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vacation home


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 […]


Minimalist box-like structure hovers above Shelter Island

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A simple wooden box-like structure was designed by Tamarkin Architecture, a weekend retreat for a family of four, perched on the sand dunes of Shelter Island, New York. The home gracefully hovers above its natural terrain, overlooking its privileged water location, taking in natural breezes and mesmerizing sunsets. Comprised of 2,800 square feet, the design was inspired by traditional Japanese […]

A bright and airy beach cottage in the Hamptons

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A wonderful beach cottage designed by New York-based interior designer Jenny Wolf Interiors as her personal family retreat, is located in East Hampton, New York. The home was originally a dingy shingle-clad home built in the early 1900s, not exactly what the designer and her family had in mind when they went house hunting in the […]

Fabulous Mexican beach retreat balancing comfort and style

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This beautiful vacation home was infused with sophistication, elegance and comfort by interior designer Sandra Espinet, located in the El Dorado Beach Club in San José del Cabo, Mexico. Built two years ago, the home is uniquely positioned in a gated community offering breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean as its backdrop. The property combines two, […]

Cliff house buried in the mountain off the Granada coast

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This ingenious home designed by GilBartolome Architecture showcases organic forms with zinc roofs extending out to the sea, located in Salobreña a town on the Granada coast, Spain. Aptly named ‘Casa Acantilado’ or ‘cliff house’, the structure was built to be respectful of its surrounding landscape. A young Spanish couple, in love with the rugged Granada coast, purchased this holiday retreat in a difficult […]

Modern mountain home inspired by rugged Colorado landscape

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Designed by Vag Architects and Planners for a family of five, this modern mountain home is nestled amongst a forested landscape surrounded by mountains in Vail, Colorado. This rugged property also features a gently flowing creek and a pond stocked with fish. A second home for the family, they wished to take advantage of the […]

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 rustic-modern vacation retreat nestled mountainside in Utah

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This stunning rustic-modern vacation home is located in Deer Valley, Utah, designed by the talented interiors studio Massucco Warner Miller Interior Design. This a second home for a family of three who wanted a more modern color palette for their ski lodge style mountain retreat. Upon entryway into the 5,800 square foot, six bedroom, six bath home, […]

A rustic-modern summer dream house on the island of Syros

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This summer dream house is infused with rustic and modern styling by Greek architects Block722, located on Syros, a Greek island in the Cyclades, in the Aegean Sea. Immersed in the rugged landscape, the properties exterior facade of white and wood matches with the island vernacular. An inviting home that is clean and simple, the homeowners are […]