Welcome to our weekend property digest, where we bring together the best houses for sale (or rent) that we’ve unearthed across the world. This week, we bring you a Usonian treasure in New York State and an industrial loft in Paris.
A white-washed loft in Paris, France
5 bedrooms; £565 per night via Airbnb
Four metre high ceilings and wooden trusses cross this Parisian loft in the city’s 10th arrondissement. Walls and floors have been painted and steel-framed partitions retained.
Palazzo Beccaguti Cavriani in Lombardy, Italy
5 bedrooms; from €5,500 per week via Holiday Architecture
Architect Massimo Ghisi and Vanna Bernadelli restored historic Lombardy Palazzo Beccaguti Cavriani as a home for their design and art collection, reviving its historic features with a minimalist touch. It can now be rented as an event space and holiday home, where guests can immerse themselves in their collection and explore the Lombardy countryside. See more.
Parisian artist’s studio, France
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1 bedroom; €980,000 via Espaces Atypique
Sited on Rue de Charonne, this artist’s studio is rough and ready with a workshop and painting studio off a cobbled courtyard. A bright living room is set beneath a 4-metre-high glass ceiling and there’s a separate bedroom and kitchen.
Usonian home in New York State, USA
4 bedrooms; $1.29m via Houlihan Lawrence
Architect Ted Bower designed this modernist home in the experimental enclave of Usonia, New York. Bower trained under Frank Lloyd Wright, and it bears the hallmarks of his key principles: rooms are light and airy, with floor-to-ceiling windows and an abundance of natural materials. Get a closer look.
Rural retreat in Langhe, Italy
4 bedrooms; €880,000 via Fantastic Frank Italy
With its stone exterior, Villa con Vista beds into the landscape of rural Piedmont and blends rustic materials with sleek glass. Panoramic views are celebrated across the x bedroom home via floor-to-ceiling glass and huge sliding doors that open onto terraces. Take a peek inside.
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