If you are looking for a property in the Costa del Sol you could do a lot worse than Estepona. You get a lot of values for your buck with properties here.
Estepona is in between Marbella (20 minutes away) and Sotogrande (15 minutes) and Gibraltar airport is only 40 minutes away. The town is on the coast and has the Sierra Bermeja mountains behind it. Climb these, which incidentally have excellent hiking trails, and you can see Gibraltar and the North African coast in the distance.
Estepona has a quaint old town with narrow streets and houses bedecked with flowers. It also has a port and palm trees along the front together with sandy beaches. However, the town is less developed than Marbella, and as a result the beaches are less crowded, and the bars and restaurants are cheaper.
The local mayor, along with the town council, has seen to it that there are plenty of green spaces, and that the town is clean and tidy. Building licences are being approved quickly, and the result of that is that developers are moving in and new projects are being advertised all over the town. The present population is only 70,000 but that is going to increase over the next few years as more homes are developed. This means that property prices are rising, and if you are considering an overseas investment in Spain, now would be a good time to get in.
Marc Pritchard of Taylor Wimpey Spain said very recently that if you compare prices of new-build townhouses with three bedrooms, although not identical, similar properties in Marbella are €700,000, one at La Cala in Mijas is €435,000, while at Green Golf Estepona one is €299,000. Those prices are set to go only one way.
Estepona also has six golf courses, and there are five more, less than 15 minutes’ drive away, in Sotogrande. A berth for your boat in the marina is around half the price of those close by, and so is a round of golf.
Estepona also has no less than 17 beaches, with Play de la Rada beach in the town centre having a dozen bars, or chiringuitos, children’s play areas, and easy parking.
If you’re looking for Villas for sale in Estepona, come and talk to us at BeckettHanlon. We have all the right connections.