QUAINT HOUSE IN ALACATI CESME, A CHARMING 800 YEAR OLD AEGEAN VILLAGE

Mujde Pidduck

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 10 nights
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QUAINT HOUSE IN ALACATI CESME, A CHARMING 800 YEAR OLD AEGEAN VILLAGE

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2 bedroom, 2,5 bath home steps away from restaurants, cafes and 2km to beaches

LOCATION!!! This charming 2 bedroom 2,5 bathroom semi-detached house is located in the quaint town of Alacati, an Aegean town on the west coast of Turkey. Sleeps 4. Located just steps away from the shops, restaurants, bars, and cafes of the ancient village and only 2 kilometres away from the town's famous wind/kite surf centre, this home is tastefully decorated in the colours of the area. Bright colours blend with the sun and cool breezes to create an inviting, relaxing environment. Perfect for 2 couples OR 1 couple and 2 children (both bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms), there is plenty of space to spread out. You will particularly enjoy the front terrace, and the well-maintained, enclosed garden (with outdoor shower) which provides privacy, while everything the village offers is right at your doorstep. On Saturdays, a large section of Alacati is transformed into a spectacular covered market where you can buy local vegetables, cheeses, bread, olives, as well as linens, and souvenirs.

Unique benefits of the property: A hallmark of Alacati - ancient wind-mills dot the hillside above our home. These ancient stone built structures, and their modern counterparts, bear testimony to the steady winds that have favored this region for centuries. Indeed, Alacati is a very special place. By day you'll enjoy the myriad of activities: wind-surfing, kiting, the beaches, and the historic surroundings. Then in the evening, when you return home with sun-warmed skin, the town is transformed into a chic, classy experience. Dresses come out, and fancy footwear is donned (despite the cobble streets). You'll sit amongst the ancient homes, in ancient streets, enjoying the distinctive food and flavors, while marveling at the beauty of this unmatched locale.

About the owner: I'm a Turkish-American citizen who loves to introduce others to the beauty, and richness of my culture. The style of our home reflects this fondness of my heritage. We've used original stone throughout much of the house, and added design elements that are reminiscent of days gone by. At the same time, you'll find the amenities and conveniences that make for a very comfortable stay. We welcome you and wish you an unforgettable experience! About the Name: Lady Bird House. We refer affectionately to our home in Alacati as 'Lady Bird House' in memory of my grandmother whose nickname for me was 'Mujde ugurbocegi' - Mujde the Lady Bird.

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Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Guestbook comments from the manager
"We enjoyed your beautiful house very much during our holiday. It turned our holiday into a much much better experience than we expected. Nobody will believe this, but one hot day I didn’t even consider going out and enjoyed our house and especially the patio."

Zeynep and family - Turkey
Aug 2010
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Mujde Pidduck

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Speaks turkish, english
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I'm a Turkish-American citizen who loves to introduce others to the beauty, and richness of my culture. I was born and raised in Turkey. I am an English teacher and did all of my schooling in Turkey except for my Masters Degree which I obtained in the US. I now live with my American husband and boy-girl twins in California, US.

We love to spend time in our Turkish property whenever we can! In our absence our lovely housekeepers (a local couple and their wonderful son) take care of our property and meet&greet our guests.

The style of our home reflects the fondness of my Turkish heritage. We've used original stone throughout much of the house, and added design elements that are reminiscent of days gone by. At the same time, you'll find the amenities and conveniences that make for a very comfortable stay. We welcome you and wish you an unforgettable experience! About the Name: Lady Bird House. We refer affectionately to our home in Alacati as 'Lady Bird House' in memory of my grandmother whose nickname for me was 'Mujdeci bocegim' - Mujde the Lady Bird.

Mujde Pidduck purchased this house in 2009

My husband and I fell in love with Alacati when we first visited it in 2006! It was the perfect place for us both; kite/windsurfing, beautiful Aegean architecture, galleries that reflect Turkish culture and art, delicious food, approximity to gorgeous beaches. When we returned in 2009 we could not resist being a part of this charming town AND we found our lovely home in a walking distance to all of the things we love about Alacati.

When you stay at our place 'Ladybird' you will understand why we feel so fortunate!

A hallmark of Alacati - ancient wind-mills dot the hillside above our home. These ancient stone built structures, and their modern counterparts, bear testimony to the steady winds that have favored this region for centuries. Indeed, Alacati is a very special place. By day you'll enjoy the myriad of activities: wind-surfing, kiting, the beaches, and the historic surroundings. Then in the evening, when you return home with sun-warmed skin, the town is transformed into a chic, classy experience. Dresses come out, and fancy footwear is donned (despite the cobble streets). You'll sit amongst the ancient homes, in ancient streets, enjoying the distinctive food and flavors, while marveling at the beauty of this unmatched locale.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 10 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
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Perfect stay in Ladybird house and great holidays!

  • 5 of 5
We spent 2 wonderful weeks of vacation at Ladybird house and Alaçati area.
The house was very comfortable and clean. The shower outside was useful for all the stuff of kitesurfing. The house is near the center of Alaçati and that's great to go there by foot in 3 minutes! We liked different beaches (ilica, pirlanta, kite beach,...) and the archeologic sites (Ephese,..). We recommend this property!
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Harika Alaçati ve harika bir ev

  • 5 of 5
12 gün harika bir sekilde ben, hanimim ve 16 yasindaki kizimiz ile bu güzel, temiz, zentral konumu olan sevgi ve özenle dösenmis evde günlerimizi geçirdik.
Amacimiz kizimizin Surf-Okuluna gidip ögrenmesi ve fazla uzak olmayan Efese, Meryem Anaya, Sirinlere gitmek ve ülkemizin Kültür Zenginligine tanik olmakti.
Ekim ayini seçmemizin iki sebebi vardi: birincisi havalarin sicak olmamasi ve Kitle-Turizminden uzak ta olmamiz.
Ev dolmus duragindan ve Garajlara 200 metre, Sehire ve bakkalara 100 m uzaklikta,
Barlar ve Lokantalarda hemen iki adim ileride.
Eger kedi ve köpekleri seviyorsaniz yeteri kadar var. Pisi pisi dedinizmi hemen evin etrafini ceviren yüksek duvardan hemen iki tane bahcede size belli bir uzaklikta boy gösteriyorlar. Ayrica bahcede bir Uhu ve bir tanede utangaç bir Kurbaga ile karsilastik. Evin bahçesi fazla büyük olmamasina ragmen bütün ihtiyacinizi karsiliyor.
Evin içinde yok yok. Her sey var. büyük bir aile içinde yeterli.
Evin sahibi Müjde hanim Amerikada kalmasina ragmen her seyi Mail ile halledebiliyorsunuz. Izmir havaalanindan yaklasik bir saat uzaklikta ve ücret Transer-Firmalari ile 120 liraya geliyor. Taxi tavsiye etmem pahalli. Diger ulasim metodu Havas ile yapmak fakat Havas sizi Çesmeye götürüyor.
Bu evi Aile ile yada iki kisi gelenlere tavsiye ederiz. Kusursuz ev.

Tesekkürler Müjde Hanim, tekrar görüsmek üzere....
  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
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Owner's Response: Vedat Bey, ayrintili yorumlariniz ve guzel sozleriniz icin cok tesekkurler. Ailenizle birlikte evimiz Alacati Ladybird'de guzel vakit gecirmenize cok sevindim. Yine bekleriz. Almanya'ya selamlar! Mujde
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Charming Home in a Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5
The Ladybird House is a charming place easy walking distance to all of Alacati. The house is thoughtfully appointed and the caretakers are friendly and helpful. A perfect home base for exploring the town and peninsula.
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed the house and the location! We do our best to provide a great experience for our guests. Thank you for your stay.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Cesme Harbor
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Izmir Otoban
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Ilica beaches
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
All town restaurants, bars, cafes
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Steps away
Car: recommended

Being one of the world's top three windsurfing centres, Alacati is a home to European and World championship competitions every year. The beach and windsurf centre is only 2km from our house.

Alacati is surrounded by Blue flag beaches with the clear blue waters of the Aegean. The area is also known for its thermal springs and mineral waters with its natural spas and well established spa/massage centres.

Photographers and birdwatchers will also enjoy the area. (Izmir Bird National Park and scenic drives in and around Alacati)

Alacati's cobble streets and beautiful architecture with old rum houses and windmills are very well preserved. The barns and stores are now art galleries, quality restaurants, cafes and antique shops.

The famous Alacati Saturday organic produce market and antique bazaar are not to be missed!

If you are interested in night life there are beach night clubs open during the summer with well known European and Turkish bands and DJs.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Izmir House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July 1- August 31
Jul 1 2014 - Aug 31 2014
10 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
Sep 1- Sep 30
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
Oct 1- Dec 27
Oct 1 2014 - Dec 25 2014
3 night minimum stay
$850
 
 
Jan 1- Apr 30
Jan 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
$700
 
 
May 1-May 31
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
$850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Notes The accommodation sleeps 4 people comfortably. We charge 25% of the rental amount per extra guest beyond 4. Please let the owner know how many people in your party for the necessary arrangements to be made.

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Amenities

Amenities

Izmir House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Town
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking On Street
  • Activities Guide
  • Bottled Water
  • Water Cooler
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Sofa Bed
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Heating
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , en-suite 1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , en-suite 1
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , main house 1st floor
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , With AC and en-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , With AC and en suite bathroom, beds can be made into a king
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • fitness center
  • laundromat
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • snorkeling
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
Notes:
Weekly interim clean is included in 2-week stays which includes linen and towel change. Extra cleaning can be arranged upon request for a cleaning fee. Final Cleaning: 85 GBP
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