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The brand new apartments have been designed with high-end quality. The complex is located ideally in Orihuela Costa, close to the golf courses and just 3 km away from the beach.
Well-located apartments are in one of the best areas in Orihuela Costa. The superior quality apartments have rich complex features such as swimming pool, parking spaces and large outdoor areas.
The apartments with sea view are located in Orihuela Costa, in a privileged area of Costa Blanca, next to La Rambla and Villamartin golf courses.
The Mediterranean-style apartments are located in Orihuela Costa, Alicante. These apartments are close to the golf courses and have many facilities such as a communal swimming pool and parking spaces.
The energy-efficient duplex houses are ideally located in Costa Blanca. Houses are 5 minutes from La Zenia shopping center and the beach.
Fully furnished and equipped ground floor apartment with private garden and communal swimming pool in Orihuela Costa. It is an ideal option for those who seek a perfectly located second residence.
Fully furnished and decorated detached villas in Costa Blanca is located next to Torrevieja Lakes in Alicante. The family-friendly villas have a swimming pool and a roof terrace.
Brand new 3 and 4 bedroom houses are ideally located in Orihuela, Costa Blanca, 3 km to the beach and 5 minutes to La Zenia shopping centre. Detached houses have pool and roof terraces.
Orihuela is a city and municipality nestled at the feet of the Sierra de Orihuela mountains in the province of Alicante, Spain with a population of approximately forty thousand. The name of the city comes from the river Segura that ﬂows through Orihuela. The city was settled by Romans who called it Orcelis and subsequently Aurariola, today is known as “Orihuela”.
Orihuela is known for its agricultural produce with a river that runs through the city and irrigates the farms of lemon orchards, oranges, almonds, olives, palm trees, pomegranates, cotton, hemp and vegetables. Plots for sale in Orihuela suitable for farming are often preferred as close to the river to beneﬁt from irrigation rights from the natural water supply.
Orihuela also has an important industry of silk, wool and preserved food with the constant demand for commercial properties in Orihuela Alicante to accommodate the increase in economic activity. Marble quarrying and processing is a sector which has gained preeminence during the last two decades in the province.
In addition to agriculture and farming, footwear and toy manufacturing remain a ﬂagship industrial sector to the province. Apartments for sale in Orihuela are in regular demand, particularly by local industry who prefer to accommodate workers nearby.
However, Orihuela’s tourism industry is the single most important sector of the economy and the main engine of growth and revenue. Orihuela’s generally mild and sunny weather attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists from European countries such as the Netherlands, the UK and Ireland, Germany, Belgium, Norway and neighbouring France, including domestic tourism from Madrid. It’s popular for Spanish families from other areas to buy a property in Orihuela Alicante as a second home for holidays.
The municipality of Orihuela spans a total area of 367 square kilometres and stretches along the Mediterranean coast, west of Torrevieja. Properties in Orihuela Alicante span across the metropolitan area of Orihuela and include the eleven Orihuela municipalities of Vega Baja del Segura: Benejúzar, Benferri, Beniel, Bigastro, Callosa de Segura, Cox, Jacarilla, Rafal, Redován and Santomera. The eleven municipalities of Orihuela combine a total population over one hundred and ﬁfty thousand inhabitants over a total area of 510 square kilometres.
Orihuela is a small city by comparison to its neighbour Alicante, located just forty minutes away and the provincial capital, with over three hundred thousand full-time residents.
The Alicante province has the largest ratio of foreigner population among all Spanish provinces and the highest number of British nationals, followed by the Irish, Bulgarians and Moroccans. Over 100 diﬀerent nationalities currently live in Orihuela. Consequently, Orihuela properties enjoy strong demand from foreign buyers.
Real estate in Orihuela Alicante is a favourite amongst foreigners with the highest concentration of expatriates living in the province. The British are the most populous of foreign nationals in the region and why property for sale in Orihuela Alicante is often advertised in English.
British nationals are the most prevalent nationality of foreign investors buying real estate in Orihuela. Most sought-after are properties oﬀering outdoor lifestyle features such as entertainment areas, swimming pools, terraces, barbecue areas and garden spaces to enjoy the great outdoors.
For outdoor fun in the sun, the Alicante province has more Blue Flag beaches than any other province in Spain. Villas in Orihuela Alicante make ideal holiday homes, especially with foreign buyers who seek sun, surf and sand oﬀered by Alicante’s many pristine Blue Flag beaches.
The city of Orihuela is situated approximately thirty kilometres from the Mediterranean ocean and protected by the Sierra de Orihuela Mountains. Coincidently these are two of the most common requirements to create a microclimate: distance from the ocean’s prevailing winds that carry moisture (otherwise felt as humidity), and the backdrop of a mountain to capture the incoming ocean breeze and the protection against the cold Northern winds.
During the hot summer months, Orihuela is three to four degrees (3-4 C°) cooler and less humid than the Mediterranean coast, located less than thirty minutes away by car. Property in Orihuela being inland, oﬀers dry, cooler summers.
In 1986 the World Health Organisation recommended the climate of the area of Orihuela as one of the most equitable in the world - neither too hot in summer nor too cold in winter, with an average of 325 sunny days per year!
Real estate for sale in Orihuela Alicante comes in all shapes and sizes: apartments, villas, plots and ﬁncas. At Spain Homes, we feature the latest listings of all types of properties for sale in Orihuela with accurate and up to date pricing.
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