One of the highest points on the Bodrum peninsula, this hand crafted stone house affords magnificent views of the Turkish coast as well as the Greek Islands from Kalimnos to Samos. Interior furnished by noted decorator. One of the most unique and beautiful Aegean properties you will find. Surrounded by mandarin, almond, fruit trees and grapes. Private local herb garden. Extensive natural stone patios. Swimming pool / dining / entertainment area with unobstructed views of the sea and hills.
This farm house, consisting of 2 floors, with separate entrances, was built years ago by master stone builders. 50cm thick walls. Windows are antique, carved, latticed wood circa Ottoman Empire 1850. One can lease the top floor, the ground floor or the entire house.
This house is also perfect for 2 couples or an extended family.
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You can rent the Herakleia Suite (down) or the Labranda Suite (up) or take both.
HERAKLEIA Residence: (Ground floor)
One enters the Herakleia residence via a 19C. Ottoman door from the extensive stone patio surrounding the house. There is also a three meter wide sliding door (with screen) that opens to the courtyard. Facing the sliding door, on the patio, is an enchanting small decorative Ottoman marble pool and fountain.
Double queen bed in Japanese tatami style, with orthopedic mattress, is tucked into an alcove within the room.
Flat screen TV, DVD, satellite TV, International and local channels and Wi-Fi.
Wood antique dining table and chairs for eating in the room. Reading sofa and also a rare, cushioned, antique planters lounge chair. Antique cabinet for clothes storage. Unique, Ottoman style kitchenette includes all necessary tableware and cooking accessories. Mid size fridge, grill, gas stove, microwave, etc.
Bathroom equipped with rain shower.
Either or both of the residences is the perfect family getaway or join many couples who have booked with us for their honeymoon. When available, the entire house can be booked. Truly, a romantic and magic area
The pool, 20 meters from the house, is Balinese in style and is surrounded by a small mandarin orange orchard. Pool is a salt water pool. Lounge chairs, stone tables, etc., strategically placed throughout the area.
There a a number of spots for dining outside on this large 5000 meter property (approx. 50, 000 sq ft). The owners stone house is nearby on the same property.
The view from the villa is north-west, looking over volcanic rock shapes and catacombs in the valley, the new Yalikavak Marina to the west and then 180 degree, unobstructed, views out to the Greek islands. There are many walking trails in the area. The village of Yalikavak offers shops and a large selection of restaurants along the waters edge. There is a good selection of shops and cafes at the international marina. Sailboats and windsurf can be rented. 10 - 20 minutes takes you to neighboring villages and 20-25 minutes to the lively town of Bodrum. Ephesus is less than a two hour drive and the ancient Mausoleum of Halikarnasus and Castle of St. Peter are both in Bodrum City. Economical car hire with airport pick up and drop off can be arranged. Blue Cruise trips can also be organized.
Owner has extensive knowledge of the local area, as well as Turkey wide, for sightseeing, gourmet dining, etc.
The harvest from the owners vineyard, below the house, begins around last week of August.
House is furnished with top quality furnishings and antiques.
Fees for additional guests may apply.
We are generally flexible with arrival and departure days
Check in at 3 PM and depart by noon. Alternatives may be possible.
Extra nights are possible if the residence is not previously booked.
Price quoted is for 2 persons sharing same bed in Herakleia or 2 persons sharing same bed in Labranda. Inquire for alternatives.
It may be possible to accomodate one more guest in either residence.
Bodrum Retreat, in the Clouds, Herakleia Suite Bodrum, Aegean Region, Turkey
Additional Location Information
We are in the hills of Bodrum peninsula on the North coast, the coolest place to be in hot weather. While we are another world, it is only 2 kilometers drive to the main road and then 8 supermarkets present themselves within 500 meters and less. Beaches are all around and the nearest is only 4 km from the house. Scores of great swimming places and perhaps 100 restauants of all types, without even having to leave our main town, Yalikavak
More About This Location
City vacations, Mountain nearby, Rural retreats, Waterfront
Nearest airport: Bodrum-Milas International, 24.85 miles Car is recommended
Last updated on March 27, 2015
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