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 minimalist villa in Mallorca and an award-winning converted warehouse in the UK’s Birmingham among our discoveries.
Casa De Boas in Sevilla la Nueva, Spain
2 bedrooms; 330 sqm; €850,000 via Architecten Woning
Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza designed this glass-box villa which has spectacular views of the mountains outside Madrid. The minimalist concrete property has a glass-walled roof lounge, rooftop pool and al fresco dining terrace, whose simplicity focuses entirely on the mountains. See inside the brutalist property.
Can Gaspar in Mallorca, Spain
6 bedrooms; 510 sqm; €5.25m via Fantastic Frank
Architecture practice Mar Plus Ask transformed this 16th-century stone building into a minimalist Palma villa. Spread across three floors, Spanish and Scandinavian influences are blended with old and new. Steel-framed windows overlook gardens of olive and lemon trees, a pool and the Tramuntana mountains. Get a closer look.
The Compound in Birmingham, UK
4 bedrooms; 8,942 sq ft; £2.75m via The Modern House and Savills
Architecture firm Javelin Block converted this textile factory into a live/work space with soaring triple-height ceilings in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. The Compound is an award-winning warehouse conversion that functions as a space for film and photo shoots and is complete with a cinema, bar, office space and set of apartments. See more of the expansive Birmingham property.
John Lautner’s Harpel Residence II in Alaska, US
4 bedrooms; 6,165 sq ft; $1.2m via Perfle LLC
Harpel Residence II is John Lautner’s only home in Alaska. The Anchorage property was designed in 1966 for radio announcer Willis Harpel. It has a grand circular living room, with a cone-shaped roof, fieldstone floors and a fireplace at its centre with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the lake. Take a tour of the midcentury modern home.
A converted theatre complex penthouse in Los Angeles, US
1,818 sq ft; $878,000 via Unique California Property
This penthouse loft sits atop Los Angeles’s historic Ebell Theatre which was built in 1924 by architect Charles T. McGrew in California’s Churrigueresque revival style. The downtown Long Beach property has modern interiors, 18-ft ceilings, concrete floors and a private rooftop patio with panoramic city views. Take an online tour of the California property.