Welcome to our weekly property digest, where we bring together the best homes for sale and rent across the world. This week, we have an awe-inspiring Basque Country church conversion and a revived warehouse in Melbourne among our discoveries.
A 16th-century church conversion in Spain
3 bedrooms; 250 sqm; €1.6m via The Singular Space
Venezuelan photographer Tas Caraeaga worked with architect Carlos Garmendia to restore this awe-inspiring 16th-century church, spending three years reviving crumbling ruin in Basque Country’s Bizkaia. The building dates back to 1530, and the adaptive reuse project celebrates the hermitage’s stone masonry and flaking frescoes with modern interventions kept to a minimum. Take an armchair tour.
A rustic stable conversion in London
3 bedrooms; 850 sq ft; £825,000 via The Modern House
This rustic converted stable in South London is full of character. The impressive live/work space sits within the Camberwell Grove Conservation area’s Canning Cross mews on a cobbled street. Exposed timber beams, a suspended walkway, and a metal staircase are a reminder of the past. Get a closer look.
A revived warehouse in Melbourne
3 bedrooms; $4m-4.4m via Nelson Alexander Real Estate
Local architecture practice Kennedy Nolan designed this industrial Melbourne warehouse conversion. The adaptive reuse project in the Carlton suburb sees the modernisation of existing structures behind a mural-covered facade. A striking walled garden is crowned by the skeleton of the old factory roof. See inside.
A minimalist loft in London
2 bedrooms; 1,450 sq ft; £1.375m via Marsh and Parsons
Scandinavian minimalism and Moroccan design converge at this loft in London’s Camden Town. Tadelakt finishes and terracotta pots are combined with reclaimed timber flooring at the muted London apartment inside Piers Gough’s Glass Building and is accessed via Japanese water gardens with a private bridge to the front door. See more of the London property.
A quintessential country cottage in the Cotswolds
3 bedrooms; 1,500 sq ft; £975,000 via Inigo
This countryside cottage sits in the tiny leafy village of Buckland, Gloucester, and the property dates from the 15th century. Old oak beams are exposed as well as limestone walls, and it has a traditional sloping slate roof. The rural idyll has deeply recessed inglenook fireplaces and wood-burning stoves. See inside.