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A Centrally Located Detached Villa With Large Private Pool

Overview

Property

Updated: 13-Nov-2016
Villa in Kalkan, Turkey - Only 5 Minutes Gentle Walk From The Town Centre

A modern detached villa with own private pool (7.5m x 3m x 1.6m deep, no fighting for sunbeds), a south facing terrace with sunshine all day, air-conditioning and situated in an excellent central, yet quiet, location. Only 5 minutes walk from the centre of town - nearly all of which is on a paved road (no need for expensive taxis, or mountaineering equipment!) and 30m from a good supermarket open until late. Villa Sarì (The Yellow Villa) has been finished to a high standard and has many interesting features including glass block walls. Two double bedrooms, both with en-suite shower rooms. 3rd single bedroom: all air-conditioned). Separate lounge with large double sofa bed. Fully fitted kitchen diner. Free local telephone calls and wireless broadband. The villa has a large roof terrace. Gardens with fruit trees and flowers.

  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We two hard working professionals have been together for 30 years and live in Surrey. We enjoy travelling and independent holidays. Too old for clubbing and lots of night life,holidays to us are now a mixture of relaxation, some activity, unwinding and experiencing local cultures, good food and drink. We enjoy eating out and Kalkan with its wealth of excellent, high quality and relatively cheap restaurants is ideal for us. We both love swimming and the sea around Kalkan is perfectly safe, clean and beautifully clear. We would not normally have considered buying somewhere we would return to year after year, but cannot envisage wanting to go anywhere else in Europe, other than our Villa in Kalkan, for a seaside holiday.

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Speaks English, French, German

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had a FANTASTIC time at Villa Sari. Everything was perfect - especially the pool. We could not have wanted more for a perfect and well earned break in the sun. Will definitely be booking again. Rosie and Nick July 2013



"The villa was excellent and agent and pool man very good and helpful. Good facilities and provision of beach towels makes a difference". Iain Borthwick August 2013



"Stayed in apartment last year -cramped and pool was crowded. Villa Sari was a veritable sanctuary of peace and tranquility." Susan Cambridge Sept 2012
Jan 2005
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10 Reviews

4.8
based on 10 holidaymaker reviews

5

Beautiful villa in beautiful Kalkan

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful villa, offering everything you could need for a chilled out, pool dunking, beer cooling, cat feeding, short walking, restaurant finding, warm welcoming holiday.

Villa Sari is a brilliant home from home. Both double rooms have their own en-suite, air conditioning, balconies and large wardrobes and drawer space.

The large and comfortable roof terrace is a fantastic spot for evening drinks giving you the opportunity to see Kalkan from a lovely height whilst watching the sun setting.

The pool is perfect for cooling off when the sun is fierce (it was fierce)! and a lot of time was spent bobbing in the water with a soothing or funky playlist setting the mood. The pool patio areas are large with plenty of sun lounges, parasols and seating.

Villa Sari is very clean, comfortable, well stocked and perfectly managed. Karyn made sure we had everything we needed and was always available if we needed to contact her. Her responses were immediate and very helpful. Irfan came to manage the outside areas every day and was kind, friendly and polite. We didn't always see him, but we knew he had been as the parasols had been raised or lowered depending on the time of day. He was efficient and non-intrusive.

The Kalkan cats are very much part of this beautiful resort and they know they will win you over. Don't bother fighting it; they are heart stealers.

Kalkan offers a fantastic array of restaurants and bars within a very short walk from Villa Sari. All of these establishments extend a wonderful welcome, great food and very good service. Nothing is too much trouble.

Supermarkets, taxis, banks and even a very good Turkish bath/massage establishment are minutes away on foot.

From the harbour area, after meals and drinks, the walk back to the Villa might not appeal, but a very short taxi ride will cost less than 10 Lira.

This place is magical. Just book it.

Stephen, thank you very much. Villa Sari is exactly as your details described. It was a fantastic place to be for the two weeks.

Sam

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect retreat in the sun

  • 5 of 5

After deciding to go on holiday with friends, we were recommended this villa by other friends and family that guaranteed a perfect holiday in this villa. After speaking to both the owners if realised this was the right place for us to spend a week in the sun.

The villa was perfect, awesome location with everything that was needed nearby. The Villa had everything needed for that perfect holiday. I can honestly say we all had a lovely time, and would definitely recommend Villa Sari to all my friends that were looking for a for a holiday in the sun. Many different restaurants within walking distance, in every single restaurant we were greated as if we'd known each other for years. Cant complain with any food what so ever. Well worth every penny!

Will definitely be looking to return in the future, and just a shame we hadn't have found this little gem before!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Villa - Great town - amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We have are frequent visitors to Kalkan and this was the second time we have stayed at Villa Sari. It is lovely villa in a great location only 5 minutes walk to the town centre. It is peaceful, quiet and relaxing but close enough to get to everything you need. The swimming pool itself is lovely to bob around in and the pool area gets really good exposure to the sun and the roof terrace is even better especially in the middle of the day. We love staying at Villa Sari and it felt like a home from home and would 100% recommend this to anyone who asked us about it. The locals are super friendly and the restaurants are varied and delicious. Not a lot of people seem to be aware of Kalkan whenever I say where I have been so for me it is a hidden treasure and both my girlfriend and I love going every year.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Fantastic location, great value for money

  • 4 of 5

Fantastic time in the villa. Great location to walk into town, the beach and to the restaurants and shops. The company managing the property and extremely approachable and very helpful.

Unfortunately the villa only has a view from the terrace but the location makes up for it. Brilliant pool and outdoor eating areas. Spacious bedrooms and equity with everything you need! Great value for money.

Would highly recommend this villa to friends and family, and make a return visit.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent villa in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely villa in a quiet location and a wonderful large swimming pool. Rooms are a good size and well furnished and equipped. Town centre with its many restaurants is a 10-15 minute stroll away. This was our first holiday in Turkey but we will certainly return and stay again at Villa Sari.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect, relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Villa Sari for two weeks in July 2014 and didn't want to leave! The villa is in an ideal position, easy walking distance to the town, but far enough out to be peaceful and private. The local shop is one minute walk away and had everything we needed.

We spent most of our two weeks in the pool, which was amazing. When we weren't relaxing in the pool, we found plenty of places within easy walking distance to sample the local food and drink.

I've been to Kalkan before, and it's absolutely beautiful, you can just unwind and take each day as it comes, or you can take a dolmus or arranged trip to one of the very many sightseeing spots all within an hour of the town. The shops and restaurants are plentiful and the locals (both human and furry) are all very welcoming and friendly.

We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

We went for a week's last minute holiday in Kalkan and fell in love with it. We had a half hearted plan to buy something abroad and looked at many flats and villas during our stay. We chose Villa Sari because of it's excellent location, large private pool and relative seclusion. It's easy to pop in to town without the need of a taxi or car hire both of which are now very expensive and parking is becoming a problem any time! Although many of our guests rarely leave the pool, we like the sea. Kalamar beach club, the town and Careta Careta are now all less than 10 mins walk away (the new steps to Careta Careta by the Lykia hotel are great). The views are great from the roof terrace.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Dalaman at 100 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Kaptans bar is a 1 minute walk away at 50 Metres Nearest Beach : Town beach and 2 beach clubs 5-10 mins walk away at 500 Metres Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Kalkan has a small pebbly beach near the harbour but most people go to the beach clubs situated around the bay for swimming, watersports or just to enjoy the bar and restaurant facilities. Nearby Patara beach (15 mins by car/bus)is one of the most spectacular in Europe and the 13 km of protected white sands are home to loggerhead turtles. Kaputas is another sandy beach, 5 minutes by bus/car.

Travel:

Kalkan is approx 1 hour 15 -30 mins from Dalaman and 3 hours from Antalya airports. A taxi transfer from Dalaman is cheap, costing approx £60 and £100 from Antalya each way. These can be arranged for you. Within Kalkan taxi costs have risen steeply but the position of the Villa is central and the need for taxis or a hire car is unlikely.

Distances:

Kas town is approx 30 km away and Fethyie 1 hour. Other nearby places of interest included Xanthos, Patara, Letoon and Kekova whilst the stunning Saklikent Gorge is also nearby.

Further Details:

Kalkan is a small sophisticated resort set on the Turkish Mediterranean Riviera. Kalkan has escaped the mass tourism seen elsewhere due to rigorous construction regulations and the lack of a long sandy beach. Many Istanbul restaurateurs have opened here which gives Kalkan a sophistication above average larger Turkish resorts. Kalkan has a post office and many banks with ATM. There are many truly excellent (in-expensive) restaurants catering for all tastes. There are good shopping opportunities and a market is held every Thursday. A supermarket is only 30m from the Villa.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
May 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£300
for 4 nights
£525
 
 
June - July 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£357
for 4 nights
£625
 
 
High Season 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£397
for 4 nights
£695
 
 
Sept 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£369
for 4 nights
£645
 
 
Oct 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£300
for 4 nights
£525
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£280
for 4 nights
From
£70
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please check availability and contact us with your preferred dates. There is (usually) a minimum price for 7 days but quotes can be given for periods of 5 days and above 7, making a 10 day holiday, for example, a possibility. You will need to book your own flights but taxi transfers and car hire can be arranged if required.

A non–refundable deposit of 20% of the total cost of your accommodation is requested to confirm your booking and the balance is required 4 weeks before you depart.

Changeover Day:
Flexible.

20% non refundable deposit. Balance 30 days before commencement date

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Facilities

From the Owner

We love the convenient location of Villa Sari. We have purposely made the villa very comfortable but impersonal so that our guests can feel it's their home during their stay. We are able to "pop" in to town easily without the need for a car yet it is quiet. There are very few villas so near to town with private pools. We love the size of the pool - most villas only have a square plunge pool. You can actually swim lengths in Villa Sari's pool. We like the modern design and layout and that the kitchen is separate from the lounge - in most properties they are not.

Property Type

  • villa

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • village

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • En-suite to master and second bedrooms with modern shower cubicles, sink and toilet in each. Downstairs toilet with sink.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2/3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master double with queen size bed. Balcony. En-suite. Second bedroom two single beds + balcony. En-suite. Attic bedroom with single bed. Suitable for young person All bedrooms air conditioned. Double sofa bed in lounge. Downstairs WC

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Due to its central location this villa is ideal for those who want both a villa with a pivate pool and a short walk (mainly on the flat) to the shops and restaurants in Kalkan. Our guests tell us that the location is ideal. A car is not necessary nor are taxis which have become very expensive. The lounge and all bedrooms have air-conditioning. There is a large water reserve tank so you should not experience the water stoppages common in Kalkan. The pool is oblong and larger than a plunge pool (7.5 metres long, 3m wide and 1.6m deep)- it has a minimum depth of approx 5ft (1.6 m) and is unfenced so non-swimmers and children will need supervision. Due to the depth of the pool and 6ft drop from one side of the (railinged) terrace the villa is unsuitable for very young children. The town beach is about 10 minutes walk. Outside: Good sized oblong shaped private pool (7.5 metres long, 3m wide and 1.6m deep) Gardens surround 2 sides of the villa. There is a selection of garden furniture, sun loungers and umbrellas. Roof terrace has sofa,table and chairs. The pool and gardens are maintained daily. The terrace is controlled twice a day. Utility Room: Large roof space area leading out to tiled roof terrace with views over Kalkan. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The villa is cleaned weekly. A welcome pack of provisions is provided on arrival. The pool is serviced daily. Sheets,towels and beach towels are provided and changed weekly. Washing machine. Local agent who speaks Turkish and English. Other: Roof Terrace with chairs and lounger Free local calls and incoming calls. Free wireless broadband (wi-fi).

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