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The perfect getaway: Tropical retreat in Punta Mita, Mexico

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This fabulous vacation villa is located on the peninsula of Punta Mita, Mexico, featuring breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean on one side and the Sierra Madres on the other. Nestled beachfront, the property offers two infinity pools that are interconnected and appear to cascade into the ocean. The dwelling itself was imagined by renowned eco-conscious architects, who […]

A treehouse-inspired lakeside retreat in Westchester Country

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This modern lake house family retreat was recently given a complete overhaul by architectural studio Workshop/apd,  located in Westchester, New York. The home had been a vacation getaway for the family for years, but was very dated, so the family pretty much lived outside, enjoying all that the area had to offer. The original home was cramped […]

Colorado rocky mountain retreat with phenomenal views

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This rustic mountain retreat appears as if it was built over a century ago thanks to clever architectural design by architects Design Associates, located in Granby, Colorado. The home is nestled in the historic C Lazy U Guest Ranch and Resort, an expansive property made up of private ranch estates, an extravagant dude ranch and plenty […]

Modern stone and glass mountain retreat in New Zealand

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A small stone and glass dwelling designed by Fearon Hay Architects is nestled high on a mountain next to Lake Wakatipu on the South Island of New Zealand. Providing an all-season retreat for a young family, the box-like shelter melds into its landscape, clad with locally sourced schist stone. Entryway into the home is accessed from above, […]

Modern cottage retreat in Quebec’s forested landscape

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A modern cottage designed for an active family by Atelier Barda is nestled on a forested site on the eastern side of Mt Pinnacle in Frelighsburg, Quebec, Canada. Since this is a second home for the clients and would be used as a weekend retreat, they requested that the dwelling be low-maintenance. The exterior facade was constructed with cross […]

Winter warmth in a fabulous Montana mountain retreat

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A modern mountain home with fresh, bold interiors was designed by Locati Architects, located in the American Spirit community of the Yellowstone Club in Big Sky, Montana. Designed as a family retreat for a family from Chicago, this is the ultimate destination to come and play, with a private golf course and ski resort. The family […]

Weekend Retreat: Modern vineyard home in Sonoma County

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A working vineyard is a weekend retreat for a couple wanting a modern, low-maintanance home designed by Swatt Miers Architects in Windsor, Sonoma Country, California. Positioned on a gently sloping knoll, this 20-acre property features pinot noir vineyards. Integral to the design of the home was to create living spaces both indoors and out that will take […]

A warm yet contemporary mountain feel in a Colorado home

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What was once a parking lot now rests this beautiful stone clad dwelling that was designed by Charles Cunniffe Architects, surrounded by a mountainous landscape in Aspen, Colorado. Additionally on this circular site is an adjacent home and a guest house. The design team had to carefully plan the positioning of these homes in order to maximizes […]

Ultimate rough-luxe hideaway cabin in Cornwall, UK

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Firefly is a self-catering woodcutter’s cabin offering an earthy experience for those looking for a personal or romantic escape, located in Nr Mawgan Porth, Cornwall, United Kingdom. With charming rustic details, this vacation retreat was designed by its owner’s as an eventual retirement home, but currently being offered for looking for a unique ‘into the wild’ experience. […]

Sumptuous mountain retreat in Montana: Castle in the Sky

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This fabulous contemporary mountain retreat was designed by the talented design team of Locati Architects, nestled in the Spanish Peaks of Big Sky, Montana. Dubbed “Castle in the Sky” is sprawling home is the perfect retreat for the outdoor adventurer that enjoys spending time hitting the slopes in the winter and loads of hiking and biking trails […]