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Villa with Private Pool and Stunning Rural Views

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Kayakoy, Nr Fethiye, Turkey - Peaceful, Historical, 10 mins Drive from Beach and Town

Tas Evi is a self catering, large, luxury stone villa with a magnificent location perched on a hillside with fantastic views of the ‘Ghost Town’ of Kaya Köy and across the valley floor with rolling hills which frame the beautiful sunsets. The house has enormous character as is made up of 2 renovated traditional stone houses which are now historically protected along with the other deserted stone houses in the old Greek village in the valley. It is backed by forestry land and guests may be woken to the gentle sound of goat bells. The hamlet of Keçiler Köyü is 10 minutes drive from the harbour town of Fethiye which was the main port for the Lycian coast and 15 minutes from Olüdeniz beach on the famous turquoise coast. There are also numerous places of historical interest within easy distance. Also many local walks and activities for those who want more than relaxing by pool.

John Helliwell
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
30 July, 2018

About John Helliwell

We are John and Louise and we have owned Tas Evi for over 10 years. Every winter we carefully make improvements to the house be they renovations, equipment renewals or general home improvements to make sure your stay at the villa is as pleasant and comfortable as possible. We are both sailors and for many years, we left the villa for our sailing boat where we carried out charter holidays on the amazing Turquoise coast of Turkey.

John Helliwell purchased this villa in 2004

Why John Helliwell chose Fethiye

It's just one of the most tranquil valleys. Still in rural rustic and traditional Turkey with modern towns and resorts just over the hills.

What makes this villa unique


Guestbook comments from the owner

'This has been a brilliant week, we've been to this area several times before and each time, it just gets better. Tas Evi is by far the best villa we have stayed in, the villa facilities are 5 star and we will definitely come back.'

'We've had a lovely time. The villa is fantastic. Very well equipped. The pool area is excellent and during our fortnight we managed to go on a number of wonderful walks, drives and excursions. So much to do in this area, we'll have to come back. First time in Turkey, but not the last!'

'This two weeks has been great, especially at Tas Evi. The house has been kept in such good condition, the kitchen has everything and the view is fantastic. It was our first time in Turkey and it must have been the best holiday of all. We really enjoyed our stay - it was wonderful.'
Nov 2006
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the Fethiye around the Muğla Province

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • All bedrooms are en-suite with shower, toilet and the master bedroom has large corner bath.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom has an antique brass double bed. Bedroom 2 has two single beds. Bedroom 3 has a double bed. A 4th bedroom can be opened if your party increases to 8 people Cot can be provided for infants and babychair for transfer
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Staff
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes on accommodation: Wireless internet access available. Outside: Private swimming pool 5x9 meters and surrounded by various terraces and gardens with olive trees, fruit trees and plants. BBQ area in terrace next to pool with views over valley. Utility Room: Washing machine, second basin and second fridge and 4th toilet and shower. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cleaner comes 4 days out of 7 and linen/towels are changed midweek.


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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Olu Deniz or Gemiler
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Lots of history here and ancient sites of interest are in abundance. The walks and hikes in the area are just stunning.


A beautiful walk to the nearest beach is 50 minutes, not accessible by car. Nearest beaches are Olu Deniz (famous) and Gemiler (famous for ancient ruins) both approx 15 mins by car.


Nearest airport Dalaman 40 km. Car hire recommended and can be arranged.


Market town of Fethiye is the nearest big town and is a 10 minute drive. Many other places of interest which includes ancient ruins from Lycian, Byzantine and Roman times are all within a days return drive, as are natural sights and other small harbour towns.

Further Details:

Many local restaurants are within easy walking distance and range from modest Turkish cuisine to up market eating places.

This area is famous for it's ancient history as well as the deserted Greek village made famous by Louise De Bernieres book, "Birds Without Wings". These sites can be reached by the many walks and trails in the valley.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Bookings are confirmed by a 25% non-refundable deposit with balance due 6 weeks prior to departure. Cancellation prior to 30 days before commencement of holiday will repay 50%, less than 30 days 0%

Changeover Day:

Notes on prices:
Prices shown are per week, in UK Pounds and do not include flights or airport transfers. Late booking discounts may apply subject to availability.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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