Best Properties: exceptional American houses
Nevada: Canyon Creek Ranch, Gardnerville. Situated at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains in the beautiful Carson Valley, this 40-acre equestrian estate features a 3-bed main house, a 4-bed guesthouse and a pole barn. The ranch also has 2 outdoor arenas, 36 run-in horse stalls, a pond, fenced pastures and a hay barn. $2.649m; Christine Woodcock, Chase International (001 775 742 1224).