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Historic Apartment with Full of Character at the Heart of Galata

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Last updated: 05/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Kumru apartment is on the first floor - one flight of stairs - of an elegant 19th century building less than a minute walk from Galata Tower. The building has an original marble stairwell with stained glass windows and the apartment is a freshly decorated recent renovation. It backs onto a courtyard garden and so has a lovely peaceful feel to it.

There are three good-sized double bedrooms, two with double beds and one with twin beds that can be put together if required. All have high quality crisp white linens. The kitchen is stylish and spacious, with a breakfast table and courtyard garden view. It’s well-equipped with a gas hob, gas oven, fridge freezer, and dishwasher. The large living room is comfortable with sofa and armchairs, leading onto a separate dining area with large dining table. The shower room is spacious and characterful.

This apartment is 120 m2 in total with high ceilings and large wooden sash windows. Original panelled doors and exposed floorboards have give a gracious yet cosy atmosphere. The bedrooms comfortably accommodate six people. and a seventh/child on the sofa-bed in the living room is possible.

Guest Access:
Guests will have the complete privacy of the entire apartment.

The Neighbourhood:
Galata has a genuine, very welcoming and diverse community with an intriguing mix of cafes, restaurants, small grocery shops and artistic boutiques. Elegant 19th Century buildings line cobbled streets, with discoveries waiting around every corner.

No matter where you wander, you’ll always find your way back to Galata Tower, which has been a well-loved landmark for the last 700 years.

Getting Around:
Metro, bus, tram and ferry stops are all only a few minutes walk away. The famous Istiklal Avenue is around 5 minutes stroll. You can be in Sultanahmet (for the big sights of Ayasofya, Topkapı, Blue Mosque etc.) in about 12 minutes by public transport or 20 minutes on foot. In the other direction, by Metro, you can be in Şişli (for Istanbul’s biggest shopping mall) in 10 minutes or Levent (for Istanbul’s business district) in 15 minutes.

There are many taxi ranks around and some secure car parks too.

Interaction with Guests:
This is a small Turkish-British family project. Julia and Tarkan used to live in Istanbul then Singapore and are now balancing life between England and Istanbul. If we're in Istanbul during your stay we'd love to meet you.

Your questions and booking will be handled by us wherever we are. When you arrive in Istanbul Tarkan’s wonderful family and/or our friendly team will welcome you to your apartment, give you the keys and explain about practicalities and the neighbourhoods.

We’ll all help you as much as you need and we're always only a phone call or email away.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Seating for 7 people
 

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$2,647
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50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 05/24/2016
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Location

20 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Ataturk
50 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Just around the corner
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Karakoy
4 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Haydarpasa
10 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Just around the corner
45 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Kilyos

Car: Not Necessary

Galata has a genuine, very welcoming and diverse community with an intriguing mix of cafes, restaurants, small grocery shops and artistic boutiques. Elegant 19th Century buildings line cobbled streets, with discoveries waiting around every corner. No matter where you wander, you’ll always find your way back to Galata Tower, which has been a well-loved landmark for the last 700 years.

Metro, bus, tram and ferry stops are all only a couple of minutes’ walk away. You can be in Sultanahmet (for the big sights of Ayasofya, Topkapı, Blue Mosque etc.) in about 15 minutes by public transport or 25 minutes on foot. In the other direction, by Metro, you can be in Şişli (for Istanbul’s biggest shopping mall) in 20 minutes or Levent (for Istanbul’s business district) in 25 minutes.

 

Owner info

Istanbul Place Apartments

About the owner: Istanbul Place is a small Turkish-British family project. Julia and Tarkan (with Eren, our 10 year-old son) used to live in Istanbul then Singapore and are now balancing life between Istanbul and England. Your questions and booking will be handled by us and then, in Istanbul, Tarkan’s family will welcome you to your apartment, give you the keys and explain about practicalities and the neighbourhood.


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Speaks: english, turkish

 

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VRBO #576225

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey #576225

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