Colonial Style Villa with Private Pool, Mountain Views in Huge Secluded Garden
Own private, 200 year old Orchard all in its Own Private Compound
Eski Ev (Old House) is located on the outskirts of an authentic rural village away from the hustle and bustle of tourism, yet close enough to enjoy the restaurants and bars of either the yachting village of Gocek or historical delta town of Dalyan. Truly original, authentic and yet luxurious Turkish experience. Genuinely private with a beautiful dark blue 10x4m lap pool surrounded by a large limestone sun deck. The house has breathtaking mountain views. It is 15 minutes from the beach which is a conservation area for the local Caretta Caretta turtles.
This beautiful villa is recently built with 5 meter high wooden ceilings, stainless steel fans and limestone on all the floors and balconies. The gardens are surrounded by 2m walls. There is a locked parking area, accessed by a sliding, lockable gate. The house garden has two lockable gates, one from the car port and the other to the orchard. There are 2 covered balconies and one open: the first is 16x5m with built in BBQ, the wooden table and chairs seating 6 people plus potted plants and views of the pool. The second, 12x3m with relaxing chairs and potted plants with view of the mountains and the pool. The back balcony has potted plants and trees.
Bedrooms:Bedroom 1 has king size bed, wardrobe, make up table and mirror, bedside table and lamps and a built in fireplace.
Bedroom 2 has king size bed, wardrobe, make up table, bedside table and lamps. Both bedrooms have rugs on the floor.
Bathroom:The bathroom has floor to ceiling limestone, 2 sinks and huge lit mirror. Custom made limestone bath and shower, plus hairdryer.
Kitchen:The fully equipped kitchen has gas/electric hob, electric oven, fridge /freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, coffe machine, toaster,kettle
Living Room:The living and dining area is open plan with wooden French doors opening into the terrace area.
The lounge has TV, Satellite system with all film and sport channels, DVD player, music system and WiFi.
There are many comfortable sofas, 2 x 3 seater settees (each sleeps two), and 2 x 1 seater settees (each sleeps 1).
There is a small dresser and movable coffee tables. There is also four part movable pouffe which can be used to relax your feet upon or used as coffee tables.
The open plan living area has a dining table for 8 people.
Terrace:The large terrace which wraps around the property is perfect for all fresco dining. The wooden table and chairs seating 6 people and is ideal for sitting with a cool drink and watching the sun go down. There is a large built in BBQ for you evenings in.
Maid service: All towels and bed linen are supplied (all white and 100% cotton) beach towels are also supplied in another colour, for use just around the pool and beach. Towels and linen are changed weekly with an option of a midweek change and clean.
Amenities/Facilities:Hob/stove oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, iron/ironing board, satellite tv, internet access, barbecue, private pool (for sole use of guests)
The house has been built using many or the original walls of the old farmhouse which were quiet thick, combined with the exceptionally high ceilings this makes the house very cool in the summer and warmer in the winters. All rooms have ceiling fans and the bedrooms and kitchen have air-con.
Our nearest beach is the world acclaimed Iztuzu beach. It is a protected nature reserve which means that there is no permanent building allowed within eyesight of the beach. This means the beach is very natural and is not blighted by water sports. There is also now a Sea Turtle sanctuary which is open to the public. This beach is about 20 minutes drive. Gocek, which houses a marina is 25 minutes drive. Other more secluded beaches are listed in our welcome book.
Special interest holidays
There are a huge variety or activities available to our guests including private boat hire, on nearby Lake Koycegiz or out at sea. The are also guided walking, bird watching, mountain biking, road cycling, sea kayaking trips available. In Gocek there is yacht hire available by the day or longer. In Dalyan there is both C-mas and Padi diving instruction available. All in our welcome book.
How to get there
Dalaman Airport is 25 minutes drive. Marmaris (Boats from Rhodes) is 80 minutes drive. We highly recommend hiring a car for your trip. Eurocar, Avis and hertz all have offices at Dalaman airport. Airport pick ups are available.
Walking distance (1 min) to shops in Eskikoy (our village) water, milk, fresh local bread and eggs etc.
Dalyan is 5 minutes drive where there is a bank, shops, larger supermarkets and a weekly farmers market with fresh fruit and veg, yogurt, cheese, olives, oil etc plus clothing and trinkets, plus bars and restaurants, short boat ride and 10 minute walk from Dalyan to Kaunos-Lycian city ruins and tombs.
Ortaca is a 12 minute drive and is larger still with all the above.
Koycegiz - tea by the lake, market, shops 15 minute drive.
Gocek is 25 minutes drive and has the finest restaurants in the area, excellent dining, high end shops, marina etc.