Looking for the perfect summer bolthole? From a lakeside retreat in Gloucestershire to an ancient Venetian palazzo, we have the pick of the best second homes for sale in Britain and abroad.
This striking five-bedroom home stands in an Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty and enjoys glorious views across the Cotswolds Water Park lake. Behind the New England-style facade are gorgeous open plan interiors with vaulted ceilings. Outside, the deck opens onto the lake where the private jetty is waiting for your boat. For more details, see www.watermarkcotswolds.com.
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