Villa Koi is an elegant 150sqm, 3-bedroom bungalow with beautifully manicured gardens located in the quiet sought after area of Arıkbaşı. Designed and built 18 years ago by the current owners to blend with simple local village properties, with the internal inspiration taken from unique Ottoman/ Colonial Style. The bungalow is built on one level with travertine flooring inside and out and consideration given to wheelchair access throughout the property. The 3m high ceilings throughout give Villa Koi give an airy spacious feel. A stunning property with its own secret garden!
Inside the property
An arched entrance porch leads to a hall, with large kitchen to the right and a double bedroom to the left. Currently used by the owners as a relaxing TV/music/reading lounge.
From the hall is a loft ladder giving access to the roof space, creating a huge storage area, there is even the possibility to add an additional floor should you want more rooms.
From the entrance hall is the large elegant main salon, with granite fire surround and French wood burner. Two pairs of tall double glass doors lead into the separate, spacious dining room, with 4 metre patio doors leading to a large, covered arched terrace with comfortable seating and dining areas, with views of fishpond, garden and mountains. From both the dining room and reception hall is access to a large well-designed modern kitchen, with more than ample storage.
The whole living space feels open plan, but with the additional benefit of glass doors that can be closed for more economical individual heating and cooling.
The main salon door leads to a hallway, there is bathroom with jacuzzi and a fully fitted double bedroom with quality handmade walnut furniture. Closing one door enables it to become en-suite.
To the left of the hall is laundry/utility room with fitted cupboards and an access door to the rear of the property.
To the rear of the hallway is the large master, en-suite bedroom, with access through a spacious dressing room, with ample storage. The en-suite bathroom has a walk-in shower with glass screen, WC and wash basin, Throughout the property consideration has been given to wheelchair access, including grab rails.
From the master bedroom the grand 4 metre patio doors lead out to a totally private terrace, with shower, outdoor kitchen, lounging areas, and the large pool which is totally secluded. There are steps that lead down to the gardens from the Master bedroom, with spectacular views of the mountains.
Villa Koi has fitted grilles and shutters on all patio doors and windows with exception to the four front windows for aesthetic reasons.
There is solar and electric water heating, plus a wood burner for a cosier feel in winter and air conditioning throughout the property for heating and cooling.
Many of the rooms and terrace have ceiling fans.
Plus, good internet and wi-fi throughout the property.
Please note that the property will be sold with all white goods and partly furnished. (details on request) Other furniture items may be available by negotiation.
Outside the property
To the pool side of the property gives access to the garden utility area, with pool house, storage depot and compost area. Much consideration by the current owners has been given to biodiversity, with the use of organic products whenever possible to encourage an abundance of wildlife.
There is an artesian ground watering system for the whole of the property and gardens.
There are many unique features to Villa Koi, this bungalow would make a perfect permanent home or a top-end, buy to let holiday villa that can sleep 8 people comfortably.
Set in 1080sqm of semi-tropical gardens, with an abundance of native and unusual plants and trees, collected over the years. With secret paths leading to flower beds, patios and a large circular lawn. Within the gardens is a large, raised Koi fishpond with fountain and large friendly resident terrapin named Tehri.
With access to the property from the road, there are two off-road parking areas and a pedestrian entrance.
This property really does have the wow factor and has a very colonial feel to it. Villa Koi should be at the top of anyone’s viewing list. This property is just a short 15-20 minute walk into the centre of Dalyan or alternatively a beautiful short bike ride. A must see property!