Recharge House Klitmøller

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Recharge House Klitmøller

Region: DK – Denmark, Thisted, Klitmøller,

Accommodation: House

The fishing village of Klitmøller is the centre of Cold Hawaii, a coastal area in the north-west of Denmark that is very popular with surfers. If you want to surf or watch the surfers on the water, it is not far from the holiday home—the beach is only 450 metres away. The L-shape of the cedar-clad house is inspired by the traditional farmhouses of West Jutland. What at first sight looks like one building, are however three units under one roof.

Aux Losanges

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Aux Losanges

Region: CH – Switzerland, Grisons, Tschiertschen

Accommodation: House

The large white diamond pattern in the entrance area are already suggesting it: Aux Losanges in the Tschiertschen mountain village in the canton of Grisons is no ordinary traditional mountain chalet—even if it almost appears to be one from the outside. The architecture firm Caruso St John has transformed the Walser log building dating from 1869 into an extraordinary holiday home with a function room for an art-loving couple from Zurich. They gave the house, formerly used as a café, a make-over that combines British extravagance and Swiss down-to-earthness.

Urfeld 26

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Urfeld 26

Region: DE – Germany, Bavaria, Urfeld by lake Walchensee

Accommodation: House

The turquoise shimmering lake Walchensee lies virtually at the feet of the Urfeld House. Situated on the edge of the forest at the northern tip of the alpine lake, the house was planned with great emphasis on sustainability. The leitmotif was the use of existing and local materials. Instead of constructing a new building, the dilapidated 1960s house was completely renovated and restructured. The open-plan layout allows for flowing sequences of rooms with exciting visual axes and views into the natural surroundings.

Faazihaus

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Faazihaus

Region: CH – Switzerland, Wallis, Martisberg

Accommodation: House, Apartment

A magnificent mountain panorama and pure air are the constant companions when spending a holiday at the Faazihaus in the Swiss Alps. The solid timber building on a sunny south-facing slope in the tiny mountain village of Martisberg was built in the 1990s on the foundations of a historical farmhouse (a so-called heathen house) and stood empty for decades in its shell condition. Now it has finally come to life!

Erlenhof

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Erlenhof

Region: DE – Germany, Bavaria, Bavarian Allgäu, Bad Hindelang

Accommodation: House, Apartment

The Erlenhof in Unterjoch, a mountain village in the Bavarian Allgäu region, is modern and without alpine kitsch, yet firmly rooted in local traditions. The massive wooden building is part of an organic farm and replaces a 370-year-old farmhouse that was destroyed in a fire. During the construction of the house and the design of the apartments, great importance was attached to sustainability.

Atelier Palermo

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Atelier Palermo

Region: IT – Italy, Sicily, Palermo

Accommodation: Apartment

Palermo is a city of contrasts, where baroque splendor meets morbid charm and a lively atmosphere. In the capital of Sicily, Stefan Koppelkamm—graphic designer, photographer, author and university lecturer—has fulfilled his dream of having his own atelier in a baroque palazzo. During the time he is not using the studio, it can be rented.

Petersbergapartments

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Petersberg - apartments

Region: DE – Germany, Bavaria, Waldkirchen in the Upper Palatinate

Accommodation: Apartment

Waldkirchen in the Upper Palatinate region of Bavaria is not only a pilgrimage site, but also a destination for art and architecture lovers now that its former parish has been rebuilt in style. The ensemble of a church and parish buildings is situated on a steep hill, offering fantastic views over the wide landscape.

Palazzo Beccaguti Cavriani: Innenhof mit Eingang

Palazzo Beccaguti Cavriani

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Palazzo Beccaguti Cavriani

Region: IT – Italy, Lombardy, Mantua

Accommodation: Apartment

The northern Italian city of Mantua, Lombardy, is surrounded by lakes on three sides. Many old noble palaces adorn this Renaissance city, the historical centre of which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Massimo Ghisi and Vanna Bernardelli have rebuilt one of these palaces, Palazzo Beccaguti Cavriani, dating to the 16th century, and have created spaces that combine architecture, design and art. 

Porcignano: Wintergarten

Porcignano

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Porcignano

Region: IT – Italy, Tuscany, Radda in Chianti

Accommodation: House

Porcignano, near the Tuscan village of Radda in Itatly’s Chianti region, was once the private summer house of Leo Lionni (1910 – 1999) and his wife Nora. An artist with many talents – he was a photographer, painter, graphic designer and sculptor – Lionni is famous among parents for his children’s books, including the classic Frederick about a young mouse. Lionni’s estate in Porcignano not only served as his studio, it was also a meeting point for him and his many international friends, including artists, architects and intellectuals.

Pensiun Aldier

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Pensiun Aldier

Region: CH – Switzerland, Lower Engadine, Sent

Accommodation: Hotel

This mountain hotel located in the central village square of Sent in Switzerland’s Lower Engadine is a gem for art and literature lovers. The hotelier and art collector Carlos Gross and his wife Suzsanne renovated the building dating back to 1865 a few years ago and restored it to its original simplicity. …

Emmerich Hotel

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Emmerich Hotel

Region: DE – Germany, Saxony, Görlitz

Accommodation: Hotel

The Emmerich Hotel is located at the Untermarkt, the central square in the old town of Görlitz. With its collection of almost 4,000 architectural monuments, Germany’s easternmost city has even attracted Hollywood producers to the banks of the Neisse river. …

Lizieres

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Lizieres

Region: FR – France, Picardie, Epaux Bezu

Accommodation: Apartment

The Culture and Arts Centre LIZIÈRES is located in the Castle Epaux-Bézu, 86 km east of Paris. The castle dating to the 19th Century offers meeting rooms, a recording studio, as well as accommodation: an apartment and two bedrooms with a private bath. …

Pico do Refugio

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Pico do Refugio

Region: PT – Portugal, Azores, São Miguel, Rabo de Peixe

Accommodation: Apartment

Pico do Refugio is located on São Miguel – the largest of the Azores islands – on a hill with panoramic views over the wide Atlantic. The mansion from the beginning of the 17th century was once used as military fortress, …

Herzkammer (chamber of the heart)

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Herzkammer

Region: DE – Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Egisholz, close to Lörrach

Accommodation: Apartment

Art and lifestyle come together in “Herzkammer”. The apartment is strongly influenced by its owner Konrad Winzer – a sculptor and award-winning restaurateur. So you will find larger-than-life sculptures around the house, and the way to the first floor apartment leads you through the artist’s studio. …

Gutshaus Landsdorf

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Gutshaus Landsdorf

Region: DE – Germany, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Landsdorf

Accommodation: Apartment

Originally, the Gutshaus Landsdorf was the heart of a 600-acre farm. After drastic changes were made to the buildings during the division of Germany, the Schäfer family bought the estate 2002 and began to carefully renovate the main building, …

art-lodge

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art-lodge

Region: AT – Austria, Carinthia, Afritz

Accommodation: House, Hotel

The art-lodge has made its home in the old Rohrerhof, which looks back on an almost 300 year old history. The main house has been carefully renovated and modernized, and the barn has been transformed into a cozy boutique-hotel.

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Zell am See – Salzburger Land

In the middle of the Hohe Tauern mountains: peace and inspiration – natural & reduced design.

Casa Pasqualin
Italy, Piedmont

Spacious holiday home with spectacular views. 35 % discount on the rental prices from 29.8. – 5.9.20 and 12.9. – 26.9.20.

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