EXCLUSIVE PENTHOUSE-ANCIENT CITY CENTER-AMAZING GOLDEN HORN/MARMARA SEA VIEW

Baris AN

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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EXCLUSIVE PENTHOUSE-ANCIENT CITY CENTER-AMAZING GOLDEN HORN/MARMARA SEA VIEW

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Apartment,2 Bedrooms+Convertible Bed(s),1 Bathroom,(Sleeps3-5)

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Exclusive Penthouse's sq m/sq ft is 95/1015. Flat has a Large Terrace with Golden Horn view, a Comfortable Saloon with Luxury Equipped Kitchen, 1 Master Bedroom which consist of Sky View, 1 Tiny Bedroom, 1 Full Bathroom with Bath Tub. In The Penthouse all of the Floors and Ceilings are made of original Healthy Woods. The Sky can be watched from the Skylights. All utilities are included in the fee.

Standard equipments include Washing Machine, Microwave, Kettle, Oven, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Cooking pans, full line linens, bath towels, iron and ironing board. Also Unlimited Free Wi-Fi and Sony Full HD 46” LCD TV with Satellite and Home Theatre DVD System. Our location is very safe. Besides, it takes place in cultural region and culture tourism is made in this area. Atatürk Airport-15km./Harbour Fener-200mt./Spice Bazaar-15 minutes walk/Hagia Sophia-25 minutes walk/Topkapi Palace-25 minutes walk /Grand Bazaar-25 minutes walk/Blue Mosque-25 minutes walk/Fener Patriarchy-250 mt. away/Iron-Cast Bulgarian Church-350 mt. away/Galata Tower-20 minutes walk.

The Penthouse is located in a peaceful and traditional neighborhood area , it provides a tranquil escape from the frenetic activity of central Istanbul. The Penthouse is right across the street from the Golden Horn and the building is bordered by the old Byzantine Marmara Sea Wall. In our location you can have an oppportunity to observe Real Istanbul life, rather than a tourist experience. The people in the area are very friendly. The flat is close to numerous stores, famous restaurants , bakeries, butchers, fruit sellers, wine and beer shops. The local Wednesday Open Bazaar is just minutes away. The area around the building is filled with local bakeries (which you can take full advantage of!), shops .The area has easy access to taxis. Most of the central major sites were within walking distance. Across the street on the Golden Horn is a ferry station, where one can catch the ferry to the Galata Bridge, and if one wishes, then walk or take the tram to Sultanahmet or Galata. There are of course cabs always available.

Wednesday Bazaar

The biggest open Bazaar in Istanbul - Turkey is Wednesday Open Bazaar . You can go to this Bazaar by walking max. 5 minutes. Whatever you need (clothes, fresh foods, bags, linens, ceramics, shoes etc.) you can find in this Bazaar real half price or more cheaper. If you are in Istanbul on Wednesday you must visit this WEDNESDAY BAZAAR.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Baris AN

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Hello dear guests ;

The Penthouse is a Family Apartment and it is Quiet , Calm , Safe , very Clean , Located in the Center of Istanbul. We can transfer you from the airport to our apartment. Also if you need we know Istanbul very well and we'll be glad to answer your questions about your visitings in Istanbul.

Baris AN purchased this apartment in 2008
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 48 traveler reviews

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Exclusive Penthouse-Ancient City Center-Amazing Golden Horn/Marmara Sea View
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 48 reviews
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Fatih Istanbul
New York
5

Four Girls on a Ladymoon

  • 5 of 5
I was traveling with 3 other girls (one being a friend of mine who just got married) and we were looking for an amazing place to stay while we were in Istanbul and this apartment could not have been better. The location is set aside from the hustle and bustle of the city yet close enough to walk to the spice market, and the other tourist locations. If you dont want to walk there are plenty of taxis and buses right outside of the apartment. Baris and his wife could not have been nicer to us. Baris was more then willing to accomodate us and make us feel special while we stayed in Istanbul. He put water in the fridge, ample towels, beautiful kept apartment, and beyond hospitable to us. The most magnificant thing about this place is the view. You will not regret staying here, I cannot recommend the apartment or Baris and his wife enough, book this now if you are looking for a memorable place to stay in Isantbul!
  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kindly review. Nzn & Brs
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Fatih Istanbul
Anahola, Kauai, Hawaii
5

Fabulous apartment and charming hosts

  • 5 of 5
My friend & I rented this wonderful apartment for our 5 night stay in Istanbul. It is charming, comfortable, well maintained, quiet and has a fabulous view. The view from the deck is very picturesque and makes for great photo opportunities, especially at sunrise & sunset. It is in a local neighborhood so out of the hustle bustle of the touristy areas, yet it is very accessible to the main attractions via public transportation. It's a wonderful sanctuary after a day of exploring the city. There is a bus stop practically right outside the front door and Baris has a card you can simply add money to and use on the various options of public transportation: bus, tram & ferry. This was very convenient. We enjoyed our stay immensely and Baris is a charming host. We felt like we had made a new friend. He went out of his way to insure that we enjoyed our time in Istanbul. He also promptly responded to my emails before we arrived. We also appreciated the pick up service from the airport that Baris provided. I highly recommend this apartment if you appreciate a sweet "place of your own". It has all the "comforts of home", even a washing machine. Istanbul is a wonderful place to visit. There is so much to see & do. I highly recommend taking a tour with www.mylocalguideistanbul.com if you're so inclined. My friend & I thoroughly enjoyed their "Secrets of Istanbul" tour. Wish we would have had the time to go on all their tours.
Thank you Baris for your kindness and hospitality. I hope to return.
  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fatih Istanbul
Where do you live?
5

Views and service

  • 5 of 5
We (a couple) really enjoyed staying in the 'penthouse' in June - as per the other reviews, the view was lovely, the apartment clean and well supplied (towels, extra sheets, etc). A real highlight for us was the personal attention provided by Baris and his sister-in-law, Ferda. Baris was particularly helpful in taking complete control of the tracking down of our lost luggage and arranging to be at the apartment to receive the bags -- without his help, we would have had difficulties with the language, and we really appreciated the fact that we did not have to rush back when we were out the next day to wait for the luggage delivery. In response to our enthusiastic thank-yous, Baris said "I would not want you to spend time waiting for luggage when you only have limited time here". He was always very easy to contact, very responsive and helpful. Other highlights - buying fresh bread and vegetables from the local vendors (they call out when passing by); visiting the local Mosques (a small one quite close, and the grand Fatih Cami a bit farther (easy 10 minutes walk) is amazingly beautiful - I was there at sunset, lovely! Walking along the golden horn park where locals enjoy picnics and relaxing - the great thing about the Golden Horn penthouse is that it is close enough to the tourist areas, but you are not IN a tourist area - I felt that gave me a better appreciation of Istanbul. I would love to get back and have more time there.
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fatih Istanbul
Denver, CO, USA
5

Excellent apartment. Clean and safe.

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I were in Istanbul from late April to early May 2013, for 10 nights. The apartment is very clean. We had everything we needed, including laundry soap and plenty of towels and blankets. Baris even provided a large bottle of fresh water and multiple guide books, in English and German. There is a large living space that is furnished well with plants and decorations that made us feel welcome and more like we were staying with family. The main bedroom has plenty of storage space and hangers. The full-size bed and pillows are comfortable. There is a second twin size bed in a small room. I am sure it would be comfortable to sleep there but it is not a private room. It does not have a door or privacy screen. The outside terrace is wonderful. We enjoyed watching the boats on the water, the families eating in the park, and the seagulls flying overhead. The neighborhood was family oriented and safe, with plenty of food markets nearby. At the end of our trip, one of the neighbors even asked Ed if he wanted to go with him to the local cafe for some tea.

Baris was extremely helpful, friendly, and responsive to requests. Working with him to arrange the transfer to and from the airport was perfect. Baris was there to meet us when we arrived. When we left, he arrived early to help make sure we got the car back to the airport with no problems. This was especially nice in our case because we had to leave for the airport at about 5:15 am!

We loved the apartment, enjoyed the experience of working with Baris, and would go back to Istanbul and would rent from Baris again. We would recommend this apartment to family and friends.
  • Submitted: May 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kindly review. Nzn & Brs
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Fatih Istanbul
5

Wonderful Apartment, Wonderful Host!

  • 5 of 5
This was a great stay. The pickup at the airport went perfectly, and we arrived very efficiently at the apartment. Baris met us immediately, and had everything ready. What a nice and pleasant man, with very good English. He was very helpful and gave us many needed tips on Istanbul. The place was clean, actually spotless. Very well maintained. The place is smaller, but there were five of us (two adults and three teenagers) and we were very comfortable. We had everything we needed. Laundry was great. The view is fantastic and taxi cabs were easy to catch at the nearby intersection - and they're very reasonably priced as well. The kids loved the little pastry shop next door for breakfast. It was nice to experience a "regular" neighborhood and not be in the touristy hotel areas. We would definitely recommend this place.
  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fatih Istanbul
Belmont, CA
4

Very charming, but NOT a 2-bedroom appartment

  • 4 of 5
..and not a penthouse in that it shares a floor with another apartment, which could be important due to poor sound insulation - we could hear conversations and TV behind the wall.
While we loved the place, it was not what we had expected and counted on. I guess I could have clarified beforehand, since it was really important for us to have 2 real bedrooms - where one can have one's privacy behind closed door, but reading the previous reviews I had no reason to doubt.
The small (tiny) bedroom is not really a bedroom, it is a kind of alcove on the other side of the entrance, so there is really no privacy there, which our teenager needs.
And it can get really really hot when the weather is good.
Regarding location - we walked everywhere, but a couple of times we took a taxi back from Galata Bridge area, every driver was confused because there is no left turn into Halic street from the street that runs along the water, so we have to make a U-turn couple of streetlights down. BTW, the name Halic does not help navigation, since this is what Golden Horn is called.
The St. Stephan Bulgarian church is currently under renovation, so we could not visit it.
On the other hand, up Halic street there is a beautiful Mosque - Fatih Cami - and every Wednesday there is a market just outside it's entrance and down Halic street.
Also, it turns out Chora Church can be reached in 20-25 minutes by foot from the apartment, highly recommend. Lots of interesting sites along the way, but you'll need a GPS.
Food-wise - Seafood restaurant by the Wall towards St. Stephan's (the first one) was a disappointment, but it could be that fish was not in season.
On the other hand, a cafe with burekas (pies) on the corner of Incebel and Halic was our breakfast favorite.
Overall, it's a great place for 2, or more if you are young and do not care much about having your own space. And do not mind stooping in about a quarter of the area - we are not tall people by any means, but every single one of us bumped one's head at least ones.
But the views are great, and a balcony is such a delight when the weather is good.
And Baris is a very nice and pleasant host.
  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
ATATURK INT. AIRPORT
Nearest Ferry
200 Metres
FENER FERRY STATION
Nearest Train
1.5 Kilometres
EMINONU TRAM STATION
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
E-5 EUROPEAN ROAD
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
GOLDEN HORN BAY
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
FISH AND KEBAP RESTAURANTS
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
FISH AND KEBAP RESTAURANTS
Car: not necessary

The penthouse is located at the Historic Center of Constantinople, just behind the Bizantion Walls and in front of the GoldenHorn Marmara Sea...

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Amenities

Amenities

Fatih Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 95 m²
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Garage ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (1) Ortopedic 1.Quality, Twin or Single Beds (1) Ortopedic 1.Quality, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Very Comfortable for 2 Person takes place in front of the Marmara-Golden Horn Sea View
Entertainment:
  • Video Library ...
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • live theater
  • theme parks
  • restaurants
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • cinemas
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • boating
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • sailing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • fishing
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