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Modern Superbly Equipped, Villa, Contemporary Feel, Own Pool & Sea Views, Wifi

Overview

Property

Updated: 15-Nov-2016
Villa in Koyunbaba Bay, Gumusluk, Bodrum Peninsular - Plenty Of Space To Relax In Sun Or Shade, Unwind, BBQ (gas) & De-stress From Everyday Life

Villa Priene offers a gated entrance, private parking, gardens, private pool, and gas BBQ. The sun deck has fab views across the bays and gives everyone the space they need to enjoy the sun or the shade, which seemed always to be accompanied by a welcome breeze. On the ground floor it has an open plan kitchen, a dining and living area (double height ceiling) with 3 sets of patio doors leading onto tiled covered terrace, with table and 6 chairs, overlooking pool and sea views. The utility/storage room houses the washing machine. Beds 2 and 3 are on the ground floor as is the family bathroom. The marble staircase from the living room leads to the master suite and galleria area with access to extensive wooden sun deck and mezzanine sun area. The master bedroom has en-suite and great views. Fantastic walking, rowing boat hire, diving, windsurf hire, go-karting, camel and horse riding, thermal spas, snorkeling over ancient pottery, boat trips to wonderful bays and islands - all nearby.

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

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I am a retired IT Consultant and purchased the villa in 2006.

I take great care of the villa and want it to be home from home for you. When I have guests in the villa I live locally and am available to help 24/7.

I hope you will find it has everything you could want and more! Enjoy ......

I spend my winters between living in the villa and travelling. I am also very involved with helping the refugees and am a member of the Bodrum Humanity Charity, where we collect clothes and blankets to distribute and hand out food and sanitary packs.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

See facebook page VillaPriene for latest reviews......

2-8-12

We have had the most amazing 2 weeks in Turkey and for that we thank Tracey, Martin and Villa Priene.



The villa has everything you could possibly need, we’ve enjoyed relaxing on the sun loungers reading books and the children have loved the pool. Thank you Tracey & Martin for your extra work keeping the pool to such a high standard for us!

The location of Villa Priene is perfect for quiet days at the pool and exploring the surrounding area at night. There’s so much to see, we feel we’ve only touched the surface of what’s to offer here. We’ll have to come back to finish the job!

It’s been ovely to see Tracey & martin daily and to tap into their knowledge of Turkey. You’ve given us great advice on places to visit. Your impeccable hosts!

We’re sad to go home after a perfect two weeks, in an amazing and friendly country, but we will definitely be back. Thank you x

Sarah, Andy, Imogen and Millie Rose
Feb 2007
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5

Great property in an amazing location, everything you could ask for and more!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my family, 6 of us in total, for our first family holiday in a long time.

Both the Villa and Tracey were amazing, the villa is equipped with everything you need to have an amazing holiday and Tracey is happy to help out at any time (she even come and got us when we got lost coming from the airport to the villa).

Pool is a decent size and we loved spending our evenings on the roof terraces.

We rented a 7 seater car for our stay and I would definitely recommend getting one, as many of the places we attended all required driving too, that being said i believe that the taxis run quite local.

The locals are very friendly and we ate some amazing food at restaurants in Gumusluk and the neighbouring towns of Yalikavak and Turgutreis.

We hope to return one day!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lancashire
5

Feels Like Home :o))

  • 5 of 5

After having previously stayed at Villa Priene, back in 2014 - We where extremely anxious to get back, This time extending our Holiday, from last time, to 2 weeks.

Our holiday here this time surpassed what we had previously experienced, all our previous memories came flooding back. Meeting Tracy was like seeing an old friend again. A gem of a host - Nothing is too much hassle, went out of her way to ensure our stay was as good as it could be.

The Villa has had improvements made since our last time. Nicely decorated, a brilliant garden terrace, which is nicely enhanced by the many twinkle lights that are on display - This makes for a perfect place to sit in an evening, with a drink, gazing at the stars.

Free WiFi was also a perk we could enjoy this time around too. Which meant we could keep in contact with relatives back home and share the joys we where all experiencing.

A Kodi box had been recently purchased by Tracy, this meant access to Music, Tv Shows and Movies, where just at our fingertips, to enjoy on the big TV screen, in the living area.

The Villa was fully equipped with all your household needs. There was no going short on anything.

We would recommend this Villa to anybody - And I'm confident, anyone who goes will have as good a time as we did.

We hope to have ourselves a 3rd Holiday at Villa Priene in the near future!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Tracey and Villa Prienne are AMAZEBALLS!

  • 5 of 5

We (6 adults and 1 baby) stayed at Villa Prienne for a week, which was faaar too short. Tracey has thought about everything and we didn't need or want for anything. The villa is comfortable, well stocked with everything and very clean and comfortable. Tracey is the most helpful person I have ever come across and made us feel like old friends from day one. I am already missing Turkey, the pool, the sunshine and most of all seeing your happy face every day Trace! We will definitely be back! Richard, Juanita, Tami, Darryl, Candi, Martin and Scarlett. Thank you for everything.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Oxford, England
5

Lovely Well Equipped House

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay from the moment we arrived.

The villa really does have EVERYTHING you could possibly need for a very comfortable stay...and more.

Trace was lovely and so helpful with information, advice and invites to do things which was very kind of her.

You can walk to the shop and the Terrace restaurant easily where you will also find the dolmus stop.

We will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Host, Stunning Villa, Picturesque Location

  • 5 of 5

Villa Priene cannot be described, it needs to be experienced. We arrived late on the day and called Tracey as assumed we were lost, Tracey gave us accurate directions and waited to greet us. She is an amazing individual with a great personality.

It was a pleasure meeting her and we are pretty sure we will meet again. Villa Priene greeted us with shock and awe as it was better than expected, the pictures don't do it justice. Tracey takes pride in the Villa and great care has gone into it making it perfect. We are a family of 5 with kids aged 16, 14 & 8. Every morning the children looked forward to the pool which Tracey cleaned and maintained daily. The views were truly breathtaking. Gumusluk is a nice quiet village location but car hire is a must. Everything is within easy reach and there is a supermarket at the bottom of the road.

Villa Priene is well equipped and has everything you need including TV's, DVD's, washing machine and much more. When we had arrived Tracey had put breakfast snacks in the fridge for us. The 2 cats Ginge and Tiggy Wiggy we so friendly the kids are missing them already. I am writing this review from Istanbul as that's the 2nd half of our vacation, what can I say we're all a little depressed as nothing can come close to our stay in Villa Priene, it just set the bar so high. We Thank you Tracey for a wonderful stay and hope to see you soon. I've given this review 5 stars which aren't enough so adding a further 5 at the end too. * * * * *

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you SOOOOO much for my 10 star review! I am so pleased you all loved the villa and Bodrum so much, and look forward to welcoming you all back again very soon. Perfect family in all ways, absolute pleasure to meet you all. Till the next time! xxx
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5

Luxury villa with absolutely everything you need

  • 5 of 5

It's not often that a holiday house is better than the description and pictures but Villa Priene is just that. The facilities are just brilliant and it is immaculately kept and so clean. Tracey was really helpful and got some shopping in for our arrival. Nothing was any trouble. We would definitely go back and I would thoroughly recommend this villa. Loads of lovely places to eat, Migros supermarket is just down the road too. The pool is fabulous and the outside space is huge with loads of cushions and loungers. We were a family of 4 but the villa sleeps 6 and even then it wouldn't be crowded. Fabulous views, really quiet and only about 45 mins - 1 hour from Bodrum airport.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

Great villa and such a beautiful area.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bodrum at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Terrace Bar at 0.4 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Turgutries at 10 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Ortakent at 15 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Terrace Bar at 0.4 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Koyunbaba Bay at 0.5 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Go-karting is available in Gumbet. Yalikavak has a bouncy castle and soft play area and small kids amusement park. There is a Pirate Waterpark in Yalikavak too. Jet ski and windsurf equipment available nearby. Oasis Shopping Centre had 10 pin bowling and cinema.

The exclusive new Billionaires Night Club opened June 2012 at Yalikavak Marina. Scuba diving also available on the peninsular. Camel riding can be enjoyed at Camel Beach and also at the windmills at Gumbet.

Coast/Beach:

There is a Dolmus stop 5 mins walk from the villa, which runs a regular service to Bodrum and the surrounding villages on the peninsular. There are many beaches to choose from both with and without water sports, to suit all tastes. There are so many that you hardly need visit the same one twice.

Victoria Bar is walking distance of the viila, in a beautiful setting on the beach, lovely restaurant, swimming pool and loungers for use of Victorias guests. Great riding school on the complex. WI-FI

Travel:

The villa is located about 45km from Bodrum airport. Transfers available on request. The drive takes approx 50 minutes and is very scenic, it includes a long stretch along the coast, stunning views of Bodrum and the St Peters castle and finally glimpses of a bygone Turkey as you climb the hills that form the spine of the peninsula and make your way towards Gumusluk. Car hire is recommended to explore the area, however taxis and Dolmus are available.

Distances:

The villa is located 3km from Gumusuk, 7km from Yalakavak. Turgutreis is about a 20 minute drive around the coast, and here you will find plentiful bars, restaurants and shops. There are 3 large supermarkets, banks, chemists and post office. On Saturdays there is a huge market that winds around the streets. Bodrum is 25km away. Nearest supermarket is 800m away. Cafe Bar 5 mins walk.

Further Details:

Gumusluk (on the site of the ancient city of Myndos) is the prettiest and most unspoilt village on the Bodrum Peninsula, famous for its fish and seafood restaurants and glorious sunsets. There are a plethora of fine fish and seafood restaurants which must be sampled and you can sit and enjoy your meal by the waters edge. The whitewashed houses are bedecked with flowers - some were originally storehouses for the mandarins and lemons produced locally. 'Rabbit Island' is situated in the middle of the bay and is accessible by a partially sunken causeway offering amazing panoramic views and a cooling paddle across. The Island is home to thousands of rabbits that can be appreciated in their natural surroundings. Walks around Gumusluk are invigorating and rewarding, especially in Spring and early Summer when displays of wild flowers cast their shadows and mingle their fragrance with the smell of the sea. Gumusluk is ideal for diving and snorkelling in the clear calm waters of the bay. It is possible to see the remains of the sunken ruins. The local regular bus service (dolmus) stops 5 minutes walk away from the villas. This gives easy access to Bodrum and the rest of the peninsula. The villa has private car parking space. We would recommend that you hire a car in order to experience all that the area has to offer. However, if you simply want to relax around the villa and pool, with occasional trips to Gumusluk, Bodrum and elsewhere, then the dolmus (and perhaps a taxi from time to time) will be all that you need. The villa is situated about 25km from Bodrum and about 3km from the restaurants and beach at Gumusluk.

Disclaimer

Upon booking you agree to the fact that we the owners cannot be held responsible for any personal injuries whilst on your holiday at our villa, or for the loss or damage to personal belongings's. Children should be supervised at all times especially in the pool and surrounding areas including balconies.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
30 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 30 nights
£1,000
 
 
Low Season
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£500
for 5 nights
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£100
£700
 
 
Low Season
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£393
for 5 nights
£550
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes: No price increases for 2014/2015/2016!

Prices shown are for the property per week in UK Pounds for a maximum of 6 people. A 25% deposit is required to confirm the booking with the balance payable 6 weeks before arrival. A £200 refundable deposit payable in advance. Discounts are available for long term lets.

Changeover Day:
There is no preferred changeover day. Guests will be required to vacate the villa by 12 lunchtime. However we may be flexible should the next guests arrive late at night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

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

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea

Attractions

  • bay
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Double sink.
  • Downstairs is the the luxury fitted family bathroom with bath and overhead shower, washbasin and wc. The upstairs master suite with bath/overhead shower, twin washbasins and wc. Both bathrooms have a wonderful suspended sink with a lovely glass surface.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, on suite and access to upper terrace. Sea & mountain view
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Patio door to pool
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, Patio doors to pool
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Travel cot available. Notes on bedrooms: All beds have air-con, fitted wardrobes, patio doors leading to the pool or upper terrace with fantastic views. Master double bed has a safe, TV/DVD ,en suite with bath/overhead shower, twin washbasins and wc. Bed 2 has a double bed. Bed 3 has twin beds.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The nearby Migros supermarket has lovely Terrace Bar above it. There are also cashpoint facilities and a taxi rank. Lovely bakery for morning breakfast. Outside: The villa is on an elevated position which ensures that even on the hottest of days they benefit from gentle and cooling breezes. Add this to wonderful sunsets and starry skies and you have a tranquil and picturesque setting, perfect for a relaxing and carefree holiday. Beautiful bougainvillea climb the walls of the villa. A grapevine and Jasmine climb the terraces. Utility Room: Utility/storage room. Washing machine, iron board and iron. Mop and cleaning equipment. A two wheeled shopping trolley is provided for those who want to walk back from Migros supermarket, or take the dolmus to the market! Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included changed weekly. Washing machine, ironing board and iron available for own use. Other: Covered terrace overlooking pool with table and 6 chairs, outside lighting. BBQ area. Upper decked terrace & Upper tiled patio with giant bean bags to chill on. A great place for those sundowners! This is a sun-worshippers paradise. Gardens.

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