Britt of all right: Brittany, France
They say: This stone-built property is full of character, with stunning gardens and 65,000 square metres of land, encompassing fields and lakes.
We say: Pretty property in a lovely rural location, with a lot of land and attractive outbuildings suitable for conversion.
0121-616 5108; www.investabroadproperties.com
Sporting chance: Portimao, Algarve, Portugal
They say: Recently refurbished seven-bedroom, nine-bathroom detached villa near the coast and famous golf courses.
We say: On the edge of a small development, this grand and spacious villa with country views has extensive grounds, and has recently been reduced in price.
0845 430 0185; www.uniqueliving.com
Eco escape: Eden Caribe, Dominican Republic
Price: from £117,500
They say: Zero-carbon development in which the landscape has been respected, and building has mostly been done by hand with the use of natural materials.
We say: Attractive modern resort on the south-west coast of this popular island. Apartments overlook the beach.