Fine & Country has seen some of the most luxurious and beautiful homes across the world. This article celebrates some of our unique properties currently on the market. Homes can be unique for a number of reasons; in our round-up we have everything from castles and palaces to wine stores and indoor beaches.
1. Clitheroe, Lancashire, £1,275,000
This eight bedroom home spreads over two acres, with vast woodlands, fells and brooks housing a number of wild animals and birds. The ambience and greenery of the property transform you into a fair-tale woodland. The period features include: open fireplaces, cobbled floors and ceiling windows.
2. Estoril Cascais, Portugal, €3,500,00
Numerous features from this historic property make it a one-of-a-kind. It has 21 bedrooms and 15 bathrooms. The palace and its surrounding plot spreads over seven acres, with chapels, annexes and orchards filling the area with beauty.
3. Barcelona, Spain, €2,500,000
This stunning two bedroom loft is a modern, open plan property. It has private and pedestrian access only. The contemporary style and furnishings from the high ceilings, large windows and exposed beams create an industrial charm making this a unique Spanish property.
4. Gauteng, South Africa, ZAR8,900,000
Chartwell North Estate is home to seven properties in the area, all with 24 hour security in the complex. This five bedroom property is accompanied by a fire pit, hot tub and natural stone cellar. The house is powered almost entirely by the solar farm on the property, three solar geysers and a strong borehole.
5. Gauteng, South Africa, ZAR35,000,000
Situated on the edge of the green-belt of the Dainfern Valley Estate, the view from this this five bedroom home extends through its frameless glass folding windows and doors, over the heated infinity pool to the tree-lined Jukskei River, flowing through the estate.
6. Stanley, Durham, £525,000
This beautiful five bedroom property has an open and modern style which hints to its rich history. The Miners Hall and Institute is a Grade II Listed building, originally opened in 1898 as a meeting place for the local mining workforce. It has been transformed into a family home which can also serve as a home-based office.
7. Harby, Leicestershire, £775,000
This unique home was built in 2014 and perfectly combines a traditional ambience with a contemporary style. This family home has strong ECO credentials, meaning that its energy bills are virtually zero. Unlike most other homes, it has both an atrium and multiple bi-folding doors, contrasting classic and modern architecture.
8. Litchfield, Hampshire, £900,000
Our second barn conversion has a very different and more traditional style compared to The Miners Hall. This four bedroom home is steeped with history and amazing features. The house is one of six properties in a hamlet along a private driveway. The high ceilings, wooden beams and gallery landing provide a grand, and yet cosy space.
9. Oeiras, Portugal, €5,500,000
This palace has beautiful surrounding gardens, pathways and greenery which provide a quiet and peaceful setting. The architectural design of the five bedroom property includes turrets and living walls to complement its grand interior style.
To discover your next unique home, contact Fine & Country today to start your search.