Gunluk house,nr Calis,Fethiye
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Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Situated in the Turkish village of Gunlukbasi, you can experience the real Turkey.The house is not on a complex and is privately owned and run.An ideal base for touring round historic sites,beaches and ideal for walking and biking.(bikes are available for hire) Supermarkets are 5 minutes walk away as well as inexpensive restaurants .
Calis beach is only a 5 min bus ride away with its amazing sunsets,cooling breezes and you may see a dolphin or turtles.
The bustling market town of Fethiye has its traditional bazaar and famous Tuesday market, also only a 5 minute walk away is the local Sunday market where you can buy fresh,food and haggle for bargains.
Fethiye has a charming marina and a large range of restaurants which are easily reached by local bus.The beautiful Olu Deniz resort or famous blue lagoon is close by ,swim in its turquoise waters or lie on its golden sand.Kaya koy the haunted abandoned Greek village is fasinating to vist ,only 15 mins away.
Use the large pool at the hotel ,just buy a drink,hotel also has darts and a pool table,delivery service of food to the house from its inexpensive menu.
A regular bus service 5 mins away from house will take you to Fethiye or Calis beach every 5 mins from 7am to midnight.
There are plenty of things to do here,paragliding,diving,windsurfing,horseriding,walking,daily boat trips,aqua parks,walking,fishing to name but a few.
Turkey has lots of historical sites to visit,Xanthos,Letoon and the famous Efesus.There are all close by maknig the house an ideal base for visiting these.
The rooms in the house are spacious and well furnished giving it a homely feel.There is plenty of storage space for all your clothes.
2013, shower rooms are completely renovated, now 2 shower rooms,1 ensuite both with,large 1 metre square shower base and plenty of space in both shower rooms.Beautifully finished, one in blue,the other in terracota.
The linen is always fresh and clean,towels are also provided
.The kitchen, in 2013 is totally new,beautiful units,fabulous Turkish tiles,moden, stylish and has everything you need for self catering. The kitchen and living room are now open plan which gives a large area to relax and dine in,There is a dish washer ,washing machine and large fridge freezer.Plenty of dishes,cutlery and utensils.You can cook the fabulous fresh fruit and vegetables available all year round .Water dispenser provided as well as filtered water to drink.
The 3 bedrooms are all large and spacious, with plenty of wardrobe space.All beds are excellent quality,comfortable with clean fresh linen.There is a king size bed,a double bed with large ensuite shower room and views of the village , in the third bedroom there are 3 single beds and there is also a view of Babadag mountain.There is also a sofa bed in the lounge,cot and fold out bed.
In the private garden you can sun bathe or have a bbq on the new terrace.Private parking for your car..
If you dont feel like cooking there are near by lokantas which serve inexpensive traditional Turkish food.The local market 5 minutes away and is on every Sunday where you can buy fresh food,fruit and vegetables.
The living room has dining table for 8 and a balcony leads from it so you can view village life below or mountains above.There is a sofa bed,2 arm chairs,T.V. D.V.D.player,books and games.The lounge and kitchen are open plan which gives plenty of space for dining and relaxing.
All rooms have air-conditioning,electric shower in ensuite, so there is always hot water.Smoke alarm in hall.
Please note that Gunluk house can also be rented with 1 bedroomed Gunluk cottage near by.
Owner is close by so you will be met on your arrival and departure ,she is avaliable for any information you may require to have a good holiday.
Use of large shared pool across the road ,at the hotel,no charge if you buy a drink.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Calis 1 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dalaman 45 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
The house is equipped with everything you need and furnished to a high standard.There is a local shop 1 minute away with supermarkets and authentic Turkish restaurants 5 mins walk away.Other local shops and restaurants can be located at Calis a 5 min bus ride away.
The house has 2 balconies with mountain views , all rooms lead off the hallway.There are 3 large bedrooms with plenty of storage space and comfortable beds, one has a king size bed,the other a double(ensuite) and the other 3 single beds.They always have fresh clean linen.
In 2013,the shower room was renovated and made into 2 shower rooms, one now ensuite. Both rooms have lots of space and each shower base is a metre squared.
The kitchen is new, 2013, large, and fully equipped for self catering..Open plan with the living room you have a large space to dine,cook and relax.
The living room has a sofa bed and dining for 6 and the balcony leads off the living room with stunning mountain views
All rooms have air-conditioning.The house is ,very clean and tastefully furnished.
Shared pool you can use, at the hotel across the road if you fancy a swim or sunbathing
.An electric shower in ensuite is provided when there is no sun to heat the water.
Ideal base for site seeing,walking and exploring Turkey with what it has to offer.
|Further details outdoors|
This property is not on a complex and has private gardens and the owner lives underneath. There is a private drive if you wish to park your car.
Beach towels supplied.
if you are staying for a longer period cleaning can be arranged through the owner.
Please report any breakages to the owner.
long term lets are avaliable please contact owner for quote.
100 units of electricity are provided per week anything over this will be charged for.
Recommend clients have adaquate travel insurance as Turkey does not have public liability insurance..
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
The Turquoise coast is one of the most beautiful areas in which to relax and unwind.from the backdrop of the Taurus mountains to the coast with its beautiful beaches and crystal turquoise water,stunning scenery and numerous places of historical interest and culture.
All round sunshine with mild warm winters makes it an ideal climate.
The area has something for everyone white water rafting ,paragliding, horse riding, Dalyan mud baths and the historical site of Epheus.
The choice is endless it will have you visit time after time.
Trips to Rhodes and the Greek island of Meis,allow you to see Greece and a different culture.
There are many places for walking there is the famous Lycian way close by.
Calis beach is located a short distance from the house,5 min by bus or 10 minute walk.
It has beautiful sunsets and always has cooling breezes.There is a range of shops,bars and restaurants on the beach front.There are 2 aqua parks,one in Calis and the other 15 minutes away.If you fancy outdoor bowling there is a green in Calis.Other activities in Calis are horse riding,boat trips,water taxi over to Fethiye,windsurfing and walking.
The bustling town of Fethiye can be easily reached with the local bus service only 15 mins away.Fethiye is a Turkish working town.it has a very elegant harbour with daily boat tours and fishing boats,this makes a wonderful walk in the evening.A large range of shops,restaurants and bars.It also has an ampitheatre which is being renovated.
The world renown resort of Olu Deniz or the Blue Lagoon with its sheltered beach is only a short distance away(20 mins by bus) with its many shops bars and restaurants.Paragliding is available here and is one of the best sites in the world.
Kaya koy the deserted haunted Greek village needs to be explored,only 20 mins away.Excellent restaurants and very atmospheric.
There are the ancient ruins of Cadianda,unspoilt villages of Uzumlu or the Saklikent gorge or mud baths at Dalyan.
Aqua park is only 5 min away suitable for all ages of children and adults alike.
There are lots of daily boat trips(private hire available) sea fishing also available
If you want to do it ,it will be close by for you to do.
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31 Aug 2013
"Calis turkiye holiday"
We have been to calis on several occasions and had a great time this is the first time we have rented an appartment.The appartment was clean roomy and in a good location just a ten minuet walk to the … More
A wonderful family,who had a great holiday.Welcome anytime.
26 May 2013
"Great Family run Villa"
We stayed in the apartment on the top floor of the property in April May of 2013. We were only supposed to stay a month, but ended up staying nearly two. The villa is owned and managed by Fiona and Mary who will look after your every need. The apartment is spacious and has everything you need during your stay. The place is equipped with every pot pan and utensil you need if you fancy doing a bit of cooking with the wonderful produce bought from the local markets.
It is a ten minute walk to Calis beach or you can hop a dolmus and be there in a few minutes, The Dolmus to Fethiye run very close and for 2 lira you can be in Fethiye in a little over ten minutes, There are loads of good cheap restaurants and cafes near to the villa so if you cant be bothered cooking you can eat well. The hotel adjacent will let you use their beautiful pool if you eat or drink there. Unlike many villas in an around fethiye you get the chance here to see some of the turkish local life and if you are lucky will get to witness a traditional turkish wedding at the nearby square.
There is a local shop just metres from the apartment to get your daily bread and last minute supplies and loads of supermarkets within walking distance.
If you want to get a bus to other places in Turkey they all pass by the local village where you pick the bus up instead of going to the station in Fethiye.
The wifi is fast and good and free!! We would definitely be back
A pleasure to have you stay and you would be most welcome back to stay any day.
19 Apr 2013
"Excellent value for money, charming, location good."
My husband and I along with 2 friends spent a wonderful week of relaxation, exploration and fun in a superb apartment which offered everything we needed or wanted and more. The apartment is very spacious, clean, well maintained and decorated tastefully - a lovely home from home feeling. Fiona and Mary were fantastic hosts who couldn't do enough to help or advise. It was such a friendly place to stay that we wished we had booked a further week. The location is ideal - only a hop, skip and jump to the Sunday market, shops, bars and restaurants. Gunlukbasi offers charm - there's no doubt about that. We spent many a day just walking and exploring but always caught the Dolmus back home. We never had to wait long before one came along. Calis is not far and again, we enjoyed the sunsets and evening meals on offer (Turkish and English) and we particularly liked a Turkish restaurant/bar called George's Bar. We thought we might miss a pool on site but we didn't as the hotel pool is only a few paces away and we would enjoy a few drinks, do some reading and snoozing and generally chill out. We just cannot believe what good value the holiday was and are so glad we didn't go for an all inclusive hotel stay as you just do not sample the real Turkey somehow. We had several trips into Fethiye and the surrounding area and Fiona and Mary certainly have a good knowledge of where to go and what to do. The apartment is great if you want to take a group of friends but also great for families. We couldn't wait to try the cottage so booked up for just the 2 of us.
Thank you for your comments about your stay in Gunluk house.i would be delighted if you came to stay again and would also like to say Gunluk house has been fully renovated since your last stay so it is even better now.Please have a look at the new work on holiday lettings.
10 Sep 2012
"Made to feel like one of the family"
This was the first time we have visited Turkey and must admit we were a bit apprehensive at what it would be like. No need to worry!! Fiona and Mary we so helpful- they were able to show us where to find markets , shops, restaurants, beaches and buses. The house was perfect. It was bright, spotlessly clean and extremely well equipped . We had free use of not only two balconies but also a patio with sun loungers. The hotel opposite was available to us to use at any time for the price of a beer. Here too the staff were so friendly and cheerful. We loved the village atmosphere being away from late discos but a 5 minute bus ride took you to Calis beach or a 10 minute ride took you into the bright lights of Fethyia. Our greatest praise however has to go to Fiona and her mum Mary. We grew to love them very much. In fact speaking with Mary was like having my own mum back. Thank you Mary. Mx
I enjoyed looking after everyone, so they had a great holiday,that is important especially as it was their first time in Turkey.I think it is a great bonus to the guests if they have someone on hand to recommend restaurants things to see and do,or any other help if required.This family were also very kind to us in alot of ways.The house was left clean tidy and i had very little work to do after their departure.I hope they enjoyed their stay here and will return for more adventures.
4 Nov 2011
"Excellent value for money"
Light, spacious and very comfortable accommodation with everything we could possibly need, especially air conditioning even in October. Furnishings and fittings of high quality. English speaking owner lives on site and was attentive and helpful with information regarding the village, surrounding area and tourist attractions. Bars and restaurants close by offering traditional Turkish food. No pool but there are hotels close by who are happy for you to use their facilities and it is only a short bus ride to Calais Beach.
House left in excellent condition,would welcome their return.
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