French Holiday Home with a Huge Window by RAUM

Creative multidisciplinary firm RAUM designed this relaxing holiday home located in Sarzeau along the north coast of the Rhuys Peninsula. The most distinguishing feature of which would have to be its huge window in the main bedroom that provides the residents with a close contact with nature. Its ground floor is composed of a free space undivided by walls while the bedrooms are in form of wooden boxes on wheels [...]

 

Relaxing Holiday Home Converted from an Old Farmhouse in France by Septembre

Paris-based architects Septembre converted a 19th-century farmhouse in Loire Valley, France for a couple and their two children as a getaway from Paris and London, where they own art galleries. Description by Septembre: Conversion of an old farmhouse into a summer home. The project consist of keeping as much as possible of the old structure while adapting it to a new use. Discrete interventions on the internal fittings and use [...]

 

Awesome Extension House vB4 in Belgium by dmvA

dmvA designed the Extension House vB4 in Brecht, Belgium. Description by dmvA: “A few years ago dmvA was requested to design an extension to an A-framed house in order to reconvert this holiday home into a comfortable, contemporary house. This house is situated in a former recreation area and although municipality transformed this area into one with full residential use, one has to deal with specific building regulations. First dmvA [...]

 

Beautiful Holiday Home in Switzerland by Nickisch Sano Walder Architekten

Nickisch Sano Walder Architekten designed this beautiful and tiny holiday home for two in Graubünden, Switzerland. The cabin is composed of concrete walls that provide an intimate and cave-like feeling. [via inhabitat]

 

Holiday Home for a Yachtsman in England by The Manser Practice

London-based studio The Manser Practice this perfect weekend holiday home for a yachtsman located on the island off England’s south coast. Description by The Manser Practice: The site is located at the mouth of a natural river inlet on the Isle of Wight. Set on the site of an industrial building, the house commands views of the scenic shoreline lined with deciduous woodland. The house has been laid out to [...]

 

Exhilarating Casa Tunquen Near a Cliff in Chile by Mas Fernandez Architectos

If by any chance you are seeking an adventurous holiday getaway, you might as well check out ‘Casa Tunquen’ in Chile. Designed by Mas Fernandez architectos , this exhilarating home was built near a cliff that provides its residents a spectacular view of the sea and nature. The residence is based on a grid of pillars of 3.60 x 3.50 meters that create a terrace and small central space. [via ignant]

 

Laidback Danish Holiday Cabin by Powerhouse Company

Multi-awarded architectural firm Powerhouse Company believes that great architecture and design must simply improve the quality of living. A perfect realization of this goal would have to be the ‘Village House’ in northern Sjælland, Denmark, which is a traditional summer cabin that offers enough space for modern lifestyle. Description by Powerhouse Company: The Village House is our exploration of the possibilities of the summer cabin, the traditional Danish vacation home. While [...]

 

Classic Charm of Spinaltermine Holiday Villa in Italy

The Spinaltermine Villa located in Umbria, Italy, is a perfect private haven with magnificent views of the Castello di Reschio estate. This 4-bedroom holiday home features a heated infinity swimming pool with changing room, a guest house, kitchenette and alfresco dining area.

 

Luxe Mwanzoleo Villa in Bantry Bay South Africa

Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects (SAOTA) designed this luxurious Mwanzoleo Villa located in Bantry Bay, Cape Town, South Africa. This 5 bedrooms  11,830 square foot holiday home has been described as, “rising six stories with a dramatic rock backdrop and radiant panoramic sea views, is a beachfront villa like no other in Africa. This extravagant retreat is an exclusive and private decadence set in the most picturesque location in Cape [...]

 

Weekend Refuge + Los Molles House

Architects Oltmann Ahlers W., Oltmann Ahlers G. and dRN Arquitectos collaborated in designing the Los Molles House. This 260 square meter wood and steel modern home is located in Cachagua, Chile and was completed in 2009. Photos by Nicolas Saieh and Felipe Camus