Holmes Sotogrande: Get to Know Sotograndes Longest Established Property Agent

Having been in the market for over 40 years, Holmes Sotogrande is the go-to real estate agent in the Sotogrande area. 

Offering an all-encompassing range of luxury properties, from villas, apartments, townhouses, plots, berths, and even marina properties, Holmes Sotogrande is the area’s longest established real estate agent. 

The company was established by Ian and Jackie Bateman in 1979, the late Miguel Preysler joined as a partner in 1986 until his retirement in 2011. Since 2013 the company run by Ian and Jackie’s son Ben who joined the business in 2002. This multilingual team has years of unmatched experience and knowledge of the area, is readily available to extend its impartial advice on landing you your ideal property. 

Sotogrande, Southern Spain 


Proud to be the longest established agency in such a rigorous market as Sotogrande, Holmes has its offices in the heart of this illustrious area, in Galerías Paniagua, Local 21, Avenida Paniagua. 

The Holmes company is represented by a highly experienced, energetic, and well-informed team. Dedicated exclusively to property sales in the Sotogrande area, there’s no better choice than Holmes when it comes to searching in Sotogrande and the surrounding area. Sotogrande is known for its exceptional facilities and education options, so it’s no wonder many flock from all over Europe to settle down here. 

Holmes Sotogrande is in possession of the largest property portfolio in the area. Within its extensive range, the team can offer excellent properties to fit into the taste and budget of all. These properties include new developments, luxury villas, apartments, townhouses, plots, as well as rustic inland properties. 


A Worldwide Network of Agents

Holmes’ properties are marketed through a worldwide network of independent agents, which is backed by regular advertising in appropriate local and international publications and via the internet.


Holmes is a member of the LPA whose associated agents conjure the widest portfolio of properties, in order to provide vendors with the highest level of exposure for their property listings.

A Family-Run Business 

Holmes Sotogrande has been built on the backs of Ian and Jackie Bateman through sheer hard work and dedication. So naturally, having grown up in the family business, Ben Bateman has grown to learn the ins and outs of the company. He’s taken on a senior management role after ten years of learning the ropes, and is injecting the pep in the step of a new generation taking over. 

Ben has grown up in Sotogrande, and so is in a very privileged position to say that he knows the area like the back of his hand. Sotogrande is a beautiful place to grow up, with tennis clubs, beaches, horseback riding, excellent educational opportunities and much more on everyone’s doorstep. 

Ben’s main roles are sales and making sure that the company is fully up to date with the latest market developments, as well as business developments. He particularly enjoys meeting new people in his work and helping them buy their ideal property that they have envisioned and when the time comes to offer the best advice and strategy to market and sell their home in Sotogrande. For Ben, it instils a great sense of satisfaction to know that he’s actively helping a new family come to live and settle into such a prosperous area. 



  • Address: Galerías Paniagua, local 21

Avenida Paniagua s/n

11310 Sotogrande, San Roque, Cádiz, España

  • Phone: + 34 956795340
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