Cyprus: Live, Invest, Escape!
The inimitably beautiful Mediterranean island of Cyprus is blessed with almost year round sunshine and a climate that has been described as the most perfect in the world – conducive for good physical and mental wellbeing. A holiday hotspot for all seasons, the island is also an affluent and successful addition to the European Union, a desirable location with those looking for a tax friendly place to retire, and a booming destination to invest in.
Cyprus is possibly the most exotic nation in the European Union as well, despite its strong British feel and the lasting English influences on the island such as the fact that the old currency was the Cyprus pound, Cypriots drive on the left and the legal system in Cyprus incorporates a number of elements from the British system. Since it joined the eurozone and adopted the euro as its currency in January 2008, the already booming economy in Cyprus has continued to go from strength to strength, and this makes it an even more attractive location whether you’re looking for somewhere to holiday, live or invest.
The appeal of Cyprus is manifold. For example, the island is a tourism paradise with its perfect natural blend of history, culture, climate and geography – which are elements enhanced by the lifestyle amenities and facilities in Cyprus. These include theme parks and golf courses, fabulous restaurants, spas and excellent shopping all within easy reach due to the ongoing development of the infrastructure. In addition to these benefits, Cyprus is a tax friendly island for both businesses and retirees, and the island has a world-famous travel and tourism market that makes investing in property in Cyprus a great bet. What’s more, many communities across Cyprus are attractive as second home and relocation destinations too.
Take the traditional village of Pissouri for example; located conveniently close to the retail and lifestyle hubs of both Pafos and Limassol in the south west of the island, as well as the international airports at Pafos and Larnaca, the village is highly accessible. Yet because it is set just back off the beaten track amongst lush vineyards, rich carob plantations and beautifully shady ancient olive groves, the community who call Pissouri home enjoy the fact that the village remains untouched and unspoiled. Pissouri’s unique cliff top location with spectacular view means it is lapped by cooling breezes making it much less humid than some villages on the island. Pissouri’s proximity to the sandy Blue Flag of Pafos and excellent golf courses such as Secret Valley make it a highly sought after location with British families.
So attractive is Pissouri that an increasing number of discerning British families and couples have made it their new home in the sun, and in the summertime the relatively modest village numbers are further swelled by those from Britain and mainland Cyprus who have second homes in the village. Thankfully though the areas surrounding the village have a very low building density, meaning that the natural beauty of the area remains untouched. According to Martin Pearce, UK Sales Manager of Aristo Developers: “the beauty and traditional integrity of Pissouri as well as the convenience of the village’s location make it enduringly popular. It has become a relocation, second home and fly-to-let property investment hotspot in Cyprus”
Set in an elevated and south facing position with commanding and uninterrupted Mediterranean Sea and Troodos Mountain views, Pissouri is not only a friendly and welcoming place to call home, it’s a very lively and active community too. Those who have made the village their permanent home or who have invested in a second property in the village and who visit every year love the fact that in the summertime the famous Pissouri Amphitheatre is regularly the venue for festivals and festivities.
Despite the appeal of the village as a lifestyle home choice and a hugely popular holiday destination, the development of property in and around the village has been kept in check to maintain the overall appeal and attraction of Pissouri. Only select developers have been given permission to build quality real estate in the village, and one such developer is Aristo. Aristo Developers are shortly due to release their Pissouri Panorama project consisting of luxurious 3 and 4 bedroom villas designed by internationally renowned architect Dr Demetris Porphyrios. Aristo will be building luxurious, exclusive private villas on a fantastic cliff top location next to the traditional village and the villas will benefit from many attractive features such as large sun terraces, communal gardens, swimming pools and breathtaking views, The Pissouri Panorama properties from Aristo Developers offer the ideal location for those looking to invest in an overseas home suitable for holiday use, permanent living or retirement. For more information about this great investment opportunity contact 0800 082 0601 or visit www.aristodevelopers.com.