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Traditional Village Apartment with Balcony – Home 337148 Apartment

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Apartment / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

The apartment is spacious and light, comprising bedroom with ensuite shower/wc and kitchen/diner opening onto the balcony overlooking the mountains.

We aim to create a peaceful and calm environment for our guests, away from the busy distractions of everyday life.

The decor is simple and stylish and includes everything you need to enjoy your stay. Wooden floors, natural fabrics and feature stone walls. There is a well equipped kitchenette which has everything you require for simple cooking at home. All towels, including beach towels and a few kitchen basics are included to get you started.

The balcony is a great place to enjoy breakfast and in the evenings, watch the stunning sunsets.

Situated in a sympathetically renovated stone village property, the apartment is located on a quiet road on the outskirts of the village with superb unrestricted views across the fields to the mountains.

Free wifi is available and for everyone wanting to keep abreast of their local news or TV, we suggest bringing a laptop or tablet and using one of the many free online platforms.

Parking is available opposite the apartment. The road is very quiet with very few cars and the occasional tractor passing by.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
  • 1 En suite

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Mountain Views
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

The outskirts of Lemesos (Limassol) are a short 10 minute drive away on the motorway or 15 minutes along the coast road passing the ancient Amathus ruins. Just opposite the main entrance to the village is the access road to the motorway that connects Pentakomo to Paphos, Nicosia and Ayia Napa. Pentakomo is ideally located for visiting the many local historic attractions, including the Monastery at Agios Giorgos (5 mins), the Kalavassos Tenta (5 mins), UNESCO World Heritage site of Choirokoitia (10 mins) and the ancient ruins of Amathus (10 mins).

Interaction with guest

We will be here to greet you on arrival with the keys and also advice on the village and local area. Pentakomo villagers are extremely friendly and quick to chat or offer advice if asked. When in Cyprus we stay in the ground floor apartment with our cat Princess Margaret ! We enjoy meeting new people and are always happy to answer questions and give suggestions on places to visit. However we are also very respectful of people's privacy and space. Everyone tends to find the right balance of interaction that works best for them . The building has three apartments, including ours, all with their own exterior space and dedicated seating area.

Policies

Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through HouseTrip using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: (£43.98) €50.00
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 2 weeks before check-in.

2 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

We aim to provide a calm and peaceful environment for our guests and the apartment is rented on the basis of 2 adults sharing.

If anyone would like to smoke, we ask that they do this outside - no real hardship most of the year !

A small daily fee of €3 is charged to cover extra electricity usage for those guests who would like air conditioning. We have not added it to the room rate as we think the decision to make use of it is best made on arrival.

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About the owner

Julie D.
Calendar updated:
29 Jan 2019
Years listed:
5
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French

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Guest reviews

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“Genuine Cyprus”

Reviewed 14 Mar 2015

A compact, clean, quiet and adequately equipped apartment in a good position near the heart of Pentakomo. There is a steep flight of about twenty stone steps to reach the front door and it would be a challenge for anyone with mobility problems. The terrace balcony is a pleasant place to sit looking out towards the Troodos mountains with a coffee or something stronger! There is a two ring hob, useful for a fry-up or pasta and a sauce but no microwave or oven. If, like us, you just want to make coffee, a simple breakfast and eat a salad for lunch you will find everything you need. The shower is reliable and Julie provides all you need in the way of mosquito protection. The bed was long enough for my six foot husband even though it has a foot board. The absolute strength of this apartment is the warm welcome you will receive from Julie and Phil. A car is a must, no buses nearer than a kilometre. The village restaurant, run by Dimitri, has no menu but cooks local food at its freshest in a wholesome country style.

“Very nice experience.”

Reviewed 26 Feb 2015

Julie and Phil are excellent hosts, always there when you need them and unobtrusive at other times. Very nice apartment with lovely views. Set in a quiet part of the village with shops and tavern a few minutes walk away. Limassol is just 10 minutes by car and has every thing you could need. Lovely well made paths at the edge of the sea to walk on. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will return again.

“A first rate village apartment”

Reviewed 5 Jan 2015

We stayed here for a week over Christmas. For us two it was ideal. It is designed for couples without children. The owner provided us with comprehensive instructions of how to find her place by e-mail before we left the UK. So no worries there. The owner, Julie met us and showed us upstairs to the apartment. If you have mobility issues I suggest you think carefully about booking this charming apartment. It is accessed via two flights of fairly steep stone stairs. The apartment balcony overlooks open countryside with far reaching views up to the mountains. The place was spotless and fitted out with all you need for a relaxing and quiet holiday. The kitchen has the essentials needed to cook a good meal using the two ring hob. A fridge, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery make up the kitchen armoury. The apartment has a nice comfortable cane sofa and chairs to laze about on. The bedroom has a comfortable bed and good views from the window. Spare blankets were provided and used. A small TV is provided if you miss the ‘Haunted Fishtank’. Access to Broadband is provided so you can book your seat for the flight home or plan your day after checking on the weather. Pentakamo is a small traditional village with narrow streets but has the essentials for a good holiday, a small supermarket, butchers and 2 tavernas. It is close to archaeological sites, traditional villages and a Blur flag beach. The main road and motorway are only 5 or 6 minutes away, so Larnaca airport is a brief 35 minute drive. A car is essential. I can thoroughly recommend this place for a quite (apart from the church bells) time away.

Owner's reply: Thanks you Michael. We are really pleased that you and Fiona enjoyed your stay in Pentakomo. Best wishes for an excellent 2015. Julie

“Tranquil haven”

Reviewed 18 May 2013

We stayed here for a short break in early May. The apartment is situated in a charming village with far reaching views across countryside and up into the mountains. It's village location gives you a holiday that makes you feel part of a community, rather than a bland hotel in a tourist district. Our trip coincided with Easter so it was lovely to see the village alive with activity and to listen to the morning church bells. The apartment is clean, surprisingly spacious and simply furnished and a perfect base for day trips, either to the beach or into the wider countryside.

“Fabulously friendly and relaxing”

Reviewed 12 May 2013

This is a wonderful apartment, and was just right for the two of us when we wanted a relaxing break. In the apartment, everything needed is to hand and there are wonderful sunset views from the balcony. Julie and Paul, the friendly owners downstairs, are very willing to offer information and share their experiences of living in the village and in Cyprus. The village is small but has a shop and taverna and is well situated for trips to the beach, archaeological sites and interesting villages. The motorway is only 2 kms away so the cities of Limassol and Larnaca are within easy reach. Car hire essential. Can recommend it highly.

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FAQs

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Send Julie (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

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Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Julie the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call Julie (the owner) before booking?

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Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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How can I retract my booking request?

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How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Julie (the owner) a message.

If Julie (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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