A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun - Mijas Costa, Spain

2016 / Episode 1 on 4 January 2016

Episode 1

Jon and Lynne Scopes from Stockport have thought about buying a property abroad for years. They’ve viewed over 40 apartments without success but have at least decided upon their ideal area – Mijas Costa on Spain’s Costa del Sol. Jasmine Harman has the daunting task of finding them the perfect property for their £100,000 budget, but will anything meet their exacting standards?

Property 1:

Two bed apartment in El Limonar

Located on the Mijas Golf urbanization, this two bedroom, two bathroomed apartment benefits from a communal garden and pool. The apartment is dual aspect and has great views over the golf course and surrounding gardens. On the market with Tamis Golf Properties for €139,000.

Property 2:

Two bed apartment in Mijas Pueblo

Just a couple of minutes walk from the heart of the old town, this two bed, two bath apartment has a good sized terrace and magnificent views down the mountainside towards the sea. It comes with an allocated underground parking space. The asking price is €149,000 with Your Dream Home.

Property 3:

Two bed apartment in El Faro

Priced at €129,900, this two bed, two bathroomed apartment is within a gated community and enjoys sea views. There's a private terrace, communal pool and gardens and it's close to the shops, bars and restaurants. On the market with Your Dream Home.

Property 4:

Two bed apartment in La Cala de Mijas

Fully furnished two bed apartment with large living area and a family bathroom on the market for €115,000. The apartment is within easy walking distance of the beach, local bars and restaurants. Being marketed by Blue Flag Properties.

Property 5:

Two bed apartment in El Sitio

It's back to the Mijas Golf resort for the final property - a two bed, two bathroomed apartment overlooking the communal pool. The property also has two terraces, an underground parking space and a store room. The price is €125,000 with Ideal Coastal Property.