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Yiayia's House

View from the private courtyard - master bedroom (left) and dining room (right)
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View from the private courtyard - master bedroom (left) and dining room (right)
The Living Room - typical Ottoman era architecture Kitchen, fully equipped and large enough to sit 6 adults.
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5.0 of 5 stars
6 reviews
View from the private courtyard - master bedroom (left) and dining room (right)
The Living Room - typical Ottoman era architecture
Kitchen, fully equipped and large enough to sit 6 adults.
Master Bedroom with door  leading to the en-suite on the far right
The Entrance Hall with a (manual) typewriter - feel free to use it for your postcards!
Traditional yet comfortable seating
Entrance Hall with high ceilings.
Another view of the large living room
The formal dining room with comfortable space for 6 adult diners
The original arch of the living room is over 150 years old.
The Akrotiri (Limassol) Salt Lake, 10 minutes drive is a popular birdwatching spot for the migration
Kourion (Curium) amphitheatre, where cultural events are often held.
The old city of Limassol is a mixture of cultures.
Courtyard in the evening can be used for al fresco dining.
The closest beach  to Yiayia's house
The old port, about 10 minutes walk away.
The medieval castle of Kolossi.
The largest water park on the island is 15 minutes drive away
Ideal base to experience the annual Limassol Carnival - course within walking distance
5 minutes walk away you will find Limassol Castle, where Richard the Lionheart married Berengaria
Property floorplan, a more detailed diagram is available on our website.
Limassol Waterfront by day
The pier off the promenade by night
Ladie's mile beach, 10-15 minutes drive
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Limassol, Limassol District
If you are looking for a holiday in the mass tourist industry that Cyprus has generated, please look elsewhere. Here, in this property, you will experience the buzz of daily Cypriot life, the way the locals live it. Walk through the tightly built old city, its narrow lanes, and experience what Cyprus is really about.

Visit the local markets, the local “Kafeneio”, eat at the local mezedopoleio. The property is within a stone’s throw of the medieval castle, where Richard the Lionheart wedded Berengaria on May 12, 1191 AD. You will hear the church bells ring and the Imam's call to prayer; the Turkish quarter is only 5 minutes away (walking). And if its culture you are after, walk to the local open air cinema, local theatres or drive to the ancient Greek theatre of Curium where regular international productions are staged.

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About the owner, Stephanos P
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL82995 by: Holiday Lettings
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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

A 200+ year old house located near to a lot of restaurants, shops and places to wander, this is quite a unique place and gives a nice taste of the old Limassol. Owners and their relatives very friendly and helpful too - couldn't wish for more, and hope to come back soon. more

Highcliffe, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012 for a stay in September 2012
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We stayed at Yiayia's house which is ideally placed to explore the old town including St Andrew's St, the Castle, Museum and a small zoo. The house was very well provided for a holiday and the hostess was extremely helpful, meeting us late at night and even providing a bottle of wine on arrival. We had all we needed. The... more

Bryan T
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012 for a stay in October 2011
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This old Ottoman house is in a working area in Limassol, between the castle and the cathedral, so it is central and a short walk to the new marina that was being built when we stayed there. Although close to tourist attractions (such as the castle) it lies in a street full of non-tourist shops and small businesses. Staying there... more

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
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  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
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All rooms are fitted with ceiling fans.
Clean towels and linen provided at one set per week.
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How to get there
Airport: Larnaca Airport: 34.2 mi
Ferry: Limassol Port: 3.1 mi
Fly to Larnaca or Paphos airports - flights to most major European and Middle Eastern airports. Most European and Middle Eastern national airlines, many low-cost carriers and many chartered airlines fly to Cyprus. Visit the following website for up to the minute information on available routes:

From either airport, you can then travel to Limassol by taxi or by rented car. If driving, once you reach Limassol follow directions towards the old port (not the new one!), Limassol castle (not Kolossi castle!) or the 'Mitropolis' (the district bishopric). The exact location is marked on a map available from our personal website (see bottom right of this page under 'Visit the owner's website').

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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 mi.
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