Where to find a property for sale in Ciudad Quesada
Situated in the south part of the Costa Blanca less than 50 km from Alicante, Ciudad Quesada is ideally located only 6 km from the Mediterranean Sea whilst relatively near to cities such as Murcia, Alicante and Valencia, which is slightly further to the north.
Befitting its innate identity as a modern and planned urban development, Ciudad Quesada boasts a range of stylish properties. In terms of property for sale in Ciudad Quesada, villas with three bedrooms start at around €100,000, although larger and more exclusive properties can be obtained for upwards of €1,000,000. Apartments and bungalows can be found ranging from €50,000 for two bedrooms to upwards of €200,000, which buys you an ultra-modern and spacious living area.
Whilst Ciudad Quesada itself is mainly residential, it still contains many Spanish and international restaurants. This picture of diversity mirrors that of the residents – with more than half of the population born outside of Spain, something which may prove ideal for those who are uncomfortable with the idea of learning Spanish. The town also contains its own water park, in addition to the La Marquesa golf course.
In terms of the scenery, Ciudad Quesada lays claim to similar variation. To the west, the mountains tower over the city; to the south, the salt lakes of Torrevieja are within 5 km; Torrevieja is also home to many forms of entertainment to suit people of all ages. Meanwhile, beaches at Santa Pola and Guadamar del Segura are only a 15 minutes drive away, whilst Ciudad Quesada itself is surrounded by orange groves and other natural beauty.
The cuisine is in keeping with the cultural differences, and in particular the history of this part of Spain. The Costa Blanca has historically been inhabited by many different civilisations, and as a result, the gastronomy takes inspiration from many sources.
The climate in the region is also delightful, with temperatures exceeding 25°C in the summer months, whilst tempered by sea breezes, and not tending to drop below 10°C even in winter. This, in particular, is a far cry from the deep midwinters of Britain!
Ciudad Quesada can be accessed via both Alicante and Murcia airports, which are both within 50km, or 30 minutes. Alicante, in particular, receives flights from many UK airports, and the presence of many major roads in the region means that the surrounding area can be accessed with ease. Ciudad Quesada offers a diverse and comfortable proposition for people who want to experience the authentic Spanish way of life whilst still retaining links to home. It is also very much affordable and value for money.
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