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Nordstern

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Nordstern

Region: DE – Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Flensburg/Kappeln, Gelting Bay

Accommodation: House, Apartment

Nordstern is situated just 200 metres from the Baltic Sea – in Geltinger Bay, high on the northeastern coast of Schleswig-Holstein. A former stable dating back to 1740, the building can be found on the grounds of an old farmstead and has been converted into a semi-detached house containing two holiday homes.

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Süd 9

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Süd 9

Region: DE – Germany, Saxony, Leipzig New Lakeland, Groitzsch

Accommodation: Apartment

The apartment Süd 9 forms part of a heritage listed building complex at the centre of the small town of Groitzsch, just south of Leipzig. The ensemble, with its striking red façade in an Art Deco style, was built in 1928 as a medical practice and connecting residential building.

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Das Blaue Pferd

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Das blaue Pferd

Region: DE – Germany, Brandenburg, Zehdenick

Accommodation: House

“Das blaue Pferd” (The Blue Horse) is an old, four-sided farmstead in a small village in the Ruppiner Land of northwestern Brandenburg. Here, the Berlin-based artist Elisophie Eulenburg has created a retreat that promotes the interchange between the city and the countryside. The farm offers space for living, for holidays, for focused work, and for cultural activities.

Walmer Yard

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Walmer Yard

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Walmer Yard in London’s Holland Park is the first residential project in Britain designed by architect and academic Peter Salter. Renowned for his detailed and evocative drawings, Salter has created a one-of-a-kind solution for high-end contemporary architecture within a limited space.

Woodhouse

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Woodhouse

Region: DK – Denmark, Agger

Accommodation: House

The Woodhouse in the fishing village of Agger on the northwestern coast of Jutland is located less than a kilometre from the North Sea, on a property with mature trees and plenty of natural vegetation. This surrounding woods played a significant role in the design of the house.

Giovi’s Tower

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Giovi's Tower

Region: IT – Italy, Tuscany, Giovi

Accommodation: House

In the small hamlet of Giovi – just a few kilometres from the Tuscan cultural centre of Arezzo – this tower house is perched on a spectacular panoramic spot overlooking the Arno river. Built during the Lombard era, …

Casa Ai

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Casa Ai

Region: PT – Portugal, Algarve, Portimão

Accommodation: House

Casa Ai is a traditional townhouse in one of the many narrow, winding lanes of the old town of Portimão, the largest city in Portugal’s western Algarve region. The architect Joanna Pinto has transformed this just 2.4-metre-wide house into a surprisingly bright holiday home that is both minimalist and comfortable at the same time. …

Casa Agostos

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Casa Agostos

Region: PT – Portugal, Algarve, Santa Barbara de Nexe

Accommodation: House

Casa Agostos is situated in the hilly hinterland of the Algarve region in southern Portugal, near the picturesque village of Santa Bárbara de Nexe. Between the green knotty olive-trees the long-extended building shines brightly in white.

Vila Dria

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Vila Dria

Region: PT – Portugal, Algarve, Silves

Accommodation: House

Vila Dria is located on a hill surrounded by orange groves near the Portuguese town of Silves. The house, dating from the 1990s, was completely renovated in 2017 and now shines in new splendour. Two separate buildings, …

Casa Vittore

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Casa Vittore

Region: PT – Portugal, Algarve, Carvoeiro

Accommodation: House

With beautiful views of the Algarve coast, Casa Vittore is situated on a slope near the fishing village of Carvoeiro. This traditional villa has been completely renovated and transformed into a spacious holiday home. Typical Portuguese elements such as the fireplace or the brick-built benches have been preserved and combined with modern architectural features. …

myhomeinlisbon

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My home in Lisbon

Region: PT – Portugal, Lisbon

Accommodation: B&B

The name says it all: The Lisbon B&B myhomeinlisbon is not only the home of its owner Maria Ulecia, but also serves as a temporary home for her guests. The B&B is located in the Graça district of Lisbon, …

Casa da Lila

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Casa da Lila

Region: PT – Portugal, Algarve, Silves

Accommodation: House

Casa da Lila in the historic old town of Silves in southern Portugal is full of surprises. Hidden behind its modest traditional façade, you will find contemporary architecture and an exquisite interior. What at first appears to be a small single-storey house, turns out to be a spacious three-level home offering spectacular views across the city and the surrounding hills.

Casa Modesta

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Casa Modesta

Region: PT – Portugal, Algarve, Olhão

Accommodation: Hotel

Casa Modesta is located in the Ria Formosa Nature Park, a protected natural lagoon on the Portuguese Algarve. To the owners Casa Modesta means more than just a hotel: they associate happy childhood memories with the estate that once belonged to their grandfather. …

Casa do Largo

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Casa do Largo

Region: PT – Portugal, Algarve, Silves

Accommodation: House

Casa do Largo is a traditional house with a unique character located on a small garden square in the center of Silves, a picturesque town in the Algarve just 15km from Portugal’s most beautiful beaches. The 140 year old town house lies in a quiet location but within walking distance of restaurants, …

Baixa House

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Baixa House

Region: PT – Portugal, Lisbon

Accommodation: B&B, Hotel, Apartment

The Baixa House is situated in one of the typical bustling streets of the Lower Town (Baixa) in the heart of Lisbon. The 18th century building was erected after the devastating earthquake of 1755. Many original features including wooden floors, …

Casa do Pego

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Casa do Pego

Region: PT – Portugal, Comporta, Pego Beach

Accommodation: House

Surrounded by sand dunes the exclusive holiday home is located just 400 meters from Portugal´s most loved beach Praia do Pego. The house – a composition of glass, concrete and terraces made of pine wood – has a simple and clean design and, …

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, …

Casa1015

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Casa1015

Region: PT – Portugal, Porto, Foz do Douro

Accommodation: House

Porto for insider: The stylish Casa1015 is located between Douro and Atlantic Ocean in the vibrant Foz neighbourhood. The house from the 19th Century is situated in one of the narrow, winding streets which are typical for Porto.

Casa das Penhas Douradas Design Hotel

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Casa das Penhas Douradas

Region: PT – Portugal, Penhas Douradas, Manteigas

Accommodation: Hotel

Far from the hustle and bustle, the Casa das Penhas Douradas is stationed on one of Portugal’s highest mountains amidst the Serra da Estrela Natural Park. The hotel’s design was inspired by local architecture, and regional materials were used in its construction. …

Villa Extramuros

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Villa Extramuros

Region: PT – Portugal, Alentejo Central, Arraiolos

Accommodation: Hotel

A modern retreat set amongst the olive groves. The Villa Extramuros is an exclusive villa/hotel in the Portuguese region of Alentejo. The modern building with a brilliant white façade was inspired by medieval monasteries: The rooms are grouped around a central courtyard. …

Quinta da Bouça D’Arques

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Quinta da Bouça D'Arques

Region: PT – Portugal, Porto & Northern Portugal / Viana do Castelo

Accommodation: Hotel

Do you prefer traditional or modern? In the Quinta da Bouca d’Arques you can choose between apartments in typical regional style and in modern architecture. The former mansion of the 17th Century has been supplemented by a new building. …

Mineral House

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Mineral House

Region: PT – Portugal, Viana do Castelo, Carvoeiro

Accommodation: House

Relaxed Holidays. Naturally. The mineral house in Viana do Castelo, Portugal is part of a world that stands between the natural and sophistication. From within an old stone house, which was part an agricultural property on a hillside, …

Estalagem da Ponta do Sol

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Estalagem da Ponta do Sol

Region: PT – Portugal, Madeira

Accommodation: Hotel

Estalagem da Ponta do Sol is spectacularly situated on a steep cliff on the south coast of the island of Madeira. The hotel consists of an old quinta that has been extended by contemporary buildings. The new buildings were placed on the terraced site in a way that created sheltered areas and eye-catching structures. …

Haus Hirt
Alpine Spa Hotel, Bad Gastein

Your base camp for beautiful mountain adventures, kids-friendly.

Alpenlofts
Bad Gastein

Designer mountain huts in one of the most inspiring locations in the Alps.

Apfelgarten Usedom

Baltic island Usedom, two wooden houses surrounded by fruit trees.

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