Category: Living in Spain

Benefit from our support network for buying a property in Spain

Whether you wish to buy a new home to live in full time, wish for a holiday bolthole or wish to design your dream villa in Spain, meet Properties Overseas partners Girasol. They cover Costa Blanca, Granada & Costa del Sol West for us and have the experience, passion & service to make it happen for you

Working as Specialist Property Finders, effectively as “Buyers Agents” working with you to find and negotiate the Ideal Property.

The areas we specialize in to deliver your new home.

  • New and resale property for sale in the Villamartin area of Alicante
  • New and resale property for sale in the Pilar de la Horadada area of Alicante
  • New and resale property for sale in the Guardamar del Segura area of Alicante
  • New and Modern property for sale in the Moraira area of Alicante
  • Country and Character Properties in the Granada province of Spain
  • New and resale property for sale in the Malaga province of Spain
  • New and resale property for sale in the Huelva province of Spain
  • New and Modern property for sale in the Island of Mallorca
  • New and resale property for sale in the Algarve and Silver Coast areas of Portugal .

The Girasol Team

Nigel Salmon

NIGEL SALMON – Managing Director and Founder -Nigel is based in Spain and the UK and travels extensively across the Girasol areas of Spain and Portugal. Always innovating it is his goal to make Girasol recognised for exceptional service and always working with its clients for the best outcomes. This is via systems, technology and the best and brightest people of which he is always looking for to join the team. >

Terry and Lisa Mottershead

Terry & Lisa Mottershead – Spanish Property Directors Granada Region

Terry and Lisa Mottershead are real estate agents and property finders for Girasol Homes in the beautiful Andalusia region of Spain.   They are based in the spa town of Alhama de Granada which is central to the area they cover for Girasol Homes. They are both originally from Lancashire and moved into their home in Alhama de Granada in 2004 And they are now well-integrated into their community and speak fluent Spanish. 

Sharon Hulbert Guardamar & Teulada

Sharon Hulbert

Now based in Guardamar Office but covering both the Vega Baja and North Costa Blanca   Originally from Birmingham UK where I worked in sales in both the Real Estate Industry and the Training industry. I moved to the Costa Blanca in 2003 after deciding that my young family would benefit from a different more relaxed environment… sunny summers spent at the beach, a great social life and less peer pressure!

Mario Sofroniou Senior Sales Consultant

Mario Sofroniou

Mario, is based in the Villamartin Office and lives locally in the area of San Miguel de Salinas, throughly experienced in the Spanish Property Market he is an expert propèrty finder and great at listening to clients needs.Armed with a great sense of humour he is always prepared to go the extra mile.

Spain – Where your € euro can go further

If you are considering buying or renting property in Spain we can help you with advice and introductions to established property finders and helpful professionals.

The cost of living -It is helpful to have a guide to the cost of everyday items like fresh market produce.

Weekly markets selling fresh produce + are easy to find.

The cost of leisure activities such as golf, tennis & water sports are very competitive. This may help you decide if Spain is a good fit for you.

Spain is cheaper than a number of its fellow European countries. Enjoy the wine, tapas and eating out regularly with friends. Spain allows your euro to stretch further.

Savour good wines & fresh tapas

We have found a useful web site with the information you may need. Visit http://www.numbeo.com for info on the A-Z cost of living.

Contact us info@propertiesoverseas.co.uk or chat with Sue on 07940913206 http://www.propertiesoverseas.co.uk

Menorca Beaches

Sun, Sea & Sand

Here are just a few of the numerous beaches and lovely coves to enjoy whether to relax or take part in many of the activities on offer along Menorca’s coastline. Look out for future posts on more beaches to enjoy

Cala Morella

Lying approx 5.5 miles north of the historical city of Ciutadella, Cala Morella is one of those unspolit gems, accessible by foot, A pebbly beach, benefiting from a beautiful cove which is favoured by snokellers.

Binibequer

This fine sandy beach is located near the lovely town of Sant Lluis with a bar and terraces virtually on the beach.

Facilities include parking, first aid, showers, with food and drink available.

Cala en Porter

A sandy beach which is surrounded by high cliffs and grasses. The area above the beach is very established with numerous outlets and sprawls a large area which is reached by stone steps. However be warned it is a fairly steep long climb or alternatively a walk up the hill.

Facilities include parking, first aid, showers toilets and leisure and food and drink available.

Worth a visit nearby is Cova d en Xoroi

www. covadenxoroi.com Night owls will appreciate this Cova at night when it takes on a different vibe and turns into a disco into the early hours.

Ciutadella – Menorca

Ciutadella is the second city of Menorca and offers as much charm and vibrancy as Mahon.

Take a stroll down its cobbled streets and gaze upon its historical churches, elegant houses and architecture of a bygone age. The influences of its past are clear to see with the Moors, Turks, Christians, British & French leaving their mark on this remarkable city and this beautiful island of Menorca.

Ciutadella welcomes visitors with a laid back and friendly atmosphere to enjoy its fantastic seafood, fish market, local wines, & bright flora and fauna.

Fresh produce is readily available to try some local recipes or enjoy in the numerous array of restaurants in the port area, or down a quaint cobbled side street or in one of the inviting squares the choice is endless.

Here are a list of places to visit nearby to Ciutadella

Relax in one of Menorca small coves
  • Cala Blanca
  • Cala Santandria
  • Cala des Forcat
  • Los Delfines
  • Cala Morell just sorth of Ciutadella
  • Platja de Son Xoriguer, south of Ciutadella & more…

Looking for advice on the property market in Ciutadella email info@propertiesoverseas.co.uk or call us on 07940 913206

Ciutadella’s Beaches

Take the bus

If you wish to escape the car and travel with the locals?

Menorca can still deliver lovely beaches to visit by bus.

Here are some destinations to visit by taking the bus from Ciutadella

  • CALA MORELL & LA VALL
  • CALA EN BOSCH
  • SON XORIGUER
  • SON SAURA
  • CALA EN TUROUETA
  • SANTANDRIA CALA BLANCA
  • C. BLANES
  • LOS DEFINES
  • C.EN FORCAT
  • SA CALETA

Looking to buy in Ciutadella send us your wish list to info@propertiesoverseas.co.uk or call us, outside of office hours contact Sue on 07940913206

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