This week: properties in remote locations – from a 14th-century manor on Bodmin Moor in Cornwall, to an estate in Patagonia, Argentina, with more than 6,000 acres of grounds that include a forest and a 247-acre lake.
Esquel, Patagonia, Argentina. An estate set in more than 6,000 acres of grounds, with a forest and a 247-acre lake stocked with rainbow trout. 4 beds, 4 baths, main house of 850 sq m, guest house, indoor pool, marina. Price on application from Christie’s International Real Estate +54 11 4325 4325.
Glandyfi Castle, Machynlleth, Wales. A Regency castle set on a wooded hillside with commanding views over the Dovey Estuary to the mountains of Snowdonia National Park. 10 beds, 10 baths, 3 receps, library, courtyard with guest accommodation, woodland, 31.4 acres. £2.85m Strutt & Parker 01743-284200.
Glenaros Estate, Isle of Mull, Argyll & Bute. A sporting and farm estate on the east coast of Mull with views over the Sound of Mull. It was part of the holdings of the Duke of Argyll until around 1819 and has been the site of the Mull and Morvern Agricultural annual show every August since the 19th century. 3 beds, 1 bath, 3 receps, adjoining 3-bed cottage, 3 holiday cottages, woodland, 1,992 acres. £2m+ Knight Frank 0131-222 9600.
Gobpwllau, Crickhowell, Powys. A cottage on Sugar Loaf Mountain in the Brecon Beacons National Park. It has flagstone floors, wood-burning stoves and retains its original sash windows and wood panelling. 3 beds, bath, 2 receps, 2-storey barn, gardens, grounds, 13 acres. £630,000 Fine & Country, 01873 858990.
Heathwaite Farm, Coniston, Cumbria. A traditional farmstead in an elevated position with views of Coniston Water and the Old Man of Coniston in the Lake District National Park. It is currently used as a holiday home and produces an annual income of just over £80,000. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study, kitchen, 3-bed attached cottage, barn conversion with two 2-bed apartments, further barns and outbuildings, gardens, pasture, 85.1 acres. £1.7m Carter Jonas 01539-722592.
Wild Horse Ranch, Leadville, Colorado, America. A ranch near Colorado’s Sawatch and Mosquito mountain ranges and around 38 miles from Vail, with grounds that include two miles of private fishing rights. It has a western-style cabin and the infrastructure in place to build an additional guest cabin, main house and stables. 3 beds, 2 baths, open-plan kitchen/living area, 326 acres. $4.2m Vail Real Estate +1 970 376 0746.
Basill Manor, St Clether, Launceston, Cornwall. A Grade II-listed manor dating from the 14th century on the edge of Bodmin Moor. The main house and cottage are in need of modernisation and retain period features, including stone fireplaces, stone archways, flagstone floors and panelled walls. 12 beds, 6 baths, 4 receps, woodland, 47.3 acres. £1.5m Carter Jonas 01823-428590.
Clarghyll Hall, Alston, Cumbria. A 16th-century, Grade II-listed country house with its own woodland. It has high ceilings, a great hall with vaulted beamed ceilings, flagstone floors and an inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove. The gardens include a productive kitchen garden and a stone terrace with an ornamental pond and a stone dovecote. 9 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, library, 8.7 acres. £995,000+ Savills 01668-281611.