Country Homes: Elegant Weekend Retreats from Around the World

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Everyone dreams of owning a country home; a private getaway far from the cares of everyday life and customized to fit your ideal lifestyle. Nowadays, more and more people are making that dream come true. Rather than settling for two weeks at a favorite vacation spot, why not incorporate the leisure, beauty and fun of vacation in a home that can be enjoyed year-round for quiet relaxation or to share with family and friends.
 
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2007 Hardcover New in New jacket COLLECTIBLE. FIRST PRINTING EDITION WITH FULL 10 DIGIT NUMBER LINE. New, oversized Hardcover with Dust Jacket from bookstore. Fully and ... beautifully illustrated. Nice tight, clean, bright book. No remainder marks or other marks or stickers. Gift Messaging available. Satisfaction guaranteed. Read more Show Less

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Overview

Everyone dreams of owning a country home; a private getaway far from the cares of everyday life and customized to fit your ideal lifestyle. Nowadays, more and more people are making that dream come true. Rather than settling for two weeks at a favorite vacation spot, why not incorporate the leisure, beauty and fun of vacation in a home that can be enjoyed year-round for quiet relaxation or to share with family and friends.
 
Within these pages you will find the very best of the best country retreats that combine beautiful settings and stunning houses created in harmony with their owners' notions of the perfect refuge. Divided into five distinct categories — cottages, stately homes, contemporary style, cabins and Mediterranean style — each abode exemplifies a pinnacle in design and decorating, including renovations of existing houses and homes custom-built to meet the owners' particular needs. Over 250 illustrations of fabulous country dwellings with hundreds of ideas at your fingertips to help you realize the vacation home of your dreams.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780760790939
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 4/20/2007
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 9.44 (w) x 11.46 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Jean Demachy is the author of several books on gardens and interior design such as Insider's Paris, Elle Decor: The Grand Book of French Style, and Gardens & Bouquets. He was the creator of French Elle Decor and former publisher of French Elle.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2009

    inside and out full of ideas

    building a shed that i want to look like a guest house. this book gave me ideas to use when finishing the shed. Its a common rectangel and using decorative accents to bring it to life

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