One of the most beautiful cities in the world with a unique Bosphorus view, a texture unlike any other where history and modern life are intertwined, rich cuisine and nightlife, Istanbul is nowadays the leading city receiving visits from local and foreign tourists. Aside from its location and cultural characteristics, Istanbul is also an awe-inspiring city with its architecture. Living in this exclusive city that has been home to various civilizations and historical structures for thousands of years, is also an experience like no other.
There are many property options that shine out with comfort and ease, providing you to enjoy the city. There are rich options of residence or apartment that draw attention with vast opportunities for those who wish to live in Istanbul. Most exclusive alternatives for Istanbul properties fall under the title of Istanbul’s luxury villas. These luxury villa alternatives in Istanbul’s finest districts by the Bosphorus, within nature or in spots close to the city center, earn lots of brownie points for both ultra comfort options with architecture and design. Before handling the recently notable villa projects in Istanbul, it is wise to take a look at the qualities that a luxury villa must have.
What is a Luxury Villa?
Being a word of french origin, luxury is used to define situations or things that provide for much more than basic needs. When a luxury villa is mentioned, it is about a property equipped with details that offer comfort and ease aside from the normal standards. These types of villas have many common qualities that satisfy all needs and offer broad living areas compared to other property types. Luxury villas usually provide panoramic views of the sea, city or woods, a large garden, aesthetic decoration styles, luxurious bathrooms and kitchens, high-quality materials in exterior and interior designs, hot tubs, smart home systems, indoor and outdoor pools, Turkish baths or gyms. Luxury villas provide their owners with life on 5 or even 7-star holiday standards. One other important quality of luxury villas is that they are multi-storey. A villa that is defined as luxury is usually designed as a structure with 2,3 or 4 storeys.
While the kitchen and the living room is usually located on the first floor in luxury villa plans, other living rooms, bathrooms and bedrooms are located upstairs. On first floors or basements of villas on wet grounds, a spa, a Turkish bath or a pool usable in winter can be found. Luxury villas also have luxurious conditions in terms of heating. In these properties generally built with smart heating systems and exterior protections, it is possible to have an atmosphere cool in summer and warm in winter. It can be seen that these villas are built facing the south for ideal heating conditions. Another quality that a luxury villa must have is distinguished as a spacious balcony or a terrace. These types of properties usually have a very wide garden, and they can also feature a balcony or a wide terrace on almost every floor.
Which Criteria Should a Luxury Villa Match?
A luxury villa has a lot of privileges in terms of construction details, material quality, decorations and design criteria aside from basic attributes such as a swimming pool, jacuzzi, a garden, a spacious living area and a view. It carries great importance for those searching for a luxury villa to notice these kinds of privileges. Here are some important criteria for luxury villas:
- Heat insulation for the roof and the walls
- Heat and sound insulation for room walls
- Use of wood, marble or natural stone in outer and interior materials
- Use of natural stone, quality and hardwoods or wrought iron in windows and stairs
- Use of lights, suspended roofs and insulation on the ceiling
- Hard and quality wood, metal and glass that are going to be used in the villa’s
special sections such as automatic control
- At least 2 baths and toilets in the property, use of quality and solid stones in the making of toilets, bathtubs and sinks
- Involving heating and cooling instruments such as constant hot water, air conditioning installment and fireplace in the construction plan
- Getting help from professional designers in the interior area
- Consulting garden architects about plant positioning in gardens, terraces and balconies
When we look specifically at Istanbul, most villas named luxury and featuring the details above are located on the Bosphorus line. These properties with Bosphorus views added to luxurious details are usually structures in the form of kiosks and are worth around a million dollars. These historical structures adorned with luxurious details, and they are included in Istanbul’s most favorite buildings. Aside from that, many luxury villa options come forward by being surrounded by the green sceneries or by their sea or city views even though they are very close to the city center. There are many projects in Istanbul where qualities such as easy transportation to the center and to the airport, comfort, luxury and high quality can be experienced with pleasure. You can scroll through some new projects that satisfy high expectations and luxury needs and speak to those who wish to enhance their living standards in Istanbul.
Marine West Villas creates a unique atmosphere consisting of 64 villas in 7 different types with its high ceilings, the quality of the materials used in their construction and the landscaping. It offers an elite taste inside the villas with many features such as functional and spacious kitchens and bathrooms, underground parking, terraces with a sea view and detached gardens.
Everything has been thought of at the Marine West Villas so that you don’t be deprived of any beauty of life. All the conditions are ready for you to embrace blue and green at the same time. It is the harbinger of a dreamlike life with its functional architecture, high walls protecting your comfort and special spaces dedicated to you.
Lush Valley invites you to live in the most natural part of the city with its detached villas, permaculture and cultivable agricultural land, lagoon, beach, biological lake, workshops, and a lifestyle that considers all living creatures.
Lush Valley is at an equal distance from all three airports in Istanbul. It is 6 kilometers away from the highway and 15 minutes from the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge. The project is also at an advantageous location in terms of its proximity to the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and Northern Freeway.
All the beauties, colors, peace, and happiness of the Mediterranean are revived in Serenity Villas in Beylikduzu, Yakuplu. Serenity Villas helps you live the Mediterranean life and “la dolce vita” philosophy of in the center of Istanbul with all its details.
Also, the project includes a 24/7 security system with cameras, indoor & outdoor parking, an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, gym, sauna, Turkish bath, green areas and walking paths.
Another project sparkling in the green is Aquatic Villas in Büyükçekmece. The number of rooms can go up to 5+1 in the villas within the project. All the luxurious details are thought of for children and adults in the project offering an ideal living space for big families especially.
The project speaks to those who wish to commute easily to the city and to the airport with their cars every day. It is located 20 minutes to the center and only 10 minutes to the airport. Getting to the Büyükçekmece beach, however, is only 5 minutes.