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

2016 / Episode 46 on 19 June 2016

Episode 46

Having retired last year, Carlene Barnard wants to buy a holiday home on the Costa Blanca so that all of her family, thats' two kids, six grandchildren and one great grandchild, can spend quality time together in the Spanish sunshine. Scarlette Douglas shows her and daughter Kerrie five properties for £90,000 in and around the seaside town of Torrevieja.

Property 1:

Three bedroom quad villa in Entre Naranjos

This villa has a large lounge-diner, separate fitted kitchen, three double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and two bathrooms. Outside there's a covered terrace and low maintenance garden as well as a private terrace off the master bedroom. The villa is close to the golf course and residents can use the communal pool and facilities. Priced at $92,950, it's on the market with Vincent Real Estate.

Property 2:

Two bed townhouse in Ciudad Quesada

A two-bed, two bathroomed townhouse overlooking the swimming pool. The master bedroom has a private terrace and patio areas to the front and rear. The urbanization has landscaped gardens, a luxury spa hotel and plenty of bars and restaurants. The agents are Petra Hoing and the asking price is €99,600.

Property 3:

Three bed villa in Algorfa

A dual aspect, semi-detached villa in the gated urbanization of Lo Crispin. It has a large, bright lounge-diner, galley style kitchen, downstairs loo, and three double bedrooms and a family bathroom upstairs. There are terraces to the front and back and a spiral staircase leads you to a roof terrace. The community shares use of a swimming pool and there are bars and restaurants within walking distance. Yours for €109,995 with Algorfa Real Estate.

Property 4:

Three bed house in Calle Sierra de Maria

Family house in a small community of just 22 properties. It has been extended so the living areas are generously proportioned. The front porch is covered and there's a roof terrace with great views. Real Estate Solutions are the agents and the price is $110,000.

Property 5:

Three bed quad villa in Daya Vieja

A bright and spacious south-facing villa with a sunny lounge-diner, conservatory, separate fitted kitchen, three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The front garden has been paved for off-street parking and the roof terrace provides great views of the surrounding mountains. Vincent Real Estates have priced this at €110,000.