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Excellent 5/5 10 reviews

Yazade House

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

This property has been featured in BBC Good Homes 2009 and is also featured in the May issue of Period Ideas 2011.

Yazade has been described by clients as an oasis. Yazade is situated in the Turkish quarter of Kyrenia, tucked away amongst the old properties and meandering streets. Everything is in close proximity, the local baker is just around the corner, so freshly baked bread is available every morning for breakfast and there are supermarkets close by too.

Kyrenia picturesque harbour, local tourist sites and the main shopping area is just 5 minutes walk from the house.

Yazade's location is unbeatable being within walking distance to all the local amenities.

Details for Apartment 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

The Apartment is a two bedroomed property which sleeps a maximum of 4 adults and 2 children. Beautifully decorated with en suite to both bedrooms. Separate lounge/kitchen with fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle and oven/hob. There is an outdoor private terrace overlooking pool delightful for al fresco dining. Air conditioned and centrally heated throughout. A welcome pack is included. A huge bonus to make your holiday as comfortable as possible you have maid service 6 days a week.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Karakum 3 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Ercan Airport
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, Staffed property
General Central heating, Air conditioning, Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The property is beautifully decorated and is ideal for either two couples or a family.

Further details outdoors

The property shares a pool with the summer house which is a small studio suitable for two persons. The pool area is always quiet as maximum people using pool at any one time is 8.

The Kyrenia region

Northern Cyprus - Dubbed as the best of the Mediterranean as it was decades ago, North Cyprus is the Med’s best kept secret. Loved for its slow pace of life and welcoming hospitality, North Cyprus combines beautiful bays and enchanting sights with a sunny climate all year round.

Kyrenia Town

Kyrenia is regarded as the main Tourist location on the Island, widely referred to as the ‘pearl of the Mediterranean’ its beauty is legendary and has been praised by every ruler to pass through our shores. The shopping amenities are vast and cater for the ever demanding tourist needs. The picture postcard harbor is the main focus at night and is dotted with street tavernas and local bars, the ambience is unforgettable and will live with you forever. The surrounding villages are unique in their own right, all offering a wide choice of restaurants whilst retaining their natural village charm. Accommodation ranges from simple self catering apartments to luxury 5 * hotels with casinos.

The port of Kyrenia or Girne as it is also known is undoubtedly one of the most enchanting sites in the North of the Island. Old Venetian houses, restaurants and Taverns border the Marina. It attracts numerous colorful fishing boats as well as elegant yachts. Founded by the Mycenaean’s towards 1600 BC, the town was protected by the construction of a fortress, which still proudly overlooks the harbour.

The castle dates back to Venetian times consisting of a simple square with 4 towers, one on each corner. The castle was originally protected by a moat and had an inner harbour which connected to the outside via a Seagate on the north wall. The castle houses the Byzantine church of St. George the French dungeons, Royal apartments and the now famous shipwreck museum containing the oldest ship ever found at sea.

Salamis Ruins - Without doubt the most important and fascinating site in Northern Cyprus, Salamis was founded around the 12th CenturyBC and had a long and mostly affluent development until its destruction by arab raiders, Earthquake and tidalwaves in the 7th century. It is a large city complex that has been partially excavated to reveal wonders of Roman buildings and engineering.

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Review 1-10 of 10

7 Aug 2014


"A perfect escape for R and R"

Kay and Cliff are lovely, considerate hosts and the food they prepare in their restaurant is delicious. The beautifully appointed summer house room, the pretty court yard garden and the swimming pool … More

Dear Reviewer

I'd like to take the time to say thank you for your kind words and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us at Yazade.

We do hope to see you again in the near future.

Kind regards

Cliff & Kay

28 Jul 2014


"What a fabulous place"

Me and my wife were a little hesitant about arriving at Yazade House after reading their latest review. We aren't members of trip advisor but have always used it to help us choose our holiday acc… More

thank you so much for your very kind review, it really is so kind of you to take the time, and it means a great deal to us.


9 Jul 2014


"What a disppointment."

I booked this property based on previous reviews and the available photographs. Unfortunately this apartment is not as it appears on the website. The "all mod cons" mentioned included a ket… More

We are really sorry that this family didn't appreciate Yazade House at all, they didn't spend a minute in the garden and indeed were the first guests ever not to dine at our Bistro 14, which was a shame. They arrived 3 persons after paying for two and only booking the one bedroom apartment, which is clearly stated on the website they had booked from. The couple were pleasant until I mentioned there would be an extra charge for the third guest as they wanted the two bedroom apartment and not the one bedroom apartment they booked and paid for. I said there must have been a misunderstanding and I would compromise and accept £150 extra. This I thought was fair, They retaliated by saying there were ants everywhere, and the air con was not cooling to her standard.
As far as the complaint of the ants are concerned, I had checked the apartment half and hour before they arrived and there were no ants, it is ant season here in Cyprus and unfortunately in all villas and apartments here in Cyprus we suffer with them, its a nuisance and we have to spray everyday, which my housekeeper does, I do feel a few ants in the kitchen and similar amount in the bathroom, and bedroom has been exaggerated, and as for cockroaches the season for these pests had not even began when they were here and there was no mention of this when they were here. Its not unreasonable to accept we are in the Med, and this is something we have to expect and the website clearly states we are situated in a built up area in the Turkish Quarter.
As far as mod cons are concerned, the fridge is cold but when they were here it was 42 degrees so any fridge would struggle to be freezing. As soon as they told me that they were not satisfied with the air con I called the technician who regassed the unit and gave it the thumps up, no other guests had complained about the air con.
I cannot understand why they said a washing machine was not available, we don't profess to have a washing machine in the apartment, so I am a little bewildered about her comments about the machine being hidden away.
With regard to clean towels for guests we change the bedding bedding and towels every third day, I do believe they asked for extra towels which we provided, the towels are perfectly acceptable, I must admit they are not whiter then white, but they are good quality, we will certainly take the comments on board, and will replace for new.
Also we have changed the double bed in the master bedroom for a king size bed, most people say Wow when they see the bedroom, but my interior design skills are obviously not appreciated by them. I am negligent in as much as I haven't replaced the pictures but was wanting to achieve a minimalist look, I will hang some pictures to avoid this complaint happening again. With regard to the cream curtains in the living room, I can assure the guests they are not “cheap “ as they quoted in their review, but a very good quality broken window fabric from Turkey, we had several conversations with the gentleman who was charming, and he explained that he had been called back to London on business which often happens, and that was the reason they were leaving.
As I explained to the family they live in Dubai, where everything is new and very polished, I imagine their air conditioning is amazing to deal with the intense heat there, we are not Dubai, we live in the Med and its not always quite as perfect as we would wish.

18 Jun 2014


"Our perfect week away"

Yazade House is a little oasis gem. From the swimming pool surrounded by beautiful plants to the minarets call to prayer. The rooms are tastefully decorated to add to the chilled and relaxing ambiance… More

We are more than delighted with your great review, even enjoying the call to prayer, I personally think like yourselves this adds to the atmosphere of Yazade.


10 Jun 2014


"Best oasis ever!"

Yazade House offers only a double, a spacious apartment with terrace and the smaller Summer House, altogether surrounding a large pool. But it is a real oasis in the old turkish quarter, which is sti… More

So glad you enjoyed your stay in the turkish quarter, we love living here because it is the real Cyprus, the old men playing back gammon in the coffee shops etc., all adds to the authenticity. We are all so delighted with your comments, thank you so much for taking the time to write your review.


3 Jun 2014



This is the most beautiful little property in the prettiest grounds. I only stayed for one night but wish I'd have stayed much longer. The location is fantastic for kyrenia town literally a 5 min… More

So lovely to have you stay be it only for one night, I think thats one of the reasons our guests love the location of Yazade because they can walk to the harbour and town, hope to see you in the not too distant future.

16 Apr 2014


"A wonderful oasis in a lovely old town"

We had a lovely time throughout our 2 week stay at Yazade House, and completely endorse previous reviews - a wonderful tranquil location in the old town but within easy walking distance of the harbour… More

we loved your review, we are so fortunate to have such lovely guests, looking after you all is our pleasure, so pleased you are happy with the apartment, please do come back and see us at some point.

14 Apr 2014


"An idyllic setting for relaxing or exploring"

Almost by accident I found this little haven of indulgence on the net looking for a warm spot for an Easter break. This property is owned and run by Cliff and Kay a husband and wife team that have num… More

thank you so much for your great review, yes we are very tucked away, thats why most guests call us an "Oasis" we love living here and have done for 20 odd years we feel the turkish quarter is a true reflection of N. Cyprus.
We hope you will visit us again one day.

31 Mar 2014


"A Hidden Oasis"

Yazade House is a hidden Oasis tucked away in the quaint, older part of Kyrenia. When entering the property via the large wooden gate it opens to reveal the leafy, tranquil garden/pool area that leads… More

How lovely to read your review, and how much you appreciate the decor and style of the apartment, we are so sorry Bistro 14 hadn't opened, due to inclement weather, however the turkish quarter is becoming a centre of jolly good restaurants,just minutes away from us, so I hope you enjoyed those.
Hopefully you will come back sometime and dine at our Bistro 14.


31 Mar 2012



We actually stayed in the summer house of Yazade house, so this review is primarily for that, however we can comment on the overall holiday and our experience at Yazade house... We arrived very late i… More

thank you your kind words, I remember you arrived around 2-30 in the morning, and you didn't expect me to wait up for you, but my driver took you into the accommodation,we were delighted to meet you the following morning, and loved having you stay with us.


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Calendar last updated:12 Jul 2014

Based in Turkey

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