Holiday home in pretty village near the sea

Cyprus - Mersin 10, Northern Cyprus - Girne Kyrenia

Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Road side view.Front roof terrace behind flowers
Road side view.Front roof terrace behind flowers
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Sue and Patrick
Sue and Patrick
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Kitchen
Kitchen
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Kitchen
Kitchen
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Sitting room
Sitting room
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Sitting room with log burner
Sitting room with log burner
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Master bedroom.(king size) Doors to terrace.
Master bedroom.(king size) Doors to terrace.
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Sues studio bed 2
Sues studio bed 2
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Sues studio bedroom 2
Sues studio bedroom 2
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Rear covered terrace. Sun trap.Enclosed in winter
Rear covered terrace. Sun trap.Enclosed in winter
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Rear garden steps to back terrace
Rear garden steps to back terrace
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,rear garden mountain view
Rear garden mountain view
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Front terrace. Hilarion Castle, sea & Kyrenia view
Front terrace. Hilarion Castle, sea & Kyrenia view
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Upstairs shower wet room
Upstairs shower wet room
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Downstairs shower room
Downstairs shower room
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Hilarion castle far left. View from studio
Hilarion castle far left. View from studio
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Greek Orthodx church  near house
Greek Orthodx church near house
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Kyrenia Harbour
Kyrenia Harbour
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,The Great Inn(Buyuk Han) Nicosia
The Great Inn(Buyuk Han) Nicosia
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Bellapais Abbey ruins
Bellapais Abbey ruins
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Kantara Crusader Castle
Kantara Crusader Castle
Home exchange in,Cyprus,Girne Kyrenia,Salamis Romaqn ruins
Salamis Romaqn ruins
  • Sleeping capacity5
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms2

Non-simultaneous Home Exchange

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Pet Care Needed

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Car Exchange is preferred

We are looking for a home exchange in ...

Jul 15, 2020 - Aug 15, 2020 England, UK

Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

Our holiday home is in Turkish Northern Cyprus. It is an old cottage in a pretty mountain village with steep narrow lanes, restored old houses and spectacular views down to the sea 10 minutes drive away. The village has all basic amenities with a pub, coffee shop, a local bar and a good restaurant all close to the house. Our house, which is mainly a traditional stone built cottage is in the centre of the village, overlooking the main square with its attractive Greek Orthodox church.The house has a King size bed in main bedroom with hot & cold Air-con.and a single bedded room upstairs with H & C air-con. This room can take an available 2nd bed and functions as my studio. A further single bedded room downstairs, with h & c air-con is normally Patrick's study. We would really therefore classify it as a house for 4/5 people, with 2 shower rooms. Additionally the lounge downstairs has a modern double bed settee as well.The upstairs rooms open out onto 2 fully furnished sun terraces. The one at the front of the house faces North to the sea and the one to the rear faces South towards the mountains overlooking the garden and can be enclosed in winter

Type

House - 2 or more floors/ Main Residence


Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony / Deck
  • Cleaning service available
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Peaceful Surroundings
  • View
  • Fireplace
  • Privacy / Seclusion
  • Furnished with Antiques
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Parking included
  • Terrace / Patio

Entertainment

  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi)

Extras

  • None

Setting

  • Small Town or Village
  • Rural
  • Mountains

Neighbourhood

Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

Our house is in the middle of a small mountain village with spectacular views down to the sea and to the Crusader castle of St Hilarion in the mountains above. The village has good pub, coffee shop, bar and a restaurant all within a few yards. Many good walks radiate from the village. The sea with a wide choice of beaches is some 15 minutes away, as are supermarkets, shops and restaurants. Kyrenia ( Girne) is about 15 minutes by car with its lovely harbour and Venetian castle. Bellapais Abbey is a must see, about 20 minutes by car. It hosts a number of cultural events at various times of the year.

Outdoor Activities

  • Beach
  • Cultural Events
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving / Surfing
  • Windsurfing

Leisure

  • Cafés
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping

Cultural Activities

  • Concerts
  • Galleries
  • Museums
  • Popular Monuments

Transport Nearby

  • Car Necessary

Neighbourhood Services

  • Pharmacy
  • Supermarket

Attractions

Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home

Levant Restaurant close by in the village has excellent cuisine with wonderful views from its terrace and a bar.
The Crows Nest pub about 100 m away is the social hub of the village serving simple food, and on Friday nights its superb fish and chips. At the further end of the village, some 10 mins walk away is the Treasure Restaurant in the old village school buildings.
The Coffee shop across the road from our house has excellent home made cakes and a choice of ice creams. Hosts Book club Gardening club ,Patchwork/sewing group
Fine collection of icons in the church which can be viewed on Sunday mornings. Numerous mountain Hiking trails from our doorstep. Head out onto the mountain tracks which go for miles for leisurely rambles or serious hiking, Or short walks just around the village which is on many levels on the mountainside and very picturesque

Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

We live in a village with restaurants, coffee shop and bars all within walking distance. We prefer not to have to drive after dark, so are looking for exchanges where we can walk to places to eat in the evening.
Our house is an old property with many levels and lots of steps. It is also furnished with antiques. We don't believe that under those circumstances it is safe or suitable for very small children.
We have 3 garden cats who do not come in the house. If you can feed them that is preferable otherwise a neighbour can feed them in the afternoon which will require access to the garden. In dry weather we would be grateful if you would water the flower pots and small garden generally. Again we can arrange for a neighbour to do this alongside the cats if you prefer.

Conditions

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Pet Care Needed
  • Plant care is needed outdoors

Car Exchange

  • Car Exchange is preferred

Home Exchange Type

  • Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Simultaneous Home Exchange

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