Welcome to our weekly property digest, where we bring together the best homes for sale and rent across the world. This week, we have architect Jean G Killion’s home in California and a converted olive factory in Milas among our discoveries.

The Killion Residence in Pasadena, US


3 bedrooms; 2,134 sq ft; $1.548m via Unique California Property and Sotheby’s International Realty
Architect Jean G Killion designed this 1954 Pasadena property as her family home. Located in the Poppy Peak Historic District, the post-and-beam has been carefully restored by local practice HabHouse. The redwood clad-property is surrounded by trees while walls of glass frame views of Downtown LA.

A converted olive factory in Milas, Turkey


8 bedrooms; 767 sqm; €1.5m via Engel Volkers
This converted 18th-century olive factory sits on 10,000 sq m of land in the Milas region close to the Iassos coast. The former factory, with its six-metre-high ceilings and industrial scale, has been converted into an 8-bedroom home while the living room features a 100-year-old olive oil machine from the building’s pressing days. Bedrooms have glass sliding doors that open onto a central courtyard and swimming pool surrounded by olive trees. Elsewhere there’s a library, music room and professional grade kitchen.

A beach house by Paul Rudolph in New York, US

Photography: courtesy VP Fire Island Real Estate

3 bedrooms; $4m via VP Fire Island Real Estate
American architect Paul Rudolph designed this waterfront beach house in Fire Island’s exclusive Water Island enclave. Built in 1960, the pavilion home’s tawny exterior blends with the dunes and it has a wraparound timber deck, gardens, and a swimming pool. Floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room overlook the ocean and upstairs, there’s a deck area peeking out across the beach house’s tiered formal gardens. See inside the New York property. 

Dut18 barn conversion in Warwickshire, UK

Photography via Dut18

Sleeps 15; from £1,800 for 2 nights direct
Turner Works designed this Dutch barn conversion in the UK’s rural Warwickshire. The passion project of creative couple Laura and David Johnston – founders of London creative studio Accept & Proceed – Dut18 is a serene design retreat set amongst 14 acres of wilderness. The black corrugated steel barn has an open-plan kitchen and living space, and a yoga area that doubles as a cinema. See inside the UK holiday home.

Esperinos guesthouse in Athens, Greece

Athens guesthouse Esperinos lets guests immerse themselves in contemporary Greek design

1 bedroom; POA direct
Greek guesthouse Esperinos takes over an abandoned 90-year-old house and is conceived by owner, Stamos Michael, as a ‘new way of experiencing the cultural universe of Athens.’ The Greek holiday home is arranged like a gallery with art, objects, and furniture by Michael and other local artists, allowing guests to immerse themselves in contemporary Greek design. The Filopappou Hill property also has a private courtyard and is waking distance of the fabled  Acropolis. Take an online tour of the Athens holiday home.

Nossenhaus chalet in Andermatt, Switzerland

Photography: James Brittain Photography

Sleeps 14; 3,100 FR for 7 nights direct
Jonathan Tuckey Design revived this 17th-century ruin in the Swiss town of Andermatt as a minimalist modern chalet. The Alpine village building dates back to the 1620s and has been stripped back its bare bones, exposing structural elements previously hidden across its attic rooms. Nossenhaus has views of the snowy mountains and the village’s historic cobblestone streets. Get a closer look at the Switzerland holiday home.

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