Take 5 around €830,000
Sherry FitzGerald is seeking €830,000 for this five-bedroom house at Hunters Lane, Grantstown, Waterford
Vineyards (yielding Barbara and Moscato DOCG), fruit and nut trees populate the two hectares of land that come with this 1930s stone-and-brick house. The best views of the surrounding hills are from the tower on the third floor, but the landscape is enjoyed at all levels. Near Asti town, this three-storey house has 11 rooms in addition to a hayloft and stables, and a forno/barbecue in separate building.
Agent realpointitaly.com, 0044-845 331 2812
This west coast house, between Darkwood and Ffryes, is set on a sunset-facing bluff. It is in the Tamarind Hills oceanfront resort made up of apartments and houses. The beach-front villa has three bedrooms and a swimming pool. The resort connects to two beaches via a boardwalk and residents have access to a beach club with a restaurant on the sea. There are also tennis courts, spa and a croquet lawn.
Price$1.1 million (€824,000)
Agent savills.com, 0044-20 7016 3740
Trust an artist to buy such a picturesque house.
American sculptor and kinetic mobile maker Alexander Calder bought this 19th century house and mill (near Tours) for his daughter.
The main house has a sitting room, dining room and kitchen at garden level, three en suite bedrooms on the first floor and two bedrooms, a bathroom and library on the second floor. The guest house has a sitting room, open-plan kitchen and dining room, four en suite bedrooms and a library.
Agent emilegarcin.fr, 0033-140738448
This restored farmhouse, two minutes from Loulé (inland between Faro and Albufeira), has all the charm of solid, vernacular architecture.
Sitting on just over a hectare of land (two acres), much of it mature garden and with a swimming pool, the house has seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, terraces, a garage and covered dining area outside, with barbecue .
Agent portugalproperty.com, 0044 800 014 8201