Creating a “warm home for family” was a top priority for the owners of this house, located in Johannesburg. Little did they know, when they began the building process, that it would take over four years to achieve this.
To escape to the country often means going away for a weekend free of traffic and bright city lights. The owners of this house, however, don’t have to venture far, as their country retreat is, in fact, home.
What began as a simple redecoration project to give this home a fresh, new look turned into a full-scale overhaul, to create an elegant property that catered to the owner’s tastes and his, and his family’s, needs.
A wood-burning stove is a sound investment for your home. If used to replace an older-style open fire it has the potential to reduce your house’s carbon footprint by at least 14% and will make the most of wood’s environmentally neutral and renewable energy.