Pack light or call the movers… How about throwing a little permanence into your vacation? Here’s our pick of five new vacation rentals that will make you feel at home. Or two beautiful properties on the market for you to set up home.
Inside or outside… is the constant dilemma of those in love with nature. This beautiful home in Sicily has found the perfect balance, with glass walls and doors that slide away to allow the air, light, and scents of its beloved land to mingle all day. Pictured top: Casa Vendicari Sicily, Italy
Restio River House Pringle Bay, South Africa
Yes to drama. Nothing harsh about this Brutalist-inspired home on the banks of the Buffels River in Pringle Bay, surrounded by dramatic views of mountain and ocean, and lulled by breezes that caress its lush, wide-open interiors.
Casa Junqueira Lisbon, Portugal
For those who like it rare… This seven-bedroom villa in Lisbon is an audaciously unusual composition of soaring ceilings, intricate azulejos, grand wood-paneled rooms, and contemporary art that make for a dreamy time-traveling experience.
Krisel Glass Cabin Palm Springs, California
Mad about modern. A featured home in Palm Springs’ 2018 Modernism Week, this glass cabin designed by William Krisel and constructed by The Alexander Company was recently restored to its 1958 chic, perfect for a mid-century pilgrimage.
Casa Hualle Pucon, Chile
It’s good to stare. Set within a landscape of sparkling lakes at the foot of the majestic Villarrica volcano, this home in Pucon has windows that are perfectly placed cut-outs, guiding your eye to the best views of its land.
Villa Capri Itri, Italy
Is it a vacation if you’re home? Does it matter? This glorious villa for sale in Itri, with its heart-in-your-throat views, joyous geometry, and artful shadows, leaves the philosophical questions behind for sun, sea, and infinity. If you just want to stay a little while, it’s currently still available as a vacation rental.
Industrial Modern 3 Gelting, Germany
Distill the sea. This home for sale on the Baltic shores is the ideal beach house for those who love nature for the contemporary art that it can be. Construction is moving along swimmingly, but there’s still time to include your custom specifications. The 105 square meter layout is left loose to be fixed by your imagination.
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