A room with a view

What’s more idyllic than a room with a view? Terracotta cityscapes, snow-capped vistas, and oceanic panoramas round out this list of homes with swoon-worthy views to lose yourself within.

room with a view

PENINSULA HOUSE, BORGARNES, ICELAND

Set along the spectacular Snaefellsness peninsula on the island’s west coast, this vacation home in Iceland is a sensory delight of art, design, and remarkable scenery. Owned by an abstract expressionist artist whose studio is located below the property, the house showcases her creative talents in a staggering setting.

 

CASA LUMNEZIA, VIGNOGN, SWITZERLAND

This stylish penthouse apartment is situated in a pristine alpine village overlooking the Val Lumnezia, a.k.a. the Valley of the Light. And if that wasn’t enough, it was designed within the latest sustainability and eco-energy standards for optimal environmental efficiency.

 

THE WATER CASTLE, SPLIT, CROATIA

This restored 16th-century castle is a mighty fortress standing impressively along the Adriatic Sea, with picturesque views of nearby Split and the bay of Kastela. The ancient structure exudes a calm strength and fairytale charm as its stony facade reflects pensively off the water.

 

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VOSS LODGE, VOSS, NORWAY

Meticulously conceived of and designed by a family who fell in love with the land, this home is an ode to Norwegian style and the surrounding wilderness. It’s a stylish retreat built for adventure–you can even ski right from the house!

 

VILLA LA NUVOLETTA, ALASSIO, ITALY

A pocket of privacy within the bustle of the Alassio resort along the Italian Riviera, this luxurious Italian villa is shrouded in arching trees and lush greenery, setting a pristine scene in which to imbibe, unwind, and escape.

 


TERRACE APARTMENT, FLORENCE, ITALY

From its privileged vantage point overlooking the red roofs and monuments of the city, this vacation home in Florence makes the case for understated elegance. The apartment underwent a careful restoration that honors its history and beckons guests up a spiral staircase to a terrace from which to take in the sights and sounds of Vechhia Firenze.

 

UMBRIAN FARMHOUSE MONTONE, UMBRIA, ITALY

The timelessly beautiful Umbrian farmhouse feels like it has been plucked from the pages of a romantic novel. From the ancient watchtower it was built around, to the 20 acres of rolling hills its set upon, this stoney stunner has swept us off our feet.

 

room with a view

FINIKAS VILLA SYROS, GREECE

Perched atop a mountain in Kokkina, at the southern tip of the Cycladic island of Syros, this luxury villa is steeped in stunning views of the Aegean Sea speckled by neighboring islands. Now this is how you do a Grecian island getaway. Watch a video of the property here!

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