A Place in the Sun: Summer Sun - Malaga, Spain

2015 / Episode 1 on 22 June 2015

Episode 1

Peter and Diane Bates from Lincolnshire have long dreamt of enjoying a Mediterranean lifestyle in sunny Spain. Sara Damergi shows the couple a selection of traditional properties and static homes for under £35,000 in the province of Malaga. But are they impressed at just how far their budget can stretch and will they make an offer?

Property 1:

Two bed town house in Velez-Malaga

Located in the old town, this spacious two bed town house has a large living area and roof terrace with views towards the mountains and coast. On the market with Buy A Home in Spain ( for €59,000.

Property 2:

Two bed mobile home in Cabopino

Occupying a corner plot in a popular Costa del Paradise park, this two-bed Carnaby Banbury mobile home has two raised decked areas from which to enjoy the sun and sea views. It has an asking price of £30,000 with Resale Mobile Homes (

Property 3:

Two bed village house in La Zubia

Detached property surrounded by citrus trees. The kitchen diner is on the ground floor, with the living room, bedrooms and bathroom on the first floor. There's a garden to the side of the house with room for parking. It has a €39,000 price tag with Essential Properties (

Property 4:

Two bed mobile home in Antequera Park

With an Olympic sized pool, bowling greens, bars and restaurants, Antequera Park provides lots of facilities. The property has two bedrooms, fully fitted kitchen, large living area and spacious bathroom. Priced at £25,000 with Resale Mobile Homes/Costa del Paradise (

Property 5:

Two bed wooden chalet in Torrox Park

This two storey chalet has two bedrooms, a bathroom, spacious lounge and separate kitchen. On the market with Sunny Palm Properties ( for €25,000.