Argaka Villa 27
Argaka, Paphos, Cyprus
Built on the peak of a hill, this beautifully appointed property must be one of the most imposing holiday villas in Cyprus.
If you are seeking a truly peaceful, secluded "get away from it all" holiday, in breathtakingly, luxurious surroundings, this villa is perfect for you.
The villa is approached up a steep drive to a large parking area. Walk up a winding pathway to an enormous 'S' shaped swimming pool with a cascade feature which fountains water into a lower moat type water area.
In an elevated position just above the pool area stands the majestic villa. Enter the house through the castle style front door into a large hall. From the hall, go through to a magnificent lounge with luxury furnishings and state of the art electrical equipment including Satellite TV.
Adjacent to the lounge is a fully equipped dining room with a large refectory table and six chairs.
The large kitchen has every modern device including dishwasher, microwave, toaster, iron, washing machine, fridge and freezer.
At the rear of the building is a large brick built barbeque with Kleftico oven and a large covered outside eating area alongside the pool gives breath-taking views over the surrounding magnificent scenery.
A car, preferably a 4x4 is essential for this villa.
Due to the steepness of the surrounding area and approaches to this 'fairy-tale' villa, it is not suitable for children under 8 years or any persons with walking difficulties.
Air conditioning is optional extra at €5 Euro per unit per day payable locally
On the ground floor the is one bedroom with luxurious furnishings and furniture and a beautiful en-suite bathroom just off a hallway from the kitchen. There is also large family shower room on the ground floor.
On the first floor there are two large bedrooms both with four poster beds, luxurious furnishings and excellent en-suite bathrooms.
The upstairs bedrooms have individual balconies affording views over the mountains, coast line and Mediterranean.
All bedrooms have Satellite TV.
The property is full air conditioned.
Things You Should Know
Some of the major attractions in Paphos and the surrounding areas are; the Paphos Marathon, Limassol Carnival, Opera Festival and the popular Koumandaria Festival that celebrates the wine of the region.
The Paradise Jazz Festival takes place every year in the Paphos district in September. In 2007 the festival changed its usual location in Pomos and moved to the centre of Polis Chrysohous. It was done with a purpose of expanding the festival, attracting more people and receiving better funding
The Limassol Carnival is an event which draws many tourists to the area. Located outside of Paphos but celebrated by many people there, this is the area’s version of Mardi Gras.
Classical Games is a one day celebration of the ancient Olympic Games which started in the area.
Flower Festival is a beautiful way to celebrate spring in the area.
The Paphos Marathon is an annual event enjoyed by participants and spectators alike.
Concert for the youth is just one concert in a series of summer concerts which take place in Paphos in July.
The popular Koumandaria Festival celebrates the various wines of the region.
Arkadia Festival, the village of Kallepeia in the Paphos region that comes alive for the annual Arkadia Festival. This event celebrates the beauty of the area and is a great day for all the family. Foreigners join locals to experience traditional Cypriot hospitality at the Arkadia Festival that includes live music, traditional dancing and great food for which the region is famous.
Do not forget to visit the famous "Bar Street" in Paphos, which is the best place for entertainment, bars, clubs and restaurants for your night out.
Argaka is a village in the Paphos District of Cyprus, located 7 km northeast of Polis Chrysochous.
Paphos is a coastal city in the southwest of Cyprus. It lies on the Mediterranean coast, west of Limassol (the biggest port on the island), which has a highway connection.
Paphos International Airport is the country's second largest airport. Today Paphos is a popular tourist resort, home to an attractive fishing harbour.
Ktima is the main residential district while Kato Paphos, by the sea, is built around the medieval port and contains most of the luxury hotels and the entertainment infrastructure of the city.
Apostolou Pavlou Avenue (St. Paul's Avenue), the busiest road in Paphos, connects the two quarters of the city. It begins near the city centre at Kennedy Square and ends outside the medieval fort at the harbour.
By the harbour stands Paphos Castle, originally a Byzantine fort built to protect the harbour. It was rebuilt by the Lusignans in the 13th century, dismantled in 1570 by the Venetians who were unable to defend it against the Ottomans, who in their turn restored and strengthened it after capturing the island
A few miles outside the city, the rock, Petra tou Romiou, "Stone of the Greek" emerges from the sea. The Greek name, Petra tou Romiou is associated with the legendary frontier-guard of Byzantine times, Digenis Acritas. It is said that to repel one attack he heaved a large rock (Petra), at his enemy.