Last updated: June 9, 2012 12:10 am

Hot property: Summer houses

A selection of properties from around the world where owners can relax in the sunshine and enjoy first-rate amenities

Ses Egos, Puerto de Andratx, Mallorca, €5.85m

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Where In a quiet cul-de-sac above the harbour of Andratx on the south-west tip of Mallorca, around 40km from Palma de Mallorca international airport.

What A four-bedroom, three-bathroom villa with 417 sq m of living space. The house includes a 14m x 4m infinity swimming pool, a spa and sauna, and 217 sq m of open and roofed terraces with views of the harbour.

Why The next owners will be able to move in right away: the house comes with everything from stereo systems to a top-of-the-range kitchen with Birgit Müller appliances.

Who Engel & Völkers, www.engelvoelkers.com/mallorca, tel: +34 971 67 14 71

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Daymer Bay House, Cornwall, UK, £3.5m

Where Near Trebetherick, a village in north Cornwall. The house is around seven miles from Wadebridge and 18 miles from Bodmin Parkway, which has direct trains to London Paddington. Newquay Airport is 20 miles away.

What A six-bedroom house set in approximately 2.4 acres. The 4,064 sq ft property comes with a pool, pool house, tennis court and a garden that leads down to the beach.

Why The house overlooks Daymer Bay, which is sheltered by fields and woods. The house is around four hours by train from central London and makes for a great weekend escape.

Who Savills, www.savills.co.uk, tel: +44 (0)20 7016 3889

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2026 Surfside Terrace, Vero Beach, Florida, US, $3.5m

Where Around eight miles from Vero Beach Municipal Airport, 30 miles from Port St Lucie, 100 miles from Orlando and 140 miles from Miami.

What A four-bedroom, three-bathroom house with direct access to more than 113 ft of ocean frontage. The 3,500 sq ft property has a top-of-the-range kitchen, internal elevator, pool and outdoor dining area.

Why The temperature rarely dips below 23C and the house is near several world-class golf courses, including courses designed by Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus.

Who Dale Sorensen Real Estate, www.sorensenrealestate.com, tel: +1 772 532 0010

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Plan de la Tour, St Tropez, France, €2.795m

Where In south-eastern France, around 9km from St Maxime, 18km from St Tropez and 90km from Nice Airport.

What A four-bedroom villa with reversible air conditioning, underfloor heating and marble floors. There is a swimming pool, pool house, and large outdoor dining area with views of the surrounding landscape.

Why The house was recently renovated and outfitted with new appliances, so little maintenance is involved. It’s the perfect summer home for those looking to come and go during holidays.

Who Knight Frank, www.knightfrank.com, tel: +44 (0)20 7629 8171

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Agapanthus, Paget, Bermuda, $19.5m

Where On the main island, around 4km from Hamilton and 23km from LF Wade International Airport.

What A four-bedroom main house built in a traditional Bermudian style with a conservatory, a library, two wine cellars and a two-bedroom staff apartment. The grounds include a swimming pool, beach pavilion, tennis courts, gym, putting green and a two-bedroom guest cottage.

Why In addition to the property’s first-rate amenities, the house is a short walk from Grape Bay Beach, which has excellent swimming and snorkelling year-round.

Who The Property Group, www.property-group.com, tel: +1 441 236 0389

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