Like a star, the summer season shines brighter and hotter as it nears its denouement—and as the weather heats up, so do the outdoor parties. But not all celebrations are alike: some ignite noisy revelry, while others invoke quiet reverie. That’s why it’s important to have a property, and a scenic poolside patio, that complements the company you want to keep. Here are five fabulous homes to inspire your future festivities.
A Pastoral Landscape Steeped in Tradition
Alexander Stehle – Hamburg Sotheby’s International Realty
Have you ever looked at paintings from bygone eras, with nobility and gentry gathered in the grand gardens of esteemed estates, and felt a pang of nostalgia for the elegant whimsy of the past?