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Houses

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11 secrets of irene, centurion
With a laid-back atmosphere and plenty of activities to do as a family, Irene has a lot to offer
the art of deco
This compact flat in Illovo, Joburg, balances a zero-clutter policy with a wide array of stylistic influences
Tyrone Arendse’s home truths
We get to know the man behind this modern and considered Johannesburg apartment
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
'I really don’t like it when people say “hoarder” – it’s such an ugly word,’ says Sarah Scott. ‘I much prefer “collector”.’ She’s attempting to sum up her eclectic tastes, which have managed to affably settle down together in her quaint Sea Point heritage cottage. ‘I actually wanted to go for the minimali
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
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
‘Some of our friends thought we were mad when we told them our plans for the house in Hout Bay,’ says Nicole Brunda-Cloete of the Hout Bay, Cape Town, home she shares with her husband Herman and their three children – John-Paul (19), Jamaica (17) and Angelique (11) – three dogs and three cats. Rather than a single homestead, it is spread out almost like a village or an African kraal, interspersed with intimate courtyards and koi-filled ponds. There’s even a mini beach, with palm tree, deck chairs and Balinese umbrellas. [caption id="attachment_124061" align="alignnone" width="600"] Nicole Brunda-Cloete with To
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