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Luxury Two Bedroom Apartment With Pool View

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Kato Paphos, Cyprus - Set In Beautiful Landscaped Gardens, Central Location

Hesperides Gardens is a prestigious development in the Universal area, close to the quaint old town and bustling harbour. Luxurious, fully air conditioned apartment with 2 bedrooms, (1 double, 1 twin) 2 bathrooms, both with WC, shower, bath & vanity unit. Fans in each bedroom and on balcony. Spacious lounge, Smart TV with UK channels, DVD and music system, Internet with Wi-Fi. 2&3 seater sofas - larger sofa converts to a double sofa bed for additional sleeping if required (additional £50 charge per week) Dining table seats 6. The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge/ freezer, dishwasher, oven, hob & microwave with cutlery, crockery, glassware and cooking utensils provided. Utility area houses a washing machine, iron & board. The bedrooms have fitted wardrobes, hair-dryers & a safe. The large patio can be accessed from the lounge & bedrooms. Here you can dine and relax on another 6 seater table or relax on comfortable lounge sofa and chairs whilst overlooking the main infinity pool. The second pool enjoys late afternoon sun. Towels & linen provided (Bring your own beach towels) The apartment is on the second floor, easily accessed by lift or stairs. Private car parking space.

PLEASE ASK ABOUT 5% DISCOUNT BY PAYING THE OWNER DIRECTLY RATHER THAN THROUGH THE WEBSITE - QUOTE 'DISCOUNT RATE'

More Details

Property Manager
David Jepson
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 June, 2018

About David Jepson

Kathy and I have been coming to Cyprus for about 15 years and 10 years ago we decided to buy our own little piece of Cyprus. So in 2007 we took ownership of our new-build apartment on Hesperides Gardens. What a lovely complex ! Very relaxing and home from home. We are both still working, but our plan is to go out to Cyprus more in our retirement. For now, we would like you to share our experience of our living, together with the wonderful selection of restaurants and bars and beautiful scenery, which in turn will help pay towards the running costs.

David Jepson purchased this apartment in 2007

Why David Jepson chose Universal

Good central position means that we can go down to the harbour or equally to the old town in a very short space of time.

Cyprus is in some ways very English, such as the 3 pin sockets are the same, they drive on the same side of the road and it is so green and pretty, which I don't understand with all the fantastic weather at all times of year.

What makes this apartment unique

Our apartment is a 'home from home' with all the mod cons. Hopefully we have thought of everything, but please give us feedback if there is something that we can improve on

Guestbook comments from the manager

June 2009 - Excellent apartment, would definitely recommend (Krusher, Staining)

August 2009 - A very nice break (Gurm, Leeds)

July 2010 - A perfect holiday (Kiffer, Basingstoke)

Full text of reviews available on request
Aug 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Universal in Paphos

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • resort
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Lift
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Both En-suite and main bathroom have a bath, shower, WC and vanity unit/basin with a large mirror and shaving socket
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom has a king size bed with safe and hair-dryer. En-suite bathroom with bath, shower, WC and vanity unit. Bed 2 has twin beds Both bedrooms have air conditioning units, ceiling fans, blackout blinds and plenty of storage space in wardrobes
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Hesperides Gardens is centrally located between the old town, the harbour area and The Tomb of the Kings and there are 2 mini markets within 5 minutes walk. 15 minutes from Paphos airport and an ideal base for exploring Cyprus. Three golf courses within 15km of apartment and beaches and the modernised harbour area are within 5 minutes drive. Plenty of good quality restaurants to choose from catering for all tastes, many within a few minutes drive. Solar panels heat the water (with back-up immersion for the occasional cloudy day) and a lift is available. Lots of lovely villages and other sights to see both locally and further afield. We can provide recommendations for places to visit and restaurants to try, depending on your taste. Air conditioning units in living room and both bedrooms convert to heating units in the colder months Outside: 2 infinity pools with long steps down into the large pool. both are very relaxing and on a hot summers day, that is where you will want to be Utility Room: Utility area houses a washing machine, iron and board and more storage for towels and sheets. Duvets available if required Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bathroom towels and linen are included - please bring your own beach towels. The property will be cleaned prior to your stay with fresh laundry. Spare towels and laundry available. If a mid term clean is required, this can be arranged, payable locally Other: The balcony is very large having room for another 6 seater table and chairs, comfortable lounge sofa and chairs with ceiling fans above to help you cool down on a hot evening

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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5

Terrific apartment, home from home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with elderly parents. The apartment has everything you could ever need. Having stayed in many similar properties, this is the best equipped we have ever seen.

Spacious and comfortable in in good location to walk or get 5 minute taxi to town/harbour.

Great contact from the owners during booking and prior to arrival.

Definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad that you had a nice time in Paphos and that you enjoyed the facilities at our apartment. Kind regards David & Kathy
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5

Very nice

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in Pafos very much. The apartment was very comfortable, the pool very nice and warm, the town was busy and alive. We benefited greatly from David's very accurate description of the apartment and his guide to the surroundings.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Paphos and in our apartment. Please come back again and you will benefit from 10% discount of the published prices Kind regards David & Kathy
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5

Just wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

What a gem of an apartment! It truly is home from home and we have absolutely no complaints. The moment you walk through the door you realise that this is "someone's home" and not just another "rental" and treat it with that respect. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms. A fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher (which we didn't use), fridge freezer, washing machine,microwave, and more glasses, pots, pans and bowls than I have at home! A beautiful balcony to sit out on with dining table/chairs as well as patio furniture. A quiet place to stay. A TV with more channels than we could get through! We had hired a car and there was a parking space for that too! Also two beautiful swimming pools. Easy to find from the airport (approx 20 mins drive).We walked most days down to Kato Pahos (seafront), which took about 20 mins (stroll), but you could spend all day walking along the front from one end to the other. Plenty to see and do in and around that area, especially Tomb of Kings and Paphos Mosaics (which really is a must see). Loads of restaurants, bars etc. Disappointed with Coral Bay, but may be because it was out of season. Loved north up at Polis/Latchi. Larnaka - don't waste your time unless all you want is a sandy city beach! Nicosia - worth it for the experience and history of the island but hour and half journey time. Well worth a look round! The Troodos mountains and Kykkos Monastery an absolute must! We have never seen such opulence in all our lives at the Monastery and you don't have to be religious to appreciate it either! Take the time to stop in and look at places of interest - museums, churches etc - they are amazing! Do yourself a favour and visit the tourist information - get a map of the island which highlights places of interest and visit some of them - ladies be warned, you will be asked to cover up if shorts & t-shirts! Also note that if you visit an historical site - Paphos mosaics - you can buy a day ticket to cover other sites - Kourion etc and is exceptional value for money but allow time! A must is Pissouri Bay and the old coast road back to Paphos - just stunning. The temperature was 20 degrees every day - no rain! The apartment very well situated for easy access to any part of the island and having travelled, Paphos is definitely the quieter and least developed part of Cyprus. We just hope that it remains that way! All in all, a fantastic place to stay and would not hesitate in recommending it or staying there again!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well you did get around and see Cyprus, well done !! Than you so much for a lovely review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your time at our apartment and all that Cyprus has to offer. Please do come back again. Kind regards David & Kathy
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Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
5

Excellent Accomodation

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable, nicely furnished and fully equipped apartment. The apartment complex Hesperides includes a large swimming pool area and well kept gardens. Centrally situated close to all the necessary amenities i.e. modern shopping mall, local shops, Paphos old town, port and restaurants. Beaches are close by. Good bus and taxi options if you do not have a car.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, we are glad that our apartment is to your liking. Please do come back and stay again. Kind regards David & Kathy
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5

Amazing home from home

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is quite lovely. Spacious, airy, spotlessly clean with everything you would have at home. Very roomy compared to many we say and in lovely surroundings. The balcony virtually overlooks the pool and there are trees, plants and greenery all around the pool which again is unique compared to many we saw in our party. Beds are beautifully comfortable and kitchen has everything you would need. Within easy walk of harbour, eating places and shops. Taxi to main area 7 Euro. I cannot say anything negative and thoroughly recommend this apartment. Thank you David.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, we are glad that you found our apartment to your liking and that you enjoyed your stay. Please come back and stay again, all our return guests receive 10% off the published prices. Kind regards David & Kathy
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Staining, Lancashire
5

Another restful stay at this delightful apartment

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have stayed in David’s and Kathy’s apartment several times in the past. It is always beautifully clean and very well maintained. We’ve said this before, and will say again - its like Home from Home. Having recently had a major operation, I welcomed the opportunity to get some restful time to recouperate. The complex at Hesperides Gardens is lovely an quiet and we spent a lot of the time relaxing by the pool. The pool area and water is always clean and regularly patrolled by a security guard - not that he’s needed, but nice to know he’s there.

Also, its comforting to know that David and Kathy have purchased a set of sun loungers for exclusive use of their guests which are under lock and key by the pool - so no worries over the availability of loungers!

Unable to drive at the moment, we spent more time walking in Paphos which was delightful. We found a few new restaurants worthy of mention (new to us that is). We found Gabor, and Ficardo serve particularly good food at a range of prices to suit all pockets and tastes.

Thank you very much to David and Kathy for keeping such an excellent apartment and being so helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed staying in our apartment and that you were able to recuperate sufficiently. Thank you for sharing your experiences of newly discovered restaurants, I will add these to our recommendations for other guests. Kind regards David & Kathy
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Paphos International

Coast/Beach:

There are local beaches within walking distance (20 minutes) and it is very popular to swim in the sea quite close to the harbour (near the KFC). Coral Bay is a popular beach destination, but our favourite is Corallia Bay which is a few minutes further on from Coral Bay (if you go on the bus, stay on until the very last stop). There are water sports available at most of these beaches.

If you head towards Limassol there are nice beaches at Pissouri and Kourio and Aphrodites Rock is picturesque

Travel:

Paphos International airport is only 15km away. Take a taxi for 25 to 30 euros and you will be at our apartment within 15 minutes.

Many car hire booths also at the airport

Larnaca airport is about 1 hour 30 minutes drive along the motorway

Car hire is recommended if you want to explore further afield, but the buses also provide a good service. The bus stop is approximately 200 metres from our apartment.

Distances:

A 20 minute walk or 5 minute drive takes you down to the main harbour area with shops, restaurants and bars.

Paphos old town is in a different direction and slightly further.

Coral Bay is about 20 minute drive or you can catch the bus from the harbour.

There is a bus stop about 200 metres from the apartment that takes you to the harbour and beyond if required

Further Details:

A water park is situated a 10 minute drive away and also accessible by bus.

Cyprus is a beautiful destination to get married and a local company carries guests around on an 'open top wedding bus'

We have many recommended sight seeing locations and recommended restaurants in a folder at the apartment

Skiing is available in the Troodos mountains in the winter

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit to secure booking - non refundable if cancelled
Balance due 8 weeks before letting date together with £100 returnable deposit to cover keys and damage/breakages
Provisional bookings will be held for 1 week whilst flights are confirmed
Cancellation terms
Up to 4 weeks before letting date – 50% of balancing payment forfeited
Less than 4 weeks before letting date – Total holiday cost forfeited
For longer term lets (over 1 month) the price is negotiable

PLEASE ASK ABOUT 5% DISCOUNT BY PAYING THE OWNER DIRECTLY RATHER THAN THROUGH THE WEBSITE - QUOTE 'DISCOUNT RATE'

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover day.
If there is nobody arriving later in the day, you can stay until nearer your flight time so that you can enjoy the day and then freshen up

Notes on prices:
The sofa bed can be used to sleep up to 6 people, but if required there is a charge of an additional £50 per week, regardless of the time of year. This is to cover extra linen and towels and additional cleaning.
A mid term clean can also be arranged, payable locally.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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