Located in the village of Matera in Southern Italy, Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita is an 18-room boutique hotel restored from abandoned prehistoric caves. The Sassi di Matera (stones of Matera) are prehistoric dwellings dug into the rock itself. Today, the area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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 modern duplex apartment in the St. Germain des Pres district of Paris, France has a very cozy interior decor that blends contemporary design with a rustic flair. Located in a quiet 17th century building, the duplex has stone walls in the upstairs bedroom/living area and in the downstairs bedroom which give the apartment an appealing personality.