Sold : Bungalow - Koili - €240,000
This 3 bedroom single storey house in the picturesque village of Koili is a secret gem waiting to be discovered by a discerning buyer. Completely renovated by the same family it has been their family home for the last 10 years. However, they feel they now have other plans to explore and feel the need to move on.The property is accessed through a pedestrian gate surrounded by Bougainvillea into the courtyard garden were flower beds and terracotta planters create a riot of colour. There is a large pergola to provide shade and cool in this oasis from the hurly burly of modern life.
Once inside the front door the foot thick walls create a cooling effect in summer and a warm cosy feel in winter. There is an open plan kitchen with all the usual mod-cons and a pantry and a comfortable dining area as well. Off this is the surprisingly spacious sitting room with a log burner stove installed in the fireplace and a traditional Cypriot beamed ceiling of varnished logs and bull rushes. There is a corridor connecting all the bedrooms to the main part of the house with the master bedroom at the far end. This is a large and airy room with fitted wardrobes on one wall and an ensuite shower room. There are traditional wooden double doors leading out into the courtyard. The other two bedrooms share a modern shower room and are also pleasant and spacious.
Throughout this house the renovations have been done to a high standard and the owners have managed to achieve the difficult task of blending old and new to form a seamless conversion that preserves the best of the old while creating a modern home.The village of Koili is located some 15 minutes drive from Paphos and is at an altitude that escapes the worst of the summer heat and humidity. The house has views from the courtyard and roof terrace out over the surrounding mountains and valleys of the Cypriot countryside at its best.This charming and characterful house would make a fantastic family home for the discerning buyer looking for something different and it would make a great holiday home as well.