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
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