La Quinta is a beautiful area located on a mountain, just behind Nueva Andalucia
and San Pedro de Alcantara
. Very popular among permanent residents due to the great panoramic views. Even more, the surrounding golf course of La Quinta Golf
makes the area pleasant for the eye. Easy to reach from the coast, and far enough away to avoid road noise. La Quinta is a residential area, with limited amenities and facilities. The Westin Hotel and Golf does offer a cafe, restaurants, and a few simple shopping opportunities. As a result, San Pedro or Nueva Andalucia is the preferred areas for grocery shopping.
The area is home to many different properties for sale, with the majority being high-end or luxury properties. There are several different apartment developments, with properties in all price ranges. A new and large urbanisation, Real de La Quinta, is under construction and offers luxury properties for sale. Buying a property in La Quinta is a sound investment, and the prices are in general steady and kept on a reasonable level. For some types of properties the time to sell can be longer than average. As a consequence, not all properties for sale are suitable as investment purchase if a quick sale is the aim. Access to the area is possible through Aloha
in Nueva Andalucia, or from the road which leads to Ronda and La Zagaleta
It is easy to find attractive apartments for sale in La Quinta, of all types and sizes. Most of the apartments for sale are of the typical Andalucian style, full of charm. The apartment sizes, room size and layout changed throughout the years, and moved towards larger rooms and open kitchens. As a result, the newer apartments for sale are often in higher demand than the older ones. Price is mostly dependent on age, views and m², and to a less degree the facilities in the urbanisation. Prices for an apartment for sale begins around 175.000 €, and continues towards 700.000 €. Finally, the average apartment for sale in La Quinta costs around 3-400.000 €.
Villas for sale in La Quinta are often 4-5 bedroom family villas, with spectacular views. It is possible to find many different villa styles, and the plot often dictates the distribution. As the area is located on a mountain, far from all plots are flat. As a result, its often necessary for architects to be creative with the design. Typical plot size is 1.000 - 1.500 m², however several villas for sale boast a plot size above 2.000 m². Typical size of the villas for sale is around 3-400 m². Prices for a villa in La Quinta begins just below 1.000.000 €, and continues towards 4.000.000 €. Finally, the average villa for sale costs around 2.000.000 €.
Townhouses for sale in La Quinta represent roughly 10% of the properties for sale, and as a result the availability is limited. 3, 4 or 5 bedrooms, and sizes from 120-250 m² is the norm. Prices range from 260.000 € to 600.000 €, however most townhouses for sale cost around 3-400.000 €.