Dream homes are often about extravagant interiors, luxurious decor and expansive rooms that surround you with opulence. But that is not the only way of creating a magical setting that leaves you spellbound. Why not let Mother Nature take over and do what she does best? Located in the heart of the breathtaking Eastern Carpathian Mountains and near the city of Piatra Neamț, this picturesque Romanian house is indeed all about the mesmerizing landscape around it. Crafted by the homeowners themselves, the project started as a vacation home and soon turned into a full-time residence.
It is hard to describe the magic of this house in mere words, as it seems to be cloaked in a blanket of green for the better part of the year. With an exterior that embraces the greenery and is adorned by many flowering plants, the house boasts a rustic style that is both refreshing and unique. Classic design elements from Romanian architecture and interior design become an integral part of this charming space, as the owners kept the decor intentionally simple and traditional. Intricate carvings on a wooden pillar that is over 100 years old and a wood-burning tile stove that is equally ornate stand out visually in the living space.
Featuring a living room, kitchen, dining room and a bedroom, the house keeps its floor plan both uncomplicated and traditional. The garden also features some typical elements that bring in Romanian heritage, like the wheel fountain, which is predominantly found in gardens of the region. Curated flowering plant beds and beautiful stone pathways complete the outdoors.
With changing seasons also comes a change in the hues outside, and along with it the house acquires a completely different aura. With a picture-perfect river and creek a stone’s throw away from the house, this is a getaway that leaves you enchanted…