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Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Jasmine Villa is a new, well equipped, and suitably furnished 4-bedroom airconditioned property with its own private pool set in an excellent location in North Cyprus with almost uninterrupted panoramic views of the sea and the breathtaking Besparmak mountain range. The villa is spacious and light and airy. It's located in a small select development at the foot of the hill leading to Esentepe village, about 200m from the sea, and set in a spacious walled and gated garden containing a variety of Mediterranean plants. Ravines on either side ensure that the villa enjoys much privacy. The walls and railings around the property perimeter provide security for children.
The villa will sleep up to 8 adults and two babies/toddlers. It's both baby friendly and toddler friendly, being specifically equipped to cater for young children with a high level of baby/toddler equipment available to minimise what parents need to take on holiday. The villa would be equally attractive for adult-only visitors as the children's equipment is unobtrusive. Unlike so many other properties, all bedrooms at Jasmine Villa have blackout blinds/curtains to facilitate a good night's sleep. The aircon units provide warm air on winter evenings if required.
There are excellent facilities nearby including good restaurants, supermarkets, bank, and a petrol station, with the Korineum Golf and Country Club being 5 minutes drive away. For keen anglers, the seashore is only 200 metres from the villa. There are some superb sandy beaches 9-12 minutes drive away. The nearest restaurant is 2 minutes' drive.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Esentepe 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Ercan 45 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
- Master bedroom (large) with king-sized double bed, built-in fitted wardrobe, drawer units, air-conditioning, safe, hairdryer, en-suite shower room, and sliding doors leading to terrace
- Bedroom with two single beds, built-in fitted wardrobe, drawer units, air-conditioning, and sliding doors leading to terrace
- Bathroom with shower over bath
- Landing with separate door leading to terrace
- Marble stairs with wrought-iron balustrades
- Bedroom (large) with two single beds, built-in fitted wardrobe, drawer units, hairdryer, and air-conditioning
- Bedroom with two single beds, built-in fitted wardrobe, drawer units, and air-conditioning
- Lounge/Living Area. Front door leading to open plan area with 3 seater and 2 seater sofas and coffee tables, air-conditioning, fan, satellite TV and DVD player, built-in glass-fronted cupboard, and mirrors. Sliding doors leading to patio
- Kitchen. Fully fitted with Bosch appliances, and extendable oak dining table seating up 8 persons. Sliding doors leading to patio
- Hallway. Back door with washing machine and storage under stairs
ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT / INFORMATION
Choice of pillows in each bedroom - standard or memory foam.
Substantial cutlery, crockery & glassware available
First aid kit
13 amp UK electric sockets throughout
Blackout blinds/curtains in all bedrooms
Hand and bath towels provided (but not beach towels)
Mirrors in all rooms and bathrooms
Coathangers provided in each bedroom
DVD player with 100+ DVDs
iPod / iPhone speakers/charger
Power failure emergency lighting
Free Wi-Fi internet access
CHILDREN SPECIFIC EQUIPMENT / FACILITIES
The villa is particularly baby friendly and toddler friendly containing the following:
Travel cots (2)
Cot Mosquito nets (2)
Outdoor kids' chairs
Car seat (with ISO anchorages)
Stair gate blinds (at top & bottom of stairs)
Kids' bed rails
Window opening restrictors
Kids' toys, books & videos
Roman steps into shallow end of pool with grab-rail
|Further details outdoors|
- Upstairs terrace. A substantial terraced area (700 sq.ft) with ratan style sofa and chairs, patio dining table and chairs, parasols, exterior-grade aluminium railings, and terrace lighting
- Patio with sun loungers and chairs. Shaded pergola. Swing seat with canopy. Unbrellas.
- Pool. 8m x 4m overflow pool with submerged and perimeter lighting - entered by roman steps with grab-rail. Tiled area surrounding pool for sun bathing.
- Landscaped Gardens with Mediterranean plants and trees. BBQ. Perimeter lighting. Micro-irrigation system. Stone walling with railings , gated, and ample secure parking for 3-4 cars
Experienced legally operating English local agents available if any problems are encountered during hire period.
Swimming pool cleaned and water tested twice a week.
FOR SUBSTANTIALLY MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE VILLA INCLUDING 20+ TESTIMONIALS, THE OWNERS (Jon & Helen), ADDITIONAL PHOTOS, VIDEOS, VILLA LAYOUT, AND ADVICE, VISIT OUR OWN WEBSITE - SEE LINK BELOW THE CONTACT DETAILS IN THIS ADVERT (top right).
The feedback we obtain from hirers of the villa is obtained sytematically to enable us to continually improve the villa and hirers' total holiday experience.
Smoking is allowed outside the villa but not inside.
The Kyrenia District
The Kyrenia region of Northern Cyprus is one of the most beautiful parts of the island and, indeed, the Mediterranean.
Kyrenia itself is not only an interesting town with much history but, in our opinion, contains one of the most beautiful harbours in the Mediterranean. To enjoy a midday drink or evening meal at one of the many bars or restaurants lining the harbour is an unforgettable experience. The town's original 9th century Byzantine castle with later Luisignan and Venetian additions provides wonderful views of the pretty harbour. It also houses the Shipwreck Museum containing the remains of a 4th century BC ship and its cargo. Kyrenia also has many shops that are attractive to visitors.
The Besparmak mountain range provides a spectacular backcloth to the beaches and foothills. Many attractive villages nestle in these foothills such as Bellapais, Karaman and Esentepe. Bellapais contains a 14th century abbey which has spectacular views over land and sea and is set in a most peaceful location. The writer of "Bitter Lemons", Laurence Durrell, lived a short walk away in the village.
The Besparmak range contains three mountain castles, one of them – St Hilarion – said to be the inspiration for Walt Disney's “Magic Kingdom” castle. The pine forests across the range provide walking trails throughout the year and shaded picnic areas in the summer months.
The region also enjoys some superb sandy beaches with excellent facilities, especially to the east of Kyrenia, with safe shallow bathing in warm waters. Some of these beaches (e.g. Alagadi) are the breeding grounds of the green and loggerhead sea turtles. The sea around the coastline also provides some excellent scuba diving opportunities
Nightlife centres largely around the bars and restaurants in Kyrenia harbour and hotels to the east and west of the town. Within the town and along the northern coast are also a number of nightclubs and casinos. Waterparks, paintballing and go-kart racing are available for younger visitors and the young at heart.
The Kyrenia area is also situated in an excellent location to explore the rest of Northern Cyprus including the Karpas peninsula (with its wild donkeys and deserted beaches), Famagusta, Nicosia, and the southern area around Guzelyurt.
The Esentepe area is located about 20-25 minutes drive from Kyrenia - to its east. Esentepe village (previously known as Ayios Amvrosios or St Ambrose) and its immediate surrounding area is an attractive unspoilt rural location with outstanding views overlooking the sea and towards Five Finger Mountain (Besparmak). The village has several restaurants/bars, mini-markets, a butcher, internet cafe, small post office, two banks (1 with ATM), two hairdressers, medical centre, police station, and a football stadium. There are also 2 medium sized supermarkets within 2-3 minutes drive from the villa that stock baby foods and nappies, etc. and a small selection diabetic and gluten-free foods. There is a petrol station 300 metres from the villa with an ATM and a chemist 3 minutes' drive away. The are numerous restaurants and bars within 2-10 minutes' drive.
Some superb beaches, such as Turtle (Alagadi) and Nature Bay are situated just a short drive away. The mountain range, immediately behind the village, provides excellent walking trails through the pine trees throughout the year. Fishing and diving are also undertaken off the coast.
Golf enthusiasts can enjoy the beautiful and lush 18-hole championship course at the Korinium Golf and Country Club close to Esentepe. Visitors can play either the complete 18-hole course, or just 9 holes, or the driving range. A golf shop and tuition are also available. The Club also provides spa and various massage & body treatment services, the latter including facial and nail care.
This is a quiet area and nightlife is limited to the bars and restaurants where there is occasional entertainment. However, the Acapulco Resort is situated approx 15 minutes drive to the west toward Kyrenia. For a reasonable daily fee, visitors can enjoy the private sandy beach, extensive heated pools and water slides for children and adults, casino, and other facilities. Additionally, the Resort contains probably the most luxurious spa and wellness centre in Northern Cyprus.
For those interested in horse riding, just 15 minutes drive away from the villa is the Çatalköy Riding Club, who undertake trail, mountain and pub rides.
For cycling enthusiasts, the villa is ideally situated as you can join the waymarked 230km Kyrenia Mountain Trail, just above Esentepe village, and cycle through the beautiful pine forests (best time Oct - April). Alternatively, cycle along the old coastal road east of Esentepe toward the Karpas peninsular where the traffic is extremely light. Bikes can be hired in Kyrenia.
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20 Nov 2013
"Fabulous - YOU MUST GO!"
We stayed in the villa for two weeks in July, seven of us - all very comfortable and clean with everything we could wish for - toys and games for children and adults too. The villa is beautifully furn… More
Thank you for your kind comments. We visit the villa ourselves several times a year to check that everything we say in our advert about the villa is correct. We also visit the surrounding area and keep the information provided to our guests up to date.
7 Jul 2011
Lovely clean villa, wonderful roof terrace for evening drinks and watching sunset, one everning we saw dolphins. Good local taxi 7 seater it needed. Lovely local restaurants, and only a 20min drive to… More
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