When Past Meets Present

When the past meets the present, and old meets new, an interesting kind of chemistry happens…

past meets present

TENUTA DELL’ ALTO, PUGLIA, ITALY

Surrounded by orchards, formal gardens and vegetable gardens, this stately masseria will help you get back in touch with nature and reconnect with a simpler way of life.  Read more in our Journal here.

past meets present

TEERONEER, COUNTY CLARE, IRELAND

This home in Ireland was resurrected as an eye-catching modern residence nestled within the original structural boundaries, while assimilating its centuries-old remains.

past meets present

CASALE DI CELLOLE: ZOO, TUSCANY, ITALY

Off the beaten track, this home retains all the charms that the region is famous for, with the luxury of modern amenities. Read more in our Journal here.

Casa Francese

CASA FRANCESE, LIGURIA, ITALY

The design approach was to reduce the house down to its essentials maintaining its original charm while integrating modern comforts. Meet the designers and owners here.

Hortulanus Estate

HORTULANUS ESTATE, TUSCANY, ITALY

A tactile and earthy reminder of the history and idyllic way of life that Italy does so well. This estate invites you back in time to bask in an idyll that’s endured for centuries.

past meets present

ATLAS GALLIPOLI, LECCE, ITALY

There’s a museum-like quality to this 18th-century palace where every item seems to tell a tale. Meet the owners here.

past meets present

CASALE DI CELLOLE: AFRICA, TUSCANY, ITALY

Tucked away among the rolling hills of Siena’s Chianti region, a picturesque traditional Tuscan farm has been given a gentle contemporary makeover.

past meets present

THE TRAIN STATION, BIOUL, BELGIUM

The only clue to its former occupation is the genuine train tracks that still sweep across the property’s garden. Nobody’s using them these days – except for small kids (and the odd playful adult).

Past meets present throughout our collection. Browse it here.

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