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Sleeps 6. Free Wi-Fi. Roof terrace. Air-con. Walk to shops, bars & restaurants.

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, 1 shower room/WC, living room, kitchen, roof terrace

Icarus House occupies a corner position which is ideal as there are small secluded garden areas to the side and rear, both with patios. The pool is just a few steps away, but because of the corner position if you just want a quiet drink on the patio you will not be disturbed by people using the pool. The garden areas have gates so your small children cannot wander off. There is also a roof terrace which is ideal for private sun-bathing, as adjacent properties do not have roof terraces.

Inside the house the large living room has sliding glass doors from both the lounge area and dining area, leading out to patios. The kitchen is well equipped, with washing machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, full oven, induction hob, and plenty of crockery, pans and utensils, etc. There is also an ironing board and iron, plus pegs and a washing line.

There's an information folder on the bookcase or possibly on the dining table ready for your arrival.

More Details

Cheryl Stewart
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2018

About Cheryl Stewart

We are a couple in our sixties and we hope to retire to Cyprus. In the meantime we rent out our house to help pay the maintenance costs.

Cheryl Stewart purchased this house in 2005


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house around the Universal around the Paphos

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ground floor
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , 1st floor. Electric heater for winter.
  • As well as the main bathroom on the first floor, with a shower over the bath, there is a downstairs toilet and shower room. The water pressure is good. The hot water is solar heated, although there is also an immersion heater for the odd day in winter when the sun may not be quite up to the job.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Balcony. Hire of cot possible at additional cost.
  • All three bedrooms have air-conditioning as well as ceiling fans. There are fitted wardrobes with plenty of hangers in all bedrooms. Hair driers are provided. (Plugs are 3-pin, the same as in UK).The double bedroom at the back of the house has a safe for your valuables and a balcony with views of the swimming pool. We can arrange for the hire of a baby's cot.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • 14 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

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Sleeps 6. Free Wi-Fi. Roof terrace. Air-con. Walk to shops, bars & restaurants.
average rating of 4.4 based on 15 reviews

Great holiday accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this property a few times now. It is a lovely spacious,clean house that has everything needed to enjoy your stay in paphos. It is approximately 15 minutes walk to the harbour area where there are numerous bars and restaurants to be enjoyed. The house has 3 air conditioned bedrooms and air conditioning in the lounge area as well. Overall it is a lovely property with a shared pool in the universal area of paphos.The owners Ian and Cheryl are always lovely to deal with and make booking etc very easy to organise.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Icarus House was perfect in everyway

  • 5 of 5

From the moment of booking to the moment we left Icarus House everything was perfect, Cheryl was so helpful even helping with booking of our taxi from the airport.

Icarus House had everything you needed it was like being at home but with the sun!!. The house was so spacious and clean and the washing machine and dishwasher were a god send!

The kids loved the swimming pool and there was plenty of free sunloungers everyday.

This was one of our best holidays ever and will most certainly be

returning to Icarus house in the future.

Thank you to Cheryl and Family for letting us their house.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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We would love to come back to Icarus House as it served us well in terms of space and location

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is very light, airy and spacious (three good sized bedrooms with large wardrobes) and set in a very lovelyquiet location, which we loved as that’s the type of location we prefer rather than being right in the busy city centre. There is ample parking both off road and just in front of the apartment. The house has the advantage of having two bathrooms which made it easy for us (family of five) to cope with getting ready. The apartment is adequately furnished with the necessary kitchen equipment to prepare meals, and also the advantage of a dishwasher even though we did not use it. The microwave came in very handy and the washing machine was indispensable! We were impressed with the many 3-hole adapters and sockets which meant we could charge our phones and tablets anywhere in the house; this was very thoughtful on the part of the landlord/lady.

There were a few house keeping issues which we very strongly feel need to be addressed -The apartment did not appear to have been cleaned in anticipation of our arrival: the floors, surfaces and kitchen equipment were very dusty that we had to wash, mop and dust before settling in. Unfortunately, the outside space, though of descent size and an asset to the apartment, was also not clean.

We feel that the apartment will benefit from having some of the furniture replaced; the leather covers of the two recliners in the living room has faded, the shower curtain in the upstairs bathroom has some brown/black mouldy patches at the bottom hem.

On the plus side, the fridge-freezer was a good size and very useful, the dining table was a very good size as we could all have our meals together, the proximity to the pool was excellent and the fact that the pool was only accessible by a select number of apartments made this house very attractive as a lot of the time there were only about 2-3 families or less in the pool at one time. This alone would make us come back to this apartment as we never get this much freedom and access to a pool in most of the resorts we have been to.

We would love to come back to Icarus House as it served us well in terms of space and location and pool facilities, though we would love to come back to a cleaner house.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely as the pictures show

  • 4 of 5

Had an issue with the electricity and the wifi but quick email to the owner and all sorted. Lovely place. Easy to walk into town and the harbour. Had the pool to ourselves many times and everyone else here was really friendly

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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property not as advertised, photos were not honest, the house is in need of remedial work.

  • 2 of 5

Although the area was nice and quiet, we couldn't help but notice the severe cracks in the bedrooms, and in the kitchen, even the tiles were damaged, the master bedroom door wouldn't close and one of the twin room door didn't close, the middle bedroom had a terrible crack in the wall and the upstairs bathroom ceiling looked like some plaster was about to fall off.

The internet didn't always work, and the outside patios needed a good clean, the owners had just left so I would of expected it to be tidier, this is a real shame, I would expect the owners to have made sure the outside was clean and tidy knowing that we were coming out the week after them, most conversations were by e-mail, they were answered promptly.

We hired a car to get around easier, the Pambis cafe and bar was really nice and just a short walk away, also the Crocodile pub.

The pool area was lovely, and we did not have to worry about sunbeds as there were plenty around.

Would we recommend this house too our friends definitely not, but the pool area was really nice so that makes it a real shame, I was very disappointed. The harbour is beautiful and restaurants plentiful, we went on the fireworks cruise and also the blue lagoon cruise, both were fabulous, we also went to the water park which was brilliant, and Aphrodites pool is well worth a visit, taxis are plentiful we used Stevies taxis when we didn't use the car. I would stay at the complex again but not the accommodation such a shame, although we didn't let this spoil our holiday

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review for our house. I am pleased to hear that despite some negative comments you did seem to enjoy your holiday in Paphos. I can assure you that the photographs were not re-touched in any way and they were a fair representation of the property as it was at the time they were taken. As regards the cracks, unfortunately this is not uncommon in Cyprus, but once we have guests booked in for the season, any remedial work has to wait until the house is empty for a spell, generally over winter. I am sure you would not have appreciated having workmen in during your stay. We were not in Paphos the week before your stay. The guests prior to yourselves were on their fourth visit to us. Regardless of whether it was us or other guests in the house prior to your stay, the patios should have been clean, and this is something which I will question the cleaners about. Our internet provider gives a choice of mini, basic, standard, large and extra large packages. We pay for the top one, the extra large, so I am not sure why you had problems with the internet. The construction of the house means that it may not be possible to get internet upstairs, but it shouldn’t have been a problem in the lounge. We do strive to maintain standards, but sometimes things happen which are outside our control and cannot be fixed instantly. However, we will take your comments on board and aim to be back up to our usual standard for next season. We are already exploring options for different cleaners.
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Thank you

  • 5 of 5

A brilliant well equipped, well maintained house within walking distance from the old town, new town and the beach. The communication with Cheryl, the owner, was easy and very informative. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
850 Metres
Several on Agipinorus
Nearest Golf
16 Kilometres
Aphrodite Hills
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Troodos Mountains
Nearest Beach
1800 Metres
Paphos Municipal Beach
Car: not necessary

Icarus House is situated on small friendly complex in a residential area of Paphos. It is within walking distance of the the tourist area of Kato Paphos where you will find a large supermarket, numerous restaurants, bars and smaller shops, as well as the harbour area with the old fort. Also within walking distance is the older part of Paphos (Pano Pafos - or Upper Paphos as it is situated on a hill). In this part of town there is a daily market, selling all sorts of things from fresh veg. to souvenirs.

A bus service runs close to the house and there are several mini-supermarkets within a few minutes walk from the house. There is a snack bar just two minutes walk from the house.

Many people have enjoyable holidays without hiring a car. Everything you need is available within walking distance, and if you fancy a change of scene you can get buses to other areas - for example Coral Bay. There are also tour operators offering various trips, but for the more independent traveller, car hire does give the chance to explore at your own pace.

Ancient ruins/churches etc. Paphos has a wealth of sites of cultural interest. There's the old fort by the harbour, and the nearby Paphos archaeological park with its Roman mosaics then there is the Tombs of the Kings just up the road with its rock tombs. There are also numerous places that you can just explore by yourself without paying an entrance fee. Just south of the Kings Avenue Mall there is the site of the Solomoni Catacombs and wandering on towards the harbour you'll find St. Paul's pillar an old church and columns and mosaics from a much earlier period.

Golf: There are several golf courses within the vicinity, Aphrodite Hills, Minthis Hills, Secret Valley, Elea Golf Club.

Further details can be found on the internet.

Ski: You can ski on Mount Troodos. The season is normally from January to March. The ski area is not extensive but it makes an alternative activity. Equipment can be hired in the ski area.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house around the Universal,

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Autumn 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 14 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Late Autumn
15 Oct 2018 - 14 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Winter 2018/19
15 Nov 2018 - 31 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Feb 19 to March 19
1 Feb 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
April 2019
1 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
May 2019
1 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
June 2019
1 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Early July 2019
1 Jul 2019 - 18 Jul 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High summer 2019
19 Jul 2019 - 3 Sep 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Late Summer 2019
4 Sep 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
October 2019
1 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
November 2019
1 Nov 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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