House in the mountains
Fervent hikers can have their fun with a house in the mountains. There are many small villages at the bottom of the foot of a mountain area where buying a home is a good investment. With a house in the mountains you have the benefit of taking advantage of several seasons. In winter you can ski and in summer hiking and cycling are popular activities.
Beside that there is plenty in itself that can be enjoyed with a house in a mountain area, rental is also very interesting. Renting out your house is a possibility multiple times per year. You can rent out the house through a company but it is also possible to organize it yourself. Websites like micazu.nl can help you with that.
The countries below could be interesting for you to buy a home.