Welcome to our weekly property digest, where we bring together the best properties for sale and rent across the world. This week, we have a Nordic-Japanese cabin in Iceland and a converted theatre near Copenhagen among our discoveries.
A factory conversion in London
5 bedrooms; 5,110 sq ft; £4.5m via The Modern House
This riverbank conversion in London’s Rotherhithe sees a former factory turned into a single-family home. Its interiors nod to the Brunel Road building’s working past via floating steel staircases, polished concrete flooring and painted columns. The industrial live/work space has large glass windows with river views and a private terrace and leafy roof garden. Take an online tour.
A converted theatre near Copenhagen
4 bedrooms; 368 sqm; 13m DKK via Adam Schnack
Staggering spaces and 19th-century details await inside this historic villa near Copenhagen. Built in 1877, the Holte property served as a theatre, banquet hall and inn before being reimagined as a multi-generational home. The Danish loft has a barrel-vaulted ceiling with twisted spans and curling decorative flourishes. Get a closer look.
A restaurant on the Isle of Skye
£380,000 via ASG Commercial
This Isle of Skye restaurant revives a formerly derelict building from the late 1800s on Portree’s Somerled Square. The popular dining spot, now dubbed Caroy House, was stripped back to reveal its bare-bones which London studio Designandthat drenched in moody blue hues. Take an armchair tour.
A former factory loft in Brooklyn
3 bedrooms; 1,733 sq ft; $3.6m via Sotheby’s International Realty
Sitting with a 100-year-old former daylight factory, this Brooklyn loft has wraparound factory windows that flood its 1,733 sq ft interiors with light. The lofty New York property has 12-ft ceilings, views of the DUMBO waterfront and a private rooftop cabana. Get a closer look.
A timber cabin on a lava field in Iceland
Sleeps 2; 21 sqm; from £90 per night via Airbnb
Aska is a sustainable cabin by Danish-Icelandic practice Studio Heima with a charred timber skin designed to blend with its setting – a 300-year-old lava field. Located in Lake Mývatn in northern Iceland, it’s the first cabin on a new campsite in the scenic area and it borrows from Japanese and Nordic design elements. See inside.