Villa Grå in Skåne, Sweden. Photography: Fantastic Frank

Welcome to our weekly property digest, where we bring together the best homes for rent and sale across the world. This week, we peek inside a freshly completed hygge home and explore a Mexican villa fit for a Bond villain…

Villa Vora on Santorini, Greece

Villa Vora is an angular retreat carved into a volcanic clifftop in Santorini
Via Design Hotels

1 bedroom; from €645 per night 
Athens-based practice K-Studio designed this trio of one-bedroom clifftop villas, which are embedded in Santorini’s famous caldera. Interiors feature curving white walls, arched windows and black volcanic rock, and tumble out onto private terraces looking over the Aegean Sea. See more.

Brutalist Monterrey villa in Mexico

An extreme sci-fi home hits the market in Mexico’s Monterrey
Via Monterrey Sotheby’s International Realty

4 bedrooms; POA via Monterrey Sotheby’s International Realty
Sitting at the foot of Sierra Madre in Monterrey, this concrete home by architect Manolo Ufer would be a fitting lair for a Bond villain with its angular lines and stark interiors. Sneek a peek inside.

Cooperative warehouse in Saint-Emilion, France

Former cooperative cellar with concrete arches
Via Espaces Atypique

€550,000 via Espaces Atypiques
There’s lots of potential to revive this former cooperative warehouse in the winemaking village of Saint-Emilion in the south of France. It’s been earmarked for adaptive reuse, potentially as an industrial boutique hotel, and has 80 concrete vats in place as well as a 25m high central space. Find out more.

Converted water tower in Copenhagen, Denmark


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2 bedrooms; from €2,000 for two nights
This converted water tower by David Thulstrup for VIPP has terrazzo flooring running throughout its open-plan living space, which is fitted with sculptural lighting.

Villa Grå in Skåne, Sweden


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3 bedrooms; 4.7m SEK via Fantastic Frank
It’s all about hygge inside this minimalistic Scandinavian house in Sweden’s Skåne, which combines oak walls and ceilings with concrete floors.

Inside a converted Arts & Crafts barn in the Berkshire countryside



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