The three houses of the week: seven 'riads' in the heart of the medina of Marrakech for 5 million

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Patios and bright colors for a traditional property

Every corner of this property evokes uniqueness and history. It is located in the historic neighborhood of El Ksour, near the Jemaa el Fna square, in the heart of the medina of Marrakech. With an area of ​​2,000 square meters, the complex houses seven riads, traditional Moroccan construction, at the entrance of which there is a first patio that has preserved its intricate original carpentry. Throughout the property there are several more patios, with different styles and environments. . There are living rooms decorated with bright colors and natural materials, a dining room and a bar, as well as 25 bedrooms that incorporate their own bathroom and a terrace. It also has a spa which features a Turkish bath or hammam. In the center of one of its patios there is a swimming pool, located in the middle of the lush vegetation, and from the roof you can enjoy privileged views that extend to the silhouette of the iconic Koutoubia Mosque and the Atlas Mountains in the background. The property, marketed by the company Sotheby's International Realty, has operated as a guest house for the last 15 years. Location: Marrakech (Morocco) Area: plot of 1,300 square meters and 2,000 built Condition: good Price: 5 million euros Telephone: +212 6 61 07 49 33

Glass, wood and a Japanese garden

This recently completed contemporary house in Sitges is accessed through a large wood paneled door leading to a living area, open kitchen and glass lift. Large sliding doors open to a covered porch with an outdoor kitchen, Japanese garden and saltwater pool. On the first floor is the master suite with views of the living room below and, on the other side of the hallway, there are two double bedrooms. Finally, the lower floor of this house sold by Lucas Fox consists of a garage for four cars, a multipurpose room, cinema and gym. Location: Sitges (Barcelona) Area: plot of 603 square meters and 466 built Condition: Good Price: 2. 95 million eurosPhone: 935 95 25 50

With views of the Montgó

Between the Alicante municipalities of Denia and Jávea, the imposing Montgó massif rises to a height of 753 metres. In that privileged space is this villa with a white façade, which is sold furnished and decorated by interior designer Jessica Bataille. Its interior is distributed in four double bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, a spacious and modern American kitchen, and an open living-dining room that connects with the terrace, the garden and the heated pool. The house, whose sale is managed by Coldwell Banker, has underfloor heating and parking. Location: Jávea (Alicante) Surface: plot of 1,511 square meters and 327 built Condition: good Price: 2.4 million euros Telephone: 648 84 69 84 Follow all the information from Economy and Business on Facebook and xor in our weekly newsletter