the North, now a protected Nature Reserve - here you will see wild Donkeys (Cyprus' oldest inhabitants) and the Sea is a fabulous Turquoise plus miles of White Sandy Beaches - totally unspoilt - quite amazing, it is as if time stood still as nothing has changed in this region for approximately 30 years. You can visit in July or August and not see a person - you can have the whole beach to yourselves!!! There are many species of birds, wild flowers (including orchids). There are also nesting grounds for 2 endangered species of Sea Turtle in the Karpaz, and depending on the time of year you make your visit, it can be possible to see the turtles come to lay their eggs and the babies trying to make it to the sea when they hatch.
In this region there are ruins and even dungeons (Famagusta) to visit and explore. The ruins of Salamis would also be a great place to visit - there arew so many ruins to visit - the whole Island is steeped in history
Bellapais Abbey is another great place to visit - the views and the abbey - the local restaurants will provide a taxi from the Villa to the restaurant and return you - free of charge - and no, the taxi price is not reflected in the price of the meals - the price is similar to all other restaurants and to see the Abbey by night is a treat (see picture)
You can cross the border into Southern Cyprus at the Nicosia crossing which is approximately 30 minutes, or alternatively drive to Famagusta (approximately 1.5 hours) and cross over to the South Eastern corner of Southern Cyprus - it should be pointed out if hiring a car in Northern Cyprus you will not be allowed to take the car to Southern Cyprus, but if you were to hire a car in the South when you arrive at Larnaca Airport, it is possible to drive to the South in the Hire Car from the North. However with so much to see in the North - the South should be a separate holiday!!!
The villa is set back from the Coast Road amongst the Citrus Groves on the outskirts of Lapta.
The village of Lapta is a short walk away - there are shops, restaurants and a supermarket.
There is also a beautiful Monastery - Ayia Anastasia Monastery - see the picture.
There are also several beaches within walking distance. For the more adventurous there are the Sunset Beach Water Sports facilities just across the Coast Road.
Lapta is next to the Village of Alsancak and both have wonderful restaurants - International Cuisine at its finest whether your taste is Indian, Chinese, Italian, French or typical Cypriot - you will be spoilt for choice . You will find the restaurants very inexpensive and very friendly - normally offering a free coffee and brandy after your meal.
If all this is not enough - then there are the many Casinos (no Membership is necessary) - the Casinos will feed you and supply free drinks of your choice whilst you play - the Slots, Black Jack, Roulette, Poker and other Card Games.
Lapta has spectacular scenery, cooling sea and mountain breezes in the hot summer months, and a constant supply of mains water. The area is ideal for those who like the beach and water sports or poolside holidays, as well as for those who like to walk and explore the spectacular mountain scenery and ruins, etc.
Cyprus is also renown for Scuba diving - there are many schools and diving clubs available locally.
You can be daring and take in some Paragliding from the mountain top or simply hang in there from the back of a boat!!!! Hire a Jetski or Jetbike - it is all here for you to enjoy with uncrowded beaches to enjoy as well.
( Lapta ) Lapethos, thought to be the capital of an ancient kingdom, was constructed where today's Lapta is. The first inhabitants of Lambusa are thought to have moved there in 13th Century BC. The city was conquered by the Phoenicians in the 8th Century BC, but its most glorious times were during the Roman and Byzantine Periods. Some of the precious antiquities found in Lambusa are being displayed at the Nicosia Museum, but the rest are in the British Museum in New York, and in the Dumbarton oaks Collection in Washington DC.
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24 Aug 2013
"pool feels private and secluded, quiet location, 10 min walk to restaurants"
Marion and Paul were really helpful throughout our stay. The villa is more private than seen in the photos as the plants have grown and made it secluded which was lovely.We spent most afternoons after site seeing relaxing in and around the pool. It was a 10 minute walk to a number of restaurants on the sea edge and we'd particularly recommend Calamari for a special evening out. We rented a car and transfers from Larnaca to the villa and this made for a relaxing start and finish and allowed us to visit some fantastic sights. St Hilarion and Buffavento castle are must sees- but be prepared for lots of steps. There is access to a sandy Beach through the Cabin restaurant on the sea front, (a lot of the coast here is rocky) and they have free Wifi. 10TL (about £3.50) for 2 loungers and a parasol for the day. Kyrenia castle is also an interesting day out and has wifi and a cafe inside (the fresh lemonade is lovely). Try the restaurant opposite the turning to Buffavento castle if you venture that way. The villa had everything we needed and the air conditioning worked brilliantly - very much needed in August as the temperatures were over 30 each day.
Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Wendy's Villa. I am pleased you found the arranging of the transfers from Larnaca Airport and the Car hire added to a relaxing holiday for you. I have now added some photos of the pool area which as you say shows how private the area is and it is very quiet and relaxing. From the contents of your feedback it seems you had a great time and took in many sights and some good restaurants. We are pleased you enjoyed everything about your holiday.
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