A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun - Costa del Sol Spain

2016 / Episode 16 on 20 January 2016

Episode 16

Manjit and Cathy Jandu have recently retired from their medical practice and are ready for their next big adventure. Inspired by their son who lived in Madrid for a year, they’ve decided Spain is for them and are determined to buy a villa around Estepona on the Costa del Sol. With £300,000 to find the perfect property, Jonnie Irwin shows them five homes, but will any have them packing their bags for a new life in the sun?

Property 1:

Three bed villa in Valle Romano

With three bedrooms and three bathrooms, this detached villa has plenty of space. There's a large basement and parking for up to four cars. There's a swimming pool in the garden and great views towards the sea. The agents are Crownleaf SL and the price is €395,000.

Property 2:

Four bed villa in Cancelada

Just 150m from the beach, this Floridian-style detached villa has a fully fitted kitchen, dining room and living room on the ground floor, four bedrooms on the first floor, an attic, roof terrace and an underground garage big enough for two cars. In the garden, there's a private swimming pool. The property has an asking price of €439,000 and is on the market with Time in Spain.

Property 3:

Three bed villa in Forest Hills

A three bedroom, two bathroomed detached villa with a separate one bed guest bungalow. It's built on an elevated plot and has great views of the sea. There's a fully fitted kitchen, open plan living area and covered terrace to make the most of the sunshine. Solar panels have been fitted to heat the water and the garden is large enough for a pool. Being marketed by Your Property in Spain for €369,000.

Property 4:

Three bed villa in Estepona

A good sized, rustic style three bedroom, two bathroomed villa set in a large garden with private pool. There's a fully fitted kitchen and separate dining and living areas. An electric gates adds to the security and there's a secure garage. The house is just a short drive from the coast and boasts views of the Sierra Bermeja mountains. This property has a €268,500 price tag and is being marketed by Best in Spain.

Property 5:

Five bed villa in Manilva

With an open plan layout, two family bathrooms and five bedrooms, this house has loads of space. Outside there's a private pool, terraced area and low-maintenance garden. It's elevated position commands great views of both the mountains and sea. The agents are Campomar and the price is €419,000.