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 trio of Swedish homes that’ll leave you with wanderlust, and a Moroccan fixer-upper of epic proportions.

Seal Rocks surf shack in New South Wales, Australia

4 bedrooms: $1.475m via BresicWhitney
Hit the waves at this contemporary surf shack, built in the coastal town of Seal Rocks. The 175 sqm property is on a waterfront plot and is next to a national park.

Converted chapel in Gotland, Sweden

Converted church property in Gotland, Sweden
Via Fantastic Frank

3 bedrooms; 2.995m SEK via Fantastic Frank
The hard work has already done for you at this converted church, which seamlessly blends old and new. Stained glass windows and lofty ceilings have been retained, while a new kitchen and three-bedroom have been added to the Gotland property. There’s also a separate guest house a skip away. Take a peek inside.

A cantilevering cliff house near Stockholm, Sweden

Floating clifftop house outside Stockholm lists for 10m SEK
Via Fastighetsbyran

4 bedrooms; 10m SEK via Fastighetsbyran
Best suited to those with a head for heights, Svartviksvägen 41 A was designed by Trigueiros Architects and hovers over a cliff in Trosa outside Stockholm. Interiors are pared back, as not to distract from the dramatic views, which reach out to sea and across the surrounding woodland. Get a closer look.

Kasbah Tagountaft, Morocco

€6m via Christie’s International Real Estate

Once home to the caïd of the Goundafa tribe, Kasbah Tagountaft overlooks the River Nfis and has history etched into its bones. The Moroccan fortress is something of a shell today but is seeking redevelopment from an owner with serious vision – and deep pockets.

Summer cabin in Smygehamn, Sweden

Swedish cabin for sale
Via Maklarhuset

1.5 bedrooms; 2.43m SEK via Maklarhuset
Slow things down at this cosy summer bolthole in Smygehamn, which is a contemporary take on cabin living. The dinky 50 sqm property has just three rooms and because space is tight, it’s been used cleverly. Its combined living room and kitchen features an elevated sleeping loft, while the other two rooms are a bathroom and master bedroom. Need more space? The detached garage could be reborn as a studio or guest accommodation, subject to planning…

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