Costa Brava Property
Costa Brava Property
Costa Brava Property
Costa Brava Property

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Costa Brava Property

The Area

The Costa Brava lies between the eastern end of the Pyrenees and the northern tip of the coastal mountains. It has enormous, sheer cliffs with small welcoming beaches lying in between. Tiny inlets lie close to the coast, boasting charming fishing villages.

Blanes, a harbour on the Wild Coast, at the border of the Province of Barcelona, is an important tourist resort on the site of the Roman town of Blanda. Of interest are its Gothic fountain, the Parish Church of Santa María and the Gothic remains of the castle of the Viscounts of Cabrera.

Lloret de Mar has undeniable qualities as a place of entertainment par excellence. It prides itself on having the largest number of hotels along the coast as well as a variety of bars, discotheques, nightclubs and casinos. Lloret de Mar is one of the most cosmopolitan tourist centres of the Costa Brava, although it does preserve its traditions and roots. The town hall square retains its character with little whitewashed streets around it. The beach is very large, clean and transparent.

The large coastal town of Tossa del Mar, originally a fishing village, is located within a wonderful bay. Although an important international tourist centre, Tossa still retains much of its charm and character. Remains of a Roman villa with a magnificent mosaic were found in the surroundings and the Vila Vella, the 12thC old part, still preserves its narrow, winding streets of medieval design surrounded by a curtain wall with five towers, of which only three are left.

Activities

The Costa Brava boasts excellent sporting facilities including cycling, hand-gliding, parachuting, horse riding, hiking and golf. There are also watersports available at the numerous yacht clubs and marinas. Windsurfing, waterskiing, sailing and diving to name but a few.

An abundance of museums can be found throughout Costa Brava, housing many archaeological finds and collections of paintings of the many artists that have visited.

Guide to the Spanish Buying Process

1. Putting down a Holding Deposit
On finding a property you wish to purchase you will need to negotiate the terms, price and conditions of the sale with the owner. This part of the process is not binding. We would recommend using an independent English speaking legal advisor. Once a purchase price has been agreed, normally a holding or reserve deposit will be required to ensure the property is removed from the market. The sum required will vary between properties and will be based on the purchase price. A time limit for the preagreement to be signed will be arranged and there will also be legal checks to be made.

2. Setting up a Pre-agreement (Contrato privado de compraventa)
The pre-agreement will set out the conditions under which the Buyer and Seller agree to complete the purchase of the property and the price they have agreed upon. Relevant details will generally be included for example the property details, purchase price and the date for completion. A deposit will be required at this point, this will vary, but will generally be 10% of the agreed price. This agreement will include a penal clause if the sale does not go through. If the seller pulls out of the sale your compensation will be double the deposit you have paid, but if you decide not to go through with the sale then your deposit will be lost. Certain checks will need to be made before signing the contract, checks should be made against the title of the property, mortgage status and if the property has any debts held against it. The planning status should also be looked into. These conditions can be varied by the seller and the buyer and other types of agreement can be made.

3. The Contract (Escritura de compraventa)
Before a non-Spanish purchaser can buy a Spanish property they will need to have set up a Spanish bank account and obtained a Spanish tax number (NIE). The completion will take place in the presence of a Notary Public. This is a Spanish public official, by law the deed of sale must be witnessed by a Notary Public. You will also need your own independent, expert legal advisor to act on your behalf. On Completion the buyer must pay the balance, that is the price agreed after the deposit has been deducted, plus any other fees on the completion date. Both buyer and seller must sign the Escritura de compraventa contract, (this is the Spanish equivalent of the title deeds). The title deeds (escritura) will be given to the buyer, this will be done in the presence of a Notary Public, they will certify that the transfer has taken place. The tax office will be sent a copy and the property registry will be informed of the transfer.

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All information provided is believed to be current and provided free of charge. No liability can be accepted for the reliability of the information and statements made as this is obtained from 3rd parties. We always recommend you take legal advice from a fully qualified Lawyer or Notary before buying a property overseas.

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4 bedroom villa for sale, Avenue Font de Sant Llorenc, Canyelles, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia

4 bedroom villa for sale, Avenue Font de Sant Llorenc, Canyelles, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia
950,000 EUR
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4 bedroom villa for sale, Avenue Font de Sant Llorenc, Canyelles, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia

Villa with separate guest annexe with swimming pool and sea views in the area of Font de St. Llorenç. This versatile property has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, large living-dining room with firep...

REF: 180328
  • Floor Size: 400 square metres
  • Plot Size: 1,700 square metres (0.17 hectares / 0.42 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 4
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7 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Macanet de la Selva, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia

7 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Macanet de la Selva, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia
619,000 EUR
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7 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Macanet de la Selva, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia

Delightful Masia ( Catalan farmhouse) with a spacious living area of 585 m2 in Maçanet de la Selva. The property comes with 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, kitchen, living-dining room with billiard...

REF: 180332
  • Floor Size: 585 square metres
  • Plot Size: 8,600 square metres (0.86 hectares / 2.13 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 7
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6 bedroom villa for sale, Lloret de Mar, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia

6 bedroom villa for sale, Lloret de Mar, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia
595,000 EUR
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6 bedroom villa for sale, Lloret de Mar, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia

Attractive 2 storey villa with private swimming pool, tennis and raquetball court , gardens and parkland views. This property has 6 bedrooms (including 1 suite), a living room on two levels ...

REF: 180335
  • Floor Size: 240 square metres
  • Plot Size: 1,085 square metres (0.11 hectares / 0.27 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 6
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8 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Girona, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia

8 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Girona, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia
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8 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Girona, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia

Superb recently restored stone built farmhouse, with a total of 8 bedrooms, is located in Girona, within a large plot of 40,000m2, with a large swimming pool. - Some walls almost 1m thick -...

REF: 197026
  • Floor Size: 400 square metres
  • Plot Size: 40,000 square metres (4.00 hectares / 9.88 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 8
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Spectacular Farmhouse for Sale in Catalonia, Currently run as a Successful Restaurant

Spectacular Farmhouse for Sale in Catalonia, Currently run as  a Successful Restaurant
4,900,000 EUR

Spectacular Farmhouse for Sale in Catalonia, Currently run as a Successful Restaurant

A beautifully refurbished family mansion dating back to around 1800 in a beautiful location in Gerona province, near Costa Brava, Spain. In a dominant position on a hill top with breathtaking vie...

REF: 185985
  • Floor Size: 2,000 square metres
  • Plot Size: 2,100,000 square metres (210.00 hectares / 518.93 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 3
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4 bedroom villa for sale, Platja d'Aro, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia

4 bedroom villa for sale, Platja d
4,000,000 EUR

4 bedroom villa for sale, Platja d'Aro, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia

This delightful four bedroom villa is located in the most superb dominant position, in Torre Valentina, with swimming pool and spectacular views. The land extends to 1,627 m2 and is full of Mediterr...

REF: 182511
  • Floor Size: 285 square metres
  • Plot Size: 1,627 square metres (0.16 hectares / 0.40 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 4
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Lloret de Mar Villa For Sale

Lloret de Mar Villa For Sale
3,500,000 EUR

Lloret de Mar Villa For Sale

PRICE REDUCED - Fantastic house with swimming pool in a privileged area of Lloret de Mar. It has 3 bedrooms with wardrobes, 3 bathrooms, living/dining room, kitchen, utility room, cellar, sauna, barbe...

REF: 162490
  • Floor Size: 220 square metres
  • Plot Size: 1,295 square metres (0.13 hectares / 0.32 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 3
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6 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Girona, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia

6 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Girona, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia
2,900,000 EUR

6 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Girona, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia

This beautifully restored old Masia which is located just a five minute drive from a sandy beach, stands in 2.6 hectares of land with garden, swimming pool, orchard, vineyard with 1,000 cabernet sauvi...

REF: 207479
  • Floor Size: 730 square metres
  • Plot Size: 26,000 square metres (2.60 hectares / 6.42 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 6
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6 bedroom villa for sale, Calonge, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia

6 bedroom villa for sale, Calonge, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia
2,900,000 EUR

6 bedroom villa for sale, Calonge, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia

This superb villa in the pretty market town of Calonge, comes with wonderful sea views and is within walking distance of the beach. Ideally located in the heart of the Costa Brava, it comes wit...

REF: 196695
  • Floor Size: 600 square metres
  • Plot Size: 1,800 square metres (0.18 hectares / 0.44 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 6
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5 bedroom villa for sale, Platja d'Aro, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia

5 bedroom villa for sale, Platja d
2,800,000 EUR

5 bedroom villa for sale, Platja d'Aro, Girona Costa Brava, Catalonia

Unique Art Deco style 5 bedroom villa, set in a very exclusive area of Platja d'Aro, just 300m from the beach and 500m from the town centre. The villa is nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac and featu...

REF: 182197
  • Floor Size: 500 square metres
  • Plot Size: 900 square metres (0.09 hectares / 0.22 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 5
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