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Highlights - Marbella Luxury Real Estate Magazine 2019

We would like to welcome you to the 2019 Highlights magazine – the latest edition of the annual lifestyle and property publication of Diana Morales Properties/Knight Frank. Those people familiar with Marbella and its surroundings know us as a specialist in luxury real estate that has stood the test of time because of personalised service, authoritative market knowledge and a solid ethic.

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HIGHLIGHTS

SHOWCASING SOME OF MARBELLA´S FINEST PROPERTIES

THE RIGHT

ADDRESS

THE BEST PLAcES

TO BE

ART

COLLECTIONS

HOW TO cREATE

YOuR OWN

TOP NOTES

GLOBAL WEALTH

TRENDS AND PRIME

RESIDENTIAL

MARKETS

360 º DESIGNERS

AN ALL - ROuND

ExPERIENcE

ARCHITECTS

LATEST STYLE

TRENDS


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C/ los lirios S/n

29660 nueva andaluCIA

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Welcome

DEAR READER,

We would like to welcome you to the 2019 Highlights magazine – the

latest edition of the annual lifestyle and property publication of

Diana Morales Properties/Knight Frank. Those people familiar

with Marbella and its surroundings know us as a specialist in luxury

real estate that has stood the test of time because of personalised service, authoritative

market knowledge and a solid ethic.

This approach to what we do is also reflected

in Highlights, whose design style, editorial

tone of voice and presentation represents

who we are as a company. Diana Morales

Properties is a Marbella-based boutique

agency with many years of experience and

service, and as the sole representatives of

Knight Frank we carry the know-how and

global reach of this prestigious international

real estate brand.

This is reflected in a prime selection of

Marbella properties that is representative

of the standard of homes Diana Morales

Properties offers, for we are in a position to

include only the finest homes in our portfolio.

Added to this is an international property

section with homes in top locations such as

Geneva, Sydney, Vienna, London, Madrid

and the French Riviera. We provide supporting background analyses of the Berlin real

estate market, as well as our own 2019 Marbella Market Report – one of the most

comprehensive in the region – and summarise the European market.

In our editorial section we explore the rising phenomenon of branded luxury residences,

the most recent evolutions in Marbella architecture, consider 360-degree designers and

drive the new Bentley. We hope you enjoy this voyage of discovery with us, both within

Highlights and as your local and international property brokers.

Pia Arrieta and Diana Morales

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Hotel Gran Meliá Don Pepe

T. 952 902 936

www.tahinijapanese.com

MARBELLA · MADRID · MALLORCA

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CONTENTS

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Bentley

The marque of luxury

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Architects

Talk about the latest design trends

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Branded Residences

A new concept of service and added value

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Property

Prime selection of Marbella property

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360° Designers

Life seen from the luxury angle

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Market Report

2019 DM Properties-Knight Frank report

114

European Markets

What’s happening in Europe

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Art

Creating a collection

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International

Top international real estate

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Trends in

MARBELLA

ARCHITECTURE

By Michel Cruz

Just look around you and you’ll notice that Marbella,

like any other manmade landscape, is the product of

successive generations of architectural styling. From its

Andalusian setting, Marbella inherited a Mediterranean-

Moorish cultural tradition that has in one form or another

found its way into the region’s architecture – from the rustictraditional

properties and early modern homes to contemporary

interpretations of Spanish and Moroccan edifices, and now a return

to the sleek white-plastered geometry of modern minimalism. We

look at the trends behind this ever-evolving visual dynamic through

the eyes of some of the leading architects in the region.

MARCOS SÁINZ

Together with his son Maurice he

runs MS Design, where he remains

true to a philosophy of design as an

embodiment of art and the senses

married to the needs of housing

and functionality. “Since the 1960s,

we have lived through successive

waves of influences brought by

international developers, architects

and above all, homebuyers, which

have taken the original Andalusian

Opposite page: Diego Tobal

design for a hilltop villa

Below: Golden Mile property

by Marcos Sáinz

Latin American architects have

played a very important role in

shaping Marbella, and few more

so than Marcos Sáinz, who as a

young man joined Swiss - Russian

architect Noldi Schreck to create

what is one of this region’s greatest

icons: the Puerto Banús marina.

His philosophy, that architecture

is the vertical expression of

stylistic fashion and zeitgeist, is

reflected in his ability to design

the intricate detail of a classic

Mediterranean village-style

project such as Puerto Banús,

as well as being known for giving

shape to beautiful modern/

contemporary villas and

apartment complexes.

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village style and allowed it to

evolve through several adaptations

into the modern white-plastered

structures we see today. To get this

match of modern and traditional

with local and internationallyinspired

right, requires the ability

to remain true to an ethic of

quality and proportion.”

JUAN SALVADOR

SHVARTZBERG

Argentinian-born Juan Salvador

Shvartzberg is also part of a

Latin American school that has

had a profound influence on the

physical shape and substance

of Marbella. “I come from a

tradition of modern architecture,

and what we see in Marbella

today is a move away from the

vernacular local Andalusian

style to minimalist, open-plan

designs in which glass, flat roofs

and strong geometric lines

feature prominently, though

still retain strong elements of

Hispano-Moorish influence and

inspiration.”

The more eccentric avant-garde

experimentation of larger urban

centres is less evident here, but

then this is a region dedicated

to luxury leisure pursuits and

characterised by second homes,

and as such it is less likely to

have the urban edge of New York

or Tokyo. “We do not have the

expansive concrete landscape and

intense land limitations of such

agglomerations, and so the homes

our clients ask us to design are

expected to reflect beauty within

a green, sunny environment on

the cusp of mountain and sea.

These are parameters within

which Marbella architects work.”

Above: design by Rodolfo Baldrich Pacheco

Centerfold: interior of a La Zagaleta villa

designed by Juan Salvador Shvartzberg

RODOLFO BALDRICH

PACHECO

Also originally from Argentina,

Rodolfo Baldrich has seen

Marbella evolve from an

Andalusian coastal settlement

into a young, cosmopolitan city

through the successive layers

of foreign influence exerted

by new waves of homebuyers

from abroad. “The early jetset

adopted local styles and

building techniques, but as the

scale of homebuilding on the

coast grew the process gradually

became more industrial.”

Foreign homeowners demanded

higher standards of comfort

and functionality, and gradually

introduced new techniques

such as insulation as well as

internationally recognised

brands of doors, windows and

appliances.

The very building materials with

which Costa del Sol homes are

made have also changed with the

years, and where those built in

the 1990s and 2000s still saw a

marriage of modern-traditional

styles and materials, the latest

trend of modern minimalist

architectural styling has been

accompanied by the replacement

of terracotta and plaster by

contemporary building materials

that offer greater durability and

ease of use. “This, as much as

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automated home functions

possible,” says Ernesto, “but

what’s beneath the surface

is also very much part of a

revolution that is marking this

as a watershed in design.”

Indeed, aesthetic trends can

move back and forth, evolving

as they cross-fertilise between

different eras, but technology,

science and economic forces

are less likely to loop back to

another time. “Much of the

construction process here as

elsewhere has moved away

from the worker on the site

creating the home’s features

to prefabricated assembly, and

while this may sound negative

it actually leads to greater

precision, quality, time/costsaving

and makes homes that

are more energy efficient and

environment friendly.”

DIEGO TOBAL

The Marbella-raised son of

Argentinian architect Miguel

Tobal, Diego has made a

name for himself in his own

right, creating contemporary

villas and apartment projects

that still find local cultural

and environmental inspiration

while offering modern styles

and amenities. “Architecture

is not a free art of expression.

We work to develop the brief

of our clients and exceed

their expectations within a

given financial budget and

timeframe,” says Diego,

“so the design trends are

the result of a collective state

of mind that is ever more

strongly influenced by

international tastes and

the move towards quality

of life and sustainability.”

the prevailing styles of the day, is

influencing a quantum shift away

from the way a Marbella home

used to look, feel and function,

and it is a process that is still very

much under way.”

ERNESTO PALANCO

Ernesto Palanco agrees, for

whether he designs a retroclassical

mansion or an

ultramodern minimalist villa,

the construction method, building

materials and technology used

are now largely the same. “People

tend to look at external factors,

such as architectural styling,

landscaping and also the new

high-tech gadgets that make

Villa design by Ernesto Palanco

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Juan Salvador Shvartzberg design for a La Zagaleta residence

After a period of white minimalist ‘cubism’, the region

is rediscovering the joys of tones, textures, motifs, detail

and above all, individuality. “Character and variety are

coming back into Marbella architectural design, but

they are aligned with a continued revolution of technology,

new lighting, functional and decorative tools that were

previously not available, so we are in the midst of a

dynamic process driven by new technologies and

innovations that are shaping a lot of the styling now and

in the years to come. Expect ever more hi-tech homes

and a growing focus on sustainability and quality of life.”

Design by Victoria Gauna and Facundo Taborda

VICTORIA GAUNA &

FACUNDO TABORDA

More Argentinian inspiration is

provided by Victoria Gauna and

her son Facundo Taborda, who

though locally raised has

inherited his parents’ Buenos

Aires flair for design. Victoria and

her late husband, Ángel Taborda,

were renowned for their avantgarde

architecture and willingness

to experiment with modern

concepts even at times when

modern minimalism was out

of favour. That said, their style

may be vanguardist but it is not

exactly minimalist, as the Gauna

& Taborda touch proves that

modern designs can be detailed

and intricate.

“We always knew that modern

architecture would make a

comeback and that it would be

largely minimalist, but just

lately the open-plan spaces are

increasingly accompanied by a

more detailed and varied use of

textures, colours and materials,”

says Victoria Gauna. “Styles may

come and go, but our clients are

not likely to take a step back when

it comes to comfort, technical

amenities, build quality and

open living spaces. Increasingly,

however, a home – and the

architect’s role in creating it

– is about setting the tone for

special experiences, an ambience

of wellbeing and, ultimately,

quality of life – and where is this

more profoundly the case than

Marbella.”

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DESIGNING

for a 360 DEGREE

LIFESTYLE

When ‘home’ could mean your luxury penthouse, super-yacht or private jet,

depending on where the day, week or whim takes you, you will be needing

an interior designer: one who can cater to your peripatetic lifestyle on land,

sea and in the air.

By Zoe Dare Hall

For the sort of person whose day

begins in a beautiful house on dry

land and finishes in a private palace

on the waves or in the clouds,

consistency in all their homes is key. James

White, co-founder of the property and yacht

design studio March & White, often works

with clients who lead a “360 degree lifestyle”,

as he calls it. “They want to feel all their

spaces relate to each other,” says White, whose

projects include the yacht-inspired interiors

at 125 Greenwich, an 88-storey Manhattan

skyscraper designed by architect Rafael Viñoly.

And where, traditionally, the world of

yacht design has been a notoriously tough one

for land-based designers to enter, dominated

by names such as Bannenberg & Rowell and

Andrew Winch of Winch Design, now the

growing overlap between luxury homes on

land and water – and for an even more rarefied

elite, in the clouds too - is leading to a raft of

big name interior architects joining the fray.

They include Philippe Starck, who has

shaken up the conventions of super-yacht

design with his futuristic vessel, Sailing Yacht

A. “I designed Sailing Yacht A in line with

the personality of the owners and the function

required. I use the same rules, the same

parameters when designing luxury properties,”

Stark comments. “I always think about how my

creation will profit the person who will use the

object or place I am creating. I want people to

feel at their best: more creative, more confident

and, I hope, more in love.”

Both types of designer –

land or sea - bring invaluable

insight to the process. Yacht

designers are skilled at

working with awkward spaces

and creating the division

between front and back of

house, for entertaining guests

and enjoying privacy. “Yacht

designers also know about

architectural finishes such as

teak, and the colours, textures

and layering that are redolent of

a yachting lifestyle,” comments

Dickie Bannenberg, partner at

Bannenberg & Rowell.

Property designers know

how to make yachts feel more

welcoming. “Some yacht

interior designers only see

the yacht. We always design

a yacht as a home,” says

Nicola Fontanella of Argent

Design, whose land, sea and

Miami home by Nicola Fontanella

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Kirsten Schwalgien design for a Barcelona apartment

air commissions for one client included

three properties in London and Miami,

two yachts (a 65m and 46m Benetti) and a

Gulfstream G65 jet. Common features in

the London properties and yachts included

lacquered rosewood veneers, custom-made

walling and exotic inlays. “We used classic

materials in new ways, crafting themes

to each property and, above all, creating

stunning spaces to entertain and live for an

international, multi-generation family,” says

Fontanella.

“We were looking to create the serenity that comes with connection by limiting colour

tones and materials and using details that pick up and connect the areas of the yacht

as you walk through,” says Jim Dixon, Director, Yachts and Aviation at Winch Design

“OUR JOB is to ensure that all

the PRACTICAL ELEMENTS

are TAKEN CARE OF.”

The way the wealthy use their “homes”,

including boats and planes, is changing, points

out Andrew Winch of Winch Design, who is

one of the few superyacht designers to have

made the transition the other way, into jets

and architecture. “They now often choose to

spend months at a time on their yachts and

it’s not enough to simply have all the facilities

available to them on sea as they would on

land. It must also feel like home. It is here

that the translation of yacht design to home

design, and vice versa, begins,” says Winch,

who is seeing a trend towards open-plan rooms

without corridors on yachts, to echo people’s

on-land homes.

Having this 360-degree design synergy

isn’t simply a case of the super-rich wanting

to replicate every last detail of their bricks and

mortar properties on water, though. It’s about

enjoying a “seamless living experience,” says

Karen Howes, founder of design studio Taylor

Howes, who will often design a property for

a “super busy” client, only to see them come

back and ask her to tackle their yacht and new

plane too.

“All of our high net worth clients have

access to this 360 degree lifestyle and we are

seeing a merging of all of their disciplines,” says

Howes. “They want their Private Family Office

to be more like their home, their home to have

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entertaining areas like a private members’ club

and the top hotels they stay in, and their yachts

and jets to be more relaxed and homely.”

Technology is an important part of this

seamless lifestyle. The technical, security and

audio-visual side must be identical in each

property, so the owner knows they can conduct

business wherever they are or continue

watching a film from where they left off 2,000

miles ago. “Our job is to ensure that all the

practical elements are taken care of. These

people often travel with their staff, who want to

know that everything will work wherever they

are,” says Howes,

The desire to duplicate elements of the

design may apply to the furnishings too. “We

have one client who has the same desk, study

and bed in all of his homes and on his yacht

and plane,” she adds. “But then he wants a

differentiation in look and style to feel that

he has arrived in a different place. He never

travels with luggage because he has everything

he needs in each destination,” says Howes, who

is currently working on a 20,000 sq ft house

(1,858m 2 ) in Marbella for a repeat client.

Marbella – like Palma de Mallorca and

Barcelona - is one of Spain’s many soughtafter

waterfront cities that attract high-net

worth global individuals to the joint pleasures

of luxury property and the yachting lifestyle.

Barcelona-based interior architect Kirsten

Schwalgien, who spends half her time working

on Spanish projects and the remainder with

clients all over the world, describes this overlap

between property and yacht design as “very

common and generally ideal. These projects

generally start with a yacht or a residential

project. You work well together and the client

wishes you to work on their next project.”

Her clients want to feel the distinction in

design between being at sea and being in their

primary residence in a capital city or coastal

holiday home, she says. “But people are also

quite repetitive and they have routines that

affect how specific rooms are laid out. I analyse

closely how a client lives, down to where they

like to drink their coffee in the morning, and

then I create a design that fits with the property

or yacht.”

The blurring of lines between homes

on land and sea can be increasingly seen in

prime new developments around the world

as designers call upon nautical influences.

cryo-therapy chamber and is seeing a rise in

the number of folding balconies off master

The Corniche in London, a new luxury bedrooms on yachts and personal beach clubs

residential tower that sits on the riverfront

opposite the Palace of Westminster, is designed

on a platform at water level.

Meanwhile, Edward de Mallet Morgan,

by Foster + Partners. It includes a triplex Knight Frank’s international super prime

penthouse that overflows with references to

the water, including in its large curving rooms

and sweeping staircase redolent of a luxury

liner. On the opposite bank, another new highend

waterfront development, Riverwalk, takes

a similar theme with its handcrafted wooden

interiors and circular entrance hall reminiscent

of a yacht.

It’s not just residential property that plays

specialist, recalls a Parisian apartment in

which the bespoke dining table was designed

to fold up and sit in the back of a Falcon jet. “A

lot of these things are about the experience.

A client will often get the same designer to

do their yacht, house, plane and helicopter.

They want to make all of these spaces feel

bespoke to them and better than anything

else available,” he comments.

increasingly on the land-sea synergy either. Sometimes, though, it’s simpler than

Hotels are getting in on the act too. The Ritz

Carlton Yacht Collection will launch its first

that. “Our clients like a smooth transition

from one home to the next, with an element

BBJ-1 private jet interior by Winch Design to cater to the owner’s desire for a “flying home”

three Spanish-built luxury cruise ships in of familiarity,” says Iain Johnson, managing

2020, creating a new extension of the hotel

brand that draws heavily on the private yacht

director

ALLECT.

of the London design house

experience.

As ultra-high net worth types enjoy this

seamless existence across land, sea and air,

their expectations of how to have fun in each

space become ever more incredible. A snow

room on a yacht was a recent revelation for

Karen Howes, who says she is increasingly

asked to design secure art rooms – even on

yachts – to display a private collection. Toby

MacLaurin, sales and marketing director at

yacht brokers Ocean Independence, mentions

his surprise at coming across an on-board

Two of his current projects – an Italian

super-yacht and a new 17,000 sq ft (1,580m 2 )

“super house” development near Harrods in

Knightsbridge – have a definite “synergy”,

says Johnson. “Both require impressive public

and private zones for family and guests, one

of a kind materials and items that give the

space a hand-crafted, artisan touch and top

of the range, user-friendly technology,” he

says. “Super-yachts and luxury residences are

both homes. When one advances, the other

surpasses it.”

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Creating

ART

collections

Art is a world onto its own; an ephemeral part of life that is all about

free expression and creative impulses. Art opens a window to the

soul, and like sport, music and film provides hardworking people

with an escape into another dimension. However, it is also a unique

but important industry in its own right; a global sector in which enthusiasts,

museums, collectors and investors generate large sums in the acquisition

of priceless classics and the works of upcoming new talents. We spoke to a

selection of art experts about building art collections.

By Michel Cruz

Image courtesy of Maite Coloma

Qin Feng, Zodiac – Scroll II, VIII, VII, IX, 2010

Ink and coffee on ceramic paper

300x84cm each

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Ling Jian, Golden Hall, 2017

Oil on canvas

150cm diameter

A world of art

Museums and cultural institutions are the

classic large-scale collectors of iconic artwork

from around the world and from antiquity to

the present day, but corporations and private

enthusiasts and investors have also always

been important players in this rather singular

field still dominated by prestigious auction

houses such as Sotheby’s and Christie’s.

The main international centres of this trade

are London, New York and Paris, through

which much of the world’s fine art finds its

way to collectors and cultural institutions

around the world. Here they adorn the halls

of museums and beautify luxurious homes

and mansions, sometimes travelling the world

as part of popular temporary exhibitions.

Other pieces remain shut away in the private

collections of the world’s most important

investors, but for those just starting out art is

a world waiting to be explored and discovered,

where the collector gradually grows within

a process that can be highly rewarding

financially and personally.

Fabien Fryns

Fabien Fryns has been active in the

contemporary art world since 1986, primarily

as a collector and advisor to both newly

initiated clients and established collectors.

In the early days, Fabien collected and placed

works by Miquel Barcelo, Jean-Michel

Basquiat, Louise Bourgeois, Robert Combas,

George Condo, Adam Fuss, Nan Goldin,

Anthony Gormley, Peter Halley, Keith

Haring, Henry Hudson, Richard Hudson,

Anish Kapoor, David LaChapelle, Robert

Mapplethorpe, Shirin Neshat, Julian

Schnabel, and Andy Warhol among others.

After 18 years of primary gallery experience,

Fabien Fryns Fine Art now acts solely as

advisors to private collectors and institutions,

and continues to promote the established

and emerging artists they have been working

with.

Creating a collection

“I would advise people to expose themselves

to art with an open mind. Don’t go for what’s

familiar and easy; look for exciting work and

© Ling Jian and Fabien Fryns Fine Art Ltd

try to understand the concept behind it.

Challenge yourself as much as possible and

take calculated risks. You’ll notice that your

tastes will change and evolve, which is good,

as the market moves very quickly. Finally,

buy for enjoyment as well as investment.”

Maite Coloma

Maite has an MA in East Asian Art from

the Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London

specialising in Chinese painting, but she is

also very knowledgeable in the general

contemporary art scene. She runs Blossoms

Fine Art, a Madrid-based art consultancy

that gives guidance to collectors interested

in Chinese contemporary works.

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Getting started

“At the beginning it is quite important to

have a mentor you can trust and ask questions

of, someone who can introduce you to a

sometimes, closed art world. There are things

about the artist to be taken into account too,

such as his/her consistency over time, for

which you often have to see early works or

the number of museum exhibitions and

private collections that have acquired his/

her work.”

Image courtesy of Maite Coloma

Liu Bolin, Hiding in the city – Temporary wall, 2008

Archival pigment print

118x150cm

It is equally important to ‘train the eye’ by

visiting art fairs and exhibitions. Do not

hesitate to ask the gallerist questions about

the pieces, then to learn more about them,

research the artists you like. Start buying

affordable pieces until your taste is developed

and you know what you like.

Mercedes Duerinckx

Mercedes founded the Art Wanson Gallery as

an extension of an internationally renowned

family business that stretches back several

generations. Harnessing her passion for and

know-how of art and the art world, she has

built a gallery and art consultancy that offers

RizonJet Doha (State of Qatar). Image courtesy of Wanson Gallery

inspiring collections and exhibitions in situ

but also sources artwork for her clients from

around the world. The latter include private

collectors as well as museums and other

cultural organisations.

“As advice to art investors and collectors

who want to get started, I would say that it

isn’t necessary to spend vast amounts of

money to create an interesting, rewarding

portfolio that also has great investment

potential. We know the market, what are

realistic values, and which artists are

upcoming and have a good chance of making

it big, so we use this knowledge to advise our

clients to buy wisely and create intriguing,

beautiful collections that are likely to produce

great returns, as well as give them pleasure as

they gain experience as collectors.”

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Roads less travelled & the

BENTLEY Continental GT

By Sam Hexter-Andrews

Photography by Annie Rose. Vehicle courtesy of C. de Salamanca

There are many locations

throughout the world that

boast stirring vistas and unique

landscapes; but perhaps none so

beautiful as the mountain passes that vein out

from the heart of Marbella. Once you decide

to head north, leaving the bustling cityscape

and crystal coastline, Andalusia will reward

you with some of the most glorious, smooth,

serpentine tarmac that Europe has to offer.

And so what better place than the mountains

of Sierra de las Nieves, to get a full flavour of

Bentley’s new luxury grand tourer, the 2019

Continental GT.

Visually, the new

Continental GT is a truly

stunning piece of design that

exhibits clean, sweeping

superformed lines and a wide,

low body, evoking a sense

of speed and presence, even

when completely stationary.

This sleek styling amplifies

inside the coachwork, with the

cabin offering genuine luxury

real estate for its occupants.

Every leather-wrapped panel

is hand stitched, as is the

steering wheel, quilted leather on the seats and

the Bentley emblem delicately embroidered

into the headrest. The interior build quality is

second to none. The interior on our car was

finished in a deep Piano Black with chrome

accents, a true statement of modernism.

There’s even an option to hide the sat-nav

and infotainment system in favour of classic

chronograph dials and a compass, paying

homage to grand tourers of old.

Each piece of switch-gear is finished like

exquisite jewellery. Its headlights resemble

fine-crystal whiskey tumblers rather than

anything that should ever be found on a

motor vehicle. Every surface exhibits a superior

quality finish to see and touch. Even the inside

of the door handles, an area you’ll never lay

eyes on, is finished with a tactile machined

texture. It’s in these seemingly minuscule

details that Bentley truly outclasses many

other luxury marques in today’s market.

When the twin-turbocharged, 6-litre W12

roars to life for the first time, we’re greeted by

a bellowing soundtrack that would be chasing

us up the valleys for the next several hours.

A short drive through town cemented early

on just how usable the GT is for daily driving;

with a healthy 664 lb-ft of torque available

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from just 1350 rpm, driving at low speeds is

truly an effortless and leisurely affair. You

can even enjoy some respectable fuel

economy, thanks to new variable displacement

technology that causes one entire bank of

cylinders to disengage, reducing the number

in operation to six without the driver ever

noticing. As soon as the throttle body opens to

a certain threshold, the engine then reengages

all 12 cylinders. But for the rest of the trip,

we’d be sure to let the 626bhp W12 sing.

As we begin our climb, passing several small

ventas peddling fresh oranges, the roads begin

to narrow around the wide haunches of the GT.

As the turns tighten, more opportunities arise

for the Continental to show off its new, sharper

handling. Tipping the scales at over 2244 Kg,

this heavyweight grand tourer is exactly that.

But it certainly hides its mass well at speed,

offering great turn-in, making it feel far more

nimble than a vehicle of its weight or size ever

should.

Our meandering path ahead began to

widen again, opening to long sweeping turns

that reveal more of the endless sea of layered

mountains and valleys below. With the W12

motor effortlessly surging forward, the wider

track enabled us to experience the huge levels

of mechanical grip and stability on offer. Even

in Sport mode, the ride remains supple and

feels to barely compromise damping at all.

And in comfort mode, it can hardly feel like

you’re in a 333km/h land-based vehicle at

all, with the air suspension providing a crisp,

smooth ride.

The higher you ascend, the more dramatic

and sparsely inhabited the desolate landscape

becomes, with small valleys turning into gaping

crevasses. The sunlight begins to shade distant

mountains in a dark royal blue and the rocky

passes that besiege the roads become even

more untamed. The outside air thins, tasting

clean and crisp. At approximately 750 meters

above sea level, you’ll discover the ancient city

of Ronda. Set above a deep gorge named El

Tajo, over a 100 metre sheer drop that separates

the city’s 15th-century new town from its old

town, dating to Moorish rule. Puente Nuevo, a

stone bridge spanning the chasm, has a lookout

that serves up some spectacular scenery.

Ronda wasn’t set to be our final destination

for the Bentley however, as in true grand

touring heritage, the destination is the most

inconsequential part of the journey. Instead,

we traversed Puente Nuevo, taking in the

sights and sounds of the ancient city; seemingly

worlds away from Marbella’s throngs of

glamour, and yet still only an hour away. It also

gave plentiful opportunities for the locals and

tourists to bask in the gravitas and presence

of the Continental, and certainly made for

photographs with stirring composition - a

new, brilliant feat of engineering juxtaposed

between buildings and landmarks that are

hundreds of years its senior. Before long, we

began our return journey, enjoying each twist,

apex and rolling panorama as if it were the

first time again, but now at a thrilling paced

descent, putting the GT’s enormous 420mm

iron discs to the ultimate test.

As cues of familiar civilization grew

more frequent, we knew our time with the

Continental was coming to an end. It had

proven itself as more than a brilliant grand

tourer. The connection between car and driver,

like that between horse and rider, needs to

close, emotional and purposeful, and whilst

not having the dexterity of a sports car or

the exhilarating power of a supercar, the

new Continental still manages to offer that

affiliation, whilst providing pure opulence and

an unwavering sense of majesty. The GT always

felt capable and athletic, and never left me

wanting for anything. And aesthetically, I think

it may be one of the most gorgeous realised

joint ventures of art and engineering of all

time. It’s a masterpiece.

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The branded

RESIDENCES

BOOM

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Whether it’s an apartment designed by Armani, a penthouse where your Porsche

will be transported to your door in a bespoke lift, or a condo where you can enjoy on-tap

cocktails from Ritz-Carlton, having a branded home these days is big business.

By Zoe Dare Hall

There are more than 400 new

developments with some 55,000

branded residences around the world.

Traditionally, that means a hotelled

scheme whose integrated or linked properties

come with the built-in security and reputation for

quality that the brand brings, plus access to the

hotel’s management services and luxury facilities.

“Wealthy buyers want the five-star hotel service they

experience in their travels to exist in their homes

too,” explains Knight Frank’s prime central London

development expert Ian Pidgeon of the appeal.

Leading the way among hotel-branded residences

is the Marriott, which has lent its name to a third of

the world’s branded schemes, with a further 60 in the

pipeline. But in this ever-expanding and diversifying

sphere, non-hotel brands are entering the fray – in

particular, fashion designers including Missoni,

Armani and Versace, and premium car marques such

as Porsche, Aston Martin and Bugatti.

Such partnerships are particularly loved by

property developers in Miami and Dubai. They are

both locations that love their

bling and attract wealthy, global

buyers who instantly recognise

the brand and know what to

expect, even though their off-plan

property probably won’t be built

for a few years. In the meantime,

the developer can build the hype

– such as at Miami’s Porsche

Design Tower, whose futuristic

car elevator, the Dezervator, has

become a celebrity in its own

right. And in Dubai, there’s big

excitement over the new branded

residences that will form part of

the world-famous Royal Atlantis

Resort on The Palm. “They are

set to be a new icon for Dubai,”

The Royal Atlantis Resort, Dubai, see page 133

Opposite page: one of Finca Cortesín´s many leisure areas

Above: Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences, Madrid, see page 122

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says Knight Frank Dubai partner Maria Morris of the

huge oceanfront residences that will enjoy the hotel’s

lavish facilities and services. Glamorous as it is to say

you have a home made by, say, Missoni – as is the case

on the Miami waterfront – it seems more logical for

a Marriott or Mandarin Oriental, who are experts in

food and beverage available 24 hours a day – but you

do need a properly trained concierge and excellent

management,” he comments.

Branded residences began in the US nearly a

century ago, when the Sherry-Netherland hotel

opened in Manhattan in 1929. The concept really

Sydney view from Crown Residences at One Barangaroo, see page 130

hospitality, to provide your in-house chef and turn

down your sheets at night rather than a brand known

for its colourful knitwear. But actually, says Ian

Pidgeon, having a hotel as the brand isn’t essential

to the success of the scheme. “You don’t need to have

“WEALTHY BUYERS want the

five-star HOTEL SERVICE they

EXPERIENCE in their travels

to exist in their HOMES too,”

began to take off in the 1980s, however, when Four

Seasons opened condos next to its hotel in Boston

and Aman hotels took the concept to a resort setting

in Thailand.

Now, North America claims a third of the world’s

branded schemes. But Asia – particularly Thailand,

where 40% of new developments are branded – is

following hot on its heels. Australia now claims its

first branded residences project too - One Barangaroo

on the Sydney harbour front, practically within

earshot of the Opera House. The new six-star Crown

Resort hotel will service the 82 residences, which are

available through Knight Frank.

Europe has been slower to latch on, accounting

for just 7% of branded residences globally. It’s partly

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because in Europe, “there is less demand for branded

things, period,” comments Piers Schmidt from The

Luxury Branding consultancy in Knight Frank’s

Branded Residences Report 2019. “Developers

are less prone to license a brand to move their real

estate [in Europe] because they know their asset has

appeal,” he adds.

But Europe is a potential area of great growth

in branded residences – and nowhere more so than

Spain, whose luxury market is just starting to latch on

to the appeal of having five-star facilities on tap.

Madrid’s new Centro Canalejas – a high-end retail

complex housed in seven historic buildings in the city

centre, set to open in late 2019 – will include Spain’s

first Four Seasons hotel, complete with 22 private

residences on sale from €3m. Buyers so far have been

50% Spanish – mainly from Madrid – and 50% from

overseas, notably South America and the Middle East.

As an investment destination, Madrid has become

hot property. Prime prices rose by 8.1% in 2018 and

are forecast to rise by 6% in 2019, placing it at the

top of Knight Frank’s prime residential forecast for

global cities. Central to Madrid’s appeal to investors

is its relative value, attractive lifestyle and healthy

tenant demand. Yet Spain has been slower than

other countries to latch on to the branded residences

concept.

“Spain has been going through a big recovery

process since the global crisis, and Madrid, in

particular, has become a key focus for international

investment. The capital is now one of Europe’s major

cities in terms of tourism, infrastructure, education,

leisure and gastronomy. It’s encouraging many

investors to consider developing high-end schemes

with the seal of a prestigious brand, such as Four

Seasons Private Residences Madrid,” comments

Carlos Zamora, head of residential for Knight Frank

Madrid.

“We believe it is a model that will be repeated

mainly in Madrid and Barcelona. Clients in these

cities are more sophisticated and demanding, and

they have an increasingly international profile, so

prime projects must adapt to their needs by offering

all kinds of services and amenities,” Zamora adds.

“It’s a way of differentiating a prime project from

the rest of the market, making it more exclusive by

offering access to hotel services or by being

architecturally outstanding in some way.”

Prime city centre locations are favoured by

two thirds of branded residence schemes globally.

Barcelona will soon see completion of its first branded

hotel residences, the Mandarin Oriental Residences,

among the designer boutiques on prestigious Paseo

de Gracia. They will be the luxury hotel group’s first

standalone residences scheme in Europe.

Besides the right location, the essence of the

brand must flow subtly throughout the project.

“When the client enters their residence, they must

instantly feel a direct connection with the brand that

is sponsoring the project,” comments Carlos Zamora.

“In the case of the Four Seasons Private Residences

Madrid, you feel the sense of exclusivity and quality

that’s synonymous with the brand, as well as being

able to enjoy all the comforts and services the hotel

offers its guests.”

Sales at these landmark schemes in Madrid

and Barcelona show a healthy appetite for high-end

branded schemes in Spain. Now, more are set to follow

– and they are branching out beyond Spain’s key cities

to Marbella.

Four Seasons has earmarked a prime site near

Los Monteros on the eastern side of Marbella as the

A private residence at Finca Cortesín

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location for its second Spanish resort – a locallyadapted

version of Miami’s upmarket Surf Club in

partnership with the US developer Fort Partners.

The privately-owned residences will form part of the

hotel’s accommodation, earning owners significant

revenue when they are not using them.

W, the hotel chain that transformed Barcelona’s

beachfront when it opened in 2009, has also chosen

the Costa del Sol resort for its new venture, The

Residences at W Marbella, scheduled to open in

2021. The resort – part of the Starwood-Marriott

group - will overlook Real de Zaragoza beach and

include 100 W-branded apartments and villas for sale

it has slowly, discreetly taken this period of recovery

since the crisis to become a highly desirable one of

its own.

The developers of Francesc Macià 10 - whose

eight huge, lateral residences in a converted landmark

Bauhaus building are described as Barcelona’s first

super-prime residential scheme – have followed a

similar path. Rather than recruit a global brand, they

have put together a local team with local expertise

and knowledge, explains José Caireta, co-founder

of developers Squircle Capital. “Not only is this cost

saving, but it ensures independence, a more personal

service and flexibility.”

The converted landmark Bauhaus building at Francesc Macià 10

with access to all of the hotel’s amenities, including

dining, housekeeping and a private pool.

Spain is also showing a talent for developing its

own brands of luxury residences. Finca Cortesín, near

the Moorish whitewashed town of Casares on the

Costa del Sol, launched just before Spain’s property

market was hit by the global credit crisis. Yet a decade

or so later, the five-star cortijo-style hotel and large,

luxury villas, set on one of the country’s best golf

courses, has built a reputation as one of the best

boutique resorts in Spain. Rather than buy into the

name and reputation of an already established brand,

For developers who do choose to partner up with

a global brand, the options are limitless. If it can work

with luxury car and clothes brands, why not with

big tech, wellness or eco brands? The Ritz-Carlton

Residences Miami Beach is setting itself apart from the

competition with facilities such as the first residential

sharing room, where residents can borrow each other’s

golf clubs, designer handbags or vintage artworks.

For buyers, it’s all about finding a place and

product that chimes with their character and lifestyle.

It’s like living with an old, cherished friend – one who

needs little introduction.

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MARKET

REPORT 2019

By Michel Cruz

After a five-year period of sustained growth, it seems there is now a

change in the air. Whether they are early tidings of a general cyclical

shift, a result of factors such as Brexit or something more local in

nature, there are some signs that are urging us to take our foot off the

accelerator and take stock, the better to judge the prevailing conditions.

Looking ahead – what’s in store for the market?

The figures tell us that 2018 was another year in a series that started – at least in the Marbella area

– around 2013. Here the market bottomed out in 2012 and began a gradual recovery in 2013 that

had accelerated into a new growth cycle by 2015, with strong demand for the new modern villas

and apartments being built both then and now.

However, while some Spanish regions, including Andalucía, are still in full upswing, others are

beginning to see a slowing down of growth. With a drop-off in enquiries and sales in H2 of last year,

albeit with a rallying of activity towards the end of the year, this appears to apply to Marbella and

the Costa del Sol as well, which drive much of the growth in Málaga province – itself consistently

one of the most important and dynamic property markets in Spain.

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Property sales in ‘The Golden Triangle’ show

a 56% increase from 2012 to 2018

lows – predominantly by cash

buyers. And yet, just lately

there has been a tailing off

of demand, which seems to

indicate something is afoot.

*Provisional, unconfirmed figures for the fourth quarter 2018

Where the market is at

Sales for the so-called Golden Triangle

(Marbella, Estepona and Benahavís) had

been rising since 2011, with the exception

of a small dip in 2016 caused by the aftershock

of the Brexit referendum in H2 of the

year. The number of transactions registered

rebounded in 2017, with strong international

demand and a resurgent British market, yet

in 2018 it stabilised due to a relatively poor

showing in the second half of the year.

Growth levelling off

Agents in the region reported a pick-up in

enquiries at the end of the year, but by and

large the stabilisation has continued into

2019. What does this mean? Not necessarily

anything too ominous, as it wouldn’t be such

a bad thing if we were to hold on to the present

level of sales activity, but in reality a slowdown

in growth is usually followed by a drop,

not an extended period of level activity. It’s

therefore important to look at the possible

causes behind the latest trend.

Marbella is a bit of a national indicator, as it

tends to be ahead of the curve economically,

and it’s in part due to the fact that it is so

dependent upon and in tune with the broader

European economies. Demand from these

sources has been solid for some time now,

driven primarily by new-build modern homes

and – in spite of the fact that banks are

lending again and interest rates are at historic

Source: Ministerio de Fomento

Comparative values in the Golden

Triangle (Marbella, Estepona, Benahavís)

How many square metres does

1.000.000€ buy you in:

*Above prices for luxury villas/apartments

The factors at play

It is tempting to look straight

to Brexit and gathering

macroeconomic clouds for an

answer, but before we do let’s

analyse things closer to home.

More specifically, let’s look

at the interaction between

the main factors at work in

our market, namely: Supply,

Demand, Price, Cost and

Planning.

We can all agree that there

has been a ‘white revolution’

of modern styled properties

on the coast since the

construction machine

cranked back into life around

2012. The first new projects

sold so well that it became

clear there was a shortage

of such homes relative to an

eager demand for the latest

styles, build qualities and

high-tech amenities, but now

we seem to be approaching

a situation where supply has

caught up with demand and

is in danger of surpassing it.

This is nothing new, as

we’ve experienced it before,

and it seems to be confirmed

by a record number of new

projects in Málaga province

being signed off by the

Colegio de Arquitectos

(Institute of Chartered

Architects) in 2017, and

then again in 2018, when it

increased by 57%.

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New build vs Resales 2012-2018 by municipality

*Provisional, unconfirmed figures for the fourth quarter 2018

Source: Ministerio de Fomento

Over-supply?

With a slight time-lag, this translates into a

record number of new projects entering the

market, and while they are mostly smaller in

scale than during the boom of the 2000s,

there is a worrying lack of variety, as many

seem to focus on the same mix of design,

amenities and price range. Feedback from

the market is that the greatest drop in sales

has been seen in the lower-to-mid range,

which appears to be suffering from a degree

of oversupply and over-competition. The

more idiosyncratic offering of the top-end

of the market looks to be more robust, and

those brave enough to veer away from the

lowest common denominator are finding

rewarding niche segments in the market,

though in Marbella, where there is in fact

a shortage of new projects, the scenario is

quite different.

Price and cost

It therefore appears that, external factors

aside, there is a strong appetite for the

lifestyle and properties of this region, but that

oversupply and high prices are beginning to

have an adverse impact on the market.

Earlier projects saw developers buy the best

plots of land cheap, build at a lower cost and

sell faster, yet now land values have risen

faster than the properties built on them,

construction costs are similarly putting

pressure on investors’ margins, and the rising

house and square metre prices are beginning

to put buyers off – especially in a market with

so much choice and the best locations taken.

Value

High prices are not sexy unless you’re in a

rapidly upwardly mobile economy, and while

top-end buyers are willing to pay a premium

for well-located modern villas and apartments

that offer true villa specifications, the recent

rise in popularity of cheaper areas such as

Manilva indicates that the lower half of the

market is coming full-circle and searching

for value in the form of repurposed, previously

unsold stock of the kind being snapped up

in and around Marbella between 2010 and

2014. The surrounding areas have recovered

more slowly than Marbella, but they are also

drawing buyers through attractive prices

in a Costa del Sol market that seems to be

losing the battle against value, as the average

price increase in 2018 ranged from 3% to

7% depending on location and property type

within the Marbella area.

Off-plan versus Re-sale

If it was modern off-plan developments that

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were driving the market in recent years, they

are also the ones whose prices (especially per

m 2 ) have been growing fastest. This is partly

driven by consumer demand, partly by rising

producer costs and also by the mechanism

of raising prices between successive stages

of a project. The latter, like flipping, can

only be maintained in a buoyant market, and

adds to the latest trend away from off-plan

domination and back towards re-sales.

The latter are seen to offer more m 2 for your

euro, and often in established areas.

Modernising existing stock

Quite apart from hitherto unsold

repossessions, the market for renovating

and modernising older properties is one

that remains solid and is in fact gaining in

popularity again. This is because people are

seeing more potential value in it, and it will

remain a solid segment as long as selling

prices and renovation costs do not grow so

quickly as to render the option increasingly

unattractive. The success both private

investors/homeowners and specialised

businesses have had with updating existing

villas and even apartments, shows that the

buying public will certainly consider a re-sale

property as long as you make it sexy and

appealing. In fact, just lately there seems to

be a little fatigue with modern white

Percentage contribution of foreign buyers:

minimalist styles, so people seem to be

more open to classic-contemporary blends

than they have been for a while, yet modern

infrastructure and amenities as well as build

qualities remain high on most buyers’ wish

lists.

New versus established areas

Location is the king of real estate, so sea or

waterside views can fetch up to 25% more

for an intrinsically similar home, while golf

and country club locations like branded

properties can add 15% to the value. Limited

supply combined with a frontline beach

location and lots of pedigree makes the

Golden Mile a prime address that has recently

been capable of square metre prices in excess

of €20,000. Other established areas are

similarly still much in demand, and while

much of the recent growth has been in

up-and-coming zones such as the New Golden

Mile, Estepona West, Marbella East and

La Cala, they still have some catching up to

do in terms of intrinsic appeal, since their

recent competitive advantage has been more

about availability of land and building

licences, as well as value for money.

The Golden Triangle

While Marbella solves its planning issues,

Benahavís, Estepona, Ojén and Mijas have

stepped in to absorb much of the recent

growth in what can generally be described as

a broadly beneficial spreading of development

and investment. It has levelled the playing

field a little and given developer and buyer

alike a broader range of options than before.

For now, however, we’re witnessing a cooling

off of demand in the new areas, as they too

see prices rise perhaps more quickly than

the market can carry right now.

Source: Colegio de Registradores de la Propiedad

How the market is responding

So how does the market respond to this?

If average sales times begin to grow this will

eventually put pressure first on the phased

price increases of off-plan projects, and

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Ranking of foreign nationalities buying Spanish property (nationwide)

Percentage shows share of each nationality

over the total foreign buyers for each year

Source: Colegio de Registradores de la Propiedad

ultimately result in reduced prices. We expect

prices to begin to stabilise and later drop a

little, as always starting with those properties

that feel the pinch of competition strongest

and/or are less favourably situated. So don’t

expect many bargains in prime locations

anytime soon.

For one, we will have to see a cooling off

of land and construction costs as well as an

easing of property prices if the investment

market is to regain its dynamism, as well as

a resolution of the Brexit impasse. But that’s

not to say that brave, unique and also truly

luxurious initiatives can’t be successful.

Investors

The fact that some American and European

funds are not as active as they were a few

Buyers

The success of projects such as Emare, Epic,

Nine Lions, The Edge, The View Marbella

Top 10 nationalities searching for property in Marbella in 2018

years ago in the local market or at the very

least in land banking, is an indication that

the market could be slowing down, as the

institutional investors who prefer steady

returns to risk may be losing confidence in

the short-term prospects of new projects.

and similar high-spec developments in top

locations offering relatively rare villa space

and comfort in an apartment/penthouse

configuration, shows once again that, if

it’s the right fit, the top end of the market is

more resilient than the broad middle belt.

Source: DM Properties/Knight Frank

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For this reason, many who could

previously afford prime locations within

Marbella/Benahavís/Estepona are now

looking at less expensive ones here and

in neighbouring areas. As far as our own

demographics are concerned, they show

that younger generations (35-44) rank

first in property searches, followed by

the 45-54 age bracket and 25-34 year

olds are third on the list.

Relative Values

How many square metres of prime property does US$1m* buy in key cities?

Developers

Creative, innovative products offered by

developers who have the strength of their

convictions might just fill a hitherto

uncatered for niche, but that can be easily

said and not done if your costs are already

high and your margins tight. Need is the

father of invention and creativity, so new

and exciting need not always be costlier,

though naturally it is riskier than the

tried and tested formula that too many

follow.

The bottom line

Before we get down on ourselves, let’s be

reminded that though market conditions

have got a little tougher in the past few

months we haven’t officially entered

anything near a recession or downturn.

If anything, construction, sales and rising

prices will continue to grow moderately

for some time to come, but if we’re to

avoid choppy waters it pays to look

potential threats in the eye and be

prepared for them, so let’s be creative,

offer value and allow the real estate

offering to evolve and diversify, and we’ll

find the intrinsic demand for property on

this coast is as strong as ever.

Sources: Knight Frank Research, Douglas Elliman, Ken Corporation, DM Properties

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PROPERTY CONTENTS

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Benahavís

62

Marbella

110

Inland

56

Estepona

108

Casares

112

International

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Benahavís

International allure

in LA ZAGALETA

mansion

The select country club of La Zagaleta in the hills overlooking Marbella offers its

discerning international homeowners natural splendour, privacy, exclusive services

and some of the finest villas on the Mediterranean. This villa ranks among the finest

homes in La Zagaleta and Marbella. By Michel Cruz/Photography Charly Simon

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Benahavís

The first sign of a distinguished property is the sense of

arrival it offers. Automatic gates that glide open effortlessly

to reveal an imposing driveway and forecourt with deluxe

undercover parking surrounded by greenery, water

features and the architectural outline of the villa set the tone for this

outstanding home.

The volume and quality of the property are immediately evident,

dressed with understated refinement and imbued with the signature

architecture of Marcos Sáinz. This impression is confirmed when you

step through the imposing solid front door with its beautiful detail and

enter a hallway flanked by a beautifully styled circular staircase. A study

in elegant forms, it is one of the many eye-catching design elements

of the home.

Luxurious residence made for stylish entertaining

The space, amenities, style and distribution of this luxurious villa

make it a superlative residence that is just made for entertaining

lucky guests and visitors in the very finest of contemporary

Mediterranean settings. Follow the focal point of the vistas that come

into view the minute you open the front door and you see the sea

shimmering beyond the sleek swimming pool, which appears to float

in mid-air.

An elegantly concealed lift is situated on the left-hand side of the

entrance hall, which flows on to a large central hallway resplendent

in natural light. “We chose the property for its exclusivity, peace and

incomparable views, as well as the perfect architecture,” says the

owner.

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A large, comfortable reception room flanked by

a cosy family TV room and a dining room leading on

to a state-of-the-art kitchen with restaurant-level

catering capacity connects along the full length of

the house with a terrace. The latter provides outdoor

lounge and dining areas that are an extension of the

indoor space, whilst overlooking manicured Bermuda

grass lawns and a panoramic swimming pool and

deck that maximises the infinity edge impact amid

breath-taking views of the surrounding hills, valleys

and the Mediterranean Sea.

This view is symmetrically detailed with two

impressive fire bowls, which create a stunning

visual impact when lit in the evenings. The adjacent

covered chill-out area is an ideal spot from which

to relax and enjoy the sunset and views. Stairs

lead from the beautifully appointed modern

laundry and pantry down to a professional home

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cinema and wine cellar, and a spa area with

gym, changing rooms/bathrooms, sauna, steam

bath, showers, treatment rooms and heated

indoor swimming pool whose design, ambience

and amenities leave many luxurious five-star

deluxe resorts behind.

“It’s a superlative home with views that

take you by surprise by day and night.” They

are shared by a fully independent apartment,

positioned below the guest wing on the ground

floor. Naturally, in a property of this standing,

there is also a multi-vehicle garage in which to

keep your car collection in style. The top floor

is given over to a series of luxuriant bedroom

suites, each with its own signature bathroom in

combination of black, richly veined brown and

also lighter-toned marble sourced from around

the world, while the his and her dressing rooms

offer the convenience of a boutique within what

is quite simply an outstanding contemporary

mansion in La Zagaleta.

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

6,654

1,925

ASKING PRICE:

On Application

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La Zagaleta

FRONTLINE GOLF HOME

Perfection awaits the discerning buyer at this

Andalusian style villa overlooking the prestigious

La Zagaleta golf course and situated within a

meticulously manicured garden with infinity

swimming pool. The magnificent home boasts

a grand two-storey entry with fine mouldings,

lounge with fireplace and gourmet kitchen.

Approximately 1,312m² built on a plot of 5,254m².

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

5 bedrooms

5 bathrooms

Master bedroom with private terrace

Gym, sauna, cinema, games room & bodega

Garage for 6 cars

Infinity pool

ASKING PRICE:

4,900,000€

Ref: DM2021

La Zagaleta

GOLF VIEWS

A contemporary villa with beautiful mountain

and golf views situated in the exclusive estate

of La Zagaleta, at a 15-minute drive from

Marbella. This property is distributed over

three levels offering lovely gardens with a large

swimming pool.

Approximately 1,035m² on a plot of 3,206m².

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

5 bedrooms

5 bathrooms

Heated indoor pool

Spa & Turkish bath

Garage for 4 cars

Wine cellar

ASKING PRICE:

4,800,000€

Ref: DM2947-02

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La Zagaleta

ELEGANT COUNTRY CLUB LIVING

This traditional style villa is set in Marbella’s most

exclusive community with spectacular views over

beautiful natural countryside. La Zagaleta Country

Club and Golf Resort has wonderful facilities, from

the scenic golf courses and horse-riding centre

to the elegant clubhouse with its restaurant, pool

area, bar, lounge, billiards room and helipad.

Approximately 618m² built on a plot of 3,140m².

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

5 bedrooms

5 bathrooms

Gym, games and cinema rooms

Access to golf courses and helipad

Spectacular mountain views

2 car garage and 2 car carport

ASKING PRICE:

3,750,000€

Ref: DM3952

La Zagaleta

TROPICAL VILLA RETREAT

Nestled within a totally fenced plot amid a tranquil

expanse of greenery in Marbella’s most highly

sought-after residential estate, this stylish villa

looks south, taking in views across Marbella’s

coastal region all the way to Gibraltar and North

Africa. Built to the highest standards, the villa

can easily be extended from 3 to 7 bedrooms.

Approximately 941m² built on a plot of 6,417m².

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

3 bedrooms

3 bathrooms

Designed by architect Melvin Villaroel

Main house and guest quarters

Panoramic coastal and sea views

Possibility to add more bedrooms

ASKING PRICE:

4,950,000€

Ref: DM3476

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La Zagaleta

STUNNING PANORAMIC VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

El Ciprés is an outstanding brand-new south facing residence with panoramic views

of the Mediterranean Sea, Gibraltar and the African coast set on a plot of 8,000m²

in the sought after La Zagaleta Golf & Country Club. This private estate is gated

with 24-hour security and offers its residents a variety of sporting facilities as well as

helipad, equestrian centre, two 18-hole golf courses and red carpet services such

as helicopter transfers and property management. Designed by Tobal Arquitectos,

this property features architecture that combines modern aesthetics with innovative

technologies and natural textures, carefully merging it with the environment.

Approximately 2,560m² built on a plot of 8,209m².

10 bedrooms

10 bathrooms

Gym, spa, sauna and steam room

Interior and exterior pools

Panoramic coastal views

Private garage and 4 car carport

Ref: DM4035

ASKING PRICE:

13,900,000€

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La Zagaleta

CONTEMPORARY ANDALUSIAN RETREAT

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

A sublime newly built contemporary home spread over three floors

with private lift and boasting an elegant leisure area featuring an indoor

swimming pool, large gym, spa, home cinema, snooker area and

trendy bodega-bar. Constructed to the highest specifications,

the villa offers fantastic open south-facing sea views from every room.

La Zagaleta offers 24-hour security and two 18-hole golf courses,

tennis courts, riding stables and club house.

Approximately 1,965m² built on a plot of 7,350m².

8 bedrooms

9 bathrooms

Indoor and outdoor swimming pools

Lift to all floors

Landscaped gardens and stunning sea views

8 car garage

Ref: DM4089

ASKING PRICE:

12,750,000€

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La Zagaleta

MAGNIFICENT FAMILY HOME

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This exceptional villa is ideal for a family home in a secluded enclave within

the sought after country club estate of La Zagaleta. The property enjoys

wonderful views to the mountains and across to the Mediterranean Sea.

Recently redecorated, it offers spacious accommodation distributed over

three levels, with a grand entrance hall, an impressive living room with

fireplace, separate sitting room, large fully fitted kitchen/dining room, six

en-suite bedrooms and a study. The basement level features a private

wine cellar, spa, billiards room and space for a cinema and gymnasium.

Approximately 1,172m² built on a plot of 6,054m².

6 bedrooms

6 bathrooms

Mountain and sea views

Spa and wine cellar

Space for cinema and gym

6 car garage

Ref: DM4041

ASKING PRICE:

5,900,000€

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El Madroñal

ELEGANT COUNTRY RESIDENCE

A charming villa set in the pine cork forested

residential private estate of El Madroñal with

magnificent views to the coastline and mountains.

Close to San Pedro de Alcántara and only 40

minutes’ drive to Ronda, this home is set on an

extensive plot that allows for further expansion.

Approximately 772m² built on a plot of 6,955m².

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

6 bedrooms

5 bathrooms

Private heated pool and garden

Guest apartment

Panoramic views over the coastline and sea

2 car garage and carport for 2 vehicles

ASKING PRICE:

2,500,000€

Ref: DM3599

El Madroñal

SPACIOUS COUNTRY HOME

A traditional Andalusian style villa blending

perfectly into its surroundings, this property

is situated in El Madroñal, one of the most

sought-after locations in the area. The master

bedroom suite features a vaulted beam ceiling,

dressing area and private bathroom leading

onto an enchanting balcony and open terrace.

Approximately 598m² built on a plot of 8,820m².

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

7 bedrooms

6 bathrooms

Large terraces and patios

Independent guest accommodation

Outdoor swimming pool and mature garden

2 car garage

ASKING PRICE:

1,950,000€

Ref: DM3833

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El Madroñal

ELEVATED SEA VIEW VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This traditional style villa was recently reformed and now features a new

modern kitchen and bathrooms. The property is situated in El Madroñal,

an area known for having country chic in the hills immediately above

Marbella. Adjoining the renowned La Zagaleta country club, this private

gated community is home to luxurious villas set upon lush grounds

surrounded by a private cordon sanitaire of untamed nature. Put

differently, living in El Madroñal comes with space, privacy and some

of the most imposing sea, mountain and country views in Marbella.

Approximately 560m² on a plot of 6,303m².

4 bedrooms

5 bathrooms

Sea and mountain views

Heated pool with salt chlorination

Impeccable mature garden and fruit tree orchard

3 car garage and potential for staff quarters

Ref: DM4455

ASKING PRICE:

2,400,000€

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CLASSIC

REFINEMENT

As with all homes of true pedigree, this elegant country villa

in El Madroñal wasn’t hastily conceived and constructed yesterday

but rather forms the culmination of three decades of care and

attention.

By Michel Cruz/Photography by Charly Simon

El Madroñal is an area known for country chic in the hills immediately

above Marbella. Adjoining the renowned La Zagaleta country club,

this private gated community is home to luxurious villas set upon lush

grounds surrounded by a private cordon sanitaire of untamed nature.

Put differently, living in El Madroñal comes with space, privacy and some of the

most imposing sea, mountain and country views in Marbella.

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One of the finest of the rustic chic homes to

be found in El Madroñal is this exquisite villa

featuring nine bedrooms set within a main house

and a separate guest cottage. Together they offer

1,000m 2 of living space, with over

100m 2 of undulating terraces that

make the most of a panoramic setting

in which spectacular sea views over

the Mediterranean are framed by

the intense greenery of El Madroñal.

From this position the world is

peaceful, private and awash with

beauty.

The gates open to a forecourt with

double garage, revealing a delightful

fountain and architectural details along the way. The

main villa is entered through a solid Ronda wooden

door, which forms the threshold to an entrance hall

that is at once impressive and welcoming. From here

one enters an equally elegant and cosy drawing room

that leads on to an even sunnier reading room on

the west side, and a formal dining room that shares

“PEACEFUL,

PRIVATE and awash

with BEAUTY”

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the wonderful views enjoyed by virtually every part of

the home.

A more informal dining room, ideal for large

parties occupies a particularly scenic position, with

windows that open up and offer direct access to a

peaceful part of the terrace that contains a small herb

garden. It is connected via the laundry/utility room to

a wonderful country kitchen whose charm, elegance

and contemporary convenience symbolises a property

whose bearing and refinement cannot be achieved

overnight.

Follow the stairs and you come to the private

quarters with master bedroom suite. The upper floor

also contains a private office and, set within a separate

wing, an independent apartment. The swimming pool,

which features a retractable cover and can be used

throughout the year, is situated along a panoramic pool

deck near the guest cottage. The latter offers lucky

visitors several bedroom suites, along with independent

kitchen and lounge area, with another swimming pool

complete with pool cabana located a little further

down the gorgeous yet practically laid out gardens.

It provides an oasis of peace and wellbeing amid

gorgeous greenery and impressive views, epitomising

the country chic sophistication for which El Madroñal

is known. The villa in question occupies almost 11.25

hectares of its finest land and is the product of a

long labour of love that has resulted in a beautifully

balanced and refined home in the hills above Marbella.

Imbued with a grace, homely elegance and

refinement that is impossible to achieve overnight,

this is a classic luxury country villa in the finest El

Madroñal tradition – spacious, bright and surrounded

by greenery and beautiful views, it is the ideal place to

call home and entertain in.

ACCOMMODATION

INCLUDES:

9 bedrooms

8 bathrooms

1,001m² built

11,574m² plot

Ref: DM4399

ASKING PRICE:

2,800,000€

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La Alquería

SPECTACULAR MODERN FAMILY HOMEA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Set in a fantastic position in a sought-after area, the villa is built over

three levels and features a large Mediterranean garden with a

20×5 metre pool with waterfall. Conveniently situated on the road

to Benahavís, it is located just ten minutes’ drive from San Pedro de

Alcántara and Puerto Banús, and boasts covered and open terraces

from which to enjoy views across the surrounding golf courses,

mountains and the sea.

Approximately 853m² built on a plot of 1,641m².

4 bedrooms

4 bathrooms

Fantastic sea and golf views

Close to three golf courses

Modern high quality design

Private lift

8 car garage

Ref: DM4230

ASKING PRICE:

3,200,000€

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La Alquería

STATE OF THE ART VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Cutting edge design and captivating views of the golf and sea make

this modern villa situated in the sought-after area of Nueva Atalaya

unique. Built over three levels and featuring a high ceiling lounge,

covered and uncovered terraces, and conveniently located on the road

to Benahavis, it is just ten minutes’ drive to San Pedro de Alcántara and

Puerto Banús. The surrounding area is also host to three golf courses,

schools and supermarkets.

Approximately 759m² built on a plot of 1,592m².

4 bedrooms

4 bathrooms

Fantastic sea and golf views

South/west orientation

Sleek modern design

2 car garage, 2 car covered carport

Ref: DM4230-1

ASKING PRICE:

3,300,000€

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Benahavís

NEW BOUTIQUE COMPLEX

This boutique development enjoys an unbeatable

location in the hills of Marbella with panoramic

views of the sea and coast, approximately

ten kilometres from Puerto Banús and Benahavís,

in a quiet residential area where it is possible to

enjoy the green landscape of the mountains.

Approximately 103m² - 734m² built.

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

3 bedrooms

2 bathrooms

Completion due Dec 2020

Complex of only 24 units

Panoramic views

Penthouses & ground floor feature private pools

ASKING PRICE:

From 860,000€ to 1,250,000€

Ref: DMD1433

La Quinta

BEAUTIFUL NEW APARTMENTS

Construction of Phase III of this luxury project of

90 apartments began in January 2019, with two

buildings containing two and three bedroom

apartments and penthouses, that feature

stylish lifestyle terraces, designer kitchens

and open plan living areas. The ground floor

apartments also include private gardens.

Approximately 165m² - 224m² built.

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

2-3 bedrooms

2-3 bathrooms

Completion due summer 2020

Panoramic mountain and sea views

Swimming pool with saline chlorination

Parking and storeroom

ASKING PRICE:

From 445,000€ to 600,000€

Ref: DMD1398

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Marbella Club Golf Resort

SPACIOUS LIVING

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Spacious apartments and townhouses to be completed by summer 2020

set in the beautiful private and secure area of Marbella Club Golf Resort.

Owners will enjoy on-site amenities such as various swimming pools,

gym, tennis and paddle tennis as well as kids’ play areas. Just a

20-minute drive to Marbella centre and 15 minutes to Puerto Banús,

the development offers residents an 18-hole golf course, club house,

equestrian centre as well as stunning views of the Mediterranean coast.

Approximately 144 - 293m² built.

3-4 bedrooms

3 bathrooms

Open plan kitchens

Several swimming pools

Gym, tennis and paddle courts

Private garage space

Ref: DMD1383

ASKING PRICE:

From 530,000€ to 697,000€

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La Alquería

BRAND NEW VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This stylish property is situated in La Alquería, an area of modern and

newly built properties of contemporary design situated at approximately

five kilometres from the beach and a kilometre from shops, golf clubs

and schools. The villa is built over three levels, with six bedroom suites

with panoramic terraces, while the master bedroom features a private

dressing room, bathroom and covered terrace with golf and sea views.

Approximately 672m² built on a plot of 1,620m².

6 bedrooms

6 bathrooms

Room for gym, games room or home cinema

Semi covered terrace and heated saltwater pool

Spectacular sea and golf views

Private garage and 2 car carport

Ref: DM4205-03

ASKING PRICE:

3,890,000€

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Los Flamingos Golf

CONTEMPORARY FRONTLINE LIVING

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This modern home offers a comfortable distribution with elegant en-suite

bedrooms and a stylish master suite. Downstairs features a lounge with

spectacular views that leads to a courtyard, garden and also porch area

with infinity swimming pool and fire pit. The lower level offers a large

loft-like room with bathroom, machine room and parking for buggy with

electric charger.

Approximately 1,208m² built on 1,350m² plot.

4 bedrooms

4 bathrooms

Stunning golf and sea views

Lift to all floors

Direct access to golf course

2 car carport and garage

Ref: DM4412

ASKING PRICE:

4,280,000€

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Monte Halcones

CHARMING FAMILY HOME

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Due to its elevated position this elegant villa benefits from spectacular

views of the coast within a sought-after residential area. At only five

kilometres from the centre of San Pedro de Alcántara and six kilometres

from Puerto Banús with its luxurious yacht marina, this home combines

the best materials with good taste.

Approximately 900m² built on a plot of 2,160m².

4 bedrooms

4 bathrooms

Exceptional panoramic views

Elegant vaulted ceilings and fireplace

Under-floor heating

Carport for 3 cars

Ref: DM4217

ASKING PRICE:

2,700,000€

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El Herrojo

IMMACULATE REFURBISHED VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This spectacular home was recently refurbished in 2017 and is located

in the prestigious, gated and 24-hour secure, frontline golf community

of El Herrojo Alto. Within easy reach of the La Quinta clubhouse, it sits

amid several other golf courses and leisure facilities. From the garden

and pool you can enjoy wonderful views over the Mediterranean coast.

Approximately 685m² built on a plot of 1,800m².

4 bedrooms

4 bathrooms

Heated swimming pool

Fitness area and sauna

Home cinema

Two garages

Ref: DM4159

ASKING PRICE:

3,275,000€

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Estepona

NEW BEACHFRONT APARTMENTS

This magnificent luxury resort, designed by

architect Rafael de la Hoz is located on the

seafront just a few minutes drive from Estepona

and Sotogrande. The 70-unit development

occupies a privileged location with direct access

to the beach, 24-hour security, spa and gym area,

three infinity pools and a paddle tennis court.

Approximately 104m² - 578m² built.

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

2-4 bedrooms

2-3 bathrooms

Spa, gym and paddle tennis court

3 infinity pools

Stunning panoramic sea views

Completion Dec 2019

ASKING PRICE:

From 705,000€ to 2,956,000€

Ref: DMD1386

Cancelada

MODERN SEA VIEW VILLAS

This is a complex of seven brand-new, south-facing

villas located in Cancelada, approximately 500

metres from shops, supermarkets and other

services. Designed with large windows to ensure

all rooms are bright the villas benefit from porches

and terraces, gardens and private swimming pools.

Approximately 417 to 435m² built on plots of 880

to 1,730m².

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Completion end of 2019

South-facing with sea views

Possibility of rooftop jacuzzi and chill-out zone

Hydromassage bathtub in master bedroom

Landscaped gardens with pool

Underfloor heating throughout

ASKING PRICE:

From 1,350,000€ to 1,500,000€

Ref: DMD1407

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Casasola

NEW BEACHSIDE VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

ASKING PRICE:

2,700,000€

Casasola

BRAND NEW BEACHSIDE HOME

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

ASKING PRICE:

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El Velerín

COUNTRY HOME WITH PANORAMIC VIEWS

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This spectacular country house designed by well-known architect

César de Leyva is situated on the very top of El Velerín Alto, surrounded

by the pine-forested hills of the Sierra Bermeja natural park. Set just

inland from the coastal road, this delightful home enjoys the peace

and tranquillity of its country setting enveloped with the smell of

fresh pine, lavender and wild flowers, yet is only a short drive from

the amenities of Estepona and the coast.

Approximately 1,235m² on a plot of 99,660m².

5 bedrooms

5 bathrooms

Separate guest apartment and entrance

Salt-water swimming pool

Exceptional panoramic views

5 car garage

Ref: DM4370

ASKING PRICE:

4,900,000€

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Atalaya

WALKING DISTANCE TO THE BEACH

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Completely stunning modern villa with impressive sea views situated

200 metres from the beach in Atalaya-Isdabe, Estepona. This one

of a kind property was built on a double size plot with excellent

architectural design. The upper floor features a fabulous roof terrace

with spectacular views of the sea and surroundings, while the lower

floor includes a cinema room, indoor pool, Turkish and Finnish saunas.

Approximately 1,026m² built on a plot of 3,935m².

6 bedrooms

6 bathrooms

Cinema room and lift to all floors

Indoor and outdoor pools

200 metres from beach

5 car garage

Ref: DM3869

ASKING PRICE:

3,200,000€

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New Golden Mile

UNIQUE BEACHFRONT VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Unique, modern frontline beach villa located on the New Golden Mile,

Marbella West, at a ten to 15 minute drive to Puerto Banús. With direct access

to the beach, this is one of the finest beachfront homes on the whole coast.

Offering 60 metres of beach frontage and unrivalled qualities, the property

features an entrance hall with guest toilet, lounge, TV room, fully fitted kitchen

with central island and dining area, with three bedroom suites in the western

wing and four more bedrooms and three bathrooms in the eastern wing.

Approximately 2,513m² built on a plot of 4,125m².

12 bedrooms

13 bathrooms

Private lift

Heated indoor and rooftop splash pools

Independent staff quarters

Fully fitted gym with panoramic sea views

Ref: DM3690

ASKING PRICE:

14,200,000€

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Guadalmina Alta

FRONT LINE GOLF

This cosy and modern style villa is set on a

frontline position of the golf course and situated

at approximately ten kilometres from Marbella,

close to the beach within a quiet area in

Guadalmina Alta.

Approximately 253m² built on a plot of 727m².

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

4 bedrooms

4 bathrooms

Roof terrace

Golf and mountain views

Salt water pool

Solar panels and aerothermal energy

ASKING PRICE:

1,470,000€

Ref: DM4302

Guadalmina Baja

EXCEPTIONAL BEACHSIDE

PROPERTY

Located at a short walk to the beach, and

within a private and gated community in

Guadalmina Baja, with extensive gardens, a pool

gazebo, gym, games and cinema room that

offer great entertainment areas.

Approximately 794m² built on a plot of 3,139m².

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

5 bedrooms

5 bathrooms

Short walk to the beach

Self-contained apartment

2/3 car detached garage

Two golf courses within the urbanisation

ASKING PRICE:

4,750,000€

Ref: DM3345

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Guadalmina Baja

SPLENDID FAMILY HOUSE

Conveniently located at approximately 950

metres from the beach and close to the

Guadalmina commercial centre. The property

offers a large swimming pool, spacious garden

and lovely sitting area ideal for al fresco dining.

Approximately 520m² built on a plot of 1,027m².

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

4 bedrooms

4 bathrooms

Garden and pool views

Under floor heating

Garage and outside parking

His and hers master bathrooms

ASKING PRICE:

2,950,000€

Ref: DM4409

Guadalmina Baja

SHORT WALK TO THE BEACH

Built to the highest standards and set in a prime

position of the prestigious Guadalmina Baja golf

estate, the property enjoys an impressive

entrance courtyard. It offers views over the

private gardens and pool, while only approximately

200 metres from the beach.

Approximately 1,538m² built on a plot of 3,191m².

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

5 bedrooms

5 bathrooms

Jacuzzi on terrace

Sea views

Staff bedroom

Lift

ASKING PRICE:

6,900,000€

Ref: DM3347-01

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Nueva Andalucía

BEAUTIFUL FRONTLINE GOLF VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

ASKING PRICE:

4,995,000€

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Marbella

Las Brisas

FRONTLINE GOLF VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

ASKING PRICE:

6,700,000€

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Las Brisas

MODERN GOLF VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

ASKING PRICE:

3,495,000€

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Las Brisas

RENOVATED CONTEMPORARY VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

ASKING PRICE:

2,595,000€

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Marbella

Nueva Andalucía

CHARMING GOLF VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

ASKING PRICE:

2,995,000€

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Marbella

Las Brisas

MODERN GOLF VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

ASKING PRICE:

3,495,000€

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Los Granados Golf

PRIME GOLF LOCATION

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

ASKING PRICE:

1,190,000€

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Aloha Park

SIZEABLE SEA-VIEW PENTHOUSE

This wonderful four-bedroom duplex-penthouse

with sea views is situated in a secluded and

peaceful neighbourhood with beautiful, extensive

gardens, a gym, sauna, an indoor heated pool

and two outdoor pools. The community features

24-hour security and surveillance cameras.

Approximately 362m² built.

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

4 bedrooms

4 bathrooms

South-west facing with sea views

Gym, sauna, heated, in and outdoor pools

2 storage rooms

5 parking spaces

ASKING PRICE:

1,695,000€

Ref: DM4266

Nueva Andalucía

SPACIOUS PANORAMIC

APARTMENTS

This development of 50 new apartments is

situated on a hill in Nueva Andalucía amid

spectacular golf courses and close to services

and amenities. The complex offers excellent

facilities including a clubhouse, swimming pools,

spa and gym.

Approximately 90 to 284m² built.

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

2-4 bedrooms

2-4 bathrooms

Hilltop setting with breath-taking views

Surrounded by award winning golf courses

Outdoor and indoor heated swimming pools

Sauna, Turkish bath, salt wall, ice fountain and gym

ASKING PRICE:

From 565,000€ to 2,435,000€

Ref: DMD1429

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Las Brisas

GOLF VALLEY VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

ASKING PRICE:

1,990,000€

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Las Brisas

SUPERB FRONTLINE GOLF VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Located in a quiet cul-de-sac, this villa enjoys maximum privacy and

unbeatable views over the prestigious Las Brisas golf course and the

iconic La Concha Mountain. It has been completely renovated to the

highest standards of quality and finishing, with several relaxation areas

to fully enjoy the outdoor spaces with family and friends. A chill out corner,

outdoor fireplaces and a wonderful pool make this villa the ideal place to

enjoy the cherished Marbella lifestyle.

Approximately 345m² built on a plot of 1,096m².

5 bedrooms

5 bathrooms

Completely renovated

Excellent outdoor swimming pool

Golf and mountain views

One-car garage

Ref: DM4441

ASKING PRICE:

3,895,000€

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Malibú

WATERFRONT LUXURY

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This duplex penthouse is in one of the most prestigious apartment

complexes in Marbella. Malibú, just steps from Puerto Banús, offers

24-hour security, immaculate tropical landscaped gardens with

walkways, three swimming pools (one heated) a fully equipped gym

and two indoor jacuzzis. It features beautiful sea views, top quality

fittings and a high tech domotic system.

Approximately 340m² built.

3 bedrooms

3 bathrooms

Exclusive, private seafront property

Gated community with 24-hour security

Gym, sauna, jacuzzi, heated pool, Turkish bath

Landscaped grounds and gardens

Ref: DM4149

ASKING PRICE:

3,300,000€

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Bahía de Banús

SPACIOUS BEACHSIDE PENTHOUSE

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Stunning spacious duplex penthouse occupying the entire upper floor,

with private pool and gazebo on the terrace. Located in a gated and

24-hour secure development with exotic tropical gardens, gymnasium,

sauna and two communal swimming pools, this stylish apartment is

conveniently situated at approximately 100 metres from the beach

and two kilometres from Puerto Banús and San Pedro de Alcántara.

New fully fitted kitchen with a large island, French windows leading out

to a sunny semi covered terrace with private pool and gazebo.

Approximately 388m² built.

3 bedrooms

3 bathrooms

Communal tropical beachfront gardens

Gymnasium and 2 pools

Pool, garden and sea views

Parking for 2 cars and storage

Ref: DM4436

ASKING PRICE:

1,890,000€

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Marbella

Jardines de las Fuentes

BEACHSIDE TRIPLEX APARTMENT

This totally reformed property in Jardines de las

Fuentes comprises three joined units to make

a generously sized home. Located between

San Pedro de Alcántara and Puerto Banús close

to the 5-star Guadalpín Banús it is only 50 metres

from the beach.

Approximately 274m² built.

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

3 bedrooms

3 bathrooms

Second line beach

Communal gardens and swimming pools

Air conditioning and marble flooring

Community parking

ASKING PRICE:

1,390,000€

Ref: DM4444

Lorea Playa

SECOND LINE BEACH

This charming semi-detached villa is located

in Lorea Playa, an exclusive community of only

38 luxury beachside homes. Enjoying a private

garden with pool, it faces south for maximum

sunshine. Featuring two living areas, there is also

a roof terrace with BBQ and sea views.

Approximately 346m² built on a plot of 450m².

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

6 bedrooms

4 bathrooms

Fitted kitchen, totally equipped

Private swimming pool and garden

Garden and sea views

Carport for one car

ASKING PRICE:

1,225,000€

Ref: DM1489-173

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Marbella

Monte Paraíso

ELEGANT COUNTRYCLUB VILLA

Charming family villa with sea views situated

beneath the Sierra Blanca hills, very close to golf

courses and the centre of Marbella with a wide

range of services. The home is surrounded by

luxurious apartments with green areas, including

paddle and tennis courts, three swimming pools

and a social club.

Approximately 590m² built on a plot of 1,187m².

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

4 bedrooms

4 bathrooms

Gated community with 24/7 security

2kms from Marbella centre

Sea views from upper floor and ground floor terrace

4 car garage

ASKING PRICE:

2,300,000€

Ref: DM3968

Monte Paraíso

IMPRESSIVE SEA VIEW

APARTMENT

This luxurious and very spacious south facing

four-bedroom property is the result of the union

of two double apartments with sea and mountain

views. It is situated in a charming setting beneath

the Sierra Blanca hills by the golf course entrance,

and very close to Marbella centre.

Approximately 468m² built.

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

4 bedrooms

4 bathrooms

Gated community with 24/7 security

2kms from Marbella centre

Fantastic sea, pool and mountain views

4 car garage and 2 storerooms

ASKING PRICE:

2,050,000€

Ref: DM4245

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Marbella

BETWEEN

MOUNTAIN

and

SEA

From its position within the prestigious Marbella Hill Club,

this beautifully styled villa is rather spectacularly framed

by Marbella’s iconic La Concha Mountain.

By Michel Cruz/ Photography by Charly Simon

This is the view that greets one as you approach the property,

but once you’ve turned into the automatic gate and driven

through a beautiful arbour of trees that line the driveway to the

garages and carports, the focus is back across an entire expanse

of coastal plain all the way down to the sea.

Indeed, step from the atmospheric forecourt into the tall, elegant

entrance and the views already come into focus. In classic architectural

style, the eye is trained along the stylish living room and terrace, across the

impeccable lawn and between two strategically placed trees towards the sea.

“The positioning of the trees helps to define the perspective,” says the owner,

for whom creating this fine villa has clearly been a labour of love.

A long-time visitor to Marbella, he decided to buy a plot of land and

build a villa to his own specifications. “We bought the land from Diana

Morales Properties and from this began a very pleasant personal contact

through which she also recommended the architect and landscaper who

helped us to create this home.”

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Marbella

Timeless quality

With the family’s input, Juan Salvador Shvartzberg

designed a home with a timeless sense of styling and

classic proportions that mark a truly skilled architect.

“We wanted a home suited to the outdoor Marbella

lifestyle,” says the owner, “but coming from Northern

Europe we also wanted a level of home comforts that

were not yet common here when we built the villa

twelve years ago.”

These include under floor heating placed not

under marble or terracotta tiles, but solid wooden

floorboards. At the time they were hard to come

by in Spain, so were brought in from the forests of

Belgium. Tall ceilings add to the sense of space and

refinement created in the elegant living room, which

finds itself flanked by a formal dining room and a cosy

family room with modern audiovisual equipment.

Just beyond here is a lovely country kitchen that

reflects the Provençal touches enhanced by greygreen

shutters and chic interior tones.

Also on the ground floor are four private bedroom

suites complete with large, luxurious bathrooms and

ample dressing areas. Each also enjoys private access

to the garden and pool area, while the three suites on

the first floor – including the impressive master suite

with walk-in dressing room and marble his-and-her

bathrooms – connect with a panoramic terrace from

which the views across mountain ranges, valleys, golf

“WE WANTED a home

suited to the OUTDOOR

MARBELLA style”

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courses and the shoreline all the way to Gibraltar

and Morocco are breathtaking.

In Marbella, such interior style and luxury

is always mirrored by equally appealing outdoor

settings, where one can enjoy the climate and

lifestyle to the full. For this reason even the games

room and guest suite on the lower level follow

the natural gradient and offer direct access to the

garden, most of which occupies level land within

beautifully landscaped gardens in the formal style.

“Isabel Pallares, who was also recommended by

Diana Morales, has created a beautiful setting that

works well with the level plot and complements the

large terraces, the swimming pool with its outdoor

bar area, and of course the imposing views.” From

this private domain one can follow a pathway to

the natural vegetation that forms the perimeter

of the villa and even includes a charming organic

vegetable garden that produces a ready supply of

fruit and vegetables.

ACCOMMODATION

INCLUDES:

6 bedrooms

6 bathrooms

1,278m² built

4,795m² plot

Ref: DM2096

ASKING PRICE:

4,500,000€

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Marbella

Marbella Hill Club

IMPOSING HILLTOP MANSION

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This impressive mansion is situated within a prestigious sought-after

community at the foothills of the Marbella mountains. A spectacular

home with panoramic sea views over the Mediterranean coast,

Gibraltar and Africa it features a beautiful driveway with landscaped

roundabout and a refreshing cascade. The house is accessed through

an Andalusian courtyard with small fountains on both sides of the

entrance door.

Approximately 1,222m² on a plot of 3,131m².

4 bedrooms

5 bathrooms

Wine cellar

Heated swimming pool

Sauna and gymnasium

5 car garage

Ref: DM3877

ASKING PRICE:

6,900,000€

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Marbella

Marbella Hill Club

EXCLUSIVE HILLSIDE LOCATION

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Elegant villa, recently refurbished to include modern features within a

contemporary Andalusian setting, located in the sought-after residential

estate of Marbella Hill Club on the Golden Mile, at approximately two

kilometres from Marbella centre and Puerto Banús. An impressive

driveway welcomes you to this beautiful property, boasting an entrance

hall with double height ceilings which leads out to a sitting room with

a double-sided fireplace. Possibility for further extension.

Approximately 605m² built on a plot of 4,950m².

7 bedrooms

7 bathrooms

Outdoor parking

Gated community

Sea views from the upper level

Beautiful mature gardens

Ref: DM4114

ASKING PRICE:

4,450,000€

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Marbella

Marbella Hill Club

ELEGANT RESIDENCE WITH VIEWS

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This imposing residence is located within a sought-after residential

area in the foothills of Marbella’s La Concha Mountain. The property

features a beautiful entrance driveway with landscaped roundabout with

cascade, while a lovely Andalusian courtyard with fountains leads to

the main entrance of the villa. Built to very high standards, the property

enjoys spacious and bright living areas.

Approximately 1,200m² built on a plot of 3,131m².

5 bedrooms

5 bathrooms

Underfloor heating

Heated swimming pool

Sauna

5 car garage

Ref: DM4072

ASKING PRICE:

5,800,000€

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Marbella

La Quinta de Sierra Blanca

EXCEPTIONAL CONTEMPORARY VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Spacious and contemporary villa, designed by a well known local

architect, located in one of Marbella´s few gated and secure small

residential villa areas. Set within total privacy, the property enjoys very

close proximity to Marbella´s town centre and beaches. A stylish upper

floor is entirely occupied by the master bedroom suite with gabled

ceilings and private jacuzzi.

Approximately 2,438m² built on a plot of 10,434m².

9 bedrooms

9 bathrooms

Home automation system

Heated swimming pool

Wine cellar and cinema room

Spa and gymnasium

Ref: DM4038

ASKING PRICE:

23,300,000€

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Marbella

Sierra Blanca

NEW CONTEMPORARY VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This spectacular brand-new villa is located in one of the most sought-after

residential areas of Marbella, at approximately three kilometres from the

centre of town. Built over two levels plus a basement, the mansion enjoys

beautiful views from all floors and features an openplan layout. The home

is surrounded by tropical landscaped gardens with a heated pool, jacuzzi

and sunken poolside dining area. Sierra Blanca is only a few minutes from

the beaches of the Golden Mile and enjoys 24-hour security.

Approximately 1,265m² built on a plot of 2,697m².

6 bedrooms

6 bathrooms

Rooftop swimming pool

Heated pool and jacuzzi

Separate staff/guest apartment

4 car garage

Ref: DM4466

ASKING PRICE:

12,500,000€

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Marbella

Marbella Hill Club

CHARMING MARBELLA VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

A true jewel of traditional architecture this home enjoys an elevated

position between Marbella town and Puerto Banús, with beautiful mature

gardens and fantastic sea and mountain views. This elegant home is

south-facing with generous accommodation and lots of natural light. Its

impeccable construction qualities and lovely features include high vaulted

ceilings and wooden beams.

Approximately 367m² built on a plot of 4,979m².

6 bedrooms

6 bathrooms

Beautiful mature gardens

Large driveway to house

Sea and mountain views

2 car garage

Ref: DM4218

ASKING PRICE:

3,700,000€

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Marbella

Golden Mile

FRONTLINE BEACH MANSION

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Classical style frontline beach mansion located on Marbella’s Golden Mile,

this imposing property features four independent buildings: the main villa,

a guest house, a staff house and a beach house with its own swimming

pool, and direct access to the promenade and beach. This unique property

features a state-of-the-art security system, heated swimming pool,

integrated music system, intelligent lighting and a lift to all levels. The

basement includes a sizeable entertainment area, wine cellars, home

cinema, gymnasium, spa, jacuzzi, hydrotherapy bath and a relaxation room.

Approximately 3,787m² built on a plot of 8,000m².

12 bedrooms

10 bathrooms

Panoramic sea and mountain views

4 independent houses

Fully equipped spa and gym

8 car underground garage

Ref: DM3763

ASKING PRICE:

55,000,000€

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Marbella

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Marbella

Sierra Blanca

ANDALUSIAN CHARM

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This traditional style villa built on a sizeable plot of around 3,000m² is

situated on Marbella’s Golden Mile next to the sought-after and secure

residential area of Sierra Blanca with surveillance service and guards.

The villa enjoys beautiful sea views and is built with very high-quality

materials. It is surrounded by impeccable landscaped gardens including

an outdoor pool and gazebo with BBQ. Separately standing is a guest

apartment and security house with one bedroom and bathroom.

Approximately 580m² built on a plot of 3,104m².

6 bedrooms

6 bathrooms

Panic room and lift to all floors

Staff quarters and separate guest apartment

Excellent location with sea views

2 car garage

Ref: DM4011

ASKING PRICE:

3,950,000€

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Marbella

Sierra Blanca

SUPERB ANDALUSIAN VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Built in a traditional Andalusian style and decorated with wood, brick

and natural stone, the villa is situated within one of the most sought-after

address of Marbella - characterised by imposing villas and mansions

set on large private domains that populate the gentle but steady gradient

on the lower foothills of La Concha. The property is built over three

levels, has spectacular sea views and offers richly decorated interiors

with a large entertainment area in the basement.

Approximately 649m² built on a plot of 2,172m².

7 bedrooms

6 bathrooms

Gym, sauna and hydro-massage shower

Jacuzzi in one of the bedrooms

Games room with billiard table

4 car garage and parking for 6 more

Ref: DM4403

ASKING PRICE:

4,900,000€

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Marbella

Cascada de Camoján

OUSTANDING PRIME ADDRESS

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This unique residence is set within one of the most prestigious

residential areas in Marbella, surrounded by nature and just a few

minutes’ drive to the beach and the centre of town with all services

and amenities. The villa enjoys impressive panoramic views of

the sea and mountain. Built to the finest standards and recently

refurbished to incorporate further features for enhanced quality of life,

the home provides spacious accommodation for family living and

entertaining, indoors and outdoors.

Approximately 1,313m² built on a plot of 4,000m².

7 bedrooms

10 bathrooms

Fully equipped gym, Turkish bath and sauna

Thatched pool pavilion with kitchenette and BBQ

South facing, sea and mountain views

2 car garage and carport for 2 cars

Ref: DM4318

ASKING PRICE:

6,500,000€

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Marbella

Cascada de Camoján

ULTIMATE LUXURY LIVING

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This masterfully designed villa is set apart by its unique modern

architecture and breathtaking Mediterranean Sea views. Conceived to

enjoy leisure time and entertainment, taking full advantage of its

privileged Marbella location, it is a bespoke jewel that offers many unique

features, such as an impressive entrance hall with a one-of-a-kind

Swarovski chandelier, panoramic workout area, state-of-the art kitchen,

indoor and outdoor lounge and expansive terraces that lead onto two

heated infinity swimming pools.

Approximately 1,844m² built on a plot of 2,169m².

8 bedrooms

7 bathrooms

Gym, hammam and wellness area

2 bed independent guest apartment

Lamborghini and Fendi furniture

2 pool houses and lift to all floors

Ref: DM3365

ASKING PRICE:

5,900,000€

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Marbella

Imara

EXCLUSIVE DUPLEX PENTHOUSE

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Contemporary duplex penthouse located in one of the most demanded

and stylish complexes just above Marbella town centre. Offering 24-hour

security, three communal swimming pools and immaculate landscaped

gardens. Situated at approximately three kilometres from the centre

of Marbella, the beach and all types of amenities, the property enjoys

bright and spacious living areas including a large wrap-around south

west facing terrace.

Approximately 591m² built.

3 bedrooms

3 bathrooms

Sold fully furnished

Fully fitted open plan kitchen

Recreational area with direct access to swimming pool

2 parking spaces and large storage

Ref: DM4188

ASKING PRICE:

2,300,000€

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Marbella

Sierra Blanca

CENTRAL MODERN VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Contemporary and luminous property with modern design, high ceilings

and light neutral decoration, located in a very prestigious residential

area with 24hr-security. A spacious living room with dining area is

connected to the open plan fully fitted SieMatic kitchen with Neff electric

appliances. Large terraces with sea views, a garage for four cars and

the possibility to turn two rooms into a gym or cinema room.

Approximately 820m² built on a plot of 1,470m².

5 bedrooms

5 bathrooms

Room for cinema or gym

One of Marbella’s most prestigious areas

Mountain, sea and garden views

Spacious 4 car garage

Ref: DM3125-02

ASKING PRICE:

4,300,000€

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Marbella

Cascada de Camoján

CHARMING PRIVATE VILLA

Nestled amid a tranquil expanse of greenery in

a small, discreet and very exclusive Cascada de

Camoján area, this charming and cosy house

enjoys sea views from the upper floor as well as

seclusion and privacy paired with easy access

to Puerto Banús, Marbella town and a selection

of golf courses on its doorstep.

Approximately 576m² built on a plot of 2,200m².

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

5 bedrooms

5 bathrooms

Separate staff quarters

Close to golf courses and Puerto Banús

South-east facing with sea views

Sizeable driveway and carport for 3 cars

ASKING PRICE:

1,900,000€

Ref: DM3629-07

Altos Reales

MEDITERRANEAN STYLE VILLA

Stylish house located in a gated community

of villas at literally a two-minute drive from

the centre of Marbella and its beaches, while

Puerto Banús is only a ten-minute drive away.

The property features 24-hour security and

faces south-west to enjoy the afternoon sun.

Approximately 350m² built on a plot of 857m².

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

3 bedrooms

3 bathrooms

South-west orientation

Large solarium with built in BBQ area

Sea and mountain views

Mature landscaped garden

ASKING PRICE:

1,850,000€

Ref: DM4445

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Marbella

Altos Reales

GREAT FAMILY HOME

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Located a little above the Golden Mile, which connects Marbella and

Puerto Banús with such panache, Altos Reales – literally ‘Royal Heights’ –

as it is also known is a secluded and exclusive residential area enveloped

in privacy and greenery. From within this pine-covered enclave

homeowners look out over the Golden Mile to the Mediterranean Sea,

just minutes removed from golf courses, shops, beach clubs, marinas,

restaurants, nightlife and the centre of Marbella.

Approximately 554m² built on a plot of 1,300m².

4 bedrooms

4 bathrooms

Private gated community with 24/7 security

Private pool and garden

Enjoying sea, garden and pool views

2 car garage

Ref: DM4213

ASKING PRICE:

3,200,000€

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Marbella

Altos Reales

TRADITIONAL STYLED VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This traditional style villa in Altos Reales is set midway between

Marbella town and the base of its imposing La Concha Mountain. Altos

Reales is a residential area that offers the best of both worlds – close to

shops, restaurants, beaches and beautiful mountain scenery. A very

private and tranquil urbanisation, Altos Reales is a zone of peaceful leafy

streets lined with luxurious villas on generous sized grounds.

Approximately 591m² built on a plot of 908m².

5 bedrooms

4 bathrooms

Gated community with guarded entrance

Separate staff quarters

South facing with sea, garden and pool views

4 car garage

Ref: DM4393

ASKING PRICE:

3,500,000€

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Marbella

Marina de Puente Romano

BEACHSIDE DUPLEX PENTHOUSE

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Well positioned within the exclusive beachfront development of

Marina Puente Romano on Marbella’s Golden Mile, this elegant duplex

penthouse is surrounded by well-maintained gardens, pools and

enjoys 24-hour security. This recently partially refurbished property

is located right by the Puente Romano Beach Resort and 50 metres

from the beach. Puerto Banús and Marbella are 2km away.

Approximately 325m² built.

3 bedrooms

3 bathrooms

Beachside complex

Proximity to Puerto Banús

Sea, garden and pool views

2 garage spaces and storage

Ref: DM4220

ASKING PRICE:

3,650,000€

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Marbella

Las Lomas del Marbella Club

LUXURY GATED VILLAS

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This luxurious urbanisation of eight villas is situated in one of the

finest locations to be found in Marbella. Surrounded by greenery at

approximately a kilometre from the beach and beach promenade, two

kilometres from Puerto Banús and Marbella, they are within easy reach

of all sorts of facilities and services. The complex has 24-hour security,

tropical gardens and dramatic sea views. The villas feature modern

contemporary styling, open concept design, comfortable layout and

the best in materials and high technology.

Built from 577 to 713m². Plots from 867 to 1,233m².

4 bedrooms

4 bathrooms

Gated community 24/7 security

Private pool and garden

Sea views

Private garage

Ref: DMD1366

ASKING PRICE:

From 3,200,000€ to 3,800,000€

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Marbella

Altos de Puente Romano

MODERN DESIGN VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This modern design villa is set in a tranquil development with 24-hour

security at approximately 5.5 kilometres to the centre of Marbella

and 4.5 kilometres to Puerto Banús. This exceptionally picturesque

home features a rooftop solarium fitted with a jacuzzi and fridge and

other features include video intercom, home automation system

and irrigation.

Approximately 615m² built on a plot of 1,189m².

5 bedrooms

5 bathrooms

Heated pool with saline chlorination

Rooftop jacuzzi

Mountain and sea views

3 car garage

Ref: DM4443

ASKING PRICE:

3,600,000€

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Marbella

La Trinidad

STYLISH CENTRAL PENTHOUSE

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

A beautiful south-east facing duplex penthouse located within a gated

community with 24-hour security on the Golden Mile. At a three-minute

drive from Puerto Banús and five minutes from Marbella town centre,

the property benefits from extensive communal gardens and great

views of the sea, mountain and lush gardens.

Approximately 231m² built.

3 bedrooms

3 bathrooms

Gated community with 24/7 security

Extensive communal gardens

South-East facing with sea views

1 car underground parking space

Ref: DM4389

ASKING PRICE:

1,900,000€

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Marbella

Río Real Golf

LOVELY GOLF TOWNHOUSE

This lovely and private townhouse situated within

a gated community in the Eastern part of Marbella

offers fantastic views to the sea and communal

areas. It is approximately five kilometres from

Marbella and two kilometres from the beach. The

upper level features a spacious master bedroom

suite with two panoramic terraces facing south

and south west. Approximately 189m² built.

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

4 bedrooms

3 bathrooms

Walking distance to golf

Garden and pool views

Sea views from upper level

Large carport

ASKING PRICE:

550,000€

Ref: DM2328

La Reserva de Los Monteros

IMPECCABLE APARTMENT

Impeccable first floor apartment situated in a gated

first-line beach complex with 24-hour security

service, next to Río Real golf course. Facing

south-west the property includes a fully fitted eat-in

kitchen with adjoining utility room, breakfast corner

and a spacious lounge/dining room warmed

by a fireplace and with direct exit to the terrace

with sea views. Approximately 179m² built.

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

2 bedrooms

2 bathrooms

25 metres to the beach

Sea and pool views

Next to golf course

2 garage spaces

ASKING PRICE:

900,000€

Ref: DM4221-01

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Marbella

Hacienda Las Chapas

MODERN FAMILY HOME

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Beautifully presented villa with panoramic sea views set on a double

plot with two independent entrances from opposite streets. At

approximately 12 kilometres from Marbella and 2.2 kilometres from the

beach, Hacienda Las Chapas is a small but distinctive area, with a gentle

microclimate, softly rounded hills covered in pretty groves of umbrella

pine and sandy beaches. The house welcomes you with a cosy entrance

hall and double stairs to the upper floor and to the ground level with

a main reception area with glass ceiling.

Approximately 737m² built on a plot of 3,300m².

5 bedrooms

5 bathrooms

Panoramic sea views

Extensive private plot

Heated swimming pool with cover

Garage and carport

Ref: DM4205-01

ASKING PRICE:

4,900,000€

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Marbella

Bahía de Marbella

DELIGHTFUL FAMILY VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Gorgeous villa designed by renowned architect Melvin Villaroel and

recently refurbished adding modern facilities and contemporary

materials. Situated in a beachside urbanisation 5,4 kilometres from

the centre of Marbella and 100 metres from the beach. Its delightfully

furnished interiors include an entrance hall, fully fitted kitchen with

Gaggenau appliances, dining area, spacious lounge with wood burning

fireplace and covered terraces with pool views. There is a separate wing

with a private entrance and three bedroom suites with lounge.

Approximately 494m² built on a plot of 1,539m².

5 bedrooms

4 bathrooms

100 metres from the beach

Heated pool with salt chlorination

Staff/guest quarters

Garage and carport for 2 cars

Ref: DM3845-04

ASKING PRICE:

3,590,000€

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Marbella

Bahía de Marbella

BEAUTIFUL FAMILY VILLA

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This is a beautiful family villa in an elegant and quiet area of Marbella,

at approximately 50 metres away from the beach and approximately

two kilometres from Marbella town centre. Built according to the highest

standards of quality and delightfully decorated, the house consists of

seven bedrooms and six bathrooms and due to its distribution and

spacious living areas the wooden ceilings give it a feeling of unsurpassed

warmth and light. This is an elegant property in a perfect location.

Approximately 769m² built on a plot of 1,639m².

7 bedrooms

6 bathrooms

Only 50 metres to the beach

Heated swimming pool

Two car garage

Surveillance cameras

Ref: DM4303

ASKING PRICE:

3,500,000€

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Marbella

Elviria

MEDITERRANEAN HILLTOP ESTATE

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This spectacular property is situated at 400 metres above sea level

and surrounded by an abundance of centuries old cork, stone oak trees

and pine trees. An impressive concrete driveway (150 metres) leads firstly

to a covered porch at the main entrance and from there on to the garage

patio. In front of the house there is a grand fountain and throughout the

property there are some 14 ponds of varying sizes. The property enjoys a

home cinema, gasoil fired central heating throughout, under floor heating

in living room and bathrooms and five water wells.

Approximately 1,253m² built on a plot of 50,000m².

8 bedrooms

7 bathrooms

Pavilion with heated pool

Private forested parkland

Master bedroom occupies upper floor

Separate staff quarters

Ref: DM1440

ASKING PRICE:

3,800,000€

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Casares

Finca Cortesín

CHARMING GOLFSIDE RETREAT

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Perfectly positioned within the exclusive Finca Cortesín resort, this charming

frontline home is a one-of-a-kind. Set within a small villa community within the

resort, the house is an oasis of privacy boasting magnificent views over the golf

course and the Mediterranean coast. Distributed around a central patio adorned

by a fountain and climbing bougainvillaea, it provides spacious accommodation

on two floors. The verdant manicured garden features a swimming pool with

sun deck designed for relaxed lounging, a private entrance courtyard with

cobblestone pavement, which provides spacious additional parking.

Approximately 767m² built on a plot of 1,904m².

4 bedrooms

4 bathrooms

Frontline golf Andalusian style villa

Within the unique Finca Cortesín resort

Golf and sea views

Exclusive facilities close by

Ref: DM4329

ASKING PRICE:

3,900,000€

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Casares

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Inland

Coín

CHARMING COUNTRY HOME

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This charming Andalusian finca is a peaceful and verdant retreat close to

the villages of Coín and Alhaurín el Grande near Málaga, approximately

30-minutes drive from Marbella, Puerto Banús and Málaga’s international

airport. The estate includes a main home, guest house and a staff area, in

the midst of an extensive plot of land that guarantees privacy and tranquillity

with far reaching views over open countryside including the Alhaurín castle

and the Sierra Nevada ski resort in the distance on a clear day.

Approximately 719m² built on a plot of 95,151m².

8 bedrooms

6 bathrooms

Very private

Main, guest and staff houses

Open country and mountain views

Garage and 4 car carport

Ref: DM4337

ASKING PRICE:

1,490,000€

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investment opportunities and unrivalled access to HNWIs.

Project Marketing and International Project Marketing

We provide developers of mid-to high-end projects with research,

consultancy, marketing and sales.

OCCUPIER SERVICES & COMMERCIAL AGENCY

Expert advice to tenants and landlords across the global office market

in prime business districts.

Global Corporate Services

A full suite of portfolio management, consulting and transactional

services to multi market corporate occupiers, globally.

CAPITAL MARKETS

Our Global Capital Markets Group acts on the most high profile property

transactions around the world, covering the office, residential, retail,

industrial, leisure and hotel sectors, student property and healthcare.

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Our Knight Frank Valuation experts provide single and portfolio valuations,

market appraisal and consultancy services across both the commercial

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At a glance:

GLOBAL WEALTH TRENDS

The Wealth Report in numbers

22% The rise in UHNWIs* globally

in the next five years

20M

The number of people globally

in 2019 that have US$1 million or more

in net assets

30% The percentage of global HNWIs*

located in Europe in 2019

1.9% Average rise in prime prices

in Europe in 2018

36% The percentage of UHNWIs*

that hold a second passport

Key findings

Wealth trends: Asia’s strong economic

performance (it hosts eight of the top ten

countries with the fastest growing UHNWI

populations) means 2019 will be the year the

number of US$ millionaires globally exceeds

20 million for the first time. India will lead

five-year growth with 39%, followed by the

Philippines (38%) and China (35%).

Weaker growth: Expect slower price

growth in key luxury residential markets,

with more markets seeing values fall this year.

As values adjust, buyers will feel the balance

of power shift in their favour.

Eurovision: European cities are still

performing strongly in our Prime

International Residential Index (PIRI),

which tracks the movement in luxury

residential prices across 100 of the world’s

most desirable cities and second home

hotspots. Edinburgh, Berlin, Munich and

Madrid all made the top ten rankings in 2018,

each registering annual growth above 8%.

Luxury prices in Marbella ended last year

3% higher.

Future-gazing: Madrid, Berlin, Paris

and Cape Town lead our prime price forecast

for 2019. Increasingly popular investment

hubs for European and global investors, with

a growing presence from Chinese buyers,

these markets offer healthy tenant demand,

relative good value and an attractive

lifestyle.

Hard Brexit, no

Brexit, Brexit-lite: whatever the outcome,

London will remain the leading global

wealth centre in 2019. With the world’s

largest UHNWI population, the city sweeps

the board in our annual City Wealth Index,

pushing its only serious rival, New York,

into second place.

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Push & Pull:

Life post-QE:

Taxing issues:

Globally mobile:

Objects of desire:

What I haven’t mentioned…

but also inside:

Time for Plan B:

Ones to watch:

Next neighbourhoods:

Departure board:

We’d love to share our insights with

you, for your copy of The Wealth Report

please contact DM Properties.

*

*Definitions

UHNWI: Ultra-high-net-worth individual –

someone with a net worth of over US$30

million

excluding their primary residence.

HNWI:

High-net-worth individual –

someone with a net worth of over US$1

million excluding their primary residence.

PRIME

PROPERTY: The most desirable

and

most expensive property in a given

location, generally defined as the top 5%

of each market by value. Prime markets

often have a significant international bias

in terms of buyer profile.

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How are Europe’s

PRIME RESIDENTIAL

MARKETS performing?

PIRI 100:

A European view

By Kate Everett-Allen

Each December, I reach out to our network

of global research teams to start collating

the Prime International Residential Index

(PIRI 100) which features in The Wealth

Report. The index is unique in benchmarking

the movement of luxury property prices

across 100 of the world’s global cities, second

home destinations and ski resorts. It’s a labour

of love and one that never fails to reveal new

trends and nuances in relation to the

performance of luxury residential market

worldwide.

The chart below confirms the results for

Europe’s prime residential markets in 2018.

Key European cities have performed strongly

– Edinburgh (10.6%), Berlin (10.5%),

Munich (10%) and Madrid (8.1%) amongst

them. Second home markets in rural and

coastal locations continue to gain traction

(Algarve 6%, Cap Ferrat 4%, Marbella 3%)

whilst some of the region’s key gateway cities

such as London (-4.4%), Dublin (-2.8%) and

Geneva (-2%) saw prime prices drift lower.

Europe’s performance may seem patchy

but we need to look behind the headline

figures to understand the variation in price

performance. The top performing cities

share a number of factors, despite slower

economic growth across the Eurozone, they

are witnessing strong rental demand, limited

supply and, in most cases, a prerequisite to

residential growth has been an upturn in

their local commercial real estate sectors.

For the region’s second home destinations,

the journey back from the 2008 precipice

has been a long one and a number are at

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very different stages of their property market

cycle with Lisbon and the Algarve around

two years’ behind that of Spain’s top

destinations. Not only has excess supply

largely been reabsorbed, but low mortgage

rates and a more diverse buyer profile has

given several key markets a firmer footing.

Ski markets are seeing renewed interest

with the French Alps outperforming their

Swiss neighbours, primarily due to lower

entry level pricing and better year-round

rental provision. For London, the impact

of Brexit has been largely priced into the

market since the referendum in 2016,

but, there is growing evidence of pent-up

demand as buyer registrations build.

In Dublin, a rise in supply, Brexit uncertainty

and tighter lending rules explain the dip.

For Geneva, a strong franc and a delay to

the anticipated corporation tax led to

weaker demand.Headwinds will persist

in 2019 but for the 3.8 million new

millionaires that are forecast to be created

globally over the next five years, Europe’s

appeal as a second home destination is

unlikely to be weakened.

To see where Europe’s residential

markets sit in a global context request

your copy of The Wealth Report 2019

via DM Properties.

Key reasons for buying

a second home

Lifestyle gain

Rental investment

Long-term semi/permanent

retirement base

Exposure to different currency

Education – proximity to children’s

school/university

Tax advantage

Expand portfolio / minimise risk

Europe still No.1

A lifestyle purchase, most second homes are acquired not due to their potential return,

but out of a desire to enjoy a new culture, better climate and to spend more time with

family and friends.

Europe continues to be the world’s number one destination for holiday homes. An

established market - much of which developed in the 1960’s or earlier in the case of the

Cote d’Azur – it has the social infrastructure - restaurants, leisure amenities and cultural

venues - to provide a home from home for the wealthy.

This evolution, along with its climate and accessibility has cemented Europe’s premier

status as a second home destination. Although growing, Asia’s second home market

remains embryonic by comparison and the only other pretender to the throne - the

US - despite its expanse cannot offer the mix of language, cultures and history that

Europe offers.

Future trends to monitor

Potential EU clampdown on Golden

Visas

Detachment of ultra-prime market

Greater synchronicity between

the property markets of major world

cities

Currency matters: US buyers

increased purchasing power

Investors look to alternative markets

for higher returns – student, logistics,

retirement

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GERMANY

PLAYS

CATCH-UP

Over the past years German property has

experienced increasing interest from

international investors all over the world.

Actually, the German market is being referred

to as the ‘safe haven’ of Europe.

By Sven Henkes, Ziegert Immobilien/Knight Frank

T

he Berlin boom for example continues:

by international standards the capital is

secure and remains affordable with an

average achieved price of 3,997€/m 2 in

2018. Residential high-rises are shooting up into the sky,

visionary neighbourhood projects engaging with questions

of future urban living, new developments fulfil client

requirements that were completely unthinkable in Berlin

some years ago. Berlin just keeps on growing and has

developed into the creative hub of Europe. Start-ups and

companies from around the world like Google, Samsung,

Pfizer and Siemens are being drawn to the capital for its

vast reserves of talent. Recruitment costs are on average

40 percent lower than in other German cities. The massive

growth in population (since 2011 Berlin grew by almost

300,000 people), the economic upturn (in the past five

years Berlin’s GDP growth outperformed the national

average) and the peak in employment levels have over

the last ten years caused justified interest from foreign

buyers. New prime locations will take shape, as along

Mediaspree and apartments with a view of the water that

cannot be obstructed are some of the most sought-after

in Berlin. There’s hardly any other major city where these

locations are still available.

Berlin’s appeal for global

buyers as capital investment

or for their own use continues

unabated, precisely because

the capital’s prime locations

still cost a third of the price

of an equivalent property in

London. The key to success

now is to link up the demand

for housing, to focus on

customer requirements and

understand local conditions—

Berlin has no time to lose. Its

appeal and spirit of innovation

are drawing huge numbers of

people to the metropolitan

area and a response is

needed since the number of

apartment completions falls

below the required 20,000

p.a. year after year. The global

city of Berlin has arrived, in

both an economic, cultural

and political sense.

But Germany has much

more to offer than just

its capital. Recently we

consolidated our partnership

with Knight Frank and

have now joined forces in a

cooperative venture wholly

unique to this country. It’s

taking place in Frankfurt, and

in the approach to Brexit,

experts expect up to 5,000

new jobs to relocate to the

city. The focus of interest

is also beginning to expand

out from Berlin to the likes

of Frankfurt, the Eurozone’s

principal financial centre. Its

thriving market offers a wealth

of opportunities thanks to the

exciting combination of local

bedrock and international

growth options. Investors

have a stake in a growing

selection of very attractive

investment opportunities.

The upcoming development

FOUR, located in Frankfurt’s

CBD, is just one example of

the early signs of innovation

prevalent in Germany. It

is going to remould the

skyline by adding four new

skyscrapers.

In short, it’s impossible

not to be struck by the huge

potential for good quality, and

as Germany’s cities begin to

play catch-up with the rest of

the world and the demand for

investment continues, this is

an area primed for growth.

Germany’s real estate market

is without a doubt one to

watch over the coming years.

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Germany, Berlin

AM HOCHMEISTERPLATZ CONDOMINIUMS

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Located just 150 metres from the popular shopping boulevard of

Kurfürstendamm, the elegant design of this new building takes inspiration

from classical architecture and is a perfect fit for the well-heeled residential

area of Berlin’s most prestigious boulevard. Am Hochmeisterplatz,

where established values and cultured style combine to form the perfect

bastion of class and exclusivity. Each apartment has at least one loggia,

a balcony, or a terrace.

Approximately 58m² to 246m².

Elegant, high-quality condominiums

1 - 9 bedrooms

Central location near Kurfürstendamm

Spacious inner courtyard with private gardens

Underground parking

Estimated completion: Q3 2020

amhochmeisterplatz@ziegert-immobilien.de

+49 30 880 353-0

ASKING PRICE:

From 498,000€

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Germany, Kronberg im Taunus

FUTURISTIC MANSION

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Embedded in the rolling foothills of the Taunus range, this manorial

ensemble is one of the most exclusive places of residence in Germany.

Located mere minutes from Frankfurt am Main, the futuristic estate

offers plenty of privacy and ample space for representation at the same

time. The historic building next door divides into five rental flats that

are let to good covenants. The mansion buildings are surrounded

by private parklands whose stock of trees is more than a century old.

12,653m² park with old-growth stock of trees.

Exceptional property in Kronberg in the Taunus foothills

New mansion of 713m²

5 bedrooms

Uncompromising high-end interior fit-out

Underground car park of 18 spots

Historic mansion with 5 flats

rene.detroy@ziegertknightfrank.com

+49 69 55 66 33 12

ASKING PRICE:

On Application

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Switzerland, Geneva

LUXURIOUS LAKE VIEW PROPERTY

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

This luxurious contemporary property in the commune of Anières was

built in 2011 on a plot of over 2,132m². The garden, terraces and outdoor

pool are at its centre and the building’s fine longitudinal lines make it

appear like a bird in full flight. The home is spacious with its three levels

providing a generous usable surface area of over 930m². From the first

moment, you enter a world in which art features whichever way you

look. The surfaces of the eastwards façade are in black striped granite

reminiscent of the creations of French artist Pierre Soulages, a favourite

of the current owners.

550m² living space

938m² built

12 rooms

Independent studio

Garage for 4 cars

Indoor and outdoor swimming pools

Alexandra.janet@naefprestige-knightfrank.ch

+41 22 839 39 62

ASKING PRICE:

On Application

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Switzerland, Wallis

GRIMENTZ SKI CHALETS

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Perched above the old village with breathtaking mountain views and right

next to the ski slopes, this development features ski-in-ski-out access

and basks in sunshine all day long. All the chalets and the apartments are

built to the highest specifications, with traditional old wood exteriors.

A team of interior architects is available to help personalise each property.

Ski-in-ski-out development

Finished to the highest standards

Apartments of 2, 3 or 4 bedrooms

Penthouses available

Chalets from 4 to 5 bedrooms

Some chalets boast swimming pool and relaxation areas

ac@naefprestige-knightfrank.ch

+41 (0) 79 599 19 86

ASKING PRICE:

From 849,000CHF

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Spain, Madrid

FOUR SEASONS PRIVATE RESIDENCES

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Occupying the top four floors of the iconic Centro Canalejas Madrid and

offering unparalleled comfort and luxury, the Four Seasons Private Residences

is a limited collection of 22 branded homes with outstanding views in the heart

of one of Europe’s most vibrant cities. Combining modern and elegant design

with luxurious finishes and unlimited access to the Four Seasons’ amenities

and tailor-made services, the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences is

set to become a new icon in Madrid’s historic centre. Completion is set for

December 2019 along with the opening of the 204-key Four Seasons Hotel.

Dedicated Director of Residences

Interior design by Luis Bustamante Studio

24h concierge

Spa, gymnasium and indoor pool

1 - 3 bedrooms

170 – 700m²

Alejandro.azero@es.knightfrank.es

+34 600 919 045

ASKING PRICE:

On Application

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Spain, Madrid

MONTALBÁN 11

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Located on the doorstep of the Retiro Park and in the cultural heart of the

city, the historic building and integral refurbishment will bring an exclusive

level of living and outstanding facilities for residents. In this unique project,

art and architecture are combined to perfection due to the collaboration

with Carlos Cruz-Diez, one of the greatest modern and contemporary

artists. The triplex penthouse is the last apartment available in this stunning

project. Set over three floors, the penthouse includes a large private roof

terrace on the seventh floor, a private pool on the eighth floor and stunning

views over the whole city. A world-class asset only for the most privileged.

6 bedrooms

8 bathrooms

Gym with aquatic spa

Turkish baths and swimming pool

4 parking spaces

750m² with 220m² of terrace

Javier.velduque@es.knightfrank.com

+34 600 919 095

ASKING PRICE:

14,600,000€

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Austria, Vienna

LUXURIOUS CLASSICAL

APARTMENTS

Cotton Residence is a stylish and magnificent

building dating from the turn of the century with

excellent infrastructure that combines a classical

design with modernity. It offers prestigious one to

three bedroom apartments with balconies and

terraces on all floors, generous ceiling heights up

to approximately 2,8 metres and garages.

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

2 rooms

Combined kitchen living

1 bathroom - 1 toilet

2 terraces

Living area: 92,62m²

m.gruber@otto.at

+43 1 512 77 77 – 343

ASKING PRICE:

From 1,396,000€

Austria, Vienna

EXCLUSIVE BELVEDERE PENTHOUSE

The exquisite penthouse, planned with attention

to detail, tasteful and family-friendly offers a total

of approximately 300m² living space on two

levels, as well as balconies and terraces on the

living and sleeping level. Further features include

a roof terrace with outdoor kitchen and fantastic

views. Living area 300m².

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

6 rooms

3 bathrooms

3 toilets

2 terraces

1 balcony

1 garage

m.gruber@otto.at

+43 1 512 77 77 – 343

ASKING PRICE:

3,870,000€

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Austria, Vienna

TRADITIONAL ELEGANT VILLA

The villa features beautiful main and side

entrances and was built in 1898 in the style of an

Italian palazzo. Surrounded by a garden designed

in 1926 by the well-known landscape architect

Albert Esch, the beautiful terrace with pergola

and the spacious swimming pool provide the

lovely garden with additional charm. Plot: 2,397m².

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

13 rooms

3 bathrooms

7 toilets

1 terrace

2 garages

Living area 778m²

m.gruber@otto.at

+43 1 512 77 77 – 343

ASKING PRICE:

8,500,000€

Austria, Vienna

BEAUTIFUL GARDENED VILLA

The villa was built around 1910 and is in very good

condition after renovation in 2010/2011. It offers a

garage, several terraces and a large, very well-kept

garden. The house is divided into several, separately

accessible housing units and is suitable both as a

single or multiple family house, as well as for the

combination work and living. Plot 1,208m².

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

10 rooms

4 bathrooms

5 toilets

4 terraces

Large garden

Living area 600m²

m.gruber@otto.at

+43 1 512 77 77 – 343

ASKING PRICE:

2,690,000€

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USA, Aspen, Colorado

MCLAIN FLATS

Stunningly beautiful views from this custom

home atop Starwood that overlooks the entire

upper Aspen valley as well the Starwood ranch

open space. Located very close to the

gatehouse for quick access in and out of the

best gated community in all of Colorado.

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

4 bedrooms

3 bathrooms

Indoor swimming pool

Large gourmet kitchen

Free standing fire pit

Approximately 5,750 sq ft

jason.mansfield@knightfrank.com

+44 20 7861 1199

ASKING PRICE:

$4,950,000

USA, Los Angeles, California

BEVERLY GROVE

Located in LA’s hottest enclave, this entertainer’s

paradise was built barring no expense. Positioned

on a rare, oversized lot with huge backyard and

private cabana. Bright living room flows

seamlessly outside through Fleetwood glass

walls where you can relax on the Pebble Tec

balcony and enjoy the panoramic views.

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

5 bedrooms

6 bathrooms

Heated pool with low volt lighting

Dual walk-in closets

Approximately 4,605 sq ft

jason.mansfield@knightfrank.com

+44 20 7861 1199

ASKING PRICE:

$4,395,000

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USA, Miami Beach, Florida

MONAD TERRACE

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

ASKING PRICE:

From $1,800,000

USA, New Downtown, New York

125 GREENWICH STREET

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

ASKING PRICE:

From $975,000

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France, Bonnieux

FARMHOUSE IN LUBERON

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Charming 18th century farmhouse in Bonnieux, with approximately

2.5 hectares of land including a heated pool. This 410m² house

includes a large living room with dining room, a fully equipped kitchen,

six bedrooms and six bathrooms and a garage. Located only two

kilometres from one of the most beautiful villages of the Luberon.

Exceptional and rare property in Provence!

6 bedrooms

6 bathrooms

Swimming pool

Rental investment

Luminous

Century oaks

contact@janssensimmobilier.com

+33 (0) 4 90 75 96 98

ASKING PRICE:

3,900,000€

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France, Pampelonne

EXCEPTIONAL SEAFRONT HOUSE

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Located just 450 metres from the beaches of Pampelonne, this house

of 240m² offers a beautiful sea view. Currently built over two levels with

seven bedrooms, the villa has been renovated on the lower level, and

requires some refreshment on the first floor. The 2,914m² plot of land

features a pool with a pool house.

7 bedrooms

5 bathrooms

Stunning sea views

Recently renovated ground floor

Terraces

Parking spaces

contact@skillingtonjanssens.com

+33 (0) 4 94 79 80 42

ASKING PRICE:

5,360,000€

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Australia, Sydney

CROWN RESIDENCES

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

Crown Residences at One Barangaroo is destined to be Sydney’s most

prestigious address when completed in early 2021. Showcasing world-class

design and access to Crown Sydney’s 6-star luxury hotel amenities,

residents will enjoy the most prized of Sydney Harbour’s panoramic views;

the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Offering all the benefits of city living

on the water’s edge with fine-dining establishments and leisure spaces

on your doorstep, this is the chance to own a piece of one of the world’s

favourite cities.

2, 3 and 4 bedroom residences and only one duplex penthouse available

Full access to 6-star hotel facilities

Bespoke interiors from Meyer Davis Studios

Wilkinson Eyre architecture

Open-air pool deck by St Legère

Dual or triple aspect views

Erin.vantuil@au.knightfrank.com

+61 409 325 700

ASKING PRICE:

From 9,500,000$AUD or 5,920,000€

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UK, London, Marylebone

THE W1 LUXURY RESIDENCES

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

London’s finest new luxury residences are located in a prime location

on Marylebone High Street and with Regents Park, Mayfair and Oxford

Street in close proximity. The W1 features three stunning penthouses,

15 exceptionally appointed apartments and five contemporary

townhouses of impeccable specification. Completed and ready for

immediate occupation. Final few homes remaining.

2 - 3 bed apartments and 4 bed townhouses

8 minutes’ walk to Baker Street tube station

Bespoke Italian kitchens

Underfloor heating and air conditioning

24 hour concierge and security

Secure underground car parking

moreas.madani@knightfrank.com

+44 (0)20 7861 5321

ASKING PRICE:

From 5,590,000£

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UAE, Dubai, Palm Jumeirah

THE ROYAL ATLANTIS

ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:

International luxury living is redefined at The Royal Atlantis Resort &

Residences. This elegant haven sits high up above the waters of the

Arabian Gulf, offering exceptional views of the Dubai skyline. Residents

enjoy their own private entrance, access to luscious gardens and

multi-level sky pools as well as Michelin-starred restaurants. The Royal

Atlantis Residences will create an unparalleled haven and the perfect

place to call home.

A selection of 2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom apartments, sky courts, penthouses

& garden suites

Built-up area of approximately 133 – 1,739m²

90 metre-high infinity pool, with stunning Dubai skyline and sea views

Luxury resort lifestyle to include celebrity chef restaurants, spa

and 1,7km of beachfront

24-hour concierge and valet services

TheRoyalAtlantis@KnightFrank.com

+(971) 4 426 2888

ASKING PRICE:

From 1,690,000€

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At a glance:

GLOBAL WEALTH TRENDS

The Wealth Report in numbers

22% The rise in UHNWIs* globally in

the next five years

20M

The number of people globally

in 2019 that have US$1 million or more in

net assets

30% The percentage of global HNWIs*

located in Europe in 2019

1.9% Average rise in prime prices in

Europe in 2018

36% The percentage of UHNWIs*

that hold a second passport

Key findings

Wealth trends: Asia’s strong economic

performance (it hosts eight of the top ten

countries with the fastest growing UHNWI

populations) means 2019 will be the year the

number of US$ millionaires globally exceeds

20 million for the first time. India will lead

five-year growth with 39%, followed by the

Philippines (38%) and China (35%).

Weaker growth: Expect slower price

growth in key luxury residential markets,

with more markets seeing values fall this year.

As values adjust, buyers will feel the balance

of power shift in their favour.

Eurovision: European cities are

still performing strongly in our Prime

International Residential Index (PIRI),

which tracks the movement in luxury

residential prices across 100 of the world’s

most desirable cities and second home

hotspots. Edinburgh, Berlin, Munich and

Madrid all made the top ten rankings in

2018, each registering annual growth above

8%. Luxury prices in Marbella ended last

year 3% higher.

Future-gazing: Madrid, Berlin, Paris

and Cape Town lead our prime price forecast

for 2019. Increasingly popular investment

hubs for European and global investors,

with a growing presence from Chinese

buyers, these markets offer healthy tenant

demand, relative good value and an attractive

lifestyle.

Hard Brexit, no

Brexit, Brexit-lite: whatever the outcome,

London will remain the leading global

wealth centre in 2019. With the world’s

largest UHNWI population, the city sweeps

the board in our annual City Wealth Index,

pushing its only serious rival, New York, into

second place.

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Push & Pull:

Life post-QE:

Taxing issues:

Globally mobile:

Objects of desire:

What I haven’t mentioned…

but also inside:

Time for Plan B:

Ones to watch:

Next neighbourhoods:

Departure board:

We’d love to share our insights with

you, for your copy of The Wealth Report

please *

contact DM Properties.

*Definitions

UHNWI: Ultra-high-net-worth individual –

someone

with

a net worth

of over

US$30

million excluding their primary residence.

HNWI: High-net-worth individual –

someone with a net worth of over US$1

million excluding their primary residence.

PRIME PROPERTY: The most desirable

and most expensive property in a given

location, generally defined as the top 5%

of each market by value. Prime markets

often have a significant international bias in

terms of buyer profile.

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CONTRIBUTORS

KATE EVERETT-ALLEN

Partner and Head of International

Residential Research at Knight Frank

Kate is responsible for tracking, analysing

and forecasting trends across global housing

markets and is a regular commentator on

global housing markets in the press. She

produces Knight Frank’s four global indices

covering mainstream and prime residential

prices and rents across city and second home

markets around the world.

ZOE DARE HALL

Property Journalist

Zoe is a London-based freelance journalist

and huge Hispanophile who specialises in

all aspects of UK and overseas property,

with particular expertise in the luxury

market. She writes regularly for the Daily

Telegraph and Sunday Times and is a

property expert for various luxury magazines

and the Telegraph Luxury website.

SAM HEXTER-ANDREWS

Freelance

Freelance

Motoring

Motoring

Journalist

Journalist

Sam worked in a key communications role

for a major financial organisation for over

five years prior to relocating to Marbella

to further pursue his passion for motoring.

Sam has had automotive content published

in multiple luxury magazine titles across

Europe and has produced editorial features

on behalf of leading brands, including

Porsche, Bentley and Jaguar Land Rover.

SVEN HENKES

Managing Director Ziegert Immobilien

MICHEL PAUL-ANTHONY CRUZ

Founding partner of Manifesto Design

Sven is Managing Director of the ZIEGERT

Bank - und Immobilienconsulting GmbH

with 15 years of professional experience in

senior positions of the FMCG and real estate

business. He is leading the national and

international agency services and consulting

business across the entire value chain of

residential real estate services for property

developers and buyers.

Michel is a marketing and product

development expert with a background in

macroeconomics. He has been managing his

own marketing agency for over 15 years and

is a regular contributor to real estate market

publications, as well as authoring market

reports and international research studies.

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HIGHLIGHTS

Publisher

Pia Arrieta

Diana Morales Properties | Knight Frank

Creative Lead

Jo Usher

Layout and Production

Manifesto Design

www.manifestodesign.com

Production Manager

Jacqueline Stone

Writer & Editor

Michel Cruz

Images - Editorial and Property Features

Charly Simon

On the cover

Production: Kreoidea

Photography: Irene Sekulic

Stylist: Desiree Morales

Model: Sofía Cox

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IMPORTANT NOTICE

1. The particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed nor do they form part of any contract.

No responsibility or liability whatsoever can be accepted by DMP REALTY S.L for any errors or for any loss or damage

resultant from the use of or reference to the contents of this document. 2. Prices exclude all purchasing costs and

taxes. 3. You must take independent advice and satisfy yourself by appropriate inspections, surveys, searches and

enquiries about all matters relating to any property, including the correctness and completeness of any information.

4. Computer-generated images are indicative only. Photographs show only certain parts of any property as they

appeared at the time they were taken. 5. Intellectual property: Copyright 2019. All rights reserved. 6. DMP REALTY

S.L is a limited liability company registered in Spain with registered number B29881455 and registered office

at Avda. Cánovas del Castillo 4, 1st floor, office 3, Marbella 29601, Málaga, Spain.

www.DMproperties.com

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