Villa Lee, Peristerona near Polis
Villa Lee is situated in the pretty village area of Peristerona near Polis in Paphos District. Accessed through electric gates into the extensive private grounds, this newly refurbished single storey villa has everything you need to enjoy a relaxing holiday in the Cyprus sunshine. It has 3 bedrooms (en-suite to master with Jacuzzi bath and super king-sized bed) and sleeps 6. It has a 10m x 5m private swimming pool with roman steps, full air-conditioning, 42’’ LCD TV with Satellite & DVD, Wi-Fi/ Internet, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 types of bbq, a 500m2 lawned area for children to play (toys also included), table tennis, fruit orchard, and much more.
The setting is both serene and spectacular with the rolling hills of the nearby villages giving views youll remember forever. Peristerona is primarily an agricultural village producing citrus-fruit vegetables, cereals, olives and almonds. The name Peristerona derives from the Greek word for dove or pigeon (peristeri). The church, St. Barnabas and Hilarion Church, has five domes on the roof arranged in the shape of a cross, a feature only seen on one other church in the island. Peristerona is always a very green village due to the lush vegetation. It all looks particularly special in winter and spring months and is ideal for photographers, artists and those who like to walk and even hike. Both Peristerona and ‘Steni’ village centres are just 1-2km away from Villa Lee and where you will find a taste of the ‘real Cyprus’. With their mini-markets selling fresh organic produce, coffee shops and restaurants/tavernas as well as the friendly locals, you won’t have to travel far to get the most out of your holiday. Slightly further afield, you will find further amenities such as supermarkets, pharmacy, petrol station, and the more extensive choice of bars, restaurants, shops etc in Polis (8km). The nearest beach is at Latchi (12km) which is well known as one of the best on the island. You can relax and sun-bathe on the golden sand by the crystal clear waters, sit in the marina and enjoy lunch eating the day’s fresh catch or for the more adventurous there is a great choice of watersports available for all the family.
Details of the Interior
After accessing the villa’s grounds by electric gates and long driveway (plenty parking), the villas front door opens into a large airy open plan space comprising the lounge, inside dining area and kitchen. The lounge is furnished with 2 large real leather sofas and has a 42" LCD TV with Satellite & DVD player. There is an open fire for those who wish to take advantage of some daytime sunshine and a cosy evening atmosphere in cooler winter months. The adjacent dining/breakfasting area is equipped with a wooden table and six chairs. The fully equipped kitchen has all modern appliances including dishwasher, large fridge/freezer, waist height oven, gas hob and extractor hood, microwave and many other extras. Patio doors from the dining area open out onto the beautifully kept enclosed garden and private pool. Moving through to the rear of the house and you will find all 3 bedrooms. The master bedroom is a double bedroom with super king-sized bed. The bedroom further benefits from fitted wardrobes, dressing table/mirror and an en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bath. The second bedroom is a double bedroom and the third is a twin. Between the bedrooms is a shower room with large enclosure. The villa is fully air-conditioned (included in the rental price. A travel cot and highchair are supplied free of charge on request. Other extras such as hairdryer, pool towels, safety deposit box and large cold water dispenser are also provided. Wi-Fi/internet is included in the rental rate
Details of the Exterior
The extensive private grounds and beautifully kept gardens of Villa Lee in Peristerona are accessed through a set of electric gates that lead down the long private driveway. There is ample parking at the rear and side of the house. Set within 2000m2 it is the outdoor grounds of Villa Lee which really set it apart from others. A 500m2 lawned area is fully enclosed and allows for children to play safely. There are many toys included for younger children and the older ones have space to play football, cricket or games of their choice. Head through the wooden gate into the orchard and you can have your pick of seasonal fruits. The centrepiece of the holiday villas grounds however is a very inviting 10m x 5m private pool with roman steps. The spacious pool terrace is nicely equipped with 8 large sun loungers that benefit from large overhanging parasols and drinks tables. Also on the pool terrace there is a picnic bench for casual use and admiring the views as well as a pool shower and a large Stone built bbq. A further traditional style rotisserie bbq is also supplied and the owners will be only too happy to show how this works if requested. Overlooking the private pool and outside the patio doors from the dining area there is a long raised terrace shaded by a solid pergola. A large table and 6 chairs make it the perfect place for alfresco dining and socialising with your party on holiday. An external out-building for storage also hosts the washing machine. Most of the outside areas afford spectacular uninterrupted views of the surrounding valley and hillside. The pretty flowers, shrubs and trees add to the atmosphere, making it the ideal place for relaxing in the sun or shade.
Peristerona is a traditional mountain village in Paphos District, Cyprus. Its a picturesque village famous for its efforts to maintain the beauty and the traditions of Cyprus. In various locations around Peristerona there are many remarkable landmark churches. Ayios Georgios was built in the 13th century where frescoes of Saint Mama can be found and it’s still protected by the antiquities department. Churches such as Panayia Chryselousa constructed at the end of the 15th century with Byzantine and Gothic elements, Profitis Elias, Ayios Constantinos, Ayios Charalambos and the country church of Archangel Michael provide for a unique perspective of the village’s history. The famous museum of Arsinoe displays an attractive collection of objects from the Byzantine period, including Byzantine icons from the 13th to 19th centuries, as well as wood carved ecclesiastical items, local and imported silver and metal artefacts as well as textiles. Rare books and manuscripts are also on display. Peristerona is situated between the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea and the spectacular mountains of Paphos Forest and the Troodos. Walking in the forests is a delight. Filled with pine trees, fruit and olive trees, wild flowers and herbs and vineyards the air is scented and the views spectacular. The nearby village of Steni (also steeped in tradition) hosts a coffee shop with wireless internet access and a very good traditional taverna. Travel a little further into the hills and you will find Lysos, which has a very good horse riding school (please ask for details) and is also home to a very good traditional Cyprus taverna, with neighbouring shops and the more widely known Paradisos Hills Hotel which does an excellent Sunday buffet as well as a themed Indian night on a Friday. Heading back towards the coastline and you will find the small town of Polis. There is plenty of activity to choose from in Polis, whether you wish to dine in one of the many good quality restaurants, have a coffee or lunch in the central square, hire mountain bikes, quad bikes or maybe even a boat! The nearby Latchi beach is renowned as one of the best in Cyprus and not as crowded as the beaches in and around Paphos itself. Latchi beach is famous for its clear blue sea, soft white sand and a great selection of watersports which are readily available. The watersports available at Latchi include diving, snorkelling, sailing, banana rides and a great deal more. Bring your UK driving licence and you can even hire a boat and explore the Akamas coast from the sea. dro p anchor when you feel like it and swim or snorkel in the warm crystal blue water of the Mediterranean Sea. For the more adventurous, you can explore the Akamas nature reserve and go all the way round to Lara Beach famous for its turtles and another wonderful unspoilt beach. You can also venture to the nearby villages of Miliou, Droushia and Panagia or further on to Kathikas with its vineyards and wineries. Other fantastic scenery can be taken in at Cedar Valley and the Troodos mountain range where in winter, you can even ski! Paphos airport is 40 minutes away by very good quality roads with English road signs. Visit Peristerona (for a taste of the real Cyprus) and you won’t be disappointed.
**Please note that this property can be accessed at any time after 3pm on arrival day so dont worry if you have a late flight. If during the day we will most likely meet you. If in the evening, we will advise key location. We can arrange taxi transfer by our own driver who knows where the property is and assist with car hire from the airport if desired. A car can also be delivered to the villa on request after arrival. The property is professionally managed (you will always have a contact) and has linen changes and cleaning on a weekly basis (10-28 night stays). Air-Conditioning is included free of charge in bedrooms (lounge paid extra if required). A welcome pack of basic essentials will be in place for your arrival.**
Low Occupancy Discounts available, please contact us for details
Views of Surrounding Mountains and through Valley . Pool Shower. Many Extras. Pool and Beach Towels, Hairdryer. 2 types of bbq, super king-sized bed to master, jacuzzi bath in en-suite. 500m2 enclosed lawn area for playing. Good selection of childrens toys. Wi-Fi/internet is included in the rental rate