A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun - Mojacar, Spain

2016 / Episode 11 on 14 January 2016

Episode 11

Ever since Ted and Diane Brewer first met on holiday over 20 years ago, they’ve dreamt about having a place of their own in the sun. With retirement approaching and Ted’s kids grown up, they now feel the time is right to take the plunge. Laura Hamilton shows them five properties for their £110,000 budget around the Mojacar area on Spain’s Costa de Almeria, but will any of them match up to Diane’s vision?

Property 1:

Two bed apartment in Mojacar Pueblo

Mojacar Pueblo is a rocky hillside town overlooking the Med. It is just an hour's drive from the nearest airport. This two bed apartment is for sale through VIP Almeria and costs €150,000.

Property 2:

Five bed country house

With five bedrooms and two bathrooms, this characterful country house has bags of potential. On the ground floor there's a huge kitchen diner, large living room, three bedrooms and a bathroom. Upstairs there are two further bedrooms, one en suite, and a small fly-screened terrace. Outside there's a big garden and outbuilding that could be used as a workshop. On the market with Voss Homes Estate Agents for €149,000.

Property 3:

Three bed detached villa in Zurgena

Standing on a large plot of land overlooking orange and lemon groves, this three bed, two bathroomed villa has a large lounge, kitchen diner, utility room and office. There's an enclosed sun terrace, private swimming pool and separate garage, as well as a secure car port. Being marketed by Spanish Property Choice for €159,950.

Property 4:

Four bed country house in Urcal

At the front of the house is a large conservatory that doubles as a living area. Inside there's a living room, separate dining room, large kitchen, three bedrooms, two of which are en suite, and a family shower room. The fourth bedroom is attached to the house and has its own entrance. The house has a private pool and terraced area with a built-in barbecue and eating area. There's also a garden and car port. This property has an asking price of €179,950 and is on the market with Voss Homes Estate Agents.

Property 5:

Two bed town house in Mojacar Pueblo

Laid out over two floors, this two bedroomed, one bathroom house has impressive sea views from both the living room and the private roof terrace. It is in the heart of the town and is being sold fully furnished for €145,000 through K7 Grupo Inmobilaria.