There are seven ensuite bedrooms, a staff bedroom, caretaker's cottage, swimming pool and pool house, and gardens containing magnificent umbrella pines
and Mediterranean shrubs and trees.
Next to a little valley, the site has a canopy of umbrella pines
, the dark green spreading trees which seem emblematic of southern Africa.
For three kilometres it curves beside the bay, bordered by flowering gardens and lawns planted with palms and umbrella pines
Rated among the top courses in Europe by Golf Digest Magazine and a two-time host of the European Tour's Portuguese Open, Vila Sol is a stunning 27-hole championship course renowned for its woodland setting of umbrella pines
, fig, almond and 300 year old cork oak trees in the heart of the country's exclusive Algarve region.
Based on an original design by Sir Henry Cotton and remodelled respectfully by Rocky Roquemore, it sweeps down to the Atlantic along fairways lined with umbrella pines
Monte Carlo - From exotic gardens of succulents and sub-tropical microclimate species, to umbrella pines
and rare fruit trees, Crystal takes guests throughout the Cote d'Azur to explore classic French, Spanish, and even English garden design, complete with stunning coastline views and even a lesson in cooking with flowers.
Always, she offered a choice, an easy way or a more challenging route, each one amid glorious wild flowers and the classic Italian umbrella pines
It is a 6,500m, par-72, with five par-5s, eight par-4s and five tricky par-3s and a fair sprinkling o f wat e r hazards, set among the familiar umbrella pines
, plus orange groves and the odd avocado tree.