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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:

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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.

Your home is at the end of a long green driveway bringing you to a large garden courtyard and a charming villa sporting an inviting portico. You enter an elevated lobby overlooking a stunning living room... Uncompromising quality with many extras, private swimming pool, ambient private garden... merging with fairway. Reference: 1564 (See page 6) We continue to actively promote our range of top quality Cyprus properties on Rightmove Property Portal, UK余 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

Cyprus Autumn Brings Cooler Weather and Ever Improved Property Opportunities September whizzed by in a flash and brought with it the surprise of early rain which cleaned the air and settled the temperatures. One of the things that make Cyprus such a charming place to live in is that, unlike countries nearer the equator, there are significant seasons here – fantastic spring flowers from February to April, sun­sea­and­sand summers and of course, just enough cold weather to give Christmas the essential open fires and mulled wine atmosphere. October is always a good month for property investment, especially in Paphos. Fitzgerald’s have several new listings of properties just arrived on the market and new buyers are choosing this time of cooler weather to visit and make their choices. Sadly Cyprus at present time is in the headlines for all the wrong reasons and printing bad news seems to get the attention the media craves, never mind the reality: but then, when was the media hype a true indication of what is real and balanced in a small country like Cyprus? Fortunately, each country is unique and this is what makes it so appealing to visit, play or live there. Tourism related companies and their marketing strategists know this exceedingly well, no doubt to the delight of their clients and countries they visit. There are very many reasons why Cyprus is a desirable place to be. We are going through a tough patch, but from what we hear there are lots of things that are changing for the better. The banking crisis did not seriously affect prices but it did clear the air so that Cyprus property prices can now improve dramatically over the next one to two years. There are such great opportunities now to buy quality property, be it large, medium or small, and these are unlikely to be repeated. There is a school of thought that suggests it might be safer for potential buyers to rent for a few years and then make up their minds when they have gained some familiarity and seen how the market lies. This strategy is sound and mostly applicable to properties without the Title Deeds. Having Title Deed makes all the difference. Over the last several years prices have already fallen substantially and to hesitate when prices are bottoming out is not a perfect strategy to get the most house for your money. If you are really serious and want to take advantage of present low prices, focus on what you want. A year is a long time in the property market. Our current sales reflect the growing number of enthusiastic investors who are 'seizing the day' because they have liquidity at this time and want to invest. From a

buyer’s point of view: if you see a house you love and can happily live in, then don't hesitate because it’s likely someone else will get in first at today’s prices and snatch your dream away. Don’t rent and waste money. Buy your dream when you see it. Especially when the property comes from a licensed company which specialises in re­sale property at realistic prices with title deeds.

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Aegean offers direct flights from Athens to Paphos Aegean airlines has announced Paphos­Athens flights for the first time, starting next year. Head of the Paphos regional board of tourism, Nassos Hadjigeorgiou, welcomed the announcement, saying it could only mean good news for Paphos. “This move is the outcome of many efforts, including Aegean’s, which recognised a business opportunity using Paphos airport,” he said.According to Hadjigeorgiou, the flights will commence in April 2014. “Initially the airline will operate two flights a week – this number will increase during the summer season.” The tourism chief said that the operation would help to contribute towards new job opportunities and help to extend the tourist season. “Aegean’s presence will also help the image of Paphos as well as that of the airport,” he said. The airline is the largest Greek airline and has been a Star Alliance member since June 2010. Aegean’s main base is Athens , with secondary hubs at Thessaloniki, Heraklion and Larnaca. In addition, Hadjigeorgiou said that the new flights to and from Paphos would provide an opportunity for third countries to use Athens airport as a connection to Cyprus. “This will be of particular benefit to travelers from tourist markets such as Germany and central Europe,” he said. The local tourist head said that the announcement comes at a critical time for the town. “We welcome Aegean to Paphos and collective efforts will ensure they experience a successful presence here. We also continue to strive to achieve our goals for penetration into new destinations, increase numbers of arrivals and further upgrade of Paphos airport­ and the aim of significant year­round activity,” he said.

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Aphrodite Hills Prestige Villa

Take up this unique opportunity to purchase a desirable terraced villa and become part of golfing community at the award winning Aphrodite Hills Golf Resort (see our article on Golfing at Aphrodite Hills). Hestiades Greens offers the prestige, the setting and an enviable position at the very heart of the prestigious resort. The sheer convenience of the location is second to none. You are within an easy stroll to the fabulous clubhouse and a favourite meeting point, the shopping Mall and the vibrant resort square with an exceptional array of favourite restaurants and entertainment venues. Hestiades Greens offers villa size terraced homes which skirt the edge of the golf course offering generous private gardens and luxury fairway frontages. Imagine exquisitely designed semi足 detached terraced villa with bright, elegant interior and your own lush ambient tropical style garden and, beyond the sparkling swimming pool, a vast expanse of your garden (you have about the largest plot of

Featured Property land on the project), merging seamlessly with the fairway. Your home is at the end of a long green driveway bringing you to a large garden courtyard and a charming villa sporting meticulous detailing and an inviting portico. You enter an elevated lobby overlooking a stunning L shaped living area (2 steps down) with gleaming marble flooring, high ceilings and lined with a series of attractive French doors inviting garden ambiance To the left of entry, a roomy master chef kitchen, you’ll be proud of. Ergonomically designed and showing off the best appliances and finishes it’s easy to cook up a feast (at moment’s notice, of course)! The ground floor also features a double guest bedroom (with its own garden terrace) and a luxurious shower bathroom. On the first floor feature two sunny bedrooms surrounded by expansive balconies and you’ll love the panoramic scenery over your garden and the golf course. Large and luxurious bathroom features walk­in shower, full bath, two vanity units and super finishes throughout. Absolute must to see.­aphrodite­hills/


Golf at Aphrodite Hills Aphrodite Hills Resort is home to a magnificent 18足hole championship golf course, spreading over 6,299 metres. The holes run along the contours of two plateaux overlooking the Mediterranean and feature lakes, olive trees and a dramatic central ravine. The golf course also has a dedicated 3足hole Golf Academy and magnificent Clubhouse. This award足winning golf course was officially opened in 2002 and was designed by the acclaimed architect, Cabell Robinson. Robinson believes Aphrodite Hills to be the perfect mix of challenging pot bunkers, manicured fairways of lush Bermuda grass and generous tiered greens. A 130 metre gorge dividing tees at the par 3, the 7th hole is the perfect opportunity to put your skills to the test. Beginners and experienced players of all abilities are encouraged to learn and improve their game at the Aphrodite Hills 3足hole Golf Academy, where a team of

resident PGA qualified golf professionals equipped with a ‘full video swing analysis system’ can provide the very best one­on­one tuition. With a large, double­ended driving range, a short game area with a large pitching and chipping green and a 3­hole Academy course, Aphrodite Hills Golf provides the perfect environment for learning golf before progressing to the full course. Club features: • 18­hole championship standard golf course designed by Cabell Robinson • Championship course with stunning views over the Mediterranean Sea • A 3­hole, fully­equipped Golf Academy offering a variety of programmes and lessons for individuals, couples and groups of people • Training facilities which are adequate for national teams, professionals and amateurs • Three PGA qualified resident golf instructors – German and English speaking • A double­ended 350 metre practice range • Short game practices with large pitching and chipping green • A luxurious Clubhouse with comfortable changing rooms and cosy bar and restaurant areas • A Pro Shop offering the latest fashion in golf apparel Course features: • Par 71/70 • Course length: 6,269 meters • Fairway Grass: Tifway 419 (Bermuda) • Greens: Pencross (Creeping Bent) • Greens surround: Rye grass

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Kings Palace Views Apartment Come to the tranquillity of Kings Palace and luxuriate in a private world of leisure and relaxation, grand views and stylish living. Your very own private hideaway in a holiday and residential project inspired by the love of the Mediterranean lifestyle the sum total of which is blurring the lines between indoor­outdoor living environments.

The vast central courtyard, a focal point for residents, creates a high appeal leisure and entertainment environment with it pristine swimming pool and meandering pool decking. The use of natural stone and a fantastic combination of Mediterranean and sub­tropical plants, create a captivating floral feast with each passing season. Your massive appeal second floor apartment rises above the courtyard treetops, has the desirable south west orientation, overlooks the pool area and has a brilliant outlook to the sea. You’ll love the spacious balcony and the vibrant lounge/dining room ­ just the place to put your feet up, enjoy a good book and marvel at the scenery. Your compact kitchen is almost hidden behind an archway to the back of the apartment and features a generous amount of storage space with floor to ceiling cabinetry. All the appliances are there as well as all the kitchen equipment and accessories: just make yourself at home. Another archway leads to your bedroom and the bathroom. The bedroom has an interesting irregular shape, features capacious built­in wardrobes and enjoys fabulous outlook to the sea. Price: €75,000

Fitzgerald's New Properties Kings Gate Apart €70,000 Beds: 2 Baths: 1 1st floor apartment. Generous size interior and all bedrooms open to a massive 25sq/m terrace. Close to public transport, restaurants. Green com. area with swimming pool... Ref: 1560

Kamares Views Bungalow €195,000 Beds: 2 Baths: 2 Panoramic outlook, sea views, abundance of trees and comfortable meandering low set home that is all about indoor­ outdoor traditional lifestyle.. Ref: 1565

Lara Court €220,000 Beds: 2 Baths: 2 Low set home on a 508sqm level plot. It comes complete with open­plan living areas opening to covered terrace facing the pool. 1st floor terrace with 360 views... Ref:1561

Kato Paphos Top Floor €82,500 Beds 2 Baths 1 2 bright bedrooms, open­ plan living area with covered balcony,semi separated kitchen. Fully furnished and equipped apartment. Everything is a short walk away... Ref: 1566

Peyia Jasmine Villa

Latchi Garden Apt

€220,000 Beds 3 Baths 3

€99,000 Beds 2 Baths 1

Master bedroom with en­ suite on ground floor. 1st floor terrace with panoramic views to the sea and hills. Private pool and courtyard terraces...

The sea is 150m away from the wonderful Lachi beach and famous restaurants. The apartment is part of a small development surrounded by gardens...

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Ref: 1567 http://www.fitzgeraldcyprus/properties/1567

New recording from Paphos musician gets worldwide airtime Paphos is an amazing place for music; just check out our entertainment pages for proof! But although, by world terms, Paphos is a tiny place, hardly worthy of the term city, people from the Paphos area come up with amazing talents. In the last week of September, John Artes, local musician and singer, went public with an amusing and perhaps slightly shocking ‘fun punk’ CD called ‘How Many Times by Cockney John’. Recorded on the island with Vic Malcolm of the 70’s UK band Geordie and marketed by Tabitha Records (, the album and single tracks, plus the new release ‘Am On Me Holidays’, have been played on radio stations as far afield as Australia, America, Scandinavia, Germany and the U.K. Locally, the island’s Rock FM radio show ‘Double Dutch’ also gave two­hours airtime to Artes and interviewed him at length. ‘Great music’ remarked DJ Joep. Tabitha Records website confirms: ‘During the mid­1970s you could find yourself packed … in sweaty London clubs watching and listening to punk and new wave music. In 2013, we have Cockney John … an enigma, a throwback from the life and music of that period but 100% fun. ‘This album is a musical cocktail of anything that was 70’s punk and new wave with a twist of today. That genre of music mixed with the original tunes from songsmith Vic Malcolm means that once you hear them you will not get them out of your head.’ Artes has been on the music circuit a long time, playing internationally on the pro­scene since he was 17, supporting many named bands of the time around the world. Better known in Cyprus for his association with Andrew Oliver and

island­wide tours of hit shows like Great Balls of Fire and the smash new Cyprus band of 2013, The Firebirds, Artes is delighted at the success of the punk CD and his new single: ‘I’m filming now with Jack (Vic Malcolm) for the next Cockney John video for the song "Hole in me head" which promises to be crazier than ever.’ Heading into October, Artes will join Jo Allsop & The Bald Eagles in rehearsal for their new tour starting in November (see events for dates). The premiere will be on Saturday 2 November at 8.30pm at The Old Kamaroudi Tavern, Konia. Tickets are an affordable €10 and meals are available in restaurant ­ Tel: 26942044, 99309448. John Artes’ CD, ‘How Many Times by Cockney John’ is available from Tabitha Records or as a download from Amazon and iTunes. His new single ‘Am On Me Holidays’ is out on DVD now. For more information visit Cockney John’s Mission on ‘My Music Movement’.

Music and entertainment for the next six weeks The mix of nationalities who have chosen Cyprus as their home make for a rich cultural experience around this time of the year. There’s always a lively pub/club culture – see Jezebel’s listings for a taste. Then there’s the theatre group Stage One, an ambitious AmDram Group based in Paphos, which has a reputation in Cyprus for its quality and range of productions including comedy, drama, musical and pantomime – of course ( THE MARTIN RHODES SWING BAND Relax and dance to swing music with Martin's new band: John, Stan, Benny and Andrew Friday 4 October 8.30pm ­ Yialos Restaurant Pissouri Bay Tickets: €10 Meals available from 6pm: meal reservations ­ Tel: 99473141 Friday 11 October 8.30pm – Tremithousa Community Hall Tickets: €10 Event organised by Ollies Taverna, Tremithousa and proceeds to be donated to the Families in Need (by way of food, clothing,etc.). Any donations of dry or canned food gratefully accepted on the night

Reservations ­ Tel: 99076831 and at Ollies Taverna Meals available 5pm ­ 8pm: meal reservations ­ Tel: 99076831 ABBA SHOW­DANCE Abba Dabba Do perform all the hits in their sensational dance party starring Bonnie Toward as Agnetha, Jo Allsop as Frida, Andrew Oliver as Benny and John Artes as Bjorn Saturday 12 October ­ Vatouthkia Restaurant near Kamares/Tala Paphos Bar open from 6pm, dinner 7.30pm, dance party 9pm Advance Bookings/Tickets: €20 including a three course buffet dinner and coffee, available from Vatouthkia, Derek – Email:, SoEasy Kiosk in Tala Tickets must be purchased in advance and numbers will be restricted to 120 so please book now to avoid disappointment. Admission will be by ticket only. Thursday 17 October 7pm ­ Paradisos Hills Hotel Lysos Tickets: €19 inc. dinner at 7.30pm, show at 9pm Accommodation and local taxi service – Tel: 99595050 HALF TERM FAMILY SHOW – KIDS HALF PRICE! Friday 1 November 7pm ­ Pentaras Hall, Coral Bay Road, Paphos Tickets: €10 adults, €5 children ­ available at Pentaras Reservations ­ Tel: 99832538 Meals available in the restaurant ­ Tel: 26271130 THE COCKNEY SPARRAS Enjoy a good old Music Hall knees­up and sing­a­long with Andy at the piana and Bob singing great old songs Friday 18 October 7pm – The Vineyard Taverna Letymbou Tickets: €15 inc. pie, mash and liquor plus a traditional pudding Show at 9pm Reservations – Tel: 97603511, 99559324 with Charles and Debbie Saturday 19 October 7.30pm ­ DTs Sunset Bar, Tomb of the Kings Road, Paphos Tickets: €12 inc. pie, mash and liquor plus a traditional pudding Reservations ­ Tel: 96379059 with Lorraine

ANDREY BLUES BAND Dine and dance to blues music with Andrey Stareyshinski's new band performing the songs of Eric Clapton,Stevie Ray Vaughan, JJ Cale, BB King, Buddy Guy, Johnny Winter, Delbert McClinton and others Friday 25 October 7pm ­ Y & P Hotel Latchi Tickets: €20 inc. dinner at 7.30pm, dancing from 9pm B & B rooms available Reservations ­ Tel: 99885428, 26321411 JO & THE BALD EAGLES This new band brings you the very best of new and old country music covering hits by Dixie Chicks, Shania Twain, Patsy Cline, Tammy Wynette and more. Starring Jo Allsop, John, Andrew and Stan Saturday 2 November 8.30pm ­ The Old Kamaroudi, Konia. Paphos GRAND PREMIERE Tickets: €10 Reservations Tel:99832538 Meals available in restaurant ­ Tel: 26942044, 99309448 Sunday 3 November 8.30pm ­ Yialos Restaurant Pissouri Bay Tickets: €10 Reservations ­ Tel: 99832538 Meals available from 6pm: meal reservations ­ Tel: 99473141 Friday 8 November 7pm ­ Lenia's Tavern Souni Tickets: €18 inc. buffet dinner at 7.30pm, show at 9pm Reservations ­ Tel: 25717117

"Night at the musicals"

Out & About A Flavour of Paphos in Pictures

On Wednesday 25th September, the Fifth Floor Restaurant hosted a “Night at the Musicals”. The accomplished duo, “Crystal Clear” gave their time Free of Charge, and song tracks from a number of west end musicals. The evening was heavily subsidised by the restaurant and its suppliers, so tickets were for just €10, of which €5 will go to Archangel Michael Hospice.

Out & About A Flavour of Paphos in Pictures

"Night at the musicals"


Out & About A Flavour of Paphos in Pictures

PASYKAF & The Cancer Patients Support Group (Paphos) held their Awareness Day in the park with family events, stalls and plenty of food. The children gave a fine display of dancing when not enjoying the supplied activities.

Out & About A Flavour of Paphos in Pictures

Cancer Patients Support Group

What's On with Jezabel Activity has begun its annual transition from daytime to evening as the sun becomes less of a focus and folk start dressing a little more warmly ­ and up, to go out of an evening. Some hotels and tourist bars will close, but many stalwarts stay open throughout winter for the benefit of locals, expats and the ‘three monthers’ ­ holidaying OAPs who choose to spend their pension on a Cyprus holiday rather than on heating their British home. Wise move! Here’s a selection of nightspots, but there’s more to be found at LISTINGS page. Tuesday 1st October Stammy at Get In Café, Mandria 99115957 Wednesday 2nd Simone Swift 9pm and Michael Jackson show at Baywatch Bar, Bar St Thursday 3rd Open Mic Night 7.30pm at DT’s, TOK Road Kato Pafos, off coast side 99798366 Friday 4th Spooky rock­blues band 9pm at New Horizon Pub, TOK Rd Xlorakas almost in Coral Bay, off coast side 99831136 Saturday 5th Jazz Festival 5pm til late at Aphrodite Hills’ Village Square 26829000 Sunday 6th Groovejet, Symbiosis and Youth Theatre Stars at Paphiakos Animal Welfare Shelter Open Day 10am to 3pm 99151996 Monday 7th The Abba Babes Jezebel & Lisa­Marie at Limani Amphitheatre, Coral Beach Hotel 10 ­ 11pm 99831136 Tuesday 8th Singers Jezebel & Lisa­Marie present a quiz & bingo night with music at Cliff Bar, Tala 7.30pm €2 entry prizes to win 99831136

Wednesday 9th The Blues Brothers 7.30pm at Kamares Club near Tala €27.50 inc. dinner 26652277 Thursday 10th Jukebox Rockers male duo 7.30pm at The Frog & Toad, Coral Bay 26343876 Friday 11th Martin Rhodes at Trimithousa Village Hall 8.30pm €10 96354182 Saturday 12th Paphos Zingers 7.30pm at Pissouri Amphitheatre €7.50 to Cancer Support 99389073 Sunday 13th Kaela Santosh as Tina Turner 8.30pm at Athena Beach Hote, hotel road towards Geroskipou Monday 14th Stevie Dean 7.30pm at Tommy Tucker's, opposite old Velvet Hall, Xlorakas (near the 'dip' at edge of Pafos town) 97606777 Tuesday 15th Martin Rhodes as Frank Sinatra 7 ­ 10pm at Asimina Suites Hotel, Hotel Row towards Geroskipou Singers Jezebel & Lisa­Marie present a quiz & bingo night with music at Cliff Bar, Tala 7.30pm €2 entry prizes to win 99831136 Wednesday 16th Take Two 8.30 ­ 11.30 pm at Queens Bay Hotel, TOK Rd almost in Coral Bay Thursday 17th Open Mic Night 7.30pm at DT’s, TOK Road Kato Pafos, off coast side 99798366 Friday 18th The Orphean Singers 21st Anniversary Concert 7pm at Annabelle Hotel Kato Pafos €10 97630228 Spooky rock­blues band 9pm at New Horizon Pub, TOK Rd Xlorakas almost in Coral Bay, off coast side 99831136 Saturday 19th Ricky Gordon at Dinner Dance in aid of Nowzad 7pm at Alexander the Great Beach Hotel €15 inc. dinner 99907499

Sunday 20th Paphos Blues Brothers 10pm ­ 1am ­ at O'Neill's, Tombs Road Kato Pafos, off coast side Monday 21st Paphos Zingers 7pm Minthis Hills Golf Club €15 inc. wine and cheese, in aid of Cancer Support 99389073 Tuesday 22nd Andi Hobbs sings rock n roll 9.30pm at Evis Pub, Kleous St Kato Pafos Wednesday 23rd Kyp plays sitar 7.30pm at Poppadoms Indian Restaurant TOK Rd Kissonerga Thursday 24th Eugene plays sax 8pm at Verandah, TOK Rd Kato Pafos off coast side (near Lidl) Friday 25th Ms Debonair drag show 9.30pm at Blazing Saddles, Coral Bay Strip 26622466 Saturday 26th Music Open Pafos festival of young international opera singers at Coral Beach Hotel Akamas Theatre suite €22 99387311 Sunday 27th Tribute to Cliff Richard at Paliomonastirio Peyia 96818066 Monday 28th Davey Woodford 9.30pm at Rose Pub, just off harbour, Kato Pafos 99013187 Tuesday 29th Jam Night 7.30pm at Tommy Tucker's, opposite old Velvet Hall, Xlorakas (near the 'dip' at edge of Pafos town) 97606777 Singers Jezebel & Lisa­Marie present a quiz & bingo night with music at Cliff Bar, Tala 7.30pm €2 entry prizes to win 99831136 Wednesday 30th Matthew Edmondson 9:45 ­ 11:30pm at Alexander the Great Beach hotel, Pafos harbour road Thursday 31st Neil James at Vatouthkia, between Kamares and Adonis Falls €20

Digest october 2013  

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