Kadikoy is one of Istanbul’s rising stars. Houses for sale in Kadıköy are attracting great interest not only by Turks but also by international investors and buyers. Sitting on the Asian side of Istanbul, a revival in recent years has seen increasing holidaymakers and property buyers seeking out the diversity of its neighborhoods. This is likely to continue as more domestic and foreign property buyers set their interest in the properties for sale in Kadikoy.
During the Byzantine rule of Istanbul, Kadiköy was a separate settlement, admiring the capital from across the Bosphorus straits yet these days along with adjoining Moda, the large population of students and ex-pats enjoy it as an alternative to the European hub of Taksim and Beyoğlu.
The real estate market of Kadikoy is slowly changing with new, modern properties in Kadıkoy replacing the old, crumbling builds. Despite its growing popularity, prices are still reasonable for what is the heart of Asian Istanbul. So, there are Kadıkoy apartments for sale for every budget. If you wish to buy commercial properties in Kadikoy suitable for your budget, contact us. Istanbul Homes' professional team will find you the property you want.
The Fikirtepe district is ideal for people with a budget and first-time property buyers. Sitting on a short drive away from the central ferry station, the Marmara University is making the district a firm favorite of students. Undergoing an urban transformation in its cosmetic appearance, many industry experts pinpoint Fikirtepe as the ideal location for long-term property investment due to its potential.
Otherwise, buyers without a budget should look at Bağdat Avenue district, the Asian side equivalent of Turkey’s most famous street, İstiklal Avenue. Luxury boutiques, gourmet cafes and restaurants, and brand name establishments sitting either side of the 6-kilometer street running through upper-scale property in Kadikoy for sale for anyone looking for the more elegant side of life.
One significant advantage of buying a property in Kadikoy, Istanbul is the excellent transport network. A frequent ferry service runs between it and the Eminönü, Kabataş or Beşiktaş ports on the European side. There is also a metro bus service running from Zincirlikuyu, but during rush hour crowds make the journey longer.
Using the Istanbul Kart the 125-public bus takes an hour to reach the Beşiktaş district of European Istanbul. Otherwise, Kadikoy is just a 40-minute drive from Sabiha Gökçen airport, with an extensive flight schedule to other countries and destinations within Turkey.
Kadikoy’s community comes alive during evenings when a variety of eating and drinking establishments are at your disposal. Bağdat Avenue, stretching into the Maltepe district presents a wide choice of budget, middle range and luxury restaurants, and the northern part is just a short walk from Kadife Sokak, the Asian side’s "bar street." Whatever your choice is, you will undoubtedly find it here where drinking establishments play a variety of music genres including jazz, rock, and live Turkish music.
One of the most favorite places for locals during summer who enjoy sit down meals is the Kadiköy fish market. Surrounding restaurants serve daily fresh-caught fish and seafood straight from the grill, with a variety of Turkish mezes, salads, and a healthy glass of raki.
Otherwise, the Süreyya Opera House has a full program of concerts and appearances by many artists. Originally built in 1927, and overhauled in 2007, the major landmark of Istanbul is also home to the Istanbul State Ballet and Opera Organization.
Anyone who wants to buy a property in Kadıköy can tap into a massive range of shopping venues. As well as browsing the main streets, enjoy shopping on Bahriye Caddesi before riding the tram to the Moda district with its impressive collection of second-hand shops and retro boutiques. As the home of couture clothing in Asian Istanbul as well as a base for handicraft artisans whatever you dream of can be made.
The Tepe Natulis Shopping Mall, covering four floors does a roaring trade with shoppers or venture out into neighboring districts for a variety of other malls such as Optimum in Ataşehir or Akasya in the ever-famous Üsküdar. We offer many great Kadıköy property for sale within a walking distance to these shopping malls.
Kadıköy became the 43rd coolest district in the world. UK-based travel magazine "Time Out" has prepared a list of the 50 coolest districts in the world. Kadıköy ranked 43rd among the coolest 50 districts to visit in the world.
A short walk from the center, adults and children enjoy the Istanbul Toy Museum in the Göztepe district. Founded in 2005, and situated in a historical mansion, a massive display of favorite toys from the 1700s to the present day makes it one of Istanbul’s more unique museums.
To get an insight into the historical past of Kadiköy, away from its touristic face, wander the streets of the Yeldegirmeni district. The beautiful architecture of old houses blends with wall murals to present an insight into urban Istanbul throughout the ages. Likewise, the Haydarpasa Train Station with its German exterior design is a much talked about Istanbul landmark.
Presenting its diversity of old settlements and neighborhoods, Kadiköy also has a few select mosques, and churches worth viewing. The Hagia Euphemia Church dates back to 1830, while the Armenian Catholic Church of Surp Levon is sitting nearby was made in the 19th century.
The Hemdat Israel Synagogue is a perfect way to trace the history of Jewish settlers in the area, but the entrance is only granted with the permission of the Chief Rabbi. The 17th century Osman Ağa Mosque is another religious landmark that gives a great insight into Kadiköy’s diverse religious background.
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