Thursday, November 24, 2022

Five of the best: Homes for holidays

The Steeple Times chooses five houses that would be ideal as holiday homes

 

With spring upon us and the worst of winter fading into memory, many are beginning to plan their summer holidays. For those with the necessary resources, thoughts of buying a second home may be on the agenda. Here we choose five of the best homes for holidays:

 

blank

La Vue, Grimaud, French Riviera – £4.2 million (€5.959 million, $6.3 million)

blank
blank

Homes for holidaysSituated across the bay from St Tropez, this ultra-modern residence includes 5 bedroom suites and 2 reception rooms. Externally there are three south facing terraces and a heated infinity pool. La Vue is for sale through Hutchinson Bell.

 

Dering Harbour, Shelter Island, The Hamptons, USA – £9.5 million (€13.2 million, $13.95 million)

Homes for holidays

Situated on 4.1 acres and built in 1980, this 4,700 square foot waterfront home includes 7 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms. There is also a 1,200 square foot 4 bedroom guest cottage and a 3-car garage. Externally there is a gunite pool and a deep water dock. The property is for sale through Jonathan Smith of Sotheby’s.

 

Villa Igea, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy – £6.1 million (€8.5 million, $8.9 million)

Homes for holidaysFeaturing 12 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms spread between a 16th century villa and three cottages, the Villa Igea estate incudes 54.46 acres of gardens and olive groves. There are also two swimming pools and the property is for sale through Knight Frank.

 

Porthledden, Cape Cornwall, St Just, UK – £3 million (€4.2 million, $4.4 million)

Homes for holidaysBuilt for the former chairman of De Beers, Captain Francis Oats, in 1909, this Grade II listed 11,660 square foot seaside mansion stands in some 7.2 acres. Aside from 10 bedrooms and 3 bedroom guest apartment, the property benefits from stabling, three paddocks and a school. Porthledden is for sale through Savills.

 

La Zagaleta, Benahavís, Spain – £6.9 million (€9.75 million, $10.2 million)

Homes for holidaysA 6 bedroom, 6 bathroom villa with a maid’s apartment and garaging for three cars, this Andalusian style house is set within the La Zagaleta Golf and Country Club. It has an infinity swimming pool and a games room and is on the market with Aylesford.

 

 

Subscribe to our free once daily email newsletter here:

     

    blank
    blank
    The Steeple Times
    The Steeple Times
    We research and background check our articles. If you believe we have made and error in some detail please get in touch, we seek always to write the truth and stand against a press owned by a self selected few. Please help us, we will accept all your likes, subscriptions and anonymous suport. The Editor and his team at the Steeple Times.

    2 COMMENTS

    1. The one in Tuscany is classy and the one on the coast of Cornwall is in a wonderful setting but the others are just awful. Money does not always buy taste or style for that matter.

    2. All that ‘ If you want to see what God thought of money; just take a look at those to whom he has given it ‘ applies, but some of these houses that ‘ Disgusted of Belgravia disapproves ‘ compare very favourably to former jerry built City clerk’s four floor Chelsea houses put up when the Circle Line was established

      As does my favourite F. Scott Fitzgerald quote,’ If ever you feel like disapproving of someone; remember not everyone has had your advantages ‘

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    £1 per week Supports The Steeple Times

    Help journalism to remain honest & independent. You can make a difference to the world today.

    3,089FansLike
    2,068FollowersFollow
    14,471FollowersFollow

    Subscribe For DAILY NEWS

    Please subscribe, like and share this unique site, it helps us tremendously. The Steeple Times in return will send you an email at noon each and everyday, that we sincerely hope you will enjoy & look forward to seeing in your inbox.

    AD
    Advertisement

    Trending Now

    Waite Urges No Further Wait – Terry Waite CBE Calls For No Further Delay In Reviewing The Case Of Mark Alexander

    ‘The Steeple Times’ backs respected humanitarian Terry Waite CBE’s calls for a review “without further delay” of the conviction of Mark Alexander; the now 35-year-old was found guilty of killing his conman father on “circumstantial evidence alone” in 2010.

    Cut Price Cairness House – 58% Slashed Off Price Of “Scotland’s most important Greek Revival house”

    “Internationally important” Greek Revival Cairness House has its price slashed from £3 million to just £1.25 million in spite of it having been given a renovation that supposedly cost over £1 million.

    Theresa May’s Wads Of Saudi Wonga – WTTC Speech in Saudi Arabia

    Matthew Steeples questions if it is right for the former Prime Minister Theresa May to presumably taking wads of wonga to give a speech to the World Travel & Tourism Council in Saudi Arabia given the World Economic Forum ranked the country 141 out of 149 countries on gender equality.

    Suspended Sommers Speaks – Kirby Sommers To Speak About Twitter Suspension Just As Fergie’s ‘Toesucker’ Blabs Also

    ‘The Steeple Times’ urges readers to tune into the listen to the crusading author of ‘Ghislaine Maxwell: An Unauthorized Biography’ Kirby Sommers speak about her suspension from Twitter just as Jeffrey Epstein associate Donald Trump is allowed to return and John Bryan blabs about ‘Randy Andy’s’ disastrous interview.

    Most Popular Artcles

    Who REALLY is Omid Scobie?

    An examination of the true character traits of the Duchess of Sussex’s PR peddling biased ‘bestie’ Omid Scobie by Nikolay Kalinin.

    Justice for James Scurlock

    Power of social media proven after senseless killing of James Scurlock in Omaha, Nebraska allegedly by a controversial bar owner named Jake Gardner who has been photographed with Donald Trump.

    Moron of the Moment – Prince Harry

    With his marriage to the woman formerly known as Meghan Markle, Prince Harry has morphed into an utter bore   Prince Harry used to be a...

    Scobie Orf!

    ‘MeGain’s’ bestie Omid Scobie deservedly gets slammed by ‘Yankee Wally’ Sadie Quinlan for getting her shut down on Twitter; this childish chap should now just ‘belt up, wrap up and shut up.’