Collection by William Harrison

8 Convenient Weekend Retreats


As these vacation homes show, you don’t always have to stray too far from the city to get a soothing break. Let these convenient weekend getaways inspire your next trip, or merely stir your imagination.

This prefabricated New Jersey home on the shores of Lake Iosco was designed as a woodsy antidote to New York City life.
Josemaria Churtichaga and Cayetana de la Quadra-Salcedo live in the Spanish capital of Madrid where they head a...
Even though it is technically within Seattle's city limits, this home on the shores of Fauntleroy Cove feels worlds...
With its storybook-evoking name and leafy location southeast of London, Starvecrow Cottage is an idyllic modernist...
With its juxtapositon of ipe siding and steeland-glass windows, this low-key family getaway outside of Austin, Texas,...
Sævik compares her house to a contemplative hideout. “It’s very quiet,” she says.
The bank of windows on the rear facade faces a lush hillside.
A view of the exterior of the structure, showing the two families' separate living spaces anchored by a single broad...
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