Sleeps: 4 (2 Bedrooms)
Rates: £680 - £960 GBP
Carob Villa is a spacious two bedroom villa with an 8 metre by 4 metre infinity pool and spectacular panoramic views across the mountains and to the sea. It has extensive terraces both around the pool and around the villa and mature gardens. Overlooking Etel Winery and its vineyards it is just a few minutes walk to the Wine Bar where you can sit amongst the vines and enjoy a chilled glass of delicious wine. Gillham Vineyard Hotel is also a few minutes walk away and has an excellent restaurant and a wine spa.
Carob Villa is a stunning two bedroom villa with its own infinity pool and panoramic views across the mountains and to the sea. Inside the villa the living areas have high vaulted ceilings ensuring that the villa is cool during the summer months.
The large airy sittingroom has French windows on two sides opening onto the terrace and windows on the third. The kitchen is fully equipped and has a traditional Cypriot wooden table and four chairs. It has French windows also opening onto the terrace. Also on the ground floor are a large entrance hall and a bathroom with wc, sink and shower.
The upper floor has a mezzanine between the two bedrooms. The master bedroom has a huge 2 metre by 2.2 meter wooden four poster bed with muslin curtains. It has an en-suite bathroom with wc, sink and shower. Please note that there are three steps into the bathroom. The second bedroom has twin beds. Both bedrooms have French windows on two sides leading onto Juliet balconies. Both bedrooms have air conditioning. There is plenty of cupboard space upstairs.
The infinity pool is 8 metres long and 4 metres wide with built in circular steps at one end and metal steps at the other. A very large terrace surrounds the pool and there are four comfortable wooden sunbeds with cushions. The pool is regularly maintained to ensure that it is in optimum condition during your stay. There are terraces surrounding the villa providing more than 180 degree views around the villa and a large covered terrace with built-in BBQ and seating to provide shade. The kitchen terrace has a very long marble topped table with chairs. The garden is mature and well maintained and includes many flowers along with fruit trees.
Please be aware that there are steps from the road leading up to the pool terrace and steps from the pool up to the villa level.
There is a covered area under the pergola to park two cars. This is solely for the use of guests staying in Carob Villa.
Linen and Towels
100% cotton linen along with both bath towels and pool towels will be provided. For longer stays linen and bath towels will be changed weekly or more often by arrangement.
We will provide a generous welcome pack which includes tea, coffee, bread, butter, tomatoes, cheese (homemade helim / halloumi cheese when available), eggs, olives, honey, juice, drinking water, a bottle of wine and a couple of cold local beers.
Ilgaz is a small village of 45 houses set on the slopes of the Besparmak mountains with panoramic views of mountains and the sea. It is 3kms up the mountain from the main Kyrenia to Alsancak road. The village is a mixture of old and new properties inhabited by a mix of Turkish Cypriot, Turkish and British residents. It is a quiet and friendly village. Within the village is a Turkish cafe, Ilgaz Koy Firin Cafe where they bake their own bread in traditional style bread ovens and provide a generous Turkish breakfast along with lunch or supper by arrangement. On the edge of the village is Etel Winery with its vineyards. Gillham Vineyard Hotel is a small hotel which has and excellent restaurant and a Wine Bar with stunning views across the vineyards where you can sit and drink from their selection of delicious wines including wines from grapes grown in Ilgaz. There is a tapas menu at the Wine Bar. Also in Ilgaz village is Hoots Bar Restaurant.
From Ercan (sometimes called Lefkosa or Nicosia) Airport in Turkish Republic of North Cyprus. Carob Villa is about an hour's drive from Ercan Airport. Flights to Ercan Airport from UK have to land in Turkey and you will need to change planes. This is fairly straightforward. Carriers include Turkish Airlines and Pegasus Airways. Our local car hire company will collect you from Ercan and bring you direct to the villa by taxi free of charge if you hire a car with them for a week or more.
From Larnaca Airport in South Cyprus. The drive from Larnaca Airport to Carob Villa takes about one hour and fifteen minutes. There is a border crossing between South Cyprus and the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus. The crossing is straightforward for holders of EU passports. Whilst you can hire a car at Larnaca Airport and drive yourselves we would suggest that the easiest way to arrive is by taxi transfer. Our local car company will collect you from Larnaca Airport and bring you direct to the villa and deliver your hire car to the villa for a small charge. Please ask for more details.
From Paphos Airport. Paphos is approximately 180kms from Ilgaz and the drive is approximately 2.5 hours. A taxi transfer is therefore expensive.
We can email detailed directions to the villa.
Prices are in UK £ sterling.
Rental rates are for the entire property.
|Description||From||To||Weekly||Monthly||Week Night||Weekend Night||Minimum Stay|
|Winter 2018 / 19||01 Nov 18||31 Mar 19||£680||-||-||-||5 Nights|
|April / May 2019||01 Apr 19||31 May 19||£790||-||-||-||5 Nights|
|Summer 2019||01 Jun 19||30 Sep 19||£890||-||-||-||5 Nights|
|October 2019||01 Oct 19||31 Oct 19||£790||-||-||-||5 Nights|
|Winter 2019 -2020||01 Nov 19||31 Mar 20||£690||-||-||-||5 Nights|
|April 2020||01 Apr 20||30 Apr 20||£860||-||-||-||5 Nights|
|Summer 2020||01 May 20||30 Sep 20||£960||-||-||-||5 Nights|
|October 2020||01 Oct 20||31 Oct 20||£860||-||-||-||5 Nights|
Our rental price includes a generous welcome pack with no extra charges for electricity, water or internet wifi. To secure a booking we ask for a 20% deposit payable into our UK bank account. The balance is due 8 weeks before your arrival.