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6th August, 2021

Open-plan Living: Top 10 Homes from Around the World

Open-plan Living: Top 10 Homes from Around the World

Open-plan rooms have become a coveted feature in many homes around the world. We explore beautiful properties that embrace modern-day living in style.

1. Paarl, South Africa, 4 bedrooms

This four-bedroom property on the Pearl Valley golf course at Val De Vie Estate offers truly tranquil living. Sleek open spaces welcome you into the home, with minimalistic design, the clever use of natural stone, and a seamless flow from room to room. The property benefits from a state-of-the-art kitchen, outside entertaining areas, and picturesque views over the golf course.

2. Koh Samui, Thailand, 5 bedrooms

Villa Amaze is an outstanding five-bedroom, six-bathroom property, expertly designed to set the scene for the uninterrupted expanse of ocean that unfolds for what seems like an eternity. Boasting stylish living, with an open-air layout in the main living area and an abundance of glass that opens fully to the fresh air and extensive terraces, this home is truly magical.

3. Cascais, Portugal, 5 bedrooms

This stunning coastal property is ideally located between Boca do Inferno and Casa da Guia. Organised over two levels, with an additional basement, the home also includes five suites, an indoor swimming pool, a gym, a cellar and an outdoor bar. The main living space is completely open plan with state-of-the-art, modern interior design throughout.

4. Koh Samui, Thailand, 6 bedrooms

This impressive six-bedroom villa is perched on the mountainside in one of the most sought-after areas of Koh Samui. The coastal property boasts panoramic views and has been magnificently designed to provide a contemporary finish. Sky Dream Villa offers an open-plan design with frameless floor-to-ceiling windows and doors which open directly to private balconies and outdoor living areas.

5. Midrand, South Africa, 6 bedrooms

Located on a private estate in Midrand, this exquisite family home offers open-plan interiors, with each room seamlessly leading onto the next. The property features an impressive wine cellar and fantastic outdoor entertaining space with a swimming pool, a surrounding terrace, and manicured gardens which are perfect for entertaining family and friends.

6. Cascais, Portugal, 4 bedrooms

This modern four-bedroom coastal villa in the centre of Estoril is distributed over three floors and includes beautiful open-plan living and dining spaces with direct access to a terrace and swimming pool. On the lower level of the property, there are also ample rooms with garden access, ideal for a cinema room, a gym, a games room, or a wine cellar.

7. Midrand, South Africa, 5 bedrooms

Set in an award-winning lifestyle estate, both the interiors and surrounding landscaped gardens of this residence create never-ending picture-perfect moments. The open-plan design of the home has been meticulously considered and flows seamlessly throughout. Key features include engineered oak flooring, a wine room with a bar, an exceptional gourmet kitchen, a heated swimming pool, and a glass pool pavilion.

8. Marbella, Spain, 5 bedrooms

This luxurious modern villa is located within the exclusive Los Flamingos Golf urbanization with spectacular views of the sea and unbeatable finishes. This exceptional modern villa is distributed over three clearly differentiated floors. On the ground floor, a large hall leads us to the spacious, very bright living-dining room through the large ones with floor-to-ceiling windows that allow us access to the large covered terrace where we can enjoy the magnificent views and the large garden and the large private pool.

9. Azeitão, Portugal, 5 bedrooms

This farm comprises a modern and luxurious villa, perfectly mantained, with two living rooms, five suites, a kitchen, and an office. It also has a three other homes for guests, with four more suites. With a water well, a swimming pool, a barbecue, and a porch, it benefits also from stunning views towards the Serra da Arrábida. This stunning farm is in the heart of Serra da Arrábida; just 40 minutes away from Lisbon.

10. Pafos, Cyprus, 6 bedrooms

Pearl Sea Caves is an award-winning development, nestled amongst olive trees and natural terrain, just a stone's throw from Akamas National Park. The development is set in a stunning location, offering open-plan living and breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea. The property also benefits from a beautifully fitted kitchen, an infinity pool, a private garden and two covered parking spaces.

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