Property for Sale in Valencia
If you are looking to escape the "Expat Havens” and immerse yourself into the Spanish way of life, Valencia offers it all, Sun, Golden Sandy beaches, warm Mediterranean sea, beautiful city centre and architecture, fiestas and tradition!
Buying property in Valencia can still be a little more expensive than the rest of Costa Blanca but there are some great offers to be had. Buying in the right location can also mean a good investment, Valencia offers something for everyone, but be aware, you will need to learn Spanish if you are thinking of living here.
Properties available range from old apartments in the beach áreas of El Cabanyal and Malvarrosa, perfect for investment and renovation projects, all year round living, holidays or rentals, the odd jewel can be found here too - Modern new builds or traditional stylish apartments throughout the city center, El Carmen and surrounding districts.
Villas and individual country chalets on urbanizations in surrounding towns and villages, all within a 45/50 minute drive. Don´t expect to find urbanizations of "look-alike” White villas, style and individuality are what Valencia provides. – Gandia, Betera, Olocau, Buñol, Pobla de Valbona, Cheste, Godelleta, La Eliana, Lliria, Villamarchante, Montserrat to name just a few.
Out and about in Valencia City centre, you will find culture seeping from every corner, with over 40 museums, historic towers, and buildings, theatres and markets. The old town, known as El Carmen is the nightlife área and offers a vibrant atmosphere day and night, with its maze of ancient narrow streets, interesting shops, and restaurants galore.
Property for Sale in ValenciaThere is many open-air plazas for sitting out and enjoying the relaxed atmosphere of Spain's 3rd city. Valencia is a city offering stunning architecture, Mediterranean sea, Golden beaches, and an abundance of gardens and parks. Not forgetting the spectacular modern designs of the City of Arts and Sciences and River Turia gardens, one of Europe's largest leisure parks.
The Beach of Valencia has a 5km long palm tree lined promenade with a selection of excellent seafood restaurants and a Street market during the summer months. El Cabanyal, one of the oldest districts of Valencia brings charm and history to the beach area, Las Arenas and the Marina to the south show style and wealth, La Malvarrosa in the middle is the "locals” residential área and the Patacona to the north is the new up and coming zone.
The towns and villages surrounding Valencia offer traditional Spanish ways of life, a chance to blend in with the normal lifestyle, weekly markets, abundance of restaurants and bars, and all the amenities you will need. The villas and chalets generally being set just out of the town on urbanizations.
Seaside towns such as Gandia and Tavernes de la Valdigna offer vibrant tourist locations and beautiful beaches, with excellent communication from Valencia.
Location and Lifestyle
Valencia doesn´t have the hustle and bustle of other large cities, the laid back attitude that goes with a seaside town gives it a unique atmosphere, which appeals to all ages and walks of life. Valencians are proud of their traditions and fiestas, the largest of which being the Las Fallas festival of fire in March. The home of Paella and Fireworks always makes for explosive fiestas.
Property for Sale in ValenciaValencia has a pleasant Mediterranean climate, with a nice balance between summer and Winter. Not too hot in the summer, with averages around 29-32ºc and in Winter not too cold, with January and February being classed as the "cold months” with averages around 5-8ºc. Valencia also claims to enjoy an average of 360 days sunshine, but still has enough rain to keep it Green and beautiful.
The local Government is working on boosting the economy through tourism and major events, with the Formula 1 Grand Prix being the latest added to the agenda back in 2010 and the Valencia Open 500 Tennis Championship held every October. But still, Valencia manages to keep its regional pride and character.
Transport and Communication
Nicely situated for easy Access to Barcelona, Madrid and the Costa Blanca. Serviced by the A7 which runs from Barcelona to Alicante via Valencia, the A3 motorway to Madrid, and the new AVE fast track train means you can be in Madrid in 90 minutes!
Valencia's international airport has just tripled in size, bringing more and more flights daily, including Easy Jet and Ryanair.
As for public transport within Valencia itself, it has one of the most extensive bus services, a tram and metro service, with regular local trains reaching to Gandia in the south, Castellon de la Plana in the North and Utiel in the West.