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Last updated: 01/28/2015

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Property description

Firuze Apartment is a 135 sq m Luxury 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom plus additional en suite shower/steam sauna, 2nd floor apartment within an impressive and prominent 19th century registered historic building on the famous Galipdede Street, close to Galata Tower, Istiklal Street and Tünel Square. It can accommodate up to 8 guests (6 in beds).

The apartment has been recently renovated to a very high standard and beautifully decorated in traditional Ottoman colors of Turquoise (Firuze in Turkish) and tones of red. Beautiful Turkish rugs and an antique carpet decorate the solid oak floor. The decor and furnishing is a fusion of middle eastern and contemporary western, duplicating the spirit of Istanbul, where west meets east.

It is equipped with every modern day amenity including fully equipped kitchen, Jacuzzi bathtub, steam shower, flat screen TV with satellite channels, central music system with DVD/CD player, high speed wireless internet.

Prior to the recent renovation, the apartment was the music studio of the late Kazim Koyuncu, famous Turkish singer.

The huge roof terrace of the building has magnificent views of the old city, where both the sunrise over the Bosphorus and sunset over the Golden Horn can be enjoyed.

The spacious apartment is enhanced by a high ceiling with air conditioning and gas fired central heating throughout.

Firuze Apartment is situated in one of the best locations in Istanbul.

The apartment is on Galipdede Street, Tünel/Galata area, in Beyoglu district on the European side of Istanbul across the Golden Horn from the old city.

The street, Galipdede, as the Galata Mevlevihanesi (Mevlevi Dervish lodge) was once called is famous for its many shops selling musical instruments.

There are numerous food shops and stalls in the vicinity selling fresh fruit, vegetables, bread, meat, fish, cheese and wine.

There are many charming local cafes and restaurants in and around the neighborhood. Tünel neighborhood, one of the most bohemian quarters of Istanbul is 2 minutes walk from the apartment.

The area is very safe and you can walk to many of the city's best bars, nightclubs and restaurants.

Most of the Istanbul attractions are within easy reach either on foot, by reliable public transport or by taxi. There are historic mosques, churches and synagogues nearby. For a comprehensive Istanbul guide and how to get there from Firuze Apartment Visit our web site.

The Apartment:

Bedroom 1 (The Harem) is very spacious with 2 air conditioning units and wall mounted speakers. It has super King size (180X200) 4 poster bed and beautiful Turkish rugs giving it a feeling of being back in time in an Ottoman Sultan's Harem. Yet it has a modern en suite multi-jet shower and steam enclosure.

Bedroom 2 is spacious with King size bed (160X200).

Bedroom 3 is medium size providing ample space for 2 large single beds.

All bedrooms are bright with large double glazed windows including large wardrobe, dressing tables, chest of drawers and bedside tables and lamps. The wall mounted speakers in each room have individual dimmer switches and volume control and are connected to the central music system.

There is 2 additional single sofa beds and a single mattress available.

Bathroom 1 has an Italian corner bath with Jacuzzi and Grohe rain shower, wall mounted speaker connected to the central music system, chrome bath and washbasin fittings with Grohe mixer tap and WC.

Bathroom 2 - Grohe shower, washbasin and WC.

Additional en suite multi-jet shower with steam is provided in bedroom 1.

Living room is beautifully furnished and has a small balcony and windows, which have wonderful view of the Galipdede Street and can see the historic tram as it comes into Tunnel Square at the southern end of Istiklal St.

There is a cozy dining area for 8 people adjacent to the living room and the kitchen.

Large beautiful kitchen with granite worktop and breakfast bar. It is fully equipped with the latest high end Bosch appliances.





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Property Type

  • Apartment

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • The huge roof terrace of the building has magnificent views of the old city, where both the sunrise over the Bosphorus and sunset over the Golden Horn can be enjoyed, Great views of famous Galipdede st from the balcony, en suite multi jet shower with steam sauna, Central music system with speakers in every room including the steam sauna and the jacuzzi bath, Beautiful Harem style master bedroom with super king size 4 poster bed, indoor built-in barbecue, All in one printer/fax/scanner free of charge,...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    magnificent view of the Golden horn & Bosphorus from roof terrace....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub
 

Reviews

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March to 30 Nov  €200/night €1330/week (Discounts available)
Rates excludes VAT 12%, includes welcome package, weekly cleaning, 
Rates are for up to 4 guests, additional guests at €20/night/person.
Dec to 28 Feb(except Christmas period)€180/night..€1197/week. Christmas & New
Year €230/night. Discount for stays of longer than 2 weeks available on request.
A 40% deposit is required to make a confirmed reservation.
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Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Date last modified - Monday, June 01, 2015

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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
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  • Calendar last updated 01/28/2015
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