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Breathtaking shingle-style residence on Lake Minnetonka

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This shingle-style residence was designed by Swan Architecture and built by John Kraemer & Sons, located in Carman Bay, a community of Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota. Designed as a home away from home for a family of four, the cottage serves as a wonderful destination spot for seasonal recreation. When the parents retire, they will eventually transition […]

Idyllic Cape Cod beach retreat overlooking the Atlantic ocean

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Nestled atop Blueberry Hill sits a beautiful Cape Cod beach retreat imagined by Hutker Architects, featuring elements that are both refined and rustic. The dwelling overlooks a wind blown salt marsh, with magnificent views of the Atlantic ocean beyond. This tranquil retreat was designed for a family who wished to have a year-round escape in the Cape. The […]

Rustic ranch house retreat designed for family gatherings in Texas

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This rustic ranch house is a family retreat custom designed by Burleson Design Group and built by Coachman Homes, located on 26 acres in Wimberley, Texas. Designed to maximize the dramatic northern views, this farmhouse encompasses 3,700 square feet of living space. The challenge of this project was to bring natural breezes throughout the structure, while taking advantage of the light […]

Dreamy luxury woodland cabin in West Sussex: Little Bear

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This woodland cabin is a luxurious self-catering retreat surrounded by wildflowers, located near Billingshurst, West Sussex, United Kingdom. This relaxing haven will help you to re-awaken your connection with nature and promises to help re-kindle romantic chemistry. If a dreamy cabin in the woods sounds delightful, you will also enjoy the amenities this retreat has to […]

Coastal modern retreat on Ponte Verda Beach, Florida

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This ultra-casual beach house retreat is full of light and devoid of clutter, designed by Balfoort Architecture with interiors by Beach Chic Design in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. This is a vacation home built for a family whose primary residence is in San Jose, California. The homeowners had an affinity for the beach and when this property […]

Shingle-style seaside escape overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

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This shingle-style Cape Cod retreat is nestled on a peninsula on Buzzard’s Bay, in Falmouth, Massachusetts, was designed by Hutker Architects along with designers Williams & Spade. CH Newton Builders also worked on this project, a true collaboration by all, taking two years to complete. This family home was designed with the intention of using it as […]

Modernist refuge of stone, wood, steel and glass in Martis Camp

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An inspiring modernist refuge designed by Jamie Bush is positioned high up in the private mountain community of Martis Camp just outside Lake Tahoe, California. This attractive vacation retreat was designed for a young family looking to escape their busy lifestyle in Silicon Valley. The vision for this refuge was to create a bold, modernist design with materials that […]

Modern Michigan retreat features wood and shipping containers

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This modern weekend retreat with a facade of wood and steel shipping containers is located in Union Pier, Michigan, designed by Fredman Design Group. The retreat is the designers own personal home that she shares with her partner. A blending of traditional and industrial elements, the designer felt inspired to get creative. The architect noted […]

Modern lake house retreat built cliffside in Texas

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Texas-based studio Lake|Flato Architects imagined this modern lake house retreat, constructing it right into the hillside to take advantage of its pristine lakeside views in Marble Falls, Texas. The architects devised the home to be spread out over three levels. The main living spaces are housed on the top floor, nestled just above the tree line to take […]

LEED Platinum New Mexico retreat half-buried in desert terrain

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Designed by Overland Partners, this desert retreat is buried into a hillside, with its low profile emphasized by a series of landscaped roofs, located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The design of the structure was inspired by the lands history of Anasazi settlers, known for their cliff dwellings. The residence is comprised of 40,000 gross square feet, […]