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Vacationing At Home? Here Are 10 Dream Summer Houses In The Metro

Looking for a home that takes you to a perpetual vacation mood, despite being in the metro? Property Access PH has got you covered.

Summer is fast approaching, and that means many weekend out-of-town trips spent by the pool or the beach. If you're looking for a place to stay that's your own, here are 10 dreamy summer homes that bring an air of cool and fun:

A Modern Zen Oasis

Open bathroom with wooden floors.

Many go on vacation to escape the stresses of everyday life. This 4-bedroom house and lot has zen-inspired interiors that encourage you to relax and unwind. The lush greenery sprawled the entire space — from the outdoor area to the large bathroom — amplifies that calm atmosphere by bringing in fresh oxygen and natural colors to an otherwise minimalist abode.

Located in Ayala Heights, Quezon City, this 680-sqm property has 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, and can accommodate 4 cars comfortably in its parking provision. The property comes semi-furnished so you wouldn't need to start from scratch when it comes to decorating, and is fully-fenced which gives you privacy and much-needed security. Other amenities include a maid's quarters, dirty kitchen, laundry area, and a garden and lanai.

A Multiple-Room Metro Getaway

A wide angle view of a two-storey house.

Grew up spending your summers with your cousins and has since kept up tradition? This 6-bedroom (plus 3 maids' and drivers' quarters) abode is a wonderful space to accommodate large extended families after a busy school and work week, or during a long-stay vacation. With a total floor area of 780 square meters and a lot area of 480, this spacious home comes with multiple kitchens and balconies, centralized CCTV monitoring, air-conditioning in all areas, and a summer home essential — a swimming pool.

A Classic Style Mansion

A classy ballroom-esque room.

If you want space, you can get space.  This 9-bedroom mansion in Alabang is a sight to behold, at almost 1200 square meters in floor space and 1600 sqm in the overall lot. The classic elements in the architecture — from the large layouts to the arched windows to the ceiling trim — scream old money, and the luxurious décor and chandelier lighting is nothing but opulent.

This stunning home also has a large garden and lanai, and a swimming pool.

A Modern Resort Space

A lap pool with blue tiles.

If you're based in Manila and your idea of a summer vacation involves hopping on a plane to a place that's equal parts metro and beach, this modern resort space is the one for you. This 462-square meter home located in Lapu Lapu City, Cebu is near the airport and the local business district, as it's situated in a private community nestled between luxury establishments.

For the optimal resort experience, this contemporary minimalist Filipino-style abode has an infinity pool in its courtyard and an outdoor shower to compliment. There are 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, a fully landscaped outdoor space, and as a bonus, a ramp for wheelchair access.

A Regal Palace-Like Abode

A modern renaissance inspired living area.

Get transported into Bridgerton era by living in this summer home. This luxurious 3-storey home with 10 bedrooms and and 12 bathrooms boasts over 1,500 square meters in floor space. The Gregorian-inspired space comes fully furnished with imported pieces and chandeliers from Italy and Spain.

Unique amenities include a home theater, a dressing room, infrared sauna, basketball court, wishing well, and a teppanyaki table. Talk about living like royalty.

A Playful Contemporary Home

A modern minimalist balcony with pool.

Perfect for fun families with modern tastes, this 6-bedroom, 6-bath space has a separate den that serves as a guesthouse, a finished landscaped lanai, and an expansive swimming pool for its main outdoor features. There's a walk-in closet for the primary room, and a grand living room and 2 kitchens for its larger space. The residence comes fully furnished with narra makes and colorful accessories.

A Spanish Colonial Estate

Contemporary living room with a rocky facade.

Classic architecture with modern touches is a crowd favorite when it comes to buying personal real estate. This 5-bedroom Spanish colonial house and lot is located in a private community complete with clubhouse amenities like a swimming pool, tennis court, and other recreation areas.

Situated in an exclusive gated community in Dasmarinas, Cavite, the estate measures 410 sqm in floor space and an impressive 741 sqm for the overall lot. Moreover, it can house up to 2 cars comfortably in a garage, and many more if you count the driveway and surrounding perimeter of the property.

A Minimalist New Build

Monochromatic home facade with a minimalist lap pool.

If you're dreaming of a summer home like the kind you see on HGTV, this is the property for you. This 5-bedroom, 4-bath residence has all the typical luxuries in a high-end home — high-ceiling rooms, a separate home office, quarters for the house help, generous outdoor space, and walk-in closets for major bedrooms.

The abode even comes fully furnished so you can focus on working through the summer heat with the help of this space's multiple water features — from a lengthy swimming pool to a serene koi and fish pond, and outdoor fountain.

A Traditional Residence

A spacious living room next to the dining area.

Simple with all the essentials, this fully-furnished, 240-square meter build is a perfect starting house for young couples and families. The first floor is an open layout that holds the home's living room, dining area, and kitchen, while the second level holds a second entertainment space, and all 3 bedrooms and their respective bathrooms. Outside the home, there's a functional laundry area, airy lanai, and a 4-car garage that can be converted to an outdoor entertainment area.

An Easy and Quirky Second Home

A comically decorated bedroom.

Some tend to avoid buying larger homes for fear of upkeep, so they like to keep their residences tiny and easy to manage. This 3-bedroom single-attached house is the perfect second home for those exact people, who may want to spend their weekends in the province. The 54-square meter build located in a gated subdivision in Lipa, Batangas has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a garage with space for 1 car, and comes semi-furnished.

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