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The living is easy
5 years ago

The living is easy

No mess, no fuss – that’s what these home owners wanted. And Ewald Plekker Architects came to the party. With its location being within the renowned Zimbali Estate, the owners of this splendid home wanted a fresh and relaxed atmosphere where they could live comfortably, but where guests and their children could be equally well accommodated

Sea, sun and sand
5 years ago

Sea, sun and sand

A dream for all lovers of the three “S’s” – sea, sun and sand – this beach home in Yzerfontein is just what the doctor ordered for this family. A private home, sunshine gleaming off the ocean, a relaxed environment and functional spaces – what more can a family ask for

Virtual tour: African retro
5 years ago

Virtual tour: African retro

In our first Home Of The Month, we take you on a virtual tour of a timeless, modern-rustic home that is a true African masterpiece.

Functional elegance
5 years ago

Functional elegance

Bringing wood and stone to life was the vision behind this fabulous home. “This estate has a design code, which we were governed by. The two basic architectural styles are Tuscan and Balinese. We chose to go the Balinese route as it allowed us to bring the vision of creating this modern home with natural elements to life,” explains the owner

Blurred boundaries
5 years ago

Blurred boundaries

An “outdoor-indoor” delight – this home is an environment enthusiasts’ dream. The house boasts not only sea views but also overlooks a section of the golf course. No matter where you stand in the house, you can see the outside

Family living
5 years ago

Family living

Living in a tranquil and safe environment is what these parents wanted for their children and so they created the perfect family home. “We wanted to be on an estate and let our kids enjoy the lifestyle that we experienced while growing up.”

An entertainer’s reserve
5 years ago

An entertainer’s reserve

When choosing a location, the owners of this home had decided that they wanted to be close to water in a game reserve, and ever since they saw a couple of antelope grazing on what is now their property, they were sold

A place to call home
5 years ago

A place to call home

A combination of French design and a bit of South African flavour was the decor style the owners had in mind for their estate home. “We were trying to create a peaceful, relaxed and informal home, where we could enjoy the sunsets and open spaces around us combined with the sounds of wildlife in the estate,” explain these owners

Women’s work
5 years ago

Women’s work

When she bought a stand in a country estate on the fringes of Fourways, this home owner had long before began dreaming of some day building a home to retire in. She wanted a contemporary farmhouse, with natural finishes that was easy to maintain

Lodge living
5 years ago

Lodge living

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Encapsulating the African dream, this beautiful home is situated in Sable Hills Waterfront Estate, which is a nature estate tucked away within bushveld landscapes on the banks of the Roodeplaat Dam, north-east of Pretoria

Country city
6 years ago

Country city

From the onset of its design, the owners of this Irene home wanted to create a residence that was both warm and welcoming. They wanted a place that would speak to them; and what they envisioned it would say was, “come in, put your feet up, and just relax”

Modern Georgian
6 years ago

Modern Georgian

Situated in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg, this three-storey dwelling has many positive features including its great location that enables magnificent views, well thought out eco-friendly elements and spacious interiors. From the planning stages through to the final touches of decorating, this home was created with its inhabitants’ lifestyle requirements in mind

French inspiration
6 years ago

French inspiration

The owners of this home wanted to create a French country-style family home – one designed around an open, family lifestyle, where one could be in the kitchen and still have a full view of the surrounding rooms and garden. The idea of a French country home was an idyllic one

Seaside retreat
6 years ago

Seaside retreat

By  •  Themed

A passion for all things renewed, beautiful and of superior quality shines through every aspect of this house in the KZN suburb of La Lucia

Beach beauty
6 years ago

Beach beauty

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She had a New York-style apartment. He had a rustic cabin on Kommetjie beach. Then they got married and merged their lives and styles. Take a look…

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