Properties of the week: European getaways on the market
Featuring olive groves, wild-flower meadows and heated swimming pools
Manor House, Thouars, Deux-Sèvres
An example of a grand “Hôtel Particulier” or town mansion, this property was restored in the late 1980s and is hidden behind high walls and impressive gates. 6 beds, 6 baths, lift, barns/outbuildings, indoor swimming pool complex, private grounds, garage.
Guadalmina Alta, San Pedro de Alcántara, Malaga
A newly built town house within a gated community, with excellent panoramic views, close to shops, a golf course and the town. 3 beds, 3 baths, fully fitted kitchen, private garden, communal swimming pool, private garage and private terrace, 24hr security.
A charming 6-bed bastide laid out over 3 floors, dating back to the 17th century, entirely renovated in 2015. The large basement with stone walls can easily be converted to a wine cellar. Main bed suite with small balcony offering wonderful sea views, 1 further suite, 1 further bed, bath, kitchen, 3 receps, independent artist’s atelier, annexe with 3 independent studios, summer kitchen, vegetable garden, Koi pond, 2 parking spaces.
A handsome two-storey villa on a landscaped plot with majestic views of the Aegean Sea. Situated in a quiet and serene neighbourhood, the property is just 200 metres from the beach and is perfect for families with children. Main suite with direct access to an outdoor veranda, 4 further beds, 2 baths, kitchen, 2 receps, potential playroom, garden, swimming pool, BBQ area, parking for 4 vehicles.
Chiesina, Umbertide, Perugia, Umbria
This charming cottage is set on the east-facing slope of the historic Monte Corona estate. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, rustic kitchen, walled garden, additional plot of land with a small olive grove and a delightful sitting area.
A beautiful manor house, with most rooms being south facing with views of the landscaped garden. The layout and space means the property can be used as a family home and as offices at the same time. 5 beds, 3 baths, garden, heated swimming pool, greenhouse, double garage, woodshed.
Montenegro: 1-bed €599,000, 2-bed €912,000
Regent Pool Club Residences, Aqua & Baia
The Aqua and Baia wings form part of a stunning residential collection of branded condominiums, located along the marina waterfront in Porto Montenegro. Properties here offer elegant contemporary living with access to a residents-only courtyard with landscaped gardens, an infinity pool, lap pool, kids splash pool and a poolside café. Each apartment comes with a landscaped terrace with unobstructed sea and mountain views.
Country House Fiorita, Tuscany
An enchanting farmhouse dating back 500 years, located in the province of Florence, offering spectacular views of the Sieve Valley. The property lies in lush wild-flower meadows and has a sheltered outdoor dining area. 4 beds, 3 baths, kitchen, 2 receps, library, independent 2-bed apartment with 2 baths. Large garden, olive grove, swimming pool, agricultural annexe, parking, private access road.
Budens, Vila do Bispo, Algarve
Set in a quiet elevated location on the golf resort, this south-facing villa offers the most beautiful views over the gardens, local countryside and the sea. 4 bed suites, kitchen, 2 large receps, guest WC, terrace, heated swimming pool, landscaped gardens.