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manor House

Brittany, France Five min­utes from the cen­tre of Quim­per, the house is three cen­turies old and was the birth­place in 1719 of Françoisjulien du Dres­nay, one of the founders of the French Marine Acad­emy. It also be­longed to the Count of Kéra­try, a well-known 18th-cen­tury poet, writer and politi­cian.€¤798,000. pa­trice-besse.co.uk This wa­ter­side man­sion was built in 1947 as a sum­mer re­treat by Do­minic Cor­ri­gan, a Dublin physi­cian. Vis­its by King Ed­ward VII and King George V are com­mem­o­rated by fea­tures set into the pa­tio ter­races on ei­ther side of the front door. All the prin­ci­pal rooms en­joy ex­ten­sive sea views. ¤10.5 mil­lion. christies­reale­sate.com

villa LUC­CH­ESIA

tus­cany, italy This beau­ti­ful 15th-cen­tury villa was owned by some of the noblest and old­est fam­i­lies of Tus­cany and was even­tu­ally sold to Elisa Bon­a­parte Ba­cioc­chi, sis­ter of Napoleon. Au­then­tic fea­tures in­clude ter­ra­cotta tiles, large fire­places and grand land­scaped gar­dens. ¤16 mil­lion. sothe­bysre­alty.com

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