Villa Cennet Bahcesi (7 Bedroom Large Villa)
Villa | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 14
Do you want a taste of authentic Turkey, & a beautiful rural setting, all within a 10 minute drive of Kalkan town?
Villa Cennet Bahcesi delivers all of this and more! Situated in Uzumlu, a small, pretty traditional village nestling in the hills above Kalkan & Patara, this is an idyllic setting for those who are looking to get away from it all, and for peace and quiet, and total relaxation. The villa sleeps 14 comfortably in 7 en-suite bedrooms, and also 2 sofa beds for additional guests.
Villa Cennet Bahcesi (which means 'Paradise Garden) is located in the heart of Uzumlu, in an elevated position, with glorious panoramic views. From the spacious terrace on the top floor, you can see all the way to the sea at Patara, plus you also have the dramatic mountain background of the Toros mountains. The villa is perfect for larger groups and families, having 7 en-suite bedrooms, and ample outside space, plus a large infinity style swimming pool. The accommodation is also flexible, as there is a self contained apartment on the top floor with 2 en-suite bedrooms, it's own small kitchenette/lounge area, and a large private terrace with beautiful views. There are 2 further lounges, one on the ground floor, with a dining area set to the side and one on the first floor. There is a separate large and well equipped kitchen with diswasher, fridge freezer, toaster, kettle etc on the ground floor.
Uzumlu means 'Village of Grapes' and in the later summer time, you can see why the village was named in this way! It is a small, quiet village where you can experience traditional Turkish culture.There are 2 mini markets, where you can pick up day to day groceries, a Pide Restaurant and a barbers.It is situated approx 6 km from Kalkan, a beautiful seaside resort with many first class restaurants and cafes and boutiques. Patara beach - one of Turkey's best known beaches, with 15 kms of golden sand is a short drive away, and beautiful Kaputas Beach (a stunning cove beach, with glorious turquoise waters) is about a 20 minute drive. there are also many historicaThe outside area is very spacious, with a large patio area around the pool, complete with sun-loungers and umbrellas, dining table and chairs for 14, a comfortable seating set, and BBQ. And coming soon for the 2014 season, a lovely traditional Ottoman covered seating area - perfect for taking a break from the sunshine, and reading a book in peace and quiet!
For food lovers, we include one special Turkish BBQ night for every group of guests, and for those staying for 14 nights or longer, we will also provide a traditional Turkish style breakfast, complete with gozleme pancakes made by one of the ladies from the village!
You also have the option of having other delicious meals prepared for you during your stay (or even a fully catered holiday if you prefer) - the owner is a fantastic professionally trained cook, and can provide a choice of menus, including both traditional Turkish and international dishes (we can provide sample menus on request) All food is made using locally sourced, mostly organic
There are many places of interest within a short drive, such as the ancient ruins at Patara (now a UNESCO) site, Xantos, and Letoon.
The Villa also sits right on the historical Lycian Way,ideal for walkers to stay and relax.(The Lycian Way is a long-distance footpath in Turkey around part of the coast of ancient Lycia. It is approximately 500 km long and stretches from Ölüdeniz, near Fethiye, to Hisarcandir, about 20 kilometers from Antalya)
The owners live in the village, and are always on hand to sort out any problems you may have, and to ensure you have a relaxing holiday. Bed linen and bath towels are provided, and these will be changed once every week, along with a light mid-stay clean.
Airport transfers and car hire can be organised for you, likewise local tours, excursions and boat trips (car essential)
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 7 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Kalkan 7 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dalaman 90 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|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 7 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (6), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
Turkey's Mediterranean shore, called the Turquoise Coast, is nearly 1600 km (994 miles) long, scattered with fine-sand beaches and sprinkled abundantly with classical cities turned to picturesque ruins.
It has more and better beaches and resorts than does the Aegean coast, and warmer, saltier water than the Black Sea coast.. The Taurus (Toros) Mountains form a dramatic backdrop along much of the coast, often dropping steeply right into the sea, but in some places rivers have washed down enough sediment over the ages to form beaches backed by fertile alluvial plains good for growing cotton, vegetables, and even tropical fruits like bananas.
Southwest Turkey, along and inland from the popular "Turquoise Coast", was home to the ancient Lycians who were one of the most enigmatic people of antiquity. Although little historical record has been left behind them, what has been discovered reveals a fascinating people culturally distinct from the rest of the ancient world. Around twenty major sites remain today with the Lycians' unusual funerary architecture dominating the breathtaking unspoiled land of Lycia.
Situated on the Turquoise coast in Turkey, Uzumlu is a Traditional Turkish village offering a relaxing and peaceful environment,yet only 6 km away from the up market resort of Kalkan.
Kalkan is an elegant harbour town set in the heart of the old Lycian region. It is cosmopolitan, with wonderful restaurants and great places to stay. The Taurus Mountains provide a stunning backdrop, whilst the views across the bay are remarkable
This beautiful and sophisticated bougainvillea-covered harbour town is set in a breathtaking landscape in the heart of the Turquoise Coast.
Tourism is still relatively new in Kalkan, with the first visitors being yachtsmen who discovered the delights of the harbor and the town in the late 1980's.Strict conservation laws have ensured that the heart of the old village retains an authentic ambience that attracts (according to the Sunday Times) the sort of visitor who might also be enchanted by, say, Tuscany or the Dordogne. The result is a discerning mix of predominantly British guests together with Istanbul Turks attracted by Kalkan's reputation within Turkey.
Winding cobbled streets, colourful shops and excellent harbour-side or roof terrace restaurants and bars are combined with stunning views – whether you are looking up to the dramatic Toros mountains behind the town, or down across the harbour to the broad sweep of the Mediterranean
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19 May 2014
Our 2 families had a 12 day stay at this wonderful villa set in the hills a short distance from Kalkan. The villa is immaculate and spacious with a lounge area on each of the 3 floors ,large bedrooms … More
Thank you so much for your kind words. we are glad you enjoyed your time in our Villa .We want it to feel like home from home and being in a Traditional Turkish village we feel makes it very special. The views are stunning and until you come you can't appreciate how ,as you say "breath taking" it is. I'm glad you enjoyed the food I prepared for you,it gives that personal touch and makes your holiday more relaxing.We hope you return very soon, you will be most welcome
8 Nov 2013
"Great place to completely relax and kick back"
I visited Villa Cennet Bahcesi for the first time recently although the greeting from the owner made me feel like I had known her all my life. The Villa is situated high up in the mountains outside Ka… More
7 Nov 2013
"A peaceful, well appointed villa in a village setting with fantastic views and warm welcome."
I have just returned from a fantastic week with Debbie and Ramazan. The appartment was very comfortable and the views from my bedroom stunning. The terraces wrap around the appartment and this meant … More
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