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Tangerine House featured Maison Francaise Interior

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Stylish furnishings.
Recently restored beautiful home that sleeps 6
Morning coffee looking down on the water of the Golden Horn a 5 minute walk away.
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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Stay in a recently restored home (and grade 2 historical listed building) that sleeps six. Beautiful Greek Historical house restored in a tasteful way attracting discerning travellers. Covering 3 floors, this is a tastefully decorated comfortable stay with many of the old features remaining (original wooden ceilings and staircase) but with all the modern facilities. 2 Bedrooms, with large double beds, 2 Bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, large lounge / living area with dining area, LCD TV, DVD and large Convertible Sofa bed. Come and stay in the twin neighbourhoods of Balat Fener for an authentic experience of Turkish life. On the shores of the Golden Horn, it's only a 5 minute walk down the hill to the water and original Byzantine walls. In the heart of Istanbul's old districts and ...Stay in a recently restored home (and grade 2 historical listed building) that sleeps six. Beautiful Greek Historical house restored in a tasteful way attracting discerning travellers. Covering 3 floors, this is a tastefully decorated comfortable stay with many of the old features remaining (original wooden ceilings and staircase) but with all the modern facilities. 2 Bedrooms, with large double beds, 2 Bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, large lounge / living area with dining area, LCD TV, DVD and large Convertible Sofa bed. Come and stay in the twin neighbourhoods of Balat Fener for an authentic experience of Turkish life. On the shores of the Golden Horn, it's only a 5 minute walk down the hill to the water and original Byzantine walls. In the heart of Istanbul's old districts and on the 7th Hill of the city, the area is changing as it's historical homes, Churches, Mosques and Synagogues are restored guided by UNESCO and other EU programs. The right choice for the discerning traveller.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Smoking only allowed in the balcony.
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Kevin B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2015
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Beautiful place to visit. Tangerine House in is the lovely area of Balat in Fatih. There lots historical buildings to visit, and it's 5 stops from the centre of the CIty by bus, however I would reccomend you use Uber to get into Town as...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank akikogayton
Management response:Responded 23 September 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words, we are happy you enjoyed a lot and loved the neighbourhood. Now all the road work finished and newly done so all our future guests can enjoy it even more.

Reviewed 21 June 2018

I would just be repeating all of the other raving reviews if I continued.... Great host, Great house, Great neighborhood, Great experience, Great memories!

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank Timothy H
Management response:Responded 23 September 2018

Thank you so Much Timothy, you are always welcome back whenever you visit our amazing city. We sent all our best wishes from beautiful Istanbul...

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

The Tangerine house is magical! It's beautifully decorated and perfectly clean. The view from the top balcony is spectacular and every item in the house has clearly been carefully chosen. We loved the spiral staircase and vibrant colours. We felt not only safe but very...More

Date of stay: November 2017
1  Thank LaurenB3788
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Our family of four, with two children aged ten an fourteen, spent almost a week in this truly great apartment. It has all amenities and is very thoughtfully designed. And the building itself has been modernized with great respect for the unique local environment in...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank EilifG6
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Excellent town house, done up in a wonderful antique style, in the Fatih/Balat district, the historic quarter of Istanbul. Amazing atmosphere both of the place and the house. We stayed in Tangerine house, and a twin, Turquoise house, is next door, owned by the same...More

Date of stay: April 2017
2  Thank M6227AEamirs
Management response:Responded 26 April 2017

Hi Amir, We are so glad you like the house and the area. Please send your friends and family to us so we would like to show the same hospitality

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Reviewed 2 April 2017

First of all let me begin by saying that the house was an absolute delight to stay in. It is situated in Balat, which is a stunning area full of cobbled streets, colour and life.The house itself is spacious (we were four adults) and oozing...More

Date of stay: March 2017
1  Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful house in a non-touristy part but it is not easy to find. There are not even a nameboard outside! The owners was not very helpful to give us public transport directions to the house. In the end when we called a...More

Date of stay: August 2016
2  Thank Helana2014
Management response:Responded 18 April 2017

Thank you for your kind words about the House as beautiful. We are happy that in the last fall the house has been featured in a leading interior design magazine so we feel our labour of love in restoring the house will be rewarded :)...More

Reviewed 4 April 2016

Since this was our first trip to Istanbul we appreciated Ozkans offer to organise a pick up service from the airport. Everything went smoothly - the magic of an Istanbul driver was a first experience. The house was as described, very beautiful and very comfortable....More

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank Martin M
Reviewed 19 October 2015

If you are looking for a please to really capture the multicultural atmosphere in Istanbul this is it. All the tourist spots are within easy reach by walking or public transport and yet when you are staying here you don't feel like the average tourist....More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank Josgreet1
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Do you like to visit exotic locations and get the real feel of a local? I highly recommend this vacation home. Close to a restaurants and cafe's. Close to the a main road artery to the old Istanbul center which includes the Grand Bazaar, the...More

Date of stay: September 2015
1  Thank 154frankf2019
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Ocean Views
Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
City Getaway
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Balat Fener is one of the gems of Old Istanbul. 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 Istanbuls major attractions. On hilly cobbled streets, the twin neighbourhoods of Balat Fener were once the home of Istanbul's minorities. Here you will 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 resto...
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