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Villa Features a Private, Illuminated Chlorine Free Roman-End Pool

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
7 nights


Bahçeli Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa in Bahceli near Esentepe, North Cyprus - A Private Quiet And Peaceful Setting With Just a 10 Min Leisurely Stroll To The Local Beach

Bahceli which translated means 'garden' is located in North Cyprus 35mins east of the historic town of kyrenia, this charming and private villa is front line and boast of being in one of the most beautiful and tranquil settings in Cyprus, enjoying uninterrupted views of the crystal clear turquoise waters of the Mediterranean where dolphins can be seen in the bay also local fishing boats returning with their catch.

just minuets from the lush pine clad mountains, there is a abundance of wild flowers during the spring time these include orchids and barley flowers, there are over 25 species of birds to include kestrels that nest near the villa, during the months of may to September you will be entertained by numerous swifts showing off their aerobatic skills dipping in and out of the swimming pool. In early august to mid October you will see hundreds of migrating storks and other sea birds. Enjoy an evening swim in the illuminated swimming pool then relax with a glass of wine or two enjoying one of the many spectacular sunsets followed by clear star studded skies.

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  • children welcome

John Nolan
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 28, 2016
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About John Nolan

Having moved from Far Forest Worcestershire to Cyprus Whispering Palms has been home for my wife Anne and I since 2007, we decided to rent out our home for the first time from April 2012 giving the opportunity for others to enjoy and experience of this unique beautiful private location.

We have been very fortunate to acquire a property that has uninterrupted views of the Mediterranean and the pine clad mountains with a wealth of uncrowded beaches along the coastline , the historic harbour of Kyrenia just 40 mins drive.

John Nolan purchased this villa in 2006

Why John Nolan chose Kyrenia Region

My wife Anne and I Having considered other countries to purchase a property in the Sun which included Spain,Italy and France we finally decided on North Cyprus, one of the main reasons was its beauty not over developed with most properties having good size plots, and apart from the weather and the friendly locals ,North Cyprus is virtually crime free which is very reassuring, the location of whispering Palms

was perfect for what we were looking for,peace and tranquility open space and unrivaled views that make this property so special with just a short distance to shops, bars etc.

What makes this villa unique

One of the benefits is of living at our villa is privacy in a peaceful location, having lived in the countryside most of our lives we decided to exchange green for blue with the added bonus of sunshine most of the year.

Whispering Palms is conveniently situated for airports, shops, bars,restaurants, supper markets, historical sights to include Kantara Castle once visited by Richard the Lion heart and his crusaders, Salamis Roman ruins and the tranquil harbor of Kyrenia and amphitheater that offers live entertainment throughout the summer months.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi John and Anne.

First we would like to thank you for lending us your beautiful house. You have found a special place on this planet!

We all had a fantastic vacation, thank you for all your help during our stay.

We are really sorry about breaking the lamp. Have you found a similar one to replace it? As we talked about, you can deduct the cost from our deposit.

We wish you a great summer!!

Kind regards

John and family

Hi John & Anne

Been back in the UK for a couple of days and I am already loosing my suntan. I just want to say that we had a great time in Cyprus and your Villa was all we hoped it would be. Thanks for making our stay comfortable and relaxing. We would all like to thank you both for making this possible from the initial arrangements to the car hire, transport to and from the airport to stocking our fridge before we arrived. As I said before we left we would like to come back to Cyprus next year again if all goes as planned.

Kind regards

Victor & Semra
Jan 2012
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Villa Features a Private, Illuminated Chlorine Free Roman-End Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Fantastic villa

  • 5 of 5

Let me just start by saying WOW.....myself my wife and son have been coming to TRNC for the past 12 years with 16 visits within that time.

This villa is by a mile the best villa we have ever stayed in,superbly well equipped with a fabulous pool and to die for views.lots of sun loungers with cushions and a pergola to sit under for those lovely relaxing sits with a brew or beer,masses of quality towels and clean bedding a

Massive tv with access to johns netfliks account which our son loved and the villa is so homely And well equipped we actually had a couple of nights in watching a film and enjoying a nice meal,bliss.

The villa is 5/10 minutes from some lovely bars and resteraunts,Stevie's,the sea breeze,and the waterfall are our favourites

The owners john and Anne are fantastic,nothing was too much trouble they kept the pool and water always topped up without ever intruding into our holiday,they also arranged our car hire and airport transfers.we would like to thank them for allowing us to share their little piece of paradise and we have already booked again for next year,we have never stayed in the same villa 2 years running but this is so nice couldn't think of staying anywhere else.

Outstanding,it's as simple as that..recommend without hesitation

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Villa, excellent location.

  • 5 of 5

A very warm welcome from Ann and John, from the minuet we arrived we felt at home, everything you may need was there, nothing was too much trouble. The sea water pool was a great hit with our grandchildren, the outside was as well equipped as the inside of the house. Ample sun beds for everyone, the seating area was great in the evening to watch the sun set and the dining /BBQ area,again, a perfect setting overlooking the sea. I would not hesitate in recommending this property, its position gives easy access to places of interest and the great selection of restaurants. Thank you again Ann and John for sharing your wonderful home.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Fantastic Villa and Location!

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely fabulous time in Northern Cyprus coupled with our stay at the Whispering Palms villa. Situated right on the coast (only the Old Coast Road separating you from the Mediterranean), you could hear the sea ebb and flow early in the morning and in the evening as the sun set. Such a peaceful setting with great views to the West and the East. We were met by John on our arrival who immediately made us feel comfortable and welcome. The villa was airy, clean and very spacious. Bedrooms and bathrooms were inviting and I especially liked going onto the balcony as soon as I arose in the morning.

Both John and Anne are very friendly and always available if needed. We especially enjoyed the pool and relaxing in the gazebo when we'd had enough of the sun.

Would we recommend this villa? Absolutely! Although there were only two of us, this villa has everything for a group of friends or family. We would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind comments we hope that you will visit again in the near future John&Anne
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Holiday 2015

  • 5 of 5

This was our third year at Whispering Palms and we have already booked for next year, so really we don't need to say any more, but we will.The Villa is spacious with three good sized bedrooms two bathrooms and a cloakroom.Plenty of extra bed linen and towels.Lovely large kitchen really well equipped. Air con in all main rooms, also plenty of fans.Out in the garden there are many wonderful plants and shrubs,a glorious pool, large gazebo with table and chairs, a barbecue and comfy sofas to watch the amazing sunsets while having a sundowner. Relaxing around the secluded pool with views to take your breath away was a favourite past time. Anne & John the owners are a delightful couple always on hand if needed but never intrusive.Can't wait to return next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5

Have had a few fabulous holidays at this villa, the views are breathtaking, the pool is amazing. You can not want for anything whilst staying here, the owners John & Anne are always on hand if you have any queries of problems. There are a few restaurants in the area and have found them all to be very a local bar within walking distance. The area is so peaceful. The only problem is when we have to leave..can not wait to return again in June to our Heaven on Earth.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments it is always a pleasure having back each year.
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Stunning Villa in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The villa description does not do justice to how fabulous this place is ! The location is perfect , offering unspoilt views to the sea while the villa itself is very spacious , modern and very well maintained. The rooms in the villa are all very spacious and airy and all have aircon as well as fans. The cleanliness on arrival was of a high standard and the overall presentation was very appealing. The pool was absolutely gorgeous , regularly cleaned and was in constant use by the kids ! The large garden was very well maintained and had lovely seating & eating areas which we made great use of ! John and Anne couldn't do enough when called upon and made us feel very welcome without being intrusive . The area is perfect for a relaxing holiday but with plenty of scope for days out. We cannot wait for next year and have booked already ! A perfect holiday villa ! Doug & Clodagh

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Special interest holidays:

Ramble walks organised localey, from March to May you can see a wealth of wild

flowers to include over 25 species of Orchids including the rare black Orchid.


The local beach of Bahceli is a pleasant 10 minute stroll from the villa. Turtle beach is a 15 minute drive with an extensive golden sandy beaches , snack bar and children's play area sun shades can be hired it is also famous for turtle hatching during certain months of the year. There are also several other beaches along the coast to include Kaplica beach resort that is 25 mins drive and just 20 mins from Kantara castle, and 1 1/2 hrs from the pan handle a great day out or a over night stay.


Travel time from Ercan International Airport is 45 mins Larnaca Int Airport is approximately 1hr 15mins. Airport transfers can be arranged also car hire for you to explore the Island with its castles historic sites to include Kyrenia harbour castle and museum with a 2,000 year old ship wreck, Salamis Roman ruins is well worth a visit also the Karpas where there is an old Greek monastery also a sanctuary for wild ponies.


Whispering Palms is approximately 10 minutes from Esentepe village with several facilities and just 45 minutes to the Town Centre of Kyrenia and its Historic Harbour, Castle and amphitheatre also Bellapias village set in a tranquil mountain setting with its Abbey that stages concerts throughout the year, Salamis Roman Ruins is less than one hour drive and well worth a visit, Kantara Castle 45 Mins, the stone walls of Famagusta and its sandy beaches are less than 1 Hour away.

Further Details:

There are several shops, supermarkets, bars / restaurants that serve local and European cuisine with most providing live entertainment, the is a local bank with cash point, medical centre, local village folk festivals take place during the summer months calibrating the harvesting of Apricots, Carob and Olive. You can try Paragliding, Scuba Diving and Sea Fishing and boat trips on one of the many gullets in the harbour, there are also several casinos for those who want to try their luck.


Rates & Availability

Bahçeli Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
low season
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
high season
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:

a non refundable deposit of 20% will be required at the time of booking
balance to be paid 8 weeks prior to your arrival date, a refundable deposit of £150 for accidental damage.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days can be flexible, subject to availability.

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Bahçeli Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Toilet 1 - toilet
  • 1 en suite shower room to master bedroom. 1 family bathroom with bath overhead shower wc, was hand basin, marble floor. 1 downstairs wc and wash hand basin.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with en suite and balcony overlooking the sea. Bedroom 2 with balcony overlooking the sea. Bedroom 3 with sea views all rooms are with fitted wardrobes, marble floors and air con / fans.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Notes on accommodation: The property is non-smoker friendly. We request for smoking to be restricted to outdoors. As with all property rentals on this site a standard a£150 accidental breakage deposit will be required with final balance this will be refunded one week after your return. Outside: Whispering Palms is one of very few properties in the area that has privacy it is situated on a large 850sq mtr plot with mature landscaped gardens planted with palms,shrubs a variety of colourful flowers and antique cart/pots, a brick built BBQ and shaded gazebo with seating for 6 persons. A large private chorine free 5 x 10 mtr Roman end mosaic swimming pool screened by shrubs which can be illuminated for evening bathing. There are sun loungers , rattan outdoor furniture with large parasol for shade. The views from the garden are unrivalled to be enjoyed for those who are looking for a quiet stress free relaxing holiday in the sun. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are included except for pool and beach towels, there is a washing machine for use in the kitchen and rotary washing line in the garden laundry and cleaning service can be arranged if required at additional cost. Other: Master bedroom with en suit and balcony overlooking the sea. Bedroom two with balcony and beautiful sea and mountain views both with table and chairs to sit and enjoy watching the sunsets or stargazing perhaps a glass of wine or two a great way to relax.

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