Sun, Sea, and Selling Houses is a TV series that follows two British families that are Spanish property agents in Spain. It first premiered on television across the UK back in March 2017 on Channel 4. Since then, it has inspired thousands of viewers to decide to buy their dream house in Spain.
Sun Sea and Selling Houses shows the incredible range of properties located throughout Southern Spain and the Costa Blanca and the value you can get for your money. It also highlights the gorgeous region and all it offers.
Who are the families featured on Sun, Sea and Selling Houses?
The first company to be followed by Sun, Sea and Selling Houses is Spanish Property Choice owned by the Garner family who are located on the Costa Almeria. They are situated in the resort located in Mojacar just a short distance from the Mediterranean ocean and the blue flag beaches that this stunning coast offers. Spanish Property Choice was established in 2007 and currently has over 1000 properties listed on their books to be sold.
The other company featured on Sun, Sea and Selling Houses are Casas Manuel and is owned by the Rodriguez family who are located in Alicante and show properties across the Costa Blanca. Casas Manuel was established back in 2005 with their office in Benijofar, they opened their second office in La Zenia, Orihuela in 2014 and have proved very popular with Brits looking to move to the area.
The show is hosted by comedian and actor Jon Culshaw who was born in Ormskirk, Lancashire. Jon rose to fame after he began working in radio in the late 80’s. After his radio career, Jon Culshaw worked in the fields of television on shows like Spitting Image, he has also worked in film and is best known for his work in comedy.
What is the show about?
Every episode of Sun, Sea and Selling Houses is a story about a family, a couple or an individual who are looking to buy a house within Southern Spain or the Costa Blanca. Through each episode you will witness people who are looking to purchase a property for vacations, a retirement home, or to live full time in Spain. You also get to see various types of properties like townhouses, villas, and apartments all at different budgets, making it a fascinating show to watch if you are interested in property in Spain. Four seasons have already aired of Sun Sea, Selling Houses and each following the same two companies mentioned earlier. Season 5 was filmed towards the end of 2021 and will be shown on TV early 2022. Currently there are almost 90 episodes on Channel 4 for viewers to enjoy and Season 6 is due to start filming later this year.
Sun, Sea and Selling Houses is a fantastic way to get a feel for the local area’s featured on the show and what they really offer. Alongside a fantastic array of properties, you’ll be able to explore the various places they visit. From popular tourist destinations along the coast and traditional Spanish towns, and remote mountain areas, you can take in everything and the show really gives you a feel for the places visited. With beautiful blue sky’s, stunning beaches and palm trees, and other stunning views are certain to make you think about what it would be like to live in Spain. It’s no wonder Sun, Sea and Selling Houses has been a catalyst for many to begin looking for the perfect property with a view of the sun. The two families who run the property companies, The Garners and the Rodriguez’s are also great to watch and have tons of knowledge about the local areas. They are also very easy going and strike up great relationships with many of the clients looking to buy, the show also gives you a great insight to their lives in Spain and how they both run their businesses and what they get up to when they are not busy selling houses.
Where is Sun, Sea and Selling Houses filmed?
The program focuses on those looking for homes in the Costa Blanca, Costa Calida, Costa Almeria and the Costa del Sol regions and this is where filming takes place. This stretch of coastline is located along the Mediterranean Sea providing a wonderful warm and humid climate all year. With warm winters and scorching summers with temperatures that rarely dip below 16 degrees it’s evident why the region is very popular with us Brits particularly seeking to escape the cold winters back in the UK. The Costas offer so much than just the weather and are where you will find many of Europe’s most breath taking beaches, numerous traditional Spanish towns and culture, world class golf courses breath taking mountain ranges, national parks, amazing nightlife and much more.
Sun, Sea and Selling Houses will return for its sixth season in 2023 and will be seeking home buyers eager to share their experiences while looking to purchase in Spain. The show is all about finding your dream home under the sun. To be considered for filming, you need at least three or four days to film in Spain and you can contact the company responsible for the show here.
The filming of the new series will probably take place between October and December 2022. The new series will then air on Channel 4 early in the New Year.