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Paphos Digest


Published By Mandziak Estate Agency Ltd. Trading as Fitzgerald Marketing Solomos Crt, 74 Ap. Pavlou Ave Kato Paphos Cyprus 8046 Tel: +357 26 930345 Fax: + 357 26 930929 e: web: Cover:

Featured Property

Why Fitzgerald's? We aim to bring you the BEST VALUE properties in Paphos and now they are even better value... * A Safe Investment * No VAT charge to pay * Fully equipped * You can move in NOW Most of our properties either have the Title Deed issued, available or are in the final stages of Land Registry approval. Fitzgerald Marketing only list properties that are safe to buy and have a full record of any encumbrances on each property.

Absolutely stunning, this beach front property is everything you have been waiting for. Wonderful open coastline and a three bedroomed home where everything is possible... Privileged sea front setting and lifestyle that’s simply perfect. Title Deeds... Reference: 1542 (See page 6)

We continue to actively promote our range of top quality Cyprus properties on Rightmove Property Portal, UKÍž Prian, Russia and Juwai, China.We feature properties in popular Russian lifestyle magazine, Moi Ostrov widely read in Russia, Ukraine, Bielarus, and Russian speakers accross Europe and Asia. In this time of economic and market uncertainties we strive to give you a range of top quality properties at realistic market prices coupled with all the legal quarantees and the Title Deeds

FITZGERALD'S NEW IMAGE Fitzgerald Marketing is delighted to tell you that is has earned the prestigious Estate Agency Licence for one of its companies, A. Mandziak Estate Agency Ltd, number 637. The group is embarking on a significant upgrading and new furniture and displays have been ordered for the office at Apostolos Pavlos Avenue. The company is looking forward to expanding and marketing the best properties that Paphos has to offer. For an update, do visit . Equally, our Facebook and LinkedIn presence is expanding and we’re enjoying the development of our new website. The Fitzgerald’s website is generating tremendous activity even in the present ‘difficult’ times. Consistently delivering quality properties with title deeds, at realistic market prices, has been instrumental in the continual growth of our on­line customer base and customer loyalty. The new website has many new features and functions to enhance the search experience as well as social connectivity. The new and improved website will give us an opportunity to expand beyond the Paphos area, so if you are an owner and have a property to sell, contact us. Be sure that everyone’s favourites ­ the Digest and Newsletters – will remain. People frequently mention that they look forward to hearing the real facts about what is happening in Paphos and the property market. We also try to give a balanced view of what is new, exciting and entertaining in our area. Whilst it is not pleasant to hear about the ‘bailout’, ’bailin’ or bank restrictions, at Fitzgerald’s we are convinced Cyprus is still the place to be. These difficulties will pass and people will continue to come here because it is a brilliant place to live. The sun, the gorgeous Mediterranean Sea, friendly people, delicious food, relaxing atmosphere, safety and security, is what Cyprus is all about. The recent financial difficulties have had an impact on home prices which makes it even more appealing to invest in Cyprus now. The funds are secure whether buying or selling, precisely why we are seeing a heightened interest in Cyprus properties. On the ‘home front’, our office assistants, Bella, Elena and Lisa, are doing an excellent job with Fitzgerald's and Lisa's story will appear in the on­line Paphos Digest as well as in our new Property Catalogue coming out during June.

We know that our clients are looking for quality property at realistic prices with those precious, often hard to obtain, Title Deeds. That’s why clients come to this agency, both to buy and sell. It’s the Fitzgerald credo: quality, value for money, daily vigilance on the financial front; full­time multi­lingual staff and comprehensive, truthful marketing support. Similarly, for clients looking for something really special, Please have connect to:­arcadia/ Finally, another good omen for Paphos, Paphos was proclaimed the 2017 Cultural Capital of Europe during a ceremony at the Council of the European Union, in Brussels last month. Present during the ceremony were Cyprus Education Minister Kyriacos Kenevezos and Paphos Mayor Savvas Vergas. Kenevezos hailed the day as ‘historic’, since it is the first time a city in Cyprus will represent Europe’s Cultural Capital. Savvas Vergas – longtime mayor of the city ­ confirmed that Paphos can build a new cultural face for itself, based on the “Open­ air Factory” concept; the major aim is to build bridges of understanding between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots, as well as cultural cooperation between Europe and the Middle East. Fitzgerald’s is convinced all this bodes very well for the property market in Paphos!

Lisa Sophocleous My parents spent many very happy holidays in Pissouri during my teens and would return with stories of long, warm, sunny days on the beach at Pissouri and balmy evenings spent in one of the Village tavernas chatting to new friends over a tasty local dish, washed down with a bottle of fresh, crisp local wine. This was a welcome break for them during their very busy working lives, juggling 3 Restaurants in Ashford, Kent and 3 teenage girls! They bought a piece of land from one Taverna owner and therein started their Pissouri story. In the Spring of 1990 I decided to take a break from work and soak up some Cyprus sun and Pissouri culture. I was bitten by the "Cyprus Bug" – during my short stay I was offered a Reception/Bar and bookkeeping position with a local hotel, I returned to the UK, with some sadness, proffered by resignation to my Boss and

made my move – fate had started to take hold. My parents purchased the very same hotel shortly after and made Cyprus their place of home and work. I continued to work for them, enjoying the weather, clean living, fresh food and social life. On my 21st birthday I met my husband to be, George, his family had recently completed the construction of the Hill View Restaurant& Hotel Apartments on the top of the hill in Pissouri and he was a busy, young Entrepreneur& Chef with the same work ethic and family values as me. We were married in 1995 and have worked together, along with his family, to build the Hill View into the successful business it is today. We have three bi­lingual children, Thekla (15), Joseph (12) and our newest addition and little surprise, Lily May born in May 2012. Family life took over and I pulled back from working at the Restaurant. I was very surprised and pleased when my Husband’s Aunt Elena Sofokleous ,rang to say that a position had arisen for a Representative of Fitzgeralds in Pissouri, Aphrodite Hils and the surrounding villages and she wondered if I might be interested in attending an interview. I had nothing to lose by going to meet with Daryl Fitzgerald and looked forward to the possibility of something new. With Mr Fitzgerald’s backing and my tenacity for doing things to the best of my ability, I commenced my new position. What could be better? Matching Purchasers with their ideal home in a place that I love. Every client I have had the pleasure of showing around the area have been a delight to meet and every sale a real achievement. The Fitzgerald ethos fits very well with me – a hardworking, family orientated, multinational conscientious team with a simple goal – easing Purchasers into their new home and lifestyle in Cyprus as smoothly and as quickly as possible. Whether it’s a Holiday apartment or a luxury full time home every sale is subjected to the same high qualityservice and attention to detail.

Featured Property

Arcadia Sea Front Villa Located only 3km from Paphos, Arcadia Village stretches along a quiet coast with spectacular views over the sea and nearby, perched atop a coral reef, a stranded ship, shrouded in mystery and romance. Here you feel a special affinity with the sea. The cooling sea breeze reaches every corner of your home and the sound of gentle waves coming to the shore, provide a wonderfully relaxing ambience. Calm and serenity pervade you home, the very qualities that you look for when you decide to make Cyprus your home. The split­level design features an attractive entry hall that separates the bedroom ‘wing’ from the formal living areas. Immediately to the right the expansive L­ shaped lounge­dining area curves along the far end with double patio doors opening the interior outwards to the picturesque garden courtyard. A secluded sitting area around a working fireplace is ideal for your quiet times and has French doors to the rear terrace. The versatile and functional kitchen connects to the dining area with marble inlaid breakfast bar. The kitchen features three walls of storage units, ample workspace, top quality stainless steel appliances and opens out to the rear terrace. The bedroom ‘wing’ is to the left of entry hall (two steps up and features a spacious Master bedroom) with French doors to commanding terrace with views to the sea. The second bedroom opens to the rear garden terrace. All three bedrooms feature built in wardrobes and share a well appointed family bathroom. There is also a guest cloakroom to the side of the entry hall. Whilst traditional elegance is

Featured Property very much evident throughout Arcadia Village, it is the successful mix of traditional charm & modern functionality that has created a superior living environment for this small, exclusive, mixed, gated community. Built around a private cul­de­ sac, the oversized communal pools stretch along the shore, affording residents spectacular sea views. The village style wooden effect windows and shuttering, (quality no­ maintenance aluminium) traditional stone detailing, an appealing roof top terrace and extensive patio areas make this villa a truly fine example of Mediterranean elegance. Your home is surrounded by several distinctive garden areas giving you a whole host of relaxation and entertainment options. This charming low set home is a mere 60m to the sea! The seafront setting of the communal area is the centre­point of the community and the controlled access to the ‘village’ ensures all residents can enjoy these facilities in enhanced privacy.

Price: €495,000­arcadia/

Featured Property

Peyia Penthouse

Alithea Gardens is located within 2km of the St George – Coral Cay Rd, 3km to the beach, and only 1km from the village centre. Completed in 2005 the project features a cluster of small residential blocks finished in fashionable terracotta theme. Communal swimming pool and the paved courtyard are facing south to maximize the enjoyment of the Mediterranean outdoor lifestyle where you can sunbathe, cool off at your leisure or make new friends. Your 2 bedroom penthouse apartment has a clever and functional layout. Small lobby extends to a very appealing living space with interesting feature walls which, almost naturally, suggest separate living areas that will equally suit contemporary minimalistic or a more flamboyant lifestyle approach. This apartment has an amazing 1000 sq ft terrace which will leave in awe. Finished to perfection, it is a fabulous outdoor area for you to enjoy with 365 day of sunshine and 180 panoramic outlook, spectacular view of the sea and surrounding hills. You’ll take advantage of the entertaining space which also boasts provision for a hot tub and free standing barbecue... its a positive magnet for al fresco dining! Ergonomically designed galley kitchen is tucked away to the side of the lobby with an elevated breakfast bar screening the kitchen from the living area yet allows you to join in the conversation. Floor and wall cabinets are in easy­clean white and line both sides with plenty of workspace. The bedrooms are off the small corridor leading from the living area with master bedroom enjoying a private balcony. Family bathroom with soft coloured high gloss tiles, bath and overhead shower is located between the bedrooms.With purchase of this apartment you are getting super value and far more home for your money.

Price: €139,000

Fitzgerald's Select Properties Walnut Grove Apt

Emba Gardens Villa

€99,000 Beds: 2 Baths: 1

€129,000 Beds: 2 Baths: 2

Quiet location within 15 min walk to Kato Paphos shopping, restaurants and pubs. Elegant 2nd floor apartment, 2 balconies. Com. pool and lift in building. Title Deeds

Courtyard 2 bedroom villa with loads of creative features. L shaped lounge, separate kitchen and sun­room, wrap around courtyard... Ref: 1525

Ref: 1345

Kings 2 bed Bungalow €125,000 Beds: 2 Baths: 1

Chloraka Sea Apt €75,000 Beds 2 Baths 1

South facing 2 bedroom bungalow just off the Tomb of the Kings road with views to the sea. Within meters you’ll find shops, clubs, restaurants, cafes and more...

Chloraka Village High Street: Fabulous older apartment with a rare feature nowadays, an entry hall, stylishly remodelled kitchen & bathroom, and appealing living room...


Ref: 1532

Tala Sunset Villa

Pafia Apartment

€325,000 Beds 3 Baths 3

€85,000 Beds 2 Baths 1

Fabulous views, spacious 3 bedroom home. 500sq/m elevated corner plot, mature garden and garage. Sweeping arches, towering ceilings, summer kitchen and pool ...

Open ­ plan living room, fully furnished and equipped. Generous living environment. Close to tourist area. Step in and enjoy carefree lifestyle Ref: 1536

Ref 1522


Brewery Launch

Out & About A Flavour of Paphos in Pictures

The Aphrodite Rock Brewing Company based in Tzada launched its range of real ales at the Kamares Festival. It proved very popular as there were free tasters for all.

Out & About A Flavour of Paphos in

Kamares Festival


As usual there was a good turnout for the Annual Kamares Festival which takes place each spring with something for the energetic as well as the laid back.

Out & About A Flavour of Paphos in

Tala Amphitheatre


A good crowd enjoyed the music of Karen Carpenter and the Crooners with a show by Karen Kendall & Andrea Morelli in support of the Cancer Patients Support group.

Photo's by Eamon Brooks

New artworks from Joep Catch an exciting exhibition of brand new paintings by Joep Klinkenbijl this month, opening on Saturday 1 June 2013, from 7.30pm at ‘The Gallery of Faros Restaurant’, Latchi. Faros – in Greek, the Lighthouse ­ is situated on the harbourside at the picturesque little north coast port, a beautiful venue worthy of a visit; the exhibition is open 7 days a week ­ from 11am till late ­ until Sunday 14th July. Joep, born in 1951 in Holland, has been living in Cyprus for some time. Entirely self­taught, he explains: ‘I have an unfailing desire to create paintings in a unique style which is instantly recognizable as the artist’s – my ­ signature.’ The works are mainly abstract; oils and acrylic resin on a linen/canvas base, creating dynamic and intense colours. Mirror­scapes over water comprise many of the works in the exhibition, but Joep has been developing a more organic style for some of his most recent works. Joep’s career has also flourished in the music and film environment both in the Netherlands and abroad. Here in Cyprus he is a DJ with his own radio programme on Rock FM: “The Double Dutch Show”. He has a hugely enquiring mind, endlessly discovering inspirational new avenues in culture, history and theatre as well as continually looking for the next challenge. This month he launches his latest venture – a website ‘Get The Kick’ which lists music events across the island. Check it out for yourself: Scans – Joep’s new ‘organic’ style The artist with one of his latest ‘mirror­ scapes’ Gallery Management : Sally Laverick 99990842 Joep Klinkenbijl Mobile: 99202813. Tala Office: 26812658 Email: Website:

Paphos International Sailing Club PISC Summer Regatta 2013 PISC summer sailing regatta will be held at Agios Georgios from Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd June 2013; all Cyprus sailing clubs have been invited to attend, Commodore Chas Kimber announced recently. The regatta should also attract a number of spectators to the picturesque little fishing harbour and everyone will be made welcome. The regatta is open to all dinghy sailors and competitors are asked register by email by Friday 14th June 2013 if possible. Forms are available online ( and should be returned to who will also field all enquiries (96827613). There will be a practice race briefing at 13.15 on Friday 21st June, followed by four races on the Saturday and a further four on the Sunday, weather and sea conditions permitting. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third places in classes for Kestrel, Wayfarer, General Handicap, Ladies Race and Single person in double handed boat. The regatta also includes the prestigious Fraser Mackinlay Cup which was instituted two years ago for the Geroskipou Summer Regatta 2011. For keen sailors looking to settle on the western coast of Cyprus, Paphos International Sailing Club is the place to meet like­minded enthusiasts. Whilst the clubhouse is not in an ideal position, being some distance from the sea in Geroskipou, the dinghy sailors have what they call ‘the alternative clubhouse’, at Agios Georgios, north of Paphos on the edge of the Akamas peninsula, where some 30 club members enjoy a privileged boat­ parking spot just off the beach. The dinghy sailors meet on Thursdays and Saturdays

during the season, while the clubhouse is open on Friday lunchtimes, offering reasonably priced beverages and tasty ‘pub­ grub’. Chas Kimber is also delighted that PISC has been asked to supply a team to assist with the Youth Worlds 2013 in Limassol in July 13­20th . He confirmed: ‘We’re sending our safety boat, plus a fully qualified rescue team to crew it, for the whole week; we will be the lead boat in the Youth Boys Laser dinghy racing and also the Youth Girls Laser dinghy racing. Over 80 nations will be attending, so this is quite an honour for the club.’ For visitors and locals alike, there’s always something to enjoy on the Cyprus sea­ shore! For more information contact PISC Media Liaison Officer Nikki Dake 25 222 482/991 70406

"The Office" Being a family business we have one office centrally situated in Paphos close to and in walking distance of both the Paphos Harbour and the Tomb of the kings Road. From the harbour walk up towards the Begonia Garden centre at the traffic lights and we are on the left just before the “Wishing Tree”. Coming from the Tomb of the kings turn right at the traffic lights (or cut through by the Roman Hotel) and we are a short way down on the right just after the “Wishing Tree”. Office hours are 9am to 5.30pm 6 days a week with no break for lunch. So if you are working and only have your lunch break to come and see us, you are welcome!

What's On with Jezabel Here’s a small selection of what’s on musically this month ­ there’s far more to be found at LISTINGS page from classical to punk and pretty much everything inbetween as Pafos grows ever more eclectic. Music venues are still planning their summers so many events won’t be announced until a few days before ­ keep an eye on boards outside bars and an ear tuned to local radio. See you out and about! Saturday 1st June Dominic Holmes ­ new singer ­ guitarist 8.30­11.15pm at Paragka (prev Sense) Coral Bay Pharos Festival: Open­air concert for strings 8.30pm at The Olive Grove, Delikipos with Brahms’ String Quintet No 2 in G major and Mozart’s String Quintet No 3 in C major €10 Band of the RAF Regiment at Pissouri Amphitheatre doors 6pm €10 99934668 Sunday 2nd Dominic Holmes 1.30­4pm at Frog & Toad, Coral Bay Monday 3rd The Motown Cowgirls 9pm at Yiamas Bar, TOK Rd (roughly opp O’Neill’s) Kato Pafos 99831136 Tuesday 4th Singers Jezebel & Lisa­Marie present a quiz & bingo night with music at Cliff Bar, Tala 7.30pm €2 entry prizes to win 99831136 Andi Hobbs sings rock n roll 9.30pm at Evis Pub, Kleous St Kato Pafos Wednesday 5th Singers Jezebel & Lisa­Marie present a quiz & bingo night with music at Get In Café, Mandria Square 7.30pm €2 entry includes kleftiko (veges call for alternative) prizes to win 99831136 Martin Rhodes as Sinatra at Asamina Hotel, Hotel Row Geroskipou Lady Gaga tribute show at Millennium, Coral Bay strip Thursday 6th RAF Regiment Band Cramwell at Pafos harbour 7pm €10 for charity Friday 7th Dominic Holmes 8.30­11.15pm at Neo's Sports Bar, lower Peyia. Pafos X Factor at Coral Breeze, Coral Bay (just beyond the Strip) 26622185 Saturday 8th

Crystal Clear 3.30pm­7.30pm at Ollie’s Taverna, Trimithousa €10 99076831 Jezebel sings & hosts karaoke at Fly Again, Argaka coast road 9pm ­ midnight free entry 99831136 Sunday 9th Buble, Rock n Roll & Blues Brothers shows alternating Annabelle / Almyra Hotels, Pafos harbour road Monday 10th The AbbaBabes 9pm at Yiamas Bar, TOK Rd (roughly opp O’Neill’s) Kato Pafos 99831136 Tuesday 11th Cliffettes quiz & bingo night with music at Cliff Bar, Tala 7.30pm €2 entry prizes to win 99831136 Andi Hobbs sings rock n roll 9.30pm at Evis Pub, Kleous St Kato Pafos Wednesday 12th Quizettes quiz & bingo night at Get In Café, Mandria Square 7.30pm €2 entry includes kleftiko (veges call for alternative) prizes to win 99831136 Living in Pafos Expo evening event with variety of entertainers and meal for €15 7pm La Fontaine, sea side TOK Rd Xlorakas 99008577 Thursday 13th Open Mic Night 7.30pm at DT’s, TOK Road Kato Pafos off sea side 99798366 Friday 14th Pafos X Factor at Coral Breeze, Coral Bay (just beyond the Strip) 26622185 Saturday 15th Whitney Houston tribute show at Tala Amphitheatre doors 7.30pm curtain 8.30pm €10 99863528 Sunday 16th Buble, Rock n Roll & Blues Brothers shows alternating Annabelle / Almyra Hotels, Pafos harbour road Monday 17th The AbbaBabes plus Madonna tribute 9pm at Yiamas Bar, TOK Rd Kato Pafos 99831136 Tuesday 18th Cliffettes quiz & bingo night with music at Cliff Bar, Tala 7.30pm €2 entry 99831136 Wednesday 19th Quizettes quiz & bingo night at Get In Café, Mandria Square 7.30pm €2 entry includes kleftiko 99831136 Stammy 8.30pm at Gabriel’s Café, Kouklia Kyp plays sitar 7.30pm at Poppadoms Indian Restaurant TOK Rd Kissonerga Thursday 20th Mario as Elvis 7.30pm at Colosseum, the triangle, Kato Pafos €18 inc meal 26962415

Bob Wyper ­ Rod Stewart tribute on The Wavedancer Yacht, sailing from Pafos harbour 7.30pm €35 inc. food & 1st drink 99422811 Friday 21st 60s & 70s night with Jezebel & Lisa­Marie at Get In Café, Mandria Square 9pm ­ midnight free entry 99831136 Pafos X Factor grand final at Coral Breeze, Coral Bay (just beyond the Strip) 26622185 Zingers present ‘Dreamboats & Petticoats’ at Paragka (prev Sense) Coral Bay in aid of Cancer Patients Support Group €7.50 99389073 Saturday 22nd Bob Wyper ­ Rod Stewart tribute 8pm Tala Amphitheatre, top of Stephanie Hill, Tala €10 26653132 Jezebel sings & hosts karaoke at Fly Again, Argaka coast road 9pm ­ midnight free entry 99831136 Sunday 23rd Bob Wyper ­ Rod Stewart tribute at Paliomonastiro, Peiga Park. Doors 6pm €15 inc. BBQ 96818066 Monday 24th Blondie ­ Madonna tribute 9pm at Yiamas Bar, TOK Rd (roughly opp O’Neill’s) Kato Pafos 99831136 Tuesday 25th Cliffettes quiz & bingo night with music at Cliff Bar, Tala 7.30pm €2 entry prizes to win 99831136 Wednesday 26th Quizettes quiz & bingo night at Get In Café, Mandria Square 7.30pm €2 entry includes kleftiko 99831136 Thursday 27th Open Mic Night 7.30pm at DT’s, TOK Road Kato Pafos off sea side 99798366 Friday 28th The Cowbelles at Coral Breeze Restaurant €15 inc. three course meal doors 7pm 99755688 Saturday 29th Party in the Park with Vacant, Abba Forever, Rogue, Tom & Jayne, Aliki and other bands at Happy Valley gates open 4pm acts from 5.15 ­ 10pm €10 advance €15 on door 25963789 Singers and dancers at Paphiakos Animal Welfare summer fair 9am­3pm Crazy Spoon, TOK Rd Kissonerga off sea side 99151996 Crystal Clear 9­11.30pm at The Frog and Toad, Coral Bay 26343876 Sunday 30th Black Cabb rock band 7pm at Orfeas Bar, Xlorakas

Paphos Digest  
Paphos Digest  

June issue - Monthly digest from Fitzgerald Marketing, Paphos, Cyprus. Specialist's in property in the Paphos region of Cyprus. More than ju...