Is 2018 the year you move abroad and turn your hand to something different? If so, one of these businesses could be your ticket to an exciting new life in the sun!

B&B & campsite in Dordogne

B&B and campsite, France
Ready and waiting for enthusiastic new owners is this B&B with a small campsite in the Dordogne. Located in the pretty Périgord Vert natural park, accommodation in the eight-bedroom house, a renovated 18th-Century manor, includes a gîte for 4-10 people. Facilities include a swimming pool and hot tub/spa area, while attached to the house are a covered bar/restaurant and outdoor kitchen.

The campsite includes six mobile homes for rentals and there is a barn suitable for conversion into another gîte. The property also has its own water supply and high-speed internet. Click on the image for more details.
Or, to find out about another exciting opportunity, which includes a campsite, gîtes and fishing lakes, in Limousin, click here.

Cattery & kennels in Spain

Kennels and cattery, Spain
Animal lovers looking for a new adventure might be tempted by this property in rural Alméria, which comes with its own kennels and cattery. In addition, attached to the three-bedroom ‘cortijo’ farmhouse, which boasts oodles of rustic character, is an independent one-bedroom apartment, which can be let for income or used for visiting friends and family.

Original features inside the property include adobe ceilings, wooden doors and wood burners. The kennels and cattery are fully operational and provide a regular income for the current owners. This property is located 50 minutes inland in the countryside around the traditional town of Vélez-Blanco, near the picturesque María-Los Vélez mountain range.

Yoga retreat in Italy

Yoga retreat, Italy
More spiritually minded people could fall under the spell of this stunning retreat in a corner of Italy’s unspoilt Marche region. Besides the location and soothing environment, highlights include the communal yoga platform overlooking the property’s 91 acres of countryside, individual yoga platforms in some of the guest rooms and the panoramic-view saltwater swimming pool.

Located 20 minutes from the town of Urbino, the accommodation comprises 15 bedrooms spread across three buildings, including the central farmhouse and two further restored buildings, one with a professional kitchen. A fourth building is used for storage and a garage. Known as “The Hill that Breathes”, this is an established business ideal for those who would enjoy injecting some R&R into other people’s lives.

Café in Spain

Café, Spain
Are you a people person who would thrive living and working in the heart of an expat and Spanish community? If so, this established café in the pretty hilltop town of Frigiliana in the Costa del Sol could be perfect for you.

Called La Tienda, the business is centrally located near the church square of this picturesque old town and comes with inside and outdoor seating, a large fully fitted kitchen and customer toilet. Run successfully for 17 years and highly rated on TripAdvisor, the current owners are open all year.

The café forms the ground floor of a traditional townhouse, above which there are two further floors of living accommodation, including a main bedroom, second bedroom/living area and roof terrace offering glorious views of the town and surrounding countryside.

Written by Overseas Guides Company.

For more information on buying abroad get your FREE Country Buying Guide!

Country Buying Guide Country Buying Guide Country Buying Guide Country Buying Guide

See all available country guides

If you are considering an overseas property purchase, whether for lifestyle or investment, opening a no-obligation account with FCA-authorised Smart Currency Exchange will enable you to benefit from their competitive exchange rates and specialist currency knowledge, ultimately saving you money and time. For more information, download Smart Currency Exchange’s free report or visit the Currency Zone.