Welcome to our new weekend property digest. Each week we’ll bring together the best houses for sale (or rent) that we’ve unearthed across the world. Our first cache of gems includes Greta Garbo’s secret island bolthole and a restored Frank Lloyd Wright retreat…

Greta Garbo’s Ingarö retreat

Greta Garbo's Swedish island property is for sale
Photography: via Wrede

The notoriously private silver screen actress used this seven-bedroom Swedish bolthole as her summer home. Her New York apartment sparked a huge bidding war (and eventually sold for 43% more than its original asking price last month) so we suggest acting fast. Take a tour.

Erno Goldfinger’s Teesdale house in Surrey

Erno Goldfinger’s time capsule Teesdale house for sale via Savills
Via Savills

The only original-condition Goldfinger property in the UK, this four bedroom midcentury house is a time capsule. It’s just hit the market via Savills for £3m. Have a look inside.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Eppstein House in Michigan

Frank Lloyd Wright's Eppstein house is now for rent in Michigan
Courtesy of The Eppstein House

Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Eppstein House for Samuel and Dorothy Eppstein in 1951, and the Galesburg building has just emerged from a year long restoration. Modernist fans can try it for themselves via Airbnb from £258 per night.

An alpine chalet and restaurant in Chamonix Mont-Blanc

Les Vieilles Luges is for sale in the French Alps
Via Knight Frank

Les Vieilles Luges is a family-run restaurant in the French Alps that comes with its own self-contained, two-bedroom apartment. Priced at €1.25m, it’s looking for someone to take it on as a commercial opportunity – or redevelop it as a private home.

Converted courthouse in Avesta

Stationsgatan 41 converted courthouse for sale in Sweden
Via Blokk Fast

Stationsgatan 41 in Avesta promises high drama: the three-bedroom Swedish property has film set worthy interiors, and is on the market for 3.5m SEK.

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