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

2016 / Episode 20 on 25 January 2016

Episode 20

Having raising her two children single-handedly, Farzana Kausar from Stockport is approaching retirement and looking for a better quality of life in the Spanish sun. Her daughter Aisha, who is in a wheelchair and lives at home with her, is making the full time move too. With a budget of £120,000 for the property and any alterations they’ll need to make for Aisha, Laura Hamilton shows them five homes around Torrevieja on the Costa Blanca.

Property 1:

Three bed villa in Benijofar

Detached three bed, two bathroomed home with private pool on the Atalaya Park urbanization. There's a big kitchen, open plan living area, two double bedrooms and a bathroom on the ground floor, with the en suite master bedroom on the first floor. Outside there's a large covered terrace, low maintenance garden, roof terrace and off road parking. Priced at €169,995 with Real Estate Solutions Spain.

Property 2:

Three bed villa in Los Montesinos

Light and airy three bed, two bathroomed detached villa with big windows and high ceilings. Three good sized bedrooms and open plan layout. Outside there's a roof terrace, covered patio area with hottub, large garden and plenty of parking. The asking price is €149,995 with Real Estate Solutions Spain.

Property 3:

Three bed villa in Villamartin

A brand new development in the popular Villamartin area, this detached villa promises all the luxuries of modern living. There's a large kitchen which opens on to the living room and a separate dining area. One bedroom and bathroom are downstairs, with the other two upstairs. There's a low maintenance garden area, currently laid to gravel, and a first floor balcony. Residents can enjoy the communal pool. Priced at €170,000, it's on the market with Grupo Inmocosta.

Property 4:

Three bed duplex in Campoamor

This three bed, two bathroomed apartment is on the Campoamor Golf resort and benefits from communal amenities including a swimming pool, clubhouses and other recreation activities. The agents are Golf Estates and it's priced at €149,000.

Property 5:

Three bed bungalow in Bigastro

This well-presented single storey home has spacious open plan living areas, a separate kitchen, three double bedrooms - the master en suite - and a family bathroom. Outside there's a private pool, covered carport, workshop, garden shed and patio area with awnings for extra shade. This property is being marketed by White Villas in Spain for €154,995.