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Traditional Bellapais House

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

My place is an old Turkish stone cottage in North Cyprus dating from the Ottoman period. 5 minutes walk from the old Bellapais Abbey. Private 2*6m pool, lovely and private garden with all flowered. 10 mins drive to the beach. Close to restaurants and bars, and village shops..

There are two double bedrooms, and terrace with sundeck upstairs. And in downstairs, there is living room and study room. Also large hall and kitchen is first floor.

Guests will rent the whole house as we only live there at certain times of the year. The house is looked after by our agent and his family who will give you every attention, arranging airport pickup, car hire, cleaning and dealing with any queries you may have. They are most efficient and helpful and completely reliable.

I shall not be on hand to assist you, but always available by email or telephone.

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Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Turkish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 August, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Bellapais in Kyrenia

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Outside shower and toilet in garden - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • There is two toilet and shower. One of them is in the garden..
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Two person can sleep
  • There is two doble bed in my home. Others can sleep in sofas..
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

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Traditional Bellapais House
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews

What a special find in Bellapais

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from an eleven night stay in this beautiful property. When we arrived all the shutters were closed so it was dark but each time we opened one the house just revealed what a treasure it was. It was very spacious, comfortable, had everything we needed but in a traditional and cosy way. The views were fantastic. Being part of the community was great. The garden was lovely, I really enjoyed watering all the different plants and pots. The pool was small but perfect for us. My daughter arrived with our two year old grand daughter a few days into our stay and she loved the pool and was nearly swimming by the time we left. Cengiz the owner was so very helpful even before we arrived. He helped us arrange car, taxi etc. Nothing was too much trouble. The village of Bellapais is our favourite place in Nortern Cyprus with really good restaurants, a few good shops and bars. Everyone so friendly and welcoming. We found parking in the nearby carpark each day easier than driving up the narrow street. We loved our stay and are looking forward to booking again. We can not recommend Cengiz’s beautiful house enough. Thank you Cengiz from Pamela and Stephen

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house in a lovely location

  • 5 of 5

I stayed for two weeks, both the house and gardens are charming and private.. The owner is always on hand to help with any concerns to make your holiday perfect. Those with mobility problems may find it difficult to access,but otherwise it is a perfect location. Car rental is helpful, however, shops and restaurant are quite near.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Five days nice stay in Bellapais

  • 4 of 5

We had a nice stay in this traditional house in Bellapais for 5 days. The house was satisfying in almost any ways, and the location was excellent for us. We had some problems with the airconditioning, but that was probably due to our lack of experience with such instruments. On the plus side was the many good to excellent restaurants near by, and the simple access to roads and paths to the mountains south og Bellapais.

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Knut, I wish you notify me about aircondition problem. I could send a tecnical men to fix it. I texted you 3 times and asked that is everything ok? You texted me that "everything OK"
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Charming traditional villa.

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from our stay at Cengiz beautiful house. We had a fantastic stay and would highly recommend a visit. The property is full of character and has everything you need. There were four of us ( 2 couples) and we had plenty of space. Cengiz was really helpful prior to our visit and checked that everything was OK after we arrived. The village is lovely and the people are very friendly. We can't wait to go back again and will be booking this property for our next visit.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kim, I look forward to host you again.
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Excellent choice for home and location; loved it!

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful home in a beautiful village near Kyrenia in North Cyprus. The owner Cengiz was most helpful prior to and during our five night stay in his comfortable home in Bellapais. The home is very well equipped and has a beautiful shady garden with a pool. Lots of extras inside and out to make it feel homey and welcoming. Walking distance to the gorgeous abbey and cute shops and restaurants. Don’t miss the authentic Turkish towel shop! We enjoyed visiting local castles, the Kyrenia harbour and more. There is a large supermarket not far away. We were two couples and the house felt spacious and met our needs in every way. Highly recommended to visit this area and stay in this Traditional Turkish house! Thank you Cengiz! 👍?👍?👍?

  • Review Submitted: 18-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Maureen, for choosing my house during your visit to Cyprus and for your kindly review..
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Historical, cosy gem of a property

  • 5 of 5

We spent three days in this gorgeous cottage - two adults and three children (6-13 years). We have visited Bellapais previously and it was such a treat to be able to live up in the old village, amongst the locals within walking distance of the abbey, cafes and restaurants.

The property is beautifully renovated and cosily furnished with everything needed for a self catering stay. The wood burning stove was lovely for the cooler evenings and the small pool would be fabulous once the weather warms up. The wifi speed is good and reliable which was a bonus. The terraces and garden are multi levelled, scented and pretty - fab for us although it might be difficult for those with limited mobility or young children.

The lanes to the house are very narrow and you need a small car and be a confident driver to negotiate them - there is secure parking behind gates within the property boundary. Our suzuki vitara coped with the drive up just about! There is a small communal car park a short walk down the hill if your car is too large though and it wouldnt' have been too much bother carrying our bags up to the house from the main road.

The property is a ten - fifteen minute drive from the main parts of Kyrenia and is perfectly positioned for exploring northern Cyprus.

The owner was great with his communication and very helpful when we weren't sure about using the fire /a long local power cut. He even allowed us a late check out when I got my timings wrong.

All in all this place was everything we hoped it to be. It felt a privilege to stay there. We were very sad to leave. It was utterly relaxing and we are already planning another visit. This time with more books, dvds and board games!

If you like five star hotels and expect uniform pristine facilities this may not be the stay for you. If you value character, charm, comfort and quirkiness then you'll love it. Highly recommended

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kate, I could not even describe the house so well.
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Ercan airport
Nearest Ferry
6 Kilometres
Kyrenia harbour
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Diana beach

Car: necessary

My home is located in one of the most exclusive parts of Bellapais with views overlooking the harbour and monastory. A five minute drive takes you into the city centre or to the nearest sandy beaches. Ercan airport is 40 minutes drive away. Golf courses, restaurants and casinos are all a short drive away.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £46.35

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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