The Marbella Property Blog

by DM Properties - Knight Frank

Renovate Marbella homes – the best of both worlds

May 21, 2018

While many of today’s buyers in Marbella like the styling and amenities of modern, new-built properties, it is the older homes that often enjoy the very best locations. After all, these sites were chosen when land was still freely available, so you’ll find many an older villa in the most appealing beachside, frontline golf and hillside settings, not to mention the most prestigious addresses close to Marbella town and Puerto Banús.

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Frontline golf properties in Estepona – spoilt for choice

May 9, 2018

The past decade enjoyed a prodigious rise in the popularity of golf, with both young and old enjoying an exciting sport appreciated by both spectators and players alike. With its wonderful year-round temperate climate, superb infrastructure and uniquely beautiful views, the Costa del Sol has come to be known as the ‘Costa del Golf’, a fond nickname that reflects the following of the game here. With over seventy courses along the coast, players are truly spoilt for choice, and Estepona alone offers an enviable selection of courses to rival anywhere in the world.

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Gated community or individual villa, how to decide?

April 27, 2018

When it comes to choosing your dream villa in Marbella, the decision may seem overwhelming. If you have already decided that an elegant traditional style villa is not for you, the next decision must be: will it be a contemporary new-build villa in a gated community, or single villa on its own plot?

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El Madroñal – genteel country living on the edge of Marbella

April 11, 2018

Situated in the foothills of the serranía de Ronda mountain range, El Madroñal is a genteel country estate overlooking Marbella and its Mediterranean coastline. Though it is just five minutes’ drive to the lively little town of San Pedro Alcántara and little more than ten to Marbella and Puerto Banús, the residents of El Madroñal enjoy the peace.

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Marbella Real Estate Market Report 2018

April 4, 2018

Every year we take time out to take stock of the market; looking back, at the present and forward—the goal being not so much to describe the current situation but to see if there are any important trends or signals that can help us plan for the near future. Having sailed the ship through stormy weather we now find ourselves in calmer waters on a local, national as well as global level

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Marbella – a fantastic sports destination

March 22, 2018

Most come here to relax, but whether as a form of active relaxation, for fitness or professional training purposes, the Costa del Sol is actually one of the best sports destinations in Europe. The fantastic weather draws sports enthusiasts in great numbers and this has led to the creation of an infrastructure that ranks among the best – so whether you’re interested in golf, tennis, padel tennis, squash, water sports, hiking, jogging, rollerblading, mountaineering, cycling, mountain biking, horse riding, caving, extreme sports and many others, this region is the place for it.

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Classic Marbella villa between mountain and sea

March 16, 2018

From its position within the prestigious Marbella Hill Club, this beautifully styled villa is rather spectacularly framed by Marbella’s iconic La Concha Mountain. This is the view that greets one as you approach the property, but once you’ve turned into the automatic gate and driven through a beautiful arbour of trees that line the driveway to the garages and carports, the focus is back across an entire expanse of coastal plain all the way down to the sea.

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Visitors to Marbella to be spoilt for choice of hotels

March 9, 2018

Marbella has been the destination of choice for international holidaymakers for many years now, since the jet-set first discovered the quiet little fishing village that was Marbella back in the 1950s. Today there is a huge variety of accommodation on offer to suit every budget, from hostals for backpackers in the centre of Marbella to couples-only on the beachfront promenade at Amaré, the rebranded Fuerte Hotel, through to the high-end luxury of the Marbella Club, the Puente Romano, the Villa Padierna and Finca Cortesín.

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Estepona – a thoroughly modern town

March 1, 2018

Estepona, long a favourite with visitors and residents alike, has historically been somewhat overshadowed by the glamorous reputation of Marbella. Recently, it has become a stellar destination in its own right, however, with the spotlight moving firmly to this traditional, pretty seaside town.

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