A Place in the Sun: Summer Sun - Costa del Sol, Spain

2015 / Episode 3 on 24 June 2015

Episode 3

Devon couple Steven and Jennie Flowers want to buy a holiday home that can also double up as a rental investment on the Western Costa Del Sol in Spain. Will they be drawn towards a two bedroom investment flat near fashionable Estepona or will they be won over by a frontline beach house a little further west? With a budget of £100,000 Sara Damergi lines up five stunning properties.

Property 1:

Two bed ground floor apartment in Casares Costa

Located in the Paraiso de la Bahia development with its tropical gardens and four swimming pools, this spacious flat has outside terraces front and back. Inside there is a large open plan living area, kitchen, two big bedrooms - one en suite - and family bathroom. Priced at €110,000 with Barrington Homes (www.barringtonhomes.eu).

Property 2:

Two bed ground floor flat in Riviera del Sol, Miraflores

A good-sized two bed, two bathroomed apartment in a gated community. There's a private terrace with partial sea views as well as communal pools and gardens. It comes with a €129,000 price tag with Star la Cala (www.starlacala.com).

Property 3:

Two bed beachfront town house at Manilva Beach

With two bedrooms, large living room and family bathroom, this frontline town house is in a small urbanization. There's a private terrace outside. On the market for €130,000 with Crownleaf Real Estate (www.crownleafspain.com).

Property 4:

Ground floor apartment just outside Estepona

Located in the urbanization of La Fuente del Paraiso, this ground floor two bed flat is in good condition and just a 15 minute walk from the beach. The well-maintained community has a swimming pool, separate children's pool and tropical gardens. Priced at €135,000 with Affinity Spain (www.affinityspain.com).

Property 5:

Three-storey town house in Casares Costa

Three bed house in the Cortigos de la Bahia community. With open plan living areas and a private garden on the ground floor, two bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor and the master bedroom with en suite bathroom and hydro shower, you get a lot of house for €115,000. There's also a private roof terrace and communal swimming pool and tropical gardens. On the market with Property Angels (www.propertyangels.es).