These are the last few remaining bank owned "Melvin" style 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartments available on the superb, 5 star Mar Menor Golf Resort just a few minutes drive from the popular family beach resort of Los Alcazares in the region on Spain´s sunny Coast Calida. All properties offers 85m2 of internal living space and a large terrace overlooking the golf course, tropical gardens and the communal pools. They all feature a large open plan living space with lounge and dining area and an spacious open plan American style kitchen with breakfast bar. They have use of any of the 15 communal pools on site and come with a secure, underground parking space.
There are currently only around 15 apartments (from a total of 1050 on the resort) all front line to the golf course or overlooking the beautiful communal pools and tropical gardens. We have ground floor, first floor and top floor options available with prices ranging between €129,900 and €158,400.
The properties are bank owned and whilst they were built around 13 years ago have never been lived in. As such they are treat as second hand properties for tax purposes so you only pay 8% VAT and no stamp duty saving a total of 4% of the property price.
The resort benefits from secure gated access and 24 hour man-guard security. It is characterized by its colourful Floridian style houses, beautiful open green spaces, numerous public plazas with fountains & tropical plants. There are gated children's play parks, an open air gym circuit, picnic areas and 15 communal swimming pools. At the resort's centre is the fabulous 5 star Caleia Hotel and Spa. Here you will also find the golf clubhouse and spikes bar which offers food and drink daily, the Nomad International Restaurant, Fontana Italian Restaurant, El Olivo Pool bar & Restaurant, The Steakhouse Poolside Barbecue and Mitzu Sushi and Asian Restaurant. There is also a floodlit tennis court, the Clover Irish bar, a Spar Supermarket, Taxi Rank and golf practice area.
A few minutes walk from the centre you will also find the MMGR Club which features 8 padel tennis courts, a multi-sport court, a bar and restaurant, adventure golf centre and a well equipped gym which offers very reasonable daily use rates or monthly contracts.
A short 5 minute walk from the centre takes you to the Boulevard Commercial area which is located just outside the resort entrance. Here you will find a number of bars and restaurants offering good value food and drink as well as live entertainment all year round.
There is also a bank with 24hr cash machine, 2 hardware stores, property rental & management company, community office and a bus stop here offering daily transport services to the local town of Torre Pacheco.
During the summer months the resort offers a full package of family entertainment activities including kids club, mini discos each night and various live music events. There are also all year round activities available for residents and guests which include Zumba & Yoga classes, Spanish courses, painting and pottery classes and various social events such as Padel Tennis each Monday evening and coffee mornings each Wednesday morning. Activities are always being added and are updated regularly to suit the time of year.
In addition to all this there is of course the 18 hole, Jack Nicklaus and Dave Thomas designed championship golf course. The course has been used for various televised tour events and offers 2 challenging 9 hole golf experiences. The front nine, designed by Dave Thomas, is residential golf weaving its way between the villas in the resort centre and features wide flat fairways and carefully positioned sand and water hazards. Turning into the back 9 you will notice the houses disappear, the fairways become more undulating and the rough becomes deeper and far less forgiving. The feature holes on the course are 13, 14 and 15 which encircle a large and beautiful, open lake which is also home to a wide variety of waterbirds.
The Mar Menor Golf Resort is situated just 5km from the beaches, shops, bars and restaurants at the popular family beach resort of Los Alcazares and is close to all local services and amenities in the nearest major town of at Torre Pacheco. It is only 20 minutes drive from Murcia airport and 20 minutes from the beautiful and historic Roman port city of Cartagena where you can also find one of the areas best out of town shopping and leisure complexes "Espacio Mediterraneo."
Due to the characteristics, services, activities and facilities available on resort as well as its close proximity to the airport, beaches, shopping and tourist attractions, The Mar Menor has become a very popular choice for family holidays and golfing breaks. Therefore if you are looking for a solid investment, the properties on this resort are ideal and provide a far better rental return than any other resort in the area. It is also the perfect location if you are looking for a more permanent relocation to sunnier climes. With a great road network and easy access to motorways, 2 major international airports under 1 hour's drive and all the local services you need for day to day life right on your door step, the Mar Menor Golf is ideal for family life, a family holiday home or rental investment.