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Ábaton

An abandoned stables in the western province of Cáceres in Spain carefully renovated by architectural and development firm Ábaton. A stunning family home that not only makes you want to pack your bags and book a flight to Spain because someone made a mistake ... you're sure this is your home ... but also makes you feel warm and fuzzy because it's sustainable as well. Solar panels supply energy during the summer while turbines take advantage of the two streams that run through the property providing electricity in the winter. Rain water is returned to the ground. Materials are recyclable.  Large expanses of stone floors provide thermal mass. Una casa de inspiración.


Reader Comments (19)

Love it! I am that plane too, gorgeous...

21 Dec 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPoochie Lou

Your ability to find the most breathtaking homes around the world amazes me as much as the homes themselves. Thank you.

21 Dec 2011 | Unregistered Commentermichelle

Oops, meant "on" that plane too! Fingers too fast for the brain...

21 Dec 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPoochie Lou

I could live there right now and I would n't change a thing! Love

21 Dec 2011 | Unregistered Commenterselina

It is always a pleasure to visit your blog. I always leave feeling more inspired to create a beautiful space in my home.

Blow away - everything they do is stunning. I love the use of concrete, simple details and light!
Amazing, thanks for the inspiration!!

21 Dec 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnna - Canoe Design

This is simply beautiful - the stone, the concrete, the furnishings. Thank you for the inspiration!

21 Dec 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLisa

This is my favorite home yet...and I love homes, especially the ones you post! Thank you so much for sharing...this is most inspiring!

Votre site est merveilleux. J'adore vos maison. Je crois que celle-ci est ma préférée.

21 Dec 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMaurice

You always post the loveliest way! So, that I like to live in every house you show in R.O.T.A.T.I.O.N. ! Until my plans come true I do it in my dreams. Thank you!

I never read a blog given a more appropriate name than yours! I always feel desired to be inspired. And of course not very seldom inspired to desire, too.

Perfect!

21 Dec 2011 | Unregistered CommenterK

Wow, so beautiful and serene. Love the mix of old and new.

21 Dec 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLucy

Amazing place! A bit on the large side for a sustainable set-up, but I love the casual landscaping, -kudos to those designers! I also love those brown leather armchairs that are in a few of the pictures. Anybody know who makes them?

the home and the landscape leave me speechless...such beauty all around..

21 Dec 2011 | Unregistered Commenterdebra

My favorite house find ever!

22 Dec 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSylvie

It´s really really beautiful. I just love it! What a minimal and natural house in an impresionant landscape!

22 Dec 2011 | Unregistered Commenterdeleitedesign

out-freakin'-standing!

22 Dec 2011 | Unregistered Commentermichelle

life is not fair

22 Dec 2011 | Unregistered Commenterzach

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