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Costa del Sol Property - The Train Line Effect!

12 02 19

Without question the whole of the Costa del Sol property market is booming, especially the
many modern, off-plan developments, which are springing up right along the coast. Within
this boom there are some particular hotspots which deserve special mention to understand
the driving forces behind their growth..

Marbella and Puerto Banus have traditionally always been considered the best areas to buy
when looking to purchase a property on the Costa del Sol. Hardly surprising, since the
range of activities and amenities offered in these areas, which include the popular areas of
Nueva Andalucia and the Golden Mile, are some of the best in Europe. Including ‘Golf
Valley’, the area north of Puerto Banus where many of the Costa del Sol´s top class golf
courses are located.

As demand has pushed up property prices in Marbella and Puerto Banus other areas of theCosta del Sol have taken the opportunity to polish their offering and emphasize their own unique and attractive features. In particular, the holiday hotspots of Fuengirola and Benalmadena which are both conveniently located on the west coast train line which runs from Malaga to Fuengirola. This trainline is one of the many factors which has given theseresorts a unique selling point, especially for the environmentally conscious property buyer. It is now possible to arrive at Malaga airport, skip the queues for taxis and car rental, step onto a modern, reliable and frequent train service and be at your luxurious new Costa del Sol property in under an hour.

The train line starts in the heart of Malaga City which has recently undergone extensive restoration, pedestrianisation and huge investment. The City, especially the Old Town, is now an immensely popular tourist attraction in its own right. The train terminal, here in the centre of the city, is within easy walking distance of the grand old shopping street of Calle Marques de Larios which features many international brands. Leading off from Calle Larios are numerous charming side streets full of traditional tapas bars and fine dining restaurants. Other major attractions include the Picasso Museum, the Castille de Gibralfaro ruin which dates back to the Moorish occupation of Andalucia, Malaga Cathedral and the fabulous Port area.

From Malaga Central and Malaga Airport stations you can take the train onto Benalmadena which offers a multitude of activities for tourists including an excellent marina with over 1,100 berths. Moving west on the train line from Benalmadena along the Costa del Sol you will find Torrequebrada, an area famous for its 18 hole golf course and Casino. Nearby is an excellent example of a new build development, Big Blue Villas. Big Blue Villas are large modern villas built in a contemporary style, nearing completion with delivery expected in the near future. Prices start at €575,000 for a 4 bedroom property, for more details please Contact Us.

Still on the train line heading west you reach Carvajal which is one the last stations beforethe line stops in Fuengirola. At Carvajal is La Reserva del Higueron, one of the premiernew-build developments to be found anywhere on the Costa del Sol. The resort is home tomany Malaga FC players, not surprising since it includes one of the finest health clubs and spas on the coast. In keeping with this environmentally friendly complex there is the new-build Higueron West, one of the most ambitious new developments on the Costa del Sol. It will feature 800 homes to be built over a 5 year period. Within its heart it will include 100,000m2 of green zones, complemented by cycle paths and electric vehicles for moving around the resort. For more information on the properties currently available on this
development please Contact Us..

In summary, given the modern design and variety of the new developments springing up along this part of the Costa del Sol, together with excellent public transport connections, the area between Fuengirola and Torrequebrada is now, and will continue to be, an excellent investment opportunity for anyone looking to buy a property on the Costa del Sol.

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