You may think that luxury homes for sale in Turkey are un-reachable, that couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, we often say that homes for sale in Turkey generally offer a luxury lifestyle because they are so affordable and you get a lot of property for your hard earned cash. However, there is luxury and then there is the ultimate in luxury and these homes are well and truly the stuff that dreams are made of. These are the homes that we see splashed across the magazine covers that the rich and famous live in and we look at these pictures with envy thinking we couldn’t possibly afford to buy one – but, could we?
Don’t get me wrong these beautiful luxury properties don’t cost buttons but they are not as expensive as one may think. What is your perception of a luxury property, a large villa in its own grounds, a pool, and a great view of the sea? Indeed it does tick many boxes on our wish list. Turkey offers much more than just a luxury home it offers a way of life, a very desirable way of life which is more affordable than living in the UK and most other parts of Europe. The sun shines for 300 days a year and has hot, dry summers and mild winters plus it offers a feeling of wellbeing, vitality, happiness and being healthy, we all feel better when the sun shines.
If you are a holiday home buyer and you can afford the step up to a luxury home trust me it’s worth the extra money, especially if you are considering living in Turkey full time one day, perhaps even retire there. If your dream is a beautiful property, with incredible uninterrupted views of the Aegean or the Mediterranean Sea with an infinity pool and delightful landscaped gardens, Turkey is for you. These luxury homes are either traditional with a modern twist or contemporary in design the choice is yours. If you want something to blend in to the scenery with hints of local stone work or to stand out and be admired for its futuristic lines you can have either, it all comes down to personal choice.
Bodrum & Kalkan
The favourite locations for luxury homes for sale in Turkey are Bodrum and Kalkan and each offer a different type of location and a different ambiance:
Bodrum – has a busy marina but it still retains its laid back appeal especially in the surrounding towns and villages. You can opt for a house close to the thriving centre or 15 minutes along the coast to one of the most favoured villages called Yalikavak. Yalikavak is also a favourite with ex pats who positively feel at home with its beautiful views of the Aegean and its multi million pound marina. Here you will find a plethora of designer boutiques and well know brand name shops along with delightful cafes, bars and restaurants. Sea food is a speciality here which is served with delicious accompaniments. Evenings in Yalikavak are laid back however in the summer live concerts are staged which provide a wonderful evenings entertainment. The centre of Bodrum is just 30 minutes from Bodrum International Airport.
Kalkan – this breathtaking picture postcard resort was named as one of the world’s top tourists spots for those seeking a romantic break. Classed as the “jewel of Turkey” it’s absolutely beautiful with its narrow streets that lead down to the bay where the views are astonishing. The beaches are some of the best in the world says the visitors to Kalkan and its no wonder visitors fall in love with this heaven on earth. If you love a bit of sightseeing it’s also brimming with magnificent architecture and full of history. This is where you will find the most beautiful luxury homes for sale in Turkey with the best panoramic views possible. Everything here is upmarket and it screams class, the cocktail bars and restaurants offer delightful atmospheres and the vibe is very much chilled and relaxed. Kalkan is a 2 hour drive from Dalaman International Airport.
If you are searching for a luxury home you really should be looking in Turkey. This gorgeous country offers sunshine all day long, stunning beaches with many of them Blue Flag awarded, fabulous food, both traditional dishes and international cuisine and most of all warm and friendly locals, plus luxury property to die for! Enrich your lifestyle; invest in a luxury home for sale in Turkey.