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Very Private Villa, Sea/Sunset Views to die for, Steni, 30 mins from Paphos.

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Luxury, total privacy, sea views, heated pool, UK tv, Sky, WiFi, outside bar

Astéri is a unique, completely private, and very special, with the most amazing and dramatic views all the way around and down to the sea and the Akamas Peninsular and Blue Lagoon - it will truly take your breath away! Check our reviews.

Just a 25 min drive from Paphos, it feels like a different world!

Astéri is a wonderful 4/5 bedroom villa (1 bedroom/bathroom is normally closed off for 8 persons or less) Although quite large it is suitable for smaller parties too, and even couples will find it a wonderful escape with a magical feel all of its own.

Perched above the delightful village of Steni, Astéri enjoys complete privacy and is not overlooked in any way - however it is not isolated at all - being just a minute hop down to the village and the lovely local cafe's there, and then just a few minutes drive to Polis Old Town and Latchi Marina with its contemporary bars and restaurants overlooking the yachts, and miles of great beaches.

Paphos is just a 25 minute drive away, and the airport about 40 mins. Larrnaca airport is a one and a half hour drive.

The property is ranch-style, all on one level, with two bedrooms/bathrooms in one wing, and two/three bedrooms/bathrooms in an opposite wing, with the living areas in the middle. This allows a good degree of privacy for families or if sharing.

Please note - there is a 5th bedroom and bathroom which can be opened up on request for larger parties. (extra fee applies, which is calculated when you put in the number of your party when you send an enquiry) Otherwise the property remains as four bedrooms/four bathrooms.

Throw open the patio doors on your first morning, and you will find the intoxicating aroma of jasmine & the truly amazing all around views over the mountains, villages and citrus groves down to the sea quite overwhelming. In the evenings the sunsets over the sea and Akamas Peninsular will truly amaze you - and after dark there is some star show!

Astéri offers luxurious and hugely spacious outdoor living with a wonderful shaded lounge area with sofa seating for 20!, a 50" flat screen for outdoor evening movies, a 10 x 5 meter pool (heated if required), and a large dining area within a huge wooden pergola, alongside which is a large stone BBQ kitchen.

Plus we now have a wonderful outside cocktail bar with fridge and music system - here you can perch on a stool, cocktail in hand, and watch the sun set dramatically over the hills and Akamas Peninsula - just magical!

Inside the villa is cool and luxurious with good quality furnishings and works of art, much more of a home than a holiday house. There is a 50" tv in the lounge with satellite channels and access to all live UK tv channels plus all Sky movies, and sports channels in HD, there is also a DVD player (plus library). There is a bluetooth/stereo dock also.

We have good speed unlimited wifi throughout the villa (and works outside too inc the bar). We provide an ipad, printer and local mobile phone for your use. There is a good mobile phone signal.

There is central heating (extra cost) and a real fire for the cooler evenings, plus pool heating if required (extra cost).

Astéri really is unique, and one of a kind, with a position and views that are hard, if not impossible, to beat. It is not your average holiday rental at all. It will be our permanent home one day, but in the meantime we are happy to share it with careful guests.

We can organize a hire car for you, which includes a private transfer to the villa on arrival (and on return to the airport) which makes for a much more relaxing way to arrive, especially if at night - all this is included in the normal hire cost - a service unique to us as we use our local car hire firm a lot.

There is no set arrival/departure day, so we are quite flexible. Minimum stay is seven days, and any number of nights over this. Please note this property does not accept younger all same sex groups.

More Details

Graham James
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2017

About Graham James

We are Stylish Escapes, based in Fowey, Cornwall UK. We have been in business for many years. We have properties in Cornwall, and now five in Cyprus, which is our second home. We are always available by phone - beware listings who you cannot talk to in person, or who do not at least list a number. We accept credit / debit cards for your peace of mind.

Graham James purchased this villa in 2012

Why Graham James chose Cyprus

Astéri is our favourite and we hope to live here one day soon. It is so private and exclusive, and yet not miles from anywhere - it really is the best of both worlds. Everyone who stays loves it.

What makes this villa unique

Privacy, space, exclusivity, views that will take your breath away! Heated pool if required.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Paphos District in Europe

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Family bathroom - Toilet , Jacuzzi , The family bathroom has a fab corner spa bath.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1, patio doors to terrace, pool and sea views - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , Superking six foot bed, en suite with bath & shower, wc.
    Bedroom 2, garden views - 2 Single Bed , two three foot beds, en suite shower room & wc
    Bedroom 3, patio doors to terrace, pool and sea view - 1 Large Double Bed , King size bed, family bathroom with spa bath alongside
    Bedroom 4, pool and sea views - 2 Single Bed , two three foot beds, ensuite shower room & wc
  • A 5th bedroom and bathroom can be opened up for larger parties. All bedrooms have air con & ceiling fans.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Notes on accommodation: Single story, ranch-style property, great for couples sharing or families that require a degree of privacy - two bedroom suites are in one wing, the other two are at the opposite end of property with the living/entertainment areas in the middle. New for 2015, a fabulous outside cocktail bar with fridge and music system, and super views down to the sea. Cocktails anyone? For your peace of mind we accept credit/debit cards. Outside: Villa Astéri is approached via a long private driveway which is cut through the rocks and lined with olive trees. The villa sits on a rocky ledge and enjoys truly stunning panoramic views towards the mountains and over the charming villages of Steni and Peristerona in one direction and across the vines and citrus groves down to the ocean and Akamas Peninsula the other direction. The whole of the villa and outside areas are completely private and secluded and are not overlooked in any way. Swimming pool is 10m x 5m, and can be heated at additional cost. Utility Room: Washing machine. Laundry. Beer fridge. Door to the garden. Laptop & printer for your use. Local mobile phone for your use. (local top up needed, which you can do at the local cafe in Steni) Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels, pool towels, linen are included. Weekly clean and maid service. Welcome hamper on arrival for your essentials (tea, coffee, milk, bread, water, fruit, wine, beer) toiletries in the bathrooms, plus full 24/7 support form our management company.

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)


Beautiful villa in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We came as a big family group and thoroughly enjoyed our time at Asteri. The view is unparalleled and the villa spacious and well equipped. We will be coming back!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Super Villa

  • 5 of 5

If I could give 7 stars I would. We booked this villa for a pre Christmas break to visit our family in the area. The weather could have been a bit kinder, but the villa certainly lived up to expectations, in fact exceeded. We arrived after dark to find the villa lit up, with lights on inside and soft music playing, and a welcome hamper waiting. What a great way to arrive. In the morning we were expecting a good view – what we got was spectacular, beyond words really. We managed a couple of great sunsets too, but the weather let us down the rest of the time, well it was December, which also meant we didn’t use the fab outside bar as much as we would have liked. We had pool heating, which helped a lot. Inside the villa is great, loads of room to spread out and very comfortable, though we found we did need the central heating on for an hour or so on a couple of evenings. The owner was very helpful throughout the booking process. We are now trying to arrange summer dates for a return as we all want to come back and experience this wonderful villa at its best. If you are lucky enough to stay here you certainly won’t regret it.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind comments, I'm so glad you enjoyed the villa, and look forward to you coming back soon.
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  • 4 of 5

What a fantastic villa, the location is superb, Steni is an immaculate village. The photos and listing details on Owners Direct accurately represent this amazing villa. It is Totally private with wonderul views, just heavenly. The booking was easy and Graham was very helpful.

We used the local car hire company recommended by Graham, great service, we were met at the airport which was handy, we arrived in the dark. The car was older than you would get from the big car hire companies but it got us from A to B.

The villa was lit up on the hillside on our arrival it looked magical and certainly impressed. The local manager popped in to see us on our first morning, it was lovely to know someone was on hand, just in case.

I would certainly recommend this villa to others and would consider going back. what a great place. The local cafe/restaurant gave a very friendly welcome, good food and was great value for money. There are some lovely restaurants in Polis and Latchi is lovely for a wander.

A relaxing holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fab villa, fantastic views, very peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Impressive villa with everything needed for a comfortable stay. The outside area is fabulous with lovely views. We wanted a peaceful, relaxing week away and the location is perfect for that. The villa is not overlooked at all so it's very private. 10 minutes drive to the nearest town (Polis) where there is a supermarket and plenty places to eat. Within 2-3 minutes drive from the villa is the Water Mill cafe which is good for snacks and drinks and to pass the time of day. The only thing that could be improved is the pool - the bottom of the pool needs to be resurfaced, but despite that we still thoroughly enjoyed our time at Asteri and would highly recommend it. We would book this villa again if we come back to Cyprus.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice comments, and very pleased you enjoyed the villa. Regarding the pool, you are right, it is due some maintenance over the winter, so hopefully all good and ready for 2016, as well as a few other improvements in general. I really hope to see you all back again one day.
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Amazing Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday at Asteri.We chose this villa because we wanted space, seclusion and privacy and we were not disappointed! The location of the villa is perfect, alone on the hillside with marvellous views of the countryside and the sea beyond, yet it is only a few minutes walk down to Steni.The villa has a really spacious living area and is extremely well equipped.The barbecue is amazing.We don't usually go in for barbecues on holiday but we just had to try this one out and it gave great results.Expat TV with catch-up was a real bonus as our visit coincided with the rugby world cup! There is an enormous amount of outside space so you can always find a quiet corner and full sun, partial or complete shade as you wish at any time of day. We loved the ' Asteri Bar' which we could adjourn to after dinner out for some late night revelry without any fear of disturbing the neighbours ( there are none) We liked the Y and P hotel in Latchi (excellent fresh fish and seafood) and the restaurant in the village has good food at reasonable prices. We found Yiannis at Petride Rentals (Graham's recommendation for car hire) friendly and most helpful as were Graham's local management team.

Joan and Alan. Cheshire UK

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the nice comments, and really pleased you enjoyed the villa. Hope to see you back sometime soon.
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Stunning Villa

  • 5 of 5

This is quite simply the most stunning villa we have ever stayed in. Spacious beyond imagination, it has a peaceful and airy feel the moment you walk through the door. Privacy in the layout and hillside setting is ideal for a large family group with every practical need catered for. The outside space provides overwhelmingly beautiful 360 degree views, with full sun during the day and a different sunset to enjoy each evening. The pool is delightful and a welcome relief from the summer heat. The BBQ / outside cocktail and eating area area again offers another lovely and spacious feature.

I booked Asteri for our family holiday approximately a year before we visited, as we were quite restricted on dates. After spending what felt like weeks searching for the right property, I'm so glad I chose Asteri. The owner was extremely helpful and obliging all through the booking process and beyond. I can also highly recommend their hire car service which was professional, courteous and far less hassle than we have experienced when hiring vehicles previously. We enjoyed the villa so much that we hardly left it, although we can recommend the friendly welcome at the Steni cafe and the Latchi Watersports Centre for a professional service when hiring a boat.

All in all a wonderful, relaxing and luxurious family holiday. Highly recommended villa.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Apr 2017 - 30 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
31 May 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
8 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
2 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
Xmas/new year 17
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
2018 low
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
2018 high
1 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Please note that this property does not accept younger single sex parties.

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