The Patio House

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The Patio House

Region: DK – Denmark, Agger

Accommodation: House

The Patio House in the fishing village of Agger on the Danish north-west coast is a summer house from the 1970s, which was modernised and adapted to the needs of the Danish-French owner family by adding annexes. Moreover, an outdoor area protected from views and wind was created, which gave the house its name. 

Kesslerstadel

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Kesslerstadel

Accommodation: House, Apartment

Since the 16th century, the Kesslerstadl has stood near the village church in the centre of Matrei in East Tyrol. From the outside, it is hardly noticeable that the former hay barn, a listed building, now houses two modern holiday flats. The BergsteigerSEIN flat, located on the upper floor of the former barn, is accessed via the back of the building, which is nestled against the slope. The terrace leads into the large living room, which is characterised by old beams, bright spruce panelling, straight-lined fixtures made of black multiplex boards and a large window front with a loggia behind it.

haus und hof

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haus und hof

Region: AT – Austria, Hof bei Salzburg

Accommodation: Apartment

The haus und hof apartments in Hof bei Salzburg embrace the art of reduction and are distinguished by refined simplicity. The terraced building structure with three holiday flats nestles up against the topography of the hillside property on the edge of the village and the forest. With dark wooden façades, large windows and green roofs, the staggered cubes blend inconspicuously into the landscape. In the apartments, dark walls and ceilings, polished concrete floors, bright wood and modern designer furniture characterise the elegant yet casual ambience.

Strandvilla auf der Ostsee

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Strandvilla auf der Ostsee

Region: DE – Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Kappeln, Baltic Sea resort of Olpenitz

Accommodation: House

Due to its location on a pier in the Baltic Sea resort of Olpenitz near Kappeln, a town situated on the Schlei, the Strandvilla gives guests the impression of living in the middle of the Baltic Sea. To the front you can enjoy a view of a bathing bay, to the back you have a wide view over the Baltic Sea and the Schleimünde nature reserve. However, not only the location is special but also the house. The cubic building is clad with extraordinary bricks from Denmark. The interiors are distinguished by panoramic windows that extend over the entire front and rear façade. If the sliding doors are opened, the sea breeze can be felt blowing through the house…

Hube

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Hube

Region: AT – Austria, Styria, Zöbing an der Raab

Accommodation: House

Green as far as you can see—from Haus Hube the view extends far over the hilly landscape of Eastern Styria. The holiday home, together with several outbuildings, is situated on a 45,000-square-metre plot with an orchard and flower meadow, an (organic) chokeberry field and its own forest. The modern new building makes reference to the history of the place. The house is nearly closed on the northern entrance side and opens up towards the south with many windows overlooking the valley. Just like the exterior, the interior is timeless and understated….

The Boomerang House

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The Boomerang House

Region: GR – Greece, Crete, Sivas

Accommodation: B&B

Modern architecture in an olive grove: The Boomerang House is a B&B with only two guest suites, situated in a secluded olive grove near the village of Sivas in southern Crete. The house has been built to blend in with its surroundings in the best possible way. The boomerang-like shape and the materials concrete, glass and wood characterise the building, which almost disappears into the hillside.

Knütthuus

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Knütthuus

Region: DE – Germany, Lower Saxony, Wendland, Zernien

Accommodation: House

Fashion designer Irina Rohpeter and building engineer Nils Kistner have fulfilled their dream of building their own holiday house in the countryside. The result: the Knütthuus. They designed the house as a place to make connections. The Low German name doubles as the property’s motto: “knütten” means both knotting and knitting. The Knütthuus is a place where holidaymakers can come together. Local designers also display their products and artworks here. A striking yellow net made of ropes and an open spatial concept define the design theme. 

Tinel Split

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Tinel Split

Region: HR – Croatia, Split

Accommodation: Apartment

  The Tinel Split holiday apartment is housed within an Art Deco building in the Croatian seaport of Split – just a few minutes’ walk from the beach. Built in 1932 in a collaboration between the architects Ladoslav Horvat and Fabjan Kaliterna, this striking building is a fine example of classical modernist architecture in Croatia. Hidden behind its façade you will find a little gem: the apartment on the first floor has been extensively renovated and adapted to modern requirements.

Breac.House

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Breac.House

Region: IE – Ireland, Donegal

Accommodation: B&B

You will find the Breac.House B&B in the harsh, rugged landscape of the Horn Head peninsula on the northern tip of the Republic of Ireland, with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Derryveagh Mountains. …

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Ferienhaus Siegfried

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Ferienhaus Siegfried

Region: DE – Germany, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Ostseebad Dierhagen

Accommodation: House

The Siegfried holiday home is situated in the Baltic Sea resort of Dierhagen at the entrance to the Fischland Darß Zingst peninsula. From here it’s just a few steps to the water, with the Baltic Sea only 230 meters away and the Bodden on the opposite side visible from the house. …

Casa delle Marche

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Casa delle Marche

Region: IT – Italy, Marche, Barchi

Accommodation: House

Casa delle Marche is an old country house set in the hills of Le Marche on the Adriatic coast of Italy. As traditional as it may appear from the outside, step inside and you will be surprised by its modern and minimalistic interiors. …

Vila Mravljevi

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Vila Mravljevi

Region: SI – Slovenia, Vipava Valley, Branik

Accommodation: House

The Vila Mravljevi, in a small village in western Slovenia, consists of two houses: a typical regional stone farmhouse and a new modern building. During the renovation of the farmhouse, which dates back to 1880, its walls were torn out to create spacious rooms. …

La Bandita Townhouse

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La Bandita Townhouse

Region: IT – Italy, Tuskany, Pienza

Accommodation: Hotel

The village of Pienza in the heart of Tuscany is a UNESCO World Heritage site and widely considered to be the “ideal town” of the Renaissance. Its narrow, winding lanes lead out onto open piazzas, to beautiful churches and stunning Renaissance palaces. …

Contemporary Ocean Retreat

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Contemporary Ocean Retreat

Region: ES – Spain, Galicia, Nigrán

Accommodation: House

Contemporary Ocean Retreat is an architect designed linear wooden structure close to the beach resort of Baiona in Galicia, northwestern Spain. Situated on a hillside plot in a secluded, lush garden overlooking the Cies Islands the property offers spectacular views. …

Mirror Houses

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Mirror Houses

Region: IT – Italy, South Tyrol, Bolzano

Accommodation: House

The Mirror Houses near the South Tyrolean town of Bolzano almost disappear as if by magic, when you approach them from the back: mirrored glass on the rear façade reflects the surrounding countryside and the neighboring farmhouse. …

Villa Alvarium

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Villa Alvarium

Region: IT – Italy, South Tyrol, Schenna

Accommodation: Apartment

Villa Alvarium – located in a panoramic position on a sunny slope above Merano – offers the most beautiful views of nature. This modernist style building features an apartment for 4 to 6 people on the garden level and a smaller apartment for 4 persons above. …

Rote Scheune

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Rote Scheune (Red Barn)

Region: DE – Germany, Brandenburg, Uckermark, Gerswalde, Fergitz

Accommodation: House

The reconstruction of this old barn in Fergitz on the west bank of the lake Oberuckersee was conceived by Thomas Kröger. The Berlin architect had already achieved acclaim for two earlier projects in the Uckermark region. …

Holzhaus am Auerbach

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Holzhaus am Auerbach

Region: DE – Germany, Bavaria, Upper Bavaria, Oberaudorf

Accommodation: House

Situated in the Upper Bavarian Inn Valley, this holiday home is only 4 meters wide. The architects Christine Arnhard and Markus Eck built it for themselves and on their own terms. With its solid walls of wood and clay, …

De Takomst IJlst

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De Takomst IJlst

Region: NL – Netherlands, Friesland, IJlst

Accommodation: House

The holiday home Takomst (Frisian for future) in the Dutch town of Ijlst combines traditional Frisian architecture with modern elements and sustainable construction. The rear building, with its modest wooden facade, reflects the shape of the front brick building and is connected to it by a room fully glazed on one side. …

Ufogel

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Ufogel

Region: AT – Austria, Tyrol, Nussdorf-Debant

Accommodation: House

A strange object has landed next to an old farmhouse in the East Tyrolian village Nussdorf. Floating on stilts over the hill, this exceptional holiday house looks like a blend of a UFO and a bird. …

Finca Paraiso

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Finca Paraiso

Region: ES – Spain, Gran Canaria, Barranco de Soria, Cercados de Espinos

Accommodation: House

The Finca Paraiso is located in a green oasis on a sunny hillside in the south of Gran Canaria. A small cottage in Canarian style was enlarged by a contemporary, minimalist extension. Inside, the Finca now has a modern appearance with a kitchen block of high grade fair-faced concrete, …

Stadl am Tunauberg

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Stadl am Tunauberg

Region: AT – Austria, South-Steiermark, Oberhaag

Accommodation: House

The Stadl am Tunauberg is a quiet retreat. The room concept is surprisingly open for a converted old barn: A glazed gable wall, set back into the building, blurs the boundaries between interior and exterior space. …

Strandhaus Böhl (Beach House Boehl)

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Beach house Böhl

Region: DE – Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, St. Peter-Ording

Accommodation: House

St. Peter-Ording is known for its wide and long sandy beaches. Directly behind the first dune and just 15 minutes walk from the beach you will find the beach house Boehl. It’s made up of two units which are connected by an intermediate building, …

Bleibe

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Bleibe

Region: DE – Germany, Bavaria, Bad Kohlgrub

Accommodation: Apartment

“Bleibe” at the foot of the Hörnle peak in Bad Kohlgrub, Upper Bavaria, is a holiday apartment in an extraordinary modern house constructed of fairfaced concrete, glass and timber, with a roof that seems to float. …

The Balancing Barn

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The Balancing Barn

Region: UK – United Kingdom, Suffolk, Walberswick

Accommodation: House

The “Balancing Barn” offers a very special living experience. From the front, it looks like a small house that fits in rather well with the other local buildings: with its barn-like shape and metal sheeting. Viewed from the side, …

aavego

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aavego

Region: DK – Denmark, Agger

Accommodation: House

Situated by the North Sea, near fjords, lakes and dunes, this holiday home interacts with its natural environment and integrates qualities of simple living.

Biohotel Pausnhof
Germany, Bavaria

An invitation to take it slow. Relax – the natural way – in the Bavarian Forest National Park. 100% Organic!

Warths!Ap, Austria
In the midst of the ski resort

Pure skiing pleasure in the Arlberg ski region: in one day to Lech, Zürs, St. Anton and back to Warth!

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