A BUNGALOW FOR SALE IN THE ECO VILLAGE OF BUYUKKONUK MEDITERRANEAN NORTHERN CYPRUS
Living Room: (10ft, 8in x 19ft, 5in)
A spacious living room and triple aspect views to the front and side garden, air-conditioned
and furnished with a fireplace and marble surround, finished with parquet flooring
and traditional log ceiling for the traditional feel in a contemporary bungalow.
Dining Room: (12ft, 11in x 17ft, 6in)
An offshoot of the lounge, only separated by half a wall (that could easily be removed
or closed up) with doors to the gardens outside. Light, airy, well illuminated and
air-conditioned; this dining section serves as a transitionary space between kitchen
Kitchen: (12ft, 10in x 15ft, 5in)
Integrated oven, cooking hub with extractor fan, fridge-freezer, washing machine,
dishwasher and side pantry, set behind a breakfast bar with windows to the garden
and a door to the front of the house, eye-level top cupboards and low-level drawers,
elegantly style splash-back tiling around the kitchen and with the parquet and ceiling
beam theme running through the house.
Hallway: (4ft, 9in x 13ft, 8in)
A parquet floored hallway with storage space, leading to the two bedrooms and the
Master Bedroom: (8ft, 11in x 12ft, 6in)
Closet Area: (9ft x 9ft, 5in)
A good sized bedroom with a fitted floor-to-ceiling wardrobe area both overlooking
the front garden, furnished with ceiling fan, two air-conditioning units and like
the rest of the house floored with parquet and retaining its traditional wooden beams.
Bedroom 2: (13ft, 3in x 10ft, 5in)
Wardrobe Area: (8ft, 1in x 3ft 5in)
A beautiful second bedroom with fitted wardrobes hidden behind sliding doors, French
windows to the garden, air-conditioning and a ceiling fan complete this light, airy
space, which is also finished with parquet flooring and wood ceiling.
Family bathroom (10ft, 5in x 6ft, 8in)
A lovely family bathroom finished with calming blue and white tiles surrounding a
tub, shower fitting, wash basin with cupboard, and WC.
A low surrounding fence runs through the length of this property with its low maintenance
garden, orange, pomegranate, lemon, olive, and palm trees along with a grape vine.
The garden is also large enough to accommodate a pool if required and a shed sits
by the corner fitted with shelf space for tools and a tumble dryer. A wheelchair
ramp from the back garden into the house makes for easy mobility if necessary. Stunning
mountain and countryside views are in abundance and a general feeling of ease surrounds
Büyükkonuk or as it is fondly referred to as: the gateway to the Karpaz peninsula
is the pilot village in eco-friendly tourism in Northern Cyprus with a population
of just over. Located on the foothills of the Besparmak Mountain Range at the start
of the narrow panhandle of Cyprus, this indigenous eco-village can boast equal proximity
to both coastal shores and a rich bio-diversity of both plants and wildlife.
A rich selection of crops include olive, carob, wheat, barley and some vegetable
farming in watered fields. Dairy cows, sheep and goats are raised and most households
maintain chickens and a household garden. Forested hills border the village, filling
the air with scented pine and wild herbs. Olive groves and other trees dot the landscape
with different shades of green, while orchids and other wildflowers abound in season.
You can help pick carobs, or pick your own olives, get them pressed at the local
olive mill and take home your own oil. The carob season usually starts on the 3rd
weekend in August, and is quite short (and hot!). Olive picking normally starts on
the 3rd weekend in September, and can continue into December or longer if the season
is particularly good. If you want to press your own olives, the mill normally opens
shortly after the start of the picking season to allow the first of the olives to
Plenty of field tracks and the absence of fences make walking and cycling sports
attractive in this picturesque village and the famous B&B: Delcraft, which originally
started in 2000 as a craft shop for locally made handicrafts, has expanded to an
activity centre, which is a meeting place and a start for Eco-living with devised
village activities and use of the local traditions of food and crafts to encourage
The European Union, through the offices of UNDP-PFF, have assisted in the enlargement
and refurbishment of Delcraft’s facilities. Now there are 10 beds available in the
B&B in 4 different self-contained, air conditioned rooms, some with disabled access.
At the borders of the village, there are the churches of Saint George, Saint Afksentios
and Saint Loukas. There are also the ancient churches of Panagia Kira, Saint George
Parouzos, Saint Vasilios (in ruins), Saint Photiou (in ruins) and Saint Katherine
Popular Area Attractions:
The Delcraft B&B: a UNDP assisted cultural heritage accommodation
The stunning Karpaz Peninsula
The Golden Beach in Karpaz
The New Karpaz Gate Marina
The Buyukkonuk Annual Eco-Festival in May and October, a display of unity, rich
heritage and a mouth watering assortment of food stands!
The famous Kemal Tunç Statues.
The Kantara Castle: one of North Cyprus’ many famed castles
Travel Times to Amenities
Local market: 5 minute walk
Karpaz Golden Beach: 30 minute drive
Local restaurants and bars ın vıllage: 5 mınute walk
Karpaz Gate Marina 20 minute drive
Kaya Artemis & Noah’s Ark Hotels: 10 minute drive
Buyukkonuk: a famous eco-friendly village filled with shepherds, gamboling lambs,
the sweet scent of fresh flowers and a traditional Cypriot lifestyle untouched by
time. This stunning 2 bed bungalow with ample garden and parking space is truly an
ideal home for the countryside lover, surrounded by acres of lush greenery and mountain
landscape. A large lounge with fireplace and triple aspect windows start off this
lovely property, followed by a kitchen with integrated appliances and an in-built
pantry. Next a family bathroom sits opposite the Master bedroom with a fabulous floor-to-ceiling
wardrobe section and a quaint bedroom with views to the grounds. Another bedroom
sits facing the back garden (with French window access) with a massive wide wall-to-wall,
floor-to-ceiling wardrobe, perfect for the hoarder in us all! The garden has a wooden
shed that would suit all your outdoor storage and plenty more space than you could
know what to do with, all sitting comfy in a village steeped knee deep in history
and cultural appeal!