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STUNNING PRIVATE VILLA - super 4 bedroomed detached villa with pool

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

4 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, one en suite, with mountain and sea views

Habibi House has beautiful gardens and a lovely pool plus Wi-Fi. It was built in 2005 and stands at the eastern edge of the character-full Turkish Cypriot village of Catalkoy. Accommodation for eight/nine people is spacious and light and the house has been tastefully, yet comfortably furnished. All the furnishings are co-ordinated and give the house an easy, relaxed atmosphere and elegance. Every room has windows on two sides with one leading to either a balcony or terrace in nearly every case. Floors are tiled throughout. The sitting room has comfortable sofas and opens out onto a dining terrace overlooking the pool. There is a large landscaped garden area. The house is ideal for a family or two to relax by the pool, enjoy the local surroundings or to explore the area, with Girne (Kyrenia) for night life and the famous cultural monastery village of Bellapais nearby, crusader castles in the mountains and the many quiet little bays along the coast for fishing, bathing, boating and diving. Catalkoy village boasts three excellent restaurants within walking distance from the house and there are many more bars and eating houses if you decide to take a five minute drive.

Flights, taxis and car hire: Flights are available into Ercan airport in the North and Larnaca airport in the South. Ercan is about 20 miles away and Larnaca about 50 miles. If you choose to fly into Larnaca or Ercan, a taxi can easily be arranged on line to bring you to Northern Cyprus. We can recommend a good car hire company also.

More than 80 flights per week arrive at North Cyprus airport Ercan during the summer. There are 15 flights from three UK airports ; Stansted, Gatwick and Heathrow. Most of them arrive in the evening.

Turkish Airlines fly to Ercan with stop-overs in Turkey.

Gulf/Cyprus Air, British Airways, Helios and many other airlines fly to Larnaca.

Payment and Cancellation: Payment: 30% is payable on booking with the balance due 8 weeks prior to arrival.

Cancellation charges: 8 weeks or more in advance - Deposit forfeited. 55 to 29 days in advance - 60%. Up to 28 days in advance - 100%. You are advised to insure against cancellation. There is also a 200 pound security deposit against breakages and damage payable in advance and returnable once property is vacated. Other terms and conditions will apply as notified by owners by e mail in course of booking.

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Property Manager
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Çatalköy in Kyrenia

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • 2 doubles, 2 twins. All bedrooms have AC. There is also a put-you-up bed with a good mattress should you need it.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Extra facilities include: built in barbecue, iron and ironing board, sunloungers and shades, hairdryer, bath towels and hand towels, bed linen changed weekly, welcome pack, taxi to and from the airport can be arranged at supplementary cost.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

A wonderful holiday!

  • 5 of 5

Habibi House was the perfect base for our holiday. The house is very tucked away but easily accessible to local shops, restaurants and beaches. We loved the gardens and the privacy, not being overlooked by other properties and it has stunning views to the mountaiins and the surrounding landscape. The village is very characterful, like going back in time, young children still play in the streets here and are sent on shopping errands for lunch to the local village shops. The house is well appointed, a well kitted out kitchen, plenty of space for two families. We loved the white linen in the bedrooms and also enjoyed the very generous Welcome Pack of groceries, wine and beer upon our arrival. We look forward to returning for another holiday next year. We can not recommend Habibi House more highly.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Truly magnificent villa

  • 5 of 5

Habibi House is truly a magnificent villa that offers everything you need for a relaxing and comfortable stay. Set in a peaceful location it is easy to while away the sun-drenched days and perfect for a few drinks watching the spectacular sunsets. We particularly liked to walk through the lovely gardens that are abundant with herbs and fruit trees. We even made our own "limonata" (Cypriot home-made lemonade) from the lemon trees.

The villa is more than adequately equipped to cater for a family (in our case 6 adults and baby) to enjoy the bbq under the shade of the bouganvilla terrace. A dip in the good sized pool before setting off to the many nearby reataurants rounded off many enjoyable day. We loved the hospitality and food at the Courtyard and Eminem in Catalkoy was just delightful to sample the Cypriot cuisine.

We would like to thank Bidi and Steve for their extremely friendly welcome and service and very prompt attention when the dishwasher decided to spring a leak. A full replacement within 24 hours - exceptional !!!

We will definitely be returning to Habibi in the not too distant future. Just try stopping us !!!!

David and Christine, John and Kelly and baby Amelia, Jo and Chelsea

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Simply Stunning!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our first stay at Habibi Villa but it definitely won't be our last. We stayed for a week in May 2017 which went far too quick!! The location of the Villa is perfect, really quiet and on the outskirts of the village. We went with the intention of eating out at local restaurants but the Villa and facilities were so good we ate in. Sitting on the terrace with a drink in the quiet early evening was just perfect. There are good supermarkets close by with a very good range of products. We recommend hiring a car to get the most out of the surrounding area. Thank you Bidi and Steve for making us feel so welcome.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Stunning, Peaceful, Bliss

  • 5 of 5

Our Stay at Habibi was nothing short of heaven, the house is gorgeous, and well equipped, and very well maintained, the garden is beautiful, and the pool is amazing. The surrounding village is very peaceful, so this is an excellent place to relax and switch off from the rest of the world, while only being a short journey from town or the beautiful beaches. Bidi and Steve were only a phone call away if we needed them. We could not have asked for more (except another two weeks!)

If you are thinking of visiting Northern Cyprus, and want a quiet haven to call home then I would highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Habibi House, and our party of six people have booked again for next year, I think that says it all. Bidi and Steve (the owners) are perfect hosts and lovely people to deal with. Nothing is too much trouble for them, they gathered together a superb welcome pack for us, even adding items we requested.

The photos of the house and gardens do not do it justice, it is absolutely stunning and really well looked after. It is positioned away from the village of Catalkoy in a small friendly local community and is a perfect base to either relax and do nothing or explore the surroundings.The weather is nearly always perfect at this time of year. A short drive away are the beautiful Kyrenia harbour with its fish retaurants, the beautiful mountain village of Bellapais, both of these are a must see.

If you want a fabulous place to stay in Northern Cyprus don`t look any further.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
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  • 5 of 5

What is there to say about Habibi House that has not been said before?

We had the most amazing two weeks in July 2014 with Ken & Lindsay who had been to Habibi House twice before and had told us what a wonderful villa this is.

But the photo's did not prepare us for what it would be really like as with some places you visit the photo's look good, but, you arrive the disappointment well....

Habibi House is exactly like the pictures and so much more....


When you arrive and walk up the path to the house the first thing that hits you is the amazing perfume of Jasmine and the well designed garden which wraps around the house.

The house is spacious well equipped, beautiful decor and if you feel you cannot leave this great place to dine out, it has a large BBQ area and well equipped kitchen.

And with wifi been connected very soon what more could anyone want????

The swimming pool is fabulous, large, well maintained if you just want to relax or swim off that meal you have cooked on the BBQ or just float under the stars.

Bidi and Steve are brilliant hosts with a wealth of knowledge of Kyrenia and much more they can advise you on anything you wish especially the most fantastic restaurants. I would recommend "Efendi's" in Kyrenia a little

out of the way but well worth the visit not forgetting "Bella Moons" in Bellapais lovely restaurant in a beautiful courtyard.

Ken and Lindsay are booked in for 2015 there forth year very jealous we are not going with them but this is one place we will definitely revisit.

This is one very special place that you should visit and I know you will have a great holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
Kyrenia ferry to Turkey 3 hrs trip
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Shayna Beach
Car: recommended

Habibi House is situated on the edge of the village of Catalkoy. It offers uninterrupted views of the mountains to the south and views to the sea to the north. It is very private and not overlooked by any other property, being tucked away. It overlooks and ancient olive grove just next to the pool.

In Catalkoy village there are three restaurants and bars and local facilities such as small shops. A few miles away is the famous town of Kyrenia (Girne in Turkish).

There are many supermarkets within 5 minutes of the house, also hairdressers, chemists, vegetable market, off license, ATMs and banks. So getting your provisions for the house is very easy.

A must do is to drive the stunning road which takes you to the Panhandle and the Karpaz region which is a protected nature reserve. This is a lovely trip which you can do in a day. There are lots of little restaurants and guest houses in and around Dipkarpaz which are worth trying. Our personal favorite is Oasis at Ayios Phylon, have a look at it on the internet.

There is a local beach 5 minutes drive away at Catalkoy and other beaches further along the coast within easy reach. The house is well-positioned to explore the north and north east sides of the island generally. Google Earth co-ordinates are 35 19'10'N, 33 23'37'E.

Other Activities: Nature area on Panhandle (or Karpaz). Turtle beach at Alagadi, only 10 minutes from Habibi House, is famous as a nesting place for both Loggerhead and Greenback Turtles. There is a summer research center in the village and you can get involved in baby turtle releases and also guided night watches when the turtles come to lay their eggs.

Golf: There is a very good Golf course, The Korineum Golf and Country Club at Esentepe, which is only 15 minutes drive from Habibi House.

Boat day trips from Kyrenia Harbour are also very popular. There are many different gullets to chose from, some run fishing trips and some do day trips along the north coast.

All of North Cyprus is very beautiful indeed. It is worth coming in the Springtime too as the Island has an abundance of fabulous flora, including many species of orchid.

There are some wonderful walks in the mountains which boast three Crusader Castles, St Hillarion, Buffavento, and Kantara, all of which are worth a visit.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Çatalköy, Cyprus

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn/Winter 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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