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Jerez, Spain - A Place in the Sun

2021 / Jerez, Spain Jasmine Harman on 15 January 2021

Jerez, Spain Jasmine Harman

After retiring, Kay and Barry have decided it’s the perfect time to fulfill their dream of buying a holiday home in the beautiful, historic city of Jerez in Southern Spain. They’ve called on the help of Jasmine Harman and have given her an ideal budget of £105,000 to find them an apartment close to all the action, with a terrace for sunbathing and watching the world go by, but will the couple love any of the 5 fantastic properties she’s found enough to put in an offer?

Jerez

What's the appeal?

Jerez de la Frontera is a city in Andalucia about ten miles inland from the coast.It has its own airport with direct flights from London, taking about 3 hours. Jerez is brimming with culture, particularly in its old town where you can find its stunning cathedral and charming plazas, lined with cafes and restaurants with diners spilling into the sunshine. Close by is also the imposing Alcazar of Jerez, a fortress which used to house Arabic baths As well as being a centre for Flamenco, it’s also known as the city of sherry, which is what its name literally translates to.

Property 1

One-bed apartment in San Miguel

Property 1 One-bed apartment in San Miguel

We’re starting in a residential neighbourhood of the Old Town, called San Miguel based around its 15th Century church - it has a unique personality and is known for being an authentic and traditional area of Jerez. This property is a beautifully renovated one-bedroom penthouse in an old historic building in the San Miguel Quarter. The building used to be a family palace and still retains lots of original features, including a beautiful patio and wooden staircase leading up to the apartment. All the rooms have been beautifully designed and the apartment comes fully furnished. It also benefits from a private terrace that overlooks the church.

Valued at £117,563 at the time of filming.

Property 2

Two-bed apartment in Santiago

Property 2 Two-bed apartment in Santiago

Next we’re going to head further out from the city centre, and take a seven minute drive north west to Santiago, known locally as the flamenco quarter because it is said this is where Flamenco first began. The apartment has a living room, separate kitchen, master bedroom with an en suite, a second double bedroom – and a family bathroom. It's located on the third floor and has a stunning roof terrace.  View the property on the estate agent's website (Property reference: FK3809). 

Valued at £113,139 at the time of filming.

Property 3

Two-bed apartment in San Pedro/Old Town

Property 3 Two-bed apartment in San Pedro/Old Town

For our third property we’re moving back to the historic city centre, to a spot near the town’s main plazas. This apartment has a great shared courtyard and some shared outside space on the roof, as well as a juliet balcony. Inside is an open-plan living space and there’s a double bedroom, a single bedroom, and a family bathroom too. The property is no longer available view more from the agent here.

Valued at £92,353 at the time of filming.

Property 4

Two-bed townhouse in San Miguel

Property 4 Two-bed townhouse in San Miguel

Next we’re taking a ten minute walk through the historic centre, back to the south side and San Miguel, the location of our first option. This four-bed, two-bath apartment is on the first floor and has two balconies, plus a shared roof terrace! It's no longer available but you can visit the agent's website here.

Valued at £117,563 at the time of filming.

Property 5

Three-bed apartment in Jerez Centre

Property 5 Three-bed apartment in Jerez Centre

The final property is in the centre of Jerez. It has a shared courtyard entrance that's currently being renovated, and a small private terrace by the front door, as well as three juliet balconies! Inside is an open plan kitchen diner, a separate sitting room, a double bedroom, a second bedroom currently used as an office, leading into a third double. View this property here.

Valued at £104,067 at the time of filming.

Hot property

Four-bed villa in Salobre Golf Resort

Hot property Four-bed villa in Salobre Golf Resort

This luxury villa has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, an open plan living/diner with a floating staircase and white, minimalist design throughout. The property was designed by a Peruvian artist and was built in 2004. It has a patio with a fountain, a swimming pool area and a large garden. View the property here.

Valued at £1,050,420 at the time of filming.