Restored prestigious traditional villa for sale in Istanbul. Overlooking the Bosphorus and Marina in wealthy Tarabya. High-end Istanbul investment.
Turkey Homes are extremely pleased to present this prestigious sea view villa in Istanbul for sale, located in the upmarket neighbourhood of Tarabya in the Sariyer district to the north of the city centre and just 30m from the shores of the stunning Bosphorus.
The neighbourhood of Tarabya is located in the Sariyer district on the European side of the city, one of the wealthiest areas of Istanbul where many of the city's rich and affluent families live, due to them preferring to be surrounded by nature with the lush green forests of the area, rather than living in the busy city centre amongst all the smog of the congested traffic.
The very distinguished area of Bebek is only a few minutes drive and the Istanbul attractions of Taksim Square and Sultanahmet areas are also only 17km-20km away, all easily reached via the excellent road network that runs through the Maslak area to the city centre.
Amenities in the area are excellent, with Sariyer hosting one of the best international schools in Istanbul, many large shopping centres are within a few minutes drive as are some excellent medical facilities too, and the shores of the Bosphorus with all its famous fish restaurants are also very easily reached.
This fabulous and prestigiously located marina villa for sale in Tarabya is found in a slightly elevated position just above Tarabya Marina, enjoying a breathtaking view of the Bosphorus, local green hillsides and over the marina.
The villa is set on the northern side of the small bay, just 30m from the marina and close to the Grand Tarabya Hotel, whilst walking distance to numerous cafes, bars and waterside restaurants, various shops, supermarkets, schools including an English school, chemists, ATM's, and large green coastal park, whilst a short drive of around 8-9 minutes will reach the Acibadem Maslak Hospital, 10-minutes will reach the Istinye Park Shopping centre and the Istanbul Technic University, many others accessible with a slightly longer drive.
Various bus stops are also within walking distance of the villa, or you can reach the nearest Metro station via a 3-minutes drive, whilst a 15-minutes drive via Maslak will reach the TEM highway and the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge or 20-minutes to join the E-5 highway, thus, an area that offers great connections across the length and breadth of the city, with the new Istanbul airport accessible in a little over 40-minutes.
A private detached 5 bedroom villa that is a grade 2 listed building, part of Istanbul's ancient Ottoman history, set on a private land plot of 370m2, walled and gated with a 100m2 private car park at street level, the car park hosting steps that lead down to the private two-tier grounds where you find lush green lawns with a stepping stone pathway, neatly trimmed hedges and various green shrubs, all beautifully kept and well-matured.
Within the lower gardens, you have two 30m2 outhouses that could be used for storage, hobby rooms, a gym or an office etc, whilst the main villa is built over 3 floors, beautifully and sensitively restored according to the heritage rules of the property's grade 2 listing.
The main building offers the 5-bedroom villa and an attached, though self-contained and privately entered, 90m2 guest apartment that has its own small upper garden and terrace area, perfect for guests, extended family or maybe for a rental income.
The triplex villa is entered from the larger lower garden via steps that lead up to a shaded entrance terrace that hosts double wooden doors that open into a closed reception hallway that is laid with quality dark laminate flooring, the hallway offering a wooden staircase and a lift to the upper and lower floors.
Take the stairs or the lift to the upper floor and you find doors opening to a fully fitted modern closed kitchen, a handy guest WC and a wide-open doorway leading into the spacious lounge and dining area that hosts large, side and front double glazed sash windows that open to a view of the sea, nature and marina views, the lounge diner hosting a traditional panelled ceiling and a cosy winter fireplace.
Off the lounge/diner, a door opens into the first of the 5 bedrooms, a spacious double room that hosts a modern en-suite shower room and access to a large shaded private balcony that enjoys the same stunning views.
The middle entrance floor hosts a further 3 bedrooms, all spacious double room that boast en-suite shower rooms, two enjoying large windows with the wonderful views and one with views of a rear forest area.
Descend to the lower basement level and you find a spacious second lounge/diner with high garden view windows, this floor hosting a second WC and the final bedroom, again a spacious double en-suite room with similar high windows.
This stunning Tarabya villa is offered to the Istanbul real estate market unfurnished, however, the price is inclusive of a gas central heating system, air conditioning units in all rooms and a 12kw backup generator.
All-in-all a thoughtfully restored traditional Istanbul property in an esteemed area of the city, close to a great range of local amenities, easy city centre and airport access along with the most amazing views with the vista taking in the stunning Bosphorus, green hillsides and Tarabya Marina, an ideal large family home or an excellent high-end investment in Istanbul that will achieve an extremely high annual rental income.
Call Turkey Homes today for more details and our dedicated Istanbul property advisors will answer all of your Turkey real estate questions, provide you with comprehensive advice and will be on hand to assist you through every step of the Turkey property buying process.
Tarabya is a neighbourhood of the Sariyer district of Istanbul, sitting on the Bosphorus shores in the European side of the city, renowned for its fabulous seafood restaurants, bistros and lively nightlife, and a very desirable area for the wealthy citizens of Istanbul.
Back in the Ottoman period Tarabya was where the foreign embassies had their summer houses. The name - Tarabya - comes from the Greek word 'Theràpia' which gives a clue to the area's history of a sanctuary for the sick, now a classy neighbourhood for many affluent people of Istanbul.
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