Castle in Carcassone: Les Carrasses, Carcassone, France
Price: from £188,000
They say: Redevelopment of a chateau into bespoke character apartments.
We say: This fairy-tale castle has a perfect location in the heart of the Languedoc region and is being sensitively restored.
00 33 609 143 613, www.domainedemeure.com
Bella vista: Arona, Lake Maggiore, Italy
They say: Prestigious apartment in a period mansion with lake views and stunning interiors decorated by masters of Milan's Brera Art Academy.
We say: Beautiful property with frescoed walls, decorative ceilings and stunning views.
020-7993 2967; www.gkitalianproperty.com
Totally tropical: Bahia Beach Resort, Puerto Rico
Price: from £572,300
They say: Located in a 483-acre, five-star resort with beach frontage and a championship golf course.
We say: This St Regis-branded development is likely to do well with buyers wanting an investment purchase.
020-7584 3050; www.cluttonsresorts.com