East Coast Beauty
Architect Gerald Luss, known for designing the interiors of the Time-Life Building in New York City, took to the woods and built his first residential project. Sleek and simple, this mid-century marvel immerses you in its lovely bucolic setting of sloping green gardens and a sunny, forest-enveloped terrace.
We love the Catskills, long a haven for musicians like Bob Dylan. So when we found out about Casa Lago, on 28 acres with its own lake and created by a Brooklyn duo that designs inspiring environments for artists to hone their crafts, we couldn't wait to share it with you.
Nestled into the quiet community of Westhampton Beach, this cottage has a dreamy living room that opens onto the deck with its large heated swimming pool and landscaped gardens. Warmth derived from that charming fireplace sure seems lovely too.
Imagine waking up in this 1924-built cottage with two crisp and breezy bedrooms. This is the kind of place where the morning light and birdsong should take the place of any alarm clock and your circadian rhythm can realign with nature's best intentions.
Within an idyllic creekside setting, we discovered an 1820 manor that was restored with brilliant imagination, fusing old world charm and industrial finishes. And oh, but to lounge on this porch at sunset with a G&T in hand...
Head to New York's Hudson Valley and over to this adorable dwelling that capitalizes on the great outdoors. With a 2,000 square foot deck in the forest, you can take a dip in the saltwater pool, practice your sun salutations or challenge a travel mate to some tennis or basketball on the on-site courts.
Polish up your best fire pit story and debut it with your best friends or family on the outdoor stage it deserves. This hidden cottage offers as many reasons to hunker down outside as in: including hammock-swinging, stargazing and forest bathing.
This 18th-century former water mill features a modern transformation that gives life to its lovely old stone bones. And a little nook, with its wood stove and complete lack of flash or tech, inspires other primitive pursuits, like reading, sleeping and appreciating your basic needs being met so beautifully.
For more homes across the forests, mountains and coast of New York State, explore our collection here.