Villa Premeno, Lake Maggiore, Italy. A renovated, period property in the hills of Verbania with views towards Lake Maggiore and beyond. It has beamed ceilings, wood floors and French doors leading onto the terraces. 7 beds, 5 baths, recep, library, 1-bed flat, gardens. £737,285 Stresa Luxury Real Estate +39 03 233 2737.
Glandyfi Castle, Machynlleth, Powys. A restored Regency castle with views towards Dovey Estuary and Snowdonia National Park. It has a panelled entrance hall and an octagonal library. 10 beds, 10 baths, 3 receps, atrium, 1-bed lodge, range of outbuildings, gardens, woodland, 31.43 acres. £2.85m Strutt & Parker 01743-284200.
Camusericht Lodge, Rannoch, Pitlochry, Perth & Kinross. A private residential estate with a converted shooting lodge, two-bedroom coach house, three-bedroom cottage, and views over Loch Rannoch towards the mountains of south Rannoch. It has a leisure and swimming pool complex and a large conservatory. 9 beds, 8 baths, 4 receps, outbuildings ,helipad, woodland, 66.2 acres. £1.5m+ Knight Frank 0131-222 9600.
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Camino Cielo, Santa Barbara, California, United States. A house with spectacular views of the Santa Ynez Mountains, Los Padres National Forest and Cachuma Lake. It has vaulted ceilings, open-plan living areas with floor-to-ceiling windows, ceiling fans, tiled floors and contemporary fireplaces. 5 beds, 4 baths, open-plan dining kitchen, large recep, balcony, gardens, 12 acres. £1.3m Village Properties Realtors +1 805 570 0558.
Grey Head Lane, Telluride, Colorado, United States. This contemporary property is situated in an 885-acre resort and has been designed to afford views of Wilson Peak from most of the rooms. It has open-plan living areas and comes with an outdoor dining cabana with fridges, a barbecue oven and firepits, and has shared access to the development’s tennis court, ice rink and hiking trails. 6 beds, 10 baths, office, gourmet kitchen, balconies, 35 acres. £17.36m Knight Frank 020-7629 8171.
Dolgellau, Gwynedd. An 1890s house with a one-bedroom cottage, two-bedroom annexe and two-bedroom flat with views towards Cader Idris. It has oak floors and Victorian cast-iron fireplaces. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study, kitchen, gardens. £685,000 Jackson-Stops 01244-328361.
Appletree Cottage, Newby Penrith, Cumbria. A period farmhouse with an adjacent barn converted into a one-bedroom and a three-bedroom apartment, which is currently run as a holiday-letting business. The house is situated in the Eden Valley with open views towards the Pennines, and the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales national parks are just a few miles away. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, conservatory, gardens. £895,000 Fine & Country 01768-869007.
New Stickle Cottage & Great Langdale Bunkhouse, Great Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria. A traditional Lakeland property in Great Langdale, situated at the foot of the Langdale Pikes. The house comes with a separate bunkhouse with accommodation for up to 20 people, which is ideal for hikers visiting the surrounding area. The house has wood and slate floors, a wood-burning stove and a large dining kitchen. £1.25m. Finest Properties 01434-622234.
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