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 villa in Puglia and a former perfume factory in London among our discoveries.

A live/work space in Derbyshire

North End - a Victorian-era live/work space with three bedrooms, a workshop and cinema
Photography: The Modern House

3 bedrooms; 4,300 sq ft; £795,000 via The Modern House
This masterfully crafted malthouse conversion in the UK’s Derbyshire is a 4,300-sq-ft live/work space with an independent bar and cinema, and a workshop inside its three floors. Industrial heritage has been buffed at the Victorian property, on the edge of the Peak District, with the old malthouse’s period features on show. Rugged hewn roof trusses and roof lights, and exposed patinated brickwork and raddled timber floors are among some of the highlights. Take an armchair tour.

A rural retreat near Barcelona

Photography: The Singular Space

10 bedrooms; 4,200 sqm; €3.95m via The Singular Space
Could this be a life-changer? Casa de la Marquesa is a 300-year-old estate in the Osona region of Spain, not far from Barcelona. It’s currently operated as a wellness retreat with the vast rural property is being marketed as a commercial opportunity as well as a sprawling private residence. The 17th-century Spanish manor is attached to a more recent volume, with a mix of private quarters and office spaces, meeting and dining rooms, receptions and bedrooms set across the adjoining structures. Interiors are unabashedly grand, featuring jaw-dropping stone fireplaces, traditionally blown stained-glass windows, mouldings and red stone doorjambs and lintels. See inside.

Villa Ostuni in Puglia

2-3 bedrooms; POA direct
Studiotoff’s latest project, Villa Ostuni, is a minimalist hideaway surrounded by ancient olive trees in Puglia. The southern Italian property combines traditional design with modern finishes near the historic white town Ostuni. The light-filled home has sandstone ceilings, plenty of large glass windows overlooking the countryside, a large pool and an alfresco dining space.

A renovated townhouse in Mallorca

4 bedrooms; POA via Berrow Collection
Carrer de Sa Mar 8 sits on the oldest street in Mallorca’s Sóller and has been carefully renovated by its current owners. Modern design pieces are paired with original details throughout the historic townhouse, which dates back to the 1700s. Windows, doors and tiled flooring have all been restored, and a new outdoor patio and plunge pool added.

A former perfume factory in London

3 bedrooms; 4,736 sq ft; £3.65m via The Modern House
This perfume warehouse conversion on London’s Doyce Street, near Borough Market, is a lofty live/work space spread over four levels. Living quarters are on the top floors with the two lower levels are designed as expansive studio spaces. The Victorian property has Crittal windows, exposed columns and beams and a private roof terrace with views over the street.

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