If you are looking for that spectacular city, mountain or sea view, then a Penthouse, Rooftop or Attic apartment is one of the best options for you. There is nothing more pleasurable than Sunbathing on a private roof top terrace property that provides a 360 degree view.
Be aware that many apartment block rooftop terraces are shared by the community that may live in the apartment complex. Often these areas are used for drying clothes, contain air-conditioning and other equipment required for the running of the building.
Luxury rooftop apartments and Penthouse properties for sale in Spain, normally occupy a private section of the rooftop terraces for which you may pay a premium.
Buying directly from a builder or developer enables you to have some input into the design and finishing touches to the property, giving it some of your own personality. Buying a penthouse, rooftop or attico property privately, can save you money as the previous owner may well have added some of those little unseen touches, such as curtain rails and lighting that may not necessarily be included in the new build costs.
In many cases you can also purchase rooftop, Penthouse and Attic apartments off-plan, which does enable you to just pay a deposit or down payment to secure the property. This can take several years and as an investment, you can, in some instances, sell the property on at a higher price than your initial purchase price. There are exclusions to re-selling off plan properties in Spain prior to completion, so it is always worth checking with your Spanish lawyer in Spain first.
It has always been said that a picture can say a thousand words, and although you might be looking for the ultimate rooftop property for sale in Spain with a view to kill for, don’t throw caution to the wind and buy on a whim. Don’t let your heart rule your head, be sensible as there are many pitfalls when purchasing properties for sale in Spain.