By Trisha Harinath, Project Consultant Ruanda van der Walt, Photography Nic Baleta

This alluring abode emits a warm, easy appeal but still manages to offer its owners and their guests a touch of opulent indulgence.

Designed to resemble a French Provencal manor, the architect from New Age Studio was meticulous and efficient in designing the foundation of the home. Clean lines result in open spaces that merge and flow seamlessly throughout. In so doing, the home has an atmosphere and ambience that is perfectly suited to entertaining and relaxed living.

By using numerous large doors and ample windows, an abundance of natural light and air filters into the home. The interior spaces were decorated by the owners themselves. The end result leaves one awestruck – with its classical theme that resembles an English countryside home mixed with a European feel.

The culinary space, with its specialist antique paint technique, centralised island, antique chandelier and designer cabinetry leaves one feeling like they are in the heart of an opulent countryside home. Natural materials such as wooden floors, stone cladding, dark wood for the cabinetry, organic bricks and natural stone tiles all come together to enhance the timeless and wholesome appeal.

With a love for entertaining, the owners had their hearts set on creating a well established and fully equipped entertainment area. The interior spaces, namely the lounge and bar area, flow onto the fully furnished outdoor patio which is also kitted with a built-in braai as well as a
stunning pool which overlooks an immaculate landscape.

Whether it is for entertaining guests or just relaxing, this charming home provides the perfect location for living life to the fullest.

Carrington Interiors (082 458 9438)supplied all the blinds, shutters and curtaining found throughout the home. Working closely with the home owner, the owner of the company used simple, elegant window treatments according to the client’s requirements. Natural fabrics including linen and cotton, in neutral colours, were utilised in order to create spaces that are warm and welcoming.Davies Painters and Renovators (082 442 6989)painted the exterior of this home using Dulux Weatherguard. The companymixed the paint to match the existing colour of the complex. Davies Painters and Renovators offers various servicesincluding painting, small renovations, tiling and skirting installations.Country Style Interiors (011 902 9408)was responsible for the kitchen, built-in cupboards and vanities throughout thishome. The kitchen cabinetry is made from supawood and its handpainted finish creates a remarkable Tuscan feel ensuringthat this space complements the home’s architecture. The company custom designs and installs all of its projects from start tofinish.Interior Wooden Floor (011 455 2975)Enhancing the warm ambience of the home are the genuine wooden floors from Interior Wooden Floors. The company installed the Linnea range of Kährs Genuine Wooden flooring. Jatoba wood was used and by coating the surface of the wood with a hardceramic lacquer, the floors are easy to clean, hygienic and durable.