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This spacious, sunny 2 story flat on the 5th & 6th floors has city views and an elevator. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large kitchen. Charming and comfortable, and best of all is its location in central Cihangir, surrounded by cafes and next to Cihangir's central tea garden and antique alley also known as Cucurcuma. There is a cafe on the ground floor in addition to dozens just a few steps away from the flat.
As a travel writer, I live in apartments around the world. This is my Istanbul apartment. I love its central location and the safety of the neighbourhood. I also love that I can step out the door and choose from many cafes and easily walk everywhere. This neighbourhood is the favourite for Istanbul's creatives and for foreigners living in Istanbul.
Sleeps 5 in beds (3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths) and can sleep up to 8 with use of 2 sleeper sofas in the salon. Ask about our other flat (identical layout) just below this one for large groups.
Much of Cihangir is hilly, but this flat is located in a flat location. On the first floor of the building is a delightful restaurant, and there are literally dozens of cafes within a few steps away. This flat is just a short walk or tram ride to all the major sites. http://bit.ly/17lDVlp
Lots of tile and wood and Turkish textiles throughout this 2-story, 3 bedroom flat. It has an inside staircase as well as separate entrances to each floor accessible by elevator. City views. Decorated with a mixture of antiques and modern furniture and art from Turkey and Indonesia.
Has a large fully supplied kitchen. 1 toilet + sink in bathroom downstairs, bathroom upstairs includes 1 toilet, sink, + shower/bath. All rooms in this house including the living-dining room can be closed off with solid wood doors to allow for greater privacy. Beautiful wood and tile floors throughout.
There are 2 standing balconies. The balcony upstairs is enclosed.
Large sunny eat in kitchen with antique table and chairs. The living room is spacious and cozy and can be closed off with a door to create a 4th bedroom with 1 large + 1 single sleeper sofa.
This spacious flat has a very homey feeling to it and is in an excellent location (for this hilly city!), with cafes just downstairs and all around (and they deliver!). For a taste of Istanbullan life, this is the flat! Cihangir's main tea garden is just next door.
Just a few minutes walk from this flat puts you just about anywhere you want to go. There is a taxi stand across the street. The tram is down the hill. Antique Alley (Cucurcuma) is one block away. Walk to Taksim or Istiklal Avenue in 5-10 min.
Feel like you live in a charming village in this flat as it is surrounded by traditional and modern cafes, and is just one block from Cucurcuma - also known as Antique Alley.
Ceiling fans in each room. A.C. Lots of windows and light and breezes in this flat. Lots of counter space and a real oven in the kitchen.
Located in the charming Cihangir neighborhood populated by artists, foreigners, and locals in the film business. Neighborhood has a bohemian, turn of the century feel to it.
Rates are for up to 4 guests. Each additional guest is $20 more per night.
50% off regular rates Nov 1-Mar 13 (holidays not included)
Rate includes wifi, phone, satellite tv, air conditioning and radiant heat. We can arrange a driver to meet you at the airport holding up your name for a small fee. There is a one-time cleaning fee of $70.
You will LOVE this flat.
50% off regular rates Nov 15-March 15!
Rates are for up to 4 guests. $20 per each extra guest per night in regular season, $10 per night for extra guests in winter and fall shoulder season.
We have a driver for $45 who will meet you at the airport and bring you to the flat.
There is a one-time cleaning/prep fee of $70.
Istanbul is not very handicap accessible, but of all of our flats this one fits this bill best. The area outside the flat is a cement 'square'. Wheelchair can go upstairs using the elevator as there are separate entrances for each floor as well as inside staircase....moreless
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Nov 16 - Dec 15, 2015
2 night min stay
Discounts: 7 nights or more: $107 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $58 Nightly
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Discounts: 7 nights or more: $121 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $75 Nightly
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Stays of 2 weeks or longer require additional once every 2 weeks cleaning for $70usd.
We offer half day tours & airport pickups for reasonable rates.
You will LOVE this neighborhood. Everything you need within steps of your door. The baker, the candlestick maker :), the key maker, the grocer, and so much more...Feel like you LIVE in a charming nook of Istanbul with easy access to the major tourist sites.
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Car: Not Necessary
Amazing neighborhood...central and you'll feel like you live in a village surrounded by sidewalk cafes, check out this guide we have put together for you for things to do in the area. There are many more cafes within a few feet of this flat that we can give you info about after you check on. Our favorite attractions in Istanbul - http://bit.ly/17lDVlp
10 min or less walk to tram and/or subway. Surrounded by sidewalk cafes and a large tea garden and antique alley (Cucurcuma). Great walking area. Very safe neighborhood. Just minutes walk from Istiklal, Istanbul's pedestrian dining and shopping street. This neighborhood has charm galore and is within easy reach of all the sites. Just 5 min walk to subway, or 10 min walk to tram which will wisk you to Sultanahmet in 10 min. Taxi stand across the street. You will LOVE this neighborhood...a great combination of traditional and modern.
Year Purchased: 2007
About: I am a travel writer who rents flats in my favorite places on the planet to global travelers. I believe that when we 'live' in the places we visit, even briefly, we connect on a deeper level. After all, it is mostly the residents who make up the character of the places we visit. I began renting flats to stay in myself when I traveled many years ago, and learned that my experiences were far richer when I traveled in this manner. And so, I look for my favorite neighborhoods and apartments in my favorite cities, and provide them to other global travelers. Connection is what excites me. Ask me for my blog address for more information. By the way, I was in Istanbul during the demonstrations and I am still here, in fact extending my stay because it is a heartwarming time to be here. I realize that most of what you see is the news lately are protests, but that was contained in specific areas, easy to avoid. All is peaceful now and the current movement is a grass roots one - a reaching out to the people of Anatolia to inspire them to also stand up for freedom of speech. Turkey is evolving and it is an exciting time to be here. (written Aug 2013). You will be entirely safe. 99.9% of Istanbul was entirely unaffected by the demonstrations.
Perfect location in a charming neighborhood surrounded by cafes and tea gardens. The layout of this flat will give you lots of room and privacy. And you can get to all the sites easily from here. Right next door to Antique Alley in Cucurcuma.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
If you have a large group, ask about the flat below this one. If available, they can be rented together. I love this location as I can get anywhere I want to go in minutes and the area is very safe. Out of all our flats, this one has the most neighborly feeling. City views. And this apartment happens to be in a flat area in a city that is full of steep hills.
Large sunny salon off balcony. Can be used as 4th bdrm w 2 sofa sleepers. Doors
Bdrm #2, roomy, sun, wood floors, enclosed balcony, sm couch, lg wood windows
Salon has 2 sleeper sofas and can be used as bedroom #4
View from master bedroom
Bdrm #3, single bed, wood floors, Turkish and Thailand textiles.
Antique dining table expands to seat 8
Great neighborhood! Firuzaga Cafe next door is just 1 of many cafes steps away
Yummy Turkish breakfast on the ground floor, or in any of dozens of cafes nearby
Dine in courtyard right out your front door at this Greek/Turkish cafe
typical buildings in neighborhood
Antique Alley 1 block away
Kabob and durum stands a few steps from flat
Comfy salon w flat screen tv, lg sleeper sofa, closes off w door to create berm
Lg salon, not shown - alcove w another couch. Leads to balcony. Lg sleeper sofa
Bedroom #1 w antiques, lg closets, wood floors, lg windows overlooking city vu
Bedroom #2, roomy, sunny, adjoins an enclosed balcony.
Lg fully supplied kitchen. Full oven w stovetop, refrig/freezer, microwave...
Antique table & chairs. Expands to seat 6. Sunny large kitchen.
The chef and restaurant owner of the cafe on the 1st floor. Delicious!
Crete salad served on 1st floor, and there are dozens & dozens of other cafes
Across the street - Pide (flat Turkish bread) maker
in the middle of bohemian, central Cihangir neighborhood
Streets of Cihangir, delightful mix of old and new. Bohemian chic.
Downstairs hall looking toward salon & stairs to 2nd floor.Wood trim, doors,tile
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