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Home Staging: what is it good for? 1Aug|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

The concept of Home Staging refers to a series of techniques that improve the appearance of a property and make it more attractive in the eyes of potential buyers. The Home Staging technique was conceived and developed in the United States, some three decades ago, and is now being used in Europe in an increasingly professional way. It must be taken into account that, when the real estate offer abounds and potential clients are very demanding, we must try to differentiate our home from competitors in the real estate market.

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Marbella Golden Mile 18Jul|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

The glamorous Golden Mile is Marbella’s most prestigious address featuring a property for every taste and style, from the traditional family villa to stylish penthouse apartments offering stunning views and multi-million euro homes with a world of exclusivity. The Golden Mile is also home to two of Europe’s most celebrated hotels, The Marbella Club and the Puente Romano Hotel & Spa, both of which feature a wide selection of facilities including gourmet dining venues offering everything from Michelin star options to gluten free choices, classy bars and elegant nightclubs. Chic boutique stores and a choice of tranquil beaches can also be found along the Golden Mile.

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Marbella Puerto Banús 18Jul|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

Puerto Banús is synonymous with luxury; the world famous marina is home to an impressive collection of yachts, supercars and high-end designer brands. Often referred to as the playground of the rich and famous, the stylish port features a large offering of vibrant beach clubs, elegant restaurants and lavish nightlife. Spain’s iconic department store El Corte Inglés, a stylish marina mall and a large cinema also reside in Puerto Banús, just a few streets behind the yacht harbour. Here the elegant whitewashed apartments overlook the sparkling water of the port, while the picturesque La Concha mountain provides a scenic and soothing backdrop.

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Marbella Nueva Andalucía 18Jul|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

Nueva Andalucía is an upmarket residential area featuring Mediterranean style townhouses, contemporary hillside villas and stylish frontline golf apartments and penthouses. The area is home to a vast number of scenic urbanisations, most of which line some of the top golf courses in Marbella, including Las Brisas, Los Naranjos and Aloha Golf, while La Dama de Noche and La Quinta are also just a short drive away. The facilities here include a commercial centre and a large offering of boutique shops, supermarkets, tasteful restaurants and lively bars. Every Saturday a large market is held near the bullring.

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Marbella Guadalmina 18Jul|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

Guadalmina is divided into two areas, Alta and Baja. Guadalmina Alta is a tranquil urbanisation featuring stunning golf and mountain views. The area boasts a selection of modern frontline golf villas, contemporary penthouses with sea and mountain views, and corner townhouses set within private gardens. Guadalmina Baja —a seaside urbanisation— features exceptional family villas, most of which comprise sea views and are within a short walk to amenities such as a commercial centre, supermarket, restaurants, cafés and clinics. From here it is also possible to take a leisurely stroll to the nearby and fashionable town of San Pedro.

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Marbella San Pedro Alcántara 18Jul|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

San Pedro is a lively town that is fast becoming the place to be seen on the Costa del Sol. One of the main attractions of San Pedro is the charismatic old town centre which features the Plaza de la Iglesia, a romantic Spanish square that is home to a beautiful church surrounded by narrow winding streets. The old town is home to traditional Andalusian style townhouses. Located at the lower end of the town is the recently constructed boulevard, one of the main attractions in town, which has become a hive of activity and features some of its most stylish bars and restaurants in the area.

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Marbella Nueva Alcántara 18Jul|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

The San Pedro beachfront and its modern Nueva Alcántara area, which extends between the beach and the town’s new boulevard, boasts contemporary apartment complexes, penthouses overlooking the sea and also borders leafy streets with villas. It is also here that you will find a selection of attractive beachside restaurants offering fresh seafood and stunning sea views. In addition, Nueva Alcántara is closely linked to major golf courses, bringing the game to within a few minutes’ drive, while the popular Nueva Alcántara Paddle Club is right on your doorstep.

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Marbella East 18Jul|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

Marbella East enjoys some of the best beaches on the coast, serene woodlands and an abundance of tranquil green zones and beautiful golf courses. The area has long been a favourite with locals and tourists alike due to its relaxed setting and superb views. East Marbella is home to many five star hotels and beach clubs, including Nikki Beach, Don Carlos Resort & Spa, Los Monteros Spa & Golf Resort and La Cabane Beach Club. Here top medical facilities, schools and dining options are on your doorstep too, yet the vibrant town of Marbella is located just a short drive away, making east Marbella the perfect location for a peaceful lifestyle within easy reach of town.

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Marbella Downtown 18Jul|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

From the enchanting Old Town (Casco Antiguo) with its winding cobbled streets, colourful central square (Plaza de los Naranjos), charming restaurants and traditional architecture, the buzzing Ricardo Soriano avenue with its tasteful stores and vibrant cafés to the charming marina lined with inviting bars and endearing white boats bobbing in the water, Marbella offers something to satisfy every desire. The trendy Paseo Marítimo stretches all the way along the pretty beachfront, which features scenic cafés, bars, restaurants, ice cream parlours and more. For art lovers, Marbella’s Alameda Park features a collection of impressive Salvador Dali statues.

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Estepona New Golden Mile 18Jul|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

Located between San Pedro Alcántara and Estepona, the New Golden Mile is made up of two separate areas that are divided by the coastal A-7 road. The seaside area features the luxury beachfront apartments near the Healthhouse Las Dunas Hotel and those surrounding the Kempinski Bahia Estepona resort. On the inland side, and closer to San Pedro, the frontline golf area near El Paraiso and Atalaya is surrounded by magnificent properties that comprise spectacular views over the Mediterranean stretching out to Morocco and Gibraltar. The beachside is home to unique waterfront houses, spacious open plan penthouses and outstanding apartments.

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Estepona 18Jul|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

Estepona is a charming seaside town with a traditional Spanish pueblo feel. Here the pedestrianised old town is decorated with colourful flowers and is full of traditional cafés and bars that line the cobbled streets, creating a picturesque setting. The town includes a large variety of facilities, while activities such as golf, horse-riding and animal parks are all within easy reach. Estepona’s beach promenade is one of the longest and most scenic on the coast, offering uninterrupted views over the Mediterranean to North Africa. The town’s charming port is full of character and offers a relaxing setting in which to enjoy lunch, dinner and drinks.

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