A Place in the Sun: Summer Sun - Costa Blanca, Spain

2016 / Episode 4 on 7 May 2016

Episode 4

Lesley and Phil Ward from North Wales are planning the next chapter in their lives with a full time move to the all year round sun of the La Marina Alta region of Spain’s Costa Blanca. For their budget of £125,000, Scarlette Douglas is on hand to show them five very different properties, but will it be a house by the beach or a stunning townhouse that ends up being their dream property?

Property 1:

Two bed apartment in Javea

Close to the beach and all the amenities, this two bedroom, one bathroom apartment benefits from a large terrace. It is in good condition and residents can use the communal swimming pools and gardens. The estate agents are Atina Real Estate for €159,500.

Property 2:

Three bed house in El Vergel

This house has open plan living areas, open kitchen and laundry room, two bedrooms and a bathroom on the ground floor. Upstairs is another bedroom, shower room and store room. Outside there's a roof terrace and a low-maintenance garden. The nearest beach is just 400m away. The house is being sold fully furnished for €125,000 with Casitas Miraflor.

Property 3:

Three bed townhouse in La Sella

Located on a corner plot, this house has an open plan living area, kitchen with breakfast bar, utility room and shower on the ground floor. The three double bedrooms, all with fitted wardrobes, and family bathroom are upstairs. There's also a roof terrace with sea and mountain views, covered terrace and private garden. There's private parking and residents can use the communal swimming pool. Priced at €159,000, it's on the market with La Sella Denia.

Property 4:

Four bed townhouse in Pamis

An internal courtyard makes this house a bit different. It has open plan living areas, separate kitchen on the ground floor, three bedrooms upstairs, one en suite, and a family bathroom. A door from the kitchen opens on to the courtyard that leads to another living area with a guest bedroom above. The agents are <ahref="http://www.spain4u.es">Spain4u and the asking price is €165,000.

Property 5:

Two bed detached villa in Denia

Presented in good condition, this two bed villa has a private garden, roof terrace with barbecue area, large terrace area and access to communal swimming pools. It has an open plan layout downstairs, two good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom. The asking price is €175,000 and the agents are Romer Playa Inmobiliaria.