Luxury properties in the sun

From a circular house with modernist interiors in California to a restored monastery with a consecrated chapel in Apiro, Italy.


Agrari, Mykonos, Cyclades, Greece. A hilltop property overlooking Agrari Bay. The lower floor has two guest bedrooms and there is a studio in the garden. The house has beamed ceilings, open fireplaces and covered outdoor areas. 4 beds, 4 baths, indoor and outdoor kitchen, 2 receps, pool, 1.1 acres. €3.3m Savills +30 210 6996 311.


Aquadisia, Sarasota, Florida, America. This property is the principal beach-front residence in the Sanderling Club on Siesta Key. The house is flanked on four sides by pools that flow into a striking "water wall". 3 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, kitchen, garage, 1.2 acres. $18m Michael Saunders & Co +1 888 5525228.


Buck Island, British Virgin Islands. A 43-acre island with a main house and a number of separate buildings, including a beach house with external dining area and a water sports building. 6 beds, 6 baths, 3 receps, gym, base on nearby Tortola with beach frontage, 3-bed house, gate house, 1 acre. Price on application. Knight Frank 020-7861 1553.

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Cannes, Cote D'Azur, France. This house in Chemin des Collines has panoramic sea views. It is set in terraced, landscaped gardens and has French windows leading onto the terraces. 6 beds, 6 baths, 2 receps, kitchen, wine cellar, swimming pool, garage. €3.99m Knight Frank 020-7629 8171.


Apiro, Le Marche, Italy. A restored monastery with an adjoining consecrated chapel close to the market town of Apiro. It has beamed ceilings, tiled floors, open fireplaces and landscaped gardens that include a vineyard. 6 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, kitchen, 7.9 acres. €1.8m Griffon Italian Property +39 075 8450001.


Rancho Mirage, Riverside, California, America. A renovated circular house in Thunderbird Heights. It has modernist interiors and a circular pool pavilion in the middle of the swimming pool, accessed by a floating walkway. 4 beds, 4 baths, open-plan living areas, 1.2 acres. £2.883m John D Wood & Co 020-3151 5638.


Sandton, Johannesburg, Guateng, South Africa. A family house with spacious entertainment areas, a wrap-around covered patio, a designer kitchen and large gardens with a pool and pool house. It has wood and tiled floors, open fireplaces and French doors leading onto the gardens. 5 beds, 5 baths, 3 receps, garage. £1.039m John D Wood & Co 020-3151 5638.


Villa Fabrica, Santorini, Greece. A former wine factory that has been converted into a residential complex in the village of Pyrgos Kallistis. There are four separate buildings, each with between one and four bedrooms, linked by private courtyards and a communal area with a kitchen and dining area overlooking the pool. €4m Sphere Estates 020-3617 1360.