Almeria is hot and the city is the driest city in continental Europe, it occupies 10 per cent of the Andalucía region, the population is around 700,000 without counting the big expats community living in the area, specially British. Almeria is a very unique place, where the dry desert mixes with the pristine beaches.
Almeria offers all kinds of properties, but nothing compared with the luxury apartment complexes of the Costa Blanca or the Golf Properties of Murcia. Here there is a bohemian, adventurous type of properties, like cave homes or homes that are patiently waiting under the sun and the heat to be turned into a beautiful country side home.
Where in Almeria?
Mojacar is the most popular area in Almeria this beautiful picturesque white city settles on the foothills of the stunning Sierra Cabrera mountain range and overlooks the beach resort of Mojacar Playa, with 11 pristine unspoiled beaches. This area gives the buyers the sense of having the best of two worlds, because it’s a quieted hillside villa and a lively beach resort.
This area offers historical houses ready for you to remodel, modern complexes or you can find a Moorish style “cortijo”. The romantic old town is full of history that stretches over 4000 years and perfectly mixes with the modern properties of Mojacar Playa, prices can go from 50,000 € up to 450,000 €.
There is other regions where you can find villas for sale. Wherever you choose you will always get a great value for your money. There are all kinds of properties to choose from, like Country Houses, Moorish -style Cortijos, Fincas, Villas, Town Houses, Ruins, ready to be converted into wonderful ranch style houses. There are so many villas to choose from, that you just need to find the perfect one for you.
There are beautiful villas in Vera, which is a traditional Spanish town, very popular and with fun stuff to do like a lively market, a bull ring and pretty streets with shops and cafes. It is divided between Vera pueblo and Vera playa areas. Here there is a larger number of new developments, and the bank repossessions has devalued properties on the market and it’s cheaper than Mojacar, a bedroom property can cost as low as €140,000.And there are areas like the village of Los Gallardos, inland Mojacar where you can buy a brand new detached pool with a villa just over €200k.
Then there is most popular and better known area of Mojacar which is a central location for getting around Almeria as well as a traditional holiday destination it is divided into town and playa. The Playa part is a major resort, there are no high-rises, and here the villas are priced from €200k-500k. In the town side, there are many houses for remodel, but prices ranges can go from a cortijo or finca for around €250,000 to a four-bed villa with pool for €450,000.
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