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Contemporary forest house in the Laurentian Mountains, Quebec

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This striking forest house boasts remarkable architectural forms, located in the Laurentian Mountains, a mountain range in Québec, Canada. The goal of the homeowners was to enjoy the charms of the forest that surrounds them, while gathering here for large family vacations. Therefore, the main goal was to include a basic feature in the specifications for the […]



A Wyoming mountain retreat blends contemporary living with rustic style

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Designed by JLF Architects, this mountain retreat seamlessly blends contemporary living with an authentic rustic style of the Rocky Mountains, located in Wilson, Wyoming. The surrounding landscape was the perfect inspiration for this project. The homeowners wanted their new house to not appear too grand or appear to be new construction. They wanted the design to […]

Mountain modern retreat in Montana is embedded into hillside

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This mountain modern retreat was designed as a family vacation home by Studio H Design, located in Manhattan, a town in Gallatin County, Montana. The homeowner spotted this 300-acre property with waterfront terrain and felt inspired to purchase and build his family dream home. This was a peaceful place to spend time with his three adult […]

Luxurious oceanfront retreat offers heavenly views over the Andaman Sea

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We spotted this luxurious oceanfront retreat on the vacation rental website Luxury Retreats, ideally located in Kamala, Phuket, Thailand. Set on the west coast, this home showcases idyllic sweeping views over the Andaman Sea. The interior of this home offers guests resort-worthy living spaces to enjoy, coupled with complete privacy. The villa can be shared […]

Fairytale cottage retreat surrounded by the Spanish countryside

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This fairytale cottage retreat is nestled in a region of incredible beauty, at the foot of the Sierra de Gredos mountain range, in La Vera, a region of Extremadura, Western Spain. The home is surrounded by a delightful field garden with roses, aromatic plants, oaks and chestnut trees. Landscaper Jesús Moraime is responsible for the verdant beauty […]

Eco-friendly weekend retreat with mesmerizing views over Sonoma Valley

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This modern weekend retreat was designed for a family of four and their extended family by Butler Armsden Architects, located in Sonoma, California. Nestled high up on a hillside, this spectacular residence offers sweeping views over the Sonoma Valley. This area was famously christened the “Valley of the Moon” by renowned American novelist, Jack London. As […]

Delightful country house retreat in Brazil merges indoor and outdoor

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This spectacular country house retreat was designed by architect Miguel Pinto Guimarães of MPG Arquitetura, located just outside of São Paulo, Brazil. The architect first visited the property without the clients, wishing to get a feel of the terrain and let the project materialize. Picking up his ink pen, he put the first draft of this country […]

Romantic moorland cottage hideaway in Cornwall: Pixie Nook

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This moorland cottage hideaway was designed for couples to reconnect in a romantic setting, set on the hamlet of Warleggan, on the edge of Bodmin Moor, Cornwall, United Kingdom. The beautiful hamlet that ‘Pixie Nook’ is nestled on is said to be “twinned with Narnia.” This cozy retreat has plenty to offer, from relaxing outdoor spaces to a […]