- Buyer’s Guide
A fantastic opportunity to purchase this romantic cottage in beautiful and private rural setting set at the end of a dead end street with a paved lane leading to Gumusluk beach within a few minutes stroll, suitable as a permanent residence, as a holiday home or as an investment for rural tourism.
The current owners spared no expense when they embarked on their yearlong renovation, maintaining the original features whilst sympathetically installing modern touches of comfort.
From the outside there are a number of shaded courtyards, terraces and landscaped areas to enjoy the peaceful outdoors, there is a fully fitted outdoor bathroom, once inside the house the high wooden ceilings and natural light provide an instant impact, the first room is the kitchen which has been newly installed and links well with the outdoor dining area, the room is large and currently also provides office space, in the corner is a French imported wood burner to enhance the out of season atmosphere, a few steps lead up to the living area again with high ceilings, there is a door off the living area leading to an outdoor seating area shaded by trees, a few steps up off this terrace leads to a double bedroom currently used as an art studio, coming back in to the main house and the living area wooden stairs lead up to the master bedroom with a large en-suite bathroom looking out to the hills behind providing both nature and privacy, the house is cooled throughout with three American ‘Hunter’ Ventilators providing silent effective cooling combined with an aesthetically pleasing look.
The house is very well presented and furnished and is offered for sale with many items included, this is a traditional re modeled stone cottage offering beach living with nature and privacy.
Today Gumusluk retains a small-scale, relaxed and magical atmosphere thanks to strictly enforced building prohibitions, designed to protect the ancient site. Gumusluk is the perfect antidote for modern-day living, it’s a great place to unwind in an idyllic setting. Bars & Restaurants are also forbidden from playing music too loud!
The wonderful shelter of the bay provides a natural harbour for yachts and local fishing boats, and the waterfront restaurants enjoy a reputation for excellent fresh fish amongst the Turks as far away as Istanbul. Gumusluk is famed amongst many famous Turkish actors, artists and musicians who frequent the bay during the summer months.
Rabbit Island, famous for its rabbits scurrying around, offers a magnificent panorama of the bay, and separates the two well-sheltered bays of Gumusluk. It is easily accessible by a partially sunken causeway.