A creative couple swapped a New York apartment for a rambling Constantia property
The horse-riding trails and vineyards of Cape Town’s Constantia couldn’t be further from New York’s hip and edgy Brooklyn, especially for fashion designer Lindy Cohen and her music-producer husband Marc Algranti. Yet, that’s precisely the move they have made. ‘New York was incredible, but it was less great when we had
An expansive balcony, on which to while away hot highveld afternoons, welcomes you into this historical Joburg farmhouse
Along a leafy street in Emmarentia, Joburg, surrounded by typical suburban houses, there’s a gabled, green-roofed house with an extraordinarily long stoep. Perhaps it’s the size of the trees that alerts you that there’s something unusual about it. The circular driveway runs past huge camellias and cycads, notorious for being slow growers. Five palms in the centre of the drive tower over the house. Their scale seems to suggest that things here are a little more established than in the neighbourhood.
The house peeping through the greenery is arguably the oldest in Johannesburg, dating back to 1886. The garden was plant