Claire, although you had a very stressful situation for a time I think it has all turned out for the best. 🙂
We had a spanish property for holidays when the children were young. Some years would spend all the summer holidays there. When they became teenagers they were less keen to go and that continued. When I told my Son and Daughter we would be spending most of the summer in the UK their response was, great now we can go somewhere else for our holidays!
Does anyone know Elviria Hills? I know 3 different couples (3 different nationalities) who have sold there but continue to visit and rent in the same block. Their opinion, less hassle and works out cheaper.