THE OWNER Pianist Carmo Mexia, who co-runs rug company Carpet Diem, and her daughter Maria, 18.
THE PROPERTY An architect-designed villa in Comporta, Portugal. Most of the ground floor comprises an open-plan living room, with a dining area and screened-off kitchen. There are also three en-suite bedrooms and a WC on this floor. There’s a library and seating area on a mezzanine level and terrace and pool outside.