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

2016 / Episode 9 on 12 January 2016

Episode 9

Fay Lewis has had a long-time love affair with Spain and has dreamt of moving there for the past 20 years. Now, with her house in the UK sold and her bags packed she is ready to take the plunge. With her Spanish friend Leonor along to help, Jasmine Harman shows Fay five properties around the Axarquia region of the Costa del Sol for her budget of £95,000, but will any of them be her perfect place?

Property 1:

Four bed house in Velez Malaga

Located in the town centre, this four bed, three bathroomed period house has has been sympathetically renovated. There's a brand new kitchen, large living area with a Juliet balcony overlooking the pretty square and fountain below. The ground floor of the property was previously used as a florist shop, but could be converted into a guest apartment. There's also a roof terrace with great views. Priced at €119,995 and on the market with Essential Properties.

Property 2:

Four bed village house in Benarmagosa

This converted village house is close to all the local amenities, but is in a quiet location. The ground floor has a spacious living room, separate dining room, big kitchen and a double bedroom, additional storage room and toilet. Upstairs are three further bedrooms, the master en suite, and a family bathroom. The master bedroom also has a balcony. This house has an asking price of €119,000 and is being marketed by Buy A Home in Spain.

Property 3:

Four bed town house in Velez Malaga

Spacious town house with an open plan living area, kitchen,  downstairs shower room, four good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom. large separate storage room and sun terrace.  There's also a large garage which could be used as a workshop. On the market with Essential Properties for a price of €129,000.

Property 4:

Four bed village house in Algarrobo

An unusually spacious conversion of two village houses being knocked into one. The house boasts a large living area, kitchen, utility room, three bedrooms, all en suite, and a family bathroom. A further bedroom is accessed through an internal courtyard. There's also a roof terrace with views over the village to the sea. The asking price is €149,000 and it's on the market with Fleming Properties.

Property 5:

Five bed town house in Velez Malaga

Another conjoined village house with large living dining area, separate living room leading on to a large terrace, five bedrooms, with the master en suite, two family bathrooms, various storage and utility rooms as well as a double garage. There's a central courtyard with a Jacuzzi, and a large roof terrace. Priced at €129,000 with Buy A Home Spain.