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

2016 / Episode 10 on 25 June 2016

Episode 10

Denise Greenacre from Nottingham has dreamed of buying a home in the sun for 30 years. Now she’s retired and her children no longer live at home, she’s finally ready to realise her dream and is determined to buy in Spain. With her daughter Rebecca along to help, Ben Hillman shows her five properties around Torrevieja on the Costa Blanca for her £80,000 budget, but will any of them be the place she’s been longing for?

Property 1:

Two bed townhouse in Torrevieja

A semi-detached two bed, two bathroom townhouse on the outskirts of Torrevieja. Located in a purpose-built urbanization, this house overlooks the communal swimming pool. It has a private parking spot and a roof terrace as well as a paved front garden. The agents are Z-Yachting and the price is €95,000.

Property 2:

Two bed apartment close to the centre of Torrevieja

Spacious ground floor flat with low maintenance gardens to the front and back, the back one is south facing. The lounge-diner is open plan and there's a family bathroom and separate kitchen. Priced at $89,950, the agents are Alegria Real Estates.

Property 3:

Two bed apartment in Villamartin

A modern, two bed ground floor flat with an asking price of €99,900. It is situated in a quiet, gated community with communal gardens and pool. The layout is open plan. Alegria Real Estates are the agents.

Property 4:

Three bed apartment with sea views in Cabo Cervera

A second floor, front line apartment with direct access to the beach. This well-maintained flat has an enclosed balcony with views over La Mata. There's also a communal roof terrace and the property is close to several bars and restaurants. It's on the market with Sell2go for €115,000.

Property 5:

Three bed townhouse in San Luis

Fully furnished duplex with outside space to the front and great views from the roof terrace. This south-facing property has open plan living accommodation, three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The agents, J M G Estate Agents, have priced the property at €90,000.