Villa Sovalye (Knight's House)
Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Villa Sovalye (The Knight's House) is a fabulous villa (5* reviews on Tripadvisor) which offers spacious accommodation for 6 people plus a baby or toddler in 3 beds 3 baths. Located in a peaceful area only 10 mins walk to village and harbour and just 5 mins to shops, bars, restaurants and market. Tastefully and stylishly furnished throughout using traditional Turkish arts and crafts made by local Artisans. Two bedrooms open onto the beautiful bougainvillea covered balcony and the third opens onto the pool terrace. All rooms have air-conditioning and there is also a water chiller for your convenience. The large pool terrace has 6 sun loungers and a table and chairs for al fresco dining. On the roof terrace you will find the amazing Turkish Ottoman where you can chill out and relax whilst admiring the spectacular views over Kalkan Bay and the Taurus Mountains. Also on the roof terrace there is a large BBQ and table and chairs where you can dine under the stars. There is a beautiful gazebo with a hammock set in the tropical gardens at the rear of the villa for relaxing in the shade. All our reviews on Tripadvisor are 5* which speaks for itself. Come and enjoy your holiday in this wonderful villa.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Kalkan 500 m|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||250 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dalaman 70 km, Nearest railway: N/a|
|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, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
All bedrooms have kingsize or double beds (no twin beds) and there is a travel cot that doubles as a playpen for babies and toddlers. There is also a portable high chair for babies or toddlers which can also be used in restaurants . The spacious open plan living room and kitchen are fully equipped with everything you could wish for for a comfortable stay. There is large screen Smart TV, DVD player I-pod dock and a selection of DVDs, CDs, books and games for you to enjoy during your stay. A water chiller is provided for your convenience which saves having to carry heavy bottles of water. Picnicware and a cool box also available. Turkish Hammam towels are provided for use as pool/beach towels. The well equipped kitchen means you can eat in if you wish and have a BBQ by the pool or on the roof terrace under the stars.
|Further details outdoors|
The beautiful pool has graduated steps although it is a constant depth of 2 metres so is not considered suitable for non swimmers. The terrace is surrounded by tropical plants and palms creating a relaxed and peaceful environment. Sun loungers and umbrellas surround the pool and a table and chairs and an additional barbecue provide for al fresco dining. On the roof terrace is a magnificent Turkish Ottoman which is a wonderful place to chill out and admire the spectacular sea and mountain views. Also on the roof terrace there is a large brick built barbecue and table and chairs for dining out under the stars.
Changeover day is Monday but can be flexible out of peak season so please enquire. Check in after 4pm and checkout 12 noon. A booking deposit is required to secure your booking and a £200 damage deposit is payable with the balance. This is returnable if there are no breakages during your stay. Turkish Hammam towels are provided to use by the pool or beach so saving valuable suitcase space. The pool and gardens are tended each day and the villa is cleaned each week on Mondays with fresh linen and towels provided. Welcome pack on arrival.
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
The Turquoise Coast is an unofficial region of Turkey stretching nearly 994 miles along the of Mediterranean shore from Marmaris to Antalya. A stunning coastline with a wealth of ancient history. Places of interest include Saklikent Gorge, the sunken city of Kekova, the idyllic Kaputas beach and the world famous Patara beach famous for its nesting turtles.
Kalkan is an ancient fishing village that although now a sophisticated and unique upmarket resort still retains is quaintness and charm. There are over 150 restaurants offering fine dining in roof top restaurants overlooking the bay and lots of beautiful boutiques and shops offering everything from fine jewelley and designer goods to traditional Turkish arts and crafts. The weekly Thursday market is not to be missed and is a colourful mass of goods, spices and fruit and exotic vegetables. The pretty harbour town of Kas is a short bus (Dolmus) ride away and the surrounding hills are famous for their trout farms where you can choose your own fish and have it cooked the way you wish. All in all there is much to see and do and the only downside is that you may not have enough time to experience all this charming place has to offer!
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28 Jul 2014
"A Home away from home."
Today we left Villa Sovalye again, our second visit just as good as the first. I won't really repeat what I said in my first review, I'll just say if you're looking for a home away from… More
1 Jul 2014
"Exceptional accommodation in a great location"
We have been twice to Villa Sovalye, and both times we have not been disappointed. The villa itself is very well equipped if you wish to do all your own cooking, as well as an easy walk into Kalkan for groceries, fabulous butchers and green grocery.
The gardens surrounding the villa are very pleasant whether enjoying a day poolside, or dining in the evening. Alternatively there is the fabulous roof top terrace, including ottoman.
All in all if we didn't find the Villa Sovalye a great place for a holiday we wouldn't have returned. And yes we would book again.
Chrissy has been most helpful from the beginning, not to mention her caretakers.
We are so pleased you chose to stay at Villa Sovalye yet again which says a lot when there are so many villas in Kalkan. We would love to welcome you back anytime.
10 Sep 2013
"Beautiful villa. Great location - sublime view"
This really pretty villa certainly looks the nicest amongst many lovely looking properties. The location suited us very well as we wanted to be along the Kalamar Road side so that we were handy for J… More
We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Villa Sovalye. We hope that you will visit again and thank you for giving us such a great review.
9 Sep 2013
"A beautiful villa in a lovely resort"
This was our first visit to Kalkan and we had a fantastic holiday staying at Villa Sovalye. From our first enquiry Chrissy could not have been more helpful returning answers to our questions promptly and sorting out transfers to and from the Airport. The Villa itself was immaculate with everything you could wish for a comfortable stay. The water cooler and deliveries of water bottles (and fresh bread) by the caretaker was an absolute blessing in the hot weather. We spent the majority of our time relaxing around the pool which was very peaceful and the garden area was beautiful. In the evenings we would spend a lot of time in the Ottoman located on the roof terrace which had wonderful views and a cooling breeze. The location of the villa was perfect for us and in walking distance of bus station, market, shops and restaurants. We have stayed in a lot of villas and this was definitely one of the best. A perfect villa and perfect holiday.
Thank you so much for your lovely comments. It is so nice to hear that others love the villa as much as we do. We do hope you will visit again and we would love to welcome you back.
14 Aug 2013
This is our fifth trip to Kalkan but our first time in Villa Sovalye. What a beautiful villa. More like staying in a friends house than a rental villa. The villa has a really mature feel with a great garden. Add to that Wi-fi for the kids and Ipod doc.The pool area is immaculate and Veysel takes his caretaker duties very seriously and arrives every day with fresh bread. Whilst the pool loses sun around 5.00 this really isn't an issue as its a welcome breather from the intense summer sun and the roof terrace has sun right through the evening. If you know Kalkan the villa is a 3 minute walk from the Kalamar Rd and another 10 mins into town but all pretty flat by Kalkan standards. Supermarkets are a 10 minute walk. It is in a quiet area with a residential feel so if you love peace this could be the villa for you. Finally...Chrissy. I had to make a late date change and Chrissy was so helpful. All in all, a five star experience.
The Springall Family: July 2013
It's good to know we are getting it right! Thank you for your great review and you are welcome back any time.
15 Jul 2013
"A slice of heaven!"
Just returned home today from an 18 day stay in Kalkan, 14 nights of which we spent at Villa Sovalye. This was our second time in kalkan but first at Sovalye. This villa is a little bit of heaven. The… More
Thank you so much for your great review. We are so pleased you loved the villa and and we look forward to welcoming you back next year
1 Jun 2013
"Lovely Villa in Kalkan"
Villa Sovalye was all I had hoped it to be. The location is quiet and has great views. Its about an 8 minute walk to the top of the main Kalkan drag and another 5 mins down to the harbour. We found the walk there and back easy.... of course Kalkan is hilly but this is no bother for most people. The villa itself is great. Two large bedrooms upstairs with comfortable beds and good air con. Another bedroom downstairs off the main sitting room. All appliances are there.... TV has several english channels such as BBC world and eurosport and CNN. Pool area is lovely. Gets the sun all day up until about 5pm and then you can go up to the wonderful roof terrace for the final couple of hours. Dealing with the owner Chrissy was quick and efficient and all payment sorted out easily. Chrissy also sorted out Airport transfers for us (£60 each way). We have been to Kalkan several times and this is the first time we booked a villa direct. Would
definately do so again and likely to book Villa Sovalye - great value for May for so much space and privacy. Thanks Chrissy!!
Thank you for your great comments and we are so pleased the villa lived up to all your expectations. We would love to welcome you back anytime.
10 Oct 2012
"A beautiful villa in a great place - you wont be disappointed"
This was our second visit to Villa Sovalye because it is so nice. This time we shared it with family who also fell in love with it. The villa itself is beautiful, with stunning gardens and the pool ar… More
28 Sep 2012
"Relaxation in the extreme"
Chrissy was easy to deal with throughout the booking. The villa has very easy entertaining space and we particularly liked the pool terrace. I also have to mention the beautiful garden and the views. The ottoman seating area on the roof terrace provides privacy and is a nice touch.
It is situated further than I thought it would be from the lovely old town of Kalkan so some people would want to take advantage of the excellent taxi option instead of walking back home. This was our third visit to Kalkan and we will definitely visit again.
1 Sep 2012
"Beautiful villa, fantastic holiday."
Service from start to finish was excellent, fantastic communication from Chrissy the owner, airport transfers very good and then we were looked after extremely well by Veysel the caretaker.
The villa was beautiful and we had everything we wanted. We used the pool all the time especially after a very hot walk up the hill, although we did get a taxi once when we had been to the supermarket, this was very cheap.
The Ottoman was lovely to sit in the evening, this gave us a cooling breeze and also a great view to look at.
Kalkan itself was picturesque and the locals were very friendly. The food was delicious and very cheap.
All the beachclubs were easy to get to and had really comfortable sunbeds.
Fantastic holiday, didn't want to leave.
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