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New villas are located in a gated residential complex, 10 minutes to the golf courses, beaches, and La Zenia Boulevard. Elegantly designed villas have bright interiors as well as private living areas.
Modern and fully equipped 2 and 3 bedroom apartments are located in Orihuela, Costa Blanca. Superior quality apartments have rich complex features such as a pool and large outdoor areas.
Affordably priced houses in Orihuela have an advantageous position in the south of Costa Blanca. B class energy efficiency certificated, eco-friendly houses are designed in a contemporary style.
Bright detached villas with modern design are beautiful family houses, located in a gated community within walking distance to shops, bars, and restaurants.
Contemporary-style apartments are in an ideal location in Orihuela Costa. The newly-built apartments with large terraces are in a complex with several swimming pools in Costa Blanca.
The modern villas are located in an ideal location next to the main beaches of Costa Blanca South, La Playa de La Zenia and Cabo Roig. Houses are in a secure gated community with a private pool.
New villas in one-floor layout in Orihuela Costa, Alicante are surrounded by the most selected places of the region. Villas are perfect for a main residence or a second house on the beach.
Energy-efficient cozy houses are ideally located in Costa Blanca. Houses 5 minutes from La Zenia shopping center offer roof terrace with views of the salt lakes.
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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