Built on a small hill surrounded by tall tress, this cottage in the rural area of Snegiri near Moscow, Russia is designed to fit the landscape. Architect Carlson & Co made the house part of the landscape by inserting it into the hill with terraces, maximizing its natural environment. Light stone and natural wood are used for the house itself to blend in with its surroundings.
This little weekend retreat in Napa County, California has all the coziness of a country house. The interior design by Jean Larette has an understated elegance that brings a touch of traditional sophistication to the country home.
This lovely country house overlooking the sea in Croatia has everything that one needs for a peaceful retreat. The interior design by Rees Roberts + Partners gives this rustic stone house a contemporary flair. Stone walls in all the rooms, including the bathroom, provide a cozy ambiance. The natural landscaping blends in beautifully with the environment making this the ultimate country escape.
The soft contemporary interior decoration by Marina Sibaldi Benatti of a 14th century country house in Northern Italy has a charming ambiance that combines old with new. A green house with stone walls has been preserved and the main house elegantly restored. The beauty of the design lies in its simplicity. It’s Renaissance country charm with modern comfort.
High vaulted wooden ceilings and a grand staircase with iron railings characterize this country house in Russia. The classic home design bring traditional elegance to the casual country atmosphere. Fine decorative details in the bathroom with black and white checkered floor tiles provide a whimsical flair to this interior space.
Located in the recreational area of Jogersö in the coastal town of Oxelösund, Sweden, this country house by the water takes full advantage of its natural environment. Large windows in the living room and the stone floor extend the outdoor space inside. The large wooden hot tube outside is a perfect place to unwind and enjoy the water view. The interior design maximizes the use of space. A bookcase is used as a room divider which also allows light to come through on both sides of the room.
Portuguese interior decorator Marina Saldanha transformed this former fisherman’s hut into a beautiful vacation home. Situated on the Atlantic coast in Alentejo, Portugal, the house has a peaceful cactus garden. The interior of the house is charming with its simplicity. White walls are complemented by colourful cushions and bed linen. The colourful accessories in the kitchen brighten the room. The rustic beauty of the house creates a perfect atmosphere for relaxation.