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

2016 / Episode 23 on 28 January 2016

Episode 23

Errol and Theresa Chandiram have been running a beauty salon in Wiltshire for the past 14 years. Now, with their kids grown up they’ve decided to start a new chapter by retiring to the glorious sunshine of the Costa Blanca. For their budget of £72,000 Ben Hillman shows them five properties around the town of Ciudad Quesada, but will any of them be the home of their dreams?

Property 1:

Three bed quad villa on the Vistabella Golf resort

With open plan living areas, a separate kitchen, three double bedrooms and two bathrooms, this home is on the market with Vincent Real Estates for €92,950. The garden is tiled with gravelled planted areas for low maintenance and there's off road parking.

Property 2:

Two bed townhouse in Cuidad Quesada

Overlooking the communal pool, this house comprises a large living area, kitchen and downstairs cloakroom, with two double bedrroms and a family bathroom upstairs. The master bedroom has a private terrace and there's patio areas to the front and rear of the property. This will cost you €99,600 and the agents are Petra Honig.

Property 3:

Three bed villa in Algorfa

Large open plan living areas and a galley style kitchen occupy the ground floor of this dual aspect villa, with three double bedrooms and a family bathroom above. There are terraces to the front and back and spiral stairs lead you to a roof terrace. The property is within a gated community with shared gardens and pool. Priced at €109,995, it is on the market with Algorfa Real Estate.

Property 4:

Three bed house in Quesada

Located on an urbanization with just 22 properties, this open plan style house has an American style kitchen. A spiral staircase off the living area leads to the three bedrooms and two bathrooms upstairs. The roof terrace has spectacular views and the house has an additional covered terrace to the front. The agents are Real Estate Solutions and the price is €110,000.

Property 5:

Three bed quad villa in Daya Vieja

Bright and spacious, this quad villa has three bedrooms (one downstairs), two bathrooms, a sunny lounge-diner, separate kitchen and a conservatory. The master suite has a private balcony, The front garden is tiled and can be used for off-road parking. The resort shares a communal pool. It's on the market with Vincent Real Estate for €109,950.