Category Archives: DREAM HOMES

A BEACH HOUSE IN A COOL TONED COLOR PALETTE

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Earlier this week I showed you these gorgeous rustic chic cabanas designed by Vera Iachia. Today’s post features another house decorated by this Portuguese designer. Casa Tatui is a summer home with an interior outfitted in shades of blue and white. Together with these use of natural materials these colors give a clean and fresh atmosphere. The wood adds warmth to the cool toned color palette.

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Image source: Vera Iachia.

A BEAUTIFUL HOUSE FOR RENT IN TRANCOSO, BRAZIL

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A few weeks ago I featured a beautiful house in Brazil. Today an update on this house as I have some more images and information. The main news is that this beautiful summer house, which comfortably sleeps up to 8 people, can be rented. Casa Tiba is one of the rare houses that offers space and privacy. It is located in the best area of Trancoso, just a 5 minutes walk to the nicest beach. This hidden jewel is a bohemian chic house that mixes local material and furniture, commissioned pieces made by artists and craftsman. The open space allows the breeze to enter, and will stay fresh even in very hot season. The private infinity pool overlooking the luxurious nature is available to cool down on a warm day. More information can be found here.

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Image credits: Casa Tiba.

A STUNNING SYDNEY HOME

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Recently I came across one of the most beautiful summer houses I had ever seen. It was featured in Australian magazine Vogue Living. I think you’d love this house too so I was very happy to find some images of this stunning home on photographer Prue Ruscoe’s website. The house, located near one of Sydney’s beautiful beaches, is built in a modern Greek style. The interior, which I adore, is decorated with muted colors and wooden accessories. There is just nothing that I don’t like in this house. And what about that outdoor area?!

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Image credits: Prue Ruscoe.

RUSTIC CHIC SUMMER COTTAGES IN PORTUGAL

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These gorgeous cabanas were recently featured in the German AD magazine. The summer cottages are built in a rustic style and decorated in that same natural chic style. Responsible for the interior designer is Vera Iachia, who used mainly furniture and accessories made from natural materials. Unfortunately I don’t have any additional information besides that the cottages are located in the town of Comporta.

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Image source: via Vera Iachia.

A SUMMER HOME ON SARDINIA

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Another summer home today, this time the property is located on Sardinia, Italy. The interior is designed by Marina Wenger from Geneva. Most furniture pieces and accessories come from Asia: doors from Indian and other Indian and Chinese pieces create a warm and rustic look throughout the house.

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Images via AD magazine.

A BEAUTIFUL BEACH HOUSE IN BRAZIL

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This lovely beach house in Brazil has a simple yet beautiful decor. Rustic wooden elements and white walls are combined with just a tiny splash of color. Simply perfect!

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Image credits: Matthew Williams, via ELLE Decoration UK.

BEAUTIFUL RENTAL VILLAS ON FORMENTERA

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I regularly receive email from readers asking if the beautiful Ibiza or Formentera homes featured on my blog are for rent. These houses are often private homes and when I know if they can be rented I mention this in the blog post. If you are looking for a holiday villa on Formentera you can visit Villas Formentera, this company offers a selection of the finest and most charming rental villas on Formentera some of which are featured in these images.

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Please know that properties on the islands are very expensive and so are renting prices. For more holiday inspiration you can also follow my other blog The Travel Files where I feature beautiful houses (and hotels) that are available for vacation.