Welcome to our weekly property digest, where we bring together the best homes for rent and sale across the works. This week, we head to Tuscany to take a dip in a swimming pool with stunning country views, and circular modernist home by John Lautner – on the market the first time ever.

Converted workshop in Paris, France


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3 rooms; €1.65m via Espaces Atypiques
It’s an indoor/outdoor kind of thing at this Parisian loft, which sits inside a converted workshop and has double-height glass windows that peek onto its private leafy courtyard.

Casa Lucca holiday home in Tuscany, Italy


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6 bedrooms; £1,102 per night via Le Collectionist
Arrive in style at this Tuscan villa, which has its own helipad. If you’re into the simpler things in life, the countryside property has unrivalled vistas of the countryside which can be enjoyed throughout the six-bedroom home, and especially from its infinity pool which peaks out over the village in the valley below.

Curvy John Lautner home in Los Angeles, USA

Photography: Juwan Li, courtesy of Compass

2 bedrooms; $1.6m via Compass
The Louise foster House is one of Lautner’s earliest residential projects and is a testament to his experimental approach to geometric volumes and his innovative use of concrete. This Sherman Oaks residence is on the market for the first time since it was built in 1950, and it features circular volumes clad in red-oak, a ‘sunburst’ beamed circular ceiling and concrete mushroom column. Take a closer look.

Grillskär island cabin near Gräsö in Sweden

Via Skeppsholm Sotheby’s International Realty

2 bedrooms; 7.9m SEK via Skeppsholm Sotheby’s International Realty
You get a lot of bang for your buck with this contemporary cabin on the shores of the Stockholm archipelago’s Grillskär – it comes with its own private island. Rocky landscape surrounds Swedish property, which comprises a duo of rustic structures with white-washed Scandi interiors. Find out more.

Wandsworth painting studio in London, UK

2 bedrooms; £1.4m via The Modern House
Speaking of minimalism – this London property started life as a Victorian laundry. Under the watchful eye of a contemporary artist, it’s been converted into a double-height painting studio and living space, with two bedrooms, tucked beneath its sloping eaves. It is among our top pics of homes for sale in the capital right now.

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