A beautiful stone-built 2 bedroomed villa in a stunning countryside location. The villa has its own pool and is an 8 - 10 minute drive from central Kalkan.
If you’re looking for a destination that’s a real retreat from the stresses of modern-day living, the Saribelen villas are the perfect choice.
Located in the countryside close to Saribelen village, just next to the scenic Bezirgan road, these 2 or 3 bedroomed villas are only an 8-10 minute drive from the attractions of Kalkan village.
The development is set in a peaceful and tranquil area beside a freshwater stream, surrounded by spectacular lush green hills and ancient trees of all varieties.
This area is the perfect spot for nature-lovers and walkers and is a place where you can truly relax and unwind in the midst of stunningly beautiful countryside. In addition, its mountainside location means that you will benefit from a temperature that’sa few degreescooler than that of Kalkan village.
In total, there are 6 villas in this prestigious new luxury development. All of the villas are entirely constructed from beautiful local stone, visible both inside and outside the property.
The large open-plan reception room in each villa, features a stunning high vaulted wooden ceiling, a mezzanine landing, working stone fireplace, open-plan kitchen with all electrical appliances (including dishwasher), plus top quality furniture and fittings, specially made by local craftsmen.
Up the marble staircase, you will find 2 or 3 spacious and airy bedrooms (each with a balcony) and 2 beautifully fitted-out travertine shower / wet rooms.
The water supply for these properties originates directly from local springs and owing to the hillside location and the stone construction of the villas, air-conditioning is not needed.
Each villa has its own fresh water swimming pool and terrace area, plus attractive private gardens and private parking.
Just metres away, winding through the hills, is the Lycian Way, a historic walkers’ route running for 500km from Fethiye to Antalya, voted by the Sunday Times as one of the 10 best walks in the world.
Features for each villa include:
* 2 or 3 bedrooms (one double + one twin in the two-bedroomed villa / two doubles + one twin in the three-bedroomed villa)
* 2 travertine shower / wet rooms
* Open plan living / kitchen / dining area with vaulted ceiling
* Open fireplace
* Patio doors leading out to the private pool + terrace area
* Marble staircase with mezzanine landing overlooking living area
* Kitchen fitted with dishwasher + large fridge-freezer
* Private freshwater pool
* One of the two-bedroomed villas has an outdoor jacuzzi in addition to a private pool
* Stunning countryside and mountain scenery
* Peaceful location
* Attractive gardens
* Welcome pack provided on arrival
* Satellite TV is planned in the 3 bedroomed villa and in one of the 2 bedroomed villas for for 2012
* WiFi internet connection is planned in the 3 bedroomed villa and in one of the 2 bedroomed villas for 2012
Points to note:
* Owing to the location of this villa, we would recommend car hire
* These villas are in aquiet location and the nearest mini-market is a 5 minute drive away. Kalkan village, with its many restaurants and supermarkets is an 8 -10 minute scenic drive away
The Mediterranean Coast and Aegean Coast / Turquoise Coast/Lycia - Muğla
The Turkish Riviera (also known popularly as the Turquoise Coast) is a term used to define an area of southwest Turkey encompassing Antalya, Muğla and to a lesser extent the provinces of Aydın, southern İzmir and western Mersin. The combination of a favorable climate, warm sea, more than a thousand kilometers of shoreline along the Aegean and Mediterranean waters, and abundant natural and archeological points of interest makes this stretch of Turkey’s coastline a popular national and international tourist destination.
Among the archeological points of interest are two of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World; the ruins of the Mausoleum of Maussollos in Halicarnassus and the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus
The Saribelen Villas are located in the historic harbour town of Kalkan, an enchanting place in one of the most beautiful locations on Turkey's gorgeous Mediterranean coast.
Kalkan bay will take your breath away. It's crystal clear Turquoise water, and mountains that rise steeply behind it provide a dramatic and beautiful backdrop in which to enjoy your stay. Kalkan has not been touched by mass tourism, and as a result remains unspoiled, upmarket and very charming, with amazing views at every turn.
Strict building codes ensure the towns historic preservation, and the many fine restaurants contribute to the special atmosphere that brings back visitors time and time again.
Narrow cobbled streets that wind away from the harbour with bougainvillea covered wooden ottoman balconies and historic architecture are typical of the old town, and the warm Turkish hospitality will stay with you long after your holiday is over.
There are a number of beach clubs around the bay that can be reached by free shuttle service from the harbour. These are wonderful paved platform terraces and gardens with ladders going into the sea. They offer swimming, sunbathing, water sports and restaurant/bar facilities and have sun beds and umbrellas for hire.
Jet skiing, water skiing, parasailing and banana boat rides are available from the beach clubs around the bay.
Kalkan's crystal clear waters are popular with scuba divers and is a top location for diving along Turkey 's coast. It has several sites including islands and reefs with a huge variety of marine life including turtles, nurse sharks, dolphins and barracudas. Kalkan Dive centre can be contacted on www.kalkandiving.com
Enjoy floating down the shallow Sakilkent River with your tube and paddle. It's great fun and lasts between 45 minutes and a couple of hours depending on which trip you choose. River tubing can be booked in Kalkan at one of the tour companies or you can join the tour just outside Sakilkent Gorge.
Enjoy a day canoeing on the Xanthos River near to Kalkan. Experienced guides take you downstream through some beautiful scenery. A barbecue lunch is served along the way, and there is an opportunity for a revitalising mud bath before the tour finishes at beautiful Patara beach for a swim.
Relax on a day trip around the bays and Islands of Kalkan on a traditional Turkish Gullet and visit beautiful Kaputus beach, Snake Island , the blue cave and aquarium bay. Tours leave at 10.00 am from the harbour and return around 5.00pm . There is plenty of time for swimming, and lunch is served on board.
A very popular trip is to the ancient sunken city of Simena in the area of Kekova, one of the most beautiful areas of the Lycian coast.A terrible earthquake in the 2nd century AD caused a downward shift of land and the submerged ancient houses can be viewed through glass bottom boats. Boat trips can be booked direct at the harbour or through the tour companies in Kalkan.
Within easy reach of Kalkan are the ruins of the ancient Lycian capital of Xanthos, its port Patara, religious centre Letoon, and also Pinara.
Xanthos was discovered in 1838 by the archaeologist Charles Fellows. Today a mixture of ruins from Roman, Lycian and Byzantine times including the Tomb of the Harpies, theatre, Neried monument and Inscribed pillar can be seen. At the holy Lycian centre of Letoon there are 3 temples dedicated to Leto, Artemis and Apollo, gods of mythology.
Patara is very close to Kalkan and famous as being the birth place of St Nicholas who has entered into Christian tradition as Father Christmas, and for having many interesting ruins. It was an important commercial centre and harbour during the 5th century. A day trip to Patara can include beautiful Patara beach, one of the best in Turkey and a perfect place to relax after a bit if sightseeing.
There are several beautiful beaches in and around Kalkan. The main beach in Kalkan is just two minutes walk from the villa and next to the harbour and old town. It has crystal clear aquamarine water and white pebbles. Sunbeds and umbrellas can be hired for around 3 Turkish Lira a day. It's location next to the harbour make it a very popular place for soaking up the atmosphere of the early evening and watching the boats come back to harbour.
Ten minutes from Kalkan is beautiful Kaputus beach, a sandy cove at the foot of a mountain gorge. The turquoise water is incredible and this beach is used in many travel brochures for Turkey . There are cheap and frequent Dolmuses (shared minibuses) from Kalkan.
Patara beach is a completely undeveloped 12km stretch of sandy beach voted one of the best in the world by Times online for 2005.
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How to get there
Dalaman is the nearest airport to the resort of Kalkan - transfer time by road is approximately 1.5 hours. It is possible to reach the Kalkan via Antalya Airport, however, the transfer time is approximately 3 - 3.5 hours. The flight time from the UK is approximately 3.5 hours.
Private transfers can be arranged.
Private transfers can be arranged
Contact the advertiser for further details on the best way to reach this property.
Nearest Travel Links
Dalaman: 126 km
Antalya: 201 km
Landmarks (distance from the property)
Kalkan's historic harbor
Activities in the area
Rural / countryside retreats
TV channels Turkish, Private garden, Balcony/Terrace, Private outdoor pool (unheated)
£ 100 or 25% booking fee from the total rent cost "whichever is higher" is required to reserve the property and in case of booking cancelation, it will be non refundable.
£ 250 or 10% from the total rent cost "whichever is higher" is refundable security deposit is required against breakage and damages. And it will be returned to you within approximately 10 day of the end of your holiday provided there is no loss or damage to the rental property.
2.5% administrative fee will applied if payments done by Credit/Debit Card
Check-in is at 3 pm
Check-out is at 11 am
Rental prices originally quoted in: GBP £
Prices for group size of 4 persons.
01 Sep 2012
30 Sep 2012
July, August 2011
01 Jul 2012
31 Aug 2012
May, June 2011
01 May 2012
30 Jun 2012
The property's weekend rates apply to: Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
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