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19 April 2019 / Properties

Luxury Property in Yalikavak

The Turkish real estate market is doing well now. However, one sector flying ahead, not only in terms of buyers but also in architectural standards, is luxury property in Yalikavak. Ten years ago, nobody dreamed that one day, the resort would dominate Turkey’s housing market as a desirable place to buy a modern, all-encompassing home with an upmarket lifestyle to match.

Without a doubt, credit for revolutionising Yalikavak goes to Palmarina mega yacht marina. Its tag line is “it’s all about you,” and that’s not just marketing gibberish either. The marina sets high standards for an upmarket lifestyle that attracts yachts from all over the world. Proof of its ability to accommodate style and finesse shines through in the many awards it has received.

For 2018 / 2019, the British Yacht Harbour Association (THYA) awarded its supreme status as superyacht marina of the world. We also only need to look at the visitors who return year after year, from Saudi princes to western celebrities. Such is management’s attention to detail; if your mega yacht is too big to dock in, a helicopter pad solves that problem.

World class brands sell high quality items in marina front shops while some of Turkey’s best chefs show off their culinary skills in 5-star plus restaurants. It is a top-class establishment attracting luxury connoisseurs who know fakes from authentic, and Palmarina’s influence drastically changed the housing market.

Before Palmarina’s opening, Yalikavak was already a popular hub for foreign home buyers. A large expat community of various nationalities lived there all year round, and most still do. Palmarina just forced developers and sellers to up their game to welcome and accommodate the new wave of guests in town.

Luxury Property in Yalikavak

Developers have employed both Turkish and international architects to bring Yalikavak’s luxury real estate market in line with the rest of the world. These days, upmarket homes easily match high end properties in places like the French Riviera or in Beverly Hills. Richard Meier, a famous architect, built luxury villas in Yalikavak, and Emre Aralot, a renowned Turkish architect, is responsible for upgrades to the Palmarina.

Millionaire mansions for sale receive much attention, but most buyers are choosing properties that offer lifestyle choices along with it. This isn’t a surprise because Bodrum has always ignored social conformity and made up its own rules, hence its hedonistic reputation.

On this occasion, Bodrum is offering unlimited leisure and pleasure through lifestyle resorts like Banyan Tree, a collection of stylish apartments and villas dominating the luxurious end of the market.

Banyan Tree Property for a Zen-Inspired Lifestyle

Covering a small hillside, all properties catch buyers’ eyes from their beachfront location overlooking the Aegean Sea with beautiful views to match. Sitting within walking distance from Yalikavak’s Palmarina, it serves as an ideal base for anyone who loves Turkey’s yachting scene.

Whether owners live there or use it as a second holiday home, developers incorporated every lifestyle feature to ensure rest and relaxation is on the agenda. Wellness and fitness shine through via the on-site gym, spa centre, tennis courts, basketball courts, football pitches, water sports and a sailing club for those with seaworthy legs.

Leisure presents itself through large swimming pools, lush beachfront bars and restaurants, outdoor cinema, an open-air library, and water park. As for the paradise theme, well you couldn’t get any more peaceful than zen inspired décor and architectural style. Built with natural stone facades, floor to ceiling windows and large terraces inspire residents to spend their time outdoors.

Luxury Apartments and Villas in Yalikavak

Another development in nearby Tilicik Bay sits on a secluded plot of 16,000 square metres. The core theme running throughout apartments, villas and on-site social amenities is a five star plus hotel and spa offering ultimate magnificence and high standards in lifestyles choices.

Much thought went into interior design as seen in laminate flooring in the bedrooms giving off a homely feel, and marble flooring throughout to present a serene ambience against the backdrop of Aegean summers.

Bathrooms and kitchen feature only the best of fixtures and fittings while air conditioning and heating make these homes perfect for year-round living. To carry on the hotel and spa theme, owners can enjoy sunbathing jetties, waterfront restaurants, fitness centres, sauna and steam rooms, and the ever so outstanding concierge service.

Both the above are perfect examples of five-star resorts attracting buy-to-let investors. The wide range of leisure facilities advertises the freehold properties for itself, and rental management teams onboard take out all the hassle of earning a rental income.

The rise of Yalikavak on Turkey’s luxury real estate market is a perfect example of how towns can reinvent themselves to match surrounding environments and influences. From a small unknown fishing village to tourist hub, to expat hub, and to an international sailing hub, it has overtaken other regions in Bodrum as an upmarket retreat.

Our portfolio of luxury property in Yalikavak features a wide range of apartments and villas for sale, either as second-holiday homes or for a permeant base and easy access to Turkey’s sailing world.

For more information on any of them, contact us via email, telephone, or our chat messaging feature. If you are house hunting in Bodrum, call us to arrange a time and date to see some Yalikavak homes that are the pride of Turkish real estate.

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