Welcome to our weekend property digest, where we bring together the best houses for sale (or rent) that we’ve unearthed across the world. Among this week’s discoveries is a penthouse apartment in a London landmark and the former home of Red Hot Chili Pepper Anthony Kiedis.
Isokon penthouse in London
1 bedroom; £950,000 via The Modern House
Likened to a cruise liner for its curves and glistening white facade, London’s Isokon is among the city’s most iconic Modernist abodes. Now its time capsule penthouse apartment has hit the market, complete with cabin-like interiors and a huge outdoor terrace with views across London. Take a look around.
A photographer’s live/work loft in Sydney
2 bedrooms; $3.2m via WhitneyBresic
This classic 210 sqm live/work loft belongs to photographer Geoff Lung, who worked with New York studio Burley Katon Halliday to overhaul the interiors of the apartment – once the admin floor of the former tea warehouse. It features enormous windows, timber floors and white gallery walls. Sneak a peek inside.
Chocolate factory apartment in Paris
4 bedrooms; from €594 per night via Hometown
Inhabiting a former chocolate factory, this light and airy apartment on Paris’ Left Bank is close to the action but tucked away behind a quiet, greenery-filled courtyard. Featuring a sloping glass roof, the loft has extra high ceilings and wide, open-plan spaces.
Anthony Kiedis’ former Hollywood Hills home
$3.3m via the John Galich Group, Rodeo Realty
Aux Architecture has given this Spanish-style Hollywood Hills residence a monochrome makeover. Once the home of Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis, its angular roofline evokes the nearby mountain peaks, and its oversized windows frame views of the Hollywood sign. Read more on its transformation.
An Oscar Niemeyer-designed São Paulo villa
5 bedrooms; R$13m via Architecture For Sale
Designed by Modernist starchitect Oscar Niemeyer in 1974, Villa Alto de Pinheiros has a T-shaped floorplan and is wrapped in gardens by Burle Marx. The five-bedroom São Paulo home features a flat slab roof and curved rooms with concrete and wood finishes.
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