All posts with tag:ancient mansion

It is hard to believe, but this estate in Suffolk County date back to the 16th century. Of course, over the centuries the house has been rebuilt several times, but some of its elements have indeed been preserved from those times. A converted barn now serves as the main residential building: a huge window adorns…

This Australian townhouse has a beautiful aristocratic past – in the middle of the 19th century there lived the Austrian artist Eugene von Gerard, and in the 30s of the last century the Lord and Lady Casey. Until 2013, the appearance of the house remained untouched, but later it was transformed by the current owners….

The family acquired this 600-year-old house in Dubrovnik, Croatia, when it was in ruins. Step by step, they restored the walls and roof and tried not to distort the original look of the building. The interior stone decoration was supplemented with modern furniture with oriental and Moroccan notes. A special feature – tiny windows, which…

This restored magnificent 300-year-old estate in the French countryside is a good example of how one can create a very modern space in an old house, without spoiling the historical harmony inside. The owners are young winemakers who adore traditional architecture, but at the same time are admirers of the latest trends in interior design….

Just imagine: you sit with your family at the dining table, and outside the window, 100 meters from you, a snow-white beach and a majestic ocean – you can watch for hours people sunbathing and waves coming to the shore. Owners of this historic mansion on the Rhode Island do not need to imagine, because…

In the 18th century, this magnificent palace in the heart of Lisbon served as a summer residence for nobles, and its architecture is still an important city’ historical property. The architect Tiago Patricio Rodríguez faced a difficult task: to adapt the old house to the realities of the 21st century with the help of modern design…

Outside, this house in Melbourne is almost unremarkable – a small white building in Victorian style with a narrow path that leads to the entrance. But it’s worth going inside, as you understand, that here is a completely different world. The modern interiors with lots of wood finishes, large windows, the space designed for a large…