$402,694 Base price: TRY6712500
A cosy 4-bed traditional villa for sale in Izmir. Offering full sea views in the old fishing town of Foca with ample outdoor living. Izmir investment.
The Turkey Homes team are very pleased to offer this traditional stone villa for sale in Izmir, found around 60km northwest of the huge city centre and slightly elevated in the old town of Foca, enjoying fabulous sea, the coastline and nature views.
Eski Foca as it is known locally is a very traditional coastal area of the vast Izmir province, full of ancient history with the area dating back as far as the 11th-century when it was founded by the Aeolians, built on the ancient city of Phokaia which sits around a sheltered Aegean Bay.
A calm but busy little fishing town surrounded by green hillsides and rolling mountains, home to the endangered Mediterranean Monk Seals, with the town hosting an annual Monk Seal Festival that attracts numerous tourists to the town over a three days period when the town is bustling.
Life in old Foca is very laid back, its narrow streets hosting little street cafes, Alladins cave gift shops etc, whilst you will also find small marinas, pretty promenades, stunning beaches and various ancient ruins to explore, all this very little known to the millions of overseas visitors that arrive in the Izmir province every year.
Property Location and Details
This 3 bedroom villa for sale in Eski Foca sits in an elevated area of the town, set approximately 1km from the heart of the town and the coastline, whilst just over an hour's drive will reach the city centre of Izmir, or 80-minutes to access Adnan Menderes international airport.
Set in a long-established residential area that offers several convenience stores and local places to eat, whilst the short 2-3 minute journey to the town centre a huge range of everyday amenities, a vast selection of shops and supermarkets, schools, medical centres, chemists, banks and ATM's, wide choice cafes, bars, and seaside restaurants, many offering fresh fish and seafood dishes that are caught by local fisherman.
For access to other areas of the Izmir province, Foca is found approximately 20-minutes west of the busy highway that heads into the city centre passing through various other towns, 2 hours to the south find the popular resort of Kusadasi passing the well preserved ancient site of Ephesus, or you can head around the Gulf of Izmir coastline to the elite resorts of Alacati and Cesme in a little over 2-hours.
The villa is one of just two side-by-side semi-detached stone-built villas, walled and gated and set above the passing street, the stone wall offering wrought iron gate at street level, opening to stone steps leading to a closed basement area that offers exposed stone walls, and a beamed ceiling currently used a small lounge and storage area, further leading to the small private terrace garden that sits to the side of the villa.
The living space is built over 2 floors, the lower floor offering an exterior stone facade and the upper floor a more modern red-brick facade, entered on the lower floor with a sold wooden door opening to an open hallway laid with polished oak parquet flooring that flows throughout, the hallway hosting a marble staircase to the upper floor and a fully tiled family shower room, whilst leading onto the open-plan living area that offers full sea and nature views.
A cosy and light living area with art stone wall features, a small but fully fitted kitchen with solid wood units, granite work surfaces, and rather traditional but striking floral electric blue tiled splash backs, a small window over the sink looking out over the private terrace.
The lounge area offers a large sea view picture window, whilst a wide-open ornate archway leads into a protruding dining area that offers pario doors that open to a large covered sea view balcony and another huge picture window.
Ascend the stairs to the first floor to find the 4 bedrooms, one good sized double room that hosts a large sea view window, 2 sizeable single rooms with pine built-in wardrobes and a glazed door that opens to enjoy the full sea views from a large shared balcony, whilst bedroom 4 is a smaller single room to the rear with a side window, this room currently used for additional storage whilst all have the use of a fully tiled family shower room on the same floor.
This 4 bedroom sea view villa is offered to the Izmir real estate market as an unfurnished home, however, it does come with a working central heating system and an air conditioning unit in the living area.
Overall a cosy and rather characterful sea view property that is ideal for year-round living in a traditional coastal area, or with a few minor updates it would make for a great investment in Izmir, close to the town centre and the beach, walking distance to local amenities, whilst boasting ample outdoor living space and superb sea and nature views.
Contact Turkey Homes today for more details and our dedicated team of Izmir property advisors will answer all of your Turkey real estate questions, offer you comprehensive advice and will be on hand to assist you through the full Turkey property buying process.
Izmir is a huge modern city and province of western Turkey, the third-largest province of the country, hosting its huge city centre, many popular residential areas and several coastal resorts.
Probably the most famous resort is Cesme, an elite area for Turks and a growing number of foreign tourists too, though the peninsula hosts many lesser-known resorts, some small peaceful fishing villages, and larger traditional resorts all offering an array of stunning Aegean beaches and all have easy access to the city for its shopping facilities and Adnan Menderes Izmir International Airport.
Distance to town:
60km Izmir City Centre
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