The Martin residence, rumoured to belong to actress and comedian Kristen Wiig. Photography: Charmaine David

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 converted barn in the north of France and a vibrant London loft by studio Chan & Eyres.

Vibrant loft by Chan & Eayrs, London, UK


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3 bedrooms; £3.2m via The Space Station
Husband-and-wife duo Chan & Eayrs has transformed a former shoe factory into a layered 3 bedroom home in the heart of London’s Shoreditch. Acting as developer, architect and client on the personal project, they’ve created a space whose earth hues pays homage to their travels and the leafy views seen from the property’s windows. Sneak a peek inside via this exclusive film.

Converted barn in Picadie, France


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4 bedrooms; €449,000 via Espaces Atypiques
Simplicity reigns supreme inside this 340 sqm barn conversion in northern France. The building’s historic trusses have been left exposed, while white walls and polished floor tiles lend the colossal space a gallery-like feel.

Plant-filled loft in Copenhagen, Denmark


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1 bedroom; 4.475m DKK via Adam Schnack
The green-fingered will find plenty to admire inside this plant-filled loft in Copenhagen’s historic centre, which also comes with a wood burning stove, period mouldings and high ceilings.

Kristen Wiig’s midcentury modern pad in Los Angeles, USA

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3 bedrooms; $5.1m via George Penner of Deasy/Penner
Architect Albert Martin originally designed this 1952 hillside home in Los Angeles’ Silverlake, which is rumoured to belong to Ghostbusters star Kristen Wiig. She’s said to have enlisted practices Taalman Architecture and The Agency to overhaul and expand the modernist home, which retains its original floor plan and features including floor-to-ceiling glass, wooden walls and cement stone finishes. Take a closer look.

Gothic mansion in Dumbarton, Scotland

Dalmoak Castle for sale in Dumbarton Scotland
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14 bedrooms; £795,000 via Savills
Halloween might be over but this gothic manse is primed for all seasons. Built in a Tudor style, the Dumbarton home dates to 1869 and is packed with ornamental details including carved Corinthian columns and ornate stained glass windows by the same artists who worked on Glasgow Cathedral. It’s currently used as a nursing home and is pitched as a possible commercial investment — or a rather lavish family home.

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