Kirazli Village A Traditonal Turkish Koy, Kusadasi, Turkey
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Only 10 kilometres from the busy Aegean resort of Kusadasi, lying in a fertile bowl valley beneath the pine forests of the National Park is Kirazli Koyu (Cherry Village)..  

Surrounded by flowering fields of cherry trees, figs, vines and olives the village is a traditional Turkish Koy of narrow twisting streets, stone and whitewashed houses and terracotta roofs. Read more >>>


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Kirazli is a tempting place to put down roots.
A certified ecological community it is surrounded by cherry orchards, vineyards and groves of olive trees....  Read more >>>

Arrival information, maps and other information on how to get to Kirazli and surrounding areas.

Uses Google Earth to view satellite and map images.  Read more >>>

Living here in Kirazli with a couple of dogs, a cat called Evil and the everchanging beauty of the valley around me I know I am still lucky.

I have peace to think and the safety and security of a community around me and the kind of quality of life that comes from living just outside of civilisation..  Read more >>>

Being Koy is my award winning blog and I've been writing it on and off for the last seven years.

It started mainly as a journal about the rebuilding of my house here but over the years it has evolved and now it is more about village life, living in Turkey and surviving as an expat.

It has been been voted the number one expat blog in Turkey by Go Overseas Magazine and I now update it several times a week. It is full of photos, seasonal recipes from my Turkish Yearbook, the odd rant and anecdotes about life here.

"I got up early yesterday morning and as
the temperature had dropped below 30 degrees
I took my camera for a walk and developed a minor obsession with sunflowers
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I have been photographing Kirazli and the villages, beaches, sites and scenery around the valley for the last seven years.

Here is a selection of pictures from my image bank, showing this part of Aegean Turkey in all seasons over the last few years.    See More >>>

Within 25km of Kirazli are a host of ancient and modern attractions and sites.

Few ancient sites can rival the glory of Ephesus which in Roman times was known as the "First and greatest metropolis of Asia."   More >>>

The Artists House - SOLD

This is my own house in Kirazli and it is for sale!. This character stone house with enclosed garden and private pool could be your new home and earn you a handsome income whilst you live in it.

A luxury renovation of a traditional stone village house it generates a real income and is a unique relocation home for the artistic soul seeking a new life in an inspiring location.


Stylish, welcoming and spacious this wonderful home is in walk-in condition, and is a trouble free resale property that has been lived in and loved as a real home....More Details > > >

For a taste of village life we have available to rent this beautiful studio which is a wing of my own home.

Available for daily, weekly or short break rental this self contained retreat is ideal for both couple and solo women travellers.

With its own terrace over looking the pool, huge lounge, pretty bedroom and luxury bathroom it makes the ideal getaway to experience village life

More Details > > >



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