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

2017 / Episode 3 on 19 July 2017

Episode 3

David and Megan Penny from Gloucestershire fell in love with the Axarquia area of Southern Spain five years ago. Sold on its rich Moorish history and beautiful countryside they want to buy a holiday home that will allow them to enjoy a more laid back lifestyle with their dog, Max. However, they are completely torn between buying a house in the countryside or a practical village house. Help is at hand, as Laura Hamilton shows them five different properties for their budget of £100,000, but what do they decide?
Property 1: Two-bedroom townhouse in Sedella

Property 1:

Two-bedroom townhouse in Sedella

Property 1 is a traditional two-bedroom townhouse situated in a quiet corner of Sedella with beautiful views of the village, the countryside & up to the mountains from the two roof terraces (www.competaproperties.com). 

Property 2:  Three-bedroom detached country house

Property 2:

Three-bedroom detached country house

Property 2 is a well-presented three-bedroom rustic style country house full of charm and character, which is situated in lower Comares between Benamargose and Riogordo (http://www.essential-properties.com/es/)

Property 3: Four-bedroom village house in Cutar

Property 3:

Four-bedroom village house in Cutar

Property 3 is a 200 year old traditional village house that is perfectly positioned within a beautiful village square enjoying spectacular views over the church, surrounding countryside and mountains (http://www.essential-properties.com/es/)

Property 4: Five-bedroom townhouse in Velez Malaga

Property 4:

Five-bedroom townhouse in Velez Malaga

Property four is a large five-bedroom townhouse featuring a spacious garden, garage and a roof terrace with excellent views over an ancient church, botanical gardens and sea glimpses (benalmadena@essential-properties.com).

Property 5: Two-bedroom villa in Sedella

Property 5:

Two-bedroom villa in Sedella

Property 5 is a recently refurbished two-bedroom villa located very close to the village of Sedella, with an Andalusian style kitchen and a private walled courtyard with a BBQ (www.sergiofernandezproperties.com).

Luxury Property: Twelve-bedroom townhouse in Velez Malaga

Luxury Property:

Twelve-bedroom townhouse in Velez Malaga

The luxury property in today's episode is a twelve-bedroom townhouse which is located within one of the oldest and prestigious streets within Velez Malaga, enjoying front line views over the numerous processions and parades throughout the year (benalmadena@essential-properties.com).