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A Superb Villa with Private Pool, Large Mature Garden and Quiet Location.

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Last updated: 05/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Orchid Villa has stunning views of the mountains, the sea is nearby and is situated in a small, quiet development of three villas. It was completed in July 2005 on a large 1000 square metres plot which has been landscaped retaining mature olive trees and planted with numerous specimen plants. The villa benefits from a private 10m x 5m overflow swimming pool and is ideally located for both beach/ pool side holidays as well as a more active type holiday. Set near local amenities and the village of Lapta, the villa is also perfectly situated for exploring the unspoilt coastal and mountain scenery on the island. The town of Kyrenia/Girne is a 25 minutes drive away and its historic harbour, named one of the most beautiful in the world, offers a wide choice of lively bars and restaurants. A few minutes drive will take you to several friendly taverna-type restaurant set on the waterfront with lovely sandy beaches. A small supermarket and several restaurants and bars are only a short walk away


Flights and arrival: There are two possible airports for flights into Cyprus, Ercan in the north and Larnaca airport in the south (we do not recommend Paphos airport as this requires long transfer times) Larnaca can be a better choice as there are a wider range of fares and flights arriving from the UK. There are regular special offers on flights which make the taxi fare from Larnaca (currently £60 each way for 4 seater) to the villa worthwhile. However Ercan airport is more conveniently located and accessible from a number of UK airports (Manchester and Stansted amongst others). We can arrange for a taxi to meet you at Ercan (£35) or Larnaca airport and bring you to the villa. Our managing agent will meet with you at the villa and answer any queries you may have. There will also be a welcome pack of essentials waiting for you. You will find information on use of equipment in the villa and some recommended restaurants.

Travel: The villa is only a short walk from the main road, and small buses travel frequently into Kyrenia (also known as Girne and this name is used on the buses) and beyond. For exploring North Cyprus however, a car is essential. There are a number of car hire companies available to you, but if you wish, we can arrange for a competitively priced car hire during your stay. The car will be delivered to and collected from the villa, or, if Ercan is your arrival airport, you may collect and return the car there if that's a better oprion for you. Just contact us for details. Please note that car hire from Larnaca airport is difficult to arrange due to cross border insurance problems. but there's no harm in checking online if you would prefer that option.

Further details: Northern Cyprus is blessed with one of the most pleasing climate in the whole of Europe. The winters are mild, and rarely extend beyond February, and with over 300 days of sunshine a year the temperatures can reach 70F as early as March. In April and May Northern Cyprus is at its most beautiful with fields of wild flowers in full bloom. June, July and August are the hottest months and are ideal for sun worshippers. September and October are the most popular months when the weather is still warm (rarely below 80F) but the evening are pleasantly cooler.
Northern Cyprus is very safe. The people are warm and welcoming and English is widely spoken. Sterling is accepted in some shops and restaurants, but you will also need Turkish Lira. If in doubt, have Lira. Cash machines are readily available.
The villa's electricity system is equiped with standard English three pin sockets. so if guests take any items requiring a two pin socket an adaptor is required,
Driving in all of Cyprus is on the left.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Villa
  • 140 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • The comfortable bedrooms have been furnished with handcrafted beds and tables and have been tastefully decorated. They all have ample built-in wardrobes and drawer storage space as well as air conditioning. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and mountain views, whilst the other 2 bedrooms enjoy pool/garden views. There are 2 oil filled electric radiators and the air conditioning units in the bedrooms will provide heating during the cooler winter months if required. An ironing board and iron are provided for your convenience....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • The tiles, washbasin, toilet and shower unit in each bathroom are of quality Italian design and manufacture....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Facing the private pool, there is a raised terrace leading from the lounge which is an ideal place for outdoor eating during the summer months, a large table and 6 chairs are provided for this purpose. The built-in barbeque is located to the side on another large terrace with garden and mountain views. A table, director chairs and a parasol provide perfect accommodation for an aperitif before dinner. Satellite television and CD/tape/radio player are provided for those nights in. The property benefits from aluminium shutters, double glazing, a large fireplace and cavity wall insulation....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Family
  • Luxury

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bottled Water
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Rate 3 2015
Jul 1 - Sep 30, 2015
7 night min stay

£550
Rate 4 2015
Oct 1 - Nov 1, 2015
7 night min stay

£400

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit £100
  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Bookings made within the 8 week period must be paid in full. In cases of cancellation the booking deposit is non-returnable. LATE AVAILABILITY BOOKINGS are available with DISCOUNTS - check availability chart, then contact the owners.

ALL PAYMENTS MADE DIRECTLY TO OWNERS ONLINE BANK.

ALL PRICES QUOTED ARE FULLY INCLUSIVE AND BASED UPON FOUR PERSONS STAYING PER WEEK. Additional guests to a maximum of six £25 each extra per week. Fewer guests than four £25 each less per week. A £200 deposit is payable on booking with remaining balance payable 8 weeks before arrival. A £100 returnable deposit is required against breakages and/or damage, and for any additional costs.


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Last updated: 05/21/2015
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Location

65 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Ercan
200 Metres
Nearest Barpub
JK's
15 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Kyrenia
200 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
JK's
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Recommended

Located in a quiet residential area close to the village of Lapta the villa is only 500metres from Galip's Cove beach resort. The villa is also a short walking distance from the Hotel Sempati with its pool and friendly restaurant and bar. A new feature for 2012 was a flat green bowling centre with bar and restaurant only 200 metres from the villa. A 5 minute drive or 20 minute walk take you to Sardunya Bay with its sandy beach and cafe/bar with free WiFi. For a wider range of day time activities the LA Hotel, with its large sandy cove and the Escape Beach Resort are just a short drive away. There are well stocked supermarkets within easy reach and a corner shop close by. Several restaurants and bars are to be found in the locality (Silver Rocks by the sea is a must), others of different nationalities between Lapta and Kyrenia (also known as Girne), and many more in Kyrenia and Bellapais, a beautiful village described in Lawrence Durrell's novel 'Bitter Lemons'.

 

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Photos

  • Spacious lounge with luxury leather suite

    Spacious lounge with luxury leather suite

  • The kitchen with quality fittings and whitegoods

    The kitchen with quality fittings and whitegoods

  • Double bedroom 2

    Double bedroom 2

  • Poolside flora

    Poolside flora

  • Olive grove to one side of villa

    Olive grove to one side of villa

  • View from within the garden

    View from within the garden

  • Garden

    Garden

  • Shaded side terrace with barbecue area

    Shaded side terrace with barbecue area

  • Dining area with handcrafted furniture

    Dining area with handcrafted furniture

  • En-suite bathroom with Italian fittings

    En-suite bathroom with Italian fittings

  • Romantic pool side evening

    Romantic pool side evening

  • Part of the garden

    Part of the garden

  • Field to opposite side of villa

    Field to opposite side of villa

  • Garden

    Garden

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Villa
Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 50%
  • Calendar last updated 05/21/2015
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