Lüleci Hendek 54

Lüleci Hendek 54 is a superb residence offering elegant 2- and 3-bedroom units with magnificent views of the Bosphorus and historic Sultanahmet peninsula. The seven-storey building has 14 rental units: twelve 3-bedroom units (two with private gardens) and two 2-bedroom units. Units range from 100 to 140 square meters. Built in the early 20th century, Lüleci Hendek 54 relects the architectural characteristics of that time, with a magnificent façade, high ceilings and large windows that present a panoramic Bosphorus view and take in natural light. The building’s original façade has been preserved, while its doors, woodwork, and floors have been restored to reflect the original craftsmanship. All the essentials of contemporary living have been added, such as an Otis glass lift, back-up generator and water supply, and 24-hour security. Lüleci Hendek 54 offers the highest standards of contemporary living in a spectacular historical setting.


Features and Amenities

  • Breathtaking views of the Bosphorus, Topkapı Palace and Hagia Sophia, and the Princes’ Islands
  • All purpose generator
  • 24-hour security
  • Water storage tanks with pressure system
  • Wireless internet connection
  • Kale Steel Doors
  • CCTV security cameras with night vision
  • Burglar alarms with motion detectors in all terrace and ground floors
  • Viessmann natural gas combination boiler system
  • Türksat and Hotbird Satellite TV systems and receivers
  • Infrastructure for Digitürk decoders
  • LG Beko Mirror Series air conditioners
  • Built-in Miele and Siemens kitchen appliances
  • Siemens washing machine with full dryer
  • En suite bathroom
  • Kale encoded steel vault
  • Art Deco style lighting for the entrance, corridor, kitchen and bathroom
  • Illuminated built-in wardrobe and coat closet

The Area

Lüleci Hendek 54 is located in Galata, one of Istanbul’s oldest and culturally significant neighbourhoods. Galata was established in 1250 as a walled Genoese colony. It remains one of Istanbul’s most diverse quarters and popular tourist destinations, blending rich historical and cultural heritage with a pulsing street life full of art, music and food spots. Galata tower at night is an unforgettable sight. Lüleci Hendek 54 is ideally situated just next to the Saint Benoit French Lycee on historic Lüleci Hendek Street, which winds downhill from the Galata Tower to the Bosphorus at Karaköy harbor.

Technical Details

  • The entire structure is a reinforced concrete shield, reinforced with 57 tonnes of steel
  • Walls up to the 3rd floor are reinforced concrete using metal sheets
  • OTIS lift with glass panel door and stainless steel cabin
  • Heat and sound insulation is installed on the face of the building
  • Natural gas alarm system
  • Earthquake vibration sensor to automatically disconnect natural gas
  • Fire cabinets on every floor containing fire extinguishers and hoses
  • The original façade has been restored using traditional methods and period construction materials, like Horasan mortar
  • Bespoke MasPen windows and doors are crafted from extra dried massive pine
  • The front terrace of the attic floor is fitted with Monte Carlo dual electric sunshades
  • The original guillotine windows have been retrofitted with GU hardware, for a sliding upper wing to facilitate use and cleaning
Stairs and Doors
  • A new roof installed over the two attic apartments is extra quality defaced pine, produced by traditional methods and painted with special wood paint
  • The  building’s original steel entrance door, engraved massive wood internal door, grand marble staircase, staircase railings, front railings and steel railings of the French balcony have been restored to their original state
  • A bespoke light bucket installed over the staircase brings daylight and fresh air to common areas of the building
Interior Design and Appliances
  • Bespoke double-winged steel security doors on all flats, clad in wood to recreate the original look of wooden doors
  • Kale solid steel lock system
  • Illuminated colonial style wardrobes in all flats are white lacquered wood, with hydraulic hinges
  • Storage closet with built-in Siemens washer/dryer in all flats
  • Kitchens fitted with Miele 360-liter silent refrigerator and Siemens cooker, oven, and dishwasher
  • Maintenance and repair services are available
  • Ground floor apartments are allocated private 65 m2 gardens
  • Gas central heating in all flats
  • LG Beko air conditioners in all flats
  • Interior walls have been re-plastered and painted with traditional style ceruse mastic coated paint
Floors and Ceilings
  • Entrances, stairs and balcony floors are covered in mosaic tiles
  • Interiors, rooms and corridors are covered with OSB paving and 14 mm Weitzer laminated oak parquet
  • All bathroom floors are decked with Tureks Avalon series mosaic marble
  • Guest bathroom floors are decked with Weitzer laminated oak parquet
  • The front terrace of the attic floor is decked with massive teak
  • All ceilings are finished in steel constructed plaster panels and painted plaster
  • Bespoke Art Deco style lighting components by Elements
  • Bathtubs: Huppe
  • Toilets: Simas
  • Washbasins: Simas
  • Fixtures: Zazzeri
  • Glass cabins: Corin
  • Bathroom appliances: Vitra
  • Maximum odor-proof flusher systems in all floor outlays
  • Bathrooms equipped with fan-reinforced ventilation system
  • Art Deco style bespoke lighting components by Elements
  • Bathroom walls are covered in Tureks Avalon series mosaic marble up to 112 centimeters high. Other wall surfaces are painted with specially produced DYO antibacterial, waterproof wet surface paint
  • Kitchen cabinets of natural oak
  • Workbenches of first class veinless Afyon marble
  • Villeroy sinks
  • Zazzeri fixtures
  • Miele 360-liter silent refrigerator
  • Siemens cooker, oven and dishwasher
  • Bespoke lighting components by Elements
  • Spanish Vives ceramic and custom DYO antibacterial, waterproof surface paints
Mechanical installations
  • 20-ton water tank installed
  • Water pressure tank: Wilo
  • Building protected with fire hydrophore system and fire cabinets
  • Natural gas system equipped with earthquake sensor, automatic gas cut-off valve and gas alarm system
  • Bathrooms equipped with fan-reinforced ventilation system
  • Individual flats all equipped with LG Beko air conditioning units
  • Demirdöküm brand cast iron radiators fitted throughout the heating system of the building
Electrical installations
  • Electrical generator system installed in case of power cut
  • Building has an electrical grounding system in accordance with the project specification
  • Wireless internet available
  • Bticino visual intercom installed
  • Turksat, Hotbird and Digiturk satellite TV systems installed
  • All main bedrooms and living rooms have access to Satellite TV
  • All sockets: Bticino Matrix
  • Apartments, terraces and balconies fitted with imported Siteco lighting units
  • Stray current prevention system installed
  • TSE and CE certified fittings used in all electrical fixtures
  • Digial electric meters
  • All electrical installations comply with  international standards
  • 24-hour security staff
  • CCTV security system with night vision cameras
  • Burglar alarms with motion detectors installed on all terraces and ground floors
  • Kale steel entry doors on all apartments
  • Kale steel safe deposit box in every apartment
  • Colour visual intercom system in every apartment
  • Smoke alarms in every unit