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 villa by Henri and Jean Prouvé and a converted London stable among our discoveries.
A converted stable in London, UK
2 bedrooms; £1.25m via The Modern House
This former stable in London’s East Dulwich belonged to the local milkman and housed his horse and wagon. The 1,400 sq ft property has painted and raw brickwork and exposed ceiling joists which exaggerate the height of its interiors. Timber-framed glass doors open onto a little courtyard off the living room at one end and the garden at the other. Get a closer look.
Henri and Jean Prouvé’s Villa Dollander on the Cote d’Azur, France
3 bedrooms; €6.36m via Côte d’Azur Sotheby’s International Realty
A midcentury masterpiece by the sea, Villa Dollander, was completed in 1951 on France’s Cote d’Azur. Brothers Henri and Jean Prouvé engineered the seafront prefab using innovative industrial building techniques and the Lavandou property blends built and natural environments via glass-fronted volumes that open onto 2,460 sq m of Mediterranean gardens and trees overlooking Saint Clair beach. See inside.
A live/work mill conversion in Somerset, UK
4 bedrooms; £1.57m via The Modern House
Architect Stanley Merer transformed this former mill into a remarkable live/work space in the Somerset’s Bruton. The award-winning conversion of the Provender Mill sees the steel building transformed into a series of soaring living spaces spread over four floors, with hidden courtyards, and a separate work studio. See more.
A 19th-century chapel in Venice, Italy
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2 bedrooms; POA via Sotheby’s Realty Venice
This historic chapel was built in the early 19th century and is on the market for the first time in 40 years. The Church of San Vio on the Grand Canal is spread across two floors with views over Campo San Vio and direct water access.
A concrete hideaway in Monsaraz, Portugal
Sleeps 6; from €350 per night via Silent Living
Casa na Terra is a lakeside hideaway in Portugal’s Alentejo designed by Manuel Aires Mateus. The concrete bunker beds into its rural surroundings. Three bedrooms have patios overlooking Alqueva lake.