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10 of the Best Wild & Windswept Properties on the Market

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From to cliffside living to secluded countryside charms, here’s our pick of the most wild and windswept properties on the market right now… 

1. Golden Pavilion, British Virgin Islands

Golden Pavillion

A truly spectacular cliffside property, this sunny villa enjoys year-long sunshine and 180 degree ocean views which take in Guana Island and the North Eastern coastline. Moments from secluded Little Bay beach and within close reach of the airport, the chic villa is undoubtedly one of the finest properties in the BVIs. The grounds, featuring gorgeously landscaped gardens with stone walking paths and sitting areas leading directly to the water, add even more ambiance. Available through Christie’s International Real Estate for $4,250,000

2. Sea Farm, Pringle Bay, South Africa

Pringle Bay, SA

Situated under the imposing Hangklip mountains, Sea Farm is an unspoilt, strictly protected nature resort boasting around 6.5km of untouched wild coastline, ideal for long scenic walks. Due to the area’s protected status, it would make a perfect home for those wanting to invest in nature, of which there is an abundance here. However, the property is also within easy reach of Cape Town. Available through Hampton’s International for £583,000

3. Nethergill Farm, Yorkshire Dales

Nethergill farm

A fully modernised 19th century Victorian farmhouse, this property sits at the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and is surrounded by plentiful, unspoilt nature. With the farm – a long-term conservation project initiated by the previous owners – being a haven for wildlife, prepare for regular sightings of countryside critters like red squirrels, black grouse, owls of all kinds and red grouse. Available through Carter Jonas for £1.3m

4. Waterwynch House, Pembrokeshire

Tenby

Surrounded on both sides by thickets of woodland, with a back garden that stretches tantalisingly out to a golden stretch of private beach and the ocean beyond, this is a rare and lovely historic property. Carefully restored, with living quarters which makes the best of the magnificent views, it encompasses 26 acres, including landscaped grounds, gardens, woodland and the sublime slice of beach. Tenby, a picturesque and popular seaside town, is only 2 miles to the north. Available through Savills for £2.5m

5. Red Table Ranch, Vail, Colorado

Red Table Ranch

All glass, pale wood and sleek surfaces, there’s no question of roughing it in this ranch, as this impressive home was only recently completed in January 2019. Stretching out over 72 acres of wild Colorado countryside, it’s an ideal base for sports lovers – opportunities for horse-riding, biking, cross-country skiing and hiking abound – as well as providing an incredible, luxurious standard of living for the discerning buyer. Available through Concierge Auctions, selling without reserve.

6. Portree, Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye

Shrouded in romantic legend, history and mysticism, the Isle of Skye also offers one of the most beautiful wild landscapes in the UK. This 4-bedroom home (not including the cosy, 1-bed cottage), is built in the style of a Scottish laird’s residence and commands stunning views  over Loch Snizort, encompassing the dramatic Cuillin mountain range and Outer Hebrides. Available through Galbraith, offers over £670,000 

7. Arthog Hall, Gwynedd

Arthog Hall

Built of traditional stone in the castellated style, this stately Grade II-listed country house has significant historical and architectural importance. Set in verdant, secluded woodland, it also enjoys expansive views of the Mawddach estuary and the rugged, wild landscape of Snowdonia. Available through Fine & Country for £899,950

8. St Just-in-Roseland, Cornwall

St Just-in-Roseland, Cornwall

A brand-new built with cutting-edge design, the house sits on a prime position above idyllic St Just Creek, commanding stunning views over the Carrick Roads’ azure blue sailing waters. The seaside location’s tranquil scenery can be enjoyed from the large, view-facing garden and multiple raised patios, but the property also has direct access to the waterfront and shingle beach. Available through Lillicrap Chilcott for £4.5m

9. Chinnor Hill, Oxfordshire

Hill House

In a peaceful, sun-trapping location up in the green hills of Oxfordshire, this bright and airy home has been extensively modernised since its conception in the 1900s. French doors open onto landscaped gardens and a spacious terrace, itself facing sweeping, westerly views of the surrounding rolling countryside. Though in a private setting, London Marylebone, Oxford and High Wycombe are all within easy reach. Available through Knight Frank for £1,495,000

10. The Cliff House, St Margaret’s Bay, Kent

The Cliff House

Ever wanted to look over at an entirely different continent from your living room window? Perched on the storied white cliffs of Dover, the aptly-named Cliff House offers just that, with the lucky tenant able to gaze on the shores of France on a clear day from each room in this rare property. Appropriately, the interior shows influences of both French and English country style, while the rooms makes good use of the unobstructed sea views. Available through Knight Frank, POA 

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