A lovely one storey villa nestled amongst the pines on hill above Bodrum. The villa has a large front terrace facing south with views of the Aegean Sea and the island of Kos. There is a large garden with many mature rose bushes, bougainvillea, and hibiscus. It is located in a quiet somewhat secluded housing community with a large communal swimming pool, tennis court, basketball court and a clubhouse for residents to use.
The villa is set up in the popular open living style with a combined living room, kitchen, and dining area featuring a high domed ceiling and many windows. The kitchen has enormous work surfaces and a breakfast bar in addition to a window dining alcove. The living room area has a fire place and a cozy feel to it. The remainder of the villa is comprised of three bedroom plus an office area which could also be converted into a fourth bedroom. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom. All bedrooms are of good size with large windows creating an airy space.
This charming villa is situated inside a secure gated community. There is off road parking for two vehicles. The villas in this community are terraced in such a way as to provide residents with the maximum privacy possible. There is also a good distance between each. Set on its own terrace this villa is separated from the neighboring villas by a beautiful aesthetically pleasing stone wall.
Only about ten minutes away from central bodrum by car this villa is centrally located. Public transportation via dolmus is also easily accessed as the community is right along a route with dolmuses passing by at regularly scheduled intervals year round. This villa is situated perfectly for those who want to be outside the hustle and bustle of the city but still close enough for convenience.
About the Bodrum Area:
Bodrum is a lively port side town on the southwestern Aegean coast of Turkey popular for its Mediterranean climate as well as its unique blend of antiquity and modernity. Here locals and expatriate residents blend together seamlessly creating a unique population with a warm and inviting attitude. As one of Turkey’s most sought after locations by both Turkish citizens and expatriates Bodrum’s population has been steadily increasing over the past decade.
During the summer months Bodrum is alive with an eclectic mix of people from all around the world. Days seem to quickly into nights as tourists and locals alike avail themselves of all that Bodrum has to offer. Lazy days are spent sunbathing, windsurfing, snorkeling, hiking, sightseeing, swimming, yachting, sailing, or drifting about the islands on a gullet. If shopping is your thing there are plenty of pazars, funky boutiques, and two malls for you to while away your days in. When night falls the energy level increases as people fill the streets looking for restaurants, clubs, bars, and coffee shops to meet with family, friends or new acquaintances. Everything is on offer from fine dining to fish & chips; noisy clubs pumping the newest music or quiet jazz bars. Those wishing to immerse themselves in the culture can find many meyhanes serving Turkish cuisine accompanied by canli musik, live Turkish folk music.
During the winter months which don’t seem to start until mid November Bodrum is a quiet relaxed area. The town has steadily grown to meet the everyday necessities of its diverse and increasing population. Three of the best schools in Turkey: Bahcesehir Koleji, TED Koleji, and Marmara Koleji have opened campuses locally all of which provide education from cresche through grade 12. Acibadem Hospital has opened a state of the art medical facility providing a full range of medical services for all ages. They also offer a Bodrum Card which is free and enables local residents to receive medical care at greatly discounted prices. Local weekly pazars where you can buy fresh produce and home made goodies continue throughout the winter months. Friendly vendors will get to know you by name, help you select the best produce, and make you feel welcome in the community. There are plenty of big box grocery stores for the rest of your needs including many neighborhood express markets for grabbing forgotten items. You can also find a variety of extracurricular activities to keep your child busy during the winter months such as karate, swimming, gymnastics, drama, and the local children’s pop chorus. Those who wish to keep fit have plenty of options. There are many state of the art fitness centers across the peninsula offering offering a wide variety of classes.
Bodrum is easily accessible from the UK and across Europe throughout the year via the Bodrum-Milas Airport. The airport is half an hour from the center of Bodrum and about 45 minutes from outlying towns across the peninsula. Transportation between Bodrum and the airport runs around the clock by public bus for 10TL, by airline buses for free, or by taxi. During the summer season, May through October, there are many daily charter flights flying directly to Bodrum. During the winter season there are weekly direct charter flights to Bodrum from major regional UK airports. Year round scheduled flights also operate daily from many European cities to Istanbul’s Ataturk airport with connecting flights to Bodrum.
Bodrum is home to a warm welcoming expatriate community comprised in large part by UK citizens. The community is very active, hosting holiday events throughout the year as well as monthly meet ups for special interest groups. The expats living here are more than happy to help new arrivals assimilate to the area, the culture, and the language. Many having lived here for at least a decade or more have a wealth of information to share concerning both the mundane aspects and the more exciting culturally unique aspects of everyday living. The local Turkish population is also warm and receptive, excited to share their culture with the expat community. The blending of diverse cultures and their languages over centuries still continues today giving Bodrum an exotic flair, it is truly an extraordinary place to live or to vacation.