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House to let in Nicosia/Cyprus

Date Submitted: 31-Jan-2004
From: Kleanthes Grohmann
Subject: House to let in Nicosia/Cyprus
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Institution/Organization: University of Cyprus

Notice: Three-bedroom house plus living room, dining area, large kitchen, 2 bathrooms plus WC, two verandahs, small garden, DSL), fully furnished, available in Nicosia, Cyprus. Large, close to amenities, parks, old town (5 minutes), beach (40 mins. drive). Available any period between middle of June and late August, 2004. Asking rent all included CYP £600 per month (approx. US $1,200, EUR 1,000). Condition: take care of housecat. Can organize deal on rental car or offer our own car (Suzuki Vitara with soft top), supportive neighbours around.