France

Saint-Tropez contemporary property €2.9 million

Four bedrooms, great entertaining spaces, south-facing terrace

This beautifully restored modern villa directly overlooks the Bay of Cavalaire, on the southern tip of
the Saint-Tropez peninsula away from the crowds. With a vast reception/dining area and a fully fitted kitchen opening directly onto the south-facing terrace, it’s a perfect place for entertaining. Offering amazing views to L’île de Porquerolles, a path leads from the house directly down to the sea.
Knight Frank (020-7861 5120)

Spain
Sotogrande golf property €4.995 million

Seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, waterview, golf

Recently completed, this substantial villa has a frontline position on La Reserva with superb south-easterly views down the valley over the golf course and on to the sea. All seven double bedrooms are en-suite and outside spaces comprise a large courtyard, terraces and a private pool
Knight Frank (020-7861 1097)

France
Villa in La Colle Sur Loup €17 million


10 bedrooms, guest villa, caretaker’s dwelling

The perfect French Riviera property, the main house offers well-structured reception rooms and seven large bedrooms; outside are the guest house, tennis court and an attractive pool house. The grounds are almost four acres and the views across to neighbouring St Paul de Vence are charming
Home Hunts (00 33 970 44 66 43)

Italy
Historic apartment on Elba €560,000


Five bedrooms, two bathrooms, mooring

Just six miles off the Tuscan coast, Elba is a favourite with the Milanese in summer. This five-bedroom apartment was once the residence of the English officers during the Napoleonic period and might prove to be a hit with sailing enthusiasts as a mooring, just minutes away in the port of Portoferraio, also comes with the house
Knight Frank (020-7861 1058)

Spain
Aiguablava modern villa, Costa Brava €4.875 million


Seven bedrooms, five bathrooms, beach access

Surrounded by pine forests on a picture-perfect Costa Brava cove, this modern villa is situated in an exclusive gated community on the frontline of Aiguablava. The large living room, kitchen, seven bedrooms and five bathrooms are spread over two floors and there is staff accommodation. A small outhouse also has a Jacuzzi
Sotheby’s International Realty (00 34972 62 40 70)

Italy
Portofino villa €11.5 million

Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, garden, terraces

Privacy and unparalleled views are both key selling points for this unique four-bedroom villa in Portofino. Original features include terracotta floor tiles, vaulted ceilings and an open fireplace, and the outdoor spaces comprise pretty gardens and extensive terraces with magnificent trees, which provide an oasis of cool in the summer
Savills (020-7016 3740)

Croatia
Peljesac peninsula €2.5 million

Five bedrooms, open-plan living spaces and pretty gardens

Dating back to the 18th century, this impressive former captain’s house has wonderful seafront views over to the island of Korcula. Recently renovated, and with accommodation over four levels, there are pretty gardens and stone paved terraces outside. Dubrovnik is 1ó hours away by car.
Savills (020-7016 3740)

Greece
Zakynthos villa €5 million


Main house with six bedrooms, three-bedroom villa, one-bedroom villa, staff accommodation
The quiet north-east coast of the island of Zakynthos is the setting for this substantial modern property. Lovingly looked after by an English family over the past eight years, flexible accommodation is spread between the main house and the standalone villas.

Aylesford International (020-7349 9772)

Greece
Corfu beachfront house €7.5 million

Main villa with five bedrooms, private jetty, cinema room, gym, one-bedroom guest cottage
Away from the mass tourism, in an underdeveloped bay in the smart north-east of Corfu, the agent is marketing this property as ‘the finest beachfront private villa for sale in the Ionian islands’. In view of the ample accommodation for a family and guests, underfloor heating and cooling, a cinema room, private jetty and an infinity pool, it might be churlish to argue.
Savills (020-7016 3740)

Italy
Sardinia POA

Traditional villa, three bedrooms, great views, pool Built in the typical Sardinian style just a few miles from Porto Cervo, this attractive villa has far-reaching views overlooking the archipelago of La Maddalena and Corsica. Accommodation includes a large first-floor living room, a spacious kitchen and three en-suite bedrooms. The swimming pool and a large garden with pretty flower beds, ornamental plants and fruit trees plus dense oak woodland make the outdoor area appealing all year round.
Immobilsarda (00 39 07 89 90 90 00)

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