Make A Statement: Homes Embracing Their Natural Elements
Location can often be more important than the home itself – while the interior can be changed to fit the homeowner’s vision, the natural surroundings generally remain the same. Of course, one can plant a beautifully landscaped lawn, but certain features, such as a seaside cliff or mature forest, can simply not be replicated. Fortunately, these homes offer these attributes and more.
CASLANO, SWITZERLAND | Fr29,900,000
Set on lushly landscaped grounds that surround a private lagoon and the lakefront of Lake Lugano in Switzerland, sits five buildings, including a main villa, guest homes and a boat house. The beautiful, natural sights may be enjoyed inside or from the estate’s outdoor pool. Web ID: ZJSE
ST. JOHN, US VIRGIN ISLANDS| US $8,995,000
Aptly named the Villa Cliff House, this splendid U.S. Virgin Islands estate is located cliffside, capturing views of the British Virgin Islands and located just minutes from the area’s marvelous beaches. The home also includes noteworthy amenities, including an infinity-edge pool and private gym. Web ID: KTHC
SAN JOSE DEL CABO, MEXICO | US $2,899,000
This stylish Mexican residence is located within the community Querencia, which consists of 1,800 acres of land connecting the Southern Baja desert with the Sea of Cortez. Optimizing the surroundings, the home was built to facilitate a breezy indoor-outdoor lifestyle and includes rustic design elements, such as wood beams and concrete walls. Web ID: PCEE
BURLINGTON, WI, USA | US $2,795,000
This glorious Wisconsin home sits on an impressive 50-acres of land, consisting of forests, meadows, pastures and wildlife. Residents can set foot and explore the sprawling grounds or enjoy the earthy surroundings from a rustic screened room with stone fireplace and wooden cathedral ceilings. Web ID: PBCL
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