Welcome to our weekly property digest, where we bring together the best homes for sale and rent across the world. This week, we have a post-war time capsule in Germany and Nordic-style prefab cabins among our discoveries.
Bauhaus villa in Weinheim, Germany
4 bedrooms; €1.39m via Heimburger Immobilien
Jan and Waldemar Lippert designed this Bauhaus villa overlooking the Rhine in Germany’s Weinheim. The boxy post-war modern style property’s interiors retain original 1963 finishes and the living room and dining area feature a continuous wall of windows with hillside views. Wooden cabinetry, timber slatter ceilings, and a mix of tiled and wooden floors run throughout the German home. See more.
Nordic prefab cabins in the US
2-4 bedrooms; from $419,000 via Plant Prefab
Koto ‘s new prefab cabins, the Piha and Yksi, have launched in the US bringing their distinctly Nordic style to the country. The cabins have been designed to emphasise the connection with the outdoors, with huge windows for framing surrounding nature views. Charred timber panelling covers both models, while the interiors are lined with pale wood. The emphasis is on natural materials and a low carbon footprint as with all of Koto’s designs. See inside.
Barn conversion in Suffolk, UK
4 bedrooms; £710,000 via The Modern House
Barn conversion Dairy Row fuses the present with the past in the Suffolk countryside. Exposed brick and beans are combined with polished concrete and steel to create an industrial feel inside the UK property. London practice Haverstock overhauled the rustic barn which is flooded with natural light through large windows and glass doors which wrap around the property and soaring double-height ceilings. Get a closer look.
Minimalist home in California, US
4 bedrooms; $2.895m via Compass
Studio Breland-Harper designed this Mediterranean-style property in California’s Echo Park. The minimalist home is a blank slate for new owners surrounded by lush green gardens. Sliding doors open from pared-back interiors onto a courtyard screened by palm trees and bushes, and the first-floor balcony has views over downtown Los Angeles. Take an online tour.
Converted granary apartment in east London, UK
1 bedroom; £895 per week via Fyfe McDade
This lofty Grade-II-listed granary conversion apartment in east London was designed by award-winning practice Brinkworth. The 1878 canalside property was built for the North Metropolitan Tramways Company as a forage warehouse for its horses. The historic Hackney home has 18-ft-high vaulted ceilings and a floating concrete staircase which accesses a split mezzanine. See more.