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 cliffside retreat in Santorini and a minimalist cabin in Quebec among our discoveries.
Two Brutalist apartments in Cape Town
3 bedrooms; £1m via Montague Real Estate
South African fashion designers Malcolm Klûk and Christiaan Gabriel Du Toit designed this pair of brutalist Cape Town apartments in Sea Point on the Atlantic Seaboard. The oceanfront properties mix industrial style with bold, angular shapes, and have cantilevered balconies. Inside, expanses of raw concrete and white walls are contrasted with pops of colour. Take an armchair tour.
A Cycladic cliffside retreat in Santorini
2 villas; 1 bedroom; €575,000 & €625,000 via Welcome Beyond
Perched on a cliffside in Santorini, this pair of minimalist holiday homes were designed for slow living. Oia Villas I & II’s Cycladic volumes are carved into the Caldera Cliff in the heart of Oia village, and though cave homes, they’re light and bright thanks to painted walls and wide-open terraces that offer postcard-worthy views. See inside.
The Rubber House in New York
Sleeps 6; from £412 per night via Airbnb
Landscape architect Tom Pritchard designed this modern 1980s home in New York’s Accord. The Rubber House was created for a choreographer and chef and comes with a dance studio inside its neoprene-wrapped volumes. The industrial New York State property also has floor-to-ceiling glass windows overlooking its wooded seven-acre grounds. See inside.
Hinterhouse in Quebec
Sleeps 4; from $520 per night via Hinter Company
Hinterhouse is an elevated escapist cabin in the Laurentian Mountains in southern Quebec. Architecture studio Ménard Dworkind designed the Japandi cabin with Hinter founder Mauricio Padilla following sustainable principles. The creative enlisted local furniture designers and makers to outfit the space, from the Alphabet-designed bed and chairs to the locally sourced coffee beans in the kitchen. The minimalist Canada holiday home is surrounded by mountains, rivers, and lakes and was created for reconnecting with nature. Get a closer look.
Harry Gesner’s Ravenseye House in Malibu
4,500 sq ft; $9.5m via Nicholas Property Group
Architect Harry Gesner designed this oceanfront Malibu home. Dubbed Ravenseye, the Californian property was inspired by the architect’s love of surfing with an arched roofline and windows resembling the crest of a wave. The breezy 1997 home has floor-to-ceiling glass and multiple deck and patio areas for taking in the Pacific Ocean views. See inside.