Where to find a property for sale in Camposol
Camposol is a popular golf resort located 10 minutes from Mazarrón in Murcia. You might have spotted it on an episode of A Place in the Sun: Home or Away, but if you didn’t it’s an attractive and extensive purpose-built town offering more than 7,000 properties.
It’s popular because of its location as well as the choice of homes and amenities available. The name means “countryside sun” and its situation on the Costa Calida, a region that offering more than 300 annual days of sunshine, and an average temperature of 21°C. It’s also easily reached from Murcia San Javier or Alicante airports.
Just 15 minutes from the historical town of Mazarron and the Gulf of Mazarron with its many beach resorts such as Puerto Mazarron, the historical town of Lorca (with its great market worth a trip) and a little further, the Mar Menor.
It has a great community (about 3,000 people live there), and an atmosphere that is friendly and welcoming. The urbanisation has many bars and restaurants - including an Indian, steak restaurant and sports bar - as well as banks, a petrol station, a large supermarket, bodega, clothes boutique, a four-star hotel (with spa and gym) and of course an 18-hole golf course with a driving range and clubhouse.
As soon as you arrive there you will see that Camposol is divided into sections (or phases) A to D. For buyers section A tends to be the most desirable, being the original phase with a wide selection of amenities, although most of the restaurants are in B.
Property wise, two-bedroom terraced homes, villas or bungalows start around €50,000 - but prices are increasing after some large drops after 2008. You can pick up a two-bed detached villa with a private swimming pool on a golf course development for as little over €100,000, or a three-bedder for €150,000-€200,000.
What else to do there? Nearby there is the thermal spring at El Saladillo, is a short walk just along from B; there’s deep-sea diving at Cabo Tinoso and the famous pottery shops of Totana.
This resort suits anyone who loves golf, the anonymity of a large development with lots of amenities, but at a lower price point than other resorts such as nearby La Manga.
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