If you’re looking to buy property in Spain, the chances are that Marbella will have come up on your radar. One of the top favourite places to buy a home on the Costa del Sol, the resort offers numerous advantages. And when it comes to property types, you’ll be spoilt for choice. To help make your decision a little easier, we’ve listed some of the sorts of property available. Read to discover the kinds of house in Marbella on the market.
Not sure which area of Marbella suits you? Read our Marbella Area Guide to help you choose.
A grand villa in the hills
Owning a villa in Marbella is certainly a dream come true, and the resort has a long list of villa properties. If you’re looking for a house in Marbella that allows you get away from it all and completely unwind, how about a villa in the hills?
This type of property makes a perfect hideaway and has the advantage of being secluded and private. But you’re never far away from the centre of Marbella, the beaches and Puerto Banús. That means you can combine tranquillity with modern conveniences on hand whenever you need them.
Marbella has many beautiful villas located in peaceful surroundings, with plenty of space between you and the next home. Enjoy spectacular views of the hills, mountains and the sea from the privacy of your own terrace. Plus Mediterranean gardens and a private pool just for you and your family.
Need some inspiration? Check out these villas for sale in Marbella.
A modern townhouse
If a villa is too large for you or you’d rather not have the upkeep involved with a garden and pool, how about a townhouse? This type of property is common in Marbella, so there’s plenty to choose from.
The advantages include being near amenities, often within walking distance. Some townhouse developments in Marbella have frontline beach positions – perfect for early morning strolls along the sands or an evening dip in the Mediterranean. Others are located on the excellent golf courses in Marbella and offer frontline views of the greens. Or you can buy a townhouse within a gated complex and enjoy stunning communal facilities such as pools, a gym and spa.
This type of house in Marbella comes with a surprising amount of space, often distributed over three or four floors. Many have small private gardens, and the majority enjoy large roof terraces and even solariums.
A golf resort apartment
The golfer’s dream, but even if golf isn’t your favourite sport, there’s something very appealing about a golf resort apartment, especially in Marbella, home to some of the best golf courses on the Costa del Sol.
Imagine hitting the golf course in the morning and watching the sunset over the fairways as you dine on your terrace in the evening. A golf resort apartment comes with many advantages including plenty of space, indoor and out, and quality finishes and fixtures.
Stunning views are, of course, a given and as well as the greens, many golf apartments in Marbella look out to the Mediterranean and/or the mountains. Go for an apartment looking south, and you can add sunshine to the views all year round.
And this sort of house in Marbella has the additional benefit of access to resort amenities. These usually include a hotel, Club House and restaurant. All within easy reach of Marbella itself.
Need some inspiration? Check out these apartments for sale in Marbella.
A sea-view penthouse
Perhaps the next best thing after a villa and certainly the top of a property wish list. And we’re sure you’ll agree that it doesn’t get much better than a sea view penthouse in Marbella.
Sea views come standard, and you’ll be able to see the Moroccan mountains on the horizon on clear days. Dream vistas from your terrace. Plus there’s the instant beach access – ideal for a swim, stroll or sunbathing.
By definition, penthouses in Marbella have generous terraces. Yours to enjoy all year round because penthouses in Marbella with sea views tend to face south and always get the sun. Perfect for al fresco dining and taking in sunrises and sunsets.
Need some inspiration? Check out these penthouses for sale in Marbella.
Land to call your own
Maybe you’re looking for a blank slate? Perhaps you fancy creating your dream house in Marbella exactly to your specifications? If that is the case, you need to look at land for sale in the resort.
We have a selection of choice plots in Marbella, all in exceptional locations and all with the potential to house the perfect property for you. Choose a plot near the sea, in the hills, on a golf course, in an exclusive residential area…
Then work together with your architect and create your own home to suit your needs and those of your family. Possibly the best house of all in Marbella!
Need some inspiration? Check out these plots for sale in Marbella.