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Villa | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Luxury 6 bedroom villa set in a delightful olive and grape growing region (near Kalkan, Turkey), at the foothills of the Taurus mountains. With spectacular views down a lush rural valley to the sea and islands beyond and in a position affording a great amount of privacy. Situated in the peaceful traditional village of Islamlar yet only 5 miles from the cosmopolitan resort of Kalkan.
A truly luxurious villa with 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms gorgeous sea views from rooms facing the front, beautiful mountain views from all other windows, large wrap around balconys, a massive private freshwater swimming pool (45ft x 18ft) air conditioning, central heating, all Bosch kitchen appliances, marble tiles throughout, numerous patios, superb roof terrace, and a large garden for sun and shade including various trees, plants and vines with area’s for alfresco dining.
Newly completed in 2005 this spacious (400 sq mt of living space over three floors) and luxurious villa for up to 10/12 guests is privately owned and has been designed, built and furnished to an extremely high specification.
Stunning views down the valley and across the islands of Kalkan bay, Villa Tranquillity provides the perfect retreat with excellent facilities and a peaceful ambience.
A place to relax and enjoy and keep secret.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Kalkan 5 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dalaman 120 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Table tennis, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms of which 5 Family bathrooms, 4 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Single beds (6), Cots (2), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 9|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Set in a quite and peaceful hillside location with private terraced gardens villa Tranquillity has been tastefully furnished and provides a superb base for your vacation.
This large and spacious private villa comfortably sleeps 12 guests in 6 full size bedrooms (3 Doubles & 3 twins) with 4 en suites & 1 wet-room.
Master en suite with mountain view bath and shower. Double with giant walkout balcony and stunning views.
En suite with shower, Double with giant walk out balcony and fantastic views out to islands and sea beyond.
En suite with shower, twin beds with views of hills and countryside.
En suite with shower, twin beds with walk out patio directly onto the pool area and gardens.
Large double, next to special wet room and facilities, leading onto terrace, patio and pool area.
The Eagles Nest
Large Twin room at the top of the villa next to the Gym with fantastic large roof terrace and views, ( Note, needs to share the w/c facilities on the lower floors.)
Every room of the villa has magnificent sea, valley or mountain views, there is a huge lounge and dining area with panoramic views and walk around covered terrace overlooking the sun terrace, pool and gardens for shade breeze and more views.
A lovely beamed kitchen complete with Bosch appliances, and utility room with Bosch washing machine and ironing area.
We also have 2 baby cots available.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside a large sun terrace by the pool for lazing the day away, giant 15mt x 6mt freshwater swimming pool. Beautiful landscaped gardens with many different private areas, mature tree’s and plants. Lower terrace fruit garden with tree swung hammocks for peaceful snoozing or reading away from the kids splashing in the pool.
A massive very private roof terrace with breathtaking views and at night you can almost touch the stars, (a telescope is also available.)
About this location
The Turkish Mediterranean Coast region
A small peaceful Mediterranean resort and fishing town on the beautiful turquoise Coast of Turkey, Kalkan has not been touched by mass tourism. More sophisticated than the usual resort town, Kalkan appeals to travellers looking for more than a 'sun and sea' holiday. Because of its charm kalkan has a growing number of perennial visitors who say the town is the only holiday destination they would choose to visit repeatedly.
There is simply no other town quite like Kalkan along Turkey's coast. Kalkan curls snugly around the ancient harbour sheltered at the foot of the towering Taurus Mountains. The town overlooks a beautiful bay in which islands seem to magically float upon a shimmering sea. Narrow streets twist down to the harbour through the historic town and are lined with listed whitewashed villas with shuttered windows situated alongside small local specialty shops and restaurants. Overhead hang original ornately carved Ottoman timber balconies garlanded with brilliantly coloured bougainvillea cascading to the streets below.
It is a very special place. Not only is Kalkan beautiful, but unlike other Turkish coastal resort towns Kalkan's main economy is tourism and therefore its citizens put much pride and effort into the town's historic preservation. Because of this Kalkan has retained the texture of its history with its distinctive Greek architecture (it was once a Greek and Turkish fishing village). Very strict building codes keep the town small and architecturally blended with the historic heart of the town known as 'Old Kalkan'.
Besides the famous 'kalkan Style' historic architecture, the many excellent restaurants of Kalkan contribute to the special atmosphere of the resort. Good dining has always been a way of life in Kalkan. In fact, Kalkan is said to have the highest number of restaurants and bars per inhabitant or square metre on the Turkish coast. Additionally, Kalkan is especially renowned for its numerous roof-top terrace restaurants and bars which offer a wonderful view of the town, sea and stars. You can also sit at one of many fine harbour-side restaurants and watch the fishermen leave early in the morning as you tuck in your breakfast, or see them return with the day's catch in the evening.
Kalkan is a small town (of only a few thousand) and this creates a wonderful intimate feeling. But do not let its size to mislead you ! There is plenty to do in and around Kalkan. During the day the town is surprisingly empty as most guests choose to swim or explore the multitude of beautiful ancient Lycian and natural sites of the area. However, everything changes in the evening when Kalkan bursts alive for a long, festive night.
Kalkan has many special qualities, but without doubt it is the people of the resort who make the town extra special. The people of Kalkan happily welcome you, and you may at first be surprised by the universal friendliness within the town. It is absolutely genuine. warm Turkish hospitality and friendliness is the basis of life here and the people of Kalkan sincerely enjoy getting to know their guests. So do not hesitate to accept one of the many tulip-shaped glasses of 'cay' (tea) you will be offered while you ample along Kalkan's winding streets. You will not be hassled while you are a guest of kalkan - the town is hassle free and is proud to be so. You will find a mixed population here, consisting mainly of locals, some Turks who own businesses, as well as a small number of well-educated foreigners who have settled in the town.
About the Islamar area
Islamlar village (Bodamya or Bodamia) in Greek times is a wonderfully lush area in the Taurus Mountains; the local industries are olive growing and growing grapes for wine. Also renowned for its fresh water trout farms. The village stretches up the verdant mountainside, through thick forestation; the result of plentiful supply of fresh water. Sleepy and relaxed, the pace of life has probably barely changed in a hundred years or more. Why rush around when it means you'd miss the view - and the chance to catch up with what's going on with your friends and neighbours?
Together with the local villagers we are delighted to provide an opportunity for guests to appreciate this, stunning and unusual style of holiday. Islamlar itself consists of a rambling collection of wonderful old houses, a Mosque, a cay (tea) garden and a bakery, where the flour is still ground between stone using natural water power – an amazing sight.
The men of the village will extend you a warm welcome in the cay garden, where endless hours are spent putting the world to rights. Islamlar is a simple village set in the mountains with spectacular views down to Kalkan and Patara beach in the distance. Kalkan is fifteen minutes drive and the Mediterranean’s longest sandy beach – Patara is thirty-five minutes drive away.
There are some great walking paths surrounding the villa or drive around exploring the stunning Taurus mountain range. The mountainside is incredibly green, thanks to the plentiful supply of mountain water and the (somewhat) cooler temperatures here. In the heat of the summer, the fresh mountain air makes the heat a little more bearable. In early and late season, the cooler temperatures make the area ideal for those who enjoy walking or exploring.
As the villa is close to parts of the famous Lycian Way, it is a natural choice for walkers. The area is renowned for its trout restaurants. These simple constructions provide wonderful views down the valley and have provided us with some of the most enjoyable meals we have experienced in Turkey. Please do not feel by this we mean the fare is extravagant. Menus are simple and absolutely fresh, usually consisting of salads, goats cheese, a few local mezze, delicious fresh trout or chicken, followed by fresh fruit. It may seem strange to describe this fare as memorable, but the combination of the natural tastes – completely free of chemicals – the sound of the mountain streams and the magnificent scenery just cannot fail to impress.
Our Favourite is Bodamya just a few minutes stroll down the road, they will also deliver if you feel you can’t leave your sun bed.
Should you want for something a little more sophisticated the restaurants (and cafés, bars, shops and beach clubs) of Kalkan are just fifteen minutes drive. It is possible to arrange a taxi one way or both, ensuring that you will never feel too remote in your peaceful haven.
In short an idillic, peaceful and scenic mountain region, a short distance from the more cosmopolitan attractions of the coast, and an ideal base from which to explore the whole Lycian Turquoise coastal area.
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1 Sep 2014
"A perfect family holiday"
Our second stay at Villa Tranquillity was even better than the first -which we didn't think would be possible! Once again, the splendid pool,fantastic bedrooms, comfortable balcony with marvellou… More
27 Aug 2013
"Amazing luxury Villa"
We have recently spent a week at Villa Tranquillity.We have actually stayed at the Villa a number of times and each year it just gets better and better!Firstly the location of the Villa is stunning. S… More
7 Aug 2013
"Everything you would ever want"
We are a group of 11 (3 families) and we had a fantastic two week stay at Villa Tranquility. We have all stayed in numerous villas over the years and we were in agreement that Villa Tranquility was t… More
4 Aug 2013
"Fantastic villa in a wonderful location"
Really welcoming and excellent quality villa.Best kept pool we ever have had -no insects to fish out due to great system and care! Super views and friendly local amenities.… More
5 Sep 2012
"Absolutely stunning in everyway......"
My husband and I my best friend and her husband all stayed at the Villa Tranquillity in the last week in June 2012….. Firstly one week was definitely not long enough at this magnificent place!! We a… More
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