'The Retreat Villa, Peristerona near Polis
'The Retreat Villa' is situated in the pretty village area of Peristerona near Polis in Paphos District. Accessed by private driveway (between the fruit orchards) into the extensive and secluded private grounds, this impressive stone built detached villa has everything you need to enjoy a relaxing holiday in the Cyprus sunshine. It has 4 bedrooms (en-suite to master with Jacuzzi shower and king-sized bed) and sleeps 8. It has a 12m x 6m private swimming pool with roman steps, full air-conditioning, Large Flat Screen TV with X-Box, Satellite & DVD (TV's in all bedrooms also), washing machine, dishwasher, large stone built BBQ with adjacent table to seat 8, a circular shaded bar area, Jacuzzi Shower to Master En-Suite, Jacuzzi Bath in main bathroom and much more.
The setting is both serene and spectacular with the rolling hills of the nearby villages giving views you'll remember forever. Both Peristerona and ‘Steni' village centres are just 1-2km away from 'The Retreat' 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. Peristerona village centre is just 100m away from Rose Garden Villa and where you will find a taste of the ‘real Cyprus’. With its mini-market selling fresh (natural) organic produce, coffee shops and friendly locals, you won’t have to travel far to get the most out of your holiday. The nearby village of Steni (2km) provides a further choice of coffee shop and traditional taverna for dining during the day or in the evening. In nearby Lysos (5km) you will find a well known hotel (Paradisos Hills) with excellent restaurant, a further taverna, and a few other shops. Activities in Lysos include horse riding, clay pigeon shooting and many walks and mountain bike trails for those who like to be active. 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. It is also home to the famous ‘museum of Arsinoe’ showcasing a stunning collection of Byzantine artefacts.
Slightly further afield, you will find further amenities such as larger 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 long driveway (plenty parking), the villa's 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 large Flat Screen TV with X-Box, 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 eight chairs. The fully equipped kitchen has all modern appliances including washing machine, dishwasher, large fridge/freezer, oven, gas hob and extractor hood, microwave and many other extras. Patio doors from the dining area open out onto the beautifully kept lawn area with play equipment for young children. A terrace with table a chairs overlooks and is an alternative setting for casual or formal dining. A door from the kitchen leads out to the villa's private pool area. Making up the ground floor is a twin bedroom (useful for those with mobility issues) and an en-suite shower room with 2 access doors (as it doubles up as WC from the main living areas).
Upstairs, the master bedroom is a double bedroom with king-sized bed. The bedroom further benefits from a balcony, wardrobes, dressing table/mirror and an en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi shower. The second bedroom is a double bedroom and the third is a twin. Between the bedrooms is a large bathroom with jacuzzi bath and shower. All bedrooms benefit from wall mounted TV's with Satellite controlled by the receiver in the lounge.
Details of the Exterior
The extensive private grounds and gardens of 'The Retreat' in Peristerona are accessed by a long private driveway with fruit orchards on either side. There is ample parking at the rear and side of the house. A large area laid to lawn area with children's play equipment sits in front of the house as you approach and allows for children to play safely. The centrepiece of the holiday villa's ground is a very inviting 12m x 6m private pool with roman steps for ease of access. The spacious pool terrace is nicely equipped with 8 large sun loungers that benefit from large overhanging parasols and drinks tables as well as a choice of casual seating. Also on the pool terrace there is a circular bar area with solid wood pergola for shade. Take a step up and sit under a large gazebo with picnic bench to seat 8 comfortably for lunch or dinner. The large stone built BBQ sits at the end making it the perfect place for alfresco dining and socialising with your party on holiday. An outside shower and WC complete the outside areas. 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
**Please note that this property can be accessed at any time after 3pm on arrival day so don't 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 light cleaning on a weekly basis (10-28 night stays). A welcome pack of basic essentials will be in place for your arrival.** The villa has full air-conditioning (paid extra as required). A travel cot and highchair are supplied free of charge on request. Extras such as pool towels, hairdryer, stereo.
Low Occupancy Discounts available, please contact us for details
Views of Surrounding Villages. Outside WC/Pool Shower. Many Extras. Pool/Beach Towels, Hairdryer. bbq, Internet, Open Fire.