Friday Fun: Villas with a View

It’s that silly time of the week. Especially when you’ve been writing all week in a heatwave with no air conditioning. So let’s escape to dreamier places.

Let me start off with a few from the area I currently live in. If you lived in a house like this, you would feel permanently on vacation, wouldn’t you?

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Manor house near Montreux, from furer.ch

And here’s the view from the terrace:

 

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Here is a more modern house also on that side of the lake:

Wine cellar of a villa on Lake Geneva, from furer.ch
Wine cellar of a villa on Lake Geneva, from furer.ch

And the view outside:

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You might remember I raved about those waterfall-type Amanzi villas in Phuket before?

From homedsgn.com
From homedsgn.com

Well, here’s the view towards the sea:

From viahouse.com
From viahouse.com

Finally, how could I not mention Greece, particularly the Cyclades islands? The interior is typically modest, white-washed stone.

From luxuryholidayhouses.com
From luxuryholidayhouses.com

But the view from the terrace…

From luxuryholidayhouses.com
From luxuryholidayhouses.com