The Marbella Property Blog

by DM Properties - Knight Frank

Foro La Zagaleta, Marbella Luxury Weekend

May 31, 2012

Diana Morales Properties will be attending the first Forum La Zagaleta “Brands and Trends” to be held at the Marbella Congress Hall on the 1st and 2nd June, as part of the events scheduled within the Marbella Luxury Weekend.

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Sierra Blanca Country Club, overlooking Marbella

May 28, 2012

Set high up in the foothills of La Concha Mountain, the Sierra Blanca Country Club is a private urbanisation made up mostly of villas in a variety of sizes and complimentary styles. In addition there are also small numbers of luxury townhouses and apartments designed to fit in with the overall style and feel of the country club. From its location at the base of the Sierra Blanca Mountain Range, where it sweeps inland towards the mighty Serranía de Ronda of the Andalusian interior, this elegant gated community enjoys a true country ambience along with truly magnificent views.

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In the folds of luxury – La Zagaleta

May 18, 2012

Among the luxurious residential areas and private enclaves of sophistication that compete for your attention in Marbella, La Zagaleta stands out as the most exclusive and private of all.

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American firms swoop in to buy European assets

May 16, 2012

The economic and financial situation in Europe, and the Euro Zone in particular, is creating opportunities in unexpected areas. We know that investors with liquid means have been buying real estate and other assets at prices not seen for quite a few years, but you wouldn’t expect so many of them to come from the USA.

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Modern Villas for sale in Marbella and surroundings

May 14, 2012

The accent on technology and eco-friendly homes together with a desire for sleek and simple lines that portray a certain austerity in today’s world has triggered a demand for contemporary and modern homes designed with rectilinear forms.

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Christie’s New York – US$388.5 million – Most Valuable Post-War and Contemporary Art Sale Ever

May 11, 2012

Christie’s auction hit record numbers on Wednesday 9th of May. Over 200 paintings, sculptures and paper works were featured, mainly belonging to abstract expressionist artists. The session’s surprise was Mark Rotho’s “Orange, red, yellow”, a 1961 oil painting that sold for $86.9 Million (€66.9 Million), which set a new record for any post-war and contemporary work sold at auction. This particular work belonged to the collection owned by David and Gerry Pincus and is now in the hands of an anonymous buyer.

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Monda, country life close to Marbella

May 8, 2012

It is sometimes said that Marbella, and the Costa del Sol, is not part of the real Spain. With its modern facilities and cosmopolitan population, Marbella is regarded as a separate part of Andalucía, yet venture just a short distance inland and you come across ancient mountain villages that are still imbued with the atmosphere of authentic Andalucía.

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Cabopino, Marbella’s other marina

May 3, 2012

Situated roughly midway between Marbella and Fuengirola, Cabopino is the more intimate alternative to Puerto Banús’ famous marina. Developed in the 1980s, this pretty little port has a tranquil and understated charm about it that keeps visitors coming back for more.

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Sotogrande’s polo tradition

April 27, 2012

Spring in Sotogrande is marked by the beginning of the polo season. This elegant residential town on the western edge of the Costa del Sol, also home to the Real Club de Golf Sotogrande and the famous Club de Golf Valderrama, is an ideal setting for the sport, for it is characterised by space, refinement and longstanding traditions.

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The Málaga Film Festival

April 25, 2012

Now an established and highly anticipated annual event on the cinematic calendar, the Málaga Film Festival is an important international showcase for Spanish cinema and art. Although it also highlights foreign movies and documentaries, and especially helps to draw attention to talent from lesser-known countries, the week long festival is a natural promotional platform for films made in Spain.

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