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The district has much to offer anyone looking to buy a property in Sancaktepe Istanbul. Sitting in Anatolian Istanbul, it is one of the lesser talked about neighborhoods of the great metropolis. However affordable prices, stunning architecture as well as a close location to green forests and the blue coastline are luring in property buyers who want the benefits of city living without hustle and bustle.
Istanbul property buyers have 19 neighborhoods within Sancaktepe to choose from, of which Samandıra and Sarıgazi form the central hub. Covering 62.000 kilometers and with a population of 402.000 residents, Sancaktepe is more about getting in touch with nature, but it does have one historical landmark. The options of the apartment and Sancaktepe villa for sale reflect this history.
The Byzantine Damatris Palace was known as the “Great door to Anatolia.” Royalty and dignitaries from that era in Istanbul’s history rested there after long journeys before they continued to the ruling center of Sultanahmet. Ruined in the 13th century, unfortunately, the current structure shows a little resemblance of its former glory, but plans are in place for future excavations.
Another memorable moment in its history was in the 1970s when locals moved from agricultural to industrial production, and growing neighborhoods prompted a more urban feel, away from traditional rural villages.
Sancaktepe has much potential for the future. Formed in 2008, as a breakaway district from surrounding districts, several houses for sale in Sancaktepe aim to boost the quality of life for property owners and buyers.
The district like other areas of Istanbul is currently undergoing a change in aesthetic appearances with new, modern Sancaktepe apartments for sale dominating the real estate market. One plus point easily attracting people to buy real estate in Sancaktepe Istanbul is affordable prices starting from roughly $100,000 with payment terms between 24 to 48 months.
All new developments have one common feature in that; they aim to preserve a natural ambiance reflecting Sancaktepe green status. Landscaped gardens and natural greenery are key features of communal areas, while many apartments and villas in Sancaktepe have forest views and spacious balconies to enjoy them.
Additional key features of these residential complexes include large swimming pools, caretakers and spacious interior of flats in Sancaktepe making them ideal for families.
The Sancaktepe Lake project aims to create family recreation parks and has become the “brand of the area” when promoting the region to foreign and Turkish tourists. The local council has also spent much time and effort to convert 155 acres between Fatih and Eyüp Sultan Mahallesi to sports fields, BBQ pitches, children’s playground and walking paths.
Rings AVM that opened in 2014 offers everything under one roof including international cuisine restaurants, 9 cinema screens, child care, beauty centers, and of course, plenty of brand name shops. Other choices of shopping malls include Kardiyum, Krem, and Meydan parks.
During summer, coastal life in Anatolian Istanbul is a favorite activity, especially on weekends and residents of Sancaktepe can quickly get there within a 30-minute drive. Apartments in Sancaktepe for sale are also in an ideal position to explore the rest of Anatolian Istanbul including Kadiköy and Üsküdar, two touristic hubs featured in most guidebooks of Istanbul.
Apartments for sale in Istanbul Sancaktepe are attracted by national and international buyers thanks to easy access. Getting to Sancaktepe from other countries is incredibly easy thanks to increased flight routes and schedules to Sabiha Gokcen airport, just a 15-minute drive by car. Residents have easy access to the European side of Istanbul through frequent ferry services departing from the Kadikoy and Uskudar ports, while car drivers can also quickly get to Şile and TEM highways, 3 and 5 kilometers away.
If you want to look at property for sale in Sancaktepe Istanbul or other neighborhoods of Istanbul, contact us today via email or telephone and speak to a local representative. Alternatively, we have an office in the Zeytinburnu district and other places in Turkey. We look forward to seeing you.
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