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Cape Cod-style cottage radiates with pops of sunshine yellow

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This lovely Cape Cod-style cottage was designed by North Carolina-based interiors studio Alys Design, located in Yarmouth, Massachusetts. The designer was called upon by her sister, to refresh a 150-year old beach house into a warm and comfortable family summer retreat. The home offers yellow accents throughout the interiors, along with mesmerizing water vistas. After purchasing, the […]



Modern take on a farmhouse: Weekend retreat in Napa wine country

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Design-build studio Remick Associates Architects created this contemporary weekend retreat, which is nestled amongst the vineyards of Napa Valley, California. Five couples spent a weekend together in Napa Valley and, after a long day of wine tasting, they decided two days just wasn’t enough. They got to talking about how fantastic it would be to […]

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 […]

Contemporary ski chalet in Canada inspired by its environment

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This contemporary ski chalet was designed by AKB Architects, located on a cul-de-sac in a private ski club development in Collingwood, Ontario, Canada. Created as a barn-like structure, this chalet serves as a vacation residence for an active family of six who like to entertain. The home encompasses 4,650 square feet of living space spread out […]

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 […]

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 […]

Modern meets rustic in breathtaking summer home on Lake Martin

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Boasting 300 feet of waterfront footage, this summer haven getaway was designed by architectural studio Long and Long Design, located on picturesque Lake Martin, Alabama. This beautiful home offers four bedrooms, five-and-a-half bathrooms with plenty of incredible amenities. On the interiors, you will find an unbelievable sense of style and decor. The home is surrounded by […]

Exquisite barn house retreat on Great Cranberry Island, Maine

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This stunning barn house retreat was designed by Albert, Righter & Tittmann Architects, located on Great Cranberry Island, an island in Cranberry Isles, Maine. The homeowner had fond childhood memories of spending summer holidays on this island with her parents and three siblings. Her parents later acquired 50 acres on the island, gifting each of their four […]

Impressive modern vacation retreat set in Sonoma wine country

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This modern vacation retreat was designed by Swatt | Miers Architects, located in Healdsburg, a city in the wine country region of Sonoma County, California. Set on a nine-acre property, this dwelling is ideally positioned on a hillside setting overlooking the Dry Creek Valley. The homeowners are a couple with two children who were looking to have […]