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

2016 / Episode 41 on 17 April 2016

Episode 41

TV’s ‘Queen of Clean’, Kim Woodburn and her husband Pete, had lived and worked all over the world before Kim found fame presenting ‘How Clean Is Your House?’ Now this globetrotting couple have decided to wind things down and think a holiday home on the glamorous Costa del Sol would be the perfect place to spend the winter months. Jonnie Irwin shows them five stunning penthouse apartments for their £320,000 budget.

Property 1:

Two bed penthouse in Sotogrande Marina

Occupying a corner plot, this apartment has spacious open plan living areas boasting great views over the water. There are outside terraces and a Jacuzzi. With an asking price of €393,750 with BM Property Consultants.

Property 2:

Three bed penthouse in Duquesa Marina

With front line beach access, this three bed apartment has both sea and beach views. All the bedrooms are well proportioned and the master bedroom is en suite and has a walk-in wardrobe. The spacious open plan living accommodation opens on to the terrace. The urbanization has four swimming pools, communal gardens, underground parking and a gym. It's priced at €325,000 (including the furniture) with Barrington Homes.

Property 3:

Two bed penthouse in Marbella

Located in a gated, secure complex within walking distance of Marbella's amenities, this two bed, two bathroom home has a stunning terrace and Jacuzzi. It is on the market with Viva Homes Under the Sun for €499,000.

Property 4:

Three bed duplex penthouse in Marina Bay, Estepona

On the lower level of this duplex there are two en suite bedrooms each with a small private terrace. The upper level houses the bright salon, dining area, master bedroom with en suite, kitchen and guest loo. There's access to the south-facing terrace from the dining area. The apartment also has private parking and is on the market for €445,000 with Estepona Marina Properties.

Property 5:

Two bed penthouse in the La Duquesa Marina development

This spacious apartment has two en suite bedrooms, kitchen, utility room and a large terrace from which to enjoy the sea and mountain views. The urbanization has swimming pools, communal gardens, a gym and a sauna and is within easy walking distance to the beach. The agents are Key Home Services and the asking price of €430,000 includes the furnishings.