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21 January 2017 / Properties

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At the turn of the century, Turkey embarked on a project of massive scale and potential. Their aim was to upgrade the Turkish property market that at the time was stagnant, lacking buyers and behind in constructions standards and innovations. Traditionally, more than one generation of a family would live in one house, but Turkey wanted everyone to benefits from property ownership.

They introduced mortgages, tightened up construction laws, and encouraged foreign investment by allowing different nationalities to buy. They also equipped construction firms and architects with finance and tools to change the face of the real estate market by building new apartments and villas.

Previous surveys conducted worldwide indicate that many buyers prefer new build properties. The pros outweigh the cons and include benefits such as tailor making, lack of maintenance or DIY, modern lifestyle equipment and features. New build homes are more energy efficient because they save on heating and running costs.

The massive project still continues today with many new build properties going on the market in places like Istanbul, Bodrum, Fethiye, and Antalya. Indeed, if you are looking to buy a brand new home in Turkey, an extensive portfolio means you will find what you are looking for.  

10 of the Best New Build Properties in Turkey

Istanbul is a pinnacle centre of the new build property industry in Turkey. Not only is it a popular tourism hub, but also an expat haven and business nucleus. Hence, many new build properties look to accommodate all the needs of the groups mentioned above. These one to five bedroom apartments our reference IST1352APT in the European side of the city do just that. Appealing to couples and business professionals, the builder has also gone one step further by offering flexible payment terms covering 24 months.

Another new project in Istanbul offering favourable payment terms is these apartments incorporating the luxury concept our reference IST1245APT. Designed by an American architect, communal facilities include 24/7 concierge, on-site management, 24/7 security, branded restaurants and shops, fitness gym as well as sauna and spa centre. With the broad range of amenities available, it is like a mini city within itself. Consisting of studio, 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, modern trends in the bathroom, kitchens and interior living areas complete the overall look and make it perfect for year round living, although rental potential is also high due to its close distance to Ataturk airport. We can also look in to the wide range options of three bedrooms apartment in Istanbul too. 

The Bodrum Peninsula on the Aegean coast is another area where new build properties have taken modern and luxury concepts to a new standard. Construction firms employing world-renowned international architects have been able to make good use of space, and land to ensure buyers get the most out of their new home. This project of 23 state of the art villas our reference BOD1189VIL is a perfect example of the enthusiasm within the Turkish property market. Located in the Yalikavak district that attracts wealthy celebrities and executives because of its luxury marina, buyers of these villas will appreciate the modern cons combined with fantastic scenery.

Also making use of the fantastic sea view with full frontal terrace windows is this two-bedroom apartment our reference BOD1228APT in the traditional Gokcebel district of Bodrum. Despite recent building trends, the village still maintains a unique Turkish ambience and the architect has used traditional building designs in the plans. A beautiful aspect of this home is the large terraces, a typical feature of most Bodrum homes. Used for summer Aegean al-fresco dining, they are also front seat to one of the most beautiful sunsets in Turkey.

Further, up the coastline, the cosmopolitan resort of Kusadasi is popular with property buyers for many reasons. Residents like all year round ambience, while buy-to-let investors take the opportunity of Kusadasi’s status in the travel market as a major cruise destination and home to Turkey’s most visited historical attraction of Ephesus. This new build complex selling 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments our reference KUS1184APT with spacious kitchens, his and her bathrooms, and built in wardrobes, makes the most of sea views, communal facilities and modern features. Combined with the communal landscaped gardens, indoor and outdoor swimming pool, gym, tennis and basketball courts, it highlights the best of new build properties in Turkey.

The new build concept hasn’t just been confined to Istanbul and the Aegean coast because moving around to the Mediterranean; many projects are gaining traction in the Fethiye district. These stunning new build villas in the heart of Fethiye town centre our reference FET1006VIL represent excellent value for money and the Turkish Riviera lifestyle. Modern features in the kitchen, bathrooms and bedrooms make it stand out along with the private front garden. The architect has not comprised on space either, making it perfect for year round living.

First-time buyers with a lower budget will be interested in these bargain new build one, two, three, and four bedroom apartments our reference FET1238APT, also in the Fethiye area. Communal facilities like landscaped gardens, children’s park, café, 24-hour security, and swimming pool make it ideal for a holiday home or buy-to-let investment. Fully fitted kitchens and bathrooms, give way to a black canvas of pale walls, allowing owners to put their personal stamp on their new property.

Ovacik already has a large expat community living there all year round, so these luxury villas our reference FET1347VIL will ideally suit anyone looking for a permanent home. The architect, as well as focusing on features of the house has also allocated garden space for growing your fruit and veg or building a safe children’s playground. Inside, base work exists should the owner want to install central heating for winter and air conditioning for summer. The highlight of these villas is the large spaces as seen in the separate kitchen and living room as well as bedrooms.

Moving further along the coast to another popular expat area, these 3-bedrooms, modern and luxury apartments in Antalya our reference ANT1155APT also make good use of space with an open plan living room, and dining room and separate kitchen. Built by one of the region’s leading construction companies, the apartments uniquely feature a dressing room area, encompassing the luxurious theme. In the communal areas, buyers enjoy landscape gardens, outdoor pool, indoor heated pool, Jacuzzi pool, sauna, and gym.

Top of the range laminate flooring and fully tiled modern bathrooms are the main features of these 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and duplexes our reference ANT1322APT in the famous Lara Beach district of Antalya. The gated community area includes a children’s playground, gym, sauna, landscaped gardens, and a communal swimming pool. These facilities as well as the beach, bars and restaurants that are all within a short walk, make it ideal as a holiday home, or buy-to-let investment. The spacious apartments themselves also make it perfect for permanent residence.



Further Reading: If you enjoyed these highlights of new build properties in Turkey, you might also be interested in seeing more. Our portfolio lists apartments and villas for sale in all areas of the country including Istanbul, Antalya, Fethiye, Bodrum and much more..

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