Devon vs Andalucia

2015 / Episode 8 on 1 June 2015

Episode 8

Marc and Lucy Champ dream of escaping the rat race for weekends and holidays with their one year old son. But they’re torn between the East Devon of Marc’s childhood and Lucy’s preferred Comares area of sunny Spain. Will it be the weather or the properties Laura Hamilton and Sara Damergi show them that make up their minds?

Property 1:

Three-bed Victorian cottage in Axminster

Three-bed end of terrace Victorian cottage a short walk from Axminster town centre. An extension on the back provides a utility room and kitchen, as well as two reception rooms. Estate agents: Symonds and Sampson ( Asking price: £155,000.

Property 2:

Two-bed thatched cottage in Kilmington

Two-bed thatched character cottage in Kilmington village. The cottage has a private courtyard area and shared pathway leading to lawn. On the market with Fox and Sons ( for £180,000.

Property 3:

Grade II listed Georgian mansion near Honiton

Two-bed top floor apartment in a Grade II listed Georgian mansion near Honiton. Set in well maintained grounds and gardens the mansion enjoys parkland views. On the market with Pyne & Lyon ( with a guide price of £155,000

Property 4:

Villa with private pool in Comares

Three-bed, two bathroom villa with garden and private pool in Comares. Large shaded terraced area for al fresco dining and a upstairs terrace with panoramic views. On the market for £142,275 through Fleming Properties (

Property 5:

Three-bed country house in Cutar

Three-bed country house surrounded by olive groves in a quiet location in Cutar, near Comares. Main bedroom has French doors leading out on to the pool terrace. The estate agents are Axarquia Properties ( with an asking price of £125,500.

Property 6:

Three-bed house in Benamargosa

Three-bed end of terrace village house in Benamargosa. Outside there are terraces and gardens and a plunge pool. The inner atrium is fully covered by a transparent roof. Being marketed by Unspoilt Andalusia ( for £146,500.