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Intriguing cave house with captivating Mediterranean Sea views

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This spectacular home composed of indigenous materials by local artisans is owned by renowned events producer, art director and designer Alexandre de Betak—Bureau Betak. “For 10 years I was dreaming about it, for five years I was looking for a spot for it, for two years working on it, for another two years building it, […]



Small and cozy modern barn house getaway in Vermont

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This minimal modern barn house was designed by Joan Heaton Architects, along with builder Silver Maple Construction, located in Weybridge, Vermont. This property was designed as a simple vacation getaway spot for a family to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature. The structure was sited to take full advantage of southern exposure while maximizing views […]

Modern-rustic country retreat nestled in the Hudson River Valley

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Hudson Woods is a collection of 26 dwellings designed by Lang Architecture, located in the midst of the Hudson River Valley in Kerhonkson, New York. Conveniently situated just two hours outside of New York City, these vacation homes are spread out on 131 forested acres. They offer urban dwellers a peaceful and relaxing retreat surrounded […]

Spectacular modern dwelling surrounded by nature in Colorado

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Luxury custom home builder Treeline Homes created this visually striking, single-story modern dwelling that is located in Denver, Colorado. The property is surrounded by a beautiful manicured lawn, shrubs, trees and a dramatic mountainous landscape as its backdrop. At the back of the property, an expansive pool is surrounded by a deck and covered seating areas for entertaining. […]

Delightfully chic beach house nestled along the Florida seaside

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This chic beach house was designed in 2015 by Geoff Chick & Associates and built by Envision Design Group, located in Panama City Beach, Florida. Encompassing 5,321 square feet of living space, this home consists of eight bedrooms and eight bathrooms. This beautiful home also boasts an additional 1,941 square feet of covered outdoor living space […]

Bright and inviting summer vacation retreat in Cádiz, Spain

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Surrounded by a beautiful garden, this summer vacation retreat was designed by architect Enrique Johansson, located in the residential community of Sotogrande, Cádiz, Spain. This home represents the image of the contemplative life. Designed for an extended family that receives many house guests, the home was designed to be comfortable, spacious and very modern. The gorgeous […]

Modern beach house in New Zealand embraces its ocean vistas

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Nestled on top of a ridge, this impressive modern beach house was designed by Bossley Architects, located in Gisborne, New Zealand. This single-story home offers amazing panoramic views from Poverty Bay right around to Tatapouri Point. The home was carefully integrated into the hillside, stepping down as it reaches the edge of the ridge. It extends out towards […]

Delightful guesthouse sanctuary offers scenic wine country views

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Set atop a hill with splendid lake views is this guesthouse sanctuary designed Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects, in collaboration with Julie Hawkins Design. Located in St. Helena, California, this home was created for a couple of sophisticated empty nesters from the East Coast looking to have a retreat they could visit to unwind. The property […]

Transparent modern pad beautifully surrounded by gardens in Minnesota

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This dynamic two-story modern pad was designed by Peterssen Keller Architecture, residing on a hillside overlooking Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The principal goal for designing this home was to maximize its views of both the lake and the city skyline. The home features three pavilions that are interconnected by transparent garden zones. It is nestled […]

Chic contemporary farmhouse celebrates Sonoma wine country living

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This chic contemporary farmhouse compound is located in Healdsburg, a tourist-oriented town located in northern Sonoma County, California. The design of this property was inspired by the classic style of America’s rural farmhouse. It’s artful style reflects a heritage farmhouse with a modern twist. Recently renovated, this home received a substantial addition to an existing […]