Calpe Villas For Sale
At the heart of the Costa Blanca, within the region of Valencia, lies the ancient fishing village of Calpe. Now transformed into a sought after hub of activity, the town sits in an ideal location, easily accessed by the A7 motorway and the N332 that runs from Valencia to Alicante; its approximately one hour drive from the airport at Alicante.
Calpe has a wonderful mixture of old Valencian culture and modern tourist facilities. Calpe’s old town still has lovely wide avenues where modern buildings and old architecture collide. Calpe is almost three thousand years old and in this area it still retains a sense of history and tradition. The town has a long promenade and almost white sandy beaches, it reaches over 3,180 hours of sunshine every year, allowing you to soak up the rays whenever you want. There is 13 km of coastline to explore for a fresh panoramic experience every day. Calpe is also home to probably the Costa Blanca’s most iconic natural landmark, dominating Calpe’s coastline is the unmissable Rock of Ifach. At 332 metres high, the views from the top are spectacular, on a clear day you can see Ibiza.
Spain is said to have one of the warmest climates in Europe, with the weather along the Costa Blanca being particularly mild year-round. The gorgeous weather along the coast makes property in Calpe, quite literally, ‘hot property’ for those looking to retire in the sun. The great thing too is that the weather in the north of Spain and near the mountains tends to be a lot cooler, making for wonderful weekend trips when you are looking for a little reprieve from the heat.
One of the best things about purchasing a property for sale in Calpe is that it’s easily accessible. It's a mere two-hour flight to Alicante airport, and under an hour’s drive to Calpe will get you there. It also means that if you have relatives in the UK it’s not difficult to visit them and it’s certainly no hassle for them to pop over to Calpe for a summer spent in the sea and sun. Another wonderful thing about the location near the Alicante airport is that it has direct flights to many European cities which means that you can indulge in any dreams that you may have to travel more and it will be exceptionally easy.
There is a thriving expat community, it’s estimated that about half the population of Calpe is originally from overseas. Properties are regularly sold in Calpe as it continues to be popular among families and young professionals to settle down in. The facilities here are excellent, with everything you need on your doorstep: supermarkets, banks, schools (including an excellent International School), vets, opticians, and medical centres.
Calpe has a wide variety of lively bars and excellent restaurants, most of which have terraces where you can sit on a summer evening watching the world go by.
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