Welcome to our weekly property digest, where we bring together the best homes for rent and sale across the world. This week, we have a restored Lloyd Wright Californian home and a frescoed palazzo apartment in the Italian countryside.
A whimsical Piedmont estate, Italy
€1.6m via Fantastic Frank Italy
Villa Rosa is a dreamy Italian estate near Langhe. The pastel pink property dates back to the late 1900s and is packed with classic Italian features such as decorative mouldings, marble fireplaces and original furnishings. Part of the villa’s land was initially meant to become vineyards but is currently used to grow hazelnuts. It’s being marketed as a potential winery project. Get a closer look.
Crosby Studios apartment in Moscow, Russia
Sleeps 2; $322 per night via Airbnb
Royal blue is contrasted by concrete walls and parquet flooring in this Moscow rental apartment which was designed by Crosby Sudio’s founder Harry Nuriev. The quirky 57 sq m holiday home has a sculptural Louis Kahn-inspired bed, broken Gzhel tile cladding, and a chandelier fringed with blue biros. See more.
Listed midcentury home by Tivadar Balogh in Michigan, USA
2 bedrooms; $750,000 via Real Estate One
This 1958 midcentury Plymouth property is on the market for the first time ever. It was built by local architect Tivadar Balogh for his own family and can be found on the National Register of Historic Places. Take a look around the time-capsule Michigan dwelling.
Freycinet Lodge in Tasmania, Australia
Sleeps 2; from $400 per night via Table Hotels
Cabins at this Coles Bay sit on the rocky coastline of the Freycinet Peninsula, 100 miles off the south coast of mainland Australia. Designed by Liminal Studio the cabins’ floor-to-ceiling glass windows maximise light and immerse guests into the surrounding National Park. See more Tasmanian holiday homes.
Two Thumbs Station in the Mackenzie District, New Zealand
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5,646 acres; POA via Sotheby’s International Realty
New Zealand’s Two Thumbs Station overlooks Lake Tekapo in the Mackenzie High Country. The Kiwi property is surrounded by rugged terrain and magnificent mountainous landscapes. It comes with two musterer’s huts and has planning permission for a home, barn and garage. Activities such as fishing, mountain biking and heli-skiing are possible within the property.