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

2016 / Episode 30 on 5 February 2016

Episode 30

Shoba and Rayhan Aziz lead busy working lives and now with their first baby on the way, life is about to get a whole lot more manic. They’ve decided a holiday home close to glitzy Marbella in Spain would be the perfect place for them and their whole family to unwind. Jonnie Irwin guides them through the local market, showing them five properties for their £170,000 budget.
Property 1: Two bed apartment in Marbella

Property 1:

Two bed apartment in Marbella

Located in the quiet Rio Real Golf urbanization, this first floor apartment is bright and airy. The master bedroom is en suite and has door leading on to the terrace. There's a fully fitted kitchen, large open plan living area which opens on to the terrace. The whole apartment has marble floors. The resort is close to the beach and golf courses and the apartment will set you back €235,000 with Nevado Realty Marbella.

Property 2: Two bed apartment in San Pedro Playa

Property 2:

Two bed apartment in San Pedro Playa

A generously sized two bed, two bathroomed apartment very close to the beach. There's a bright living room, fully equipped kitchen and big terrace with sea views. The apartment also has a private garage. It is located within a gated community with communal grounds and swimming pools. On the market with Nevado Realty Marbella for €225,000.

Property 3: Two bed penthouse duplex in La Cala de Mijas

Property 3:

Two bed penthouse duplex in La Cala de Mijas

In many ways, this duplex is more like a townhouse with a private driveway leading to it. The ground floor houses the lounge diner, kitchen, guest loo and gives access to the patio. Upstairs, there are two bedrooms and two bathrooms and a stunning roof terrace with sea views. Yours for $210,000, it's on with Homefinders Costa del Sol.

Property 4: Four bed townhouse in El Chaparral

Property 4:

Four bed townhouse in El Chaparral

Huge open plan home with plenty of outdoor space. All the bedrooms are doubles and the three bathrooms are all marble. The American style kitchen comes fully equipped. On the market with Homefinders Costa del Sol for €239,000.

Propert 5: Two bed bungalow in Estepona

Propert 5:

Two bed bungalow in Estepona

In the Benamara urbanization with a big communal pool, this cosy bungalow has airy living areas, two double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes, fitted kitchen and large quality bathroom. Outside there's a private patio, terrace and garden. Priced at €220,000, it is on the market with Nouva Properties.