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Bev Willstrop

Member since: 2004
Speaks English
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Luxury, three bedroom villa 'Pelagia' holiday rental private heated pool, wi-fi

5 Reviews
People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Paphos & Suburbs - Pelagia

Secret Valley luxury holiday rental - 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6.

Luxury, three bedroom Villa for 6 - perfect Summer and Winter holidays. Redecorated throughout the villa in 2016 and upgraded kitchen installed. 2 bathrooms; 10x5m private pool (optional pool heating); large outside dining terraces; BBQ station - fridge and sink; air conditioning throughout; 2 widescreen TVs (40' and 32')with full Sky package (including Sports, Movies, catch up and on demand). Double height vaulted ceilings in all bedrooms. Furnished to a very high standard. Spacious open plan lounge with woodburner extending to dining area for 6 people. Large kitchen fully equipped breakfast bar and appliances (oven, halogen hob, microwave, dishwasher and American-style fridge/freezer). Utility area with washer dryer. Downstairs cloakroom. Large master bedroom with king size, four-poster bed, en-suite bathroom (bath and power shower), large balcony with spectacular sunset views. Two large twin bedrooms with balconies with stunning sea or mountain views. Large family bathroom (bath and power shower). Generous built-in wardrobes in all bedrooms. Large very secluded landscaped garden. Free wi-fi.

Locally,: You can explore Aphrodite’s Rock, the Tomb of the Kings, beaches, water-sports, the water-park and enjoy the lively atmosphere of Paphos, 15 minutes drive away, with its harbour, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Alternatively, savour the excellent food and wines in the quieter tavernas in nearby Pissouri and Kouklia with their gentle and friendly character.

Less than 5 minutes drive from the villa (literally next door from Secret Valley) is the Aphrodite Hills Resort combining an 18-hole championship golf course plus Golf Academy, the Greco-Roman award-winning Retreat Spa, tennis and multi-surface courts with a Tennis Academy, an exclusive Beach Club, nature and bike trails and a variety of bars and restaurants offering a wide selection of international cuisine.

For the more adventurous why not try skiing in the Troodos mountains 75 minutes away or, take a day trip to Beirut or an inexpensive 2-day round cruise to Egypt to see the Pyramids at Gaza?

Winter Visitors: Villa Pelagia is the perfect base for Winter breaks in the sunshine. The villa has a heated pool and a newly installed woodburner - ideal for cooler evenings and so much better than relying on the heating from air con units. Great discounts available for longer Winter lets.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Bev Willstrop (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Speaks English

About Bev Willstrop

My name is Bev and I live with my partner in Reigate, Surrey. I have worked for the Court Service for over 30 years after graduating in law from Sheffield University. I have a keen interest in interior design and have taken a number of part time courses to increase my knowledge. I have assisted a number of friends in Cyprus and the UK with the design and furnishing of their properties and would like to pursue this further after I retire when I hope to spend at least half the year at the villa. I am always so pleased when guests tell me how much they have enjoyed their holiday at the villa - many return year after year.

Bev Willstrop purchased this villa in 2004

Why Bev Willstrop chose Paphos & Suburbs

I fell in love with Cyprus and with Secret Valley where my villa is located in 2003. The Cypriots are warm and friendly and the country has so much to offer both socially and culturally. To me Secret Valley is a magical place with dramatic sea and mountain views from all sides. Its extremely peaceful and secluded but at the same time close at hand to all the facilities you might want when on holiday if you can drag yourself away from the pool. Aphrodite Hills with its bars, restaurants, shops, health spa and sports facilities is literally next door and less than a 5 mins drive.

What makes this villa unique

I spend all my holidays at the villa and it is very much my second home. I have furnished and equipped it to a very high standard and my interest in interior design has been extremely useful in getting the right feel of spaciousness and light. The villa is much larger than an average 3 bed and is on a large plot which, with the now mature hedges, gives perfect privacy and seclusion. I am always looking at ways to improve the facilities when I can and in recent years have installed pool heating for guests staying in the cooler months and a wood burner. I have a new TV system with all major UK channels and automatic recording of all programmes during the past 5 days. Unusually for Cyprus I have high speed wi-fi - so important in today's world and there is a high quality i-pod dock.

Guestbook comments from the owner

From start to finish all aspects of our booking were accurate and attentive. The villa is 100% genuine and as described in the advert. Very spacious with a high quality finish and top of the range appliances. The kids loved having wi-fi to keep them in gadget world! The heated pool is the icing on the cake and kept a perfect consistent temperature. You could not use a non-heated pool at this time of year, tried it twice before in other villas and failed, so well worth the extra few pounds. The kids were in the water morning, noon & night leaving the adults reading and chilling for hours on end - Result!! Will definitely return
Oct 2011
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Reviews

4.8
based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

Luxury, three bedroom villa 'Pelagia' holiday rental private heated pool, wi-fi
average rating of 4.8 based on 8 reviews
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Beautiful Property in a Fabulous Area

  • 5 of 5

The property was lovely and clean as well as a relatively short distance away from the airport set on a hillside near to a very impressive valley. The property itself had ample space for us and 4 other friends and was a very short distance away from paphos (and the nearby town of kouklia which had some very nice places to eat and held a wonderful Cypriot night with food and traditional dancing).

The owner was very knowledgeable and provided us with recommendations for local restaurants which really helped make our stay. We would not hesitate to go back again next year!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you enjoyed your holiday - the location is ideal as you say. I hope you will return to the villa in the future.
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5

Highly recommended villa

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed in Villa Pelaga for the last two years and have already booked my 2015 stay.

The villa itself it stunning and really spacious, with loads of indoor and outdoor living space. We were six adults and could comfortably fit around either of the dining tables or on the sofas in the living room to watch a movie. We cooked every night at the huge BBQ station but there is also a large and well appointed kicthen which was really handy. The bedrooms are comfortable and well appointed (air conditioning throughout which is a must in high summer), and the huge range of English TV channels was excellent (and would be particularly good for kids). We had no trouble accessing the wifi and the signal was always good.

Location-wise the villa was great for us, being about 10 mins drive away from the gorgeous Pissouri and around 15-20 minutes from both central and Kato Paphos. If you were feeling very brave (and had lathered on plenty of suncream) it is possible to walk to the beach from the villa (just follow the sea view!!) - but far more pleasant to take the 2min drive.

The owner was super attentive and helpful, providing absolutely loads of information on the villa (and how to work all the appliances etc) and the surrounding area, including restaurant reccomendations and details of local events, but she was also contactable via text or email to answer any questions we had.

If you are travelling outside of July-September time I would definitely reccommend the pool heating - it meant we could swim long after sunset and early in the morning which we really aappreciated.

In summary, I can't recommend this villa enough and look forward to returning.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely, clean, spacious family villa

  • 4 of 5

The villa was lovely, clean and spacious. Everything was to the specification and the outside pool was an absolute God send! Directions from the airport were clear an all instructions for the villa were easy to follow. We had some lovely meals out and everything was easily accessed by car. The fig tree in the front garden has the most delicious figs ever!! We would definitely return, thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased that the guests had such an enjoyable stay at the villa and hope they will return in the future. I remember when the fig tree was first planted some years ago - it was tiny and we didn't get any figs at all for the first couple of years - it really is a feature now!!
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5

Christmas and New year 2009/10

  • 5 of 5

My parents and I stayed at this villa for 3 weeks over the christmas period. It made a pleasant change going to a villa where everything worked as it was supposed to. It was very clean and tidy and the welcome pack on arrival was quite extensive.

The pool was regularly serviced durring the stay as was the bed linnen.

Over all a high quality villa that is well worth the money and I will certainly recomend this villa to anyone thinking of holidaying in the pafos area.

Had an absolutly fantasic holiday and I hope to visit again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 20, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Just Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Wow. Just got back from 2wks in sunny Cyprus and what a holiday. The villa really made the holiday for us. It's in a perfect location, close enough to all the sights, yet just far enough away to ensure a peaceful and relaxing time. Having a pool to ourselves - just brilliant, especially after a day of sight-seeing. The villa was beautiful - clean, tidy and there was everything you could possibly need or want.

We had a fantastic time and wouldn't hesitate to reccommend this villa to everyone.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
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Location

Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Paphos
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Limmasol
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
A6 Secret Valley/Aphrodite Hills
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Car: necessary

Secret Valley, with its own golf course, has become one of the most sought-after resorts in Cyprus. Situated close to Paphos with views along the coast, the villa is minutes from the beach, Aphrodite Hills golf and leisure complex and only a short drive to Paphos, Paphos airport and Pissouri, making it an ideal location for holidaymakers and golfers alike. The famous Aphrodite's rock is less than 5 minutes drive away. Paphos is a World Heritage site and there are numerous archaeological sites within easy reach of the property.

Other Activities: water park, go-carting

Golf: The villa is 2 minutes drive from Secret Valley Golf club, 5 minutes from Aphrodite Hills Golf, Hotel and Leisure complex, 20 minutes from Tsada Golf club:

SECRET VALLEY, which will host a PGA Seniors event in October 2005, is a challenging 5,900-metre par 71 course with fabulous views. Peak rates; £30 per round during 16th Sep to 15th May. Clubs £8 to rent. Individual lessons are available from resident PGA Professional at £25 per hour of 1 or 2 people. Golf practice areas. APHRODITE HILLS is 5 minutes drive from villa. An even more challenging 6,200 metre, Par 72 course. Peak rates; £60 including shared buggy. Handicap certificate required. Excellent practice facilities and PGA professionals. Clubs £20 to rent.

TSADA - 20 minutes drive from villa. Fees and facilities similar to Secret Valley. 6,000 metre, par 71 course set high is the hills.

With all of these courses playable in sunshine almost all year round, you are spoilt for choice!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Secret Valley, Paphos & Suburbs

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season
1 Jul 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,350
for 7 nights
£1,350
 
 
mid
1 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 
 
Low
1 Nov 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
Christmas/New year
22 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Rental includes running cost of air-conditioning/heating units throughout, bed linen, bath towels and a welcome pack on arrival. Free wi-fi. Pool heating available at additional cost of £150 per week. Full set of golf clubs on request.
£200 deposit per week required (subject to conditions). Balance payable 8 weeks before departure.
Payment accepted by cheque, bank transfer (or credit/debit card v

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Paphos & Suburbs in Paphos region

Property Type:
  • villa
Floor Area:
  • 230 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • 1 double, 2 twins, 1 cot
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Pool heating available at additional cost of £150 per week. Free high speed wireless internet connection. High quality iphone/ipod dock. Full set of golf clubs available on request.

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