Luxury to the extreme – where are the most expensive and exclusive homes?
In the majority of our blogs when mentioning areas, market reports, recommendations etc… We talk about the most representative key points of real estate side in Marbella and what makes it stand out from the rest of the areas. Spain offers unique property with sales prices over 10 million euros, 20 million, 30 million and over… The most exclusive market among the exclusive, neither Madrid nor Barcelona boast such high priced properties, even though they are the largest cities in the country and offer a concentrated number of super-luxury real estate properties. The most expensive homes for sale officially in the country, are not found in either of these two cities, strange as it may seem. Marbella and La Costa del Sol are the areas in Spain that arouse greatest interest among the large national and international family fortunes and boast a type of product whose prices dwarf any of the real estate records achieved in other Spanish locations. When we have previously discussed different options and the price range of properties in Marbella, the most expensive property we mentioned was 8 million euros worth, however this does not mean that it is highest priced property in Marbella. A selection of high end luxury properties are not officially for sale or at least not in a traditional way, some owners don’t want to give information about the property which could include the exact price and location which is different to the way the majority of properties are sold. These owners look for absolute confidentiality, so they are properties that are typically known in the real estate world as ‘to be sold off market’. The exclusivity of these properties that command prices from 30 million euros up to 60 million euros plus, this also entails a completely exclusive and personalised form of marketing. Thus, the owners are very meticulous with the agencies they choose to work with, often choosing the agency that they have a well-established relationship with, forged through years of good service. Agencies such as Marbella Unique Properties are chosen to be able to market these properties with the most exclusive clients who at the same time also request discretion for these types of negotiations and deals.
So where can we find this type of property if we are in the market looking to buy this type of property? Looking at several areas that always resonate strongly in Marbellas real estate market, although obviously these prices are above average and are extremely unique properties. Examples of these properties could be found in areas such as: The Golden Mile or La Zagaleta.
On the Golden Mile, the name of the area itself makes these villas even harder to locate. This area tends to highlight the renown developments such as: Sierra Blanca, Cascada de Camoján, Puente Romano etc…
Few people know the names of small urbanizations frontline beach located along The Golden Mile as Santa Petronila, Santa Margarita or Las Torres, embraced by the Marbella Club. This development is classified as one of the most expensive in Spain, since the average cost per square meter ranges between 10 and 20 thousand euros. Security and privacy in this urbanization is a priority, however, its location is perfect. On these areas along The Golden Mile you can find really impressive properties with prices that easily surpass the 50 million euro mark.
To give an idea, one of the most luxurious properties of the city is located frontline to the Mediterranean Sea on a plot of 8.300m2. Its entrance is really impressive, with an extremely private street through that arrives at a large tropical fountain, which in turn follows a roundabout arriving at property; over 8 cars can be parked in this garage. In boasts over 4.000m2 built, with a total of 10 bedrooms. 5 suites are located in the main house, 3 in the guest house and 2 in the beach house. In addition the property has a staff house with four bedrooms. The property has many extras apart from its privileged location. Elevator to all floors, spa, gym, integrated music system, medical room, chill-out snack bar, a huge garden with a large tropical pool and a second heated swimming pool closer to the beach. Without a doubt it is one of the most special properties in Europe.
As you can see, the level of luxury and exclusivity enjoyed by the city of Marbella is truly high, reach levels that are hard to imagine. Clients who usually acquire these properties do not come from one country in particular; they are Spanish, as well as European, South Americans etc… Typically they have in common purchasing power and high end positions. They tend to be great celebrities from the world of music, sports or cinema, international investors, aristocrats, royal families and many others…