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 warehouse conversion in Sydney and a brutalist Beverly Hills home among our discoveries.
A brutalist-inspired warehouse in Sydney
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1 bedroom; 73 sqm; $1.15m – $1.25m via Modern House
‘Perfect Storm’ was designed by interior design studio Killing Matt Woods. The brutalist-inspired property in Sydney’s Camperdown suburb has pared-back interiors with moody tones and smart lighting. A dimmable circular LED light is the focal point of the 4.4-metre-high ceilings and a cyclorama wall design has also been installed in the minimalist home.
A hidden garden oasis in Mallorca
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3 bedrooms; 260 sqm; POA via Berrow Projects
Casa Marés in Mallorca’s Sóller is a hidden garden oasis with sweeping views of the Tramuntana Mountains. Located in the UNESCO World Heritage site, the Belle Époque townhouse dates from 1900 and has been refurbished by Berrow Projects with a Parisian-inspired flavour. It also boasts a roof terrace, salt water pool and lush landscaped gardens.
An Oscar-winning director’s home in Beverly Hills
4 bedrooms; 6,300 sq ft; $9.8m via Compass
Zero Dark Thirty director Kathryn Bigelow’s brutalist Beverly Hills Post Office home has concrete planes, towering 16ft-ceilings and floor-to-ceiling glass walls that capture canyon views. The four-bedroom home comes with a three-car garage and studio, swimming pool home media lounge and separate guest house. Despite this – and its stellar auteur-connections – its been on and off the market a number of times over the last few years without finding a buyer. It’s fresh from an interior restyle and a has new price tag. Take an online tour.
A minimalist 1970s home in Leuven
3 bedrooms; 240 sqm; €715,000 via Jes Vastgoed
Architect Roger Vanhoof designed this 1978 home in Belgium’s Leuven as a simple modernist box with an upside down layout. The brick and glass house perches on a hillside plot with elevated tree views in the suburb of Kessel-Lo. Interiors are clean and ultra-restrained, with glazed brick floors, painted brick walls and floor-to-ceiling glass. Get a closer look.
An award-winning Postmodern home in New York
5 bedrooms; 6,269 sq ft; $2.75m via Houlihan Lawrence
Postmodern architecture isn’t for everyone but the volumes of this Robert A M Stern-designed house in Armonk, New York, can’t fail to impress. The white stucco PoMo property celebrates light with its curving glass and angular walls, which are punctured by rectangular and square windows. Stern scooped the 1976 Progressive Design Award for the house, which is currently home to a professional viola player and their family who’ve embraced the building’s pop quirks. See more on the New York property.