5 top tips for viewing a second property whilst on holiday in Spain this summer

5 top tips for viewing a second property whilst on holiday in Spain this summer

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If the latest data for international tourist arrivals to Spain is anything to go by, then the land of sun, sea and sangria is set for a sizzling summer!

Tourist arrivals to Spain rose 16% year-on-year to just over 7 million in April 2017 with holidaymakers from the UK totaling 1.523 million, up 7% from the previous year.

The Balearic Islands (comprising Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera) saw UK tourist arrivals rise by 9.3% in April with the Valencian Community, home of the hugely popular Costa Blanca region, welcoming 14% more Brits in the first four months of 2017 according to the Spanish tourism authority, Frontur.

For those who’ll fall in love with Spain this summer and don’t want the holiday to end, leading housebuilder operating across Spain since 1958, Taylor Wimpey España, has compiled 5 top tips for viewing a holiday home whilst on vacation:

  1. Choose the area you want to buy in – Before you view any properties, make sure to select the right location that fits all your holiday home needs perfectly. You might love where your hotel is located for two weeks of the year but would it be right for longer-term living? What everyday amenities are nearby? How easy it is to reach the airport? What will it be like out of season?
  2. Consider your property type wisely – Fancy a house close to the beach? Spacious apartment or prestigious townhouse? Consider what you want from your holiday home in Spain? How many people will be using it and how often? How much maintenance might it require? How much outside space does it offer and what about on-site facilities such as a swimming pool or children’s play area? What about parking?

Happily, Taylor Wimpey España has something for everyone. Try Bahia Sant Pere on the stunning island of Mallorca for penthouse living with uninterrupted sea views. Want ace golf courses within walking distance of your home? Then head to Malaga on the Costa del Sol and Horizon Golf which features courts and training programmers for golf lovers.

 

  1. Book viewing appointment as early as possible – To avoid disappointment during the peak season, arrange in advance to view properties you are interested in. Taylor Wimpey España’s friendly team are on hand to meet with you for no-obligation personal viewings at a time which suits you – and your sunbathing schedule!
  1. Prepare your questions – You wouldn’t buy a house in the UK without asking questions so why would you do so in Spain? No questions is too big or too small for the Taylor Wimpey España team so prepare a list of queries about the property, the area, the company and the buying process and ask away!
  1. Learn the lingo – Whilst English is widely spoken across Spain and indeed by all members of the Taylor Wimpey España team, it’s always a valued gesture to learn the basics of Spanish to help integration. Even a few words such as “hola (hello), adiós (goodbye), buenos días (good morning), hoy (today) mañana (tomorrow), por favor (please) and gracias (thank you)” will go a long way.

 

For those more advanced, then some useful Property related vocab might include comprar (to buy), viviendas (properties), número habitaciones (number of rooms) and viviendas de vacaciones (holiday homes).

So, if you’re thinking of visiting some stunning holiday homes during your trip to Spain this summer, why not start now and book a no-obligation appointment with Taylor Wimpey España by clicking here: http://taylorwimpeyspain.com/newsletter/Visit_show_home_en.htm.

 

For more information, please contact Taylor Wimpey España today on 08000 121 020 or visit http://taylorwimpeyspain.com for more information. If you reside outside of the UK you will need to call 00 34 971 706 972.

 

Wild about Wimbledon? Taylor Wimpey España serve up these ace holiday homes for tennis lovers

Wild about Wimbledon? Taylor Wimpey España serve up these ace holiday homes for tennis lovers

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From 3rd– 16th July, the world’s best tennis players will contest again at the Wimbledon grass court tennis tournament.

As Wimbledon excitements sets in, people are once again inspired to pick up a racket and get swept up in the atmosphere and Taylor Wimpey España has the ideal holiday homes with ace tennis courts in Spain, perfect to practice that backhand.

 

“For fans of the sport, properties with tennis facilities provide the ideal choice for a holiday home or retirement plans. Horizon Golf for example is within La Cala Resort which features outdoor tennis courts perfect for a set or two. Spain’s plentiful sunshine and dry, warm days allow for visits throughout every season.”

Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Director, Taylor Wimpey España

 

Situated in the beautiful valley of Mijas, Horizon Golf is Taylor Wimpey de España’s second development at La Cala Resort within the complex’s famous Campo Asia golf course. At La Cala Resort, beginners and experienced players will find their perfect tennis holiday as coaching programs are offered.

 

With prices starting from €375,000 + VAT, the private gated development offers 55 terraced homes, all with three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a cloakroom, and stunning panoramic views over the golf course and La Cala de Mijas.

 

Horizon Golf features luxury finishes including fully equipped furnished kitchens, air conditioning, designer bathrooms, bedrooms with motorized blinds, and secure, fully lined wardrobes. Residents can reach the beautiful beaches of the Costa del Sol in just ten minutes, with Malaga airport only thirty minutes away.

 

For more information, please contact Taylor Wimpey España today on 08000 121 020 or visit http://taylorwimpeyspain.com for more information. If you reside outside of the UK you will need to call 00 34 971 706 972.

Casa creation: Exclusive interview with Taylor Wimpey Spain’s architect

Casa creation: Exclusive interview with Taylor Wimpey Spain’s architect

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When choosing the perfect home holiday abroad to relax, a property’s exterior appearance is just as important as its location.

Pablo Liev Sanchez is Spanish housebuilder Taylor Wimpey Spain’s highly experienced architect who has worked independently with developers for 20 years.

Working closely with the technical team at Taylor Wimpey Spain, Pablo participates in the full process from the initial study for the purchase of a land, unit design, quality definition and budgetary controls to the final delivery of the properties to client.

Working alongside Taylor Wimpey Spain’s head interior design, Ana Garcia Maldonado (also his wife), Pablo shares his trade secrets and what is it about architectural design that he enjoys so much:

 

What is your vision for Taylor Wimpey Spain properties?

All the sites we develop go through an exhaustive quality control, in search of the characteristics demanded by clients – orientation, views, transport links and / or proximity to beaches and golf courses. The result is homes that respond to the needs of our customers, integrated in an environment that conveys feelings of well-being, elegance and quality.

In terms of the properties themselves, large terraces that allow customers to enjoy the wonderful landscapes of the Costa del Sol and its fantastic weather conditions are the stand out architectural features of Taylor Wimpey Spain properties.

 

What was your vision for the stunning new, eco-friendly ‘Botanic’ development on the Costa del Sol?

Botanic is indeed a project that has generated much expectation because we are using innovative and technologically advanced construction systems, with the intention of providing the dwellings with maximum comfort and fundamentally high energy efficiency. We are very proud to have achieved the highest energy efficiency rating obtained today on the Costa del Sol.

 

Are you using any innovative design techniques or materials in the Taylor Wimpey Spain properties?

Undoubtedly the Costa del Sol is a very competitive real estate market, so a leading company in the sector such as Taylor Wimpey Spain is at the forefront of new technologies oriented primarily to comfort and energy efficiency.

As an example, the air renewal systems used determine a significant energy saving as well as the use of solar energy that provides more than 70% of the hot water of the houses. In terms of materials we use porcelain of the highest range of the SALONI brand.

 

Horizon Golf is located within the famous Campo Asia golf course, is the golfing element reflected in the design of the homes?

This project has homes on the frontline of the golf course which has been a fundamental of the design. The homes were designed with large windows and garden terraces to act as an extension of the golf course within the houses.

 

How do you find working so closely with your wife on the interior design side?

Ana is a professional with an enormous creative capacity, she brings a special sensitivity to our projects and gives the spaces of a special elegance, warmth and sense of well-being.

 

Costa del Sol: Horizon Golf and Botanic

 

For more information please contact Taylor Wimpey España today on 08000 121 020 or visit www.taylorwimpeyspain.com  or more information. If you reside outside of the UK you will need to call +34 971 70 69 72.

Taylor Wimpey España serve up new sea view homes as the Mallorca Open returns 

Taylor Wimpey España serve up new sea view homes as the Mallorca Open returns 

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  • WTA Mallorca Open tennis championship returns to the Balearic Island for the second year
  • Mallorca is home to the “Muscles from Manacor” top tennis pro Rafael Nadal
  • New homes with sea views served up just minutes from Manacor by Taylor Wimpey España

The Mediterranean island of Mallorca will soon become a savoury appetizer for the world-famous Wimbledon grass tennis tournament as leading female tennis stars head to the WTA Mallorca Open.

From 18th-25th June some 3,000 spectators will watch professionals including Azarenka, Bouchard, Garcia and Navarro battle it out in the Toni Nadal (uncle and former coach of Rafael Nadal) directed ladies tournament.

Tennis in Mallorca is thriving thanks to its year-round warm climate, high quality court facilities and tennis academies, not to mention local stars such as Rafael Nadal – affectionately nicknamed the “Muscles from Manacor” – raising the profile of the sport.

 

“The world class tennis on show this month at the WTA Mallorca Open, now its is second year, will no doubt draw attention from fans and in turn attract an even wider global audience to come and discover all that Mallorca has to offer.”

Marc Pritchard, Sales & Marketing Director, Taylor Wimpey España

On the south-east coast of Mallorca, just 20 minutes from Nadal’s home and tennis academy in Manacor, leading Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España, is delighted to present a brand-new collection of just four townhouses all with stunning sea views.

Cala Murada is located between the historic towns of Porto Cristo and Portocolom and only 150 metres from the crystal-clear waters and Blue Flag beach.

With prices started from €399,000 + VAT, these 3 bedroom townhouses, complete with branded appliances such as Panasonic air conditioning and Teka fittings, afford terraces on both the ground and first floors with uninterrupted sea views. Owners will also be able to enjoy a true Mediterranean lifestyle as the homes are surrounded by native plants and trees.

 

For more information please contact Taylor Wimpey España today on 08000 121 020 or visit www.taylorwimpeyspain.com  or more information. If you reside outside of the UK you will need to call +34 971 70 69 72.

 

Swedish buyers heads for sunny southern Spain as the market heats up

Swedish buyers heads for sunny southern Spain as the market heats up

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  • Swedes in top 3 foreign purchasers in Spain (Taylor Wimpey España)
  • Number of Swedish buyers up 31% in the last year (Taylor Wimpey España)
  • Almost half of all Swedish buyers choose the Costa del Sol (Taylor Wimpey España)

Swedish buyers looking to Spain as a second home destination have increased by just under a third; they are amongst the top 3 nationalities of foreign purchasers according to the latest data from leading Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España.

Total year to date sales by Swedish nationals, as of April 2017, are up by 31% and now account for 16% of all purchases made.

Loose monetary conditions, rising wages and general optimism in the economy have fueled prosperity in the Swedish economy with SEB (Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken A/B) forecasting growth of 3.1% this year and 2.6% in 2018.

Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Director of Taylor Wimpey España, which has operated successfully in Spain since 1958, has observed firsthand the rise in demand from Swedish buyers.

Marc and his team now translate all property brochures and contracts in Swedish as a matter of course and for the last 3 years have a Swedish version of Taylor Wimpey España website to meet demand.

 

“The past twelve months have seen a real boost in sales to North Europeans, especially Swedish buyers. The regular, direct, low cost flights from Sweden and neighbouring countries to the Costa del Sol on Spain’s southern coast has made it a hotspot for buyers in 2017.

“Almost half of all Swedish buyers are choosing the Costa del Sol with the new ‘Acqua’ development being very high demand. A major pull of this development is its perfect location for a perfectly competitive price. The new homes are strategically situated very close to the well-known harbour of Puerto Banus and just a few minutes away from the beaches of Nueva Alcantara de Marbella. Swedish buyers are excited to live the high life without the high price tag.”

Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Director, Taylor Wimpey España

 

Another aspect of Acqua’s appeal is it’s community vibe with 130 homes set across 4 buildings, each of 4 storeys. As the name suggests, Acqua has its own residents’ swimming pool with each 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home boasting ample space for families and lots of natural light.

With prices starting from just €265,000 +VAT, the modern homes are just a 4 minute walk from Alcantara beach and seafront promenade. It is just 5 minutes from the harbour of Puerto Banus and has great transport links to enjoy the best in leisure and entertainment, not to mention the best golf courses on the Costa del Sol. Only 40 minutes’ drive from Malaga airport it couldn’t be situated in a much better location.

For more information, please contact Taylor Wimpey España today on 08000 121 020 or visit http://taylorwimpeyspain.com for more information. If you reside outside of the UK you will need to call 00 34 971 706 972.

What’s in a name? “Everything” say leading Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España

What’s in a name? “Everything” say leading Spanish homebuilder Taylor Wimpey España

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  • Taylor Wimpey is one of the UK’s most trusted housebuilders, constantly evolving to stay on top
  • The housebuilder’s Spanish arm, Taylor Wimpey España founded in 1958
  • More than 4,000 happy clients can testify their satisfaction with Taylor Wimpey España

 

“Buying a Spanish property from Taylor Wimpey España means more than investing in a stunning home in a great location, it means you’ll be calm and carefree”.


That’s the commitment made by Taylor Wimpey España, the Spanish arm of one of the UK’s leading and most trusted housebuilders, established almost 60 years ago in 1958.

Constantly evolving and changing to remain the very best, buying a home in Spain has never been easier due to the trust and confidence that many Brits have with this household name.

The expert team at Taylor Wimpey ensure that buying a property in Spain is easy and efficient from start to finish with one of their homes consultants in regular contact with clients every step of the way.

More than 4,000 happy clients can testify their satisfaction, in fact 98% have stated that they would buy again from Taylor Wimpey España.

The longstanding company is nonetheless constantly changing with the times and making sure that it is developing in order to meet the needs of 21st century Spanish homeowners. The company’s recent initiative to brand their developments with names that reflect the unique identity of each project is proving a popular and worthwhile campaign.

Behind the scenes, the Taylor Wimpey España team hold competitions to decide on the name of a new development, enabling everyone involved to get creative. Only once the team become familiar with the project and its unique appeals, are they comfortable naming it.

With the development brand names put to a vote, the lucky winner receives a prize to enjoy such as a dinner for two at a top restaurant. Recent developments launched in this manner include Cala Vinyes Hills and Serenity on the Balearic Island of Mallorca, Arenal Dream on the Costa Blanca and Botanic on the Costa del Sol.

Cala Vinyes Hills and Arenal Dream are aptly named with links to the stunning areas in which they are located – In Cala Vinyes, the development slopes down into the warm crystal waters of the Mediterranean and the ‘dream’ apartments are close to Arenal Beach in charming Javea, near Alicante.

The homes of Botanic, located in the ecological La Reserva de Alcuzcuz, Benahavis, are surrounded by a variety of trees and unique botanical gardens representing the five continents. Finally, Serenity is set in the most gorgeous and tranquil part of Mallorca and allows buyers to live in complete ‘serenity’.

“Just one year shy of our 60 wonderful years of service, providing homes in Spain, we have made some big changes, to not only peoples’ lives by providing dream homes, but to the way we deliver those homes. “By involving the team that have worked firsthand on the sites and know the areas inside out, the naming of Taylor Wimpey España developments has become very personal and speaks volumes for the feel of the homes on sale.

“We have noticed that this approach is really helping our team create a personal connection with the developments as well as customers having a clearer idea of the homes they are purchasing and our vision. Taylor Wimpey enjoyed an amazing 2016, celebrating double operating profit to a massive £20.6 million and we are keen to carry on with this success for the next 60 years!’

Marc PritchardSales and Marketing Director, Taylor Wimpey España

 

On the Market

Botanic is a lavish yet eco-friendly development located on the Costa del Sol that boasts its exaggeration of the greenery that surrounds it. The stunning 4.5 acre grounds include pine trees and cork oaks representing Europe to more exotic varieties of flora such as the ginkgo tree and the Himalayan cedar to represent Asia, taking you through the 5 continents of the world.

The development itself comprises 92 bright and spacious 3 bedroom homes with large terraces, all of which are southwest facing. The 4 storey buildings are crowned by spacious penthouses of modern design with spectacular solariums from which you can enjoy the views from dawn to dusk.

With minimal energy consumption (holding a ‘B’ energy certificate) each home protects the environment by using solar panels, high quality thermal insulation and sound-proofing. With prices from just €350,000 +VAT, this new build residential complex is found in one of the most exclusive areas of Benahavis – La Reserva de Alcuzcuz, situated between the golf courses at Los Arqueros Golf, La Quinta and Zagaleta.

For more information, please contact Taylor Wimpey España today on 08000 121 020 or visit http://taylorwimpeyspain.com for more information. If you reside outside of the UK you will need to call 00 34 971 706 972.

Taylor Wimpey España reaches new heights as they tackle the 14 Peak Charity Challenge

Taylor Wimpey España reaches new heights as they tackle the 14 Peak Charity Challenge

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  • Taylor Wimpey’s Charity Challenge for 2017 sees teams head to the Lake District
  • Teams will compete in an inter-BU ‘It’s a knockout’ before trekking 14 Peaks in just 10 hours
  • Taylor Wimpey España employees have already raised almost €5,300 for Youth Adventure Trust

This month will see the return of Taylor Wimpey’s annual Charity Challenge as employees from across the UK and Spain take part in a weekend filled with testing trekking.

This year two teams from Taylor Wimpey España will participate in the Tizzie Wizzie Challenge set in the beautiful Lake District.

Legend has it that a Tizzie Wizzie is a shy mini-monster, said to live on the shores of Lake Windermere, with the body of a hedgehog, tail of a squirrel and the wings of a bee. Although the teams aren’t guaranteed a sighting, they will compete in an inter-BU ‘It’s a knockout’ which will include activities such as zorb football, Segway racing and monster volleyball.

After a detailed safety briefing the teams will set off the following morning on their 14 Peak Challenge, with a target time of just 10 hours!

All teams are required to fundraise a minimum amount in order to take part and once again the two teams representing Taylor Wimpey España have chosen to support the Youth Adventure Trust. The charity helps vulnerable and disadvantaged young people to gain the skills, confidence and courage needed in order to face the challenges in their daily lives.

Established in 1992 by David Hempleman-Adams and Major Richard Mitchell, both well known for their record breaking Arctic, Antarctic and mountain climbing expeditions, the Youth Adventure Trust provides young people with the opportunity to start the ‘believe – achieve’ process and make the most of their lives.

With the main event this weekend, the Taylor Wimpey España teams have raised almost €5,300! And this figure is set to rise before the challenge’s conclusion.

 

 “The Taylor Wimpey Challenge has become a key event on the company calendar with many employees looking forward to the opportunity to participate. This year we were delighted to have two teams representing the Spanish division of the company.

“As well as being able to develop essential team building skills, the challenge gives Taylor Wimpey employees the opportunity to give something back to the community. We wish them all the very best on the trek and are extremely proud of our Taylor Wimpey España team’s involvement.”

Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Director, Taylor Wimpey España

 

Leading Spanish homebuilder, Taylor Wimpey España, has been building award-winning homes that complement the natural beauty of the Balearics, the Costa Blanca and the Costa del Sol for almost 60 years. If you would like to sponsor the team or view more about the event including their list of sponsors, please do click on this link.

For more information please contact Taylor Wimpey España today on 08000 121 020 or visit http://taylorwimpeyspain.com for more information. If you reside outside of the UK you will need to call 00 34 971 706 972

5 top tips on why you should choose a new build home in Spain

5 top tips on why you should choose a new build home in Spain

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Marking the start of #NewHomesWeek today, Marc Pritchard, Sales & Marketing Director at leading housebuilder Taylor Wimpey España highlights his top 5 reasons why choosing a new build property in Spain is a great option:

1)      The right paperwork – It can be complicated when it comes to the purchase paperwork, especially when looking to move to Spain. All of our new build homes are sold with final building certification and guaranteed to have complied fully with all relevant planning permissions. This ensures that life is made a lot easier and Taylor Wimpey España will give you all the relevant information needed to move abroad.

2)      Guarantees – As in the UK, all Taylor Wimpey España new build homes comes with a 10 year structural guarantee to ensure that your new home is built to the highest standard.

3)      New fixtures & fittings – With a new build, you can guarantee that all the fittings and fixtures will be brand new. No leaking taps, no broken door handles, no loose light fittings. As part of the UK’s largest home builder, Taylor Wimpey España properties can be trusted to be fitted to the very highest standard.

4)      24/7 assistance – Most new build properties are built as part of a community meaning that the developer will be on hand to help with any issues. Taylor Wimpey España offers a 24 hour help-line for emergencies and are committed to dealing with all other requests within 15 days. Another consideration is the language barrier, all communication with Taylor Wimpey España will be to a high standard of English.

5)      Recourse – If you move in and there are snagging issues or any questions at all regarding your home, Taylor Wimpey España are on hand to fix them. You won’t be left high and dry once you’ve got the keys.

Taylor Wimpey España offer a range gorgeous new build holiday homes across Spain including the Costa Blanca, Costa del Sol and the Balearic island of Mallorca.

A current favourite on the market is Botanic, currently under construction on the Costa del Sol.

Botanic comprises 92 bright and spacious 3 bedroom homes with large terraces, all of which are southwest facing. The 4 storey buildings are crowned by spacious penthouses of modern design with spectacular solariums from which you can enjoy the views from dawn to dusk.

The lavish yet eco-friendly homes are delivered fully equipped with high quality finishes. Cream coloured marble throughout, wide patio doors to the terrace, top of the range kitchen appliances and sanitary fittings, LED lighting, air conditioning and heated flooring in bathrooms, are all included as standard.

With minimal energy consumption (holding a ‘B’ energy certificate) each home protects the environment by using solar panels, high quality thermal insulation and sound-proofing.

With prices from just €350,000 +VAT, this new build residential complex is found in one of the most exclusive areas of Benahavis – La Reserva de Alcuzcuz, situated between the golf courses at Los Arqueros Golf, La Quinta and Zagaleta. An extremely well connected location, the amenities on offer in Benahavis, Marbella, Puerto Banús or the new San Pedro Boulevard are all within close proximity.

For more information about investing in a beautiful new build Spanish property, contact Taylor Wimpey España today on 08000 121 020 or visit www.taylorwimpeyspain.com for more information. If you reside outside of the UK you will need to call +34 971 70 69 72.

Spanish beaches take the blue ribbon with the highest number of Blue Flags in 2017!

Spanish beaches take the blue ribbon with the highest number of Blue Flags in 2017!

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  • Spain’s beaches top the table with 684 Blue Flags (FEE)
  • Spain has topped the league table since it was first launched in 1987 (FEE)
  • Punta Prima beach has been awarded a Blue Flag and our stunning La Recoleta III and Panorama Mar developments have the ideal frontline location to enjoy its sea, sand and sunshine.” (Taylor Wimpey España)

Every year countries across the world eagerly await the awarding of Blue Flags to their beaches and marinas.

The Blue Flag is an internationally recognised eco-label that identifies a beach as clean, safe and committed to sustainability, based on strict criteria addressing water quality, environmental education and information, environmental management, and safety and other services.

This year, Spain has once more been awarded more Blue Flags than any other country in the world – 684 in total.

Spain values its reputation as having the world’s best beaches and has topped the league table from the Foundation for Environmental Education (the body that awards the Blue Flags) since it was first launched in 1987.

The Communidad Valencia received the most Blue Flags in Spain with 129, followed by Galicia with 133 and Cataluna with 95 – the same trend as in 2016.

“It is wonderful to once again see the Comunidad Valencia receive the most awards in Spain with 129 Blue Flags. Alicante and its award-winning beaches is a hotspot for holiday makers and those looking to buy a holiday home in Spain.

 

“Punta Prima beach, just south of Alicante, with its fine sandy beaches and clean waters has for example been awarded a Blue Flag for 2017 and our stunning La Recoleta III and Panorama Mar developments have the ideal frontline location to enjoy its sea, sand and sunshine.”

 

Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Director, Taylor Wimpey España

 

Panorama Mar is Taylor Wimpey Espana’s latest frontline development on the hugely popular Costa Blanca, situated on the Blue Flag Punta Prima beach in Torrevieja.

This private residential complex offers an array of 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, all designed for both comfort and convenience, with 2 bathrooms and an underground parking space. Each apartment in the first phase is south facing and therefore blessed with spacious terraces and stunning views over the Mediterranean Sea.

With prices starting from just €240,000 + VAT, every resident will be able to use the three communal swimming pools and Jacuzzi facility, as well as being granted direct access to the beach promenade. Whilst being an area of natural beauty right on the waterfront, Punta Prima is also blessed with excellent transport links. The San Javier Airport in Murcia is only a 30 minute drive and Alicante’s International Airport is just 45 minutes away.

La Recoleta III is also located on the beachfront of the blue flag beach of Punta Prima, with access to the sea and beach just a few metres away. La Recoleta’s Mediterranean style buildings, wide avenues leading down to the sea, immaculate garden areas and well-run services make this a perfect place to relax and enjoy the fantastic climate all year around. From €184,000 + VAT, the 2 or 3 bed apartments have a well-designed layout, each with a private terrace. Enjoy beautiful views over the sea, the pool and private gardens of the development. The unique penthouses include solariums and outstanding views.

Alicante’s international airport is just a one hour drive and the property offers a lift from the underground car park and storage rooms.

 

For more information please contact Taylor Wimpey España today on 08000 121 020 or visit http://taylorwimpeyspain.com for more information. If you reside outside of the UK you will need to call 00 34 971 706 972

German buyers soak up the Spanish sun as sales soar 40%

German buyers soak up the Spanish sun as sales soar 40%

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  • German buyers increased by 40% in 2016 (Taylor Wimpey España)
  • 93% of property sales to German buyers located on Mallorca (Taylor Wimpey España)
  • Taylor Wimpey España launch new free phone number for German buyers

Taylor Wimpey España’s most recent data reveals that German buyers are returning to Spain at an increasing rate.

Overall, total sales by German buyers in 2016 increased by 40% compared to the previous year.

Geographically, the hotspot for German buyers was the Balearic Isle of Mallorca where 93% of all sales were completed.

“We definitely experienced a significant increase in enquiries and indeed sales from German buyers in 2016. Mallorca has always been a popular holiday destination with German tourists and as the island’s property market expands in order to accommodate the growing demand from prospective holiday home owners, it is German buyers who are leading the sales.”

Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Director, Taylor Wimpey España

 

In response to this rising demand, Taylor Wimpey España has launched a brand-new free phone helpline for those residing in Germany. Prospective buyers will be able to call 0800 511 1551 to discuss the property options available to them.

With 300 days of sunshine every year, the advantages of the Mallorcan coastline being protected from overdevelopment and over 20 golf courses to enjoy, it is no wonder the German’s are rushing to buy a holiday home.

Two developments which have caught both the attention of German buyers and indeed the Brits are Cala Vinyes Hills and Serenity, both located in the south west of the island.

The new Cala Vinyes Hills residential complex offers 15 exclusive and spacious 3 bedroom apartments and duplexes within a modern, gated community comprised of 5 independent buildings. From €380,000 +VAT residents will benefit from private terraces, a communal swimming pool with landscaped gardens and private parking.

 

Cala Vinyes Hills is located in the prestigious area of Cala Vinyes, just 15 minutes from the island’s vibrant capital city, Palma. The exclusive marinas Puerto Portals and Port Adriano are also close by, providing a wide variety of elegant bars and restaurants such as the most exclusive designer stores.

Less than a 30-minute drive from Palma’s international airport, Serenity is located next to the Santa Ponsa II Golf Club in Nova Santa Ponsa, one of the most exclusive and highly sought-after areas on the island. This new residential complex offers beautiful 3 bedroom homes from apartments to top floor penthouses.

All units benefit from private terraces, with those on the ground floor enjoying spacious garden areas which are also private. From €545,000 +VAT for an apartment and €790,000 +VAT for a penthouse, residents will enjoy the private use of two swimming pools, surrounded by a solarium area, and luscious communal gardens.

For more information please contact Taylor Wimpey España today on 08000 121 020 (Free from the UK) or 0800 511 1551 (Free from Germany) or visit http://taylorwimpeyspain.com. If you reside outside of the UK / Germany you will need to call 00 34 971 706 972.