By Guinevere Davies, Project Consultant Monique Rankine, Property Coordinator Marlize Du Rand, Photographer Nic Baleta

Nestled in the middle of one of Johannesburg’s more established suburbs, the fortress-like minimalism of this home’s exterior belies the modern contemporary warmth within. A quadruple garage serves to anchor the home while an exterior stairway allows guests to enter the ground floor, with a striking white Baby Grand piano positioned to greet them.

Well-travelled and with a love of refined design, the home owner was looking to recreate the elegant feel of a five-star hotel at home. There was only one catch: his home had to be child-friendly too.

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