Sanctuary in the foothills of the Himalayas

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Discovered on Sotheby’s International Realty, this magnificent architectural masterpiece is nestled on a beautiful four acre property, located in Chiang Mai, Thailand in the foothills of the Himalayas. The entire residence and surroundings have been designed by renowned architect Bill Bensley to provide the ultimate in luxury living, creating an environment rich with modern comforts […]

Breathtaking luxury beachfront villa in Koh Samui

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This enchanting property spotted on Sotheby’s International Realty is spread out over two and a half acres of oceanfront land in Koh Samui, Thailand. The home offers magnificent uninterrupted ocean views across a Balinese stone tiled infinity pool and 150 meters of secluded beachfront. The expansive grounds are filled with vibrantly colored tropical plants and […]

Kuaotunu Beach House with incredible views

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The Kuaotunu Beach House is an existing holiday home that was renovated by architects Crosson Clarke Carnachan in Coromandel, New Zealand. The bach was used by the family for several years and was imbued with family history, too valuable to demolish. The holiday experience is reinforced by the separate pavilions being disconnected from the main […]

Ultimate getaway on the Balinese coast

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This exceptional coastal home is the result of the vision of Hollywood film director Rob Cohen and his wife beneath the sacred volcano Mount Agung in Candidasa, Bali. Dominating the Pantai Jasi coast, and set amid a coconut plantation right at the water’s edge, the 6,265 square foot six bedroom, six bathroom villa is modeled […]

The Seaview House in Old Barwon Heads

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The Seaview House has been designed by architecture firm Jackson Clements Burrows and is situated in Old Barwon Heads, Australia. The contemporary home is located on a street which accommodates an eclectic mix of post war beach houses dominated by single storey weatherboard dwellings. The owners were looking to replace their existing deteriorating beach shack […]

Impressive beachfront villa on Koh Samui island

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Impressive Villa Mia lies beachfront on the island of Koh Samui. It is the only villa on Chaweng Beach. The villa’s architecture follows the Balinese format of having numerous pavilions positioned to form a central courtyard enclosing the swimming pool and directing the focus out to the beach and the ocean. The entrance to the […]

Concrete glass pavilion overlooking the West Coast

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Piha House is located in Piha, a coastal community in Auckland, New Zealand designed by Xsite Architects. Completed in 2003, the home appears as a concrete block, glass pavilion set amongst Pohutukawa trees overlooking the West Coast. Here is a project description from the architects, “the experience is, however, both surprising and inspiring for the […]

Bright and airy weekend retreat in New Zealand

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Dixon House is a stunning weekend retreat in Martinborough, New Zealand, a place to relax and enjoy the rural landscape and share with family and friends. Designed by Designgroup Stapleton Elliott this spacious property is located along a golf course, with the plan articulated into three pavilions positioned around an enclosed and sheltered courtyard. Private […]

Steel and glass home with jaw-dropping views

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Alinghi is a cutting-edge cedar, glass and steel vacation home, clinging to the cliffs of north Queensland’s Capricorn Coast, Australia. This eco-chic beach pad has five bedrooms, including a master suite that’s separated from the main pavilion by an expansive travertine terrace. Luxury furnishings, high-tech gadgets and slick entertaining areas which all have expansive jaw-dropping […]

Fascinating majestic villa in Koh Samui

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Villa Michaela sits majestically atop a mountainside with magnificent views over the floating temples of Wat Plai Laem and out across the ocean in Koh Samui, Thailand. Upon entrance through a palace like, ancient wooden entrance gate is an eye-catching contemporary stone waterfall feature and beautiful inner courtyard. This contrast of contemporary and antique styles […]