The Herald Luxury Homes: Infinity Possibilities

The Herald Luxury Homes: Infinity Possibilities

19 May, 2016

The summer of 2016 has certainly taken its sweet time to get here. And who knows how long it will last before another icy blast chills the bones. it is small wonder that Scottish investors turn to more southern spots in Europe for inspiration, either to get away from it altogether or as a regular retreat from the cold and damp. While politicians make the case for and against Europe, there is no doubt france, Spain, Portugal and italy remain among the favoured options for those of us planning an escape. Here is a selection of some homes currently available in the European sun ...

Tax Breaks and the Good Life in Portugal

Less than an hour from Lisbon (Easyjet from Edinburgh and BA from Glasgow) Torres Vedras on Portugal’s Silver Coast offers housebuyers a high quality of life at a reasonable price.

For EU citizens, the tax breaks from the Non-Habitual Residence Programme makes retirement to the area very attractive – to
say nothing of the high levels of safety, fine seafood and year-round sun and surfing. The Joia beach resort has 18 eco-villas and a five- star boutique hotel, set in an area of pine trees, sand dunes and beach. Hotel facilities include a restaurant, infinity pool and spa.

For sale at £435,000, go online at www.

Original article by Andrea Pearson in the Herald Luxury Homes May 2016 issue.