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Houses

City
Gretha Scholtz’s home truths
Get to know the owner of this picturesque house in Tamboerskloof
Cottage industry
The renovation of this Sea Point cottage proves it’s possible to scale down while still living large
Family ties
A nondescript Green Point house gets dramatically updated into an open-plan family home with unrivalled views
Inside out
This Hyde Park home, which sometimes doubles as an art gallery, blends minimalism and luxury to inspirational effect
The bright side
Hannah and David Little could immediately see this durban house’s potential to be renovated into a light-filled, family home
Having transformed their first apartment together, David and Hannah Little are no strangers to renovating. So when they came across their current home in Durban, they were quite open to the idea of putting their stamp on a new space. Hannah is a retail trend forecaster and incredibly creative, while David runs a painting an
Grande dame
Hidden behind thick shrubbery on a very busy Cape Town street sits a historic manor that was recently given a fabulous facelift
Light living in Hout Bay
Taking Bali as its inspiration, this dwelling celebrates inside-outside living, the owners’ passion for travel and a lot of family fun
Quiet time
This cool, contemporary Joburg home is all about serene, pared-down luxury
Mod-Tropical Durban Treasure
This home’s considered design and offbeat details give it a luxe resort feel
A Seaboard Base for Brothers
A clever transformation turned this Victorian abode into a stylish, serene modern home
Despite its seaboard location, there’s a feeling of an urban farmhouse to the Three Anchor Bay house that brothers Danie and Frank Louw call home. The brothers bought it in 2014, predominantly lured by its prime position and proximity to the Sea Point promenade, but also because it offered them the generosity of space and the outdoor areas that they craved. ‘Make no mistake it was a shipwreck,’ recalls Danie, an architectural designer and co-owner of ADsquared, an architectural practice that takes on mostly residential work. Set on a 200m2 erf, the Victorian house is a generous 220m2 in size and laid out over two
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