A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun - Albufeira, Portugal

2016 / Episode 4 on 6 January 2016

Episode 4

Childhood sweethearts Debbie and Tony Parkes have been married for 40 years, but now is their chance for a new chapter. With retirement around the corner they’ve set their hearts on a holiday home in Albufeira on Portugal’s Algarve. Ben Hillman shows them five options for their budget of £80,000, but will any of the properties be up to scratch?

Property 1:

One bed apartment in Olhos d'Agua

Bright and spacious one bed apartment with a private terrace. Outside there are well maintained communal gardens, tennis courts and a swimming pool. Better yet, the flat is just five minutes from the beach and local bars and restaurants. On the market with VIP Algarve Property for €115,000

Property 2:

Two bed apartment in Clube Albufeira

A well-maintained ground floor two-bed apartment is located in a quiet spot in the Clube Albufeira complex. The flat has a partially covered terrace for al fresco living and owners have access to the facilities including communal pools and gardens and a restaurant. This apartment has an asking price of €110,000 with Cerro Novo.

Property 3:

Two bed apartment in Vale Parra

This two bed, two bathroomed corner apartment is set inside the gated community of Vale Parra. The patio doors in the living room open on to a garden, and residents can use the communal gardens and barbecue areas, as well as the pools. The apartment also has an allocated parking space. The estate agents are Kaiser Properties costing €125,000.

Property 4:

One bed apartment in Pera

Situated on the ground floor with direct access to the garden, this one bedroomed apartment is on a quiet urbanization just outside the village of Pera. There are communal gardens and swimming pools to enjoy and the village is just ten minutes drive from the beach. Priced at €120,000 with Kaiser Properties.

Property 5:

Two bed apartment in Albufeira

A ground floor two bed, two bathroomed apartment in a quiet residential area close to local bars and restaurants. The apartment benefits from a partially covered terrace and has private parking in the garage. Being marketed by Cerro Novo for €132,500.