What would you do if you won the Christmas lottery jackpot?

Christmas is coming, and it’s almost time for one of Spain’s oldest and best-loved festive traditions: the Christmas lottery draw. Right now, millions are dreaming of how they would spend the biggest jackpot of the year: El Gordo. Because Christmas is a time for making wishes, we’ve picked out five phenomenal properties to whet your imagination.

Imagine the luxury of a life steeped in nature, just 75 km from Madrid. Ref. S180

This stunning rural retreat has everything you need for year-round luxury living. Located in the peaceful Sierra de Gredos in Candeleda (Ávila), it’s packed with delicious details and perfect for comfort-seekers. But beware: with generous terracing, private pool and a padel tennis court, you may find yourself hosting a revolving coterie of family and friends. Exuding elegance and a modern feel, the house boasts radiant, open spaces bathed in natural light. At this property, life is all about luxury and entertainment in unspoilt natural surroundings.

Stunning country home in Candeleda with private swimming pool and padel court. Ávila Ref. S177

If you love mountain scenery, this Swiss-style chalet will be top of your wish list. Located in La Cerdanya (Girona), the property is set in a stunning location for hiking and skiing, just 400m from La Molina ski resort, 13 km from Masella and 32km from Vall de Núria. It’s a warming sanctuary of luxury and calm, cocooned in nature and wrap-around mountain views, yet just moments from the ski resort of La Molina.

A Swiss-inspired chalet in La Cerdanya. Girona Ref. S159

If you’re a fan of northern Spain, this regal 17th century mansion in Cantabria might inspire you to try your luck. The property preserves some wonderful historical details that make it utterly unique, including a curved recess holding a replica of a sculpture by San Antonio, a shrine cross added in the 18th century, a sundial, a shield bearing the coat of arms of the Fernández Velarde family and a fully restored bread oven crafted from fire-resistant brick. Sympathetically refurbished with an emphasis on comfort, this distinctly aristocratic home wears its past with understated aplomb, offering welcoming family accommodation with some delightful outdoor spaces.

Magnificent Cantabrian residence with a proud history and enviable location. Cantabria Ref. S173

Packed with character and charm, this slate brick property is built in the inimitable style of Guadalajara’s Pueblos Negros, amid a picture-perfect natural setting. With gorgeous views across the Sierra Norte Natural Park to Pico Ocejón, it offers all the comfort of a year-round home and impressive finishes to indulge the senses. Ready to cosy in for the season?

Delightful stone house on the Ruta de Pueblos Negros. Guadalajara Ref. S181

Dreaming of a luxury hideaway within range of Madrid? In a stunning natural enclave overlooking the Pantano de San Juan, the property offers jaw-dropping views, immaculate gardens and a swimming pool to die for. Retreat to your own lush natural oasis in a peaceful gated development just moments from the buzz of the capital.

Discover the life of your dreams overlooking the spectacular San Juan reservoir. Madrid Ref. S180

How would you indulge your property dreams if you won El Gordo?

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