Properties with mountain or hillside views

From a villa overlooking the Apuan Alps in Liguria, Italy, to a farmhouse with views towards Cader Idris in Powys, Wales.


Anakiwa, Queen Charlotte Sound, New Zealand. A modern house in a rural location with views of Queen Charlotte Sound and the surrounding hills. It's 3km from a local town and has wood-burning stoves. 4 beds, 2 baths, open-plan living area, kitchen, gardens, helicopter landing area, 4.9 acres. £400,000 Investabroad Properties 0121-616 5108.


Auchendean Lodge, Dulnain Bridge, Grantown on Spey, Inverness-shire. An Edwardian Arts & Crafts lodge with views of the Cairngorm Mountains and the Strathspey Steam Railway. 6 beds, 7 baths, 3 receps, dining kitchen, 1-bed coach house, gardens, 1.7 acres. £600,000+ Strutt & Parker 01463-719171.


Briery Close, Windermere, Cumbria. The principal part of a mansion on Lake Windermere with views towards the Fells. It has period fireplaces, a private garden and shared access to communal gardens with two tennis courts and a croquet lawn. 4 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, vegetable garden. £1.35m Savills 01625-417450.

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Cowdenknowes, Earlston, Scottish Borders. A restored house dating in part from 1554, situated above the Leader Water with views towards the 400ft Black Hill. It has elaborate fireplaces, oak floors and a grand drawing room. 7 beds, 5 baths, 2 dressing rooms, 4 receps, library, tower room, gym, 2-bed coach house, tennis court, formal gardens, paddock, woodland, trout fishing, 48.3 acres. £1.7m+ Knight Frank 01578-722814.


Cyfie Farm, Llanfihangel, Llanfyllin, Powys. A 1640s farmhouse with later additions set above the Vyrnwy Valley with views towards the Long Mynd and Cader Idris. It has a large inglenook fireplace and a country kitchen with an Aga. 5 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, 2 annexes, 2 cottages, 18 acres. £855,000 Savills 01952-239500.


Cynefin, Llanegryn, Snowdonia National Park. A house designed by award-winning architects close to the Welsh coast, with views of southern Snowdonia. It is built from local stone with a slate tile roof and exposed internal beams. 5 beds, 5 baths, open-plan, split-level living area, garage and workshop, gardens and terraces. £985,000 Strutt & Parker 01743-710388.


Resecoli, Liguria, Italy. This villa is set high in the Montemarcello-Magra Regional Park with views of the Apuan Alps. 4 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, kitchen, stone gate lodge, roof terrace, outbuildings, gardens, olive grove, 1.5 acres. €4.7m Knight Frank 020-7861 1058.


South Lake Tahoe, California, America. A secluded lake-front house with views of Mount Tallac and 197 feet of lake frontage. It has vaulted ceilings and a rock fireplace. 5 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, kitchen, 76 foot pier, 2.7 acres. $7.495m Chase International +1 530 314 9221.