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Large Stylish Villa Close to the Sea Sleeps 10, Panoramic Sea Views and Pool

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light and airy living area leading to pool

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Last updated: 07/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Villa Amare - romantically named from the Latin word 'love' - is a very large villa with the benefit of being just a 100 metre stroll downhill to the sea and the friendly Kalkan Beach Club. From here you can swim and snorkel in crystal clear turquoise waters, from beach platforms.

The villa has a beautiful large lounge with doors that open onto your own private swimming pool. By the pool there is a charming outdoor dining area with a stone built BBQ, made by a local craftsman. Here you can dine under the stars - the ultimate in relaxation. If you don't fancy doing your own cooking a local chef will come and create a meal for you! All five bedrooms are (unusually for Turkey) very spacious and all have generous en-suite bathrooms with bath and shower. There are three bedrooms with king size beds and two with twin beds, ideal for two families or couples sharing. All but one bedroom have large balconies.

40"' TV with satellite channels, a DVD, CD player with iPod docking. NEW FOR 2011 free Wi-fi New for 2015 - a table tennis table. We also include a basic welcome pack in your rental rates.


Around Kalkan: Kalkan by day is sleepy and relaxed but comes to life in the evening when you are treated to a seemingly endless array of lovely restaurants! Kalkan has a pretty pebble beach with sunbeds, or you can go to one of the many beach clubs, the nearest just down the hill from villa Amare.

A cruise from the harbour is an absolute must! For a modest price you and friends can have a wonderful day cruising around the islands, swimming and snorkelling, with a home cooked lunch included. Highly recommended.

Patara National Park and Beach - Patara boasts an amazing 15 km sandy beach, voted one of the top beaches in the world by Times on-line. The beautiful and ancient ruins of the city of Patara, a major trading port in ancient Lycia, are on the same site. Home of the endangered loggerhead turtles..

Around Kalkan: Saklikent Gorge and fall
Xanthos
An elaborate rock tomb in Pinara

Other ancient archaeological sites include Xanthos and Letoon - a UNESCO world heritage site, and Pinara, an ancient city with a unique atmosphere and many cut rock tombs.

If you like walking or hiking do try at least some of the famous Lycian Way, a 509 km marked path which cuts through Lycia passing through stunning scenery.

Lovely waterfalls and gorge at Saklikent, and you can enjoy a fresh trout lunch there for a very modest price.

Horse riding is available at Bezigan, a pretty village in a valley.

Around Kalkan: Kas, a beautiful harbour town with historic buildings.
Patara, an archaeological site once a prominent Lycian city and port.
The pretty Greek island of Meis

Markets are on a Thursday in Kalkan and Friday in Kas. Kas is also a very pretty place to visit from where you can catch a ferry to the old Greek island of Meis. You will need your passport.

Diving is available from a professional school in Kalkan.

There is a small shop just a short walk up the hill from your villa. Kisla also has several restaurants within walking distance. Taxis are plentiful. You can get a boat ride to Kalkan from the beach club just down the hill!

Car and scooter hire is available locally. The local buses - dolmus—literally meaning stuffed! - are cheap and plentiful to all destinations.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 220 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Optional

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Our pool is all one depth, but clearly visible from the living room and terrace. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    You can smoke outside......moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    With en-suite bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    With en-suite bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    With en-suite bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    With en-suite bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    With en-suite bathroom...moreless

  • All bedrooms have sea views with floor to ceiling windows/doors on to balcony. All bedrooms are unusually spacious by Turkish standards! En-suite bathrooms all have a bath with shower over. The Penthouse has a spa bath and roof terrace....moreless

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

    Penthouse has a spa bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 6: toilet, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 7: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet

    Wet room, new for 2015...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower, bidet

    En-suite Wetroom new for 2015...moreless

Other Amenities

  • There are long steps down to the pool terrace so not suitable for anyone with mobility problems. However there is a twin bedroom that can be accessed from the entrance level which could suit guests with mobility difficulties. The marble stairs indoors are in a generous spiral and there are three floors. Most services are available in Kalkan and if wished a chef can be arranged to come in and cook meals (payable locally) The local restaurant just up the hill from your villa (Bob's) will also deliver food. Most of the supermarkets will deliver groceries. In the season a small bus (dolmus) goes into Kalkan and you can flag it down outside the villa! A water taxi operates from the Kalkan beach club just down the hill into Kalkan and back - a super way of getting to Kalkan and back. NEW for 2015 we have a table tennis table and bats! We have a large library of books and CDs for our guests to use. Our guests have their own safe for valuables....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    We have a DVD player and a selection of DVD's including some for your children....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Lots of CD.s to play supplied....moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    As supplied....moreless

  • Television:

    40" flat screen TV with satellite channels,...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining:

    A truly beautiful artisan made stone table by the BBQ outside, and 10 chairs....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioning in every room (except bathrooms)...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Table tennis table new for 2015! This will be located on the entrance terrace....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    air conditioning units can also give out heat if needed....moreless

  • Internet:

    We offer our guests FREE wi-fi....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bed linen and towels....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large, light and airy leading to your own pool, witht he loveliest views across the Kalkan Bay to the mountains. If you look hard in the morning you can see a roman aquaduct in the distance....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    Beside or just beyond your villa....moreless

  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer:

    Just a fold out airer in the back room - washing dries almost instantly in the heat!...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    In the back room, along with the ironing board....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    We offer our guests FREE wi-fi....moreless

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher:

    Lovely and simple to use!...moreless

  • Freezer:

    A huge fridge freezer is in the kitchen area....moreless

  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Built in electric fan oven....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    You have the convenience of a gas hob....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Every bedroom bar one twin has a very generous balcony....moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
mid
May 30 - Jul 3, 2015
7 night min stay

£1,500
Peak
Jul 4 - Sep 4, 2015
7 night min stay

£1,950
mid
Sep 5 - Oct 2, 2015
7 night min stay

£1,500
low
Oct 3 - Nov 28, 2015
7 night min stay

£1,100

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit £200
  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

A security deposit of £200.00 is required which will be returned within 2 weeks if there is no damage or breakages.

We would appreciate it if any minor breakages are replaced - Kalkan Market has glassware and crockery.

*Rental rates Include:

*The services of our local manager.

*Daily pool and garden care.

*Fresh bread delivered (One loaf per day)

*Air conditioning - please switch off when out as

A 20% deposit to secure the booking and the balance is due six weeks prior to your arrival date. Payment can be by cheque made payable to Mr. G and Mrs A Skinner, or by BACS transfer Sort Code 07-01-16 account number 14626016.


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Location

120 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Dalaman
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Bob's Restaurant and Bar Kisla and the Kulahana
300 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Belek
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
D400
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Bob's, Fidanke, Kulahana
80 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Fethiye
0.1 Metres
Nearest Beach
Kalkan beach club - 200 metres

Car: Not Necessary

The historic town of Kalkan is an enchanting place and one of the most beautiful locations along Turkey's Mediterranean Coast. With the complete absence of mass tourism, Kalkan remains a charming and unspoiled haven, brilliant blue crystal-clear sea, historic architecture, ancient history and warm traditional Turkish hospitality.

Once a simple fishing village, today’s Kalkan is quietly sophisticated and postcard pretty with a few good quality low-rise hotels and apartments and a multitude of excellent roof-top restaurants offering all manner of culinary delights together with stylish and atmospheric Blues and Jazz bars. The village shops stay open till around midnight and are well stocked with interesting antiques, crafts, jewellery, clothing and accessories. The narrow streets twist down to the harbour, which is the focus of the village and here you can enjoy a meal whilst watching the world go by or looking at the array of elegant gullets and yachts. A day at sea is a must!

Other Activities: wonderful boat trips from the harbour and there is a diving school in Kalkan.

Skiing - a new resort neat Fethiye.

Ski: High above Fetiye is a brand new ski resort Erin Dag.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We are a couple from Kent who have been visiting Kalkan on and off for many years before purchasing this villa in Kisla for ourselves and our large family to enjoy. Having four children and two grandchildren, Amare is perfect for family holidays. Kisla is quieter than Kalkan and has its' own friendly Beach club, just minutes down the hill, and also several delightful restaurants and a shop. The convenient water taxi from the beach club makes it easy to go across the bay to Kalkan.

Why the Owner Chose Kalkan:
We loved Amare for its views which are uninterupted, and for its proximity to the sea. Kalkan is very steep and many villas are actually quite a distance from the sea. We have the best of both worlds with the sea on our doorstep and a pool to cool off in.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
A cooling breeze in summer, proximity to the beach, beautiful panoramic views. Unusually large bedrooms all beautifully tiled in soft travertine, and en-suite bathrooms to every bedroom. The extra relaxing entrance terrace with comfy local sofas is a treasure, as it adds another area for guests to relax in. This is a perfect spot for pre dinner drinks in the evening with friends, listening to Bob's lazy jazz wafting down the hill from his restaurant. The heady scent of the night scented Meluah shrub is magical.


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Photos

  • light and airy living area leading to pool

    light and airy living area leading to pool

  • Lovely en-suite bedroom with wet room

    Lovely en-suite bedroom with wet room

  • Rear Elevation of Villa Amare - all rooms face the Sea.

    Rear Elevation of Villa Amare - all rooms face the Sea.

  • what a view!

    what a view!

  • A thirst quenching Efes!

    A thirst quenching Efes!

  • Wonderful panoramic views from the pool terrace

    Wonderful panoramic views from the pool terrace

  • Kisla by the Villa Mahal Beach Club

    Kisla by the Villa Mahal Beach Club

  • What a view!

    What a view!

  • Glorious Sunsets over the Bay

    Glorious Sunsets over the Bay

  • 200 yards from our villa, the friendly Kalkan Beach club

    200 yards from our villa, the friendly Kalkan Beach club

  • One of many delightful cafes in Kalkan looking across the Bay to Kisla.

    One of many delightful cafes in Kalkan looking across the Bay to Kisla.

  • Villa Amare looking from the sea.

    Villa Amare looking from the sea.

  • BBQ and Dine under the stars by the pool.

    BBQ and Dine under the stars by the pool.

  • Another sea view bedroom with king size bed and en-suite wet room.

    Another sea view bedroom with king size bed and en-suite wet room.

  • Kisla Bay from Villa amare

    Kisla Bay from Villa amare

  • Pretty twin bedroom with en-suite

    Pretty twin bedroom with en-suite

  • Pretty as a picture, the mirror by the dining table reflecting the view.

    Pretty as a picture, the mirror by the dining table reflecting the view.

  • Entrance Terrace with Comfy Sofas!

    Entrance Terrace with Comfy Sofas!

  • A beach cafe in kalkan looking across to Kisla where our villa Amare is.

    A beach cafe in kalkan looking across to Kisla where our villa Amare is.

  • Local nightlights by the BBQ

    Local nightlights by the BBQ

  • What a view

    What a view

  • Villa Amare in the middle!

    Villa Amare in the middle!

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Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/01/2015
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