Avcilar is one of the most popular districts in Istanbul, which is located next to the Küçükçekmece Lake and attracts not only Turkish people but also many immigrants from the surrounding countries every year. We can mention numerous strengths for the features of this region that added to the popularity and fame of the district.
In the article in “Istanbul Hamrah”, we, as a property purchase experts in Turkey, plan to discuss about the Avcilar district of Istanbul and review the features of the district in detail. From its geographical location, to its history, features, and amenities and of course the price of the property, we will investigate all of them one by one in the article. So join us!
Geographical location of Avcilar district
Avcilar district is located in the western and European part of Istanbul. It is bordered on the south by the Sea of Marmara, and on the north by the neighborhood of Basaksehir. It is bordered on the east by the neighborhood of Küçükçekmece, and on the west by the Esenyurt district of Istanbul. As we mentioned in the introduction, the lake of Küçükçekmece is also located in the eastern part of the district.
The area of Avcilar district is about 40 square kilometers and its population in the last census was about 400 thousand people. The district has a population density of about 10,000 people per square kilometer, indicating that it is somewhat crowded, but not too much crowded as the central neighborhoods of Istanbul. The district is about 16 km from Ataturk Airport and 31 km from the center of Istanbul.
The Avcilar district of Istanbul is known as one of the ilces or the cities of Istanbul and consists of 10 neighborhoods:
- Mustafa Kemalpaşa.
History of Avcilar district of Istanbul
According to many immigrants, Istanbul is the best city to buy property in Turkey. Each corner of the city has its own history and background, and Avcilar district is no exception. The district has always played a strategic role due to its geographical location. And it is said that Sultan Muhammad, the Conqueror, passed through the roads of the present-day neighborhood to conquer Istanbul. Moreover, even earlier, due to the closeness of the district to the center of Istanbul, the Ottoman sultans preferred that the Turks live in the neighborhood more than the Greeks and Romans, so that they could assist them when necessary.
The Avcilar district of Istanbul has historically been home to hunters, and this tradition continued throughout the Ottoman Empire. During this period, due to the holding of hunting competitions and the fact that the area became the sanctuary of the sultans, the district called “Avjilar” meant “hunters” and since then the same name has remained on it. Until 1980, it was a rural area, but since then, it has received little attention, much growth and development, and today, it has become one of the most modern areas in Istanbul.
Features of Avcilar district of Istanbul
To live in Turkey, as we mentioned earlier, knowing the features of each region and neighborhood is a basic principle. Regarding the features of the Avilar district of Istanbul, we can recommend many points and strengths.
As the first and most important feature of Avcilar district, we must say that the largest port in Turkey is located right in the south of the district. So if you are intending to start a business and, more importantly, looking to start importing and exporting in Turkey, living in the region can be a great option for you.
The second important feature of the Avcilar district of Istanbul is the existence of a number of faculties of Istanbul University (Engineering, Business Management, Sports and Veterinary Medicine). As you know, one of the top universities in Turkey and even in the world is Istanbul University, and if you are planning to reside in Turkey as a student, you can live in the area. Because it is really rich in terms of security and facilities, it has a proper property price. And in terms of security, young and dynamic population, it can satisfy you.
Facilities of Avcilar district of Istanbul
To buy a house in Istanbul, you need to pay close attention to the amenities of each neighborhood. Because this issue is not only really effective in determining the price of the property, but also when selling or renting the property. Fortunately, the Avcilar district is greatly satisfactory in this regard, and many immigrants choose the area to live for this reason.
One of the most important amenities of Avicilar district is access to it, and its public transportation system. Two of Istanbul’s communication highways, the TEMA and EBESH highways, pass through the same area. In addition, for commuting in the city, you can use the bus system or metro bus.
In addition, Avcilar district is highly rich in terms of health services and treatment centers. There are 4 private hospitals, 10 public health centers, 6 specialized clinics, will meet your need for medical services in the best possible way. Finally, some of Turkey’s most luxurious shopping malls, including Pelican Mall and a number of AVM shopping mall branches, are located in the area.
Buying and renting a property in the Avcilar district of Istanbul
Istanbul Hamrah, as a property buying site in Turkey, always tries to provide accurate information about buying or renting property in different neighborhoods of Istanbul. Therefore, in this section, we intend to talk about the purchase and rent price of a property in Avcilar district. The Avcilar district of Istanbul is one of the average property price districts of Istanbul; That is, it has a lower price than the central areas of Istanbul, but naturally it has a higher price than the remote areas. Its average property price has made it one of Istanbul’s economic zones for immigrants.
The purchase price of the property in Avcilar district, in 2023, is as follows:
|The name of the neighborhood||Price|
(Per square meter)
|Total price (100 meters house)|
|Tahtakale||10.300 lira||1,500,000 lira|
|Yeşilkent||10,000 lira||1,490,000 lira|
|Firuzköy||6300 lira||800,000 lira|
|Denizköşkler||5600 lira||710,000 lira|
|Merkez||5800 lira||690,000 lira|
|Üniversite||5300 lira||578,000 lira|
|Ambarlı||4600 lira||570,000 lira|
|Gümüşpala||4900 lira||520,000 lira|
|Cihangir||4500 lira||450,000 lira|
|Mustafa Kemalpaşa||3800 lira||400,000 lira|
(In the whole region)
|9450 lira||1,160,000 lira|
The rental price of the property in Avcilar district in 2023 is as follows:
|The name of the neighborhood||Monthly rental price
|Mustafa Kemalpaşa||2300 lira|
(In the whole region)
requently Asked Questions
It is located in European part of Istanbul and is adjacent to neighborhoods such as Esenyurt, Basaksehir and Küçükçekmece.
The most important feature of the region is the location of the largest port in Turkey and some of the faculties of Istanbul University.
The average purchase price of a property in the area is about 9,500 lira per meter and the rental price is about 4,500 lira.