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AMAZING VIEW for great price The Green House in Old Istanbul

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Newly Restored House (sleeps 6) In UNESCO World Heritage Sight at Central Istanbul Old City. 2 Bedroom, 2 bathrooms , 1 large living room with double sofa bed and one large dining room with kitchen. It is 4 floors in total with balcony and terrace. Big Ottoman Mansion with two bedrooms, with comfortbable beds, spacious high-ceilinged living room with pull-out sofa bed, two bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen with dining and lounge area, LCD TV, DVD, air con, central heating, and free internet. Perfect view of Golden Horn from second-bedroom rooftop-terrace. 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. ...Newly Restored House (sleeps 6) In UNESCO World Heritage Sight at Central Istanbul Old City. 2 Bedroom, 2 bathrooms , 1 large living room with double sofa bed and one large dining room with kitchen. It is 4 floors in total with balcony and terrace. Big Ottoman Mansion with two bedrooms, with comfortbable beds, spacious high-ceilinged living room with pull-out sofa bed, two bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen with dining and lounge area, LCD TV, DVD, air con, central heating, and free internet. Perfect view of Golden Horn from second-bedroom rooftop-terrace. 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. More
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About the Owner
David S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:May 2016
Interaction with guests
Your host's are local American/British/Turkish residents on hand to give any information or help if required.
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Reviews (4)
Reviewed 22 November 2018

Wonderful house, exactly as the photos and description. Its very clean and fully equipped. The location is perfect if you appreciated some calm after visiting the usual tourist attractions. The area is best described as Bohemian, lots of quirky coffee and vintage shops. It's full...More

Date of stay: November 2018
2  Thank Chez05
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Located at old part of the city, The Green House offers a very comfortable and memorable stay in Balat Mahalasie. We enjoyed our one week stay in this beautiful lovely place with my sisters and nephews. We walked through the cobble stoned streets and took...More

Date of stay: September 2017
3  Thank mona927
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

I had a unique opportunity to stay in beautifully renovated house in Balat. If you want to truly immerse yourself in other culture there is no better way than rent an apartment in one of the local neighbourhoods. Balat and Fener are two of Istanbul's...More

Date of stay: May 2017
2  Thank anitak179
Management response:Responded 2 June 2017

You are an amazing guest and thank you for your all kind words and describing the house and the neighborhood really well. We would like to welcome you and your friends again.

Reviewed 2 June 2016

We had an absolutely perfect stay in this gorgeously restored Ottoman house in the historic formerly Greek Orthodox/Jewish neighborhood of Balat Fener. I can't say enough about the house which is truly a work of art and full of gorgeous cleverly chosen colors. With a...More

Date of stay: May 2016
5  Thank VictoriaHazou
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Central Heating
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Ceiling Fans
Parking
Balcony
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Terrace
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About the neighbourhood
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. 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'.
How to get there
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 Taksim etc, and all of Istanbul's major attractions.
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