- Buyer’s Guide
Kalkan has natural beauty and has managed to hold on to and its retain its charm, with many protected green belt areas, and strict building regulations preventing the development of huge resort type hotels.
The majority of homes in Kalkan are constructed overlooking the bays and the local islands, Luxury Property Turkey has access to some of Kalkan’s most luxurious villas, and modern apartments with private swimming pools sometimes even stunning roof top pools.
About The Penthouse
A duplex penthouse consisting of 2 bedrooms overlooking Kalamar Bay, a short stroll of 300m to the nearest beach club and less than 1km from the bustling centre of Kalkan.
This superb penthouse is located in a boutique private gated community, in a slightly elevated position benefiting from impressive sea views, consisting of just 4 duplex apartments sat on a generous plot of 3,845m2, providing private parking and shared communal areas with a generous walk-in infinity swimming pool terraces surround the parameter with sundecks with stunning views across the bay and distant islands.
The penthouse is accessed via a private entrance terrace leading from the parking area up a few stone steps, from the lobby opening out into the open-plan living are with light marble flooring, a fully fitted modern kitchen sits off to the rear, set out with clean white units, shiny black granite work surface and contrasting splash backs, dividing the lounge by a bench/breakfast bar extending out.
The lounge commands a prominent front position in front of full height floor to ceiling patio doors giving sensational views over the bay and opening out to a balcony secured with tinted glass railings.
The lounge further benefits from additional patio doors opening on to an alfresco dining balcony gaining full sea and swimming pool views.
Just off the living room a door connects to the first of the 2 bedrooms, a generous double en-suite with access to the main balcony.
A marble staircase leads up to the master suite consisting of a modern en-suite shower room lined with marble and faced off with a full frontage of glass and patio doors opening on to a vast private roof terrace, dressed to make the most out of the outdoors with sofas, sun beds and a Jacuzzi, all with amazing sea views.
Inclusive of all furniture along with all white goods and air conditioning units throughout.
Boasting some of Turkeys outstanding premium luxury villas, with an airport transfer time of 1.5 hours, Kalkan it is not a place of mass tourism. According to the Sunday Times, Kalkan attracts the kind of visitor who would also enjoy Tuscany or the Dordogne, The Guardian likens the town to “the Italian Riviera minus the poseurs.”
There are no large All-Inclusive hotels in Kalkan to be found, instead distinctive Ottoman/Greek architecture, small boutique hotels and pansyons (guest houses), a great selection of ‘cool’ bars and sophisticated restaurants nestled around the quaint harbour and winding sloping streets above. Kalkan is still one of Turkey’s best kept secrets, Patara beach and Kas are some of the great places nearby to visit.
Kalkan town is an old fishing town, and being the only safe harbour between Kas and Fethiye it is popular with sailors and known for its authentic houses, descending to the sea.
Komurluk is the prestigious residential hotspot of Kalkan. This tiny bay has a scattering of luxury villas with steps down to the beach and when back on the market they usually get snapped up, the rental income on these villas proves extremely lucrative. Popular spots like Palm Beach Club and the ease of access to the main town by car, foot or water taxi makes this a very desirable corner of Kalkan.
Kisla is further down from Komurluk in the far left hand corner of Kalkan facing out towards the sea and looking across the whole bay. As Kisla developed after Komurluk the designs of properties are slightly more modern and priced more competitively, one of Kalkan’s most popular beach clubs Villa Mahal is snuggled in to this attractive corner
Kalamar bay is all about its famous sunsets and is a lively village in itself and a number of beach clubs popular with families. As Kalkan has grown so has Kalamar which is now home to some splendid luxury sea front Villas
Kalkan Beach Clubs
Kalkan has 7 beach clubs nearby, most of which can be reached by water taxi from the harbour, making it very easy to enjoy the sea. They are set into the bottom of the mountain side, complete with paved platform terraces and gardens, and they offer everything from swimming and sunbathing, to water sports and restaurant facilities. You can spend a whole day at a beach club entertaining the family and it is the perfect place to experience the Mediterranean, whether you’re swimming, snorkelling or just watching the world go by from the terrace. Sunbathe, swim, or just have fun; there is plenty for all to enjoy.