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Vacation House Review is First Website to Offer Vacation Rental Houses Selected by Designers

New Search Engine Targets Selective, Design-savvy Travelers with Properties Filtered by
Team of Architects and Interior Designers

November 9, 2010 Discriminating travelers who prefer well-designed and well-appointed vacation rental homes no longer need to search through thousands of houses on the internet in order to find properties that meet their architecture and interior design standards. is a new website that is the only vacation property search engine that filters content based on design excellence. The website is now available to the public at

"As design professionals and longtime vacation property renters, we search for the kind of houses we would rent for ourselves," explained Lee Foster, an architect and interior design professional who created "Our design team looks at thousands of houses and selects only those that are exceptionally designed, maintained and managed."

According to Ms. Foster, is tapping into a segment of the vacation rental market for which a well-designed environment is an essential element of the vacation experience. links vacation homeowners that want responsible renters who appreciate quality with selective travelers who are looking beyond amenities for character, charm and style.

" users are typically sophisticated travelers who read design magazines and care about quality. Their vacation home selection criteria goes beyond location and number of bedrooms and baths to include the look and feel of a house," said Ms. Foster.

According to Ms. Foster, of the 25,000+ properties that have been reviewed by the team, only 5 percent qualify for inclusion on the site. Potential renters can shop without wasting time looking at houses they would never consider renting. The site features beach, ski and golf venues in the U.S., Europe and the Caribbean.

"With, homeowners who have invested in quality architecture and design now have the ability to capitalize on the unique features of their property on a website that targets design-savvy sophisticated renters," said Linda Smith of Villas by Linda Smith, consistently named a top villa rental specialist by Condé Nast Traveler.

" focuses on quality, rather than quantity," explained Ms. Foster. on Facebook # # #