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Beautiful Ottoman Villa with Private Pool and Stunning Sea and Mountain Views

Overview

Property

Updated: 17-Jul-2016
Ottoman Villa, Central Kalkan, Mediterranean Coast, Turkey - Peaceful Location, 10 Mins walk to Village, Harbour and Market, No need for car. Free Wi-fi

Villa Sovalye (The Knight's House) is situated in Central Kalkan just off the Kalamar Road. It is a genuine 10 min walk to the village with shops, restaurants and bars and market 5 mins. All rooms have air-con and mosquito screens. The owners have furnished the villa with great attention to detail creating a wonderful and stylish ambience. The villa has a spacious roof terrace with a wonderful traditional Turkish Ottoman - a great place to chill out and admire the spectacular sea and mountain views. There is also a BBQ, table and chairs for dining al fresco on the roof terrace. The pool terrace has 6 sun loungers, 3 umbrellas, an additional BBQ and table and chairs. The beautiful pool is 6m x 4m and has a constant depth of 2m but there are gradient steps for access. At the rear of the villa, in the lush tropical gardens, there is a beautiful gazebo with a hammock where you can also relax and enjoy the peace and serenity. Come and experience everything villa Sovalye has to offer!

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Chrissy & Michael

We live in Rottingdean a pretty village on the outskirts of Brighton where we run a property maintenance company so you can be assured that the villa is maintained to our very high standards. We have many varied interests, Michael is a marathon runner and plays guitar and Chrissy has a keen interest in interior design and gardening.

We fell in love with Villa Sovalye at first sight for it's fabulous views of Kalkan bay and the Taurus mountains as well as the great location close to the village and all amenities. We take great pride in making our villa a very special place not only for ourselves to enjoy but for other discerning guests who wish to experience all this beautiful villa has to offer.

Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were really pleased with the villa and the stunning views, we had such a relaxing holiday. The villa had everything we needed and we would not hesitate to recommend it to family and friends. D. Cliens.



We had a superb holiday in Kalkan and were very impressed with the villa, finding it very comfortable, spacious and well looked after by Veysel who was really helpful and did a great job maintaining the pool and gardens. The Ottoman on the roof was an inspiration! K. Salisbury.



Just to say we had a wonderful holiday and your villa is lovely. Your caretakers look after the house and your guests very well and we appreciated the fresh bread every day. The airport transfers were on time and very comfortable so absolutely no complaints - only compliments! We shall definitely return and will recommend your villa to friends and family. C. Shore.
Feb 2006
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10 Reviews

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Beautiful villa close to town

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect from beginning to end: a very smooth booking process, lots of information sent out beforehand, airport transfers booked for us, and absolutely spotless and charming villa when we arrived, which accomodated us all for 9 days very happily. The villa is just as lovely as it looks in the photos and in a great location - we didn't have a car, and had 2 teenagers that were able to go off on their own and make their own way home. We will definately be staying again! Thank you so much Chrissie!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased to hear that you found everything 'perfect' as we try our best to ensure that your holiday runs smoothly and that your stay at the villa ticks all the boxes for an enjoyable stay. We would love to welcome you back for your next holiday in Kalkan.
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A beautiful villa in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We had another lovely holiday in Villa Sovalye, The villa was just as perfect as we had remembered and the garden even more beautiful – the bougainvillea is so pretty and now the shrubs between the villas have grown the garden is really secluded – we liked the banana plant! As usual Rami and Sharon were very helpful and the daily bread delivery was a lovely touch. The location of the villa is perfect - beautiful views from the roof terrace and within easy walking distance of the village.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's lovely to hear that you found the villa just as perfect as previously. We value the opinion of returning guests as the fact that they have chosen to stay at Villa Sovalye again is in itself a great recommendation.
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5

Fabulous Villa

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous villa which exceeded our expectations (and they were high given the photos!) Great location, fabulous pool, clean and easy to walk in to town while being in a quiet area.

Chrissy was great at organising the rental and transfers and her team in Kalkan of sharon and rambo were really helpful and great.

Food everywhere was reasonably priced and excellent, boat trips are to be recommended too as is a visit to Patara.

Awesome villa though - so much so we weren't too bothered going anywhere else!

Would definatly recommend - perfect villa :-)

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: If the villa exceeded your expectations that is the best compliment we could have! Thank you and it should give confidence to anyone wanting to holiday in Kalkan who is looking to stay (in your words) "The perfect villa".
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5

Gorgeous Villa in perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of four (including two children aged 13 and 10) and we all had the most enjoyable, relaxing and fun holiday we have ever had in this Villa in Kalkan. The villa is every bit as lovely as it looks in the pictures and the view is exceptionally breathtaking. The villa was spotless and really well equipped making it really easy to stay in. Also we noted - not really any wasps/bugs etc that you normally get in hot climates (much to my daughters delight). It also has 2 BBQs and we made good use of the roof top one!

We felt well looked after by Chrissy and also Sharon and Rambo in Kalkan who took care of all our queries and recommended all the best places to visit and restaurants. We can recommend Kalkan Beach Club (swam with Turtles there every time - fantastic) / the Gorge / Patara Beach / Visit to Islamar / Boat Cruise & the Thursday market.

The people in Kalkan are genuinely friendly and have great senses of humour, we enjoyed every meal out and every trip into town. We also hired a car for an exceptionally cheap rate and although you can do this trip without a car we definitely got more out of our trip by having one.

We could highly recommend this Villa and resort and would love to come back one day!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you loved the villa as much as we do and enjoyed all the wonderful things and places to visit that makes Kalkan so special. We hope you will visit again where a warm welcome awaits you.
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Lovely Villa with Amazing Views!

  • 5 of 5

Villa Sovalye is a wonderful place to stay I would highly recommend staying here. The views from the roof terrace are amazing and overlook Kalkan, the Villa is only a short walk down to the town and takes about 10-15 minutes.

The town offers a huge range of restaurants and shops, we also visited Kas which is only a 30-40 minute taxi drive over the hill. I could not fault the villa it was so clean and tidy, they provided towels for the sun loungers which was a lovely touch as well as the fresh bread delivered daily by the agent.

There is plenty to do in Kalkan from day trips, boat trips, beach clubs, - where we did see a family of sea turtles :) or just to relax at the villa.

Over all I would definitely come back again, loved the Villa, the weather, the local people are so friendly and the food is amazing! I highly recommend staying at Villa Sovalye!

Christina

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Christina for your lovely comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Villa Sovalye and that you would recommend it to others. We hope to welcome you again!
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Stunning Villa, makes for a perfect holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing holiday in Kalkan and we were lucky enough to stay at Villa Sovalye for 1 week. Villa Sovalye really is a home from home, it has everything you could need and more. The swimming pool is fab, the views from the roof top terrace are stunning, and the location is very convenient for town and the harbour. A real stand out for us was the beautiful Turkish Ottoman on the roof top !

Chrissy was really easy to deal with and made booking our holiday really easy. Her agents Rambo and Sharon met us at the Villa on our first day and made us feel very welcome, we couldn't have asked for two nicer people to ensure we settled in ok and the daily delivery of fresh bread each morning from Rambo was a real treat too!

All in all I couldn’t recommend this Villa enough and would love to return in the future.

Many thanks,

Jade

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you loved the villa and that our agents looked after you so well. We hope that you will come and stay at Villa Sovalye again and enjoy all it has to offer for a fabulous holiday.
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Location

From the Owner

We first visited kalkan in 2004 and fell in love with it. Having visited many places we knew that this was the perfect place for our holiday home. We viewed many properties but nothing ticked all the boxes until we saw Villa Sovalye! The location is perfect, peaceful but close to the village and all amenities and only 5 mins from shops, bars and restaurants. It is a front line villa on a small complex so has uninterrupted views of the sea and mountains from all levels. The beautiful gardens and private pool as well as the stunning roof terrace were just some of the many reasons we knew we had found our perfect place in paradise!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Dalaman at 70 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Kaptan's Bar & Tapas at 0.2 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : D400 at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Bread & More at 0.2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Kalkan at 0.5 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Kalkan village is an easy 10 minute stroll but there are restaurants, bars and shops just 5 mins walk away. The beach is 15 minute walk from the villa. Kaputus beach is a 15 minute drive from the villa or approx 20 minutes on the dolmus. Patara beach is a 25 minute drive from the villa or approx 35 minutes on the dolmus. There are quite a few reputable diving centres close by.

Travel:

Dalaman is the nearest airport and is approximately 1 hour 40 minutes drive away from Kalkan. We can arrange airport transfers in an air-conditioned taxi or minibus for £120 return (2-3 persons) or £140 return (4-6 persons) We can aslo arrange private car hire from £23 per day. NB: We strongly recommend that guests who have not been to Kalkan before have the airport transfers or they may have difficulty finding the villa.

Distances:

Genuine 10 min walk to village, 15 mins to beach and harbour, 10 mins to the local market which is every Thursday. Shops, bars and restaurants 5 mins walk. Kaputas beach and Patara beach where you will find nesting turtles and ancient ruins are just 20 mins drive away and the lovely ancient town of Kas is about 30 mins drive. The coastal scenery on the drive to Kas is quite spectacular and not to be missed.

Further Details:

There is a great choice of over 170 restaurants and many wonderful shops and boutiques in Kalkan all just waiting to be explored! There are also many banks and ATMs for changing money. Shops, supermarkets, butchers, greengrocers and bakeries are all within easy walking distance of the villa. The local market on Thursdays selling a vast range of local goods and produce is not to be missed! Free WiFi and free local calls on the landline phone is provided to ring for taxis, takeaways or make restaurant reservations (restricted to local calls only).

Availability

Rental rates

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Peak
1 Jul 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
7 night minimum stay
£995
for 7 nights
£995
 
 
High
1 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£895
for 7 nights
£895
 
 
Mid
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
£452
for 4 nights
From
£113
£795
 
 
Low
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
4 night minimum stay
£396
for 4 nights
From
£99
£695
 
 
Mid
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£452
for 4 nights
From
£113
£695
 
 
Mid-High
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 
 
High
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£895
for 7 nights
£895
 
 
Peak
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£995
for 7 nights
£995
 
 
High
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£895
for 7 nights
£895
 
 
Mid
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£512
for 4 nights
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£128
£795
 
 
Low
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£396
for 4 nights
From
£99
£695
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

A £200 damage deposit is payable with the balance when due. This will be returned in full after your holiday subject to there being no damage or breakages during your stay, otherwise deductions will be made accordingly for anything requiring repair or replacement.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible. Check in after 4pm. Check out 12 noon. If you have a late flight your luggage can be stored until your departure.

Notes on prices:
Prices are per week in UK Pounds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Location, close to the village and all amenities but with no steep hills. No need for a car. Private pool, beautiful gardens, sea and mountain views, a stunning roof terrace with BBQ and traditional Turkish Ottoman for chilling out! Spacious interior tastefully furnished with hand made furniture and local arts and crafts. Kalkan is a beautiful resort with traditional Ottoman white washed houses, cobbled streets winding down to the beautiful beach and harbour all surrounded by the Taurus Mountains and the clear blue Mediterranean sea. The warm welcome from the friendly locals, amazing cuisine served in the 100+ rooftop restaurants and it's wonderful ambiance will enchant you. We guarantee that once you have been bitten by the Kalkan bug you will return again and again!

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • village

Attractions

  • bay
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Jacuzzi, Bathroom is right next door to bedroom so virtually ensuite
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, This is an ensuite Turkish wet room with vanity unit
  • Shower room 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, This is a large bathroom with walk in rain shower
  • Bathroom 1 with jacuzzi spa bath and shower attachment, Bathroom 2 with walk-in rain shower (Bathrooms are right next door to bedrooms and are virtually en-suite). Bedroom 3 has an en-suite wet room. All have marble topped units and are fully tiled.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, This bedroom has an ensuite wet room and door to balcony
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed, Bathroom next door so almost ensuite. Door to pool terrace
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, Bathroom right next door so almost ensuite. Door to balcony
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 + baby or toddler Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1- with king bed & door to balcony. Bedroom 2- with double bed & door to balcony. Bedroom 3- with double bed & door to pool terrace. (Please note that bedroom 3 is a small double). There are no single or twin beds. Travel cot available.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Air-conditioning and mosquito screens in all rooms. All bedrooms have kingsize or double beds (no twin/single beds). A travel cot/playpen is available for babies and toddlers. All bedrooms have wardrobes, bedside and dressing tables, beautiful lamps and Turkish bedspreads. Bed linen, towels and beach (Hammam) towels are provided. Welcome pack on arrival. Please note that young children should be properly supervised by the pool and wear arm bands. The unguarded pool has a constant depth of 2 metres but there are graduated steps for ease of access. Children should also be supervised on the roof terrace. The owners cannot accept liability for any accidents or injury that may occur during the rental period. No more than 6 guests plus a baby or toddler are permitted to stay at any time. There is a cool box and picnicware and a portable high chair for babies/toddlers that can also be used in restaurants. Free Wi-fi is available and phone. Sat TV, DVD, CD, Ipod-dock. Outside: The private 6m x 4m pool is 2m deep throughout, however there are graduated steps for easy access. Outdoor funiture includes 3 sun umbrellas and 6 sun loungers by the pool. There is also a table and chairs for al fresco dining and a BBQ on the pool terrace. There are 2 canvas chairs for additional seating which can be used by the pool or on the roof terrace.On the roof terrace there is a superb Turkish Ottoman seating area, a large BBQ, table and chairs and 2 sun loungers. At the rear of the villa in the tropical gardens you will find a beautiful gazebo with hammock for relaxing out of the heat. Utility Room: The washing machine is located in the main bathroom on the first floor. An ironing board and iron is located in the kitchen area. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen, towels and a cleaning service is provided once a week. Turkish Hammam towels are available for use as pool/beach towels so no need to bring your own which saves valuable suitcase space. Other: The roof terrace has a fabulous Turkish Ottoman seating with low table and cushions affording spectacular views of the sea and mountains - a wonderful place to chill out! There are also 2 sun loungers, BBQ and table and chairs for dining al fresco.

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