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

2016 / Episode 37 on 15 February 2016

Episode 37

Ever since Jacqueline Priddin’s parents moved to the Costa del Sol a few years ago she and husband Anthony have dreamt of also buying a place there for them and their daughter Izzy. Now they’ve decided to make that happen and can’t wait for all 3 generations of the family to spend more time together. With the help of Ben Hillman, they see five homes in the inland area west of Malaga for their £50,000 budget. But will it be a townhouse or a rustic finca that wins them over?
Property 1: Three bed apartment in Alora Pueblo

Property 1:

Three bed apartment in Alora Pueblo

Priced at €65,000, this spacious second floor, three bed apartment is in the heart of the old town and has uninterrupted views of the Guadalhorce Valley. There's a large entrance hall that doubles up as a dining area, big lounge, kitchen and shower room. The agents are Alora Properties.

Property 2: Three bed townhouse in Alora

Property 2:

Three bed townhouse in Alora

With an asking price of €59,000, this townhouse combines charm with convenience. On the ground floor there's a large lounge with steps leading down to a fully fitted kitchen that's big enough to eat in. The house also has a utility room, bathroom, storage area and more living space. Upstairs are the three bedrooms, one of which has doors leading to a private sun terrace. There's another room here which could be used as another bedroom. There's another, larger, terrace, ideal for al fresco eating. All this, and it's within easy walking distance of the train station and bars and restaurants. On the market withProperty Network Andalusia.

Property 3: Two bed townhouse in Alhaurin el Grande

Property 3:

Two bed townhouse in Alhaurin el Grande

With two bedrooms and one bathroom, this is a traditional style Spanish house. There's a fully fitted kitchen, entrance hall with room for a dining table, separate living room and two good sized bedrooms. For outdoor space there's a roof terrace. This is for sale through Property Alhaurin for €74,000.

Property 4: Three bed house just outside Alora

Property 4:

Three bed house just outside Alora

In a more rural location, this country style house is on a flat plot which is planted with orange and lemon trees. This single storey building has a living room with fireplace, kitchen, three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Although it is old and could do with renovating, it's in a great location with good access. Priced at €85,000, it's on the market with Property Network Andalusia.

Property 5: Four bed townhouse in Alora

Property 5:

Four bed townhouse in Alora

Charming old-style townhouse in Alora's historic centre. The entrance hall leads to the dining room which has a beamed ceiling. This leads through to the living room and kitchen. The door in the kitchen takes you out on to a courtyard and terrace. The four bedrooms and bathroom are upstairs. Two of the bedrooms have balconies overlooking the street, while the back bedrooms look out over the courtyard. Stone steps link the courtyard with a very large terrace. This house in on the market with Property Network Andalusia with a €79,000 price tag.