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Villa with Large Private Pool, Sea and Mountain Views

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Updated: 08-Feb-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

About the property

Villa in Dogankoy, Nr. Kyrenia, Northern Cyprus - Elevated Position, 5 minute Drive to Kyrenia Harbour

Villa Cartref has been built in a traditional style, however benefits from every modern convenience you would want in a home from home. The villa is decorated to a high standard and has been tastefully furnished throughout and benefits from all the domestic appliances you could want to make your stay a comfortable one. Local bars and restaurants are within a mile and beautiful Kyrenia harbour, with its many bars and restaurants is only a short drive away. A car is recommended, with many beaches within a 15 minute drive and beach resorts close by. A modern, well stocked supermarket is also a mile from the villa.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
8 February, 2017

2 Reviews

4.5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)


Great space, reasonable price

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I know North Cyprus well and visit at least once a year in order to see family. During our visits we have stayed in numerous villas and this is one of the best.

Location - in a great spot, near enough to town to feel part of the action but far enough away that you're not over run with it. The property isn't heavily overlooked and is in a quiet residential area.

Villa - spacious and full of pretty much any item of furniture / utensil / cookware that you will need. The space is decorated and fitted to a good standard for a holiday let, not the most luxurious but most definitely comfortable and homely.

Owners - I've always found the owner to be fantastic to communicate with, we had a slight issue with the wi-fi on our visit and this was fixed in no time at all.

All in all the villa is a homely space and one which we will almost certainly look to stay in again (this was our 2nd stay here). One of the best things about Villa Cartref is that the owner has set a reasonable, sensible & fair rental price, which is rare in the region unfortunately. Thanks Huw for another lovely stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Fantastic - the description is more than accurate. It was a home from home with added benefits such as a water cooler, pool towels, plenty of sunbeds, lilos, etc, etc.

Beds were extremely comfortable with linen that was crisp and white.

Facilities in the villa were excellent and the kitchen stocked with everything you could want (and more).

Kyrenia Town & Harbour are a short drive from the Villa and we found a very central car park which made our evenings out very easy.

Restaurants are good and it is quite magical dining on the harbour side with the lights twinkling on the water.

We flew to Larnaca from Gatwick then arranged a taxi through Baspinar Car Hire to take us into Northern Cyprus. It was very easy with no problems at all.

We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Many at 1 Miles Nearest Golf : Korineum at 17 Miles Car: recommended


There are many local beaches within a 15 minute drive. There are also a number of beach resorts open to the general public within the Kyrenia area.


Collection can be arranged from Ercan airport which is half an hour away or Larnaca around an hour. Please enquire for airport collection prices.

A car is recommended, please enquire if you want help in arranging car hire.


Local places of interest include Kyrenia harbour and castle which are 3 miles from the villa.

Bellapais Abbey is within a mile.

St Hillarion castle is aproximately 5 miles away.

The capital of Cyprus, Nicosia, is a 20 minute drive.

Further Details:

As with the republic of Cyprus, English is widely spoken in the North. Cars are driven on the left and power sockets are three pin as in the UK.

The local currency is the Turkish Lire, however sterling is widely accepted, as are credit cards.

There are a number of banks in Kyrenia with cashpoints including an HSBC bank with a cashpoint which dispenses Lira and Sterling.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Early Winter
10 Nov 2016 - 1 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
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 £100

Booking Notes:
A 10% deposit is required on booking. The deposit is non refundable if the booking is cancelled within 30 days of departure, unless another booking is found. Final payment should be with 1 month of departure.
A fully refundable bond of £100 is also necessary to cover any accidental damage to the villa (this is does not include day to day accidents eg smashed glasses)

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible, however it may be necessary to vacate the property by Midday of your last day and entry may not be available until 4pm of your first day to allow for cleaning . You will be notified of this well in advance of your departure.

Notes on prices:
Prices are per villa, villa sleeps up to 8. Please enquire for prices of longer term lets. Prices for smaller parties may be negotiable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 08-Feb-2017



  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Location Type

  • mountain
  • village


  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower, wc. Upstairs family bathroom with shower/bath, wc. Downstairs wc with shower.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with kingsize bed. Bedroom 2 and 3 with twin beds. Bedroom 4 (Downstairs) with kingsize bed.


  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue


  • Notes on accommodation: The villa has air-conditioning in all bedrooms and lounge. Outside: Outside there is a larger than average 12m by 6m overflow swimming pool and shower. There is a generous patio area with BBQ, garden furniture and sun loungers. Utility Room: Understairs utility room with washing machine, iron and ironing board and vacuum cleaner. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen,towels and pool towels are provided. The villa will be cleaned throughout before arrival, a mid holiday linen change can be arranged for an additional charge.

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