The cosmopolitan city of Istanbul is a sightseers delight and millions flock there year on year for long weekend breaks, but as there is so much to see and do they return for longer holidays. Many of these invest in a city pad there because they love it so much and many choose to live there and they seek the perfect luxury home in Istanbul. Who are these investors? Everyone from wealthy Turks to foreigners who want a beautiful home in the very heart of Turkey, Istanbul may no longer be the capital of Turkey that title now belongs to Ankara however, Istanbul is still the hub and it’s loved by all.
Luxury homes in Istanbul offer a prestigious lifestyle for those who work and live in the city. It’s the convenience that some city workers prefer being in the centre of everything. Young professionals prefer this lifestyle for a number of reasons, they prefer city living as opposed to commuting, everything is on their doorstep therefore work and play are under one roof so to speak. If you want a holiday home or you want an investment property in Istanbul and your budget allows you to buy one of theses properties, please choose this option as all the extras one gets in a home or on a complex are so worth it.
Sisli lies next to the Bosphorus Bridge and this well located district in Istanbul is ideal for city workers and holiday home owners and it is a mere 6 minutes from the Bridge and Taksim Square. There are superb road links, metro line and metro bus services. It is also only 12 minutes to the third Bosphorus Bridge, 3 minutes from Nisantasi and 25 minutes to Ataturk International Airport. This fabulous complex that is situated here enjoys all of the above plus city and sea views. There is a wonderful range of restaurants, shopping malls, gardens, cafes, bars, local amenities, schools, hospitals and a university. It truly is a great place to live permanently or to base yourself for business, or pleasure. Here you can buy a luxury 2 bedroom apartment from under £415,000 its not cheap but there again if it is classed as a luxury apartment so close to the city centre you wouldn’t expect it to be would you? Yes, it’s an exclusive development and is highly sought after.
Istanbul is expanding and the outskirts are growing fast with high rise developments. These new homes are both plush and the complexes have so many amenities you wouldn’t need to leave if you didn’t want to. These luxury apartments are springing up to accommodate the want for a better lifestyle. Local Turks also want the extra amenities these types of properties have, such as an outdoor swimming pool, an indoor swimming pool, fully fitted gym, sauna, Jacuzzi, sports facilities, children’s play area and cinema. There are shops and underground parking which is a major advantage as you can imagine in the city. Most of these properties are close to the airports, hospitals and universities making them ideal for families who don’t want to live in the hustle and bustle of city life.
Zeytinburnu is one such location on the European side of Istanbul which offers the best of both worlds. These luxury apartments are situated in a great location close to the beach, shopping malls, restaurants, cafes, exhibition centre, hospitals, transport, metro route, parks and the yacht marina. They are just 5km from Ataturk Airport, 1km from the Bakirkoy Terminal, 1km from the Avrasya Tunnel and 1km from the Atakoy Marina. A luxury 2 bedroom apartment here will cost from under £322,500 and here you can enjoy a quiet location to reside in whilst been not far from the city centre. The outstanding views are of the sea and marina and are a 30 minute drive to Taksim Square.
If you prefer a luxury villa to an apartment and want bags more rooms and space, a beautiful 5 bedroom villa could be just what you are looking for in Beylikduzu on the European side of Istanbul. The distance from Beylikduzu to Taksim Square is just a 1 hour drive away and this location is perfect for the business man/woman who doesn’t mind a commute to work so they can reside peacefully in the suburbs to enjoy family life. There is marina with sea views and is a 2 minute walk to the sea. This villa can be yours from under £414,000 superb value for money!