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Villa with Private Pool and Beautiful Sea and Mountain Views

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Ozankoy, Nr. Kyrenia, Cyprus - Excelent Location with restaurants, beaches and supermarkets nearby

The slightly elevated position of the villa allows uninterrupted views of the Besparmak mountains to the south and views of the sea to the north. Bellapais Abbey and the ancient hill fortress of St Hilarion are lit up at night and clearly visible from our terraces and balconies.

The covered veranda houses a large outdoor granite dining table, seating 8, and is where most meals take place. Next to the veranda is a large courtyard overlooking the garden and pool and is an ideal area for children to play.

The extensive landscaped garden looks beautiful all year round and is managed by a team of gardeners who attend the plot twice a week. To the east of the villa is an orchard containing a variety of citrus and other fruits. The fruit tastes delicious picked straight from the trees! The garden is walled with plenty of parking space. A Turkish barbecue near the pool is a very popular amenity. There is lighting at night along the front wall of the villa, in the courtyard and veranda and inside the pool.

The outside of the property looks stunning with the center piece being the 11 m. by 5 m overflow pool. It has Roman steps leading into the shallow end of the pool affording easy access for the young and elderly. There are separate steps down into the deep end. An outdoor shower is situated next to the pool. The ample terraces around the pool with loungers, umbrellas and side tables ensures there is plenty of space for large families.

Inside the villa is fully air-conditioned with solar paneled water heating. Back up electric water heating is available if necessary and electric fans are provided. Central heating is installed for winter lets.

The very large lounge and dining area, with a wooden table seating 8, has 5 sets of patio doors leading to the veranda, courtyard and pool. The luxury Siemens kitchen has a gas and electric hob with extractor unit, dishwasher, microwave and large fridge/freezer. Off the kitchen is the utility room with a large sink, washing machine, iron and ironing board and space for the high chair and other baby equipment. A large travel cot is provided.

Downstairs we have 2 bedrooms, one with a king size bed and en suite shower/toilet and the other a twin room with a shower/toilet room just outside the door.

Upstairs we have the master bedroom with a super king size bed, dressing room with a safe and an en suite bath/shower/toilet room with twin hand basins and views of the mountains and sea. There is a second bedroom upstairs with a king size bed, and en suite shower/toilet.

A large balcony, accessed from the second bedroom upstairs, affords beautiful views of the mountains and sea from all sides of the villa. A second balcony is accessed from the master bedroom.

All bedrooms have extensive built in wardrobes.

The marble floors and stylish wall prints throughout, create a feeling of unashamed luxury.

Wireless internet connection is available for a small charge.

More Details

Mrs Hudson
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2018

About Mrs Hudson

I was brought up in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus. My father worked for the British Government when Cyprus was a British Colony.

My husband and I now live in Sutton Coldfield in the West Midlands. We have 2 children, a son and a daughter and 4 grandchildren. My husband is retired, but I still tutor Mathematics.

We are both keen tennis and golf players and I play at two bridge clubs.

We have had both cats and dogs over the years, but as we travel quite a lot we have decided not to have any more just now.

Why Mrs Hudson chose Ozankoy

When we decided to buy a property abroad it was always going to be in Cyprus. As I lived for much of my childhood in Cyprus I have a great affection for it. We chose Ozankoy which is just outside Kyrenia as I remember as a child going over the mountains to Kyrenia and the sea most weekends. In those days it took an hour and a half , but now with the new road it just takes 25 mins. The particular location for Villa Joanna was chosen for its views of the sea and mountains and its location near Kyrenia and the sea with it's beaches. Villa Joanna was named after my daughter.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had stayed in a similar villa 2 years ago & that was stunning, but this far outshone our expectations. The villa had everything you could wish for-a home

from home-nothing was skimped on. Mohan family

Wow,how lovely to arrive at a beautiful home with excellent welcome pack. Location just stunning especially at night with drinks on the terrace looking up to flood-lit Bellapais Abbey. Tracy Cox

Villa Joanna is exqisitely situated with stunning views of sea and mountains not to mention flood-lit Bellapais Abbey at night. Carol Palmer

A beautiful villa with stunning views and location. Especially loved the pool. Would love to come again. Durrant family

Wonderful place-suited everyone. Swimming pool and outlook couldn't be better. Plenty of good restaurants near by. Geoff Roberts

Lovely holiday with superb views. Villa extremely good, spacious and well equiped. Some wonderful walks from the villa, especially to Bellapais.

Sue and Derrick Kemp
Sep 2008
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Ozankoy Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 6:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Rental balance & £150 a week breakages and electricity deposit is paid 60 days prior to arrival.
  • The balance of the breakages and electricity deposit is refunded within 14 days of departure. No hen or stag parties or groups under age 25.
  • Cancellation charges.Up to 60 days prior to arrival deposit only. 59-29 days prior to arrival 60% of rental.0-28 days prior to arrival 100% of rental.
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Shower room 1 - shower
    Shower room 2 - shower
    Shower room 3 - shower
  • All 4 bathrooms have stand alone showers, wc and wash basins. The master bathroom has an additional bath and twin hand basins with an attractive bathroom suite and views of the mountains and sea.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , with dressing room and ensuite bath/shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , with ensuite shower room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , with ensuite shower room
    Bedroom 4 - with separate shower room next door
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) All bedrooms have extensive built in wardrobes. A large travel cot is available if required Two hair drier's are provided. Additional sleeping facilities can be accommodated by the hire of comfortable fold away beds. Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with en-suite, super king bed, dressing room,wooden floors and door to balcony. Bedroom 2 with en-suite, king size bed,door to large balcony. Bedroom 3 with en-suite, king size bed,door to pool terrace. Bedroom 4 twin beds,separate shower room.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: A local English speaking representative is available to answer any questions you may have, or to offer help if needed. She will meet you at the villa shortly after arrival. Towels, linen and beach towels are provided. A mid stay light clean and change of bed linen and bath towels are provided for stays of two weeks or longer.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Villa with Private Pool and Beautiful Sea and Mountain Views
average rating of 4.8125 based on 17 reviews

Nothing less than 5*

  • 5 of 5

Amazing holiday right from day one, 2 weeks of glorious weather just a little chilly at night (well it was March), we could not get over the views, mountains one window sea the other.

Car hire is essential after getting lost the first few days finding our way back to villa I solved it by using compass on phone to get coordinates input them into sat nav set as home job done. We used Karapasha for car hire reasonable prices 2 weeks hire and transfers to and from Larnaca £290 well worth it, car was waiting at Villa on arrival can't ask for more than that great service.

Ozankoy 25 minute walk and a great English run bar called Bar33 The Old Mill where they do a great Sunday roast with quiz nights and disco during week. Our favourite restaurant in Kyrenia was 6 Brothers just on the edge of harbour great traditional atmosphere and amazing fresh fish caught daily meal for 2 and drinks about £20.

In the evenings we used Mustafa a local guy to transport us to and from Kyrenia and what a gentleman always prompt just tell him what time you want picking up and he is there waiting both ways, you will find his number in the blue information book.

Honestly can't say nothing bad about it.........Enjoy

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Garry Thank you for your review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay in Villa Joanna and Northern Cyprus. Mustapha is a real gem, we have been using him for several years now. He is Mr Karapasha's, (car hire company), brother-in-law. Kind regards Barbara
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took some time to find it . but everyone enjoyed our stay .would love to return later in the year .

  • 4 of 5

The villa is stunning..well laid out .great views . All rooms had toilet/shower . Two upper rooms had balcony's. One of the ground floor rooms lead to pool ..the other room had two single beds but was next to outside water pump which was extremely noisy.and loud ?. We had a problem with hot water but was quickly sorted (thanks ) overall it was a good and comfy stay .

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay in Villa Joanna and we would love to welcome you back later in the year. Just before you arrived we had a problem with the pump and the plumber put in a temporary one while he sorted out a new one. I assume this was why you could hear the pump from the twin bedded room as we've not had this problem before. My agent is going to double check that all is back to normal now. Kind regards Barbara
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amazing villa

  • 5 of 5

lovely views from both sides of villa.We had ten wonderful days there and could not have asked for more.Barbara was really helpful. The villa was very spacious and the views from the upstairs were beautiful.We will definitely be booking again, thank you Barbara.

Lorraine Cooper September 2017

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for writing a review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay in Villa Joanna and we look forward to welcoming you again one day. Kind regards Barbara
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Fantastic villa in a stunning location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at villa Joanna with friends for 2 week . The villa was in a fantastic location with a beautiful view. The villa itself was very clean and spacious ,well equipped and catered for all your needs. It had a really good sized swimming pool which was cleaned twice a week during our stay. Around the pool was more than enough sunbeds for everyone. It has a big Barbaque which we used frequently and also a lovely large table and chairs outside which we use all the time. All bedrooms apart from one were all ensuite but the one that didn't have ensuite had a toilet and shower room right next door. We also ate out and there are lots of restaurants in the local area. We can't wait to come back hopefully next year 😊

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sharon I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our villa. Northern Cyprus certainly has a lot to offer families on holiday.
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Stunning villa in a stunning location

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from our second stay at Villa Joanna.. absolutely love the villa and it's more than adequately equipped for all your needs. Exceptionally spacious with quality fixtures and fittings, and an amazing swimming pool. The owners are very attentive and provide all the information you require prior to your stay. The house, pool and grounds are very well maintained. Highly recommend!! Cannot wait to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kelly, Thank you for posting such a lovely review. I'm so glad you all enjoyed your second stay in Villa Joanna.We look forward to you possibly renting our villa again sometime in the future.
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the villa is beautiful both inside and outside.

  • 4 of 5

We including 7 adult and a child stayed in Joanna Villa early October this year. It was very relaxing atmosphere. Barbara was very helpful with the booking and the information that she provided for our stay. We didn't hire a car and we used Karapasha's taxi service every day but I think it is essential to have car because the villa is very far from supermarket, restaurants and other enemies and if you forget to buy something you have to call for a cab again and that happened to us no taxi was available to take us.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Fereshteh I'm so glad you found Villa Joanna so much to your liking. As I pointed out to you before you made your booking it is much better to hire a car than to rely on taxis. There are a selection of supermarkets, chemists, banks, restaurants etc. less than 1 mile from our villa, on the coastal road, and there is also a small grocery shop and many restaurants in the village of Ozankoy one kilometer away. If however you would prefer to use a taxi on occasion then there are many taxi companies available and a list of them is made available in the villa.
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Special interest holidays:

Northern Cyprus with its plethora of flora and fauna is incredibly beautiful and ideal for walking in the mountains and relaxing in the sun. This part of Cyprus is unspoilt in terms of development and Kyrenia itself has a long and interesting history. During the slightly cooler months organised walking trips are available.

The Kyrenia mountains form an impressive backdrop to the fertile plains and coastal districts and old fashioned methods of farming have ensured that wild flowers flourish, whilst the under developed beaches are a sanctuary for Loggerhead and green turtles.

Northern Cyprus is a hotspot for bird migration in the spring, within the 2 peninsulas of Korukam in the west and karpaz, known as 'the panhandle' in the east, providing welcome land for tired migrants.

The history and heritage of northern Cyprus with its share of outstanding archaeological sites is well known but the real advantage is being able to enjoy yourselves without queues of visitors.


The whole coastline provides a variety of beaches, and multitude of activities including water skiing, wind surfing, sailing, snorkeling, scuba diving, jet skiing, fishing and banana boat rides. Many of the beaches are within 10 minutes drive of Villa Joanna, where you can hire sunbeds and parasols. Restaurant and bar facilities are also available. The Beach Club at Malpas Hotel is open to non-residents as is the Acapulco hotel which boasts lovely sandy beaches and a large pool with water slides


Flights from Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Manchester and Birmingham.

It is 25 minutes from the nearest airport of Ercan in northern Cyprus but if transferring from Larnaca in the south the journey is 90 min (cost about £80 return per vehicle). We can arrange both hire car and transfer taxi to meet you at the airport. Car hire is essential.


Ferry distance to Turkey is 40km. Kyrenia is 4km. Ozankoy is the nearest village to the villa, approx 2km. Ergin airport is 20km from the villa and it takes 25 mins to get there. Larnaca Airport in the south is 65km, 90 mins by car.

Further Details:

Kyrenia town's key attraction is the wonderful harbour which many claim is the most beautiful in the Mediterranean. Lively tavernas line the harbour and colourful fishing boats and yachts bob on the water. Behind the harbour is a maize of small streets with an array of discrete restaurants. This is very atmospheric and well worth a visit.

Ozankoy, a very pretty Cypriot village has a number of good restaurants, some of which are run by local English families which offer extremely good value. There is a curry house and a small family run pizzeria attached to the Five Fingers restaurant which has an English bookshop and craft centre. There are a number of fresh fish restaurants also in the village.

Walking in the Kyrenia mountains is extremely popular, especially in the spring when there is an abundance of wild flowers and birds. Guided tours are available, many of which are organised by local British Residents.

Endangered Loggerhead and green turtles come back to northern Cyprus to lay their eggs. The turtle conservation project is a short drive away, where during the summer season you can join organised groups to watch them lay and hatch their eggs. Wild donkeys roam free on the Karpaz peninsula 2 hours away. Here you will find extensive sandy beeches and a wonderful day out.

Take time out to visit Bellapise abbey, St. Hilarion Castle, the Shipwreck Museum in Kyrenia and the fantastic ruins of Salamis. The coast of Turkey can be seen on good days about 40km from Kyrenia. Banks are accessible in Kyrenia 4km from the villa such as HSBC and Garanti and there are plenty of ATM machines. Large supermarket 5 mins drive away. Food and craft markets on different days of the week.

Go carting: international standard circuit. Horse riding: 5 mins by car. Tennis: at local hotels. Concerts: mainly classical at Bellapaise abbey and Kyrenia castle. Also available are paragliding, mountain biking and clay pigeon shooting.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit at time of booking. Rental balance and £150 per week breakages and electricity deposit is to be paid 60 days prior to arrival. The balance from the electricity and breakages deposit will be refunded within 14 days of departure. The electricity cost is calculated from a meter reading at the end of the holiday. The meter is located in the property garden and can be read by guests. Cancellation charges: up to 60 days prior to arrival deposit only. 55 to 29 days prior to arrival 60% total cost. 28 days or less prior to departure 100% of total cost.

No hen or stag parties, or groups of adults under the age of 25.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible. Villa available from 6pm on day of arrival and must be vacated by 10am on day of departure. Requests to adjust these times are dependent on back to back bookings.

Notes on prices:
Villa available from 6.00pm day of arrival and must be vacated by 10 am day of departure. Requests to adjust these bookings are
dependant on back-to-back bookings.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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