Kucukcekmece Area in Istanbul, closest area to the new canal
Kucukcekmece area is a suburb located in the southern part of the European side of Istanbul on the European shore of the Marmara Sea. It is surrounded by Basaksehir, Bagcilar, Bahcelievler, and Bakirkoy areas. The Kucukcekmece lake separates it from Avcilar. Kucukcekmece means "little depression" and during the Greek period it was named Bathonea.
The lake is connected to the Sea of Marmara by a very narrow channel; therefore, the water has low salinity. It is ten kilometers in length and six kilometers in width and is considered as one of the main attractions in the area. The Park attached to it offers a great view of the lake and a nice place for families to enjoy on the weekends.
Kucukcekmece coast and beach
It is located on the European part of the Marmara Sea and offers a free sandy public beach where people can go to enjoy a swim during the summer months.
Tourist attractions in Kucukcekmece
The Kucukcekmece area offers different tourist attractions that suit different tastes. If you are a nature lover, an art enthusiast, or an adventure seeker you will find a perfect place for you to enjoy your hobbies in Kucukcekmece.
Some of these main attractions are Yarimburgaz cave, Grand Aqua Marine, Sefakoy cultural center, Mehmet Arsay Classic Car Museum, Floria Ataturk Palace Museum, Florya Aquarium, Bathonea Ancient City Excavation Center, Kibrithane or the Balikci Island.
Transportation in Kucukcekmece
Two of the main Highways pass through the Kucukcekmece area, the TEM and E5 Highways. Furthermore, most of the means of transportations available in Istanbul can be found in kucukcekmece. The Kirazli-Halkali Metro line, the Metrobus linking the Asian side of Istanbul to the European side and the Halkali-Gebze Marmaray line in addition to buses and minibuses that are found all over the area and some of them are working 24/7.
Why to live in Kucukcekmece?
The kucukcekmece area is perfect for living, as you can find in it anything you might need for your daily life. It has 25 public schools in addition to 4 private ones, 3 private Universities İstanbul Arel University, İstanbul Aydın University and Sabahattin Zaim University.
Also, there are 1 public hospital and 3 private ones. As for the shopping lovers there are 3 shopping malls in Kucukcekmece that offer all the latest trends.
Advantages of real estate investment in Kucukcekmece:
The real estate sector is booming in Kucukcekmece, due to the many advantages this area has to offer. It is neither too close nor too far from the city center and its accessibility to different methods of transportation and main highways make it very easy to go from one are to another. Furthermore, it offers both closeness to nature, modern facilities, and vital amenities.
Another big attraction for investment in the area is the Istanbul Kanal that will go through the Kucukcekmece lake connecting it to the Marmara Sea. A new residential area is set to be build around it that is expected to be a huge attraction for more investors in the area.
In the following links you can check our listings for apartments for sale in Kucukcekmece area in Istanbul: