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island living

House Tour: Tantalizing summer house on the island of Syros

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A beautiful summer house, Residence on Syros II was designed by Block722, hosting a family of four and guests to stay at this incredible villa on the island of Syros, Greece. The steep and somewhat intense geography of the land was a dominating factor in the design process. An expansive staircase leads from the top of the […]

Breathtaking coastal getaway to Turks and Caicos Islands

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Amazing Grace is a stunning vacation rental designed with classic elegance of a West Indies plantation manor, with breathtaking views of the Atlantic ocean. Situated on Providenciales, a small island as part of one of Turks and Caicos Islands, this five bedroom home has access to a beautiful stretch of white sandy beach. This is the perfect […]

Imposing Sunset Point Residence on San Juan Island

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Sunset Point Residence is a stunning contemporary property designed by David Vandervort Architects, perched on the shoreline of San Juan Island, Washington. This 2,365 square foot home looks northwest over Sunset Bay, Haro Strait, and occasional whales passing by.  In order to utilize this small, medium bank waterfront property to best advantage, the home was designed […]

Unbelievable rooftop pool on a Greek island: Mirage House

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The Mirage House is a single level cavernous residence embedded into the hillside covered by an infinity rooftop pool, designed by Kois Associated Architects, located on the Greek island of Tinos. Designed to integrate into the steep sloped rocky terrain that makes up the island’s south-west coastline, the house was conceived as “an invisible oasis […]

Wooden house on the cliffs of the Isle of Skye, Scotland

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This wooden house with simple volumes has been designed by Scottish firm Dualchas Architects, situated close to a cliff with an amazing view over the bay of Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. Perfectly integrated into the environment, the structure is inspired by classic farm buildings in the area and has an outer coating […]

Luxury Beach House on St Barths by Adam Design

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This luxuriously stunning private beach house has been designed by Adam Design with Olivier Dain Perspectives and consultant designer Lesley Batchelor, is located on St Barths. The two storey main house consists of 8,611 square feet (800 square meters) of living space with master suite and two additional bedrooms with living area and kitchen. There […]

Mediterranean summer house on Serifos Island

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Eagle’s Nest is a striking Mediterranean summer house that was completed in 2010, designed by Sinas Architects, situated on Serifos Island, Greece. Serifos perhaps, is one of the last Cycladic islands that has only recently started to develop. Some call it “wild and inhospitable.” For the few faithful who visit it consistently, this “roughness” is […]

Mercer Island residence becomes open and functional home

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Mercer Island Residence was designed to be an open and functional home by Stuart Silk Architects, located on Mercer Island, Washington. The goal of this project was to turn a house with little or no connection to the outside into an open and functional residence. Originally designed by an engineer who designed office buildings, the […]

A colorful Captiva Island beach house

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This colorful Captiva Island, Florida beach house has been designed by Stofft Cooney Architects in conjunction with interior design firm Anthony Baratta. A blend of post-modernism and tropical decor, the home includes a 6,700 square-foot main house, with a 2,400 square-foot two story guest house with two full living/bedroom suites and a gazebo that was […]