Properties of the week: European getaways on the market

Featuring olive groves, wild-flower meadows and heated swimming pools

1. Manor House, Thouars, Deux-Sèvres


France: £734,000

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.

£734,000; Hamptons International

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2. Guadalmina Alta, San Pedro de Alcántara, Malaga


Spain: £601,000

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.

£601,000; Hamptons International

3. Magagnosc, Grasse


France: €895,000

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.

€895,000; Fine and Country

4. South Rhodes


Greece: €520,000

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.

€520,000; Property Pass

5. Chiesina, Umbertide, Perugia, Umbria


Italy: €295,000

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.

€295,000; Savills

6. Barcelonne-du-Gers, Gers


France: €789,000

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.

€789,000; Groupe Mercure

7. Regent Pool Club Residences, Aqua & Baia


Montenegro: 1-bed €599,000, 2-bed €912,000

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.

1-bed €599,000, 2-bed €912,000; Porto Montenegro

8. Country House Fiorita, Tuscany


Italy: €990,000

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.

€990,000; Precious Villas

9. Budens, Vila do Bispo, Algarve


Portugal: £688,000

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.

£688,000; Hamptons International

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