10th February, 2017

Top 10 romantic homes

Top 10 romantic homes

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and love is very much in the air. A house could be the perfect surprise for your spouse and an ‘I love you’ of course! From pink cottages to secluded homes, we have found some of the prettiest homes, perfect for Valentine’s Day.

1. The Hallows - £425,000

Thinking of getting married in 2017? Here is a property perfect for newlyweds. The converted chapel consists of a circular tower room, modern day kitchen extension and a good-sized garden. The property is approached through two gated entrances, one leading to a gravel parking area, and the other through an impressive yew hedge archway. The original chapel was built in the late 19th Century as a private chapel for the nearby Manor House.

2. Llangattock, Crickhowell, £498,000

Pretty and pink. Here is the perfect romantic home for Valentine’s Day. This beautiful house is believed to date from the 17th century and many of its period features remain to this day. They include exposed beams, fireplaces and original floorboards. The barn adjoining the original house was incorporated into the living accommodation creating a magnificent drawing room with exposed 'A' frames and doors opening out to the rear terrace.

3. Dafundo, Oeiras, €5,500,000

This Portuguese palace includes a farm as well as five-bedrooms for luxury living. To live like royalty, you can enjoy four floors, a dining room, plenty of land and a grand entrance hall. Imagine relaxing in the summertime, soaking up the delightful Portuguese sun.

4. Florence Rimaggio, €3,000,000

Have you ever dreamed of owning a place in Italy? Do you want to move abroad? This is the perfect villa for you. Located in the hills around Bagno a Ripoli Nes, which is only seven kilometres from Florence, it has a private garden of over 4000 square metres, four panoramic terraces and a gated entrance.

5. Cannes, Cote D'Azur, France, €1,990,000

Cannes must be one of the most romantic places on the French Rivera. It has sandy beaches, designer boutiques and beautiful buildings. This 19th century Belle Époque villa is located in a sought-after neighbourhood, surrounded by lush gardens and a tranquil setting. From the bedrooms, the villa offers far-reaching views over the city of Cannes and towards the sea.

6. Cannes, Le Cannet, France, €769,000

A gorgeous Victorian style villa which has been beautifully maintained whith its original charm still intact. Built on three levels, this four-bedroom property has a winter veranda which opens out in the summer and a dining room that leads to a sunny breakfast patio. A home perfect for all weathers.

7. Grandford, £340,000

A home to suit all tastes. Grandford is an attractive Edwardian house with its original bay windows on either side of this much-loved family home. It is a mix of both modern and traditional design with many fine features, over two floors.

8. Watling House, Claybrooke Parva, Lutterworth, £675,000

Located in the south of Leicestershire, this 18th century property has a host of pre-Georgian features with stables for equestrian enthusiasts. The house is spread over three floors and has five bedrooms. For warmer summer days, there is a large conservatory, a tennis court and a spacious garden.

9. Norton Cottage, Aston Magna, £489,000

A period home with lots of character. Set in the heart of the Cotswolds, this four-bedroom home exudes charm with colourful window frames, a private garden and an open fire place.

10. Adbury, £725,000

Merging history with modern design, this charming Victorian cottage is an ideal home for a family. With over an acre of land, the gardens offer stunning views of open farmland and a pool with a log cabin and bar.

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