This modern Mediterranean house allows the ocean breeze to pass right through it

Architects Vincent Coste and Bruno Fléchet have designed this new seafront villa on the southern end of Corsica, a mountainous Mediterranean island.

Photography © Florent Joliot

 

Architects Vincent Coste and Bruno Fléchet have designed this new seafront villa on the southern end of Corsica, a mountainous Mediterranean island.

The villa sits on a peninsula surrounded by a beach on one side, and a small harbor area on the other.

 

This villa sits on a peninsula surrounded by a beach on one side, and a small harbor area on the other.

Photography © Florent Joliot

The design of the villa follows the natural curve of the peninsula and is broken up into four different sections.


The design of this modern villa follows the natural curve of the peninsula and is broken up into four different sections.

Photography © Florent Joliot

At one end of the villa, there’s an outdoor living room receives shade from the extended roof.


At one end of this villa, there's an outdoor living room receives shade from the extended roof.

Photography © Florent Joliot

The outdoor living room seamlessly transitions into the indoor living room, that has a curved couch and a hanging fireplace.


The outdoor living room f this modern villa seamlessly transitions into the indoor living room, that has a curved couch and a hanging fireplace.

Photography © Florent Joliot

Sharing the open floor plan of the living and dining room is the kitchen. Concrete flooring and stainless steel cabinetry has been used to create more of an industrial looking space.


Sharing the open floor plan of the living and dining room in this modern villa is the kitchen. Concrete flooring and stainless steel cabinetry has been used to create more of an industrial looking space.

Photography © Florent Joliot

Off to the side of the dining area and kitchen, is an outdoor dining area set up with a large picnic style table with benches.


Off to the side of the dining area and kitchen in this modern villa, is an outdoor dining area set up with a large picnic style table with benches.

Photography © Florent Joliot

Joining the main living areas of the villa with the bedrooms is a long wood covered pergola. Sections of the pergola have cut-outs that surround trees and allow them to keep growing.


Joining the main living areas of this villa with the bedrooms is a long wood covered pergola. Sections of the pergola have cut-outs that surround trees and allow them to keep growing.

Photography © Florent Joliot

The concrete flooring that links the various areas of the villa becomes the ideal place to relax on the scattered lounges in the shade of the pergola.


The shade of this modern pergola creates the ideal place to relax on the scattered lounges.

Photography © Florent Joliot

Located to the side of the pergola, is a small private sandy beach that looks out to the sea.


This seaside villa has a a small private sandy beach that looks out to the sea.

Photography © Florent Joliot

Back under the pergola there’s a long pool that runs alongside it, and a large rock formation has been left in place, and everything has been built around it.


This modern villa has pergola with a long pool that runs alongside it, and a large rock formation has been left in place, and everything has been built around it.

Photography © Florent Joliot

At the end of the pergola, there are covered pathways that lead to the other areas of the villa.


This modern villa has covered pathways that lead to the other areas of the villa, like the bedrooms.

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Within this wall is a hidden door, that when opened, reveals the master bedroom.


Within this wall is a hidden door, that when opened, reveals the master bedroom.

Photography © Florent Joliot

When entering the master bedroom, you are first greeted by a standalone bathtub and then around the corner, you see the bed. The bedroom, as with some of the other bedrooms, open up to the outdoors.


When entering this master bedroom, you are first greeted by a standalone bathtub and then around the corner, you see the bed. The bedroom, as with some of the other bedrooms, open up to the outdoors.

Photography © Florent Joliot

Along from the master bedroom are additional side-by-side bedrooms.


This modern villa has side-by-side bedrooms decorated with specific colors.

Photography © Florent Joliot

Each bedroom has sliding glass doors and a color theme. This bedroom has a lime-green and white color palette, with woven baskets creating interesting wall decor.


This bedroom has a lime-green and white color palette, with woven baskets creating interesting wall decor.

Photography © Florent Joliot

This pink and white bedroom is more private, with its own covered patio area. Wooden masks on the wall create a simple art installation.


This pink and white bedroom has its own covered patio area. Wooden masks on the wall create a simple art installation.

Photography © Florent Joliot

In this bedroom, there’s an ensuite bathroom that features green tiles to match the accents in the bedroom.


In this bedroom, there's an ensuite bathroom that features green tiles to match the accents in the bedroom.

Photography © Florent Joliot

And in case those bedrooms are enough room, there’s also a room with built-in bunk beds. Each set of bunk beds has storage underneath.


This modern villa has a bedroom filled with bunk beds and additional storage.

Photography © Florent Joliot

At the end of the villa, there’s also a more tropical area with an outdoor shower and a room set up for massages.


At one end of this modern villa, there's a tropical area with an outdoor shower and a room set up for massages.

Photography © Florent Joliot

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