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 midcentury-style mobile home and a back-to-basics cabin in Bragança where you can watch the colours change this autumn.
Woodland cabin in Bragança, Portugal
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Sleeps 2; rent from £27 per night via Airbnb
Watch the autumn leaves fall from this rustic micro cabin. It can rotate 360 degrees meaning it can shift to catch the sun’s rays all day long.
Architect Greg Faulkner’s Lafayette home in California
5 bedrooms; $4.895m by Stella Tskonas of Pacific Union
American architect Greg Faulkner designed this Corten-steel wrapped compound near San Francisco as his own home. While it’s exterior is rugged, its interiors are warm thanks to walnut slats which contrast concrete walls. Take a spin around.
Unbuilt treehouse in Gloucestershire, UK
5 bedrooms; £1m via Savills
This house-on-stilts is a fresh take on treehouse living and proves it’s not just for kids. Curved glass walls peek out onto the surrounding woodlands of the country property, which is being sold unbuilt via Savills with planning permission in place. Passivhaus specialists Hawkes Architecture designed the unusual dwelling. See more.
Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House 21 in Los Angeles, USA
2 bedrooms; $3.6m via Pacific Union International
Known as Bailey House, Case Study 21 was built in 1957 as part of Arts & Architecture magazine’s experimental project exploring low-cost housing. The glass and steel frame structure underwent an update by Koenig in the 1990s. Since then it’s been an art gallery and exhibition space, and is turn-key ready for its new role… Get a closer look.
Midcentury-inspired mobile home, USA
Sleeps 6; $149,500 by LandArk
Clocking in at 300 sq ft, this midcentury-style RV was designed by LandArk and has cabin-like interiors thanks to top-to-toe pine panelling. Draper packs in the volume too – ceilings are 10-ft high, leaving plenty of room for a built-in loft bed sleeping area.
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