Buy property in Marbella
Marbella is known for its glamorous lifestyle and for being the holiday destination of world famous celebrities. Just recently, the world’s top tennis star Novak Djokovic arrived to relax on its beaches, following appearances by Elizabeth Hurley and Hugh Grant at the holiday resort. Then there are the millionaires and billionaires who are known to buy property in Marbella and make it either their holiday retreat or place of permanent residence.
Marbella leads the way out of the recession
Since the Marbella property market started recovering in 2014 after six years of a global recession, it has been noticeable that this area of the Costa del Sol was one of the first to benefit from the revival. A Telegraph report published in 2014 already indicated that demand was outstripping supply, and this was for plots to build on as well as for resale properties and new builds, making Marbella among the fastest-growing property markets in Spain. This is good news for investors and since 2014, real estate agents in Marbella have witnessed that buoyant growth continue, especially in the new build sector.
Without doubt it is the high quality of the property in Marbella, the predictably great weather year round and an infrastructure that offers some of the world’s best medical care, as well as an array of leisure activities, including top golf courses, that keeps attracting people interested to buy property in Marbella from across Europe and the rest of the world. But, you don’t need to be a celebrity or a high net worth individual to buy a property in Marbella and live the dream.
Buy property in Marbella – the types of property
What types of property can you expect to find in Marbella? Well, the honest answer is that there is something for everyone. Villas are a Marbella specialty with the most luxurious found either beachside or in the hills, as is the case with the luxury residential estates at Sierra Blanca and La Zagaleta.
The Golden Mile, the location of the legendary Marbella Club Hotel opened by Alfonso von Hohenlohe in the 1950s, also remains a highly desirable residential area. New developments, such as the Cabopino development just east of Marbella which offers impressive Golf views that set new standards in leisure style living.
It has a full range of lifestyle amenities including a communal pool and amazing garden views, as well as stunning terraces & a huge roof terrace with 360º panoramic views all over the coast. The frontline golf properties provide families with a location that is close to the coast’s many international schools. Plus the resort is close to the quaint Cabopino port with its many restaurants and bars to choose from.
What to do in Marbella
Indeed, Marbella is one of the best-located areas on the coast in terms of the facilities it offers to residents and holiday homeowners. Avid shoppers have the El Corte Ingles department store in Puerto Banus and the La Cañada shopping mall situated behind Marbella’s beautiful Old Town.
Both of these emporiums stock all the top brands and boast cinemas, either on site or nearby, that show English language films. You will never starve in Marbella either: whether you are looking for traditional Spanish gastronomy with Michelin-star quality from Dani Garcia at the Puente Romano Hotel on the Golden Mile, or looking for a tapas bar where the locals flock for a ‘caña’ (small beer) with their ‘albondigas’ (meatballs) or ‘queso y jamon’ (cheese and Spanish ham) you will find an veritable A-Z of styles and price ranges in Marbella.
You’ll also find Starbucks, McDonalds and an excellent selection of ethnic restaurants including Indian, Chinese, Thai and Japanese, plus a growing number of Argentine grill houses.
And for those that want activities and looking for exciting things to do in Marbella, there’s a whole host of activities whihc we talk about in this blog: Things to do in Marbella
Property prices Marbella
Prices for this area really are extremely wide-ranging and it is possible to find a luxury apartment from €200,000, townhouses from €300,000 and a private villa can cost anything from €400,000 to the several millions.
Marbella Dream Living has specialized in Marbella real estate for over 25 years, so we know the area inside out and where the best Marbella properties available to buy are.
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