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

2016 / Episode 48 on 17 July 2016

Episode 48

Sharon Taylor and John Healey both have busy teaching jobs in London and long to spend a bit more quality time together. After several trips to Spain they have decided they want to buy a holiday home on Spain's Costa Almeria. With a budget of £75,000 Jasmine Harman shows them five properties, from a townhouse with stunning sea views to a brand new beach apartment, but will any them hit the mark?

Property 1:

One bed apartment in San Juan de los Terreros

Brand new one bed first floor flat in purpose built urbanization of Mar de Pulpi. There's a large living room, kitchen and bathroom as well as a terrace and solarium. Residents can use the communal pool. It's close to the beach and local amenities and is on the market with Zariko Properties for €102,000.

Property 2:

Two bed town house in Mojacar Playa

Two storey town house, close to the beach and other amenities. The layout is open plan, with a spacious living area, modest kitchen and downstairs loo. There's a large private terrace leading off the living area. Upstairs are the two bedrooms and bathroom. The master bedroom also boasts a private terrace and access to the solarium. Residents benefit from underground parking and a communal swimming pool. Priced at €110,000, it's on the market with V.I.P. Almeria.

Property 3:

Two bed town house in Villaricos

Occupying a corner plot, this light and airy town house has the traditional open plan living areas, two bedrooms and a bathroom. Villaricos is a traditional fishing village with beaches close by. The property has an asking price of €92,000 and is being marketed by New Wave Villas.

Property 4:

Two bed apartment in Vera Playa

This well-presented, ground-floor two bedroom flat in a gated community with underground parking comes with a €99,000 price tag with Spanish Property Choice. The open plan layout is generously proportioned and both bedrooms have fitted wardrobes. There's lots of storage in the kitchen and a separate utility room. Outside, there's a private terrace and patio area, as well as the communal pool. Its also close to the beach and local amenities.

Property 5:

Courtyard apartment in Villaricos

Ground floor apartment with courtyard on the market with V.I.P. Almeria for €106,000.