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Luxury Gated 500 m2 Detached Villa with a Private Pool!!

Bedrooms 8
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

9 Bedrooms (4 Double And 5 Twins) With 5 Bathrooms (one With Jacuzzi) Sleeps 21

Located in the middle of one of the most exclusive areas in Marmaris, this spacious 500m2 detached villa sits within a beautiful landscaped garden with a private 11m pool.

The house consist of 4 double bedrooms, 5 twin bedrooms, 2 on-suite bathroom (one with a Jacuzzi), 3 further bathrooms, a very large living room and a kitchen diner. Outside, you can relax on the terrace, in the landscaped garden or around the 11m long private pool. Sun lounges and cushions can be found by the pool including two hammocks. With it’s spacious in- and outside, this for a large family or groups with children.

On the ground floor there is a large lounge/dining area with air conditioning, cable TV, home theatre system, DVD and CD players, Wi-Fi connection, working fireplace and patio doors leading onto the terraces. A fitted kitchen with breakfast bar, hob/oven, fridge/freezer, and dishwasher. An office room with books, DVDs and computer. Downstairs bathroom has a shower unit.

On the first floor you find the master bedroom (60m2) with a king sized bed and a en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi- this room has extra two beds, three further bedrooms (one twin and two double with on-suite bathroom) and a family bathroom.

On the second floor, there is a double bedroom- with an extra bed, a twin bedroom and a bathroom. There is also a big bedroom with 5 single beds which can be used as a kids bedroom, and two balconies on this floor.

There is a large laundry room with washing machine, iron and ironing board in the basement.

We provide free of charge interim cleaning (weekly cleaning) if you stay 2 weeks or more. Departure cleaning, water costs, daily pool maintenance, Internet access / WI-FI and electricity are free of charge. Travel cots and high chairs are available on request

Restaurants and shops can be found within walking distance, the beach is only few minutes drive from the house, and the Dolmus (the local bus) stops only 2 min. walk from the house. The Dolmus operate between the house and the town centre all day until late night.

With four double bedrooms and four twins, the villa is ideal for families, with plenty in the surrounding area to see and do during your stay.

More Details

Melisa Jensen
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Turkish
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
30 January, 2017

About Melisa Jensen

I am from Turkey but live in London for 5 years now. I have a little daughter called Sophia. We go to Marmaris every year as my family still live there. Villa Sophia is where I grew up in and I spent most of my childhood in this house. Therefore, it is not only a holiday rental but it is my home as well.

Why Melisa Jensen chose Turkey

We decided to open up this beautiful house to guests this year as it is too big for me and my family. Just recently being renovated, it is perfect for sharing with friends or families.

What makes this villa unique

Having rented holiday rentals myself in Turkey every year, I know how difficult is to get a big house like this in Turkey where you can spend a holiday with all the family and friends with kids. Villa Sophia is ideal for this as it is spacious and pool area is perfect for the kids. The villa is only 10 min from the town centre so it is close enough to go have a drink at the harbour and at the same time far away from all the hustle and bustle.


4.6/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

Luxury Gated 500 m2 Detached Villa with a Private Pool!!
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews

Lovely family holiday at Villa Sophia

  • 4 of 5
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We had a wonderful two week stay at Villa Sophia in July 2016. We were a group of three families with nine children in total and were pleasently surprised by the size of the rooms at the Villa, so much space and big living areas meant we never felt like we were on top of each other.

The outside space was fantastic and the pool was bigger than we expected. Only downside for us with so many young children was that the pool was very deep at both ends, so adults had to be on guard at all times. But with space available, little ones were soon sorted out with an inflatable paddling pool.

Location was perfect for us, nice quiet street but just a short hop in a taxi to get to marina, shops etc. Also enough restaurants and shops within a short stroll to keep us happy. Hotel just behind the property also provided a change of scenery for the kids, as they allowed you to use pool and slides as long as you paid for a few drinks.

The Villa is extremely well stocked with glasses, crockery, pots and pans and has all the appliances you could need.

The owner Melisa was extremely helpful right from the point we booked the Villa, until we returned. We had a couple of teething issues when we arrived, but these were quickly sorted out by Melisa's brother Bora.

I have not given Villa Sophia 5 stars, purely because we all felt that there were some areas of the house that could do with a little tlc. Nothing major, a few holes in the plaster here and there and a lick of paint to freshen some rooms up would make a difference.

However that said, we didn't go on holiday to stay indoors. Having the fantastic pool space and entertaining areas outside made the holiday for us - especially when you watched the hoards in the hotel next door fighting for sunbeds!

We would definitely stay at Villa Sophia again and recommend it highly.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guest, Thank you very much for your feedback. It was a pleasure to have you stay at our villa in Marmaris. Just to let you know we are planning a refurbishment in the house this winter to fix some broken bits so hopefully next time the house will be in perfect condition. Many thanks again for your feedback and hope to see you again in future, Melisa
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  • 5 of 5
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15 people in one villa. Very spacious. Plenty of space. Fabulous pool area.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review. Hope to see you again at Villa Sophia in Marmaris.
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Paradise in Marmaris

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Villa Sophia and will definitely come back. We were 2 families and the kids did not want to leave the poolside at all! We had to drag them to explore Marmaris. Mellisa is wonderful and responds promptly to any problems (water was sometimes a problem with 9 people showering after swimming). Apart from that, the villa is fabulous, the gardens heavenly, and the pool blissful.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review..hope to see you again at Villa Sophia in future.
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A luxurious place!

  • 4 of 5

When we first walked around the grounds, we knew we had found a fantastic place to spend a week. Beautiful house and grounds, and oodles of space. Melisa and Bora were very responsive, and the house had every amenity you could think of. Definitely recommend it, and I'd absolutely return, on a trip to Marmaris.

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. We hope to see you again next year..
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... just loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Villa Sophia is a spacious luminous villa, with a gorgeous garden a great swimming pool. You'll be swimming under the branches of trees and jasmine, sunbathing on one of the many sunbeds (including an alcove-like hut with plenty of soft cushions) or dozing on a hammock.

Sometimes, you'll simply find it hard to leave to the beach and you'll find yourself idling your day away by the pool. Your kids will love the tree-house.

The kitchen is wide, luminous and fully equipped, the outdoor dining space comfortably accommodates all guests and is shaded by huge sun-umbrellas. Bed-linens and towels are soft and towels are also provided to be used at the pool.

The villa is very clean and - should you ask for mid-stay cleaning - you will want to hire the cleaning lady for your house back home: the place will not just be spotless clean but also absolutely neat and tidy once she's done with it, no matter how many trails of toys, shoes, etc. your kids (or husband!) may have left behind.

Although we did not get the chance to meet Melissa, she provided full support via phone and email. Melissa's family in Marmaris was welcoming and helpful.

Villa Sophia is located in lively Armutalan, with music playing most of the day and until midnight from nearby hotels and clubs, but come midnight everything goes quite and all you'll hear will be the muezzin calling to prayer. Should you wish for some silence before midnight, just shut the windows and switch on the airco: the windows are perfectly soundproof.

To get the best of Marmaris, you should treat yourselves to a couple of boar trips (we did Marmaris bay on one day and çiftlik on another day). We hired to boat only for ourselves (6 adults +6 kids): it was worth every lira and not expensive all and all. Melissa's brother can be of help if you mean to hire a boat but it's easy to just walk along the bay and contract one. I also suggest a daytrip to Dalyan, Iztusu and the mud-baths. The beach we liked more is Kumlubuk. Selimiye is also not to be missed. We also made a day trip (by car) to Oludeniz (must go but be ready to pay everything three time what you'd expect in the lagoon park!) and to Pamukkale (the road is a bit bumpy in a few places, but it's a beautiful drive through mountains an plains. Make sure you allow sometimes time to take a stroll in Mugla on your way back). Should you go to ?çmeler, stop at the beginning of the bay (coming from Marmaris). Turunç is nice fo a day. Orhaniye bay is beautiful: hire a pedal-

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

There's plenty to do in Marmaris. Busy beaches, lots of bars and restaurants, plenty of shopping with fabulous bargains if you don't mind wearing fake designer labels. Marmaris has a busy nightlife with a street devoted to dance music and all the high tech clubbing scene. Bar Street is opposite the busy bazaar and will satisfy the most discerning clubbers with it's huge outdoor dance venues and all of the latest tunes.

Marmaris has lots for families too. Great inexpensive boat excursions can take you out round the bay and to neighbouring towns like Icmeler and Turunc with all inclusive food and drinks all day for as little as 25 TL. Marmaris also has two water parks and local travel agents offer a range of trips to Dalyan, Fethiye, Pamukkale, Ephesus and other popular locations in Western Turkey. Another worthwhile trip is to Mugla, the regional capital which can be reached by frequent bus service from Marmaris Bus station (Otogar) for 12 TL. Journey time over the mountains is about 1 hour and is well worth the effort as Mugla is a real Western Turkish town not affected greatly by tourism.

The town of Marmaris is not just for the package holiday visitor as a trip to the harbour area will confirm. There you can see ocean going yachts costing $10 million and rub shoulders with those who can blow $1000 on a pair of sunglasses in the exclusive upmarket designer harbour shopping area.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Armutalan, Lycian & Turquoise Coast

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring 2017
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Spring 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 1 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Winter 2017
2 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £600

We require a deposit of £600 prior to check in. It is payable back to you after check out.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Armutalan in Europe

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , En suite master bathroom with jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Bath with Shower , This is a family bathroom with a large shower
    Bathroom 3 - Shower Enclosure , En suite bathroom with a shower
    Bathroom 4 - Shower Enclosure , Downstairs bathroom with a shower
    Bathroom 5 - Shower Enclosure , Second floor bathroom with shower
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 21
  • Double Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , This room has en suite shower, balcony overlooking mountains
    Double Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , This bedroom has large windows overlooking the pool area
    Twin Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , This bedroom sleeps 2
    Twin Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , This bedroom on the second floor. This bedroom sleeps 2
    Double Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot , This bedroom has a balcony and an attached kids bedroom
    Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , This master suite is nearly 60 m2 with its own seating area
    Twin Bedroom Ground Floor - 2 Single Bed , 2 single beds with downstairs bathroom next to..
    Children Bedroom - 4 Single Bed , Large room with 4 single beds..ideal for teenagers
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:

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