Welcome to our weekly property digest, where we bring together the best homes for sale and rent across the world. This week, we have a minimalist villa in Palma and an award-winning converted warehouse in Birmingham among our discoveries.
Casa De Boas in Sevilla la Nueva, Spain
2 bedrooms; 330 sqm; €850,000 via Architecten Woning
Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza designed this villa, which has spectacular views of the mountains outside Madrid. The minimalist concrete property has a glass-walled roof lounge, rooftop pool and al fresco dining terrace, while more private living quarters are set across the brutalist volume below. See inside the Spanish property.
Can Gaspar in Mallorca
6 bedrooms; 510 sqm; €5.25m via Fantastic Frank
Architecture practice Mar Plus Ask transformed this 16th-century stone building into a minimalist villa in Palma. Spanish and Scandinavian influences are blend with old and new across its three levels. At the same time, steel-framed windows overlook gardens planted with olive and lemon trees, a pool and frame views of the Tramuntana mountains in the distance. Get a closer look.
The Compound in Birmingham, UK
4 bedrooms; 8,942 sq ft; £2.75m via The Modern House and Savills
Javelin Block converted this textile factory into a vast live/work space with soaring triple-height ceilings in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. The Compound houses a set of apartments, office space, bar, cinema and has been used as a location for editorial and film shoots. See more on the expansive Birmingham property.
John Lautner’s Harpel Residence II in Alaska, US
4 bedrooms; 6,165 sq ft; $1.2m via Perfle LLC
Harpel Residence II is John Lautner’s only project in Alaska and was designed in 1966 for radio announcer Willis Harpel. The Anchorage property is something of a California transplant, borrowing many features from his desert designs. A signature grand circular living room is complete with a cone-shaped roof, fieldstone floors and a fireplace at its centre. Meanwhile, curving floor-to-ceiling windows overlook an adjacent lake. Take a tour of the midcentury modern home.
A converted theatre complex penthouse in Los Angeles, US
1,818 sq ft; $878,000 via Unique California Property
This penthouse loft sits atop Los Angeles’s historic Ebell Theatre which was built in 1924 by architect Charles T. McGrew in a Churrigueresque revival style native to California. The Long Beach property has modern interiors with 18-ft ceilings and concrete floors throughout the open-plan space. A private rooftop patio offers panoramic views of the downtown. Take an online tour of the California property.