Welcome to our weekly property digest, where we bring together the best homes for sale and rent worldwide. This week, we have a Mallorcan finca and a Californian desert hideout among our discoveries.
A Mallorcan finca near Palma
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6 bedrooms; 6,000 + 2,700 sq ft; POA via Degermark Fine Homes
Son Montserrat is a restored Spanish-style farmhouse outside of Palma on the Balearic island of Mallorca. The estate encompasses 24 acres of land with views of the Serra de Tramuntana in the distance – a view best enjoyed from its swimming pool. The six-bedroom property is a five-minute drive from Lluchmajor, and comes with 2,700 sq ft of stables and outbuildings.
A minimalist jungle hotel in Tulum
8 rooms; 739 sqm; POA direct
French architect Laura Vautherin designed 16 Tulum – a bespoke hotel that embodies indoor/outdoor living. Four of its eight suites have their own swimming pools, outdoor showers and tropical gardens. The architecture is jungle minimalism; crisp white walls contrast lush greenery and natural materials. The Mexican hotel is listed as a commercial venture, with the opportunity to expand as the adjoining two lots are also for sale. Handily, Vautherin has also conceived designs for a spa, further suites and/or a restaurant for these sites. Take an armchair tour.
A desert hideout in Morongo Valley
3 bedrooms; 1,142 sq ft; $899k via Compass
Every element at Rancho Morongo has been lovingly considered by owner and designer Kelly Kai, from the restored stone floors to a freshly installed reclaimed steel and glass partition. The California property was a total wreck that has undergone a top-to-toe has restoration and is outfitted with vintage flea market finds and rustic design pieces. Rancho Morongo has become a popular location and Airbnb, with 5* super host status and a high season income of between $8,000-$14,000. Snoop around the property.
A secluded haven in London
4 bedrooms; 1,801 sq ft; £1.5m via The Modern House
Who says new-builts have no soul? This contemporary London property is a stone’s throw from foodie-haven Bermondsey Street and is designed to riff on the brick vernacular of the area. A brick garden wall surrounds the property, which is partly sunken to maximise privacy on the plot. Interiors are rich, courtesy of a semi-rustic material palette of oak, black steel and glass. Take an online tour.
A well-preserved midcentury home in Los Angeles
2 bedrooms; 1,535 sq ft; $1.5m via Fitzburgh Realty
An authentic dose of 1950s design is on offer at this Silverlake bolthole, which was built by the current owner’s father. Sliding glass doors open onto terraces, while timber floors and exposed beams are throughout. There’s even an artist’s studio that could be used as a work-from-home set-up by its new custodian. Get a closer look.