Photography: Morocco Sotheby's International

Welcome to our property digest, where we share some of the best houses for sale or rent across the globe. Our edit this week includes a chalet that rethinks the alpine aesthetic and a Canadian icon on a rocky cliffside in West Vancouver.

Modern chalet for rent in Austria’s Tyrol

Photography: Welcome Beyond

An oversized stone fireplace warms this contemporary chalet home at the foot of the Kitzbühel Alps in Austria’s Tryol. Rethinking the mountain aesthetic, rooms have wooden floors, crisp white walls and modern, angular furniture that cuts a sharp profile. Peek inside the chalet.

A modern London townhouse

2 bedrooms; £2.5m via The Modern House
A three-storey glass atrium lies at the heart of this contemporary London property, designed by Martin Evans Architects, which also features a retractable roof to catch those rare and precious summer rays.

A Georgian shop conversion on the East Suffolk coast, UK

Hastings townhouse for sale via Inigo
Photography: Inigo

4 bedrooms; £550,000 via Inigo
Modern colours intertwine with period features at this four-bedroom Hastings property, which sits above a shop on the Old Town’s high street. The house is one of five we found for sale in the seaside town that boasts Grade II-listed features, including sash windows, beams and wooden floors. See more.

A cluster of Marrakech riads in the historic Medina


25 bedrooms; POA via Morocco Sotheby’s International Realty
This Marrakech property comprises seven riads and covers a whopping 21,527 sq ft. It’s not short on decoration either, with ornate Morrocan tiling, Islamic mouldings and swooping arches in its courtyard. The property is in the heart of the historic medina.

A West Vancouver retreat by one of the country’s ‘starchitects’

Arthur Erickson’s sculptural Catton House lists for $4.8m
Photography: West Coast Modern

4 bedrooms; CAD $4.798m via Westcoast Modern
Modernist architecture meets chalet at this Arthur Erickson designed home in West Vancouver, which has been nicknamed ‘Starship House’ by its agent. The 1968 property sits atop a bluff and has an unusual angular silhouette that hugs the side of the cliffside. Floor-to-ceiling glass peeks out towards the mountains and the water in every room. Take a tour of the striking home.

Examining the co-living and co-working revolution

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