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Villa Lorraine with Private Pool and Mountain and Sea Views

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa in Catalkoy, Kyrenia, Cyprus - Quiet Location Near to many amenities

Villa Lorraine is a luxury villa sleeping 6, with 3 bedrooms, 1 King 1double and 1 twin. The Villa is tastefully furnished and fully equipped to meet all your needs. Situated near the charming village of Catalkoy and approx 2 miles east of Girne (Kyrenia), Lorraine has its own private overflow pool in a beautifully landscaped gravelled garden with fruit trees and palms. Spiral staircase(not suitable for young children) leading to a roof terrace to enjoy stunning mountain and sea views. Several beaches and restaurants are within easy reach.


Owner
Sue Bowers
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 August, 2017

About Sue Bowers

I live in Herefordshire UK with my daughter and son-in-law and three of my five grandchildren. We live in a large old farmhouse along with our Jack Russell 'Lilly'

Sue Bowers purchased this bungalow in 2006

Why Sue Bowers chose Kyrenia Region

It was during a chance visit to see friends in Kyrenia whilst holidaying in the South that I fell in love with the magic of Northern Cyprus. I particularly love the romance of the mountain crusader castles and the beauty of the Karpas Peninsular. Also the legendary Bellapais abbey is wonderful. The local people are friendly, helpful and always eager to please.

What makes this bungalow unique

The Villa is 10 -30 minutes drive, East or West to really good, safe sandy beaches and has the most wonderful mountain views from the roof terrace, reached by a lovely spiral staircase. We are only 5 minutes walk/2mins drive to the nearest supermarket and only a few minutes drive to the nearest good restaurant.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What can we say...everything about your villa is perfect. The layout and decor is lovely. A great location and literally everything you could possibly need. We have had a lovely week, relaxing days and beautiful evenings. Thank you so much for letting us stay at the wonderful Villa Lorraine. Lisa and Chris, Brixham, South Devon.
Aug 2009
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Ozankoy in Kyrenia

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite Shower room to bedroom 1 shower wc. Family bathroom with bath/shower over, wc.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Cot is a Travel Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: All bedrooms have air-conditioners operated by swipe meter. ( Cards can be purchased on arrival.) Standard or table fans
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • 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
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The villa is strictly non smoking. The swimming pool is 1.5m deep overall so is unsuitable for young children unattended. Air-conditioning is by swipe card meter, cards can be purchased on arrival. I have compiled a large welcome folder full of advice about the villa and packed with information about places of interest. There are several books about local walks, flora and fauna. Heaters for cooler months. Hair dryer. Picnic cool box, flask, beach mats. Outside: Besides the pool with its colour changing submerged lights, the roof terrace makes the villa unique. The spiral staircase leading to it is lit by fairy lights at night and with the hanging lanterns on the pergola, the evenings are magical. We have a traditional BBQ, six sun loungers, parasols and tables inflatables for the pool. Sail shaded beautiful Turkish marble terrace with table and chairs for all your alfresco dining! Solar lights dot the garden. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / The Villa is very well maintained and all bed linen and towels for bath and pool are provided. The owner can arrange transfers/car hire if required

Reviews

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Villa Lorraine with Private Pool and Mountain and Sea Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
5

Beautiful villa with lovely gardens and pool and everything needed for a relaxing family holiday.

  • 5 of 5

We have had a fantastic, relaxing week in this beautiful villa, which is modern, spacious and has all amenities for a relaxing and very comfortable holiday.

The villa is well equipped, like a home from home, very clean and tastefully decorated. The gardens are exactly as shown on the photographs, with plenty of chairs and sunloungers around the pool. We spent most of our time here as it was so hot and it was great to have our own private gardens and pool to cool down in during the day and the spacious terrace to sit out in on an evening.

The owner has been very helpful from the start of the booking, replying immediately to any queries and arranging our transfers and car hire, which all went to plan. The villa managers were waiting for us on arrival, despite a very late arrival time and there was a complimentary welcome back waiting to keep us going until we could shop the next morning. It was nice to know they were nearby if we had any problem.

All in all we have had a fantastic holiday at Villa Lorraine, which was over far too soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you son much for the wonderful review! I always aim to make my guests happy ! Hope to see you again!
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5

The villa is in a quiet location and has a very spacious feel to it.The gardens are neat and a delig

  • 5 of 5

After a few days you have sense of calm, it has a lovely relaxed feel to it.The layout is ideal as you can cross over from outside living to inside with ease.

Overall a well designed,comfortable villa

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review! See you next year !
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5

Home from home !!!

  • 5 of 5

Not my first stay and it won't be my last ....

The Villa gives us everything we need and year after year never lets us down ....

This year we stayed with family and wondered if we might miss our privacy as a couple , but we didn't .

The layout of the Villa , the space leaves you with bolt holes to

Hide in for that relaxation and privacy ...

The pool, garden , and mountain views change daily As the light fades and rises...

The heat this year was excessive but the shade , pool and air con made it allwYs manageable ....

We love the freedom scar gives us to venture further a field ....

And to be fair around Kyrenia itself I was a little taken aback by the expansion work .... will it enhance the area ....

Time will tell

Try the cafes and the kitchen restraunt by the Villa perfect to

Eat in and saunter back to the Villa ...

Sue keeps the quality of the Villa in good repair , always fresh paint work and Norman and Gill clean and maintain the rooms to a high standard ....

North Cyprus has always been an destination I return to , Villa Lorraine is part of that journey as well ....

Thanks Sue you never let us down xx

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review See you next year I hope Xx
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5

Wonderful relaxing time

  • 5 of 5

We would like to keep this home from home a secret but we must share.This was our fourth year of staying at Villa Lorraine and it never lets us down such a beautiful place so relaxing and everything there for your comfort lovely beaches to see the turtles playing before coming ashore to lay their eggs great places to eat and wonderful car rides out to see the history and views.Back next year of course we will!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a wonderful review! Thank you so much
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Derbyshire
5

Fantastic holiday in a beautiful villa

  • 5 of 5

A villa that is comfortable and homely with a lovely backdrop, an outside area that is just perfect for lounging around the fantastic pool area. Lived up to the owners description fully. Helpful tips and information for you to plan and see what North Cyprus has to offer. The onsite services were second to none from Carol the property manager (really helpful and welcoming) to the pool and garden maintenance all ensuing the villa was really well presented for a superb holiday. We would also recommend Cyprus Pines for car hire and transfer arrangements which were recommended by Sue the owner of the villa. Highly recommend the villa for a really relaxing and trouble free holiday. Mrs Webb

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hampshire
5

Wow!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Villa was exactly as described, but I'd add absolutely beautiful!! Pool and gardens were wonderful for relaxing in. Sue was very helpful throughout the booking and also arranged our transfers and car hire which was a great bonus, thank you. Villa was situated within walking distance to some bars, restaurants and shops, all of which were very good and recommendable. Perfect place to relax and also ideal location to explore other places.

Also many thanks to Francis, villa manager, who was very helpful and efficient with the couple of enquiries we had.

This was not our first visit to Cyprus, but our first to northern Cyprus but it wouldn't be our last. We would certainly stay at Villa Lorraine again and would also recommend it to others. Our only complaint was it ended!!!!!!!

Thank you so much Sue.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a wonderful review thank you so much! I work hard to make the Villa a home from home and this makes it all worthwhile Sue Bowers (owner)
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Location

Nearest Airport
41.8 Kilometres
Ercan
Nearest Barpub
Spaghetti Junction
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Girne
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Korineum Golf Resort
Nearest Restaurant
0.09 Kilometres
Spaghetti Junction
Nearest Ski
97.5 Kilometres
Troodos Mountains
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Diana
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Several beaches and coves nearby most within a 10 min drive. Catalkoy Beach/Shayna with bar and lovely open-air covered restaurant. Lara Beach (20 mins on East coast road) nice beaching with good cafe. Alagadi is a beautiful beach with safe swimming and turtle watching and good cafe. The best beach experience though is at the Karpas Peninsular for beaches out of this world!

Travel:

Nearest airport is Ercan(with approx lhr changeover at a Turkish airport) 30 minutes drive to the Villa. You can also fly direct to Larnaca in the South(90 mins to Villa) various airlines from many regional airports fly there It is highly recommended that you hire a car for your holiday. The the owner can arrange this for you. Also airport transfers can be arranged for you.

Distances:

Village of Catalkoy 1 mile away. Village of Ozankoy (marking the start of the Crusader Path featured in our book 'walks of Northern Cyprus' which I have placed at the villa) Kyrenia (Girne) with it's lovely harbour 3km. Bellapais Abbey 3-4km

Further Details:

Local supermarket, a very friendly shop with a wide variety of goods fab deli several meat counters and fish counter. currency exchanged. They are open from around 7.30 until 10pm 7 days a week. Also several reasonably price eating places within walking distrance of the Villa. Very good pharmacy 5 mins walk. Northern Cyprus has the most wonderful climate, in fact one of the best in the whole of the Mediterranean. There are three Crusader Castles to visit in the mountains and one on the Harbour. The memory of the stunning views and romance of the castles will stay with you forever. Walt Disney is reputed to have based his story Sleeping Beauty on the towers of St.Hilarion Castle. Bellapaise Abbey built in 1325 is legendary and Lawrence Durrell wrote his great book "Bitter Lemons" under The Tree of Idleness here - a must to visit!

Kyrenia is ideal for hiking for people of all ages. Take an orchid walk(March/April details in information folder) and try and spot some of the 32 confirmed species, boat trips, paragliding, horse riding, scuba diving and not to forget shopping!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Ozankoy, Cyprus

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
1 Sep - 30 Sep
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
1 Oct - 31 Oct
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
1Nov - 28 Feb
1 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
1 may - 30 Jun 2018
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
1Jul - 31 Aug 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
1Sep - 30Sep
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
1Oct - 31 Oct
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
1 Nov - 28 Feb 2019
1 Nov 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£400
for 7 nights
£400
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:I
£200 deposit on booking plus £200 (returnable) security deposit with the balance eight weeks before departure. Internet available at £2.50 per day. Pay as you go local mobile phone (on request) Damage Deposit returnable on post holiday check of the Villa) Late bookings less than eight weeks to date of departure, payment in full at time of booking. 20% discount for 2 persons only except in July and August

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are very flexible depending on flight times

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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