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The Anatomy of a Luxury Summer Home

Whether you currently have a heavenly hideaway for the summer, or merely a day dream for the future, few can deny the temptation to escape routines and responsibilities each summer and seek refuge inside a place of your own in paradise. For many, the draw of a summer home lies in the escape. There’s no clutter, no to do lists and no fuss. Palettes are softened, windows are open, and furnishings are sensible. The following five picturesque summer homes are of no exception, filled with natural good looks and an inviting splendor.


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The vintage interior of this 1970’s era Italian villa, remodeled by international architecture and interior designer, Fabrizia Frezza, was renewed with fresh white interiors and an airy aesthetic, worthy of the dreamy Mediterranean summer home it was originally envisioned to be.


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Captured by Mia Brikey, an award winning freelance photographer based out of Tampa, Florida, this revitalized beach house on Florida’s Anna Maria Island dates back to 1961. With help from a general contractor and Tampa’s The Blue Moon Trading Company, a local design boutique, the owners were able to create an eclectic, kid-friendly beach house.


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Highgate House, the Australian interior design and decorator team behind this inviting outdoor living space, has a reputation for timeless style and exceptional service. The carefully considered combination of natural wood textures, clean bright paint and breezy blue and grey furnishings creates a space that feels as relaxed as it is refined.


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Barnard Architects has designed the framework of beautiful coastal homes in the Savannah area since 1982. The breezy breakfast room of this property located in the area’s Yellow Bluff community is of no exception. The scenic views remain the focus of the room, unobstructed by any competition from dramatic wall color or window dressings.


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Located in Newport Beach, California, the team at Details a Design Firm, kept the vibe of this master suite relaxed with natural textures and simple tan and white bedding. With playful pops of crisp celery green to accent the neutral palette and a beckoning view of the balcony, this is a soothing space for lounging.


To instantly add a touch of luxury, add the inviting, soft touch of our Karastan rugs and carpet to your summer home. Whether you want to add an accent of color to your space and maintain a tranquil palette of neutrals, our team can help you design the summer home of your dreams! Try the Karastan Fasney Rug in Ash Grey from our Euphoria Collection.


 Karastan’s French Quarter Rug in Henna from our Sierra Mar Collection.


Karastan’s Distinctive Taste carpet, available in a range of 20 handpicked hues.




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