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10 June 2020 / Properties


3 Places to Buy Property in Bodrum

If you are wondering where to buy property in Bodrum, we have the low-down on the top three destinations. The Bodrum peninsula, sitting on Turkey’s Aegean coast, throws out such a diversity of compact towns and coastal resorts, all of which feature highly in its tourism industry. However, for the property market, certain places stand out more than others.

The reasons vary from outstanding architecture, and affordable prices, but in most cases, it is the ambience, and local facilities that shine through. Some do a better job than others at marketing themselves as an all-rounder brand, while others accommodate a specific niche like sailing. Let us look at the top three destinations that drive Bodrum’s real estate market and for what reasons.

3 Places to Buy Property in Bodrum

1: Bodrum Town Centre

Bodrum town, the heart of the peninsula, has always been the beating pulse. Traces of its history, as a tiny fishing village, are found in buildings of the old part of town, and traditional whitewash houses spread on the outskirt hills. Given it is the main centre of the peninsula, prices per square metre are higher. Still, the bonus is everything is on your doorstep, including shopping malls, the central bus station, and the biggest collection of shops and restaurants.

Because of its built-up status, resale apartments for sale in Bodrum town are easy to come by. Less easy to find are off-plan or new build, which is what many buyers want. Thanks to its esteemed status on the Turkish Rivera, desirable locations to buy are anywhere near the marina. This recent development of rental guaranteed apartments with 0% interest-free payment plans do just that.  Set  among landscaped gardens, residents also have access to a communal pool, and 24-hour security.

2: Yalikavak: The Place to be Seen

A significant contender to the town centre’s reputation is stylish Yalikavak. The opening of the expensive, mega yacht Yalikavak Marina, put it on the map for international yacht owners. Its real estate market is now one of the most prestigious sectors in Turkey, with many villas for sale in Yalikavak reaching six figures. One desirable aspect is that if you want luxurious and stylish, you can find this in abundance around the marina area. Still, the old, historical part also presents traditional values, portraying Turkish culture.

A perfect property is this three-bedroom, two-bathroom, resale villa with stunning Aegean sea views. Sold furnished and ready to move in, the owners renovated it to match the town’s stylish ambience. Sitting a scant distance from the marina, it is perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy the maritime ambience.

3:  Buy Property in Quaint Gumusluk

Sitting next door to Yalikavak, there is something old-world about Gumusluk that captures the admiration of all who visit her. During the day, peace, and tranquillity reign supreme, while at night, seaside restaurants serving fresh fish and seafood draw in diners from all over the peninsula. Despite its popularity, Gumusluk maintains its old school outlook but still encompasses all the luxury of a modern-day lifestyle. This has thrust it into the spotlight as a desirable place for holidays and to live since there is no other village like it.

This complex of apartments and villas for sale in Gumusluk slots in with the surrounding landscape to present incredible sea views. All properties also share a large swimming pool, although they are just a short 600-metre walk to the local beach. As perfect holiday homes or for year-round living, they display Bodrum’s real estate market in all its glory.

Last Note: To buy a home in Bodrum is to invest in one of Turkey’s prime real estate markets. The choice of apartments and villas, whether they be off-plan, new build or resale is astonishing, and there is a constant turnover of buyers and sellers every month. Hence anyone looking at capital appreciation has much potential if they want a mid to long term investment.

The other bonus is, given that Bodrum property is not only popular with Turks but also people from around the world, the high liquidity which means you can market your home to a global audience should you ever want to sell it. For more advice, or to arrange a viewing of homes in Bodrum, contact us today.

About Us: We are Turkey Homes, an established real estate agent with offices all over Turkey. As well as helping buyers find their dream home, we walk them through owning and maintaining a property in Turkey. See our resources guides for more information and helpful tips.

Also, Read

Architectural Styles in Bodrum: From the new and trendy, to the noble whitewashed classic houses, when you go house hunting, you will spot a variety of architectural styles that open your eyes to the diversity of the Turkish properties.

Reasons to Invest in Bodrum: We look at reasons why Bodrum attracts buyers from all over the globe, including Brits, Europeans, Americans, and Asian nationalities. If you want to buy property in Bodrum, as an investment rather than a lifestyle choice, this article will confirm why you are making the right choice.

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