Photography: Inigo

Welcome to our weekly property digest, where we share some of the best houses for sale or rent across the globe. Among our covetable discoveries is Oscar Wilde’s former pad in Posillipo, a postcard-worthy Georgian manse in Devon, and a midcentury home by designer David Mellor.

Oscar Wilde’s seafront Posillipo base

5 striking homes for sale in Naples and the Amalfi coast
Photography: Sotheby’s International Realty

$4.278m via Sotheby’s International Realty
This Villa Del Giudice apartment feels like it is floating above the water thanks to its enormous windows which sit at the horizon. Oscar Wilde stayed at the three-bedroom home during his trip to Naples boosting its literary credentials, though the house feels very modern thanks to its whitewashed walls and furnishings. Glass doors step onto a wraparound terracotta terrace which is sunlit until the late hours of the day. See more of the house – and our edit of Amalfi homes for sale.

Georgian living on the Devon coast

Photography: Inigo

10 bedrooms; 
Hartland Point could be straight from a period drama, standing proud above the wild and rugged Devon coastline. The Georgian property has been patiently restored over 20 years by its owners, who run it as a 10-bedroom holiday home, with each room daubed in dreamy 18th-century colours.

Raydon Hill House in Oxfordshire

£2.2m via Inigo
There’s no shortage of interesting corners at this Oxfordshire property in Wroxton. Raydon Hill House is Grade II-listed and spans an impressive 6,000 sq ft. Rooms are bursting with period details alongside modern amenities, as witnessed in the kitchen where the vast inglenook fireplace and worn flagstone floors are fitted with Shaker cabinets and an Aga stove.


Sheffield modernism

A David Mellor-designed midcentury gem is for sale in Sheffield
Photography: The Modern House

2 bedrooms (with plans for a third); £525,000 via The Modern House
Sheffield icon David Mellor was known for his innovative product designs which range from cutlery to traffic lights. The British designer collaborated with architect Patrick Guest on this single-storey 1960s dwelling, which is now for sale with plans for an extension to house a third bedroom, by Studio Hagen Hall. It’s Grade II-listed – testimony to Mellor’s significance and also the house’s period aesthetic.

A minimalist Copenhagen loft

9.695m DKK via Bjørn Ogbskov
At the other end of the scale is this two-bedroom Copenhagen flat, which occupies the attic level of an apartment building in the city. Windows look onto the rooftops, while further light filters into the living room via skylights.

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