All posts with tag:ancient mansion

An old townhouse in East London needed an urgent but careful renovation – it was important to make the interiors feel modern and at the same time not to lose the spirit of antiquity. Designers from studio Chan + Eayrs decided to play with a variety of textures, natural materials and green elements. This home…

We just can’t stop admiring old French country houses. Look at this stone cottage with its own small park and swimming pool in Normandy – everything in it, from the location to the interiors, is magnificent. Recently the studio Laure Caye brought it back to life, preserving the atmosphere of the past centuries and the…

This residence in the Italian city of Piacenza in a short time turned from a dilapidated rural house into a stylish mansion in a modern style. The architect William Savaiya restored it by himself, for himself and his family. From the outside, the facade was hardly touched – it was important not to spoil the…

One of the things that make us love France are such perfectly magical small hotels, which you can accidentally (or not) stumble upon in the French countryside. Château les Parcs Fontaines is a romantic old manor in a beautiful natural park in Normandy, where there are only 5 cozy rooms, a charming living room and…

What traditional English houses looked like a couple of centuries ago and what is classic English style – if you look inside this charmingly old cottage in the south-west of the UK, you will understand. After children grew up and left home, Paul and Kate decided to sell their townhouse in the city and move…

This magnificent apartment in the 18th-century building once served as a residence for the ambassador of the last Russian tsar. Now it is a private abode of a historic architecture admirer who recently decided to breathe new life into this unique accommodation, making it comfortable for modern life. Nevertheless, in the renovated interiors there was…

The owner of this home in Atlanta has a great passion for old architecture. She watched this house for 15 years before it was put up for sale – and there was not a doubt whether to buy or not. But in order to return the beautiful English-style cottage to its former glory, she hired…

Although Casa Telmo hotel on the Spanish island of Menorca has only 5 rooms, the owners approached the interior design with all seriousness. The studio Quintanta Partners was involved, the premises are thought through to the smallest detail, that allowed creating a special bohemian atmosphere. The house is several hundred years old, so the rooms…

It’s so easy to fall in love with Italy and it’s hard to forget such a wonderful country. This is exactly what happened to a couple from Russia who, once in a charming Italian village, decided to acquire real estate here. Thank God, the price allowed: an authentic though dilapidated farm house was worth a studio…

This stunning stone villa in a quiet medieval village near Barcelona amazes in every way. First of all, you are amazed to see the magnificent stone facade of a building that was built almost 200 years ago and was used for a long time as a farmhouse. Then, getting inside, it’s amazing to find such modern minimalistic…