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LEED Silver family retreat nestled on the shoreline of Vashon Island

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This lovely traditional style family retreat is the work of design studio Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, located on Vashon Island, the largest island in Puget Sound, Washington. The scenic island is a slice of rural paradise just west of Seattle—and at just a quick ferry ride away, it is known for its sandy beaches, woodsy trails and nature reserves […]



Lake house retreat with the ultimate entertaining spaces in Texas

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This welcoming lake house retreat was designed by Pulp Design Studios, located on Lake McQueeney, in Guadalupe County, Texas. The home was completely renovated from the outdoors to indoors in order to accommodate 16 guests in a stylish, hotel-esque setting. Since the homeowner’s were long-time clients of the designer’s, their relationship made it easier to showcase […]

Family retreat blends modern-rustic with Rocky Mountain views

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This family retreat designed by Brechbuhler Architects lies just off the fairway of the prestigious Black Bull golf community in Bozeman, Montana. This luxurious home was designed for a couple as a vacation getaway to enjoy with their extended family who congregates here during the holiday seasons. The residence is deeply rooted to its site, offering […]

The Sanctuary offers a delightful forested retreat in Hampshire

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The Sanctuary is a a luxurious couples retreat surrounded by an idyllic rustic setting, nestled along the border of the New Forest, in rural Hampshire, United Kingdom. This cozy haven features a mix of “New Forest country style with upstate New York cabin culture.” The retreat advertises itself as a “pocket-sized private health farm” offering amenities such as a […]

A delightful Muskoka lake house with a soothing ambiance

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This sophisticated lake house was designed by Anne Hepfer Designs, located on the shores of Lake Joseph in Muskoka, Ontario, Canada. This beautiful area is known as “cottage country”, an ideal location for those city dwellers desiring summer vacation homes. Located two hours north of downtown Toronto, the area features rocky outcroppings and heavy growth […]

Cozy urban retreat designed to maximize Olympic mountain views

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This deliciously designed urban retreat was commissioned by DeForest Architects, located in Seattle, Washington. The residence was designed to maximize views of the Sound and Olympic Mountains. Another central focus of the design was create art gallery walls to highlight the homeowner’s extensive collection of Northwest Art. The architects conceived a dramatic central staircase comprised of steel and glass. […]

Summer retreat gets a refreshing modern update on Long Island

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A family summer retreat built in the late 1970s has been beautifully renovated by Lake | Flato Architects, located on Long Island, New York. The home’s original roots began as a vacation home that had been in the family for many years. The homeowners wished to modernize the existing three bedroom footprint of just 1,600 square feet. The preserve the […]

16th Century farmhouse restored into charming holiday villa in Italy

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A 16th century farmhouse has been beautifully restored in 2015 by Special Umbria, located in Piegaro, Perugia, Italy. The 4,843 square foot (450 square meters) home was transformed into a wonderful holiday villa called “Posabile”. Surrounded by nature, this relaxing home offers plenty of spaces to relax in, with the master bedroom retreat offering an oasis […]

Delightful coastal retreat with luminous interiors on Kiawah Island

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This stunning coastal retreat was designed by Nashville-based Landy Gardner Interiors, located on Kiawah Island, just 25 miles southwest of Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina. The idyllic island is known predominantly as a hot spot vacation retreat for those living in Charleston. The island offers spacious villas, miles of white sandy beaches, large and acclaimed golf courses, […]