Photo courtesy Compass Pools

We have a beach home for a family of five — with a twist, a Colorado ranch that includes a car museum and a fossil, possibly the world’s most terrifying swimming pool, and road trip suggestions.

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New Zealand Beach Cabin a Retreat for Five

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We cannot get over this beach hut/cabin designed by Crosson Clarke Carnachan Architects, and featured on Dwell

It sits on the dunes at the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand, and can be moved on two sleds.  (more…)

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We have affordable castle living in Scotland, a conceptual house in a rock, a man-made island in Dubai that is FINALLY ready, and an amazing fixer in the woods in Idaho.

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Castle Life, But No Castle Dollars? Head to Scotland

Want to live in a castle, but don’t have castle coffers? The historic Dalnair Castle in Loch Lomond — roughly 30 minutes from Glasgow, Scotland — may be the answer.

The castle has been converted into 10 luxurious two and three-bed apartments, Glasgow Live reported.

“Since its purchase by FM Group in 2016, the castle has undergone a £3.3 million refurbishment,” the story said. “Built in 1884 by Glasgow merchant, Thomas Brown, on the site of the former much smaller Endrickbank House, the castle boasts a striking tower and Tudor-arched doorway.” (more…)