Welcome to our weekly property digest, where we bring together the best homes for rent and sale across the world. Among our discoveries is a classic Alexander Construction home in Palm Springs and a tiny cabin in the Italian Alps.

Alexander Construction home in Palm Springs, US

Courtesy of The Agency

3 bedrooms; $1.8m via The Agency
Sliding doors frame glimpses of the nearby mountains at this 1961 Palm Springs home which was built the Alexander Construction Company in the 1950s and 60s. The updates midcentury home retains its clean lines but has been given a sympathetic update. See inside the classic property.

Tiny alpine cabin in Usseaux, Italy

Via Airbnb

Sleeps 2; from £67 per night via Airbnb
Located in the alpine village of Usseaux, this glass-topped cabin was designed for star gazers by Italian architects Fabio Vignolo and Francesca Turnaturi. The hut is off-grid retreat where guests can unplug and reconnect with nature. Get a closer look.

Jonkmanshof getaway in Montagu, South Africa

Courtesy of Jonkmanshof

Sleeps 8; from R3500 per night direct
Jonkmanshof is a slow living retreat outside of Cape Town. Interior designer and restaurateur Jacques Erasmus and his partner Hein Liebenberg  reimagined two heritage buildings to create the idyllic stay which has curated, layered interiors bursting with colour. Take a look around the historic property.

Monochrome cabin in Normandy, France

Courtesy of Lode Architecture

3 bedrooms; €299,000 via Espaces Atypiques
Cabin living gets a sophisticated update inside Maison G by Lode Architecture on the banks of Normandy’s Seine estuary. Monochrome slate exteriors  contrast its hollow interior volume, where a series of pale wood panel walls partition the space. The  passive French holiday home ha a double-height living room and two full bedrooms with a third sleeping nook. See more.

Le Mas de Chabran in Provence, France

Le Mas de Chabran puts a fresh spin on country living in Provence
Photography: Villa Collective

Sleeps 16; from €18,000 per week via Villa Collective
Le Mas de Chabran has the grandeur of country living, combined with the sophistication or urban interior design. Set amongst hundred-year-old olive groves and plane trees. The grand Provencal house has been carefully restored and updated by architect Alain Meylan and interior designer Liliana Atilova. Bedrooms are decked out with antique furniture and earthy colours while living spaces sit beneath sweeping vaulted ceilings. Take a spin inside

Historic townhouse in Paris, France


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4 bedrooms; €7.8m via Sothebys Realty
This 3,229 sq ft townhouse near Paris’ Luxembourg Gardens unfurls across four levels, and is capped by a rooftop terrace with sweeping city views. Original 19th century features such as parquet flooring, mouldings and ironwork have been preserved inside the French property.

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