Friday, 11 December 2015

On the market… in the sun

These fabulous homes have us dreaming of a sunny Christmas

Written by Melonie Clarke
1 Equestrian property, Silves, Portugal: €2.1m


This four-bedroom property sits on six hectares of flat land, ideal for horses and farm animals. With wooden shelters and paddocks it’s just a five-minute drive to Silves and Lagoa, and 15 minutes to the coastal village of Carvoeiro and nearby beaches.

Fine & Country, Carvoeiro: 00351-282 354140,

2 Unique modern villa, La Zagaleta Golf, Marbella, Spain: €5.9m


This beautiful villa, designed by Luis Melgarejo, has four bedrooms and is situated on an elevated plot in a highly soughtafter location, enjoying stunning sea and mountain views. There are two private golf courses, an equestrian centre, tennis centre, two clubhouses and a restaurant.

Fine & Country, Marbella: 0034-952 764010,

3 Beachfront estate house, Jumby Bay Island, Antigua and Barbuda: US $28.5m


All seven bedrooms of this colonial-style house enjoy views over the bay and across the Caribbean Sea. There are eight acres of land including tropical gardens, two private cottages, a swimming pool, barbecue kitchen and covered bar.

Knight Frank: 020-7861 1553,

4 Seven-bedroom villa, La Zagaleta Golf, Marbella, Spain: €11m


Situated in a private residential estate, this contemporary home is set over three floors and has mature landscaped gardens, a heated infinity swimming pool and built-in barbecue area. The property enjoys unobstructed views of the golf course, the Mediterranean Sea and Gibraltar, and across to the coast of Africa.

Fine & Country, Marbella: 0034-952 764010,

5 Beach-front property, Prospect Bay, St James, Barbados: US $13.75m


This newly built beachfront property has six bedrooms and offers 9,200 square feet of living space. Its proximity to the waterfront and direct beach access set this property apart from others in the area. Enjoy panoramic views and a swimming pool.

Prestige Property Group: 01935-817188,

6 Vogue, Quinta Da Marinha, Cascais, Portugal: €4m


Located on one of the most luxurious resorts in Portugal, this sea-view property is set over three floors and has seven bedrooms. There’s a home cinema, guest apartment, pool and Jacuzzi.

Fine & Country, Cascais: 00351-214 643636,

7 Oliver Messeldesigned villa, Mustique: US $9.85m


This three-bedroom, three-bathroom property has been extensively refurbished but retains many original details. There are wonderful sea views and the master suite overlooks the swimming pool. 

Knight Frank: 020-7861 1553,

8 Villa at Los Flamingos Golf, Marbella, Spain: €4.95m


This new-build, six bedroom villa enjoys panoramic views out to the Med. The living room is open plan, with double-height ceilings. Features include heated pool, electric shutters and guest apartment.

Fine & Country, Marbella: 0034-952 764010,

9 Caribbean cottage, Mustique: US $6.5m


This recently refurbished cottage has three en-suite bedrooms and is situated on the western side of the Endeavour Hills, thus enjoying the best sunset sea views on the island. In the grounds is an infinity pool with waterfall, plus staff accommodation.

Knight Frank: 020-7861 1553,

10 Villa, Liscia di Vacca, Porto Cervo, Arzachena, Sardinia: €7.5m


The main house has four en-suite bedrooms and there is also a one-bedroom apartment for staff. The property features a wonderful garden with typical Mediterranean flora, a veranda, wide terraces, swimming pool, barbecue area and basement laundry area.

Knight Frank: 020-7861 1553,

11 Historic villa, Malcesine, Italy: €8.9m


This prestigious villa is situated in the popular resort of Malcesine, known as ‘The Pearl of Lake Garda’. Set over three floors, the villa has nine bedrooms. All of the rooms feature terraces overlooking the lake and the roof terrace enjoys spectacular 360-degree views. The property enjoys 200 metres of lake frontage and comes with a boat house and private bathing beach. It even has its own private island with a small chapel.

Prestige Property Group: 01935-817188,

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