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10 Stunning Sunshine Homes on the Market Right Now

Our pick of the best sunny escapes available to buy right now...

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As autumn approaches and the wind chills, you might be, like us, dreaming of investing in a sunshine home somewhere warmer… From villas in Mykonos to luxury apartments in Cyprus, here is our selection of the most gorgeous sun-drenched properties available to jet off to now.

1. Blu Marine, Cyprus

Blu Marine, Cyprus

Wake up to spectacular Mediterranean sea views in one of Blu Marine’s impressive sea-facing apartments, complete with large private balconies and a 24 hour concierge service, as well as access to the developments’ luxury spa, infinity pool and landscaped gardens. The residency consists of three individual towers – each aptly named after the ancient Greek Gods Poseidon, Zeus and Oceanus– located just a short walk away from nearby restaurants, cycling routes and golf resorts. Available through Limassol Blu Marine. Prices from €615,000

2. Firwood, Gloucestershire

Firwood, Gloucestershire

This 1920s property situated in one of Cirencester’s most coveted roads was made for outdoor enjoyment with its immaculate gardens, complete with a swimming pool and external summer house, apt for capturing the British sunshine. On the ground floor are four considerable reception rooms and kitchen, while the second floor comprises five spacious bedrooms, as well as a dressing room. Available through Knight Frank for £1,650,000 

3. 1192: Maravillosa villa en la Zagaleta, Spain

1192: Maravillosa villa en la Zagaleta, Spain

With its vibrant coral exterior and impeccable panoramic mountain and sea views, this impressive nine-bedroom villa situated in the heart of La Zagaleta, Spain proves an idyllic sunshine escape. A tranquil outdoor swimming pool sits at the front of the villa surrounded by Mediterranean gardens and plants, and inside you’ll find an alternate heated pool on the ground floor with stunning views. As if that wasn’t enough, the property also features a cinema room, games room, and a gym complete with a Turkish bath. Available through Christie’s International Real Estate. Price upon request

4. Start View Cliffhouse, Kingsbridge

1. Start View Cliffhouse, Kingsbridge

Just a short walk from the coastline, this picturesque three-bedroom bungalow boasts extraordinary panoramic sea views. The seaside property features a light and spacious 40ft open-plan living room, media room with beautiful farmland views, and a wild flower meadow, complete with an impressive outdoor kitchen and pizza oven perfect for sunny al fresco dining. While country and sea views are the property’s piece de resistance, there are also an array of things to do close by, including a visit to the historic village of Hallsands and a walk along the idyllic South West Coast Path. Available through Marchand Petit for £1,250,000

5. Golfe Poente 111, Quinta do Lago, Portugal

Golfe Poente 111, Quinta do Lago, Portugal

This six-bedroom villa makes for relaxing outdoor living, with peaceful pool areas, landscaped gardens, and a large BBQ dining area where all the family fun can be had. On the first floor is an impressive master bedroom complete with an en-suite bathroom and balcony overlooking the pool, garden and golf course, while a light and modern kitchen, open-plan dining and snug area and two other bedrooms comprise the ground floor. Another bedroom can be found in the basement, along with a spacious living room with a football table for when the fun moves indoors. Available through Quinta do Lago Rental Collection. Price available on request

6. Bonaire, Mallorca, Spain

Bonaire, Mallorca, Spain

This beautifully modern Spanish villa makes for the perfect family home away from home. Featuring a spacious living room accompanied by a wood burner and French windows, an infinity pool and barbecue area, as well as an array of open terraces, outdoor living is at the heart of this four-bedroom property. Surrounded by tranquil olive tree gardens and authentic Mallorcan stone walls, the luxury villa also boasts panoramic mountain and sea views. Available through Hamptons International for £1,438,000

7. Frenchman’s Creek, Dartmouth, Devon

Frenchman's Creek, Dartmouth, Devon

With spectacular terrace views stretching the Devonshire coast, this waterfront property captures the British sunlight in all its glory. The open-plan kitchen and dining room’s adjoining terraces make for glorious outdoor dining, while the coastline can be adorned from the property’s beautiful gardens, including an exotic tree fern garden, olive grove and large stone fire pit. When taking a break from the outdoors, the lower ground floor’s leisure suite can be enjoyed, complete with a swimming pool, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi. Available through Savills for £5,000,000

8. Beach Front Villa, Costa Navarino, Greece

Beach Front Villa, Costa Navarino, Greece

For a slice of the Greek sunshine, look no further than this luxurious Costa Navarino beachfront villa, nestled between the Ionian Sea and the Peloponnese mountains. The villa’s spectacular outdoor amenities – which include an infinity edge pool, picturesque gardens and a façade leading directly to the beach – are more than matched inside, with a steam room and sauna, home cinema, indoor lap pool and cellar. Not to mention the beautiful natural stone walls and planted roof tops which only enhance this villa’s tranquillity. Available through Costa Navarino Residences. Prices range from €600,000 – €1,100,000

9. Villa Bimo, Mykonos

Villa Bimo, Mykonos

Just a stone’s throw away from Psarou, one of Myknonos’ most beautifully renowned beaches, this luxurious four-bedroom villa is ideal for those looking to bask in the Grecian sunshine while taking advantage of all the beauty the island has to offer. Property highlights include an infinity pool and terrace overlooking Psarou, as well as an open-plan kitchen and fully stocked wine fridge for those who wish to wine and dine in the sun. Available through Beauchamp Estates. €2,500,000

10. Carvoeiro, Portugal

Carvoeiro, Portugal

With incredible 180 degree sea views, an idyllic landscaped garden and salt water pool, this five-bedroom villa situated by the coast is perfect for capturing the Portugese sunshine. Not to mention, the property also offers direct access to the cliffs for unparalleled seaside views, as well as a poolside gazebo complete with an open fire place for soaking up those hazy summer evenings. Available through Fine & Country for €5,800,000

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