Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This stunning modern round villa, with its own private pool, provides a peaceful and cool haven within ten minutes walk from Kalkan village. Situated above Kalkan with picturesque and panoramic views across Kalkan Bay and surrounding Taurus Mountains, it offers delightful accommodation in the Turkish style. It provides an ideal base for exploring Turkey's impressive classical heritage and boasts the impressive Patara Beach framed with Roman ruins, AND 17KL stunning beach only fifteen minutes away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||15 minutes walk|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dalaman, Nearest railway: N/a 1 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||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The atmospheric living area is tastefully decorated with sofas, Turkish wrought iron furniture and accessories, Free WiFi & Internet, TV/DVD Player. A fully equipped open plan kitchen has a large fridge freezer, dishwasher, hob and oven. An impressive spiral staircase leads to three en suite double bedrooms on two floors, each with their own balconies, air conditioning system and portable fans, dressing tables and wardrobes.
|Further details outdoors|
Pool and Gardens
The Villa has its own large private garden laid out with with bananna, orange, lemon, palm and olive trees. It has its own 26.2sqm fresh water fully tiled pool with wooden sun-beds, parasols and tables and it also boasts a magical Ottoman style summerhouse furnished with large ethnic cushions, ideal for shade during the day and sultry evening drinks. An elevated area outside the kitchen is furnished with a large dining table and chairs offering beautiful views over the bay. A separate utility room in the basement provides a washing machine and sink and drying area for clothes when necessary. Ample car parking facilities available in drive.
A complimentary welcome pack of wine, fruit, bread, butter, jam, cheese, tea, coffee awaits guests on their arrival. A weekly maid service is provided, and towels and linen changed once a week. The pool and the a garden are maintained daily. Airport transfer and car hire can be arranged, please ask for details.
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
The historic town of Kalkan is an enchanting place and one of the most beautiful locations along Turkey's s Lycian Coast. With the complete absence of mass tourism, Kalkan remains a charming and unspoiled haven , brilliant blue crystal-clear sea, historic architecture, ancient history and warm traditional Turkish hospitality.
Once a simple fishing village, today’s Kalkan is quietly sophisticated and postcard pretty with a few good quality low-rise hotels and apartments and a multitude of excellent roof-top restaurants offering all manner of culinary delights together with stylish and atmospheric Blues and Jazz bars. The village shops stay open till around midnight and are well stocked with interesting antiques, crafts, jewellery, clothing and accessories. The narrow streets twist down to the harbour, which is the focus of the village and here you can enjoy a meal whilst watching the world go by or looking at the array of elegant gulets, some of which are available for private hire. During the day, you can make use of one of the local ‘beach clubs’, engage in some of the local sporting activities (such as water-skiing, para-scending, scuba-diving, trekking etc), take a trip to one of the magnificent historical sites, drive a jeep up into the mountains, cruise on a gulet or simply relax by your pool.
The famous 18km long Patara beach is 45 minutes away by dolmus and Kas the nearby town 30 minutes. Of the historic sites in the region Saklikent Gorge, Turkey's deepest gorge, is a popular attraction. Kalkan is a very special place - first-time visitors will invariably return time and time again.
Kalkan curls snugly around an 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 the 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.
One local attraction is the Thursday local market, offering a colourful array of locally produced fruit and vegetables, a sight not to be missed and this is literally down the road from the villa! Patara beach is also a must, framed by the Roman archway and the wonderful ampitheatre and numerous ruins and sarcophogi. Kalkan also provides and ideal base for exploring more of Turkey's rich history and it forms part of the Lycian Way, a great well trodden path. The beautiful turquoise sea is best sampled from one of the many gulets that line the local harbour, and the beaches and islands are just exquisite. The Sunken City is a perfect excursion by boat, and trips into the surrounding mountains and villages offers a great insight in the Turkish rural way of life, absolutely fascinating! There is so much to see and do......
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3 Jul 2014
"Our second visit and absolutely loved it"
This was our third holiday in kalkan and our second stay in The Roundhouse, and I'm pleased to say that the villa remains the same. Very beautiful, immaculate and of course a beautiful setting ov… More
4 Aug 2013
"Beautiful villa, exceptional value, large pool"
Stayed here in July with our three teenagers. As per the other reviews, it is a lovely villa, very well equipped, three very comfortable en suite bedrooms all with air con. The villa has a larger than… More
23 Jun 2013
"Stunningly beautiful Villa in a gorgeous location."
Hi, we have just returned from a two week holiday in Turkey, week one was in the beautiful Kalkan in the gorgeous Round House Villa and week two was spent in Olu Deniz. I cannot praise the villa eno… More
10 Oct 2012
"A dream villa in a dream setting"
This is a stylish villa in a beautiful setting. Inside, the rounded walls and the spiral staircase add interest and the villa is decorated in a unique style that seamlessly blends Turkish furnishings with English comfort. The kitchen and sitting room are well equipped and wi-fi is available. Outside, the private pool is beautifully maintained and the gardens are a delight. A special feature is the Turkish summer house which is a perfect place to relax in the shade. From the pool and the garden there are sweeping views of Kalkan bay flanked by the Taurus mountains. Friendly, helpful staff are on hand to offer help and advice on shopping, restaurants and day trips. This has been my third stay in this villa and I do not feel I will ever tire of returning.
19 Jan 2012
"Probably the best location in Kalkan"
The Round House is an exceptional holiday villa in a superb position overlooking Kalkan.
The house has an open plan ground floor, ideal for relaxing, and the lounge looks out onto the pool and garden with the view of Kalkan and the sea beyond.
The bedrooms are well furnished and all of a good size.
The standard of maintenance is very high and the pool is crystal clear and well managed.
I suppose the penalty for such a brilliant location is the walk up the hill from the town centre. But the walk is surprisingly short and easy given the lovely view that you get as a reward. I also had no problem parking in town and near the supermarket when I drove.
Kalkan itself is a perfect holiday location with many good restaurants and facilities. I would particularly recommend the Turkish Market where prices are so low you will think that you have gone back 50 years in time!
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