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Beautiful Modern Guest Houses

By • May 17, 2018

If you frequently have guests over your home for an extended period of time, then you know how useful it can be to have your guests stay in a cozy place that allows them to feel just like home. Having a guest bedroom is always a great idea. However, having a guest house that is an extension of your home is even better. It allows your guests to have their very own personal space while still remaining part of yours. Here are a few modern guest houses that are one of a kind.

Kearsarge Guest House by Kurt Krueger Architects

The unique aspect of this Kearsarge Guest House is that it is a stand-alone home. What this means is there isn’t a main home attached to it. Due to, this the guest house on the property of the 1968 M.G. Residence which makes it part of the home without being fully attached to the home. Think of this guest house as the smaller version of the main house with a water feature on the outdoors and all. There is even a small space in the front that doubles as a porch. The guest house has everything the home does, but on a smaller scale.

Elegant Guesthouse Designed by Architectural Firm Janson Goldstein

 

A modern yet elegant guest bedroom was the initial thought when creating this home. This guest home is an addition to the contemporary home that includes not only the guest house, but a swimming pool adjacent as well. Furthermore, the exterior of the home does not stay behind on the modern concept as the exterior consists of glass walls and black metal. The guest house is divided in two sides, one side is a gym for the homeowners and the other is a living room and bedroom for the guests.

Villa Z Guest Home in Moscow, Russia

Villa Z is a beauty in its own special way. Not only is Villa Z sitting right next to the main home, but it is also a very unique shape. These contemporary homes were built to resemble each other not only on the outdoor structure, but on the inside structure as well. They are so close in resemblance that they are almost identical.

Mountain Guest House by Dom Arquitectura

Mountain guest house is one of a kind. It is the perfect guest home for those that want a relaxing addition to their residence. Designed to have a cabin feel this guest house features wood from top to bottom including the furniture. The deck roof to this guest bedroom is the best feature as it is made out of wicker however it is waterproof and isolated. Due to, this you have the roof of the home protecting it in a modern manner while still have the wicker extension that covers the deck.

Atelier and Guest House by C.F. Møller Architects

When you think of a guest house a home like this one is exactly what you think of. The Atelier and Guest House by C.F. Møller Architects offers a main house with an updated extension of a guest house directly connected to the home. The idea is to have your guests feel as part of your home instead of being in a separate wing. Furthermore, the updated guest wing is modern with views of the coast.

Casey Key Guest House by TOTeMS Architecture

The Casey Key Guest house is the epitome of contemporary guest home. This guest house was created on the concept of “house in the trees”. Furthermore, the idea was to create the perfect quiet space that looks like a tree house, but feels like home in the most modern way. Due to, this the home was built within a mature hammock. The interior and exterior of the home are constructed of Oak in order to provide that classic calming effect that the homeowners were seeking.

Shipping Container Guest House by Jim Poteet

Shipping container homes have become quite popular not only because of their size, but because of their convenience. Therefore, having a shipping container guest house like this one just makes sense. At 320 square feet, this shipping container sits in the backyard of the homeowner. The container home is equipped with a heating and air conditioning system along with plants on the roof that help regular the temperature of the home regardless of how it is outdoors.

Ocean Guest House by Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects

This ocean guest house was designed in a contemporary manner with a unique purpose behind it. Furthermore, the shape of this home was constructed to help the home breathe while still protecting it from the natural elements. The house itself is a two-story structure that has unique views on every wing. Its west wing is the most impressive as it offers views of the garden, pool and the ocean.

House by the Pond by Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects

Designed by Bridgehampton-based studio Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects in Water Mill, New York this guest house offers all of the beauty a home would. The house by the pond was constructed with natural elements such as anodized aluminum, cedar, and cement. These specific elements were selected because of their low maintenance, great cost value, durability, and longevity. Just like the outside of the home was constructed in a very specific manner the inside was as well. It offers an open layout with a pavilion feel separated by space that is broken down with large glass doors. Not only that, but the street front pavilion showcases the pool area and the wildlife of the pond.

Guest House Rivendell by IDMM Architects

The structural design of this guest house Rivendell by IDMM Architects is a work of art in itself. Measuring at 7,760 square feet and located in North, Korea this guest house is a must see. The entire guest house is spread out with different areas that appear like limbs. Unlike a traditional home, this building offers an upper and lower space that is divided by long rows of windows. The windows allow for the amazing view to be seen throughout every single floor and space of the home. This was done because nature was a huge concept when it came to the structure of the home.

To conclude, owning your own home is great, but having a space where your guests can feel just as welcomed is even better. Which of these guest homes is your personal favorite?

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Fabulous Mid-Century Homes With A Cool Design

By • May 11, 2018

Mid-century is one trend that seems to never be going away. The main reason being mid-century homes are fabulous not only are they cozy on the inside, but they have an undeniable elegance to them on the outside. Here are a few mid-century homes that will make you want to move immediately.

Simple Mid-Century Home

This stunning mid-century home is the perfect combination of privacy yet modern beauty. The home itself sits on less than 1000 feet, but its private location makes up for the small space. Located on a hill in Montgomery County, in Maryland, United States the home is filled with large windows that give that modern appeal that is well known and loved. There is also the mid-century simplicity that brings the entire home together.

Camel Mid-Century LEED

Located in Camel California this home has a hidden undeniable charm. The home was constructed with privacy in mind, its modern yet flows well with the decorative aspect of the space. Filled with large windows that provide each room with the right amount of natural lighting, allowing the outside to come right in.

Mid-Century Modern View House Remodel

Designed to bring the outside in this mid-century, remodeled home is one of a kind. This home was originally built in the 1960s with an industrial feel to it. However, the home is now remodeled large glass walls that have a mid-century flair with a modern twist. It consists of 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms while sitting on 2,000 square feet.

Mid-Century Home

Designed by Palmer & Krisel AIA this beautiful mid-century contemporary home is located in Rancho Mirage, California. The beauty of this home lies in its architectural layout. The home is laid out in a modern format with glass windows and walls that act as its main attraction. However, once you walk in the home the classic mid-century appeal comes into full fruition. Additionally, the home’s backyard space is breathtaking with a simple pool that brings a vacation home vibe that is difficult to duplicate.

Venice Island Mid Century

Constructed as a private residence this home is the picture- perfect example of a mid-century home that has the aesthetics of a traditional home yet gives hints of modern throughout. The layout of the home is quite contemporary, yet the numerous use of wood brings a rustic touch that feels very “homie,” creating the perfect balance.

Mid-Century Modern Home by Nest Architectural Design

Located on an open field on the south side of Denver this home is one of a kind. The home, seamlessly blends traditional mid-century outdoor aesthetics with a modern twist on the inside. The idea is to bring out the beauty of the home while still using two unique formats.

Mid-Century Modern Residence by AB design studio

Originally created in the 1950s, this home was later redesigned by AB design studio in 2006 with a beautiful blend of mid-century perfectly paired with rustic farmhouse. Furthermore, the interior of the home is filled with different colored and textured wood. In order to bring the rustic appeal while the outside has a bit of a more mid-century aesthetics. However, if you love a good bathroom this home has one of the very best.

Beautiful Mid-Century Home in Pasadena

This beautiful residence takes the beauty of the outside world and perfectly brings in inside to create a mesh of accents that make the home unique. Located on 4,994 square feet the home is made up of multiple different bedrooms with an unbelievable pool. The backyard area of this home is the selling point for us. It has a calming-like effect that is charming and chic yet very mid-century couture.

La Cañada Mid-Century by Jamie Bush & Co.

Designed by the architecture firm Jamie Bush & Co. This stunning home is located in Los Angeles, California, surrounded by the beauty of foothills of Sierra Madre. Its beauty comes from the fact that it was built with minimal material. Therefore it creates a simple outline allowing the scenic appeal of the outdoors to shine right inside. Therefore, the residence was created using only stone, wood, and steel.

Remodeled Mid-Century House in Mercer Island

Sitting directly on Mercer Island, this one level home brings a cabin-like feel that is still modern and chic. The idea keeps the space fresh and put together while still being a classic mid-century home. Featuring multiple different colors and wooden hues the home pairs the classic elements with glass that provide a glimpse into the beauty of what can be expected outside.

Which of these homes is your personal favorite? Please share in the comments below.

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Elegant Living Rooms With Views Of The City

By • May 2, 2018

Whether you are looking to change up the décor of your current living room space or need some new motivation to upgrade your home to a new residence with a grander view. Here are a few elegant living rooms with views of the city that will make you want to move.

Guinness Storehouse

The most impressive aspect of this home is the beautiful 360degree view of the city from the living room space. The spacious loft is furnished strategically to allow the beauty of the city to speak for itself. Furthermore, the entire home is embossed with glass walls that bring the beauty of the great outdoors directly in.

Coppin Penthouse

Located in the city of Melbourne, Australia the Coppin Penthouse designed by JAM Architects. The narrow yet elegance of the home was created to provide the perfect view of the city. Additionally, the living room is decorated in a circular format. This allows the homeowners and guests the luxury of enjoying the city during any time of day.

Stylish Apartment in New York

New York City has always been considered one of the best cities not only to live in, but one of the best cities to enjoy at night. For this reason and many others this stylish apartment in the heart of New York City has one of the best views. Constructed by the renowned architectural firm Zaha Hadid Architects the classic apartments were designed in a format that allows the outdoor space to be the main focus of the entire home not just the living room.

Austin City View Residence by Dick Clark Architecture

A beautiful contemporary home with a minimalist appeal is the perfect way to describe this residence. Located in the gorgeous city of Austin the home itself has one of the best views in town. Surrounded by large trees and sprinkle of buildings the city can be seen perfectly from the living room space. Furthermore, the minimalist feature of the interior gives the outdoor a grandiose appeal.

The Towers at Lotte New York Palace

The Towers at Lotte New York Palace is a well-known as loved hotel in New York City due to its impeccable beauty and elegance. However, one of the best aspects the hotel has is its gorgeous view of the city. The hotel is constructed of 176 bedrooms all featuring the view of the St Patrick’s Cathedral and the spectacular skyline view from the living room space.

Steel and Glass Costa Rican home by Cañas Arquitectos

Located in the beautiful tropical country of Costa Rica, this home exudes beauty. Sitting directly on top of a hill providing the utmost view of the city of San Jose. For home offers the view from the living room and multiple different rooms in the home. Featuring thick steel walls perfectly paired with glass windows the home is contemporary yet traditional.

Contemporary Residence with Ocean views and City Lights in Los Angeles

Constructed in 2008 this 6 bedroom home sits on 2 acres of land perfectly showcasing the view of the ocean and the city all from different areas of the residence. Furthermore, the home brings forth the beauty of having two different scenarios from one location. Nevertheless, the large glass walls work perfectly in conjunction of making the home make a powerful statement all on its own.

Modern Décor Designed by Margeza Design Studio

The modern residence brings beauty in an unconventional, almost unrealistic way. The beautiful project was created by the architectural firm Margeza Design Studio. A popular firm known for thinking outside of the box. Nevertheless, the home offers an exceptional view of the city while having a modern appeal on the inside of the residence.

Sophisticated Riverside Villa Located in Kyoto

Even though it is a riverside residence the home offers great views of the city from the modernly decorated living room space. Furthermore, the home itself brings forth simplistic lines with beautiful neutral hues that work together to create that grudge aspect the home has from the inside out.

Modern and Cozy Loft designed by Marmol Radziner in Los Angeles, California

Modern is the perfect way of explaining this loft. The crisp view of the city gives it an even grander appeal that simply makes sense to the area. Furthermore, there is something very rustic yet contemporary that comes with having the exterior come together with the interior.

Which of these views from the living room is your current favorite? Please let us know in the comments below.

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Bungalow Style Homes You Must See

By • Apr 2, 2018

Bungalow style homes were once extremely popular between 1860 and 1930. Best known as the nature-inspired home with a touch of simple, bungalows have recently received a modern upgrade. The reason they were quite popular was because of their horizontal footprint, 1 ½ story, and seamless design. Here are a few bungalow style homes that are a must see.

This Princeton St. Bungalow by Ruben S. Ojeda Architects & Koning Eizenberg Architecture is not only a beautiful sight on the outside as it features a spacious deck area surrounded by trees that wrap round.  The inside of this bungalow is a bit unique. The unique aspect is its higher ceilings. This is quite unique for a bungalow style home because traditionally bungalows have a lower ceiling.  The ceiling of this home is approximately 22 feet high. It’s a simple feature, but it gives the home a modern and unique flair.

The last place you may suspect to come across a bungalow is New York. However, this Midcentury Bungalow is located in the state of New York and it is a beauty, to say the least. It offers the classic bungalow exterior and interior appearance with a lively twist.

Privacy was the number one main idea when the Marin Bungalow was created. There is a ranch feel to this home that is quite charming yet casual all at the same time. Its modern exterior and interior gives it an upscale take on a traditional bungalow. Effectively the large trees surrounding the home work in unison to create the privacy feel this home is known for.

The Bungalow in Teak and Stone is a gorgeous home located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This stunning residence offers a modern take on the Balinese-style of homes. It is contemporary and spacious while still having the classic feel of a bungalow. Even though the inside of the home is stunning the outside is even grander. It offers a breathtaking pool surrounded by nature and gorgeous trees.

If contemporary has always been your favorite style of home. This Contemporary Bungalow by ZZ Architects located in Mumbai, India is a dream come true.  As stated this home offers a contemporary feel. It is mainly due to the fact that even though it is surrounded by coconut palm trees, a waterfall, and decorative lights on the outside the interior is furnished modernly on the inside. Although these are parallel features they work beautifully together for the perfect contemporary balance.

This Hillside Bungalow is a remodeled residence in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The remodel of this bungalow has made it one of a kind. One characteristic that really caught our attention about this bungalow was its transformation from a 70s and 80s style home to a contemporary residence.  As a result the home is surrounded by large windows and doors that work together to reflect the light hues used throughout the home. By having this feature sunlight and ventilation can easily penetrate directly into the residence.

This 6,000 square foot modern residence is known as the Dinesh Mills Bungalow by Atelier dnD and it is located in Vadodara city, West India. Furthermore, a bungalow like this one screams modern from the moment you see it. Due to it being structured in a contemporary form this bungalows allows you to be able to remain in touch with nature. You will be able to remain in touch with nature even from the inside. Dinesh Mills Bungalow was built around the idea that nature is a very important aspect of the home.

The beauty of “La Lagartija” House and Bungalows by Alexandro Velázquez Moreno is absolutely breathtaking. In addiction an aspect that differentiates this bungalow from others is that it was constructed using different elements. Consequently the elements used were metal, stone, clay, and wood. By making use of these elements the designer was able to create unique visual appeal and texture. This makes this particular home not only one of a kind, but it also makes it a masterpiece from the inside out.

Created as a single-family home the Skyward, Inc, Designs a Single, Family Bungalow in Nanded, India. Furthermore, this bungalow offers all of the simplicity a single, family home would with all the modern abilities a contemporary home does. This home is the perfect hybrid between the two. Its sleek lines are the perfect combination between classic and contemporary.

This Spacious Compact Bungalow by INTERLINK DESIGN SOLUTIONS is better known for being one of the few bungalows created that are eco-friendly with an airy and spacious feel. Due to being created on the concept that it is a spacious home in a compact space this bungalow offers the best of both words. Especially relevant to its modern exterior is its upward levels as they can be accessible through elevators and/or stairs.

To conclude, each and everyone of these bungalows has something unique to offer. Share with us in the comments below which of these bungalows is your favorite and why.

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Penthouse Homes with a Classic Appeal

By • Mar 30, 2018

Penthouses- by definition are luxurious. Sitting on the highest floor these apartments are inevitably a statement of success with luxurious amenities. Whether you are attracted to them because of their beauty, the view they provide, or the many fancy luxurious amenities they feature, chances are you have always wanted to own one. Although penthouses are mostly decorated in modern layout some of them have a classic charm that is hard to miss. Here are breathtaking penthouses that will inspire you to own one of your own in the near future.

Coppin Penthouse

Coppin penthouse is the perfect definition of a luxurious apartment with a gorgeous view. Designed by the Richmond based Australian architectural firm JAM Architects in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. This residence is decorated in a classic penthouse appeal with a few modern pieces here and there. However, even though the home offers a classic appeal the terrace and pool are the highlights of this home. The reason being the view is impeccable. You can see the entire city from the terrace especially at night.

Wonderful Penthouse in Chicago

Located In the city of Chicago this penthouse is what all dreams are made of. It is contemporary yet charming with a classic feel that exuberates throughout the home. This home is characterized by its modern appeal from head to toe. However, one space of the penthouse that really caught our attention was the bathroom. Furthermore, the bathroom is fully constructed of white vein marble. The white vein marble adds a sense of peace in the bathroom space that we haven’t seen before.

Elegant Penthouse

Categorized by being the perfect combination of classic charm and elegance, this penthouse is located in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. This private residence was constructed for a family with three children. The children were the number one focus when it came to decorating the space. Therefore, the space has a warm feel to it that screams home in a modern type of way. Its large windows give the perfect rich view of the city.

Mayfair House

Sleek and classic with hints of modern are the perfect words to describe the Mayfair house. This penthouse consisted of four apartments in one space. The large spaces are filled with modern charm, while the smaller corners are chic and sleek in design. Riddled with classic charm every space of this home has its own personality.

Penthouse Ecopark

Created with “relaxation” in mind the Penthouse Ecopark takes a contemporary space and adds traditional furniture for the perfect blend between the two. The interior of the home offers rich dark hues that perfectly work with the green shades that flow throughout the home. Furthermore, the large windows bring in the natural beauty from the outside directly in. The home also features brick walls throughout that add a classic feel in a modern way.

Penthouse 03

Penthouse 03 is located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The beautifully glass constructed penthouse is decorated in a minimalist form to allow all the windows to be the center stage of the home. Primarily the home offers a white layout with large windows throughout. Subsequently, the perfectly polished wood gave the home a classic appeal that exuberated charm and beauty in a minimalist way.

Penthouse in Palma de Mallorca

Located in Palma de Mallorca, Spain this penthouse is spectacular from the inside out. Decorated in a minimal manner that allows the structure to speak for itself this home screams contemporary with hints of classic furniture throughout. Nevertheless, the classic furniture really helps bring the entire look of this home together. However, the most impressive area of this home is the terrace. The terrace itself had a grand view that is difficult to miss.

Penthouse on the Park

Penthouse on the Park is a private residence located in Sofia, Bulgaria. This penthouse measures at about 3,600 sq ft space. Furthermore, the classic interior works in the layouts favor as every part of the home screams classic penthouse décor while still feeling chic. Furthermore, the penthouse is decorated in mostly neutral shades of white and gray with hints of color here and there. This allows the home to be charming with a hint of feminine throughout.

Penthouse by Josep Ruà Spatial Designer

This penthouse created by Josep Ruà Spatial Designer takes the luxurious feel out of the penthouse and replaced it with traditional charm. The home has almost a cabin feel it. Furthermore, its unfinished wooden aspect mixed with natural elements creates the perfect combination that elevates this home to the next level. Furthermore, the aesthetics of the home was simple, but open and direct.

Penthouse in Berlin

Sitting on 5,382 square feet this penthouse is one of a kind. It sits directly on the banks of the river Spree and surrounded by the city the view from this penthouse is unbelievable. The residence is decorated with neutral, elegant décor that emphasis the classy yet trendy aspect of this penthouse. However, with all the trendy appeal of this home, there is also a classy touch to it. Furthermore, the home is filled with elegant, classic chandeliers that brighten up the space in a sweet, traditional manner.

To conclude, these penthouses are as charming as they seem but with a little classic detail to them. Which of these penthouses is your favorite? Please let us know your thoughts below.

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Eye-Catching Homes on the Lake

By • Mar 9, 2018

Home in the Banks of Lake by Architectural Bureau A2 (44)

Owning a home on the lake is like having a home on the beach the beauty is undeniable, and the amenities are even better. There is nothing quite like waking up and listening to the serene sound of water just drifting away. Here are 10 homes that will make you want to own a home on the lake immediately.

Home in the Banks of a Lake

Located in St. Petersburg, Russia this home on the lake is a private residence with an envious view. The modern yet classic home offers panoramic views of the lake from every single room. Additionally, the windows are glazed using Reynaries Concept System® 104 (Belgium), innovative window glazing which allows the home to use less energy. Furthermore, not only does the home lead to the lake, but it is Eco-friendly. The residence was constructed to fit right into its surrounding landscape.

Lake Edge

The Lake Edge residence is located in Excelsior, Minnesota, USA. This home offers a contemporary approach to a traditional home. Furthermore, the large windows offer views to the beautiful lake that is connected to the home. This residence is connected by a walkway to the small lake house that sits at the edge of the lake.

Hog Pen Creek Residence

The Hog Pen Creek Residence is the perfect definition of a contemporary private residence. Designed by Lake Flato Architects gives this home the true modern feel Lake Flato is well known for. Additionally, the home was constructed using large windows from top to bottom to create a home that feels as if it interacts with the outdoor space simultaneously. Furthermore, the home was constructed in an L shape in order to work around the oak trees that resided in the area surrounding the home.

Lakecrest Residence

The Lakecrest Residence is the true definition of a home directly on the lake. In addition the home not only has views of the lake, but it is perched on the edge of a cliff providing an unbelievable view. Furthermore, the home offers panoramic views of the mountains as well as the forest that surround the residence. Lakecrest Residence was designed to have its residents enjoy the view of the outside directly from the windows inside.

Lake House by Mutabile Arquitetura

Located in Capitólio, Minas Gerais, Brazil directly on the edge of Lake Furnas this private residence was created to provide the feel of always being on vacation. The home sits on the lake which gives it the open feel of being always on the lake even if you are inside of the home. Nevertheless, this home combines the exterior space with the privacy of the interior in a unique manner. The home has thick walls, but with large windows for the perfect contrast. Lake Furnas can be seen from every angle of the home.

 Lakeside Retreat

The Lakeside Retreat residence is the perfect vacation home. Sitting directly in front of the lake is one amenity that is difficult to come by and even more difficult to miss. This home provides both. The beautiful lake can be seen from the large ceiling high windows that are in the window. This entire residence has large windows. However, the best view of the home can be seen from the living room.

House at a Lake by BBSC Architects

This contemporary home is a sight to be seen. The beautiful residence known as the house at the lake offers mesmerizing views that from every quarter of the home. Furthermore, very window offers a distinct view of the lake or the garden. Its large front windows provide a modern yet elegant touch to the home.

Lake Washington Shores Residence

Lake Washington Shores Residence merges the indoor with the outdoor space seamlessly to provide that effortless combination of the two. It’s a 6,800square foot home with the purpose of entertaining. This modern home offers large windows throughout that brings the brightness, from the earthy outdoors directly in. Additionally, the inside is decorated with lots of mahogany wood elements for an earthy feel that connects you to the lake.

House at the Lake by Igor Sirotov Architect

The House at the Lake was a concept created by Igor Sirvotov Architect. This home is contemporary to a T. Nevertheless, the entire home is decorated in a gray and black color scheme providing a rich feel that is modern and elegant all at the same time. The view of the lake offers a twist of tranquility in the home. Furthermore, the large windows will bring in the softness of the lake while the décor adds the classic edge the home already has.

Lakeside Home

This stunning Lakeside Home located in Balatonboglár, Hungary is a beautiful contemporary residence. The elegant interior works perfectly with the nautical exterior. It sits directly in front of the lake providing an impeccable view that can be seen from the large windows that flow throughout the entire space.

To conclude, whether you enjoy a peaceful night looking at the lake from the inside of your home or you want to sit directly on the lake these homes are beautiful from the inside out. Which of these homes is your favorite? Please let us know in the comments below.

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10 Homes with Impeccable Windows

By • Mar 1, 2018

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul, but when it comes to a home, windows are the first glimpse towards what’s inside. With that being said more and more homes are elevating their current windows and making them a huge aspect of the architectural structure of the space. So much so that many establishments are constructed around one specific window idea. Here are 10 homes with impeccable windows.

Windows to the Soul

This residence known as the “windows to the soul” home offers gorgeous windows from top to bottom. Located in London, England the interior of this home is a mixture between rustic and modern while creating a space that feels as if you are on vacation. This entire residence is filled with windows and mirrors. The bathroom itself is a mirror oasis. There is just so much to see the home takes your breath away immediately.

Window by LADAA

Located in Valencia, Spain this project home by the Spanish architectural firm LADAA is a beauty in its own definition. The residence is almost entirely made out of windows, hence why it was named “windows.” With that being said the layout of the home is quite interesting as it is arranged as an orthogonal prism. What this means is the home essentially looks and feels like a glass box where the exterior and the interior of the home work harmoniously together.

Comfortable and Cozy House

This comfortable and cozy home has all the makings of a cabin while fully incorporating the outdoor and traditional Korean elements. The large windows that reflect all over the residence give view to the ocean and Mount Hallasan. Mount Hallasan can be seen perfectly from any area of the home. Furthermore, the structure itself is surrounded by trees adding a hint of shade and privacy where it is needed most.

A Modern Home in Ascot Vale, Australia

Located in Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia this modern home offers smaller living in a big way. Measuring at only 190 square meets this home is a beauty from the inside out. However, one feature that really caught our attention was the detailing in the large windows. The large windows open up as doors in the back of the home maintaining the home cool throughout the day.

Fiore Countryside House

Fiore which means “flower” in Italian is the perfect name and description for this home. This home is located directly on the grass and field that surrounds it, this makes the house appear as if it was growing from the ground just like a flower would. Its structure is the perfect mixture of modern and vintage. With its different size windows as the main statement this home is beautiful from the inside out. Every window is meticulously placed so that different amounts of natural lighting enter the home at different times.

Godswindow Residence

Tucked away in a valley, the Godswindows residence is the definition of “bold windows.” Featuring glass doors and windows that work harmoniously together to provide a whimsical feel. The U-shaped residence is part of 266 acres of land surrounded by mountains and valleys that can be seen from the large windows.

Single Family Container Home

This single-family residence is unlike any other homes located in Brooklyn, NY. Its structure offers multidimensional windows in numerous different sizes to allow natural lighting to enter the home. The idea was to create a container home with multiple different sizes inside of it. Additionally, the interior is decorated in a contemporary format. This was done to further expand the versatility of the home

Small Cabin

Located in Scotland’s Cairngorms National Park this small cabin hides in the mist of snow and mountains. However, not only is the view of this home impressive, but the tiny windows are too. This home does not offer large gorgeous glass walls and windows like the other homes above. Instead, it offers tiny unique windows that truly make a statement. The windows are constructed in a small manner in order to allow little to no cold air to come inside.

Imposing Residence

This unique little home known as the “imposing residence” is one of a kind. Located in a small, quiet street this home provides the contemporary appeal new homes like this one are well-known for. Its horizontal windows are a sight to be seen on their very own. They even open up horizontally for an intricate touch that is exclusive to the home. Furthermore, this residence is a concrete structure with wooden elements that create the perfect structure throughout the space.

A Wooden House on a Verdant Slope

The wooden house on a verdant slope is one of a kind not only does the home sit on a slope, but its structure is like no other. The unique structure is filled with different size windows that bring in natural light. Its interior is designed in a modern format. Therefore, the entire home is modern and contemporary from top to bottom.

Which of these homes is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.

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Barn Houses with a Modern Twist

By • Feb 22, 2018

Over the recent years, barn homes have become quite trendy and popular. When we think of cozy and comfortable your very first thought may be a traditional beautiful barn house. Preferably, in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by nature. However, Barn houses have received a chic upgrade and most of them now have a modern twist. The following barn homes will make you think twice before turning down these chic cozy homes.

Cielomar Residence

When you think of a dream barn house this could definitely be it. This home is everything you could imagine. Located on Papagayo Peninsula, Costa Rica, this home is the perfect modern barn house. This tropical project takes everything a barn house is known for and completely transforms it even the shape of the home is unique. Built from layered wooden beams the home is covered in crystal clear glass windows and doors so that the outside can be seen from all areas of the home. The home has two different pools for the ultimate vacation feel right at home.

Barn House Eelde

This private residence takes a traditional barn house structure and completely reinvents it. Featuring 1,052 square feet of living space located in the countryside south of Eelde in the Netherlands. Furthermore, the structure is modern because of the way the wooden panels give a sense that the architecture is “breathing”.

Donderen Barnhouse

This beautiful contemporary barn house located in Donderen, The Netherlands perfectly meshes together the cozy feel of a barn house with the contemporary aspect of a modern home. It seamlessly works both architectural styles from the inside out.

Loft in the Barn

This structure was created in the 17th century. However, it has newly been renovated by the architectural firm Georg Bechter Architektur + Diseño. Located on a hill of Hittisau, Austria this modern barn offers a loft-like design with gorgeous mountain views. With a traditional barn exterior, the inside is completely different with unfinished wood as the main décor statement and an open floor plan. The interior is contemporary while still having a rich barn-like feel.

Ancient Party Barn

Located in Folkestone, England this private barn residence is the perfect traditional barn house with a traditional interior except with a twist. The twist being the inside is a lot more open and spacious than a barn would be. Furthermore, the interior is created almost entirely of wood which provides the warm feel a barn is known for.

Modern Barn

Just like the name states, this barn is a modern barn located in Wilton, Connecticut, USA. The exterior offers a semi-traditional barn appeal, but with a fresher concept. The idea was to create a barn that feels like a barn, but screams contemporary once you step inside. Nevertheless, the home is decorated in a simple manner with an open floor plan for that modern appeal the home was inspired by.

Napa Barn

The idea to create a guest home that would serve as a multipurpose residence was what inspired the creation of this unique barn house. Located in St. Helena, California this residence sits at 3,500 square feet. Furthermore, this barn house takes the charm of a traditional home and opens it up. This space is full of simplicity and modern charm throughout the entire space. The home features large windows that give you views of the vineyard that surrounds the space.

The Barn by Pascal François Architects

Located in Aalst, Flanders, Belgium The Barn takes a unique outlook on what a traditional barn “would” look like. Furthermore, the exterior of this residence doesn’t appear much like a “traditional” barn instead it looks like a modern structure. This home was constructed in a minimalist format for that modern feel from the outside in. Although the outside is constructed in a minimalist format it does feature traditional woodwork throughout. The inside is completely different as it laid out in a contemporary manner.

Loughloughan Barn

Loughloughan Barn designed by McGarry-Moon Architects perfectly blends old ruins that have been rebuilt with new additions that give this home a unique appearance. The structure of this home is quite unique because it is built out of bricks and glass windows and doors. Furthermore, this adds to the modern aspect of the space while still feeling comfortable and charming. The interior is laid out in a contemporary design for that chic feel that is also enchanting and even captivating.

Brotherton Barn

Located in Pusey, Oxfordshire, England the Brotherton Barn provides all of the barn aesthetics while being modern in some ways. Furthermore, the home works around an open floor plan, but provides a secluded bedroom space. In order to pair the two together, the structure has a floating staircase with a gallery that combines the two while still being separate from the rest of the home. Instead of the designer working upwards and creating a large barn with different levels. The Anderson Orr Partnership decided to keep the home at the level it was first constructed in by working downwards instead of upwards. This gives the come a unique feel as there are two levels, but it appears as if it was only one.

Whether you have a barn house as an addition to your home or you are looking to purchase a barn house these homes are quite the beauty. Which of these would you like to own or recreate your home around? Please let us know in the comments below.

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10 Homes With a Picturesque Interior

By • Feb 19, 2018

The interior of a home says a whole lot about the homeowners. Furthermore, it says a lot about their personality. However, some homes are simply built with the perfect interior. Keeping that in mind the following homes have picturesque interiors that are sure to inspire you to redecorate your home or reconsider your decorating style.

Home in Boca Raton by Marc-Michaels Interior Design

This home in Boca Raton is the perfect example of a trendy outdoor space that matches the elegant yet minimalist indoor space. The interior consists of multiple different shades of white and neutrals. Furthermore, the shades of neutral give the home the appearance of it being even bigger than it is. Plus, let’s not forget the glass walls add to the trendy yet dreamy feel of this residence.

Amsterdam Residential Home by Sies Home Interior Design

Located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands this gorgeous river front home has all of the makings of being beautiful on the outside as it is on the inside. The interior consists of a clean white and neutral palette with bursts of color throughout. Its mostly white palette gives the home the cozy yet cool feel that you would expect from a residence that is directly in front of a body of water.

Church Conversion by Homewood Interiors

When Homewood interiors saw this piece of history they knew they wanted to convert it into something else and that is when the idea of making it into a home came about. They also knew they wanted to keep the home as authentic to its original shape as possible. Therefore, the interior of this home feels like an elegant, upscale residence with the essence of the preexisting church. The high church ceiling still remain, as well as the arched doorways. However, the décor is modern and classic with a feminine twist.

Miami Modern Home by DKOR Interiors

Every single space in this home screams modern. This Miami Modern home offers a unique twist on the traditional, modern décor as every room is decorated differently. Some are modern and minimal while others are vibrant and elegant. The idea was to have a home that was unique yet modern. Meanwhile, still being a traditional space at heart. Combining all of these features together are what give the interior décor of this home the picturesque feel.

Home 07 by i29 Interior Architects

A unique twist this home in Amsterdam features is its laser cut cabinets that are ceiling high. This concept is quite unique as there are only a few homes who have this feature not only that, but the home offers a minimalist interior design. There are little to no decorative items in the home. Therefore, the structure relies on itself for a bold impact. Doing so, i29 Interior Architects were able to create a trendy space that is unique and custom to the residence.

House in Sirahama-Cho, Japan with Magnificent Views of the Calm Waters of the Pacific Ocean

The view this home provides is unbelievable. Therefore, Kishimoto Himeno Architects decided to focus on the views of the Pacific Ocean when designing the interior of this home. The inside is quite simple and mostly made out of wood. However, the breathtaking aspect of this home is the ceilings. Every space in the home offers a different ceiling height. The living room has high ceilings for an expanded feel. Meanwhile, the bedrooms have lower ceilings for a cozy atmosphere.

White Interior Design Create a Star Wars-Themed Apartment in Taipei, Taiwan

This private residence takes interior designing to another level.  It features a Star Wars theme throughout the entire home. Therefore, there are simple white walls that allow the Star Wars furniture to make a bold statement. Furthermore, the home itself can be considered a Star Wars monument. There are pieces of every Star Wars movie in every single room that add a pop of color and texture to the space.

A House in a Moshav by Rotem Guy Interior Designer

Built in the early 50s this home was in need of an upgrade. Nonetheless, that is exactly what Rotem Guy Interior design did. They gave the home a classic appeal while still incorporating bright hues to modernize the space. In fact, adding these bright tones will bring out the wooden features in the residence.

House in Shatin by Millimeter Interior Design

This home in Shatin was designed to be an upgrade of the preexisting 40year old residence. The interior of the home is designed to be modern and trendy with simple and minimal furniture items. It was designed to let the home speak for itself. Doing so, allows the glass doors and windows to be the highlight of the home.

Loft 44 by CASAdesign Interiores

Loft 44’s interior was designed with an elegant yet trendy and sexy appeal. The dark furniture adds to the mysterious, touch the home offers. Therefore, the interior offers a mixture of different hues of wood that enhance the structure of the home.

Which of these house’s interior do you want to mimic in your house for that picturesque feel? Please let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Mountain Homes That Will Make You Want to Move

By • Feb 14, 2018

Imagine walking up to the beautiful view of peaceful snow peaked mountains. This view may be exactly what you need first thing in the morning. Although they are beautiful and have a grand view many homeowners stay away from them. Mainly, because they traditionally are a bit smaller. However, they do offer a great amount of privacy. Here are 10 mountain homes that will make you want to move immediately.

Greek Home with Beautiful Views of the Mountains

This beautiful home located in Greece measures about 350 square meters and was designed by the architectural firm Schema Architecture & Engineering and supervised by architect Marianna Athanasiadou. The home focuses on blending the outdoor space with the indoor décor. The large windows in the front and back of the home add to the concept of meshing both worlds together. Furthermore, the large windows help the home feel cozy. While allowing you to really appreciate the views of the mountain.

Spectacular Home in the Northern Crest of Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The structure measures about 10,000 square feet, covering a very large portion of the mountain it sits on. This modern home features large gardens, filled with concrete fountains and waterfalls. The home features uniquely placed windows of numerous different sizes for a view that is unique to every room of the home.

Beautiful Cabin Located in the Mountains of West Virginia, USA

This unique cabin located in the Mountains of West Virginia was built with the landscape in mind. Surround a beautiful scenery of peak mountains and the sweet sound of the river nearby, this home has a lot to offer. It features numerous glass walls and windows that allow you to view the beauty of nature directly from the inside. Additionally, the interior is very modern and minimalist. Meanwhile, the exterior is contemporary, but in a natural woodsy kind of way.

Mountainside Home in Seoul, South Korea

To call this home unique is an understatement. This Mountainside home is the definition of taking a vision and bringing it to life. It was designed by local Studio Poly.m.ur with the owner’s vision in mind. The owners wanted to have a home that allowed them to take full advantage of the gorgeous view that surrounds them. Therefore, they wanted a home that was tall, but that was not possible because of where the home is located. Instead, the home was created in two stories that are 8 meters high and feature double ceilings with strategically placed windows for excellent views throughout.

Mountain Tree House Encrusted in a Red Cedar Tree Forest

Imagine having a tree house as your permanent residence, that’s exactly what this home is. This mountain tree house offers the impeccable views of the mountain while being the coolest home in the forest. Measuring at 11meters this home has 7 rooms that are about 7 by 9 square meters. Its unique wooden exterior allows it to mesh perfectly into the surrounding. The large glass walls and windows are perfect for admiring the mountains and forest.

Sunshine Canyon House in the Boulder Mountains of Colorado

With a 360degree view of the mountains, this cabin stands to have one of the most impressive sights of all times. The rustic cabin has a modern structure with two. Its interior consists of many wooden features that provide the cabin feel. However, its large windows and terrace bring the cabin to an upscale view, especially during the evenings.

Mountain View House by SoNo arhitekti

Located on the tip of a small village facing the Australian Alps this small private residence is one of a kind. It takes a contemporary structure on the outside with large glass windows for a charming view and transforms into a traditional barn-like home on the inside. There are a few modern bits and pieces indoors, but they blend perfectly to create the ultimate mesh between the two.

Round Mountain House

The Round Mountain house was constructed to be modern and work perfectly with the landscape surrounding it. Its layout was methodically created to provide two separate areas of the home. The separate areas area a mesh that separates the private spaces and the public areas. The frame of the home is created from steel with concrete walls underneath. Doing so creates a unique look that is sturdy to withstand the touch winds, the home sits on a hill with mountain views throughout.

Badger Mountain House

Set at the foot of Badger Mountain this home was designed as a homage to its landscape surroundings and traditional Japanese architecture. The home is designed in a perpendicular manner so that it minimizes the size the home takes upon the land while maximizing the views of the mountain. Meanwhile, its interior is very modern while still having a classic Japanese feel to it.

Mountain House by Agraz Arquitectos

This untraditional mountain house located in the Santa Anita Golf Club of Tlajomulco in Jalisco, Mexico brings crisp white hues on the outside that perfectly blends with fun vivid colors on the inside. Furthermore, the elegant home has an unconventional shape.  The shape allows the homeowners to have great views of the mountain while the home sits on the bottom of a slope. Furthermore, the home has four levels that allow the home to have a distinct separation throughout. This also works great as every level provides a different view through the many glass doors the home has to offer.

Which of these homes is giving you the mountain vibes you would want in your future mountain home?

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Beautiful Resorts That Offer the Ultimate Vacation

By • Feb 7, 2018

Going on vacation is one of the luxuries of life everyone can enjoy. It is the perfect excuse to travel to somewhere unknown and discover what the world has to offer. Additionally, it is a great way to discover new resorts that have excellent amenities to offer. Not only are the amenities great, but the view is always better. If you are looking to take a vacation this year, look no further, these beautiful resorts offer the ultimate vacation with a spectacular view.

Luxury Resort Villas Located in the Aegean Sea

When we think of the ultimate vacation spot many of us cannot imagine going anywhere else that is not the beach. This resort on the Aegean Sea takes the beach and puts it on display for all guests to enjoy. With 72 luxury villas, a hotel, and luxury facilities this resort is one of a kind. The exterior is breathtaking, to say the least, but the structure is a beauty on its own. Filled with clear, large glass windows that allow you not only to see the beauty that sits in front of the resort, but it allows the beauty of Greece to come directly inside.

Naman Retreat Resort

Located in Vietnam the Naman Retreat Resort features a friendly environment and healthy activities such as spa, yoga, beach sports, and others in hopes of creating a relaxing experience that will connect you with nature. Designed with relaxation in mind the structure itself features a seamless combination of greenery, natural stone, and bamboo. With 80 bungalows, a hotel, 6 VIP villas, 20 more villas this resort creates a space that is charming in a simple living kind of way.

Song Saa Resort

The Song Saa Resort brings in the beauty of the island indoors to provide a flawless blend. Surrounded by greenery and undiscovered areas this resort allows you to explore the island’s deserted oases of virgin rainforests, tropical reefs, and glistening white beaches. This resort takes the natural beauty of the sea and incorporates it directly into the villas. Furthermore, the villas are filled with beautiful hues of green, blue and untouched wood.

Pangkor Laut Resort

Located on a small island in Malaysia tucked away in trees and nature the Pangkor Laut Resort gives vacationers the ultimate retreat. Pangkor Laut Resort puts together the beauty of the island while being hidden away in a sense. The idea was to create a place distant enough from others that you relax and feel on vacation.

Banyan Tree Al Wadi Resort

Tucked away in Al Wadi, the United Arab Emirates the Banyan Tree Al Wadi Resort is an oasis of Arab culture. Traditional decor brings the Arab culture directly into the resort with amenities that help you relax. Amenities featured are as follows: Asian-inspired hydrotherapy spa facilities, a dedicated nature reserve, and private beach access at Banyan Tree Ras Al Khaimah Beach.

Eco Resort

Eco Resort is a unique project put together to help vacationers that want to really connect with nature on a more natural level. This seven-cabin resort feels more like you are camping, which was the main idea behind it. The idea was to create a resort that felt like home away from home while helping you distress and detach from the everyday routine.

Six Senses Con Dao

Six Senses Con Dao resort was created around the concept of having a resort that brings nature and luxury together. The luxurious resort features individual private villas that have a traditional wooden décor with a contemporary twist. Furthermore, having the privacy of the resort allows you to connect with nature.

X2 Kui Buri Resort

X2 Kui Buri Resort is a contemporary vacation spot that provides 23 semi-private villas, with their own terrace and pool. Sitting on the Gulf of Thailand this resort incorporates natural elements such as trees and untouched stones to bring an earthy feel directly indoors. The elements used to decorate the resort come directly from the island.

Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives

Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Maldives is the perfect private, romantic getaway. Located in the Maldives this 5-star resort takes luxury to another level. Surrounded by tropical plants, crystal blue water, and one of the largest lagoons in the Maldives. Additionally, featuring 64 villas with natural décor and ocean views from each one of them. This resort creates a romantic getaway experience that is luxurious from the inside out.

Amangiri Luxury Resort Hotel

Unlike other mentioned resorts this one is located in Utah. The Amangiri Luxury Resort Hotel features 34 luxurious rooms tucked into a protected valley with views of the canyon. Additionally, this hotel features relaxing amenities that work with the surrounding space. The concept while creating this resort was to create a space away from home that felt like home in a unique type of way. Natural elements add a “hippy” vibe to the hotel.

Which of these is on our bucket list to visit? Share with us in the comment below.

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Asian Homes That Will Take Your Breath Away

By • Feb 5, 2018

Asia has always been a magical place to vacation and enjoy rich history. However, if you really want to take a dive into what Asia is all about, take a look at their architecture and the structures they have created to be used as homes. The architecture in Asia is so grand and meticulously well done. The following Asian homes will take your breath away not just because of their beauty, but because of how well done they are.

Nakameguro Home

The Nakameguro home measures at about 1,762 square-feet. Designed by Japanese Studio LEVEL Architects, located in Meguro-Ku, one of the municipalities of Tokyo, Japan. Furthermore, the three-story residence is equipped with an integrated slide that connects all three levels together. The exterior of the home is uniquely shaped which allows the interior to flow naturally. This home was created with the homeowner’s children in mind which is why it is built in the format of a playhouse.

WBE House

Located in a neighborhood of Kasugai, Japan, this small contemporary two-story home is a sight of its own. The exterior provides a modern structure that flows throughout the interior of the home. Its interior is minimalist and simple. Doing so allows the home to feel larger in size than what it actually is.

The Lift Residence

This unique home known as the Lift residence is one of a kind. The 1,334 square-foot all-black home features an intricate contemporary exterior. In order to create a contrast between the outside and inside of the home, the interior is spacious and mostly white. Furthermore, there are hints of black throughout that bring the exterior structure directly inside.

Tea House on the Outskirts of Nanjing, China

This fabulous tree house is located on top of a hill for an exceptional view. An air of peace and tranquility is felt from the moment you lay eyes on the home. Its atmosphere and contemporary design are the perfect blend. The furniture is mainly made of wood and light colors that add an air of charm. Consider this home a homage to traditional Asian culture. Its large windows allow the view of the hill and its green surroundings to peak through the residence. Regardless of where you are, every room offers an excellent view.

BB 501

The BB 501 is a tiny home located in Chongqing, China. This home is the perfect definition of peaceful and calming. Coming in from a tiny point of view, the home offers stark white walls that help make them feel bigger. Meanwhile, the décor is simple and minimal for a tranquility that flows throughout. Furthermore, there are also plants throughout the homes that add a natural feel on the inside.

Minimalist house in Osaka, Japan

This home was created to have a sense of privacy while still allowing the beautiful view of the nearby forest to shine through. Located in Osaka, Japan the minimalist home takes great advantage of its surroundings by making sure the residents are capable of interacting with nature. Furthermore, the vaulted ceilings in the living room allow for the forest scenery to peak through. Along with the large windows that are featured throughout.

Semi-detached House by Landmak Architecture

Located in Vietnam this semi-detached house has all the makings of the perfect home. Nevertheless, it features a contemporary interior and exterior space with an elegant twist. The home is decorated in a warm manner were bright shades that are perfectly paired with vivid hues of yellow, green, and blue. Meanwhile, the exterior is quite modern. The homes are created in a “semi-detached” manner in order to blend three generations into one single space.

Japanese House Designed by CAPD Architects

Completely engulfed in the vegetation that surrounds it this Japanese House Design brings natures finest properties directly indoors. Covering an area of 160 m2, the residence is located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. Surrounded by perfectly manicured greenery and a terrace that provides the perfect view of the lake. Furthermore, featuring two levels the home is decorated in a modern format with smaller rectangular windows.

Baqueratta Designs a Contemporary Home in Japan

When it came to designing, the home the idea was to create a home that offered “modern living” at its finest. However, each room is designed to expand in all directions including upwards. The idea was to create a space that flowed throughout the home while taking advantage of every inch the residence has to offer. Furthermore, the furniture is laid out to sit directly in front of the many windows the home has. Every window features a different view.

Home in Japan Designed by ASSISTANT

Perfectly laid out in a contemporary format with glass windows and walls as the main feature this home in Japan offers a 360degree view. Nevertheless, home’s architecture is unlike any other. It is constructed out of multiple different pavilions with wooden structure standing under the steel frame of the home. Furthermore, the home’s glass windows and walls help bring natural sunlight. Making the residence cost effective for the homeowners.

There is an air of tranquility that engulfs every Asian home, why not get inspiration from them? Therefore, which of these homes inspired you to add a little bit of Asian flair to your residence? Please let us know in the comments below.

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10 Homes With the Best Terrace Views

By • Feb 1, 2018

How wonderful would it be to wake up, walk to your terrace and see a gorgeous view every time? The luxury of having a terrace comes from having a quiet space you can sit and enjoy the great outdoors from the comfort of your home. These homes offer just that! Their terrace views speak for themselves. Here are 10 homes with breathtaking views that will inspire you to construct a terrace of your very own.

152 Elizabeth Street

This is the very first Tadao Ando project in the Big Apple and it does not disappoint. Known as 152 Elizabeth Street this luxury multistory penthouse is a sight to be seen. The interior is simple, elegant, yet modern and rich while the exterior is breathtaking. The terrace view is unbelievable. With glass walls you can see the city directly from inside the home and once you step onto the terrace you get the Big Apple directly in front of you.

Mountain Views from Salt Lake City Home

Sitting at an elevation of about 7,500 feet on top of a mountain this home offers breathtaking panoramic views all year round. With its high elevation the home is prone to having a bit of a shake down during the winter as there could be accumulations of snow up to 12 inches. However, the home was built with this in mind. The terrace view offers a panoramic view of the green mountains of Utah. Nevertheless, the view is even grander when there is snow on them.

Townhouses Full of Warmth and Comfort Built in the City of Berkeley in California

Located in Berkeley, a city in Alameda County, California the four townhouse units range in sizes of 1,300 to 1,500 square feet. Molded around a European style patio, these homes offer a 360panoramic view of the city from the terrace. The view is quiet and calming, allowing you to feel as if you have retreated on vacation by simply stepping onto your terrace.

Contemporary Apartment Redesigned for a Young Businessman in Hong Kong

Built for a young businessman, this contemporary apartment is located in Hong Kong is modern yet well put together and simple. The living room happens to be one of the most impressive areas of this home as it features glass walls that are placed directly in front of the terrace. Nonetheless, the terrace is a cozy open space featuring glass miniature walls that appear as if they combine the great outdoors with the impeccable views of the ocean that sits in front of the apartment.

Hillside Home Designed by John Covert Waston Located in Lakeway

This beautiful, unconventional home located in Lakeway encrusted in the surrounded vegetation offers a view like no other. The residence is located directly in front of the lake. Therefore, the lake can be seen from the terrace as well as numerous different areas of the home that have glass walls and windows. Its interior is filled with small detailing that offer a rich décor that is embedded in the home. Furthermore, the home offers a unique curved feature. There are curved walls that add to the contemporary appeal while providing a breathtaking view.

Mixed Space House Designed by Bergemeisterwolf Architekten

Located in Neustift, Bozen, Italy the home is constructed in the middle of beautiful landscapes and mountain views. The home covers 98 square meters appearing as if it came out directly from a fairytale story book. From the interior to the terrace and garden everything in the home is modern and immaculate while combining two different house designs. Nevertheless, every area of the home is built in a contemporary form meanwhile the rest of the home has a rustic appeal to it.

Fabulous and Unique Residence in Miami Beach by Kobi Karp Architecture

Just like New York City, Miami is a city that never sleeps. Furthermore, it is also a city that offers a breathtaking view from every angle. This amazing home in Miami Beach offers an indescribable, picturesque view that can be seen from the terrace as well as from all the glass walls the home has. All in all, every single space in the home offers a different view. However, the view becomes twice as grand in the evening when you can really appreciate the beauty of the city with all its lights.

 A Stunning Villa with Spectacular Views in Lugano, Switzerland

Located on the hills of Lugano, the Swiss-Italian city the view of this Villa is like no other. Surrounded by mountains and lakes this Villa is decorated from the inside out with dark-toned wood. All in all, the home offers an impressive mixture of luxury and modern. In addition, the terrace has a unique feature it is actually enclosed with glass walls, wooden floors, and an astonishing view. The view is so great from the terrace it appears as if you are part of the nature instead of being enclosed inside.

Conrad | Asturi Studios Design a Spacious Contemporary Home in Pebble Beach Resorts, California

Constructed in the exclusive Pebble Beach Resorts, California this contemporary home covers 4,176 square feet. The construction of this home focuses on using concrete to create a modern space with a cozy interior. There are multiple different fire pits in the home and that includes on the terrace. The terrace itself has a modern fire pit with living room furniture to provide a second living room appeal. Furthermore, not only is the terrace well designed but the view is also great. The  view features mountains and greenery that add to the relaxing appeal of the space.

Spectacular Transformation of a House Into an Elegant and Functional Place

This beautiful, perfectly transformed home is located on Tapia Island is a modern beauty of its own. This home offers a contemporary appeal from the inside out. The terrace is constructed of wooden floors with glass walls that bring the beauty of the outdoors right indoors. Furthermore, the views of the city and the water from the terrace are unlike any other.

In conclusion, these terrace views are one of a kind. Which of them is your personal favorite? Please let us know in the comments below.

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Grand Master Bedrooms With Even Grander Scenery

By • Jan 29, 2018

Even if your days are full of chaos your bedroom is the one place where you can go and relax the day away, no kids, no electronics (even though they are there it is nice to disconnect once in a while). What better way to disconnect from the chaos of the world than to enjoy a beautiful, scenery in your bedroom. The following grand master bedrooms with amazing sceneries will inspire you to redecorate your bedroom to find the perfect place to enjoy the scenery in your home.

Elegant and Cozy Home with Views of the Colorado Rocky Mountains

This spacious and cozy residence located in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado sits on 2.5 acres overlooking the Maroon Creek. The home covers nearly 10,000 square feet. Its interior is laid out in a box format that allows every box to have separate space inside of the home. The master bedroom has the best view of them all. Featuring a contemporary design with a chimney, with extraordinary views of the mountains.

Modern Residence Full of Light and Comfortable Spaces in the city of Los Angeles

Located on a hill in the beautiful city of Los Angeles, California, this marvelous home sits on an area of 2,100 square feet on a land of 3,750 square feet with charming, panoramic views of Silver Lake Hills and Reservoir. The home’s interior is designed in a simple, manner that focuses on its view for most of the homes enchantment. The master bedroom showcases the view of the mountains through its large glass windows and walls.

Spectacular Home in the Northern Crest of Nuevo Leon, Mexico

This single-family home located on the Northern Crest of Nuevo, Mexico is a beauty on its very own. With large glass doors and windows that offer a panoramic view of the mountains and its tranquil lavish décor, this residence is a sight on its own. The master bedroom of this home has a terrace and large sliding doors that allow you to see the picturesque mountain and pool scenery.

A Loft with Views of the City

The most impressive aspect of this loft without a doubt is the panoramic views of the city. Completely encased by glass walls the view is out of this world. The loft is designed in a contemporary manner that allows the décor to work around the picturesque view. However, the bedroom happens to have the most magical view of them all. Featuring a round bed, the space allows you to see the entire city as you lay your head to rest.

A Warehouse Turned Into a Home in Melbourne, Australia

This warehouse has been refurbished and turned into a family residence that can be enjoyed. Located in the suburbs of Richmond, Melbourne, Australia the house offers views of the city in a contemporary manner. Furthermore, the beautiful interior is calming and welcoming from the moment you enter the residence. The cozy master bedroom has large windows and a small terrace that provides views of the city.

A Unique Tent House in Eumundi, Australia

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Located in the clearing of a forest in Eumundi, Australia is sitting in an area of 344 m2, perfectly built for a family that wants to be connected with nature. At a first glance, the roof of the home resembles a traditional tent, but at a closer look, the homes contemporary feel takes form. The home offers grand views of the forest that surrounds the residence. The master bedroom is filled with natural, wooden furniture and large glass windows with views of forest greenery.

A Beautiful House in Israel Built by Pitsou Kedems

One of the most impressive aspects of this home is the large gorgeous panels that are laid throughout the home. The panels can be adjusted depending on the sunlight you would like the home to offer. They also for getting wind enter the home to cool it down. The master bedroom features large glass doors and windows that provide views of the pool space and the garden that surrounds the home. Furthermore, the bedroom is decorated in a simple manner to give the view the spotlight it deserves.

Casa Agua

Casa Agua is a luxury residence located in Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain. This luxurious home is available to the public for vacation rentals, events, and production companies. It is surrounded by beautiful views of multiple pools and greenery that surround the home. The master bedroom offers large windows that allow you to take a peek into the beautiful exterior of the home.

A Spacious Country Home in Healdsburg, California

Located in Healdsburg, California this spacious country home sits on top of a hill where the views of the valley are impeccable. The secluded home features a large swimming pool as its main attraction. However, the views from the master bedroom are one of a kind. The large glass and doors provide the perfect layout for the impeccable views of the valley that can be seen from the master bedroom.

Spectacular Transformation of a House Into an Elegant and Functional Place

Sitting at 11,000-square-feet this home is located on Taipa Island, on the southern side of Macau, China. It was designed in a contemporary manner on the outside and in a charming traditional manner on the inside. The master bedroom offers views of the water and of the city with a small terrace that allows you to sit and enjoy the view at any time of the day.

These master bedrooms will make you want to have a grand view in your bedroom too. Which view is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.

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10 Homes With Unbelievable Pools

By • Jan 18, 2018

Having a swimming pool as part of your home is the ultimate amenity. It’s the ultimate compliment to a home while being the focus of the outdoor landscape design. In addition to that lets not forget it is the perfect area to host family and friends while enjoying the warm weather. Not only does having a swimming pool in your backyard space provide an aesthetically pleasing view, but it allows you to have a little piece of vacation right in the premises of your home. The following homes have unbelievable pools that will cause you to want to upgrade your backyard landscape and create a customized pool of your very own.

Large House From the 1960s in Westchester New York

Designed by Roy Johnson in the late 1960s, this beautiful home sits at about 2574 square feet it is a beauty from the inside out. The outside of the home is constructed out of stone, wood and glass that mesh perfectly together for a charming, yet vacation feel. The inside does not stay behind on the charm filled with wooden walls that perfectly compliment the glass windows this home is a beauty. However, the best part of this home is the pool. The pool is not only beautiful, but it offers a picturesque waterfall that is to die for.

Contemporary Apartment for Young Businessman in Hong Kong

Redesigned for a traveling businessman in Hong Kong this home was created to give him the serenity he needs after his travels. This contemporary apartment covers an area of 2,400 square feet with views of the lake and bridge. On top of the its exceptional view, the home offers an indoor pool that is sure to make us all jealous. The inside is fully tiled in a gorgeous shade of blue which makes the water even bluer. The best aspect about this pool is that it is indoors. Which means no matter how cold or warm the weather is taking a swim will always be an option.

Poolside Pavilion Designed by Murray Legge

This pavilion located in Austin Texas was created as an addition to a preexisting home. It was constructed in hopes of adding shade for the adjacent pool and it did just that. The pool featured in this pavilion is one of a kind as it is an infinity pool with views towards the mountains. The pool itself was constructed in a simple yet flat infinity design. Doing so gives the pool the appearance that there is no beginning or end to it. It just blends right in with the structure and the view.

NMD NOMADAS Design a Contemporary Home in Valencia, Venezuela

A contemporary design with its main focus nature is the perfect way to describe this home designed by the architectural firm NMD NOMADAS in Valencia Venezuela. There are numerous glass walls throughout the entire space. This was done to create a peaceful yet seamless combination between the indoor and outdoor space. When it comes to the pool this home offers a unique pool design as the pool is long and runs through half of the front of the home. The concept for the pool was for it to be seen from almost every window in the home.

Story Pool House by Lake Flato

The Story Pool House by Lake Flato is the perfect example of a little slice of heaven. Its entire design is compact and small making it the perfect home for a minimalist that wants to feel connected with nature. The pool is a simple rectangular design that adds a simple mystic to the entire concept of the home. It sits in nature surrounded by nature with gorgeous views of low rolling hills.

Connecticut Pool House by Resolution: 4 Architecture

This Connecticut Pool House by Resolution: 4 Architecture is the ultimate 832 square feet, one bedroom, and one bath paradise retreat. The contemporary retreat is located, surrounded by trees and a beautiful scenery for the ultimate retreat feel after a long day of work. Get this the pool is almost the same square footage as the house. This has caused it to become the main attraction of the entire residence.

A Beautiful House in Israel Built by Pitsou Kedems

The main unique feature of this beautiful home in Israel is its uniquely designed perforated panels. These panels are located on the inside and outside of the house. However, they are unlike any other panels as they are completely moveable. They can be positioned differently depending on how much sunlight and air you would like the home to have. These panels also add an extra touch of charm to the pool space as they’re placed directly in front of the pool. Therefore, you have the ability to control how much exposure of light the pool is actually getting.

A  in Beverly HillsLuxurious Residence, California

Designed with a mix of styles in mind this luxurious residence is a family home/vacation home all at once. Mixing different styles allowed the architect to get creative with the textures used around and inside of the home. However, the standout piece of this house is the pool area. As not only is it shaped uniquely but it offers a Jacuzzi. Along with a resting area inside the pool. Furthermore, the resting area is so unique because you are inside the pool but while in the space you will remain completely dry.

A Charming Tuscan Villa Surrounded by Olive Groves in Palaia, Italy

Surrounded by a spectacular view, this Charming Tuscan villa is charming yet relaxing. Nonetheless because it was constructed in the middle of acres of olive trees. Not only is the home surrounded by nature, but the swimming pool is as well. This was done to complete the relaxing experience the home offers. Constructed in a unique shape the swimming pool is laid-out a bit further away from the home. This was done in order to provide the perfect relaxing atmosphere while you are in the pool area.

Spectacular House in the Southern Creek of Lake Texoma

The beautiful estate known as the spectacular house in the Southern Creek of Lake Texoma is a sight to be seen on its very own. Featuring 6 bedrooms with expansive views of the lake that sits directly in front of the home. This residence is one of a kind. So much so that it even offers a disposal helipad at all times. And there is an enormous pool that features stone walls and even a waterfall as well as a Jacuzzi.

In conclusion, these homes are not only beautiful, but there swimming pools are a sight to be seen. Which of these homes would you like to live in? Please let us know in the comments below.

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Beach Resorts That Will Make You Want to Travel

By • Jan 10, 2018

Traveling the world and seeing all of its glory has been a dream for many of us. However, with so many places to visit it can become a bit challenging to make up your mind and choose one specific place. Beach resorts have become quite popular in recent years. The calm feeling of being on the beach smelling the salty air and not having a care in the world can feel like the ultimate vacation. Furthermore, who doesn’t want to be on the beach as often as possible? If you are having difficulty planning your next vacation here are beach resorts that will make you want to travel and book your next flight immediately.

Anantara Resort in the Maldives

This majestic resort known as Anantara on the island of Las Maldives is exactly what vacation dreams are made of. Its white sand and Crystal-clear waters have a breathtaking effect on anyone who visits. One of the many amenities the resort has to offer is their numerous bungalows that are placed directly on the sand. Furthermore, if you would like a private dinner on the terrace you can actually ask the chef and he or she will create a delicious meal that is just for you.

Spectacular Beach Resort on Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos, Greece has always been known for being a top contender for travelers. This resort is located on the golden sand of Elias Beach. It features the perfect blend between mystical landscapes and modern décor to create a lavish vacation spot. Furthermore, this resort urges its visitors to experience the beauty and charm of the island as every room offers an impeccable view of the Aegean Sea. The suites offer elegant bathrooms and balconies with hot tubs. Meanwhile, the villas feature infinity pools, dining areas and even high-tech features and amenities.

Gili Lankanfushi Resort in the Maldives

This paradise resort known as the Gili Lankanfushi Resort in the Maldives is a sight to be seen. Located directly on the tropical island in North Mal this inhibited island features a relaxing resort with only 45 stilted villas that float above a lagoon. Privacy and intimacy where the main concerns when it came to the design of this resort. All 45 luxury villas were built interconnected jetties which makes them only accessible by boat. Furthermore, the resort offers an extensive delicious menu that can be enjoyed from your villa or the resort restaurant.

Banyan Tree Maldives Vabbinfaru Resort

The Banyan Tree Maldives Vabbinfaru Resort is located on the island of Vabbinaru in the Maldives. The beautiful yet unique aspect of this resort is that the entire island is the resort. Which means when visiting this resort vacationers find themselves being the only residents on the island. Having this feature creates the ultimate relaxing feel right in paradise. The area is known for being big on scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, and sailing. It offers the perfect paradise for all outdoor experiences. The resort itself is designed with a modern appeal that feels romantic and warm.

Lily Beach Resort & Spa

The Maldives is known for having an astonishing view.  This Lily Beach Resort & Spa on the island of Huvahendhoo, in the Maldives, is yet another gorgeous resort. Additionally, its stilt structure cabins sit on the island in a beautiful natural mandorla shape right above the crystal-clear water. Providing a home away from home in a relaxing luxurious way was the main purpose of creating this resort.

Dhonakulhi Maldives, Spa Resort & Marina

Isolated from civilization without being fully disconnected from comfort and luxury the Island Hideaway at Dhonakulhi Maldives, Spa Resort & Marina gives you a getaway experience with a luxurious twist that you can expect from an island resort. Furthermore, the resort is a picturesque home away from home. There’s 48 villas in 8 different styles. Every villa provides a beautiful view of the island creating the tranquility the resort is well known for.

Viceroy Anguilla Resort

The Viceroy Anguilla Resort takes the beauty of Anguilla and puts it on display with a luxurious feel. Additionally, this resort is stylish, trendy, and modern all while catering to being, a relaxing space for all guests. Furthermore, the resort offers two white sand beaches, Sunset pool, cafés, and even a spa directly on the premises. This resort is dedicated to creating the perfect relaxing space for all guests including children.

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, French Polynesia

When you hear the name “four seasons” you know it’s going to be a luxurious experience and this Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora is no exception. Surrounded by the bluest waters and whitest sands the beach that surrounds this hotel itself is a beauty on its very own. Offering traditional cuisine this resort takes you on a trip to the island right from the moment you arrive. Furthermore, it offers individual cabins for privacy all while having interconnecting spaces that offer activities for guests to enjoy.

Six Senses Con Dao Resort by AW²

Six Senses Con Dao Resort offers one of the most beautiful views because of how natural and relaxing the entire resort feels. There is something very organic yet luxurious about being in this resort this is mainly due to its décor. Nevertheless, the décor is exceptional and flows extremely well with the view of the rich blue sea and white sand. Keeping that in mind the idea for this resort was to create a getaway that did not take away from the surrounding landscape instead it adds to the space. Doing so, allows all guests to feel relaxed and right at home whether they are enjoying the indoor amenities of the resort or the outdoor views.

5 Star Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa

A spacious, modern, stylish, and relaxing is the perfect way to describe the 5 Star Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa. This resort offers 142 villas making it one of the largest beach resorts on our list. Furthermore, the resort offers over 1 mile of pure white sand with 3.5 miles of coastline. Filled with 17,000 coconut palms and trails that you can explore the resorts landscape is a beauty on its own.

Whether you want to spend a week or a month on the beach one of these resorts is sure to be on your next bucket list. Which of these beach resorts is on your next vacation bucket list? Please let us know below.

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Beach Houses You Must See

By • Jan 5, 2018

Homes by the sea are something special. Furthermore, there is something soothing, relaxing, and charming about sitting near the ocean and smelling the ocean breeze every time. Beach houses make the perfect entertainment homes. Having a beach house as your main home or favorite vacation residence could be just what you need for the perfect time with family and friends. They allow you to feel like if you were on vacation every single day. Here are 10 beach houses that are simply breathtaking and are a must see.

 Beach House by Cibinel Architecture on the coast of Victoria Beach, Canada

This beach house by Cibinel Architecture was designed with the idea of incorporating the beauty of the outdoor scenery with a natural feel for the indoor space. Due to, this it is safe to say this house exceeded everyone’s expectations. Consequently wood covers the entire home from top to bottom for that cozy cabin feel that is directly on the beach. Furthermore, the home offers a cabin flair with the perfect beach house twist.

Rooiels Beach House in Cape Town

Rooiels Beach House is a minimalist, modern home lover dream residence. The house sits on about 10,225-square-feet directly on Cape Town Africa. Furthermore, the house sits directly on the beach with sand being part of the outdoor space.  Its hull shaped roof can be considered the most impressive feature of the residence as it can be opened and closed. Thanks to the construction of the roof you are able to see numerous views of the mountains and the sea.

Beach Home in Atlantic Beach, Florida Designed by William Morgan

The very first thing you may notice about this beach house is its unique shape. This beach house offers a geometric construction that was built in 1973. The outdoor space has been described as two triangular prisms with varying dimensions. Its interior is mostly made out of wood to carry the beach vibes throughout the entire home. The home sits directly in front of palm trees giving you the view of the beach from every window in the residence.

Parsonson Architects Design a Stunning Contemporary Home in Marlborough, New Zealand

A stunning contemporary home is the perfect definition of this residence and its surrounding. It offers the beauty of two different worlds. With unbelievable mountain views that surround the home and siting directly in front of the sea makes it the perfect blend between the two. Embedded between vegetation this home offers a relaxing yet modern appeal. There is a path that extends from the lower level terrace of the home all the way to the sea.

Kailua Beach House in Kailua, Hawaii

Designed by H1+FN Design Build Collaborative this beautiful beach residence is a modern take on a traditional Hawaiian beach house. Due to, the home being decorated in a modern yet contemporary manner this home gives you all the beach feels without being directly on the beach. As a result, the residence even has a pool for you to enjoy when you are not on the beach.

Sunny Beach House in Queensland, Australia

A luxurious yet simple beach house is the perfect sunny residence. Embedded directly in the middle of a natural coastal landscape this home connects directly to the beach. You can actually walk from the terrace to the beach and back. Nevertheless, the most impressive feature of this home is the tree that is growing directly in the home. This brings nature directly into the home on a larger scale.

Silver Strand Beach House by ROBERT KERR Architecture Design

This gorgeous contemporary home sits directly on the beach. As a result, the front and backyard of the home are the sea. Due to, this the beauty of this home comes from the inside out. The inside is bright and cheery just like the outside. Its contemporary feel comes from using bold patterns that mesh well together. With large windows, you are able to enjoy views of the beach from all areas of the home.

Southampton Beach House by Alexander Gorlin Architects

Southampton Beach House was designed by Alexander Gorlin Architects with the vision of having a modern beach house right in Southampton, New York. Therefore, this modern residence was built using European Limestone and African Hardwood. Due to, the combination of the two it creates a perfect mixture between traditional appeal and modern architecture. The home is positioned between the bay and the ocean giving you major beautiful views throughout the home.

Veronica Beach House by Longhi Architects

The Veronica beach house is a modern yet contemporary structure that was designed to have a unique flair from the inside out. Furthermore, the structure of the residence itself is a work of art. Furthermore, the structure of the home offers exposed concrete throughout the entire residence. Located in Lima, Peru this beach house offers a very intricate design because the structural design of the home is a representation of Peruvian architecture itself combined with an international style.

Cape Cod Beach House

Uniquely designed, this cape cod beach house features a modern structure with numerous different large windows that give off access to the beautiful sea that is directly in front of the home. Consequently, it even features a glass bridge that connects the guest suite to the master suite over a double high living room. As a result, all the glass features of the home bring the beauty from the outside directly indoors.

To conclude, the beauty of owning a beach house is being able to feel as if you are on vacation every time to come home. Furthermore, please let us know in the comments below which of these houses would you like to own.

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