Ocean breeze or mountain air? Cottage or compound? Historic or modern? This week, we're packing our bags and heading out to to explore notable rental houses—and ways to settle into summer—the world over.
Above: Discovery: this historic Harbour Island cottage, recently featured in our post Island Life: At Home with Tom Scheerer, is available for rent. Go to Salt Box on VRBO for details. Photograph by Francesco Lagnese
Above: World-class architecture for rent: In today's House Call, Julie shows us around a mountain house in Italy that's at the top of our vacation wish list.
Above: Looking for a way to cushion a hammock or camp mattress? In Tuesday's Fabrics & Linens post, Sarah presents striped bedrolls made for summer lounging.
Above: This reimagined 1820 farmhouse in Upstate New York fuses country primitive with urban industrial architecture—and, yes, it's for rent. It's Wednesday's Architecture & Interiors spotlight.
Above: In need of summer-house lighting? Consider these industrial accordion wall lamps that are Friday's Lighting find. And for other options, browse the hundreds of Lighting ideas in our Gallery of Rooms and Spaces.
Above: Saturday's Architect Is In features Rafe Churchill's net-zero-energy design and construction of a farmhouse in Connecticut. Churchill will be on standby over the weekend to supply details and answer questions.
Have a look at Gardenista—this week is their Summer Bunkhouse issue.