The Lost Castle, Private Villa Retreat with Heated Pool near Polis – Home 4642713 Villa
- 3 bedrooms
- 6 sleeps
- 7 nights min stay
Villa / 3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 6
- Nearest beach 9 km
- Swimming pool
- Child friendly
- Car essential
- Air conditioning
- No pets allowed
- Private garden
- Great for children of all ages
- No pets allowed
- Cot available
- High chair available
Description from manager
'The Lost Castle' is a truly secluded holiday retreat in Pelathousa near Polis. If you don't want to see a neighbour, be disturbed by anyone or even hear a pin drop yet still be just a 10 minute drive to the centre of Polis and all its amenities then this is the place for you.The stone built villa, brand new in 2014 perfectly combines modern features and conveniences with traditional charm and quality which is sure to make it one of the most desired holiday villas in the area.The villa is set in substantial grounds and has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, (en-suite to master), sleeping 6 (one or two infants extra permitted).
It has a 10m x 5m private swimming pool with roman steps (can be heated for a supplement), separate children's splash pool, full air-conditioning and TV to each bedroom, Smart TV in lounge (English channels) with Satellite & DVD, washing machine, dishwasher an open fire (for those cooler off-season evenings) large stone built BBQ, a well-manicured lawn area for children to play, table tennis (ping-pong), sauna, wireless internet and more.The setting is both serene and spectacular with the rolling hills of the nearby villages and the not too distant sea at Latchi giving views you'll remember forever.
Pelathousa village is more of a small hamlet but Polis centre is just 5km away from 'The Lost castle' and where you will find a taste of the real Cyprus. With its many restaurants, central square, supermarkets and other amenities it really is the best of both worlds. Latchi Beach and Marina are just a further 5 minutes drive away where you can sample local fish, hire a boat, do watersports or just relax on the soft golden sand.Peristerona village (6km) is nearby With its mini-market selling fresh (natural) organic produce, coffee shops and friendly locals. 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 village of Steni (8km) provides a further choice of coffee shop and traditional taverna for dining during the day or in the evening.
In Lysos (5km) you will find a renowned 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.The area around the villa is always a very green due to the lush vegetation. The smell of the pine trees add to the atmosphere with views that are hard to beat anywhere in the world. 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. Other attractions in the area are the famous 'Museum of Arsinoe' showcasing a stunning collection of Byzantine artefacts.
DETAILS OF THE INTERIOR
After accessing the villa's grounds by large electronically operated iron gates and 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 cool and comfortable lounge is furnished with 2 large leather sofa's and matching chair facing the Flat Screen Smart TV with Satellite & DVD player. There is further benefit of a Sound bar with USB, SD card, Bluetooth, Radio and TV connection to assist with your entertainment. The centrepiece is an open log fire for those who wish to take advantage of some daytime sunshine and a cosy evening atmosphere in cooler winter months. Views from the lounge are across the private pool and out to Sea.The adjacent dining/breakfasting kitchen is equipped with a sturdy wooden table and eight chairs. The fully equipped kitchen has modern appliances including, large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, oven, gas hob and extractor hood, microwave, filter coffee maker and many other extras. Patio doors from the kitchen open out onto the terrace which hosts another table and chairs seating 8 and on to the beautifully kept enclosed garden and private pool area.A nice airflow is maintained by keeping the front door and patio doors open at the same time allowing comfortable temperatures even in the height of summer. Fly-screens are fitted throughout to assist with this. Making up the ground floor is a lovely double bedroom. The adjacent bathroom with shower over makes this a self-contained area for those who do not wish to climb stairs.
Moving upstairs and you will find a further 2 bedrooms accessed from an airy landing and a large balcony with amazing views. The master bedroom is a double bedroom. The bedroom further benefits from an en-suite shower room. The second bedroom is a twin bedroom and also has an adjacent shower room. Both upstairs bedrooms share a long L-shaped balcony facing the beautiful countryside and then Mediterranean Sea at Latchi. The main section of the balcony contains a sofa set, hammock and BBQ/Fire pit for atmosphere at all times.The villa has air-conditioned bedrooms, also with large fitted wardrobes, Wall mounted TV's and blackout blinds in each. Wi-Fi connection is included in the rental price. A travel cot and highchair are supplied free of charge on request. Other extras such as hairdryer, pool towels, books and games are also provided.
DETAILS OF THE EXTERIOR
The extensive private grounds and beautifully kept gardens of 'The Lost Castle' are accessed through a set of remote controlled iron gates that lead up the long private driveway. There is ample parking at the rear and side of the house.The outdoor grounds of 'The Lost Castle' really set it apart from others. A large garden area laid to lawn allows for children to play safely.The centrepiece of the holiday villa's grounds however is a very inviting 10m x 5m (widest points) private pool with roman steps and the small children's splash pool next to it.The spacious pool terrace is nicely equipped with large sun loungers that benefit from large overhanging parasols and drinks tables. The pool shower is smartly designed and a further feature of this area. A tall table and 4 stools complete this area for enjoying a pre-dinner apertif at dusk or an evening nightcap. There is also a sauna for guests use when required.**
Overlooking the private pool and outside the patio doors from the lounge/kitchen area there is a long terrace shaded by the balcony above. A table and 6 chairs as well as large Gas BBQ make it the perfect place for alfresco dining and socialising with your party on holiday. A traditional stone built Cypriot BBQ is also provided and the owners will more than happily show you how to use and make the traditional Cyprus Souvla which is a hard to beat mouth-watering taste experience.Most of the outside areas afford spectacular uninterrupted views of the surrounding valley and hillside as well as the Mediterranean Sea. The pretty flowers, shrubs and trees add to the atmosphere, making it the ideal place for relaxing in the sun or shade. Smartly positioned lighting ensures the outside areas can be enjoyed as much in the warm summer evenings as well as in the day time.**Terms apply (please check rates section for details)
The Sauna is available to be used free of charge for 2 hours each day. 15 euros per hour thereafter. (paid locally)
Review submitted by Jon from London (Submitted: 02/07/2018)
''Fantastic villa! By far the best villa I’ve ever stayed at. Stunning location! The views around the villa I could never get tired of. Latchi boat hire was amazing and was one the highlights of the holiday. The old town restaurant and herb garden were the best restaurants that we went to and also Duomos was great.
As usual your service was 1st class. Locally, Debbie couldn’t do enough for us and was so friendly'
Bed & bathroom
- 2 Double Beds, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
- 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite, 1 Shower room
- Wi-Fi available
- Air conditioning
- Private outdoor pool (unheated)
- Private outdoor pool (heated)
- Mountain Views
- Private garden
- Balcony or terrace
- Sea view
- Internet access
- Table tennis
- Washing machine
- High chair available
- Satellite TV
- DVD player
- CD player
- Hair dryer
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
Interaction with guest
- Check in time:15:00, Check out time:11:00
- If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
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Damage deposit: £200.00
- No smoking at this property
- Cancellation policy
Mid-Stay Clean and Linen Change for stays of 10-14 nights
Welcome Pack on arrival/Wi-Fi Included
The Private Pool can be heated for 35 euros per night stayed. No charge to bring to temperature. Minimum 7 nights order and 72 hours notice required. (Paid Locally)
About the manager
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- 1 hour 22 minutes
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- Calendar updated::
- 09 Dec 2018
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Languages spoken: English
Map and how to get there
– based on 11 reviews
- Very Good
“Wow Absolutely Amazing”
The Lost Castle is everything it says it is. Absolutely amazing villa with stunning views. We went away for a quiet relaxing holiday with our teenage daughters and we certainly got it. The setting was absolutely beautiful, villa was well set out and had all the amenities needed for a high class relaxing holiday. Debbie and Adam the owners were very attentive, Adam coming every day to check the temperature of the pool and Debbie always available to text if needed.
“Wow - what a great vacation rental!”
We stayed in three separate villas on our Summer vacation to Cyprus this year. All three were in different parts of the island. I think I might regret telling you all just how good this particular rental is. We're a large family of 5, we need space, we need a peaceful location and we want a nice villa that feels like a treat. This villa has it all. The location is perfect. Polis is the only place to visit in Cyprus now. Its where the locals go for a break and there are relatively few foreign tourists. It has a bunch of good restaurants, some perfect beaches and the locals are really friendly too. This villa is located a 15 minute drive from polis, nestled in the beautiful mountains with views to the sea that are perfect. Its utterly peaceful but yet close enough to civilisation when you need it. The villa itself has a great layout. There are three good sized bedrooms, with ac for the evening, and plenty of outside living space to enjoy too. The upstairs patio is a great place to see the sun go down each evening. The pool is great, well sized and well maintained. We really could not fault the villa at all. We enjoyed our vacation in Cyprus but, until we stayed here, had thought we might not go back. The Lost Castle changed our minds for us. We would definitely go back.
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