Little Valley Villa, Gumusluk
Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
** SPECIAL OFFER: £25 DISCOUNT off all 2 week holidays. Plus FREE water bottle for the water machine for each booking **
This villa is a wonderful place to unwind and recharge your batteries from hectic, everyday life and also makes a perfect base to explore the beautiful Bodrum Peninsula by car or bus. It is perfect for families and couples who are seeking a relaxing holiday, chilling out, sunbathing and having fun in the pools, as well as being a good place to stay if you want to get out and about to enjoy the local area.
The villa enjoys lovely pool & sea views and is a real home-from-home with basic Satellite TV, DVD player, CD player, FREE WI-FI (please bring your own laptop/ Smartphone/ Ipod/ Ipad), hob, microwave oven, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, washing machine & cold drinking water dispenser.
There are 3 bedrooms (sleeping up to 6 people + 1 baby), a sofa bed in the lounge and travel cot available. The master bedroom features a newly fitted en-suite bathroom. This property has air-conditionning throughout, as well as ceiling & electric fans make the villa comfortable & cool during the summer plus mosquito screens on the windows. FREE travel cot and highchair is available if travelling with baby/ toddler.
With 2 swimming pools for the use of only 14 houses, pretty communal gardens, patio & balcony for dining out & a fantastic roof terrace (a fab suntrap!), this is a perfect place to come on holiday to for chilling out, relaxing, sunbathing and swimming.
Within a few minutes walk from the house is a large Migros supermarket, several local restaurants and shops, ATM cash machines and dolmus (bus) stop. The nearest beach is just 10 minutes walk down the road at the side of the complex and there is another beach and play park (Bolme Beach) within a 15 minutes walk.
Being located close to the pretty fishing village of Gumusluk & the resorts of Yalikavak, Turgutreis and Bodrum means that there are lots of lovely places to visit and things to do on the stunning Bodrum Peninula which makes it is a great place for a varied holiday.
I also rent out the neighbouring property so if you are looking for 2 houses for a large family, 2 families or 2 couples wanting to holiday together but stay in separate accommodation - this is a perfect choice for you. Please ask for further details, prices and availability.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Koyunbaba Bay 800 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||250 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bodrum Milas Airport 60 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The villa has a modern, contemporary layout as the living area is on the first floor to take full advantage of the lovely pool and sea views. As well as having air-conditionning throughout, the owners have provided ceiling fans in lounge and master bedroom to keep cool during the hot summer months. Mosquito screens have also been fitted so you can open the windows to benefit from any breeze.
The bright & spacious open-plan lounge/ dining area has Satellite TV (Nilesat including some football, sports, music, kids, news + other English, European & Turkish channels) plus FREE wi-fi internet access (with your own equipment such as laptop, smartphone etc), DVD & CD player. There is also surround sound speakers and a lead so you can connect your phone to the speakers and play your music through them. There is a selection of DVD's provided by the owners, but please feel free to bring your favourites with you, especially for the children.
The kitchen is well-equipped with a combination microwave oven, 4 ring hob (3 gas + 1 electric ring), fridge/freezer, dishwasher, cold drinking water dispenser plus kettle, coffee maker, toaster and all the pans, cutlery and crockery that you should need during your stay. The dining area has beautiful view of the swimming pool & the balcony leads directly out from the kitchen making it easy to dine outside.
All bedrooms are on the ground floor, provide plenty of storage and have individual air-conditioning units installed in each room with their own remote control. The double bedroom features a brand new en-suite bathroom (with wc, basin and shower) and has a wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside tables and enjoys a lovely view of the pool.
The twin room has two single beds, wardrobe and bedside table. The bunk bedroom has a wardrobe, chest of drawers and a sliding door to the outside patio which overlooks the pool. A hairdryer, iron, and ironing board are provided.
The family modern bathroom is fully tiled and has WC, full shower enclosure and basin. There is also a washing machine plumbed in under the internal stairwell. Bathroom & kitchen tea towels are supplied for use inside, however, we ask you to bring your own towels for use by the pool & on the beach.
For families travelling with a baby/ toddler, we can provide a travel cot and highchair FREE of charge.
We also rent a neighbouring property adjacent to this house. Therefore if you are an extended family, or 2 families or 2 couples travelling together but want extra space or privacy, please ask about the details of the other property.
|Further details outdoors|
There are 2 lovely swimming pools for the exclusive use of just 14 houses at this pretty complex. This villa has a ground floor patio and also a 1st floor balcony with table and chairs leading out from the kitchen - making it the perfect place for al-fresco dining or enjoying a glass of wine or a cool beer in the evening.
The spacious roof terrace is great for more secluded sunbathing and is a fab place for drying your washing quickly. Outdoor furniture includes some sun loungers, deckchairs, beanbag cushions and parasols. There is a small car park for the complex plus there is also space to park to the side of the development.
Please note: the pools are not heated so are in use between April-October each year.
Once your final balance payment is made you will receive a comprehensive travel pack with information including directions from the airport, collection of villa keys etc and it will hopefully answer any other questions you may have to ensure that your holiday gets off to a great start. Plus an extensive guest manual is also provided at the villa.
Please note that this is a no smoking villa however smoking is allowed outside the property. The owners please ask for all guests to respect this.
The house will be cleaned and prepared for your arrival. If you want additional cleaning services during your stay, these can be arranged and paid for locally.
The CHANGEOVER day is FLEXIBLE to accommodate the different flying days from the UK and other countries.
We have a standard check-in time of 4pm and check-out of 10am however we will try to be flexible around your flight times (subject to existing bookings) so please advise of flight times on your booking form. We will try to accommodate check-in/out times around your flight times rather than sticking rigidly fixed check-in/out times as we appreciate that Turkey has a number of night-time flights.
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
The Bodrum Peninsula (part of the Turquoise Coast/ Lyica region) is a beautiful part of Turkey and is the perfect destination for visiting lots of different beaches as well as sightseeing and exploring the local area or getting involved into energetic activities. The sea waters are crystal clear, sparkling and look an amazing turquoise blue (hence the name of this area). There are many little beaches and coves to explore so you can find your own, quiet beach on the Peninsula set against the beautiful, mountainous backdrop. Dramatic red sunsets are stunning to watch whilst sipping a cool, refreshing drink in the evening (please view our photo gallery for an example of one of the amazing sunsets!)
The climate is generally hot and dry between May-October with long sunny days and hardly a drop of rain! The months of April, May, September and October are usually very pleasant (low-mid 20 degrees) - perfect for families with younger children or for people wanting to take part in activities such as walking/ exploring historical sites. During the summer months of June, July and August it can reach the mid 30+ degrees. The winter months tend to be mild with some sun, occasional showers, however it is not unusual to be able to sunbathe on Christmas day!
This is a beautiful part of Turkey and you get the best of everything with at stay at Little Valley. This 3 bedroom house is set in a pretty, peaceful spot so is the perfect place to relax by the pool or on the beach as well as going exploring & sightseeing.
There is a local dolmus bus stop, ATM cash machines, & several local restaurants and small shops just a few minutes walk the property. The nearby, well stocked Migros supermarket has everything you'll need for self catering during your stay. You can walk down to the local beach in just 10 minutes down the track at the side of the complex. Another beach called Bolme beach, which has a small play park and Espavo restaurant, is about 15 minutes walk from the house (just down below the Migros supermarket, near Gumsan complex). Victoria's Beach Club which has a beachfront location, bar, restaurant, swimming and splash pool and also horse riding is about 20/25 minutes walk or a few minutes away on the dolmus bus.
The unspoilt and picturesque bay of Gumusluk is only a 5 minutes drive away. You can get the bus from near our villa to Gumusluk very easily from early in the morning until late a night. Here you can relax on the beach during the day and wade across the shallow casuseway to Rabbit Island for stunning views over the bay. This is a protected area and is great for snokelling and spotting the sunken underwater remains of Myndos. You can dine out at the fabulous water-side restaurants and enjoy tasty fresh fish dishes or chill-out in one of the local, laid-back cafe bars.
The resort of Yalikavak (10 minutes drive away) offers many facilities and amenities with over 60 restaurants, bars, shops and supermarkets. It still retains its lovely Turkish charm and culture with it pretty bazaar area, traditional Turkish coffee shops, little fishing boats and a colourful weekly Thursday market. Yalikavak is a proud and well maintained town combining the historical remains of ancient windmills with the modern exclusive marina. Plus all buildings are low rise so there are no horrendous high rised hotels here and the centre is traffic free!!
Turgutreis (approx 15 mins drive away) is the 2nd largest town on the Peninsula and has a nice sandy beach, large bazaar, lots of bars and restaurants and also hosts a huge market each Saturday. Alternatively chill-out on the beach in the laid back bays of Bitez, Ortakent or Golturkbuku – known as the St Tropez of the Bodrum Peninsula.
For a family fun day out, visit the Dedeman waterpark in Bodrum. There's also a bowling alley, amusement arcade and cinema showing some English films at the Oasis Shopping Centre in Bodrum.
If you want to go shopping during your stay, then visit the local bazaars and market days in each town and barter hard for a bargain. Bodrum now has 2 large shopping centres - the Oasis Centre and the new Midtown shopping mall. Both these shopping centres have plenty of clothes shops and food courts. The Kipa hypermarket which is located on the way into Bodrum (owned by Tesco) also stocks lots of clothes and shoes, including the F&F range.
Bodrum centre is only 30 minutes drive from the villa. You can get the Dolmus bus to Gumusluk and change onto the Bodrum bus very easily (just takes a bit longer). It is great for souvenir shopping as it has a very large bazaar area making it a good place to visit on hot days as there is plenty of shade and air-conditioned shops!! There is also a large harbour, marina and lots of choices of restaurants and bars.
History lovers should take a visit to St Peter's Castle in Bodrum to view the underwater archaeology museum or arrange a trip to Ephesus, which is the largest & best preserved ancient city in Turkey. Alternatively an excursion can be booked to Pammukale where you can combine the hot thermal springs of this white, calcium terraced mountain with the adjacent ancient site of Hierpolis. Another great day out is a visit the mud baths & stunning beaches at Dalyan combined with seeing the Lycian rock tombs & the remains of Caunos, dating back to 400 century B.C.
The fast ferry from Bodrum to Kos, Greece means that you can experience 2 countries during one day of your holiday. Alternatively there are lots of local boat trips which can be booked from Yalikavak or Turgutreis which are a perfect way to cool down with the lovely sea breezes. These take you to different beaches and coves, offer amazing coastal views and usually include a fantastic lunch.
Here are some of the activities and excursions on offer in this area:
- spa treatments
- boat trips
- scuba diving
- horse riding
- jeep safari
- Turkish baths
Please feel free to get in touch if you want further information on the area or if there is anything of specific interest.
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