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Private & secluded stone villa with own swimming pool & large covered patio area

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,528 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bed, 2 bathroom villa with superb sea and mountain setting

Ground Floor:

Open plan lounge / kitchen & dining area comprising:

Kitchen: Washing Machine, Microwave, Oven, Hob, Fridge /Freezer.

Lounge: Satellite TV, CD/DVD player, iPod Docking station. Dining Facilities, leading onto patio / pool area.

2 Bedrooms: 1 twin & 1 double. Both with AC / heating units.

Bathroom with toilet, sink and bath/shower.

1st Floor:

Master bedroom with en-suite shower room, king-size bed & AC / heating units. French style patio style doors lead out onto the upstairs balcony area, with superb elevated views over the village of Alagadi, towards the sea in front and the mountains behind.

There is a Pay As You Go mobile for the use of guests making local calls to the villa manager or making restaurant reservations. Wi-Fi is available at the villa and most restaurants offer free unlimited Wi-Fi access.

External:

Landscaped garden with large areas of flag paving, covered patio dining area with large free-standing BBQ, 8m*4m infinity pool, sunloungers and towels for 6 people and large parasol shading. The villa has its own off-road car parking area.

The villa has the services of a house manager who can arrange private taxi transfers from local airports and car hire for guests also welcome food packs.

More Details

Owner
Derek Worden
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 12, 2017

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Ercan
Car: necessary

Alagadi is a small village situated about 15mins drive east of Kyrenia. Turtle beach is a 4/5 minute walk down to the sea and over to the right, and is the first ‘real’ beach on the coast east of Kyrenia, famous for the turtles which lay their eggs there during May/June. There is a snack bar on the beach for refreshments. The small single storey building with a turtle painted on it and visible from the villa on the outskirts of the village, is the local conservation group’s headquarters.

There are a couple of excellent restaurants in the village offering both local and 'European-style' food and wine at very reasonable cost. The staff are very friendly and welcoming.

Benoz's restaurant on the right hand side of the road as you enter the village, serving great mezze, fish and kebabs.

St. Kathleen’s restaurant is straight down in front of the villas, again serving great mezze, fish and kebas. People from all round the area come to both restaurants, especially for Sunday lunch.

Golf: 5 minutes drive from Alagadi situated on the coast at the foot of The Five Finger Mountain range near Esentepe, the prestigious Korineum Golf & Country Club is proud to be the first 18 holes golf course in North Cyprus. Carved from a natural forest of Umbrella Pines and Olive trees, amongst others, with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea on one side, and breath taking views of the famous Five Finger Mountain range on the other, this makes for a truly memorable experience you will never forget.

Amenities

Arapköy Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1528 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Master bedroom on top floor with ensuite shower room. French doors lead out onto large balcony area with amazing views over the village in front to the sea and to the mountains behind.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Not suitable for small children or persons with a disability. The villa has the services of a house manager who can arrange private taxi transfers from local airports and also car hire. She can also provide welcome food packs, especially useful if your arrival time is late at night. She knows the area extremely well having lived in Northern Cyprus for 30+ years. She is on call by mobile phone to sort out any problems and she can assist with many things to make your holiday run smoothly. The villa is within easy reach by car of local supermarkets, most of which provide local and 'european' foods. The supermarkets accept any currency, giving the same rate as banks and exchanges, change being given in Turkish Lira.

Reviews

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Private & secluded stone villa with own swimming pool & large covered patio area
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 23 reviews
5

Fantastic Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We’ve recently returned from a superb holiday at Villa Donnatello (VDT). We’ve stayed in several villas in Northern Cyprus, but this is the best we’ve been to.

VDT is located at the highest part of the village of Alagadi, which not only means that it has stunning views over the sea, there also a nice breeze. It is located in a lovely corner plot, with nice gardens, which makes it quite private.

While a car is essential to reach supermarkets, there’s an excellent beach and some good local restaurants within easy walking distance. Kyrenia, Catalkoy and Bellapais are a short drive away, with a vast array of shops, restaurants and sightseeing opportunities.

Derek, the owner, clearly cares for this property and as such this villa offers much that isn’t found in many others. The standard of decoration is very good, and the furniture and utilities both in and out are very good.

There’s inclusive reliable wifi and plenty of literature for ideas of what to do during your stay. There’s a mobile phone for guest use, which is ideal for booking a meal. Denise, who manages the Villa, made contact with us before we went away to organise car hire, transfers and provisions and made several visits during our stay. We also had messages from Derek, the owner, to check that everything was OK.

The infinity pool is well maintained and very clean and has Roman style steps which are perfect for easy access.

This was our second stay in Alagadi, our first at VDT. Our ideal holiday is to relax most days, go sightseeing on a few and go for a nice meal in the evenings. As such Villa Donnatello was perfect for us, so perfect in fact that we’ve booked up to go again next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

VDT

  • 5 of 5

VDT did not disappoint. From our first enquiry about staying in the villa through to after we got home, Derek made sure our trip was seamless and that we had all the information we needed.

The villa was beautiful and well kept in a lovely location. The sea and mountain views were pretty breathtaking! Our stay in the villa was very comfortable with good air con and a spacious interior.

Being just a short drive into Kyrenia VDT was the perfect location, out of the hustle and bustle of the centre but close enough to venture in. The Harbour was also lovely with many delicious places to eat.

Our day at 'Escape Beach' was one of the best and I would say it was definitely the best beach in the north. Approx 30 mins away and after a small entrance fee it was a great beach day with good facilities and nice food

I would definitely recommend VDT to friends and family and our only regret was not booking longer! Thank you very much Derek.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfectly relaxed week in the sun

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week staying at the beautiful Villa Donatello! The weather was fabulous and the location of the villa was perfect. It was a very short walk to turtle beach, a protected beach which had very few people on it as it was not touristy like several of the other beaches in Cyprus. And the temperature of the sea was so warm you can literally float in it all day long! This beach also had the bonus of having turtles venturing onto the beach late at night to lay their eggs- a really memorable experience where we managed to see one very close up (take warm clothes with you for the evening if you would like to do this though!).

The villa has everything you could possibly want in it for cooking, relaxing and chilling by the pool, and it even has at least 4 restaurants which were a very short walk away; Benoz, a beautiful family fun restaurant was our favourite.

Huge thanks to Derek and Denise for all the communications before and during the holiday which made us feel so welcome. They even organised the taxi and car hire which was hugely appreciated and meant that our car was parked outside our villa as we arrived- such fabulous service!

We would highly recommend Villa Donatello to anyone wanting a relaxing week to unwind from the real world, it was absolutely perfect.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

This was our third stay at Alagadi and our second stay at villa Donatello. I love this place. The location is perfect, with restaurants within walking distance, a beautiful sea and mountain view and a villa with everything you could possibly need to ensure you have an amazing holiday.

You can do as much or as little as you like here, we did little! We hired a car (probably a necessity) mostly just to drive to the local supermarket to stock up on beer and bbq essentials, and a couple of shopping trips to Kyrenia.

To sum it up. Mornings were spent breakfasting on the patio with a gorgeous mountain view. Days were spent lazing around the pool with the occasional dip to cool off, efes in hand to quench thirst whilst admiring the sea view. Evenings consisted of pre dinner cocktails watching the sun set from the front porch, then dinner, either a short walk to one of the local restaurants or a BBQ at 'home'.

We look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Superb, holiday gem!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at VDT for 3 weeks and had a fantastic, chilled holiday. The villa had everything we needed and more........a great elevated position offering a lovely cooling breeze and great views, relaxed dining on the patio and fun dips in the pool! A very well presented villa in a quiet village with nice restaurants a stroll away, with regular owner contact to ensure we were happy, was the icing on cake! Would highly recommend VDT.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastisk hus med svømmebaseng

  • 4 of 5

Vi er 2 små norske familier med to jenter på 5 år som koste oss veldig i villaen ! Den er finere enn på bildene, med alt utstyr som trengs.

Villaen ligger fint til på en høyde med fantastisk utsikt. Det var veldig varmt når vi var der så basseng var en nødvendighet, men det er også kort vei til stranden. Det er flere hyggelig restauranter få minutter unna, samt det kun er 10 minutters kjøring til flere Supermarkeder.

Vi var så heldige å få være å sette ut de fredede skilpaddene i havet. Det var en fantastisk opplevelse som vi vil anbefale alle (Turtle project)!

Vi fikk absolutt all nødvendig informasjon i forkant av oppholdet. Eieren/manageren var meget opptatt av at vi skulle ha det bra og har vært svært behjelpelig både før og etter leie av villaen.

Årsaken til at vi vil gi 4 stjerner er at vi opplevde hyppige og langvarige strømbrudd under oppholdet.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $329.99

The rental rates do NOT include water and electricity charges. In order to secure the booking a bond is required, from which water and electricity charges will be deducted, plus any damages incurred from your stay. The bond is £250 for a 1 week stay and £350 for a 2 week stay (based on full occupancy). Any remaining balance will be returned to you after your holiday. This is an eco-friendly way of ensuring energy is not wasted during your stay.

The full rental cost is to be paid FOUR weeks before the start date of occupancy.

Please note it is the responsibility of guests to report any damage to the villa manager before vacating the villa.

Please also note passport ID is required to secure your booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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