|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
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This 3 bedroom villa is decorated throughout in warm and rich tones, the furnishings are modern and contemporary but the atmosphere is cosy.
The open plan ground floor consists of a living area, complete with flatscreen TV, DVD player and CD Player. The owner has thoughtfully provided a selection of DVDs and CDs for guests use. The kitchen is fully equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave and dishwasher, with the washing machine being housed in the utility cupboard under the stairs. The dining table comfortably seats 6 with an additional smaller table and chairs for less formal dining being provided in the kitchen.
A twin bedroom is located on the ground floor along with a separate bathroom. The remaining two bedrooms and a second full family bathroom are located on the first floor. The twin bedded room and the master double bedroom with en suite shower room both have access to two large balconies offering wonderful sea views. A double sofa bed is available in the living area suitable for children.
Ceiling fans are fitted in all three bedrooms and the living area along with air conditioning units which can be used for both cooling and heating (see rental rates). A safety deposit box and hairdryer are supplied and a baby cot and highchair can be provided on request.
Outside the large 11m x 4m private swimming pool is surrounded by a sunbathing terrace equipped with sunbeds, a poolside shower and a portable barbecue. Landscaped gardens provide splashes of colour to the property. Private parking is available.
Argaka is located on the coastal plains of the Chrysochous area away from the more mainstream destinations. Nourished by its own reservoir this agricultural area is well known for its abundance of citrus orchards. The settlement of Argaka itself is divided into two parts, Pano Argaka (upper) located between the sea and the pine forest is the older of the two communities. Here, traditional style architecture can be found amongst the narrow, winding roads and the traditional spirit of Cyprus is still very much in evidence at the local kafenion which provides a focal point for the village's residents to gather, exchange news and pass the time of day. Kato Argaka (lower) is the newer settlement standing next to the sea. Although this area features more contemporary style residences, a small supermarket, a kiosk and a handful of tavernas dotted along the coastal road, the atmosphere is still very laidback. The nearest restaurant is approximately 2 kilometres away with a handful more found along the road leading back towards Polis.
The undeveloped beaches of the Argaka area stretch along a natural coastline of coarse sand, shingle and pebble. For a day here you will need to bring your own beach mat and umbrella. Refreshments can be found at one of the tavernas scattered along the coastal road or you can take a cool box and lunch under the shade of the trees in one of the designated picnic areas.
Polis is the principal town for the region, huddled around a pedestrianised square where visitors and locals gather in the mornings to enjoy a coffee and watch the world pass by and in the evenings to dine at one of the wide selection of restaurants, tavernas and cafes which radiate out from the centre. The town has an archaeological museum and cultural centre. Polis which is approximately 10 kilometres away offers the nearest organized beach to the villas backed by tall Eucalyptus trees.
A little further along the coast from Polis is the seaside resort of Latchi with its recently opened 200 berth marina. Here you will find an array of inviting sea-front tavernas with a superb selection of fresh fish and seafood served daily. Just beyond Latchi you will find the well known 'Baths of Aphrodite' and for nature lovers the protected Akamas Peninsular an area particular suited to walkers and adventurers who can explore the many criss-crossed nature trails. The coastline of this area can also be enjoyed by boat with daily excursions available from the marina.
Polis and the surrounding villages count bowling, go-karting, fishing, cycling, watersports and scuba diving amongst the many activities on offer to the visitor. The Minthis Hills Golf Course is approximately a 40 minute drive away. The town of Paphos with its World Heritage Sites, modern shopping facilities, waterpark, Paphos Zoo and attractive harbour area is within a 50 minute drive.
There are 4 golf courses; Tsada Golf Course, Secret Valley Golf Course, Aphrodite Hills Golf Course and Elea Golf Course all within approximately a 40 minute to 1 hour drive.