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Chateau Carman a 45 acre citrus and olive grove

Chateau Carman

Is a large newly built house comfortably accommodating 12 adults with five double bedrooms and four bathrooms, all bedrooms and lounge are fully air conditioned apart from the top floor which has a number of floor fans, this is furnished with 2 single beds and one double bed together with a large wardrobe

The ground floor has a large lounge area with an ornate fireplace, it has an open plan large modern kitchen, that is equipped with a cooker a dish washer a large fridge freezer a toaster and a kettle

All windows have a mosquito screen as well as shutters
There is also a double bedroom on the ground floor with en suite shower, toilet etc this room is furnished with 2 single beds as well as a wardrobe / draws
The basement consists of 3 large rooms a toilet shower and is set aside for staff ironing and linen storage etc

The first floor consists of a very large master bed room with en suite bathroom it has its own balcony overlooking farmland and the lake, the terrace is furnished with coffee table and chairs

This room also has another door, which leads out, onto another large balcony, which interconnects with the back bedroom and overlooks the large swimming pool and the barbecue area. This is also furnished with a coffee table and chairs

There are a further two bedrooms, and one bathroom all looking out onto the surrounding farmland and mountain views.

The top floor consists of one large floor area with views all around. It has a bedroom area with an open area leading onto the large covered terrace overlooking the surrounding mountains and farmland together with beautiful distant views of the lake Koycegiz, the top floor also has en suite facilities

There is a further 2 x 2 bedroom separately built self contained apartments purposely built for the small family or group these each contain 2 bedrooms a lounge a bathroom toilet and a kitchen / dining room they will each sleep 4 to 6 people

Swimming Pool

The swimming pool is 10 x 15 meters, it is one meter deep at the shallow end and 1.7 meters at the deep end, it has its own terrace area with lounges, along with magnificent views of the surrounding mountains

This area is also equipped with a water chiller as well as a kettle, a 4 burner cooker and a fridge / freezer.
Under the granite worktop there are numerous storage cupboards and draws

Château Carman is staffed by a grounds man whose job is to look after the swimming pool as well as tending to the trees and pathways, and general maintenance

There is also a maid who looks after changing of linen every 3 days etc

There is also always at least one member of my family at hand


Take a tour of lake Koycegiz, where you will see the ruins of ancient Caunos, Sultaniye thermal and mud baths are thermal springs, which have health benefits for different skin and muscle problems. (But beware do not stay in the thermal water longer than 15 minutes, come out for 5 minutes and then go back)

And then through the fishing weirs onto the Mediterranean Sea where you will encounter Turtle Beach.

We can also arrange on your behalf 3 or 6 day fixed tours, which would include a meal
This would be at an additional cost to yourselves min 12 people (details and prices will be published soon) booking and payment must be received 2 weeks prior to your stay
The 3 or 6 day tours can be arranged to suit your requirements e.g. on alternate days etc


Marmaris is only a 45 minute drive from Koycegiz, which is where you will be able to spend the day shopping in air conditioned shopping centres,

And find a large range of jewellery, clothes, souvenirs' and food. As well as restaurants, bars, water-sports and boat trips, which take place during the day and in the evenings,

Where you will be entertained with singers and belly dancing and during the trip you will be served a good meal.

One of the things I most look forward to upon arrival in Turkey is a visit to one of the many barbers shops in and around Koycegiz where you will get a haircut and wash plus a shave and a massage

It is absolutely unforgettable and all for around about £4 including a tip

Or for the ladies hairstyling, bleach or colour and manicure and a pedicure as well as a massage that you will never forget all for a fraction of the cost in the UK, my wife disappears for 5 hours on these occasions

You can catch a taxi or a bus (dolmus these run every half hour and are extremely cheap) to nearby Ortaca, where you can shop in their immense variety of shops or to Dalyan.
We can also arrange a mini bus to collect you from and return you to our farm
We can prearrange mountain treks / or hiring of bikes for you or you can visit a variety of fresh fish restaurants by the lakeside

There is a restaurant where seating is arranged over an ice cold fast flowing river, which is crystal clear, and you will be served a fish meal or a Tandir kebab with salad and drinks of your choice.

Monday is market day, when all the locals do their shopping and you can get all your needs from here, ranging from, fresh, locally grown fruit and vegetables, to fresh fish.

You can also find, locally produced cheeses and even livestock. During the appropriate season you can buy wild mushrooms including morels

There are so many places to see and so much to do in this beautiful part of the world

Activities Around Koycegiz

Mountain treks, fishing, bird watching, mud baths, boat trips to turtle beach, Cleopatra island, jeep safaris, day trips to marmaris/dalyan, trips to eagle lake high up in the agla mountains and much more

I personally enjoy going to one of the local cafés in the centre of town for a tripe soup with a good helping of vinegar and garlic sauce. This not only warms you but it helps me to have a really good nights sleep and it’s excellent for hangovers.

Of course you can opt for one of the many other soups on the menu such as kebab soup or pacha or lentil to name but a few and all made fresh daily on the premises.

You can book château Carman for a large family holiday, or a group of friends or just a small group in one of our 2 bedroom apartments

Château Carman is unfortunately not suitable for the wheel chair bound and for the very young although we would do our utmost to help

A 2 bedroom apartment to a 6 bedroom air-conditioned chateau with a large swimming pool and poolside bbq and kitchen, shower and wc and only 25 minutes from dalaman airport
From £450 to £1600 per week
Chateau Carman is ideally located for easy access to Marmaris, Fetiye, Koyegiz Lake with all the boat trips to turtle beach etc
Monday is market day in Koycegiz, where you can buy local produce

Contact Details

Address: 76 Compton St,
Telephone 0044207251 4721

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This page was last updated: 14 July 2014

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