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Historical Greek Turquoise House featured in Elle Decor

34 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Newly Restored House (sleeps 6) In World Heritage Sight. On the edge of the more busy tourist area stay in a authentic neighbourhood and immerse yourself in the local culture,yet still have easy access by foot, or a 10 minute ride on local transportation to Aya Sofia, The Blue Mosque, Topkapi palace, the Grand Bazaar, Beyoglu Taxsim etc, and all of Istanbul's major attractions. On hilly cobbled streets, the twin neighbourhoods of Balat Fener were once the home of Istanbul's minorities. Here you'll see old Greek, Jewish, and Armenian homes, and some of the cities oldest Synagogues and Churches. The area, because of so many national treasures, was recently declared a world heritage sight by UNESCO and has a mixture of older more conservative residents and more modern ...2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Newly Restored House (sleeps 6) In World Heritage Sight. On the edge of the more busy tourist area stay in a authentic neighbourhood and immerse yourself in the local culture,yet still have easy access by foot, or a 10 minute ride on local transportation to Aya Sofia, The Blue Mosque, Topkapi palace, the Grand Bazaar, Beyoglu Taxsim etc, and all of Istanbul's major attractions. On hilly cobbled streets, the twin neighbourhoods of Balat Fener were once the home of Istanbul's minorities. Here you'll see old Greek, Jewish, and Armenian homes, and some of the cities oldest Synagogues and Churches. The area, because of so many national treasures, was recently declared a world heritage sight by UNESCO and has a mixture of older more conservative residents and more modern new comers living in their restored houses. Your host's are local British/Turkish residents on hand to give any information or help if required. The area is loved by photographers and film makers so don't be surprised to come across film crews as you wander around. The street were you will stay was featured in the last Bond movie 'Sky fall'.More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Dryer
Air Conditioning
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
A Winter Sun Getaway
Iron
Ceiling Fans
TV
Parking
Balcony
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

I arrived at this place expecting a lovely bright place as shown in the pics but the host has photoshopped the pics to make them look so bright and attractive when infact his place is extremely dark even when all lights are on, that you...More

Date of stay: July 2018
5  Thank Amaanah N
Maps524401, VR Owner at Historical Greek Turquoise House featured in Elle Decor, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

We hope future guests and visitors to the lovely Turquoise house will read the dozens 5 star reviews. We have rented this beautiful home, featured in ELLE Decor, over the past years and never had someone disturbed like this before. We were away for a...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

An outstanding apartment decorated with with a lot of skill and love. The apartment is a couple of miles from Istanbul in a area which is in the middle of redevelopment after decades of neglect. The area is made up of town houses on small...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank 69Toddy
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful renovated old house in a historical neighborhood. It has great charm and the necessary amenities. It is in a neighborhood with steep streets, which makes for delightful walks. It is easily accessible to historical sites without being touristy. We so enjoyed...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank mooremarjorie67
Reviewed 21 January 2018

I am writing this review two years later, and basking in the memory of our wonderful time in this magnificent city. We are a family of four, with two teenage kids, and the Turquoise house was a perfect place for us on our trip to...More

Date of stay: December 2016
1  Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 15 January 2018

The place is fantastic My friend told me about the place soon I will visit him. my wallet address SocialCoin SiNgFro9M9sVJAq7ahYeYhzR1MSUa198PA

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Salim S
About the Owner
Ozkan K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2014
Interaction with guests
We live in the same street. During your trip us our one of our friend will be available if you need any help.
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About the neighbourhood
We hope you will fall in love with our wonderful vibrant corner of Istanbul, as so many do when they come! Walk the historical streets. All unique, with so much character, some old, some in need of love and attention and many gloriously restored. On these cobbled streets, once the home of Istanbul's minorities, you'll see ancient Greek, Jewish, and Armenian homes and places of worship. This beautiful area, declared a world heritage sight by UNESCO, wonderful mixture of both traditional residents and newcomers living in their restored houses. The area, though in the heart of the city, has a vibrent “village feel' with its eclectic mixture of cultures, older residents, newcomers and visitors.
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