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Luxury Villa With Private Pool And Stunning Sea And Mountain Views



Updated: 27-Aug-2016
Villa in Ozankoy, Kyrenia, Cyprus - Peaceful Location, 2 Kilometres From The Sea And Close To Many Sandy Coves And Unspoilt Beaches

At Villa Sonbahar, we have thought about every detail to ensure your holiday is as relaxing (and stylish) as possible. From the beautiful interior, the stunning mountain and sea views to the private pool. Our air-conditioned luxury villa has three double bedrooms, two with en-suite wetrooms and a further wetroom for bedroom 3. The reception room and kitchen lead to one of two covered open terraces with breathtaking views of the sea. Cook in the well equipped kitchen with high gloss units, granite work tops and island. The kitchen features a SMEG hob, oven and microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer and drinking water cooler. Relax in the lounge with a LCD flat screen TV with full HD, SKY TV(incl Sports), Blu ray/DVD player, Bose Ipod dock, WIFI access and Nintendo Wii. From the pool, you can walk through the tendered gardens to reach the orchard with fruit trees including lemon, orange, clementine, fig, grapefruit, apricot and plum.

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

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About the Owner

Villa Sonbahar is owned by Paul & Jude Townsend

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had a lovely time in your villa, which is just beautiful with breathtaking views and all the conveniences of a home away from home. We loved it! Will definitely return again at some point in the future. Thank you for your hospitality and the wonderful stay at your villa".
Aug 2016
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


Magnificent Villa Kyrenia.

  • 5 of 5

If you're searching for a modern and stylish villa in Kyrenia to enjoy your holiday in then look no further than Villa Sonbahar.

Booking the villa was easy and communications with Jude were very good and informative.

Myself and three friends stayed at Villa Sonbahar during our holiday in Kyrenia, and we fully appreciated the style and quality of the whole villa.

It is evident that a lot of thought and attention to detail has been taken to ensure that anyone staying at this villa will have the most pleasant holiday as possible.

The Villa is well situated and set in a tranquil area. All the facilities are brilliant, the size of the rooms are spacious and the layout of the villa and it's surrounding area are well thought out. And everything was clean and fresh when we arrived.

We really enjoyed the outside seating areas and the amazing sea views, we also made full use of the BBQ on a daily basis.

The swimming pool is a perfect size, and great to cool off in when the Cyprus heat kicks in.

The hosts Judy and Vince are a lovely couple and were always on hand for any advice or information regarding the villa or Kyrenia.

The region of Kyrenia has many places to visit such as the local beaches and harbour, and the nighlife is vibrant with plenty of restaurants to choose from.

There are plenty of supermarkets and shops nearby, and I would recommend car hire as essential to fully enjoy your stay.

Overall we really enjoyed our holiday and would highly recommend Villa Sonbahar to anyone who enjoys the finer things in life.

We would glady book Villa Sonbahar again, and would like to thank the owners for providing a Great service.

Kind Regards


  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Autumn holiday

  • 5 of 5

I and my three adult children found our stay at Villa Sonbahar a lovely experience. We had not been to Cyprus before but a friend recommended the Kyrenia region. I am so glad she did - it is a very beautiful area. The villa is superb - spacious, clean, comfortable with the most fantastic views: perfectly situated. We took the track up to the village of Bellapais twice during our stay and also visited the Ozankoy bookshop - the former well worth a visit and the latter good for a browse and a coffee. The owners' recommendation of a car hire firm was good and we did a lot of sightseeing - the Hilarion Castle is well worth a visit (steep climb!!). As vegetarians, we found it relatively easy to eat out and could self cater with no problem. We absolutely loved our stay and wished we had booked a fortnight. We would very much like to book the villa again possibly next year. Jude was very helpful via email before our trip and the hosts, Judy and Vincent, were also very knowledgeable about everything.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great villa, great service!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at villa Sonbahar, it was peaceful, spacious and had everything we needed. We have stayed at similar villas before but the extra touches like the water cooler and a good TV with full Sky English channels make a difference – although we didn’t watch it much it was nice when we wanted to. The pool was a good size and there were plenty of places to sit if you wanted sun/shade or privacy.

We enjoyed days out at Famagusta and Turtle Beach. Kyrenia castle is well worth a visit, and we spent a couple of days at Denizkizi beach west of Kyrenia which has a lovely safe beach with reasonably priced watersports.

You can walk to a few local bars and restaurants and there are many to choose from within a 5 minute drive: We discovered the Corner House restaurant in Ozancoy a bit late in our stay as we thought it couldn’t be any good as it always looked empty from the road when we drove past. What we couldn’t see was that it was really busy in the garden at the back. This was our favourite eating place in Ozancoy – good steaks, we also enjoyed Bella Moon restuarant in Bellapais where there is a nice abbey to visit, and the big pizza place next to Shooters on the way to Kyrenia which was amazing value, as were most things in Northern Cyprus: meals cost probably half what we paid last year in Germany, and beer under £2 a pint is always popular with me.

Judy and Vincent, the local hosts, were really friendly and helpful, being very quick to respond to emails and happy to recommend places. The villa was also spotless when we arrived and was cleaned during our visit. The deluxe welcome pack was also very handy as we arrived late in the day so it was nice to have a sandwich and a drink.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We bought Villa Sonbahar in 2010 after visiting Ozankoy and North Cyprus for the first time in 2009. We were so taken with the unspoilt nature of North Cyprus and for us Villa Sonbahar captured this and a wonderful mix of tranquillity and privacy without complete isolation. We renovated Villa Sonbahar in 2011 and have tried to create a boutique hotel style experience.

Activity and Interests

Car: necessary


The villa is 2 kilometres from the sea and is close (10 mins drive) to the many sandy coves and unspoilt beaches.


Ercan Airport is 40 minutes and Larnaca Airport is 1 hour 40 minutes away. Car hire is recommended.


Ozankoy village is a 5 min walk and has a few local restaurants and mini markets to serve your everyday needs. The popular harbour town of Kyrenia is within ten minutes drive. The historic village of Bellapais is a 20 min walk or 5 minutes drive away. St Hilarion Castle is 15 minutes drive away.

A short drive away, on the coastal road between Catalkoy and Kyrenia, there are numerous larger supermarkets and restaurants.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 9
1 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 10
1 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 11
17 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
02-Jan-2017 - 30 April 2017
2 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
01-May-2017 - 30 June 2017
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
01-July-2017 - 31 Aug 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
01-Sep-2017 - 31-Oct-2017
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
01-Nov-2017 - 19-Dec-2017
1 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
20-Dec-2017 - 02-Jan-2018
20 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
Deposit of £250 required. 50% of rental payment is required 60 days prior and 50% of rental payment is required 14 days prior. We offer a generous allowance of 300 units of electricity per week, which is more than ample for most guests - this is equivalent to £180 per week based on typical UK prices. We charge for any usage over and above 300 units at a rate of 0.30p per unit. To give you peace of mind, there is an electronic usage monitor which allows you to clearly track your consumption.

Changeover Day:
The preferred changeover day is Saturday, but this can be flexible. Arrival is from 15:00 and departure at 10:30.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

For us, the space, freedom and privacy made us fall in love with Villa Sonbahar. The sea and mountain views from every room are incredible and we have spent some amazing summers at the Villa, with a variety of family and friends visiting. The layout means there is enough room to relax and spread out and the pool and terraces come into their own day and night.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


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


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


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

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


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

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village


  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Ensuite bathroom to bedroom 1 with wetroom shower, WC, bidet, towel radiator and underfloor heating. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with wetroom shower, WC, towel radiator and underfloor heating. Bathroom 3 (Ground floor) with wetroom and WC.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with king size bed, Bedroom 2 with twin beds, Bedroom 3 (ground floor) with double bed. All have air-conditioning, fitted wardrobes and Egyptian Cotton bedlinen.


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Outside: Set within a third of an acre, the property is approached via sweeping driveway with parking for 6 cars. To the front of the property is a courtyard with seating to catch the early morning sun. This leads to the secluded, private pool 9m X 4.5m which has stunning sea views. The BBQ is situated near the pool from where, you can walk through the tendered gardens to reach the Orchard with fruit trees including lemon, orange, clementine, fig, grapefruit, apricot and plum. The lower covered terrace has a rattan sofa and 2 chairs seating 6 and a granite dining table with seating for 6. The upper terrace has a sofa and 2 chairs. Utility Room: Our utility room is well equipped with washing machine, Iron and ironing board, cleaning products, vacuum, additional fridge freezer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bedlinen, towels and beach towels are provided. Standard welcome pack*, weekly cleaning and linen change is included. A premium welcome pack is also available for an additional charge. Other: The lower terrace, reached through sliding doors from the lounge and kitchen provides an additional covered lounge and dining area. The upper terrace is the perfect place to watch the sun go down.

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