Life in the Jalon Valley

There such a variety of properties for sale in Spain so, if you are looking for a more traditional environment, Hamilton’s of London Jalon office can help you find our perfect villa for sale, finca for sale or apartment for sale in the beautiful Jalon Valley.

Many Estate Agents in Spain concentrate on the coastal towns but, Hamiltons can offer properties for sale in the Jalon valley where you can find more property for your money. New urbanisations offer modern townhouses and apartments for sale, sympathetically build to be in-keeping with the more traditional villas and fincas (country houses) for sale in the Jalon Valley.
The Valley is also known as the Vall de Pop. There are nine towns and villages in the valley including  Alcalali, Benigembla, Benissa, Castell de Castells, Lliber, Murla, Parcent, Sanija and Jalon itself, each with its own traditional Spanish charm.
This beautiful valley is surrounded by Bernia mountains, where snow can be seen in the winter, and agriculture. However, the coastal towns of Calpe, Benissa Costa, Moraira, Javea and Denia are just a short drive away. During the early spring months you can admire the blanket of pink and white almond blossoms and during the summer months each village will celebrate many Fiestas including Moors and Christians, bull-running and celebrations of the local wine making grapes including the sweet Moscatel wine.
Your choice of home for sale in the Jalon will depend upon your family requirements, there are houses for sale to suit every size of family and income. Local schools provide an excellent education for you children. There are plenty of activities in the area including walking, cycling and horse riding or you can just immerse yourself in village life and enjoy the parties, giant communal paellas, dancing, local bands and spectacular firework displays. Whatever your requirements Hamilton’s Jalon team can help you find your perfect property for sale in the Jalon, know as Xalo in the local dialect.
Each town or village, regardless of size, enjoys their own local shops, banks, bars, restaurants, supermarkets etc and every Saturday there is the famous Jalon Rastro – a flea market with many bargains to be found alongside the River Jalon.
The largest town in the Jalon is Benissa where annual Fiestas include the San Antonio Fair, an historic trading event where major sales of animals and machinery once took place but, today this is remembered with the blessing of the animals, livestock show and exhibition of classic cars in addition to a variety of cultural and sporting activities which take place over three weeks.
The Patron Saints Fiesta celebrated on the fourth Sunday in April and starts with the crowning of the Queen of the Fiestas who was chosen in the preceding September. There are marching bands, bull running and processions on horseback, firecrackers and fireworks all culminating in the Day of the Riberero which honoured country labourers setting off for the rice harvest. As with every town and village in the Costa Blanca there will also be a Moors and Christians Fiesta commemorating and acting out this important part of Spanish history.
These factors all contribute to the many reasons people wish to move to this wonderful country searching for villas to buy, apartments to purchase and fincas for sale.
Wherever you choose to search for your villa for sale in Spain, this is an area which must be experienced, with it’s welcoming atmosphere, history and tradition. Modern living might seem a world away but, nonetheless proceeds harmoniously together with the older way of life.
Looking for your new property in Jalon may present one problem, you may be spoilt for choice.
This area is blessed by nature throughout the seasons, in addition to the almond trees there are olive and orange groves and, of course, the wonderful vineyard supplying a variety of wines to the plentiful local Bodegas where you can enjoy tasting before buying.
Choosing your new villa, finca or apartment for sale in this wonderful location will ensure that you are able to partake of the local produce with many bars and restaurants serving traditionally dishes with locally sourced food and drink.
This is truly a beautiful location to start your new life and find your dream finca for sale in this idyllic part of the Costa Blanca.