House above Edremit Village, Nr. Kyrenia, Northern Cyprus - 5 mins walk to Edremit Village 10 mins drive to Banks, Supermarkets Restaurants and Sandy Beach
Penny &; Trevor
About Penny &; Trevor
Trevor fell in love with northern Cyprus in the mid sixties and bought an old village house. In 2006 Trevor & Penny built Trepen on land behind the old house, and since then have come out every year to visit this delightful place. because of its wonderful location with magnificent views, privacy and tranquillity. Add to this the warmth of the local people, the sun, the sea and the excellent restaurants It is a paradise with pleasures we hope you will come out to enjoy as we do. Trevor & Penny
Pool / Spa
Minimum age of primary renter:20
The quoted rate is for 2 persons. There is an additional £50 per week for 3-4 guests and £100 per week for 5-6 guests.
Prices include the considerate use of electricity, including air contitioners. Excessive use of electricity will be charged at the current rate.
Please leave the property in a secure and tidy.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Lovely property - stunning views and great location - we had a wonderful time - couldn’t ask for more - totally recommend to anyone that wants a fabulous pool , peace and quiet but a short drive to some delightful restaurants - communication with the owner Penny was first class.
Thank you so much for your kind review. So glad you had a lovely holiday & hope you will come again. Trevor & Penny.
This has to be one of the best villas we have ever stayed in. Talk about peace and seclusion! Absolutely stunning views and an incredible, large pool. The villa was so well equipped with everything we needed and the owner's communication and instructions on how to use things and how to find the villa were fantastic. We hope to return again one day.
Thank you so much Elysha for your very kind review. We look forward with pleasure to your next enquiry. Trevor & Penny
Peace and Tranquility
If you like a villa that is not overlooked with fantastic views then this is for you. The very large pool is completely private and the balconies offer views to the sea and to the mountains. You will definitely need to hire a car but they are easy and cheap to organise. There are an abundance of restaurants within a short car journey and food and drinks are very cheap. The villa also has a built in barbecue. There are lovely beaches, both public and private within a few miles of the villa. We have already booked again for 2016!
Thank you for your excellent review. We will be deiighted to welcome you again next year. Trevor & Penny
Our Third Stay at Villa Trepen
My wife and I so enjoy our recent stay at Trepen with the magnificent panoramic views and the majestic mountains behind, the villa is well equipped with all that you require in the kitchen, bedrooms and sitting room and very spacious for two, plus three terraces to choose were to sit and relax or eat Al Fresco. All very secluded with a very large pool just perfect. It is so easy to get there we fly to Larnaca and use the car hire company the owners recommend who meet you from your flight take you to the villa where you hire car await...couldn't be simpler. There is plenty to see and do with a very wide range of excellent restaurants to choose from ....We cannot wait to return next year. Yan & Neil
Many thanks Yan & Neil, we are looking forward to seeing you again next year, so glad you are coming back.
Perfect for getting away from it all
My partner and I stayed at Trepen for a week in April. Being only the two of us made the already very spacious villa even bigger! We have a balcony for breakfast, one for evening drinks and another for dinner! All with beautiful views, either looking over Kyrenia and the sea or up at the mountains. The pool area, as the whole of the property, is not overlooked by anything or anyone else. You feel wonderfully secluded but able to see all around you. It was great for us as a couple but we could imagine it to be perfect for a bigger group, especially a family. Were we to come back, we would not look for anywhere else to stay.
Thank you Polly for your kind comments. We sincerely hope you will come back again sometime. Trevor & Penny
Great villa - fab pool
We have just returned from a 2 week very relaxing holiday at Trepen. The villa itself is beautiful and the views are stunning. It is larger than you would think from the internal photos, and has a good standard of equipment, including a water cooler (very handy with temperatures of 39 degrees). The balcony off the living area is a wonderful place to sit in the evening, chatting, playing cards and enjoying the lovely breeze and of course the wonderful views, but it would be nice to have more comfortable furniture here though. The pool was fabulous!! There are a couple of steeps steps into it and then a small shelf, but the rest is 6' deep, so ideal for swimming. We hired a Ford Focus but wished we'd had a 4x4, as with a full car and a boot full of groceries, the side street where the villa is situated at the end of, was a challenge for our basic car.
We visited lots of lovely places, including the turtle project, and were lucky enough to witness a baby turtle hatching out, and helped released around 40 hatchlings into the sea that evening (very cute). We had some really nice & inexpensive meals out and were guided by the many recommendations left at the villa by others (Only go to The Kyrenia Tavern if you have lots of time, a strange sense of humour, although the owner is an absolute gent). We had the pleasure of meeting Trevor & Penny during our stay, who were very friendly, and would like to thank them for the use of their lovely villa.
We are so glad these charming guests enjoyed their holiday. They have raised the question of the appropriate hire car for Trepen. The track up to the house is fairly steep, but a normal 2 wheel drive car has no difficulty with two adults or two adults & two children on board. For 4 adults plus shopping/luggage, then a four wheel drive car is recommended. Acmenya provide 4 wheel drive cars.
Special interest holidays:
Paragliding is popular from the Kyrenia moutains above Trepen down to the coast. Scuba diving and sea fishing can be arranged. Details can be found in Trepen. Also daily boat trips out of Kyrenia old harbour and walking tours can be arranged.
The nearest sandy beach (Kervanseray) is 1.5 mile. It is a charming bay with some good cafe / restaurants. Within 13 miles either side of Kyrenia there are many good beaches.
Ercan airport, situated in the North, is approx 45 minute drive. Larnaca airport, in the South, takes about 90 mins. The company we use knows how to get to Trepen (not easy to find) They provide a free taxi from Ercan, if you rent a car from them for a week or more. They will also collect you from Larnaca (for a fee,) bring you through the border to Trepen, and position a hire car at Trepen for your arrival (with paperwork). A hire car must have insurance cover for the North (we can assist).
Places to visit: Old town Kyrenia and the lovely harbour(4 miles). Bellapais Abbey.(6) The Crusader Castles, St Hilarion (6) (you see the Queens window from our pool) Bufavento,(8) Kantara,(20) Salamis (40)and Soli(25) and the Roman Villa at Vouni.(30) The turtle hatchery project.(17) The donkey sanctuary and monastery in the Karpaz.(50)
3 supermarkets, and 3 banks are available within 10 mins drive. There are over 350 restaurants in the North, most serve good food at the right price. Local restaurants and beaches are listed in an information pack in the house. Bring UK pounds with you and change to Turkish Lira here. Spectacular Paragliding now takes place from the Kyrenia Mountain above the house! Some guests thoroughly recommend it!. Water sports, including scuba diving at Escape Beach. Daily boat trips and sea fishing trips are available from Kyrenia old Harbour. There are good walks in the foothills of the Kyrenia mountains above the house, and to other villages.