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Murcia Property by Mercers Ltd

Mercers were one of the first estate agents selling property in Murcia since 1996. We started with many acres of undulating countryside. The Spanish province of Murcia Costa Calida has been transformed with many urbanisations being built over the years, with some of the most popular ones being Camposol, Mazarron Country Club & Polaris World Murcia.

Buy Spanish property in Murcia for your retirement, a holiday home or for a straight investment, the choices of properties in Murcia are amazing.

We were also among the first estate agents in Murcia to open offices in the region. Over the years we have not only sold to more property owners than any other agent but we have also built up a solid reputation as "the estate agent" for Murcia villas. This reputation has been built on integrity, professionalism, honesty and good old-fashioned courtesy to our buyers and sellers alike.

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For a complete list of Murcia property simply follow the links below, you can also send an email to sales@spanishproperty.co.uk For more information on Murcia property.

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Murcia

Most Viewed Spanish Property 1
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2 Bedroom Terraced
Location: Camposol,
Murcia, Costa Calida, Spain
€43,000+ Tax REF: CLAC139R

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3 Bedroom Chalet
Location: Isla Plana,
Murcia, Costa Calida, Spain
€195,000+ Tax REF: MH15

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4 Bedroom Chalet
Location: Bolnuevo,
Murcia, Costa Calida, Spain
€650,000+ Tax REF: BOL29

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3 Bedroom Chalet
Location: Bolnuevo,
Murcia, Costa Calida, Spain
€395,000+ Tax REF: BOL36

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3 Bedroom Terraced
Location: El Pareton,
Murcia, Costa Calida, Spain
€95,000+ Tax REF: PAR05

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Murcia - Things To Do

The cathedral of Santa María, which was begun in the 14th century, is a mixed bag of Renaissance and Baroque architecture and took 300 years to complete but is a must-see building when you have bought your property in Murcia Spain. The Glorieta, next to the Segura River, is traditionally the centre of the town. This a pleasant landscaped square, built in the 18th century. Pedestrian areas cover most of the old town, centred around Calle Platería and Calle de la Trapería. The Casino, a social club opened in 1847, has a sumptuous interior that includes a Moorish-style patio.

As befits a thriving regional capital with a population of 420,000, Murcia has more entertainment possibilities than anyone could need. If this is important to you then be sure to locate properties for sale in Murcia near these buildings. It's a regular stopping-off point for top live acts - national and international - on tour in Spain and has a thriving club scene. There are two very good football teams (with a rivalry to match) and for all those retail needs, the shopping is as good as any in south-east Spain and includes an outlet of the country's flagship department store chain, El Corte Inglés.

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Murcia - Eating Out and Nightlife

If food is high on your list for Murcia property for sale then the food here is perfect. Murcian cuisine is based around wonderful local ingredients such as tomatoes, melons and other fruit and vegetables. There's also plentiful seafood and succulent mountain-reared lamb. The city has good Spanish restaurants serving simply cooked traditional dishes and more elaborate creations. There's international cuisine to suit every taste, too.

Bars and cafes are an integral part of Spanish society especially around the coast, so look for an apartment for sale in Murcia. The climate means you can sit on the terrace all year round and enjoy watching the world go by as you sip a drink. The city's main concentration of cafés is on the Calle de la Trapería. There are late night bars and clubs dotted throughout the city, with particular concentrations around Calle Doctor Fleming and Plaza Universidad.

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Murcia - Interesting Facts

  • Murcia was named Musiyah by the Moors; it is believed the name was derived from morus, the latin for mulberry tree, which once flourished throughout the area
  • Murcia's main festival is in early September, when commercial life in the city gives way to a fortnight of almost non-stop partying, processions and drinking and eating.
  • The city's Holy Week processions are famous throughout Spain. Life-sized 18th century sculptures by local favourite Francisco Salzillo are taken out of museums and carried around the city in processions full of flowers and, at night, candles.
  • Famous Murcianos include Salzillo, Juan de la Cierva, 19th century inventor of the autogyro (a forerunner of the helicopter), cyclists Alejandro Valverde and Luis León Sanchez and tennis player Nicolas Almagro
  • The city is twinned with Miami

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Murcia - Location

Murcia lies in the middle of the Segura river's coastal plain, which is why it has proved such a fertile site for fruit and vegetable production. The Costa Calida is an easy drive from the city and San Javier airport is a few kilometres away, while there's also good access to the main north-south coastal motorway.

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Murcia - History

Murcia's history makes it an excellent opportunity for property investment in Murcia. The City was founded by Abd ar-Rahman II in 825AD as part of the Caliphate of Córdoba. Following the Reconquest, King Alfonso X (the Wise) spent long periods of time here in the late 13th century and granted the city many privileges. Murcia prospered through the 15th century as its famous irrigation system in the huerta (orchards) neared completion and the trades, which today give their name to the streets of the historic quarter, flourished.

The city's commercial high point came in the 18th century. During this time, great urban and administrative changes took place encouraged by Murcianos close to the Spanish royal court and holding responsible positions. Among those luminaries were the powerful cleric Cardenal Belluga and the Count of Floridablanca.

Political instability took its toll in the 19th century when the city fell into a partial decline, but the region's solid economic base, with agriculture, minerals and - increasingly - tourism saw another age of prosperity in the 20th century with many foreigners looking at property for sale Murcia Spain.

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Murcia - Tansport Links

There are daily flights into San Javier airport from most British airports and, further to the north, Alicante airport ranks as one of Spain's busiest. A new airport at Corvera, south of the city, will open in the near future. Once this airport is open it will make properties Murcia Spain even more accessible.

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