Capehouse - Waterfront Villa
Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
'Villa Capehouse' is a waterfront,two storey private detached villa with large private pool and private access to the beauitiful waters of the Mediterranean sea.As you walk in to the large living area you are confronted with beautiful views of the sea,the small islands and the Taurus Mountains.With it's open planning and high ceilings the living area has a lovely, light, tranquil feeling about it.You can choose to dine indoors or outside on the extensive terraces.As the villa faces the west you will enjoy spectacular sunsets every evening.The downstairs area inludes 4 en-suite bedrooms.Two of these bedrooms have sea views but all of of them have their own access to the outdoor pool area.
There is also a seperate laundry room with extra fridge for your poolside drinks.
Take the private pathway down to your own sea platform and access to the beautiful Mediterranean where you can sunbathe, swim and enjoy use of the kayaks(2) provided.There is a covered parking area for 2 cars or you can make use of the local minibus service('dolmus') to take you the 10 minutes drive into the centre of Kas.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Private sea platform 100 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dalaman 160 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|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||4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Linen and bath/pool towels included. Linen will be changed once per week. The garden and pool will be looked after daily by a caretaker. A chef may be available for an additional cost -please ask.
|Further details outdoors|
Private rectangular infinity pool, 10 x 4.5 metres. Depth from 1.55 to 1.90 metres. Large terrace.Outdoor table and chairs and sunbeds. Poolside shower. Mobile gas BBQ. Villa is surrounded by established gardens.There is a large terrace leading out from the living area of the main villa with alfresco dining for 8 with barbecue. The property is built on a hill side so the property affords beautiful views. There is a terrace giving direct access to the sea, kayaks are available. The garden floor has an alfresco dining terrace. There are further terrace spaces suitable for relaxing in the sun or shade within the landscaped gardens - this ensures that all our guests have their own quiet space to relax in. There are 8 sunbeds available in addition to other comfortable garden furniture. The property also benefits from a covered car port.
Owners Hakan and Kate or appointed staff will be available to meet you and help with any queries.
Children are welcome but need to be well supervised as there is open access to swimming pool-therefore the villa is not recommended for young, mobile children or those who cannot swim.
No smoking inside.
No walking or climbing along edge of infinity pool.
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
Kas is a calm and picturesque town nestling between the Mediterranean and the Taurus Mountains whose steep slopes rising to 500 metres protect it from the northerly winter winds. This is the most southerly of Turkish resorts and it enjoys long hot summer days and mild winters.
It is located in the region known as Lycia, the homeland of the once renowned people of the Lycian civilization who predated the Greeks and Romans. Kas was built on the site of the ancient Greek town of Antiphellos but remains of the earlier Lycian civilisation are to be seen all around. To find out more we suggest you go to www.lycianturkey.com and click on ‘sites of ancient Lycia’.
This is an area of wonderful scenery, fascinating history, abundant and varied wildlife and a gorgeous climate. The thriving town of about 8000 local inhabitants is large enough to be able to offer the visitor a copious range of tourist facilities but not so large as to have lost its sense of intimacy and integrity. Whatever your requirements, whether relaxation, adventure, or exploration, Kas is the perfect centre from which to enjoy a deeply satisfying holiday.
The reputation of Kas has been such that many Turks themselves have made it their choice of holiday destination in recent decades. Now it is favoured by visitors from many nations who enjoy the fact that it is just a little too distant from airports to attract the interest of many package tour companies.
Excellent restaurants and shops are to be found in the older part of the town, a hillside cluster of buildings with traditional Ottoman balconies and stone-paved streets. To the west of the town the ancient Greek amphitheatre is still used for concerts and other cultural events.
Until fairly recently when the coastal roads were built, access to the town was only possible by boat; today boating still plays a large role in the life of the town. The harbour offers mooring for a range of vessels including gulet cruise boats which can be chartered to tour the beautiful coastline. A marina is being built which will offer mooring for a further 470 yachts.
Kas is renowned as the best centre in Turkey for scuba diving with its crystal clear waters and abundant variety of sea life. Other activities include paragliding, sea-kayaking, trekking, mountain biking, canyoning and jeeping. We suggest you investigate the site www.bougainville-turkey.com for a fuller description of what you might do on holiday here.
For serious walking or for a gentle stroll there is the 509 kilometre Lycian way which passes by Kas and is considered by the Sunday Times to be one of the ten most beautiful walks in the world.
Should it become necessary to cool off a bit we suggest taking a drive inland to the mountainous national parklands where trout streams and a wide variety of wildlife are to be found.
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25 Jul 2014
Stunning all round - amazing views, amazing facilities, gorgeous villa. Absolutely everything you need is there and more. Worth every penny.… More
1 Oct 2013
"Stunning Villa, superb location, first class experience"
If you are looking for privacy, relaxation, high-end comfort, stunning views and wonderful sunsets, then Cape House on the Kas Peninsula should be at the top of your short-list. Throw in the wonderful… More
15 Sep 2013
"A beautiful Villa, we had a perfect stay"
The Cape House is a fantastic villa, really well appointed with everything you need. The owners have very clearly gone a very long way to provide you with everything you'll need and are very help… More
21 Jul 2013
"Surpassed all expectations"
Just home after four weeks at Capehouse, already trying to plan our return. There were five in our family group, children aged 27, 16 and 15. This was our first trip to Turkey, and I chose Kas after much research, and just happened to choose the peninsula. This was without a doubt the place to stay, I did have time to look around and see what else was on offer, but truly, if you're wanting a private house, with private pool and private platform, this is it. There are also several hotels within walking distance, and the closest one does the usual 5 star international hotel lunch menu (club sandwiches, etc), if you're bored with Turkish food. Even though I loved the local food, my teenagers wanted some variety and we didn't need to go far. There is a dolmus, which is the local bus, that comes through the Peninsula every half hour in peak holiday time and once an hour in off, I used it a couple of times and it was pleasant, so if you don't want to rent a car, you really don't need it. As far as our needs for pots, pans, utensils, etc. I never wanted for anything - it was all there. Even trips to Kas (10 minutes) aren't necessary as Hasan (pool, garden, general maintenance man) is there every morning and can bring you anything you need from town. He is a delight and never intrudes, usually finished and gone before you're even awake. The house is decorated beautifully with careful thought to guests comfort and needs. The bedrooms are so well laid out that there are no joining walls, and therefore no-one complaining there brother/sister's music is too loud, if you get my drift. The air conditioners worked perfectly and we were never too hot in the house, even though outside temperatures often soared above 35c. There is even a second kitchen/laundry off the bedroom/pool level, leaving drinks to chill and be by the pool was easy. Overall this is a very professional five star operation, run and owned (and built) by Hakan, who is a very charming gentleman, with all the time in the world for any queries, tips, etc. you may need. On the second day we were there we were lucky enough to see a turtle just off our platform, then a few minutes later we saw a school of tuna followed by two dolphins, awesome and magical. Although we only saw turtles again after that it was certainly pretty special. Overall we had the most perfect and memorable holiday, leaving us recharged and ready for work, school, planning another holiday...
12 Jul 2013
"A wonderful place"
I can highly and wholeheartedly recommend the Capehouse.From the initial communications with Kate, through to the arrival and meeting with Hakan and Hassan, we had a wonderful time. The Capehouse is s… More
10 Jan 2013
"Very sad to leave this place ..."
We have been traveling for the last 6 months and this was one of the places we were most sad to leave.The house:The house was beautiful and appeared to be brand new. All the finishes were lovely it ha… More
15 Oct 2012
We are 2 swedish families with fairly demanding teenagers, ages 14-20, we spent 2 wonderful weeks here. This place not only met our expectations - this is one rare example of the real thing surpassing… More
1 Oct 2012
"We looked for a perfect villa in a gorgeous position for everyone to enjoy and we certainly found it."
Summer holidays are important to get right, you want luxury but the property also needs to work well as a home. The outside space was really great everyone had plenty of room,stylish furniture. The v… More
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