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Carriage house transformed into stylish contemporary dwelling in New York

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This stylish contemporary dwelling was designed by DHD Architecture in collaboration with interiors studio Eve Robinson Associates. The single family home is located in the Carnegie Hill neighborhood on the section of Fifth Avenue, New York known as Museum Mile. The structure originally served as a carriage house in 1915, designed by the firm of Delano & Aldrich for William and […]



Rustic stone and timber dwelling overlooking the Grand Tetons

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This stunning rustic stone and timber home was designed by JLF Architects along with design-build firm Big D Signature, located in Jackson, Wyoming. The weathered stones for the structure were reclaimed from an old ruin scouted in Great Falls, Montana. The home is nestled in a meadow of native grasses, with the Grand Teton mountain range serving as […]

Historic stone dwelling in Spain gets stunning transformation

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This historic stone dwelling was built in 1889, rehabilitated by architect Gloria Duran Torrellas in the medieval town of Pals, in the Catalonian province of Girona, Spain. Spread out over three levels, the dwelling consists of 2,271 square feet (211 square meters) with a 40 square meters terrace. The entrance space is formed by a diaphanous room in which […]

Warm and inviting farmhouse in an historical Connecticut neighborhood

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This beautiful farmhouse was designed by Sellars Lathrop Architects, located in the Greens Farms neighborhood of Westport, Connecticut. The homeowners are a young professional couple who relocated from Brooklyn, New York, looking for a slower paced lifestyle. The area was established in 1648, where it once flourished with onion farms. It is the town’s most […]

19th Century engine house becomes rough-luxe retreat in Cornwall

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Spotted on Unique Home Stays, this heavenly retreat will offer you the opportunity to vacation in an historically preserved 19th century engine house, located in Trelion, Cornwall, United Kingdom. Named “The Stack”, this self-catering retreat offers its guests phenomenal sweeping vistas of Fal Valley. The feeling you will get from staying at this home is one of […]

Luxury restored in a 300 year old house in St. Moritz, Switzerland

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Built in 1680, this beautifully restored home is ideally located near St. Moritz, a luxury alpine resort town in Switzerland’s Engadin valley. This dwelling is typical to the region carefully restored over the past three years to a jewel, where no wishes have been left unfulfilled. Throughout this dream home, all floors and roof structures were restored to their […]

Creekside retreat surrounded by a grove of California redwoods

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Originally constructed in 1954, this creekside retreat has been completely transformed by Richardson Architects, located in Mill Valley, a city in Marin County, California. The residence is nestled in a redwood grove, on a gently upsloping property that is bordered by a creek. The site features a distinctive old wooden bridge that crosses over the creek, while walls […]

Historic cloth merchant’s villa in Gloucestershire gets makeover

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We are real estate stalking again and this time we are bringing you a cool mid-19th century home renewed by London-based theater designer, Niki Turner. This spectacular 3,499 square foot, five-bedroom dwelling is located near the heart of of the popular Gloucestershire town of Stroud. The home was originally a spacious cloth merchant’s villa, now the structure has been […]