Designed by Es Arch – Enrico Saramellini Architetto, Casa Up is a beautiful contemporary country house located in Madesimo in the Lombardy region, Italy. The one bedroom, one bath modern home used to be a barn and stable. The reconstruction transformed the old building into a contemporary home while maintaining the rustic ambience of its surrounding.
Located in Extremadura in the province of Cáceres, Spain, this country house was transformed into a family home from an abandoned stable. The rustic home with modern simplicity completely respects the environment. A solar panel system was developed to provide energy in the summer, and turbines were installed to make use of the streams to supply energy during the winter.
The Hobbit House is a unique guest resort in Trout Creek, Montana for those who love the world created by J.R.R. Tolkien. Fans of Lord of the Rings can relax in a 1,000-square-foot guesthouse that is partially underground. The owners, Steve and Christine Michaels, spent about US$410,000 to build the Hobbit House and the entire miniature mystical Shire.
This beautiful country villa in Mallorca, Spain blends contemporary interior design with traditional rustic elements. Designed by Mestre Paco, the eclectic decorating uses simple contemporary flair to balance the natural stone walls. Wooden beams and wooden shutters enhance the rustic environment.
This Mediterranean home has a contemporary edge to its rustic interior. The house has all the comfort of a modern home with a country setting that is peaceful and charming.